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  • Holly Holm fights at UFC 219

    UFC 219: 5 things you didn't know about Holly Holm

    Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm looks to make history on Dec. 30 at UFC 219, as a win over Cris "Cyborg" Justino would make her the first female to win belts in two different weight classes in the UFC. In honor of the Albuquerque native's historic women's featherweight world title fight, here's...
  • UFC 219 preview: A look back at Holly Holm's top 5 best fights

    UFC 219 preview: A look back at Holly Holm's top 5 best fights

    Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm is one of the most decorated athletes in the history of women's combat sports, winning multiple championships in boxing, as well as a bantamweight world title inside the UFC Octagon. On Dec. 30 at UFC 219, the International Women's Boxing hall of famer will look...
  • UFC 219 preview: A look back at Cris Cyborg's top 5 best fights

    UFC 219 preview: A look back at Cris Cyborg's top 5 best fights

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino, who puts her featherweight title on the line Dec. 30 in the headlining fight of UFC 219 in Las Vegas, is easily the most dangerous knockout artist in the history of women's MMA. In honor of her upcoming championship bout against Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm, here's a...
  • Amber Brown won big at Invicta FC 26

    Interview: MMA star Amber Brown considering move up to strawweight

    Hard-hitting MMA talent Amber "The Bully" Brown (7-4) might be done as an atomweight. Following her impressive win over Tessa Simpson at Invicta FC 26, the 28-year-old revealed to AXS that she's considering a jump up to 115 pounds, in hopes of a healthier weight cut and a chance to be a top...
  • Mackenzie Dern scores spectacular finish at Invicta FC 26

    Mackenzie Dern scores spectacular finish at Invicta FC 26

    Undefeated submission ace Mackenzie Dern lived up to the hype in her Invicta Fighting Championships debut, scoring a spectacular finish of Kaline Medeiros in the third round of action. The 24-year-old Dern picked up a win by armbar, securing her spot as one of the top MMA prospects in the world at...
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling to stream press conference for Wrestle Kingdom 12

    New Japan Pro Wrestling to stream press conference for Wrestle Kingdom 12

    New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) is holding a massive press conference on Dec. 11, in anticipation of their biggest event of the year, Wrestle Kingdom 12. The press conference will be for fans and will air on AXS TV at 1 a.m. EST. On hand will be several wrestlers taking part in the event as well as...
  • Invicta FC 26 weigh-in results: Kay Hansen on the mark, set to become youngest to compete in promotional history

    Invicta FC 26 weigh-in results: Kay Hansen on the mark, set to become youngest to compete in promotional history

    Strawweight prospect Kay Hansen made weight for her tilt at Invicta FC 26, tipping the scales at 114.4 pounds. With her MMA fight against Emilee Prince official, Hansen is set to become the youngest to ever compete for Invicta Fighting Championships in UFC history. The 18-year-old will edge out...
  • Calvillo vs. Esparza added to UFC 219 fight card

    Calvillo vs. Esparza added to UFC 219 fight card

    An explosive battle pitting former UFC strawweight champ Carla "Cookie Monster" Esparza (12-4) against surging contender Cynthia Calvillo (6-0) has been added to the UFC 219 fight card, the promotion announced. The 30-year-old Esparza, who has won two of her past three since losing the 115-pound...
  • Shamrock Fighting Championships to celebrate 300th show with star-studded spectacular

    Shamrock Fighting Championships to celebrate 300th show with star-studded spectacular

    Shamrock Fighting Championships is going all-out for its 300th MMA show. The event, scheduled for Dec. 1 at St. Louis' River City Casino, will be a celebration of the promotion's past and a glimpse into the future -- with a smattering of A-list stars expected to be in attendance. "There will be all...
  • MMA: Arlene Culbreth wants Kiara Ramos or Serena DeJesus next

    MMA: Arlene Culbreth wants Kiara Ramos or Serena DeJesus next

    Blue-chip MMA prospect Arlene Culbreth has revealed who she wants to fight next. In an exclusive with AXS, the California talent said she wants either a rematch against Serena "The Southpaw Outlaw" DeJesus or a showdown with Kiara Ramos. "The [Ramos fight] was already supposed to happen, but I had...
  • UFC vet Damon 'The Leech' Jackson added to star-studded Legacy Fighting Alliance 28 card

    UFC vet Damon 'The Leech' Jackson added to star-studded Legacy Fighting Alliance 28 card

