And Dillashaw isn't too sure Barao has completely recovered from the first beating he gave him a few months back. Going into his title fight against former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao at UFC 173 earlier this year, T.J. Dillashaw wasn't given much of a chance to beat a man who was on a crazy 32-fight win streak.
After all, Barao had previously dominated the entire competition which included T.J.'s mentor, Urijah Faber, on two separate occasions.
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In the first part of BloodyElbow.com's interview with Luke Rockhold, the former Strikeforce champion says he's been interested in facing Michael Bisping, but he may not need to after Cung Le 'kicks his ass'.
Michael Bisping has laid out his immediate plans in an earlier interview, and that includes defeating Cung Le, and 'shutting up' Luke Rockhold en-route to that elusive title shot he's been looking for. The former Strikeforce champion does share a similar sentiment towards the Brit, and thing read news >>
File this under "Be careful what you wish for."
Unless he's like the real "War Machine," as in the metal one from Iron Man, then Jon Koppenhaver is in trouble.
In a fight pitting a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter against a bounty hunter with rubber bullets, I think we all know what the safe bet is. But that won't stop the "Machine" from trying to beat the stuffing out of Dog the Bounty Hunter, the professional skip tracer who is tracking down the ex-Bellator fighter.
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Four years ago Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver tweeted what was presumably an idle threat against Duane Chapman aka Dog the Bounty Hunter. Now the Dog is on the hunt for War Machine. No, War Machine didn't invent a time machine, nor does he have psychic future predicting abilities, but apparently the convicted felon and current fugitive from justice had a feeling four-and-a-half years ago that this day would come and he'd find himself in the cross-hairs of America's most famous bounty hunter, Duan read news >>
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High road? What high road?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender and UFC Fight Night 48 headliner Michael Bisping is mad as hell, and he's not gonna take it anymore.
If you're wondering why "The Count" is fuming over testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), consider that three of his six UFC losses have come against fighters who were using the controversial treatment, in the form of Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen, and Dan Henderson.
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It seems not even Joe Lauzon, a multi-year MMA veteran, can hold a candle to his seven-month old son Joey, who decided to swing for the fences and take cancer down faster than expected.
If you think Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Joe Lauzon -- who has countless stoppage victories and a number of "Fight Night" awards under his belt -- is a tough guy, you should meet his seven-month old son Joey.
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Because as "Gamebred" see it, "Cowboy" only looks tough against fighters who aren't that tough themselves. "I'm your Huckleberry."
If Donald Cerrone is looking for a fight, he found one in the form of lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal.
"Gamebred," who is currently booked to face Daron Cruickshank at this weekend's (Sat., July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose, Calif., tells FOX Sports that he wouldn't mind stepping up to fill "Cowboy's" empty dance card.
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There is a ruckus brewing in the ranks of the featherweight division, and Dustin Poirier would be honored to get his hands on Conor McGregor.
The Louisiana native has been blazing his way up the ranks of the 145-pound division on the strength of a three-fight winning streak where he's dominated a collection of top opposition. Along the way, the 25-year-old American Top Team product has come into his own, as he's consistently put on dominant performances inside the Octagon.
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Less than three months before the most significant fight of Jon Jones' career, an unlikely character in the realm of sport emerged to offer his opinion on Bones' rematch with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178.
During a candid interview on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, former professional wrestling star "Stone Cold" Steve Austin offered Ariel Helwani his opinions on each of the UFC's nine champions.
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Jon Jones talented, but two-faced? "Stone Cold" criticism -- and praise -- from perhaps the greatest WWE superstar of all time.
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) legend "Stone Cold" Steve Austin -- an avid mixed martial arts (MMA) fan -- was a recent in-studio guest on "The MMA Hour" to chat about the latest happenings in the sport, sharing perspective from his entertainment side of the fence.
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It looks like the Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate rivalry has a trickle down effect, as Manny Gamburyan -- Rousey's training partner -- wants to get his hands on Bryan Caraway -- Tate's boyfriend -- in his first fight at 135 pounds. From lightweight to featherweight, Manny Gamburyan is ready to make yet another change in weight classes, as he eyes a drop down to bantamweight.
And the first opponent he wants to face at 135 pounds is none other than Bryan Caraway, a man he has somewhat of a history w read news >>