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October 20th 2014

Royce Gracie believes Brazilian fighters are lacking in strategy

There was a time not long ago when Brazilian fighters were sitting comfortably at the top of the MMA world, with champions spread across multiple divisions in the UFC. Now though, with former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former bantamweight champion Renan Barao all being dethroned in the past two years, it...
October 20th 2014

[Video] Bellator 129 highlights

Bellator 129 went down this past Friday at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. In the main event, welterweights Paul Bradley and Josh Neer fought in a three-round affair. In the co-main event, former UFC fighter Houston Alexander took on late-replacement opponent Virgil Zwicker after original opponent James Thompson pulled out due to injury. Watch the...
October 20th 2014

[Video] Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes II

Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes are set to fight in a featherweight championship rematch of their UFC 142 bout at UFC 179 this coming Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mendes lost the first fight via KO at 4:59 of round one. "The one mistake I made in that fight is that I let up at the last second and you can't do that with a guy as skilled as Aldo," says Mendes,...
October 18th 2014

Results: ONE FC: Roar of Tigers

The Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur played host to One FC: Roar of Tigers this past Friday. In the main event, Marat Gafurov defeated Rob Lisita by impressive first-round submission. In a relatively one-sided affair, Russian kickboxing champion Gafurov stopped Lisita, landing a kick to the head which staggered Lisita. Gafurov then immediately took his opponent's back...
October 17th 2014

M-1 Challenge 52 Preview

M-1 Challenge 52 is set to go down today in Ingushetia, Russia. The event will feature a battle for the vacant featherweight championship in the main event between Ivan Buchinger and Tural Ragimov. Buchinger has won six straight since losing a Cage Warriors lightweight title bout to current UFC 145lb contender Conor McGregor. His most recent win came over Mikhail...
October 17th 2014

[Video] Countdown to Metamoris 5: Torres vs MacDonald

UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald is set to enter the world of submission grappling next month to take on top Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor Jonathan 'JT' Torres. "It'll be interesting stepping out of that [MMA] circle and going into JT's world," explained Rory. "It's going to be a fun experience for me as a martial artist to see where my jiu-jitsu's at at...
October 17th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Diaz vs Maynard II

In this week's 'Friday Fight' we look back on the last time we saw Nate Diaz compete inside the Octagon, in a rematch against fellow Ultimate Fighter season 5 contestant Gray Maynard, at the TUF 18 Finale in November last year. Diaz is scheduled to return to the UFC this December at UFC on FOX 13 against #3-ranked lightweight Rafael dos Anjos. Watch the full fight...