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Heavyweight MMA veteran Brendan 'Big Brown' Schaub has essentially confirmed he is permanently walking away from the sport to focus on his blossoming podcast and media career.

UFC announced today that their upcoming event in Dublin, Ireland, UFC Fight Night 76, which sold out in a record-breaking 60 seconds, will be broadcast in its entirety live on UFC Fight Pass to audiences in the UK & Ireland.

British UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping is perhaps the most called-out fight in all of MMA and, last week, another name was added to the list of fighters vying for a shot at him as Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson spoke about his dislike for his former Wolfslair teammate.

Invicta FC featherweight champ Cris 'Cyborg' Justino has accused UFC president Dana White and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a message posted on her official Facebook page.

Asian MMA promotion One Championship, together with partners, G-Shock, Alienware, LG, Berocca, Everlast, Canon, NagaWorld and 2XU, will be returning to Singapore on November 13th with One Championship 34 (One: Pride of Lions). The main event will be a rematch between welterweight champ Ben Askren and challenger Luis Santos.

One Championship 32 (One: Tigers of Asia) took place on October 9th at the Putra Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main event featured a middleweight title bout between Vitaly Bigdash and Igor Svirid.

One Championship bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes' story of his rise through MMA is one of the most inspirational stories in a sport filled with inspiring characters. Hear him tell of his journey in this new video.

British UFC veteran Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy will swap the Octagon for the Atlantic ocean as a crew member of the Great Britain team for its 5,300-mile month-long opening leg of the famous Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race, from London, England to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

UFC welterweight champion 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler is among the most destructive fighters in his division, so it's no surprise he's a big fan of action movies. Lawler explained his love for action-packed blockbusters in a recent interview with Fighters Only.

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson recently took a break from dominating the 125lb weight class to discuss his favorite TV shows, music and other aspects of his lifestyle in an exclusive interview with Fighters Only magazine.

UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold is currently on a collision course with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, as the two are set to fight at UFC on Fox 15 on April 18th.

But following a recent appearance on US reality show Millionaire Matchmaker, Luke's personal life (and more specifically, his love life) has been of even more interest than his fighting career. In an exclusive interview with the former Strikeforce middleweight champ in the current issue of Fighters Only, Rockhold discusses the movies and TV shows he enjoys when not training and, of course, talks a little about the ladies. Read below for a special preview.

Despite the haters, the profile of Irish UFC featherweight Conor McGregor continues to rise as it was announced yesterday that the one they call 'The Notorious' has inked a deal with top sports equipment brand Reebok. 

“Can you smell that money?" Conor joked with UFC Tonight host Kenny Florian. "I’ve partnered with Reebok. It’s a big step forward in my career and I’m honored to be with this brand... I’m honored to be one of the athletes that Reebok has chosen to get behind. I will prove that by going out and performing in phenomenal style.”

The deal comes roughly one-and-a-half months after the UFC confirmed an exclusive apparel deal with the brand.

McGregor will face his next challenge in Dennis Siver this Sunday in the main event at UFC Fight Night 59. With a win the Irishman will get the next shot at Jose Aldo's featherweight title. He has stated numerous times in the build-up to his next contest that he believes he will stop the fight within the first two minutes.

“I enjoy pressure," he said when asked if he has put more pressure on himself with his bold prediction. "I like the feeling and illusion of pressure. Where the prediction has come from, I analyze my opponent. The shot I need to put him away will happen four or five times over within the first two minutes. So I feel two minutes is a fair prediction for Dennis. I feel it could even be the first exchange. The way he moves, he will not take what I give.”

Watch Conor's full UFC Tonight interview below. 


Former Team Alpha Male coach Duane Ludwig will be spending much more time with UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw now that his star pupil has been permanently banned from training at TAM by Urijah Faber and is relocating to Ludwig's neck of the woods in Denver, Colorado.

News broke last week that UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw is leaving long-time base Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California to train with Elevation Fight Team in Denver, Colorado. Now even more shocking developments have come to light as TJ has confirmed he has been banned from returning to TAM so long as he continues training with EFT.

UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald looked like one of the hottest young prospects in the 135lb just a couple of years ago, but has fallen into relative obscurity after sitting on the sidelines since his December 2013 loss to Urijah Faber.

It was announced this week that UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw will be leaving Team Alpha Male to have his next training camp with Elevation Fight Team in Denver, Colorado. 

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier is currently healing up following his rough five-round battle with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 last Saturday. But, despite still being a little beaten up, 'DC' already has his mind on who the next challenger to his title will be.

Two-time World MMA Awards 'Coach of the Year' and former Team Alpha Male head coach Duane Ludwig has found himself coming under fire recently after TAM founder Urijah Faber spoke out on the long-running dispute between the two.


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October 3rd's UFC 192 card was one of the most stacked we've seen this year - even with the cancellation of Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley - but didn't quite receive the hype it deserved. Still, there's plenty to talk about in the aftermath so here's an analysis of some of the highlights.

This past weekend's UFC 188 event in Mexico City, Mexico saw three successful guillotine executions - among them was Fabricio Werdum's amazing upset win over Cain Velasquez in the main event, unifying the heavyweight and interim heavyweight championships to become the undisputed champion.

MMA fans in the US will have plenty more chances to catch the 7th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards as the event is set to re-air on the Fox Sports 2 network over the next nine days.

Full re-airing schedule (times: ET)

  • Wednesday Feb. 4th, 9pm
  • Friday Feb. 6th, 11pm
  • Sunday Feb. 8th, 11pm
  • Wednesday Feb. 11th, 10am & 12am
  • Thursday Feb. 12th, 4pm

This year's show, sponsored by Bodybuilding.com, RDX Sports and MusclePharm, was hosted on Friday January 30th at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. It was hosted by Nicole Dabeau and retired MMA and military veteran Brian Stann.

Among the winners at the event were UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who bagged the coveted 'Fighter of the Year' award, and UFC 135b champ TJ Dillashaw who took home the newly-introduced 'Upset of the Year' for his title win over Renan Barao at UFC 173.

Former WEC featherweight champ and current UFC star Urijah Faber has had some of the biggest fights in lighter-weight MMA history, and could have another big one on the horizon against former teammate TJ Dillashaw. In the current issue of Fighters Only, Faber comments on five of his most impressive performances inside the WEC and UFC cages.


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