Bellator veered into rasslin' territory and aired a farce of a skit involving a masked man. The UFC welcomed Thiago Silva back into the fold. Joe Rogan bashed a hornet's nest, then tried to blame the stick. Oh, and then news surfaced that Nick Diaz was arrested for an alleged DUI, and an assortment of additional infractions in its immediate aftermath, followed by the revelation this wasn't his first such offense. Take that with all the horrible news coming forth from the NFL this week, and it's read news >>
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Phil Davis will fight in hostile territory one more time. The American light heavyweight, who earned his last win fighting Lyoto Machida in Rio de Janeiro, will travel to the city on Oct. 25 to face Glover Teixeira at the UFC 179 pay-per-view card at the Maracanazinho gymnasium. "My manager called me yesterday confirming the fight to Maracanazinho," Teixeira broke the news to PVT on Friday. "It’s going to be awesome to fight in Brazil again, in Rio de Janeiro. I’m really happy, training a lot. " read news >>
- 11 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – The way it stands now, tonight’s UFC 168 card is approaching record territory for the UFC and MGM Grand Garden Arena.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen, Chris Weidman, UFC 168 read news >>
Jessica Andrade talks about fighting Rosi Sexton at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz on Sexton's home turf in Manchester, England. read news >>
Patricio Freire finds himself back in familiar territory on Friday night. "Pitbull" has made a career of rocketing through Bellator's featherweight tournaments. But he's fallen short of the ultimate goal, which is a Bellator title. read news >>
Mike Pierce is going into hostile territory when he fights Brazilian Rousimar Palhares at UFC Fight Night 29, but in a way, he's already there. That's if you look at the trajectory of his UFC career, which remains a preliminary-card purgatory despite finishes in two of his past fights. read news >>
This isn't new territory for Sergio Pettis. He's been down this road before. Pettis meets Dillard Pegg on Friday for RFA's inaugural flyweight title and does it after original opponent Jeff Curran pulled out of the fight, leaving him to adjust for Pegg on short notice. read news >>
This is absolutely new territory for Rashad Evans. The former light heavyweight champion didn't know what it was like to lose two straight fights until he left the cage after meeting Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in February. And it hasn't been something he's been enjoying. read news >>
Benson Henderson had to go into slightly hostile territory to beat Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday, but the champion left with his belt – and a fiancee. Go behind the scenes with the UFC's "Backstage Pass" inside. read news >>
After readying himself for a career in MMA, Tyrone Spong is returning to familiar territory: the kickboxing ring. But his future lies in both sports, as well as boxing, Spong says. read news >>
Anthony Johnson will walk into uncharted territory on Saturday night, when “Rumble” makes his heavyweight debut against former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski in the main event of WSOF 2. read news >>
A 2011 loss derailed Pettis' championship quest, but the lightweight says he wouldn't change a thing. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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This isn't new territory for Jon Jones.
The UFC light heavyweight champion just two months ago spoke out against Dan Henderson's expected therapeutic use exemption from the Nevada State Athletic Commission to undergo testosterone replacement therapy for their UFC 151 fight, which ultimately was canceled.
For his next test, Jones gets Chael Sonnen in April. Sonnen, too, is a TRT recipient.
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- 2 years ago
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Frankie Edgar is back in underdog territory as a
newly minted featherweight, but he's far from being counted out against
champ Jose Aldo.
Noted oddsmaker Joey Odessa has set Edgar at +125 to Aldo's -155 in the
new headliner of UFC 153, which takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio
"I think it's a winnable fight for Frankie," Odessa told MMAjunkie.com. "You're going to get an honest fight out of Edgar.
Whether you get honest judges remains to be seen."
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