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July 16th 2014

[Video] Amir Khan extinguishes 8 candles with one punch

We realise the peculiarity of sharing a boxing-related video on a primarily MMA-specific website, but this one from leading combat sports brand RDX Inc. really caught our attention. At a recent photo shoot, top British talent and former Olympic medalist Amir Khan wowed onlookers by putting out the flames of eight candles with a single strike - while wearing a pair...
July 16th 2014

Mendes accuses Aldo of using PEDs, McGregor weighs in

There has been some serious heat building between number-one UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes and reigning champ Jose Aldo recently, with the two men who were originally set to fight at UFC 176 before Aldo pulled out trading verbal blows. For his part, Chad says he believes Jose's withdrawal from their scheduled bout has something to do with the recent...
July 16th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems - 18th July - 20th July

Can't get enough of MMA? Need some more fisticuffs to entertain you this weekend but you're not quite sure where, who or what is going on in the world of mixed martial arts. Well, don't worry, because FO's weekly Hidden Gems feature has your back. We bring you some of the best fights that no-one seems to be talking about and also highlight a few future MMA stars...
July 16th 2014

Demetrious Johnson to defend title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177

UFC flyweight champ Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson has had his next opponent confirmed: #8-ranked Chris Cariaso. The 125lb title bout is set to take place at UFC 177 on Saturday August 30th in Sacramento, California. The fight will feature in the co-main event slot, with a bantamweight championship rematch between Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw headlining the card....
July 16th 2014

Dana fires back at Diaz's "#UFCd**k" tweet

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone will look to move himself closer to a lightweight title shot with a win over Jim Miller in tonight's UFC Fight Night main event. Most fans will be happy at the prospect of an exciting fight. However, there's at least one man who seems to feel Cowboy isn't so deserving of a headline slot - his name is Nate Diaz and he voiced his discontent on...
July 16th 2014

Inaugural 125lb title fight set for ONE FC: Rise of the Kingdom

Asian MMA promotion One FC has confirmed that flyweights Geje Eustaquio and Adriano Moraes will battle for the inaugural ONE FC flyweight championship at One FC: Rise of the Kingdom, which is set to be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on September 12th. "One FC is the largest sports media property in Asian history, bringing world-class mixed martial arts action all...
July 16th 2014

[Video] UFC Fight Night 45 weigh-in video & results

UFC lightweight contenders Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller are set for a mid-week battle this week in the main event at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Also on the card, Edson Barboza and Evan Dunham will both look to rebound from their recent losses to Cerrone as they face each other in the co-main event, and tough welterweight Rick Story will...