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He also served as the referee for the infamous fight between Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki in 1976 WWE Head of Creative Triple H released the following statement on his official Twitter this afternoon honoring Gene LeBell and his contributions. Gene LeBell remained a towering figure in the history and expansion of mixed martial arts and sports entertainment[...]
Blumhouse/Netflix MMA Movie "Absolute Dominion" Wraps Filming
The price of world peace is an MMA tournament with fighters competing for their religion to be the "absolute dominion" of faith for the world It will release on Netflix, marking Netflix and Blumhouse's eighth collaboration. The cast includes several established names: Alex Winter (Bill & Ted Face the Music), Patton Oswalt (AP Bio), Andy Allo (Upload),[...]
American Top Team's Jorge Masvidal, Amanda Nunes, and Dan Lambert appeared at AEW Dynamite: Road Rager, where Lambert cut a heel promo on the company and the crowd.
Coach Lambert and the two MMA fighters were seated in the crowd throughout the show, but business really picked up when Tony Schiavone tried to interview the team in the middle of the second hour Lambert, who proved as good as any heel on the mic today, got in the ring to cut a promo[...]
UFC 263: Two Title Fights And The Return Of Nate Diaz Tonight
That was his first MMA loss and is looking to get back on the winning track He beat Vettori before in 2018, though some, including Vettori, believe he won that fight He has been on a tear since, and it will be interesting to see how Stylebender handles him Also at UFC 263, a rematch[...]
The Ultimate Fighter Returns Next Week, Only On ESPN+
Pierre is the greatest MMA fighter of all time, and he got there by training with not only the best but the most unorthodox group of people in the world Take Jean-Charles Sharbowsky for instance The man not only is a skilled fighter, he does his training while drunk Do not take that to mean[...]
WWE Raw Has Found Its New Play By Play Man In MMA's Jimmy Smith
 The question immediately became "who's next?", as fans pondered who could possibly rise from the shadow of Virk's monumental legacy at the WWE announce table and seize the microphone to lead Raw into the next post-Virk generation?  Well, we actually got the answer pretty quickly, as WWE has announced that Jimmy Smith from the world[...]
Countdown To This Weekends UFC 259 Is Here
On that same card, "The Last Stylebender" headlined and soundly defeated Paulo Costa with strikes in the second round, cementing himself as one of the sport's biggest rising stars. In the co-main event, two-division champ and the greatest women's MMA fighter in history, Amanda Nunes returns to the octagon to face Megan Anderson, who has three first-round finishes in[...]
UFC & TikTok Announce New Partnership, Weekly Live Show Coming
The UFC and TikTok announced a new partnership this morning with the global MMA brand looking to deepen its relationship with the social media platform Part of the deal will include a new weekly live show featuring live looks at weigh-ins and press conferences, athlete interviews, arena tours, fighter training segments, and more The shows[...]
The Mandalorian (Image: Disney+)
The MMA world has also reacted, as she was one of the top female fighters in the sport for years before she ever picked up a blaster Decorated MMA journalist and awesome person Ariel Helwani has covered Carano for years at this point and commented on what she posted the other day Here is what[...]
Steven A. Smith, ESPN First Take for February 3, 2021, via YouTube screencap.
For some reason, Smith took an opportunity to say this about female UFC and MMA fighters: Steven A Smith, ESPN First Take for February 3, 2021, via YouTube screencap. Steven A Smith Yet Again With A Bad Take On MMA, UFC "First of all, I love it I think that there's an awful lot of women that are[...]
UFC Releases Trailer For McGregor Vs Poirier 2 On January 23rd
The weigh-ins were earlier today, and all fighters made weight with one exception.  Two fights were removed from the card. A rematch destined to happen! 💎 @DustinPoirier vs 🇮🇪 @TheNotoriousMMA – tomorrow night on PPV! [ Get the PPV: ] — UFC (@ufc) January 22, 2021 UFC 257 Should Be A Banger From Start To Finish Conor last competed[...]
UFC Fight Island 7 Historically Airs On ABC This Afternoon
ABC obviously wants to counter-program the NFL playoffs that continue today as well, and they are getting a great UFC card to do it. UFC Fight Island 7 UFC Fight Island 7 Kicks Off A Huge Week For Them At the top of the broadcast, UFC President Dana White will address the MMA nation about the future of[...]