No lack of motivation for "One Punch." Brad Pickett looks to make it two straight wins in the flyweight division this weekend (Sat., July 19, 2014) when he takes on former No. 1 contender Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 46 from The O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
With a win on the Fight Pass event, "One Punch" looks to inch himself closer to an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title shot, one that has eluded him his entire mixed martial arts (MMA) career.
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is interested in a potential move to WWE after his fighting career only if “got paid” a significant amount. Rashad Evans is open to a potential move to World Wrestling Entertainment if the money is right.
The former UFC light-heavyweight champion won't look to make the transition to professional wrestling anytime soon, but alluded to the possibility that he may consider that option once his fighting career is complete.
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The second-time UFC featherweight title challenger responded to the champion's complaints about Team Alpha Male's alleged disrespect of Renan Barao.
Interviewed by Combate.com, Chad Mendes responded to Jose Aldo's allegations of disrespect with some of his own. The UFC featherweight champion expressed his unhappiness with Team Alpha Male because of a social media joke about his Nova Uniao teammate and former UFC bantamweight champ Renan Barao being registered in a Muay Thai class by T.A.M. strik read news >>
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Royce Gracie says the real reason he stepped to Eddie Bravo at Metamoris 3 last month in Los Angeles, California, was because he doesn't agree with his endorsement of drugs. Something Royce insists gives jiu-jitsu a black eye. After Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie fought to a draw during their 20-minute war at "Metamoris 3" last month, Bravo found himself face-to-face with another member of the legendary family.
During a brief backstage confrontation, Royce stepped to Bravo, claiming read news >>
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Wanderlei Silva's animosity toward Chael Sonnen stems from Sonnen's disrespectful comments about Brazil, but Silva's actions were the ultimate show of disrespect. read news >>
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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney discusses (among other things) Ronda Rousey's drawing power, as well as his belief that Alexander Shlemenko is the best middleweight in the world.
UFC president Dana White has already claimed women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as "the biggest star in UFC history", which is a heavy quote given that her career in the organization spans just 3 fights and 14 months. Bellator's Bjorn Rebney took issue with that comment, and in an interview with MMA Junkie, he address read news >>
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In addition, Rebney labels Rousey's rise to stardom as "forced marketing."
Bellator head cheese Bjorn Rebney has a lot of respect for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Not just for her accomplishments inside the Octagon, but also for her accolades in amateur competition, including her Olympic medal.
But for UFC President Dana White to call "Rowdy" the biggest star in the entire sport of mixed martial arts (MMA)?
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Miesha Tate recently finished filming the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, where she coaches opposite her nemesis, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones was openly critical of recently deposed middleweight champ Anderson Silva during a press conference today in support of his fight with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165. read news >>
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UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre may end up fighting middleweight king Anderson Silva next year, but GSP did not relish his obligation to continually address the hypothetical super-fight leading up to his UFC 154 title defense against Carlos Condit at the Bell Centre in Montreal. read news >>
Quinton Jackson might just be talking himself into a future fight with Chael Sonnen as he blasts the two-time middleweight title challenger about trash talk.
The ex-champ again blasted Sonnen during a Monday interview with Bas Rutten on AXS TV's "Inside MMA."
"If I see Chael Sonnen and he says anything to my face, I don't know if I'm going to smack him or not," Jackson said. "I don't like the guy."
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