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August 14th 2014

Bader says St. Preux is “in for a rude awakening”

Top 10 UFC light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux are set to headline UFC Fight Night 47 this weekend. Bader should be the toughest test of St. Preux's career to­date but, although he is ranked below his opponent, Ovince doesn't seem all that impressed with the TUF 8 winner's skills. “I think he’s overrated,” OSP said on UFC Tonight. “Nothing...
August 14th 2014

'Improving' Tom Watson shrugs off UFC Fight Night 47 pressures

Fan favorite Tom Watson insists he’s under no more pressure than usual despite heading into this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 47 event under the cloud of back-to-back Octagon defeats. The British middleweight faces Sam Alvey in Bangor, Maine knowing that a third consecutive loss could spell the end of his UFC career. Yet ‘Kong’ believes the progress he’s made...
August 14th 2014

Jones issues apology for injury, due to undergo surgery today

Jon Jones has issued an apology to MMA fans after suffering an injury which has forced him to withdraw from his scheduled title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. "I'd like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178," Jones posted Wednesday on his official Facebook page. "Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight....
August 13th 2014

JOSH GRISPI'S WIFE PLANS REUNION DESPITE ALLEGED ASSAULT

Kaitlyn Grispi says she won't “throw away” her marriage despite her husband, 14-5 ex-UFC featherweight Josh Grispi, being held without bail for allegedly assaulting her on two occasions and siccing the family bull terrier on her. The Massachusetts 25-year-old told a local news outlet she will welcome Josh back provided he gets help. Court documents allege Josh...
August 13th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems: August 16th

After a three-week hiatus, the UFC is back in action this week with UFC Fight Night 47, which takes place in Bangor, Maine on Saturday. But that's not all the action fight fans have the opportunity to enjoy in just a few day's time, as fans unfamiliar with the Irish MMA scene may not be aware of Cage Warriors returning to the city of Dublin with a quality main event....
August 13th 2014

Rousey comments on Jones-Cormier brawl

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey career couldn't be going much better right now. Continuing to dominate inside the cage while acting roles keep on flying in, one has to wonder just how Ronda is able to maintain such a high level of success. "I always do much better proving people wrong than fulfilling people's expectations," says Rousey. "I really...
August 13th 2014

UFC pulls out of Istanbul debut due to political unrest

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has postponed a planned trip to Istanbul, Turkey, originally scheduled for November 22nd, due to political unrest in the region. However, sources from inside the UFC’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) London office have confirmed they are still keen on a trip to the banks of the Bosphorus and hope to reschedule a date for...