Eddie Alvarez isn’t the only former Bellator MMA champ who will have a new home his next time out. The promotion has cut ties with 13 fighters, including former champion Attila Vegh and former title challenger Shahbulat Shamhalaev.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, (...) read news >>
Looks like someone saw the attention that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got for their media day brawl. read news >>
Former middleweight title challenger Thales Leites was back tonight (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) to continue his Octagon redemption tour against the struggling Francis Carmont on the main card of the UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" event in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Leites had very quietly strung together three consecutive wins after his return just over one year ago while Carmont was hoping to avoid a three-fight skid.
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Title challenger one day, near-washout the next. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the changes in Gray Maynard's approach to fighting that have contributed to his rapid decline.
When Gray Maynard stepped into the Octagon to face Frankie Edgar on the first day of 2011, he knew he could beat the lightweight champ. He'd done it once before, two years prior to the unexpected win over B.J. Penn that earned Edgar the belt. Hell, Maynard had even gotten measurably better since that firs read news >>
On Friday night, UFC light heavyweight challenger Daniel Cormier again addressed his recent out-of-the-cage brawl with champion Jon Jones, saying, "It's not a proud moment for me. It's not a proud moment for Jon." read news >>
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It only takes one before-and-after pic to get the wisecracks going online, and UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman can’t help himself. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Onetime welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck is the latest addition to FOX’s UFC broadcast team, breaking down fights for next week’s UFC Fight Night 47 on Aug. 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is still supposed to headline Metamoris 4, an unsanctioned grappling event, on Saturday, but apparently he wanted to make sure promoter Ralek Gracie had a Plan B just in case. The American Gangster reached out to friend and former training partner Randy Couture about possibly filling in for him against Andre Galvao, according to a report from Sherdog. As of Tuesday, Metamoris officials told Sherdog.com that they still expect Sonnen to compete o read news >>
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier engaged in a brief scuffle during Monday’s UFC media event at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. read news >>
Former title challenger Glover Teixeira has a return date to the Octagon booked against top ten stalwart, Phil Davis.
Glover Teixeira's long awaited light heavyweight title shot didn't go exactly as planned. For a man long considered a fringe title contender, even outside the UFC, Glover's eventual title shot feels like it came and went rather quickly and quietly. A five round battle with Jon Jones that saw him outworked in his wheelhouse for the majority of the fight, and left Teixeira with a t read news >>
The next featherweight title challenger for Titan FC will be determined next month when Kurt Holobaugh meets Lloyd Woodard. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>