Jason Parillo says he's not the one to blame for "The Prodigy's" revamped stance and fight strategy against Frankie Edgar. After B.J. Penn suffered his third loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale (video) this past weekend (Sun., July 6, 2014), questions began to rise regarding the baffling gameplan for "The Prodigy."
The upright and rigid striking stance was terribly new for the 35-year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran.
Many questioned the strategy b more
Bold statement, but as the much-improved striker Ronda Rousey proved at UFC 175, her hands aren't to be ignored. Ronda Rousey defended her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title for the fourth straight time this past weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) in the co-main event of UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nevada, obliterating Alexis Davis in a mere 16 seconds (recap).
In the first exchange, "Rowdy" clipped Davis with a straight right hand that dazed the jiu-jitsu black belt, and follow more
LAS VEGAS – MMA trailblazer, former UFC champion, noted trainer and respected broadcaster Pat Miletich is officially a member of the UFC Hall of Fame.Filed under: News, UFC more
Rafael Cordeiro scoffs at the idea that Lyoto Machida has a weak chin, which Ray Longo predicted will crumble if his pupil, Chris Weidman, connects at UFC 175. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman and his UFC 175 opponent, Lyoto Machida, have kept it pretty vanilla -- as far as trash talk goes -- ahead of their title fight, which goes down this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Their respective trainers, however, have done the complete opposit more
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine is a man on a mission. After a successful UFC debut in January against Hyun Gyu Lim, Saffiedine has been looking to get back into the cage. He was initially expected to face Jake Ellenberger at UFC 172 in May, but had to withdraw due to injury.
'The Sponge', however, is feeling better and ready to get back to work. First up? If Saffiedine had his way, it'd be Rory MacDonald.
Saffiedine recently called out MacDonald on The MMA Hour. He tol more
That folks, is proof that it never hurts to call someone out. Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon.
And it looks like it may have paid off.
Speaking to "UFC Tonight," MacDonald said he's all for a fight against the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, as long as UFC matchmakers concur that it gets him closer to his much-desired title shot.
"He thought the fight made sense for him but would le more
Rory MacDonald responds to fellow top ranked UFC welterweight Tarec Saffiedine, who recently called him out.
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine is looking for another fight after successfully making his UFC debut earlier this year. He defeated Hyun Gyu Lim in an entertaining fight of the night performance, and as he looks for a top contender on his next bout, he recently called out Rory MacDonald.
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Saffiedine said he wanted a top five welterweight when he returns to action this September, so why not go straight to the top? After defeating Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC Fight Night 34 this past January in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut, Tarec Saffiedine has been sitting on the sidelines with an upper body injury; one he declined to specify.
The unfortunate setback bounced "Sponge" from his scheduled fight against Jake Ellenberger at UFC 174 earlier this year.
Meanwhile, the welterweigh more
Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U.S. federal court in New York. "Rush" tweeted a letter to his fans last night stating that the support he voiced to Cournoyer, which first ran in The Montreal Gazette, was "a mistake." First of all, the letter I signed was a mistake - my mistake. I will not go into details as to how and why more