Posted on 19 December 2012
MMA loves Twitter. Whether it’s finding out about a fight booking from the fighter himself or venting on terrible judging within the sport, people tweet first, breathe later. 2012 was a big year for MMA tweets. Some were inspirational. Some were mean spirited. Some even got you fired. But there’s no doubt that Twitter is a [...]
Posted on 01 October 2012
Check out the photo gallery from UFC on FUEL TV 5 thanks to James Law.
Posted on 08 September 2012
Mixed Martial Arts fans love to play matchmaker. Everyone who follows the sport seems to enjoy predicting the next top contender in line for a title shot or conjuring up a dream matchup.
Posted on 19 August 2012
The most interesting man in Mixed Martial Arts is moving up to the 205-pound division – and it’s a genius move for both Chael Sonnen and the UFC.
Sonnen’s two-year quest for the middleweight title against Anderson Silva provided the most compelling storylines that we’ve seen in years. It cemented Silva’s status as a legendary fighter, as well as Sonnen’s place as a huge box-office draw.
Posted on 24 July 2012
Check out the top ten shots from Saturday night’s UFC 149, courtesy of Heavy photographer James Law.
Posted on 10 July 2012
The Filipino Wrecking Machine blasted his way through middleweight ranks with four consecutive victories inside the Octagon. Mark Munoz has one of the most impressive records in the UFC, with 7 victories, and two losses (one of them via split decision to Yushin Okami). In his last fight, Munoz defeated Chris Leben with a vicious [...]
Posted on 26 March 2012
The first episode of TUF Brazil debuted last night (Mar.25) and coaches Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort welcomed 16 featherweights and 16 middleweights to the show.
Posted on 26 January 2012
Fight Nerd reporter Hiroko Yamamura caught up with former Bellator FC lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, at yesterday’s UFC on Fox 2 press workout to help with Michael Johnson during his last week of fight prep against Shane Roller. Eddie confirmed his bout against Shinya Aoki for us, saying the fight will be in April and [...]
Posted on 03 January 2012
In a sport with the sheer variety of outcomes that MMA has, there’s no specific formula for what makes a great fight. Instead, truly great matches are made when some or all of the elements of MMA come together in two fighters to make something that is both a highly competitive bout and a dramatic story told through action.
Posted on 13 December 2011
The end of the year is quickly coming, and that only means one thing. Well, two things, if you count holiday shopping for you rabid MMA fans. Other than that, it also means end of the year awards, and what better place to start than with the company who just wrapped up their season not that long ago, Bellator FC!