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Injuries in UFC offer Unique But Fleeting Opportunity

Injuries in UFC offer Unique But Fleeting Opportunity by Jonathan King The Clinch Report   With the recent rash of injuries in the UFC, many intriguing match-ups have arisen only to disappear. Jon Jones (16-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC), the current light heavy weight champion of the world, was offered his title shot because of an injury. When Rashad Evans […]

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The Middle Weight Mouth Michael Bisping

The Middle Weight Mouth Michael Bisping by Jonathan King The Clinch Report Many people think Chael Sonnen to be the greatest talker in MMA. However, this is a subject that is up for debate. Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping (22-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) also has the gift of gab. For some reason though, his banter never […]

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UFC 153 Gets Make-Over: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar, Maldonaldo vs. Teixeira

UFC 153 Gets Make-Over: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonner, Maldonaldo vs. Teixeira By: Sensei Phillip Palmejar Just when we thought things in the UFC could not get any stranger, we were wrong.  With both headlining fights for UFC 153 being cancelled due to the injury bug, officials were scrambling to put together some marquee match-ups […]

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UFC 153 Starting To Shape Up Like UFC 151

UFC 153 Starting To Shape Up Like UFC 151 by Jonathan King The Clinch Report Professional Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Hockey all share one common trait; they all have extensive off seasons. Athletes are able to recover, rest, and regenerate. Slowly the athletes prepare in preseason workouts and scrimmages, allowing their bodies to peak physically […]

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brock Lesnar Dream Match-Up

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brock Lesnar Dream Match-Up By: Sensei Phillip Palmejar In a recent Underground forum chat, UFC President Dana White alluded to a potential super match-up between former Pride FC Heavyweight Champion Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar.  As soon as the media and arm chair fight jockeys […]

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Strikeforce Welterweight Prospect Ryan Laflare is Ready to Shake Things Up a Bit

Strikeforce Welterweight Prospect Ryan Laflare is Ready to Shake Things Up a Bit By: Jonathan King The Clinch Report http://youtu.be/igqFuBgAdo0 There is no road map to ensure a safe trip between prospect and contender. Redemption is never guaranteed, the only assurance your receive are nagging injuries and bruised egos.  Strikeforce welterweight prospect Ryan Laflare is […]

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Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is Fired Up, and Firing Back!

  Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is Fired Up, and Firing Back!   By: Jonathan King The Clinch Report   http://www.youtube.com/embed/_DcJXDsL18c With the cancellation of UFC 151, Jon Jones has felt the lion’s share of the blame. After Dan Henderson injured his knee and was unable to fight, Jones turned down a fight with Chael Sonnen on […]

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The Unofficial Rules of International Mixed Martial Arts: Arlovski vs. Sylvia Editor Opinion

The Unofficial Rules of International Mixed Martial Arts: Arlovski vs. Sylvia Editor Opinion By: Sensei Phillip Palmejar Repeated right hands land to the head of Tim Sylvia sending him to the canvas and inciting a riot of excitement from the Filipino fans.  Andre Arlovski rushes the fallen foe to complete his TKO victory with a […]

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Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 153

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 153

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 153   By: Anthony L. Gonzalez Frankie Edgar (14-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) will now get his shot at the UFC Title again! Frankie Edgar is coming off of two controversial decision losses against Ben Henderson. Many felt Edgar defeated Henderson at UFC 150. Edgar is very deserving of this opportunity and has […]

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Certain Fighters Need Reminding of Where They Came From

Certain Fighters Need Reminding of Where They Came From By: Daniel Kendrick  In light of Dan Henderson’s injury, prompting the need for a quick replacement in the upcoming UFC 151 main event, and Jon Jones’ refusal to accept Chael Sonnen as the replacement opponent, it got me thinking about a few things.  Why is it […]

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Lyoto Machida out vs “Bones” Jones, Vitor Belfort gets title shot instead

Lyoto Machida out vs “Bones” Jones, Vitor Belfort gets title shot instead By: Sensei Phillip Palmejar In what may be go down as one of the craziest and most animosity filled days in UFC history, UFC 151 gets canceled in light of a partially torn MCL in the knee of Dan Henderson.  After turning down […]

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UFC 151 Canceled, Hendo with torn MCL, Jones turns down Sonnen

UFC 151 Canceled, Hendo with torn MCL, Jones turns down Sonnen By:  Sensei Phillip Palmejar Breaking News, minutes ago Dana White announced that the entire UFC 151 card is being canceled due to their inability to find a quality short notice replacement for Dan Henderson.  Dan Henderson has now officially reported that he cannot compete […]

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Upcoming MMA Bouts You Do Not Want To Miss!

