News

March 13th 2014

Lombard calls Shields "boring", looking for KO win at UFC 171

Former Bellator champion Hector Lombard says his UFC 171 opponent Jake Shields is "boring". "I believe he's a great fighter," Lombard told media after yesterday's UFC 171 open workouts. "But he's boring and this is a sport where you have to entertain fans." With Jake having not finished an opponent since June 2009, one can understand why Hector is not expecting a...
March 13th 2014

[Video] One FC: War of Nations weigh-ins

All but two One FC fighters have made weight and are ready for One FC: WAR OF NATIONS which takes place tomorrow evening at Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The card will be headlined by a One FC welterweight championship bout between Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki. The entire card will also be available live on PPV tomorrow at www.onefc.livesport.tv....
March 13th 2014

UFC 171 GAMBLING GUIDE

UFC 171 plays out in Dallas, Texas, this weekend and sees the welterweight division step into a new ear following the retirement of long-time champion Georges St Pierre. With no less than seven top 15 ranked fighters from the 170lb division all in action, the belt will not only find a new owner, but we'll also be able to map out the rest of the year's leading...
March 12th 2014

[Video] Werdum chokes out partner while demonstrating triangle

In case there were any clueless fans out there who doubted his ability, Fabricio Werdum has put on another crushing submission exhibition for the world to see. In a Brazilian jiu-jitsu tutorial video filmed for Cobrinha BJJ, the former IBJJF world champion was demonstrating how to execute a triangle choke from guard with the help of a training partner. Watch the...
March 12th 2014

Alvarez accuses "phony" Melendez of ducking him

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has accused former Strikeforce champ and current UFC fighter Gilbert Melendez of ducking him. “He didn't want to come [to Bellator],” Alvarez said recently while shooting features to promote his trilogy fight against Michael Chandler. “Gilbert don't ever want to sign with a company where I'm at.” Before...
March 12th 2014

Azaitar vs Marshman headlines CWFC Fight Night 10

Cage Warriors middleweights Abu Azaitar and Jack Marshman will headline this month's CWFC Fight Night 10 event. CWFC Fight Night 10 will take place at the King Hussein Youth City Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan on Friday March 28th and will be Cage Warriors Fighting Championship’s fourth event in as many countries so far in 2014. Also included on the card is a...
March 11th 2014

[Video] GSP picking Hendricks to beat Lawler at UFC 171

Georges St-Pierre believes his former opponent Johny Hendricks will have the advantage over Robbie Lawler when the two fight for the vacant UFC welterweight title this Saturday at UFC 171. “If I would have to bet I think it would be Johny Hendricks,” said GSP at a recent media scrum in Brazil. “They both have power to knock each other out but I believe Johny...
March 11th 2014

Hendricks hopes St-Pierre returns to MMA

UFC welterweight title challenger Johny Hendricks hopes to see former champ Georges St-Pierre return to MMA one day. “I hope we get [St-Pierre] back,” said Hendricks in an interview with MMAjunkie Radio. “I hope I can get this belt and get a couple fights underneath me, and he comes back. That’s what I’m shooting for.” Although Hendricks does feel he...
March 11th 2014

ONE FC: Rise of Heroes set for May 2nd in Manila, Philippines

One FC, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization, returns to the Philippines for another blockbuster event on May 2nd at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. The main event will feature reigning ONE FC bantamweight champ Bibiano Fernandes defending his title against Masakatsu Ueda. Also on the card, Rob Lisita and Yusuke Kawanago meet in a battle of...
March 10th 2014

205lb championship fight headlines M-1 Global Challenge 46

Russian light heavyweight champion Victor Nemkov defends his M-1 Global title this Friday against German challenger Stephan Puetz in the main event of M-1 Challenge 46 this Friday at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. Stary Oskol-native Nemkov is riding a nine-fight win streak into M-1 Challenge 46, highlighted by his title-winning performance...