1. Kickboxing Match Ends with Fans Storming Ring Following Controversial KO

    Things got very strange then very scary on Saturday evening at Glory 42. After a back-and-forth first round between Murthel Groenhart and Harut Grigorian, an early exchange was met ...

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  2. UFC Fight Night 110: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    After a relatively calm two months, the UFC is back in 2016 form with its events, delivering one every single weekend...

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  3. UFC 213: Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 212 was a solid event on the whole, but many fans were turned off by the lack of name brands on Saturday's card. That won't be a problem with UFC 213, however...

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  4. BJJ Player Refuses to Tap, Suffers Gruesome Injury at Mundials

    (Warning: Article contains potentially disturbing images.) Romulo Barral wanted to win an IBJJF world championship badly...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 51,801 reads 0 comments

  5. The Scary Before, During and After of a UFC Weight Cut with Claudia Gadelha

    The most dangerous part of being a mixed martial artist isn't fistfighting in a cage, believe it or not. It's the weight cut that comes beforehand...

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  6. UFC Fighter Attempts Imanari Roll, Instead Gets Brutally KO'd Via Knee to Head

    Knockouts don't get much more terrifying than this. A well-placed knee is possibly the most devastating strike in MMA . Adding a collision to that, with one fighter catching the other as he's moving forward, makes it even more terrifying...

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  7. This Brutal 'Knee to the Head' Knockout Would Have Been Illegal in America

    Knees and kicks to the head of a downed opponent are expressly forbidden under the unified rules of MMA ...but not all organizations compete using that set of regulations...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 35,602 reads 0 comments

  8. Swimsuit Model Mia Kang Used Muay Thai to Fight Eating Disorders, Now Eyeing MMA

    Swimsuit model Mia Kang found a unique way to beat anorexia and bulimia: by beating up people. In an April interview with Health magazine, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 ...

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  9. Report: Cris Cyborg, Angela Magana Come to Blows at UFC Athlete Retreat

    To the surprise of very few, the UFC Athlete Retreat saw tensions build and eventually erupt on a few different fronts...

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  10. 10 Former UFC Champs Who Have Been (and Probably Still Are) in Dana's Doghouse

    Throughout Dana White 's many years with the company, he has meticulously worked to make his vision of the UFC a reality...

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  11. Move Over, CM Punk! Another WWE Superstar Is Down to Fight in the UFC

    Former WWE champion CM Punk had an ugly debut in the UFC, but he still took home a sizable paycheck for his efforts...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 42,044 reads 0 comments

  12. California Passes New Regulations That Could Radically Change MMA

    There could be some major changes brewing in the world of MMA . On Tuesday morning, the California State Athletic Commission passed a 10-point plan of new regulations over weight-cutting that could turn the sport upside down...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 27,264 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC 212: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 211 was a breath of fresh air for MMA fans. 2017 has been a flop of a year thus far, and Saturday night's card marked the year's first true "event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 17,821 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC Fighter Turns Loss into a Win by Proposing in the Cage at UFC 211

    Jessica Andrade took a tough loss at UFC 211 in Dallas. The Brazilian strawweight struggled to get in any kind of offense against steely champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk and was sent to the back of the contendership line courtesy of a unanimous-decision loss...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 16,853 reads 0 comments

  15. Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 211

    Many believed that Yair Rodriguez vs. Frankie Edgar was a case of too much, too soon for the hot prospect. At UFC 211, those people were proved very, very correct...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 19,003 reads 0 comments

  16. That Time Drax the Destroyer of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Fought in an MMA Fight

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the hottest movie of the spring and, once again, Dave Bautista stole the show in the role of knife-slinging alien Drax the Destroyer...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 18,435 reads 0 comments

  17. Fastest Kick Ever? Legendary Kickboxer Levels Opponent at Lion Fight 36

    Lerdsila Chumpairtour isn't a familiar name to western fans but in Asian Muay Thai circles, he's legendary. Why? Because of his ability to land savage strikes like this one here...

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  18. MMA Fighter Avoids Loss by Busting His Own Head Open with Illegal Headbutt

    Mixed martial artists get a lot of freedom in terms of what they're allowed to do to their opponents. One of the few exceptions to that, however, is the headbutt...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 34,668 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 108: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 108 is getting loads of buzz for all the wrong reasons. Simply going down the list of names on this card is enough to pique the interest of hardcore MMA fans...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 16,355 reads 0 comments

  20. Authorities Reportedly Investigating Alleged Fight Fixing in UFC Bout

    Allegations and suspicions of fight fixing are an unfortunate constant of the combat sports world, and while the vast majority of those instances are completely unfounded, legitimate reports do pop up on this subject from time to time...

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  21. Namajunas vs. Waterson Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC on Fox 24

    And just like that, "Thug" Rose Namajunas is on the cusp of a title shot. The runner-up of The Ultimate Fighter season 20 scored an emphatic, but much-needed, win over the ...

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  22. UFC Fighter Punished by Athletic Commission for Leaving Cage Prematurely

    The New York State Athletic Commission is already one of the most hated in the country with MMA fans, and they don't seem all that interested in changing that. According to reports (including ESPN...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 15,857 reads 0 comments

  23. UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos Full Card Preview and Predictions

    Two long, UFC-less weekends left many fans clamoring for UFC 210 but, unfortunately, the card left few feeling satisfied...

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  24. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Announces Retirement from MMA After Loss at UFC 210

    After a tough loss to UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 , fearsome knockout artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson announced his shocking retirement from mixed martial arts during his post-fight interview...

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  25. UFC Announces First Member of the UFC Hall of Fame Class of 2017

    The first member of the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2017 has been announced; former WEC featherweight champion and top-10 bantamweight staple Urijah Faber . The announcement was made during UFC 210...

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