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  • WATCH: ‘Smile’ documentary captures Brave champ Elias Boudegzdame’s rise to stardom

    WATCH: ‘Smile’ documentary captures Brave champ Elias Boudegzdame’s rise to stardom

    Elias "Smile" Boudegzdame (14-4) became the first-ever Brave MMA featherweight champion at Brave 4 when he defeated Masio Fullen (11-7) via first-round submission back in March. The 23-year-old fighter out of France has finished all 14 opponents…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 7:31pm -
  • Watch a domesticated Ronda Rousey cook for her man in new video

    Watch a domesticated Ronda Rousey cook for her man in new video

    The woman responsible for ushering female fighters into the UFC and who finished 12 straight opponents before seeing defeat has all but formally announced her retirement from mixed martial arts. Ronda Rousey has been pretty quiet since her TKO l…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 5:48pm -
  • Video: Vader shoots on almost legit killing Ken Shamrock

    Video: Vader shoots on almost legit killing Ken Shamrock

    Ken Shamrock wrestled Vader at an FMW show and what appeared as another fake wrestling segment ended up being legit. Ken took a hard move and the impact aggravated a previously existing injury in his lungs. In this interview with Vader he tells the s…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:54pm -
  • Is this boxer worse than The Shadow?

    Is this boxer worse than The Shadow?

     The Shadow made his memorable boxing debut what seems like a long time ago. He created the Elusive Fighting systems and part of that is dodging cars for training. You can guess how it will end.http://youtu.be/xwy4nT16VAkJimmy Smith migh…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:05pm -
  • WMMA Spotlight: LFA flyweight title challenger Davina Maciel

    WMMA Spotlight: LFA flyweight title challenger Davina Maciel

    Davina Maciel will challenge Andrea Lee for her flyweight belt at LFA 16 on July 14. The event will be held at The Bomb Factory in Dallas and will be televised on AXS-TV. Maciel, a BJJ black belt, is 6-1 so far in her pro MMA career and boasts t…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jun 17, 12:27am -
  • Watch Bellator NYC video highlights

    Watch Bellator NYC video highlights

    Fedor Emelianenko got knocked out by Matt Mitrione. Michael Chandler lost his title to Brent Primus. Chael Sonnen decisioned Wanderlei Silva. Zach Freeman submitted Aaron Pico. And Douglas Lima retained his belt against Lorenz Larkin. These are the v…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 10:02pm -
  • Dana White destroys referee Mario Yamasaki: ‘Nobody gives a sh*t that u can make a heart with ur hands’

    Dana White destroys referee Mario Yamasaki: ‘Nobody gives a sh*t that u can make a heart with ur hands’

    Following Mario Yamasaki's perceived early stoppage of the Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee main event Sunday night in Oklahoma City, UFC President Dana White took aim at the referee known for making a heart sign with his hands before fights."Mar…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 4:42pm -
  • Watch Kevin Lee’s response to bad stoppage by Yamasaki

    Watch Kevin Lee’s response to bad stoppage by Yamasaki

    As you saw in our previous post, Mario Yamasaki made one of the worst calls in recent history at the Fight Night event in Oklahoma City this weekend.Kevin Lee addressed the stoppage in a post fight interview with the press.http://youtu.be/zXF…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:32pm -

Fight Medicine

  • An All-New Media Library for the WordPress iOS App

    An All-New Media Library for the WordPress iOS App

    Share your images, video, and other media with the world.
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • New Theme: AltoFocus

    New Theme: AltoFocus

    Meet AltoFocus: an elegant, minimal theme designed for artists, photobloggers, and other creatives.
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jun 17, 5:58pm -
  • The Best of WordPress.com in May

    The Best of WordPress.com in May

    Meet the business owners featured in our first-ever TV spots, plus: WordPress turns 14, Android users get a new update, and how to design for inclusiveness.
    - 28 days ago, 31 May 17, 1:33pm -
  • Launching: All New Media Picker for Android

