The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of their most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva. Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation. To kick things off, Bleacher Report brings you an early head-to-toe breakdown of Diaz and Silva. What do they do well? What do they do poorly? How do they match up against one another read news >>
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Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler have delighted fans in the past and are legitimate title threats...but both needed a win entering UFC 173. Ellenberger rose quickly through the welterweight ranks, but he suffered a brutal loss to Martin Kampmann and most recently suffered an ugly loss to Rory MacDonald, who froze him in place with his jab. Lawler, meanwhile, went from being a middling veteran to a resurgent title contender, but he needed to reassert his dominance after coming up just short aga read news >>
On Thursday Pavel Kusch delighted a hometown crowd and pulled off one of the sport's rarer submissions.
In a Cage Warriors 46 bout in Kiev, Ukraine, Kusch took on Russian middleweight Alexander Starikov.
Check out the full fight video, in which Kusch, who's now earned
submissions in all 12 of his career victories, cinches an omoplata
finish in less than a minute.
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