Back in May, when Daniel Cormier was preparing for his light heavyweight showdown with Dan Henderson, the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix tournament winner made it perfectly clear that he had no qualms with waiting on the winner of the Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson rematch. read news >>
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Bellator has officially replaced Bjorn Rebney with Scott Coker and will be "evolving" away from the tournament format. Bellator has had an interesting day, with the sudden announcement rumors of Bjorn Rebney being jettisoned from the promotion came to fruition. The next step in the organizational changes has been completed as Spike TV sent out a press release announcing that former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker had taken over. Not only has Coker taken over, but Spike TV president Kevin Kay made it read news >>
- 3 months ago
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In the UFC’s constantly evolving weight classes, a breakthrough performance or memorable victory can jump a title hopeful from the middle of the pack to the top of a division. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Talk to people who have been beside Robbie Lawler on his journey from hot prospect to beatable bruiser to UFC welterweight contender and you’ll hear the word “maturity” often.Filed under: Featured, News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Robbie Lawler, UFC 171 read news >>
- 11 months ago
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TORONTO – Stephen Thompson showed fans his evolving skills as a wrestler and grappler by taking down fellow striker Chris Clements. But the unpredictable striking of "Wonderboy" again set him apart in his fourth UFC fight. read news >>
British slugger Ross Pearson admits he wasn't exactly a skilled grappler when he started his UFC run. Now, however, Pearson believes his jiu-jitsu game is making strides, and it's giving him confidence to throw his hands, as well. read news >>
The UFC's 'Ace' says the sport is in the midst of a drastic change as more youth get into MMA at an early age. read news >>
As Bellator approaches their next middleweight tournament, Brian Rogers is ready to show a new kind of animal that all 185lb fighters should fear. read news >>
Just days away from his third appearance in One FC, Mitch Chilson talks about his growth working at Evolve MMA, and the possibility of fighting for the ONE FC featherweight belt. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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SUNRISE, Fla. - Josh Neer has gotten over his hatred of so-called "lay and pray" artists.
Now, he's just determined to stop them - and punch them in the face.
That's the plan against his next opponent, Mike Pyle, whom he believes will try to take him down when they meet at UFC
on FX 3, which takes place Friday at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise,
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- 2 years ago
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Junior Dos Santos' first defense of the UFC heavyweight crown at UFC 146 sent an excellent headline back to his native Brazil: Champion "Cigano" finishes Frank Mir by method, round predicted.
The 27-year-old connected with 58 significant strikes to shut down the former two-time UFC heavyweight champion via punch stoppage at the 3:04 mark of the second round.
The talent and foresight to seize victory with a pre-fight call is a memorable addition to the division's and Dos Santos' legacy. read news >>