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August 28th 2014

Stephan Bonnar aiming to rid MMA world of "virus" Tito Ortiz

There was a surprising turn of events in the MMA world yesterday as it was announced that UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar has come out of retirement to join the Bellator promotion. In a statement given to his new bosses, 'The American Psycho' claims he is re-entering the realm of mixed martial arts competition with his sights set on one specific man: fellow former...
August 28th 2014

Weidman says Machida is tougher opponent than Bisping for Rockhold

UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman has more than a few tough fighters clamouring for a shot at his title at present, among them #5-ranked Luke Rockhold. Luke could well be just one more win away from a championship fight, although that could depend on who his next opponent is. At present, the two names in the conversation with the former Strikeforce 185lb champ...
August 28th 2014

[Video] Dana White UFC 177 vlog

As part of the build-up to this weekend's UFC 177 event, UFC president Dana White has released his first video blog for some time. The new vlog takes us back almost two months for some behind-the-scenes access to UFC 175 and Dana calls it, "one of the most powerful video blogs" the UFC have ever done. Among the most "powerful" scenes in the video are Matt Mitrione...
August 27th 2014

Barao says Dillashaw rematch is "going to be really different"

This Saturday night the MMA world will watch and see if TJ Dillashaw's incredible upset win over Renan Barao at UFC 173 was simply a case of Barao finally meeting his match or is it was just a freak one-in-a-million shocker. With the Barao-Dillashaw rematch just days away, we spoke with Renan to find out how the former UFC bantamweight champion has been preparing...
August 27th 2014

[Video] UFC 177 Embedded (episode 2)

In the second instalment of the UFC's latest Embedded series, building up to this weekend's event in Sacramento, the cameras visit with the bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw, coach Duane Ludwig and the rest of Team Alpha Male. Among the activities of the day for TJ are celebrating his teammate Danny Castillo's birthday with some gluten-free watermelon and joining the...
August 26th 2014

[Video] UFC 177 Embedded (episode 1)

In the lead up to UFC 177, which takes place this Saturday, the UFC are releasing another run of their popular Embedded web series to bring focus on main event fighters TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao. In this first instalment, we watch as TJ spends some time recovering with the aid of a hyperbaric chamber; while his opponent Barao undergoes some intense outdoor...