UFC veteran, Ultimate Fighter alum, former WEC champion and current Tachi Palace Fights titleholder Gabe Ruediger is calling it quits... after just one more trip to the cage. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Back in January at ProElite 3, Patrick Cummins entered the cage for the
second time as a pro fighter when he took on Tasi Edwards.
The 215-pound catchweight bout was a sort of showcase fight for Cummins,
a former NCAA Division I wrestler who found MMA on the recommendation
of friend and fellow Strikeforce vet Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal.
In this week's installment of HDNet Fights Video Vault, we take a look back at the bout.
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- 3 years ago
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Wanderlei Silva returned to the Octagon for the first time in 16 months to face Chris Leben at UFC 132 in July. He was KO'd in just 27 seconds. Is he ready to call it quits? He talked about his future in UFC 132 Fightline. Read More >> read news >>
- 4 years ago
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Usually, promoters give you a pat on the back or a big check when you
knock your opponent out in short time.
UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub did so this past
Saturday with a knockout of Chris Tuchscherer at UFC
116, though a bonus check eluded him (at least one of the disclosed
But even with another highlight-reel clip under his belt, the veteran of
"The Ultimate Fighter 10" is unsatisfied with the cage time he's
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Last time we saw Grudge Training Centers Justin Gaethje in the World Series of Fighting cage he was bring a flurry of punches to Nick Newell to win him a second read news >>
Why is Ben Askren so miffed at Johny Hendricks? It dates back to his days as a college wrestler, when his then-teammate and current fellow mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Tyron Woodley (Missouri) was matched up against "Bigg Rigg" (Oklahoma) in the Big 12 finals, and pulled out the victory by way of sneaky finger. From MMA Fighting: "He has won so many matches lucky through college. ... He was wrestling my teammate Tyron Woodley in the Big 12 finals, 2005-06, somewhere around there, and [the sc read news >>
Featherweight prospect Herbert Burns will enter the One FC cage for the third time on Friday, facing off against Hiroshige Tanaka at One FC 19 in Dubai, and he doesn’t want to lose time. The jiu-jitsu expert, who is the younger brother of UFC fighter Gilbert Burns, made quick work of Edward Kelly in his promotional debut in 2013, and defeated longtime MMA veteran Harris Sarmiento earlier this year to go 3-0 in MMA. He wants to add another submission win to his record, eyeing the One FC gold next read news >>
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 >>
With UFC greats calling it quits on a seemingly monthly basis recently, current MMA prospects have huge opportunities to fill big shoes. As the UFC expanded its schedule over the past several months, it brought in many promising young fighters. Some of those fighters have fallen flat inside the Octagon, but others have taken their first steps toward having a long career with the biggest organization in MMA. Of the newcomers who make it long term, some will never come close to reaching title cont read news >>
"Mr. Wonderful," I'm sure, will look to do the same in his quest for his first-ever shot at UFC gold. A light heavyweight scrap that has been verbally agreed upon looks like it could be headed to UFC 179, as Glover Teixeira will likely face Phil Davis on Oct. 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That's according to Teixeira, who told Porto do Vale Tudo (via MMA Fighting) he looks forward to facing and beating "Mr. Wonderful," a man who has quite a bit of popularity in Brazil. Davis fought there t read news >>
Daniel Cormier will be stepping into the cage at UFC 178 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to face off against Jon Jones—the greatest pound-for-pound fighter the sport has ever seen, Cormier told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Facing off against the greatest fighter ever will be no easy task regardless of Cormier's pedigree as an amateur wrestler in the Olympics and impressive accomplishments on the MMA platform. He'll look to lean on longtime training partners at the American Kickboxin read news >>