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UFC 175 ‘Weidman vs. Machida’ Extended Preview

Before Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey put their undefeated records and undisputed titles on the line in Las Vegas next weekend, check out this extended preview to get a closer look, and see how all four competitors got themselves involved in these two highly anticipated UFC 175 title fights.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike ‘Shredder’ Garrett does it again (Video)

Remember when Mike Garrett set the record for the fastest KO in MMA history just three months ago with a 1.7 second flying head kick KO? Well, he’s at it again. For the sequel, Garrett delivered a three-piece combo straight to the grill of Jimi Animashaun at WCMMA 15 that put him to sleep in approximately 3.5 seconds. Check out the full video from this past weekend in London below.
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The official event poster for UFC 176 ‘Aldo vs. Mendes II’ is worthy of your wall

Let’s be honest. Over the past few years there’s probably only been a handful of UFC event posters that have really made you take a double take. This official poster for UFC 176 ‘Aldo vs. Mendes II’ looks so good that it made us immediately think it was another one of those awesome fan made posters. And the fight itself is a sequel worthy of this fantastic artwork. Check...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Leslie Smith vs. Jessamyn Duke added to UFC Fight Night 45

A women’s bantamweight scrap between two of the most entertaining fighters in the game has been added to the UFC’s next visit to Atlantic City. Leslie Smith (6-5-1) and Jessamyn Duke (3-1) will square off on July 16th in an attempt to stay relevant inside of the promotions 135 lbs. division. The last time with saw Smith she was filling on on short notice to take a beating from...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 46 ‘McGregor vs. Brandao’ event poster, updated fight card

The UFC is returning to Dublin, Ireland this summer with a card that will feature the one and only ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor. McGregor was originally scheduled to square off against Cole Miller in a grudge match of sorts. Unfortunately, Miller would be forced to withdraw from the biggest fight of his career due to a thumb injury.   Enter TUF 14 featherweight champion Diego...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Static II: Nick Diaz vs. Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller

The second video in Jay Z’s Life + Times ‘Static’ series delves into the rivalry between Nick Diaz and Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller. Check out the debut episode featuring Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen here. Oh yeah, HOV-MMA is officially back.
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

HOV: The Final Pick Em

Dwayne Wolff gets the honors of doing the intro for the last HOV pick em of all-time: For this one I am going out full Miles “Every now and then say what the **** style.” I want it on the record I am calling this one of the classic UFC surprise cards. I see so many Twitter posts about people not being excited about this card, or they only have interest in the Lawler/Ellenberger...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

HOV: The Final Pick Em

Dwayne Wolff gets the honors of doing the intro for the last HOV pick em of all-time: For this one I am going out full Miles “Every now and then say what the **** style.” I want it on the record I am calling this one of the classic UFC surprise cards. I see so many Twitter posts about people not being excited about this card, or they only have interest in the Lawler/Ellenberger...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

HOV: If it dies, it dies

Die die die my darling Don’t utter a single word Die die die my darling Just shut your pretty eyes Nearly 4 years ago to the date, hov-mma was born. It was never meant to be much. Initially, it started out with yours truly just looking for an outlet to celebrate his ongoing fascination with the sport. I’ve been lucky enough to meet some great people and learn a lot more about...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

HOV: If it dies, it dies

Die die die my darling Don’t utter a single word Die die die my darling Just shut your pretty eyes Nearly 4 years ago to the date, hov-mma was born. It was never meant to be much. Initially, it started out with yours truly just looking for an outlet to celebrate his ongoing fascination with the sport. I’ve been lucky enough to meet some great people and learn a lot more about...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 19: Dhiego Lima makes Dana White happy

Dhiego Lima from Team Edgar showed why many people considered him the favorite to win the middleweight entering TUF 19. His fight with Tim Williams from Team Penn was an exciting fight and Dana White should be happy with it. He should also be happy with the way this season is unfolding so far. It is a good blend of talented fighters, excellent coaches and personalities to keep the...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashlee Evans-Smith’s WSOF debut set for June 21st

CFA featherweight tournament champion Ashlee Evans-Smith’s highly anticipated WSOF debut has officially been set. Evans-Smith will be making her bantamweight debut when she takes on Marciea ‘Black Widow’ Allen on the promotions June 21st card in Las Vegas. You may remember Evans-Smith from her TKO victory over transgender fighter Fallon Fox back at CFA 12. Smith would TKO...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashlee Evans-Smith’s WSOF debut set for June 21st

CFA featherweight tournament champion Ashlee Evans-Smith’s highly anticipated WSOF debut has officially been set. Evans-Smith will be making her bantamweight debut when she takes on Marciea ‘Black Widow’ Allen on the promotions June 21st card in Las Vegas. You may remember Evans-Smith from her TKO victory over transgender fighter Fallon Fox back at CFA 12. Smith would TKO...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 19: Tim Williams versus Dhiego Lima preview and prediction

