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Gas Station Cashier Uses MMA Moves to Ward off Would-Be Robbers

Bleacherreport.com  -  Phoenix Jones better move over. He's not the only crime-fighting MMA aficionado out there these days. Mayura Dissanyake, a cashier at a Houston convenience store and self-proclaimed semi-pro MMA fighter, recently laid the wood to a couple of would-be criminals who were attempting to steal a money bag from one of Dissanyake's co-workers.In the surveillance video, first broadcast and repo 3 days

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5 MMA Fighters Under the Most Pressure to Perform Right Now

Bleacherreport.com  -  Pressure can be good or bad.It often lends a hand in propelling fighters to a level otherwise undiscovered, but it can also serve as a crippling mental handicap.In any case, the feeling of being under pressure effects each and every professional athlete in some way, not just the ones who enter a cage and fight another human being for a living.Based on past experiences, future expectations and ove 7 days

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MMA Fighter Knocks Opponent out in 5 Seconds with 1 Strong Kick to the Face

Bleacherreport.com  -  Take five seconds out of your day to watch this MMA fight. Trust us, it's worth it.One swift kick to the face and this fight was over. If it wasn't for a little bit of preparation at the beginning of the fight, it would have been over even quicker. [YouTube]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com 7 days

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Fighter with Down Syndrome Petitioning to Compete in MMA

Bleacherreport.com  -  Garrett Holeve, a 24-year-old mixed martial arts fighter with Down syndrome, is fighting to make his dreams of stepping into the cage a reality.“I can [do it]. Don’t mess with me,” Holeve said in an interview with Chris Serico of Today.com. “I’m a blue belt.”The first fight for Holeve will be held in a court of law against the Florida State Boxing Commissi 7 days

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Dominick Cruz: Most Doctors and Therapists Unprepared to Treat MMA Fighters

Bleacherreport.com  -  Dominick Cruz, the longtime UFC bantamweight champion who was forced to abdicate his title after missing more than two years with injuries, is returning to Octagon competition this fall. But he suggested Monday that his return might have been even slower had he continued with a previous course of treatment. That course, Cruz suggested, may not have reflected a thorough understanding of MMA, 8 days

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UFC's Jam-Packed July Will Go Down as a Month to Remember for MMA Fans

Bleacherreport.com  -  Considering the ever-increasing demands of being an MMA fan, it can sometimes be difficult to savor the moment.It's never been more expensive or more difficult to simply follow our sport. These days, we hurtle along at a breakneck pace—stuck in an eternal state of Fiiiiight Weeek!!!—seldom finding the opportunity to just stop and take a breath. We rarely appreciate the beauty of our s 8 days

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MMA in 2004: A Retrospective Look at the Sport a Decade Later

Bleacherreport.com  -  With the events of UFC 175, the finale of season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter and UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Brandao now behind us, it seems a good time to look back upon the sport as it was a decade ago.The year is 2004 and the sport has seen some changes of late. Tito Ortiz is no longer the champion of note at 205, and Randy Couture looks like the second coming of Henry Armstrong, partnered per 10 days

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MMA: Top 5 Fighters Who Retired Too Late

Bleacherreport.com  -  The MMA game giveth, and the MMA game taketh away. This cruel and cold lesson has been learned by far too many in this sport.There comes a time in any athlete's career where he realizes it's time to hang it up. In team sports, that time is usually preceded by a lack of athleticism, maybe an injury or two.Unfortunately, in MMA that time tends to be preceded by some vicious knockout or bone-crushin 10 days

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