All Your Questions Answered: Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Basics


A hot topic right now is Testosterone Replacement Therapy, or TRT (See Bas Rutten’s comments in his interview with fightmedicine.net). News coverage of TRT seems to be eclipsing that of anabolic steroids. The reason Testosterone Replacement Therapy is considered controversial is that its use has infiltrated combat sports, especially mixed martial arts (MMA), and many consider it … Continue reading All Your Questions Answered: Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Basics

Alistair Overeem Files for Nevada Fighter’s License, Will Be at April 24 Hearing


One of the biggest MMA news this past week was the positive results of the testosterone test of Overeem. What happens next? by: Bleacherreport.com Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Alistair Overeem has filed an application for a new fighter's license with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Keith Kizer, executive director of the commission, confirmed the news with … Continue reading Alistair Overeem Files for Nevada Fighter’s License, Will Be at April 24 Hearing

Jon Jones – Everyone’s A Fighter


I'm from a family of fighters. I found my niche fighting, starting off in wrestling in high school. Fighting to be noticed by the coaches, same with my brothers. Arthur, he plays for the Baltimore Ravens, and he definitely went through a lot. When you look at my face, you'll see lots of scars. I … Continue reading Jon Jones – Everyone’s A Fighter

Jon Jones recreates iconic Ali image


source: sports.yahoo.com A year ago Bruce Buffer predicted that Jon Jones would be the Muhammad Ali of MMA. "I believe it and receive it" twittered Jones in response. Now UFC magazine pays homage to an iconic image of Ali, taken when Ali was just one year from winning an Olympic gold medal, and no one … Continue reading Jon Jones recreates iconic Ali image

UFC announces Gray Maynard vs. Clay Guida as UFC on FX 3 headliner


By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief The UFC announced on Sunday that Gray Maynard and Clay Guida will square off at UFC on FX 3 this June, the second FX headliner featuring the lightweight division. Maynard will look to bounce back from the first loss of his MMA career, a fourth round knockout against Frankie Edgar … Continue reading UFC announces Gray Maynard vs. Clay Guida as UFC on FX 3 headliner

Anderson Silva: I plan to fight for 10 more years


by sportv.globo.com In a recent interview with the Brazilian language SporTV, UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva covered  a wide variety of topics. SportTV: The opening of his film shows a scene where Bruce Lee explains that the fighter has to behave like water, shaping up to the fence. He had great influence on his professional and personal life? … Continue reading Anderson Silva: I plan to fight for 10 more years

Jon Jones: I’d rather not deal with Anderson Silva


sportv.globo.com In the dream world of millions of mixed martial arts (MMA) fans across the globe, no other fight is fantasized about as much as a clash between Ultimate Fighting Championship Middleweight (UFC) Champion Anderson Silva and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Both are at the top of the MMA world and have wreaked … Continue reading Jon Jones: I’d rather not deal with Anderson Silva

Seam McCorkle: What the hell is wrong with a freak show?


I'm not an MMA journalist From: Sean McCorkle but since I'm a better writer and more knowledgeable than almost all of them, allow me to drop some mma science on y'all, straight old school style. And by that I mean I'm just going to tell you guys my opinions on random topics in MMA. First … Continue reading Seam McCorkle: What the hell is wrong with a freak show?

Rampage Jackson Wants the UFC to Cut Him, and They Should Gladly Do It


By Jeremy Botter Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images It hasn't been a good year for Quinton Jackson. First he got injured while training to fight Ryan Bader at UFC 144 in Japan. That sucked, but a doctor that either works or doesn't work for the UFC—depending on which version of the story you listen to—told him that … Continue reading Rampage Jackson Wants the UFC to Cut Him, and They Should Gladly Do It

More to TUF 15’s Urijah Faber Than Dominick Cruz Rivalry


By Luke Thomas - Senior Editor Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Mar 9, 2012 - Urijah Faber is aware there's a lot on the line as he prepares to coach against Dominick Cruz in the upcoming season of 'The Ultimate Fighter'. As he inches closer to what is arguably his last real opportunity at a UFC … Continue reading More to TUF 15’s Urijah Faber Than Dominick Cruz Rivalry

UFC 146 features FOUR heavyweight fights, headlined by Overeem vs Dos Santos


By mmainterviews Published on March 07, 2012 with No Comments The main event between Heavyweight Champion, Junior Dos Santos and challenger, Alistair Overeem has been finalized for UFC 146 Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas.  Also added to the card is a number one contender fight between Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez. Velasquez will look … Continue reading UFC 146 features FOUR heavyweight fights, headlined by Overeem vs Dos Santos

Dana White: ‘If Hector Lombard wants to fight in the UFC, we’ll probably end up with him’


by Jesse Holland MMAMANIA.com Photo of Hector Lombard courtesy of Bellator.com. Hey, you know that thirty-something middleweight champion who punches really hard and has beaten 20 straight opponents without ever being knocked out? No, I'm not talking about Anderson Silva. I'm referring, of course, to Bellator's 185-pound champion, Hector Lombard. At 31-2, he may currently … Continue reading Dana White: ‘If Hector Lombard wants to fight in the UFC, we’ll probably end up with him’

UFC Heavyweight Title bout in Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem officially announced as UFC 146 main event


By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief The next UFC Heayvweight Championship bout will officially take place on May 26 in the main event of UFC 146, as the UFC on Tuesday announced that Junior dos Santos will defend that belt against Alistair Overeem in Las Vegas. The date and location planned for the fight had been … Continue reading UFC Heavyweight Title bout in Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem officially announced as UFC 146 main event

Frankie Edgar gets his answer, will rematch Ben Henderson for the UFC Lightweight Title this summer


By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief Once again, the battle for the UFC Lightweight Championship has necessitated a second consecutive fight, as Frankie Edgar will get his immediate rematch with Ben Henderson. Henderson took the title from Edgar by decision in a very close and hotly contested bout at UFC 144 in Japan less than two … Continue reading Frankie Edgar gets his answer, will rematch Ben Henderson for the UFC Lightweight Title this summer

Dana White: Commission screwed up, Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall; rematch forthcoming [UPDATED]


By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief The controversial decision in the Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall fight at UFC on FX 2 has gotten even more controversial. Scores for the fight were read in favor of Johnson as a majority decision, but there was confusion initially in the cage. Ring announcer Bruce Buffer proclaimed it a … Continue reading Dana White: Commission screwed up, Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall; rematch forthcoming [UPDATED]