- 6 years ago
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In a match that appeared to be cursed by fate since its announcement late last year, the Dream lightweight semifinal bout between Japanese grappling wizard Shinya Aoki and two-time Hero's lightweight tournament champion Gesias Calvancante came to a definitive close Tuesday. read news >>
It turns out former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has something in common with longtime rival Urijah Faber: While both are UFC pay-per-view mainstays, neither fighter is afraid to be on the feature bout of the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card on a PPV event.
Cruz makes his return to action on Sept. 27, when he meets Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 in Las Vegas. But with one of the year's deepest cards only getting deeper with Tuesday's announcement of a Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez co-main read news >>
For Eddie Alvarez, nearly two years of frustration and heartache ended in an all-out sprint.
On Tuesday, Alvarez woke up the reigning Bellator lightweight champion. By early afternoon, he’d been granted his unconditional release from the company and just a couple hours later was finally a UFC fighter, booked to take on Donald Cerrone five-and-a-half weeks from now at UFC 178. Without warning, hurry-up-and-wait had become hurry up.
"I'm talking 0 to 100,” Alvarez told Bleacher Report’s Duane Finl read news >>
It turns out Mark Hunt wasn't just playing around a couple weeks back, when he tweeted that he was going to be 'unemployed.'
Mark Hunt caused a buzz a few weeks ago, when he tweeted, "Not my choice guys but going from being exited at the prospects of the future of fighting to being unemployed in a day lol this sucks." Some read the message as one of Hunt's many jokes to stir up his fans and the media, others wondered if he'd been cut, and there was even some talk that he might have suddenly deci read news >>
It turns out the grudge match is going to have to waitFiled under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Anything can happen when the cage door closes and Ross Pearson has come to appreciate the elements of truth in that cliche. The Ultimate Fighter season-nine winner has been forced to deal with a pair of curious outcomes in his two most recent showings, with both bouts ending in controversial fashion.
"The Real Deal's" misfortune began last October at Fight Night 30 when a questionable knee from Melvin Guillard hit Pearson's face while the Team Alliance member appeared to have a knee and a hand o read news >>
- 15 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: One day after brawling, Jones and Cormier were using words like 'intimate' and 'passionate' to describe how their fight at UFC 178 will go down. read news >>
- 15 days ago
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With police on hand to keep the peace at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, both Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier made it clear there was no chance of a repeat of Monday’s fireworks. That was just fine for brash Irishman Conor McGregor, who took it upon himself to re-take the (...) read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor was part of Monday's UFC 178 media day festivities at the MGM Grand and spoke to the media about his impending fight with Dustin Poirier, his win over Diego Brandao in Dublin, what life's been like since then, why he loves the smell of fear in his opposition and more. read news >>
- 16 days ago
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When Jon Jones won the 205-pound title in early 2011, Daniel Cormier was still fighting heavyweight regional talent under the Strikeforce: "Challengers" banner. Fast-forward nearly four years later, and here they are in a fight for the right to rule the light heavyweight roost.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is kicking off its media campaign for the upcoming UFC 178: "Jones vs. Cormier" mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 inside MGM Grand read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Turns out the barista can actually fight.
Patrick Cummins made Kyle Kingsbury's hometown fight one to forget on Saturday. The SoCal-based fighter, who is most remembered for his spectacle of a fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, made it look easy Saturday at UFC on FOX 12 at the SAP Center.
Cummins was rarely threatened in the light heavyweight fight, as the Reign MMA fighter won via unanimous decision, winning on scores of 30-27, 30-25, and 30-24.
With the victory, Cummi read news >>