Kelvin Gastelum Fights Nico Musoke at UFC Fight Night San Antonio

On Wednesday, a welterweight affair between unbeaten Kelvin Gastelum (pictured) and Nico Musoke was announced to the UFC Fight Night San Antonio roster. UFC officials confirmed the scrap via Twitter. Gastelum owns a perfect 8-0 professional record, with his last two coming inside the octagon. “The Ultimate Fighter 17″ winner is fresh off last month’s split decision victory...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Four UFC Welterweights That Could Be Title Contenders Entering 2015

No fighter made a more impressive debut in the UFC last year than Brandon Thatch. After their most recent wins both Kelvin Gastelum and Gunnar Nelson moved into the top 15 of the UFC rankings.  Both Stephen Thompson and Brandon Thatch are poised to join them with their next wins.  If they continue to win impressively they all could be fighting for a title shot in 2015. No fighter...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 171: The Undefeated Five and What’s Next

Five different fighters entered UFC 171 with undefeated records and all five emerged with their perfect records intact. They included several rising young stars and some debuting fighters. Each one looked impressive and have bright futures in front of them. Let’s take a look at what those futures might hold. Myles Jury had the biggest win of the five by defeating Diego Sanchez...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 171 Hendricks vs Lawler Undercard Round by Round Live

Join us here at MmaInsider.net for Ufc 171: Hendricks vs Lawler round by round updates.  UFC Fight Pass undercard starts at 6/3 E/P, Fox Sports 2 undercard starts at 8/5 E/P, and PPV starts at 10/7 E/P.  Have the twitters?  Follow me @ChrisMMAInsider for updates and live tweets.  Click here to get over to the main card round by round call.UFC Fight Pass ResultsThe judges score...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 171 'Hendricks vs. Lawler' Event Preview

Dallas, Texas, this Saturday, will play host to UFC 171 and for the first time since UFC 63 on September 23, 2006 the full UFC welterweight title will be on the line without Georges St-Pierre involved. The vacationing Canadian, having relinquished his long-held 170 lbs title, will be succeeded either by his last victim (on the scorecards at least) Johny Hendricks or veteran Robbie...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Welterweight division will begin new chapter at UFC 171

Now that former welterweight king George St. Pierre is no longer ruling the division, a new chapter in one of the sport’s most talented weight classes is set to begin, and at UFC 171 on Saturday, the first few pages of that new chapter will be written. Aside from the highly-anticipated title fight between current, top-ranked contender Johny Hendricks (15-2-0), and ”Ruthless...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 18 Winner Julianna Pena Out, Raquel Pennington In at UFC 171

“The Ultimate Fighter 18″ winner Julianna Pena has suffered a “severe” knee injury that will force her out of her March 15 tango with Jessica Andrade. As we all know full well, the Octagon waits for no woman, as TUF 18 teammate Raquel Pennington (pictured) has agreed to step in at UFC 171. The UFC announced the swap Wednesday night via Twitter. Pennington collected a unanimous...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Signs Contract For UFC 171

TUF winner signs a contract and will take on Tri-Star’s Rick Story at UFC 171. It will be interesting to see how Story looks in this fight as with GSP on the shelf Story might be getting a lot more one-on-one attention at Tri-Star gym which could lead to a much improved Horror at 171! Kelvin Gastelum visits a Merrill Lynch Kelvin Gastelum hits the weights
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 18 Winner Julianna Pena Meets Jessica Andrade At UFC 171

The Ultimate Fighter season eighteen winner Julianna Pena (5-2) is set for her next test inside the octagon, with UFC officials announcing that the women’s bantamweight will take on Jessica Andrade (10-3, pictured) at UFC 171.“The Venezuelan Vixen” Julianna Pena, who represented Team Tate on TUF 18, made her way through to the final after earning a decision victory over Gina...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum vs Rick Story Set For UFC 171

A welterweight contest has been added to UFC 170 with UFC officials just announcing that TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastlum (7-0, pictured) will take on Rick Story (16-7) at the March event in Dallas, Texas.Gastelum is currently undefeated in his professional career, having gone a perfect 7-0 thus far. The twenty-two year old made his official UFC debut at the TUF 17 Finale, where he recorded...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story booked at UFC 171 in Dallas

Undefeated Ultimate Fighter 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum wanted to get a tough test in the welterweight division and he will get his wish at UFC 171 when he takes on veteran fighter Rick Story at the upcoming card in Dallas. UFC officials announced the new bout taking place on March 15 late Friday evening. Gastelum (7-0) is considered one of the most promising prospects to come out...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum vs Rick Story Slated for UFC 171

Kelvin Gastelum 7-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record 7 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Uriah Hall. Brian Melancon Rick Story 16-7 MMA / 9-5 UFC Record Won 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Johny Hendricks, Thiago Alves, Brian Ebersole ———————————————— UFC 171 March 15th, 2014 Dallas, Texas American Airlines Center ————————————————...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Story Meets Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 171

