MMA fighting

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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Fighters line up to fight Sean O’Malley at UFC 264 on short notice

Sean O’Malley needs a new opponent for UFC 264 – and it doesn’t look like he’ll have much trouble finding one. Following the news that O’Malley’s initially planned opponent Louis Smolka was forced to withdraw from the July 10 pay-per-view due to injury, a number of notable names have emerged. …

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Manny Pacquiao faces lawsuit from Paradigm Sports Management for breach of contract and injunction to stop upcoming fight

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao faces a multi-million dollar breach of contract lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by Paradigm Sports Management – the same company that represents UFC superstar Conor McGregor and UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya – filed the lawsuit in Orange County, California, as first reported by Athleticism. The lawsuit …

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BKFC 18 video: Hector Lombard fights after fight after winning title

Hector Lombard had an interesting evening at BKFC 18 which included a championship win and a few post-fight punches that landed on a potential future opponent. The wild scene unfolded on Saturday night after Lombard won the BKFC heavyweight title with a bizarre ending to his fight against fellow UFC …

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“I heard he looked really good”

When Anderson Silva parted ways with the UFC in December of last year, Scott Coker didn’t really want to sign the former champion under the Bellator banner. However, it seems that Bellator’s supremo is now all ears to the proposition of “The Spider” fighting in a “super-fight” at Bellator. During …

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Missed Fists: Fighter requests timeout for peek, gets knocked out instead

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we spotlight fights from around the world that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every other day. The theme for this week is definitely “the moments before the disaster” because in …

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MMA: Denice Zamboanga sees an opportunity in the postponement of the fight

Denice Zamboanga, the top competitor of the women’s atomic weights, admits to being disappointed that her fight against South Korean Seo Hee Ham, initially scheduled for the end of May at ONE: Empower, has been postponed. Zamboanga, the division’s No.1 candidate, was on top of her training camp when it …

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