All posts by Damon Martin

24 Hours Later: Jon Fitch Back With UFC

Nov 21, 2008NoNo Comments1938 Views

The MMA Insider Blog provides some of the interesting information and media about your favorite fighters from the UFC, WEC, Strikeforce, Dream, and other

Jon Fitch Released From The UFC

Nov 19, 2008NoNo Comments1631 Views

Jon Fitch, who last competed at UFC 87 in August against welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, has been released from his contract with the Ultimate

Florian Submits Stevenson And Calls Out BJ ...

Nov 15, 2008NoNo Comments1206 Views

Kenny Florian, now the undisputed #1 contender in the lightweight division, submitted Joe Stevenson in the first round of their fight on Saturday night, while


Oct 30, 2008NoNo Comments1421 Views

Former "Ultimate Fighter" cast member Matt Riddle has been forced out of his welterweight debut against Ryan Thomas at UFC 91 due to a knee


Oct 02, 2008NoNo Comments2351 Views

Following a phenomenal run in the inaugural Dream Lightweight Grand Prix, Philadelphia's own Eddie Alvarez is ready to return to fighting in the United States

– WEC SHUTS DOWN 205 & 185-POUND...

Sep 26, 2008NoNo Comments1763 Views

World Extreme Cagefighting has officially announced the abolishment of their 205lb and 185lb divisions following their Dec 3 event. The promotion made the move

Andrei Arlovski vs Roy Nelson At Elite XC O...

Sep 24, 2008NoNo Comments1952 Views

Two top heavyweights have landed on the Oct. 4 CBS-EliteXC Saturday Night Fights show as former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski takes on

UFC 85 Review: Alves Stuns Hughes; Bisping ...

Jun 07, 2008NoNo Comments1460 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division may have just found its next top contender, as Thiago "Pitbull" Alves finished former champion Matt Hughes at UFC

Is Yushin Okami Next For Anderson Silva?

Mar 03, 2008NoNo Comments2277 Views

After Anderson Silva dispatched of Dan Henderson at UFC 82 the questions started immediately about who the champ might fight next. Could the fighter

Hallman Tests Positive For Steroids

Nov 29, 2007NoNo Comments698 Views

Dennis Hallman, who last competed in StrikeForce defeating Jeremiah Metcalf by submission, has tested positive for Drostanolone and Nandrolone Metabolite, according to Bill Douglas, a

Greg Jackson Says GSP Will Be Ready For War

Nov 28, 2007NoNo Comments882 Views

When it was announced that Georges St-Pierre would step up on short notice to battle Matt Hughes for the interim welterweight title on Dec. 29,

Babalu Arrested

Jul 16, 2007NoNo Comments2091 Views

On July 14, while at the Seminole Indian Reservation Casino in Tampa, Florida, Renato "Babalu" Sobral was arrested and charged with two misdemeanors, one for

A Legend Reborn: Shamrock & Ninja Win ...

Jun 23, 2007NoNo Comments2845 Views

A legend was reborn Friday night as Frank Shamrock put Phil Baroni to sleep with a rear naked choke. Shamrock and Murilo "Ninja" Rua both

Fisher & Fitch Win At UFC Fight Night ...

Jun 12, 2007NoNo Comments926 Views

For an event that looked, on paper, like one of the most lackluster line-ups the UFC has put forth for a UFC Fight Night event,

UFC 69 Review: Matt Serra Shocks The World

Apr 07, 2007NoNo Comments1762 Views

On Saturday night in Houston, Texas, Matt "The Terror" Serra pulled off one of the biggest upsets in mixed martial arts history when he defeated

“Not Bad For An Old Man”…...

Mar 04, 2007NoNo Comments1810 Views

Randy Couture hasn't walked on water yet, but after dismantling Tim Sylvia for all five rounds of their UFC Heavyweight Title fight on Saturday night,

Shamrock DQ’d; Ladies Steal The Show

Feb 11, 2007NoNo Comments1552 Views

Frank Shamrock was disqualified in the EliteXC main event, giving Renzo Gracie the win, while Gina Carano and Julie Kedzie stole the show. PLUS: See

Tito Ortiz Writes Final Chapter for Ken Sha...

Oct 10, 2006NoNo Comments1236 Views

They say third times a charm... and it was once again for Tito Ortiz as he put a cap on Ken Shamrock's career, at least

UFC 62 Review: Liddell Continues To Dominat...

Aug 27, 2006NoNo Comments2288 Views

With a champion's heart and a thunderous right hand, Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell once again proved why he is truly the top 205-pound fighter in

Tito Ortiz and Dana White

Tito Ortiz vs. Dana White Sparring Match St...

Jul 15, 2006NoNo Comments1326 Views

"I'll beat him up in private," said Dana White about his upcoming sparring match with Tito Ortiz.

IFL Weigh-In Results And Pictures

Apr 28, 2006NoNo Comments2114 Views

In front of a crowd of fans and fighters, the IFL held the weigh-ins for its inaugural event, which will be held on Saturday night

How Long Will Ortiz Be Out With Injury?

Apr 17, 2006NoNo Comments876 Views

Tito Ortiz: Officially Back But How Long Will His Injury Sideline Him?

Tim Sylvia Regains Title At UFC 59

Apr 16, 2006NoNo Comments1087 Views

Tim Sylvia shocks everyone as he regains the title over Andrei Arlovski, while Tito Ortiz sneaks out a victory over Forrest Griffin...

The Return Of The Lightweights

Feb 12, 2006NoNo Comments820 Views

The Return of the Lightweights The UFC Welcomes Back the 155lb Division at UFC 58 By Damon Martin, MMAWeekly

Diego Takes Out Diaz, Two New Contracts Sig...

Nov 06, 2005NoNo Comments1817 Views

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was packed and fans watching live in attendance and at home were treated to a night

Diego Silences Critics

Aug 22, 2005NoNo Comments1228 Views

Diego Sanchez Silences His Critics, Sanchez Defeats Gassaway at UFC 54

Fans Create Fighters They Love To Hate

Jul 25, 2005NoNo Comments1009 Views

The fans on the Soundoff Forum have spoken and MMAWeekly's Damon Martin gets their reaction on "The Fighters You Love To Hate"...

Names In The Game: Joey Villasenor

Jun 30, 2005NoNo Comments994 Views

For fans of mixed martial arts that are looking for the next big thing, look no further than the current King of the Cage (KOTC)

Sergei Gets R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Jun 27, 2005NoNo Comments981 Views

Despite being a slight favorite in betting odds going into the fight, Russian fighter Sergei Kharitonov seemed somehow to be a big underdog by many

Pedro vs Sergei In Heavyweight Battle

Jun 24, 2005NoNo Comments2144 Views

Sergei Kharitonov has quickly established himself as one of the best heavyweights in Pride, but what will happen when he faces Pedro Rizzo?