These days, it seems everyone and their mother wants to shut up Conor McGregor, the bombastic Irish featherweight who sold out his hometown arena in Dublin in just his third UFC fight.
The record states that Joseph Duffy was the last fighter to actually get McGregor to zip his yap for awhile.
"Even back then, he was a firecracker," Duffy, a 26-year-old native of Donegal, Republic of Ireland, told MMAFighting.com in a recent phone interview. "He was very confident in his abilities and he wasn't a read news >>
Three years after his last MMA bout, Luciano Azevedo will make his return to the cage in August.
Azevedo, who handled UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo his only loss in a MMA bout in 2005, is set to compete again at the Shooto Brazil 49 – Fight for BOPE 4 card on Aug. 24 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against Jeferson dos Santos.
The luta livre fighter last competed in a unanimous draw against Diego Braga in 2011, and dedicated his life to being a police officer since. He currently works at the Ja read news >>
The judges were right to hand Robbie Lawler the unanimous decision victory, but what they couldn’t tell us was just how much of a pleasant surprise Matt Brown’s performance was.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
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"The Mauler" gives his first comments after a knee injury forced him out of his much-anticipated rematch against Jon Jones. Alexander Gustafsson's second attempt to dethrone Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was put on hold after a knee injury bounced the Swede from the title fight.
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A fight that was signed, sealed, and soon-to-be delivered for UFC 178 on Sept., 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, a few days shy of an exact year that the two m read news >>
Jessamyn Duke suffered a devastating defeat at UFC Fight Night 45 and also a pretty gruesome-looking injury.
The fighter posted an X-ray of the injury on her Instagram account. It's easy to see that it doesn't look like Duke will be stepping in the cage anytime soon. Despite the injury and the loss, Duke posted the image with a bit of humor.
"Prefight interview I said@lesliesmithmma had a brick head & could take a lot of punishment. Karma. #ufcfightnight45 #gunclub," wrote Duke.
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Pat Healy remains winless inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>
Jiu-Jitsu world champion Talita Nogueira is currently in the process of negotiating a contract with the UFC and hopes to expose Rousey’s “flaws” in the near future.
Undefeated jiu-jitsu specialist Talita Nogueira could soon become the latest addition to the UFC women's bantamweight division.
The decorated world champion revealed that her manager is currently in negotiations with the UFC's matchmaker and hopes to get a deal ironed out sooner rather than later.
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From Yahoo Sports: At one point during his news conference Sunday, B.J. Penn was overcome by emotion. He quit speaking, bowed his head and cried. Later, a reporter asked him what he regarded as the best moment of his career. Penn beamed: "I thought you were going to ask me what my best moment was tonight," Penn said, eliciting laughter from all in the room. "Walking out, probably." read news >>
Uriah Hall needed only nine toes to defeat Thiago Santos at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. read news >>
At UFC Fight Night 44, Cub Swanson made his case to be the next featherweight title challenger with a convincing unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens.
The action began fairly evenly, with Swanson employing his diverse kickboxing arsenal against Stephens' trademark punching power.
The turning point in the fight may have occurred in the third round, when Swanson landed a stiff kick to Stephens' liver. Stephens was clearly hurt by the shot, and some of the starch seemed to come out of him as read news >>
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Jon Jones had to reach deep within his soul to defeat Alexander Gustafsson the first time. It was an unexpected nightmare that Daniel Cormier truly believes the UFC light heavyweight champ never wants to experience again.
On September 21, 2013, Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada, played home to arguably the greatest championship fight in UFC history. Jones had effortlessly breezed through every legendary contender attempting to halt his light heavyweight title reign.
Initially, Gustafsson was read news >>