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September 4th 2014

Shogun vs Manuwa targeted for November in Brazil

Brazilian mixed martial arts veteran Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua could be making his return to the cage in a matter of months, as the UFC are reportedly looking to match him up against dangerous British striker Jimi Manuwa in Shogun's home country. According to a report on yesterday's edition of UFC Tonight, Shogun vs Manuwa is being eyed for the upcoming UFC Fight Night...
September 4th 2014

Esparza and Namajunas discuss their TUF 20 beefs

One of the most highly-anticipated season's of MMA reality show The Ultimate Fighter is set to begin next week, showcasing an exclusively female cast for the first time ever in the programmes history, as a selection of the best 115lb fighters in the world will compete to become the first ever UFC strawweight champion. “They’re different creatures. These girls...
September 3rd 2014

[Video] Countdown to Bellator 123

Pat Curran is set to put his featherweight title on the line in a rematch against Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire at Bellator 123 on Friday September 5th. Curran and Pitbull first fought back at Bellator 85 in January last year, with Pat coming out with the split decision victory.  The card also features a number of other high-profile names, including former Strikeforce...
September 3rd 2014

Hidden Gems: Sept 5th - 6th

The forecast for this coming Friday and Saturday nights is looking excellent if you're an MMA fan. On Friday, the UFC and Bellator will go head-to-head; the UFC with one of their most star-studded Fight Night events ever and Bellator with a card headlined by a featherweight title fight. Then, on Saturday, female MMA promotion Invicta FC will air on the UFC Fight...
September 3rd 2014

Bisping recounts confrontation with Rockhold in Macau

As probably the most called-out fighter without a major MMA championship, Michael Bisping is a fighter who never seems short of potential opponents. His most recent rivalry has been with former Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold, who has challenged the Brit to a fight which Rockhold says he will finish in the first round. The two men got into a verbal...
September 3rd 2014

UFC 177 fighter salaries

UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw topped the pay scale at UFC 177 with an earning of $100K, plus a $50K 'Performance of the Night' bonus for his knockout win over late-replacement opponent Joe Soto. Dillashaw was originally scheduled to put his title on the line against former champ Renan Barao in a rematch, but Barao was withdrawn from the bout the day before the...