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April 7th 2014

Bellator 115 results

Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo came up short in his first title shot in a major promotion this past weekend at Bellator 115. Defending champ Vitaly Minakov established a strong lead by controlling his opponent for the first three rounds, although Minakov was deducted one point for two illegal groin shots in the opening round. Although Kongo had some moments of...
April 7th 2014

Ben Askren to make ONE FC debut on May 30

One FC, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization, has confirmed it will return to Singapore on May 30th with ONE FC: HONOR & GLORY. Undefeated former Bellator champion Ben Askren makes his promotional debut on the card against Bakhtiyar Abbasov. Askren finished his wrestling career at the University of Missouri with a record of 153-8. He has won 91 of...
April 4th 2014

KONGO ACHIEVING DREAMS WITH BELLATOR

It’s not often fighters' careers hit new heights after they leave the UFC, but Cheick Kongo aims to complete the best six months of his MMA career tonight by capturing gold at Bellator 115 in Reno, Nevada. The Frenchman ran through the field in his heavyweight tournament initiation at the end of last year, just weeks after walking away from a new Octagon...
April 4th 2014

Gina Carano to meet with Dana White next week

Gina Carano has revealed she has an arranged meeting with UFC president Dana White next week to discuss a possible return to fighting. “I'm actually sitting down with [Dana] next week.” Gina said during an appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show. All kinds of rumours have been circulating over the past month or so regarding a big shake-up in the UFC women's...
April 3rd 2014

GSP sidelined with another ACL injury

Those anticipating the return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St Pierre will have to be a bit more patient as the longtime champion suffered another devastating ACL injury to his left knee.  St Pierre, who is currently on hiatus from the sport, suffered the injury while training with teammates such as Rory MacDonald and Francis Carmont at Tristar gym in...
April 3rd 2014

UFC aiming for MacDonald vs Woodley at UFC 174

With their welterweight champion Johny Hendricks recovering from a torn bicep, the UFC are looking to clear up the contendership picture with a bout between top-ranked Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley in June. The news was reported yesterday on UFC Tonight. The fight has not yet been signed but if it is made official, there is a strong possibility that the winner...
April 3rd 2014

McGregor vs Miller in the works for UFC Dublin

Conor McGregor could soon have his name back on the fight calendar for 2014, assuming he can get medical clearance. After suffering a knee injury during his UFC Fight Night bout against Max Holloway back in August last year, Conor has been undergoing an intense rehab and recovery process. Having progressed in record time, the Irish featherweight now only needs one...
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,...