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October 7th 2014

Bermudez thinks McGregor getting next title shot is "bulls**t"

UFC president Dana White recently hinted on UFC.com that Irish MMA star Conor McGregor could be next in line for a shot at the 145lb title after current champ Jose Aldo faces Chad Mendes at UFC 179 later this month. With contenders like Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson currently ranked ahead of Conor, there have been many opposing him getting the next shot. One...
October 7th 2014

Gustafsson responds to negative comments from Swedish fans

The UFC's most recent visit to Sweden with UFC Fight Night 53, despite featuring several native fighters who have looked good as of late, didn't go so well for the home side. The main card looked especially bad, with all three Swedish fighters featured coming out on the losing end of their contests and main event favourite from neighbouring Iceland Gunnar Nelson...
October 6th 2014

[Video] Bellator 127 highlights

Bellator 127 went down last Friday at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, featuring a main event bout between Justin Wilcox and former featherweight champion Daniel Straus. Also on the card, Fernando Gonzales and Karo Parisyan fought in a catchweight bout and Rafael Silva took on Rob Emerson, also at a catchweight. Watch the full highlights...
October 6th 2014

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 53 & 54

This past Saturday saw a double-bill of UFC events take place; first with UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm Sweden, followed by UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The packed MMA schedule meant there was much for fighters and fans alike to discuss on social media. See below for some of the highlights from Twitter. UFC Fight Night 53 Nelson vs Story...
October 6th 2014

Assuncao had "harsh weight cut" for UFC Fight Night 54

Raphael Assuncao extended his win streak to 7-0 at UFC Fight Night 54 on Saturday October 4th with a decision win over Bryan Caraway. Although it was another notch in the win column for him, the current #4 UFC bantamweight wasn't completely satisfied with his performance. "It's a lot of mixed emotions right now, mixed feelings," Assuncao told The Fight Network...
October 6th 2014

Wilkinson felt "disrespected" by Backstrom

British featherweight Mike Wilkinson made a triumphant return to the UFC Octagon this past Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden with an upset KO win over Niklas Backstrom. "I can't explain how it feels to go from a loss, to being injured, to having surgery, to this," said Wilkinson after his win. "He said he was being matched up to win. He disrespected me. There was no...
October 6th 2014

Blachowicz says TKO win over Latifi "is just the beginning"

Former KSW light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz thunderously announced his arrival in the UFC this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden with a quick TKO win over home country fighter Ilir Latifi. It was a well-placed body kick that hurt Latifi, and the follow up strikes brought Jan's opponent to the floor where the Polish athlete finished the fight with...