With Chris Cariaso having emerged from the woodwork to challenge Demetrious Johnson for a title shot at UFC 177, Saturday’s flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett could produce a Contender 1B. Whoever wins in Dublin on Saturday should/could/maybe be in the wings for the winner of that Aug. 30 fight.The flyweight division is just sort of that wide open.And really, other than John Dodson who’s on the shelf until 2015 while he recovers from ACL surgery, McCall carries a certain allure more
In Round #409 EUGENE S. ROBINSON, the KNUCKLE UP host and deadliest man in press row [with the "S" standing for "STUNNING"] goes pretty freaking far afield with a Socratic breakdown of the breakdown of morality as it commonly functions as margarine between slices of the societal bread of a sandwich no one really wants to eat. Like at all. Which segues perfectly into a spirited and completely un-ironic and "morally" consistent take on DUSTIN HOLYKO, the WHITE PRIDE tattoo sporting jeremiah whose more
The changes due to the postponed UFC 176 undercard on August 2 continued Wednesday. more
From Yahoo Sports: The longtime fighter is being coached by pro poker star Jason Somerville, who is receiving MMA coaching from Kampmann. more
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Due to a family emergency back home in Boston, Fightweets took a hiatus last week, during what happened to be a very busy period for mixed martial arts news.
This week, I'm back, but MMA news-wise, it seems like everyone's basically talking about the World Cup instead.
So if you'll indulge me, I've got a few items leftover from last week that I'd like to blab about, as well as a question or two about upcoming events.
With that, then, on to your questions.
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For Dominick Cruz, a long and often frustrating three-year wait may finally be at an end.
According to Eric del Fierro, Cruz's head coach at Alliance MMA, the snakebitten former UFC bantamweight champion will be fully recovered from injury and ready to fight by August 30, 2014 at UFC 177, if the UFC's requires his services for the pay-per-view card -- although del Fierro noted that a September booking would be preferable.
MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported the news on Wednesday's edition o more