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Gastelum was unable to work with Mike Dolce this time around, according to this report, because Dolce was "too expensive."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., June 27, 2014) inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night (Sat., June 28) live on FOX Sports 1.
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Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum discusses his upcoming fight with Nico Musoke, adapting to the cut to 170lb. and what his future plans include. Kelvin Gastelum may be young and relatively inexperienced, but he is well aware that he is the favourite in his upcoming match-up on Saturday night.
The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner is scheduled to take part in the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in San Antonio, Texas, where he will face Nico Musoke in a featured contest on the main card. The more
Renzo thinks that five minute rounds in the UFC hurts the grappling in MMA.
Member of the family that idealized the UFC, Renzo Gracie isn't satisfied with the current rules of the organization. The Jiu-Jitsu master thinks that grappling exchanges can't develop in a fight because of the time limit and 10 minute round - like in Pride - would be more appropriate, according to his interview to MSN. The MMA of today isn't set for Jiu-Jitsu fighters, I have no doubt of it. What a ground fighter can do more
Although drastic weight cuts are anything but uncommon in MMA, UFC welterweight Mike Rhodes may have taken things to a whole new level for his octagon debut in January. Filed under: News, UFC more
But will the talented wrestler be able to hang with one of the best submission specialists in the world in a straight up jiu-jitsu match? Shortly after retiring from mixed martial arts (MMA) -- thanks in part to a failed drug test -- former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Chael Sonnen, agreed to face Andre Galvao in the main event of the upcoming Metamoris 4 jiu-jitsu tournament, which goes down on Aug. 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
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Recently crowned Legacy Fighting Championships bantamweight king Thomas Almeida is taking his talents to the Octagon. more
Some grappling purists were let down when the Metamoris 4 headlining matchup was announced as Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao, but company President Ralek Gracie believes it will be a great no-gi contest. Speaking on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour yesterday, Gracie stated that while Sonnen may not be a decorated Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt like Galvao, he is still a very competent grappler, per MMA Fighting. "It really was kind of a perfect fit for him (Sonnen) be able to say ‘you know what, I’m more
Chael Sonnen retired from MMA, but he has a no-gi match coming up against grappling wizard Andre Galvao in August.
Metamoris 4 is scheduled for the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., on August 9, and Metamoris president Ralek Gracie believes that competing in a no-gi match against a guy like Galvao was "a perfect fit" for the former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender.
"I think Chael, given everything that was happening with the UFC, I thought it would be an in more