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March 24th 2015

Full card announced for Metamoris 6

Submission grappling promotion Metamoris have announced the full card for their sixth event, which is due to take place on Saturday May 9th. Metamoris 6 will be headlined by a heavyweight contest between Roberto 'Cyborg' Abreu and Metamoris heavyweight champ Josh Barnett. Barnett became the promotion's inaugural champion when he defeated Dean Lister via submission...
March 23rd 2015

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 62

There were finishes galore at this past weekend's UFC Fight Night event in Rio, with nine of the 12 bouts on the card ending inside the distance (although one, Leandro Silva vs. Drew Dober, was one of the worst stoppages in the sport's history). As always, fighters were following the action and tweeting their thoughts/reactions. Maia vs. LaFlare: I met...
March 23rd 2015

Editor's Letter: TJ Dillashaw cover issue

It was the performance of 2014. On paper at least it was a fight too far for a former TUF runner-up against an a champion simply too rounded and too destructive. When TJ Dillashaw met Renan Barao in May the world feared for his safety. Nobody expected it to go the distance. Planet MMA was proved right, of course. On that last part at least. But what...
March 23rd 2015

Pudzianowski to headline KSW event in London, UK on October 31st

Top Polish MMA promotion KSW is set to hold its first international event at the SSE Arena in London, England on Saturday October 31st. Tickets are available at AXS.com. KSW: Road to Wembley will be headlined by five-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski, who holds wins over former UFC heavyweights Sean McCorkle and Oli Thompson. In his most recent...
March 23rd 2015

'Don't let McGregor touch Aldo,' Aldo's coach warns Dana

UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo and the man who will challenge him for his title at UFC 189, Conor McGregor, are currently embarking on a 12-day international media tour. The tour kicked off in Aldo's home country of Brazil this past Friday. UFC president Dana White has landed the fun, if exhausting, responsibility of leading the tour through eight cities across...
March 23rd 2015

[Video] UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded (ep. 1)

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Irish challenger Conor McGregor are currently embarking on an intensive media tour across five countries in just 12 days. To kick off the UFC 189 World Championship Tour Aldo and McGregor, along with UFC president Dana White, were in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday March 20th.  In the first in a new series of UFC Embedded,...
March 22nd 2015

Results: UFC Fight Night 62

UFC Fight Night 62 went down in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this past weekend. In the main event, native fighter Demian Maia handed Ryan LaFlare the first loss of his pro MMA career - defeating the American via unanimous decision. Maia used his exceptional grappling ability to control experienced wrestler LaFlare for the majority of the five-round bout and secure the...

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