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The Ultimate Fighter 19 concluded Wednesday night with the final two fights before the live finale. It featured a middleweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Roger Zapata, as well as a light heavyweight scrap between Dan Spohn and Matt van Buren.
The episode heavily featured both fights. In non-fight segments, we saw Chuck Liddell visit Team Penn to help train Spohn. We also saw some of the fighters indulge in alcoholic beverages as their time in the house winded down.
In the first bout, Dhiego Li more
The UFC reeled in good ratings for "Read, White and Fight Week," as their UFC 175 prelim ratings were up from UFC 174, while the TUF 19 ratings were down from TUF 18 last December. It has been a good weekend for the UFC on television as the promotion pulled relatively strong numbers for their respective broadcasts.
According to MMAPayout, last Saturday night's UFC 175 prelims drew 1 million viewers on FOX Sports 1, which is up from last month's PPV event, as the UFC 174 prelims drew 784, 000 vie more
The latest episode of the Alistair Overeem documentary series, "The Reem," was released on Wednesday. Follow the UFC heavyweight behind the scenes for his last fight against Frank Mir at UFC 169, his appearance on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, a trip to see his father in Jamaica, and his journey to New Mexico to join the highly-touted Jackson's MMA Gym ahead of his Ben Rothwell fight at UFC Fight Night 50. more
In the debut episode of UFC 175 Embedded, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman arrives in Las Vegas, Lyoto Machida prepares at his Los Angeles home, Alexis Davis drills her ground game one final time in San Jose, and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey relaxes in her Mandalay Bay hotel room. more
Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, will air at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT for another edition of the show. Join hosts Matt Bishop and Nolan Howell as they preview a big weekend in MMA, including UFC 175, headlined by a UFC middleweight championship bout between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida and a UFC women's bantamweight championship fight between Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis.
We'll also look at the fight between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
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Episode No. 110 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download. This week, the distinguished gentlemen from Montana talk about Chael Sonnen, Cub Swanson, Nate Marquardt, and the upcoming UFC 175, too.Filed under: News more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale headliner B.J. Penn who looks to finally earn a victory over Frankie Edgar this Sunday (July 6, 2014) at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight and Lightweight strap-hanger, B.J. Penn, will drop down to Featherweight to avenge a pair of losses to fellow former 155-pound kingpin, Frankie Edg more
In this new series, Bloody Elbow gives you a step-by-step guide to understanding the sport of Muay Thai. In part one, we look at the factors that have prevented Muay Thai crossing over with the mainstream and why you should care. For nearly a century, Thailand has cultivated their national form of combat, molding what was unarmed military self defense into a viable professional sport, and proving along the way that their style of stand-up fighting is one of the most durable and enduring forms of more