MMA Fighter Wins Championship Title Not Knowing She's 12 Weeks Pregnant

In May, Brazilian MMA fighter Kinberly Novaes won a fighting championship, snagging the Noxii 115 Pound Title and inspiring celebration from her fans. What Novaes didn’t know is that she was three months pregnant at the time of her win—and she only learned that she was expecting after she kept failing to make weight… » 8/17/15 4:50pm 8/17/15 4:50pm

'Fuck Moving On': Talking to Fallon Fox About Fair Fights, Ronda Rousey

When Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award earlier this month at the 2015 ESPYs, she spoke eloquently about supporting young trans athletes so they can compete “as who they really are.” Facing a theatre full of athletic stars, Jenner declared, “Trans people deserve something vital: They deserve your… » 7/29/15 3:40pm 7/29/15 3:40pm

Christy Mack Responds to Allegation She's Trying to Profit From Assault

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel recently aired an investigation into domestic violence in the MMA fighting community. In a special clip posted on HBO’s YouTube page, Christy Mack responds to a letter from her assailant, MMA fighter War Machine (née Jonathan Koppenhaver), in which he laments the “media circus” that has… » 7/22/15 3:45pm 7/22/15 3:45pm

Why Is Walmart Hiding Copies of Ronda Rousey's Book From Customers? 

This is a weird choice: Walmart will reportedly sell copies of MMA fighter Ronda Rousey’s autobiography My Fight/Your Fight, but they won’t display them in the store. Customers can only buy the book from a Walmart if they order it online and then pick it up at the store. A report from the New York Post claims it’s… » 4/06/15 4:10pm 4/06/15 4:10pm

Ronda Rousey Isn't The Female Anyone; She's The First Ronda Rousey

On Saturday night, undefeated UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Cat Zingano, a strong and undefeated fighter in her own right, and one of maybe two women alive who, on paper at least, possibly had a chance to at least maybe show Rousey something. Then the fight started, and it became immediately… » 3/02/15 4:13pm 3/02/15 4:13pm

Ronda Rousey, UFC Star, Uses Fight Tactics on WWD Interviewer

Ronda Rousey is an Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar, but she's currently beefing up her resume with modeling and acting gigs: she's just been named the face of Buffalo David Bitton jeans, and is appearing in big budget films like Fast & Furious 7, Entourage, and last summer's The Expendables 3. With this… » 10/30/14 6:20pm 10/30/14 6:20pm

War Machine Is Back On Twitter

Former MMA fighter War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) is currently in Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas as he awaits trial for the beating of Christy Mack. His next appearance in court is an Oct. 17 preliminary hearing at which Mack is expected to testify. Somehow, he (or someone else) found a way to… » 10/03/14 5:19pm 10/03/14 5:19pm

UFC Welcomes Back Alleged Domestic Abuser Thiago Silva With Open Arms

After UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva was arrested and charged with attempted murder back in February following a string of incidents that began with him allegedly forcing a gun into his wife's mouth and ended in a confrontation between the fighter and a SWAT team, UFC president Dana White said flatly that Silva… » 9/06/14 6:37pm 9/06/14 6:37pm

Christy Mack Posts Photos, Account Of Alleged Beating By War Machine

MMA fighter War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) is wanted by Las Vegas police in connection with the alleged beating of his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and another unnamed victim on Friday. Today, Mack released a statement on what happened, along with photos of her injured face and body. The images, which follow… » 8/11/14 6:37pm 8/11/14 6:37pm

Ban on Female Fighters' Breast Implants Enacted For Douchiest Reasons

Last week, the Louisiana State Boxing and Wrestling Commission issued an "emergency rule" barring women who have breast implants from competing in MMA fights unless they have express written permission from the doctors who performed their surgery. Why? For the douchiest, stupidest possible reasons. » 9/16/13 1:40pm 9/16/13 1:40pm

MMA Fighter Fallon Fox May Lose Her License After Revealing She's a Trans Woman

It's been about a year and a half since the Caster Semenya clusterfuck, during which Olympic silver medal sprinter Semenya was forced to undergo gender testing in 2009 because her athletic skill led some to believe she was intersex (she was later cleared for competing in the women's category). » 3/09/13 1:00pm 3/09/13 1:00pm