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Bellator 156 adds three fights, including Chris Honeycutt vs. Mikkel Parlo

Bellator officials today announced three new additions to next month’s Bellator 156 card, including Chris Honeycutt moving up to middleweight to face Mikkel Parlo on the evening’s main card.Filed under: News

Video: UFC champ Miesha Tate on ESPN reveals her fourth-round fight that does not exist

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is still taking it all in after capturing the title by submitting Holly Holm at UFC 196 a few months ago (see it again here). After appearing on "Good Morning...Show More Summary

GFL Video: Watch a 23-year-old Tarec Saffiedine pick up 2009 submission win via keylock

Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine has battled through injuries in recent years, slowing his career progress. Ahead of his return at UFC Fight Night 88, take a look at some of his early success.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

ONE: 'Kingdom of Champions' preview (Pt. 2)

ONE: "Kingdom of Champions" is set for the Impact Arena in Bangkok this Friday night (May 27, 2016) and will be the first time that Asia's biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion has held an event in Thailand. The top half of the card is stacked with two title fights and a couple of bouts which look odds on to end in an early knockout. Show More Summary

Twitter Mailbag: Could Bisping be the winningest without being the best?

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, what would it tell us about Michael Bisping’s career if he captured, however briefly, the record for most UFC wins without ever becoming a UFC champion? Plus much more in today’s TMB.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt

The UFC heads to Las Vegas this Sunday night with an excellent Fight Night offering on Fox Sports 1. In the main event, rising bantamweights Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt meet in a fantastic matchup with the potential to be one of the best fights of the year. Show More Summary

Live! UFC 199 media conference call audio stream for 'Rockhold vs Bisping'

Longtime UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping will get his chance to rematch Luke Rockhold -- with the division strap on the line -- in the UFC 199 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place on Sat., June 4, 2016 at The Forum...Show More Summary

Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger added to UFC 201

UFC welterweight Matt Brown will try to shrug off a very unpleasant trip to Brazil in his most recent octagon appearance, facing off with Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201.Filed under: News, UFC

Matt Brown vs Jake Ellenberger booked for UFC 201 on July 30 in Atlanta

Longtime welterweight sluggers Matt Brown and Jake Ellenberger will hook 'em up for a spot in the 170-pound pecking order at the upcoming UFC 201 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event on July 30, 2016, inside Philips Arena...Show More Summary

Former Bellator matchmaker sues for wrongful termination

A former Bellator matchmaker is suing the Viacom-owned promotion and its corporate parent for wrongful termination.Filed under: Bellator, News

Ryan Bader vs Ilir Latifi on tap for UFC Fight Night event on Sept. 3 in Germany

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader will try to get back on his horse -- against a guy on a horse -- when he fights Ilir Latifi at the upcoming UFC "Fight Night" event inside Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, on Sept. Show More Summary

'Kid' Yamamoto scratched from UFC Fight Night 89, Joe Soto now meets Chris Beal

Injury woes continue for Japanese MMA veteran Norifumi Yamamoto, who’s been scratched from UFC Fight Night 89.Filed under: News

Competence and Athleticism

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) In a recent email from a reader he/she asked the question, “If avoidance, escape and evasion are the best defenses to conflict and violence then why bother with learning and...Show More Summary

Kata, Forms and Drills - Oh My!

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Trying to find historical accounting of kata seems daunting especially since there is little to no accounting of its origins in any definitive historical document. There are...Show More Summary

Stipe Miocic opens as favorite for UFC 203 title defense against Alistair Overeem

When he won the heavyweight title with a knockout of Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198, Stipe Miocic did his part to break Cleveland’s “championship curse.” Now, oddsmakers seem to believe he’ll keep the belt in the city a little longer.Filed under: (...)

Latest UFC 203 odds: Stipe Miocic opens as betting favorite over Alistair Overeem for Sept. 10 title fight

Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Stipe Miocic will make his first-ever title defense against top 265-pound contender Alistair Overeem at the upcoming UFC 203 pay-per-view (PPV) event inside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sept. Show More Summary

E.J. Chavez out of RFA 38 title fight, champ Thiago Moises now faces Jamall Emmers

Illness has knocked E.J. Chavez from his scheduled RFA 38 lightweight title bout with champion Thiago Moises. Filling the void left by Chavez’s departure is Jamall Emmers.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News

The “Art” in Martial Art

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) As I was practicing today a “Oh crap moment” occurred, it came right smack dab in the middle of an intense practice of a method or methodology with visualization. It finally occurred to me the true meaning of the term art used in martial arts. Show More Summary

Bellator MMA sued by former employee amid allegations of falsified fighter medical reports

Bellator MMA and promotion president Scott Coker found themselves in hot water earlier this week after former employee and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Zach Light accused them multiple ethical and legal wrongdoings. Including...Show More Summary

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Chris Camozzi, Jake Collier, Zach Makovsky, Andrew Sanchez

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Chris Camozzi, Jake Collier, Zach Makovsky and Andrew Sanchez.Filed under: News, UFC

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