Fans were disappointed to learn head coaches Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Anderson Silva won’t fight at the conclusion of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4.” Rua said there’s only one reason they aren’t: Nobody asked (...) read news >>
Even at 44 years old, Dan Henderson isn't opposed to a little reinvention. The former Pride and Strikeforce champion, who remains in the midst of a career-worst slump, told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday that he is "for sure" eyeing a fight in January, and that it would "probably" be at middleweight, as reported on UFC Tonight. Henderson (30-12) competed at middleweight for a large chunk of his professional fighting career, but hasn't done so since dropping a hard-fought unanimous read news >>
UFC flyweight Jussier Formiga is interested in a rematch against ‘Unclecreepy’ Ian McCall. Jussier Formiga holds three losses in his career, yet there is one in particular that he is "bitter" about and interested in avenging: his first professional loss to Ian McCall. "I will fight whoever they want, but I'm still bitter about my loss to McCall," Formiga told MMAFighting.com. "I fought him three years ago, it was a tough fight, and he ended up defeating me. I wasn't so physically strong by that read news >>
UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility. Speaking on Sunday's edition of Submission Radio, "The Natural" said he'd be interested in competing on a Metamoris card against none other than former Pride FC star Fedor Emelianenko. That would be interesting, and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot o read news >>
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And I'm pretty sure you won't hear any complaints from fans, either. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Randy Couture was oh-so-close to having a 265-pound showdown against ex-PRIDE division kingpin Fedor Emelianenko, back in 2008 when "The Natural" tried to retire from UFC and move on to bigger and better things. We all know how that turned out. But that doesn't mean he has closed the door on a potential showdown against "The Last Emperor." Sure, both fighters a read news >>
- 8 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Jon Fitch no longer seems opposed to fighting WSOF champ Rousimar Palhares, but he also doesn’t seem to have changed his opinion on the Brazilian’s character.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF read news >>
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Count Anderson Silva among those in favor of the Nevada Athletic Commission’s recent decision to ban testosterone replacement therapy. read news >>
A trio of current and former UFC fighters opposed to the use of testosterone-replacement therapy in MMA voiced their support for the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s ban. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Brian Stann, Tim Kennedy, Travis Browne read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Despite Anderson Silva’s continual insistence that he has little interest in fighting Jon Jones, the UFC middleweight champion was once again forced to address the issue following his dominant UFC 153 victory over Stephan Bonnar at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Following his loss to Benson Henderson at UFC 144, now-ex UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faces a tough decision: fight his way back to another title shot - or drop to featherweight for what could be an immediate shot at Jose Aldo's belt.
The general consensus, of course, is that Edgar is two small for lightweight anyway.
However, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin thinks that's bunk; Edgar is only too small for lightweight because too many fighters a read news >>
- 3 years ago
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HOUSTON - Following a thrilling "Fight of the Night" victory over Leonard Garcia at Saturday's UFC 136 event, Nam Phan said he's open to a third match with the the slugger.
Read between the lines, though, and Phan clearly is ready to move on.
But thanks to Garcia's crowd-pleasing style, he's likely to stick around the UFC if a trilogy fight is considered, according to UFC president Dana White.
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- 4 years ago
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Maybe there's something to these Bellator vs. Strikeforce superfights, after all.
While Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has openly lobbied for a matchup between
his company's lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, and Strikeforce's
155-pound kingpin Gilbert Melendez, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker has yet
to commit to a potential superfight.
But with Rebney now publicly pushing for his champions Hector Lombard
and Ben Askren to face their Strikeforce counterparts - Ronaldo "Jacare"
Souza and Nic read news >>
- 4 years ago
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BOSTON - The UFC's most-requested superfight is one step closer to becoming a reality.
At Saturday's UFC Fan Expo Boston 2010, UFC president Dana White said
he's slowly warming to the idea of a superfight between middleweight
kingpin Anderson Silva and current welterweight
champion Georges St-Pierre.
"They've got a couple of guys they've got to beat before we make that
fight, but I'm not opposed to making it," White told a large crowd
gathered for a special Q&A session at the Hyne read news >>
- 7 years ago
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It’s Saturday night. Anywhere USA. No-name gym. Less-than-sellout crowd. Two little known men stand opposed in anticipation of fistic combat. read news >>