Chad “Robo” Robichaux: Eight Deployments in Afghanistan definitely make you a better MMA fighter

Tomorrow, Chad “Robo” Robichaux will participate in the biggest fight of his career, facing the Bellator Bantamweight Champion Zach Makovsky in a non-title contest at Bellator 41. At the age of 35, Chad Robichaux holds an impressive Mixed Martial Arts record of 11-0, with 10 Submission victories (eight in round one). Robichaux trains at the Gracie Barra Academy in Houston, Texas, under the patronage of Carlos Gracie Jr. and Bellator 41 will take place this Saturday (April 16th) at Cocopah

ZUFFA purchase Strikeforce; Dana White says “business as usual”

UFC President Dana White exclusively revealed to’s Ariel Helwani this afternoon that ZUFFA purchased the rival promotion Strikeforce. Based in San Jose, California, Strikeforce were considered by many as UFC’s main competitors, thanks to a deal with Showtime and an exceptional production of the events. White assured Helwani that business will go as usual, also stating the the “UFC-banned” fighters Paul Daley and Josh Barnett will keep their jobs at Strikeforce. As for the “Last Emperor”

CompuStrike: Clear advantage for Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort will look to beat the odds tomorrow at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Nevada, facing Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Title. According to CompuStrike, Silva has an advantage in every aspect of the game – from striking to wrestling, landing a total 60% of strikes and 83% of attempted takedowns.Anderson Silva also looks to be the more aggressive striker, throwing significantly more punches and leg kicks than Vitor Belfort. CompuStrike Belfort-related stats also support the

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Bigfoot Silva set for Feb. 12th; Strikeforce make Heavyweight Tournament Official

Well, it looks like the wait for return of “The Last Emperor” is finally over. Sherdog reported first this evening, that Fedor Emelianenko and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will meet at Strikeforce’s February 12th event, as a part of promotion’s rumored eight-man Heavyweight Tournament. Here’s the report:Fedor Emelianenko will return to the Strikeforce cage on Feb. 12, as he takes on Antonio Silva in a heavyweight main event from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Sources close to the negotiations

Dana White: Everyone who has Alistair Overeem on his Top 10 list is Stupid

“[Expletive] great guy. I like Overeem. I have nothing but respect for him. But it’s an absolute [expletive] joke that anybody would rank him in the top 10. And anybody that wants to debate with me, and tell me why Alistair should be ranked, [expletive] fire away. I’m ready. I want to hear it. Can’t wait. If on your rankings you have him in the top 10, you should be [expletive] embarrassed.I actually find it hilarious that he’s ranked in the top 10 by some of the websites. I find it hilarious. What has he

Jorge Rivera: Calling Alessio Sakara a “World Class Striker” is a bit of a stretch

Nicknamed “El Conquistador”, UFC veteran Jorge Rivera will look to conquer another opponent, this time facing the Legionarius Alessio Sakara in the co-main event of UFC 122 this weekend. Thirty-eight years old, Jorge Rivera holds a Mixed Martial Arts record of 18 wins and 7 losses (8-5 in the UFC), finishing 12 of his fights via a TKO/KO. Rivera is coming off three consecutive victories, with his latest victory coming via TKO against Nate Quarry at Fight Night 21.Here’s what Jorge Rivera had to say in an

LowKick Exclusive: Tim Kennedy will be looking for a Knockout against Jacare Souza on August 21st

In-between preparations for his Strikeforce Middleweight title fight against Jacare Souza this weekend, Tim Kennedy answered on several questions exclusively for community. Thirty year old Kennedy is currently 12-2 (5 KO’s, 6 Subs) in his MMA career, with notable victories over Trevor Prangley, Nick Thompson and Jason “Mayhem Miller”. US Army Green Beret Tim Kennedy is currently 3-0 in Strikeforce, losing for the last time to Jason Mayhem Miller (2nd fight) more than three years ago. The fight

Clay Guida submits the broken-jaw Rafael Dos Anjos in the Third Round

Clay Guida managed to bounce back against the aggressive Rafael Dos Anjos, earning a second consecutive victory in the UFC. Dos Anjos dominated early on, but it was Guida who delivered the quality for quantity by submitting the Brazilian in the Third Round. Rafael Dos Anjos has every reason to be upset with his defeat, as his broken jaw is what caused to an unusual tapout. Dos Anjos has a bright future ahead of him, and we’ll surely see more of him in the UFC.
A victory over Dos Anjos moves Clay

Jake Shields vs Martin Kampmann official for UFC 121; GSP and Koscheck will square off on December 11th

Now it’s official. Former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Jake Shields is now a UFC fighter. Shields confirmed the news through his Twitter account, revealing that the Danish vet Martin Kampmann will be his first opponent: “UFC contract officially signed. Fighting Kampmann in CA in a few months. Thanks to Dana White and everyone for their support”The California event Shields is referring to is UFC 121, which will be headlined by a UFC Heavyweight Title clash between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez. The

Brock Lesnar on Fedor: He’s the greatest Champion in his own little World, I hope he retires

Speaking at the UFC 116 Media Conference Call, UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar made it crystal clear how he feels about the legendary Fedor Emelianenko. Answering on the question about never having the opportunity to fight “The Last Emperor” before he retires, here is what Lesnar had to say:”Good for Fedor. I hope he does retire. He’s the greatest champion of all-time. He’s the greatest champion ever, of all-time, in his own little world. Good for him. I can beat him… I can beat absolutely