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November 11th 2014

Shogun not interested in retirement, hints at move to 185lb

The fighting future of Brazilian MMA legend Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua was called into question following his 34-second TKO loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56 on November 8th, as talks of a possible retirement emerged regarding the 32-year-old. However, in a recent post on his official Facebook page, Rua suggested instead that his next career move could be to...
November 10th 2014

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 55 & 56

The UFC held yet another double-bill of events this past weekend with UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, Australia, followed by UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. The Australia card exceeded all expectations with a record 11 finishes (not a single fight went to a decision) while the Brazilian event did not exhibit quite as much action. Below are some of the...
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...

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