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March 18th 2014

Who's next for Johny Hendricks?

No sooner had Johny Hendricks finally achieve his dream of becoming UFC welterweight champion than a strong group of contenders had emerged, each clamouring to be the one who gets the first shot at his belt. Hendricks may have positioned himself as the man to beat in his division, but now comes the true test of his championship quality as his watch over the title...
March 18th 2014

St-Pierre contradicts Dana's claims about behind-the-scenes talks

Georges St-Pierre has disputed Dana White's claims that he did not inform the UFC that the state of drug testing in MMA was among the reasons he walked away from the sport. “I said it even before when I met with [Dana and Lorenzo]. This, I swear,” St-Pierre said in an interview on The MMA Hour. “I met them after my fight with Johny Hendricks when I went in the...
March 18th 2014

Joe Rogan defends criticism of Lombard at UFC 171

UFC commentator Joe Rogan has responded to criticism that he was too harsh on Hector Lombard during his winning performance against Jake Shields at UFC 171. "The main complaint I’ve heard about last night was that I didn’t give Lombard enough credit," Rogan posted Sunday on the UG Forum. " I LOVE that dude.  He’s scary as f**k, and when he’s blitzkrieging...
March 17th 2014

Roberts headlines Cage Warriors' return to Liverpool

Danny Roberts will make history when he becomes the first Liverpool fighter to headline an MMA show at the city’s leading events venue, the Echo Arena, when Cage Warriors returns on May 3rd.   The Next Generation MMA welterweight prospect (now 10-1) will be hoping for his sixth consecutive Cage Warriors victory as he aims to strengthen his claims for a shot at...
March 17th 2014

[Video] 4-second MMA KO

Everybody loves a quick KO in combat sports, and they don't come much quicker than this. At the recent Bash at the Beach event in South Carolina, a fighter with perhaps the longest and most bizarre nickname in MMA ('Nobody Leaves Baby in the Corner'... what?) had an extremely unsuccessful debut when he ran straight into the fist of his opponent right after the...
March 17th 2014

Sanchez blames food poisoning for UFC 171 loss

Diego Sanchez is attributing his lacklustre performance this past weekend to some bad food eaten the night before his fight. “I wasn't my self last night,” Sanchez tweeted after his loss to Myles Jury. “I sustained Food poisoning from eating a beef tar tar with raw quail egg as a appetizer at dinner” Diego's disappointing UFC 171 showing was most likely...
March 17th 2014

UFC 171: BY THE NUMBERS

UFC 171 was not only the event that the broke record for the biggest ever live gate attendance for a UFC card in the United States – at 19,324 – but it also featured a headlining title fight featuring the most significant strikes in the history of the Octagon. Here's some other cool stats from Saturday's record-breaking fight card in Dallas, Texas: Will...
March 16th 2014

Results: UFC 171

For the first time since 2007, we have a new UFC welterweight champion. In the main event of UFC 171, in Dallas, Texas, Johny Hendricks finally realised his dream of becoming the undisputed 170lb king of the biggest league in MMA. In a fight that many believed would end quickly due to the KO power of both competitors, Hendricks ended up taking a hard-fought decision...
March 14th 2014

SUZUKI CLAIMS ONE FC 170LB TITLE

Nobutatsu Suzuki was crowned the inaugural One FC welterweight champion today in front of a packed crowd inside Stadium Negara in in Kuala Lumpur. Japanese star Suzuki, whose striking looked sharp throughout, claimed unanimous points victory over former UFC vet Brock Larson to claim the vacant title and enhance his exciting pro record to 10-1-2. Larson quickly...