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July 15th 2014

Between the Sheets: Top Gunnar

Every week in our regular 'Between the Sheets' feature we offers readers a sneak peak inside the pages of Fighters Only magazine. This week we offer a glimpse at our exclusive interview feature with top UFC welterweight prospect Gunnar Nelson. Inside our current issue, Gunnar touches on a range of subjects including his title ambitions - a goal which he will look to...
July 15th 2014

[Video] Countdown to Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs Galvao

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen will venture into the world of submission grappling on August 9th at Metamoris 4 where he will take on multiple-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Andre Galvao. "When I got to college, I wrestled for a head coach - a gentleman named Mark Schultz," says Sonnen. "Mark Schultz is one of the baddest men to ever walk this earth. He's a...
July 15th 2014

[Video] UFC on the Fly: Conor McGregor

In the new UFC on the Fly mini-documentary from the UFC, we go behind-the-scenes with Irish featherweight Conor McGregor as he prepares for the biggest night of his life on Saturday July 19th. McGregor is scheduled to face Diego Brandao in the main event at this coming weekend's UFC Fight Night event in his home city of Dublin in Ireland. "To think that now I'm...
July 14th 2014

Holly Holm talks signing with the UFC and fighting Ronda Rousey

Fans of women's MMA rejoiced last week when it was announced that undefeated bantamweight Holly Holm has finally signed with the UFC.  Although there was much doubt about whether or not the former boxing champ would ever join the ranks of the world's biggest mixed martial arts promotion, Holly appears to have remained optimistic throughout the whole negotiating...
July 14th 2014

Twitter Review: FIFA World Cup Final

With the UFC taking this past weekend off there was a slight lull in Twitter conversation. Thankfully though, there was another giant sporting event to fill the void for many, including some of MMA's best-known fighters and figures. On Sunday July 13th, Argentina and Germany met in the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup to decide who would be officially crowned the...
July 14th 2014

Remembering former fighter and actor Dave Legeno (1963-2014)

Sad news was reported last Friday of the death of actor and former mixed martial arts competitor Dave Legeno. Legeno's body was discovered by hikers in Death Valley, California. Examinations show the 50-year-old Englishman's death was from heat-related issues. Forecasts show temperatures were in the 40s (°C) in the area around the time of his death. Dave's...
July 14th 2014

[Videos] Countdown to UFC Fight Night: Dublin

This coming Saturday night in Dublin, Ireland, the UFC will visit for the first time since 2009 to host what could turn out to be one of the most exciting and atmospheric events in recent memory. In the main event, Irish MMA sensation Conor McGregor will face dangerous Brazilian Diego Brandao in a featherweight battle scheduled for five rounds; while his teammate...
July 14th 2014

St-Pierre: "The feeling I want is the need to compete again"

It's now been almost exactly eight months since we last saw Georges St-Pierre fight inside the UFC Octagon - but taking time away from the sport doesn't mean GSP has disappeared from the MMA scene entirely. Georges was recently in attendance at the UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas to meet fans for photos and autograph signings.  "I needed this to be happy. I needed it,"...