Interviews

February 27th 2012

UFC press conference in New York next week, open to public

UFC on FOX 3 will take place in New Jersey, it was confirmed today.The UFC announced today that its third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J.A five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and Nate Diaz will headline the card, with the winner moving one step closer to a title shot....
July 27th 2011

Junior Dos Santos talks title, management, Nogueira

Top heavyweight contender Junior Dos Santos positioned himself as the next challenger for the UFC heavyweight title by beating Shane Carwin in June. He will face Cain Velasquez later this year in what will be Velasquez’s first defence of the belt.Dos Santos recently parted ways with his long-time manager Ed Soares and has declared an intention to be...
July 12th 2011

Urijah Faber on Cruz decision, title hopes, bouncing back

Urijah Faber went the distance with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz at UFC 132 last weekend but failed to take the belt from him. They had a thrilling five-round war which excited fans and media pundits alike, following which Faber did some partying in Las Vegas before heading off on vacation.Currently he is relaxing on a boat drifting round a Californian...
April 18th 2011

Machida

Lyoto Machida interrupted his training in Belem, Brazil - where he prepares for the upcoming challenge versus Randy Couture at UFC 129, on April 30th, in Toronto, Canada - to talk exclusively with Fighters Only’s Eduardo Cruz.He talked about his preparation, strategy, placement in the division and his strong desire to avenge the decision loss he suffered...
March 15th 2011

Chris Brennan, Next Generation

Chris ‘the Westside Strangler’  Brennan (19-13-1) is a fighter that’s been around the sport a long time. One of the first fighters to discard of the gi and focus on no-gi grappling, Chris has a distinguished career in promotions such as the UFC, Pride and Cage Rage. FO: Chris, I believe you’ll be fighting again soon? Chris:...
March 1st 2011

Roger Gracie Q&A

Roger Gracie defeated Trever Prangley on the January 29th Strikeforce show to take his record to 4-0. Fighters Only contributor Lance Edwards caught up with him this week and learned that among other things, he is training with former world champion sprinter Linford Christie.Fighters Only: Congratulations on your Strikeforce win over Trevor Prangley. Did the fight...
January 25th 2011

UFC veteran Jason Tan turns top UK grappling promoter

Former UFC fighter and Liverpool resident Jason Tan is taking his ever growing grappling competition ‘Ground Control’ on the road. The popular event will be taking over London on February 27th and is looking like a sell out already! How are things going leading up to the event? Ready to go? Hi guys, things are good! I can’t wait to do our...
January 4th 2011

Q & A with Thiago Tavares

UFC lightweight Thiago Tavares will return to the Octagon at UFC on Versus 3, an event planed for March 3rd but not officialised by the organisation yet. Ataque Duplo’s prospect faces off against Shane Roller of WEC fame, where he won 6 out of 8 fights. Thiago promises not to disappoint the fans that are used to his aggressive style “that never...
December 12th 2010

Q&A with Thiago Alves

American Top Team welterweight Thiago Alves attempts to get back to winning ways this Saturday when he takes on fellow banger John Howard at UFC 124. Alves in 0-2 in his last two after an unsuccessful title shot and a dropped decision to Jon Fitch. He also missed weight against Fitch, and so he feels he has a lot to atone for in this next outing. Fighters Only...