[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Earlier this week, I had questioned, “Where have all the heroes gone?” Well, it didn’t take Ronda Rousey and Sports Illustrated long to give me their answer. Ronda Rousey has been named World’s Most Dominant Athlete by SI magazine and graces the cover of the current issue. This not the first time Rousey has been featured prominently in Sports Illustrated. She was part of the S.I. swimsuit issue in late-2014.
Almost five months ago to the day, I wrote my first article for this fine website and it was about Jon Jones greatest opponent was himself. The seemingly unbeatable fighter had just dominated Daniel Cormier in their UFC 182 fight, and Jones seemed invincible. He had just tested positive for cocaine at the time, and checked himself out of rehab after only one day. The writing was on the wall.
Move over Ronda Rousey, say hello to the hot new face of mixed-martial arts in Paige VanZant. Known as "12 Gauge", the 5'4 115-pound blonde dynamo is set to light the Women's Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship ablaze. The Dayton, Oregon native has the looks, fighting style and charisma to steal the spotlight of any show she is on, as she did last night with her incredible performance
As if the MMA world needed anymore drama, one of it's biggest stars may not be fighting anytime soon. According to media reports, Quinton Rampage Jackson has been pulled from the upcoming UFC 186 card in Montreal at the Bell Centre. The Rampage vs Fabio Maldonado fight was originally scheduled to be the co-main event along with Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson puts his title on the line against Kyoji Horiguchi
In a bit of shocker late yesterday, it was confirmed that UFC Women's Champion Ronda Rousey will be competing at the upcoming WWE Pay Per View “Extreme Rules" on April 26 in Chicago, per WrestleZone.com. Even more shocking than that announcement is the fact that CM Punk, who has been away from the WWE for 14 months in a heated dispute which led to him being fired then signing with
Will this weekend by Frank Mir's swan song in MMA? He has had a brilliant career in the sport that saw two separate runs with the UFC Heavyweight Title. Mir has the record for most UFC fights in the Heavyweight division with wins over some of the biggest names in the sport such as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Roy Nelson, Mirko Flipovic, Brock Lesnar and Tim Sylvia. However, despite all of