'Ultimate Fighter' veteran Corey Hill dies at age 36 after battle with pneumonia

"Ultimate Fighter" season 5 competitor Corey Hill died on Thursday due to complications from fungal pneumonia. He was 36 years old. Hill was a part of the fifth season of "The Ultimate Fighter" where he competed alongside a laundry list of top names including Nate Diaz, Joe Lauzon and Gray Maynard. Hill fought in the UFC a total of three times with a 1-2 record overall before suffering...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar: This is the best I've ever been

When Frankie Edgar won the UFC lightweight title by beating iconic legend B.J. Penn and then did it again four months later it appeared as if the New Jersey native was really hitting the peak of his career. He was 28 years old, a champion, and after back to back fights with Gray Maynard that may go down as two of the best bouts in UFC history, Edgar's star was on the rise. Five years...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63 Kountermove Preview

After a short break between UFC events, the promotion is back this weekend with what should be a fun card headlined by top featherweights Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas. It’s also an afternoon card, and I can not even begin to describe how much I’ve fallen in love with the early start time. Anyways, I digress. To get you ready for the fights on Saturday, we’ve got your regular...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fast Fall of Gray Maynard

At UFC 125, Gray Maynard (pictured) came THIS close to beating Frankie Edgar to capture the lightweight title. Fast forward exactly four years and three months and Maynard is now fighting for his UFC life. Maynard has dropped three of his last four bouts, including three straight. All of those defeats came via some form of knockout. Many thought Maynard should have taken that razon...
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF 20 Finale TV Ratings

Friday night’s TUF 20 Finale was watched by an average of 989,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1, peaking with 1,219,000 viewers during the main event strawweight title decider between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas. In general that’s a solid number for a UFC broadcast on FOX Sports 1, but it is actually down on the previous two TUF finales with TUF 18’s conclusion having been watched...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Reasons Nate Diaz Needs To Shut Up And Start Winning Fights

  Former UFC lightweight title contender Nate Diaz has been in the news quite a bit lately, but it hasn’t been about anything that he’s done in the cage. No, Diaz has been in the news for lamenting about his contract situation since he knocked out Gray Maynard in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale in November 2013. He and his manager Mike Kogan have been...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 55 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 55 takes place in Sydney, Australia on November 8th (Nov 7th in U.S) and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. In the main event of the evening middleweight rivals Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will get a chance to settle their differences over the course of five rounds of fighting. Meanwhile, in the co-main event former TUF champ Ross Pearson looks to...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo Not Ruling Out Potential Third Fight With Chad Mendes

After the toughest fight of his UFC featherweight title reign so far last night at UFC 179, Jose Aldo told the media that he wouldn’t rule out a third encounter with Chad Mendes in the future. “I saw Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard fight three times,” Aldo commented to MMAjunkie after the thrilling five round war which left him bloodied, bruised, but ultimately victorious. “They...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Finally Returns, Co-Headlines UFC on FOX 13 Against Rafael dos Anjos

The, “When is Nate Diaz (pictured) coming back?” questions can finally stop. On Tuesday, the UFC announced the controversial lightweight will co-headline UFC on FOX 13 against Rafael dos Anjos. The December 13 event takes place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Diaz has been riding the pine since TKO’ing former top contender Gray Maynard in November. The 29-year...
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 49 TV Ratings

UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson Vs Dos Anjos this past Saturday evening drew an average of 689,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1. That’s down 234,000 viewers compared to UFC Fight Night 47: Bader Vs St. Preux, the last live show to air on FS1 a week earlier. It’s quite a significant drop, particularly given that Henderson is a more established headliner than Bader. That aside the two...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard Intends To Continue UFC Career

Despite a string of three straight losses by knockout, UFC lightweight Gray Maynard has no interest in retirement just yet, according to his manager. After losing to Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night in Maine last weekend, many believed it was time for Maynard to call it a career with concern of brain damage from […]
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard not retiring, still wants to fight in the UFC

Following his third straight knockout loss in a row, Gray Maynard knew questions about his potential retirement were going to start circling like vultures around an injured animal. The former lightweight title contender has fallen on hard times of late losing four out of his last five bouts in a row with all four losses coming by way of knockout or TKO.  Prior to those defeats,...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Undercard Supercast for August 19

  On this week’s Supercast, we talk about Eddie Alvarez joining the UFC, we hand out awards from the weekend, preview the UFC doubleshot this weekend, talk about Gray Maynard’s gray matter, and lots more. The Undercard Supercast tapes live every Tuesday at 9pm est on YouTube.
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White to Discuss Retirement With Gray Maynard

