Results for: WEC in news

  • 12 days ago
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This week, while taking a look at Thatch vs Henderson, mixed metaphors abound as I discuss kitty cats, orcas, "vaccinating against styles", and the three ways you can win a fight. Following UFC Fight Night 60 at Broomfield, Colorado, where Benson Henderson defeated Brandon Thatch in the main event, what patterns were visible? In a contest between an elite fighter and someone who might be on a journey towards becoming one of the elite, what were the differences? Brandon Thatch put out a strong lo read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former WEC champion Urijah Faber talks candidly about his opinion of Conor McGregor and Irishmen in general. Former WEC champion Urijah Faber, recently appeared on Team Alpha Male Radio and talked about a wide range of subjects, including his preparation for his UFC Fight Night: Manila main event slot against Frankie Edgar and most notably, his admiration for Conor McGregor's skills. Conor McGregor has generated a lot of fanfare in his short UFC career. The Irishman's charms and exciting style h read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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A past Strikeforce and WEC champion, Nick Diaz could go down as one of the better fighters to never win a UFC championship. In February 2012 and March 2013, Diaz had respective shots at UFC gold opposite Carlos Condit and Georges St-Pierre, but he came up short in both instances. Following his loss to St-Pierre, Diaz stepped away from fighting for nearly two years, holding out for another big fight. Despite having lost two in a row, his patience paid off in a big way. At UFC 183, which takes pla read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested recently on drug and weapons related charges. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Veteran MMA fighter Brian Bowles reached rarefied air in 2009 when he captured the WEC bantamweight title. Five years later, it seems he's come all the way back down the mountain. Bowles and an associate were reportedly arrested earlier in January in Bowles' Georgia home and charged with multiple drug offenses, including the possession of methamphetamine. The report comes from, of all places, a Jan. 19 post on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page (h/t Sherdog). The post stated that read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) Bantamweight champion, Brian Bowles, is living quite a different life these days. Widely regarded as one of the best 135-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters just several years ago, Bowles is now apparently mixed up with drugs, specifically methamphetamine, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office (via Sherdog.com). Bowles was at his home in Jefferson, Ga., entertaining a female guest when local authorities knocked on his door to serve her an ar read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month and remains incarcerated in Arcade, GA on six felony counts, including possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to sell. Bowles, 34, was arrested on Jan. 14 alongside Rhomney Moon, 35, by representatives of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, according to a Facebook statement issued by the department. "The Sheriff's Office responded to Bowles' residence on Stoner Road in Arcade, Georgia in an attempt t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles remains in jail after police arrested him Jan. 14 on multiple drug and weapon charges. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ex-WEC champion and UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles was arrested earlier this month on multiple drug charges, including possession of methamphetamine as well as possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Former WEC bantamweight champion and current UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles is back in the spotlight, but for a story that has absolutely nothing to do with any potential return to the cage. Earlier this month, the 34-year-old Bowles (along with a 35-year-old woman) was arrested at his Georgia ho read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former World Extreme Cagefighting bantamweight champion Brian Bowles was arrested on Jan. 14 in Arcade, Ga., on several drug-related charges. read news >>

  • a month ago
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With their upcoming bout at Fight Night Boston looming, we take a look back at the first time Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone faced each other at WEC 43. read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you never watched World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) or don't understand why it's so revered among longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, look no further than the WEC 43 main event between Ben Henderson and Donald Cerrone, who threw down back in Oct. 2009 for the interim title. While "Cowboy" would come up short against "Smooth" -- and then again at WEC 48 -- he has a chance for revenge at the UFC Fight Night 59 event later this month in Boston, Mass., on FOX Sports 1 (more on that here). Thir read news >>

  • a month ago
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"The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" is looking for another fight, but in lieu of waiting for Bellator MMA's Scott Coker to announce one, he reportedly picked his own at a Las Vegas night club on New Year's Eve. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion-turned Bellator 205-pound contender Tito Ortiz was apparently working on his stand up on New Year's Eve, thanks to a couple of impromptu sparring partners on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas, Nevada. From MMA insider Front Row B read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC / WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier, taking place Saturday, January 3... read news >>

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