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    U.S. Open – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

    Published on September 26, 2015 by admin

    One of the biggest and most traditional event in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the world! The U.S. Open is in its 20th edition and is the most durable tournament on the west coast of the United States. The success is so... (Read more)
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    UFC Fight Night Japan weigh-in highlights

    Published on September 25, 2015 by Newsroom

    Below are the official weigh-in results for Saturday’s Fight Night Japan event.  UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the heavyweight bout between Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson and the middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall, airs live... (Read more)

    World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship

    Published on September 24, 2015 by Newsroom

    World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship November 7th & 8th, 2015 Location: Walter Pyramid – Long Beach State University 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach CA USA 90840 Prices:$97.00 (USD) until September 3rd, 2015 $120.00 (USD) until October 29th, 2015 * registration... (Read more)

    VanZant not distracted by rising popularity

    Published on September 24, 2015 by Newsroom

    Paige VanZant has always been comfortable around the boys. Back in middle school, VanZant, a tomboy with a wrestler for a father, used to take part in backyard boxing matches with all the boys on the street. Even her boyfriend... (Read more)

    Veteran Hein never lost that rookie hunger

    Published on September 24, 2015 by Newsroom

    It’s hard not to appreciate the saying “live every day like it’s your last, because one day you’ll be right.” UFC lightweight Nick Hein apparently does, at least as it pertains to his mixed martial arts career. For proof, look... (Read more)

    October 2015

    Mousasi welcomes his return to Japan

    Published on September 24, 2015 by Newsroom

    Gegard Mousasi may be nearly six thousand miles from his home in Leiden, but when he steps into the Octagon at Saitama Super Arena on Saturday to face Uriah Hall, it’s as close to a home game as any non-Japanese... (Read more)

    Uriah Hall at peace

    Published on September 24, 2015 by Newsroom

    Uriah Hall has made it. No, he’s not a world champion or a top ten contender in the UFC’s middleweight division, but when it comes to figuring out the twists and turns of the fight game while in the heated... (Read more)

    The king’s tough road to the crown

    Published on September 23, 2015 by Newsroom

    Chico Camus wants the big fights. And “The King” is getting them. When the UFC signs a fighter, they are guaranteed the opportunity to tangle with the best and baddest of their weight class and, possibly, to travel the world... (Read more)
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    Barnett’s law : ‘Do it like you mean it’

    Published on September 23, 2015 by Newsroom

    When the UFC announced its intention to return to Japan again this year, it only made sense to have veteran heavyweight Josh Barnett filling one of the main event slots on the fight card. Along with three-time opponent Mirko Cro... (Read more)

    Michael Chandler set to face David Rickels at ‘Bellator 145: Vengeance’ on Nov. 6 in St . Louis

    Published on September 22, 2015 by Newsroom

    LIGHTWEIGHT REMATCH PITTING ‘IRON’ MICHAEL CHANDLER AGAINST DAVID ‘THE CAVEMAN’ RICKELS ADDED TO ‘BELLATOR 145: VENGEANCE’ SANTA MONICA, Calif. (September 22, 2015) – Bellator MMA continues to stack the deck for its return to Scottrade Center in Saint Louis on... (Read more)

    Mizugaki is established but not satisfied

    Published on September 22, 2015 by Newsroom

    Six-and-a-half years ago, Takeya Mizugaki showed up seemingly out of nowhere at WEC 40 and pushed then-bantamweight champion Miguel Angel Torres to the limit. Torres, who was originally scheduled to face Brian Bowles, was 36-1 at the time and coming... (Read more)

    Kajan Johnson figures things out

    Published on September 21, 2015 by Newsroom

    Despite being nicknamed “Ragin,” Kajan Johnson is one of the most soft-spoken and thoughtful prizefighters in combat sports today, and maybe that’s because he doesn’t consider himself as someone fighting for a prize in mixed martial arts, but for something... (Read more)

    A new and improved Kyoji Horiguchi returns

    Published on September 21, 2015 by Newsroom

    Coming out on the losing end of a fight isn’t something that sits very well with Kyoji Horiguchi. Going into his bout with dominant flyweight champion and top-ranked pound-for-pound fighter Demetrious Johnson at UFC 186 back in April, defeat was... (Read more)

    Zapata is recovered and ready to rumble

    Published on September 20, 2015 by Newsroom

    There’s no two ways about it, injuries are terrible and time consuming. The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn aired and had its finale well over a year ago, yet one semifinalist from that season is still waiting to... (Read more)

    Kikuno Still chasing championship gold

    Published on September 19, 2015 by Newsroom

    Across all sports, there are several ways we categorize athletes and frame their careers.We talk about superstars and role players, prospects and veterans, dissecting where these competitors that land on our televisions stand in their sporting life and ponder whether... (Read more)

    Lizares Champions Hawaii’s next generation

    Published on September 18, 2015 by Newsroom

    Rylan Lizares wants to be champion.That goal has not changed. In fact, it has broadened.Lizares’ drive to be the best has not wavered for nary a moment for the near 20 years since he first set foot on a wrestling... (Read more)

    Paige VanZant gets first UFC headliner, meets Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 80

    Published on September 17, 2015 by Newsroom

    After revealing she’d signed a new UFC deal today, Paige VanZant has been announced for her first UFC main event. VanZant (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will headline UFC Fight Night 80 opposite Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC). The strawweight... (Read more)

    Wonderboy arrives , ready for the top ten

    Published on September 17, 2015 by Newsroom

    There is something about spacing and distance that has been a natural appeal for Stephen Thompson since his youth. Although oxygen, tension and anticipation are the only things resting in the balance between combatants in competition, a standout career in... (Read more)