Upcoming MMA Bouts You Do Not Want To Miss! By: Sensei Phillip Palmejar Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Esteves “Quiet Riot” Jones August 24, Titan Fighting Championship: Kansas City, Kansas. In just a few short days Titan Fighting Championship will be putting on their 24th installment at Memorial Hall in Kansas City.  That show is headlined […]

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Frankie Edgar moves down to 145 – Nate Diaz vs. Ben Henderson on Fox 5

Frankie Edgar moves down to 145 – Nate Diaz vs. Ben Henderson on Fox 5 By: Anthony L. Gonzalez According to last night’s announcement by Ariel Helwani on UFC Fuel Tonight, Frankie Edgar has decided to go down to the 145lb weight class. Frankie did a great job at 155, but his last controversial loss to Ben […]

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Strikeforce: Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman Results

  Strikeforce: Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman Results By Anthony L. Gonzalez Rousey comes out swinging. Rousey sweeps the leg and takes down Kaufman. Rousey goes after the arm bar right away. Kaufman does a good job defending the armbar. Kaufman starts to roll Rousey. Rousey keeps on the arm with persistence throughout the rolls. Then […]

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Strikeforce on Showtime Preview

Strikeforce on Showtime Preview

Strikeforce on Showtime Preview Written by: Daniel Kendrick Heartbreaker/Armbreaker It’s ladies night! No, I don’t mean getting dolled up, meeting up with the girlfriends, & hittin’ up the clubs. I’m talking about the Showtime Strikeforce card this Saturday night where ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey puts her 135 lb. title on the line against former champion Sarah […]

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UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II RECAP

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II RECAP

  UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II RECAP     By MMA Writer: Mike Alexander   Another rematch, another controversy. Benson Henderson (17-2) and Frankie Edgar (14-3-1) threw down for a second time, and this decision was debatable as their last decision. Benson won the match with a split decision (49-46, 48-47, and 48-47), but the […]

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Daniel Kendrick’s Preview for UFC 150 Shields vs. Herman & Cerrone vs. Guillard

  Preview for UFC 150 Henderson vs. Edgar 2 By: Daniel Kendrick ‘The American Kid’ Justin Lawrence (4-0-0) vs. Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway (5-1-0) Contrary to popular belief, lightning does indeed strike twice. Case in point: the rematch between UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar. Following the closely contested throwdown at UFC 144, an […]

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UFC Fox 4 Results & Press Conference

UFC Fox 4 Results By: Anthony L. Gonzalez Los Angeles, California — Fuel TV  John Moraga def. Ulysses Gomez via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 3:46. Manny Gamburyan def. Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Phil De Fries def. Oli Thompson via submission (face crank) – Round 2, 4:16  Rani Yahya def. Josh […]

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Frank Mir is going to Strikeforce to face Daniel Cormier

Frank Mir is going to Strikeforce to face Daniel Cormier   By: Anthony L. Gonzalez Zuffa officials reported to USA Today that former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir (16-6) will head over to Strikeforce to challenge Daniel Cormier (10-0) in the last heavyweight fight held by Strikeforce. The fight will either take place in a October […]

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UFC 149 Results: Faber outclassed by Barão to win UFC Title

UFC 149 Results:  Faber outclassed by Barão to win UFC Title By: Daniel Kendrick They can’t all be barnburners & unfortunately UFC 149 looked better on paper than it ended up playing out. Not even the generally faced paced, action packed lower weights were able to rejuvinate what was a lackluster main card from the […]

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Daniel Kendricks’s UFC 149 Preview

   Daniel Kendricks’s UFC 149 Preview By: Daniel Kendrick Generally, long win streaks are synonomous with the those who are considered the very best in that athletes sport: Lance Armstrong’s 7 consecutive Tour de France titles; Tiger Wood’s 4 consecutive consecutive Majors wins; Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak. These are the feats of world champions […]

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Preview for UFC on Fuel TV Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman

Preview for UFC on Fuel TV Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman

Preview for UFC on Fuel TV Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman By: Daniel Kendricks Following the biggest UFC PPV in history last Saturday night, the knock down/drag outs & tap outs continue tomorrow night from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA with another stout card headlined by two of the UFC’s fast rising middleweight […]

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Chael Sonnen plans to file an appeal for his UFC 148 loss

Attorney and author Jonathan Snowden is reporting via Twitter that Chael Sonnen is filing an appeal. By: Real Combat Media MMA According to mixedmartialarts.com, Chael Sonnen plans to file an appeal for his loss to Anderson Silva. Watch the video and you be the judge. Please comment below. He is claiming that the knee caused […]

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UFC 148 Results are in : Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva 2 & Press Conference

UFC 148 Results are in : Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva 2 By: Anthony L. Gonzalez & Mike Alexander CHAEL SONNEN VS. ANDERSON SILVA 2 MAIN EVENT Round 1 Here we go ! Sonnen comes out swinging and Sonnen takes him down immediately. Sonnen lands punches in Silva’s solid guard. Sonnen is landing a lot […]

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