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MMA Tonight: Daniel Cormier talks UFC debut, Frank Mir, wrestling and more

Daniel Cormier

A guest on Wednesday's episode of MMA Tonight (102.5 FM Nashville), Daniel Cormier discussed his upcoming co-main event fight with Frank Mir taking place this Saturday at UFC on Fox 7. A 2004 Olympian, Cormier also shared his thoughts on wrestling being in danger of being dropped from the Olympics and how the UFC may be able to help. Hosts Darren McFarland and Chris Pappas also discussed the upcoming UFC 159 card and much more. Read More »

The MMA Impact of the IOC’s Decision to Drop Wrestling

Beijing Olympics Wrestling Freestyle Men 74kg

On Tuesday, news broke that the International Olympic Committee had dropped wrestling, one of the most ancient Olympic sports, from the Summer Games. Wrestling and MMA have always shared an odd-yet-symbiotic relationship. The development will certainly change the MMA landscape, but the question is: How? Read More »

How Ryan Bader is preparing for the unorthodox striking of Lyoto Machida

TUF 8 winner Ryan Bader

"The Ultimate Fighter" season eight winner Ryan Bader is currently preparing for his upcoming co-main event bout with Lyoto Machida at UFC on FOX 4 which takes place Aug. 4 in Los Angeles. Bader talks about bringing in Shotokan Karate world champion Hiroshi Allen to mimic Machida's unorthodox style and the danger of getting away from his wrestling base when training so much stand-up. Read More »

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