Welcome back, folks. It’s good to see you again. The summer schedule may be creeping closer, but at least for now there’s still plenty of downtime to be had. So what better way to spend it than with the latest and greatest from the MMA community? We have a full docket on tap today. So [...]
The MMA Beat is finally back. Luke Thomas, Mike Chiappetta, Chuck Mindenhall and I discuss Anderson Silva’s fine, Eddie Alvarez‘s situation, Shane Carwin’s legacy, MMA gloves and women’s MMA. Check out the new episode above. Photo credits: Esther Lin, MMA Fighting; US Presswire; Getty Images; Bellator. Music courtesy of APM Music.
You didn’t think that a lack of fight cards in the early part of May would mean a corresponding lack of news, did you? MMA has a way of filling it’s own void, which has been the case this week. From Anderson Silva skipping out on UFC press events, to the announcement of Bellator’s Fight [...]
UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva shelled out $50,000 to the UFC for a missed media tour in Los Angeles, CA earlier this week, but according to the champ, it wasn’t on purpose. On Tuesday, Silva told Brazilian media outlet Veja that he was unaware of his media obligations, blaming his absence on a “miscommunication” which [...]
Anderson Silva’s next opponent isn’t impressed with the champ’s decision to blow off a recent media tour. A day after “The Spider” was fined $50,000 by the UFC for canceling a UFC 162 media event in Los Angeles, Chris Weidman, his opponent on July 6, told MMAFighting.com, “I hope he has a good reason why [...]
Anderson Silva decided to escape from Los Angeles. But it cost him a pretty penny. The UFC middleweight champion, who had been in the United States for the past several days, was scheduled for a full day of media promotion in the Los Angeles area on Tuesday, including several television spots and a media luncheon [...]
As a loaded April schedule gives way to a steady summer schedule, we’re finally afforded a moment to catch our collective breath and reflect on everything that’s happened and everything that’s ahead. For that I’m pleased to be joined by my partner in crime, Luke Thomas, for this latest edition of the MMA Roundtable. We’ll [...]
NEWARK, N.J. — Chris Weidman discusses Hurricane Sandy, his Mark Munoz fight, his upcoming fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 162, and much more during a recent Q&A session at UFC 159.
There might be a new sheriff in town. And if there isn’t, the debate about whether there should be is certainly here to stay. After his easy dismantling of Chael Sonnen at UFC 159, some are wondering whether Jon Jones is the best fighter walking the planet. Their evidence is a couple of things. For [...]
At the Herald Square Takeover event Wednesday before UFC 159, UFC president Dana White talks about Jones vs. Silva, GSP’s next fight, FOX Sports 1, Anderson Silva’s contract, Fallon Fox, Tyson Fury and much more.