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October 10th 2014

'UFC Fighting Irish' billboard erected in Dublin

The sport of MMA looks to be continuing to enjoy a rapid-growth period in the country of Ireland as there has now been a 'UFC Fighting Irish' billboard, measuring 125 metres by 78 metres, erected in O'Connell Street in Dublin, featuring UFC featherweight Conor McGregor. "This historic street hosted many battles in our nations history. What an honour," McGregor...
October 10th 2014

[Video] Footage of 'Mayhem' Miller's arrest

Video footage has been released by FOX news of the moment former MMA fighter Jason 'Mayhem' Miller was arrested yesterday following a four-hour standoff at his home with Orange County law enforcement. The incident gained a lot of attention on social media as it unfolded on Thursday as Jason tweeted about the events as they happened. Miller was arrested on three...
October 9th 2014

Weekly Web Wrap-Up: "Google me, bitch!", Hardy vs Sanchez and more

There's been plenty to talk about this week in the world of MMA, and the biggest stories haven't even been off the back of this past Saturday's UFC Fight Night double-bill! Read below for our pick of five of the best... "Google me, bitch!" UFC bantamweight Cody Gibson received some unwanted attention this week when a video surfaced of him getting involved in a...
October 9th 2014

'Freakshow' returns at BAMMA 17 in December

UK-based MMA promotion BAMMA have confirmed that Colin 'Freakshow' Fletcher will be returning to the BAMMA cage at BAMMA 17 on December 6th. Freakshow is set to face Hawaiian lightweight Michael Brightmon, who was originally due to face Mansour Barnaoui at BAMMA 16, until the champion sustained an injury and was forced to pull out of the event. The event is set to...
October 9th 2014

[Video] UFC 179: Extended Preview

A featherweight championship rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes is set to go down at UFC 179 on October 25th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "This is my time to get in there and get revenge on Aldo," says Mendes, who lost their first fight via first-round KO. "He's actually my only loss on my record. All I can say is payback's a bitch." "He's taunting me, and I'm...
October 9th 2014

Twitter war sparks between Hardy and Sanchez

There is some heat developing between Dan Hardy and Diego Sanchez following some comments made by Hardy in a recent interview, in which Dan expressed an interested in a return to fighting at lightweight against Sanchez. "I like Diego, I respect him and I forgive him for his strangeness, but in my opinion he's kind of the problem with mixed martial arts," said Hardy....
October 8th 2014

Hidden Gems: October 10th & 11th

We may not be seeing another UFC event until later this month when UFC 179 hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 25th, but that doesn't mean there won't be plenty of MMA action to keep fans satisfied in the meantime.  Read below for a couple of picks from Fighters Only of fights hardcore fans won't want to miss this weekend. Bellator 128 Nah-Shon Burrell vs...
October 8th 2014

Hardy interested in return at lightweight against Diego Sanchez

British MMA veteran Dan Hardy has impressed in his new role as commentator for the UFC's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division. Despite not having competed himself since September 2012 due to health issues, Dan seems hopeful that he will be cleared to step inside the Octagon as a fighter again by next year. "I'm looking at getting cleared the beginning of...