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"When they talk about the greatest fighters of all time, I don't ever hear my name coming up any more, and I'm just sick of it. I wanna get back to the glory days." - The Prodigy" B.J. Penn"As a young kid, I looked up to BJ. As a man I don't anymore. He's just another fighter on his way to losing....to me." - Rory "Ares" MacDonald"I want this fight with Shogun to be a stand up war." - Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson"I will be looking for the perfect time to knock Alexander out." - "Shogun" Rua"My best performance versus Nate Diaz's best performance, I leave the Octagon with my hand raised." - UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson"Benson Henderson, he's tough. But, I don't think he's a better fighter than me." - Nate DiazFrom Hilo, Hawaii to Montreal, Canada. From Stockholm, Sweden to Curitiba, Brazil. From Lodi, California to Phoenix, Arizona. A...
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Fast rising welterweight Rory MacDonald is set to take on mixed martial arts legend B.J. Penn on the main card of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5. Many consider MacDonald to be the heir apparent to the welterweight title currently held by his teammate Georges St-Pierre. Penn appears to be at a crossroads in his career as he has only one win in his last five fights. However, he also appears...
Even with a title fight, Shogun vs. Gustaffson and a slew of other great fights on the card, BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald is slowly but surely stealing the spotlight. Old guard, new guard, a motivated Penn and more storylines than a daytime soap opera, this fight has it all. The guys at Fighters.com have [...]
UFC welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald admits that in his younger years in mixed martial arts, B.J. Penn used to be a veteran fighter he used to look up too, However, that is no longer the case.
Did you catch the UFC’s “Road to the Octagon” after football on Sunday? If not, no worries as we’ve got the entire episode here for you to check out. The episode follows BJ Penn, Rory MacDonald, Shogun Rua, Alexander Gustafsson, Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz as they prepare for this Saturday’s fight-night. Highlights include MacDonald [...]
Nate Diaz isn’t always the most well spoken guy in the world and can be as brash his brother Nick in the octagon. One thing I know for sure, Diaz is going to bring the fight to Benson. War Diaz.
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6'0" 155 lbs (Lightweight)
76" reach, Southpaw
April 16, 1985
16-7 (UFC: 11-5)
3 straight wins
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
The Ultimate Fighter 5 Lightweight Champion: 2007
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This isn't Michael Jordan coming back to the NBA amid media hyperventilation after a year of flirting with playing professional baseball. This isn't Lance Armstrong returning to cycling after beating testicular cancer, or Mario Lemieux un-retiring and becoming a player/owner for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
BJ Penn's return to the Octagon for his UFC on FOX fight against...
It’s been a long and winding road, but Nate Diaz (Pictured) is just days away from finally entering a UFC championship fight. Unfortunately for Mr. 209, he’ll step inside the Octagon Saturday as a slight underdog against reigning lightweight king Benson Henderson.
Diaz has been pegged as a +130 dark horse against “Smooth.” Henderson, meanwhile, checks in as a -160 odds-on...
The bad news: Michael Chiesa (Pictured) has been forced out of Saturday’s scrap against Marcus LeVesseur due to illness. The good news: the lightweight affair wasn’t one of “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz’s” four featured fights.
The contest was to mark Chiesa’s first since taking “The Ultimate Fighter 15″ tournament back in June.
No word on what exactly caused...
Would you like a sneak peek at the video intro for the baddest freebie fight card in UFC history? Good, because we’ve obtained the footage for your viewing pleasure.
“UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” takes place Saturday inside Key Arena in Seattle. A light heavyweight affair between former champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Pictured) and Alexander Gustafsson co-headlines the...
UFC on FOX 5 takes place on Saturday December 8th from Seattle’s KeyArena.
This is by far one of the most stacked cards of the year, featuring a lightweight title fight in the main event as Benson Henderson looks to defend his strap against Nate Diaz. Also on the FOX portion of the card will be Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald and...
It's been over a year since former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua was dethroned by Jon Jones in a one sided affair at UFC 128. Rua had a chance at redemption at UFC 151 this past...
Swedish light-heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is ready to show the world that he belongs among the elite UFC light-heavyweights. Gustafsson believes a victory over Mauricio Rua at UFC on FOX 5...
Here is UFC president Dana White on the cover of Fighters Only magazine. Dana had a rough year with all the injuries, hopefully 2013 will be better on that end.
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