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November 15th 2014

[Video] UFC 180 Embedded (episode 3)

In the latest episode of UFC 180 Embedded, the fighters appear to be in high spirits ahead of this weekend's event in Mexico City, Mexico. Among the highlights are Ricardo Lamas taking a shot at Conor McGregor (which involves a surprisingly good Irish accent from the Mexican-American), and Fabricio Werdum's teammate Orlando Sanchez performing an amusing Dana White...
November 15th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Werdum vs Fedor

Fabricio Werdum has come a long way since he was dropped by the UFC off the back of his 2008 loss to Junior Dos Santos, as he is now set to contend for the UFC interim heavyweight title tomorrow at UFC 180 – having looked exceptional since rejoining the promotion. This week's 'Friday Fight' takes us back to Fabricio's time in Strikeforce when he faced previously...
November 15th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC 180

In addition to the loss of Velasquez we also lost Joe Lauzon, Norman Parke and Diego Sanchez but there are still a few potentially banging fights to place some bets on. Let’s analyse the main card with odds provided by 5Dimes and see if you agree.    Garcia vs Urbina: Edgar Garcia returns to the Octagon for a second chance at the big time. Although he is...
November 15th 2014

[Video] M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 preview

For the first time in their respective histories M-1 Global and ACB will be co-promoting an event as M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 takes place at Palais des Sports Ice in St. Petersburg, Russia. M-1 Global, which grew out of the League MMA M-1, traces its history back to 1997. It has promoted 180 events overall, while Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) broke...
November 13th 2014

Throwback Thursday: Tito Ortiz discusses his greatest rivalries

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz is set to return to action this weekend in the Bellator 131 main event against Stephan Bonnar.  The trash talk started immediately between the two previously-retired MMA veterans, with Bonnar promising to "free the MMA world of the virus known as Tito Ortiz." But Ortiz is no stranger to heated feuds and has remained...
November 13th 2014

Tate vs McMann added to UFC 183

A bout between top-five female fighters Miesha Tate and Sara McMann has been added to UFC 183, which will be headlined by a middleweight fight between Nick Diaz and former UFC 185lb champ Anderson Silva. McMann first expressed an interest in facing Tate after Miesha defeated UFC newcomer Rin Nakai at UFC Fight Night 52, handing Nakai the first loss of her pro MMA...
November 13th 2014

[Video] UFC 180 Embedded (episode 2)

UFC 180 will mark the UFC's debut in Mexico this Saturday at the Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. As part of the build-up to the event, the new episode of UFC 180 Embedded gives yet another behind-the-scenes looks at the pre-event happenings in the lives of the main card fighters. Among the highlights are main event fighters Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum meeting...
November 13th 2014

Mousasi excited to fight legend Dan Henderson in Sweden

A co-main event bout has been added to the UFC's upcoming return to Sweden, at the over 30,000-seat Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, between Gegard Mousasi and former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson. The bout will mark a return to middleweight for 'Hendo', who hasn't competed at that weight since losing to Jake Shields in April 2010. Immediately following the...
November 13th 2014

Four fights added to ONE FC: Warrior's Way

One FC has added four bouts to their latest event, One FC: Warrior's Way. Among them is Eduard Folayang returning to action to take on Timofey Nastyukhin.  Eduard Folayang is a Wushu practitioner. A former school teacher, he transitioned to mixed martial arts and has a respectable record of 14-4. He holds wins over fighters including Vincent Latoel and former One...

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