We haven't heard much from Chael Sonnen since he was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission last month after testing positive for a hodgepodge of banned substances.
Even Sonnen's appearance at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles last weekend came and went without his classic hype and banter.
But the former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight contender opened up recently on pro wrestler Chris Jericho's "Talk is Jericho" podcast, going in depth with his take on the events which forced read news >>
It’s a long way ahead, but the oddsmakers have already picked a favorite.
The mega fight between Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz has an early favorite.
The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion has been marked as a 5-to-2 favorite (-250) over Stockton's own Nick Diaz, who returns after a brief retirement stint.
The early fight odds are courtesy of Bovada.
Diaz, who signed a brand new three-fight contract with the organization, comes in as a 2-to-1 underdog (+200).
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially announced the return of two of its biggest superstars on Tuesday with the news that Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will square off at UFC 183. read news >>
Too much respect for Chris Weidman? Or too little for Vitor Belfort?
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Vitor Belfort will challenge reigning 185-pound titleholder Chris Weidman in the main event of the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is scheduled to take place on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And he'll do it as a 4-to-1 underdog, according to Best Fight Odds.
At least for now. That line could change dramatically as we get closer to fight night, dependin read news >>
Wednesday’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing saw Vitor Belfort receive a conditional license to fight in Las Vegas. The UFC wasted no time booking his next bout. read news >>
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Alexander Gustafsson’s goals haven’t changed, despite suffering a torn meniscus in training camp. He still plans on winning the UFC title and becoming the first man to defeat Jon Jones.
“I really want to fight him,” Gustafsson said during an interview with UFC.com.
The two light heavyweight stars shared the spotlight nearly a year ago at UFC 165, where Jones eked out a decision. With some calling it the greatest title fight in UFC history, it only made sense that the UFC would waste little time read news >>
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While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz around Conor McGregor and his impressive stoppage of Diego Brandao at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin, the betting world could not care less. read news >>
Episode No. 12 of "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn" opens with Team Penn's middleweight semifinalist [autotag]Roger Zapata[/autotag] discussing his desire to defeat Team Edgar's [autotag]Dhiego Lima[/autotag] and reach the final. read news >>
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One door opens and another -- potentially -- closes for Chael Sonnen.
In nine months or less, Chael Sonnen will revel in the biggest accomplishment of his lifetime to date. In the process, it might cost the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran his mixed martial arts (MMA) career.
Sonnen and his wife, Brittany, are expecting their first child after getting married less than one year ago (more details here). But, conception might not have been possible without the assistance of a cocktail read news >>
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Demian Maia takes on Alexander Yakovlev while Rony Jason opens the card against Robbie Peralta for a set of scraps that are better than fans give it credit for. Demian Maia vs. Alexander Yakovlev Welterweight
Is this a good fight? I think Demian Maia sounds familiar. He's the guy who got booed along with Anderson Silva in Abu Dhabi correct?
It's the most dismissive way to talk about Maia, but yes that's the one. At 12-6 in the UFC, he's proven himself a stable force in the UFC, be it at middlewe read news >>
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The first event will be held on June 7 in Phuket.
Thailand has a brand new mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion and it's called Full Metal Dojo. The inaugural event is set for June 7th on the tropical island of Phuket and will feature a mixture of amateur and professional fights with seven bouts in total.
MMA is booming in Phuket with a number of renowned fighters including Mike Swick, Brian Ebersole and Roger Huerta based there permanently and camps like Tiger Muay Thai, Phuket Top Team and AKA ( read news >>