Chris Cariaso likes his chances going into Saturday’s UFC 178 main event against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, even if MMA oddsmakers feel differently.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The crowd was lively from the first fight of the night to the last at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Casino on Friday Night. The UFC loaded the card with hard-hitting heavyweights and some entertaining submission grapplers, and each fight on the main card delivered high quantities of violence. Aside from losing Oliveira vs. Lentz due to Oliveira’s illness throughout his weight cut, the show went off without a hitch. This was a show that the UFC needed to hit out of the park, for a multitude of r read news >>
Jon Jones isn't taking the blame for the brawl that erupted between him and Daniel Cormier in front of media members on Monday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. After fielding questions from the media, the UFC light heavyweight stars approached one another to square off in a customary staredown before all hell broke loose. Cormier gave Jones a hard shove after face-to-face contact was made, and the champ immediately responded by pushing forward and throwing a punch. UFC representative Dave Sholler read news >>
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a date and a deal – though no location – for his upcoming Alexander Gustafsson rematch. However, he still thinks Daniel Cormier is more deserving of the title fight.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show. The self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has a knack for getting under the thickest of skin with his quick-witted humor and nonchalant gibes. It wasn’t any surprise when Silva went all “Axe Murderer” on Sonnen after hearing some of his past satirical wisecracks about Brazil. “The promotion is good, but you need to respect some things read news >>
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LAS VEGAS - Sam Sicilia lost the fight, but he got a vote of confidence from his potential future employer.
During Friday's new episode of "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" on FX, Chris Saunders upset Sicilia via split decision after the opening-round fight surprisingly didn't go to a tiebreaker third round.
"They both deserved to go to that third round," UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie.com after the fight. "They both deserved a third round."
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LAS VEGAS -- It's beyond stunning that anyone has tried to rationalize the behavior of former Strikeforce light heavyweight contender Muhammed Lawal and his manager, Mike Kogan, in light of their actions during and after Tuesday's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission. Lawal's situation is so vastly different from those of Miguel Torres , Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin and innumerable others who made, ahem, unwise public comments. On Jan. 17, Keith Kizer, the executi read news >>
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Cesar Gracie has known Nick Diaz for 12 years and has stuck by him in good times and in bad.
But when it comes to the UFC's decision to boot him from a fight with welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 137, right is right, and wrong is wrong.
"I don't blame Dana White on this at all," Gracie today told MMAjunkie.com. "This is a professional company, and Nick is a 28-year-old man."
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If there was any doubt about where Jake Shields fits into the UFC welterweight title picture, president Dana White silenced that question by revealing that he believes the former Strikeforce middleweight champion was primed for a shot at the belt from day one he signed with the promotion... read news >>
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Sometimes after a loss, fighters might take a long time to figure out what went wrong. read news >>
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If a line has been drawn in the sand between the promotion that most thought deserved Fedor Emelianenko and the promotion that actually got him, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker certainly doesn’t see it. read news >>