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July 17th 2014

[Video] UFC on the Fly: Gunnar Nelson

Undefeated Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson will have the chance to break into the top-10 of the UFC's 170lb division when he faces Zak Cummings this weekend. In the second instalment of the new UFC on the Fly web series, we get a look inside the personal life of Gunnar as he trains in his adopted home of Dublin, Ireland in preparation for his upcoming fight -...
July 17th 2014

Ian McCall believes Pickett is too slow to beat him

Although all eyes are on Conor McGregor for his fight on Saturday night, a highly-anticipated flyweight battle between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett is also on the card. McCall, who will be looking to get his second win inside of the UFC on Saturday night, told FO that although many consider Pickett to be a strong boxer with good knockout skills, when he steps inside...
July 17th 2014

Vintage Cerrone KO's Miller: UFC Fight Night 45 Main Card Results

It might have taken two bites of the apple, but UFC fan favourite Donald Cerrone proved he's back to his best with a second-round knockout of hardy lightweight veteran Jim Miller in Atlantic City. Heading the UFC Fight Night 45 card, the pair engaged in a thrilling back-and-forth 155lb battle with Cerrone getting the better of his foe twice en route to his head kick...
July 16th 2014

[Video] Amir Khan extinguishes 8 candles with one punch

We realise the peculiarity of sharing a boxing-related video on a primarily MMA-specific website, but this one from leading combat sports brand RDX Inc. really caught our attention. At a recent photo shoot, top British talent and former Olympic medalist Amir Khan wowed onlookers by putting out the flames of eight candles with a single strike - while wearing a pair...
July 16th 2014

Mendes accuses Aldo of using PEDs, McGregor weighs in

There has been some serious heat building between number-one UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes and reigning champ Jose Aldo recently, with the two men who were originally set to fight at UFC 176 before Aldo pulled out trading verbal blows. For his part, Chad says he believes Jose's withdrawal from their scheduled bout has something to do with the recent...
July 16th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems - 18th July - 20th July

Can't get enough of MMA? Need some more fisticuffs to entertain you this weekend but you're not quite sure where, who or what is going on in the world of mixed martial arts. Well, don't worry, because FO's weekly Hidden Gems feature has your back. We bring you some of the best fights that no-one seems to be talking about and also highlight a few future MMA stars...
July 16th 2014

Demetrious Johnson to defend title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177

UFC flyweight champ Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson has had his next opponent confirmed: #8-ranked Chris Cariaso. The 125lb title bout is set to take place at UFC 177 on Saturday August 30th in Sacramento, California. The fight will feature in the co-main event slot, with a bantamweight championship rematch between Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw headlining the card....