When you're intently focused or on a mission or devoted to a cause, you simply don't have time for many distractions. That's the position UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald, 25, finds himself in today. After rebounding against Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 with a sensational unanimous decision victory, MacDonald tangles with former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine in October at the UFC's first show in Halifax, Canada.
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T.J. Dillashaw isn't thinking about the past.
Granted, the date (May 24, 2014) will forever be burned in his brain as the night he shocked the MMA world by doing the unthinkable and upsetting and dethroning the reigning bantamweight king. It will be remembered as the night he transitioned from a prospect filled with potential to a certified UFC title holder—and in doing so—brought a tremendous sense of pride to his Team Alpha Male brethren and ended the gym's seemingly never-ending and highly pu read news >>
While the MMA world’s attention was focused on the UFC’s doubleheader this past weekend, what was perhaps the flashiest knockout occurred in a small show in California.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Vinny Magalhaes’ busy run won’t end until late September, and he wants to go 3-0 in three months.
A former UFC light heavyweight, "Pezao" returned to the win column in MMA with a first-round submission over Jorge Gonzalez in Mexico, and he’s scheduled to meet Jason Brilz for the vacant Titan FC 205-pound title on Sept. 26. Sandwiched between the MMA bouts is Metamoris 4, where he faces Keenan Cornelius in a no-gi match this Saturday in Los Angeles.
"I fought in MMA three weeks ago and I have ano read news >>
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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is still convinced he will get to one day rematch Brock Lesnar in the UFC octagon. Although Alistair Overeem's main focus is working his way to championship gold in the UFC, he also has one opponent whom he would be interested in fighting again in the octagon: Brock Lesnar.
Overeem is 2-2 since joining the UFC roster and is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Frank Mir in his last octagon outing at UFC 169. While the Dutch striker has avoided the dreaded read news >>
Business as usual.
That is the theme for Brazilian middleweight fighter Anderson Silva, though the truth is that life is anything but business as usual. Silva, who suffered a horrendous leg break last December in a fight against current middleweight champion Chris Weidman, is now in the early throes of preparing for return to the cage he dominated for so many years.
Silva's much-anticipated fight against Nick Diaz won't happen until late January. But given the way he went out against Weidman—on read news >>
Expectation can be a difficult thing to hold in mixed martial arts, but Aljamain Sterling has worn it well.
After an impressive run on smaller stages around the sport that served to built a solid amount of buzz around his name, the 24-year-old New York native received the call to bring his services to the UFC. Sterling's blend of tenacity, pressure and grappling prowess proved far too much for competition on the regional scene to handle, and questions lingered as to how the Serra-Longo product w read news >>
With all the attention focused on the UFC featherweight division recently, it’s a wonder why Dennis Bermudez’ name doesn’t come up more in conversations about the top emerging talents... read news >>
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Despite vacating the RFA title to make a run at the WSOF belt and failing to capture it, Lance Palmer isn't lasered in on another title shot; he's focused on getting better and winning fights. read news >>
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The race for the next title shot in the welterweight division is rolling full throttle, and Rory MacDonald is within striking distance of championship gold...even if that particular picture isn't necessarily clear at the current time. Over the past four years, the talented young Canadian has blazed his way through the competitive ranks of the welterweight fold—a weight class that is widely considered to be the most talent-rich division under the UFC banner—and established himself as one of the t read news >>