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Just Who the Hell Is Bellator 130 Headliner Linton Vassell, Exactly?

(Photo via Sherdog) When Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton was inexplicably booked to face former UFC journeyman Joey Beltran at Bellator 124, we were concerned to say the very least. Beltran has always been a gamer,...Show More Summary

Myles Jury Targeting January Bout Against Donald Cerrone, Cerrone Responds

Myles Jury was last seen inside the UFC Octagon against Takanori Gomi at UFC Fight Night 52, a fight in which "Fury" needed only 90 seconds to defeat the legendary Japanese lightweight via TKO. Now, the eighth-ranked fighter is setting his sights on a new challenge, on a man they call "Cowboy." UPDATE: Wednesday, Oct. Show More Summary

Dana White on domestic violence: The way UFC acts is morally first, business second

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, like most sports fans, watched the "horrifying" video of NFL star Ray Rice knocking out his girlfriend inside an Atlantic City casino, something that would have never happened...Show More Summary

Donald Cerrone's Stay-Busy Strategy Continues to Pay Off, but for How Long?

Donald Cerrone closed out his UFC 178 weekend on a fairly cryptic note. After a days-long extravaganza of wakeboarding, leg-kicking and rib-splitting, Cerrone notched an important unanimous-decision win over Eddie Alvarez on Saturday—but...Show More Summary

UFC Star Chael Sonnen and WWE Announcer Jim Ross Help Take MMA Back to Its Roots

Answering a phone call when you aren't sure who or what awaits on the other end can be a dicey proposition in the best of times. When you're Chael Sonnen, and life is a constant roller coaster ride of your own devising, that's especially true. But sometimes courage is rewarded. Show More Summary

The Bad Guy Is Back: Chael Sonnen Cuts Promo for ‘Battlegrounds MMA One’

Battlegrounds MMA is hosting an old-school one-night eight-man tournament this Friday at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, featuring Jesse Taylor, Cody McKenzie, and blah blah blah that part's not really important. What's important is that the $19.95 PPV will be commentated by semi-disgraced UFC star Chael Sonnen and pro-wrestling legend Jim Ross. Show More Summary

UFC Releases Full Backstage Encounter Between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero

The backstage encounter between Top 10 UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been released in its entirety by the UFC. While the situation was summed up in a Vine post by UFC Espanol on September 27 shortly after the twoShow More Summary

Timing

This is not the timing used on competitions, etc. but the time as it applies toward the time of the day, the day of the week, the week of the year and the month as well then add in the timing of the seasons, etc. So you might ask, “What...Show More Summary

B/R Women's MMA Rankings, October 2014

Women's MMA is growing, and we must keep up with the times. Women are getting more and more opportunities in mixed martial arts and are becoming more prevalent on the big stage. The UFC, Invicta and World Series of Fighting are just three of the major organizations that host female fighters. Show More Summary

New video from Stanley Pranin! How the Founder O-Sensei would set up techniques to execute throws

Despite the fact that Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei is revered as the Founder of Aikido, few practitioners today understand his philosophy or the specifics of his techniques. As we are several generations removed from the source of our art, it might be a useful exercise to go back and analyze how the Founder would approach the… Read More

UFC releases full video of Tim Kennedy going nuts on Yoel Romero backstage at UFC 178

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy was irate after getting stopped in the third round of his middleweight fight against Yoel Romero at the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014)...Show More Summary

TUF 20 results and recap for Carla Esparza vs. Angela Hill (Ep. 4)

The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 is back on FOX Sports 1 later this evening (Weds., Oct. 1, 2014) at 10 p.m. ET, as the elimination fights continue on episode four with No. 1 ranked Carla Esparza (Team Pettis) taking on No. 16 ranked Angela...Show More Summary

5 Current UFC Fighters Who've Shown the Most Improvement

Some fighters are shipped to the UFC with "greatness" stamped onto the package. For example, Anderson Silva immediately made his presence known within the first minute of his UFC debut. Jon Jones ran through every single opponent, regardless...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Maybe Rick Story is a sacrificial lamb for Gunnar Nelson

"I was kind of surprised when I got the main event. And then I sat and thought about it and realized Gunnar is from over there. They are trying to see if he's ready for a step up in competition. I kind of felt like, maybe I'm the sacrificial...Show More Summary

Flashback! Hilarious video of Cung Le slamming haters and insisting his HGH body was result of genetics (and good lighting)

Not only does Cung Le refuse to play coy prior to his UFC Fight Night 48 bout against Michael Bisping, he unleashes a near four-minute rant on why his body is the result of good genetics (and perfect lighting), after the media started asking questions about his suddenly-jacked physique. Show More Summary

Minotauro Nogueira: Frank Mir needs a UFC win and I need to stop 'choking'

Who's ready for part three? Sounds like Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who is still "choking" about his loss to Frank Mir back in late 2011. That's when "Minotauro" had his arm crushed like a bag of potato chips, despite handling the former...Show More Summary

More Than Conor McGregor: Big Fights Keep Coming for MMA's New Irish Contingent

If, in the calming wake of Conor McGregor's latest and largest step toward fighting superstardom, you thought you were done hearing about Irish MMA fighters for a while, you done thought wrong. The Irish are just getting warmed up. Have you got a minute? Let me fill you in. Because as it happens, you don't even get a full week off. Show More Summary

Dana White named sports 'genius' for UFC brand in 2014

You thought Lanny Poffo was a genius? He wasn't racking up multiple awards across the globe, like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White. In fact, the Las Vegas fight boss was recently named 2014 Brand Genius winner...Show More Summary

Interview: ‘Kingdom’ Actor Jonathan Tucker Discusses His Journey Into MMA Culture

("The great majority of people who are fighting are not doing this for money and glory. There’s something else that drives them to the cage." / Photo via kingdom.directv.com) Though mixed martial arts has inspired its share of movies — both decent and dreadful — Kingdom is the first TV drama to be set in the world of MMA. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 53 & 54: Who's on the Hot Seat?

The UFC is approaching another multi -event weekend, as UFC Fight Night 53 and UFC Fight Night 54 will be held in Sweden and Canada, respectively, on Saturday. At UFC Fight Night 53, Gunnar Nelson will look to keep his momentum going in a matchup with a UFC veteran. Show More Summary

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