UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has very little patience these days. read news >>
Patience was the name of the game early here. Brown went high with a kick but Lawler blocked it and stayed up. They were feeling each other out with feints and pawing jabs.
Another head kick missed but Brown followed it up with a body kick that landed with a slap. Just over two minutes in, Brown shot in for a takedown, completing it without much effort. Robbie did get right back to his feet and pushed away to reset in the center.
Once there, Lawler was slipping more of Brown's punches. So he wen read news >>
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"Bigg Rigg's" patience is wearing thin, as the UFC welterweight champion says he is waiting to get doctor's clearance to train again in order to make his first title defense later this year. Johny Hendricks may have captured the vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title at UFC 171 last March by outpointing Robbie Lawler (video), but it didn't come without a price.
"Bigg Rigg" suffered a torn bicep during his "Fight of the Night" against "Ruthless" in Dallas, Texas, and ultim read news >>
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On a day that tested the patience of the best of MMA fans, UFC promoted 22 fights with mostly unknown stars and only one real main event. The results were a few fighters looked like they could be future stars, but a lot of fighters with impressive won-loss records fell short of the mark.
On Saturday, UFC did something that Dana White had talked about for years. The company ran two shows in different parts of the world on the same day. At first, when he started hinting at days like this a few yea read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Michael Chiesa imposed his will through patience, persistence and pure technique. read news >>
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The patience of Dana White and the UFC seems to be wearing thin when it comes to the Diaz brothers, and the window for them to return to the organization seems to be rapidly closing. read news >>
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LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White has a term for people who think Saturday's UFC 162 headliner was fixed. It's not a very nice one. read news >>
Trying to fight his way out of his father’s Hall of Fame sized shadow, Ryan Couture gave a good accounting of himself, but couldn’t overcome the experience or the striking of Ross Pearson. read news >>
John Makdessi admits his patience was tested at UFC 158. Opponent Daron Cruickshank complained about a low kick and a shot back to the head. The scratches, though, bothered Makdessi more than anything. read news >>
Jake Ellenberger said his cautious approach to fighting Jay Hieron may not have riled fans, but it definitely saved his career.
"Being patient is not something that I'm very good at, so it's working a new angle and maturing," Ellenberger told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "It's good to get the win and move forward."
Ellenberger got back on the winning track with a unanimous-decision victory over the veteran in a rematch of their 2006 meeting in the now-defunct IFL.
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Ronda Rousey’s Saturday night submission victory over Sarah Kaufman lasted just 54 seconds, but the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion says she was in no hurry to seal the deal. read news >>