A card heavy on TUF contestants could mean pink slips aplenty for UFC 180. That's one crazy undercard, but you can't deny the fireworks that the main card's got going on. Had Lauzon vs. Sanchez remained intact, this probably would've been a lock for best card of the year. It still could be, action-wise. With all that in mind, this will be the first pay-per-view I've watched since July's Weidman vs. Machida. Also, I'm going to start including fighters' TUF records if they're coming straight off t read news >>
If you're a Chad Mendes fan, there is "Money" to be made at UFC 179. That's assuming he can do what he failed to accomplish the first time around, and that's polish off Jose Aldo to claim the featherweight crown. He'll get the opportunity on Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (more on that here). Mendes originally opened at +150, but has since slipped to +250 underdog, according to Best Fight Odds. Aldo -- the -325 favorit read news >>
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Thanks to his title loss at WSOF 10 this past Saturday, Georgi Karakhanyan suffered a slip in the rankings and Jeremy Stephens climbed a spot ahead of his biggest featherweight fight yet. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Black swan health problems can be the worst thing in an athlete's life, arresting or ruining careers and lives. Giving MMA athletes better healthcare to mitigate the effects of black swan problems doesn't need a union. It needs selective targeting of promoters, managers, commission members and coaches with education and information about better options for athletes. Unseen, in the background, Fate was quietly slipping the lead into the boxing-glove. - P.G. Wodehouse, Very Good Jeeves!, pg. 421 A read news >>
Demetrious Johnson showed what it takes to hold onto a championship after taking some serious early damage from John Dodson to retain his UFC flyweight title at UFC on Fox 6. read news >>
Ratings for the seventh episode of "The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson" slipped from the previous week's number with 676,000 total viewers tuning into the broadcast.
The figure marks a 17 percent decrease in viewers from the 811,000 that tuned into episode No. 6.
MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the ratings information with industry sources.
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- 3 years ago
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From the moment a fighter slips on a pair of UFC gloves, there's a
saying hammered into his head: Never leave it in the hands of the
Fighters are reminded before they perform at an event. It's painted on
the walls of the UFC training center and constantly repeated by UFC
president Dana White.
Judges would be out of work if the promotion had its way.
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- 4 years ago
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Brazil Fight has quickly become the premier MMA event in the state of Minas Gerais. Saturday night, at the Chevrolet Hall in Belo Horizonte, the in-state fighters triumphed 4-1 over their Sao Paulo foes in a five-fight interstate series. read news >>