Perhaps the most colossal megafight that never came to fruition in mixed martial arts was the mythical matchup of Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor Emelianenko.
According to Lesnar’s longtime friend and on-screen advocate Paul Heyman, Lesnar was gearing up for the fight against “The Last Emperor” and was beginning to train for the bout with a clean bill of health.
Over the past few years, UFC commissioner Dana White has periodically given media members small windows into the failed negotiations to bring Fe read news >>
Stephan Bonnar was mostly enjoying his retirement.
It's not as if he was playing 18 holes in the morning and then meeting the bridge club at HomeTown Buffet - making sure to get there before dinner pricing starts at 3:30 p.m. And it's not as if his retirement was a full-on, "I quit. I'm done. Finito. Never again." But Bonnar said it was mostly a retirement, nonetheless.
Then Anderson Silva came along and spoiled it all.
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- 2 years ago
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NEW YORK CITY - The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several big
fights on the horizon, but the promotion's boss is already daydreaming
about something even bigger.
At today's pre-UFC on FOX 3 press conference in New York City, UFC
president Dana White teased a potential return to Toronto's Rogers
Centre or even a visit to Dallas' 100,000-seat Cowboys Stadium.
"We're talking about doing some big fights here," White said. "If things
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When Anderson Silva’s foot collided with Vitor Belfort’s face on Saturday at UFC 126, the long-running online chatter regarding a super-fight between the dominant Brazilian middleweight and welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre flared up again almost instantly. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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UFC president Dana White on Friday said that a showdown between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre could happen next if both win their upcoming fights. Read More >> read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Alex Reid returns to competition for the first time in three years to challenge Tom "Kong" Watson for his BAMMA title in a U.K. megafight... read news >>