MMA fighting

Fighters whose careers may be in jeopardy

UFC 264, arguably the biggest night of the year for the UFC, hosted several eyebrow-raising moments. From a breathtaking injury that left the main event in disarray to a grisly injury in the prelims, many fighters have come out worse for wear. While losses are just a stark reality in …

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UFC 264 Predictions – MMA Fight

For the most part, Conor McGregor has always had the final say in his bickering. When he knocked out Jose Aldo at UFC 194, McGregor didn’t look back despite the Brazilian star having a resume that deserved an immediate rematch. McGregor’s box office power was huge even then and when …

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Las Vegas lifts cannabis ban for boxers and MMA fighters

Athletes fighting in Nevada will no longer be banned for using cannabis after the state athletic commission said it was not a performance enhancer. Boxers and mixed martial artists competing in the state will still be tested for marijuana over the next six months, reports Forbes, as part of the …

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Niko Price quits marijuana after NAC suspension: “It opened my eyes”

Niko Price won’t be taking advantage of Nevada’s new marijuana rules anytime soon. The UFC welterweight was suspended for six months and fined $ 8,500 by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) last September after testing positive for cannabinoid carboxy THC as part of his fight against Donald Cerrone. Price’s result …

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Stephen A. Smith joins UFC 264 broadcast, while commentary team includes Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier

Popular ESPN frontman Stephen A. Smith will be part of the UFC festivities this weekend. MMA Fighting has confirmed with sources familiar with the missions that Smith is set to join Saturday’s UFC 264 event as an office analyst alongside former UFC champions Dominick Cruz and Michael Bisping. ESPN anchor …

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Video: Watch the best UFC finishes of the first half of 2021

UFC’s first half of 2021 has already provided some great all-time highlights. In the championship fights alone, fans were treated to a trio of sensational knockouts as Francis Ngannou completed his ascent to the heavyweight throne with a finish from rival Stipe Miocic, Rose Namajunas unleashed a header. for ages …

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John Dodson involved in ‘near death’ car crash, out of action ahead

Two-time UFC title challenger John Dodson was involved in a serious accident that delayed his return to competition. Dodson manager Ricky Kottenstette posted on social media on Saturday that Dodson and his family were involved in a car crash on Friday night. According to Kottenstette, Dodson and his family were …

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Nate Marquardt announces August 6 comeback fight for Titan FC

Nate “The Great” is back. Former UFC middleweight title challenger Nate Marquardt announced Friday at Titan FC 70 in Miami that he will return to competition at a Titan FC event on August 6. This will be Marquardt’s first fight since November 2017. Marquardt, 42, was invited to the Titan …

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Cocoa lawyer raises money for high school wrestling team with MMA fight

Cocoa attorney and former Brevard County Sheriff candidate Alton Edmond uses mixed martial arts tickets to raise money for the wrestling team he coaches at Cocoa High School. Edmond won his very first fight on June 19 at the MoMuscle Fighting Championship at the Melbourne Auditorium. Equally important, he raised …

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“I freed myself from this prison”

Based on a recent interview with retired MMA superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov, it doesn’t look like he’ll ever return to the UFC. In an interview with UFC Russia (* Courtesy quotes: MMA Fight), Khabib Nurmagomedov suggested that being a professional athlete is quite similar to being a prisoner. ‘The Eagle’ added …

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