How does one come back from the kind of beating TJ Dillashaw put on Renan Barao in their last fight? Well... BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch has some ideas that the former champ might be interested in. Well, this should be fun.
In May I wrote an article explaining how one might dethrone the UFC bantamweight champion, Renan Barao. I knew that the challenger, TJ Dillashaw, would be a tough test for the champion, but it's very difficult to pick against a record like the one touted by Barao read news >>
"You can’t put that pressure on of trying to top your last performance. My goal is to just go out there and win. I don’t care how I do it." - T.J. Dillashaw read news >>
Shinya Aoki has finished his opponent in four of his last five MMA bouts, and that’s one of the reasons why he won’t be back to the featherweight division again in the future.
One of the best lightweight fighters outside the UFC, Aoki puts his One FC title on the line against UFC and WEC veteran Kamal Shalorus on Aug. 29 in Dubai, UAE, and he feels good to be back to One FC in his original weight class after a decision win over Cody Stevens in a featherweight bout last October.
"I’m very comfort read news >>
Gennady Golovkin will fight Marco Antonio Rubio on Oct. 18 from the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. “GGG’s” World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization middleweight world titles will be on the line against “El Venero’s” World Boxing Council interim belt. read news >>
It’s been no small secret that in Ronda Rousey’s formative years, she was woken up to armbars. But her mom schooled her in choke defense, too. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Ben Askren once again has his sights set on MMA gold. read news >>
On episode 2 of UFC 177 Embedded, champ TJ Dillashaw celebrates his buddy's birthday and visits the Oakland Raiders, while Renan Barao heads to the U.S. to reclaim the belt. read news >>
Pushing through long odds has to get old. It’s a great story for everyone else, but for the person actually doing it, the struggle to succeed in a driving headwind is not a feel-good narrative. It’s decidedly feel-bad, actually. But if you can get up on top of that headwind for even a second, well, that’s got to be pretty doggone sweet.
The most tumultuous stretch of Rick Glenn’s career—maybe his entire life—began late last fall when, barely a month away from the date, he announced he would not read news >>
Koji Oishi will seek to cement his place atop the ONE FC 145-pound weight class when he defends his title on Aug. 29 in Dubai, against veteran Jadamba Narantungalag. read news >>
On this edition of Shameless MMA, RFA flyweight champ Matt Manzanares and the woman behind the Women's MMA movement, Invicta FC owner Shannon Knapp. read news >>
Eddie Alvarez isn’t the only former Bellator MMA champ who will have a new home his next time out. The promotion has cut ties with 13 fighters, including former champion Attila Vegh and former title challenger Shahbulat Shamhalaev.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, (...) read news >>