The Call-outs Continue: BJ Penn Says He Will Knock Jake Paul Out ‘in one round’

Following YouTube star Jake Paul’s first-round knockout of Ben Askren over the weekend, numerous MMA fighters active and retired have publicly called for a fight with Paul. Former two-division UFC champion and IBJJF black belt world champion BJ Penn has added his name to that list. In a tweet from the MMA legend, Penn said... Read more

Cageside Video: Julian Marquez Brutally Chokes Sam Alvey Unconscious at UFC Vegas 23

The submission finishes at UFC Vegas 23 just keep on coming. In the second round of his middleweight fight with veteran Sam Alvey, Julian Marquez hurt Alvey with strikes before securing a no-hooks rear-naked choke that put Alvey all the way out. Watch cageside video of the brutal finish below. Here's another angle, Octagon-side #UFCVegas23... Read more

Video: Mackenzie Dern Wins by Armbar at UFC Vegas 23

Mackenzie Dern extended her win streak to four fights when she submitted Nina Nunes in the first round at UFC Vegas 23. Nunes was Dern’s highest-ranked UFC opponent to-date, positioning Dern for a high-leverage fight in her next outing. The submission came in the final seconds of the first round. It was a round that... Read more

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz Get Heated on Twitter

Some feuds will simply never die. That seems to be the case with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, who went back and forth on Twitter on Wednesday, reminding fans of the rivalry that began in 2016. McGregor started things innocently enough, suggesting that his rumored trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier have a special “McGregor belt”... Read more

Ryan Hall Booked (Again) for First UFC Fight in Two Years

Ryan Hall’s MMA career has certainly been a successful one, but it has also been a frustration due to inactivity and numerous fight cancellations. Yet again, the jiu-jitsu ace is scheduled for his return to the Octagon, this time against Ilia Topouria at UFC 264 on July 10. News of the booking was first reported... Read more

Video: UFC Fighter Julija Stoliarenko Faints Twice During Weigh-Ins

Extreme weight cutting is undeniably one of the most dangerous aspects of MMA. At the weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 22, UFC bantamweight Julija Stoliarenko collapsed on the scale two times in a scary scene. Watch the entire incident in the video below, from MMA Junkie. [embedded content] One Stoliarenko’s first attempt, she briefly stood on... Read more

The Unorthodox Ryan Hall

Ryan Hall did what no other person has done before in his match with BJ Penn at UFC 232 this past weekend. Ryan submitted BJ; forcing him to tap to a devastating heel hook. Ryan is one of the best grapplers on the planet with a unique style for unorthodoxy. This style was on clear... Read more

2018 MMA Fighter of the Year

Champ, Champ.  Double Champ.  The one and only Daniel Cormier has been named the MMA Fighter of the Year by ESPN.  He is the obvious choice, of course.  “DC” was busy throughout the year with racking up a 3-0 record, and was able to not only defend his Light Heavyweight title, but also gain the... Read more

MME, Mixed Martial Entertainment

Bought tickets to Vegas for the Ultimate Fighting Championship?  Hopefully, you can get those changed or maybe there is an available connecting flight to L.A. to get you there in time for the weekend.  Maybe a car rental is the answer. The UFC is a great big bowl of caca these days.  The latest, of... Read more

August 26th…McGregor has edge?

Floyd "Money" Mayweather has spoken.  In an interview with ESPN's Stephen Smith, he concedes that Conor McGregor has some advantages over him "on paper." Specifically, he admits some of McGregor's strengths, "a lot younger...taller, longer reach, he's a bigger man..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02_9Fnrgx_w August 26th is approaching fast.  Soon we shall see the end of this spectacle.... Read more