QQ: Anderson Silva says he will never leave the sport, happy

At the open workouts for this weekend’s fight pass event that pits Michael Bisping against Anderson Silva some interesting things were said. Don’t believe us? Just Google it. One of the best moments was Anderson Silva telling everyone around him he was happy and ready to win. Check out what he said: First of all, … Read more

Jackson-Wink MMA Academy featured on next edition of ’60 Minutes Sports’ on Showtime

World-renowned Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA Academy will be featured on the next episode of “60 Minutes Sports” set to air Tuesday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. Journalist L. Jon Wertheim investigates how trainers Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn helped guide Holly Holm to her Earth-shattering upset of Ronda Rousey last November and how they … Read more

Watch what happened the last time Anderson Silva fought in London

In honor of “The Spider’s” return to the Octagon this weekend in London where he will meet Manchester’s Michael “The Count” Bisping in the UFC Fight Night 84 main event, let’s take a look back at the last time Anderson Silva fought in England’s capital city. For that we’ll need to travel back a decade … Read more

From the First Days in Pittsburgh, MMA has Become the Fastest Growing Sport

Mixed martial arts is considered one of the fastest growing sports in the world today, with fighters like Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor becoming household names and online betting sites like MyBookie.ag taking wagers on most major MMA fights. Two decades ago, MMA was considered a niche sport and was banned in most states. Since … Read more

Watch today’s UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz press conference live video stream

The news was just announced last evening that Nate Diaz would be fighting Conor McGregor at 170-pounds in the UFC 196 headliner on March 5. And today the UFC will hold a press conference at the UFC Gym in Torrance, Calif. to formally announce the bout and give these two fine young upstanding gentlemen a chance … Read more

UFC 196: Frankie Edgar calls BS over offer to fight McGregor

Conor McGregor will now face Nate Diaz at UFC 196 instead of lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. The fight was reportedly offered to Frankie Edgar after Dos Anjos pulled out due to a broken foot, but Edgar also declined citing his own injury. Anthony Pettis and Cowboy Cerrone were clamoring for the bout, but Dana … Read more

209 to the rescue! Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor at 170 lbs!

Nate Diaz

With lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos out of UFC 196 with a broken foot Stockton brawler and fan favorite Nate Diaz has stepped up on less than two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor at 170-pounds (welterweight). That was the agreed upon weight due to the short notice. Reports indicate other fighters were offered to … Read more

Watch Roman Reigns get a blood capsule slipped to him on RAW

Roman Reigns has been protected and shoved down our collective throats over and over again. This time his protection comes in the form of a blood capsule via handoff from commentator Byron Saxton. Wrestlers usually “blade” or make a small incision on their forehead with a razor. This opens up a deceivingly large stream of … Read more

The Cold Steel Files #2 | A Chuck O’Neil CES MMA 33 blog

UFC vet Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil will return to middleweight action on March 11 at CES MMA 33 in Rhode Island. Chuck is keeping us up to date with how things are going leading up to the fight with “The Cold Steel Files”. When I was growing up, I was too young to want to be … Read more