- 2 years ago
- 1770 views
LOS ANGELES - Oddsmakers aren't giving UFC on FOX 4 headliner Brandon Vera much of a chance againstMauricio "Shogun" Rua, but UFC President Dana White thinks "The Truth" might be primed to offer a big surprise.
"This guy has been publicly smashed by the fans, the media - I mean everybody is just hammering this guy," White said. "That's the type of thing that motivates a guy.
"Before Thursday's press conference, he told me, 'Thank you so much for this opportunity. ... I've never had so read news >>
- 2 years ago
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LOS ANGELES - Generally speaking, UFC light heavyweight Brandon Vera said he's not a "moral victory" kind of guy.
But after going toe to toe with MMA legend Mauricio "Shogun" Rua for the
better part of four rounds, Vera admits there's simply no way he can be
ashamed of his efforts.
"Usually I just worry about records - whether I won or whether I lost,"
Vera told MMAjunkie.com. "But I can't hang my head on this one. I cannot. I proved to
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- 2 years ago
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The stakes for the main event of UFC on Fox 4 just got a little higher. read news >>
When UFC on Fox 4 ends, either Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua or Brandon Vera will have earned the next shot at the UFC light heavyweight title.
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Is the "Fire Kid" UFC bound? If you scour the internet looking for the top ranked prospects in mixed martial arts (MMA) today, you will more than likely encounter France's Tom Duquesnoy at the top of nearly every list. The "Fire Kid" is currently the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) featherweight champion, and he defended his belt this afternoon (Sat., Feb. 21, 2015) in the main event of BAMMA 18 at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, England. After a rough first round fo read news >>
The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>
Kid Nate & Zane Simon look back at tonight's UFC on Fox card from Stockholm, Sweden featuring Alexander "the Mauler" Gustafsson vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. read news >>
Kid Nate gets his hype on for the main event of UFC on Fox 14 from Sweden, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. read news >>
Kid Nate + Eugene S. Robinson look ahead to this Saturday's UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson in the infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Preview. read news >>
- a month ago
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UFC president Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame on Wednesday to discuss light heavyweight champion Jon Jones failing an out of competition drug test for cocaine. read news >>
PHOENIX – Look at a couple of the scorecards from Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic on Saturday, and you’d think he handled things fairly decisively. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
- 2 months ago
- 14 views
In town to support a UFC on FOX 13 preliminary card fighter, Invicta FC featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino received a present from UFC President Dana White: Front-row tickets.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Kid Nate is joined by Eugene S. Robinson to talk about this week's two UFC events, headlined by the crowning of the first strawweight champion and the return of JDS to face Stipe Miocic. And Pat Wyman stops by to talk important undercard fights. read news >>
- 5 months ago
- 34 views
UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports Live and offered his thoughts on the Ray Rice domestic assault incident. With growing media interest in the NFL/Ray Rice domestic violence incident, the discussion has spilled over into MMA, where similar incidents have been rampant over the sport's short history. Dana White was one of the leading figures asked to comment on the harrowing incident. The UFC President revealed he was mortified after watching the "horrifying" clip and could not comprehend read news >>