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UFC Rankings: Reaction to their Ridiculousness

The new UFC rankings came out on Monday and they illustrated why it is hard to take them too seriously. Once again,there was a lot of movement and it can be confusing. This guide can help bring clarity to their rankings. Vitor’s texting moves him back to #2 at MW First it should be noted that these rankings at the end of the day do not mean anything. They are generated by the media...
Via Fight Booth
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones – On The Brink Of Superstardom

As the midpoint of 2014 quickly approaches, the Ultimate Fighting Championship finds itself in a strange spot. Its biggest star for years, Georges St-Pierre, is on an indefinite break from the sport and is now is in the midst of an ACL recovery. Anderson Silva, the longtime middleweight title holder and once consensus greatest fighter ever, has a broken leg and wont fight again this...
Via hov-mma
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMA apparel company offers $5k to fighter who knocks out Ronda Rousey

MMA apparel company Americana MMA wants to see Ronda Rousey have her head handed to her so badly that they’re offering a $5,000 bonus to the fighter who knocks her out. Americana MMA issued the offer after being incensed by Rousey’s recent negative comments about Cyborg Justino, whom Rousey called an “it.” They posted the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for the biggest UFC winners of the past week?

The two men with the most interesting jobs in sports, Joe Silva and Sean Shelby, have their work cut out for them following the vents that took place over the past week in Quebec and Orlando. So before we turn our full attention to UFC 172 in B-More, we’re here to offer them a completely uninvited helping hand. Let’s start with the big winners from the more recent of the two...
Via hov-mma
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez steps back into the octagon this Saturday at UFC 172 after a brutal knockout loss to Demetrious Johnson in December 2013. Benavidez was one of the reasons WEC became known as one of the best MMA promotions in the world in terms of quality bouts. Video: highlights of Joseph Benavidez The post Video: highlights of Joseph Benavidez appeared first on Players View.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Takanori Gomi

This Saturday at UFC 172 will be the first time Takanori Gomi has stepped into the octagon in nearly 14 months. Gomi last competed for UFC in Japan last year, losing a very close and controversial decision to Diego Sanchez. On Saturday night, Gomi will be fighting Isaac Vallie-Flagg in a preliminary bout. While in Pride Fighting Championships, Gomi became the biggest 155-pound star...
Via Players View
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Mike King vs. Nordine Taleb – The Best TUF 19 Elimination Fight

TUF 19 started with fifteen fights to get in the house. Mike King and Nordine Taleb of TUF Nations came together to battle in an instant classic. It was the best fight to get in the house this season; maybe even of all seasons. It is the type of fight that warrants a closer look. Let’s break it down. On Wednesday, Taleb was all over FS1. First he defeated fellow TUF Nations cast...
Via hov-mma
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dana White UFC 172 Video Blog Going Behind The Scenes At UFC 171

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this Saturday night as UFC 172 takes place at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The main event features Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira. The co-main event features Phil Davis facing off against the returning Anthony Johnson. Before pay-per-view events, UFC President Dana White releases a video blog...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Liddell Hates Chael Sonnen’s Trash Talk

Former light heavyweight champion, and current retiree, Chuck Liddell has some advice for reality star and current UFC fighter, Chael Sonnen: Shut up and fight. Liddell is considered a legend in the UFC, and although he is no stranger to trash talking, he also believes that certain lines shouldn’t be crossed. So, when he heard about the comments Sonnen made about the entire country...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira Preview and Predictions

This Saturday, April 26, 2014 live from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland we’ve got one of the best cards (on paper) of the year so far. A light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and dangerous contender Glover Teixeira, as well as the return of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson to the UFC. Let’s get things started! Andre Fili vs Max Holloway Andre Fili is a good technical...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 120: Alvarez vs. Chandler III’ Fight Card Complete

Bellator MMA’s Pay-Per-View Debut: Take Two. After watching the injury bug sink them in their first dip in the PPV pond, the Viacom-backed promotion will make another go at it with “Bellator 120: Alvarez vs. Chandler III.” The May 17 event takes place inside Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. A lightweight rubber match between champion Eddie Alvarez (pictured) and Michael...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cerrone-Nurmagomedov makes sense for UFC’s lightweight division

Among the many impressive performances during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Orlando, Fabricio Werdum was the clear winner with his unlikely domination of fellow heavyweight contender Travis Browne, and for his efforts, will be rewarded with a crack at the belt currently owned by Cain Velasquez. But the Brazilian wasn’t the only fighter to dramatically improve upon his near future...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Perspective: The Curious Case of Vitor Belfort

Vitor Belfort had arguably the biggest impact on the sport of mixed martial arts in the year 2013. From two highlight reel head kicks to perennial contenders Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, to being the first person to stop MMA legend Dan Henderson via strikes. Belfort’s impact was felt wide across the landscape of the entire sport but that impact was always followed by controversy...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Ramps Up Training As Comeback Continues (Video)

Anderson Silva has posted up another video of his ongoing rehabilitation from the broken leg he suffered at UFC 168 late last year. In this footage he’s shown working the bag, and what’s noticeable is that his footwork is now much more steady and assured than it was previously and he’s able to train at a higher tempo. It all bodes well for his eventual comeback, though the...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Confirms Travis Browne’s Broken Hand and Ribs with X-Ray (Pic)

UFC president Dana White’s suspicions were true, heavyweight Travis Browne did break his hand and ribs during Saturday’s top contender shootout against Fabricio Werdum. Browne’s coach, Ricky Lundell, confirmed the injuries Sunday by posting the X-ray of Browne’s fractured haymaker and a poster giving his protege props for his toughness on Twitter. Lundell revealed that both...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey rips Cyborg, calls her an ‘it’

Ronda Rousey has made it clear over the past few years that she does not like Cris Cyborg Justino, and in case you weren’t aware, she cemented that point a few days ago. Rousey talked with Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole Friday about some of her potential opponents. Rousey is scheduled to fight Alexis Davis on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Brittney Palmer redefines sexy

Two-time UFC Ring Girl of the Year Brittney Palmer is in the running for the 2014 Maxim Hot 100 list of the world’s sexiest women — and we have to admit she has absolutely redefined the word “sexy.” Palmer and Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste are the two biggest ambassadors of UFC Mixed Martial Arts fights that you can follow on FOX Sports. This month, Palmer landed the cover...
Via Speleb
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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