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October 24th 2014

Full UFC 179 weigh-in video

Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will throw down tomorrow in a UFC featherweight championship rematch two-and-a-half years in the making at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Also on the card is a co-main event light heavyweight clash between Phil Davis and home favourite Glover Teixeira, with both fighters in need of a win to get within reaching distance of the belt....
October 24th 2014

[Video] Conor McGregor Q&A in Brazil

Irish UFC featherweight Conor McGregor is in Brazil this weekend as a spectator to the UFC 179 main event between Chad Mendes and 145lb champion Jose Aldo. But before Conor sits down to enjoy the action tomorrow night and see how the fate of his division's championship unfolds, he will be answering questions from fans at a special Fight Club Q&A today. Watch the...
October 24th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC 179

The UFC returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a highly anticipated rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes this weekend. My record in 2014 with Brazilian UFC events has been good so let's see if I can continue my streak with these picks...   Ferreira vs Dariush: 'Highly impressive in his debut, not so much in his follow up' was my assessment of Beneil Dariush...
October 24th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Mendes vs Guida

Chad Mendes has been on a tear leading up to his second shot at Jose Aldo and the UFC featherweight title, which will happen this weekend at UFC 179. In this week's 'Friday Fight' we look back at the fourth fight of that five-fight run against cardio machine Clay Guida at UFC 164 in August last year.  Watch the full fight below. ...
October 24th 2014

McGregor vs Siver confirmed for January in Boston

It looks as though Irish UFC featherweight Conor McGregor will be fighting at least once more before getting a shot at the championship. The UFC have now confirmed a bout between McGregor and #10-ranked Dennis Siver. The fight is set for a Fight Night main event on January 18th in Boston.  Conor is 4-0 in the UFC, having most recently knocked Dustin Poirier off...
October 24th 2014

[Video] UFC 179 Embedded (episode 3)

In the latest instalment of UFC 179 Embedded, as this weekend's UFC events draws ever-closer, the main and co-main event fighters seem in high spirits. Also, Conor McGregor arrives in the event's host country of Brazil and is picked up from the airport in a car with bulletproof windows. "You know the king is in town there's bulletproof armoured vehicles dropping me...
October 23rd 2014

Throwback Thursday: 'Mr. Wonderful' Body Wash

UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is just days away from the 12th fight of his UFC career at UFC 179 against Glover Teixeira. The former NCAA Division I wrestling champion is among the best athletes in his weight class, if not all of MMA, and will be looking to get another win under his belt on October 25th in Brazil. In this week's 'Throwback Thursday', we're taking...
October 23rd 2014

Souza open to number-one contender fight against Romero

Top-ten UFC middleweights Yoel Romero and Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza have both looked very impressive lately, having both gone undefeated in their UFC careers. Now it looks like the two could be on a collision course as, according to a report yesterday on UFC Tonight, Yoel's manager said they would be willing to take a fight against the former Strikeforce champion....
October 23rd 2014

Mendes confident he can KO Aldo, says McGregor is "a big joke"

Chad Mendes has been highly motivated to get a featherweight championship rematch with Jose Aldo ever since losing to him via KO at UFC 142 in January 2012. He will finally get his wish at UFC 179 this weekend. “That was the first fight that I flew across the country and fought away from home," Mendes explained, looking back on his first fight against Aldo, on...