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April 3rd 2014

'Fair fighter' Kennedy won't attack Bisping's bad eye

Despite his opponent calling him a dirty fighter, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy claims he won't attack the right eye that has plagued Michael Bisping for the last year. The former Strikeforce middleweight title challenger and his British opponent have been embroiled in a war of words for the last few months, ahead of their TUF Nations Finale headliner later this...
April 3rd 2014

Jones undergoes random drug testing prior to UFC 172

Jon Jones has been subjected to random drug testing ahead of his UFC 172 title defence against Glover Teixeira, and what's more - he's happy about it! “The Maryland commission sent a lab to drug test me and I'm glad they did,” explains the UFC light heavyweight champ. “It was something that me and my management team asked for several months ago and we thought...
April 3rd 2014

Browne says lack of ring rust will help against Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender Travis Browne believes the amount of cage time he's had recently will help him come out the victor against Fabricio Werdum when the two face off for the right to face heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez later this month. The six-foot-seven Hawaiian fought three times in 2013, finishing Josh Barnett, Alistair Overeem and Gabriel Gonzaga,...
April 2nd 2014

Phil Davis believes he'll soon be the best striker at 205lb

UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is confident that he will soon have the striking ability to match his elite-level wrestling skills. “I definitely think I'm becoming a better striker every single day in the gym,” Davis told USA Today Sports. “It's hard to say exactly where I am in the division but pretty soon there won't be anybody I cannot out-strike.”...
April 2nd 2014

[Video] Sonnen gives tour of TUF Brazil house

Having already given us a tour of his own Brazilian accommodation, TUF Brazil 3 coach Chael Sonnen now takes fans on a journey through the fighter house. UFC correspondent Paula Sack accompanies Sonnen as the self-promotion master shows us some of the luxuries enjoyed by this year's TUF contestants including an outdoor pool, games room and fully stocked kitchen....
April 2nd 2014

3 Championship fights at BAMMA 15 this weekend

Leading UK MMA promotion BAMMA is hosting its 15th event at London's Copper Box Arena this Saturday, April 5th. All the bouts have now been finalised and include three championship fights. The event also features former UFC fighter Oli Thompson in the main event. See the full official BAMMA 15 fight card below. HEAVYWEIGHT: OLI THOMPSON VS. GRIZM SELMANI...
April 2nd 2014

[Video] Fans rally to support Will Chope following video response

Former UFC fighter Will Chope has released an official response to the MMA community after being cut by the UFC just over a week ago. The featherweight mixed martial artist was released by the Zuffa promotion after details of a past domestic assault charge were published in an article by Bleacher Report. Chope has called reporter Jeremy Botter's journalistic actions...
April 1st 2014

[Video] Kennedy training for Bisping TUF Nations Finale fight

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is set to face brash Brit Michael Bisping at the TUF Nations Finale in just over two weeks. The two men have been locked in a heated verbal battle for what seems like an eternity in the fast-moving sport of MMA, and things will finally come to a head at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec, Canada on Wednesday April 16th. Having initially...
April 1st 2014

Bravo discusses Metamoris 3 confrontation with Royce Gracie

After besting decorated grappler Royler Gracie in the eyes of many this past weekend, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo may have gained a new Gracie adversary in Royler's brother, Royce. Having defeated Royler back in 2003 in one of the biggest upsets the Brazilian jiu-jitsu world has ever seen, Eddie rematched his old rival at Metamoris 3 on March 29th....
April 1st 2014

Dana White tries to play down Cormier-Henderson UFC 175 fight

  Dana White insists reports of Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier colliding at UFC 175 are premature, and an announcement will not be made until tomorrow at the earliest.   Cormier had been linked with a fight with Rafael Cavalcante for the July 5th Weidman-Machida card, part of a live event double-header in Las Vegas also featuring the Frankie Edgar and BJ...