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August 12th 2014

Uriah Hall & Dog the Bounty Hunter threaten to go after War Machine

There has been another development in the ongoing case of an alleged assault by MMA fighter War Machine (Jonathan Koppenhaver) on his partner, adult film star Christy Mack - news of which was first reported last Friday. Both UFC middleweight Uriah Hall and reality TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman of Dog the Bounty Hunter have now posted tweets threatening to come after...
August 12th 2014

Ludwig believes Dillashaw can be number-one P4P

UFC bantamweight TJ Dillashaw is currently preparing to defend his title against Renan Barao at UFC 177 at the end of this month. TJ shocked the world when he took the belt from Barao at UFC 173 in one of the biggest upsets in MMA history. Now he will look to put a stamp on that win by defeating Renan in an immediate rematch on August 30th. "I feel like too many...
August 12th 2014

Wooten vs Gallinaro added to BAMMA 16

UK-based mixed martial arts promotion BAMMA have added a bantamweight contest between Antoine Gallinaro and TUF 18 alumni Mike Wooten to their BAMMA 16 card, set to take place on September 13th. The event will be headlined by a 170lb bout between Brazilian Igor Fernandes and British star Paul 'Semtex' Daley.  "Very excited to be on @BAMMA in the @VicWarehouse sept...
August 12th 2014

Carano and Coenen rumoured to be heading to Bellator

There are rumours abound that Gina Carano and Marloes Coenen have signed with Bellator, with an official announcement to be made later today. The rumour was first reported by Empire Sports Marketing rep Hector Castro. Almost immediately following Castro's tweet, Bellator fighter Brian Rogers tweeted news of a major announcement coming soon and promised it would be a...
August 11th 2014

Triple H believes WWE has superior replay value to MMA

Stephanie McMahon and Paul 'Triple H' Levesque are, along with professional wrestling pioneer Vince McMahon (Stephanie's father), leading the charge of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) into a new digital era. At last week's Needham Interconnect Conference in New York, the married power couple spoke about the differences between their industry and that of mixed...
August 11th 2014

Twitter Review: Metamoris 4

Submission grappling was the toast of the combat sports world this weekend as Metamoris held their fourth event in Los Angeles, California. Headlining the card were UFC veteran Chael Sonnen and decorated Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor Andre Galvao.  The show included six submission-only contests and was littered with standout moments; including commentator Jeff...
August 11th 2014

[Video] Legends of Cage Warriors: McGregor & Duffy

Leading European MMA promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championship have been responsible for helping expose some of the most promising talent in the sport; Dan Hardy, Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva and Conor McGregor  included. In this new episode of CWFC's Legends of Cage Warriors series, the company profile the runs of McGregor and the last man to defeat him, Joseph...
August 9th 2014

Jones says leaked ESPN footage was "as real as it gets"

Just when you thought things couldn't get any more heated between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier following their media day brawl earlier this week, new leaked footage has proven otherwise. While they were off-air during an interview on ESPN's SportsCenter, Jones and Cormier continued to trade shots, this time verbally - and they certainly didn't hold back. "You are...