Archive for February, 2018

UFC 141’s Alistair Overeem passes drug test, cleared for PPV headliner

Posted on February 19th, 2018 by Rich

Image: Next week’s UFC 141 main event will remain intact. After issues with a recent Nevada State Athletic Commission-mandated… Source: Mauro Galvao Arman Gambaryan Manvel Gamburyan Sean Gannon Edgar Garcia

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Fabricio Werdum vs. Roy Nelson Confirmed for UFC 143

Posted on February 18th, 2018 by Rich

Filed under: UFC, News Fabricio Werdum‘s first fight back in the UFC will be against the new-look Roy Nelson. Both Nelson and Werdum confirmed the news, which was first reported last week by, on Tuesday. The fight will take place at UFC 143 on Feb. 4 in Las Vegas. Werdum (14-5-1) last appeared in […]

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Check out this gallery from Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal

Posted on February 17th, 2018 by Rich

Tracy Lee caught plenty of great images from Saturday’s Strikeforce fights, including Cristiane Santos’ dominance, Gilbert Melendez’s win, and plenty of undercard action. Source: Terrance Aflague Yoshihiro Akiyama  Gilbert Aldana  José Aldo  John Alessio 

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QUOTABLES: UFC’s Frank Mir wants Strikeforce heavyweights to be brought over

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by Rich

By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief “We don’t have the type of depth that the other weight classes have and I think it’s only a benefit to move [the Strikeforce heavyweights] over to us. I guess I have a bad taste in my mouth because of what happened when I first started my career. I had […]

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Frank Mir breaks Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira?s arm to win at UFC 140

Posted on February 15th, 2018 by Rich

Frank Mir was the first man to ever knock out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. At UFC 140 on Saturday night, he also became the first man to submit Nogueira. Nogueira started the bout by landing short punches, then moving in for a takedown attempt. The two clinched, but it was Mir who got the takedown. Nogueira […]

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Hockey Fight of the Day: Shawn Thornton vs. Jared Boll

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Rich

Usually hockey fights involved two men with one hand firmly on the others’ jersey in order to maintain balance while the other hand is tightly clinched into a ball, then aimed at the opposing player’s face. However, when it came to a recent brawl between the Boston Bruins’ Shawn Thornton and Columbus Blue Jackets’ Jared […]

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?Cro Cop? returns for another UFC fight against Roy Nelson

Posted on February 13th, 2018 by Rich

Dana White is trying to allow the legends of MMA to walk away gracefully, but some won’t cooperate. After UFC 132, White said “I think that’s it.” We’re still waiting on an answer from Silva. He did the same after UFC 128 with Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, but it looks like the former PRIDE star […]

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UFC making major expansion into Brazil starting next year

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by Rich

First it was a television deal with Brazilian broadcasting giant Globo TV, then a stop in Rio de Janeiro for UFC 134 and a card peppered with regional stars like Anderson Silva, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Mauricio Rua. Now, the UFC has designs on multiple shows in Brazil come 2012 including a potential stadium-level event […]

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The Latest Update On Maryse & Her Recovery Time

Posted on February 11th, 2018 by Rich

Maryse stated on her official website Saturday night that she has recovered from her abdominal hernia surgery on August 24. “I met with my surgeon today and she said everything is perfect,” she wrote. “There’s a little bit of fluid inside by the incision and where the repairs were done, but its totally normal apparently. […]

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Posted on February 10th, 2018 by Rich


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