DUBLIN -- UFC lightweight Norman Parke claims his strength was a big factor in getting the win over Naoyuki Kotani, his thoughts on being cheered despite being from Northern Ireland, betting on himself and others on the card to win, why he wants to fight Diego Sanchez, and much more. read news >>
At age 36, "The Dragon" is confident he still has the tools to defeat the much younger and undefeated middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. At 36 years of age, Lyoto Machida has proven time and again he still has what it takes to compete with the best competition Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has to offer. The proof is in the pudding, as he earned himself a shot at the middleweight title, which he will attempt to claim when he faces division champion Chris Weidman at this weekend's (Sat., read news >>
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Speed is often the determining factor between getting your hand raised or collecting your wits. It's an innate ability to outpace and outpoint your opponents wherever the fight may go. From jabs to takedowns, head movement to footwork, speed is one of the most important attributes any fighter can possess. With that said, based on perennial success and barrier-breaking fight styles, here are the five quickest athletes in the UFC today.Begin Slideshow read news >>
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MMAmania.com caught up with "Bazooka" Joe recently and talked to the Canadian kickboxer about his upcoming welterweight title fight at GLORY's "Last Man Standing" event on June 21st at The Forum in Inglewood, California, his loss to Nieky Holzken at GLORY 13 in Tokyo and the amount of support he gets from the North American fans. It didn't take long for "Bazooka" Joe Valtellini to get the call to face Marc de Bonte for the GLORY welterweight title at GLORY: "Last Man Standing" on June 21, 2014 a read news >>
UFC heavyweight Travis Browne doesn't think Alistair Overeem's three times more experience is going to play a factor in their UFC on Fox Sports 1 showdown on Saturday in Boston. read news >>
"TUF: Brazil" vet Daniel Sarafian has bumped into his next opponent, Eddie Mendez, more than a few times prior to UFC on FUEL TV 10. For some fighters, that's a cue to mean-mug or get bent out of shape. But not for Sarafian. read news >>
Never leave it in the hands of the judges.
It's an unfortunate reality in the current MMA landscape and one that seems to rear its ugly head each and every weekend. Veteran manager Alex Davis, a frequent contributor to MMAjunkie.com, was recently involved in just such a situation in his native Brazil.
Searching for answers, Davis believes he may have stumbled upon an unfortunate reality: motivated reasoning. Could it be that maybe judges aren't quite as inept as we all think?
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Intimidated by the nickname "Bigfoot"? Cain Velasquez isn't, as he heads into UFC 146 to face Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.
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Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed Lawal talked with Sherdog.com’s Sam Genovese shortly after news of his signing with Bellator and TNA wrestling came to light. read news >>
Tim Boetsch didn’t hesitate to accept the UFC’s offer to match him against Yushin Okami at UFC 144. read news >>
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Junior Assuncao remembers what it feels like to lose, even though he has not experienced a defeat in three years, seven months and one day read news >>