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July 16th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems - 18th July - 20th July

Can't get enough of MMA? Need some more fisticuffs to entertain you this weekend but you're not quite sure where, who or what is going on in the world of mixed martial arts. Well, don't worry, because FO's weekly Hidden Gems feature has your back. We bring you some of the best fights that no-one seems to be talking about and also highlight a few future MMA stars...
July 16th 2014

Demetrious Johnson to defend title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177

UFC flyweight champ Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson has had his next opponent confirmed: #8-ranked Chris Cariaso. The 125lb title bout is set to take place at UFC 177 on Saturday August 30th in Sacramento, California. The fight will feature in the co-main event slot, with a bantamweight championship rematch between Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw headlining the card....
July 16th 2014

Dana fires back at Diaz's "#UFCd**k" tweet

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone will look to move himself closer to a lightweight title shot with a win over Jim Miller in tonight's UFC Fight Night main event. Most fans will be happy at the prospect of an exciting fight. However, there's at least one man who seems to feel Cowboy isn't so deserving of a headline slot - his name is Nate Diaz and he voiced his discontent on...
July 16th 2014

Inaugural 125lb title fight set for ONE FC: Rise of the Kingdom

Asian MMA promotion One FC has confirmed that flyweights Geje Eustaquio and Adriano Moraes will battle for the inaugural ONE FC flyweight championship at One FC: Rise of the Kingdom, which is set to be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on September 12th. "One FC is the largest sports media property in Asian history, bringing world-class mixed martial arts action all...
July 16th 2014

[Video] UFC Fight Night 45 weigh-in video & results

UFC lightweight contenders Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller are set for a mid-week battle this week in the main event at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Also on the card, Edson Barboza and Evan Dunham will both look to rebound from their recent losses to Cerrone as they face each other in the co-main event, and tough welterweight Rick Story will...
July 15th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 45

It’s another double-header this week, although we do get the benefit of a few days break in between so I’ll have the chance to put another set of picks out before UFC Fight Night: Dublin on Saturday. First up though is Atlantic City with one of the better Fight Night cards in recent memory. The match-ups look good and if they don't make for an entertaining...
July 15th 2014

Between the Sheets: Top Gunnar

Every week in our regular 'Between the Sheets' feature we offers readers a sneak peak inside the pages of Fighters Only magazine. This week we offer a glimpse at our exclusive interview feature with top UFC welterweight prospect Gunnar Nelson. Inside our current issue, Gunnar touches on a range of subjects including his title ambitions - a goal which he will look to...
July 15th 2014

[Video] Countdown to Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs Galvao

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen will venture into the world of submission grappling on August 9th at Metamoris 4 where he will take on multiple-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Andre Galvao. "When I got to college, I wrestled for a head coach - a gentleman named Mark Schultz," says Sonnen. "Mark Schultz is one of the baddest men to ever walk this earth. He's a...
July 15th 2014

[Video] UFC on the Fly: Conor McGregor

In the new UFC on the Fly mini-documentary from the UFC, we go behind-the-scenes with Irish featherweight Conor McGregor as he prepares for the biggest night of his life on Saturday July 19th. McGregor is scheduled to face Diego Brandao in the main event at this coming weekend's UFC Fight Night event in his home city of Dublin in Ireland. "To think that now I'm...