MMA

  • Bodybuilder promises to beat up 'b-tch' Cody Garbrandt at Team Alpha Male gym

    Things kicked off between Garbrandt and a bodybuilder on social media.

    Cody Garbrandt may not be fighting at UFC 213, but 'No Love' could end up squaring off against bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader, who has 121k followers on Twitter.

  • Boracay-based Swedish martial artist feels excited for ONE Championship debut

    Singapore is in for a treat as one of the best welterweights in the Asia Pacific region has directed his career path to ONE Championship, which is widely considered as the mixed martial arts (MMA) juggernaut of Asia.

    Swedish standout Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam will make his promotional debut under the ONE Championship banner on the undercard of ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES, which takes place at the 12,000-seater Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on 26 May.

  • BOUT UPDATES ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY IN MANILA

    12 April 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced updates to bouts scheduled for ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY. Team Lakay lightweight veteran Honorio “The Rock” Banario will now take on Jaroslav Jartim of Czech Republic as original opponent Rob Lisita has pulled out of the bout due to personal reasons. In addition, top featherweight prospect Christian “The Warrior” Lee of Singapore will now face Wan Jian Ping of China after Lee’s original opponent Keanu Subba suffered an injury during training camp.

  • Boxing coach: Conor McGregor ‘will slip and fire and Floyd Mayweather will be on wobbly legs’

    Conor McGregor’s boxing coach Owen Roddy gives his take on the Floyd Mayweather superfight.

    Not many people are giving Conor McGregor a chance against Floyd Mayweather in their upcoming boxing match on August 26th. But as expected, his team is banking on him to win, and win big.

  • Brandon Vera will make special appearance at ONE Championship’s maiden event in Shanghai

    ONE Championship is ensuring a festive week heading to its much-awaited inaugural card in Shanghai, China as Asia’s premier martial arts organization is bringing one of its top superstars to grace the event on 2 September.

    Filipino-American sensation Brandon “The Truth” Vera, who is the reigning ONE Heavyweight Word Champion, will be making a special appearance during the event week of ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI.

  • Brian Ortega tells fighters there’s ‘only one’ Conor McGregor, stop trying to mimic him

    Brian Ortega tells his fellow fighters to just be themselves, instead of desperately trying to mimic Conor McGregor.

    Brian Ortega isn’t exactly know for his flamboyance or trash talk, and that isn’t going to change anytime soon.

  • Bringing back the ‘old Pacquiao’

    Kuala Lumpur—If Manny Pacquiao wants to know all about comebacks, he need look no further than his conditioning coach Justin Fortune.

    The former heavyweight, who in 1995 went up against the great Lennox Lewis, found himself in an altogether different fight when a dental check-up four years ago discovered he had throat cancer. 

  • Brock Lesnar re-enters USADA testing pool, is a UFC return on the horizon?

    Rumors are starting to crop up that WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion may make yet another return to MMA competition. And his recent re-entry in the USADA testing pool only adds fuel to the speculation.

  • Brooks/Oliveira, Pettis/Smolka among fights added to UFC Fight Night 96

    The UFC added a gaggle of fights to their October event in Portland today. Here's the run down.

  • ​​Burmese countrymen motivate Aung La N Sang to win world title

    Burmese mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Aung La N Sang will have the opportunity of a lifetime as he gets a deserving shot at the ONE Middleweight World Championship belt.

    Aung La challenges division kingpin Vitaly Bigdash in the main event of ONE: QUEST FOR POWER, which takes place at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia on 14 January.

    Marcin Prachnio was originally penciled to lock horns with Bigdash for the gold-plated strap, but the highly-touted Polish combatant was forced to withdraw from the middleweight championship clash due to an injury.

  • Burn Soriano feels more motivated under the tutelage of new trainer

    It was a bitter pill to swallow for a dedicated cage competitor like Burn “The Hitman” Soriano when he yielded to Malaysian sensation Saiful “The Vampire” Merican nearly ten months ago.

    Soriano suffered a first-round technical knockout loss to Merican at ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS in the Malaysian’s hometown of Kuala Lumpur this past February, failing to accomplish a follow-up victory to his scintillating 15-second knockout of Mario Satya Wirawan in August 2016.

  • By The Numbers: Ben Askren

    American stalwart Ben Askren needed less than four years to conquer ONE Championship and become the biggest star in the constantly-growing world of martial arts. 

    Known by the moniker “Funky,” Askren made an impact in his first two assignments in ONE Championship, submitting Bakhtiyar Abbasov with an arm-triangle choke in his May 2014 promotional debut before thwarting Nobutatsu Suzuki in the first round to claim the organization’s coveted welterweight crown three months later. 

  • Cain Velasquez isn’t surprised ‘massive’ Brock Lesnar failed drug test

    Earlier this year, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The WWE-UFC hybrid flagged for Hydroxy-clomiphene, the same anti-estrogen agent that Jon Jones tested positive for.

  • Cain Velasquez won’t return in 2017: ‘I’m not there yet, but I’m close’

    The former UFC Heavyweight Champion is taking his time returning to the cage.

    It’s been a while since we’ve seen Cain Velasquez in a cage or out in public. Since his TKO of Travis Browne in 2016 and his removal from UFC 207, Velasquez has kept quiet.

  • Cain Velasquez would fight in Mexico City again ... but change his training plans

    It went down as one of the most fateful training camp decisions in mixed martial arts history.

    Fabricio Werdum chose to train in the mountains above Toluca, Mexico, elevation 8,730 feet, for six weeks before his UFC 188 matchup with Cain Velasquez.

  • Carlos Condit is 'addicted' to the 'adrenaline' rush of fighting

    Carlos Condit, after a decorated fourteen-year career, explains why he's not likely to give up MMA anytime soon.

    The battle between Carlos Condit and Robbie Lawler is already etched into the MMA history books.

  • Cerrone on Till: Rankings don’t matter, I just needed an opponent

    Donald Cerrone talks about fighting Darren Till, who is relatively unknown to many MMA fans.

    Donald Cerrone’s love for fighting is undoubted. In 2016 alone, he fought a total of four times, with two of them being merely two months apart.

  • Chael Sonnen enters USADA testing pool, but won't fight again 'if the test is as good as I remember it being'

    Chael Sonnen is apparently leaving the door open to a return to the UFC. Chael Sonnen is also apparently leaving the door open to the possibility he won’t be able to pass the drug tests necessary to get back into the octagon.

  • Chael Sonnen eyeing fights against Fedor Emelianenko, Rory MacDonald

    Chael Sonnen is open to fighting both Fedor Emelianenko and Rory MacDonald sometime in the future.

    At 40 years of age, Chael Sonnen does not see himself slowing down any time soon. Currently signed with Bellator, the former UFC title contender last saw action in June by defeating Wanderlei Silva via unanimous decision in New York City.

  • Chael Sonnen on Chuck Liddell’s ‘easy fight’ comments: Bellator ‘offered it to him twice’

    Chael Sonnen seems unclear of just why Chuck Liddell is talking about him as an easy fight, since Liddell has apparently already turned down the opportunity.

    Back in the spring, rumors that Chuck Liddell might be looking to make a comeback started gaining traction. Liddell himself even gave the talk some life, saying “we’ll see,” when pressed on the issue. And while there hasn’t been much definitive news on a return to the cage for the former UFC champion since, the statement from Liddell was apparently enough to inspire Chael Sonnen.