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Andrei Arlovski Pulverizes Travis Browne In Great UFC 187 Scrap

What an entertaining heavyweight scrap we were treated too here as Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne slugged it out for the best part of a round with ‘The Pitbull’ enjoying the lion’s share of it before finishing by TKO. Round One: Leg kick from Arlovski. He steps in again with a couple of straight punches. Browne lands a right to the body. Again he goes to the body. Arlovski...
Via Fight Of The Night
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cormier tells Jones to get his s-- together

Daniel Cormier beat Rumble Johnson at UFC 187 on Saturday night and wasted no time calling out his next target. After choking out Johnson in the third round of their fight, Cormier grabbed the mic from interviewer Joe Rogan and hollered at Jon Jones. “I’ve got a message for one man: Jon Jones, get your...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrei Arlovski Rocks Travis Browne With One Massive Blow After Another at UFC 187

If there was ever a fight that deserved to be called "fast and furious" it was the Andrei Arlovski-Travis Browne fight on the UFC 187 main card. There is just no better way to describe it than that. What I found really impressive though is that even after taking the beating that Arlovski had already handed him Browne was able to land enough of  a hit to floor Arlovski.It was too...
Via FatManWriting
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Donald Cerrone Breaks John Makdessi's Jaw With Massive Kick at UFC 187

Long time UFC fans may have seen this before, but a fair weather fan like myself has never seen it. After taking a massive kick to the face from Donald Cerrone John Makdessi actually called for a timeout. As it turns out he was asking for time for a pretty good reason. The kick broke his jaw. The word ouch comes to mind.I hope John likes soup.Read more »
Via FatManWriting
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman TKO’s Vitor Belfort In The 1st Round At UFC 187 (VINE)

Chris Weidman defended his Middleweight title tonight at UFC 187 via 1st Round TKO of Vitor Belfort. Weidman was in trouble early in the first round when Belfort unleashed a fury of punches while keeping him inside the clench.  After Weidman was able to escape, Belfort was taken down and Weidman went to his bread and butter. Check out the TKO. Once Chris Weidman gets control,...
Via Total Sports Blog
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Rock sets Guinness World Record for selfies (VIDEO)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has quite the appetite, as he eats 800 pounds of cod per year. He works out more in one day than many of us do in an entire week, and maybe that’s why he’s accomplished so much. Johnson has starred in plenty of blockbuster movies over the course of his career, and has also captured many titles during his WWE stint. That's not all he's accomplished...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 ‘Johnson vs. Cormier’ weigh-in results and replay

This weigh-in was so important that they needed not 1, not 2, not 3, but an unprecedented 5 cage girls present at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The highlights in a nutshell – Nina Ansaroff missed weight by 4 pounds which makes her fight against Rose Namajunas to kick off the Fs1 prelims a catchweight affair. Things got very chippy between Scoggins-Sampo and...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Real Sports embracing social media in new ways with Ronda Rousey interview

Here’s an interesting sports media nugget from HBO.  We’ve seen an evolution at Real Sports this year with the program shifting away from Bryant Gumbel’s closing monologue to a variety of comedians with ties to the networks opining on topics in and around sports.  The shift is a nod from Real Sports to reach younger demographics and expand the audience base for the show,...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 offers Donald Cerrone high risk, very little reward

After winning his way to a memorable month of January with pair of unanimous-decision victories over Myles Jury and Benson Henderson, long-time contender Donald Cerrone had finally been given his chance to earn a shot at the lightweight title in a scheduled-showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187. But just days after proudly claiming to be ”100 percent” in an interview...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink This is the fifth episode of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 21 and the third we’ve covered here at LBS. I will admit that I hadn’t watched TUF prior to doing this series with NOS® Energy Drink, but I am being completely honest when I tell you that I look forward...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Contemplates MMA Return After PED Ban Lifted

Oh, boy. Chael Sonnen (pictured), one of the biggest cheaters in MMA history, might not be done with tainting the sport just yet. Apparently, after Sonnen’s two-year drug suspension expires in July 2016, the controversial wrestler might return to the cage. “His manager believes that after his suspension is up next year, that he’ll fight again,” reporter Ariel Helwani revealed...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Rousey vs. Cyborg would break UFC PPV record

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has been labeled by many as the one female fighter who has a chance to strip Ronda Rousey of her UFC title. A potential fight between the two has been discussed for years, but Cyborg would have to get down to the bantamweight division in order for it to happen. If the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones will get immediate title shot if he returns

Jon Jones has been the most dominant figure in mixed martial arts for a few years now, but he has also had his share of issues. Recently, Jones was stripped of his UFC light heavyweight championship and suspended indefinitely following a hit-and-run accident. Luckily for Jones, he will be welcomed back to the UFC with an immediate title shot once he gets his life in order. On...
Via Rumors and Rants
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Blatnick, Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The first inductees into the newly-revamped UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Former commentator Jeff Blatnick will enter the “Contributors” wing, while the rematch between former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg makes its way into the “Fight” wing. The announcement was made on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” Earlier this month, the UFC decided...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Uneven UFC cards continue to lead promotion down dangerous path

Allowing a new generation of would-be athletes to aim for something other than traditional team sports without having to pick up a racket or a golf club, mixed martial arts, and more specifically MMA within the UFC, has become one of the world’s most popular sports in just 20 years for both athletes and spectators alike. But more recently, into two separate, and rarely equal worlds...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 Preview: Two title fights, Card of the Year?

Cormier vs. Johnson This Saturday,  UFC 187 will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and with two titles on the line, could this be the best UFC card of the year? In the main event, former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament winner and Olympian Daniel Cormier takes on Anthony “Rumble” Johnson for the vacant light heavyweight title.  This fight...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez gets another title shot by beating up enough people - John Moraga is next

Joseph Benavidez might be one of the best fighters on the planet right now who is not currently holding a UFC title. For years the goal of winning a championship consumed Benavidez to the point of obsession. He used to keep a picture of a UFC title on his mantle at home as a constant reminder of what he was going after. On three different occasions in his career (two in the UFC,...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Condit Believes Jon Jones Will Return To UFC; Anderson Silva Not So Sure

Jon Jones is keeping an extremely low profile at the moment as he deals with the fallout from a hit and run incident recently which led to him being suspended from the UFC, stripped of his light-heavyweight title and facing a potential prison sentence. Recently his manager Malki Kawa suggested that it’s possible Jones will never return to the Octagon, but according to one of the...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 is Must See TV

In a time where the mediocre has become the norm, rare jewels like UFC 187 have become incredibly few and far between. An event stacked from bottom to top with tremendous fighters, and fights. Recently UFC undercards have resembled more who’s that, rather than who’s who of MMA. This card is different, and it’s going to be special. The Fight-Pass Prelims Josh Sampo vs. Justin...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate would fight Cyborg: 'I'm not scared of anyone'

It might be a while before fans get the fight they been waiting for in Ronda Rousey vs. Cris Justino. In the meantime, though, it appears Rousey’s rival is willing to take “Cyborg” on. UFC bantamweight star Miesha Tate joined flyweight Demetrious Johnson for a Q&A session on Saturday morning ahead of Fight Night Manila, and she soon was asked if she’d be willing...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen to work as pro wrestling analyst

Former UFC fighter and Fox analyst Chael Sonnen, now working as an MMA analyst for ESPN, will be working in another form of entertainment in the future – pro wrestling. Sonnen was named the “expert analyst” for Global Force Wrestling, a new promotion that will be run by former WWE star Jeff Jarrett and his wife Karen. Since his falling out with the UFC and Fox following...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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