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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...
August 26th 2014

Alvarez feeling "uneasy" heading into UFC 178 fight against Cerrone

Eddie Alvarez will make his UFC debut next month when he faces top-five lightweight contender Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone at UFC 178. Having been considered arguably the best 155lb fighter outside the UFC for some time, the former Bellator champ says he's more than ready to compete on the biggest stage in the sport of MMA against the best talent out there. "If this was...
August 26th 2014

Mein wants top contender next following win over Pyle

UFC welterweight Jordan Mein broke into the top 15 of his division with a KO win over tough veteran Mike Pyle this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 49. The win earned Jordan a 'Performance of the Night' bonus along with his new-found position at #13 in the UFC's 170lb weight class.  "I’m very happy to get the win over a tough veteran guy like Mike," Mein said...
August 22nd 2014

UFC Fight Night 49 weigh-in video and results

Lightweight contenders Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos are set to face each other tomorrow night, in the second of this weekend's double-bill of UFC Fight Night events, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Also among the bouts on the August 23rd card is a battle between welterweight MMA veterans Mike Pyle and Jordan Mein. Watch the full weigh-in video below (live at 10pm...
August 22nd 2014

Cung Le fires back at Bisping for Channing Tatum jibe

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le is set to make his long-awaited return to fighting tomorrow when he will take on outspoken British fighter Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China. In his last outing, Le stunned fans by stone-cold KO'ing former UFC champ Rich Franklin at UFC on FUEL TV 6 in November 2012. Cung looked better than anybody...
August 22nd 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 48 & 49

The UFC goes global this weekend with another MMA event double-bill. On Saturday August 23rd we head to Macau, China for UFC Fight Night 48, followed by an evening in the US state of Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 49. I am predicting knockouts this weekend, and lots of them, so let’s review the co-main and main event for both cards...   UFC Fight Night 48...
August 22nd 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Le vs Franklin

We haven't seen Cung Le compete inside the cage since November 2012. Since then the former Strikeforce champ has been pursuing his acting career and also enjoyed a chief coaching role on The Ultimate Fighter: China. Tomorrow, Le is set to make his long-awaited return against Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48. In this week's 'Friday Fight', we look back to the...
August 22nd 2014

UFC Fight Night 48 weigh-in video and results

The UFC returns to China tomorrow with UFC Fight Night 48, featuring Michael Bisping and Cung Le in the main event. A win for either man should insert their name into the title contention conversation. Also on the card is a battle between top-10 welterweights in Dong Hyun Kim and Tyron Woodley. Kim is riding a four-fight win streak, with a win likely earning him a...
August 21st 2014

[Video] Cage Warriors fighter profile: Pannie Kianzad

Tomorrow at Cage Warriors 71 in Amman, Jordan, undefeated female fighter Pannie Kianzad will make her promotional debut against Dutch judoka Megan Van Houtum. In an exclusive video, Cage Warriors commentator Brad Wharton sits down with Pannie for an in-depth one-on-one conversation. "I was really excited when I heard I was going to fight [for Cage Warriors]," says...