Ronda Rousey’s mother attacks her daughter’s ‘terrible coach’

Ronda Rousey’s mother says the UFC star’s longtime trainer Edmond Tarverdyan is a “terrible coach” and a “bad person” – and says her daughter has only stayed with him out of superstition. AnnMaria De Mars spoke to LatiNation on Tuesday and wasted no time telling the station what she really…

Conor McGregor pays tribute to Portuguese MMA fighter João Carvalho

Ultimate Fighting Championship champion Conor McGregor has paid tribute to the Portuguese mixed martial arts fighter João Carvalho, who died following a Total Extreme Fighting event in Dublin at the weekend. Carvalho fell ill 20 minutes after being beaten in a technical knockout by Charlie Ward, a team-mate of McGregor….

Jon Jones ready to come to rescue at UFC 200 in Conor McGregor’s absence

Jon Jones has confirmed he is ready to come to the rescue at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor was removed from the card this week in the wake of the Irishman’s apparent retirement from the sport. Conor McGregor’s ‘retirement’ tests the limits of the UFC’s powers | Les Carpenter Read…

Anderson Silva replaces Jon Jones for UFC 200 bout against Daniel Cormier

The UFC was able to salvage its signature event on Saturday by matching Daniel Cormier with the former middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Thursday evening. Silva replaces Jon Jones, whose light heavyweight fight with Cormier was suppose to headline UFC 200 until Jones was pulled from the card because of…

‘You’ll leave as handsome as you arrived’: life as a cutman in boxing, UFC and Creed

In 60 seconds Jacob “Stitch” Duran has the potential to save a fighter’s career. Between rounds, in the corners of octagons and boxing rings around the world, the cutman always delivers a calming message to the fighter: “Don’t you worry about a thing. I’m going to have you leaving this…