MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 53 results for the Nelson vs. Story event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.In the main event, Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will square off in a welterweight contest. Akira Corassani and Max Holloway meet in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 53 results below.Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick StoryAkira Corassani vs. Max HollowayIlir Latifi vs. Jan BlachowiczNiklas Backstrom vs. Mike WilkinsonUndercard (UFC read news >>
MMA Fighting has the UFC Fight Night 53 fight card for the Nelson vs. Story fight card for the Oct. 4 event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.In the main event, Gunnar Nelson will square off against Rick Story in a welterweight contest. Max Holloway faces Akira Corassani in a featherweight fight in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 53 fight card below.Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick StoryAkira Corassani vs. Max HollowayIlir Latifi vs. Ja read news >>
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Undefeated UFC heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione will soon face the stiffest test of his young career when he meets Check
Kongo at October's UFC 137 event in Las Vegas.
But Mitrione, a former professional football player and the man who
booted Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson from the octagon, isn't intimidated
in the least.
In fact, Mitrione said challenges like Kongo are exactly what drew him to
the sport in the first place. A win here, Mitrione says, would provide
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Nate Marquardt’s unexpected, last-minute withdrawal from a scheduled main event against Rick Story leaves two heavyweights in the spotlight.
Patrick Barry (Pictured, File Photo) tipped the scales at 243 pounds for his matchup with French kickboxer Cheick Kongo (234.4) read news >>
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PITTSBURGH - As far as MMA heavyweights go, hard-hitting Christian Morecraft is a big one.
But compared to the guys who formerly tried to take his head off, Matt Mitrione said the 265-pound Morecraft actually is on the small side.
So as the NFL vet prepares for his main-card bout at Sunday's UFC on Versus 4 event, he's paying little attention to the weapons that made many of Morecraft's former opponents shudder in fear.
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A roster spot in the highly-competitive Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division has opened up after Tor Troeng has decided to walk away from mixed martial arts (MMA) after suffering his third consecutive loss inside the Octagon. "The Hammer" recently announced his decision on his Facebook page: "After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it's time for me to move on. I have decided to put the gloves on the shelf. The joy and motivation needed to perform at the highest read news >>
MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Guilherme Cruz look back at UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2. read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Guilherme Cruz wrap up UFC 179, breaking down the top storylines coming out of Saturday night's card. read news >>
MMA Fighting brings you UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 results. UFC 179 takes place at the Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro. The event is headlined by a fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. In the co-main event, Glover Teixeira squares off against Phil Davis. The UFC is back in Brazil, this time on pay-per-view with the last remaining Brazilian champion in the organization in Jose Aldo putting his title up for grabs against Chad Mendes. This is the second meeting betwee read news >>
MMA Fighting brings you UFC 179 play-by-play and more for the Aldo vs. Mendes 2 fight card. Tonight's event is headlined by a fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. This bout is scheduled for five, five-minute rounds. Also appearing on the main card are Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis, Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer, Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins, and Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush. Tonight's fights take place at the Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Bra read news >>
MMA Fighting has UFC 179 results for the Aldo vs. Mendes 2 fight card Oct. 25, plus live coverage from Rio de Janeiro, live blogs of all the fights, and live UFC 179 twitter updates.In the main event, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo squares off against Chad Mendes. Glover Teixeira faces Phil Davis in a light heavyweight showdown in the co-main event.Check out the UFC 179 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)Jose Aldo vs. Chad MendesGlover Teixeira vs. Phil DavisFabio Maldonado vs. Han read news >>