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Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson gets his coaches approved for The Ultimate Fighter

Roy "Big Country" Nelson is slated to be a coach on the newest installment of The Ultimate Fighter against Shane Carwin, which begins taping in a few days for a September broadcast. Unfortunately for Nelson, he had been having a hard time getting his coaches approved.Nelson told MMAWeekly: “I’m excited. I’m just over here hoping that I can actually bring all my coaches that I want to be my assistant coaches and bring on. I might just have to do it myself. You never know. I don’t

Anderson Silva calls Vitor Belfort a coward while training with Wanderlei Silva

In a video courtesy of Ironforgesiron.com, UFC Middleweight champion apparently forgets that he is wearing a microphone while training with Wanderlei Silva for his upcoming UFC 147 headliner with Vitor Belfort. The results, to say the least, are comical. Anderson Silva calls Belfort a coward, telling Wanderlei to never back up in their fight. Realizing that he is being recorded, the longtime champ laughs and says that they should have wrote “cutie” underneath the large photo of Belfort on the

Ultimate Reno Combat 33 Results

With the rise of professional MMA, worldwide, Amateur MMA events have been gaining in popularity around the world. UFC Hall of Fame member, Ken Shamrock spoke briefly to the crowd at an amateur event in Reno, Nevada, last year: "Thank you all for coming out and supporting these amateur fighters. They are the future of the sport and they have to start somewhere." Shamrock has three sons who fight on the Amateur MMA scene.One of the most prestigious of these events is held monthly in Reno, Nevada: Rick

Sports’ Most Redundant Franchises

The recently concluded Grizzlies-Clippers playoff series, featured two teams that have changed their fate of late. The Clippers went from "lovable losers" to an...

Benson Henderson’s audition video for The Ultimate Fighter Season 9

"The Ultimate Fighter" season 9 aired on Spike TV in the spring of 2009. Appearing on the show were fighters such as Che Mills, DeMarques Johnson, James Wilks, Waylon Lowe, Andre Winner and Ross Pearson. Today it seems that the UFC may have missed the boat on one fighter that submitted a video to be included on the show.  That fighter, the new UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson. The show began filming in early 2009, about the same time that Henderson made his WEC debut at WE 38. During his run

LowKick.com’s Weekend guide to MMA for October 7th – 9th 2011

It's Friday, Friday, Friday! It's the end of the work week and what better way to kick off your weekend with some live MMA action! So go to your local liquor store, grab a six pack, order a few pizzas, because we have an action packed weekend of fights! From the MFC to Bellator to the UFC we highlight some of the featured attractions coming up this weekend. Friday 10/7/2011 - MFC 31: Why you should watch? - If you have the luxury of having HD Net it's free (main card starts at 7PM PT / 10PM ET)! Also the

More fights added to UFC 135, 136, 138, & Fight Night 25

UFC 135 is already looking to be a very stacked card, headlined by the main event light heavyweight title fight between Quinton Jackson and Jon Jones. To add to an exciting night of fights on September 24th with some of the sport's biggest stars, UFC.com announced a middleweight bout between TUF veteran Nick Ring and Tim Boetsch is set to take place.  UFC 136: Maynard vs. Edgar III will be another top caliber card which will feature two title fights on October 8th in Houston, Texas. "The

From Heavyweight to Bantamweight: Seven Future UFC Champions

There's no doubt about the future belonging to the young. And with fighters such as Jon Jones and Anthony Pettis already making an impact in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, let's take a quick look at those who may put the UFC belt around their waist sooner than we think. From Heavyweight to Bantamweight, here's a list of seven future UFC Champions. And as always, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.Heavyweight: Stefan Struve Age: 23 Record: 21-4 The greatest thing about

Blogkick: UFC 126 Preliminary Predictions

Donald Cerrone vs. Paul Kelly Along with Anthony Pettis, Donald Cerrone is one of the most entertaining and exciting fighters to have fought in the WEC. His ability to entertain is matched by his durability and grit. Cerrone is an extremely tough fighter to put away, having never been knocked out in his career. This does not bode well for his English opponent. Most of Kelly’s victories have come by knockout but he will struggle to crack the granite jaw of Cerrone. Despite Cerrone’s adept

WEC’s best merge with the UFC

With the World Extreme Cagefiighting now officially absorbed by its sister promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship, I will be reviewing some of the WEC's best prospects, that could make some noise within the UFC ranks. And with the introduction of the lighter weight classes, I will be introducing the less familiar fans with some of the hottest talent to grace these divisions.