If White is unhappy with this fight he will most likely have BJ Penn to blame. Apparently, Penn is coaching his fighters to win their fights not necessarily engage in exciting ones. After coaching Daniel Spohn to a win the first week with a conservative game plan he is set to do it again. White had expectations of an exciting fight between Spohn and Todd Monaghan. Spohn was coming...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bethe Correia to take on 2nd horsewoman, Shayna Baszler, at UFC 176

1 down. 3 to go. Bethe Correia made a statement after she won a battle of the undefeateds with Jessamyn Duke last month in Baltimore. She put four fingers up, and let one fall during her celebration. This of course was her way of calling out the now famous, and dangerous MMA faction known as the Four Horsewomen. And it worked. As our very own Dwayne Wolff pointed out, that very...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bethe Correia to take on 2nd horsewoman, Shayna Baszler, at UFC 176

1 down. 3 to go. Bethe Correia made a statement after she won a battle of the undefeateds with Jessamyn Duke last month in Baltimore. She put four fingers up, and let one fall during her celebration. This of course was her way of calling out the now famous, and dangerous MMA faction known as the Four Horsewomen. And it worked. As our very own Dwayne Wolff pointed out, that very...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown versus Erick Silva preview and prediction

The main event next Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 40 between Matt Brown and Erick Silva is scheduled for five rounds. Most of them are going to be unnecessary. This is going to be a fun violent and quick fight that will probably not make it past the second round. Both of these fighters are finishers. They can stop a fight on their feet with their striking or the ground with...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown versus Erick Silva preview and prediction

The main event next Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 40 between Matt Brown and Erick Silva is scheduled for five rounds. Most of them are going to be unnecessary. This is going to be a fun violent and quick fight that will probably not make it past the second round. Both of these fighters are finishers. They can stop a fight on their feet with their striking or the ground with...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

CWFC 68 ‘Roberts vs. Wallhead’ Results

The Echo Arena in Liverpool, England played host to the main MMA action of the weekend as the stacked Cage Warriors 68 took place. And, boy, it was not one to be missed. The main talking point coming into the night was the shocking news that seven fighters missed weight at Friday’s weigh in and, according to the promotion themselves, it wasn’t due to a scale issue. In response...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

CWFC 68 ‘Roberts vs. Wallhead’ Results

The Echo Arena in Liverpool, England played host to the main MMA action of the weekend as the stacked Cage Warriors 68 took place. And, boy, it was not one to be missed. The main talking point coming into the night was the shocking news that seven fighters missed weight at Friday’s weigh in and, according to the promotion themselves, it wasn’t due to a scale issue. In response...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 19: The fight makes no sense to Dana White and neither does he

This week’s fight was Daniel Spohn from Team Penn versus Team Edgar’s Todd Monaghan in the first light heavyweight matchup.The promos leading into this week would have you believe that there was a big knockout coming. It did not happen and Dana White was confused by the fight. He added to the confusion by criticizing one fighter for not listening to his coach. Then he criticizes...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 19: The fight makes no sense to Dana White and neither does he

This week’s fight was Daniel Spohn from Team Penn versus Team Edgar’s Todd Monaghan in the first light heavyweight matchup.The promos leading into this week would have you believe that there was a big knockout coming. It did not happen and Dana White was confused by the fight. He added to the confusion by criticizing one fighter for not listening to his coach. Then he criticizes...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173 ‘Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Finalized Lineup

For the past two years we’ve seen the heavyweights headline UFC Memorial Day Weekend in Vegas. In 2012, Junior dos Santos would make the first and only successful title defense of his career against future Hall of Famer Frank Mir on an all heavyweight main card. The following year saw Cain Velasquez obliterate ‘Bigfoot’ once again on card where Junior dos Santos and Mark Hunt...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

McGregor vs. Miller official as UFC Fight Night Dublin headliner

Yesterday, BT Sport 1 announced 5 fights for the UFC’s upcoming visit to Dublin, Ireland. Today, a main event was confirmed. It's official! Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller at #UFCDublin on July 19th!! This is going to be epic! pic.twitter.com/3DRSEEYoB9 — UFC United Kingdom (@UFC_UK) April 30, 2014 HOV-MMA 2013 breakout fighter of the year Conor McGregor (14-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum to headline UFC 180

We knew this was all coming we just did not know the details. Today Dana White gave us the information. TUF Latin America starts filming May 12th with Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum as coaches. They will fight on November 15th as the main event of UFC 180 in Mexico City. The season will feature featherweights and bantamweights from Mexico and other Latin American countries. It...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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