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UFC on FOX 11 ‘Werdum vs. Browne’ weigh-in replay

There was absolutely no drama inside of the Amway Center in sunny Orlando, Florida for today’s UFC on FOX 11 weigh-in. Honestly though, who needs it when a card is this stacked? It sells itself. Every fighter made weight and no one got shoved. Still, this video is worth watching for the intense staredown between heavyweight headliners Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum, and of course...
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Jake Shields signs multi-fight contract with WSOF

It didn’t take former #1 UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields very long to find a new home. Multiple sources announced yesterday that Shields had signed World Series of Fighting after being released from the UFC on April 6th following a unanimous decision loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 in March. The deal is of the multi-fight variety. Shields went 4-3 with 1 NC during his...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Whose House? Shaq’s House!

Shaquille O’ Neals’ 70,000 square foot Windermere, Florida mansion played host to the UFC’s FOX 11 pre-fight press conference on Thursday afternoon. The dais looked a little something like this (left to right on your screen): Brad Tavares, Donald Cerrone, Miesha Tate, Fabricio Werdum, Dana White (podium), Travis Browne, Liz Carmouche, Edson Barboza, and Yoel Romero. Check out...
Via hov-mma
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum has always had a stigma attached to him that he could win some big fights, but not the ones that meant a potential heavyweight title shot. The man who ended Fedor Emelianenko‘s nearly decade-long undefeated run in MMA also has losses to Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem that came at the most inopportune times. A world champion and world-class jiu-jitsu practitioner...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Miesha Tate

Female MMA has been in UFC for a little over a year, and arguably the most entertaining female fighter in the promotion is Miesha Tate. This Saturday, Tate faces Liz Carmouche on the main card of UFC’s latest UFC on Fox card. No matter how the bout goes for Tate, it’s safe to assume that the bout will prove worthy of being in front of a network television audience. A veteran...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Edson Barboza

This Saturday’s UFC on Fox card will feature Edson Barboza, a Brazilian fighter who has rightfully earned a reputation in MMA for being fast and exciting. Barboza’s opponent Saturday will be Donald Cerrone in a lightweight bout that could be a show-stealing bout or at least provide a tremendous finish no matter who wins. Barboza’s hand and foot speed have wowed those that have...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch UFC On Fox 11 Pre-Fight Press Conference Starting at 1 PM ET

The UFC returns to Fox on Saturday with UFC on Fox 11 from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features two of the top three ranked heavyweights in the UFC as Fabricio Werdum battles Travis Browne. The co-feature has Miesha Tate battling Liz Carmouche in women’s bantamweight action. The pre-fight press conference takes place at 1 PM ET from the home of former NBA...
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Sam Stout Puts Ref in Chokehold After Being KO’d (Video)

KJ Noons vs Sam Stout was hardly thought of as a fight of the night candidate at yesterday’s ‘TUF’ Finale but it ended up being the best fight of the night. It only took Noons 33 seconds Stout was funny enough but what occurred afterwards is what truly makes this video special. Stout wasn’t aware that the fight had ended and that he’d been knocked out, so he proceed to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Fabricio Werdum, Travis Browne to meet for possible heavyweight title shot in Orlando

The top promotion in MMA got back to business this week after a short break with Wednesday’s ”The Ultimate Fighter” finale in Montreal, and the upcoming UFC Fight Night in Orlando on Saturday that will be highlighted by a heavyweight headliner between Travis Browne (16-1-1), and Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1). Currently the second-ranked, heavyweight contender behind Junior Dos Santos...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sam Stout was so disoriented after knockout loss he tried choking the referee (GIF)

Sam Stout was so disoriented after his first-round knockout loss to KJ Noons at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale” in Quebec City Wednesday that he actually went to choke out the referee after getting up from the punch. Noons won 30 seconds into the fight after connecting on a massive punch to the chin. Stout […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Rogan: Ronda Rousey could beat Floyd Mayweather

There are things some people say that just make me question their intelligence. UFC’s Joe Rogan just became one of them after insisting UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey could beat boxer Floyd Mayweather  in a UFC-style bout. While Rogan makes the point that Mayweather isn’t suited for Rousey’s ground game in the octagon, he completely ignores several factors. The first...
Via Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Out Guns Out For Miesha Tate In Orlando

Big fight in Orlando this weekend for Tate at UFC on Fox 11 against Liz Carmouche and it looks like Cupcake is ready to go as we see her here showing off the guns. Miesha’s flight was delayed from Vegas but it is good to see Miesha with a smile on her face. I have no doubt the former title challenger will be fighting her heart out as always on Saturday as she looks to get back...
Via Tito Couture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC star: Anti-gay Instagram comments caused by hacking

Jon Jones sent a tweet Tuesday night saying he was hacked and pleading his innocence hours after a kid on Instagram claimed that the UFC star wrote homophobic comments on his pictures. The person who caused everything was someone who goes by “Champagnedanii” on Instagram and boasts in his bio that he’s an a–hole. On […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bisping and Kennedy exchange pleasantries during staredown (full audible audio)

Check out what Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy had to say to one another at the weigh-in earlier today ahead of their five round main event contest tomorrow night in Quebec City. Warning – it’s full of colorful language and typical Bispingery. For video of the full TUF Nations Finale weigh-in earlier today visit here.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva And Chael Sonnen’s Brawl: A Blow-By-Blow Account

The full brawl between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen during the filming of ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3′ was finally aired last night on the UFC Fight Pass service, and if you didn’t get a chance to see it then we’ve got a blow-by-blow account of it, plus reactions from the people involved. The Brawl: The situation goes down cage-side in the TUF gym with the two rivals...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey's next fight announced

International Fight Week in Las Vegas during Fourth of July weekend has become kind of a big deal since its inception, and it's always delivered in terms of big time fights. It all began back in 2012 at UFC 148 when we witnessed what was, at the time, dubbed the biggest rematch in UFC history - Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II. The following year we would see Chris Weidman...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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