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Former contender Dan Hardy plans training camp, return to Octagon

Former welterweight world title challenger Dan Hardy last fought in 2012, earning a unanimous decision over Amir Sadollah in front of a home crown in England. The British striker was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome the following year. The genetic condition has kept him from getting medically cleared to fight again since that point, though Hardy has always maintained...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 69: New Trailer, Breakdown And Joe Rogan Preview

The UFC are currently pumping out a large amount of preview content for this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 69 event on Fight Pass and you can check the best of it out below, including a new trailer, Dan Hardy’s extended ‘Breakdown’ feature and Joe Rogan’s preview of the main event which sees strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk take on Jessica Penne. — Trailer: Joe Rogan...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Dan Hardy Preview This Weekend’s UFC 187 Event

In the ‘Inside The Octagon’ video below, UFC color commentator Dan Hardy gives his in-depth analysis of the two major title fights we’ll be enjoying at Saturday night’s stacked UFC 187 event in Las Vegas. —
Via Fight Of The Night
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA fans should lower expectations before watching Mayweather-Pacquiao

For decades, boxing rivaled baseball as the most popular sport in this part of the world, local fighters often lived as legends in their hometowns, and everyone from grandmas to governors were familiar with the Jack Dempseys and Joe Fraziers of their day. While the sport had been losing momentum throughout the 1980’s, with the exception of few highly-touted disappointments,...
Via Sports-Glory
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident that he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico. UFC fighter Jon Jones has been booked into Bernalillo County MDC without incident. — Albuquerque Police (@ABQPOLICE) April 28, 2015   Here is the official warrant...
Via Sports-Glory
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Joanna Jedrzejczyk Fight Night Krakow Q & A

Undefeated women’s strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk was given a well deserved hero’s welcome last month when she returned home to Poland as the country’s first UFC champion. With the UFC bringing a card to Poland for the first time this weekend a lot of the focus has been on the champ. And with another undefeated competitor in her division on the main card tomorrow in Krakow...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch UFC Fight Club Q&A With Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Dan Hardy And Forrest Griffin

The UFC’s new woman’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was the special guest at the UFC Fight Night 64 Fight Club Q&A session in her native Poland earlier today, while Dan Hardy and Forrest Griffin were also up on stage. Check out what they had to say in the full Q&A video below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson prank UFC president Dana White

  UFC president Dana White did not want a brawl to occur during Saturday’s “UFC: Welcome to the Show” press conference in Los Angeles. But UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and upcoming title challenger Anthony Johnson had other plans as they went forehead to forehead before shoving ensued. Just as White was in an obvious panic, the two fighters began laughing...
Via Sports-Glory
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson finally fulfilling potential as a dangerous light heavyweight

For the majority of mixed martial artists, the most difficult part of competing in the UFC is finding a way to sustain the level of talent that it takes to remain relevant and earn a reliable pay check. But for octagon veteran Anthony Johnson, talent has never been an issue. Throughout his career in the cage, that talent has continued to give Johnson opportunities to ply his trade...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182: Dan Hardy and John Gooden break down Jones vs Cormier

International UFC announce team Dan Hardy and John Gooden are back for another iteration of Unibet’s “Inside The Octagon”. In this series, Hardy and Gooden break down the marquee fights for upcoming events. In the latest episode, both men highlight the important factors of the mammoth light heavyweight title bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier this Saturday at UFC 182...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dan Hardy and John Gooden break down UFC 181

UFC international analysts Dan Hardy and John Gooden have quickly become fan-favorites for their excellent commentary on fight nights. Well, the duo is back for the UFC 181 pay-per-view, but they won’t be calling the fights in Las Vegas this weekend. Instead, Hardy and Gooden are breaking down the co-main and main event title fights this weekend in their latest iteration of ...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy believes Ross Pearson is the UK’s best shot at UFC gold

The Ultimate Fighter season nine winner, Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson has come along way since his time on the show five years ago. In his whirlwind UFC career, Pearson has won eight bouts and lost four, although one of those losses was a robbery against Diego Sanchez earlier this year. Although Pearson is technically on a one fight winning streak, anyone who watches the sport...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Dan Hardy Preview UFC Fight Night 55

In the video below UFC fighter turned color commentator Dan Hardy breaks down the big fights on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 55 card in Sydney including the main event between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. —
Via Fight Of The Night
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy: UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes 'is a real piece of s**t'