On Friday night, a welterweight scrap between Rick Story (pictured) and Kelvin Gastelum was added to the UFC 171 lineup. The March 15 event takes place inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Story has alternated between wins and losses over his past six fights. “Horror” most recently posted a unanimous decision victory over Brian Ebersole in November. Gastelum, meanwhile...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dong Hyun Kim vs John Hathaway Headlines TUF: China Finale; Hatsu Hioki vs Ivan Menjivar Targeted

Dong Hyun Kim 18-2-1 MMA / 9-2 UFC Record 3 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: TJ Grant, Erick Silva, Nate Diaz John Hathaway 17-1 MMA / 7-1 UFC Record 3 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Diego Sanchez, Rick Story, Pascal Krauss ——————————————- Hatsu Hioki 26-7-2 MMA / 2-3 UFC Record 3 Fight Losing Streak Notable Wins: Marlon Sandro, Bart Palaszewski,...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason High Out; Beneil Dariush vs Charlie Brenneman Signed for UFC Fight Night 35

Beneil Dariush 6-0 MMA / UFC Debut 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Charlie Brenneman 19-5 MMA / 4-4 UFC Record 4 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Jason High, Rick Story, Daniel Roberts ————————————————— UFC Fight Night 35 January 15th, 2014 Duluth, Georgia The Arena at Gwinnett Center ————————————————— Brazilian...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The exciting future of the UFC welterweight division

Is excitement the new face of the UFC WW division? "Georges now is the happiest I've ever seen him.” Those were the words of trainer and friend Firas Zahabi to Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour, in regards to the much publicized retirement of Georges St Pierre. The face of Canadian MMA and in a sense, Canadian sports, walked away from the job that made him millions. The UFC’s...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum wants Rick Story at UFC 171 after returning from injury

A knee injury forced Ultimate Fighter 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum from performing at last weekend's FOX UFC card from Sacramento, but now he's been cleared, he's healthy and he has a matchup in mind for his return. According to report via UFC Tonight on Wednesday, Gastelum has been given the green light to get back into training and book a fight and he's looking at...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 167 live webcast

UFC 167 might not be the biggest event of the year, but it's very close. The organization's 20th anniversary will be celebrated in style with a huge main event between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, the UFC's most popular star, against his toughest challenge to date: dynamite-fisted Johny Hendricks. The rest of the card is loaded, too. Rashad Evans and Chael...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 167 HOV Preliminary Card Pick 'Em

Sean Sheehan cannot be stopped. The hov-mma pick 'em championship belt remains in Ireland after a near perfect showing at UFC 166 from the returning champ. Now he's just showing off. For this event we pick in order of the records from the last PPV: Sheehan 12-1, Wolff 10-3, Reno 10-3, Shoman 8-5 (the records also show that Tierney went 4-1 on the main card in a guest appearance...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 20 shortest UFC fights

If you asked a fighter whether they'd prefer a long, drawn out battle or a quick, get in, get out, get paid type performance, the only one that might tell you they want a 15 or 25 minute encounter is Diego Sanchez. Everyone else wants to win as quickly as possible – you get paid the same money, take no damage, and don't have to show up to your after party with a fat lip...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

GSP Is Not Impressed With This Cakes Performance

The media traveled to Montreal to do a media day with the champ and his training partners Rory MacDonald and Rick Story ahead of UFC 167 the 20th anniversary show.  Surprisingly GSP could not finish the cake. GSP does media day for UFC 167 at Tristar Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Ebersole Joins Fundafighter – Offers Chance To Corner Him At UFC 167

 Las Vegas, NV – Fundafighter, the number one crowdsourcing destination in mixed martial arts, today announced UFC welterweight Brian Ebersole has joinedFundafighter.com. The “Bad Boy” launched his Fundafighter page today at www.fundafighter.com/fighters/brian-ebersole-jr and in exchange for pledges, among the many rewards Ebersole will offer is the once in a lifetime experience...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

‘UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks’ Fight Card Updated

With Sunday’s addition of the welterweight affair between Rick Story (pictured) and Brian Ebersol, seven fights have now been confirmed for the “UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks” roster. After dropping his UFC debut to John Hathaway, Story rattled off six straight wins – highlighted by a dominant decision over former top contender Thiago Alves at UFC 130. However, “The...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Ebersole vs Rick Story Added To UFC 167

  The UFC 167 card continues to grow with the news that Brian Ebersole (50-15-1 (1nc), pictured) will meet Rick Story (15-7) at the 20th anniversary event, with the pair set to square off in the welterweight division after UFC officials confirmed the bout today via Twitter.   Welterweights @TwasEbersole vs @Rick_Story added to #UFC167 […]
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio McKee expects experience advantage to help earn him the victory at WSOF 4

Antonio McKee is reaching the tail end of his long career but still has fights left in him and aims to prove it at WSOF 4 when he takes on Lewis Gonzalez. In this video, he is shown training for the fight alongside Rick Story and talks about being a staple of the community.
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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