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Miesha Tate Vs Rin Nakai Extended Preview Video

Miesha Tate welcomes Japan’s 16-0 ‘Queen Of Pancrase’ Rin Nakai on the main card of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event and you can watch the UFC’s extended preview video for this woman’s bantamweight clash below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Medical Suspensions

Andrei Arlovski may have KO’d Antonio Silva in just 2.59mins at UFC Fight Night 51 this past weekend in Brazil, but he still managed to injure himself in the process. The official list of suspensions reveals that he damaged his wrist during the fight and that means he now potentially faces up to six months on the sidelines, though a doctor can clear him to fight again before that...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Submission Radio: Luke Rockhold Interview

Submission Radio caught up with Luke Rockhold (12-2, pictured) and had a chat about his upcoming fight against Michael Bisping (25-6), how he plans on finishing him, why he thinks Bisping is a “prick” and his plans on beating Jacare next.Luke comments on Bisping saying he will take their fight to the ground“There’s nothing in me that wants to take it to the ground. I just...
Via MMAInsider
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Japan: Fighting Queens Preview

UFC and Strikeforce vet Miesha Tate will head over to Japan to take on the undefeated Rin Nakai this weekend on a stacked Fight Night card that you can only catch on Fight Pass. Check out the preview below entitled UFC Japan: Fight Queens to learn more about this pivotal women’s bantamweight scrap featuring two of the best in the game today.
Via Fight Booth
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson: There is no greatest heavyweight of all time

The argument about who is the greatest of all time in any sport is a conversation that permeates the fans, promoters and media alike because there really is no right or wrong answer and it always sparks a debate.  When it comes to the heavyweight division, history leads to names like Mark Coleman or Randy Couture, but almost universally the conversation about the best ever starts...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Wanderlei Silva * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC Brazil – Oct 16/98 – L (Belfort) – N/A UFC 20 - May 7/99 – W (Petarra) – N/A UFC 25 – Apr 14/00 – L (Ortiz) – N/A UFC 79 – Dec 29/08 – […]
Via MMA Manifesto
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions unveiled: Several fighters could miss significant time

The UFC put on yet another stellar fight night card live from Brazil this past weekend. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in highlight reel fashion to a chorus of boos from the Brazilian fans in attendance rooting for Bigfoot. The UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions were unveiled today, and although Arlovski was the...
Via Fight Hub TV
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier hunting for UFC gold (Video)

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier is slated to take on the loud-mouthed Irish superstar Conor McGregor on the pay-per-view portion of the UFC 178 card in one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year. Both men have jawed at each other for quite some time, and they will finally settle the score on September 27th. With McGregor on the brink of superstardom, a tough opponent...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Roy Nelson

Roy Nelson Vitals 6’0″ 255.5 lbs (Heavyweight) 73″ reach, Orthodox June 20, 1976 Record 20-9 (UFC: 7-5) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held IFL Heavyweight Grand Prix Winner: 2007 IFL Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008 (two successful title defenses) The Ultimate Fighter 10 Heavyweight Winner: 2009   Strengths - best […]
Via MMA Manifesto
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez defends teammate Thiago Silva: 'He got dealt a bad hand'

Eddie Alvarez thinks the UFC made the right move re-signing Thiago Silva. Silva, Alvarez's Blackzilians teammate, was arrested in February on charges of aggravated assault and battery, sending threatening texts and aggravated assault and resisting arrest without violence following an incident with his estranged wife, Thayse Kamiji, outside of a Brazilian jiu-jitsu school in South...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson all for a catchweight fight with Alistair Overeem

The MMA landscape is constantly changing, and when one fight seems like the talk of the town, the next minute the focus is on something completely different. Anthony Johnson, former UFC welterweight turned light heavyweight knockout machine, has been angling for a fight with No. 1 light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson for some time, but up to this point, nothing has come...
Via Fight Hub TV
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Mark Hunt

(courtesy: The Wifechaser) Mark Hunt Vitals 5’10″ 265 lbs (Heavyweight) 74″ reach, Orthodox Mar 23, 1974 Record 9-8-1 (UFC: 4-2-1) Current Streak 1 straight draw Training Multiple K-1 kickboxing championships Championships Held None   Strengths - world-class kickboxer - knockout power in hands & feet - lands more strikes than he absorbs - currently enjoying a […]
Via MMA Manifesto
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Great MMA Debate: What is the greatest PRIDE fight of all time?

