Legendary fighter and promoter "Sugar" Ray Sefo sat down for an interview with MMAmania.com about the "Palhares vs. Fitch" card that pops off tonight (Dec. 13, 2014). A veteran fighter in his own right, Sefo doesn't pull punches in his bouts or his interviews, noting that Melvin Guillard "disrespected himself" by missing weight against Justin Gaethje, and admitting Jon Fitch has a reputation "as a grinder" who he believes has improved greatly as a striker. Kickboxing legend and World Series of F read news >>
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Derrick Lewis made his UFC debut in April. It was the first fight on the card, and the crowd had not yet filled into Amway Arena in Orlando. He scored a TKO victory over Jack May, himself a newcomer to the heavyweight division. It was not all that memorable; just a couple of bull figures slapping clay. They were locked in a grappling battle initially -- too much grappling for the bloodthirsty early crowd -- but May went for a takedown and ended up pulling Lewis on top of him. That mistake was th read news >>
Legendary athletes George Foreman, Sugar Ray Leonard and Ted Williams proved that long layoffs don't necessarily mean an end to elite performance. read news >>
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Thanks to Shinya Aoki, Shane Nelson won't be fighting at DREAM.17.
However, his willingness to fight one of the sport's elite lightweights on less than two-weeks' notice has not gone unrewarded.
MMAjunkie.com has confirmed with multiple sources
close to the Japanese-based promotion that while Nelson's contract was
voided when Aoki declined to face him at the event, "The Ultimate
Fighter 8" cast member was awarded a two-fight deal with the promotion.
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