With the momentum of a six-fight winning streak, UFC welterweight Matt Brown is on the verge of title contention. Unfortunately, that will now have to wait. The surging Cincinnati native has sustained an injury that has forced him to withdraw from his upcoming scheduled bout.
As rumored, Brown is injured and has been forced out of [...]
On Friday, Dec. 6, Legacy Fighting Championship returned to Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas for its 26th event. The main card aired live on AXS TV.
In the night’s main event, the promotion’s vacant featherweight championship was on the line as UFC veteran Leonard Garcia took on the undefeated Kevin Aguilar. Garcia looked to make [...]
The life of a fighter isn’t easy. There are all of the long days spent at the gym. There are the aches, pains and injuries. The constant struggle to win and get noticed. Sometimes, even the bare necessities aren’t a given.
“I had tough times trying to live as a fighter in Brazil,” Invicta strawweight title [...]
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 [...]
In the wild, there are the hunters and the prey. It’s a game of survival, where the fittest animals live to see another day and the rest, well, they get slaughtered.
Mixed martial arts is not much different. Every fighter fancies themselves as the hunter, but inevitably some turn out to be the prey. The winner [...]
Fighters have their tendencies. Some like to stand and bang. Some will lay on an opponent for 15 full minutes if the referee allows it. Others prefer to tie their opponents in knots, snapping limbs, coaxing tapout and rendering opponents unconscious in the process. When looking at a fighter’s record, one could deduce that someone [...]
Octagon jitters—it’s an infamous term. The first time a fighter steps into the UFC’s eight-sided cage, there will always be talk of whether the emotional rush and the nerves surrounding his debut will have a profound impact on his performance.
Pundits and fans making predictions on fights will cite the jitters as a reason to doubt [...]
Every fighter in the UFC, whether champion, legend or debutant, has to start somewhere. That somewhere usually isn’t the big show. Occasionally, multiple future stars end up gathered on a single regional card. At the time, this card may not seem significant, but years down the road, we can look back in hindsight and marvel [...]
Ask any fighter about their dreams and the UFC is sure to come up in the conversation. Like any athlete, fighters want to reach the pinnacle of their sport. Sometimes, though, the path to that goal is littered with detours, and sometimes it’s the long road that eventually leads a man to where he always [...]
Thanksgiving. There’s no other time of year when everyone can gorge themselves on turkey and stuffing, all while saying what they’re most thankful for in life.
Well, here at The MMA Corner, we’ve gathered our troops at the Round Table to give our thanks. As with each year that passes, we’ve had to upgrade that table [...]