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Invicta FC 11 in review

The Shrine Auditorium was pumping as invicta fc brought a night if fights to the city of Angles. In the main event Cris “Cyborg” Justino knocked out Charmaine Tweet in the first round. “I want to thank all my sponsors and my fans,” Justino said after her win. This marks her first match in over a year and her first title defense of her belt. Tweet opened the round trying to

Around the world of MMA: February 27-28

So this last weekend saw some rebounds and a record amount of upsets as well. With that here are the reviews and previews of the next week: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir The UFC dared to go head to head with several popular programs on a Sunday night such as the Emmy’s and The Walking Dead, February 22: Heavyweight Frank Mir def. Antônio Silva KO (punches and elbows) 1 1:40

European Judo Union fails to see benefits of UFC partnership

I was particularly disappointed to learn that the European Judo Union (EJU) has taken the decision to cancel their European Championships event, which was to be held in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena this coming April, purely because it was to be sponsored by the UFC.  The British Judo Association (BJA) had agreed a landmark sponsorship deal with the world’s premier mixed martial arts company, a very fitting partnership you would think,

Around the world of MMA: February 21-22

Valentines Day weekend was eventful in MMA but as usual time moves on. So with that here are the results and previews for this week: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch The UFC’s Valentines Day fight night at the 1stBank Center in Bloomfield, Colorado certainly delivered but wasn’t without controversies: Welterweight Benson Henderson def. Brandon Thatch Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 3:58 Featherweight Max Holloway def. Cole Miller Decision (unanimous)

Around the world of MMA: February 12-14

It was a weekend off from major MMA but we get back into it this week with three events over three days. With that here we go over reviews: Reviews: Santa Ana College State Wrestling Championship Results The SAC Dons competed in the CCCAA State Championships in wrestling on December 12-13th of last year and took 5th. Seven competed: -133 Ronald Collister Placed 6th -149 Joachim Collister Placed 4th -157

Around the world of MMA, BREAKING: Silva and Diaz fail drug tests

While it was an exciting weekend there were more than a few disappointments both inside and outside the Octagon. Here are the reviews: Reviews: UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Sadly two fighters missed weight and drugs marred what could have been an otherwise spectacular fight. Here are some of the highlights: Middleweight Anderson Silva def. Nick Diaz Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00 It seemed like a great fight

Around the world of MMA: January 30-31

There were certainly some good fights last weekend and we have some good ones coming up this weekend in the UFC. Here’s the reviews first: Reviews: UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson Despite starting at 11pm local time, the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden was packed with thirty thousand fans and racked up $3.1 million: Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson def. Alexander Gustafsson TKO (punches) 1 2:15 Anthony Johnson has continued to

Around the world of MMA: January 23-24

There was an exciting weekend of fights and now we will see some great fights in the UFC this coming weekend. With that here they are: Reviews: Bellator 132: Pitbull vs. Straus 2 Featherweight Patricio Freire (c) def. Daniel Straus Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 4:49 Featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan def. Bubba Jenkins Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:49 Light Heavyweight Virgil Zwicker def. Houston Alexander Decision (split) (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: January 16-18

We had a week off in terms of major MMA but we are back to reviewing and previewing the more major shows going on this weekend: Reviews: UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Daniel Cormier Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Myles Jury Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Brad Tavares def. Nate Marquardt Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27,

Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine.

Only a few days after defending his Light heavyweight belt against Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, it has been confirmed that the best pound for pound fighter on the plant Jon ‘bones’ Jones has tested positive for cocaine.  The results of a random drug test carried out by the Nevada Athletic Commission showed traces of benzoylecgonine, which is the main metabolite in cocaine.  However, Jones was still