- 2 months ago
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The demand was too great. The UFC, quite simply, had no choice. The fan outcry was too long, too loud. If the UFC didn't start staging two cards in one day every so often, the global consumer base was going to revolt, atrophy, die or worse. Welcome to the brave new world. UFC Fight Night 41 and the The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 finale, both held on May 31, were the Lewis and Clark of this subgenre. Let us rejoice in these pioneers and be glad in them. Now comes a new chapter, lumbering along in read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Jon Jones relented on the public's demand for a rematch against Alexander Gustafsson, a fighter he defeated just last year. But he's putting his foot down at the notion of traveling to the challenger's backyard. UFC president Dana White has indicated that the three cities being considered for the Sept. 27 UFC light heavyweight title bout are Stockholm, Toronto, and Las Vegas. But on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, the defending champ said he's not going to go fight on his challenger's home tur read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 51 views
Will Brooks may have defeated Michael Chandler to claim the interim lightweight title, but that doesn't mean he will get an immediate chance to face Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez After Will Brooks defeated Michael Chandler to earn the interim Bellator lightweight title at UFC 120, Brooks looked into the camera and addressed Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, "Alvarez, get healthy. I'm looking for you. Get healthy, and stay healthy." After the fight, Bellator CEO Bjorn Re read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Tito Ortiz thinks that fighters demand a bigger piece of the pie, and that the only way they're going to get it is with a union. Tito Ortiz may not have stepped into a cage for almost two years (last seen in gloves being interviewed by the emotional roller coaster that is Forrest Griffin post fight), but he's been an almost omnipresent figure in the sport since his short lived retirement. Of course, now he's coming back. After a scrapped bout against Rampage Jackson last fall, Tito Ortiz will ta read news >>
- 8 months ago
- 547 views
The MGM Grand Hotel and Casino will host a live closed-circuit telecast of UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2 from the Marquee Ballroom on Saturday, Dec. 28. read news >>
- 9 months ago
- 91 views
Watch the full Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith event, including the prelims, for free on-demand on MMAWeekly.com. read news >>
NEW YORK CITY – It was a bittersweet feeling for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to watch Miesha Tate lose to Cat Zingano at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. read news >>
Did you miss this past weekend's Cage Warriors 53 event or Monday's replay? The organization has you covered. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 171 views
If victorious at Saturday's "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine" event,
Tyler Stinson has every intention of demanding a shot at the
organization's vacant welterweight title.
A five-and-a-half-year pro, he believes his body of work makes him
deserving, especially if he tops opponent Tarec Saffiedine at this
It's been quite a ride for a former standout pole-vaulter whose first MMA training sessions took place in a kitchen.
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- 3 years ago
- 107 views
The UFC's return to Brazil on Aug. 27 is expected to be a big event. Fans in and around Rio de Janeiro are anticipated to flock to the HSBC Arena for the event headlined by Brazilian Anderson Silva. Read More >> read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Dana White is kicking himself a little bit.
When 350,000 people got online to purchase tickets for UFC 134 at the 14,000-seat HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, it was clear the UFC had underestimated demand. Needless to say, the Brazilian event sold out in short time.
"We probably could have done a little bigger arena, but we played it safe the first time down here," White said today.
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