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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...
March 25th 2014

Melvin Guillard "happy" about UFC release

Melvin Guillard is feeling optimistic about his options after being cut by the UFC last week, "I was happy," Guillard told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. "I gave the UFC nine years. I gave them a good nine years. Honestly I gave them one bad performance, which was the London fight. I had two busted ribs, a busted hand in the first round, but I didn't make any...
March 24th 2014

Knee injury forces Weidman-Machida back to July

Chris Weidman's UFC middleweight title defense against Lyoto Machida has been pushed back to Interational Fight Week in July after the middleweight champion suffered a knee injury in training. The UFC confirmed tonight that Weidman will require minor surgery on the injury, which means his second defense will be pushed back from UFC 173 on May 24th to UFC 175 on...
March 24th 2014

ONE FC signs 5 champions

ONE FC has bolstered its roster by signing five champions from around the world. One of their new signings, Chi Lewis Parry, is an undefeated British heavyweight who, before becoming and MMA fighter, was a professional basketball player in the British Basketball League. Parry has the longest reach in the One FC 265lb division. The other new signings...
March 24th 2014

UFC Fight Night Natal: Post Fight Quotes

Dan Henderson may not be on the title trail just yet, but the veteran champion kicked off is new 10-fight UFC contract with the dramatic third round TKO of 'Shogun' Rua last night and admitted afterwards that he's having “fun” again inside the Octagon. 'Hendo' had to climb up off the canvas twice, once in each of the opening two rounds, before catching Shogun...
March 24th 2014

Results: UFC Fight Night Natal

The Hendo-Shogun saga reached a brutal climax at UFC Fight Night Natal, with the American emerging as the victor. In a rematch of their epic 2011 'Fight of the Year' contender, Dan Henderson and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua squared off once again in Shogun's home country of Brazil. Although Rua looked to be on his way to winning in the first 10 minutes, knocking down his...
March 21st 2014

Anderson Silva says he won't fight in 2014

It looks like we won't be seeing Anderson Silva make his return to the UFC this year. "These rumours that I’ll fight at UFC 181 or any other event around that date aren’t true," Anderson said in an interview with Combate. "This year is over for me. There’s a chance I’ll fight in the first half of 2015." Judging by the photos and videos Anderson has been...
March 21st 2014

St-Pierre open to "fair fight" with Anderson Silva

Despite both men being indefinitely out of action, the Anderson vs GSP superfight dream is looks to be still alive after a recent Georges St-Pierre interview. There was a time, relatively recently, when Anderson Silva and St-Pierre reigned supreme as both UFC champions and top pound-for-pound fighters. As only 15lb separated their divisions, a superfight between the...