Category - MMA

No more MMA coverage on W-O

Wrestling-Online

We have decided to stop covering mixed martial arts here on Wrestling-Online.com due to lack of resources from our end among other factors. Covering wrestling is already a difficult task, adding MMA to the mix was a big undertaking, but with the help of our MMA TV reporter David Comer it was a bit easier. He wrote tons of PPV and TV reports over...

Chael Sonnen says he wants to buy WWE when he retires

Chael Sonnen

TMZ.COM is carrying a story where Chael Sonnen tells them that he wants to buy WWE when he retires from his MMA career! A representative for Sonnen – who lost his fight against Jon Jones last week – told TMZ that Sonnen isn’t joking and that it is “100% Chael’s intent to buy WWE!” TMZ reached out to WWE to get...

UFC 159 preliminary card results

UFC 159

On the Facebook portion of the preliminaries Steven Siler defeated Kurt Holobaugh by unanimous decision. Also on Facebook Cody McKenzie took the unanimous decision over long time UFC and WEC veteran Leonard Garcia. This was the 5th straight loss for Garcia and that maybe the last of him in the Octagon. In the first FX fight bantamweights and...

Georges St-Pierre: The Way of the Fight book review

Georges St Pierre

Undisputed Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has had one of the most astonishing careers in the history of mixed martial arts and has accumulated an impressive 24-2 professional record. The champ has now ventured into writing to give everyone an unparalleled look into his life and the sport of mixed martial arts through his eyes. St-Pierre...

UFC 159: Jones vs Sonnen media call recap

UFC 159

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his opponent for the upcoming UFC 159 took the time for a media call today. Also on the call was co-main event fighters Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher. UFC president Dana White was on a flight and unable to attend. Below are some of the highlights but the full audio is linked also. This fight is...

Smooth Benson Henderson retains title and gets engaged after

Ben Henderson

“Smooth” Benson Henderson came into hostile territory to defend his title and escaped San Jose with the lightweight title and a future Mrs. Henderson. While it took a split decision with two of the judges scoring it three rounds to two for the champ the other judge saw it as three to two but for the former Strikeforce lightweight...

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale salaries

The Ultimate Fighter

Sherdog.com obtained The Ultimate Fighter 17 finale salaries from the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday. The main event winner Urijah Faber was the biggest payee of the evening taking home $55,000 guarantee plus another $55,000 for his win bonus to make his total for the evening $110,000. The next highest payee was actually Cole Miller who...

The Ultimate Fighter moves to FOX Sports 1 in August

The Ultimate Fighter

LAS VEGAS – A new network, new day and time, new coaches and new captivating storylines. The Ultimate Fighter, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) signature reality series, moves to FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports’ newly minted multi-sport national cable channel, when it returns in September. The series, featuring UFC women’s bantamweight...

TUF 17: Jones vs Sonnen Finale recap

The Ultimate Fighter

UFC will crown a tournament champion for season 17 at the 185 pound weight limit. Also a season 18 coach will be decided as the winner of Miesha Tate vs Cat Zingano will get the job and a shot at Ronda Rousey and her belt.  In the main event Urijah Faber takes on former fellow WEC fighter Scott Jorgensen. Keep refreshing and the most current...

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Jones vs Sonnen Finale tonight

The Ultimate Fighter

Tonight the UFC wraps up another TUF season as season 17 comes to a close.  Uriah “Prime Time” Hall will compete against Kelvin Gastelum to see who will be crowned the new Ultimate Fighter middleweight winner. The action begins on Facebook at 5:30 pm ET /2:30 pm PT. The FuelTV prelims will follow at 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT and main event...

UFC announces Fan Expo 2013 in Las Vegas for July

UFC Fan Expo

(LAS VEGAS, NV) – The Ultimate Fighting Championship presents its eighth UFC Fan Expo event on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Also, slated for July 6 is UFC 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN at MGM Grand Garden Arena. “We love giving UFC fans unprecedented access to our sport and athletes,” UFC...

Harley Davidson and UFC reunite for epic 2013

UFC

MILWAUKEE (March 20, 2013) – To celebrate 110 years of freedom, Harley-Davidson Motor Company is riding again with the Ultimate Fighting Championship®. The UFC and Harley-Davidson first teamed up five years ago to forge a unique partnership between these two heavyweight brands. “It’s been an amazing ride with the UFC,” said Dino...

The Ultimate Fighter 18 to feature men and women bantamweights

The Ultimate Fighter

Between the preliminary card and main card for UFC 158 last night Dana White announced that TUF 18 will feature both men and women. Both sexes will be fighting at the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Also the men and women will be training together and living in the same house on the upcoming season. One of the two coaches will be current...

UFC 158 St. Pierre vs Diaz prelims recap

UFC

The first fight of the preliminary card on FX was started off with a lightweight bout between Daron “Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank and John “The Bull” Makdessi.  These two taekwondo fighters delivered a plethora of unique strikes as both went deep into the arsenal for axe kicks, wheel kicks and everything that you could...

GSP decisions Diaz to join Hughes atop all time UFC wins

Georges St Pierre

Georges “Rush” St, Pierre and Nick Diaz finally got a chance to meet in the Octagon and St. Pierre showed why he belongs at the top of pound for pound ranks. Diaz got taken down within the first minute of the fight by the champion which turned out to be how much of the fight would go on to play out.  St. Pierre was one step ahead of...