Luke Rockhold wants Michael Bisping to put his money where his mouth is, and he is even willing to throw his own money into the fray.
Speaking with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour (transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti), Rockhold claimed that he would put his purse on the line in an interesting stipulation.
"He wouldn't take my bet," Rockhold said. "The bet was if I finish him in one round, we switch purses. And if I don't finish him in one round -- one round -- he gets my purse. Show and win, everything read news >>
Luke Rockhold is reportedly in talks to face Lyoto Machida later this year, but you'd never know it hearing his back and forth with Michael Bisping. 'The Count' had barely been rid of Cung Le long enough to put on a shirt before picking up his campaign to face Rockhold, who also happened to be cageside for the event in Macao.
"There's an idiot called Luke Rockhold who doesn't stop talking about me," Bisping told Kenny Florian in the Octagon. "I think he has the hots for me, to be honest. Luke Ro read news >>
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In addition, Juliana Lima also came in heavy (116.5) and will cough up 20 percent of her earnings.
The official weigh-in event for UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" took place earlier today (Fri., July 25, 2014) from inside SAP Center in San Jose, California.
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Top welterweight contender and one half of the headlining act, Matt Brown, came in heavy for his "Ruthless" showdown against Robbie Lawler, tipping the scale at 172.5. He refused a second cut and as a read news >>
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Gastelum was unable to work with Mike Dolce this time around, according to this report, because Dolce was "too expensive."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., June 27, 2014) inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night (Sat., June 28) live on FOX Sports 1.
For complete UFC Fight Night 44 weigh in results and video cli read news >>
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A controversial decision win assured that Diego Sanchez earned the largest disclosed fight purse at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 42 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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With massive 60 percent purse penalties on the line for fighters who missed weight, several fighters dodged bullets for Saturday’s Cage Warriors 69. Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>
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New UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw claimed a $36,000 purse for his stunning title-winning performance over Renan Barao at UFC 173, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
In one of the biggest championship upsets since Matt Serra dethroned Georges St-Pierre at UFC 69, eight-to-one underdog Dillashaw dominated Renan Barao from pillar to post before finishing the Brazilian via fifth-round TKO to seize the UFC bantamweight strap in the read news >>
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Consider that a down payment for the L.A. Clippers.
It's not quite the payday he had last time, but it's still nothing to scoff at.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will walk home with a guaranteed $31.5 million payday for this weekend's (Sat., May 3, 2014) boxing match against Argentine bruiser Marcos Maidana, according to Yahoo Sports, which takes place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, and does not include pay-per-view (PPV) sales and other assorted profits.
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Cris "Cyborg" Justino may have fallen short on Friday night at Lion Fight 14, but she still topped opponent Jorina Baars in a one major way: salary.
Cyborg, Invicta FC's current featherweight champion, earned $25,000 for her third foray into professional kickboxing, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
By contrast, the still undefeated Baars took home a reported purse of $5,000 for her unanimous decision victory over Cyborg, which t read news >>
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John Lineker on Friday missed weight for the third time during his UFC tenure of five fights, losing 25-percent of his pay for the infraction. read news >>
UFC welterweight James Head will donate his next fight's earnings to the Oklahoma tornado relief effort. read news >>