With foul strikes to the eye happening more frequently than ever before, there is a serious need for athletic commissions to come down hard on fighters that cause them, regardless of them being a careless accident or a malicious intent.
With UFC's 1 year extension with ESPN UK coming to an end in a few months time, the yet-to-launch BT Sport is the expected new home for the worldwide leader in mixed martial arts after ESPN began selling it's assets off back in February.
Join us live at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. ET / 3 p.m. GMT for discussion of the quarter finals of the 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling tournament from the Wells Fargo Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Join us live at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. ET / 11 p.m. GMT for discussion of Session 2 of the 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion from the Wells Fargo Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Join us live at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. GMT for discussion of Session 1 of the 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion from the Wells Fargo Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ronda Rousey goes off on Cris Cyborg Santos, calling her out on her self-entitlement, a disgrace to the sport, and that she has done nothing to warrant a special exception to compete in the UFC at a weight there is no division for.
In this special edition of Bloody Basics, Sambo wizzard Reilly Bodycomb gives a detailed instruction on the Scissor takedown & Inverted Heelhook as famously seen in the Anderson Silva vs Ryo Chonan fight Lauzon vs Miller at UFC 155
Arguably the hottest combat sports prospect outside of MMA, has a recent social media update by Olympic Gold medallist Jordan Burroughs closed the door that could have eventually lead to a UFC title?
Matt Riddle sounds off for the first time since his cut from the UFC roster, claiming he was fired for 'taking his medicine' and that the UFC hates people who use marijuana, even if only for medicinal purposes.
Rener and Ryron Gracie return to break down Kenny Roberton's 'Suloev Stretch' kneebar submission, as well as Liz Carmouche taking the back and facelocking Ronda Rousey, and Rousey's fight ending armbar from UFC 157.
Stephan Kesting explores 4 core concepts in this brand new video that can be used to help pass anyone's guard, be it in Gi or No Gi BJJ, Submission Grappling or in MMA.
At the World MMA Expo, real Catch Wrestling matches were put on for the first time in New York City in 93 years. These are the video highlights of some of the matched put on by Snake Pit USA.
Kenny Robertson defeated Brock Jardine with a painful leg submission on the UFC 157 Facebook card. The modified kneebar has been pulled off in the past though, by forgotten Armenian fighter Amar Suloev. KJ Gould breaks down the move in this Judo Chop
Change.org is hosting a petition regarding Olympic Wrestling's removal from the Summer Games by the IOC starting in 2020. The petition can be presented to the US Senate, but needs 15000 signatures. At the time of writing 2760 signatures are needed. If you wish to help the future of Olympic Wrestling, this is one way you can do so. Sign the Petition at Change.org (click)
KJ Gould returns with the next instalment of Ring Rants, where he rages on Spike TV's approach to Bellator MMA advertising , and Dana White's perma-chip on his shoulder over UFC legends Randy Couture and Tito Ortiz.
KJ Gould doesn't believe Jose Aldo vs Frankie Edgar suffered from scoring controversy at UFC 156, but asks if enough of a story is told in a 5 round title fight. If Boxing champions can have 36 minutes, should UFC champs get 35?
KJ Gould looks at the UFC and MMA news that's been grinding his gears this week, including UFC vs Bellator, Cyborg vs Rousey, Rampage Jackson, the Culinary Union, and Anderson Silva wanting to fight Chris Weidman in Brazil.
Ryan Bader submitted Vladimir Matyushenko with a unique looking arm-across guillotine choke from the front headlock at UFC on Fox 6. KJ Gould breaks down the details of this technique.
A needed win for Heavyweight Shawn Jordan came at last night's UFC on Fox 6, but it wasn't until poking Mike Russow in the eye that he was able to turn the fight in his favour. An eye poke happened in Spencer vs Natal too.
Demetrious Johnson has already upset odds favourite fighters at Flyweight, but the UFC champion has yet to wow or win over many fans. KJ Gould makes the argument that 'Mighty Mouse' is destined for 'Pound for Pound' greatness ahead of UFC on Fox 6
The final ever Strikeforce event is in the books,and most odds favourite fighters did their jobs to secure the win. A questionable decision in the Couture vs Noons fight and a lopsided upset in Marquardt vs Saffiedine
A new study in the USA suggests the human hand may have evolved through the requirement of unarmed combat. The study controversially suggests humans may be predisposed to aggression and violence, factors that played a role in our evolution.
KJ Gould takes a look at the show's Lightweight and Welterweight finalists from the first season of the UFC's TUF Smashes: Colin Fletcher vs Norman Parke and Brad Scott vs Robert Whittaker
The popular notion of 'no sex before competition' in sport is changing with new attitudes and research suggesting sex and sport are better partners than opponents, something UFC Womens Champion Ronda Rousey believes.
Dana White lashes out at fans who didn't like his role in a comedy sketch on Fox NFL Sunday, and goes on a tirade about a certain type of people he sees in the world today. Watch the video, read his tirade, and find out why he handled it terribly.
Mixed Martial Arts training has provided the therapeutic release US Army Infantry Medic Kyle Dubay needs to manage his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which he was diagnosed with after 3 tours of Iraq. Read more about his story inside.
Rener Gracie and Ralek Gracie break down the guard battle between Georges St. Pierre and Carlos Condit from last night's UFC 154 main event.
In continuing relief efforts for the North East USA areas effected by Hurricane Sandy, New York martial artists are planning a blood drive to help with donations for local hospitals effected by the super storm. Find out how you can help inside.