Matt Serra and Frank Trigg won’t face off until February, but the welterweight fighters aren’t wasting any time in creating anticipation for the bout.
Marcus “Big Baby” Jones has decided to retire from mixed martial arts following his knockout loss to Matt Mitrione earlier this month at The Ultimate Finale. Jones, 36, (4-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) became one of the most interesting and likeable characters during the tenth season of the reality show.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship 15: Collision Course!As if UFC 14’s “Showdown” subtitle wasn’t boring enough. Last time out, Maurice Smith scored the biggest upset in UFC history by winning the UFC Heavyweight title from Mark Coleman.
It was a great decade for fighters, and it was a great decade for fights. We’ve already run down our picks for the ten most influential fighters of the decade, so now here’s the ten matches that we loved the most over the last ten years.
Jon Jones’ appeal to the Nevada State Athletic Commission to overturn referee Steve Mazagatti’s decision in his bout against Matt Hamill earlier this month has been denied.
BJ Penn’s trainer Rudy Valentino recently dropped quite the bombshell on Gross Pointe Blank: “I think it’s because of his so-called steroid use, and all of that, that B.J. felt it was an unfair fight.
It has been a fantastic decade for mixed martial arts, as the sport grew from a niche market to one of the most exciting games in town. It took some breakthrough stars to get us there, of course, and this list runs down the ten fighters most responsible for the sport’s success.
Gyms such as American Top Team, American Kickboxing Academy, Greg Jackson’s, and Xtreme Couture are known as high caliber MMA academies, but there may be another camp that has finally earned its stripes.
“Hands of steel? Heart of steel!” – Stephen QuadrosYou couldn’t have scripted it any better if it were in a movie.The audience looked on, their stunned expressions telling the tale.
Ah Strikeforce, as far as B-league MMA promotions go, you get a capital B. You’ve been good to us, you’ve been cruel to us, but we keep hoping that the good days weren’t a fluke. Were they?
Saturday night, WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff goes down at the Palms in Las Vegas. You can check out some of the very best lighter weight fighters in the world on Versus at 10pm ET.