Dan Hardy has become known for his candor in his second career as a UFC broadcaster. Apparently, that also crosses over to social media. The former UFC welterweight blasted UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes on Twitter over the weekend, calling him "a piece of s**t." The rip was in reply to a Bloody Elbow tweet about Hughes' television hunting show going on the road to Africa. The beef...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy Targets 2015 Return To UFC; Wants Diego Sanchez Fight At 155lbs

Dan Hardy is currently serving as a color commentator for some of the UFC’s outlining events in areas like Europe, but he still harbors ambitions to return to the Octagon before he finally hangs up his gloves for good. The 32 year-old is actually on a two-fight winning streak at the moment, but hasn’t in two years due to medical concerns after being diagnosed with a rare heart...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Dan Hardy Break Down UFC Fight Night 53’s Big Fights

Dan Hardy is back again alongside his UFC broadcast partner John Gooden to break down this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 53 event in Stockholm, Sweden including the welterweight main event between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story.
Via Fight Of The Night
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Dan Hardy Break Down UFC 178 In Detail

In the video below you can watch the UFC’s Dan Hardy put on his analyst hat to give an in-depth break down of two major fights taking place at this weekend’s UFC 178 event as Conor McGregor takes on Dustin Poirier and Demetrious Johnson looks to defend his flyweight title against Chris Cariaso. —
Via Fight Of The Night
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy and John Gooden break down UFC 178

UFC 178 is just around the corner as the highly anticipated event is set to get underway this Saturday evening at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card is absolutely stacked with barnburners, including the Flyweight championship bout between reigning champion Demetrious Johnson and surprise challenger Chris Cariaso. The card is in fact so stacked that the main...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Rogan to stream fight companion podcast for UFC Fight Night 52

Do you feel out of place watching MMA without good ol’ Joe Rogan at the helm in the commentary booth? If so, you are in luck for tomorrow’s early morning UFC Fight Night event from Japan. The UFC Fight Pass cards have been employing former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy and John Gooden as the analysts in the commentary booth. While they are actually quite good and provide...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown

On Saturday, MMA’s leading promotion returns stateside following last weekend’s trip to the Emerald Isle with UFC on Fox 12 featuring a welterweight showdown between top-ranked Robbie Lawler and veteran finisher Matt Brown. Two years ago, floating the idea of Lawler and Brown facing-off for either a crack at the welterweight belt or the title of top-ranked contender could have...
Via Sports-Glory
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone set for assault on top-five contender

Heading into the main event of Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night, both Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller were hoping that a hard-fought victory over a top-ten opponent would be enough to advance up the lightweight ladder and into the cage with a big-name contender. But after an enticing opening round that featured more than a few crowd-pleasing exchanges, Cerrone unleashed a deadly combination...
Via Sports-Glory
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Alpha Male Coach Duane Ludwig Leaving To Start His Own Gym

Former UFC fighter Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig has been a major success story as a coach at the world reknowned Team Alpha Male camp led by Urijah Faber, but he’s dropped a bombshell on them by revealing that he’s set to leave in May. Ludwig, who by September of last year had overseen a 13 fight unbeaten stretch for the fighters he was coaching at Team Alpha Male (including the aforementioned...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy’s Best of the British (Video)

Retired UFC welterweight Dan Hardy made a strong debut in his new role as commentator earlier this month in London. Hardy served as color commentator and post-fight in ring interview man at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa alongside veteran play-by-play man John Gooden. Now that he’s been forced to explore some other options due to his Wolff-Heart (Hardy has not officially...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy set for UFC commentating debut at Fight Night London

Nearly four years ago, former 170-pound contender Dan Hardy held the world of mixed martial arts in the palm of his hand as he entered the octagon with the intention to leave with George St. Pierre’s UFC welterweight belt. On Saturday night however, one of the most polarising fighters to have ever entered the octagon will finally have a chance to reclaim some of the magic that...
Via Sports-Glory
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Announces Third Broadcast Team Featuring Dan Hardy

The UFC have unveiled a third broadcast team who will be tasked with covering six upcoming live events on the UFC Fight Pass service. Up until this point the UFC has relied on two separate broadcast teams: the original dynamic duo of Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan who cover the promotion’s pay-per-view and FOX shows, and Jon Anik alongside Kenny Florian who’ve called the smaller...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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