During the early 2000's while the UFC was still trying to gain a foothold on the MMA market in America, PRIDE Fighting Championships was thriving in Japan with a constant flow of some of the most stacked cards in history. Famous names like Fedor Emelianenko, Mirko Cro Cop, Wanderlei Silva, Takanori Gomi, and Kazushi Sakuraba all flourished under the PRIDE Fighting banner and...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tito Ortiz Reacts To His Time In TNA Wrestling – Details

During a recent interview with Submission Radio, Tito Ortiz commented on his time with TNA Wrestling. Here are the highlights… “My home at TNA was great. They treated me really well. Dixie Carter was really, really good to me. During the time I was there I got a chance to meet Hulk Hogan. I was really happy with that, but I mean either WWE either TNA, but I mean right now my...
Via WZR Online
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tito Ortiz Reacts To His Time In TNA Wrestling – Details

During a recent interview with Submission Radio, Tito Ortiz commented on his time with TNA Wrestling. Here are the highlights… “My home at TNA was great. They treated me really well. Dixie Carter was really, really good to me. During the time I was there I got a chance to meet Hulk Hogan. I was really happy with that, but I mean either WWE either TNA, but I mean right now my...
Via TNA Wrestling News
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski awaiting next challenge following upset win

With his UFC career seemingly finished and a pair of consecutive losses to Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers to his credit, Andrei Arlovski entered the cage as little more than a big-name stepping stone for Antonio Silva in their first meeting over four years ago. But while Silva walked away from his first bout against the once-feared heavyweight with a unanimous-decision victory...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Makes Generous Promise to Cat Zingano

Not many fighters have had a tougher 16-month stretch than UFC bantamweight top contender Cat Zingano (pictured). After beating Miesha Tata to score a coaching spot opposite champion Ronda Rousey on “The Ultimate Fighter 18,” with a crack at Rousey’s crown to follow, Zingano was forced to undergo knee surgery and hasn’t been seen since. The added exposure the reality show...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Scott Quigg defeated Stephane Jamoye [R3 TKO] Adriano Moraes defeated Geje Eustaquio [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise of the Kingdom] Caros Fodor defeated Vincent Latoel [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise...
Via Undercard Superstar
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ Extended Video Preview and Complete Fight Card

“UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso” isn’t generating much buzz – outside of fans griping that the show’s featured attraction between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) and Chris Cariaso isn’t worth their $54.99. However, if you’re able to look past the expected lopsided main event, the rest of the main card showcases significant scraps. Eddie Alvarez makes...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Viewing Schedule

Another weekend, another UFC event where most fans don’t recognize half the roster. “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson” goes down Saturday inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. You better get up bright and early Saturday morning (or stay up late Friday if you live in the west coast) to catch the scraps live in America. The prelims start at 12:30AM ET/9:30PM PT. The main...
Via 5thRound.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Stipe Miocic should be next for Andrei Arlovski

Andrei Arlovski stunned everyone with a first-round knockout of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Should he get a serious contender fight next? Iuri Alcantara won an exciting unanimous decision over Russell Doane? What does the future hold for the unassuming bantamweight contender? Jessica Andrade destroyed top prospect Larissa Pacheco? Could she be close to a title shot? We'...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey UFC Walkout Song

  Bad Reputation – Joan Jett   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RAQXg0IdfI    
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Demetrious Johnson UFC Walkout Song

  Go Get It – T.I.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvM3YwmDfwE    
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones UFC Walkout Music

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Nz3DL6EXtQ    
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Fight Card

Japan is the destination for UFC Fight Night 52 this coming Saturday night and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show is former PRIDE star Mark Hunt who’ll take on Roy Nelson in a hard hitting heavyweight clash featuring two of the best chins in the sport. In the co-main event Myles Jury will look to continue his ascent up the official lightweight top...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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