UFC featherweight Diego Brandao is used to being an out-of-towner, so he isn’t exactly worried about fighting in his next opponent’s hometown. In fact, when it comes to Conor McGregor, he’s not worried about much of anything.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>
Thiago Santos takes on fellow The Ultimate Fighter alum Uriah Hall at UFC 175, but he’s not scared of his flashy knockouts or unorthodox attacks.
Santos scored one of the biggest upsets of the year with a 53-second knockout over Ronny Markes at UFC Fight Night 38 in March, and he wants to do it again on Saturday night’s card in Las Vegas, Nev.
"He’s flashy, has his own style, and I have to pay attention. He has unorthodox attacks and he can surprise you at any moment, but I’m not afraid of him," read news >>
Josh Barnett doesn’t seem interested in fighting Antonio Silva, but "Bigfoot" won’t give up the idea.
Barnett said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that fighting the Brazilian would give him money and attention and he wouldn’t try "to help this guy." Silva fired back, and he thinks that the real reason why the former UFC heavyweight champion won fight him is because he’s scared.
"I woke up this morning and saw his interview," Silva told MMAFighting.com. "He’s giving excuses because he’s scare read news >>
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UFC light-heavyweight Daniel Cormier made it clear that he does not believe Jon Jones is ducking anyone in the UFC. Although Daniel Cormier is no longer in the discussion for an immediate title shot, he does not believe that champion Jon Jones is ducking him, or anyone else in the light-heavyweight division.
The former Strikeforce Grand Prix champion was named as a potential challenger for Jones' title, as 'Bones' was interested in a fresh match-up with him rather than a rematch against Alexande read news >>
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Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas called interim titleholder Joe Warren “delirious” to think he’s afraid of a fight. Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
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Tim Kennedy's not afraid to admit that in one sense, he's grateful for the opportunity to fight Michael Bisping.
"The Count," after all, is one of MMA's most sought after opponents. If you get a date with the bombastic British middleweight, your profile will inevitably be raised.
"I think everyone from 170 to 205, there are probably heavyweights out there who are like ‘I'll fight Michael Bisping,'" said Kennedy, who meets Bisping in the main event of the TUF Nations Finale in Quebec City on Apri read news >>
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke with MMA Fighting in Rio de Janeiro about his recovery after a knee injury, how coaching TUF 20 will help him get 100% healed for his first title defense against Gilbert Melendez, Jose Aldo’s claims that he talks too much and won’t take the fight, why he would only fight Aldo at 155 pounds and much more.
(Editor's note: Some of the questions are hard to hear because of interference, but Mr. Pettis' answers are clear.) read news >>
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A year ago, during UFC 158 fight week in Montreal, I met with then-new UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley.
A month earlier, Woodley had won his UFC debut, knocking out Jay Hieron in just 36 seconds. It was an emphatic statement from Woodley, who had developed a reputation in Strikeforce as someone who relied mostly on his wrestling to win fights. But the Hieron knockout signaled the coming of a different Woodley.
Now, after his victory over former interim champion Carlos Condit at UFC 171, Woodley i read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Nate Diaz is not afraid to fight anyone, according to his manager, but with the current state of the UFC lightweight division, it might be wiser to wait for opportunity. “We could be looking at a title fight,” Mike Kogan told MMAjunkie.Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>
- 8 months ago
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BRISBANE, Australia – UFC newcomers are lucky to get a platform on TV and press conferences. Justin Scoggins got both, and he’s not afraid to declare his arrival after just one fight in the octagon.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Justin (...) read news >>
- 9 months ago
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Justin Wilcox is not afraid to stand with knockout artist Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. But the way he sees it, he’d be foolish not to exploit his natural gifts. “I’m always training my wrestling though, and my wrestling will always be (...) read news >>