"Mr. Wonderful," I'm sure, will look to do the same in his quest for his first-ever shot at UFC gold. A light heavyweight scrap that has been verbally agreed upon looks like it could be headed to UFC 179, as Glover Teixeira will likely face Phil Davis on Oct. 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
That's according to Teixeira, who told Porto do Vale Tudo (via MMA Fighting) he looks forward to facing and beating "Mr. Wonderful," a man who has quite a bit of popularity in Brazil. Davis fought there t read news >>
Daniel Cormier will be stepping into the cage at UFC 178 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to face off against Jon Jones—the greatest pound-for-pound fighter the sport has ever seen, Cormier told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Facing off against the greatest fighter ever will be no easy task regardless of Cormier's pedigree as an amateur wrestler in the Olympics and impressive accomplishments on the MMA platform. He'll look to lean on longtime training partners at the American Kickboxin read news >>
Stepping in as a late replacement, Bobby Green was looking to make a huge statement by defeating longtime vet Josh Thomson at last night's (Sat., July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 event from "Punk's" hometown of San Jose, California. "King" capitalized with a little help from the judges, earning his brightest victory. Read our breakdown of his upset win below!
Last night (Sat., July 26, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Josh Thomson and Bobby Green faced off in the opening main read news >>
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Watch the UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown weigh-in video replay of the fighters stepping on the scales at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Friday. read news >>
The UFC president responded politely, but vaguely, to suggestions of Gunnar Nelson stepping up to face the Canadian contender. In the aftermath of yet another winning performance by undefeated Icelander Gunnar Nelson, UFC president Dana White has to field a lot of ideas for future opponents, some of them more silly than others.
For instance at yesterday's post-fight press conference following UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao, White was asked about the possibility of Nelson stepping up again read news >>
Cage Warriors is stepping up its shoulder programming game with the debut of a new series: “Legends of Cage Warriors.”Filed under: Cage Warriors, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>
From Yahoo Sports: Penn has done just about everything in his career, but at 35 he is taking on a serious challenge in Frankie Edgar. read news >>
"Toquinho" became unhappy with Fitch's disapproval over him stepping back away their fight, and told his possible future opponent to take care of his own father.
Rousimar Palhares expressed to Combate.com his reproval of Jon Fitch, saying that the WSOF welterweight champion shouldn't have walked away from their fight, which would happen this Saturday at WSOF 11. Fitch said that this wasn't a champion's move and classified this decision as "disgusting," arguing that he was going to fight even tho read news >>
Anyone stepping up to challenge Chael Sonnen now knows they should watch their fingers carefully.
The polarizing former UFC competitor weighed in on the Luis Suarez biting incident. If you have been living under a rock for the past few days, Suarez was banned for nine games and four months for biting an opposing player during the 2014 World Cup.
Here's what Sonnen had to say about it on Wednesday night's FOX Sports Live (h/t MMA Fighting): Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bi read news >>
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Since stepping up to the national stage in the RFA promotion, Black House lightweight James “Moonwalker” Moontasri has picked up back-to-back wins and rebounded off the only loss of his career. read news >>
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Wanderlei Silva had already lost enormous fan support in Brazil due to a series of incidents on TUF Brazil 3, even before he was dropped from the UFC 175 fight card..
Wanderlei Silva lost out to Chael Sonnen without even fighting. His replacement by his countryman Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 was the latest of a series of events that seems to have done irreversible damage to his image with Brazilian fans.
Let's run through the list of ways The American Gangster came out ahead in this rivalry. First, read news >>