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Ryan Bader vs Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden

Mixed martial arts fan in Sweden are in for a treat this coming January. Not only is Swedish superstar Alexander Gustafsson throwing down against Anthony Johnson in the main event, but UFC officially announced another light heavyweight collision that is certain to bring fireworks. With the contenders in the 205 pound division dwindling, one of the few remaining matchups between...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley says home town Ferguson riots 'terrible, embarrassing'

UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley (14-3) has just signed on to fight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas, so he now embarks on the training camp journey of single-mindedly focusing on preparing himself for battle. However, as a Ferguson, MO native, Woodley also has his mind on the embattled town he grew up in, still lives near and still loves. Walking around his...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2 viewing and schedule guide

It's a rare treat to have two title fights on the same card and UFC 181 will deliver with the welterweight and lightweight belts up for grabs in the main event and co-main event from Las Vegas on December 6. Johny Hendricks will return from a long layoff due to surgery to face Robbie Lawler, the man he beat in an instant classic this past March to win the welterweight title. Lawler...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon vs Al Iaquinta Booked For UFC 183

A key matchup in the UFC’s lightweight division has been added to the upcoming UFC 183 card. Set for January 31, 2015, UFC 183 will be headlined by two fighters returning from long layoffs as former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva looks to rebound from a horrific leg injury in his last bout versus current […]
Via MMAInsider
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ronda Rousey talks about Eminem referencing her

Slaughterhouse in a blouse (Rouseygram) Ronda Rousey visited Jimmy Kimmel Live last night on Hollywood Boulevard and like every interview with Rousey – this one was full of quotables. The UFC women’s bantamweight champ gave us more on her buffalo wings obsession, “Man, I can’t wait to beat this chick and eat some wings,” talked about asking permission from pro wrestling...
Via Fight Booth
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Behind The Scenes At Bellator 131: Ortiz Vs Bonnar

Bellator have released behind-the-scenes footage from their recent Bellator 131 event which proved to be their biggest to date with an average of 1.2 million tuning in on Spike TV, peaking with 2 million viewers during the main event as Tito Ortiz took on Stephan Bonnar. —
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bitter Rivals: Here's the official UFC 182 'Jones vs. Cormier' poster

The UFC already has more than enough footage of ‘Bitter Rivals’ Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to promote this UFC 182 main event after already doing the rounds ahead of their canceled UFC 178 contest. Prepare to be bombarded with plenty more after UFC 181 pops off on December 6th. Here’s the official poster for the January 3rd event:   Here is your full card for UFC 182...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar deserving of rematch with Jose Aldo

            After sending one of the division’s top contenders home empty-handed courtesy of a last-second submission, most fighters would be celebrating for a week while planning their own historic rise to the top of the weight class. But for a seasoned veteran and former champion like Frankie Edgar, last weekend’s win over Cub Swanson was little more...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

M-1 Challenge 53 results from China – Tybura, Kharitonev & Grabowski win

M-1 Challenge 53 Results Tybura retains M-1 Challenge heavyweight title Kharitonev stops Garner, Grabowski defeats GluhuvAnd still Champion…..Marcin Tybura Last night at M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire, undefeated M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Marcin “Tybur” Tybura (12-0-0, 4 KO/TKO, 6 SUB) had a very successful first title defense, Russian heavyweight...
Via MMA Interplay
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Gilbert Melendez prepares for Anthony Pettis in grappling session with Ronda Rousey

Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez is getting his second crack at UFC gold next weekend as he takes on UFC Lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 181. Prior to the biggest fight of his career, Melendez is getting work in with the best sparring partners and coaches he can find, including dominant women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon Fights Al Iaquinta at UFC 183

A lightweight shootout between veteran Joe Lauzon (pictured) and Al Iaquinta has been added to UFC 183. Newsday reported the bout Wednesday. The January 31 event goes down inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lauzon was slated to meet Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, but was forced to withdraw from the bout with an undisclosed injury. J-Lau was last seen posting a TKO win...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Dennis Siver Upset Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 59? (Video)

One thing stands between Conor McGregor and a UFC title shot, Dennis Siver. With Cub Swanson losing to Frankie Edgar this past weekend, the door is open for Conor McGregor to get a title shot this summer. He’s already antagonized champion, Jose Aldo, and still refuses to correctly pronounce his name.  Conor wasn’t shy about wanting the title fight during the UFC’s ‘Time...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis vs Gilbert Melendez Pros’ Picks ft. Edgar, Hendricks, Thomson, Barnett, Chiesa & more

