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January 23rd 2015

World MMA Awards - Last Day of Voting!

There are now less than 24 hours remaining for MMA fans to cast their votes for who they want to see take home the trophies at this year's Fighters Only World MMA Awards. The event is sponsored by Bodybuilding.com and RDX Sports. Lines close at midnight (PST). The winners will be announced at the 7th annual show which takes place at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada...
January 23rd 2015

Gambling Guide: UFC on FOX 14

The UFC returns to Europe this week with a card loaded with big names. Let’s analyse the main card, with odds provided by 5Dimes, and see if we can't make some money together.   Corassani vs. Sicilia: Kicking off the main card is Swedish veteran Akira Corassani. Fighting in his home country, he will look for a better performance after most recently being...
January 23rd 2015

[Video] Friday Fight: Johnson vs. Nogueira

This week we look back on UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson's most recent victory - a KO over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12 - in our 'Friday Fight' feature. Incredibly, Johnson previously competed in the UFC's 170lb division from 2007 to 2011 before continuing difficulties making weight forced him to move up. A loss to Vitor...
January 22nd 2015

Throwback Thursday: Gustafsson discusses explosion of MMA in Sweden since Jones fight

Swedish UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson catapulted his profile to among the most popular in the sport of MMA when he fought 205lb champion and pound-for-pound king Jon Jones to a razor-thin decision at UFC 165 in September 2013. Though he came out on the losing end, what Gustafsson gained was arguably almost as much as a win would have provided....
January 22nd 2015

STOP THE PRESS... GUSTAFSSON'S HOME!

Each time the UFC touches down in Europe these days the event feels epic. Long gone are the years of three-quarter full arenas and last minute ticket giveaways. To coin a UFC phrase, the time is definitely now.   Much like the atmosphere in Dublin in the summer, Stockholm is alive to the sound of the Octagon this week. The constant snow drift is doing little to...
January 22nd 2015

New negotiations could allow Cyborg to fight in both Invicta & UFC

The 'will they? won't they?' saga of the UFC potentially signing current Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris 'Cyborg' Justino has been one of the most up-and-down affairs of the past few years in MMA. But, despite past disputes, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta has revealed the promotion are still very much interested in acquiring Cyborg in the hope of setting up a...
January 22nd 2015

UFC Fight Night 59 fighter salaries

Conor McGregor unsurprisingly tops the list of earners at UFC Fight Night 59 after his main event fight against Dennis Siver drew big numbers in Boston on Sunday January 18th. McGregor doubled his pay to $170K with a TKO win in the second round. The only other fighter on the card to surpass the six-figure mark was Donald Cerrone who defeated Benson Henderson in the...
January 21st 2015

Kimbo interested in fights against Petruzelli and Ortiz in Bellator

Breakout YouTube street fighter and former UFC competitor Kimbo Slice (real name Kevin Ferguson) has got his sights set on a couple of potential opponents after recently signing with Bellator. One of the two is the man who handed Slice his first defeat in pro MMA, Seth Petruzelli. Seth stopped Kimbo in just 14 seconds at EliteXC: Heat in October 2008.  "I'm sure...

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