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April 15th 2014

[VIDEO] A DAY IN THE LIFE OF FABRICIO WERDUM

Before number two ranked UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum steps inside of the Octagon to face Travis Browne at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando this weekend, his sponsors MHP have put together a documentary taking an in-depth look at the fighter's training camp ahead of the world title eliminator. The BJJ black belt showed the film crew what an average day of training for...
April 11th 2014

NELSON KNOCKOUT ROCKS ABU DHABI

Roy Nelson did a seek and destroy number on Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira to keep alive his heavyweight title ambitions in Abu Dhabi tonight – and avoid a third consecutive career defeat in the process. 'Big Country' landed three huge right hands on 'Big Nog' with the final one exploding off the Brazilian icon's chin and putting him to sleep long before he crashed...
April 11th 2014

Carmouche: "I would be surprised if [Carano] lasted more than 10 seconds against Ronda"

The potential of a fight between Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano may have MMA fans chattering like excited baboons, but one person who doesn't expect it to be a competitive fight is UFC bantamweight Liz Carmouche. “I would be surprised if [Carano] lasted more than 10 seconds against Ronda,” Carmouche told MMAjunkie. “I think it’s something that would end pretty...
April 11th 2014

'Big Nog' plans to float like a butterfly against 'Big Country'

There's a real reason why Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira appears to be in the best shape he's been in for some time out in Abu Dhabi this week, not least because he's been on location in the Middle East at his new Team Nogueira school in Dubai for the past month. Nogueira revealed to FO his game plan to defeat Nelson tonight is based on movement, and that not being in...
April 11th 2014

Nelson questions Nogueira's heart to go five rounds

Roy Nelson believes fighting over five rounds in Abu Dhabi against Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira tonight gives him a distinct advantage as it provides him with waters deep enough to drown the former heavyweight champion. 'Big Country' and 'Big Nog' square off at the top of tonight's UFC Fight Night 39 fight card on Yas Island, inside the open-air du Arena, and Nelson...
April 11th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 39 Abu Dhabi

Just like The Undertaker at Wrestlemania XXX last weekend the streak has ended. His was arguably more impressive than mine as mine was a losing streak, snapped by some very sharp – if I say so myself – calls on a Brazil card that was littered with upsets.  Despite it being a horrible stoppage, I was grateful the night opened with a nice win for Rony Jason...
April 10th 2014

KAWAJIRI INSISTS UFC TITLE CHARGE STARTS WITH GUIDA

Tatsuya Kawajiri believes his road to the UFC featherweight title starts with Clay Guida and intends to send out a statement of intent in Abu Dhabi when the pair collide in the co-main event inside Yas Island's purpose-built outdoor du Arena tomorrow night. The Japanese standout, a former Shooto champion and both Dream and Pride FC regular, is viewed as one of...