We feature great breakdowns from the pros for the lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez.
Via MMAinterviews
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

Frankie Edgar has called for a featherweight title shot after his destruction of Cub Swanson on Saturday night, and it makes sense – he’s already paid like a champ.  Edgar was the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson. Before we go any further, we should note that the Texas Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter pay […]
Via MMA Manifesto
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi’s car stolen, wishes he could fight thief in Octagon

Gegard Mousasi evidently can not catch a break from thieves. The former Strikeforce champion had intruders break into his house just weeks before his UFC debut, and now Mousasi’s vehicle has apparently been stolen prior to his next Octagon appearance in Sweden. For the jerk that stole my car yesterday, I wish I was fighting you in Sweden on Jan. 24th. @ufc @danawhite pic.twitter...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paige VanZant Proves She’s Beyond ‘The Ultimate Fighter’

UFC president Dana White claimed the “next Ronda Rousey” was on this season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Now that the 20th edition of the reality show is coming to an end, it’s becoming more apparent that White was likely referring to Rose Namajunas. However, there’s one fighter who was supposed to compete on TUF 20 that could easily be the UFC’s newest division’s...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s Left For Ronda Rousey To Fight After Cat Zingano?

Ronda Rousey will make the next defense of her bantamweight title against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 at the end of February, but after that there’s a big question mark over who she will fight next. A lot will depend on Rousey herself. She has movie roles in ‘Fast & Furious 7′ and ‘Entourage’ already complete and set to come out in 2015 which will raise her profile even...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Wins in Cub Swanson’s Defeat

The only person more excited than Frankie Edgar to see Cub Swanson lose on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57 was Conor McGregor (pictured). It’s like Christmas had come early for McGregor. He won without even having to lift a finger, unless you count the thumbs he used to let the MMA world know via Twitter that he was now on the doorstep of a UFC featherweight title fight after Swanson...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paige VanZant goes full beast mode in her UFC debut win

Many fans were predicting that the Paige VanZant and Kailin Curran would be FOTN. They lived up to the pre-fight hype with one of the most exciting and entertaining fights of the year which would ultimately take home FOTN honors. The fight showcased why the strawweight division is one of the most exciting ones and why VanZant was originally selected to be on this season of TUF. Due...
Via Fight Booth
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Says Bill Cosby Too Classy To Have Raped Anyone (Video)

UFC fighter Jon ‘Bones’ Jones has come to Bill Cosby’s defense in the worst way possible. Listen to his explanation of why Cosby is innocent of the vicious acts he’s accused of. Pretty ignorant line of thinking even if it wasn’t his intent to downgrade such a serious matter.Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. via TMZ The post Jon Jones Says Bill Cosby Too...
Via Geeks and Cleats
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Brock Lesnar 'interested in fighting again'

Is Brock Lesnar eyeing a return to the octagon at age 38? Lesnar is currently under contract with the WWE through the end of March, which is shortly after WrestleMania. When his deal expires, he will have the option of signing a new WWE contract or returning to the UFC. During a recent press conference...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum beats Mark Hunt with flying knee (Video)

Fabricio Werdum beat Mark Hunt at UFC 180 in Mexico City Saturday with a vicious flying knee to claim the interim heavyweight title. The knockout occurred during the second round and it was surreal. Werdum caught Hunt open and punished him by punting his noggin like a football. Hunt was knocked out cold:
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MMA fighter's ear explodes during fight

Leslie Smith lost her fight at UFC 180 in Mexico City on Saturday after her ear was ripped open by a Jessica Eye punch. Smith was bleeding from the ear after being hit by Eye towards the end of the first round. The two began fighting in the second round, but after Smith’s ear was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

This UFC 180 Duck Hunt promo is ridiculous

On Saturday night in Mexico City at UFC 180, Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum will face off for the interim UFC Heavyweight Title. The UFC put together this short, hilarious hype video for the fight, featuring Hunt starring in a Duck Hunt parody. Fantastic. It should be a great fight, and if Hunt manages to knock out Werdum, the MMA world will explode. The post This UFC 180 Duck Hunt...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge rips War Machine for laughing during hearing

A Las Vegas judge scolded former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, after he reportedly laughed as his alleged victim and ex-girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack, testified against him during a preliminary hearing.    
Via Speleb
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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