Dealing with a recent loss and struggles to make weight, flyweight John Lineker was on the rebound against Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ozkilic proved to have the heart of a lion, but it was Lineker who had "Hands of Stone." Read our breakdown of their acclaimed bonus-winning bout below!
Last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic threw down in a "Figh read news >>
With all the politics that go into Hall of Fame selections, they are still far more positive than negative. MMA has no real Hall of Fame, and the UFC version is the closest thing. But a lot of questions need to be asked about the UFC version going forward.
The subject of sports Hall of Fames lends itself to almost endless debate. But for all the drawbacks and politics inherent in the subject, for any serious sport, it's better to have them than not.It's a place where legends are put in a positio read news >>
As an MMA fighter, Frankie Edgar is used to dealing with misconceptions about who he is and what he does. But one about his upcoming fight with ex-champ B.J. Penn particularly irks him. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Patricky Freire desperately wanted to be part of tonight’s Bellator pay-per-view debut, but after a few training sessions with his injured hands, he knew it was virtually impossible.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
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UFC heavyweight Todd Duffee is dealing with a rare nerve disorder and is uncertain about whether he will ever fight again in the octagon. There may not be any guarantee that Todd Duffee will ever fight again, but he is certainly not considering that option just yet.
The UFC Heavyweight was recently diagnosed with Parsonage-Turner syndrome, a neurological issue with a rare set of symptoms resulting from inflammation of unknown etiology of the complex network of nerves through which impulses reach read news >>
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Patricio Freire was frustrated he didn’t get his shot at the Bellator featherweight title yet, but he’s not the only tournament winner that can’t fight for the gold.
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev, affectionately known as 'Frodo', earned the right to fight for the championship after winning the eighth season of the featherweight tournament with wins over Mike Richman, Marlon Sandro and Fabricio Guerreiro in 2013, but he was grounded in Russia with visa issues and never returned to the United States.
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Cat Zingano has been sidelined for the better part of the past year dealing with a knee injury, but she says she is on target for a summer return, possibly challenging UFC champ Ronda Rousey. read news >>
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After losing his Strikeforce title and dealing with an assortment of injuries, Josh Thomson’s career prospects looked dreary. Then he fought Nate Diaz.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Josh Thomson, Nate Diaz, UFC on FOX 10 read news >>
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Heading into UFC 167, ex-champ Rashad Evans had a very simple goal in fighting Chael Sonnen.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Rashad Evans, UFC 167 read news >>
SEATTLE – For Dana White, dealing with the lighter weight classes, in particular the flyweight division, seems like a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't proposition. read news >>
Former UFC champion Bas Rutten recently underwent a successful neck surgery, but is still having some health issues, while he continues numerous other ventures. read news >>