Anton Gurevich

170lbs of Gold: Five greatest Welterweights in UFC history

In three weeks' time, Georges St. Pierre will return to the cage again, with sights on solidifying his spot as the greatest Welterweight in UFC history, and one of the top Pound-for-Pound fighters in the sport today. St. Pierre's path of destruction is a long list of top UFC 170-pounders, making the French-Canadian one of the m dominant champions in UFC history. Welterweight is arguably one of the most stacked weight-class in the UFC. St. Pierre's run of six

Freddy Roach: BJ Penn, GSP and Anderson Silva are the TOP 3 Boxers in MMA

Legendary boxing coach Freddy Roach once again labeled Anderson Silva as the best pure boxer currently competing in Mixed Martial Arts. Roach praised Silva's movement and timing, adding that "The Spider" is one of the most intelligent fighters he ever worked with. UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who trained with Freddy Roach on several occasions, is ranked at #2, while BJ Penn completes the TOP 3 list at #3. Roach also mentioned Nick Diaz at #4 and KJ Noons at #5, crediting both fighters for

Strikeforce Results: Josh Barnett chokes out Sergei Kharitonov in Round 1

After long months of speculations, polls and opinion articles - the final of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix is finally set. Josh Barnett will meet Daniel Cormier, after booking his place with a convincing performance against the fellow PRIDE veteran Sergei Kharitonov. The Russian Mercenary (that's according to Mauro Ranallo) was better on his feet, managing to hurt Josh Barnett with various striking combinations. But the turning point was when Josh Barnett got his takedown, immediately finding

Dennis Hallman: Maybe Dana White didn’t like the color

In an interview with, UFC Welterweight veteran Dennis Hallman finally shared the story behind his "wardrobe malfunction" at UFC 133. According to Hallman, he lost a bet to one of his fighting teammates, and as punishment, he had to wear a super-tight-extra-small blue Speedo's during the fight with Brian Ebersole at UFC 133. Hallman's outfit caused the UFC President Dana White to label the incident as "disgusting", promising MMA fans around the world that such "disgraceful" incident will never

Fedor Emelianenko: Dan Henderson is like a Tornado, but it’s all about the match-up

  MMA legends Fedor "The Last Emperor" Emelianenko and Dan "Hendo" Henderson will meet on July 30th at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Emelianenko and Henderson share numerous MMA titles, and are widely considered as two of the most influental fighters in the sport. Emelianenko is currently 1-2 in his Strikeforce campaign, defeating Brett Rogers but losing to Fabricio Werdum and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. "The Last Emperor" holds a fantastic MMA record of 31-3, with victories over Mirko Cro

Guram “Gugenman” Gugenishvili is coming to Showtime on July 8th (Exclusive Interview)

On July 8th, undefeated Guram Gugenishvili will make his United States debut, facing Pat Bennett in the co-main event of M-1 Challenge XXVI: Figueroa vs. Weichel, LIVE on Showtime.  Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Twenty-four year old Gugenishvili is currently 11-0 in his Mixed Martial Arts career, winning 10 of his fights via brutal submissions. In his last fight, Guram Gugenishvili faced the M-1 Eastern Europe Heavyweight Champion Maxim Grishin, in what was Georgian's toughest test to date. Gugenishvili

Karyn Bryant: It takes much more than that to horrify me (Exclusive Interview)

MMA H.E.A.T.'s Karyn Bryant never thought her UFC 130 post-fight  interview with the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will spark a big debate in the Mixed Martial Arts community. Many journalists found Rampage Jackson's "motorboat" expression a disgrace to the sport, suggesting that the UFC President Dana White should punish Jackson.  We went directly to the source (or at least one side of it), asking Karyn Bryant about motors, boats, Rampage Jackson, superheroes

UFC 130 Aftermath: What’s next for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson?

