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August 15th 2014

M-1 Challenge 50 weigh-in results

M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on Neva is set to go down today in St. Petersburg, Russia, and will be headlined by a heavyweight championship bout between Marcin Tybura and current champ Damian Grabowski. Also on the card is a second title fight, this one at 205lb, between champion Stephan Puetz and replacement opponent Luis Fernando 'Hulk' Miranda. Puetz was originally...
August 14th 2014

Throwback Thursday: Josh Koscheck on appreciating the hate

MMA veteran Josh Koscheck has done a lot to be proud of during his 10-year career in the sport. Having earned a spot on the first ever season of The Ultimate Fighter, Josh has gone on to compete in all but two of his 25 pro fights under the UFC banner and even earn a welterweight title shot. Now 36 years old, Koscheck will make his debut as a UFC on FOX analyst on...
August 14th 2014

Bader says St. Preux is “in for a rude awakening”

Top 10 UFC light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux are set to headline UFC Fight Night 47 this weekend. Bader should be the toughest test of St. Preux's career to­date but, although he is ranked below his opponent, Ovince doesn't seem all that impressed with the TUF 8 winner's skills. “I think he’s overrated,” OSP said on UFC Tonight. “Nothing...
August 14th 2014

'Improving' Tom Watson shrugs off UFC Fight Night 47 pressures

Fan favorite Tom Watson insists he’s under no more pressure than usual despite heading into this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 47 event under the cloud of back-to-back Octagon defeats. The British middleweight faces Sam Alvey in Bangor, Maine knowing that a third consecutive loss could spell the end of his UFC career. Yet ‘Kong’ believes the progress he’s made...
August 14th 2014

Jones issues apology for injury, due to undergo surgery today

Jon Jones has issued an apology to MMA fans after suffering an injury which has forced him to withdraw from his scheduled title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. "I'd like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178," Jones posted Wednesday on his official Facebook page. "Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight....
August 13th 2014

JOSH GRISPI'S WIFE PLANS REUNION DESPITE ALLEGED ASSAULT

Kaitlyn Grispi says she won't “throw away” her marriage despite her husband, 14-5 ex-UFC featherweight Josh Grispi, being held without bail for allegedly assaulting her on two occasions and siccing the family bull terrier on her. The Massachusetts 25-year-old told a local news outlet she will welcome Josh back provided he gets help. Court documents allege Josh...
August 13th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems: August 16th

After a three-week hiatus, the UFC is back in action this week with UFC Fight Night 47, which takes place in Bangor, Maine on Saturday. But that's not all the action fight fans have the opportunity to enjoy in just a few day's time, as fans unfamiliar with the Irish MMA scene may not be aware of Cage Warriors returning to the city of Dublin with a quality main event....