Fight Knights: Fighter’s Association Discussion, UFC 206 Preview
James Nakashima Intends RFA 46 to be the First in a String of Big Fights
While 2016 has not been the busiest year in terms of fights for undefeated welterweight prospect James Nakashima, it has been a growing year.
Injuries have kept Nakashima from fighting all but once so far in 2016, but he's been able to use the time wisely and more fully ...read more
Breen: Listener Calls, Year End Prediction Contest
Rob Emerson Believes Victory FC Championship Will Put Him Back in the UFC
Following a nearly two-year layoff, former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson returned to action in June at Victory FC 51 against Shawn West to pick up a second-round submission win.
For Emerson, the win over West was proof positive that he made the right changes to his game in his ...read more
Conor McGregor Challenging Bottle-Throwing Sanctions in Court
Conor McGregor was fined $150,000 and assessed 50 hours of community service by the Nevada Athletic Commission in October, but it appears that he is challenging the penalty.
McGregor went before the NAC for disciplinary action after he, Nate Diaz, and Diaz's team hurled water bottles at each other ...read more
UFC Class Action Attorneys Go to Battle with MMA Athletes Association
The history of trying to organize mixed martial arts fighters has been riddled with competing factions that can't seem to get on the same page in representing the fighters' best interests. And it doesn't look like that is going to change any time soon.
Attorneys representing Cung Le, Jon Fitch, Nate ...read more
Donald Cerrone Didn’t Realize He Was on MMA Athletes Association Board
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone appeared before the media on Nov. 30 during a press conference to announce the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA). Cerrone was introduced as an association board member along with former UFC champions Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, and ...read more
Nick Diaz and Nevada Athletic Commission Reach Agreement
Nick Diaz‘s trouble with the Nevada Athletic Commission have reportedly been resolved.
Ed Ruth Makes Quick Return on Short Notice at Friday’s Bellator 168
It was announced on Wednesday that one of MMA's hottest prospects, Ed Ruth (1-0), will waste no time continuing to build his resume, as he fights Emanuele Palombi (5-2) for his second fight in as many months. The bout takes place this Saturday at “Bellator 168: Sakara vs. Beltran,”on Dec. ...read more
Dana White ‘Shocked’ by One Fighter Who Joined MMA Athletes Association
Talk of a fighter union has long buzzed on the fringes of mixed martial arts in general, and around the UFC specifically. So when five fighters and a former promoter announced the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association last week, an organization formed explicitly for UFC fighters, it ...read more