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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not a pay-per-view king, so he decided to spice things up heading to his rematch with Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25.
The Nova Uniao fighter shoved Mendes during a media day at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. But when they had to face off again in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, nothing happened. Speaking to the local media during a media day in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, Aldo explained that his actions were a way to promo read news >>
The changes keep on coming for Muhammed Lawal for Bellator MMA’s Season 11 premiere. “King Mo” now will meet UFC vet Dustin Jacoby at Bellator 123 next month. Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
"King Mo" Muhammed Lawal doesn't think that Rampage Jackson's heart is in fighting anymore, especially after the two fought on the Bellator PPV. He also says pro-wrestling is harder than MMA.
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has been a fixture on the Bellator scene since knocking out Przemyslaw Mysiala at Bellator 86. At the tip of the Bellator's efforts to promote their brand, Lawal has had an up-and-down tenure in the promotion, losing his three most high profile bouts--twice to Emanuel Newton and onc read news >>
Which is why "Ares" doesn't mind getting challenged by the rest of the welterweight division, including his upcoming opponent, Tarec Saffiedine. After plenty of lobbying, Tarec Saffiedine got just what he wanted, a chance to fight top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Rory MacDonald, in a fight set to go down at the UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Oct. 4, 2014, on FOX Sports 1.
See their first staredown here.
And though Rory admits he doesn read news >>
"King" Bobby Green isn't going to get the match he eagerly anticipated against Donald Cerrone, at least not now.
But that's not stopping the outspoken Riverside, Calif. native from speaking his mind against a fighter he truly dislikes.
Green was scheduled to meet "Cowboy" at UFC 178, but had to step aside when former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez became available to meet Cerrone in Las Vegas on Sept. 27.
On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Green said that while he's moved past los read news >>
"King" calls Cerrone "the most obnoxious asshole he's ever met," before firing off some pretty serious accusations.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Bobby Green may no longer be fighting Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 (because of this), but that hasn't stopped him from lashing out at the 155-pound "Cowboy" for his alleged behavior at last month's UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"King" unloads during the MMA Hour: "Obviously, I had some bad blood with Cerrone, but I'm a co read news >>
And beating Donald Cerrone next month is Las Vegas would certainly be a step in the right direction. "I want the title. And I'm willing to fight whoever I have to fight and willing to prove whatever I have to prove to whoever to get there. A lot of people are going to have their opinions and they're going to say what they're going to say, but the hardcore fans and the people who know MMA and know fighting they know who the underground king is, who doesn't have the belt yet, and it should happen read news >>
What a day it has been for Eddie Alvarez. Just hours after he was released from Bellator, the now former Bellator lightweight champion agreed to terms with the UFC on a new deal and a debut fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 178.
MMAFighting.com spoke to Alvarez 40 minutes before the new UFC deal was announced about his release from Bellator and his hopes of signing with the UFC. Below is a transcript of that conversation.Ariel Helwani: When did you find out that you were going to be released?E read news >>
It may be born out of a bad situation, but Cathal Pendred is putting Mike King's lost bonus money to good use.
Sometimes the best things can come from bad decisions. Little did Mike King know when he decided to juice going into his fight with Cathal Pendred, that at least some of the bonus money he'd end up losing would go to charity. That's what Pendred himself is saying after he successfully campaigned to receive King's half of their FOTN bonus from UFC Fight Night Dublin. Thank you @danawhite read news >>
UFC 178 on Thursday landed a co-main event featuring Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone vs. Bobby "King" Green. Jorge Masvidal landed a new opponent, as well. read news >>
The hits just keep on coming. If Mark Bocek hadn't retired by now, this most recent failed drug test would have probably sealed the deal.
Mike King, a contestant on season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), has been cut from the ranks of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after he tested positive for the banned substance nandrolone following his loss to Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night 46 back on July 19, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.
King's first and only fight inside the Octagon.
In a statement i read news >>