For the first time since 2012, Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will host a UFC event. MMAjunkie today learned the Sin City property will host The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale, which features the first women’s strawweight title fight in UFC history. UFC (...) read news >>
Sherdog.com reports from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Saturday at approximately 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT with live World Series of Fighting 12 results and play-by-play. read news >>
MMA Fighting has WSOF 12 results fo the Palomino vs. Gonzalez fight card Aug. 9 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.In the main event, Luis Palomino squares off against Lewis Gonzalez in a lightweight contest. Former UFC veteran Ronny Markes faces Cully Butterfield in the co-main event.Check out the WSOF 12 results below.Main card (NBC Sports at 10 p.m. ET)Luis Palomino vs. Lewis GonzalezCully Butterfield vs. Ronny MarkesElvis Mutapcic vs. Kelvin TillerBrandon Hempleman vs. Alexis read news >>
Former WWE heavyweight champion/action movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is an avid fan of mixed martial arts, which was evident in a recent question and answer with UFC: The Official Magazine. Johnson says he keeps a close eye on the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, and despite a good relationship with 205-pound champ Jon Jones, he sees a new kingpin of the weight class by next year, per UFC.com: I always have my eyes on the champions, specifically the heavyweight and light heavy read news >>
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I know what some of you are thinking: Who cares what a WWE wrestler and Hollywood actor thinks?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), apparently, as the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion recently put "Hercules" on the cover of its latest magazine, along with an excerpt about his relationship with several prominent fighters (and one surprise prediction).
From UFC.com: "I always have my eyes on the champions, specifically the heavyweight and light heavyw read news >>
Dwayne Johnson once considered giving MMA a try, and he remains a staunch UFC supporter. He even has a big prediction for the UFC’s light heavyweight division.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was asked by UFC.com to discuss a variety of topics including Rousey vs. Carano, and whether he was interested in transitioning to MMA competition. Hardly anybody have had the opportunity to work with arguably WMMA's two biggest stars, Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano, whether in professional competition or in the entertainment business. Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson is one of those few people, and was asked by UFC.com to offer his thoughts on the potential clash read news >>
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With the line between athlete and entertainer becoming more blurred each year, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson finds himself working alongside some of MMA's biggest stars. Having filmed Fast & Furious 6 with Gina Carano and Fast & Furious 7 with UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who better to pick a would-be matchup between the two than Johnson?
"Come on, man, you can't ask me that," Johnson told UFC.com. "That's like asking me, "Hey, Rock, which side of your handsome face do you like be read news >>
Do you smell what Ronda Rousey is cooking?
Hollywood casting directors have certainly picked up the scent, and they obviously can’t get enough of the UFC women’s bantamweight champ.
She’ll appear alongside a slew of legendary action-movie icons like Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Jason Statham and Wesley Snipes in The Expendables 3 on Aug. 15. She just wrapped up filming roles in next year’s Fast & Furious 7 and Entourage movies. Warner Bros. is also working to acquire the rights to The Athena Proj read news >>
Prior to her blistering 16-second TKO win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey sat down with the Hollywood Reporter to lay out her plan on becoming a true female action star.
"I never thought that being an action movie star was in the cards for me," said Rousey. "My agent, [WME's] Brad Slater, kept telling me, "You're going to be the female Rock." Then I started to believe it could be a reality. I don't half-ass anything. If I'm going to do something, I'm read news >>
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Video: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey believes she can become a female version of WWE superstar-turned-Hollywood actor "The Rock," following her run in mixed martial arts (MMA). read news >>