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The Ultimate Fighter Episode 3 preview: Time for the rematch

Rematches are always tricky business when it comes to fighting. An epic war the first time around certainly doesn't guarantee anything in a second fight just ask Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar about that.  A one-sided knockout doesn't necessarily guarantee the second fight will go the same way -- ask Matt Serra and Georges St-Pierre about that.  And sometimes things...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson faces Gian Villante at UFC 181

Ultimate Fighter 19 winner Corey Anderson has booked his first post-TUF gig when he returns to action at UFC 181 in December to face Gian Villante on the upcoming card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the new fight booking on Tuesday. Anderson (4-0) was considered one of the top prospects on the last season of The Ultimate Fighter after being recruited to MMA by his college...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Undercard Roundtable: What Was Your Favorite Fight Finish?

  Previous Roundtables: Who Is Your Favorite Fighter? What Is Your Favorite Entrance Ever? What Fight Got You Into Combat Sports?   Earl Montclair: My favorite fight finish of all time happened at the UFC 115. Rory MacDonald was facing the toughest test of his young career in Carlos Condit in his home country of Canada. After thoroughly dominating Carlos through the first 2 frames...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw hoping to solidify status as UFC bantamweight champ

For the first time since pulling off a Matt Serra-like upset win over Renan Barao to capture the 135-pound crown in May, current bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will defend his belt in a rematch with the Brazilian set for the main event of UFC 177, and after their first meeting, it’s no surprise that their upcoming headliner has become one of the most highly-anticipated fights...
Via Sports-Glory
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter or the Ultimate Hype Machine

When MMA kingpin Dana White and the Fertita brothers first decided to test the waters of reality television in 2005 with The Ultimate Fighter they had two primary objectives: grow the sport by becoming noticed by an untapped fan base and to find the fighters who would go on to become world champions. Every sport strives for mainstream attention. It is for this reason that celebrities...
Via Ring Kings
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman: The Complete Mixed Martial Artist

At UFC 175, Chris Weidman solidified his spot as the UFC middleweight champion, and status as one of the promotions next big stars with his win over Lyoto Machida. In his short career he had become one of the more complete mixed martial artists in the UFC today. In this fight with Machida he was forced to use all elements of the sport. This was the type of fight that revealed the...
Via Fight Booth
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Menjivar The Latest Veteran To Be Released By The UFC

Hot on the heels of Melvin Guillard, another UFC veteran Ivan Menjivar has been shown the exit door by the promotion. Menjivar had just suffered his third defeat in a row, a unanimous decision loss to Hatsu Hioki at the start of the month, so it’s likely he was already braced for the possibility of bad news. It’s hard to believe that Menjivar is only 31 years-old as he seems...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast With Matt Serra

The always entertaining Matt Serra was the special guest on the latest edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and you can watch the full three hour video below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St. Pierre: The Rush For Greatness Part 1

The DebutOn a cold night in January 2002 a young French Canadian martial artist made his professional mixed martial arts debut at the tender age of 21.  What no one could know that night was this was the beginning of one of the most decorated careers the sport had ever seen.  Georges ‘Rush’ St. Pierre was successful in his debut earning a technical knockout over future training...
Via MMAInsider
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Insider With Renzo Gracie Pennsylvania’s Jordan Stiner

We recently had the chance to catch up with undefeated Renzo Gracie Pennsylvania fighter Jordan Stiner.  He talked a host of things from his training to what it’s like coming from a Gracie school and his time wrestling in university.  Check out the interview below.You attended East Stroudsburg University on a wrestling scholarship.  How do you feel your wrestling background...
Via MMAInsider
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 168 Behind the Scenes Video: Longo’s Destruction

Check out this must see behind the scenes look at the UFC’s 2013 finale in Las Vegas ahead of tonight’s 2014 PPV debut. Here are some key moments from Dana’s latest vlog: 0:53 – Dana White and Matt Serra bs back stage. Always enjoyable. 2:22 – The final time we’ll see Chris Leben backstage preparing for a fight. 3:34 – Voelker informed that he will not be cut by the...
Via Fight Booth
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White UFN 29 'Shields vs. Maia' Vlog

Dana White's latest vlog ahead of tonight's Shields vs. Maia card on FS1 takes us back to the Hometown Throwdown that took place in Milwaukee in late August. Here are just some of the highlights: Dana plays with Fred Durst's bike, Ryan Couture's last moment as a UFC fighter, Matt Serra breaking balls, Mir's corner flipping out, and of course the must see stuff...
Via hov-mma
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Calling the Shots of Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson

The last time I was completely dismissive of a fight, Matt Serra defeated Georges St. Pierre to become the welterweight champion. I’m trying not to make the same mistake twice but I don’t see many avenues where Alexander Gustafsson finds victory against Jon Jones at UFC 165 in Toronto. The UFC hyped this fight on the notion that Jones is fighting someone who is just as big...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC NEWS: Jones vs Gustafsson Polls Results and More..

