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Apr 17, 2014 3:20 pm

Martin Kampmann’s Take On Training: ‘Spar once a week, maximal’

The sport of mixed martial arts has evolved at neck-snapping speeds over the past two decades, moving from bare-knuckle brawls with “no holds barred”, to technically proficient contests, regulated by athletic commissions. But the evolution isn’t just observed at the events – it’s also happening at the gyms where these martial artists train. In the...

Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Kennedy vs. Bisping Bout

Last Night on FOX Sports 1, two TUF champions were crowned, Patrick Cote lead The TUF Nation’s Team Canada to a clean sweep, and Tim Kennedy backed up all the pre-fight trash-talk with a dominant decision win over Michael Bisping. Some of our favorite fighters took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: Kennedy sticks...

Apr 17, 2014 2:28 pm

Dana White Wants To See ‘Big Nog’ Retire

  By Evan Stoumbelis Last week fight fans saw MMA legend Antonio Nogueira get knocked out by Roy Nelson in Abu Dhabi (Replay HERE) at UFC Fight Night 39 on Fight Pass. Immediately after the bout Dana said he was “Blown up by media guys” wanting to know what was next for the former interim heavyweight...

Apr 17, 2014 2:23 pm

White: Wanderlai Silva Injured Back In TUF Brazil Brawl

By Evan Stoumbelis According to UFC President Dana White Wanderlei Silva injured his back in the fight he had with Chael Sonnen on the set of a TUF Brazil episode which aired last week. “What happened was Wanderlei got hurt in that fight. He got double legged on the concrete and he hurt his back....

Apr 17, 2014 2:14 pm

Dana White Talks Diaz Brothers: This Will Be A Sad Story When We Look Back

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night, UFC President Dana White touched on (during his post-fight media scrum) the interesting situation he finds himself in with two of MMA’s most popular fighters, the Diaz Brothers. After Gilbert Melendez renegotiated his UFC contract, fellow teammate Nate Diaz unsuccessfully tried to do the same thing. Shortly after that Nick...

Apr 17, 2014 1:25 pm

Roy Nelson Out Up to 180 days After UFC FN 39

A damaged right finger has UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson on the shelf. Today the UFC released the suspension information directly to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nelson defeated Antonio Nogueira with a highlight reel KO. As there is no sanctioning organization in the United Arab Emirates for mixed martial...

Apr 17, 2014 1:04 pm

Chuck Liddell: ‘To me, pre-fight touching is not OK’

Chuck Liddell, one of the most popular MMA fighters in the UFC and a man known for being hard intimidate and carrying heavy hands, spoke to MMAjunkie recently about the increasing amount of pre-fight brawls between slated fighters. If you are already marked to fight each other in the ring, why get worked up before...

Apr 16, 2014 11:09 pm

‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 1 Recap

The show begins with a brief introduction of the two coaches, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn. The coaches are respectful to each other; Penn explains that he bears no ill-will towards Edgar, and that he’s just happy to be able to fight him again. Edgar is also happy to fight Penn again, and looks forward...

Apr 16, 2014 10:03 pm

.gif’s | ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 1 Fight Replays

The first episode of ‘The Ultimate Fighter 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ is in the books and the entry fights were pretty spectacular. If you missed tonight’s show, you need to check your local listing for the replay, but while you wait, here’s some highlights: (Props To KJ from LetusBang.com)    

Apr 16, 2014 2:30 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Roop Beats Kimura, Picks up 5th Decision of the Night

The Fox Sports 1 preliminary card kicked off with a bantamweight bout between Dustin Kimura and George Roop. Roop and Kimura seemed to be evenly matched throughout the fight as they exchanged grappling advantages throughout the round. Roop closed out the first five minutes in Kimura’s guard and locked up the round while Kimura did...

Apr 16, 2014 2:01 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Bocek Edges De La Torre in Split Decision Win

Mark Bocek was pushing a high-octane pace from the get-go and it almost looked like Mike De La Torre was going to be outclassed throughout the entire fight. However, De La Torre started to find his range and landed some impressive shots on Bocek himself. The back-and-forth exchanges between the two made for an exciting...

Apr 16, 2014 1:37 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Taleb Dominates Grujic, Gets Decision Victory

Nordine Taleb proved the bookies right when they labeled him as a -235 favorite. His bout with fellow “TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia” cast-mate Vik Grujic was extremely one sided. Taleb looked to be cautious in his attack in the first round, but it soon became evident that he was waiting for Grujic to attack...

Apr 16, 2014 1:10 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Walsh Tops Indich in Decision Outcome

Written by Jon Kirschner | @MMAKirschner Chris Indich and Richard Walsh both made their official UFC debuts today as they squared off in the second bout of the UFC Fight Pass prelims. Both fighters took part of this season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia’. Chris Indich was quick to get to the...

Apr 15, 2014 7:48 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Gambling Odds: Is Tim Kennedy a Good Underdog Bet?

Written by Jon Kirschner | Twitter: @MMAKirschner The Odds (Favorite) Michael Bisping: -195 (Underdog) Tim Kennedy: +180 After what seemed like months of trash talk going back-and-forth between the two, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy will finally put an end to their feud. The rivalry started back in November 2013 when Kennedy took to Twitter...

Apr 15, 2014 2:40 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Please‏

Roy “Big Country” Nelson (20-9 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is coming off a devastating first-round knockout victory over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, which he earned in the main event of last week’s ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ event in Abu Dhabi. The victory over “Big Nog” snapped a 2-fight losing skid for Nelson and moved him back up...

Apr 15, 2014 10:59 am

Belfort Embarrassed By Sonnen & Wanderlei Following TUF Brawl

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort says he is embarrassed by the unsportsmanlike conduct shown by his fellow fighters Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen on TUF Brazil. Vitor sent out a message over Facebook, which was translated by MMAFighting.com: “The brawl between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen at TUF Brazil embarrassed me. First, because MMA is not violence, it is a fight...

Apr 15, 2014 10:21 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Kennedy’s Pushing 40, No Kids and Impotent’

Michael Bisping is known for his quick strikes and quicker wit. And when the Englishman is cheesed off, he can bung a few cheeky insults at any pikey wanker that looks at him the wrong way… know what I mean? This time around, however, Bisping seems to be taking the high road when it comes to his verbal assaults on his...

Apr 15, 2014 10:14 am

Tim Kennedy Disappointed With The Lack Of Bisping Trash-Talk

Michael Bisping is known for his ability to hurl insults and trash-talk at any opponent that even looks at him the wrong way. But coming into his fight with Tim Kennedy this Wednesday – a man who has quite possibly talked more trash than any one of Bisping’s past opponents – ‘The Count’ seems much more muted...

Apr 15, 2014 10:08 am

MacDonald Ready for Johny Hendricks After A Win Over Woodley

Welterweight rising star Rory MacDonald is dripping confidence about his upcoming fight with powerhouse Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 this summer. MacDonald has been hovering around the top spot in the division for a long time now, never seeming to get over the final plateau to a championship fight and a belt. But now, Rory...