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July 11th 2014

[Video] Caio Terra's BJJ Journey

Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and eight-time world champion Caio Terra is considered among the world's elite submission grapplers and has also trained with MMA fighters including Jake Shields, Carlos Condit and the Diaz brothers. In this video produced by leading BJJ brand Gameness, Caio tells an inspiring story of how he pushed through adversity to rise through...
July 11th 2014

Cris 'Cyborg' dropping to 135lb in December

Current Invicta FC featherweight champ Cris 'Cyborg' Justino is planning on making a move down to 135lb, according to her manager, George Prajin. Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp revealed Cyborg is being eyed for a fight in December at Invicta FC 10. It has not yet been confirmed whether the 145lb title holder will vacate her belt. There has been much...
July 11th 2014

Cat Zingano set to return at UFC 178

Cat Zingano's return date has been confirmed as it was announced yesterday that the top female bantamweight contender will return at UFC 178 to face Amanda Nunes. Zingano was originally scheduled to challenge current champ Ronda Rousey for her title following a TKO win over Miesha Tate in April last year. However, a knee injury put Cat on the sidelines where she has...
July 11th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Waterson vs Schuckman

With yesterday's announcement that women's MMA promotion Invicta FC will be joining the UFC's Fight Pass network, the entire Invicta fight library has already been uploaded to ufcfightpass.com. To honour the coming of Invicta to the Zuffa family, this week's 'Friday Fight' sees the organisation's current 105lb champ Michelle Waterson take on Lacey Schuckman in a...
July 11th 2014

UFC signs Holly Holm

Female fight fans can rejoice today as MMA's top promotion has finally made a deal with undefeated athlete Holly Holm. The signing was revealed by UFC president Dana White via Instagram. "Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM," White posted. Holm and her management were in talks with Zuffa executives earlier this year regarding signing with the UFC, but things looked to...
July 11th 2014

Invicta FC to debut on UFC Fight Pass in September

The UFC announced yesterday that mixed martial arts promotion Invicta FC will be joining their Fight Pass network, starting with Invicta FC 8 on September 6th. "We plan on doing quite a few shows," said Invicta president Shannon Knapp on a conference call held yesterday. "We don't have a number that's set in stone. We'll kick off this first show, and we hope to at...
July 11th 2014

EFC coming to Extreme Sports Channel in the UK

Next month top South African MMA promotion Extreme Fighting Championships Africa (EFC Africa) will debut in the UK on Extreme Sports Channel. The network will be bringing the latest season of EFC to UK viewers on week nights from August 25th. Fans will also be able to view replays of the promotion's 2013 season from September 10th at 10pm. EFC's next event is set...
July 10th 2014

Throwback Thursday: BJ Penn discusses his legacy in 2009

This past weekend we witnessed one of the all-time greats of our sport compete inside the cage for the very last time. On Sunday July 6th, BJ Penn stepped inside the UFC Octagon to take on Frankie Edgar for the third time in what many hoped would be a fight for the history books. In some ways it was, but sadly we didn't get to see the BJ that fans, media and...
July 10th 2014

Overeem vs Rothwell added to UFC Fight Night 50

A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell has been added as the co-main event to the UFC's upcoming Fight Night event in Ledyard, Connecticut.  The fight was announced by FOX in the early hours of this morning. It will take place on the card set for September 5th at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, the event looking to be headlined by Gegard Mousasi...