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. (more…)
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. (more…)
“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.
Per the Calgary Sun, the UFC has added an exciting women’s flyweight bout between Alexis Davis (19-7) and “Blonde Fighter” Katlyn Chookagian (10-1) to UFC on FOX: Calgary at the Scotiabank Saddledom on July 28. (more…)