The cerebral attention Rory MacDonald has devoted to his craft, becoming one of the most respected mixed martial arts fighters, also was seen in his surprising decision to defect from the UFC to Bellator MMA. Betting on himself by fleeing the deeper, more popular stable at the peak fighting age...
Veteran coach Kieran Keddle will lead MTK Global’s combat-sports expansion as Head of MTK MMA Operations Veteran coach and promoter Kieran Keddle believes MTK Global will become a major player in international Mixed Martial Arts after taking up a key role with the company. Show More Summary
Towering at 6? 3? and boasting a thickset neck and torso, Dave Bautista is already an unlikely Hollywood star. The former professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter shot to stardom in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy as Drax,...Show More Summary
Commentary shakeups in the mixed martial arts world are continuing, and the latest has a former UFC commentator who still works for the network that broadcasts the promotion signing a deal with competitor Bellator. Last week, the UFC...Show More Summary
Despite his mixed martial arts influence, Samoa Joe prefers to be a professional wrestler
Jimmy Smith wasn’t out of calling mixed martial arts for long. Smith, who had been calling fights for Bellator since 2010, “mutually agreed to part ways” with that company at the end of December. Now, he’s signed on with the UFC. Smith...Show More Summary
It took 425 events and nearly 25 years, but on Sunday, UFC Fight Night 124 finally brings the Octagon to St. Louis -- a city that for mixed martial arts purposes has been long associated with Strikeforce and Bellator MMA, essentially serving as Scott Coker’s Midwestern San Jose.
“The Phenom” has spent more than two decades wowing mixed martial arts fans with his terrifying package of power, speed and technique.
Former embattled NFL defensive end Greg Hardy hasn’t been seen since the offers from NFL teams dried up in the wake of his domestic violence. In the NFL’s void, Hardy has taken up mixed martial arts to pass his time and the results have been glaringly negitive. Hardy won his first two Heavyweight bouts
Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is pulling no punches, or kicks rather, with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the New Year. The two clashed in the most hyped up boxing match of 2017 with the “Notorious” UFC superstar making his first foray into the world of professional boxing. Show More Summary
Another eventful 12 months have come and gone in mixed martial arts. Bellator MMA, the Professional Fighters League, Invicta Fighting Championships, Rizin Fighting Federation and One Championship all made significant moves, but the Ultimate Fighting Championship once again cast an immense shadow across the globe
Usman Raja, a former mixed martial arts fighting star, has earned international attention for his singular method of rehabilitating jihadists.
The ever-growing quality of women’s mixed martial arts fighting was celebrated Saturday when Cris “Cyborg” Justino defeated Holly Holm by unanimous decision to retain her UFC women’s featherweight belt. Justino (19-1) endured her first five-round fight against former bantam-weight champion Holm...
On Saturday night, mixed martial arts fans will watch the UFC 219 Cyborg vs. Holm PPV live streaming online, or on television. The latest event takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada with the UFC Women’s Featherweight title on the line. Show More Summary
Cris “Cyborg” Justino’s desire to participate at the most elite level of mixed martial arts was so fierce she admits, “it took out my heart.” Better late than never at age 32, the UFC’s new women’s featherweight champion, with a newly signed contract extension, has her first UFC pay-per-view main...
Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter Gabi Garcia was scheduled to fight retired Japanese professional wrestler Sinobui Kandori at a Rizin Fighting Federation promotion on Friday in Saitama, Japan. There was just one problem: Garcia weighed in at 237 pounds on Thursday, somewhere around 26 pounds over the 209-pound limit. #RizinFF Update: Gabi Garcia was 12 […]
A recently reported meeting involving Floyd Mayweather, Jr.’s team and UFC president Dana White is said to be about boxing rather than a mixed martial arts career. When fans and journalists heard about the big meeting not long ago, it raised quick speculation that “Money” Mayweather was transitioning from the squared circle to the Octagon. Show More Summary
We rank the top five best knockouts from the year in mixed martial arts
Michael Bisping has fought professionally in mixed martial arts since 2004. Last year, the journeyman won his first title. He knocked out Luke Rockhold in the first round to win the middleweight belt in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, or UFC, the most popular of several MMA organizations. On Nov. Show More Summary
TORONTO, Dec, 22, 2017 -- The rate and potential risk of traumatic brain injury in mixed martial arts remain unknown due to lack of regulation and protocols surrounding these injuries, according to a new study. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital reviewed 18 studies involving 7,587 patients, examining head injuries in MMA fighting published between 1990 and 2016.