Luke Rockhold says he's open to a fight against "The Dragon," but he'd rather take on the winner of Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi in order to earn a title fight. Then again, if Luke can finish Machida, it might accomplish the same goal. Lyoto Machida recently took the opportunity to call out Luke Rockhold for a showdown inside the Octagon later this year.
Now, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion has responded by saying he would be down for scrap against an "amazing" fighter such as "T read news >>
Because there is no reason to settle for a quick finish when "DC" can punish "Bones" for five rounds.
At UFC 165 last September, Alexander Gustafsson took Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones into deep waters, forcing the champ to go a full 25 minutes inside the cage and leaving him looking worse for wear.
As a result, "Bones" was forced to take a trip to the hospital, as did "The Mauler."
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The "T" in Brian Ortega's "T-City" nickname stands for "triangle," but apparently he can submit you any way he pleases.
The Los Angeles native wasted little time in his UFC debut on Saturday, submitting Mike De La Torre via rear-naked choke in 1:38 of the first round of their featherweight bout at UFC on FOX 12 at the SAP Center.
Ortega went Urijah Faber style on de la Torre, getting his back while standing, sinking in a body triangle, and applying the RNC. De la Torre was sti read news >>
When the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked Anthony Johnson if he wanted to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, he didn't do the obvious thing.
Johnson didn't question if Nogueira would show up come fight night. That may seem strange, given that Nogueira has withdrawn from four of his last six fights due to injury. He has competed just twice in the past three years. You'd think that kind of abysmal track record would lead Johnson to be skeptical about who he would ultimately be fighting at UFC on read news >>
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Conor McGregor was on top of the world after finishing Diego Brandao in the first round of their main event clash at UFC Fight Night Dublin. read news >>
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Watch the highlights of Conor McGregor finishing Diego Brandao via strikes in the first round of their main event bout at today's (July 19, 2014) UFC Fight Night 46 showcase in Dublin, Ireland. read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- Robert Drysdale talks about finishing Keith Berish at the TUF 19 Finale, being unaware of his opponent's injury as it happened, whether he feels pressure, making his UFC debut, wanting to fight in Brazil, and more. read news >>
Today's mixed martial arts incorporates a truly defined group of amazing athletes.
From powerful strikers to bone-crunching submission specialists, MMA offers a hodgepodge of scintillating talents.
That's why the UFC has enjoyed an injection of competitive contenders from flyweight to heavyweight.
However, in a demanding era when knockouts and submissions rule the world, some top names have struggled to please the masses.
Here are the five best fighters in the UFC right now who need to turn deci read news >>
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Today in the Advanced Class, a finishing sequence from mount taught by Relson Gracie black belt Robin Gieseler. read news >>
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Although the list of aesthetically pleasing finishing techniques that have taken place since the UFC's inception in 1993 seems infinite, none has mesmerized fans quite like a violent head-kick lullaby.
It matters little whether it comes in the form of a spinning, round, front or crane kick—head-kick KOs fascinate fans and keep them in touch with the very barbaric nature that compels them to tune in.
These devastating strikes marked the turning point and ending point in every fight on this list, read news >>
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Tito Ortiz made quick work of Alexander Shlemenko, finishing the Bellator middleweight champion with a first-round submission at Bellator 120 in Southaven, Mississippi, on Saturday. read news >>