Fighters won't be the only ones affected by the UFC's new uniform policy with Reebok. Not only will the athletes be required to wear Reebok apparel throughout fight week, whenever cameras are around, their corner people must do the same, according to Bleacher Report, which obtained the UFC's new Athlete Outfitting Policy and detailed it Wednesday. The policy goes into effect in July. If someone in the fighter's corner refuses to comply with the UFC's new uniform rules, said fighter will be subje read news >>
Israel Martinez has been a fixture in Jon Jones’ corner ever since the light heavyweight champion made his first successful title defense against Quinton Jackson at UFC 135. read news >>
Junior's corner told him to work the left hook and stop dropping his hands after combinations between rounds. He did that on the first one but Miocic, like he knew, ducked under for a takedown. He was not successful. He wasn't successful the second time either, making him 0-for-4 on takedown attempts through just six minutes of fight time. As color commentator Joe Rogan mentioned, that was okay because wearing dos Santos down was almost as important as actually finishing him off. Stipe was patie read news >>
Dedication is a word tossed around pretty frequently in the fight business, with vastly different definitions of it from fighter to fighter. But if we’re going to set a benchmark, start with Randa Markos. read news >>
"Hide your head!"
"Hide your head" cried the corner of Johnny "Bigg Rigg" Hendricks. Turns out, hiding your head is not an effective way to win a fight.
While one judge's 49-46 score was way out of line, the end result made everything okay: Robbie Lawler deserved to win the UFC Welterweight title tonight.
Indeed, Hendricks deserves credit ... read news >>
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LAS VEGAS - When Jon Jones takes his corner after walking out for his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3, don't expect any of his cornermen to display his light heavyweight title belt for fans and television viewers to see. "I would never bring my belt out to the cage," Jones told reporters at last week's "The Time is Now" media event. The reason? Before Jones' title-winning effort against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128 in 2011, the then-champion's brother, Murilo "Ninja" R read news >>
UFC.com caught up with UFC flyweight and The Ultimate Fighter assistant coach Dustin Ortiz after practice during the filming of The Ultimate Fighter. read news >>
With UFC Fight Night 55 right around the corner on Nov. 7 (in the United States), the two fighters from the main event, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, had plenty of verbal exchanges on a pre-fight conference call Monday afternoon. Check out the video above. read news >>
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Yoel Romero's corner did some sneaky stuff to delay sending their hurt fighter back out after the second round, giving him time to recover. Romero then went out and put Kennedy out in the third round. Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy took the Octagon on the main card of UFC 178. Romero, the accomplished wrestler with heavy hands, was looking to take out former soldier Tim Kennedy and move toward a title shot. Early on, Romero landed a big left hand that drew blood from Kennedy. Kennedy managed to alm read news >>
Brian Ebersole talks about his win over John Howard at UFC 178 and how he had two fans in his corner. read news >>
Ryan Couture won his Bellator debut at Bellator 124 last weekend over Tom Bagnasco by rear naked choke in the first round. The son of MMA legend, Randy Couture spoke to MMAmania about the win, and having his father as a "calming presence" in his corner. PLYMOUTH, MI-After being released from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and winning back-to-back fights in the Battlegrounds promotion, Ryan Couture was once again back on a big stage, this time at Bellator 124 on Spike TV (full results here) read news >>
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The UFC travels to the northeast corner of the continental 48 on Saturday, as UFC Fight Night 47 will take place as the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. President Dana White, who attended Hermon High School just 11 minutes west of the night's venue, talked about the importance of bringing the UFC to Bangor, via the Portland Press Herald's Steve Craig: I spend a lot of my time in Maine. I have a home in Maine and it’s been a goal of mine to bring a huge UFC fight to the state. Bangor is c read news >>
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Before the round, Lawler's corner told him this was what he needed when he fought Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title and not to let it happen again. Brown's corner told him he needed to go out and get after it instead of walking like a wounded animal. They both came out firing away with punches betraying the fatigue they were both surely feeling. It slowed down fairly quick. Brown started coming down the pipe with right hands that Robbie was eating and staying in the pocket in spite of. read news >>