Even God Cheats: How Anderson Silva Shocked Us By Doing The Expected

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is a bumbling, soulless government agency, and so a strange agent for the delivery of the message that our gods have forsaken us. They never have been particularly diligent messengers in any event, but for whatever reason—bureaucracy, incompetence, something more nefarious—they… »2/19/15 9:15pm2/19/15 9:15pm

MMA Fighter Suffers Seizure After Getting Viciously Knocked Out

At an Oplot fight card held in (we believe) Russia earlier today, a fighter went into a seizure after being knocked out with a kick to the head. The footage, as seen above—it starts at about the 56:30 mark—is difficult to watch, not least because of a seemingly confused response from the referee, who immediately… »2/14/15 8:09pm2/14/15 8:09pm

Serbian MMA Fighter Chokes His Opponent Out, Then Helps Save His Life

The Serbian Battle Championship 4—which occurred earlier this month—saw a crazy end to this fight between Dusan Dzakic and Sebastijan Emini. At the 4:20 mark in the video above, you can see Emini frantically tapping out. The reason? Dude's starting to choke to death. Lucky for him, both Dzakic and the referee… »12/23/14 12:20am12/23/14 12:20am

Amateur MMA Fighter Attempts Showtime Kick, Fails Gloriously

If you've ever seen an amateur MMA event, you know that they're filled with men and women who dare to attempt the impossible. At a Warrior Camp's event held just outside Spokane, Wash., on Friday, one man showed off just how impossible as part of an incredible exhibition highlighted by the above attempt to pull off… »12/01/14 4:19pm12/01/14 4:19pm

UFC Card Features Gruesome Exploding Ear, Dude Maybe Shitting Himself

Leslie Smith fought on the prelims of tonight's UFC card in Mexico, and she is inhumanly tough. After a shot from contender Jessica Eye came damn close to entirely shearing her ear off, referee Herb Dean immediately called in the ringside doctors, who called the fight off only to be met with vigorous protests from… »11/15/14 9:11pm11/15/14 9:11pm

Russian MMA Card Features Armored Knights Battling With Swords

We're ... not entirely sure what this is, but we watched, rapt, after learning it was happening via Twitter user @grabakahitman. This battle took place on the undercard of a show being held today by M1, a more or less reputable (?) Russian fight promotion, and features dudes in armor battling with swords and shields,… »8/15/14 1:03pm8/15/14 1:03pm