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Not that Noad Lahat is looking past Steven Siler, whom he meets at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose Saturday night…but Lahat is looking past Steven Siler. Not from a place of competitive superiority, but because has to. Lahat is the UFC’s second Israeli-born fighter. With the recent outbreak of violence in Gaza, with missiles flying over his homeland and his family ducking for cover, Lahat is relegated to his most immediate commitment. That’s his Saturday commitment. That’s the fun and games part, the more
Steven Siler decided it would be a good idea to start training. After all, he was 12 fights deep into his professional MMA career, accumulating a 5-7 record over that stretch. He'd horse around with his friend—former UFC welterweight Jorge Lopez—and pick up some techniques, but as far as a formal training regimen goes, Siler had none. He was just a scrappy kid who wanted to be on local TV and earn a few bucks, so once he turned 18, he granted his own wish. "He (Lopez) started training a little b more
SAN JOSE – Not long after Noad Lahat opened up UFC on FOX 12 with an upset of Steven Siler, reality set in.Filed under: News, UFC more
The Israeli featherweight defeated Steven Siler by unanimous decision in San Jose on Saturday afternoon (July 26, 2014), and by tonight, he will be back in his native country to rejoin the army.
Noad Lahat was no doubt in a fight against Steven Siler at UFC on FOX 12, but when he returns to his native country at some point on Sunday night, he will be taking part in a battle that is much more serious.
Lahat, 30, will put his mixed martial arts (MMA) career on hold when he rejoins the Israeli Army more
Following his win over Steven Siler at UFC on Fox 12, Noad Lahat is putting his fighting career on hold to rejoin the Israeli army in the conflict with Hamas militants on the Gaza strip.
Oddly enough, stepping into the cage on Saturday night was actually the calm before the storm for Lahat, who entered the bout knowing he would be heading back to his homeland. As the up-and-coming featherweight danced under the bright lights of the UFC, his family and friends were ducking for cover from missiles more
A welterweight bout between Alex Garcia and Matt Dwyer has been targeted for next month’s UFC 176 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
It appears T.J. Dillashaw will defend his UFC title on home turf.
Recently crowned UFC bantamweight champion after a dominant victory over Renan Barao, Dillashaw will likely have to do it again on August 30, as MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 that the UFC is close to giving Barao an immediate at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California.
UFC 177 was tentatively planned for Las Vegas, Nevada, but appears to be moving to the new champion's hom more
TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 is likely to happen at UFC 177 and it will be in the champion's hometown.
Raphael Assuncao is the last man to beat the current bantamweight champion in T.J. Dillashaw and he has been angling for a title shot for some time now, but it looks like the UFC will opt for a different rematch. According to a report from Ariel Helwani at UFC Tonight, Renan Barao is likely to have an immediate rematch with the champion on August 30.
In one of the biggest upsets in recent his more