Since they're all in the twilight of their careers, it seemed natural for the UFC to add Takanori Gomi, Norafumi "Kid" Yamamoto and Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC Fight Night 52 card in September in Japan, according to Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting.
Although none of the three men have flourished since joining the UFC, the company's brass must assume that if anything's going to motivate them, it'll be the UFC's first trip to Japan since UFC on Fuel TV 8.
Of the three, only Gomi fought on the UFC on more
The complete UFC Fight Night 44 fight card will air this evening (Sat., June 28, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 and Fight Pass. Here's how to catch tonight's "Swanson vs. Stephens" mixed martial arts (MMA) action LIVE from all available locations.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Fight Pass/FOX Sports 1 TONIGHT (June 28, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 44, headlined by a fea more
That's what you call being a company woman!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently revealed she would be taking a break from fighting after her title fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014.
Preferably, a five-to-six month layoff, as she wants to return to the cage for the promotion's annual year-end event, which goes down on Jan 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
But should Dana White and Co. need a last-minute superstar to fill a void more
Perhaps "The Skyscraper" can be rebuilt, starting with a "Prelims" bout on Fight Pass.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Stefan Struve has not seen action for over a year, following heart trouble that nearly ended his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. After finally securing clearance to return to the fight game, he was booked to throw hands opposite Matt Mitrione.
Unfortunately, the fight never materialized.
That's because "Skyscraper" fainted backstage, not long before he was set more
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The complete UFC Fight Night 45 fight card will air this evening (Weds., July 16, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 and Fight Pass. Here's how to catch tonight's "Cerrone vs. Miller" mixed martial arts (MMA) action LIVE from all available locations.
FOR LIVE UFC FIGHT NIGHT 45 RESULTS ONLINE, INCLUDING LINKS TO PLAY-BY-PLAY COVERAGE, CLICK HERE.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Fight Pass/FOX Sports 1 TONIGHT (Weds., July 16, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 45, headlined by a lightweight match bet more
If you thought Bellator MMA was just going to roll over on Sept. 5, you better think again.
Bellator MMA is not going down without a fight.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) scheduled its upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., the same night Spike TV airs its Bellator 123 fight card at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in Uncasville.
And both promotions are bringing their A game for the Friday night face off.
Bellator is bringing out its big guns for September 5th's unofficial battle for Connecticut. In an effort to keep pace with UFC Fight Night 50, Bellator officials announced on Wednesday that Bellator 123 will be highlighted by the returns of both Cheick Kongo and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal, as well as the promotional debut of Bobby Lashley.
As previously announced, the event is headlined by a featherweight championship rematch between Pat Curran and Patricio Freire.
"I've been wanting this rematch more
In addition to a previously announced title fight, September’s Bellator 123 event has added some notable names to the fight card.Filed under: Bellator, News more