He's 38 years old. He lost his last two fights badly. Don't matter. Brock Lesnar is the only man who can pit the UFC against the WWE in a bidding war and he might be headed back to the Octagon. In 2012, following the loss of his UFC title to Cain Velasquez and a crushing loss to Alistair Overeem, Brock Lesnar returned to the WWE for a reported $5 million per year. Now thanks to the WWE's disastrous attempt to migrate from PPV to an internet subscription model, he might be worth more to the UFC t read news >>
- 5 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira knows any time he signs a bout agreement, as he did for this weekend’s UFC on FOX 12 event, there are going to be doubts about his ability to make it through training camp and show up on fight night. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Marquardt confirms what most of us already knew: Dieting sucks. Who says you can't go home again? Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Nate Marquardt is back in the middleweight division and not coincidentally, back in the win column as well, following a "Great" performance over James Te Huna last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand. Watch him get the job done right here. Marquardt (34-13-2) came into their Auckland affair on a three-fight skid, but later blamed the difficul read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 47 views
Disaster struck Bellator's inaugural pay-per-view for the second time in as many chances on Saturday, when a concussion forced lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez out of his anticipated trilogy bout against former titleholder Michael Chandler on one week's notice. The situation cruelly mirrored Bellator's first attempt at committing to pay-per-view in late-2013, when Bellator 106 lost one-half of it's main event on eight days' notice due to a Tito Ortiz neck fracture. This time around though, Bel read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 45 views
Bloodyelbow.com spoke with Matt Brown ahead of his UFC Fight Night main event against Erick Silva, where he discussed a variety of topics including his post-fight traveling woes. When it comes to fight week, Matt Brown is not a fan of the return trip home. The idea of lugging his battered body through crowds of people, most of whom will be curiously staring at his potentially swollen and bruised face, is far from appealing - win or lose. While it may be a tiresome experience, "The Immortal" won' read news >>
- 8 months ago
- 38 views
To John Fosco, the UFC’s sponsor tax and implosion of MMA’s “bubble” is old news.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, Only on Junkie read news >>
- 9 months ago
- 74 views
The main event could be in jeopardy, as WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl may been dealing with a change of opponent if Rousimar Palhares' drug test comes back dirty. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" will be taking place this weekend (March 29, 2014), but the main event could look drastically different than advertised. The headliner is expected to be WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl defending his belt for the first time against former UFC bad boy Rousimar Palhares, read news >>
- 11 months ago
- 628 views
Donald Cerrone had thoughts about retiring as he was preparing to face Evan Dunham at UFC 167. Had he not won the fight, "Cowboy" said he was ready to hang up the gloves, mainly because he lost the fire that once drove his passion to fight. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Following Saturday’s UFC 167 event and the hotly contested headliner, UFC President Dana White took 45 minutes to discuss dozens of topics. Check out the video of the full media scrum.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos Tagged: UFC 167 read news >>
Here's a pretty depressing hypothetical for you. Say T.J. Grant – he of the jiu-jitsu concussion, he who recently announced that he would be foregoing his second proposed UFC lightweight title shot while his brain heals – never gets his crack at the belt. read news >>
T.J. Grant's medical woes have yet to be resolved, and he will not face Anthony Pettis at UFC on FOX 9. read news >>
Manny Gamburyan's injury woes continue, and he has been forced out of May's UFC on FX 8 event. In his place steps Nik Lentz, who now meets Brazilian Hacran Dias. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 163 views
UFC President Dana White recently observed there are far more millionaires in his promotion's ranks than there were a few years ago.
But motivating them to fight, he said (and in particular to fight while they're hurt), is harder than ever.
UFC welterweight Brad Tavares is a steady presence on preliminary cards, and thus it's safe to say he doesn't have a million bucks in the bank. But he worries about losing the money he does make in the event the UFC releases him.
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- 2 years ago
- 200 views
UFC 149 may wind up being a pay-per-view Dana White would just as soon forget about.
The card was a steady stream of injury changes almost from the moment it was announced, causing some mild upheaval from fans. And when the event rolled around on Saturday, even the UFC boss had to admit the main card didn't live up to the billing that had been promised.
But it all may have been a little easier to swallow if White's old nemesis - officiating issues - hadn't cropped up again to add to hi read news >>