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February 16th 2015

Carano cast as Angel Dust in upcoming 'Deadpool' movie

Former female MMA star Gina Carano has officially joined the Marvel Universe by landing a role alongside Ryan Reynolds in the upcoming Deadpool movie. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news late last week. Gina will play the character of Angel Dust - a mutant with the ability to use superhuman strength for a short time. Carano was in talks with the UFC regarding...
February 16th 2015

EJU pulls Euro Judo Championships due to UFC sponsorship dispute

The 2015 European Judo Championships, originally scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland on April 9th-12th, have been withdrawn by the European Judo Union (EJU) following a disagreement over a sponsorship deal between the British Judo Association (BJA) and the UFC. The EJU confirmed the decision to pull the event on Friday February 13th. "The European Judo...
February 16th 2015

All signs suggest Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov is a done deal

It looks like a contest between top UFC lightweights Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov to decide the next challenger for the 155lb title may have finally been signed. "I signed a contract," Cerrone told the press during a media scrum this past weekend. Though he wouldn't say who he had signed on to fight, all clues point to Cowboy being the next...
February 16th 2015

Dana White "blown away" by Henderson's performance against Thatch

Benson Henderson moved up in weight and made a statement this past weekend with a submission win over highly-touted prospect Brandon Thatch in the main event at UFC Fight Night 60. Though Henderson's welterweight debut got off to a tough start, with Thatch pushing forward and causing the former lightweight champ some problems with his superior size and strength in...
February 15th 2015

Results: UFC Fight Night 60

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson overcame the odds in the main event at UFC Fight Night 60 by defeating the significantly larger Brandon Thatch via late submission. "I didn't know I could win this fight. A lot of times, guys, you have to do something you don't know," Benson said after his win. "Our biggest fear is not that we are inadequate, our...
February 13th 2015

UFC Fight Night 60 weigh-in video

UFC Fight Night 60 goes down tomorrow night in Broomfield, Colorado. In the main event, Benson Henderson steps up on short notice to take on returning welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch. Watch the full weigh-ins below (live at 11pm GMT). ...
February 13th 2015

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 60

The UFC returns to Colorado at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield this weekend with UFC Fight Night 60, headlined by Benson Henderson's welterweight debut against Brandon Thatch. As the main card is a little larger than usual we'll just be taking a look at the most high-profile contests, with odds provided by 5dimes, to see which fighters we think are most worth...
February 13th 2015

[Video] UFC 184: Extended Preview

With the original UFC 184 main event fight between Vitor Belfort and reigning middleweight champion Chris Weidman having been pulled due to Weidman suffering a rib injury, the women's 135lb championship bout between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has been bumped up from the co-main slot and will now headline the show in LA. In the new UFC 184: Extended Preview video,...
February 13th 2015

[Video] Friday Fight: Henderson vs. Khabilov

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson 'Smooth' Henderson will make his 170lb debut this weekend against Brandon Thatch in the UFC Fight Night 60 main event. In this week's 'Friday Fight' we're looking back at the most recent win of Henderson, which he earned at UFC Fight Night 42 in June last year against dangerous Russian opponent Rustam Khabilov. After a...
February 12th 2015

Thatch recalls meeting Dana White at TUF Tryout

Rising UFC welterweight contender Brandon 'Rukus' Thatch is set to make his return to the Octagon this weekend and welcome former WEC and UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson to the 170lb weight class in the UFC Fight Night 60 main event. Before he was forced onto the sidelines with injury in August last year, Thatch was being touted as one of the most dangerous...

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