Joao Carvalho Dies in Hospital After MMA Knockout (1988-2016)

Joao Carvalho Dies in Hospital After MMA Knockout (1988-2016)

It’s now been three days since the fight that killed Joao Carvalho. Following a third round knockout against Charlie Ward,  Carvalho began to complain about a headache. He was assessed by on-site doctors and medical staff before being sent to the hospital – unfortunately it wasn’t enough. The Portuguese mixed-martial artist spent 48 hours in critical condition, before passing away. The […]

WBA Champion Lucas Browne Adamantly Denies Using Banned Substances

WBA Champion Lucas Browne Adamantly Denies Using Banned Substances

Heavyweight champion Lucas Browne was shocked after failing a drug test with the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA). Following a fight in Russia against Ruslan Chagaev, the heavyweight champion tested positive for Clenbuterol. In a press release, Browne said: “I will be fighting for as long as it takes to clear my name… Prior to today I had not heard […]

MMA Community Rallies Around Rousey after Suicide Comments

MMA Community Rallies Around Rousey after Suicide Comments

The media expressed concerned for Ronda Rousey after the fighter made several disturbing comments on The Ellen Degeneres Show. During an interview, Rousey said she considered suicide after losing a title bout to Holly Holm this summer. “Honestly …Once I got in the medical room and I was sitting in the corner [of the post-fight medical room], I was like, […]

Nike terminates contract with Pacquiao over anti-gay comments

Nike terminates contract with Pacquiao over anti-gay comments

Another week, another celebrity saying something ridiculous. A couple days ago Manny Pacquiao offended pretty much everyone in the LGBTQ community by insinuating that gay people were “worse than animals”. Actually, I’m not sure anyone in the LGBTQ community cares enough about Pacquiao’s opinions to be truly offended, but he sure did come across sounding like […]