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Pedro Munhoz preps for RFA Title defense against Billy Daniels at Kings MMA, next step UFC

Meet the RFA Bantamweight Champion Pedro Munhoz because it won’t be long before he is a household name crushing the competition in the UFC octagon. He takes on Bill Daniels at RFA 12 on January 24th here in Los Angeles, and with a win, he will almost undoubtedly get the call from Joe Silva. He is a black belt in BJJ, with some serious standup skills to go along with it. He even...
Via MMAinterviews
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Retains Middleweight Title at UFC 168 After Gruesome Injury to Anderson Silva

Photo Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports Chris Weidman retained the UFC middleweight title in his highly-anticipated rematch with the man he won the belt from, Anderson Silva. Unfortunately, things didn’t go according to plan as the bout ended early in the second round due to a gruesome leg injury suffered by Silva. The injury occurred when Silva was working his leg kicks...
Via Players View
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Quick Quote: Chael Sonnen no longer interested in fighting Wanderlei Silva

"I'm not looking for it anymore, I don't like to bully guys. I tried to fight him, he doesn't want to fight. I'm not gonna stick a finger in a guy's chest. If a guy says 'no,' I'm not gonna be a jerk about it." Well, this is unexpected. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight and light heavyweight number one contender Chael...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

In response to the media hype, Uriah Hall says he’s not pushing for Anderson Silva… So why not Cung Le next?

Geez, people. Uriah Hall hasn’t even won a UFC fight yet and all of a sudden some fans and particularly vocal members of the media are calling for Anderson Silva/Hall. Yes, the Anderson Silva who is the greatest fighter of all time, vs. Hall, who lost to Chris Weidman. Just saying. Not that Hall doesn’t have an incredibly and INSANELY bright future ahead of him, but let’s just...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sara McMann is the ideal opponent for Ronda Rousey's first UFC title defense

According to Zuffa bantamweight Sara McMann's twitter account, a deal is "in the works" for the undefeated U.S. Olympian to make the move over to the UFC. This is one of those "it's just a matter of time" reports with Strikeforce shutting down after it's final show next January, but it's an important one. If McMann becomes the 2nd female to officially...
Via hov-mma
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tuesday Morning Quarterback: 5 Fights I’d Make If I Were Joe Silva

  Before I get into my fantasy matchmaking (that sounds oddly kinky, doesn’t it?) I want to talk about a few things I’m thankful for coming off last week’s “UFC on Fuel”, since my original post-event article got destroyed by some intervention of the spiteful internet gods. In brief, and in no particular order: 1) I’m thankful no one seems to be getting too bent out...
Via Race Review Online
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Vera Explains Withdrawal from Thiago Silva Rematch

Brandon Vera’s (Pictured) fanboys were ecstatic when the light heavyweight was granted a rematch with Thiago Silva. Those same fanatics were equally as puzzled when Vera revealed just three days after the announcement that he would be have to pull out of “UFC on FX 3″ due to injury. “The Truth” took to his Facebook over the weekend to clear the air regarding last week’s...
Via 5thRound.com
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC: Dana White and Joe Silva Need to Make Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones Happen Soon

With all the talk surrounding Dana White’s comment on Jose Aldo’s possible jump to the lightweight division and taking on Frankie Edgar, I couldn’t help thinking about why White is being so two-faced about his stance on pitting one champion against another. He has repeatedly balked at the notion of Anderson Silva fighting Georges St. Pierre getting after it. He’s also squashed...
Via Race Review Online
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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