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March 10th 2015

[Video] UFC 185 Embedded (episode 1)

The UFC will be in Dallas, Texas this weekend for UFC 185. The card will feature two championship fights - for the lightweight and women's strawweight titles. In the main event lightweight champ Anthony Pettis faces Rafael dos Anjos, and 115lb champion Carla Esparza makes her first title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main. In the new episode of UFC...
March 9th 2015

Condit vs. Alves targeted for UFC Fight Night 67

A welterweight bout between former 170lb UFC title challengers Carlos Condit and Thiago 'Pitbull' Alves is reportedly being eyed for eyed for UFC Fight Night 67, May 30th. The event is expected to take place at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. Condit last fought at UFC 171 in March last year, where he lost to Tyron Woodley via TKO due to knee injury. He has...
March 9th 2015

Mitrione talks beef with "smug, arrogant" Overeem

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione recently revealed he isn't a fan of former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream champ Alistair Overeem.  "I just don't like Overeem," Matt said on The Fighter and The Kid podcast. "I'd like to see him lose. I don't like him as a human being. He is a smug, arrogant man. He came to the Blackzilians and ostracized himself almost immediately."...
March 9th 2015

[Videos] Countdown to UFC 185

In a year when the UFC are looking like they will have their strongest first quarter ever, it will be especially hard for even pay-per-view events to stand out in the crowd in 2015. With that said, this coming Saturday's UFC 185 card might just be the most stacked we've seen for a while. In the main event, UFC lightweight champ Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis will put his...
March 6th 2015

Fedor says he sees "flaws" in Velasquez's game

Russian MMA veteran Fedor Emelianenko is widely regarded as one of the all-time greats of the sport. The stone-faced heavyweight was the most dominant fighter of the iconic Pride FC organization, holding the promotion's heavyweight title from 2003-2006. Being a quiet and reserved character, Emelianenko has always seemed something of an enigma to MMA fans - a man...
March 6th 2015

[Video] Top 5 Olympians in UFC history

Medalling at the Olympics is among the greatest aspirations a competitive athlete can have, and the respect and admiration universally heaped upon Olympic champions is unrivaled by just about any other sporting accomplishment. With that said, for athletes of Olympic combat sports there is little money to be made after the Games aside from boxers making the move to...
March 6th 2015

[Video] Friday Fight: Pettis vs. Lauzon

UFC lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis is scheduled to put his belt on the line next weekend in the UFC 185 main event against Rafael dos Anjos. In this week's 'Friday Fight', we look back on the win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144 that solidified Showtime as a dangerous 155lb title contender en route to him finally capturing the belt at UFC 164 in August...
March 5th 2015

Burt Watson recalls memorable UFC backstage moments

Fighters Only World MMA Awards 'Lifetime Achievement' award recipient Burt Watson resigned from his position as UFC site coordinator earlier this week. Watson spent 14 years working with the UFC, his first event being UFC 30 in February 2001 - headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Evan Tanner and champ Tito Ortiz. During his time with the company he...
March 5th 2015

McGregor on Rousey vs. Zingano: "I'd love to see that again."

UFC featherweight title contender Conor McGregor is known for quick hands and even quicker mouth, but the Irishman showed off some equally impressive head movement at UFC 184 this past weekend when he used his quick reflexes to dodge a hat thrown his way by main event fighter Cat Zingano (see video below) as she made her walk to the Octagon. "There's no beef... I...

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