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November 13th 2014

Johnson says he's "willing to exchange" with Gustafsson on the feet

Yesterday it was announced that Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will be journeying to Alexander Gustafsson's home country of Sweden to face him in the over 30,000-seat Tele2 Arena in Stockholm on January 24th. The fight will determine who will be next in line for a shot at the winner of Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier, which takes place at UFC 182 on January 3rd, and the UFC...
November 12th 2014

Gustafsson vs Johnson confirmed for 30,000-seat arena in Sweden

Top light heavyweight contenders Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will meet in front of over 30,000 fans at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on January 24th, the UFC confirmed today. The UFC Fight Night event will be the second stadium show in history after UFC 129, which took place at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada back in April 2011....
November 12th 2014

Hidden Gems: WSOF 15, Bellator 131 & UFC 180

This weekend is ridiculously jam-packed with mixed martial arts fights, including three World Series of Fighting titles on the line, the Bellator lightweight title and UFC interim heavyweight title - plus many more. Read below for our breakdown of just some of the best action to expect from this coming Saturday's shows. WSOF 15 Justin Gaethje vs Melvin Guillard...
November 12th 2014

Bonnar and Ortiz pass random CSAC drug tests

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, who are set to fight in the main event at Bellator 131 this weekend, have both passed random urine drug tests administered by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC). The news was given to MMAFighting.com by CSAC executive director Andy Foster. According to the report, Bonnar has passed two random urine tests while Ortiz has...
November 12th 2014

[Video] UFC 180 Embedded (episode 1)

In this first episode of the new UFC Embedded vlog series, building up to this weekend's UFC 180 event in Mexico, we get a look at the activities of main card fighters Fabricio Werdum, Mark Hunt, Dennis Bermudez and Ricardo Lamas. The goings on in this episode include Werdum attending the Mexican National BJJ Tournament and his main event opponent Mark Hunt...
November 11th 2014

Between the Sheets: "Mexico is going to explode," says Cook

The UFC are due to venture into Mexico for the first time in the promotion's 20-plus-year history this weekend with UFC 180, headlined by an interim heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. Inside the current edition of Fighters Only magazine, we speak exclusively with UFC chief global brand officer Garry Cook shares his plans for global...
November 11th 2014

Shogun not interested in retirement, hints at move to 185lb

The fighting future of Brazilian MMA legend Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua was called into question following his 34-second TKO loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56 on November 8th, as talks of a possible retirement emerged regarding the 32-year-old. However, in a recent post on his official Facebook page, Rua suggested instead that his next career move could be to...

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