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August 8th 2014

Mark Hunt apologises for 'unemployment tweet'

MMA fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as heavyweight Mark Hunt has finally explained his recent mysterious tweets suggesting he was no longer a member of the UFC. "Well I'm unemployed that sucks," Hunt tweeted earlier this week. "Not my choice guys but going from being excited at the prospects of the future of fighting to being unemployed in a day lol this sucks."...
August 8th 2014

Weidman questions Belfort's appearance post-TRT

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has questioned the physical appearance of his upcoming opponent, Vitor Belfort, ahead of their scheduled fight at UFC 181 in December. Vitor Belfort enjoyed a string of impressive victories in 2013, including the Fighters Only World MMA Awards 'Knockout of the Year' against Luke Rockhold, all while being a patient of...
August 8th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: St. Preux vs Donovan

In this week's 'Friday Fight', we look back at the second UFC fight of Ovince St. Preux's career against Cody Donovan in August 2013. St. Preux and Donovan fought on the Facebook prelims at UFC Fight Night 26 in Boston, Massachusetts. Displaying outstanding power and athleticism, Ovince pulled out an impressive first-round stoppage against his opponent. St. Preux...
August 8th 2014

Nelson "honored" to be headlining in Sweden against Story

The UFC have confirmed that welterweight contenders Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will face each other in a five-round main event bout at UFC Fight Night 53 on October 4th in Stockholm, Sweden. The event will be broadcast on the Fight Pass network, which is available in over 160 countries. “To headline a card in Sweden is huge for me," said Gunnar. "They love my...
August 7th 2014

[Video] Jones discusses Cormier brawl on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Ever since Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got physical at this week's UFC 178 media day in Las Vegas, media attention for their upcoming fight has gone through the roof. "I’ve had a lot of interesting feedback from it. Jimmy Kimmel called me, Good Morning America called me," revealed Jones on UFC Tonight.   Of course, it would be senseless to turn down an offer...
August 7th 2014

Throwback Thursday: Arlovski sharpens skills with Freddie Roach

Andrei Arlovski has achieved a rare thing in the sport of mixed martial arts by, at the age of 35, battling through a bad run in smaller promotions and literally fighting his way back onto the biggest stage of them all; the UFC. Having won the UFC heavyweight championship way back in 2005 before losing it the following year, then later going on to suffer four...
August 7th 2014

Weekly Website Wrap-Up: The Jones/Cormier brawl and more

Well, what a week it's been... and it's only Thursday!  Whether you liked it or were appalled by it, there's no denying Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier set the MMA world on fire with their brawl at Monday's UFC 178 media day in Las Vegas. With such a sensational story, it's been difficult for anything else not to fly under the radar. So, to catch up on everything...