Can't knock (out) the confidence. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Chris Weidman, recently said if he doesn't get a stoppage victory over Vitor Belfort when they collide at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, that he'd be "real disappointed."
Weidman, a jiu-jitsu black belt, has proven he's got the chops to either submit or knockout his opponent (proof).
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Charles "Do Bronx" wants to beat Nik Lentz before looking ahead in his UFC career and would like to fight in Metamoris. Owner of six submission wins inside the octagon, the still young Charles Oliveira hopes to get one more victory in 2014 - after submitting Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki -, against Nik Lentz, at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Souza, on September 5. Claiming to Bloody Elbow to be now a more mature fighter and focusing in giving one more step forward at Featherweight division, the 24-ye read news >>
Earlier this week GLORY installed sports marketing veteran Jon Franklin as Chief Executive Officer. A 15-year veteran of IMG, Franklin takes up the CEO role at a crucial juncture in GLORY's operation. Having been involved with the company since late 2012, he has plenty of ideas he wants to implement and is hitting the ground running.
GLORY appointed a new Chief Executive Officer earlier this week and he is wasting no time in pushing things forward.
Jon Franklin, who spent 15 years as an executiv read news >>
Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira revealed that he plans on retiring by the end of 2015 when he completes his UFC contract.
Antonio ‘Minotauro' Nogueira is not prepared to hang up the gloves just yet.
The former PRIDE heavyweight champion revealed that he plans on fighting until the end of 2015, which would allow him to complete the two fights remaining on his current UFC contract.
"I know I won't fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I'm focused on my gym' read news >>
"I want to stay healthy and stay busy. I want to fight."
Rafael dos Anjos steps inside the Octagon for the third time in four months when he faces Ben Henderson at the main event of the UFC Fight Night card in Tulsa, on Aug. 23. Coming off a big knockout win over Jason High in June, the Brazilian stayed busy at Black House while waiting for the perfect opportunity.
"I didn’t change much in training," dos Anjos told MMAFighting.com. "I fought Jason High 45 after my fight with Khabib (Nurmagomedov read news >>
Mark Dickman believes with his current record, winning the featherweight championship at RFA 17 on Friday night would plant him on the UFC's radar. read news >>
Scott Coker shares with John S. Nash his vision for Bellator. The news that Scott Coker was taking over Bellator from Bjorn Rebney seems to have been met with mostly positive reactions by the fans. Amongst fighters and their managers the response seems to be even more enthusiastic as evidence by the public statements from the likes of Muhammed Lawal, Phil Baroni, Mike Kogan,Tito Ortiz, Frank Shamrock, and Randy Couture. Taking my own informal poll, I asked roughly two dozen fighters, managers, a read news >>
Bec Rawlings hopes to represent Australia well on The Ultimate Fighter 20: Team Pettis vs. Team Melendez, which premiers on Fox Sports 1 on September 10. read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- During a media scrum at UFC on FOX 12, Cung Le talks about smack talk from upcoming opponent Michael Bisping, being healthy for the first time in three fights, bouncing back from elbow surgery, what he has left to prove in MMA, and more. read news >>
UFC lightweight Ross Pearson tells BBC Sport he has had to put his nuptials on hold while he prepares for Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night Bangor this Saturday. read news >>
Did Gina Carano opt to go to Bellator instead of the UFC? Bellator plans to make a major fight announcement on Tuesday.
Some big news is apparently coming from Bellator on Tuesday, and it could drastically alter the UFC's plans for women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
Earlier today, Bellator middleweight veteran Brian Rogers sent out this tweet to his followers, saying that the promotion will be making a major fight announcement tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters :Tomorrow there will be a m read news >>