Tyron Woodley does not care if his ideal next opponent is coming off a loss. He does not care if they are ranked two spots lower than him in the UFC's official rankings.
What Woodley cares about is obtaining the kind of fight that can push him closer to a title shot. As Woodley told Bleacher Report in an exclusive interview, he has the perfect opponent in mind: Matt Brown, who squandered a seven-fight winning streak when he fell to Robbie Lawler in July.
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The long-awaited return of Chan Sung Jung will continue to stretch on, as the one-time featherweight contender has been forced out of his fight with Akira Corassani due to an injury.
The website MMA-In-Asia first reported that "The Korean Zombie" was out of his Oct. 4 fight due to a strain in his shoulder, the same shoulder that he dislocated against Jose Aldo back at UFC 163 in Aug. 2013. MMA Fighting later confirmed through his manager Brian Rhee that Jung would be out of the fight. "Yes, unfo read news >>
If you watched Gray Maynard get finished by Ross Pearson last weekend and decided this was something you don't want to see anymore, you weren't alone.
The second-round TKO marked the fourth time the 35-year-old Maynard has been finished by strikes in his past five fights, and the MMA Twitterverse was instantly flooded with comments from fans, media, and fellow fighters suggesting it's time the lightweight competitor calls it a career.
But with a few days to think things over, Maynard plans to so read news >>
Not that long ago, Dong Hyun Kim was boring. Really boring.
For a guy so thoroughly trained in the art of putting fist to face, he sure could suck the fun out of the process. He was far more keen to smother from the top position than he was to execute big throws or beautiful combinations.
What's worse? No one even cared.
He was among the most uninteresting undefeated prospects MMA had ever seen.
Then Carlos Condit came along, flying through the air like some sort of lunatic samurai and taking Ki read news >>
Alexander Gustafsson suffered his own type of pain when news broke that Jon Jones was forced off of the UFC 178 card due to injury (via a report by Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting). The UFC has rescheduled the fight between Jones and Daniel Cormier for UFC 182, which is set for January 3, 2015. While that fight has excited fans in recent weeks, Gustafsson, who is ranked No. 1 in the light heavyweight division by the UFC, has been left out in the cold. In response, Gustafsson has come out to state read news >>
At UFC Fight Night 47, Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux will attempt to continue their respective climbs toward the top of the light heavyweight division.
With back-to-back wins since his loss to Glover Teixeira, Bader is about ready to get another crack at a Top Five 205-pounder. Before then, he'll have to go through St. Preux, who has not lost in his four UFC appearances and now has a spot in the Top 10 rankings.
Bader and St. Preux clearly have a good amount of job security heading into the we read news >>
On Saturday Lewis Gonzalez looks to continue his unbeaten run when he headlines WSOF 12. But it hasn’t always a smooth road to the NBCSN-televised main event.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF read news >>
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The day after their first media day staredown erupted into a brawl, UFC champ Jon Jones called in to the Jay Mohr show while Daniel Cormier was the guest. The results were predictable. Following the explosive brawl at yesterday's UFC 178 stare down between UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier, the media tour continued. Today both men were on the Jay Mohr ESPN radio show. The results were predictable.
Here's how it started.
Jay Mohr: "You don't like him do you?"
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The Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier media tour rolled through the FOX Sports 1 studio on Monday night, and while they didn't get into a brawl this time, the light heavyweights did continue to argue with each other.
Watch part 2 below: read news >>
Remember that televised melee on CBS featuring Nick Diaz and Mayhem Miller?
I'm afraid Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have made that point of reference obsolete, following today's (Aug. 4, 2014) epic staredown explosion at the UFC 178 media day, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Watch the insane video footage here.
But just because their pull-apart brawl is over doesn't mean they've stopped fighting. In fact, round two of the light heavyweight showd read news >>
Clay Guida looks to continue his winning-ish ways at Featherweight against Dennis 'the Menace' Bermudez for UFC on FOX. Can Dennis derail the four star gatekeeper?
Clay Guida vs. Dennis Bermudez Featherweight
What ever happened to that guy who used to get us to pay attention to lighter weight fighters, and had awesome bouts against Roger Huerta and Tyson Griffin?
It's interesting to note how quickly Clay Guida became a pariah. It was essentially a two stop process: beat Takanori Gomi. Then beat read news >>