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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...
March 8th 2014

Grant devastated as torn meniscus scuppers Delorme fight

A depressed Davey Grant woke up in his hotel room in London this morning something of a broken man, after seeing his UFC dreams turn into a nightmare last night. The English striker, who shot to fame reaching the final of season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter at the end of last year, was forced out of tonight’s scheduled bout with Roland Delorme due to a knee injury....
March 7th 2014

Knee injury forces Davey Grant off UFC London card

With less than 20 hours to go until they were scheduled to step inside the Octagon, the bantamweight fight between Davey Grant and Roland Delorme has been removed from tomorrow's UFC Fight Night London card. Grant's been pulled from the event due to a scan on a knee injury which the doctors have refused to clear.  UFC EMEA director of communications David Allen...
March 7th 2014

Forrest Griffin regrets not fighting Wanderlei Silva in the UFC

Original Ultimate Fighter winner Forrest Griffin has sais he regrets not getting the chance to fight Wanderlei Silva inside the Octagon. "We fought so many times in the gym in sparring and never got paid for it," explained Forrest at a special fan Q&A held earlier today in London, prior to the official UFC Fight Night weigh-ins. "It would have been nice to see...
March 7th 2014

Pinched Pickett and mellow Manuwa stand out in London

Brad Pickett's gaunt, skeletal face and torso along with Jimi Manuwa's cool and relaxed persona were the highlights from this afternoon's UFC Fight Night London weigh-ins. All 20 athletes scheduled to step inside the Octagon at the O2 Arena tomorrow night made weight at the first time of asking, in front of a strong British fan base at the fight venue. Biggest...
March 7th 2014

[Video] Sonnen's MMA future in doubt due to TRT ban

There looks to be some doubt surrounding Chael Sonnen's future in mixed martial arts due to the banning of testosterone-replacement therapy (TRT). Since the Nevada State Athletic Commission moved to ban the use of TRT in MMA, Sonnen has been very open and honest in his assessment of the situation – rules are rules and they must be followed. However, having...