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January 12th 2015

Column: 'Knock Me Down with a Feather'

A year ago it was the welterweight division that had us all perched on the edges of our seats. With Georges St Pierre exiting stage left, the rest of the UFC's 170lb assassins were twitching their trigger fingers in anticipation of a high-noon shootout for the championship belt. The first nine months of the year were completely dominated by the weight class, and...
January 12th 2015

[Video] All Angles: Donald Cerrone

UFC lightweight contender Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone will make it two fights in just over two weeks this weekend as he faces Benson Henderson in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 59. As part of the pre-fight build-up to this short notice trilogy blockbuster, the UFC presents All Angles in which viewers get to know Cerrone outside the cage and follow his thrilling...
January 12th 2015

[Video] UFC 'Fighting Irish' promo

The Irish will be out in force this weekend for the UFC Fight Night 59 card in Boston, Massachusetts. In the main event, Ireland's fighting hero Conor McGregor will be fighting for the right to challenge for the UFC featherweight title as he takes on Dennis Siver. Other Irishmen competing at the event include Paddy Holohan and former Cage Warriors champ Cathal...
January 9th 2015

Weekly Web Wrap-Up: Jones enters rehab, Cerrone steps up & more

The first full week of January may have been cold in these winter days, but it was a hot one in terms of mixed martial arts news! Drug scandals, short-notice fights and more have grabbed out attention over the past several days. Take a look below for just some of the top headlines. Jones enters rehab, UFC & Reebok offer support 2015 seemed to get off to...
January 9th 2015

Teixeira says Jones shouldn't be stripped of UFC title

After it was revealed earlier this week that Jon Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite in a random drug test last month, there has been debate among fans and media on if and how the reigning UFC light heavyweight champ should be punished. Among the suggested penalties is that Jones should be stripped of his title. One fighter who disagrees with this notion...
January 9th 2015

UFC releases more tickets for FOX card in Stockholm, Sweden

UFC on FOX 14 is set to go down on January 24th and, as attention for the event has continued to grow in the host city of Stockholm in Sweden, the UFC announced today that seating within the Tele2 Arena where the card will take place has been reconfigured to release more tickets (click here to purchase from AXS). The event will be headlined by a light heavyweight...
January 9th 2015

[Video] Friday Fight: Henderson vs Cerrone

Donald Cerrone proved once again why they call him 'Cowboy' earlier this week when he pulled a seriously wild move by taking a short-notice fight against former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The two will face in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 59 on January 18th. In this week's 'Friday Fight', we look back on the first meeting between Cerrone and...
January 8th 2015

Throwback Thursday: Backstage at the 2013 World MMA Awards

The 7th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards, sponsored by RDX Sports and Bodybuilding.com, are now just weeks away as it is set to take place on Friday January 30th at the Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas. Despite a difficult year for the MMA industry, the event is nevertheless shaping up to be one of the biggest and most star-studded in its seven-year history. In...

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