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November 25th 2014

Between the Sheets: Sakuraba talks fighting and drinking with Renzo during PRIDE days and more

Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba achieved almost mythical status in the sport during his days in the now-defunct Pride FC promotion, often taking on opponents considerably larger than himself and displaying the kind of warrior spirit that Asian fight fans so greatly admire. But 'Saku' is perhaps best-known for his series of fights with members of the Gracie...
November 25th 2014

Edgar wants Aldo at UFC on FOX 15 in New Jersey

Former UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar made a strong statement for his case as a worthy challenger to Jose Aldo's featherweight title with a dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 this past Saturday. In his post-fight interview after beating Swanson, Frankie addressed UFC president Dana White directly: “Dana, you said you'd be watching. I hope...
November 25th 2014

Jones feels hatred between him and Cormier has died down since press conference brawl

Daniel Cormier and UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones have been building their rivalry for a long time now, with things coming to a head at a UFC media day in Las Vegas earlier this year when the two men got into a serious physical confrontation. Now though, according to Jones, things have at least momentarily died down. "There's been a lot of time that's passed...
November 25th 2014

Woodley says he and Lombard will "squash it at some point"

Coming off a TKO win over Dong Hyun Kim as a late replacement opponent in August, #3-ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was offered a fight with the man he replaced to face Kim, American Top Team teammate Hector Lombard. But after offering him the fight, UFC president Dana White reported that Woodley "wants nothing to do with Hector," despite Lombard being...
November 24th 2014

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 57

UFC Fight Night 57 went down in Austin, Texas this past weekend and, from female strawweight Paige VanZant's sensational debut on the Fight Pass prelims to Frankie Edgar's shockingly dominant win over Cub Swanson in the main event, there was plenty to talk about during the show. Read below for our pick of just some of the fight talk highlights from fighters and...
November 24th 2014

Edgar tells Dana "I'm coming for that belt!"

Former UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar brought fellow 145lb contender Cub Swanson's title run to a brutal end this past Saturday with a five-round beatdown in the main event at UFC Fight Night 57 before pulling off the latest finish in UFC history with a submission in the closing seconds of the fight. After the win, Edgar was uncharacteristically fired up in his...
November 24th 2014

Swanson admits he was "under-prepared" against Edgar

Cub Swanson's dreams of a UFC title shot in the near future were crushed at UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend after he was defeated by fellow top-five UFC featherweight Frankie Edgar. Over the course of five rounds, Edgar used his high-level wrestling and seemingly bottomless gas tank to repeatedly take down and pound on Swanson before finally securing a neck...
November 21st 2014

Belfort passes random NAC blood and urine tests

UFC middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort has passed random blood/urine test, which was administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on November 1st. ESPN MMA columnist Brett Okamoto confirmed the news via Twitter yesterday. There has been much speculation regarding potential substance abuse by Vitor in the lead-up to his scheduled championship fight...
November 21st 2014

UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in video

The UFC is in Austin, Texas this weekend with UFC Fight Night 57, which features a main event bout between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar which could determine the next challenger to Jose Aldo's championship. Watch the full weigh-in video below (live at 10pm UK time). ...

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