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November 10th 2014

Bonnar says he "never planned on getting into MMA"

Original Ultimate Fighter finalist and former UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar is back in the spotlight in the lead-up to his Bellator 131 fight against fellow UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz.  But before he steps inside the cage for the first time since October 2012 to face Ortiz, Stephan looked back on his childhood and explained how he got started in martial arts. "I...
November 10th 2014

[Videos] Countdown to UFC 180

This coming weekend will see the UFC's first journey across the border into Mexico with UFC 180, headlined by a heavyweight showdown between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight title. The event will take place at an elevation of almost 12,000 feet above sea-level, meaning the air will be much thinner than what the athletes on the card are used...
November 10th 2014

OSP says "holes" in Shogun's game left opening for knockout

UFC light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux stunned Brazilian fans into silence this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil with a quick stoppage victory over home country hero Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua. "I wouldn't say I necessarily made any adjustments, it's just my fighting style against him was a lot better," said St. Preux post-fight. "Shogun comes in...
November 6th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 55 & 56

The UFC returns this weekend with another ocean-skipping double header. We start with a return to Sydney, Australia, followed by another show from Brazil, this time from Uberlandia. While both cards are being staged locally on Saturday, due to time differences, FO recommends checking your local listings for start times as the Australian event should be streaming live...
November 5th 2014

Rockhold out to prove title aspirations

Luke Rockhold insists he plans on putting an end to his rivalry with Michael Bisping this weekend - and make Planet MMA happy in the process. The pair collide in the main event of Friday night's UFC Fight Night: Sydney card in Australia, and the American Kickboxing Academy 185lb'er is gunning to close a bitter chapter in his fighting career. There has been animosity...
November 4th 2014

Bisping All Business Down Under

Michael Bisping has been in many heated feuds throughout his UFC career, in fact, it’s very rare insults aren’t exchanged between himself and his opponents heading into a bout. However, he ensures he will not let his emotions affect his performance this weekend, when he steps into the Octagon to face Luke Rockhold. “I’m down here to take care of business,”...
November 3rd 2014

CAGE WARRIORS 73 REPORT: RAY & ENLUND WALK AWAY AS CHAMPIONS

Cage Warriors returned to the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night with an explosive double event. Two main cards provided the fans with plenty of action, a new champion and a conclusion to one of the biggest rivalries in UK MMA history. Here are the highlights of the event: LEWIS MONARCH VS. ELLIS HAMPSON Both men entered the cage hungry for victory on...
October 31st 2014

Marc Goddard responds to Aldo vs Mendes II rd. 1 ending controversy

Veteran MMA referee Marc Goddard, like all referees, is no stranger to criticism. But after he officiated this past weekend's UFC 179 main event fight between Chad Mendes and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Marc came under particularly heavy fire when he appeared to miss the horn to signal the end of the first round and Aldo connected heavily with Mendes with...
October 31st 2014

St-Pierre gives his breakdown of Silva vs Diaz

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will both return to the UFC after long lay-offs to face each other at UFC 183 in January next year. The bout is highly-anticipated for a number of reasons; one of the primary being the fascinating clash of styles the contest will surely be. One man who is particularly adept at breaking down fighting styles and pinpointing...

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