- 2 years ago
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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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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 >>
Kid Nate looks back at last night's UFC in San Jose, particularly the main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown with reviews & ratings for every fight on the card. read news >>
UFC President Dana White announced at the post-fight press conference that the next edition of UFC on FOX would take place in Phoenix, Arizona. Following the conclusion of Saturday night's UFC on FOX 12 show, Dana White revealed that the next network date would be Saturday, December 13 in Phoenix, Arizona. The UFC President did not announce any match-ups for the broadcast but appeared excited for the promotion's first trip to Phoenix. "This is the UFC's first trip to Phoenix," White stated at th read news >>
Dana White announced after Saturday night's UFC on FOX show that the next network event would take place on Saturday, December 13, at the U.S. Airways Arena in Phoenix, Ariz.No matches were announced for the show, which would be the first time the UFC has ever been in the city. Phoenix is home to two of UFC biggest stars, former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, who is scheduled to headline against Rafael dos Anjos on Aug. 23 in Tulsa, and light heavyweight Ryan Bader, who faces Ovince St. read news >>
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With UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" coming to a close last night (Sat., July 26, 2014) -- and the welterweight clash between top-ranked division contenders Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown closing the promotion's successful return to network television (watch their "Fight of the Night" here) check out the post-fight press conference video replay embedded above from San Jose, Calif., featuring promotion president Dana White, along with all the other important mixed martial arts (MMA) players. read news >>
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Despite his promise before the fight, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White will not be walking back to Las Vegas, Nevada, after Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown went all five rounds (replay here) at the UFC on FOX 12 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Saturday night (July 26, 2014) inside SAP Center in San Jose, California. Hear more from White on the "Ruthless" win for the welterweight division's top contender, as well as where the "Immortal" slugger goes from here in defeat. read news >>
Kid Nate & Zane Simon of BloodyElbow.com provide immediate post-fight analysis, commentary and review on the UFC on Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown fight card. read news >>