Anthony Pettis says he has been watching CM Punk train and he is truly impressed by what he has seen. Punk’s first outing went pretty much how experts said it would. He gets taken down and submitted in the first round. Instead of giving up, Punk decided he would kick it up a notch and … Read more
UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway appeared on The MMA Hour and shock of all shocks – Conor McGregor’s name came up. The two have been slamming each other regularly and sometimes with no reason other than just to get their name in the media. Like now. Here’s what Holloway said about the back and forth … Read more
Former middleweight kingpin and one of the best to ever do it, Anderson “The Spider” Silva, was a guest on The MMA Hour Monday and said if he doesn’t get to fight Yoel Romero for the interim middleweight title at UFC 212 on June 3, he will retire. “The Spider” was originally supposed to face … Read more
Mark Hunt unloads on the UFC after Brock Lesnar allegedly failed a UFC 200 pre-fight drug test but was still allowed to fight because the results didn’t come back until after the bout. Lesnar, who had not competed in an MMA bout since 2011, won a unanimous decision over the “Super Samoan” in the UFC … Read more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-0) was presented his new signature Reebok shoe Monday on The MMA Hour by Senior director of Reebok combat training Michael Lunardelli. The shoe as you can see in the photo has “The All-American” colors of red, white and blue, complete with stripes and stars. It is a running shoe and … Read more
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was a guest on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani on Monday and it was clear there was some real tension between these two. Rampage repeatedly cursed at Helwani and said he only came on the show because his fans wanted him to. The renowned MMA reporter wanted to squash the beef … Read more
The upcoming season of Bellator MMA is about to kick off and that means a grueling twelve week schedule. According to new boss Scott Coker it will be the last of it’s kind. Coker appeared on The MMA Hour and told Ariel Helwani that in 2015 you can expect 16 events with three of those events … Read more
It’s normal. There’s a reason BJ Penn is called “The Prodigy” and it’s not just because he became the first non-Brazilian to win the black-belt division of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship after just three years of training. He’s also an expert in MMA trivia as you will witness in this new UFC cartoon hot off the presses.
The questions swirling following the announcement Friday that the Sarah Kaufman- Jessica Eye bout from October had been changed to a no decision by the authorities in Texas just keep getting compounded. Today MMAWeekly reports that Eye has been suspended for a year following a failed test for a banned substance.
After more than a decade of fighting MMA as a professional, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 veteran Chris Leben (22-11) has announced his retirement. UFC fans may recall Leben quit on his stool between rounds following a brutal first round against Uriah Hall at UFC 168 back in December. The loss marked Leben’s fourth straight defeat.