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July 14th 2014

Remembering former fighter and actor Dave Legeno (1963-2014)

Sad news was reported last Friday of the death of actor and former mixed martial arts competitor Dave Legeno. Legeno's body was discovered by hikers in Death Valley, California. Examinations show the 50-year-old Englishman's death was from heat-related issues. Forecasts show temperatures were in the 40s (°C) in the area around the time of his death. Dave's...
July 14th 2014

[Videos] Countdown to UFC Fight Night: Dublin

This coming Saturday night in Dublin, Ireland, the UFC will visit for the first time since 2009 to host what could turn out to be one of the most exciting and atmospheric events in recent memory. In the main event, Irish MMA sensation Conor McGregor will face dangerous Brazilian Diego Brandao in a featherweight battle scheduled for five rounds; while his teammate...
July 14th 2014

St-Pierre: "The feeling I want is the need to compete again"

It's now been almost exactly eight months since we last saw Georges St-Pierre fight inside the UFC Octagon - but taking time away from the sport doesn't mean GSP has disappeared from the MMA scene entirely. Georges was recently in attendance at the UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas to meet fans for photos and autograph signings.  "I needed this to be happy. I needed it,"...
July 12th 2014

[Video] Cage Warriors 2014 highlights

Cage Warriors has remained impressively consistent throughout the past few years when other promotions outside of the US have struggled - especially in the UK. Having held well-produced shows on a frequent basis across many different countries including England, Wales, Ireland and even Jordan in western Asia, CWFC is one of the best places to see quality MMA talent...
July 11th 2014

Two title fights added to BAMMA 16

European MMA promotion BAMMA has added two title bouts to the main card for BAMMA 16: Daley vs Fernandes, which is set to take place on Saturday September 13th at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, UK. Ashleigh Grimshaw is set to challenge current champ Tom Duquesnoy for featherweight title. Also, Scotland's Shaun Taylor aims to topple BAMMA Lonsdale British...
July 11th 2014

BJ Penn: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

On Sunday night, BJ Penn, one of MMA's true pioneers finally retired from the sport. He left the Octagon, a place he called home for the majority of his stellar, yet strange career, a bloody, battered mess and, frankly, it was difficult to watch. Which is ironic because in a sport where people pay to cheer and applaud fighters for their ability to inflict damage upon...
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...