Marlon Moraes is anxious to finally put his World Series of Fighting bantamweight championship on the line for the first time on Thursday night in Edmonton, Canada. Moraes, who stopped Cody Bollinger in a non-title match in September, six months after winning the vacant title in March, will face off against Josh Hill in the main event of WSOF 18 on Feb. 12. He hopes Hill comes in ready to fight. "I’m motivated, training hard, getting better every day. It’s time to prove myself again," Moraes tol read news >>
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Next Saturday, Brandon Thatch headlines a UFC event for the first time in his career. Watch the crushing finish that earned him that opportunity.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
In the fifth episode of “UFC Fight Night 59 Embedded,” Irish fans appear loyal to local product Conor McGregor – right up until the point they get a chance to meet his potential next opponent, featherweight champion Jose Aldo.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Brad Tavares is no stranger to competing in hostile territory. The 26-year-old Hawaiian has stepped into the Octagon nine times since his stint on The Ultimate Fighter, with four of those bouts coming against opponents who were fighting in front of hometown crowds. In fact, all but one of his last five outings have come behind enemy lines, as Tavares has traveled the globe to face fighters attempting to defend their native soil. He clashed with Tom Watson in England and scrapped it out with Riki read news >>
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Bethe Correia isn’t the only fighter gunning for the “Four Horsewomen.” Women’s featherweight Amanda Bell also hopes to take down another member of the team.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Because the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has found an unlikely ally in its fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. Bjorn Rebney. The Bellator CEO supports the union's fight against Station Casinos -- owned by the Fertitta Bros. -- even if it means giving up mixed martial arts (MMA) regulation in New York, where the financial effects of "Unite Here" are strong enough to stall votes for l read news >>
Jessica Andrade talks about fighting Rosi Sexton at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz on Sexton's home turf in Manchester, England. read news >>
The Maximum Fighting Championship crowned three new champions at MFC 38: Behind Enemy Lines on Friday night, with all three title bouts ending in spectacular fashion. read news >>
"MFC 38: Behind Enemy Lines" has rounded out its six-fight main card, which will feature a trio of title fights. read news >>
Canada's Maximum Fighting Champsionship returns in October with a pair of title fights in the heavyweight and bantamweight divisions headlining its next card. read news >>
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Joe Riggs learned a valuable lesson after 11 years in MMA: Respect the prizefight.
Whether motivated by money, glory or both, the fight game is not one to be played without proper physical and mental training. Riggs, 30, had to right some wrongs if continuing to fight was an option.
First, he linked up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., five months 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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Jacob Volkmann made headlines in 2011 for criticizing President Barack Obama, but he’s found a new target ahead of his bout Saturday against Paul Sass at UFC 146. read news >>
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Initially pegged to meet Paulo Thiago at UFC on Versus 3 earlier this month, Johny Hendricks found himself hung out to dry after the Brazilian was forced to withdraw due to injury.
The disappointing news sent Hendricks back to the gym to resume training with no clear idea of what his foreseeable future would entail.
So, not surprisingly, he jumped at the opportunity to fight March 26 at Seattle's KeyArena when an injured Dennis Hallman pulled out of his scheduled UFC Fight Night 24 bout wi read news >>