Frank Mir is back on winning track after an impressive first-round TKO victory over Antonio Silva last Sunday in Brazil. Now he keeps calling for a rubber match against WWE star Brock Lesnar and makes a few bold statements in the process. Frank Mir and Brock Lesnar have a lot of history together. Mir welcomed the former WWE champion in the UFC at UFC 81 in 2008, where he submitted him with a kneebar after taking a considerable beating. In their second encounter at UFC 100 one year later, Lesnar read news >>
"I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now. I think that on the ground and stuff, I've worked with Ricky Lundell and stuff a lot and learned how to nullify the wrestling. I wrestled three rounds with Daniel Cormier who's an Olympic level wrestler and he had a difficult time taking me down. I think that Lesnar would really have to throw caution to the wind and really rush through and I don't think that he's gotten any better at wanting to take punches. The jab-hook combination that I landed read news >>
Fresh off his stoppage win over Antonio Silva Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is looking for a pair of trilogy fights. Mir mentioned a potential bout with fellow former champion Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira at the event's post-fight press conference, but it sounds like a rubber match with Brock Lesnar is much higher up on his wish list. "I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now," Mir told The Fight Corner. "I think that on the ground and stuff, I've w read news >>
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While Conor McGregor seems to think Dennis Siver is little more than a stepping stone on his path to the UFC’s featherweight title, the Russian-born striker has ended some opponents’ nights in painful fashion.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to JON JONES complete extirpation of DANIEL CORMIER's soul at UFC 182 and why this is so massively significant not just in the light heavyweight division but for all of MMA. Joining Robinson briefly will be the President of the East Bay Rats Motorcycle Club Trevor Latham and sports agent extraordinaire without a portfolio Salvatore Russo. And not a single "I told you so" in the whole hour. OK, maybe t read news >>
- 4 months ago
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With today’s release of “Fightography: Michael Bisping” on UFC Fight Pass, UFC officials have posted the full video of Bisping’s August destruction of Cung Le.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
- 7 months ago
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In Round #408 KNUCKLE UP host and the fighter of giants EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "SOPHISTICATEDLIKEHERBDEAN"] throws his hat in the air to celebrate the return of MMA to be Happy About, courtesy of aggrieved nation nonpareil IRELAND and the bandy-legged, shillelagh-toting Lucky Charms leprechauns that dwell therein. AND his love for them with or without their pots of gold and crescent moons. For? Singlehandedly showing an MMA-weary world what MMA at its most gutsy looks like read news >>
- 8 months ago
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That's a pretty bold statement from the outspoken Ray Longo, who says Chris Weidman will hurt Lyoto Machida bad if he can connect on the Brazilian's suspect chin. Chris Weidman will finally take on someone not named Anderson Silva, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion will defend his belt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A fight that came to be after Vitor Belfort was scratched (details) from his scheduled title fight against "Al read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Tito Ortiz says that he would like to be back on good terms with Dana White, but he doesn't trust the UFC president and his "fake smile." Tito Ortiz and Dana White have one of the most colorful pasts in MMA history. The two have been partners, friends, enemies and fight opponents (for a boxing match that fell through). Ortiz recently got back into the win column, picking up an upset victory at the recent Bellator PPV debut and took a few pot shots at the UFC. He was on Submission Radioand went i read news >>
- 10 months ago
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Pat Barry will crush you inside the kickboxing ring and then take you out for dinner as a thank-you. That's just part of what makes "HD" such a lovable dude both inside and outside the realm of combat. There's a time and a place for violence, and that's college inside the ring. Even then, Barry told Bleacher Report, he doesn't object to being a little bit friendly. "I'll be your friend after, before, during, two weeks after, whatever," Barry said. "It doesn't matter. But I have no problem punchi read news >>
Do you remember Junior dos Santos' UFC debut? He certainly does. But Fabricio Werdum might not. Or at least, he probably wants to forget about it. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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This past weekend's UFC on FOX 4 broadcast drew mediocre ratings for its network-televised main card.
However, the FUEL TV-televised prelims set an all-time UFC on FOX record, MMAjunkie.com today confirmed with industry sources.
It was also the highest-rated UFC preliminary-card broadcast on the cable channel to date.
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- 2 years ago
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Tito Ortiz knows well by now what Forrest Griffin brings to the octagon, and leading into the last fight of his 15-year career, there is one meta-goal driving his gameplan.
"I've just got to make sure he doesn't get on his bike and let his confidence level build each and every round," Ortiz told MMAjunkie.com. "Because the type of fighter Forrest really is is a confidence fighter.
"If the confidence is shut down, he shuts down."
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- 3 years ago
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If Rob Kimmons learned one thing during his UFC tenure, it was to game plan. His current road map includes crushing Brendan Seguin at Titan FC 19 Friday night on HDNet, then work his way back to the Octagon. Read More >> read news >>