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Overeem-Struve heavyweight war headed to Phoenix for UFC on FOX 13

The UFC is headed to Arizona for the first time in the organizations storied history, and they aren’t taking it lightly. Earlier today it was announced that a heavyweight tilt between former champion Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will be targeted for the December 13th event inside of the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Later on in the evening, it was made official that...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

TVP: Nakai submits Gonzales at Pancrase 247

Before she makes here UFC debut this weekend in Saitama, watch Rin Nakai show us that patience sometimes does make perfect. She sends Brenda Gonzales home with the first loss of her career, and a nasty injury. The full co-main event between the Queen of Pancrase and ‘Boom Boom’ that took place last year at Pancrase 247 is now available for your viewing pleasure below.
Via hov-mma
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey rips Cyborg ... again ... makes steroid crack

Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Justino have long been rivals in the MMA world despite never facing each other. Cyborg dominated the Strikeforce women’s featherweight division from 2009-2010 before Rousey took over in 2011. The Brazilian fighter, who is 12-1 (with one no contest) in her pro MMA career, tested positive for steroids following her […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem: A Bonafide Journeyman

Alistair Overeem had his first professional mixed martial arts fight at the very first “It’s Showtime” event back in 1999. He won by guillotine choke. It is now 2014, and to say Overeem has had the career of a bonafide journeyman would be an understatement. He has tromped the peaks and valleys of the fight game as much as any man could. The Reem fought his 52nd bout on Sept...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate Vs Rin Nakai Extended Preview Video

Miesha Tate welcomes Japan’s 16-0 ‘Queen Of Pancrase’ Rin Nakai on the main card of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event and you can watch the UFC’s extended preview video for this woman’s bantamweight clash below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Wanderlei Silva * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC Brazil – Oct 16/98 – L (Belfort) – N/A UFC 20 - May 7/99 – W (Petarra) – N/A UFC 25 – Apr 14/00 – L (Ortiz) – N/A UFC 79 – Dec 29/08 – […]
Via MMA Manifesto
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Makes Generous Promise to Cat Zingano

Not many fighters have had a tougher 16-month stretch than UFC bantamweight top contender Cat Zingano (pictured). After beating Miesha Tata to score a coaching spot opposite champion Ronda Rousey on “The Ultimate Fighter 18,” with a crack at Rousey’s crown to follow, Zingano was forced to undergo knee surgery and hasn’t been seen since. The added exposure the reality show...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Sept 20, 2014 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Fight Card (UFC Fight Pass – 3:00 am Eastern) Heavyweights (five rounds) Mark Hunt (9-8-1, #8 ranked heavyweight) vs Roy Nelson (20-9) […]
Via MMA Manifesto
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva?

  We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Silva and Arlovski in the aftermath of their bout in Brasilia, Brazil. Andrei Arlovski He into the Main Event as the underdog, but Andrei ‘the Pitbull’ Arlovski silenced the crowd in Brasilia after he knocked out Silva just 2:59 into the first round...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski KO’s Antonio Silva In 1st Round At UFC Fight Night 51

Andrei Arlovski finally showed signs of getting back to his old self tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 as he dropped Antonio Silva with strikes and then knocked him out with hammerfist strikes mid-way through the opening round. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway in Brazil. Silva with his hands held high to start. Arlovski wades in with a few body...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Emanuel Newton brought the ‘Hardcore’ to Michigan last night

Emanuel Newton entered the Bellator cage in Plymouth, Michigan last night to defend his undisputed light heavyweight strap for the very first time. His opponent, the always exciting Joey Beltran, was coming into the bout with just one win to his name over his last six fights. Many felt that he didn’t deserve to be in this situation. Regardless, he certainly made the best of it...
Via Fight Booth
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre Gets Golden Treatment Upon UFC Return

It’s always nice to have options. It’s even better to get everything you want when you finally make your decision. That’s the boat former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) is currently sitting in after UFC president Dana White said he’d allow St-Pierre to choose his opponent if he decides to return – current champ, top contender, can, whoever. “It...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White On Ben Askren “This Guy Is An Absolute Moron”

Just when it seemed as though UFC President Dana White was warming up to the idea of a Ben Askren (14-0) signing things took a serious nose dive during a recent appearance by the ONE FC Welterweight Champion on Inside MMA.Mr. White has some issues with what the former Bellator Welterweight Champion had to say.“I thought Tito (Ortiz) was the dumbest human being I ever met.  This...
Via MMAInsider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF 20: Rose Namajunas puts it all on the line

What more could we say about ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas. She’s as explosive as she is charming. Her relationship with former UFC heavyweight Pat Barry is that of the high-profile variety in MMA circles, and it’s one that both fighters celebrate publicly. When it comes to picking a winner of TUF 20, you’d be hard pressed to leave Namajunas out of the conversation. The 22-year...
Via Fight Booth
7 days ago  |  Discuss

War Machine pleads not guilty to charges, faces life in prison

Former MMA fighter War Machine pleaded not guilty to 32 felony counts in a Las Vegas courtroom on Wednesday, including two counts of attempted murder. If convicted, he could face life in prison without the possibility for parole. War Machine is accused of nearly beating his ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, to death in her home on August 8. He was named as Jon Koppenhaver...
Via Rumors and Rants
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Fires Back at ‘Fake’ Alistair Overeem

The reaction most Blackzilians gave when Alistair Overeem left their squad earlier this year was fairly unanimous – Don’t let the door hit ya where the good Lord split ya! Nobody has been more outspoken about Overeem’s departure than Anthony Johnson (pictured). “Rumble” accused Overeem of not buying into the “team” concept and only caring about himself. Recently, Johnson...
Via 5thRound.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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