Month: April 2018

Brendan Schaub discusses Leslie Smith situation, says fellow fighters are “part of the problem” for not “sticking up for her”

Popular entertainment figure and former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub is calling for more fighters to step up and help Leslie Smith with Project Spearhead, an effort to unionize fighters. Continue reading “Brendan Schaub discusses Leslie Smith situation, says fellow fighters are “part of the problem” for not “sticking up for her””

Undefeated Sarah Frota set to compete on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil’, date and opponent TBA

Undefeated Sarah Frota is set to compete on an upcoming episode of “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil” in a bid to earn a contract with the UFC. Continue reading “Undefeated Sarah Frota set to compete on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil’, date and opponent TBA”

Ronda Rousey opens up about UFC losses like never before: “I did a whole lot of crying and isolating myself”

Ronda Rousey opened up about her UFC losses like never before during a recent public question and answer session hosted by Hollywood director Peter Berg at the Wild Card West boxing gym. Continue reading “Ronda Rousey opens up about UFC losses like never before: “I did a whole lot of crying and isolating myself””

Dayana Silva set to compete on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil’, date and opponent to be announced

Dayana Silva is set to compete on an upcoming episode of “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil” in a bid to earn a contract with the UFC, the news was first confirmed by Nolan King of MMA Today. Continue reading “Dayana Silva set to compete on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil’, date and opponent to be announced”

Report: UFC working to book Montano vs Shevchenko flyweight title fight for #UFCCalgary

It seems that the long-awaited UFC women’s flyweight title fight between champion Nicco Montano and number one contender Valentina Shevchenko is close to being finalized. Continue reading “Report: UFC working to book Montano vs Shevchenko flyweight title fight for #UFCCalgary”

#WMMADebate: Trash talk…bullying or tactic?

“You know what?,” Joanna Jedrzejczyk asked Rose Namajunas on the UFC 217 conference call. “I think you have some personal problems. And I will show you what your problem is. You’re never going to become champion.” The tense nature of this conversation could be felt through the phone as Namajunas defelected JJ’s verbal jabs. This exchange sparked a debate commonly talked about in MMA– how far is too far? Trash talking or bullying?

Below, Nick and Jill of the WMMA Ranking’s panel give their takes on the role trash talking plays in MMA.
Continue reading “#WMMADebate: Trash talk…bullying or tactic?”