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March 19th 2015

Maia talks fame, jiu-jitsu trends in MMA & more

Demian Maia will return to competition after a long layoff this weekend, in his home country of Brazil no less, to take on American challenger Ryan LaFlare. After getting mixed results in the UFC's middleweight division - the pinnacle being as a replacement for Vitor Belfort in a title fight against champ Anderson Silva at UFC 112, which he lost via a bizarre...
March 19th 2015

LaFlare says bout against Maia will be his "coming out party"

Undefeated welterweight Ryan LaFlare will return to competition against Demian Maia this weekend, after a layoff of almost one year, in the main event at UFC Fight Night 62. Currently sitting at #14 in his division, Ryan still needs a win over a top-10 name if he wishes to climb closer towards a title shot and Maia just so happens to be the man who could get him...
March 18th 2015

UK police arrest world's most prolific UFC internet pirate

The UK's Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) have reportedly arrested "one of the internet’s biggest offenders" when it comes to the illegal uploading of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and UFC content. The news was first reported by TorrentFreak. The unidentified 55-year-old was arrested at his home in the small town of Coalville in...
March 18th 2015

Tyson on Rousey vs. Mayweather: "Ronda Rousey might kick MY ass"

The debate about whether or not UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey could beat top pound-for-pound boxer Floyd Mayweather in an MMA fight rages on. Floyd's next opponent, Manny Pacquiao, was recently asked for his thoughts on the matter on ESPN's His & Hers and had this to say: "I believe so. She's strong. She's strong enough to beat Floyd...
March 18th 2015

Cyborg responds to Rousey's mom

The long-running feud between Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris 'Cyborg' Justino and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gotten even more personal as the trash talk now involved Rousey's mother, Dr. AnnMaria de Mars. In an interview this past weekend de Mars openly criticized the MMA record and weight-making ability of Justino and stated that,...
March 18th 2015

[Video] BAMMA 19 preview

BAMMA 19 is scheduled to take place next Saturday, March 28th, in Blackpool, England. The card will feature a lightweight main event between Martin Stapleton and Jeremy Petley. Watch the full event preview video below. ...
March 17th 2015

Scott Coker "disappointed" by Shlemenko's failed drug test

Bellator MMA have confirmed their former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has tested positive for an elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio. The news was first reported by MMAjunkie. According to reports, Shlemenko failed his post-fight test following his February 13th knockout win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 133. The event took place at Save...
March 17th 2015

[Video] M-1 Challenge 56 preview

M-1 Challenge 56 is set to go down in Moscow, Russia on April 10th. The event will be headlined by a rematch between middleweight champion Vyacheslav Vasilevsky and challenger Ramazan Emeev. Watch the full event preview video below. ...

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