- 9 months ago
- 117 views
Chael Sonnen is possibly taking a gamble with his safety when he heads south to coach opposite his rival, Wanderlei Silva, on the upcoming third season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.” Silva, though, said Sonnen only needs to worry about one guy beating him (...) read news >>
- a year ago
- 1562 views
Randy Couture still pays close attention to the UFC heavyweight division, and he doesn't see Cain Velasquez giving up his title any time soon. read news >>
Strikeforce took a gamble by loaning out Jordan Mein, one of its top welterweight prospects, for Friday's Score Fighting Series 7 headliner.
Against UFC vet Forrest Petz, he faced a heavy-handed fighter with proven knockout power.
Yet, quickly in the main-event fight, it looked like anything but a risky proposition.
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- 2 years ago
- 128 views
If you want to make some money this weekend, George Roop believes you should bet on him.
Roop, a +300 underdog, meets highly regarded ex-Sengoku champ and UFC newcomer Hatsu Hioki on the main card of Saturday's UFC 137 pay-per-view event.
"If you look at my opponents, I fight top-10 guys," Roop told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "I don't ask for tomato cans. I don't fight turds."
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- 3 years ago
- 160 views
It's certainly a gamble putting Anthony Pettis' lightweight title shot at risk. But the alternative is far worse.
Officials from Pettis' support team today told MMAjunkie.com that keeping the WEC-champion-turned UFC-contender on the shelf while UFC champ Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard collide a third time could would bring cage rust as detrimental as a possible loss.
That's why they're targeting Pettis for a May or June fight, presumably UFC 130 or UFC 131, against an opponent to be anno read news >>
- 5 years ago
- 321 views
It pays to take a chance sometimes.
A last-minute gamble pocketed Seth Petruzelli $50,000 for his 14-second demolition of Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson Saturday at EliteXC “Heat” at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., according to numbers released to Sherdog.com by the Florida State Boxing Commission. read news >>