A funny thing happened to Fabricio Werdum in the buildup to the UFC pay-per-view event he’s headlining Saturday.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
There was a lot of anticipation in the buildup to UFC 178, and the bar of expectation was set as high as any card in recent memory. A handful of high-profile scraps littered the lineup, and everything built toward the three big fights at the top of the card. In addition to the featherweight feud between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, hard-charging lightweight Donald Cerrone was set to welcome former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez to the UFC fold. The action at UFC 178 would be capped off by read news >>
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From Yahoo Sports: One day after brawling, Jones and Cormier were using words like 'intimate' and 'passionate' to describe how their fight at UFC 178 will go down. read news >>
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After a heated buildup filled will endless trash talk, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy will finally settle their differences at tonight's (Wed., April 16, 2014) TUF: "Nations" Finale from Quebec City, Canada. How can each middleweight contender deliver on the hype? Read our fight preview to find out! Top 10-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy will put their trash talk-fueled feud to rest in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Nations" Fi read news >>
Jesse Ronson's buildup to his UFC debut has been pretty much what he expected based on what he'd seen other fights go through. And then the company sat him in front of a giant stack of posters with a Sharpie. read news >>
In the buildup to next week's UFC 165, the promotion is selling title challenger Alexander Gustafsson as champ Jon Jones' physical equal, if not his combative one. read news >>
Just in time for one final buildup toward Season 18 of "The Ultimate Fighter," FOX Sports 1 this Monday will premiere a documentary on one of the UFC's biggest stars – Ronda Rousey. read news >>
The buildup to Bellator MMA's first pay-per-view card will begin in earnest on Monday when Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Tito Ortiz do multiple appearances on ESPN programs. read news >>
For Chael Sonnen fans, the buildup to UFC 159 has served as a change of pace. read news >>
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NEW YORK CITY - Pat Barry is usually the life of a media gathering, but
he was even a little more irreverent than usual today at an open workout
in support of UFC on FOX 3. Loopy, in fact.
"I'm so tired, I don't even want to talk to you any more," Barry joked with MMAjunkie.com.
The week leading up to a network-televised fight has been exhausting
enough to prompt Barry to inquire - for the umpteenth time, he said - if
the UFC wants him to win his fight, or at least show up conscious.
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Jon Jones and Rashad Evans agreed the buildup to their fight at UFC 145 hasn't been as dramatic as their separate fights opposite Quinton Jackson.
"For the first time I had people questioning my integrity," Jones said of his run-in with "Rampage," which came at UFC 135 and ended in a fourth-round submission win. "It was troubling thinking I would cheat.
"Somebody calling me fake or cocky, that does nothing to me. But somebody calling me a cheater, that really got to me."
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