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August 19th 2014

Michael Bisping's Top 5 Performances

This weekend sees Michael Bisping return to the Octagon to face Cung Le.  He will be seeking redemption after dropping a decision to Tim Kennedy in April, and also hoping to avoid the first consecutive defeat in his glittering fight career. An eight-year UFC veteran, ‘The Count’ steps into hostile territory in Macao, China on Saturday night to face off against...
August 18th 2014

Joe Duffy back with a bang at Cage Warriors 70

Cage Warriors once again showed why it is widely considered to be Europe's number one MMA promotion on Saturday night, when fans gathering at The Helix in Dublin were treated to another trademark fight card filled with thrills and spills. Here's a quick review of the very best of the action: Joe Duffy vs. Damien Lapilus In the main event, Joe Duffy lived up to his...
August 18th 2014

UFC Fight Night 47 Report And Results

The emergence of yet another legit light heavweight contender, the rebirth of a middleweight mauler, and the switch in fortunes of a lightweight finisher, last weekend's UFC Fight Night card in Bangor, Maine, had it all. Here's a quick review of the main card fights and a breakdown of all the results. Ryan Bader vs. Ovince St Preux Misfiring Ryan Bader retained his...
August 15th 2014

RUMBLE QUERIES JONES ACCIDENT, WOULD LOVE TO KO “BULLY" OVEREEM

  Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson may well be closing in on a UFC light heavyweight title shot early in 2015, but there’s at least one heavyweight fight in the UFC that would capture his attention. And he believes it would do 205lb champion Jon Jones a favour in the process.   The Blackzilians standout, revitalised and riding a eight-fight win week after moving...
August 15th 2014

UFC Fight Night 47 weigh-in video and results.

Tomorrow night, top-ten UFC light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux will meet in the UFC Fight Night 47 main event to determine who moves further up the 205lb ladder. Also on Saturday's card, former 155lb number-one contender Gray Maynard returns to face British striking specialist Ross Pearson, while Brad Tavares will fight to break into the top 15 of...
August 15th 2014

Coenen "so excited" to be joining Bellator

It was announced yesterday that Bellator would be venturing back into the realm of women's MMA with the signings of Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd. Coenen has already hinted at a big upcoming announcement regarding her career earlier this week, with rumours circulating that she was to be signed by the Viacom-owned promotion along with Gina Carano. Now the Carano...
August 15th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 47

So the UFC returns to our screens this weekend after a three week break. The break will be short lived as this is the first of six events in the next four weeks. I’ll be up front this week and say that I am favouring the underdogs at UFC Fight Night 47, pretty much all the way through. I’ll either be very wrong and counting my pennies or will be sitting very...
August 15th 2014

Garry Cook climbs UFC ladder, just as Dana White predicted

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is reshuffling its pack of international executive vice presidents, with current Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) head of operations Garry Cook coming out on top of the pile. The UFC confirmed this morning that Cook, who joined the organisation two years ago to head up the EMEA expansion, will take over as chief global...
August 15th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Rutten vs Yanagisawa

In this week's 'Friday Fight' we're getting seriously old-school as we look back on the very first pro fight of Bas Rutten's MMA career, under Pancrase rules. Rutten faced Ryushi Yanagisawa, an opponent who out-weighed him by 45lb, at the first Pancrase event in Japan, September 1993. In this full fight replay Bas gives his own play-by-play commentary of the fight,...