John McCarthy: Tito Ortiz ‘Apologized’ for Choke on Chael Sonnen

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy was the third man inside the cage this past Saturday night at Bellator 170 as Tito Ortiz scored a submission victory over Chael Sonnen. As shocking as the end result was – Ortiz scoring a first round finish – the fact that the former UFC champion seemed content to leave […]

The Ultimate Fighter 25 Coaching Staffs Include Urijah Faber, Duane Ludwig

If you’ve wondered how they can make the “reality show” side of The Ultimate Fighter any better than previous seasons, the upcoming 25th version of the series might take the cake. With Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw serving as head coaches, we’re sure to get plenty of back-and-forth trash-talk between the former Team Alpha Male […]

Bellator Pulls Chael Sonnen From Competing at Submission Underground 3

Chael Sonnen will not be taking part in his own Submission Underground event this coming weekend according to multiple reports. Sonnen, who lost to Tito Ortiz in his Bellator MMA debut this past Saturday night, agreed to step in and replace Hector Lombard against Garry Tonon on Sunday in a grappling-only match at Submission Underground […]

Aljamain Sterling: ‘I Will Wreak Havoc on Raphael Assuncao’

This Saturday night (Jan. 28) Aljamain Sterling will have a chance to rebound after suffering the first loss of his career. He will battle Raphael Assuncao inside the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The “Funk Master’s” last bout was back in May against Bryan Caraway. Sterling fell short in a split decision defeat. The loss […]

Henri Hooft on Leaving Blackzilians: ‘Sometimes Things Come to an End’

Professional kickboxing instructor Henri Hooft was part of the Blackzilians in Boca Raton, Florida. That is no longer the case as Hooft has had some differences with management. He isn’t the only one out the door as former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title holder Rashad Evans revealed the team is “fragmented.” Hooft recently appeared on […]

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Julianna Pena Likens Holly Holm to Buster Douglas

Julianna Pena isn’t impressed by her UFC on FOX opponent Valentina Shevchenko and she certainly isn’t impressed by the former UFC women’s 135-pound queen Holly Holm. In fact, “The Venezuelan Vixen” believes “The Preacher’s Daughter” is a one-hit wonder. Pena spoke to MMAFighting.com and didn’t hold back on what she thought of Holm’s run with […]

Bethe Correia on Fighting Marion Reneau: ‘This Granny Got Herself in Trouble’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight challenger Bethe Correia wasted little time hurling verbal assaults Marion Reneau’s way. The two will throw down at a UFC Fight Night event in Fortaleza, Brazil on March 11. “Pitbull” was on a two-fight skid before meeting Jessica Eye in September. Correia edged out “Evil” in her home […]

Donald Cerrone, Dana White Appear In New It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Episode

This week’s episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has a treat for MMA fans when Charlie and Mac try to get their dairy-based alcoholic supplement drink picked up by the UFC. Yes, Fight Milk (which first appeared back in season eight’s Frank’s Back In Business) makes its return in Wolf Cola: A Public Relations […]

Gallagher-Medvedovsky, Kavanagh-Razafiarison Set for Bellator 173 in Belfast

A pair of SGB Ireland prospects will be in action at Bellator 173 in Belfast on Feb. 24.

Bellator 170 Peaks at 1.85 Million Viewers for Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen Headliner

The Bellator 170 headliner between UFC veterans Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen averaged 1.85 million viewers, making the most viewed fight on Spike TV in nearly a year.