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October 9th 2014

'Freakshow' returns at BAMMA 17 in December

UK-based MMA promotion BAMMA have confirmed that Colin 'Freakshow' Fletcher will be returning to the BAMMA cage at BAMMA 17 on December 6th. Freakshow is set to face Hawaiian lightweight Michael Brightmon, who was originally due to face Mansour Barnaoui at BAMMA 16, until the champion sustained an injury and was forced to pull out of the event. The event is set to...
October 9th 2014

[Video] UFC 179: Extended Preview

A featherweight championship rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes is set to go down at UFC 179 on October 25th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "This is my time to get in there and get revenge on Aldo," says Mendes, who lost their first fight via first-round KO. "He's actually my only loss on my record. All I can say is payback's a bitch." "He's taunting me, and I'm...
October 9th 2014

Twitter war sparks between Hardy and Sanchez

There is some heat developing between Dan Hardy and Diego Sanchez following some comments made by Hardy in a recent interview, in which Dan expressed an interested in a return to fighting at lightweight against Sanchez. "I like Diego, I respect him and I forgive him for his strangeness, but in my opinion he's kind of the problem with mixed martial arts," said Hardy....
October 8th 2014

Hidden Gems: October 10th & 11th

We may not be seeing another UFC event until later this month when UFC 179 hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 25th, but that doesn't mean there won't be plenty of MMA action to keep fans satisfied in the meantime.  Read below for a couple of picks from Fighters Only of fights hardcore fans won't want to miss this weekend. Bellator 128 Nah-Shon Burrell vs...
October 8th 2014

Hardy interested in return at lightweight against Diego Sanchez

British MMA veteran Dan Hardy has impressed in his new role as commentator for the UFC's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division. Despite not having competed himself since September 2012 due to health issues, Dan seems hopeful that he will be cleared to step inside the Octagon as a fighter again by next year. "I'm looking at getting cleared the beginning of...
October 8th 2014

[Video] Fight Motion: UFC Fight Night 54

UFC Fight Night 54 went down in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this past Saturday, headlined by a welterweight fight between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine. In this new Fight Motion video you can see the slow-motion highlights from the main card fights at the Scotiabank Centre on October 4th. Watch the full video below. ...
October 8th 2014

Wanderlei says he has "good relationship" with Dana, would refuse UFC Hall of Fame spot

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva has been relatively quiet since simultaneously announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts and speaking out against what he feels is the disrespect and underpayment of fighters by the UFC. Now, despite his somewhat inflammatory remarks regarding his former employers, the former PRIDE champion has explained that his relationship with...
October 7th 2014

Cody Gibson discusses TMZ video of Vegas street fight

A video has emerged of a recent street fight involving UFC bantamweight Cody Gibson outside a bar in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch the full video below. “When I woke up this morning, I definitely had that pit in the bottom of my stomach, like, ‘Holy crap. Could I be that guy?’ You know, who gets fired over some stupid stuff,” Gibson said in an interview on...