In a transatlantic, timezone-crossing scramble to get this preview out after they found out who was going to be fighting in it but before the event actually happened, David and Phil discuss what's different and what might be the same in the first contest to crown a UFC Women's Strawweight Champion The Match Up Women's strawweight (115 lbs) "Thug" Rose Namajunas 2-1Odds: -175 Carla "Cookie Monster" Esparza9-2 Odds: +165 History / Introduction Phil: Rose Namajunas announced herself to the world wi read news >>
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A last-minute scramble between Yaotzin Meza and Sergio Pettis contained an urgency that could’ve been used a lot earlier.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC on Fuel TV 9 Latifi PosterEven though the main event was a last-minute scramble, UFC on Fuel TV 9 – featuring Gegard Mousasi vs. Ilir Latifi – performed well at the box office. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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How does a 145-pound grappler end up on top of another who's 250 pounds?
Scramble, scramble, scramble.
Like the majority of his countrymen, Brazilian featherweight Yuri Alcantara doesn't have roots in the American wrestling styles that have been so successful in MMA. Instead, the UFC 147 fighter said he practices a form of wrestling from his hometown of Marajo Island in northeast Brazil called "luta marajoara."
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- 3 years ago
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TORONTO - In a clash of UFC newcomers, the American reigned supreme in hostile territory against his Canadian counterpart.
John Cholish used a slick second-round scramble to set up a TKO victory over fellow lightweight Mitch Clarke.
The curtain-jerker kicked off UFC 140 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. It streamed on Facebook prior to additional prelims on ION Television and a main card on pay-per-view.
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- 4 years ago
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As other fight promotions scramble for relevance in the U.S., the Ultimate Fighting Championship continues its own worldwide expansion. read news >>