Former UFC stars Joe Riggs & Cody McKenzie compete in Bare Knuckle Boxing Championship; Riggs wins title, McKenzie…

With 42 wins on his MMA record, UFC vet and former WEC middleweight champ Joe “Diesel” Riggs has finished 21 opponents by knockout and 16 by submission. In MMA fights he’s won, he’s only gone to decision four times. He’s an old school scrapper who had his first recorded pro MMA fight back in 2001. … Read more

Watch the UFC on FOX 13 post-fight press conference LIVE on PMN

What an odd night. Lots of quick finishes thrown in with some stomach troubles and some self inflicted losses. A veteran retired and some contenders made. Be sure to catch the UFC on FOX 13 post-fight press conference at the conclusion of tonight’s event. If you need to see what happened check out the results … Read more

Stipe Miocic meets Junior Dos Santos in UFC Fight Night headliner

  The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced that its first live event in Phoenix, on Saturday, Dec. 13 at US Airways Center, will be headlined by a pivotal heavyweight clash between former UFC® heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and fourth-ranked Stipe Miocic. The event will also feature at least five competitors with Arizona ties. One of the best heavyweights in UFC … Read more

UFC on FOX 13 shaping up nicely for December 13 in Phoenix


The upcoming UFC on FOX 13 card that’s slated for December 13 in Phoenix, Arizona, has had many bouts added to the event according to UFC officials. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight clash between Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior dos Santos. The card is starting to take shape nicely and will … Read more

Joe Riggs gives whole truth on shooting himself, crazy fan hate mail, comeback

PMN friend Aaron Robbins of spoke with Joe Riggs about the accidental self-inflicted gun shot wound and the rumors that circulated about how it actually went down. Joe accidentally shot himself in his Arizona home on the evening of July 28th. Here are some excerpts from the interview. “Sure of course, you know people are mean man, … Read more

MMA Lore: Animated Tales of the Nick Diaz vs. Joe Riggs Hospital Fight

Back in 2006 a young Nick Diaz fought Joe Riggs at UFC 57 in Las Vegas, losing via unanimous decision. After the fight, both guys were sent to the hospital where they proceeded to have a second fight while Riggs still had an IV in his arm. A few days later both guys were on MMA … Read more

Twisted: Dark humor CG video reenactment of Joe Riggs shooting incident

Yes, we realize that this borders on bad taste, but someone took the time to make this twisted animated video of the Joe Riggs shooting incident. The executives dancing on the desk are hilarious and this video has its moments. We at PMN have always been supporters of “Diesel” and wish him a speedy recovery. … Read more

Joe Riggs shoots himself, scheduled UFC return off

There’s one sure fire way to make sure you don’t get to make your long-awaited UFC return… Shoot yourself. That’s exactly what 31-year-old MMA veteran Joe “Diesel” Riggs did Monday night at his home in Arizona. The UFC has released the following statement: “We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved … Read more

Paulo Thiago welcomes Joe Riggs back at ‘Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’

A knee from Diego Sanchez knocked Joe Riggs out at UFC Fight Night “Sanchez vs. Riggs” in 2006 and also knocked him out of a roster spot. Fast forward 21 appearances elsewhere and Riggs returns to the Octagon. He replaces Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night 51 and will meet Paula Thiago. Riggs went 15-6 … Read more