UFC Fight Pass adds International Vale Tudo League archives

The largest MMA fight library just got even bigger – with the addition today of the International Vale Tudo league. The IVC was a Vale Tudo promotion which ran 13 events from 1997 to 1999 in Brazil. While MMA in North America at the time was running towards ever greater regulation, the IVC reveled in … Read more

Pettis injured, Edson Barboza vs. Myles Jury set for UFC on FOX 16

Edson Barboza

The injury bug continues to strike at a extremely high clip as former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has withdrawn from his upcoming fight against Myles Jury. The fight was set to take place on the upcoming UFC on FOX 16 card, and UFC officials have announced that Edson Barboza will now replace Pettis and … Read more

Jake Ellenberger vs. Stephen Thompson set for UFC 189

UFC officials have announced another fight for the UFC 189 PPV event that’s set for July 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson has been added to the fight card. The event will take place at the MGM Grande Garden area and will be headlined by the UFC … Read more

Spinarooni: Fertitta attempts Reebok deal damage control

With the UFC / Reebok deal specifics that broke recently in regards to fighters and sponsorship let’s just say it has been an interesting week. More fighters than not have expressed anger and disappointment at the low numbers for athletes who need the money the most. Most mid card fighters get at least five figures with … Read more

Boxing isn’t dead, but that’s okay

It was an odd sight to see numerous people on Twitter claiming that boxing was dead alongside reports of Floyd Mayweather getting his fight-night check for $100 million. Think about that. $100,000,000. One hundred million dollars. The real kicker is that check is only his first payment on the fight – he still has sponsorship … Read more

Daniel Straus vs. Henry Corrales added to ‘Bellator: Unfinished Business’

Former Bellator MMA World Featherweight Champion Daniel Straus (23-6) begins his trek back to a world title when he meets undefeated promotional newcomer and former King of the Cage titlist Henry Corrales (12-0) at June’s blockbuster “Bellator MMA: Unfinished Business” event. The contest serves as the fifth and final Spike TV-broadcast main card matchup of the star-studded fight card. … Read more

Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson to headline UFC New Orleans event

UFC officials have announced a brand new main event for the upcoming UFC Fight Night New Orleans event that’s set to take place on June 6. A middleweight scrap between Tim Boetsch and Dan Henderson will now replace the original main event of Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader. It appears that Bader will no longer … Read more

The Suicide Squad cast pic was released and it’s epic

So the legendary Suicide Squad comic villains/anti-heroes are coming soon to a big screen near you soon. Jared Leto as the Joker was a shocking revelation, but maybe not as much as Floyd Lawton AKA Deadshot being portrayed by Will Smith. They released a pic of the cast shortly after a very polarizing image of … Read more

MMA vetern Melvin Guillard signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA officials are proud to announce that they have signed MMA fan-favorite Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard (32-14-2) to a multi-year, multi-fight contract.  A debut date and opponent will be announced for Guillard in the near future. At only 32 years of age, “The Young Assassin” has amassed 50 professional bouts in a career that dates back … Read more