16 strawweights will enter the TUF house in Las Vegas. 2 will leave with the opportunity to fight for the inaugural UFC women’s 115 lbs championship. Filming finished just days ago and the season is set to debut on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday September 10th at 10 p.m. ET. Here is a quick look at the records of the 16 women who will be looking to make history. You can also see how they’ve fared thus far (before the filming of this season of TUF began) against the girls they’ll be competing in the house with. • Carla Esparza (9-2) 12.2.11 – Defeated...Continue reading »
In this highlight via Cage Warriors TV, we get to witness Tommy “The Ghost” McCafferty improve his record to 6-0 with an impressive 2nd round finish of Dean “WolverDean” Reilly. This bout aired on the preliminary portion of Cage Warriors 70, which took place inside of The Helix on the Dublin City University campus this past weekend. ...
Earlier today, in a statement released from Bellator’s Newport Beach headquarters, President Scott Coker granted Eddie Alvarez release from his Bellator contract. Alvarez had been in a major public battle with Bellator during the Bjorn Rebney administration and was more or less forced to sign and continue with the company or else he would’ve lost some of the most important years of his career in court. Now, just two months after taking over as head of the company, Coker has released Alvarez to move on to greener pastures. Here’s what Coker had to say...Continue reading »
Cage Warriors invaded The Helix in Dublin, Ireland once again this past Saturday with one of the better mixed martial arts events of the year from start to finish. Patrick Sheehan was on the scene to capture us some of the most memorable moments of the night in the form of these lovely photographs ready for your viewing pleasure in our photo gallery – which can be found just after the full results from Cage Warriors 70 ‘Duffy vs. Lapilus’ below. Main Card • Joseph Duffy defeats Damien Lapilus via submission (RNC) – Round 3, 2:18 • Paul Redmond...Continue reading »
Good news again this week folks, the good people at Kountermove and HOV-MMA have teamed up to provide us with another chance to win some free money. Before we get to the Kountermove breakdown for this weekend`s fights in Bangor, here`s a little reminder from the founders of the site on how KM works and how fights are scored; “About Kountermove. Kountermove, Inc. is currently the world’s leading Fantasy MMA community. Kountermove is like fantasy football or baseball, but for MMA. Our founders, Aaron Ard and Brian Knapp, are Jiu-jitsu black belts and IBJJF...Continue reading »
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey didn’t hesitate to accept her boss’s offer to join the ALS ice bucket challenge during an interview at FOX Sports studios earlier today. Who did she nominate to join her in an effort to donate more money to ALS research? Check out the video below to find out. ...
Cage Warriors is heading back to The Helix in Dublin, Ireland this weekend to make more history with another can’t miss fight card featuring the last man to defeat Conor McGregor, Joseph Duffy. Main Card (MMAJunkie – 4 p.m. ET) • Lightweight Main Event: Joseph Duffy (10-1) vs. Damien Lapilus (9-3-1) • Welterweight Bout: Jake Bostwick (15-8) vs. Philip Mulpeter (7-4) • Lightweight Bout: Paul Redmond (9-4) vs. Alexis Savvidis (8-1) • Featherweight Bout: Andrew Fisher (12-6-1) vs. Artem Lobov (9-10) • Light Heavyweight Bout: Lloyd Clarkson (8-7) vs....Continue reading »
UFC on Fox 12 Top Scoring Team Brian Ortega ($4900, 111.5 points) Dennis Bermudez ($5200, 109.5 points) Anthony Johnson ($5500, 107 points) Patrick Cummins ($4800, 102.5 points) Joanna Jedrzejczyk ($4500, 62 points) Cost: $24,900 Score: 492.5 Diamond in the Rough I’m going to split this between two inexpensive fighters who did more than impress everyone last weekend. Brian Ortega didn’t waste much time setting up a standing body triangle and letting Mike de la Torre wear him like a backpack until he managed to sink in a rear-naked choke just 99...Continue reading »