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 >>
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 >>
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Tonight, Leonard Garcia headlines Legacy FC 33. And like his teammate, Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 45 headliner Donald Cerrone, Garcia won’t have head trainer Greg Jackson in his corner.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFC read news >>
ATLANTIC CITY – Joe Proctor knew something wasn’t right, but he had no idea there was a fleshy softball growing on the side of his head. His cornermen knew there was only one way to handle it: Lie like hell.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The corner of Juan Manuel Lopez called an end to the bout after Francisco Vargas punished Lopez in the third round of their bout on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara.
There's no denying Juan Manuel Lopez's status as one of the more exciting fighters in recent years, but it's possible that the talk of a resurrected career following his stunning second round comeback KO over Daniel Ponce De Leon may have been a little much.
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He sat in the corner on a hard stool, blood streaming down his face, drawing heaving breaths between sips of water. A cutman worked on a deep gash above his left eye. Lyoto Machida, former light heavyweight champion of the world, was likely down 3-0 in rounds to the reigning middleweight champion.
Chris Weidman, the man who dethroned Machida's friend Anderson Silva (and then beat him again for good measure), was in the midst of proving doubters wrong. The doubters said Weidman beat Silva the fir read news >>
UFC president Dana White says fighting is in our DNA, but the ease with which World Cup fever dwarfs all else in the sporting world kind of makes you wonder. Ben Fowlkes and Danny Downes debate the ins and outs.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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One Fighting Championship continues to corner Asia’s mixed martial arts market, as the Victor Cui-led promotion Friday announced plans to stage 10 events throughout mainland China in 2015. read news >>
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It appears as though Duane Ludwig's partnership with Team Alpha Male fighters is not ending following TJ Dillashaw's impressive showing at UFC 173.
Ariel Helwani spoke on UFC Tonight (via MMAFighting.com) about Ludwig's coaching duties, noting that Ludwig will corner Chad Mendes at UFC 176 but will not be in the corner of Urijah Faber at UFC 175.
Mendes is headlining UFC 176 against UFC featherweight Jose Aldo in a rematch of their UFC 142 encounter. The first fight ended in spectacular fashion, read news >>
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UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani revealed that Duane “Bang” Ludwig will be cornering Chad Mendes at UFC 176 but not Urijah Faber at UFC 175. It appears Duane Ludwig will be around Team Alpha Male in some capacity, even if he is not working with all of the fighters in the camp.
UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's show that "Bang" will corner Chad Mendes in his featherweight title rematch against longtime champion Jose Aldo at UFC.
However, he will not be in the corner of Team Alpha Mal read news >>
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In the aftermath of T.J. Dillashaw's sensational striking performance in winning the bantamweight title from Renan Barao at UFC 173, there has been much speculation on the future of striking coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig.
Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas was supposed to mark the final night Ludwig was affiliated with Sacramento's Team Alpha Male, as Ludwig, who had been with the gym for the previous year, was planning on returning home to Colorado.
But in the wake of Dillashaw's fifth-round TKO of read news >>