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Can Michael Bisping remain relevant without win over Luke Rockhold?

            Even as the UFC’s ninth-ranked, middleweight contender in an increasingly talented weight class and despite winning just three of his last six fights, Michael Bisping matters in the sport’s leading 185-pound division, and in the main event of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, Australia, the veteran will once...
Via Sports-Glory
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE? Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans...
Via Between The Ropes
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier will have to wait for true 205-pound test

When Daniel Cormier chose to vacate the heavyweight division in order to compete for the 205-pound belt, the former collegiate wrestler knew that if he wanted to earn a shot at Jon Jones anytime in the near future, he had to make an immediate impact in his new surroundings. Initially scheduled to face former division king Rashad Evans, Cormier couldn’t have asked for a better opponent...
Via Sports-Glory
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans To Have Knee Injury; Could Be Out Up To Six Months

It was announced last week when former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans suffered a knee injury and had to bow out of his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 this weekend. It was expected that Evans was only going to be out for about four weeks. Evans announced today in statement that he will be having surgery this week on his knee and is expected to be out for about six...
Via Between The Ropes
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Volunteers To Fight A “Sad” Daniel Cormier

We reported moments ago that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had to bow out of his UFC 170 co-main event fight next weekend against Daniel Cormier. The UFC had pulled Cormier from the card as well as a replacement couldn’t be found on such short notice. Well so they thought. Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen has volunteered...
Via Between The Ropes
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Suffers A Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 170 Against Daniel Cormier

A lot of anticipation was building towards the co-main event of Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 next weekend. Evans was riding a two-fight winning streak and Cormier is undefeated in 13 fights and was making his long anticipated debut at light heavyweight. Yahoo Sports is reporting and has been confirmed by the UFC that Evans has suffered an injury and had to bow out...
Via Between The Ropes
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans out of UFC 170 with leg injury, no replacement being sought

A highly anticipated light heavyweight tilt with title implications written all over it will have to be fought on another day. Former 205 lb champion Rashad Evans has been forced to withdraw from his co-main event assignment that pitted him against the undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier. With UFC 170 just ten days away the UFC has announced that there will be no replacement opponent...
Via Fight Booth
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Big UFC fights missing in 2014

With Anderson Silva and GSP on the sidelines, the UFC will need to count on new stars to fill those big fight slots this year. Unfortunately an early look at 2014 exposes a dull year and one of the most turbulent periods of the Zuffa era.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC, Bellator begin hectic schedule with Fight Night 36

Now that UFC 169 and the craziness of Super Bowl weekend is in the books, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look at the upcoming MMA calender and the events scheduled by the UFC and Bellator. While it won’t be easy to replicate the success that the sport’s top two promotions experienced during a busy 2013, the combined schedules of the UFC and Bellator will set the tone...
Via Sports-Glory
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170 main-event makes no sense

The UFC is gearing up for 2014 with at least one lackluster main-event. The UFC 170 headliner has been confirmed and it will feature a battle of light heavyweights. Unfortunately it is one of the strangest fights the UFC has put together in awhile.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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