Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 177, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead of this weekend's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Watch the Bantamweight champion of the world react to the recent earthquake in nearby Napa Valley and adjust to life as a UFC champion, while the former champion prepares to reclaim his world title with an old schoo read news >>
MACAU – Ronda Rousey doesn’t yet have her next opponent lined up, but she knows when she’d like to step in the cage. And if it does happen to be against Gina Carano, Rousey believes it could be her stiffest challenge yet.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos (...) read news >>
It's no secret that Chael Sonnen's style as a pitchman has its roots in pro wrestling hype.
Still, the retired/suspended former UFC contender was surprised to field a phone call from an unnamed World Wrestling Entertainment bigwig in the midst of all his recent troubles.
"I got a call about two days before I was suspended," Sonnen said on the "Talk is Jericho" podcast. "A WWE exec calls me up, and he said, ‘We read what you're going through, we're not interested.' So I'm thinking, ‘why did you c read news >>
The UFC 145-pound champ has some thoughts on the style of a new potential challenger.
Jose Aldo hasn't been bothered by the big talk game played by Conor McGregor. While the champ was included in the Irish fighter's "annihilation list", "Scarface" tells his hometown media that McGregor is just trying to promote himself in Chael Sonnen fashion. "I see his words as a normal thing. He's like a new Sonnen. He's building his name. He has just a few fights in the UFC and he's trying to jump the line. read news >>
DUBLIN -- UFC lightweight Norman Parke claims his strength was a big factor in getting the win over Naoyuki Kotani, his thoughts on being cheered despite being from Northern Ireland, betting on himself and others on the card to win, why he wants to fight Diego Sanchez, and much more. read news >>
According to Georges St-Pierre, MMA needs Olympic style drug testing which should be done by "an independent organization that doesn't have affiliations with the money" of these promotions. read news >>
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Jason Parillo says he's not the one to blame for "The Prodigy's" revamped stance and fight strategy against Frankie Edgar. After B.J. Penn suffered his third loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale (video) this past weekend (Sun., July 6, 2014), questions began to rise regarding the baffling gameplan for "The Prodigy."
The upright and rigid striking stance was terribly new for the 35-year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran.
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B.J. Penn ended up debuting more than a new trimmer frame for his retirement fight against Frankie Edgar at Sunday's night The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. The 35-year-old legend also attempted to showcase a new, somewhat bizarre stand-up style to largely unsuccessful results, as Penn's upright stance failed to provide him any offensive benefits and left him wide open for all three of Edgar's takedown attempts.
In the time since Penn's loss, the lion's share of the criticism in regards to his dis read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- Chris Camozzi talks about the style of opponent Bruno Santos, not feeling like he had been in a fight at UFC 175, what he thought the score was entering the third round, wanting to face Yoshihiro Akiyama in Japan, and more. read news >>
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Dong Hyun Kim reacts to the sudden change in opponents, and vows to not change his new style of fighting regardless of opposition.
Korean star Dong Hyun Kim flew to Hong Kong today, prepared to do media activities to promote his bout against Hector Lombard. As he was heading to the press conference though, DDana White suddenly told him that his opponent changed to Tyron Woodley, and according to Kim, it was a whirlwind of emotions shortly after.
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UFC Middleweight contender, Gegard Mousasi discusses Munoz' fight style, where he feels he went wrong in the fight with Machida, and says he's happy with the contract he has and money he makes. In just a few hours, Gegard Mousasi will headline his third UFC event. On the 41st Ultimate Fight Night card, the Dreamcatcher takes on Mark Munoz in a fight that is sure to raise the excitement factor. Both are coming off losses to Lyoto Machida and are looking to get back on track with a big win.
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