What does it really cost to be an MMA fighter? (Part 1)

I think even the top level fighters in the UFC would tell you that being a fighter is a labor of love. In addition to working their bodies as hard as possible nearly everyday, the toll that being a fighter takes moves beyond the physical and mental into the financial. While I’m sure many of … Read more

Chris Leben wishes he’d been a truck driver instead of UFC fighter

Former UFC middleweight Chris “The Crippler” Leben retired early this year after spending nearly a decade fighting inside the Octagon. The Ultimate Fighter season one contestant went on to put together a 12-10 run in the UFC winning six fight night bonuses in the process. Despite 22 fights in pro MMA’s premiere organization and all the bonuses he’d won, Leben posted on Twitter today that the UFC left him “broken with nothing” and he wished he’d been a truck driver instead.

Rampage gives his UFC farewell interview *VIDEO*

The UFC didn’t give Quinton “Rampage” Jackson a chance to speak inside the Octagon following his decision loss to Glover Teixeira at UFC on FOX 6 last week. Now the former champion talks about the loss to Teixeira and what he thinks the future holds for him. He also discusses the reasons he no longer wants to fight for the UFC, the Reebok sponsorship, his desire to do some boxing, UFC pay-per-view numbers, the infamous “motorboat incident” and much more.

Pat Barry on upcoming Cro Cop fight: “It’s not going out of round one”

Pat Barry (5-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) (gushes and talks about his man crush on Mirko Cro Cop (26-7-2 MMA, 3-3 UFC) in great detail for three-and-a-half minutes. Then Barry is asked, “Are you going to win?”

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Quinton Jackson explains “gay” remarks, tells critics to “lighten up”

After coming under fire for a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times,former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has a message for his critics; “Lighten up!” Jackson published a 1200+ word blog post on his website Monday about how he thinks he is misunderstood by much of the media and MMA fans, and … Read more