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Bellator 131 results: Will Brooks beat Michael Chandler with a torn hamstring, dislocated rib

Will Brooks defeated Michael Chandler for the second time at Bellator 131 on Nov. 15, 2014, via fourth-round technical knockout (TKO). Watch the impressive, albeit bizarre, ending right here. Perhaps what's more impressive than finishing...Show More Summary

Beast mode! Anthony Johnson insists Alexander Gustafsson is just as dangerous as Jon Jones

Which is why "Rumble" labels "The Mauler" the toughest opponent he has yet to face. Now that Anthony Johnson is free and clear of the domestic violence charges against him -- which were recently dismissed in court -- "Rumble" can get...Show More Summary

After joining Evolve MMA, Mark Striegl has sights set on signing with either ONE FC or UFC

Mark Striegl is one of the most exciting prospects in Asia and the 13-1 Filipino bantamweight will begin a new chapter in his career next year when he joins the camp which is widely recognized as being the best in the region. After several...Show More Summary

MMA Fighter Creates App, Hopes to Bring Excitement to Fans, Money to Fighters

Professional MMA fighter Joel Thomas learned a valuable lesson when he strapped a shock collar around his neck, hopped across the yard's boundary and got zapped into another dimension. People will do some crazy stuff when money is on...Show More Summary

'Destructive' John Dodson gunning for Demetrious Johnson -- or TJ Dillashaw -- upon UFC return

Apparently, "The Magician" is an equal opportunity ass kicker. John Dodson was on the path to another shot at the flyweight title before a devastating knee injury derailed his championship dreams and sent him to the sidelines for over...Show More Summary

John Lineker vs. Ian McCall Rescheduled for UFC 183 in January

("The jokes on you, asshole. I poisoned your coconut water.") When John Lineker failed to make weight for the 1,500th time prior to his Fight Night 56 co-main event scrap against Ian McCall, "Uncle Creepy" responded with quite possibly the most epic weigh-in trolljob this side of Roy Nelson's fat suit. Show More Summary

UFC Flyweight Tilt Pitting John Lineker vs. Ian McCall Rescheduled for UFC 183

A UFC flyweight scrap between No. 7-ranked John Lineker and No. 3-ranked Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall has been rescheduled for UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, according to a report from MMAJunkie.com. McCall originally withdrew from their...Show More Summary

One-legged fighter lands MMA contract, fights Feb. 27 in Houston, Texas

No leg? No problem! Legacy Fighting Championship (Legacy FC) has signed flyweight Matt Betzold, who will make his debut for the popular regional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion at Legacy FC 39 on Feb. 27, 2015, against an opponent...Show More Summary

Ben Rothwell thinks brain damage might be triggering Alistair Overeem's trash talk

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Alistair Overeem was laid out by Ben Rothwell in the UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last September on FOX Sports 1. The official ruling was  a mistake technical knockout (punches). But Overeem wasn't knocked out. In fact, he wasn't even hurt and took no damage. Show More Summary

Ian McCall vs. John Lineker back on for UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight contender Ian McCall is getting another chance to compete against John Lineker, this time at the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57 'Fight Motion' video: Watch 'Edgar vs. Swanson' highlights in super slow motion

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had a wild night of finishes at the UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 last Saturday night (Nov. 22, 2014) in Austin, Texas (full results here)....Show More Summary

Top MMA trainer has possible solution for reducing number of UFC injuries

The question is, will fighters adhere to it? I think most of us will agree that injuries in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are a problem, one that isn't isolated to a specific weight class or mixed martial arts (MMA) gym. But Javier...Show More Summary

Shudokan 10

With visitors in town I was unable to get to class on time due to traffic from the airport, but I was able to get into class for the last 10 minutes. I was somewhat disappointed to miss so much of the instruction, but I was in for a hard treat. Show More Summary

UFC: Matt Wiman Compares 'Sleazy' Sponsorship Managers to Drug Dealers

Let it be known that any potential sponsors wishing to discuss business with UFC fighter Matt Wiman had better come prepared to be up-front and honest. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour on Monday, Wiman explained the lack ofShow More Summary

Rich Franklin reveals which UFC fighter caused him to mentally break -- and it's not Anderson Silva

"I always talk about a fight that most people don't bring up, it's when I fought Travis Lutter in Montreal. Basically in the fight I had all the answers I needed (to win) but it was just failed execution at every point. I ended up in the worst possible scenario that I could have been in. Show More Summary

UFC 184: Vitor Belfort Believes He Is a Better Fighter Without TRT

While everyone seems to think Vitor Belfort will be unable to compete at the same level that he did while using testosterone replacement therapy ( TRT ), the Brazilian believes he’s actually better off without it. Speaking to SporTVShow More Summary

Breathing and Movement

First, continuous breathing is a must. Holding your breath to accomplish some physical exertion is a no-no. Another very important part of the breathing process is how we breath while we move. An example is when swimming one normally turns the head to the right to take a breath. Show More Summary

As for Combat, Fighting, and Self-Defense: Interchangeable Terms? Or are they?

First, combat and combatives are more in line with the military system of hand-to-hand. Where I come into an issue is the actual “New” combative martial arts instituted within the military, i.e. with my focus toward MCMAP, they seemShow More Summary

UFC explains decision to postpone previously-announced return to London: 'We don't want to overdo it'

It's not uncommon, at least in 2014, to have Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hold two events in one day. Just last month, UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, Sweden, went down on Oct. 4, the same day as UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Show More Summary

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