Opinion

Top 10 Good Samaritans in MMA

Today the men and women in MMA who take the time to help will be acknowledged. Here are the good Samaritans: 10) Jon Jones Stopped a robber before his fight with Mauricio Rua. Later on he paid for a woman who had been abandoned by her boyfriend to stay in a hotel with her daughter. Jon Jones would be higher on the list if it were not for his trial. 9) Cathal

UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Leites Review

The UFC’s Scottish debut couldn’t have gone any better for local heroes Joanne Calderwood, Robert Whiteford and Stevie Ray as all three fighters picked up impressive victories in front of a sold out SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow on Saturday.  All three of the Scottish fighters received an ear bursting reception from the crowd as they made their way to the Octagon, and neither fighter let the fans down. First

Top 10 fights of May & June 2015

May and June had some great fights and due to time constraints both will be listed in this article. Here they are: Top 10 Fights of May 10) Rony Jason’s submission victory (now no contest) over Damon Jackson – UFC Fight Night 67 9) Joseph Benavidez’s victory by decision over John Moraga – UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier  8) Donald Cerrone’s technical knockout over John Makdessi – UFC 187: Johnson

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episode 10 – Do or Die

With the Blackzilians coming away with the win again, Glenn Robinson is looking forward to leaving the American Top Team gym for good. Following the ATT’s margin for error down to zero, Dan Lambert and the coaching staff decides to select Nathan Coy for the next round and in tern giving him a second chance. The Blackzilians decide to select Valdir Araujo based on the assumption that ATT will be selecting Sabah Homasi. Robinson later visits the house and takes all members of the

Today in MMA History: June 28, 2006

When the UFC hosts Ultimate Fight Night 5 on June 28, 2006, at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas Nevada, the organization has just five weight divisions and no active champion for it’s Lightweights. The night Anderson “The Spider” Silva makes his debut, at the Hard Rock Casino, it’s a warm but not scorching Nevada summer evening. In front of a crowd of just over six hundred people, this is the first time The Spider

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episodes 6, 7, 8 & 9

Episode 6: Fight Through the Pain With American Top Team getting their first win, moral is at an all time high. For their next round picks, ATT chooses veteran Marcelo Alfaya while on Rashad Evans’ recommendation for the Blackzilians’ next pick is that of Jason Jackson.  The match takes place and the atmosphere at the ATT gym is intense with drums going and Dana White says it feels like an actual UFC fight. At the fight, Blackzilians members Eddie Alvarez and Michael

Father’s Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Father’s in MMA of the past year

It’s that day of year again when father’s are honored. For the occasion the top 10 father’s of MMA will be honored:   10) Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson  Kimbo Slice returned to MMA for the first time in five years against Ken Shamrock to support his six children. 9) Carlos Condit After more then a year off because of a knee injury, Carlos Condit made a successful return against Thiago Alves. One can only hope that

Top 10 fights of April 2015

April had many fights that set into motion several future match-ups in MMA. So with that here are the best of them: 10) Tony Johnson vs. Alexander Volkov – Bellator 136 This fight had a surprising result because Alexander Volkov is such a dangerous fighter but upsets happen. 9) Marcin Held vs. Alexander Srnavskiy – Bellator 136 A fight that may have earned Marcin Held a title shot against Will Brooks with his dangerous submissions.

BJJ helps woman thwart sexual attacker

I came across this story recently thanks to a re-tweet from BJJ legend Renzo Gracie, and whilst the story is a couple of week’s old now, I still feel the message is worth sharing: British newspaper, The Telegraph, reported that a woman from Cheltenham, England, successfully defended herself from being raped by 39 year old Englishman Mark Willis by applying a triangle choke that she learned in a MMA class. DNA

MMA Freak Awards 2014 (Remaining categories)

Due to many set backs the remaining MMA Freak Awards for 2014 will now be awarded. Here are the voting results: Top 10 Fighters (either gender) Honorable Mentions: Donald Cerrone Myles Jury Anthony Johnson Yoel Romero Carla Esparza Bethe Correia Top 10 Fighters of 2014 1) TJ Dillashaw 2) Neil Magney 3) Robbie Lawler 4) Demetrious Johnson 5) Ronda Rousey 6) Fabricio Werdum 7) Jose Aldo 8) Emanuel Newton 9)