Quinton Jackson successfully defeated Matt Hamill in the main event of UFC 130 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With two consecutive victories over Top 10 UFC Light Heavyweights, what should be next for Rampage? Make your vote! UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill Staff Predictions

Rampage Jackson vs. Matt HamillAnton Gurevich: It's hard to pick against Rampage Jackson in this one. He's simply too powerful for Matt Hamill. Yes, Hamill is a great Wrestler, but Rampage is a decent wrestler himself, and will surely not allow "The Hammer" to take him down at will. My pick is Rampage Jackson via TKO in Round 2.Joey Santosus: Rampage is capable of ending any fight with a single punch... Duly noted.  However, short of that puncher's chance, I'm taking the underdog in this one.  I

Alistair Overeem: My main focus is on winning the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament (Exclusive Interview)

Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair "The Demolition Man", "The Reem", "Megareem", "Ubereem" Overeem will step inside the Strikeforce cage for the first time this year, facing the man who already beat him back in Pride - Fabricio Werdum. Last year was the best in Overeem's career, as the Dutch phenom defended his Strikeforce by brutalizing Brett Rogers, finally conquered the K-1 World GP and became the first DREAM Heavyweight Champion.Alistair Overeem was voted MMA Fighter of the Year on,

Five fights you shouldn’t miss at UFC 130

UFC 130 will take place this weekend (May 28th) at the famous MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a Light Heavyweight collision between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Matt "The Hammer" Hamill as the main event. UFC 130 fight card also includes nine other exciting match-ups, with former Champions, title challengers and TUF winners testing their skills inside the Octagon. Here's top five other fights you definitely shouldn't miss this weekend: 1. Jorge Santiago (23-8) vs. Brian Stann (10-3)

Will Michael Bisping Chael Sonnen his way to a shot at the title?

Before the fight against Nate Marquardt at UFC 109, Chael Sonnen was just another UFC Middleweight far, far away from challenging Anderson Silva for his belt. But the charismatic Oregonian had plans of his own; Sonnen used his second-to-none trash talking skills and the interest in Nate Marquardt’s campaign for a rematch against Anderson Silva to call out the Champ, eventually forcing himself into the mix for a shot at the title. Of course, Chael Sonnen backed up his talk by bulldozing Marquardt

Fight Night: Ward vs. Abraham Ring Girls

Yes, we know it's Boxing, but these Fight Night: Ward vs. Abraham Ring Girls were  just too hot to leave out of our traditional Ring Girls Round-Up. The event took place last week at Home Depot Center, in Carson, California and was aired LIVE on Showtime. Andre Ward dominated "King" Arthur Abraham for all 12 rounds, walking away with a Unanimous Decision victory (120–108, 118–110, 118–111).So who has the upper hand when it comes to ring girls, MMA or Boxing? Share your thoughts in

BJ Penn and Jake Shields want to fight each other

Speaking via Twitter, BJ "The Prodigy" Penn expressed his desire to fight the recent UFC Welterweight title challenger Jake Shields. Penn stated that he would never fight a Cesar Gracie fighter, but Jake Shields has been calling him out "for years". In his response to BJ Penn (also via Twitter), Shields accepted the challenge, but also added that he would like the fight to be the first 5 Round Non-Title Fight.BJ Penn was originally scheduled to face Jon Fitch at UFC 132, but now finds himself without an

Cain Velasquez: I would like to be like The Incredible Hulk

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez shared his thoughts with, discussing his career as a Mixed Martial Artist, and what kind of superhero he would like to be. Velasquez will face the winner of UFC 131 bout between Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos later this year. Photo: Francis Specker.

Exclusive Interview with the Official BAMMA Girl Georgia Graham

On May 21st, Wembley Arena in London, England will host the sixth BAMMA event, headlined by a Middleweight showdown between Murilo "Ninja" Rua and the local hero Tom "Kong" Watson. But before the fighters lock horns inside the cage, we take a look at what British Association of Mixed Martial Arts has to offer in terms of ringside entertainment.Please meet the twenty-one year old Georgia Graham. She's from Berwick-upon-Tweed, the northernmost town in England, on the east coast at the mouth of the River