Jimi Manuwa’s Heavy Hitting Workouts

[ad_1] “I learn from every fight, but especially my losses,” he says. “I’m still getting better every fight. Me and Rumble Johnson are the two hardest hitters in the division, but there’s more to it than that. I’ve learned to be more patient – it’s about having that confidence. I know that I can knock […]

Stipe Miocic is the UFC champ who also cleans toilets as a firefighter

[ad_1] By Martin Rogers, USA TODAY Sports Stipe Miocic’s reward for becoming top dog in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s biggest and baddest division was to be handed a mop and a plunger and ordered to swab floors and unblock a toilet. It was May 2016, and four days earlier Miocic had achieved his career ambition […]


[ad_1] By Aria Darcella, CR Fashion Book It turns out the fashion industry can be intimidating for anyone—even MMA fighter Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who has just signed a contract with top agency IMG Models, which is also home to names like Gigi Hadid. “Walking to the cage [where] people see you getting punched in the […]

Lopez-Velez card in Puerto Rico canceled

[ad_1] Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria, has been without power for a week, and a possible humanitarian disaster looms. So it comes as little surprise that the Juan Manuel Lopez-Jayson Velez boxing card has been canceled. Lopez (35-5, 32 KOs), a former featherweight and junior featherweight world titleholder, and fellow Puerto Rican […]

Mueller believes she can be champ

[ad_1] As soon as Lauren Mueller’s Aug. 29 fight with Kelly McGill-Velasco was over, she knew she had it. “I definitely knew I had it, for sure,” she said. “I was confident in getting my hand raised.” We meant the UFC contract that she ultimately received on the eighth episode of Dana White’s Tuesday Night […]

Max Holloway's Blessed UFC Career

[ad_1] The crowd cheers at the mention of his name, not yours. This is his home, not yours. You fight. You get hit. The crowd cheers. Your opponent is the greatest featherweight in mixed martial arts history, José Aldo. He is a fan favourite, the bookie’s favourite and odds-on to win. You’re losing. Two rounds […]

Joanna Jedrzejczyk planning to break Ronda Rousey’s record…

[ad_1] By Coral Barry for Metro.co.uk Jedrzejczyk has always said she wants to be a two-weight champion and the creation of the flyweight division would make it easier to move up in weight rather than the 20 pound jump to bantamweight. Read full article here. [ad_2] Source link

UFC Statement on Azamat Murzakanov

[ad_1] The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Azamat Murzakanov of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on September 2, 2017. USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case involving Murzakanov. […]

Solis handed second shot at McDonnell

[ad_1] 5:21 AM ET ESPN staff WBA world bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell will defend his title in a rematch with Liborio Solis on November 4. Doncaster’s McDonnell, 31, made the fifth defence of his crown via a unanimous decision over the Venezuelan in November 2016 at the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco. Now the pair […]