Alexander Gustafsson seems to be of the mindset that he has nothing to gain and everything to lose in a bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Speaking with Sweden’s Expressen, per MMAFighting.com, Gustafsson explained why he isn’t interested in locking horns with the resurgent light heavyweight contender. “I have fought both worse and better opponents,” said Gustafsson. “Had that fight taken me somewhere I had been the first to accept.” Gustafsson was originally slated to challenge Jon Jones in a read news >>
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There is no shortage of confidence pulsing through Conor McGregor. Since the fast-talking Irishman burst onto the UFC scene last year, he's captivated MMA media headlines and grabbed the amount of spotlight typically reserved for an established superstar. From the full "black out" entrance he received in his promotional debut on the preliminary portion of Fight Night 26, to the social media war he ignited with the current upper tier of the featherweight division, every move McGregor has made has read news >>
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BERLIN – Sports psychologists are nothing new in the big leagues, but they’re still a relatively rare occurrence in the still-growing world of MMA. That’s not stopping Mark Munoz, though. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 8 months ago
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MFC lightweight contender Kurt Southern’s mindset before a fight is not one of anger or violence, but of peace and relaxation.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Kurt Southern, MFC 39 read news >>
- 10 months ago
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James Krause is carrying a new mindset into his second UFC fight, and he seems to sum it up in one word: Chill. read news >>
What kind of mindset is needed when you fighter other people for a living? Some notable fighters weigh in. read news >>
WINNIPEG – Mitch Clarke and John Maguire might be backed into a corner, and only one of them is getting out after Saturday. But for Clarke, tell him he's backed in a corner all you want. He's not about to walk into the fight with a bad attitude. read news >>
Jim Wallhead has made the turn back from teacher to student, giving himself a fresh new mindset heading into Bellator 74. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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With barker extraordinaire Chael Sonnen largely electing to pass on any
pre-fight trashtalk for next week's UFC on FOX 2 event, someone had to
take the reigns of Friday's media call.
Rashad Evans and Phil Davis did exactly that.
The former light heavyweight champ, who through most of the call had
been rather subdued, decided it was time to spice things up a bit and
launched into a verbal tirade that called into question opponent Phil
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- 2 years ago
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Sick of talking, and ready to do some walking.
That's the current mindset of Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez as he nears his third title defense, which comes against Jorge Masvidal.
Usually, he doesn't mind doing media. But this fight has been different.
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