UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has an old-school approach when it comes to fighting: Alcohol and women are a no-no if you want to be the best in the world.
Speaking with Russian media outlet ProSports.ru, (translated by MixedMartialArts.com), "The Eagle" explained why he has sworn off grabbing a drink or having an impromptu date with a female fan on the weekends. There are fighters in America who can drink on Friday and Saturday. After an event I saw it myself in the hotel - 80% o read news >>
If anyone thought Jon Jones was still trying to protect some sort of good-guy image, the events that transpired Monday at a UFC 178 media day in Las Vegas proved otherwise.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Don't expect "The Eagle" to fly -- even if you buy -- following a UFC event.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabbing a knee injury that is likely to keep him sidelined until 2015. But don't expect him to be sipping any of grandpa's old cough medicine on the road to recovery.
Or ever, for that matter, according to his conversation with ProSports.ru (via Low Kick): "There are fighters in America who can drink on F read news >>
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson believes the potentially low UFC 174 numbers could be attributed to the World Cup. Demetrious Johnson thinks the World Cup could be to blame for the potentially low UFC 174 numbers.
The UFC flyweight champion knows he could potentially do more trash talking to promote his fights but believes it is his performances in the cage that should be the fans' focus. While he did many interviews ahead of his latest title defense against Ali Bagautinov, he consider read news >>
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That's a pretty bold statement from the outspoken Ray Longo, who says Chris Weidman will hurt Lyoto Machida bad if he can connect on the Brazilian's suspect chin. Chris Weidman will finally take on someone not named Anderson Silva, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion will defend his belt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The preliminary card did good ratings for a "Prelims" show. Unfortunately, so did the main card.
The "strange" ratings are in for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil 3" Finale, which took place last Saturday night (May 31, 2014) inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, featuring a heavyweight headliner pitting Stipe Miocic against Fabio Maldonado.
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Looks like a good number of mixed martial arts (MMA) fans tuned in to watch the FOX Sports 1 "Prelims" fights and thos read news >>
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Because he fell off the Mike Dolce wagon and devoured some raw beef.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Diego Sanchez had a sickening performance on the pay-per-view (PPV) main card of UFC 171, which took place last Saturday night (March 15, 2014) inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
"The Dream" found himself in the middle of a nightmare after going off his diet and consuming beef tartare, which left him vomiting in his hotel room the night before his big f read news >>
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DALLAS – Jake Shields’ head coach, Tareq Azim, said the trash-talk Hector Lombard has used ahead of their UFC 171 fight only works on a certain type of fighter: “emotionally and mentally weak” ones like Lombard.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>
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Hugo Viana probably knows a body’s weak points better than most fighters. As a physical therapist, he sees the damage that pressure and stress bring to patients.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Hugo Viana, UFC on FOX 10 read news >>
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While UFC Fight Night 31 was criticized for having a "weak" main event, Tim Kennedy delivered the most memorable moment with a first-round knockout of Rafael Natal. Check out 30 facts and figures about Wednesday's card inside. read news >>
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Andrei Arlovski hasn’t been knocked out in a couple of years, but many still believe he has a suspect chin. read news >>