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UFC 178 Event Poster; Updated Fight Card

Even with the loss of the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier grudge super-match, UFC 178 is still shaping up to be the most stacked card of the year. One could even argue that the main event may even be the least anticipated bout of the top six. How about you tell us what you think of UFC 178, as it stands today, below. Main Card (PPV) • Flyweight Title Bout: Demetrious Johnson (C) vs. Chris...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who's next for Ronda Rousey?

UFC boss Dana White is still angling for Ronda Rousey to face Gina Carano next, but another candidate has entered the mix for a shot at the champion. Bethe Correia beat Rousey’s buddy Shayna Baszler convincingly at UFC 177 on Saturday night in Sacramento and called out Rousey in her post-fight interview. “I want to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 177 Recap Show: TJ Dillashaw Reigns Supreme

UFC 177 took place on Saturday night from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event, TJ Dillashaw retained the UFC bantamweight championship defeating late replacement Joe Soto. The co-feature had Tony Ferguson beating Danny Castillo by split decision in lightweight action. In today’s podcast Steve and BetweenTheRopes.com contributor Nathan McCarter recap...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Renan Barao Talk To Joe Rogan About Pulling Out Of UFC 177

During last night’s UFC 177 broadcast color commentator Joe Rogan headed backstage to interview former bantamweight champion Renan Barao about the circumstances surrounding him pulling out of the main event with TJ Dillashaw on the day of the weigh-ins. Rogan grilled Barao hard about the situation, but Barao was adamant that his weight cut was going fine until the moment he suddenly...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Dillashaw KO’s Joe Soto With Kick To Head at UFC 177 (GIF)

At 2:20 of the fifth round at UFC 177, defending Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw, knocked out Joe Soto with a huge head kick. Soto took the fight on short notice when Renan Barao couldn’t make weight. While Barao was trying to cut weight, he passed out and then eventually needed to be rushed to the hospital. Soto, making his UFC debut, fought extremely competitively into the...
Via Total Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bethe Correia TKO’s Shayna Baszler In Second Round At UFC 177

Bethe Correia put on a striking clinic in the second round of her fight with Shayna Baszler tonight at UFC 177 to earn a TKO stoppage. Round One: No touch of the gloves here. Baszler in close and gets the clinch early, pressing her opponent against the cage. Correia trying to move away, but Baszler sticking to it. They go to the mat and Correia ends up on top. Baszler threatening...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Tyron Woodley will not get a title shot anytime soon

Tyron Woodley has talked a lot about title shots recently but seems on a mission to make sure he never gets one. Coming off of an impressive first round finish of Dong Hyun Kim, he moved up into the number three spot in the rankings behind only Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald. In theory, this would put him poised to fight for the title in early 2015. Instead, he is moving further...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fallout Of Renan Barao Dropping Out Of UFC 177

On Friday night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is stepping in to face Dillashaw. Steve talks with Beyond The Cage podcast host Dave Sadler on the topic. The guys discuss if Barao should get the next bantamweight title shot, what...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Claims Tyron Woodley Is Running Scared From Hector Lombard

Dana White has revealed that the UFC have been attempting to put together a major welterweight fight between top 6 contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, but have been unsuccessfuly because Woodley, “wants nothing to do with Hector.” White said he first approached Woodley about fighting Lombard in Australia in December after his 61 second TKO against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ONE FC 19 GIF’s and results: Ben Askren, Shinya Aoki get finishes in title fights

ONE FC, Asia’s premier MMA organization, returned today with their 19th event live from the World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ONE FC 19: “Reign of Champions” featured three title fights in the featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight divisions respectively. In the main event, Shinya Aoki dominated former UFC veteran Kamal Shalorus en route to to a rear...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White says Jose Aldo’s admission was a loss in translation

Earlier this week, the UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo shoved No. 1 contender Chad Mendes during the UFC 179 media day in Brazil. It was an odd scenario considering Aldo’s normally calm demeanor during media obligations. A day after the shove occurred, Aldo admitted to the Brazilian media that the shove was intended to promote UFC 179. Today, Dana White is backtracking...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: The most powerful Dana White video blog, ever

Remember when UFC pay-per-views were an actual event. They used to be something you would not only anticipate for months, but you would talk about for the months that would  follow. UFC 175 brings us back to those days. Part of the reason is that it seems like it was forever ago. And since UFC 176 was canceled, this was actually our last pay-per-view event as we head into UFC 177...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey: Gina Carano is worst style matchup for me

Most fans, pundits and observers feel like Gina Carano would hardly present a challenge to Ronda Rousey were the two to meet in the octagon. Rousey feels otherwise. There has been a lot of talk about the two women squaring off against each other in a fight even though Carano hasn’t fought since 2009 and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bas Rutten feels no pain, gave himself stitches after being cut by glass (Video)

Who knew Bas Rutten and Anton Chigurh had so much in common? Rutten posted a video to YouTube on Saturday that documents the time he was cut in the thigh by a large piece of glass. As the video says, a six-pack of non-alcoholic beer broke and one piece of the shattered glass went deep […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014’s Hottest UFC Ring Girls

The UFC was once the king of sports entertainment. Just like professional wrestling was in the 90’s, the UFC was from 2006 –...
Via Busted Coverage
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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