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Tuesday Takedown: WSOF 18, Bellator 133, UFC Bloomfield

With so much focus on illegal substances and PEDs surrounding mixed martial arts over the last couple of weeks, it was a welcome return for all that we had so much action on offer to digest this past weekend with three very entertaining cards to sink our teeth in. NBC’s ‘World Series of Fighting’ started-off proceedings with three nights of exciting …

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UFC: Claudia Gadelha vs Aisling Daly Scheduled For April

The UFC makes its long-awaited debut in Poland this coming April 11th. UFC Fight Night 64 or ‘UFC Poland’, as it is being dubbed, features the return of Mirko Cro Cop vs Gabriel Gonzaga in the event’s featured bout of the evening.       UFC officials have announced the addition of a women’s strawweight bout for the Krakow card. …

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Preview: World Series Of Fighting 18

NBC’s premier MMA showcase – ‘World Series of Fighting’ returns for the 18th time to kick-off three big days of mixed martial arts action. A four-fight main card kicks-off on NBC at 1am GMT, which culminates in a tasty looking bantamweight title bout between champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) and unbeaten challenger Josh Hill. (10-0) A previous competitor on the UFC’s …

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UFC And The War On Drugs

MMA and it’s crown jewel, the UFC will struggle to be taken seriously as a sport unless it can win it’s war on drugs.   In what should be an exciting time for mixed martial arts fans, attention has been taken away from mouth watering fights and the gaze has been fixated on top level athletes testing positive for performance …

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Anderson Silva AND Nick Diaz Fail Drug Tests

It’s been a tough 2015 for the UFC, with a number of high-profile fighters failing drug tests. However, things have gone from bad to worse this morning as it was revealed that both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have also been up to no good. The revelation was first publicised on Twitter and on SevereMMA, a popular MMA website, who reported the …

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Incredible Trailer Released For McGregor vs Aldo

It’s not like this one doesn’t have enough hype already but all the same, this clip has just been posted on one of McGregor’s biggest fan pages and it is spine tingling.  July 11th, the MGM Grand. This is going to be one of the biggest bouts in the history of the UFC. The build up has already begun but this clip …

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UFC 183: The Spider Is Back

It was a peculiar scene in the MGM Grand at about 5.35am GMT as one of the most fearsome killers MMA has even seen dropped to the mat and began sobbing uncontrollably. As he was set up for all week, Anderson the Spider Silva was victorious in the main event of UFC183 against Nick Diaz last night.   And who …

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Rumble Johnson Silences Stockholm

At UFC Fight Night Stockholm in the Tele2Arena, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson defeated Alexander Gustafsson in his back yard to shake up the Light Heavyweight (205) divison.   While this fight hardly counts as an upset, it surely feels like one, especially considering the amount of hype surrounding Gustafsson coming in. Johnson rained on the blue and yellow parade and played …

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Then vs Now: Liddell & McGregor – The UFC Poster Boys

Despite their different weight classes and different eras of stardom, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell and Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor have one thing in common, they are both poster boys for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Chuck Liddell was the first UFC superstar, and now our very own Conor McGregor is becoming the most talked-about fighter in the business. So let’s compare …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC Boston

“Dublin in the West” many were calling it as the Irish contingent set its sight on Boston’s TD Garden this past weekend headlined by Ireland’s favourite fighting son, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. Joining him on the card were fellow SBG team mates, Paddy Holohan and Cathal Pendred. To the main event, and all the talk beforehand was about McGregor’s title …

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UFC: McGregor Stuns Siver in the Second

And so the Irish invasion continues as The Notorious does it in the second. John Murphy tells us how it went down.  Tonight, The Notorious Conor McGregor (16-2) stormed into the Octagon to face his elder German opponent, Denis Siver (22-9). With Paddy Holohan and Cathal Pendred having already won their bouts, McGregor entered the main event hoping to make …

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VIDEO: UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 3

If you don’t know about the Denis Siver vs Conor McGregor fight at this point, there’s really not much we can do for you.  Two days to go to the big night in Boston and the two boys are getting more and more psyched by the hour. Siver gets serious in this clip delving into just how little time and …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Conor McGregor, Can You Smell That Money?

Since joining the UFC, Conor McGregor has been earning some serious dough. Here’s the breakdown of the earnings we know of.    Can you smell that money, that was the question McGregor posed just yesterday in one of his latest UFC Embedded videos. The fighting Irishman is earning and earning and earning. ‘The Notorious’ is only 21 months into his …

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VIDEO: UFC Fight Night Boston Embedded Volume 2

It’s getting closer. Conor McGregor and Denis Siver go head to head this Sunday in Boston and Embedded once again takes us up close and personal.    When it comes to UFC, Conor McGregor is simply the man of the hour and this Sunday is without doubt his biggest test yet. Up against a highly rated brawler in Denis Siver, …

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White: “If McGregor wins in Boston, he’s fighting for the title”

Ahead of the UFC’s first huge event of 2015, focus on Jon Jones V Daniel Cormier has shifted towards the UFC’s featherweight division at a recent press conference in Las Vegas. When asked about the upcoming bout between Dubliner Conor McGregor and Denis Siver in Boston later this month, UFC president Dana White confirmed that if McGregor wins this fight, …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC 182

“Bitter rivals” and “bad blood” were the phrases used a lot in the run up to one of the most anticipated UFC fights in recent memory this past weekend and the contest certainly delivered for the most part.   Daniel Cormier (15-1) was handed his first loss in his MMA career as Jon Jones (21-1) was able to withstand some …

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Lee Murray – MMA Fighter, Stab Victim & Convicted Felon

During a glittering MMA career, he brought Anderson Silva through three rounds before losing out on a decision. Outside the octagon, he knocked-out former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz in a street fight, survived multiple stabbings, and masterminded the United Kingdom’s biggest ever bank heist. Here is the amazing story of Lee Murray. Dana White said of Murray in 2008: “He …

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