Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.
Aoki to debut at ONE FC 6
While it was expected that former DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki would debut with ONE FC at their fifth show, he will make his official debut at [...]
Julie Kedzie had a dream. A dream to become a top mixed martial artist. The only problem with Kedzie’s dream—it wasn’t even a possibility. You see, eight years ago when Kedzie strapped on her gloves for her first professional fight, women’s MMA wasn’t even close to shore. In fact, it wasn’t even on the map.
“There’s no crying in baseball!” exclaimed Tom Hanks as he portrayed Jimmy Dugan, manager of the Rockford Peaches, in the 1992 movie A League of Their Own. When it comes to women’s MMA, Invicta FC is turning into MMA’s version of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, a true league of their own.
But can that [...]
Before the pre-fight press conference on Thursday, Aug. 16, Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will host a live chat. Questions can be submitted to the fighter via Twitter using the hashtag #RondaRousey. The chat will be streamed live below beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
Rousey will make the first defense of her 135-pound title on [...]
Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has seemingly dispatched all her opponents with ease. Each went down the same way and each opponent could do nothing to stop it. The armbar was inevitable.
Saturday night, Rousey gets a chance to lock up her first title defense, sixth straight win and sixth straight armbar finish when she [...]
The United States, Brazil and Canada. Those are the three countries that produce the most mixed martial artists across the globe. And while many martial artists aren’t necessarily born in a certain country, they still find the need to represent it.
Enter Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux.
St. Preux, who was born and raised in the [...]
Every Thursday, The MMA Corner will take a look at three regional or international cards, previewing from each a single fight to which people should pay close attention. We will also list other significant bouts from the card, as well as information on how to follow each promotion and watch the events.
Let’s discover those prospects [...]