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January 28th 2015

[Video] UFC 183 Embedded (episode 1)

UFC 183 goes down this Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the new episode of the UFC's ongoing UFC Embedded series, main event fighter Anderson Silva goes paintballing on his day off. Also the card's other big-name fighters, including Miesha Tate, Sara McMann, Tyron Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum, arrive in Vegas. But one man who is not...
January 27th 2015

Between the Sheets: Gastelum's head coach on fighting & fatherhood

Undefeated fighter Kelvin Gastelum is arguably the UFC's most promising young welterweight talent in what may just be the promotion's most stacked and competitive division. He is now set to face #3-ranked welterweight Tyron Woodley at UFC 183 this coming Saturday. Inside the current edition of Fighters Only magazine Yuma MMA head coach Chance Farrar, who trains...
January 27th 2015

Corassani on retirement: "My brain has filed for a divorce"

Swedish MMA veteran Akira Corassani has officially announced his retirement from fighting. Akira posted this statement on his official Facebook page: “I got into to this to challenge myself, get kicks and thrills and live life as close to Van Damme in Bloodsport as possible. I was 22 years old working at a factory confused and bored when I made a bet with my...
January 27th 2015

Rousey "a little bit scared" of being famous

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has her next title defense coming up on February 28th when she will take on undefeated contender Cat Zingano at UFC 184. But, as she revealed in a recent interview, the real nerves haven't set in quite yet. "I feel my most nervous two weeks before a fight - I call it 'two-week-itus,'" Rousey said on UFC Ultimate...
January 27th 2015

[Video] Cage Warriors' Top 10 KOs of 2014

Having held 13 events across Ireland, England and Jordan among other locations last year, 2014 was a largely entertaining one for UK-based MMA promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC). In this new highlight reel, CWFC look back on the 10 best knockouts of their past year's events. Featured among the KO artists in the video are Cage Warriors 170lb champ...
January 27th 2015

Anderson on his legacy in MMA, retirement, coaching TUF

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will make his return to the Octagon this weekend after a lay-off of over year. Though he has admitted his family were resistant to him returning to fighting initially, it appears they have finally come round to the idea. "I'm very happy because my family give me their support and help me," said Anderson. "My sons and...
January 26th 2015

Column: Why Silva vs. Diaz is not a superfight!

Like most MMA fans, I've been counting down to UFC 183 for the past few weeks – and not just because it happens to be taking place on my birthday. No, it's because matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby have outdone themselves with one of the best Zuffa cards in some time headed to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. There are perhaps only one or two fights scheduled for...
January 26th 2015

Twitter Review: UFC on FOX 14

UFC on FOX 14, the UFC's second biggest ever event at the 30,000-capacity Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, lived up to the hype this past weekend - though not for the reason Swedish fans were hoping. Instead of Swedish fighting hero Alexander Gustafsson getting the victory everyone was expecting him to over Anthony Johnson in the main event, it was Johnson who got...
January 26th 2015

Gustafsson on loss to 'Rumble': "I'm very down right now"

Alexander Gustafsson suffered a truly crushing defeat this past weekend at the hands of Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson. Any manner of defeat is always hard to take, but a knockout loss in front of 30,000 of your countrymen is surely a particularly tough pill to swallow. "It doesn't feel good at all," Gustafsson said in a post-fight FOX interview. "I'm very down right now,...
January 26th 2015

Mousasi says he's 'back in line for title shot' following win

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi got back on the winning path this weekend with a stoppage of MMA legend Dan Henderson at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm, Sweden.                                     “I was in very good shape coming in," Gegard said after his first-round TKO win. "I came to fight and it shows. I wanted to bang with Henderson and once I...

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