Monthly Archives: May 2013
Edson Barboza faces Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 162 following John Makdessi injury – MMA Fighting.
A source tells the New York Daily News that Sheldon Silver may push against passing a law legalizing MMA in the state to avoid upsetting “women’s groups” already upset with the NY Assembly for Silver’s handling of sexual harassment complaints … Continue reading
28 May 2013; St. Petersburg: As the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) celebrates 40 years since its inception today, President of the WTF, Chungwon Choue, declared the sport “a force for good in the world.” Established in Korea in 1973, the … Continue reading
Matt Serra was creeping up on 39 years old, and hadn’t fought in well over two years, so it it had gotten to the point when most people considered him retired anyway. But then, when they heard he had hung it … Continue reading
Main-event winner Cain Velasquez ($400,000) and co-main-event victor Junior dos Santos ($240,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC 160 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today requested and obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The total disclosed payroll for … Continue reading
UFC 160 is this Saturday, May 25 airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Facebook prelims get started at 6:30p.m., then FX (other local providers) will air the next block of prelims at 8:00p.m., and … Continue reading
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine will study gender differences in how the heart uses and stores fat — its main energy source — and how changes in fat metabolism play a role in heart … Continue reading
UFC officials on Tuesday confirmed that interim bantamweight championRenan Barão sustained an injury that would keep him out of his planned title defense against Eddie Wineland at UFC 161 on June 15. A short time later, the promotion released an additional statement, … Continue reading
It didn’t take too long for former WEC and UFC featherweight Leonard Garcia to find a new promotion. The Texas native has signed with Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championships, a signing the company confirmed yesterday via Twitter: Garcia (15-11-1) has fought twice before … Continue reading
Morning Report: Former champ Zach Makovsky accuses Bellator of coercing him to fight for less than his contracted salary – MMA Fighting
Morning Report: Former champ Zach Makovsky accuses Bellator of coercing him to fight for less than his contracted salary – MMA Fighting.