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March 20th 2015

UFC confirms Rousey vs. Correia for UFC 190 in Brazil

At today's UFC 189 World Championship Tour press conference, UFC president Dana White confirmed that a UFC women's bantamweight title fight between champ Ronda Rousey and challenger Bethe Correia will take place at UFC 190. The event is due to take place on August 1st at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Though she is undefeated with a record of 9-0, a...
March 20th 2015

[Video] UFC 189 World Championship Tour press conference - Rio

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, title challenger Conor McGregor and UFC president Dana White were all in attendance at this Friday's UFC 189 World Championship Tour press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to answre questions from media and fans. Also at this special event, it was announced that UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey will next defend...
March 20th 2015

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 62

The UFC returns to Rio de Janeiro this Saturday night with another UFC Fight Night event. The card has been plagued with injuries, with the original main event between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao among those to be pulled, leaving fans with a considerably watered-down show to look forward to. However, with odds provided by 5Dimes, we can hopefully make up for...
March 20th 2015

[Video] McGregor throws darts at Aldo

Irish UFC featherweight Conor McGregor is currently in the country of Brazil where the UFC 189 World Championship Tour begins today. McGregor will be joined by his UFC 189 opponent, featherweight champion Jose Aldo, during the 12-day tour which hits eight cities across five countries. Conor and Jose are in Rio de Janeiro in the champ's native Brazil today. They...
March 20th 2015

[Video] Friday Fight: Maia vs. Story

Demian Maia will look to get back on track at 170lb this weekend when he faces Ryan LaFlare in the main event at UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio, Brazil. Here, we look back on Maia's second win in the UFC's welterweight division, at UFC 153, against the extremely tough and gritty Rick Story.  Watch the full fight below. ...
March 19th 2015

Maia talks fame, jiu-jitsu trends in MMA & more

Demian Maia will return to competition after a long layoff this weekend, in his home country of Brazil no less, to take on American challenger Ryan LaFlare. After getting mixed results in the UFC's middleweight division - the pinnacle being as a replacement for Vitor Belfort in a title fight against champ Anderson Silva at UFC 112, which he lost via a bizarre...
March 19th 2015

LaFlare says bout against Maia will be his "coming out party"

Undefeated welterweight Ryan LaFlare will return to competition against Demian Maia this weekend, after a layoff of almost one year, in the main event at UFC Fight Night 62. Currently sitting at #14 in his division, Ryan still needs a win over a top-10 name if he wishes to climb closer towards a title shot and Maia just so happens to be the man who could get him...

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