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Watch: CM Punk goes toe to toe with TSN’s Michael Landsberg

If you’re a sports fan out of Canada then you already know who Michael Landsberg is. If you’re a mixed martial arts fan that doesn’t spend a whole lot of time in or around the Great White North then you may recognize him as the guy responsible for many an entertaining interview with former UFC title contender and current ESPN analyst Chael Sonnen. Or maybe he’s just that...
Via Fight Booth
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pat Curran vs. Daniel Weichel and Julia Budd vs. Talita Nogueira Kick Off Valentine’s Day Weekend at “Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 15, 2014) – Former Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat “Paddy Mike” Curran (20-6) starts his pursuit of another title shot when he meets German submission ace Daniel “The Weasel” Weichel (34-8) at “Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko.”   Additionally, Canadian striking sensation Julia “The Jewel” Budd (6-2) faces undefeated Brazilian...
Via MMAInsider
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reebok delivers one-two punch signing UFC champions Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones

December 16, 2014 – Canton, MA – Reebok today announced partnerships with two of the top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes in the world, UFC® World Champions Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey. The signings of Jones and Rousey follow the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, […]
Via MMAInsider
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier plans move back to lightweight

Dustin Poirier (16-4) was an excellent UFC lightweight when he decided to move down to featherweight. Now, as a top featherweight, Poirier has decided to move back up to lightweight. The reason? Well, according to Poirier, the cut down to 145 pounds has made him miserable. Judging by what we see in this video posted by Poirier, we believe him. The video shows a ripped Poirier stepping...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 58: ‘Machida vs Dollaway’ weigh in results

The final UFC event of the year is upon us with UFC Fight Night 58 going down live tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1 from Barueri, Brazil. In the main event of the evening, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will return to the Octagon to face off against “The Doberman”, CB Dollaway. Prior to the bouts tomorrow evening, all 24 fighters stepped onto...
Via Fight Hub TV
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

CM Punk: 'I would fight Anderson Silva tomorrow'

Recent UFC signging Phil "CM Punk" Brooks appeared on the always abrasive Michael Landsberg's show this week and, after being mocked repeatedly he calmly replied that he'd fight anyone, anytime, in the UFC. The former WWE star admitted that it may not be smart for him to fight a top UFC star, at this embryonic stage of his MMA skills development, but that he's game for whoever, as...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” event will be tipping the scale today inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 1PM ET/10AM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. C.B. Dollaway (pictured) faces...
Via 5thRound.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 1PM ET/10AM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” take place today inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A middleweight tango between Lyoto Machida (pictured) and C.B. Dollaway headlines the gig....
Via 5thRound.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 58 Fight Club Q & A: Dominick Cruz and Jose Aldo

Fight fans in Brazil are in for a treat this afternoon as they have the opportunity to ask questions to Brazilian hero and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. As if that was not enough, UFC also threw former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz on the stage for fan questions! Catch the UFC Fight Night 58 fight club Q & A in the video above. UFC Fight Night 58 Fight Club Q ...
Via Fight Hub TV
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

LIVE UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway weigh-ins

The final show for the UFC in 2014 goes down this weekend in Brazil as Lyoto Machida takes on C.B. Dollaway in a five round middleweight main event. Before the fighters face off on Saturday they must first hit the scale on Friday for the official UFC Fight Night weigh-ins. The action kicks off at 2p ET on Friday. In addition to Machida vs. Dollaway, former bantamweight champion Renan...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dana White rips Ben Askren over CM Punk criticism

Former WWE star CM Punk recently signed with the UFC, and more than a few people have been critical of the move. Punk has left open the possibility that he could get his ass kicked, and many feel that’s exactly what is going to happen. Ben Askren has been one of the most vocal critics...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMA News: CM Punk Denies Chael Sonnen Fight Offer, Moving On From WWE, Relationship With AJ Lee As Seperate Athletes

CM Punk continued his massive media week with an interview with Off The Record in which they talk about if CM Punk has ever been punched, his relationship with wife AJ Lee and much more. Here are just some of the highlights:   * Landsberg asks if Punk’s been punched in the face before, and Punk says he has and it sucks. Landsberg says he thinks Dana White is protecting Punk by...
Via Wrestling News Depot
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

