Longtime MMA veteran Mike "Joker" Guymon takes on the man they call "Black Superman", Savant Young, Thursday at Bellator 85. Guymon spoke to ProMMAnow.com and a few other media outlets Tuesday about the challenge of dropping to lightweight, returning to the cage after a brief "retirement" and how he feels he matches up with Young. Guymon explained why he chose to come out of retirement and why he thinks some problems with his medications may have affected his performance while in the UFC. Guymon also shared his thoughts on the evolution of MMA and why fighting for Bellator is a great fit for him at this time. Read More »
Amanda Nunes: ‘Miesha Tate is a way better fighter than Ronda Rousey’
Amanda Nunes is the first Brazilian UFC female champion. She is also the first openly gay UFC champion. Now Nunes wants to move up to 145-pounds and be the first woman in UFC history to win two belts in two different weight classes. She already holds a win over Germaine de Randamie, who is facing Holly …
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UFC officials have announced that Dennis Siver has had to withdraw from his UFC on FUEL TV 7 bout with Cub Swanson due to an injury. However, Dustin Poirier has agreed to step in and face Swanson on short notice. Read More »
Three Indonesian mixed martial artists set to battle at ONE FC: Return of the Warriors in Kuala Lumpur on February 2
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UFC President Dana White takes us behind more scenes from UFC 155. You get to see fighters as they are on their walk up to the octagon prior to their fights. You also get to see some of aftermath after their fights as they come backstage. Read More »
We preview the UFC on FX 7 welterweight bout between TUF Brazil finalist Daniel Sarafian and TUF 7 Finalist C.B. Dollaway. Read More »
‘Pitbull’ Freire on Bellator 85 title fight with Curran: ‘If it goes to the ground, I’m going to kill him’
Patricio "Pitbull" Freire (17-1) will fight Bellator 145 pound champ Pat Curran (17-4) for the title Thursday at Bellator 85 in the promotion's debut on Spike TV. Pitbull spoke with the media at the open workouts Tuesday about the match-up, Curran's style of fighting, ring rust, how he feels about being part of such a big event, his massive weight cut and what he thinks will happen should the fight go to the ground. Read More »
The UFC recently released some footage of the fighters taking pictures in Brazil, as well as interviews with UFC Brazil's Paula Sack. Michael Bisping said Vitor Belfort turns into a punching bad after the first round. Read More »
The Bellator MMA era is almost ready to begin as all the fighters made weight for the Bellator 85 event that will be the first LIVE Bellator event to air on Spike TV Thursday night. Read More »
The role of a cutman, though still shrouded in mystery and some confusion, is gaining progressive interest from many out there who want to be involved in the great sport of MMA but avoid getting punched. I must pause and say that last week I worked a show in Lexington, Ky. and almost did get punched trying to subdue a concussed and semi-conscious fighter who clocked the referee thinking he was his opponent. But I digress.. Read More »
UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz may be retired from the sport of MMA, but he's already taken the plunge back in the sport as a MMA manager .Ortiz was on the "UFC Tonight" on Tuesday night and spoke about why he got into managing, his future role in MMA, and the highly anticipated potential bout between Ronda Rousey and Cyborg Santos. Read More »