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August 29th 2014

[Video] UFC 177 Embedded (episode 3)

In the latest episode of UFC 177 Embedded, we join Team Alpha Male fighters and California residents Danny Castillo and 135lb champ TJ Dillashaw as they check their weight just days before their scheduled bouts at this weekend's event. Also, their opponents Tony Ferguson and former bantamweight champ Renan Barao arrive in town to settle into the final stage of their...
August 29th 2014

Barao not planning on changing style in Dillashaw rematch

UFC bantamweight Renan Barao will look to erase his UFC 173 championship loss to TJ Dillashaw this Saturday night in Sacramento, California. Of course, Barao is expecting a very different result in the rematch than the outcome of his first fight against TJ. He may be prepared to admit the man who took his title back in May is among the toughest in the 135lb...
August 29th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Dillashaw vs Watson

In this week's Friday Fight, we look back on the fight that started current UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw's 5-1 run en route to an eventual title shot against Renan Barao (his one loss came via controversial split decision against Raphael Assuncao). At the first UFC on FUEL TV event in February 2012, Dillashaw faced 9-3 Walel Watson just over two months after...
August 28th 2014

Stephan Bonnar aiming to rid MMA world of "virus" Tito Ortiz

There was a surprising turn of events in the MMA world yesterday as it was announced that UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar has come out of retirement to join the Bellator promotion. In a statement given to his new bosses, 'The American Psycho' claims he is re-entering the realm of mixed martial arts competition with his sights set on one specific man: fellow former...
August 28th 2014

Weidman says Machida is tougher opponent than Bisping for Rockhold

UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman has more than a few tough fighters clamouring for a shot at his title at present, among them #5-ranked Luke Rockhold. Luke could well be just one more win away from a championship fight, although that could depend on who his next opponent is. At present, the two names in the conversation with the former Strikeforce 185lb champ...
August 28th 2014

[Video] Dana White UFC 177 vlog

As part of the build-up to this weekend's UFC 177 event, UFC president Dana White has released his first video blog for some time. The new vlog takes us back almost two months for some behind-the-scenes access to UFC 175 and Dana calls it, "one of the most powerful video blogs" the UFC have ever done. Among the most "powerful" scenes in the video are Matt Mitrione...
August 27th 2014

Barao says Dillashaw rematch is "going to be really different"

This Saturday night the MMA world will watch and see if TJ Dillashaw's incredible upset win over Renan Barao at UFC 173 was simply a case of Barao finally meeting his match or is it was just a freak one-in-a-million shocker. With the Barao-Dillashaw rematch just days away, we spoke with Renan to find out how the former UFC bantamweight champion has been preparing...