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Team Alpha Male coach Justin Buchholz sends opponent out on stretcher in MMA return

Team Alpha Male head coach Justin Buchholz isn't in Japan this weekend cornering Teruto Ishihara. Instead, he was competing in a fight of his own at Alaska Fighting Championship 133, where he sent his opponent out on a stretcher. Buchholz (16-10) returned to MMA competition for the first time in nea

MMAJUNKIE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:20:51

Jeremy Stephens just dragged Conor McGregor's mom into their one sided feud

It took Stephens a year, but he's finally unleashed a burn worthy of McGregor. Conor McGregor doesn't just destroy fighters in the cage, he wrecks them handily during media appearances and over the internet as well. It doesn't even have to be his next opponent ... there's more than enough McGregor-i

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-22 00:00:02

Deontay Wilder wants to fight UFC BEAST Brock Lesnar in MMA 'I'm a deadly puncher'

The Bronze Bomber, will defend his WBC crown against Cuban Luis Ortiz later this year, told Sport Illustrated he would switch sports to fight the 40-year-old beast - and he's confident he would emerge victorious. "I mean if the price is right, of course," Wilder said. "I win of course, I'll go to th

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 10:09:55

Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 117's Yushin Okami

Long-time veteran, Yushin Okami, returns to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on short-notice to face off with athletic finisher, Ovince Saint Preux, in a 205-pound bout this Friday (Sept. 22, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 117 inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Every year, UFC throws me a f

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-21 22:01:01

Brock Lesnar planned on returning to UFC before Jon Jones failed drug test

While the combat sports world nearly witnessed an unimaginable matchup between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar, the potential heavyweight clash fizzled out after "Bones" popped for a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) violation dating back to his

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-22 22:00:02

MMA at Joint Base Langley-Eustis: MMAjunkie Radio's trip with Tate, Felder, Covington and Stitch

Whenever the topic of the United States Armed Forces comes up, the first thing that often comes to mind are words like "sacrifice" and "service." But after recently visiting Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE) in Hampton, Va., with a few UFC fighters and members of the MMA community, those words and ti

MMAJUNKIE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:15:30

TUF Episode 4: Revi

Woahhh last weeks review got way out of line. So overly mean I deleted half of it. Have to apologize about that. In fact for now on, each episode a chick doesn't cry I'll donated $100 to a battered women shelter. These girls aren't here to beat off too (believe me I tried,) they're here to fight and

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-21 22:04:18

Georges St-Pierre: If Michael Bisping expects same ol' GSP, 'it's a big mistake on his part'

Georges St-Pierre left the UFC in Nov. 2013 at the top of the sport. Yes, his final fight - a split decision over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 - controversially went St-Pierre's way. Still, it marked his 12th consecutive overall victory and ninth straight welterweight title defense. He had wiped out h

MMAJUNKIE.COM - 2017-09-21 19:30:43

UFC Fight Night 117: Looking back at the glory days of Japanese MMA (Video)

With Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returning to Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, let's stroll down memory lane during the peak of Japanese mixed martial arts (MMA), taking a look at PRIDE 33: "The Second Coming." This event, which featured names like Dan Henders

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-22 03:30:01

UFC light heavyweight suspended one year following USADA anti-doping violation

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight bruiser Nick Roehrick found himself in hot water last month after United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the once-beaten Floridian of a potential anti-doping violation. From the official release: Roehrick,

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-22 14:35:57

Back from surgery, Benson Henderson ready to prove a point at Bellator 183

So far, Benson Henderson's move from the UFC to Bellator MMA has not gone entirely to plan. Perhaps having two functioning ACL's will make a difference. Henderson (14-7) will make his fourth walk to the Bellator cage on Saturday, as he's scheduled to face lightweight Patricky Freire (17-8) at Bellat

ESPN - 2017-09-22 13:44:55

Prospect Sabina Mazo motivated by opening of UFC women's flyweight division ahead of fight at LFA 23

LFA A women's flyweight prospect is in the making at Legacy Fighting Alliance. Colombian fighter Sabina Mazo will be returning to the cage this Friday at LFA 23 following her viral head-kick knockout earlier this year that picked up close to 1.5 million views on YouTube. The 20-year-old Mazo will be

MMA FIGHTING - 2017-09-22 16:00:02

Boxing champ Deontay Wilder: I would KO and submit Brock Lesnar in the Octagon

Since Conor McGregor's August 26th fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., there has been a lot of talk about MMA fighters wanting to venture into boxing. The amount of money that both men made is good enough reason for them to make the jump. Boxers wanting to transition into MMA, on the other hand, ha

BLOODY ELBOW - 2017-09-22 12:00:10

The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 4 results: Lauren Murphy vs. Nicco Montano

The Arizona native pulled off the first major upset of The Ultimate Fighter 26 by winning a unanimous decision over Lauren Murphy on the fourth episode of the season. Murphy's Octagon experience wasn't enough to overcome the energy of Montano, who was more than a match for Murphy in both the grappli

MMA FIGHTING - 2017-09-21 03:17:24

Georges St-Pierre shrugs off Michael Bisping's insults: 'He's a very angry person deep down'

Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping couldn't be further apart when it comes to their approach to hyping a fight. While the UFC middleweight champion has built his reputation pulling no punches to insult his opponents before they meet in the cage, St-Pierre has typically taken a more polite and tho

MMA FIGHTING - 2017-09-21 17:00:05

Quirky Roy Nelson makes Bellator MMA debut years after giving up rugby and making the belly and beard look all his own

Roy Nelson has to be one of the quirkiest characters in fight sports. He's a throwback, or maybe he's just 'Big Country'. And with a rub of that big paunch, hand through his beard, the devastating right hand does it for him again in the heavyweight contests with 4oz gloves. Nelson makes his debut th

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 18:41:00

'Who the fook is that guy?' Jeremy Stephens now has an answer for Conor McGregor

It took almost a year to the day. But Jeremy Stephens has finally clapped back at Conor McGregor. And it was all worth the wait. On Thursday, about 51 weeks since McGregor burned him epically during a press conference, Stephens had the perfect comeback to "Who the fook is that guy?" Stephens posted

MMA FIGHTING - 2017-09-21 22:30:47

Jessica Andrade claims Claudia Gadelha's reputation is 'damaged,' no longer considered Brazilian - UFC Japan

There are some fighters who don't necessarily care to fight one of their fellow countrymen (or women). Take Anderson Silva for example, who says there are plenty of other non-Brazilian fighters in the game for him to take on if he had his choice. Jessica Andrade, however, doesn't mind mixing it up

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-21 23:01:01

Bellator MMA CEO Scott Coker urges Rio Ferdinand 'to ease into boxing' and says George Foreman would have been MMA star

Scott Coker, CEO of Bellator mixed martial arts, has urged former football star Rio Ferdinand 'to ease into boxing' with caution and says former world heavyweight boxing great George Foreman would have been MMA star had he been in his prime today. Speaking ahead of the huge Bellator MMA card here a

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-22 21:57:00

UFC Fight Night 117 weigh-in results and live video stream (6 a.m. ET)

TOKYO - MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today's early and official UFC Fight Night 117 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 6 a.m. ET (3 a.m. PT). The early weigh-ins take place at the UFC host hotel in Tokyo. There are no ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans for this event. UFC Fight Nig

MMAJUNKIE.COM - 2017-09-21 09:00:11