Date5 days and 3 hours agoViews 5048By Jesse G.
Kimbo Slice (1974 - 2016) Kevin ‘Kimbo Slice’ Ferguson was a Youtube street fighter who decided to become a full-fledged mixed martial artist in 2005, after a video of a fight between ‘Slice’ and a Boston police officer, Sean Gannon, went viral. Just three years removed from Youtube fame, Kimbo Slice would main event EliteXC: […]
Date1 week and 5 hours agoViews 28By Jesse G.
UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis was broadcast on Pay-Per-View December 10, but after the show reportedly drew under 150K PPV buys, the UFC announced yesterday that UFC 206 would be shown on FOX this Christmas Eve. Ariel Helwani reported the news on Twitter. According to UFC, (big) Fox will air a 2-hour version of UFC […]
Date1 week and 17 hours agoViews 296By Jesse G.
“I’m gonna be competing in the NAGA Worlds, in Texas, where I’m hoping to become the first world champion in our area,” Marcos Ithier told MMAnewsline.com back on September 2. That wish became a reality on December 10, as the 43-year-old owner of Xtreme Ambition MMA & Fitness became the first ever 2X NAGA Jiu-Jitsu […]
Date1 week and 1 day agoViews 10By Jesse G.
Member of the Four Horsewomen, Pro Wrestling superstar and all around badass Shayna Baszler comes by to talk Pro Wrestling, Appearing on Total Divas, Training Nattie and Nikki Bella, wrestling in Japan, and video gaming on Twitch. We cover a ton of topics, and Shayna as always is knowledgeable and fun to chat with. Baszler […]
Date1 week and 2 days agoViews 49By Jesse G.
Earlier this year the Association of Boxing Commissions approved a series of MMA rule changes set to take effect January 1, 2017. The new Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts aim to eliminate the ambiguity of the current rules, while others aim to improve fighter safety. Longtime Referee and California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Official […]
Date1 week and 3 days agoViews 32By Jesse G.
Cris Cyborg has been a focal point of weight cutting in MMA, as she recently declined a chance to fight for the inaugural UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship. Cyborg claimed a hellacious 24-pound cut back in September let her unable to compete and the opportunity was instead given bantamweights Holly Holm (off 2 consecutive losses) and […]
Date2 weeks and 1 day agoViews 286By MMANewsline
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion and current #4 ranked Heavyweight in the UFC Junior dos Santos returns to the Octagon on February 11th against the #11 ranked Stefan Struve in Halifax, Canada. It’s been a while since we’ve seen a Junior dos Santos knockout so let’s look back at those. 8 months have passed since JDS won […]
Date2 weeks and 1 day agoViews 869By MMANewsline3 Comments
First, The Ultimate Fighter was dead. No more, over. New concept show in Season 24 with the Flyweight Champions from around the globe coming together and the winner fighting for the UFC Flyweight Championship. Something new, different, and then we were told it would end. (It was rumored that the show was originally scripted as […]
Date2 weeks and 1 day agoViews 29By MMANewsline
The UFC has added a Women’s Featherweight division and have also scheduled the first bout to determine the inaugural champion for the new division. UFC.com reports that former UFC Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm will face multiple division Muay Thai champion Germaine de Randamie. The UFC returns to New York for the third event in a […]
Date2 weeks and 1 day agoViews 14By MMANewsline
Brazil website Combate is reporting that UFC Mysterweight Kelvin Gastelum is slated to face former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and former Middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort on March 11th at a UFC event scheduled to take place in Fortaleza, Brazil. Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum rumored for March 11th UFC Brazil event. After his recent victory […]