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July 2nd 2014

[Video] UFC 175 Embedded (episode 1)

This weekend Las Vegas will be something of a dreamland for mixed martial arts fans, with two UFC events taking place plus the UFC Fan Expo and a whole bunch of other MMA goings-on. In the first episode of the new UFC Embedded series, offering fans a behind-the-scenes look at the goings on prior to UFC 175, Chris Weidman arrives at what might be the nicest hotel...
July 2nd 2014

Dana says he'll "push" BJ to retire if he loses to Edgar

This coming Sunday will see the return of the greatest UFC lightweight champion of all time in BJ Penn, who we haven't seen compete since December 2012 when he lost via unanimous decision to Rory MacDonald. "BJ Penn's a legend in this sport, he's been around forever," said UFC president Dana White. "He's accomplished so many things. I keep questioning him, 'Why does...
July 2nd 2014

Dana discusses decision to let Sonnen go

Following last week's news of a second-straight failed drug test for Chael Sonnen, it was announced on Monday that the UFC and FOX had broken all professional ties with the former fighter. "It's never easy making decisions like this," explained UFC president Dana White on yesterday's edition of America's Pregame on FOX Sports 1. "Chael's a person that I personally...
July 2nd 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems - 4th July - 6th July

In this week's edition of MMA's Hidden Gems, we've got three internationally televised fight cards filled with a bunch of mouth-watering bouts on them, including a fantastic flyweight showdown at the TUF 19 Finale, a lightweight title fight which could produce the next star of the 155lb division at WSOF 11 and the debut of a highly-touted prospect at UFC 175.   ...
July 1st 2014

Between the Sheets: Frankie promises best Penn vs best Edgar

In this week's 'Between the Sheets', we give fans a sneak preview of our exclusive interview with Frankie Edgar - the full version of which can be found only inside the current UK edition of Fighters Only magazine. In this four-page feature, the former UFC lightweight champ explains how, although many are questioning how he will cope should he find himself facing...
July 1st 2014

Guillard wants short but sweet WSOF debut

World Series of Fighting lightweight Melvin Guillard wants to make quick, yet impactful statement at WSOF 11 by knocking out former teammate Gesias Cavalcante at the Ocean Center in Florida. Guillard, who was a founding member of the Blackzilians gym before leaving to join American Top Team last year, believes that he's evolved significantly as fighter and wants to...
July 1st 2014

Dana White UFC 175 vlog

We're less than one week away from the UFC's biggest event of the year thus far, UFC 175, which is set to take place on Saturday July 5th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. As part of the build-up to this marquee event, UFC president Dana White's new video blog follows him in his recent travels across Asia. Along the way he visits the famous Bruce Lee...
July 1st 2014

Anthony Pettis signs deal with Reebok

Today, global fitness brand Reebok announced that it has partnered with UFC lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis.   "As a leading fitness brand, Reebok is very excited to team up with UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis." said John Lynch, Reebok’s Global VP of Fitness Marketing. "MMA fighters are some of the fittest athletes in the world, and...