    Launching: All New Media Picker for Android

    There’s this… thing… in the Android WordPress app that we refer to as the “seven-item menu.” It would show up when trying to add a photo to confront you with a list of choices and we confess, we couldn’t always remember what option we wan…
    - 41 days ago, 18 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Inclusive Illustrations, By Design

    Inclusive Illustrations, By Design

    I like to think that designers solve problems, while artists ask questions. And when the two go hand-in-hand, real magic happens. Why? Because the right question gets answered with the right solution — art asks, and design responds. Here at Automat…
    - 50 days ago, 9 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • The Best of WordPress.com in April

    The Best of WordPress.com in April

    The 2017 default theme is here, plus: inclusive design, editing tools, Swag Store, and must-follow sites.
    - 61 days ago, 28 Apr 17, 5:52pm -
  • Independent Publisher 2 Is Here

    Independent Publisher 2 Is Here

    A beloved WordPress.com theme, improved for simplicity and speed.
    - 64 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 1:28pm -
  • New Theme: Twenty Seventeen

    New Theme: Twenty Seventeen

    Meet Twenty Seventeen, the brand new WordPress default theme.
    - 76 days ago, 13 Apr 17, 4:00pm -

MMA Mania

MMA Payout

  • Penn, Lee and Boetsch lead UFC Fight Night 112 pay
    MMA Junkie reports the salaries from Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night 112 held on Sunday night in Oklahoma City.  BJ Penn received the highest purse at $150,000. The salaries were released by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Via MMA Junkie: K…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:36am -
  • Bellator-Spike announce a ratings number for Bellator 180 over two networks
    MMA Fighting reports that Bellator 180 Saturday drew 901,000 viewers across two networks: Spike TV and CMT.  The event aired prior to Bellator: NYC, the company second-ever PPV. The televised event featured Phil Davis and Ryan Bader in the main even…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jun 17, 6:22am -
  • UFC Fight Night 112 attendance, gate and bonuses
    UFC Fight Night 111 on Sunday drew $7,605 for a gate of $549,302 from Oklahoma City.  It was the second time that the promotion has made it to the Chesapeake Energy Center. The bonuses for the event went to Jeremy Kimball, Dominick Reyes, Tim Boetsc…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:33am -
  • The Ratings Buffet for the week ending June 23rd
    Welcome to another week of The Ratings Buffet. Saturday Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN2 11:00pm-1:00am ET: 232,000 viewers Monday Raw on USA WWE Raw 9:00pm ET: 3.201 million viewers; 1.09 rating A18-49 WWE Raw 10:00pm ET: 3.029 million viewers; 1.07 ratin…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 10:02pm -
  • Bleacher Report’s CEO opines UFC has tapped out from audience standpoint
    Believe it or not, eSports and MMA are similar. They both are emerging sports compared to traditional sports, they have niche audiences, cater to younger male audiences and have issues with the burgeoning infrastructure.  At a sports tech conference…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 6:12pm -
  • TUF 25 Episode 10 draws 456,000 viewers
    The 10th episode of the TUF 25 drew the best ratings this season with 456,000 viewers on FS1 Wednesday night. There were two fights on the show as Jesse Taylor submitted Hayder Hasaan in the first round and James Krause edged out Ramsey Nijem in thre…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 9:58pm -
  • Parties request further clarification over discovery in UFC Antitrust case
    After a June 1, 2017 conference with the Judge Peggy Leen to discuss outstanding discovery issues, the attorneys for the fighters and the UFC are at it again over what was said at the hearing. On June 20th, Plaintiffs’ attorneys sent a letter to th…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Nate Diaz, Leslie Smith sued by former agency
    TMZ Sports first reported that Nate Diaz and Leslie Smith are being sued by their former management group for nonpayment of commissions and conspiring with an attorney to break management agreements. The lawsuit claims that the defendants owe them mo…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:46pm -