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March 21st 2014

[Video] Hendo training for his rematch with Shogun

This Sunday, Dan Henderson and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua will face off for the second time at UFC Fight Night in Natal, Brazil. "It was a fight that made a lot of fans want to see a rematch, since it was such a good fight," says Henderson, speaking about his first meeting with Shogun at UFC 139 in 2011. "I know Shogun's been wanting the rematch for a while, so here we...
March 21st 2014

UFC Fight Night 38: Gambling Guide

Although last week wasn’t a winning one for me I was happy with the event overall and it turned out to be everything I hoped it would be. Johny Hendricks finally won the belt he deserved, but there was some sadness with the injury to Carlos Condit, who is likely facing a year on the sidelines. I’ll apologise in advance for some of the obscure picks this week....
March 21st 2014

UK Issue 114: Welcome Letter

We all love a good trilogy fight. From Ali-Frazier through to Couture-Liddell, and more recently Velasquez-Dos Santos, three-fight rivalries are worth crossing oceans for as, especially when the third fight is a decider, all hell can break loose. Rubber matches have a rich tradition in fight sports for good reason. They give fans the chance to choose a corner and,...
March 20th 2014

UFC "not interested whatsoever" in Holly Holm, says Dana

It appears that former world champion boxer Holly Holm will not be signing with the UFC, at least not in the near future. UFC President Dana White revealed recently that he was due to meet with Holm and her management, presumably to discuss a potential deal. However, according to a report on yesterday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1, the meeting ended up...
March 20th 2014

MOUSASI vs MUNOZ HEADLINES UFC BERLIN

Gegard Mousasi and Mark Munoz will headline a non-title, five-round middleweight main event when the UFC returns to Germany on May 31st at O2 World in Berlin. EMEA main event regular Munoz will compete in his third fight in Europe in as many years, having TKO'd Chris Leben in Birmingham, England back in 2011 and then suffered a KO loss to the next middleweight...
March 20th 2014

Hendricks insists Injuries won't delay first UFC title defense

Johny Hendricks doesn’t believe the torn bicep and fractured shin he suffered en route to winning the UFC welterweight title last weekend will delay his return to the Octagon and first 170lb title defense. Hendricks defeated Robbie Lawler on points last Saturday in Dallas, Texas to become the new world champion in an early contender for ‘Fight of the Year’,...
March 20th 2014

Henderson on Shogun rematch, the UFC title and TRT

Dan Henderson hopes victory over 'Shogun' Rua this weekend will launch him back into the mix for a shot at the UFC middleweight title. The former Pride and Strikeforce champion recently penned a new six-fight deal with the UFC, despite currently suffering the worst skid of his 18-year MMA career having lost his last three fights. But Sunday night's return to arms...
March 20th 2014

Penn-Edgar III set for International Fight Week double-header

The trilogy fight between BJ Penn and Frankie Edger, the culmination of their roles as opposing coaches on season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter, will headline the second consecutive live fight night at this year’s UFC International Fight Week. The world’s leading MMA promotion will stage back-to-back live events at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 5th and...
March 20th 2014

'Coach of the Year' Ludwig and Team Alpha Male Split

In one of the most surprising moves in MMA history, ‘Coach of the Year’ Duane Ludwig is leaving Team Alpha Male in May to start his own martial arts schools back home in Colorado.   Ludwig’s success in 2013 - in his debut season as a coach following a successful fighting career - was crowned in February when he stepped onto the stage at the Sixth Annual...
March 19th 2014

Woodley fires back at Rogan for UFC 171 commentary

It's been a rough week for Joe Rogan and his reputation as an MMA commentator following this past weekend's UFC 171 event. Firstly, Joe came under fire for his criticism of Hector Lombard's performance against Jake Shields and now, top welterweight Tyron Woodley has spoken out against some remarks made by Rogan during his co-main event bout against Carlos Condit....