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UFC to hold fighter summit for 50 brightest, young stars next week in Las Vegas

For the first time in three years, the UFC will hold a fighter summit in Las Vegas, except this time they will be inviting 50 of the brightest young stars from the promotion to take part. According to a report via UFC Tonight, the promotion will hold the meeting next Monday and Tuesday in Las Vegas with plans to do another summit later this year or in early 2016 with a different...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn joins the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2015

Two-division champion B.J. Penn will officially join the ranks of the UFC Hall of Fame this July when he's inducted into the modern era wing as part of the festivities of International Fight Week 2015. Penn is considered mixed martial arts royalty after starting his UFC career all the way back in 2001 at UFC 31 where he also made his professional fighting debut. The Hawaiian would...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Blatnick, Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The first inductees into the newly-revamped UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Former commentator Jeff Blatnick will enter the “Contributors” wing, while the rematch between former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg makes its way into the “Fight” wing. The announcement was made on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” Earlier this month, the UFC decided...
Via 5thRound.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC to induct Jeff Blatnick and Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 into Hall of Fame

The UFC has confirmed the first two members of the Hall of Fame class for 2015 with former commentator Jeff Blatnick being inducted into the new contributor's wing while the classic rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will enter into the fight wing. Both inductees were announced on Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight. The UFC Hall of Fame was recently reformatted into...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Miletich: Lawler would absolutely wreck St. Pierre

Former 170 pound world champion Pat Miletich is the father of the greatest UFC welterweight lineage of all time. The Iowan first captured UFC gold, and was then followed by his student Matt Hughes. Now, long-time Miletich protege Robbie Lawler is the UFC welterweight champion. "Ruthless" won the title by beating Johny Hendricks in a rematch, last December, but Miletich recently told...
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea Transfer News: Club Lodge €30m Bid For German Winger

Chelsea Transfer News: Club Lodge €30m Bid For German Winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg have set their sight on Chelsea winger Andre Schurrle, and are looking to price him away from Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window with a €30m tempting offer. Schurrle has struggled to get regular games this season having started only five...
Via Soccerlens
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wenger unlikely to spend big in January

Wenger unlikely to spend big in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal fans, if you’re hoping for some mega transfer deals in January, don’t get your hopes high, as reports suggest Arsene Wenger is unlikely to spend heavy in the upcoming transfer window. Matt Hughes of The Times, wrote last month that Wenger will be given a transfer budget of around £20m, where...
Via Soccerlens
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Pass adds 8 new promotions to library

UFC Fight Pass -- the UFC's digital online streaming network -- has signed major new deals with eight promotions joining the service in 2015. UFC officials made the announcement during a press conference in Las Vegas on Saturday prior to UFC 182. The eight promotions are as follows: Cage Rage Extreme Challenge XFO UCMMA Hook N' Shoot TKO King of the Cage Pancrase The major addition...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Deal Agreed: Over to Arsenal to complete January transfer

Deal Agreed: Over to Arsenal to complete January transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com First and foremost: Merry X-mas to everyone. Arsenal are expected to be busy in the January transfer window. They might not buy too many players, but several players are expected to depart, may be on loan or permanently. Matt Hughes of The Times claimed last month that Arsene Wenger feels...
Via Soccerlens
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 181: Embedded Episode 4

The UFC 181 festivities are set to kick off this afternoon with the official weigh-ins, but before the fighters step on the scale, UFC has delivered yet another episode of UFC “Embedded” If you missed the first episode click here, the second here, and the third here. In the fourth episode of the series, watch Anthony Pettis visit the chiropractor, Gilbert Melendez and Travis...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal Transfer News: Liverpool want Joel Campbell, Paulo Dybala Latest

Arsenal Transfer News: Liverpool want Joel Campbell, Paulo Dybala Latest - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool are showing interest in Arsenal forward Joel Campbell and could make a move for the Costa Rica international during the January transfer window. Arsenal are looking to offload Lukas Podolski and Joel Campbell in the January transfer window, as the Gunners looking...
Via Soccerlens
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Latest Arsenal Transfer News

Latest Arsenal Transfer News - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger thinks he has too many strikers at disposal and therefore is planning to offload Lukas Podolski and Joel Campbell, when the transfer window in January. Both Podolski and Campbell have struggled to get games this season, and have dropped down the pecking orders at the club. According...
Via Soccerlens
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Legends Are Coming: Coleman, Hughes and Rampage added to ‘EA Sports UFC’

