Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.
Lightweight Grapplers Shane Roller, Jacob Volkmann Meet Sept. 1 at UFC 151
UFC 151 is slowly becoming full, as the promotion announced today that lightweights Shane Roller and Jacob Volkmann will meet [...]
One year, eight months and nine days have passed since the last time 31-year-old veteran Shayna Baszler competed in the sport of MMA. The grappling ace is just a few months shy of entering her 10th year as a professional fighter, but after such a lengthy layoff between fights, the “Queen of Spades” is ecstatic [...]
Shannon Knapp is not your typical MMA promoter, but then again, she’s the head of Invicta Fighting Championships, which is not your typical platform for women’s mixed martial arts. But, judging from the success of Invicta’s first show, many fans and experts like it that way.
Nobody can blame those who admit to being fans of [...]
Without question, Chris Weidman is the UFC’s fastest rising superstar. With his spectacular knockout of Mark Munoz at UFC on Fuel TV 5, he improved his record to 9-0 and his promotional mark to 5-0. But when you talk about Weidman, the biggest topic of conversation is to simply ask “what’s next?”
Based on how the [...]
For years now, jiu-jitsu competitors and fans have all agreed that the toughest challenge if you are a competitor is making that jump up to the black belt rank from brown belt, and then competing on the highest level.
In the end, everyone that agrees with that statement is in fact correct—there is no doubt that [...]