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Mixed Martial Arts Ultimate Fighting Championship
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Only months after undergoing surgery to repair a detached retina in his right eye, UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping suffered another eye injury and was forced to withdraw from his Oct. 26 bout at UFC Fight Night in Manchester, England, against Mark Munoz. The UFC announced that ex-light heavyweight champion... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is historically known as one of the worst commissions in all of combat sports. This is not a new thing. If you've followed mixed martial arts for any lengthy period of time, it's quite likely that you've heard the jokes about Texas essentially... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/10/23/4987312/daily-mma-10-23-chad-mendes-q-a-on-rousey-wmma-floyd-mayweather David Heath Delson Heleno Dan Henderson Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/10/24/4867940/tuf-18-blog-with-julianna-pena-episode-8-the-mega-mailbag Cyril Abidi Daniel Acacio Bernard Ackah Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Welcome to The Buzz List. First, an introduction (in case you missed the last edition): What you'll find in the following slides is not anything resembling fighter rankings. We've got plenty of those already. The Buzz List, which will now be published weekly (!), is our comprehensive look at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Another dominant win over Junior dos Santos for Cain Velasquez has left fans with just one question: Is Cain the best heavyweight in MMA history? At UFC 166, the reigning heavyweight champ pushed his way into the record books by thrashing and stopping Dos Santos by TKO in the fifth... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Check out our picks for UFC 164, going down Saturday night in Milwaukee. Thank you to all the Cagereaders who submitted picks on Facebook. Kevin Iole -- Anthony Pettis W5 Benson Henderson: This is as close to a 50-50 fight as you're going to see. Pettis is a bit more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/10/23/4867862/josh-burkman-and-the-mysterious-second-verse Ed Herman Heath Herring Branden Lee Hinkle Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/10/22/4891878/ufc-dana-white-open-daniel-cormier-vs-alexander-gustafsson-light-heavyweight-debut Todd Duffee Marvin Eastman Stav Crazy Bear Economou Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
It appears that one of the top Japanese fighters in the world has finally signed on the dotted line and joined the UFC, according to Matt Erickson and Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie.com. Tatsuya Kawajiri, a veteran of Dream, One FC and Strikeforce, is considered one of the top featherweights in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Video: Chael Sonnen arm wrestles Cat Zingano You have to hand it to Chael Sonnen: The guy's pretty much willing to try anything. This time, Sonnen, the host of the Fox Sports 1 show "UFC Tonight" and a middleweight/light heavyweight fighter in the UFC, took on Cat Zingano in an... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Liz Carmouche, the bantamweight who along with champion Ronda Rousey helped turn the first women's fight in UFC history into a major success, will continue her bid for another title shot when she meets Alexis Davis on Nov. 6. The bout will be part of the UFC's annual "Fight for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
(Updated at 9:22 p.m. PT on Sept. 9, 2013, with more details of the accident) Matt Grice, a UFC featherweight and full-time Oklahoma City police officer, underwent brain surgery late Sunday and is in critical condition after the car he was in was hit from behind while he was stopped... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Fifteen minutes of hell. That is what Gilbert Melendez planned to bring to Diego Sanchez when the two men squared off last Saturday night at UFC 166. With the hard-nosed mindset both men possessed, and each having a notorious love for the scrap, "El Nino" knew exactly what he was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmamania.com/2013/10/22/4865740/official-ufc-rankings-updated-ufc-166-dos-santos-kaufman-cormier-mma Alberto Crane Marcio Pe de Pano Cruz Luke Cummo Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Gilbert Melendez’s “Mexican World War” with Diego Sanchez at UFC 166 will be the reason TJ Grant misses out on yet another UFC title shot. On Saturday night, Melendez and Sanchez went toe-to-toe in a 15-minute battle that some are already calling the “Fight of the Year.” During the live... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/10/20/4859058/fortunes-changed-for-five-at-ufc-166 Dai Shuanghai Mac Danzig Karen Darabedyan Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmamania.com/2013/10/21/4862312/ufc-166-videos-houston-rockets-dwight-howard-james-harden-velasquez-dos-santos-mma Ricardo Almeida Eddie Alvarez Thiago Alves Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Junior "Cigano" dos Santos needed to keep his back off the mat to have a chance to beat Cain Velasquez at UFC 166. For the most part he did that. Cigano stopped 11-of-13 takedown attempts from the champion. He also absorbed some big punches before finally succumbing in the fifth... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/10/20/4859064/ufc-166-aftermath-cain-velasquezs-path-to-becoming-all-time-best-is Roan Jucao Carneiro Shane The Engineer Carwin Jason Hollywood Chambers Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/10/20/4857434/gilbert-melendez-vs-diego-sanchez-full-fight-video-highlights Volk Han Joachim Hansen Antoni Hardonk Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Source: http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/10/20/4858078/ufc-166-results-dana-white-post-fight-media-scrum David Bielkheden Michael Bisping Dan Bobish Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
It was a “Mexican world war” at UFC 166 on Saturday night when Gilbert Melendez stepped into the cage against Diego Sanchez. The lightweights put on a memorable performance in front of a sold-out crowd at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. During the live broadcast, UFC commentator Joe Rogan... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
The UFC 166 pay-per-view kicked off and saw Greg Jackson-disciple John Dodson take on UFC debutant Darrell Montague in the flyweight division. Many thought the bout had the potential to claim the Fight of the Night bonus check. This fight did not have to leave the first round to name... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best
Bellator has added another title fight to their Nov. 2 pay-per-view show. Featherweight champion Pat Curran will fight Daniel Straus. This adds even more credibility to Bellator's first pay-per-view, making the line-up: Quinton Jackson vs. Tito Ortiz Michael Chandler vs. Eddie Alvarez - for lightweight title Pat Curran vs. Daniel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Mixed Martial Arts at its Best