As Kenny Rogers famously sang, “You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em – Know when to fold ‘em – Know when to walk away – Know when to run.” It’s particularly painful to watch when professional athletes, especially fighters, don’t know when to call it quits. After dropping his third straight scrap via TKO, it might be time for UFC president Dana White to have that...
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Not Looking To Retire Gray Maynard Despite Latest Loss

In the build-up to Gray Maynard’s co-main event fight with Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 47 there were real questions hanging over the former title challenger’s ability to take a punch after a string of stoppage defeats, and his second round TKO loss only adds fuel to the fire. However, despite ‘The Bully’ now having lost four of his last five fights, all by stoppage due...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson Destroys Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 (Video Highlights)

In professional sports, there is nothing more depressing than watching an athlete struggle with when to retire. Well, the writing was plastered all over the octagon wall on Saturday for former lightweight top contender Gray Maynard. Ross Pearson (pictured) handed “The Bully” his third straight loss via TKO. The 34-year-old has now dropped four of his past five fights via...
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson hands Gray Maynard his 3rd straight knockout loss

Heading into Saturday night, Ross Pearson predicted that his opponent Gray Maynard would abandon the boxing heavy attack from his last few fights and instead opt to depend on his wrestling instead.  Considering Maynard was coming off two straight knockout losses and three KO's in his last four fights, taking the fight to the ground wasn't the worst idea either. As the fight got...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson TKO’s Gray Maynard In 2nd Round At UFC Fight Night 47

Ross Pearson picked up a big TKO win tonight over Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 in a bout that had been closely contested up until that point. Round One: Maynard lands with a nice left early. He comes forward with purpose, but Pearson moves away from danger. Pearson dodges another lunging punch from Maynard. Pearson connects with a punch of his own. Head kick attempt from Pearson...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. Saint Preux live blog

  BANGOR, Maine – This is the live blog for the entire UFC Fight Night 47 fight card at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Sponsored in part by Courtyard by Marriott on 236 Sylvan Road in Bangor. In the main event, No. 8 ranked light heavyweight Ryan Bader faces No. 10 ranked Ovince Saint Preux. Gray Maynard and Ross Pearson, along with Maine native Tim Boetsch and Brad...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 47 main card predictions

Fight day has finally arrived after a three week hiatus and the UFC has put together a fun Fight Night card for the fans in Bangor, Maine. Headlining the card will be a top 10 light heavyweight showdown between Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux. Both men are looking to continue impressive winning streaks and stake their claim as a top contender in the light heavyweight division....
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 47 Weigh-In Results And Video

The UFC Fight Night 47 weigh-ins have now taken place in Maine and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Ryan Bader (205) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205) Gray Maynard (156) vs. Ross Pearson (156) Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Brad Tavares (185) Seth Baczynski (171) vs. Alan Jouban (170) Shawn Jordan (260) vs. Jack May (247) Robbie...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 47: Gray Maynard, Ross Pearson in desperate need of victory

On Saturday, MMA’s leading promotion will return with it’s first event in 21 days when UFC Fight Night 47 storms into Bangor, Maine with an intriguing card that could represent a turning point in the careers of several fighters. But instead of entering the cage in order to earn a date with a top-ranked talent or to solidify a place among the division’s best, lightweights Gray...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 47 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 47 takes place tomorrow night in Maine and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Ryan Bader vs. Ovince St. Preux OSP has won against a number of solid light-heavyweights over the course of his career, but Bader is a definite step up for him. He should have a speed advantage against Bader on the feet and a more diverse, fluid striking...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

HOV-MMA Fight Night 47 Kountermove Freeroll & Preview

Good news again this week folks, the good people at Kountermove and HOV-MMA have teamed up to provide us with another chance to win some free money. Before we get to the Kountermove breakdown for this weekend`s fights in Bangor, here`s a little reminder from the founders of the site on how KM works and how fights are scored; “About Kountermove.  Kountermove, Inc. is currently...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gray Maynard hopes change in scenery helps stave off retirement thoughts

Everyone on social media was saying it, so of course it entered Gray Maynard's head. At 35 years old with two straight TKO losses, thoughts of retirement were only natural. "I didn’t know," Maynard told FOX Sports. "It was like, 'Man, do I stop?' It was just kind of a lot up in the air." The former UFC lightweight top contender mulled it over with family and friends. After sorting...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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