Several MMA managers expressed disappointment privately after nutritionist and coach Mike Dolce said on yesterday's episode of "The MMA Hour" that many MMA managers are doing a disservice to their clients. To recap:
"These managers are charging the athletes 20 percent," Dolce said, "just to answer a phone call from Joe Silva to get one opponent's name, to then call the athlete and say, you're fighting Johnny So-and-So. And then the manager then takes 20 percent out of that. And then the athlete more
One of the more time-honored ways of conveying an intent to do harm is to say you want to "beat the piss" out of someone. Depending on your taste in flourishes, sometimes there’s an adjective attached for emphasis…such as, "I want to beat the living piss" out of someone.At any rate, this is usually an empty threat. But in the case of Justin Gaethje, who during his summers between collegiate wrestling took amateur cage fights to see how he liked it, well, he can boast of doing just that. In his f more
Ronda Rousey is back in action, and this time the champion takes on No. 2-ranked contender Alexis Davis in the UFC 175 co-main event.
Rousey continued her undefeated career by destroying fellow Olympic medalist Sara McMann in just 66 seconds at UFC 170. She returns for her second trip to the Octagon in 2014 for her fourth title defense.
Davis has been selected to stand opposite Rousey because No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano is still on the shelf. Davis has five consecutive victories to her cr more
Riding a two-fight losing skid, including the first knockout loss of his MMA career, Robert Whittaker needed to get back on track in a big way over the weekend. He did, and now he’s looking forward.Filed under: News, UFC more
Jessica Aguilar competed for the second time in 2014 earlier in June, and she showcased why she is the No. 1-ranked strawweight fighter in the world.
Not only is she the best 115-pound female on the planet, she may be the best fighter—regardless of weight or gender—on the World Series of Fighting roster.
The WSOF roster is not a treasure trove of talent, but that is to be expected. The UFC is the premier mixed martial arts organization on earth, and they hold the vast majority of talent. WSOF do more
SAN ANTONIO – UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum thought he had things under control with his weight, but he now admits he may need help once more. Filed under: News, UFC more
Marquardt confirms what most of us already knew: Dieting sucks.
Who says you can't go home again?
Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Nate Marquardt is back in the middleweight division and not coincidentally, back in the win column as well, following a "Great" performance over James Te Huna last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand.
Watch him get the job done right here.
Marquardt (34-13-2) came into their Auckland affair on a three-fight skid, but later blamed the difficul more
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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MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 44 results for the Swanson vs. Stephens fight card June 28 and live UFC Fight Night 44 twitter updates.In the main event, Cub Swanson will square off against Jeremy Stephens. Former TUF champ Kelvin Gastelum faces Nicholas Musoke in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 44 results below.
Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET)Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy StephensKelvin Gastelum vs. Nicholas MusokeCezar Ferreira vs. Andrew CraigRicardo Lamas vs. Hacran DiasClin more