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VIDEO | UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes considering comeback

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes recently sat down with Joe Buck for an upcoming episode of AT&T’s “Undeniable with Joe Buck”, where he hinted that he may be in talks with a mixed martial arts promotion regarding a comeback fight. “If […]

Chael Sonnen signs with Bellator MMA

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen has signed a multi-fight deal with rival promotion Bellator MMA. Bellator officials announced the news yesterday evening. Chael follows in the footsteps of Josh Thomson, Benson Henderson, Matt Mitrione and most recently Rory MacDonald by joining the Bellator […]

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald was tired of being a “UFC Robot”

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald recently jumped ship and signed a deal to fight under the Bellator banner. “The Red King” talked about his decision to leave the UFC at yesterday’s Bellator 160 event stating that he felt like a “robot” during his final fights with […]

VIDEO | Chinzo Machida scores a brutal KO victory at Bellator 160

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Chinzo Machida, the brother of former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Mario Navarro in his Bellator debut this evening. Chinzo connected with a huge uppercut that sent Navarro crashing to the canvas just about three minutes into the opening round. […]

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira retires, named UFC Brazil ambassador!‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       One of the greatest heavyweights in mixed martial arts history has decided to hang up his gloves. Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-10-1 MMA) recently announced his retirement from the sport of MMA. Nogueira, who turned 39 in June, suffered a unanimous […]