341 Search Results for rivalry

Jul 19, 2016 8:44 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on how Jon Jones rivalry changed him

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been scheduled to fight 4 times now. Despite that, the pair have only actually ended up fighting once. When they met inside the Octagon, Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision. In the wake of their cancelled UFC 200 bout, Cormier knows he needs...

Jul 9, 2016 9:37 am

Claudia Gadelha on Joanna Jedrzejczyk rivalry: “It’s not done”

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Jedrzejczyk was able to weather the early storm from Gadelha, and ultimately win via unanimous decision, retaining her strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout,...

Jun 30, 2016 10:02 pm

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones rivalry: “I would not change a thing”

While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly alive and well ahead of their UFC 200 rematch on July 9th, both men have toned down the trash talk to an extent. This week Jones even went as far as to call his rivalry with Cormier “childish”. During the UFC 200 media call, Cormier was...


Jun 28, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Hilarious animation of Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly a storied one. Prior to the pair’s first meeting inside the Octagon they were involved in an infamous brawl during their first staredown. When the pair finally met in the Octagon, it was Jones who emerged victorious as he claimed a unanimous decision win. After being stripped...

Jun 15, 2016 9:23 am

Dominick Cruz reflects on Urijah Faber rivalry post-UFC 199

Going into UFC 199, there was certainly no love lost between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. For nearly 10 years the pair had engaged in a bitter rivalry after Faber submitted Cruz back in 2007 under the WEC banner. Cruz avenged the loss in the UFC, defeating Faber via unanimous decision, however that wasn’t enough...

May 3, 2016 1:50 pm

WSOF books sibling rivalry match as brothers set to fight in the cage

Two brothers are set to fight against each other in the cage at WSOF 32. To make this fight even more intriguing, one of the brothers is a masked self-made crime-fighter based in Seattle. Yes, this is real. Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor and brother Ben Fodor who also goes by his alter...

Oct 14, 2015 3:46 pm

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber Talk TUF Rivalry, Or Really, Lack Thereof

The current season of The Ultimate Fighter, featuring coaches Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber, seems to be a hit and perhaps the biggest reason is because of the entertaining back and forth between the two UFC fighters. It’s not the usual over dramatized false bravado type of trash talk, just two entertaining guys trading shots...

Aug 22, 2015 2:36 pm

Is Tomorrow Night The Start Of MMA’s Next Big Rivalry?

UFC welterweight Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy hasn’t fought in quite sometime due to a heart condition, but has been busy lending his knowledge of the fight game to fans. He’s don an excellent job as a commentator for the UFC and also as an analyst, breaking down fights. For this Sunday’s main event, between Max...

Jul 2, 2015 9:29 am

How Tea-Bagging Ignited The McGregor-Mendes Rivalry

Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 189 in about two weeks. So there can’t be that much bad blood between the two of them right? Wrong. It appears the war of the words started back in 2014. Mendes talked about the incident on yesterdays UFC 189 media conference call. “The short s—,...

May 26, 2015 2:57 pm

Lil Nog Says “Shogun” Rivalry Reignited On TUF Brazil Set

It seems like the current season of TUF Brazil has helped to reignite a long rivalry. Lil’ Nog, who is coaching alongside his brother and against Shogun Rua, talked to Globo Esporte about the experience. “It was great to be on TUF, my rivalry with Shogun has been reignited. This is a important fight for...

Apr 22, 2015 8:58 pm

Rivalry EXPLODES on FOX Set When “TUF” Team Owners Get Face to Face

The newest season of “The Ultimate Fighter” kicked off and it looks like we have an intense rivalry in our hands! American Top Team’s Dan Lambert thinks Glenn Robinson stole some of the top talent from around the world and brought them to his gym with money. Robinson denies any such rumors and fires back...

Apr 22, 2015 8:50 pm

REAL HATE! UFC’s New ‘TUF’ Beef Driven By Intense Founder Rivalry

The 21st edition “Ultimate Fighter” is a season like no other. Rather than recruiting some of the best unsigned fighters from across the country and choose teams one by one, it is Team Blackzilian vs. American Top Team. The first couple segments of the season premier concentrated on the rivalry between the two teams. Dan...

Nov 21, 2014 6:41 pm

Felice Herrig discusses bitter rivalry with Randa Markos

On this week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter, Felice Herrig lost via keylock armbar to Randa Markos in the first round (See highlights HERE). The majority of the episode however, dealt with the bitter feud between Herrig and Markos. Whereas most feuds are settled after the bout, fellow Team Pettis fighter Carla Esparza called out...

Aug 25, 2014 2:56 pm

Gilbert Melendez On Pettis Rivalry: We Don’t Talk S***

Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis just finished up the taping of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion. Melendez spoke with MMAJunkie about the season of TUF saying: “I hope people aren’t too disappointed, but there’s not much interaction between us,” Melendez said. “We’re kind of guys who don’t talk too...

Jun 5, 2014 2:56 pm

Bendo: ‘No Rivalry, but my camp is undefeated against Team Jackson’

“There’s not much of a rivalry. Our gym against Greg Jackson’s gym, I think we’re like 7-0 against them. I’m 3-0, so we don’t really see it as a rivalry. Khabilov is tough. I have to go out there and get my hand raised.” Heading into his fourth bout against a Greg Jackson trained fighter,...

Jun 5, 2014 5:15 am

Faber Talks Nova Uniao: ‘We have a real rivalry now’

Video: Urijah Faber joins UFC Tonight Urijah Faber has faced off with two of Brazil’s best fighters in Jose Aldo and Renan Barao. With his Team Alpha Male guys always competing for the same space as the Brazilian team, the two have formed a healthy rivalry. Faber discussed, Faber on the rivalry with Nova Uniao: “We’ve...

Jan 10, 2014 10:42 am

VIDEO | Rousey Glad To Put Tate Rivalry Behind Her

UFC female bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, closed out 2013 with a bang. Featured as a co-main event on the year’s biggest fight card, she successfully defended her title with her signature arm bar to close out her rivalry with Miesha Tate. Now Ronda looks forward to the 2014 season and up first on her hit...

Dec 27, 2013 9:34 am

Miesha Tate ‘Really Thankful For Rousey Rivalry

“Ronda said some things that really got under my skin. She plays the mental warfare game. I didn’t want to fight her because I love fighting; I wanted to fight her because I wanted to beat her up. The biggest thing for me is just remembering to be myself, be on an even keel, and...

Aug 7, 2013 9:45 am

Rampage says there’s always been a secret rivalry with Tito Ortiz

Former UFC light heavyweight champions Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-11 MMA) and Tito Ortiz (16-11-1 MMA) have been friends for over a decade.  They’ve been training partners, and at one time, they said they would never fight each other. Now, times have changed, and although they are still friends, they no longer train together and are...

Jul 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘What am I supposed to do, stand in front of Anderson Silva?’

Daniel Cormier had a rough time with everything UFC 200. From his originally scheduled title fight versus Jon Jones being pulled just days prior to the event, to the fans sheer disrespect for him implementing a winning game plan against Anderson Silva, it was a tough few days for the UFC light heavyweight champion of...

Jul 13, 2016 7:48 pm

Dominick Cruz ready for superfight with Conor McGregor or Jose Aldo

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is looking for big fights for himself and doesn’t consider a rematch with TJ Dillashaw a fight that will catch people’s interest. “I don’t care about that m———– at all,” Cruz told ESPN‘s Five Rounds podcast. “I beat that dude three years off the couch. He got me at 75...