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– After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick.
– #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80’s and 90’s Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously….. I watch a lot of movies.

Australian Muay Thai competitor dies attempting to make weight for fight MMA News 

Australian Muay Thai competitor dies attempting to make weight for fight

Extreme weight cut measures have claimed the life of another young competitor.  According to a report from mixedmartialrts.com, 18-year old Australian, Jessica Lyndsey collapsed on November 10 while attempting to make weight for an amateur Muay Thai bout.  She was proclaimed dead four days later. “Fit and healthy,” she wrote on her Instagram account on November 1. On November 8... Read More
Gina Iniong views rematch with Mei Yamaguchi as gateway to world title shot MMA News 

Gina Iniong views rematch with Mei Yamaguchi as gateway to world title shot

Gina Iniong has been a professional martial artist for the greater part of the last seven years as the six-time Philippines national Wushu champion’s extensive experience has brought her from the boxing ring to the Muay Thai circuit and eventually to the ONE Championship cage, where she has chosen to pursue her dreams of becoming a world champion. Soft-spoken and... Read More
Ben Askren has no intention of giving up welterweight gold in career’s final bout MMA News 

Ben Askren has no intention of giving up welterweight gold in career’s final bout

Ben Askren isn’t just the reigning ONE Welterweight World Champion, but he is also universally recognized as one of the best welterweights in the entire world. “Funky” Askren is highly regarded for his outstanding wrestling background that earned him two NCAA Division I national championship trophies and the privilege to represent the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Growing up... Read More
Volkan Oezdemir arrested on aggravated battery charge in Florida MMA News 

Volkan Oezdemir arrested on aggravated battery charge in Florida

Volkan Oezdemir arrested, no word on title shot opportunity According to police records, UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir was arrested in Florida on Saturday. Oezdemir was taken into custody in Fort Lauderdale and charged with aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability. In Florida, “aggravated battery” is described as “intentionally or knowingly causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or... Read More
Chip Moraza-Pollard dominates on way to claiming two belts at Lion Fight 39 in London Event Results MMA News 

Chip Moraza-Pollard dominates on way to claiming two belts at Lion Fight 39 in London

With clinical precision, Chip Moraza-Pollard peppered Jordan Smith and expertly showcased his slick skill set on the way to retaining his Lion Fight world cruiserweight title and adding the vacant Muay Thai Grand Prix world cruiserweight belt on Saturday in London, England. “The Surgeon” Moraza-Pollard (6-0) captured a clear-cut unanimous decision over Smith (11-1) in the main event of Muay... Read More
UFC Fight Night 121 Results – Werdum vs. Tybura Event Results MMA News 

UFC Fight Night 121 Results – Werdum vs. Tybura

UFC Fight Night 121 takes place Sunday (but airs live on Saturday in North America due to the time difference) at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, and it airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. The event took place at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.  Yesterday, four fighters missed weight for tonight’s fights. Belal Muhammad... Read More
Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg signs new UFC deal MMA News 

Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg signs new UFC deal

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino or more popularly known as Cris Cyborg has signed a new contract with the organization. The news of the new contract comes just one day after the UFC announced Cyborg (18-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will defend her title against former bantamweight champion Holly Holm (11-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) on December 30 at the... Read More
James Mulheron hits with potential USADA violation, off UFC Shanghai card MMA News 

James Mulheron hits with potential USADA violation, off UFC Shanghai card

Heavyweight fighter James Mulheron was set to compete against Cyril Asker on November 25 in Shanghai, China but has been removed from the fight card following a potential USADA violation. UFC Statement on James Mulheron below: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed James Mulheron of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from... Read More
Stephen Loman and Ottman Azaitar crowned new champions in KO-filled Brave 9 Event Results MMA News 

Stephen Loman and Ottman Azaitar crowned new champions in KO-filled Brave 9

Photo above – Ottman Azaitar crowned champion The Khalifa Sports City Arena was the stage for the greatest-ever card in Middle East MMA history. And Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions delivered with 10 Knockouts in 15 bouts, as Stephen Loman and Ottman Azaitar took home the first-ever Bantamweight and Lightweight world titles, respectively. Their TKO’s over Gurdarshan Mangat and... Read More