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October 23rd 2014

Throwback Thursday: 'Mr. Wonderful' Body Wash

UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is just days away from the 12th fight of his UFC career at UFC 179 against Glover Teixeira. The former NCAA Division I wrestling champion is among the best athletes in his weight class, if not all of MMA, and will be looking to get another win under his belt on October 25th in Brazil. In this week's 'Throwback Thursday', we're taking...
October 23rd 2014

Souza open to number-one contender fight against Romero

Top-ten UFC middleweights Yoel Romero and Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza have both looked very impressive lately, having both gone undefeated in their UFC careers. Now it looks like the two could be on a collision course as, according to a report yesterday on UFC Tonight, Yoel's manager said they would be willing to take a fight against the former Strikeforce champion....
October 23rd 2014

Mendes confident he can KO Aldo, says McGregor is "a big joke"

Chad Mendes has been highly motivated to get a featherweight championship rematch with Jose Aldo ever since losing to him via KO at UFC 142 in January 2012. He will finally get his wish at UFC 179 this weekend. “That was the first fight that I flew across the country and fought away from home," Mendes explained, looking back on his first fight against Aldo, on...
October 23rd 2014

Rousey: "I'm going to show Cat what the best in the world is"

A date for the UFC women's bantamweight championship fight between Cat Zingano and current champ Ronda Rousey has been confirmed - Rousey vs Zingano will take place at UFC 182 on January 3rd next year. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between champ Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. Zingano was originally slotted to challenge...
October 23rd 2014

Davis confident he has the ability to finish Teixeira

UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis will look to get himself back on track in the light heavyweight division this weekend at UFC 179 after suffering a loss to Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson in his last fight in April. But to do that he will have to defeat Brazilian favourite Glover Teixeira. “The keys are striking first and striking often - keeping him on his heels," said...
October 23rd 2014

[Video] UFC 179 Embedded (episode 2)

In this second instalment in the latest series of UFC Embedded, leading up to this Saturday's UFC 179 event, the cameras join UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes and his Team Alpha Male teammates as they arrive in Brazil. "That's good though, he needs to be fired up if I'm gonna whoop his ass," says Mendes in response to his opponent Jose Aldo's comments...
October 22nd 2014

BAMMA signs undefeated talent Jack McGann

UK-based MMA promotion BAMMA have announced the signing of undefeated British lightweight fighter Jack McGann, who will face Kayvan Fallah at BAMMA 17. McGann, previously tipped as one to watch in the pages of Fighters Only magazine, is 6-0 in pro MMA and has won all of his fights via stoppage in the first round. He is the son of Anthony McGann, head coach at...
October 22nd 2014

Hidden Gems: Bellator 130 & UFC 179

MMA fans have got both Bellator and UFC shows to look forward to this week, and with it being the UFC's first show in three weeks - an unusually long lay-off for the promotion in this modern era - fans should be especially excited. Read below for just a couple of picks from fights under the headlining bouts of both Bellator 130 and UFC 179 which fans may find worth...
October 22nd 2014

"I could rest my balls on your forehead," McGregor tells Mendes

Chad Mendes is set to face UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo in a rematch for the title this weekend at UFC 179. But before he throws down with Aldo in Brazil, Chad appeared on BT Sport's UFC Beyond the Octagon along with fellow featherweight fighter Conor McGregor. McGregor has stirred up some heat between Mendes (along with numerous other fighters in the...
October 22nd 2014

Cung Le's suspension lifted by UFC

The UFC have rescinded the one-year suspension placed on middleweight fighter Cung Le after he tested positive for elevated levels of human growth hormone (HGH) following his UFC Fight Night 48 loss to Michael Bisping. “He’s undecided,” Le's manager, Gary Ibarra, told MMAjunkie regarding what's next for Cung in his career following this new development. “We...