With UFC 182 on deck, Fury Jury continues to evolve

Only a few weeks to go, and UFC's Myles Jury puts his 15-0 record on the line against his toughest opponent to date, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone at UFC's big New Year's Pay-per-view on January 3, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Jury is focused, determined, and a man on a mission to climb the ladder en route to a title shot in the UFC's Lightweight division. The GM's Perspective was able...
Via The GM's Perspective
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 58: Lyoto Machida / CB Dollaway Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find the UFC Fight Night 58 pre-fight thoughts of Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway who headline the show in Brazil on Saturday night. — Lyoto Machida: CB Dollaway:
Via Fight Of The Night
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC: No Title Shot For Rory MacDonald

Things in life are never promised, especially in the sports world. This week UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald learned this first hand. For MacDonald he thought (and had been told) he had done enough to earn his shot at a welterweight world title. His last outing consisted of beating Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 54 a few months ago. The powers that be advised that...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Official Event Poster

Hot off the press! The official “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” event poster has hit the Internet, and it’s one of the best billboards the company has produced in quite some time. Former middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva is crouched down like a spider, while Nick Diaz looks over his shoulder. A pivotal welterweight affair between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida: "I definitely think I'm the guy that can beat Chris Weidman"

There was no doubt when UFC 175 ended in July that Chris Weidman had defeated Lyoto Machida to defend his middleweight title.  Weidman won by a clean sweep across all the scorecards so his championship reign was in tact. Still, Machida managed to do more damage to Weidman and keep things close during several key points during the fight.  He clearly won the fourth round and picked...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CB Dolloway in too deep against Lyoto Machida

            If you count yourself among the many true followers of mixed martial arts, you know that Lyoto Machida is far more than the average title contender, and that his recent loss to Chris Weidman in July isn’t likely to be his last fight against an elite opponent on the sport’s biggest stage. Awarded a title shot just three...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Top 10 UFC Strawweights

The UFC rankings came out and for the first time they contained the strawweights. I have a few issues with them, not too many, but a few. What I will do is give my rankings, the UFC’s ranking and some of my thoughts and reasons for the ranking. One of the differences in my rankings is that I will start with the champion as my number one. Unless the rankings are for the contenders...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LIVE BLOG UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway

Two of the top middleweights in the world face off in the final UFC event for 2014 as Lyoto Machida squares off with C.B. Dollaway in a five round main event from Brazil. Machida is returning for the first time since losing his bid to take the middleweight title from Chris Weidman earlier this year, but he's determined to return to the top of the rankings and this will be a big opportunity...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Jon Jones LIVE on UFC Fight Pass

FIGHTOGRAPHY: JON JONES NOW LIVE ON UFCFIGHTPASS.COM THE 205LBS CHAMP RELIVES THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE Vs GUSTAFSON   The moment Jon Jones became a professional mixed martial artist in the spring of 2008, it was obvious he would be extremely difficult to defeat. In the years that followed Jones barely lost a single round, even when facing world championship level opposition. That...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arianny Celeste Wearing Lingerie In A Hot Tub Could Melt The Slopes

Arianny Celeste wearing lingerie in a hot tub is what science really needs to be worried about.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Joe Rogan Fight Companion Podcast With Schaub, Callen And Bravo

Another Fight Companion podcast has landed, but this time it didn’t air during a live UFC event but rather saw host Joe Rogan and his guests Brendan Schaub, Bryan Callen and Eddie Bravo watch some old fights while talking about a range of issues. Needless to say Rogan’s recent criticism of Schaub’s last performance in the Octagon and his fighting future during a previous podcast...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Munoz Vs Roan Carneiro Set For UFC 184

Mark Munoz is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 184 in Los Angeles in February against Roan Carneiro. Munoz has had a tough time in the Octagon lately, having lost three of his last four fights, including two by knockout against Lyoto Machida and Chris Weidman. Once considered one of the divisions top contenders, Munoz’s slump in form has left him barely holding onto a place...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Reneges on Promise, Rory MacDonald Won’t Get Next Welterweight Title Fight

Well, Christmas won’t be as merry around the Rory MacDonald (pictured) household this year. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was reported MacDonald’s next dibs at the UFC welterweight title card has been revoked. This news comes two months after UFC president Dana White promised MacDonald would face the winner of the UFC 181 rematch between then-champ Johny...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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