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Fight Booth’s UFC on Fox ‘No Holds Barred’ Kountermove Freeroll

I’ve got good news and better news. Good news is we’ve got another Kountermove breakdown for you here just in time to make your picks for this weekend’s UFC on Fox 12 event. The better news is that the good people of Kountermove have set up another freeroll for Fightbooth.com readers. Before we start, here’s a reminder of how the Koutermove works and scores fights. “About...
Via Fight Booth
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Nick Diaz is back

Nick Diaz staring down his opponent Carlos Condit at UFC 143 I am an admitted Nick Diaz fan so when he decided to call it quits in 2013, a little piece of me died inside. I realized that I may no longer see someone get flipped the bird in the middle of a stare down. I was no longer going to get five-minute tirades that I can decipher later like crossword puzzles. There would be no...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Weidman Opens as Massive Favourite Over Belfort

With Vitor Belfort finally cleared to fight again, he’ll get his long awaited title shot at UFC 181 on December 6th versus Chris Weidman.  But the deck is stacked against him in Vegas, according to the oddsmakers: Weidman opened at -425, meaning the smarts think he wins this fight 81% of the time.  The number […]
Via MMA Manifesto
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz just signed a new 3-fight deal with the UFC

After 16 months away from the cage, many folks were beginning to wonder if former UFC title challenger and three-time defending Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz may never come out of retirement after all. Earlier today, Diaz visited Zuffa HQ to work on on deal with the his old friends Dana and Lorenzo. Papers were signed, and photos were snapped. He’s back @nickdiaz209 just signed...
Via Fight Booth
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz Comes Out Of Retirement, Agrees To New Deal With The UFC

Nick Diaz stated after his loss at UFC 158 in March of 2013 to George St-Pierre that he was retiring. Since then, Diaz had been offered numerous fights by the UFC and turned every one of them down. Now Diaz has had a change of heart. UFC president Dana White announced today Diaz has signed a three fight contract extension to return to the company. He's back @nickdiaz209 just...
Via Between The Ropes
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sh*t Got Real Between Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier

I’ll be honest, at first I was pretty upset to hear the news about Alexander Gustafsson being forced out of his scheduled rematch against champion Jon Jones at UFC 178.  That is a huge fight and though I am equally as interested in Jones vs Cormier I was prepared for that fight to be next assuming JBJ got past Alexander.  But after this and how fired up DC is about the fight...
Via Tito Couture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Robbie Lawler’s Top 5 KO’s (video)

With 31 knockouts between them during their respective professional mixed martial arts careers, it’s no secret why everyone is jacked up for this Saturday night's #1 contenders bout between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown. There’s no one that will be watching this fight closer than current UFC welterweight kingpin Johny ‘Bigg Rigg’ Hendricks. Hendricks finally earned UFC...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier replaces Gustafsson, will fight Jon Jones

The most anticipated light heavyweight rematch in UFC history will once again have to wait. On Wednesday, it was announced Alexander Gustafsson has to withdraw from his September 27 sequel against champion Jon Jones due to undisclosed injury. Don’t rip up your UFC 178 tickets just yet. Daniel Cormier (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute. It’s no secret there’s no love...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen suspended two years for failed drug tests

If Chael Sonnen (pictured) was even remotely thinking of coming out of retirement, the former UFC middleweight top contender will have to wait at least two years to do so. During Wednesday’s hearing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to suspended Sonnen for 24 months for flunking two random drug tests. The 37-year-old must also reimburse the committee for...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predictions: UFC Fight Night Lawler vs. Brown

This Saturday July 26th on FOX, one of the most anticipated UFC Fight Night’s will happen in San Jose, California. Robbie Lawler will take on Matt Brown in a big 5-Round Welterweight bout, where the winner will be next in line to take on the champ Johny Hendricks. Ahead is going to be my predictions [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 4 visits today) The post Predictions: UFC Fight...
Via No Coast Bias
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown

On Saturday, MMA’s leading promotion returns stateside following last weekend’s trip to the Emerald Isle with UFC on Fox 12 featuring a welterweight showdown between top-ranked Robbie Lawler and veteran finisher Matt Brown. Two years ago, floating the idea of Lawler and Brown facing-off for either a crack at the welterweight belt or the title of top-ranked contender could have...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC fight night Dublin: The Irish are taking over

Some events in MMA are just flat out unforgettable. We all remember where we were when Forrest Griffin and Stephen Bonnar went toe to toe for the first Ultimate Fighter finale. Every fight fan can remember where they were when Chris Weidman knocked out Anderson Silva. And every fight fan will remember where they were when Ireland took over the UFC. To call it a take over is putting...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arianny Celeste also got in on the bikini butt photo action

Via Guyism
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm: Gina Carano has earned shot at Ronda Rousey

Gina Carano has not fought for over five years, but she will still get a title shot at Ronda Rousey upon signing with the UFC, company boss Dana White has said. Many people feel like Carano is undeserving of a title shot because of her long layoff. Miesha Tate, who has lost to Rousey twice, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC should be cautious with Conor McGregor

While his fellow countrymen roared with pride and Dublin’s O2 Arena buzzed with anticipation, featherweight Conor McGregor confidently made his way to the octagon with the weight of the world on his shoulders, yet, seemingly transfixed on the task at hand and the duties associated with being Ireland’s biggest draw. But despite months of pre-fight hype, Ireland’s favorite son...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gina Carano on verge of UFC contract, shot at Ronda Rousey’s belt

Since easily disposing of Alexis Davis at UFC 175 to earn her eighth consecutive victory, speculation regarding the next opponent to face women’s bantamweight champ and current queen of mixed martial arts Ronda Rousey has hit an all-time high. But on Friday, rumors of a meeting with either Cris Justino, top-ranked contender Cat Zingano, and UFC-newcomer Holly Holm took a backseat...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousey, Carano to fight in December if Carano signs

Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey will fight in December at UFC 181 in Las Vegas if Carano signs with the UFC, company boss Dana White said Friday in Ireland. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole, the UFC has a meeting with Carano’s representatives on Monday. If the two sides are able to agree to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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