UFC 130's Frank Mir acquainted with critics, but balances excitement with smarts


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 29 views

The worldwide leader for mixed martial arts and UFC news, MMA News, UFC Rumors, MMA Rankings, Interviews, Videos, UFC Results, and UFC Blog more

  • 24 days ago
  • 8 views

Just in case anyone was wondering, UFC president Dana White wants us all to know the state of his company is strong, thank you very much. "Business has never been better for us,” White told Yahoo’s Kevin Iole this week, bolstered by healthy live-gate figures from the UFC’s recent shows in New Zealand and San Antonio, as well as his estimation that paid attendance for UFC 175 could top $5 million. Iole wrote White “angrily scoffed” at recent criticisms that the world’s largest MMA organization is more

  • 24 days ago
  • 37 views

LAS VEGAS – Sure, a big part of being a UFC Octagon Girl has to do with looking good. There are few who would deny that. But increasingly, there’s a lot more to it than just looking good, they say.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more

  • 29 days ago
  • 73 views

You can now watch a video of the full Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida segment from the “Countdown to UFC 175? special, which debuted Sunday on FOX Sports 1.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more

  • 29 days ago
  • 77 views

Watch Countdown to UFC 175 as it goes in depth at the Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida headliner. more

  • 29 days ago
  • 152 views

Former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre publicly supports Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer with letter of support. Georges St. Pierre may be retired, but he's still making the media rounds pretty regularly and in ways that might not always be so positive. In today's GSP news, he is publicly backing "King of Pot" Jimmy Cournoyer, who happens to be awaiting sentencing here in the good ole US of A. Cournoyer pled guilty to trafficking in huge amounts of marijuana. St. Pierre sent a letter of s more

  • 29 days ago
  • 74 views

Two former world champions? Forced to surrender. Olympic silver medalist? Obliterated by a body shot. Here's why the queen of combat sports is tasked with facing credible challengers, but ultimately still in search of "the one." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will put her 135-pound title on the line when she takes on division number one contender Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175, which takes place on July 5, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay E more

  • 29 days ago
  • 263 views

The UFC always ups its game for Independence Day weekend. This year is no exception. Despite what seems these days to be the inevitable angel's share—injuries, drug test failures and the dilution of talent because of a new abundance of events—exacting its cut off the top, UFC 175 still looks and feels like a glamorous card. The whole thing goes down Saturday from that little MMA oasis in the desert, Las Vegas. Anchoring the event are two title fights: Chris Weidman defends his middleweight strap more

  • 29 days ago
  • 6165 views

Sorry/not sorry. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion and clean-sport crusader Georges St. Pierre came out in support of his "good friend" and fellow Canadian, Jimmy Cournoyer, after the "King of Pot" plead guilty to drug trafficking (more on that here). Turns out, some of his fans were not too happy about it. "Rush" penned a letter for the mixed martial arts (MMA) community earlier today (Sun., June 29, 2014) to explain the circumstances behind their relationship, f more