• The 10 winningest fighters in Bellator history
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    With Bellator approaching its 10th anniversary, MMAjunkie takes a look at the 10 winningest fighters in the history of the organization. Of note, all fighters included in this column fight at middleweight or below and have promotional debuts ranging from April 2010 to April 2015. * * * * 10. A.J. McKee Gallery Photos: Best of A.J. McKee view 19 images Age: 23 Debut: Bellator 136 on April 10, 2015 Number of fights: 12 Number of wins: 12 McKee has the best winning percentage in... Read more »
  • UFC Denver’s Luis Pena recounts first meeting with biological father
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    UFC lightweight Luis Pena was already dealing with major changes in his life when he received a message that would turn most people’s worlds upside down. To say that Pena — known affectionately as “The Violent Bob Ross” — has had a unique upbringing, would be an understatement. He was born in Naples, Italy, a result of his biological mother being in the Navy, but raised in Arkansas primarily by his adopted mother Rose... Read more »
  • UFC returns to Brazil for February card in Fortaleza
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    The UFC is headed to Brazil in February. The UFC is getting to work on its event schedule for 2019, and now we know when and where its first trip to Brazil next year will be. MMA Fighting confirmed a report from Combate that a Fight Night card is set for Fortaleza on Saturday, February 2nd. UFC executive David Shaw told media last September that the plan for Brazil in 2019 was three shows,... Read more »
  • Proper No. Twelve vs. Jameson: Which Irish whiskey did Mike Jackson choose?
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    https://content.jwplatform.com/libraries/FLu19iir.js "\n\t\t\n\t\t\tif(typeof(jQuery)==\"function\"){(function($){$.fn.fitVids=function(){}})(jQuery)};\n\t\t\t\tjwplayer('jwplayer_GCrl4peZ_FLu19iir_div').setup(\n\t\t\t\t{\"advertising\":{\"admessage\":\"This video will resume in xx seconds\",\"bids\":{\"bidders\":[{\"id\":\"210076\",\"name\":\"SpotX\"}],\"settings\":{\"mediationLayerAdServer\":\"dfp\",\"floorPriceCents\":25}},\"client\":\"googima\",\"cuetext\":\"Advertisement\",\"schedule\":[{\"offset\":\"pre\",\"type\":\"linear\",\"tag\":\"%%VAST_TAG%%\"}],\"skipmessage\":\"Skip ad in xx seconds\",\"vpaid_mode\":\"insecure\",\"vast_load_timeout\":15000,\"load_video_timeout\":15000,\"request_timeout\":10000,\"max_redirects\":8},\"playlist\":\"https:\\\/\\\/content.jwplatform.com\\\/feeds\\\/GCrl4peZ.json\",\"ph\":2}\n\t\t\t);\n\t\t\n\t"sdpJWEmbed.start();During the build-up to UFC 229, Conor McGregor pushed his Proper No. Twelve Irish whiskey on us every chance he got. On two separate occasions – at the open workouts and pre-fight press conference – McGregor got thousands of fans to all chant on command: “(Expletive) the Jameson brothers!” That, of course, was a direct diss against Jameson, the world’s most popular Irish whiskey brand. So how does... Read more »
  • Eddie Alvarez plans to scout ONE Championship lightweights, 'find out their pets' names'
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    if(typeof(jQuery)=="function"){(function($){$.fn.fitVids=function(){}})(jQuery)}; jwplayer('jwplayer_sEmo5IgJ_FLu19iir_div').setup( {"advertising":{"admessage":"This video will resume in xx seconds","bids":{"bidders":[{"id":"210076","name":"SpotX"}],"settings":{"mediationLayerAdServer":"dfp","floorPriceCents":25}},"client":"googima","cuetext":"Advertisement","schedule":[{"offset":"pre","type":"linear","tag":"%%VAST_TAG%%"}],"skipmessage":"Skip ad in xx seconds","vpaid_mode":"insecure","vast_load_timeout":15000,"load_video_timeout":15000,"request_timeout":10000,"max_redirects":8},"playlist":"https:\/\/content.jwplatform.com\/feeds\/sEmo5IgJ.json","ph":2} ); sdpJWEmbed.start();Eddie Alvarez admits he’s not that familiar with his new colleagues in the ONE Championship lightweight division. However, he expects that to change in short order. Alvarez (29-6) signed with ONE Championship this week after an eight-fight UFC stint that included a reign as the organization’s 155-pound title holder. He said he made the move because ONE Championship is one of the few notable organizations where... Read more »