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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...
March 10th 2014

[Video] Man submits to 'fartoplata' in BJJ competition

There have been some strange submissions in BJJ and MMA contests over the years, but this one might just be the strangest. It's certainly among the most comical. At a recent no gi submission grappling competition, one competitor tapped out and subsequently vomited after taking a full-blown fart to the face from his opponent. Some sharp-minded YouTubers have already...
March 10th 2014

Ross Pearson believes Weidman has Anderson Silva's number

According to UFC lightweight Ross Pearson, fighting Chris Weidman for a third time would be a mistake for Anderson Silva. "I definitely don't think [Anderson's] going to fight Chris Weidman," said Pearson at a fan Q&A in London this past weekend. "I think Chris has got his number now." Silva, the former UFC middleweight champion, has only two losses inside...
March 9th 2014

McGregor says Aldo's leg kicks won't work on him

Outspoken UFC Irishman Conor McGregor had some strong words for his division's champion, Jose Aldo, when he spoke at a fan Q&A in London this weekend. "Put me in with Jose Aldo and let him try those leg kicks on me," said Conor. "I'll still kick his arse!" This isn't the first time 'The Notorious' has been less than courteous when talking about the reigning UFC...
March 9th 2014

GUSTAFSSON SENDS OUT A MESSAGE TO JONES: 'I AM COMING FOR YOU'

Alexander Gustafsson immediately called out UFC champion Jon Jones following his sensational TKO return against British banger Jimi Manuwa tonight. The Swede, roared on by thousands of his countrymen inside the sold-out 14,000 capacity O2 Arena, retained his spot as the number one contender for the belt by slicing down his previously unbeaten opponent with a...
March 8th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night London

As Only Fools and Horses Trigger once said: “A losing streak is like joining the Moonies; easy to get into but a bark to get out of,” although I saw enough last week to make me believe that my luck is about to change. Despite going 1-4 I saw enough from Hioki that with a little bit of luck he could have taken Menjivar by submission. The fight between Sai and...