Catching up with big show-veterans on the regional circuit... A solid slate of fights took place outside the UFC this past weekend, including some vintage mat work from former UFC heavyweight contender Jeff Monson, and former Bellator heavyweight champ Alexander Volkov looking for a fifth consecutive win since losing his title to Vitaly Minakov. We start things off, however, in Boise, Idaho. Despite an extensive and successful MMA career prior to his time on TUF 14, Steven Siler entered the show read news >>
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Former UFC featherweight fighter Cody McKenzie failed to make the welterweight limit of 171 on the first attempt for the BattleGrounds MMA one-night tournament. His solution? Donate blood! Guillotine magician Cody McKenzie may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer. Aside from forgetting his fight shorts at the hotel back at UFC on FOX 9 (and wearing blank Walmart shorts with pockets and tags still on them), this might be his most head-scratching moment to date. The former 145-pound fighter wei read news >>
- 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - UFC middleweight Chris Camozzi will
be the enemy when he steps into the cage against his Brazilian UFC 153
opponent Luiz Cane, but on Thursday, he brought
smiles to a few hundred Rio de Janeiro youth.
During "UFC Children's Day" at Brazil's Instituto Reacao, Camozzi
committed to donate an undisclosed portion of his UFC 153 fight purse to
the social project headed by Olympic judo medalist Flavio Canto.
The UFC also agreed to match Camozzi's donation.
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A trip two months ago to Brazilian favela (shanty town) Tijuquinha prompted Brendan Schaub to return tonight. This time, he and his team are bearing gifts.
Three duffel bags worth of gear - from Schaub sponsors RevGear, Echo Unlimited and Bony Acai - are going to Troupa Thai, a school that teaches in the impoverished mini-city within Rio de Janeiro.
"The kids were practicing jiu-jitsu on the cement," Schaub manager Lex McMahon told MMAjunkie.com as the team prepared to leave for the fave read news >>
- 3 years ago
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UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones today announced that he will participate in an online auction to benefit children with developmental delays and autistic spectrum disorders. read news >>