Ryan Bader believes matchmaking options are limited in the light heavyweight division. That’s why he predicts his next opponent will be Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson or Rashad Evans.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 2 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The new UFC interim heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum spoke to MMAFighting.com about his hero’s reception in Porto Alegre, broke down his second round knockout victory over Mark Hunt, his anticipated bout with Cain Velasquez, how he expect to beat the undisputed champion and much more. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button on the video player to get the English translation.) read news >>
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem explains how he envisions the ending of his UFC on FOX 13 feature fight against Stefan Struve. Although he recently suffered a third knockout loss in four octagon outings, Alistair Overeem is still not one to shy away from brash proclamations. The former Strikeforce and K-1 champion is scheduled to meet Stefan Struve on Saturday night in Arizona, an opponent who has been away from the octagon for a significant period of time dealing with a heart condition. Medica read news >>
Nick Diaz has his own view of what MMA should be, and with that in mind he’ll be launching a new promotion, War MMA, on Saturday in his hometown of Stockton, Calif. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 218 views
Pay-per-view is the engine driving the UFC's explosive growth of recent years.
But as the media landscape continues to change and new broadcast
platforms compete with networks, the UFC thinks there may be a time when
the pay-TV takes the back seat in producing revenue for the promotion.
"Lorenzo and I talk about this all the time - I do believe there will be
a day when this probably isn't pay-per-view," UFC president Dana White
said of his promotion during a press conference in support read news >>
- 3 years ago
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A good night's sleep has dulled anger within the Diaz camp.
Diaz manager Cesar Gracie doesn't know whether the
fighter's retirement will stick following a decision loss to Carlos
Condit, but he anticipates it won't.
"I think Nick will miss fighting when he's not doing it for long enough,
so I do see him coming back at some point," Gracie today told
MMAjunkie.com. "Not now, but maybe end of the year,
2013, something like that."
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- 3 years ago
- 192 views
ROSEMEAD, Calif. - When he walked into the UFC's Rosemead, Calif. gym some 13 months ago, Cain Velasquez was the best challenger the promotion had to offer heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar.
Now Velasquez is the champ, and Junior Dos Santos sits on the horizon waiting to dethrone him.
Oddsmakers still see Velasquez as a slight favorite leading into his headliner with Dos Santos, which takes place Saturday at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., as the main event of UFC on FOX.
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- 4 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - In recent months, the UFC has explored several new options for distributing preliminary card fights to the masses.
From UFC.com to Facebook to ION Television, company officials have
engineered creative viewing points for MMA fans to watch undercard
matchups that would not normally see the light of day.
That trend continues with this weekend's UFC 126 card, and on Wednesday, White said the preliminary broadcasts aren't likely to
disappear anytime soon - and in fact, the offer read news >>