I guess Ryan Bader won't be available by October, so it's straight to Plan B! Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, wants to go to the head of the light heavyweight class. And he knows the fastest way to do that is by cutting in front of Alexander Gustafsson, who happens to be next in line for a 205-pound title shot. "Rumble" goes public with his request: @AlexTheMauler I respect you as a fighter but this is business. @danawhite said our fight mak read news >>
- 4 months ago
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UFC president Dana White's latest media scrum touched on Matt Brown's Alexander-Gustafsson-type moment, former champ Brock Lesnar's begging, a Gina Carano update, the Diaz Brothers, and much, much more. read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Call me crazy, but I do believe Michael Bisping dislikes Tim Kennedy. Michael Bisping has been involved in a war of words with just about every single one of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) opponents. From jawing back-and-forth with Dan Henderson on the set of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 9, to trading insults with Alan Belcher, to his war of words with Jason Miller, Bisping is no stranger to heated rivalries. Like this one. But, during a recent interview with FOX Sports, you get the sens read news >>
- 2 years ago
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With his career winding down, UFC veteran
Stephan Bonnar has been begging for a big fight. Now
he's got it.
USA TODAY Sports has confirmed with company officials that Anderson Silva is moving up to 205
pounds to meet Bonnar in the three-round main event of October's UFC 153 event.
Additionally, Brazilian slugger Glover Teixeira meets
countryman Fabio Maldonado in the evening's co-main event.
And in a bout first reported by Brazilian outlet Tatame, former interim
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Patrick Cote has a simple message to any ex-UFC fighter trying to get back into the Octagon... don't beg on Twitter or Facebook. Earn your way back with wins. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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If you're an MMA fan and you spend any time at all on Twitter - or Facebook, MMA forums or any other online destination - you've probably seen a fairly big campaign to get Tim Sylvia back in the UFC.
Even Sylvia, a former UFC champ, admits the support is surprising.
But he hopes it'll amplify his message to the UFC: "I made a mistake. I was wrong. I'm sorry. I screwed up. But give me a second chance please. I'm pretty much begging."
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- 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - As a former winner of "The Ultimate Fighter" and now a
two-time coach of the series, British middleweight contender Michael
Bisping is used to being on TV and used to playing
the role of villain.
Bisping insists he's not playing a role. Instead, he thinks the
world just needs to take a step back and realize sometimes he's just
enjoying a good laugh, and they should probably do the same.
But on Saturday night, Bisping faces his "TUF 14" rival, Jason "Mayhem"
Miller. Boo hi read news >>