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Josh Barnett on Jon Jones cocaine story, analyzes Werdum vs. Velasquez

While interviewing Josh Barnett to promote his role as commentator alongside Mauro Ranallo on the “New Japan Pro Wrestling” show for AXS TV (that premieres on January 16), the topic of MMA was bound to come up eventually. Barnett did not have much to say in terms of news when it came to what is […]


Mauro Ranallo frustrated with Jon Jones & drugs in MMA + Pro Wrestling Dream Matches

Mauro Ranallo has been present first-hand for some of the greatest times in MMA and continues to be a top commentator and analyst in the sport. However, that does not mean that someone so deeply immersed in the professional side of the sport can not be as angry and confused like us fans are when […]


Top Heavy: Is Jones VS Cormier Enough To Carry UFC 182?

By Jason Furness Let’s start this by saying that the UFC 182 main event of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier is a huge fight. Stylistically, emotionally and promotionally it is all but perfect. The challenger is undefeated and the champion is equally as good, with his only loss coming via DQ when he was putting […]


“Fight Church” Documentary Review

“Fight Church” is the documentary about the unlikely pairing of the Christian church & combat sports, so it makes perfect sense that the person reviewing it has the last name of “Kaplowitz” and has not been to synagogue since his Bar Mitzvah. I am not a religious person, but that is not to say that […]


Jon Jones to defend belt against Glover Teixeira at UFC 172

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that pound-for-pound king Jon “Bones” Jones will return to the Octagon on Saturday, April 26 at Baltimore Arena to make an unprecedented seventh UFC light heavyweight title defense against No. 2 contender Glover Teixeira, who is undefeated in the UFC. The event marks the organization’s first ever trip to […]


Mike Constantino previews UFC 159

Head coach of AMA Fight Club, Mike Constantino, spoke with The Fight Nerd at Modell’s in midtown Manhattan, where Jim and Dan Miller were doing a workout for the fans to promote UFC 159. Mike talks about Jim’s fight against Pat Healy and the implications of this match, as well as when Dan Miller will […]


Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum to meet in series finale for TUF 17

And then there were two. The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the final episode of its seventeenth season, featuring two semifinal elimination fights. New Yorker Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum of Yuma, Ariz. secured their berths in the final and moved within reach of a lucrative contract with the Ultimate Fighting […]


Sonnen and Jones pick teams on debut of TUF 17

The 17th season of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s famed reality television show, The Ultimate Fighter, began on Tuesday with a special two-hour premiere on FX. Twenty-eight middleweight (185 pounds) fighters squared-off in 14 elimination fights, vying for a coveted spot on the series and their chance to win a six-figure contract with the UFC. Premiere […]


Field Finalized For The Ultimate Fighter on FX: Jones VS Sonnen

On January 22, some of the world’s most talented and determined mixed martial artists will face-off in the most grueling sports tournament on television. Watch as 28 mixed martial arts prospects battle for a coveted spot on the new season of The Ultimate Fighter®, which begins with a special two-hour premiere airing at 8 p.m. […]


Round 5 Releases Ultimate Collector Series 11 with Britney Palmer figure

Round 5 President Damon Lau, announces the release of Ultimate Collector Series 11 featuring the most robust offering in Ultimate Collector history – including three Championship Edition characters, and a variety of Limited Edition and Special Edition figures. The Championship Edition Series 11 lineup consists of UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre, UFC light heavyweight […]