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
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.
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.
So you want to be a UFC fighter? Well, just fill out the application online and you might get selected. Like most jobs, there are a few requirements. Do you have at least five verifiable pro wins?
Surely, if you’ve seen Clay “The Carpenter” Guida fight, you’ve noticed the gas-filled gladiator between rounds letting out belches as if he’d just chugged a pitcher of pale ale. Here’s some of his best performances.
The place: Austin, Texas. The time: night time, this past weekend. A large adult male punches a woman in the face and knocks her to the ground outside a club in front of several bystanders.
ProMMAnow.com talked with Dustin Hazelett this past week about his upcoming UFC 117 fight with Rick Story, coming back from his loss to Paul Daley, and much more.
UFC’s number one middleweight contender Chael Sonnen has announced he is withdrawing from the Oregon state senate race due to a “2006 legal issue… my name was involved in a real estate case that requires a ruling.”
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