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July 25th 2014

[Video] Live Q&A w/ Cung Le and Luke Rockhold

Before UFC on FOX 12 goes down this Saturday night, MMA fans in San Jose, California are being treated to a live Q&A session with middleweight fighters Cung Le and Luke Rockhold. Le is scheduled to face British contender Michael Bisping next month in Macau, China. Cung has not fought since November 2012 when he defeated Rich Franklin via KO. Luke Rockhold is...
July 25th 2014

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson talks Rousey, Jones, Velasquez and more

He may be best-known these days for his work on the big screen, but Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is no stranger to the key aspects of the MMA game - specifically athleticism and promos. As one of the greatest WWE superstars in history The Rock can run his mouth on the mic, many would argue, even better than the likes of Chael Sonnen and Conor McGregor and as a former...
July 25th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC on FOX 12

With the cancellation of UFC 176 next week, this is the last card before a three-week break. These have come thick and fast in the last few months and a break feels sort of welcome. It has been a winning run of late and I’d like to continue that into the break with a little profit. Let’s see where the value lies in San Jose, California this weekend...  ...
July 25th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Brown vs Silva

UFC welterweight Matt Brown has been on a tear since late 2011 and will look to continue his run of impressive performances this weekend when he takes on fellow top contender Robbie Lawler. In his most recent Octagon outing, Brown took on dynamic Brazilian athlete Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 40. Once again the Ohio native proved his toughness and legitimacy as an...
July 25th 2014

Nick Diaz signs three-fight contract extension with UFC

If you started to worry that you'd never see Nick Diaz step inside of the UFC's Octagon again then fear not, as the former Strikeforce welterweight champion has signed a new three-fight extension with the UFC and is looking to fight again in 2015. Last night, UFC President Dana White tweeted out an image of him, alongside Diaz and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta stating...
July 24th 2014

Throwback Thursday: Josh Thomson talks Strikeforce title win

UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson is set to face Bobby Green this coming Saturday at UFC on FOX 12 in a fight that, looking at the current rankings and considering injured parties, could potentially earn him a shot at the winner of Pettis vs Melendez - if not put him just one more win away from a title shot. But before he was chasing UFC gold, 'The Punk'...
July 24th 2014

Sonnen suspended for two years following NSAC hearing

Recently-retired MMA veteran Chael Sonnen has been handed a two-year suspension from competing in mixed martial arts by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Sonnen met with the NSAC yesterday, along with Vitor Belfort, to address his failed drug tests leading up to his last scheduled bout which was supposed to take place at UFC 175 on July 5th. "I don't...
July 24th 2014

Belfort granted license by NSAC, faces Chris Weidman in December

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort yesterday met with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) at a hearing to determine whether or not he would be granted a license to compete against current champion Chris Weidman in Las Vegas. Vitor's hearing, which was streamed live on the UFC Fight Pass network, concluded with him being granted a conditional license - the...
July 24th 2014

Matt Brown: "I'm meaner, nastier, stronger and tougher than Lawler"

UFC welterweight Matt Brown will look to make it seven straight against Robbie Lawler and earn himself a shot at Johny Hendricks' title this weekend at UFC on FOX 12. "I believe I'm meaner, nastier, stronger and tougher than [Lawler]," says Brown in the current edition of Fighters Only magazine. "I'm not just saying that. I believe it. I know what I'm capable of and...