Forbes has slammed the UFC and their 'inexpensive' TV rights after their 'Irish Ali' comparisons to Conor McGregor. Prior to his bout against Dennis Siver this past weekend, the UFC has been pushing this "Irish Ali" comparison to Conor McGregor. Most fans have found the marketing push to be absurd, and even McGregor himself has gone on record to distance himself from the comparison. "For me, Muhammad Ali is a special individual," McGregor said. "He is out on his own and I cannot lay claim to som read news >>
Whoops! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Pitor Hallmann failed his UFC Fight Night 51 drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone, according to the Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA), following his split-decision loss to Gleison Tibau back on Sept. 13, 2014. Once news of the test result became public, "Pletwal" slammed CABMMA for its "unprofessional" and "unreliable" testing procedures, and went into great detail about how the parties responsible for drawing his blood mis read news >>
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The last chapter of Jason Day's athletic career unexpectedly slammed shut on August 4, 2011. An ex-UFC middleweight who once battered Alan Belcher in his Octagon debut, the previous year had not been kind to Day. Just two months prior, he lost his third fight in as many tries, succumbing to a two-minute mugging at the hands of Francis Carmont at some small show in Ontario, Canada. His head wasn't in that one, he'd admit years later, but at least on this bright Vancouver afternoon, he was back ho read news >>
Matt Hughes slammed Carlos Newton unconscious to win his first UFC title. Revisit the UFC 34 bout with Hughes, Dana White, and Pat Miletich, as they recount the bout that lead to a UFC Hall of Fame career. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Strikeforce's next scheduled card continues to be slammed with injuries.
The latest is Sara McMann, who has been forced out of a fight with Liz Carmouche. MMAWeekly.com first reported the news, which MMAjunkie.com subsequently confirmed with sources close to the event.
Strikeforce's next show is set for Nov. 3 in Oklahoma City, though the event now is without three major fights, including the main and co-main events, due to injury.
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Stefan Struve found redemption Saturday night, rebounding from a brutal knockout loss in his last contest to submit Pat Barry in the second round at UFC Live 6. read news >>