Boxer Claressa Shields to Make MMA Debut Against F2W Referee, Veteran Brittney Elkin

Following in the footsteps of Ronda Rousey and Kayla Harrison, another top American Olympic athlete is set to make her MMA debut. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields will step out of the ring and into the cage on June 10 at a Professional Fighters League (PFL) event, when she

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Cageside Video: Julian Marquez Brutally Chokes Sam Alvey Unconscious at UFC Vegas 23

The submission finishes at UFC Vegas 23 just keep on coming. In the second round of his middleweight fight with veteran Sam Alvey, Julian Marquez hurt Alvey with strikes before securing a no-hooks rear-naked choke that put Alvey all the way out. Watch cageside video of the brutal finish below.

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Video: Adriano Moraes Knocks Out Demetrious Johnson at ONE on TNT 1

When Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson left the UFC in 2018 following his split decision loss to Henry Cejudo, he was widely considered the second best (or even the best, for those that disputed the decision) flyweight MMA fighter on the planet. After leaving the UFC, Johnson went 3-0 in ONE

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Mackenzie Dern Returns to Action Against No. 5-Ranked UFC Strawweight Nina Ansaroff

Mackenzie Dern might be jiu-jitsu’s best current hope of capturing a UFC title. On Saturday, April 10, Dern could take one massive step closer to a title shot when she meets no. 5-ranked strawweight Nina Ansaroff at UFC on ABC 2. Mackenzie Dern is, undoubtedly, one of the best female

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Mason Fowler Gives a ‘Respectful Call Out’ of Georges St-Pierre

Current Submission Underground absolute champion Mason Fowler just keeps winning. And with those wins, he’ll naturally face bigger and bigger opponents. In a recent interview, Fowler was asked if he’d have any interest in a grappling match with retired UFC and MMA legend Georges St-Pierre. “That would be amazing,” Fowler

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Free Fight: Watch AJ McKee’s 2020 Submission of the Year on Darrion Caldwell

AJ McKee might be the best young talent in all of MMA. When he squared off with former Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell in the semifinals of the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix, he put that reputation and his perfect 16-0 record on the line. Not only did McKee walk away

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