MMA Confidential

Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush...

Green unhappy with fallout over Cerrone comments


Bobby Green may be taking a few less interviews after his comments about Donald Cerrone made headlines this week.

Expendables 3 director claims Rousey broke his rib


Patrick Hughes, director of Expendables 3, recently went on the record to talk about his first interaction with Ronda Rousey on set, and how it ended up with him getting beat up.

Drysdale still with UFC despite reported release


After Dana White affirmed that he was "pretty sure" Robert Drysdale had been released from the UFC, outside sources were able to confirm that the light heavyweight had not yet recieved his walking...

Update: UFC pulled Hughes as judge in Macau


Acting as it's own commission, the UFC pulled one of the judges from their UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le event in Macau, following two, early, heavily disputed decisions.

UFC releases statement on Mein arrest


James Lee Mein, the father and cornerman of UFC welterweight Jordan Mein, was arrested last night at the UFC Fight Night Tulsa weigh-ins for sexual battery.

Shamrock after War Machine for daughter incident


Former UFC fighter Ken Shamrock revealed his own reasons for hating War Machine, which had nothing to do with his recent domestic abuse case.


Video: Fighter rushes heckler following CW 70 loss

One of the low-lights of Cage Warriors 70 occurred when prelim fighter Noelia Molina, following a technical submission loss to Catherine Costigan, rushed a group of heckling fans on her way backstage.

Kennedy: PEDs in MMA in the 'Mark McGwire era'


Tim Kennedy is backing up Mark Bocek's claims that PED's are a major factor in the current MMA landscape, even if he's not so sure that 90% of fighters are using.


Report: Las Vegas 911 hung up on Christy Mack call

A Nevada NBC affiliate is reporting claims by the neighbor who took in Christy Mack following her assault alleging that the LVPD hung up on her initial calls and that their delayed response allowed...


Hackleman on PED use: 'What goes on in their head'

Head coach at The Pit, John Hackleman took to his personal webcast to talk about recent drug test failures for Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey. He also, recently, talked about his changing training...

War Machine arrested in Simi Valley by US Marshal


Dog the Bounty Hunter has been barking but it was US Marshals and California police who arrested Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver today in Simi Valley.

Pendred to donate part of King's bonus to charity


After receiving Mike King's share of their FOTN bonus from UFC Fight Night Dublin, after King failed his post fight drug test, Cathal Pendred revealed that he will be donating at least some of that...

Opinion: MMA needs to help Christy Mack


If you are genuinely upset by what occurred, or if you are an MMA fan who wants to prove that the community is not just about mindless violence, or even violent retribution for violence inflicted,...

War Machine: If Dog came for me, I'd kick his ass


Four years ago Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver tweeted what was presumably an idle threat against Duane Chapman aka Dog the Bounty Hunter. Now the Dog is on the hunt for War Machine.


The awful every day of MMA & domestic violence

Kid Nate addresses the tedious ugliness of domestic violence, rubber necking, victim blaming, slut shaming, lying perpetrators, enablers and lynch mobs.

Report: 7 warrants issued for War Machine


TMZ is reporting that Las Vegas police have issued multiple arrest warrants for former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine in a Friday morning attack that left Christy Mack hospitalized.

Graphic Photos: Christy Mack describes attack


Christy Mack is telling her side of the story and it's very ugly including 18 broken bones around her eyes, 2 broken bones in her nose, a ruptured liver and more. She says she expected to be killed...

Is domestic violence a 'make or break' MMA crisis?


News reports of MMA veterans being charged with domestic violence is becoming a depressingly regular occurrence. Some pundits argue that its a "make or break" crisis for the sport's prospects to...

War Machine: 'I'm not a bad guy'


Apparently on the run, accused of assault against his significant other Christy Mack, the former UFC and Bellator fighter has taken to twitter to make his case.

More on War Machine & Christy Mack, why he was cut


The drama continues as arrested former Bellator fighter War Machine tweets some accusations against his alleged victim and she denies them.

Bellator releases War Machine


In an unsurprising move, Bellator has released Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine from his contract.

War Machine prime suspect in beating of girlfriend


War Machine wanted for questioning by Las Vegas police department in relation to a violent altercation that occurred at his home, landing two in the hospital. One of the two is thought to be...

Buakaw issues public apology for dog abuse video


Kickboxing and Muay Thai star Buakaw Banchamek issued an apology over Instagram following the backlash from a video of him abusing a puppy.

Russian kickboxer arrested after 70 kg drug bust


European kickboxer Alexander Bolshakov was charged with the attempted transportation of over 70 kilograms of narcotics into Russia, including cocaine and hashish.

UFC vows 'ramifications' for Jones/Cormier scrap


The UFC's Chief Legal Officer, Keith Hendrick has stated that 'there are going to be ramifications' following the press conference brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier.

SMMAF dissolves pro-committee after CWFC fiasco


Following talk of favoritism and possible collussion in the SMMAF's approval process in the wake of a failed bid by Cage Warriors to hold an event in Stockholm Sweden, the SMMAF has decided to...

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