Top 10 UFC Firings

Nudie pics, out of control tweets, pushing a ref? These are just a few of the things that have gotten people fired from the UFC over the years. Montage King put together a list of the Top 10 UFC Firings and/or suspensions. See if you think they left anyone out. 10. Chandella Powell 9. Miguel … Read more

We asked leglock master Johnathan Ivey his thoughts on Rousimar Palhares

Johnathan Ivey. If you’re an MMA fan and you don’t know that name, you’re really a football fan who likes MMA sometimes. He’s been around the sport longer than you, fought more people than you (or probably anyone you know) and has definitely won more fights by leglock than you — 28 to be exact. … Read more

Jake Shields refuses to be reffed by Steve Mazzagatti again

“Man I was absolutely astonished he didn’t take a point to be honest with you. I never really paid attention to Steve Mazzagatti but I know he has a terrible reputation after that,” stated Jake Shields following a kimura submission loss to Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 22 last weekend. … “After today I think the guy … Read more

WSOF President Ray Sefo comments on suspending and stripping Rousimar Palhares of his title

WSOF president Ray Sefo announced Tuesday that World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares was being stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely following his actions inside the cage at WSOF 22 Saturday night in Las Vegas. Palhares was taking on UFC vet Jake Shields and repeatedly gouged him in the eyes when they … Read more

WSOF strips, suspends Palhares

WSOF was left with no choice but to suspend Rousimar Palhares indefinitely and strip him of his welterwight title after yet another infraction. He held on to his kimura finish of Jake Shields this past weekend for a little longer than he should have after the ref informed him that Shields tapped. He was also … Read more

Tickets for WSOF 17: Shields vs. Foster on Sale Friday

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 17, 2014) — After circling around one another for the last several years, two of the world’s most decorated welterweight (170 pounds) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstars and submission experts – Jake Shields (30-7-1, 1 NC) of San Francisco, Calif. and Brian Foster (22-6) of Sallisaw, Okla. – will finally square off … Read more

World Series of Fighting 14 lineup set for Saturday

The World Series of Fighting is back this Saturday from Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with a big welterweight showdown. Jake Shields will make his first appearance since signing with the company. Shields meets heavy handed Ryan Ford in the main event. The heavyweight title will be on the line when Derrick Mehmen takes on … Read more

World Series of Fighting to launch fighter PPV revenue sharing model in 2015

In a radical move that could forever change the earning potential of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) has announced that it will enter the pay-per-view business in the second half of 2015 with an unprecedented revenue sharing model that will pay 50 percent of all net revenue earned from live … Read more

Revisiting Strikeforce: Nashville

In April 2010, Strikeforce invaded the Music City for their huge Strikeforce: Nashville show that aired live on CBS around the country. The promotion rolled out all their stars and three title fights for the big show that aired in prime time. The main event featured the red hot Dan Henderson, who was coming off … Read more

UFC 171 estimated paydays, Hector Lombard leads the way with $300,000 salary

Do people still take the disclosed salaries for UFC fighters seriously anymore? Take for example this past weekend’s UFC 171 event, would you expect the new king of welterweights Johny Hendricks to make less than someone that is 3-2 in the UFC like Hector Lombard? Let’s be honest, these numbers reflect the money that the UFC wants us to know about. The rest is all speculation and so is what is listed below but is worth looking at.