    Carlos Condit – On the Edge of greatness

    Published on September 16, 2015 by Newsroom

    The sport of mixed martial arts is a complex beast – one that is uncertain by its very nature. On one end of the spectrum there is the fast-paced, big tent promotion of the must see extravaganza about to unfold,... (Read more)
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    Aldo’s coach : McGregor is in for a beating

    Published on September 15, 2015 by Newsroom

    The rivalry between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor has become one of the UFC’s most compelling storylines, and Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras is doing his part to ramp up the rhetoric before the highly anticipated Dec. 2 showdown at UFC... (Read more)

    Best of a nation : Japan

    Published on September 15, 2015 by Newsroom

    The UFC returns to Japan next week for UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson at Saitama Super Arena. The Japanese contingent will be well-represented on the card, and each of those local heroes competing at home will be looking to... (Read more)

    Samman’s Corner – Heavy matters

    Published on September 13, 2015 by Newsroom

    In his latest column, UFC middleweight Josh Samman takes a look at the most iconic weight class in combat sports.The heavyweight division has long been home to the handful of fighters that can truly call themselves the baddest men on... (Read more)

    Edgar sprinting towards greatness

    Published on September 12, 2015 by Newsroom

    Frankie “The Answer” Edgar will take on another of Team Alpha Male’s big dogs in Chad “Money” Mendes as they headline the TUF 22 finale event on December 11, the night before featherweight champion Jose Aldo will face interim titleholder... (Read more)

    Tonya Evinger : Y’all must’ve forgot

    Published on September 11, 2015 by Newsroom

    On July 9 of this year, “Triple Threat” Tonya Evinger won two titles.Officially, the Missouri native was crowned the Invicta FC bantamweight champion by scoring a fourth-round TKO over Irene Aldana. Unofficially, the nine-year MMA pro earned the “Y’all Must’ve... (Read more)

    Dan Hardy : Preparing to set sail

    Published on September 10, 2015 by Newsroom

    For the first time in my life I will be taking part in an ocean race, after I was asked earlier this year to help represent Team Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Clipper Round the World race. I’ve... (Read more)

    Cruz opens about impending return

    Published on September 10, 2015 by Newsroom

    Like everybody else, Dominick Cruz got the news Wednesday. But it was the kind of news he’s been waiting to hear.Cruz’ comeback from a series of injuries is firmly on schedule, with a date and an opponent set. His only... (Read more)
    LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 03:  The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 winners Diego Brandao (L) and John Dodson (R) pose for a photo backstage with their trainers Greg Jackson (R) and Mike Winklejohn (L) during The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale at the Pearl Theatre at the Palms Hotel and Casino on December 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Kari Hubert/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

    Winkeljohn’s Fight : From wrong to right

    Published on September 10, 2015 by Newsroom

    Mike Winkeljohn admits he got into fighting for all the wrong reasons.Getting into street scraps as a teenager is pretty ordinary, but what is completely extraordinary is that over the next three plus decades since Winkeljohn started fighting he became... (Read more)

    The Ultimate Fighter 22 – Ep. 1 Preview

    Published on September 9, 2015 by Newsroom

    The country versus country story has been done several times during the history of The Ultimate Fighter, but this year the catalysts include the interim featherweight champion, who might be the most outspoken fighter on the entire UFC roster, as... (Read more)

    UFC 191 Fallout – DJ , Vanzant move up ranks

    Published on September 8, 2015 by Newsroom

    The latest UFC rankings are out – and it looks like Paige VanZant and Demetrious Johnson are the biggest winners to emerge from UFC 191.See the full rankings here Johnson, the UFC flyweight champion, defeated John Dodson for his seventh... (Read more)
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    UFC 191 : Post-fight Press Conference – Video Highlights

    Published on September 7, 2015 by Newsroom

    Appreciating the artistry that is Demetrious Johnson requires nothing more than a keen eye and a sense of beauty. Like a painter, Johnson uses simple, concise strokes. He breaks down opponents with pace and speed; he applies flawless technique and... (Read more)
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    In Focus with Tito Ortiz – Video

    Published on September 7, 2015 by Newsroom

    In the latest episode of In Focus, we take a closer look at how Tito Ortiz’s passion for fishing helped set him on the right path and is preparing him for one of the fight’s of his life. On September... (Read more)

    Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez 2 not expected until March 2016

    Published on September 7, 2015 by Newsroom

    The UFC heavyweight division is on hold once again with champion Fabricio Werdum not expected to make the first defense of his belt against Cain Velasquez until March 2016. The news came courtesy of UFC president Dana White, who revealed... (Read more)

    Beyonce uses Ronda Rousey’s ‘do nothing b****’ speech in concert – Video (Warning: Graphic language)

    Published on September 6, 2015 by Newsroom

    Ronda Rousey’s celebrity continues to grow and the latest example was a famous speech by the UFC women’s bantamweight champion showing up during a Beyonce concert this weekend. Rousey made waves just before her fight against Bethe Correia at UFC... (Read more)

    ‘Mighty Mouse’ in Class of his own after 191

    Published on September 6, 2015 by Newsroom

    The only UFC flyweight contender who could presumably beat Demetrious Johnson left the Octagon wearing a look of deep dejection Saturday night. John Dodson is a gritty fighter, tough and fast and powerful. But even at his very best, he... (Read more)
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    Dana White talks UFC 191 – Video

    Published on September 5, 2015 by Newsroom

    The concept of cleaning out a division is something that’s been discussed with several great champions during the course of UFC history. During Anderson Silva’s reign of terror over the middleweight division, he supposedly wiped out every viable contender several... (Read more)