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July 18th 2014

5 fights confirmed for Bellator 123

Five fights have been confirmed for Bellator 123, which is set to take place on September 5th in Connecticut. In the main event, featherweight champ Pat Curran will defend his title against Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire. Curran and Pitbull fought once before back at Bellator 85 in January of last year, with Pat taking the split decision victory. This championship...
July 17th 2014

Throwback Thursday: On the TapouT Ranch with Donald Cerrone

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone is maybe the most active fighter in MMA right now. Having just pegged his fourth win in eight months last night with a KO of tough veteran Jim Miller, Cerrone may be just one more win away from a shot at the UFC lightweight title. But the tough 'Cowboy' image is so much more than just a moniker for the 31-year-old - it's a lifestyle. To prove...
July 17th 2014

Barboza hoping for top-10 opponent following win over Dunham

Edson Barboza made a statement last night with a first-round TKO win over Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 45. “I trained so hard for this fight. This is my house," proclaimed Barboza after his latest win. "I live here in New Jersey. I’ve fought in New Jersey four times and I’ve got four wins.” “Dunham tried to use the strategy we talked about in the...
July 17th 2014

[Video] UFC on the Fly: Gunnar Nelson

Undefeated Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson will have the chance to break into the top-10 of the UFC's 170lb division when he faces Zak Cummings this weekend. In the second instalment of the new UFC on the Fly web series, we get a look inside the personal life of Gunnar as he trains in his adopted home of Dublin, Ireland in preparation for his upcoming fight -...
July 17th 2014

Ian McCall believes Pickett is too slow to beat him

Although all eyes are on Conor McGregor for his fight on Saturday night, a highly-anticipated flyweight battle between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett is also on the card. McCall, who will be looking to get his second win inside of the UFC on Saturday night, told FO that although many consider Pickett to be a strong boxer with good knockout skills, when he steps inside...
July 17th 2014

Vintage Cerrone KO's Miller: UFC Fight Night 45 Main Card Results

It might have taken two bites of the apple, but UFC fan favourite Donald Cerrone proved he's back to his best with a second-round knockout of hardy lightweight veteran Jim Miller in Atlantic City. Heading the UFC Fight Night 45 card, the pair engaged in a thrilling back-and-forth 155lb battle with Cerrone getting the better of his foe twice en route to his head kick...