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March 27th 2014

NELSON TEAMS UP WITH DIAZ FOR 'BIG NOG' FIGHT CAMP

Roy Nelson has been in camp with Nick Diaz ahead of his heavyweight five-rounder with Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira in Abu Dhabi on April 11th. ‘Big Country’ and the bad boy of the welterweight division have been working together during his latest fight camp, hinting at a possible return to the Octagon also for the leader of the Skrap Pack.  ...
March 27th 2014

[Video] Urijah Faber becoming music video sensation

It appears you can’t release a music video and expect it to reach the top of the charts anymore without getting ‘The California Kid’ Urijah Faber to cameo in it. Hot on the heels of his guest appearance in Pharrell Williams’ 24-hour Happy video, where he danced along the California streets with sister Michaella, Faber is now the male lead in Lauren...
March 27th 2014

Cormier vs Cavalcante in the works for UFC 175

Daniel Cormier may have to get past former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael 'Feijao' Cavalcante before being granted a UFC title shot. According to a report on UFC Tonight, Zuffa are working on putting together Cormier vs Cavalcante for UFC 175 in July. If he wins, DC would most likely be next in line to challenge the 205lb champion, whether that be Jon...
March 26th 2014

BARNATT WANTS STRICKLAND AND JOTKO EN ROUTE TO THE TOP

Someone’s ‘0’ will have to go when Luke Barnatt and Sean Strickland meet on the UFC Fight Night 41 main card in Berlin, Germany on May 31st – with the Brit insisting he’s on a mission to be the last undefeated 185lb’er standing in the UFC. TUF 17 graduate Barnatt extended his perfect run to 8-0 little over two weeks ago by TKO’ing Mats Nilsson...
March 26th 2014

[Video] Gustafsson believes Jones is avoiding him

Alexander Gustafsson has responded to Jon Jones' suggestion that he fight Daniel Cormier for the number-one contender spot in the 205lb division, and believes there's a very good reason why Jones said that. "If I look at Jones' perspective I don't think that's strange, because he tries to avoid me," Gustafsson told BT Sport. "Everyone can see that. I can see that....
March 26th 2014

Nick Newell to face Justin Gaethje for WSOF lightweight title

Undefeated lightweight Nick Newell has been granted a shot at the World Series of Fighting lightweight championship. The news was broken by Yahoo Sports yesterday. After making his promotional debut in August of last year and amassing two straight wins, both via first-round submission, Newell will now challenge Justin Gaethje for his WSOF 155lb title. With a record...
March 26th 2014

TUF 19 cast confirmed

The names of the men who will be competing on The Ultimate Fighter season 19 have been announced.  In the premier episode of TUF 19, 16 middleweight and 16 light heavyweight fighters will fight to determine which eight men from each weight class will enter the Ultimate Fighter house and compete for that all-important six-figure contract with the UFC. The latest...
March 25th 2014

Carano on possible MMA return: "I can't say too much"

Beloved former female fighter Gina Carano may not be 'former' for much longer. In fact, the mixed martial artist-turned-actress says she never was, at least officially. "I've never retired. I've never officially said that," said Carano in an interview with FOX Sports. "For some reason a part of me has always kept it open. I don't know, there's a certain part of me...
March 25th 2014

IDOL PEP TALK INSPIRED WHITEFORD TO MAKE HISTORY

A pre-fight pep talk from idol Robbie Lawler helped Scottish UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford get his home country’s first-ever win inside the Octagon. The hard-hitting striker, 11-2, says the victory has “still not sunk in” a whole 10 days after having his hand raised. He became Scotland’s first UFC fighter in October last year before being submitted in...
March 25th 2014

[Video] UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi preview

On Friday April 11th, heavyweights Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson will face each other in the UFC's second Abu Dhabi event. The first time MMA's number-one promotion hosted a show in one of the world's wealthiest cities was back in 2010 with UFC 112. On that card, the main event was Anderson Silva vs Demian Maia in what turned out to be one of the most...