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Chad Mendes: Conor McGregor owes me a rematch

After losing a short-notice interim featherweight title bout in Las Vegas at UFC 189 to Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes has been relatively quiet considering how dominant he was in the bout before McGregor turned it around in the final moments of the second round. McGregor scored well on the feet with strikes but Mendes dominated nearly every second of the fight with wrestling and ground...
Via Fox Sports
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Video: Relive the best round of 2015 thus far in MMA

There’s no debating it, the best heavyweight fight of 2015 took place on the PPV portion of UFC 187 when Travis Browne and Andrei Arlovski brought everyone to their feet – and kept them there for 4 minutes and 41 seconds. So now, less than a week out from Arlovski’s scheduled bout against Frank Mir at UFC 191, it’s time to relive one of the most insane slobberknocker’s...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 141 Highlight: Marloes Coenen scores 17th career submission victory

Since making her professional mixed martial arts debut back in 2000, 29-fight veteran Marloes Coenen (23-6) has played a big part in helping bring women to the forefront of the sport. Last night, Coenen kicked off the Bellator 141 main card festivities on SPIKE TV with a slick armbar finish of Arlene Blencowe (6-5). It was the 17th submission victory of her storied career. Check...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Guillard ‘shattered hand’ in Bellator 141 loss

UFC veteran Melvin Guillard was making his Bellator MMA debut on Friday night at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. Guillard was competing in the main event against Brandon Girtz, an opponent he hand-picked, but things did not go according to plan. After three hard-fought rounds, Guillard watched Girtz have his hand raised in victory. However, there could be an explanation...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rousey-Holm moved to UFC 193 Nov. 14 in Australia

Mark your calendars, folks. Ronda Rousey will be back in the Octagon earlier than expected. UFC president Dana White announced Friday that Rousey’s women’s bantamweight title fight against Holly Holm, originally scheduled for Jan. 2, now will headline UFC 193 on Nov. 14 at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. “Ronda Rousey was huge for us in Brazil,” White said Friday...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler suffers thumb injury, fight with Carlos Condit expected to be rescheduled

Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler suffered a thumb injury in training that forced him out of UFC 193 and his scheduled bout against Carlos Condit in Australia. The fight was slated as the main event for the UFC show in Melbourne, Australia but Lawler's injury forced the promotion to make a change to the November 14 card. In the place of the welterweight title fight, women's bantamweight...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey makes breakfast look good in Carl’s Jr. ad

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has stepped out of the Octagon and into the TV spotlight. She recently teamed up with Carl’s Jr. to promote its Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Breakfast Sandwich. Maybe she’s trying to make some more money in an attempt to catch up to Floyd Mayweather, or maybe she really likes breakfast sandwiches. Either way, she looked pretty...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator not interested in Fedor Emelianenko for now

There has been some buzz in the mixed martial arts community since it was reported earlier this summer that all-time great Fedor Emelianenko was ready to make a comeback. Immediately, there was speculation that the heavyweight legend would be choosing between the UFC and Bellator as the stage for his return, but it appears that it may only be a one-horse face to land his services...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve Vs Jared Rosholt Signed For UFC 193

A heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Jared Rosholt has been booked for UFC 193 in Australia on November 15th. Struve picked up a decision win over grizzled veteran Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190 earlier this month, though it wasn’t a particularly impressive performance. Prior to that ‘Skyscraper’ had lost to both Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem as well as battling...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Watch Andrei Arlovski brawl with Travis Browne in FOTN performance

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski has been one of the biggest MMA stories of the past year – much to the delight of fans everywhere. The 6-foot-4 Russian returned to the Octagon at UFC 174 after a more than eight-year absence to face Brendan Schaub, a fight which he won by split decision. Two months later, he'd go on to knockout "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman On Pace To Be The Greatest Fighter Of All Time

It was announced earlier this month that Chris Weidman would be defending his middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 that will serve as the co-main event to Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor. This will be Weidman’s fourth title defense and is coming off of an impressive 1st round TKO victory over Vitor Belfort. The All-American wrestler is undefeated at 13-0 and has beaten...
Via Oregon Sports News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Top 5 submissions of all time

Warning: this is not for the faint of heart.  If you don’t like bone breaking submissions, this article is not for you.  This list of submissions is a breakdown (pun intended) of the five best submissions in the UFC. 5) Nate Diaz vs Kurt Pellegrino. The bad boy of MMA There is no love lost between these two.  Generally speaking, Nate Diaz doesn’t like anybody but Pellegrino...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Vs Chad Mendes To Headline TUF 22 Finale In December

There’d been hints in the last week that the UFC might be lining up a big fight to front the TUF 22 Finale in Las Vegas on December 11th and that’s proven to be true with two featherweight top contenders Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes now installed as the shows headliner. The TUF 22 Finale event comes just one day before the enormous featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Vs Alistair Overeem Co-Main Events UFC On FOX 17

A heavyweight clash between Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem has been made official for the co-main event of December 19th’s UFC On FOX 17 event in Orlando, Florida. The UFC have been trying to put this fight together for some time now, with two previous attempts to match them up having fallen through, so hopefully it holds together this time around. Former heavyweight champion...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Faces Alistair Overeem At UFC on FOX 17

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (pictured) and Alistair Overeem can finally stop bickering on Twitter, because they will have the chance to settle their long-running beef in real life on December 19.On Tuesday, the UFC announced the heavyweight shootout will co-headline UFC on FOX 17.This bout was initially supposed to go down three years ago, but Overeem flunked...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Meets Michael Johnson At UFC on FOX 17

What is 371 days? The amount of time it took Nate Diaz (pictured) to get back in the cage after losing to Rafael dos Anjos.On Monday, it was announced Diaz will meet Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX 17.There hasn’t been any reason why Diaz hasn’t competed at all in 2015, outside of the fact he just doesn’t feel like it. The controversial fighter was, however, involved in a ringside...
Via 5thRound.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Cote TKO’s Josh Burkman In Wild Shootout (Video Highlights)

Patrick Cote (pictured) Josh Burkman didn’t win Fight of the Night honors for nothin’. The welterweights put on quite a show Sunday at UFC Fight Night 74, with Cote ultimately ending things via TKO in the third round. Both men were rocked on different occasions, but in the end, it was an overhand right by Cote that put Burkman down. Countless bombs on the canvas and the shootout...
Via 5thRound.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 74: Standing in St-Pierre’s shadow

Sunday’s Fight Night 74 will mark only the second time the Octagon has traveled to Canada this year under what seems to still be the looming shadow Georges St-Pierre left behind. With growing numbers of young and talented prospects, world-class MMA gyms, and a great fight culture, the recent fall-off of Canadian-hosted UFC events is rather puzzling. Especially when taking into...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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