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September 11th 2014

Machida vs Dollaway targeted for December in Brazil

The UFC are reportedly looking to match up middleweight fighters Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway. The bout is being targeted for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 58 card, which is due to take place on Saturday September December 20th at the Ginásio José Corrêa in Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, both Lyoto's and C.B.'s camps are...
September 11th 2014

Materla vs Manhoef confirmed for KSW 29

Polish MMA promotion KSW have announced a championship main event bout for their upcoming KSW 29 event, which is expected to take place in late November/early December. Michał Materla will put his middleweight title on the line against devastating Dutch striker Melvin Manhoef. Materla most recently defeated Silva in their rubber match at KSW 26. Before he faces...
September 11th 2014

Dana says there are a few girls with 'Rousey personality' on TUF 20

The 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter finally airs this week, with the first episode already having hit screens in the US last night. For the first time in the programme's history, the show features an exclusively female cast of competitors with the inaugural UFC strawweight championship on the line. “We’ve never done a season like this," UFC president Dana...
September 10th 2014

Rogan breaks down Bigfoot vs Arlovski

UFC heavyweight Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva and Andrei Arlovski are set to collide in a rematch of their 2010 Strikeforce bout this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51. “I can’t imagine this being anything other than the most insane, aggressive fight until it ends," says UFC commentator Joe Rogan. "Bigfoot Silva is one of the best heavyweights in the division. If you...
September 10th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems - 12th - 14th September

Not sure what to watch on a weekend full of fantastic fights? Don't worry because Hidden Gems have you covered in all areas...   One FC 20: Rise of the Kingdom Geje Eustaquio vs Adriano Moraes (One FC 125lb Championship) Who doesn't love flyweight scraps? Especially the kind that allows knees and soccer kicks to down opponents. We certainly do. Which is why...
September 10th 2014

'Bigfoot' believes fans should feel sorry for "despicable" Overeem

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva recently spoke out about his feelings regarding fellow UFC heavyweight and former opponent Alistair Overeem. It was already known that Bigfoot has not-so-warm feelings towards Overeem after his heated words regarding the Dutchman leading up to their UFC 156 fight in February of last year, which Silva won by KO. "He's a comedian, a cartoon,"...
September 10th 2014

[Video] Rockhold compares surfing and martial arts

In this video from Fightland, UFC middleweight Luke reveals the tougher side of his hometown of Santa Cruz in the state of California and also discusses his love of surfing and skating; and how they apply to his martial arts lifestyle. "Surfing is such a nice release," says Rockhold. "It's a natural high, it's an adrenaline rush. It takes a certain knowledge and...
September 10th 2014

Browne vs Schaub set for UFC 181

UFC heavyweights Travis Browne and Brendan Schaub are set to face each other at UFC 181. Both athletes are coming off losses (Browne to Fabricio Werdum at UFC on FOX 11 and Schaub to Andrei Arlovski at UFC 174). Browne was the favourite going into his April number-one contender bout against Werdum, but came out on the losing end of a unanimous decision. He is...
September 9th 2014

Shogun reveals mother and wife want him to retire

MMA veteran Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua has had a rocky road through the UFC since joining the promotion all the way back in 2007. In 13 UFC bouts, Rua has only managed to string together a pair of wins once and has alternated wins and losses since 2009. Having suffered a TKO loss in his last outing, at the hands of Dan Henderson in March, there have been murmurings in...