Though it was released back on June 17th of this year, EA had done a phenomenal job of keeping their debut UFC release highly relevant. Their most recent campaign began with an image of four fighters with no identities with a caption reading – “The Legends are Coming”. As fans began to speculate based on the shadows of the fighters pictured and which legends on the roster...
Via Fight Booth
November 30, 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

Matt Hughes caught watching baseball game at UFC Fight Night 47

This past Saturday night the UFC returned from a three week hiatus for an enthralling UFC Fight Night 47 card live from Bangor, Maine. Although the prelims delivered relatively paltry action and four decisions, the main card highlighted five incredible finishes in a row. Altogether, the event was quite exciting for a card that did not exactly have the greatest name value. Matt...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cat Zingano flying armbar alert (video)

So, what’s undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano been up to of late? Well, over the weekend she was spotted at the UFC Fan Expo’s Grapplers Quest. Check out the video bombing by UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes at he 0:40 marker. From the looks of this video the undefeated bantamweight contender can’t be that far off from a return. It’s not quite Rose Namjunas caliber...
Via Fight Booth
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Miletich Officially Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

In a ceremony today at the UFC Fan Expo, Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich was joined onstage by fellow Hall of Famer and former training partner, Matt Hughes. He was introduced by UFC president Dana White. It seemed like Miletich would never get this chance as he had a standing feud with White that stemmed from “The Croatian Sensation...
Via Between The Ropes
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Manaus’ World Cup stadium pitch in bad shape

The World Cup in Brazil has become one PR and logistical nightmare after another. Whether it’s the ongoing transportation workers strike in Sao Paolo, or citizen protests over the cost and broken promises by the Brazilian government—it hasn’t been a great lead up to the World Cup. However, the hope has been that once the games get going themselves, things will settle down and...
Via Bloguin Best
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Manaus’ World Cup stadium pitch in bad shape

The World Cup in Brazil has become one PR and logistical nightmare after another. Whether it’s the ongoing transportation workers strike in Sao Paolo, or citizen protests over the cost and broken promises by the Brazilian government—it hasn’t been a great lead up to the World Cup. However, the hope has been that once the games get going themselves, things will settle down and...
Via 32 Flags
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea make £26.8m bid for world class midfielder, yet to discuss personal terms

Chelsea make £26.8m bid for world class midfielder, yet to discuss personal terms - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea have started the negotiating process to sign Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas. According to reports from The Times, the Blues have lodged a formal bid of £26.8m to secure the services of the midfielder. Barcelona have already told the player to find...
Via Soccerlens
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea open talks to sign £48m Manchester United midfield target

Chelsea open talks to sign £48m Manchester United midfield target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea have opened talks about signing the highly rated Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, but could face a strong competition from Barcelona. The Times journalist Matt Hughes writes that Koke is the latest Atletico player Chelsea are courting, but one that likely to prove the...
Via Soccerlens
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Embedded Episode 6

Another day, another episode of the new ‘UFC Embedded’ series following Dana White, Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier around as they get ready for UFC 173, plus cameos from a host of other UFC stars like Chuck Liddell, Matt Hughes, Forrest Griffin, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey and the list goes on. Also, the good news is that Dana confirms that the series, which has been well received...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Episode Six Of UFC Embedded

UFC 173 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC has been releasing a video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded” leading up to tonight’s show. Today’s video is the sixth video of seven. The video goes behind the scenes of Daniel Cormier cutting weight, Dan Henderson eating a meal and getting a massage, a UFC meeting with Dana White,...
Via Between The Ropes
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Georges St Pierre Responsible for Today’s UFC Welterweight Division?

GSP: ‘I have to step away’ from UFC. St-Pierre’s exit from the UFC sparked some big changes in the rankings. The welterweight division is the UFC’s deepest and most exciting division.  For the first time in six years Georges St-Pierre is not the champion but he is the reason it is filled with so many talented and well rounded fighters. If you had any hope of challenging...
Via The Sports Journal
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Muscle, big-game experience push Watterson to title game

COLUMBUS - The marquee game of the first day of the Ohio High School Athletic Association state basketball tournament was a rematch of last year's Div. II state title game. It was a matchup of two confident, talented teams that play contrasting styles. Muscle won. Columbus Bishop Watterson's muscle combined with its efficiency was too much for Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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