Author Archives: Marcos Avellan

Bellator’s MMA fighter Darrion Caldwell says he’s the guy the world is waiting for

Bantamweight MMA fighter Darrion Caldwell has everything it takes to be the next big thing in the MMA industry. In fact, if his success will be based on his latest victory, Caldwell will most likely have a great career ahead of him. Caldwell, who has a record of 9-0 MMA and 6-0 BMMA, had the…

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Nate Diaz on Conor McGregor’s UFC’s publicity coming into the MMA fight: “I just wish I had the same push, the same help.”

After getting tagged as a sacrificial lamb when he agreed to fight the MMA featherweight champ, Nate Diaz had to make sure that he would give his 100% into the fight so as to make his voice heard. His second-round submission win over the Irish champ didn’t come unexpected though. “I knew I was the…

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Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor’s MMA welterweight loss: “I already knew that would happen.”

MMA featherweight champion Conor McGregor faced his first loss inside the cage last Saturday, submitting to Nate Diaz during the second round of the bout at UFC 196. Just minutes after the fight, former featherweight MMA champ Jose Aldo threw a shade at McGregor on social media. Scarface made it clear that he didn’t watch…

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MMA Coach Rafael Cordeiro reveals the story behind Rafael dos Anjos’ injury before UFC 196

Rafael dos Anjos, a 19-fight UFC veteran, was scheduled to defend his lightweight MMA title against featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor on March 5, but a broken foot will force the Brazilian to pull out from a fight for the first time in his UFC career. MMA veteran Rafael dos Anjos was supposed to go against…

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Roger Gracie almost fought Fabricio Werdum in a Metamoris MMA match

MMA veteran Roger Gracie hasn’t been in the cage since last year when he went against Rodrigo with an armbar, but the fight was interesting enough to consider him to be one of the fighters in the upcoming event in Metamoris. The ten-time jiu-jitsu champion black belter has been considered one of the best grapplers…

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MMA veteran Roan Carneiro excited to get back in the octagon to fight

Longtime MMA fighter Roan Carneiro made some splash when he defeated Mark Munoz in the first round with a rear-naked choke. Twelve months later, he’s finally back to fight inside the cage. Carneiro had no choice but to stay on the sidelines for a couple of months due to an elbow injury. However, the American…

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Augusto Mendes gets help from a nutritionist for his MMA weight cut

Augusto Mendes is finally ready to have his MMA debut this coming UFC Fight Night 83. However, the jiu-jitsu veteran revealed that he is greatly concerned about the weight that he needs to reach in time for his bantamweight fight against Cody Garbrandt. The highly awarded jiu-jitsu world champion has agreed to fight in place…

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Former MMA bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey on being away from fighting: “It’s been surprising to me how happy I’ve been.”

In a recent interview, former bantamweight MMA champ Ronda Rousey revealed that is enjoying her time away from the sport and actually considered taking an extended leave. Rousey has only been a professional MMA fighter for about five years, but her legacy in the sport has definitely soared higher than anyone would have expected. She…

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CSAC has approved a new set of policies for MMA weight-cutting

Last December, the CSAC organized a dehydration and weight-cutting summit held in Los Angeles, California. Representatives from different MMA promotion companies including the UFC and Bellator have come together and attended the said event. Dr. Edmund Ayoub, the vice president of ARP, also known as the Association of Ringside Physicians, was the speaker of the…

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Former MMA champ Jose Aldo says Conor McGregor will not have any belts by the end of the year

Conor McGregor is one of the biggest names in the MMA industry right now. On top of this fact, the featherweight champ wants to make history by being the first MMA fighter ever to hold two UFC belts simultaneously. However, former champ Jose Aldo is predicting otherwise. Aldo, who is hoping to get a rematch…

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