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September 10th 2014

[Video] Rockhold compares surfing and martial arts

In this video from Fightland, UFC middleweight Luke reveals the tougher side of his hometown of Santa Cruz in the state of California and also discusses his love of surfing and skating; and how they apply to his martial arts lifestyle. "Surfing is such a nice release," says Rockhold. "It's a natural high, it's an adrenaline rush. It takes a certain knowledge and...
September 10th 2014

Browne vs Schaub set for UFC 181

UFC heavyweights Travis Browne and Brendan Schaub are set to face each other at UFC 181. Both athletes are coming off losses (Browne to Fabricio Werdum at UFC on FOX 11 and Schaub to Andrei Arlovski at UFC 174). Browne was the favourite going into his April number-one contender bout against Werdum, but came out on the losing end of a unanimous decision. He is...
September 9th 2014

Shogun reveals mother and wife want him to retire

MMA veteran Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua has had a rocky road through the UFC since joining the promotion all the way back in 2007. In 13 UFC bouts, Rua has only managed to string together a pair of wins once and has alternated wins and losses since 2009. Having suffered a TKO loss in his last outing, at the hands of Dan Henderson in March, there have been murmurings in...
September 9th 2014

Between the Sheets: Rockhold says he's willing to fight at 205lb

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold is closing in on a title shot and could potentially be next in line with a convincing win over Michael Bisping, who he is set to face at UFC Fight Night 55 on November 8th. The #5-ranked 185lb speaks exclusively to Fighters Only magazine inside the current issue about his standing on championship matches and even goes so far as to say...
September 9th 2014

[Video] Cage Warriors 72 (trailer)

Leading European MMA promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC) will be heading to Wales in the UK for the second time this year with Cage Warriors 72 this coming Saturday. In the main event, Nicolas Dalby will be putting his welterweight title on the line against Gael Grimaud. Also on the card, top British talent Cory Tait will face Toni Tarau, while...
September 9th 2014

Moraga says he still needs to "adapt better to MMA"

#5-ranked UFC flyweight John Moraga got himself back in the win column last Friday night with a submission win over Justin Scoggins. The victory comes off the back of his June TKO loss to fellow former 125lb title challenger John Dodson. “I had a chip on my shoulder coming into this fight. I feel like in my last fight with Dodson, I made one mistake and my...
September 9th 2014

ONE FC returns to Malaysia in October

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, One FC, has confirmed they will be returning to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the second time this year with an event on October 17th at the Stadium Putra. The fight card will feature a main event clash between featherweights Marat Gafurov and Rob Lisita. Also, Malaysia’s own Ev Ting meets Edward Kelly in the co-main...
September 9th 2014

UFC Fight Night 50 peaks with 1.1 million viewers

This past weekend's UFC Fight Night 50 event, which saw Ronaldo 'Jacare' Mousasi pull off an impressive submission win over fellow top middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, received a peak audience of 1,068,000 total viewers. The main card (10pm-12am ET) posted a .73 household rating, averaging 911,000 total viewers, which is an increase of 12% compared to the...