Get the latest MMA News in :60by: ItsYourCorner.com 16,000 MMA fans have spoken on an online poll to decide, whether or not Jon Jones deserved the win over Alexander Gustafsson; the results may shock you. Plus, Matt Serra believes his boy could be the greatest ever. Details in The MMA Minute.
Via Sports Brothers Report
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

B.J.Penn Drops Down To 145, Will Fight And Coach TUF 19 Opposite Frankie Edgar

The MMA world thought we had seen the last of B.J.Penn after losing soundly to Rory MacDonald at UFC on Fox 5 last December. We were all mistaken as the UFC announced that the former two division champion will be returning to the UFC, but this time as a featherweight as he will coach the 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter alongside former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar....
Via Between The Ropes
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Tryouts in Indianapolis

The Ultimate Fighter, The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s long-running reality series, which launched the careers of more than 100 UFC fighters and produced champions such as Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans and Matt Serra and season winners including Michael Bisping, Ryan Bader and Nate Diaz, will be holding tryouts for its 19th season in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Middleweight […]
Via BoneSnapper.com
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: The 'All-American' Edition

The UFC couldn't have scripted a better end to their 2nd annual International Fight Week. Fight City, Nevada was the site where the following three American athletes stood out a notch above the rest on a historic night for the world's leading mixed martial arts promotion. You can hold them responsible for the following charges: Rewriting history, beautiful destruction, and...
Via hov-mma
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Terra Retires, But What a Ride

Matt Serra landing a vicious punch. (Photo credit) Matt "The Terra" Serra. His nickname, derived from the dialectic pronunciation of the word "terror" in his native East Meadow, New York, has carried with it the aura of a man with the style of a Rocky movie. The garrulous New Yorker, with his banter and wit, has contributed much to the sport of Mixed Martial...
Via The Sports Post
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Former UFC Champ Matt Serra ‘Walking Away’ From MMA

What? I thought Matt Serra (pictured) was already retired? That’s probably what most mixed martial arts fans were asking when they heard the former UFC welterweight champion has decided to “walk away” from MMA. On April 5, the 39-year-old spent four days in the emergency room to have a rib removed. Serra told NewsDay that was the telltale sign that it was over, although it’s...
Via 5thRound.com
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

A History of TUF - P4P Top 10

Where do 'Big Country' and 'The Bully' place on this list? So the UFC decided to take a three week break and left all of us MMA fanatics with nothing better to do than watch basketball and soccer and ***** about how much better MMA is than boxing. Well now that Floyd Mayweather has finished dancing his way around number 44 we can turn our attention back to the gripping...
Via hov-mma
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Headed GOAT - Pound for Pound Madness

3 Headed GOAT? Agree or Disagree? There is a major fixation that MMA fans have with who is ‘pound for pound’ the greatest fighter of all time.  I’m here to tell you once and for all, that it is impossible to ever know that.  There are so many different variables and criteria that go into who the best is that no matter what, the answer will be an incorrect one.  Is Phillip...
Via hov-mma
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 158: Breaking Down Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz

The cat’s out of the proverbial bag. The not-so-secret to Georges St-Pierre’s (pictured) success is his unparalleled ability to plant his opponents on their backs.   The reigning UFC welterweight king has followed the same recipe since getting TKO’d by Matt Serra in arguably the biggest upset in mixed martial arts history. Since the April 2007 upset special, St-Pierre has...
Via 5thRound.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Finalized 'UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz' fight card, extended video preview

artwork via olieng This coming Saturday night hometown hero Georges "Rush" St. Pierre will make his 4th headlining stint in Montreal. His wins over Matt Serra, Josh Koscheck, and Carlos Condit in front of a sold out Bell Centre crowd after Bell Centre crowd gave fans something to go home happy about each and every time. Stockton's Nick Diaz has been given the unique...
Via hov-mma
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Bellator 90: The gifs that keep on giving

Damn, if you blinked, you might have missed a ton of action at Bellator 90.  Out of five televised fights, four were over in the first round, and the other was over in Round 2.  It was a great night of fights, and Bellator is moving on up!  Shabulat Shamhalaev vs. Rad Martinez Shamalongadingdong was in full effect tonight, and Rad felt the wrath.  In the long awaited...
Via hov-mma
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 154: The Return of Georges St. Pierre

On November 17, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Georges St. Pierre will finally step back into the octagon for the first time since April 2011. Last December while preparing to defend the UFC welterweight championship against Nick Diaz, Georges sustained an anterior cruciate ligament injury. ACL's that are torn are usually associated to impact sports such as American...
Via hov-mma
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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