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September 18th 2014

Stann says Alvarez "can't stand and strike" with Cerrone

Two-time Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will make his UFC debut against Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone next weekend at UFC 178. It's a dream match-up for fans from an entertainment standpoint as both fighters are well-rounded and extremely aggressive. That being said, according to retired MMA fighter and UFC Tonight guest host Brian Stann, Eddie's best...
September 18th 2014

Dos Santos vs Miocic & Overeem vs Struve slated for UFC on FOX 13

Stipe Miocic could finally get his fight with former UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos in December at UFC on FOX 13, according to a report on yesterday's UFC Tonight show. Miocic and JDS were first scheduled to fight at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale before Junior was forced to withdraw due to injury. Miocic then fought late-replacement opponent Fabio Maldonado,...
September 18th 2014

Rothwell and Mitrione both interested in fight against Arlovski

Andrei Arlovski went from a supposedly past-his-prime athlete with declining star power to a very legitimate heavyweight contender when he shockingly KO'd Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva at UFC Fight Night 51 this past weekend. All of a sudden, he's become one of the most sought-after opponents in his division. According to reports on yesterday's edition of UFC Tonight,...
September 18th 2014

Cormier believes Dollaway "earned" fight against Machida

A middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway has been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 58. The fight was announced by UFC women's champ Ronda Rousey via a video on the UFC's official Brazilian Twitter account. “When you ask for a big fight, you get what you ask for. Dollaway earned this fight," said UFC light heavyweight fighter and UFC Tonight host...
September 17th 2014

Hidden Gems: UFC Fight Night 52

The UFC returns to the 'Land of the Rising Sun' for the first time since March 2013 this weekend with UFC Fight Night 52, headlined by a heavyweight bout between two of the most durable and hard-hitting fighters in the division, Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. Aside from the must-watch main event, there are a number of name-fighters on the card who seem to have flown...
September 17th 2014

[Video] Dominick Cruz UFC 178 training vlog

Former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz is set to make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 178 later this month against Takeya Mizugaki. With a series of unfortunate injuries having kept him on the sidelines since his last outing in October 2011, Cruz has been training hard for this latest fight. In this new vlog from TitoCouture.com, we get an...
September 17th 2014

[Video] Dana White gives a tour of his office

UFC president Dana White is known to be somewhat unconventional in his approach to business and, as this video from Jetset magazine shows, he's just as unorthodox in the office as he is outside it. Wherein most conventional office spaces you would find a desk, computer and perhaps some filing cabinets amongst various other dull pieces, Mr. White's office boasts a...
September 17th 2014

Calderwood learned the 'Showtime kick' from Pettis on TUF 20

Top British female fighter Joanne Calderwood is seeded #2 on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter and is set to have her first fight on the show in this week's episode against #15-seeded Emily Kagan. Fighters Only spoke with Joanne after her open workout at this past weekend's SENI 2014 expo at the Soccerdome in London, UK.  “I can't really comment...
September 17th 2014

Rousey picks Rose Namajunas as the star of TUF 20

UFC president Dana White said recently that he believes there is a 'Ronda Rousey'-type star on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, though he was mute on who that fighter is - obviously wanting to build tension and speculation for TUF 20. When Ronda herself was asked at a media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who she thinks Dana is talking about, the UFC...
September 16th 2014

Between the Sheets: Zingano recounts UFC debut

#1-ranked female UFC bantamweight Cat Zingano will make her highly-anticipated return to the Octagon later this month at UFC 178 against Amanda Nunes.  Zingano was originally lined up to coach on The Ultimate Fighter opposite UFC champ Ronda Rousey, followed by a shot at Rousey's title, before an injury forced her onto the sidelines. Her place was then filled by...