A welterweight matchup between Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-5 MMA, 1-4 UFC) and Kyle Noke (20-7-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is in the works for UFC’s return to Japan. A Sherdog.com report of an Akiyama vs. Noke booking cited a UFC-produced promotional video of the matchup for the card. (...) more
Could this be "Sexyama's" swan song?
Yoshihiro Akiyama is expected to make his sexy return to the Octagon against Kyle Noke at the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
MMA Junkie confirmed the bout was under consideration; however, nothing is finalized at this time.
Akiyama (13-5, 2 NC) hasn't competed since a unanimous decision loss to Jake Shields at UFC 144, which to more
UFC Middleweight Josh Samman details his affair with a distinctly different sport than the one you may know him from.
There’s a six mile stretch from my home in Hollywood, Florida to I-95. There’s nothing particularly special about it; it’s merely sidewalk along Sheridan Road. At certain times of day there’s heavy traffic and the exhaust makes it unpleasant to be near the interstate. Most days I wait until it’s not even day anymore, until the sun goes down and the cars have gone home. Once I get more
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It appears that reports of Dan Henderson's return to middleweight were a bit premature, at least according to the man himself.
It looks like one of Dan Henderson's coaches may not have been fully correct when he revealed that Hendo would be returning to middleweight. After the news spread fire and wide across the internet, it apparently came to the attention of the man himself. And Hendo took to Twitter to shoot down the idea: It's funny how rumors get started. If you have read that I will be re more
I said where'd you get your information from huh? You think that you can front when Hendo's tweet comes?
Just because Dan Henderson was ragdolled in his last outing at light heavyweight (replay), doesn't mean a hasty drop down to the 185-pound division. In fact, "Hendo" thinks it's "funny" how rumors like that get started in mixed martial arts (MMA).
Blame his Muay Thai coach, Daniel Woirin. It's funny how rumors get started. If you have read that I will be returning to middle weight. more
Dan Henderson may eventually return to the middleweight division, but the UFC light heavyweight said it’s not a done deal.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Add Dan Henderson’s name to the list of UFC light heavyweights looking for a career-resurgence by dropping to 185 pounds.
MMAFighting.com reported that the former Pride two-division champion will be returning to middleweight for the first time since his 2010 fight against Jake Shields in Strikeforce.
Hendo hopes to be back in the cage by the end of the year, and the middleweight division is as competitive as it’s ever been. With fighters like Tim Kennedy, Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold currently more
Lyoto Machida was in attendance over the weekend at GLORY: "Last Man Standing" and he was quite impressed with the performance of Artem Levin. BloodyElbow's John Joe O'Regan reported that "The Dragon" said he would be interested in fighting the Russian middleweight and as it turns out, the feeling is mutual.
There would probably be too much red tape in the way of it actually happening, since one fighter is in the biggest MMA promotion on the planet, while the other is in the biggest of kickboxin more