Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

BROOMFIELD, Colo.--Dustin Jacoby (9-7) was on an absolute tear before losing to Simon Marcus (44-3-2) by unanimous decision at GLORY 30 this past May. The defeat brought his five-fight win streak to a screeching halt, but now he gets a chance to right the wrong in the rematch later tonight [...]
What will your verse be: A tribute to Josh SammanSource: Bloody Elbow | Fri, Oct 21, 2016
UFC middleweight and Bloody Elbow staff member Josh Samman passed away on October 5th, 2016. This is a tribute to his life and his work from the Bloody Elbow staff. [...]
I’m sure the folks at Reebok will be pleased they spent millions of dollars on an exclusive outfitting deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), only to learn that most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are more likely to pick up a pair of New Balance. Ahem, Nelson ... if you would, [...]
With just one win in his last eight fights, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva’s days in the UFC are over. Antonio Silva’s UFC career has finally come to an end. One month after his knockout loss to Roy Nelson, MMAjunkie confirmed on Friday that "Bigfoot" and the UFC mutually agreed not to renew [...]
Johny Hendricks used to be the best 170-pound fighter in the world. Not only did he win the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title, “Bigg Rigg” (17-5) was one of the first combatants to land an exclusive Reebok sponsorship prior to promotion’s outfitting deal. Fast forward a few years and Hendricks, 33, [...]
The late Jordan Parsons becomes the first MMA fighter to be diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Last May, former Bellator MMA featherweight Jordan Parsons was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Florida. However, a recent report showed that his physical condition before the accident was already headed towards another [...]
UFC parts ways with Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ SilvaSource: MMA Mania | Fri, Oct 21, 2016
Goodbye Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ... hello RIZIN FF? Following his third straight defeat, a second-round knockout loss to Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 95, heavyweight power puncher Antonio Silva will part ways with the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. The Brazilian and UFC mutually agreed to pass on [...]
Bellator 162: Shlemenko vs. Grove fight card previewSource: Bloody Elbow | Fri, Oct 21, 2016
Here is the 411 on tonight's Bellator 162 card, including the return of former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and professional wrestling superstar Bobby Lashley. The Viacom variety of MMA will be on display tonight in Memphis, Tennessee as Bellator 162 is set for the return of their former middleweight [...]
Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold today told that he never signed a bout agreement to fight Lorenz Larkin and never intended to fight at the promotion's final event. When officials announced the Jan. 12 event in early November, Rockhold said he informed them a wrist injury lingered and that he [...]
Lorenz Larkin said injuries could excuse him from Strikeforce's final card. The middleweight today told Radio he's accumulated all the bumps and bruises that come with four months of training. Yet Larkin wouldn't think of bowing out like his opponent did. He said he needs to fight every five months, or [...]