    Oklahoma featherweight sensation Damon "The Leech" Jackson (11-2-1, 1 NC) has been added to the lineup for Legacy Fighting Alliance 28, according to a Nov. 6 tweet from the surging 29-year-old. Jackson will be slotted in the co-main of the star-studded fight card, opposite fellow 145-pound talent...
  • Blue-chip MMA prospect Arlene Culbreth in no rush to turn pro

    Blue-chip MMA prospect Arlene Culbreth in no rush to turn pro

    Blue-chip MMA prospect Arlene Culbreth is in no rush to turn pro. Even after completing close to a dozen fights on the amateur circuit and competing against a pair of UFC veterans, the hard-hitting bantamweight is happy to wait patiently for the right opportunity to present itself before jumping...
  • Lisa Blaine: Being Bellator's underdog makes winning 'that much sweeter'

    Lisa Blaine: Being Bellator's underdog makes winning 'that much sweeter'

    Lisa "Insane" Blaine (2-0) loves that no media members gave her attention and that barely any fans were talking about her in the lead-up to Bellator 185. All the talk and buzz was about her opponent -- boxing world champion Ana Julaton. For Blaine, the media snubs and fan disinterest was perfectly...
  • David Branch's team performed well at the NJBJJF tournament

    David Branch's blue-chip jiu-jitsu prospect captures gold at NJBJJF tournament

    David Branch (21-4) is a rising star in the UFC's stacked middleweight division, but he's also rapidly climbing the ranks on the coaching side of the sport. Last weekend at the New Jersey Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (NJBJJF) tournament in Lincroft, N.J., the 36-year-old MMA legend guided his team...
  • UFC 217: Long Island bar pops for 'Thug' Rose Namajunas

    UFC 217: Long Island bar pops for 'Thug' Rose Namajunas

    UFC 217 was a night of historic upsets, as all three MMA world champions who put their titles on the line -- Michael "The Count" Bisping, Cody Garbrandt and Joanna Jedrzejczyk -- were defeated and dethroned in shocking fashion.  In the night's headliner, Canadian legend Georges "Rush" St-Pierre...
  • Video: UFC 217 fan fest hits Madison Square Garden

    Video: UFC 217 fan fest hits Madison Square Garden

    UFC 217 kicked off with an epic fan fest outside Madison Square Garden, featuring a handful of the top MMA fighters from around the world. The UFC trotted out A-list talent to the "Big Apple" on Nov. 4, positioning stars such as Robbie Lawler, Joseph Benavidez, Chris Weidman and Urijah Faber in...
  • Richard Odoms prepares to defend Heavyweight title against Jeff Hughes in LFA 26

    Richard Odoms prepares to defend Heavyweight title against Jeff Hughes in LFA 26

    The heavyweight title is on the line on Friday in the Legacy Fighting Alliance. Richard "The Black Eagle" Odoms (13-3) is hoping to defend his heavyweight title when he fights Jeff "Lights Out" Hughes (7-1) at the Arena Theater in Houston, TX in LFA 26. The fight can be seen on AXS TV.  At 6'5", 26...
  • Watch Bullet Club take on War Machine at G1 Climax 27's IWGP Tag Team Championship, only on AXS TV

    Watch Bullet Club take on War Machine at G1 Climax 27's IWGP Tag Team Championship, only on AXS TV

    AXS TV is bringing professional wrestling fans some of the best wrestling on the planet when they air the New Japan Professional Wrestling (NJPW) G1 Climax 27. The show premieres on Friday night, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. EST. While the G1 Climax 27 features the finals of the G1 tournament, this episode...
  • Aspen Ladd trains at MMA Gold

    How California's MMA Gold fight team became a global phenomenon

    After Aspen Ladd's cold, calculated decimation of Amanda Bobby Cooper at Invicta FC 14, ref "Big" John McCarthy went out of his way to tell Jim West how impressed he was with his coaching during the fight. Under West's masterful guidance, "The Shield Maiden" controlled the clinch game, stayed out of...
  • Adult model Micol DiSegni to compete at LFA 27

    Adult model Micol DiSegni to compete at LFA 27

    Plenty of MMA fighters over the years have taken on bizarre and unconventional side jobs to make ends meet, but never before in the history of the sport has a pro fighter doubled as a Suicide Girls model -- until now. 29-year-old Italian strawweight Micol DiSegni, who competes at "LFA 27," is the...
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