Ready to fight for the One FC welterweight championship, Ben Askren doesn’t think 170-pound champion Nobutatsu Suzuki is on his level.
Askren, a former Bellator welterweight kingpin, earned a shot at the gold with a first-round submission victory over Bakhtiyar Abbasov in his One FC debut in May. Askren meets Suzuki in the co-main event of One FC 19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE, on Aug. 29, and he’s not impressed by Suzuki, who beat Phil Baroni and Brock Larson in his previous O 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 >>
A detailed breakdown of each match up on Saturday night's UFC fight card, which is headlined by lightweights Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos. read news >>
A middleweight match-up between division standouts Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold is being targeted by the UFC, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>
A pivotal welterweight match up is set for the co-main event in Macau this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) as Tyron Woodley aims to bounce back into welterweight contendership against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48. Check out the full preview below.
UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" takes place this Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) from Venetian CotaiArena in Macau, China, featuring a welterweight bout pitting two explosive combatants against one another in an exciting co-main event.
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Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced on Tuesday that the promotion will be bringing an explosive new top-tier flyweight world title fight to New Mexico in September. read news >>
UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility.
Speaking on Sunday's edition of Submission Radio, "The Natural" said he'd be interested in competing on a Metamoris card against none other than former Pride FC star Fedor Emelianenko. That would be interesting, and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot o read news >>
Too good to be true.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a leg injury and has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming title defense against Daniel Cormier, scheduled for the UFC 178 main event on Sept. 27, 2014.
"Jones vs. Cormier" now takes place at UFC 182 in Jan. 3, 2015.
From UFC.com: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sustained a leg injury in training, putting plans for the much-anticipated UFC 178 title bout between "Bones" and No read news >>
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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran.
Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
"It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a huge grudge match coming up against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 next month, but he has already expressed an interest in a superfight for the future. Speaking with Sherdog, "Bones" explained that he'd love an opportunity to square off with UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman.
Check out his response when asked if he'd be interested in an opportunity to fight Weidman in New York's Madison Square Garden—in the event that MMA gets sanctioned.
"Oh, man, I read news >>