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November 26th 2014

[Video] Gracie Breakdown: Metamoris 5

Submission-only grappling event Metamoris 5 went down this past weekend in California and featured a bout between two old-school MMA legends in Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba in the main event, along with another contest featuring the new breed of MMA fighter in Rory MacDonald who took on Jonathan 'JT' Torres. In the latest instalment of Rener and Ryron Gracie's...
November 26th 2014

[Video] UFC Rankings Report: Griffin says Swanson "lucky" to be ranked above McGregor after loss to Edgar

The updated official UFC rankings are in and UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin gives you a breakdown and offers his own professional perspective in this week's UFC Rankings Report. Following his dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar advances to #2 at 145lb. Although it's a great spot for Frankie to be in, Griffin admits he's surprised...
November 26th 2014

Josh Koscheck reportedly set to return at UFC 184

UFC welterweight veteran Josh Koscheck is reportedly being eyed by the UFC for a return to competition at the upcoming UFC 184 event on February 28th. His opponent is reported to be TUF 16 alum Neil Magny. The news was first reported by MMAjunkie.  According to sources, at least one of the two men has verbally agreed to the bout. Josh Koscheck hasn't fought since...
November 26th 2014

[Video] UFC 181 Preview

In two week's time there will be two UFC titles on the line at UFC 181, as welterweight champ Johny Hendricks faces Robbie Lawler in a main event rematch, and lightweight champ Anthony Pettis goes up against fellow TUF 20 coach Gilbert Melendez in the co-main. "That first fight (at UFC 171) was a very close contest," says UFC commentator Joe Rogan of the first...
November 25th 2014

Between the Sheets: Sakuraba talks fighting and drinking with Renzo during PRIDE days and more

Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba achieved almost mythical status in the sport during his days in the now-defunct Pride FC promotion, often taking on opponents considerably larger than himself and displaying the kind of warrior spirit that Asian fight fans so greatly admire. But 'Saku' is perhaps best-known for his series of fights with members of the Gracie...
November 25th 2014

Edgar wants Aldo at UFC on FOX 15 in New Jersey

Former UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar made a strong statement for his case as a worthy challenger to Jose Aldo's featherweight title with a dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 this past Saturday. In his post-fight interview after beating Swanson, Frankie addressed UFC president Dana White directly: “Dana, you said you'd be watching. I hope...
November 25th 2014

Jones feels hatred between him and Cormier has died down since press conference brawl

Daniel Cormier and UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones have been building their rivalry for a long time now, with things coming to a head at a UFC media day in Las Vegas earlier this year when the two men got into a serious physical confrontation. Now though, according to Jones, things have at least momentarily died down. "There's been a lot of time that's passed...
November 25th 2014

Woodley says he and Lombard will "squash it at some point"

Coming off a TKO win over Dong Hyun Kim as a late replacement opponent in August, #3-ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was offered a fight with the man he replaced to face Kim, American Top Team teammate Hector Lombard. But after offering him the fight, UFC president Dana White reported that Woodley "wants nothing to do with Hector," despite Lombard being...
November 24th 2014

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 57

UFC Fight Night 57 went down in Austin, Texas this past weekend and, from female strawweight Paige VanZant's sensational debut on the Fight Pass prelims to Frankie Edgar's shockingly dominant win over Cub Swanson in the main event, there was plenty to talk about during the show. Read below for our pick of just some of the fight talk highlights from fighters and...

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