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UFC 164: The Review

James Lowson of MMA Mount reviews the action-packed extravaganza that was UFC 164. The former WEC champion looks primed to become a breakout UFC star after his first round submission victory over Benson Henderson. Pettis moved to 2-0 against the former lightweight strap holder with an arm bar late in the first round. Ironically “Bendo” was sporting his new gi …

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VIDEO: Conor McGregor’s Fight Preparations

Conor McGregor’s UFC star is on the rise, as the Irish fighter continues to make waves in the Octagon. The people at Fox Sports put together a superb video detailing McGregor’s life after his famous knockout on his UFC début and his preparations for the Max Holloway fight, which the Dubliner also won. It is a great video that shows …

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Cooper steps up to fight Alexander Shlemenko for MW Title

Ste Passey from MMAMount talks about the recently announced fight between Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko and Bellator Season 8 Tournament Finalist Brett Cooper. After suffering a broken hand in training, Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall will have to put his title shot on hold. Using the Bellator Tournament Championship Replacement Clause for the first time, Bellator fighters …

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Quinton Jackson vs Tito Ortiz: When Second-Best Is Best

Bellator recently announced a fight between two legends of the sport in the light heavyweight division; Quinton Jackson vs Tito Ortiz. That sentence should usually get people excited but in this case has most people perplexed. Quinton Jackson and Tito Ortiz have a run of losses and haven’t shown anyone a glimpse of their former capability . They’ve come up …

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Pay-Per-View Wars: Rampage Jackson vs Roy Jones Jr.

Rampage Jackson vs. Roy Jones Jr. Really? Why? Does anyone really want to see that now? Roy Jones Jr. was at one time the pound for pound king of the world, won titles in multiple divisions including the heavyweight division and, according to the Boxing Writers Association of America, the fighter of the decade for the 1990’s. But that was …

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Ronnie Mann talks about preparations for Cage Warriors 57

Ronnie Mann recently caught up with MMAMount as he prepares for the upcoming Cage Warriors 57 event in the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Ronnie Mann is a 26 year old MMA veteran from Gloucestershire, with a professional record of 21 wins -6 losses with 1 draw. His career has taken him all over the world to fight in some of the biggest …

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The complete fighter era: Is Brazil leading the way?

After this weekends UFC event in Brazil, the display of pure MMA talent that came from the hometown natives was devastating. Personally I like to think of the Brazilians as blood thirsty scrappers who fight to the finish. There wasn’t really a decision from what I viewed. Finish after finish after finish all of which to a high level. At …

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Is Chael Sonnen becoming the UFC’s Bob Sapp?

Legit MMA talks about Chael Sonenn, and questions whether he is more concerned with selling a fight than actually performing in one. If you’re an MMA fan and don’t know who Chael Sonnen is by now then you’ve been hiding in a dark place. Probably the most recognisable character in MMA, on par with some of Muhammad Ali’s pre fight …

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Is there any point in competing with the UFC?

LegitMMA looks at the UFC and asks if any other organisation is capable of competing with the juggernaut? Let’s start this article with a clarification of what I want to say: is there any point in competing with the UFC as a rival promotion on an international stage? I don’t mean local shows or big national shows not being put …

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New York: The city that doesn’t have….MMA?

The newest member of the SIE Team, LegitMMA, voices his frustrations over the MMA legalisation debate in New York. It’s 2013, the age of technology, social media, metro sexuality (whatever that is) and one of the world’s most vibrant places does not legalise MMA. Of course the place in question is New York. It’s a constant feature in combat news, …

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