Watch The Fighter and The Kid podcast #127 with Chuck Liddell

Bryan Callen and Brendan Schaub welcome UFC legend Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell on episode #127 of The Fighter and The Kid podcast. The guys recap some of the Bellator and UFC action that went down over the weekend and then you can kick back and listen to some pretty epic stories from the first UFC … Read more

Randy Couture performs Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Physical’ on Lip Sync Battle

Both Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture have done Dancing With The Stars and a host of other random reality shows but none have quite jumped the shark like this latest from Couture. “The Natural” looks anything but in his rendition of Olivia Newton-John’s classic “Physical” that should bring back memories of grade school crushes and bad movies … Read more

Former UFC champion Rich Franklin officially retires

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin has officially announced his retirement from MMA as a fighter. The 40 year old Franklin (29-7, 1NC) hasn’t competed since November 2012, a first round KO loss against Cung Le in China. Franklin did his own thing after that fight even though he had one fight left on his … Read more

Tito Ortiz: One last shot at becoming a champion

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz will look to turn back the clock on Saturday night when he takes on Liam McGeary for the Bellator MMA light heavyweight championship. Ortiz (18-11-1) has won back-to-back fights since joining the Bellator promotion, the first time he has done that since 2006. Ironically, that was the last time he … Read more

Check out the new WWE Tapout gear

There was a time when Tapout was synonymous with MMA and was the official apparel sponsor of the UFC. In the days of the Chuck Liddells and the Matt Hughes’s — let’s call it the glory days — Tapout was everywhere. They had their own reality show and their apparel adorned tattooed bald tough guys … Read more

Is Conor McGregor the biggest star in UFC history?

Not since Georges St-Pierre had the backing of Canada has a whole nation rallied around a fighter like Ireland has taken up with Conor McGregor. Some Brazilian fighters have had some huge homeland support, but not like this. And the UFC promotional team has had a lot to do with it. He’s had some favorable-ish … Read more

MMA and the mysterious cult of the chest hair arrow

We’ve seen some odd fashion and hairstyle looks in MMA over the years. Who could ever forget Dennis Hallman’s speedos at UFC 133 or Chuck Liddell’s signature mohawk and mustache look. Remember the crazy designs Heath Herring used to shave in his head? Some looks have been good, some bad, some regrettable and even embarrassing. But fighters … Read more

MMA’s fiercest rivalries: You don’t want to get between these…

Everyone loves a rivalry. It’s what makes rivalries what they are no matter what the sport. Whether it be Tyson and Holyfield in the boxing ring or the Canadiens vs Bruins on the rink, things can get a little tasty. And in MMA it’s no different. In fact in recent years we’re seeing more and … Read more

Steroids in the UFC: The video they hope you don’t see

Chuck Liddell, UFC Hall of Famer and former reigning light heavyweight champion, has never been known for his oratory eloquence. “The Iceman” became famous for being willing to get in any opponent’s face and take a few shots to give a few shots that more often than not resulted in him having his hand raised … Read more

Out Of The Cage And Into The Cards; MMA’s Poker Stars

The mixed martial arts and poker worlds aren’t as mutually exclusive as you might think. While one involves the defeating of an opponent by physical force, the other relies upon a much less violent outcome. However, strategy, competitiveness and the ability to pull the trigger are vital across both codes. How about keeping your cool … Read more