1110 Search Results for ufc 163

Oct 27, 2017 12:23 pm

Derek Brunson Knows He Can Beat Robert Whittaker

Last year, Derek Brunson squared off with hard-hitting Aussie Robert Whittaker and it didn’t exactly go his way. He came out like a man possessed, desperately wanting to get his fifth knockout in a row and the title shot that would come with it. Instead, he got his lights turned off by Robert Whittaker and...

Oct 17, 2017 12:22 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima Want These MMA Techniques Legalized

Rory MacDonald has moved on from the UFC and has set his sites on Bellator gold. In January, he’ll take on their welterweight champion Douglas Lima in January. Both fighters sat down and were asked questions ahead of their encounter about a wide variety of subjects. Asking fighters about what they’d do during a zombie...

Oct 7, 2017 7:26 am

Kevin Lee’s Coach Said Drastic Cuts Will Keep Happening Until Real Changes Happen

Yesterday was a wild roller coaster of suspense. It was one of the most stressful weigh-ins of UFC history, as yet another fight with Tony Ferguson looked like it was about to be called off. Kevin Lee pushed through a brutal weight cut, made championship weight in his second attempt, keeping the main event still...

Oct 6, 2017 2:05 pm

Dustin Poirier Comments on Kevin Lee’s Bad Weight Cut

Dustin Poirier can’t be stopped lately. Just yesterday, Dustin Poirier opened up in a candid interview talking about what he sees for his future, his family and more. Saying he was willing to even leave the UFC if it ends up being better for his career. As a top-ten lightweight, of course his eyes are...

Oct 6, 2017 11:10 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee Misses Weight at a Crazy Suspenseful Weigh-in

After all of the problematic situations with Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as Ray Borg having to pull out of UFC 215, fans and media were keeping a close eye on the UFC 216 weigh-ins. One after one, we watched them weigh in, waiting on all the events to be secured. It was a lot like...

Oct 4, 2017 10:46 am

Conor McGregor Gives Props to Max Holloway and Would Fight Him at Lightweight

On Friday last week, Conor McGregor made his first major public appearance since his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. We didn’t learn much from the man, other than he has options open to pretty much fight anyone he wants to in his UFC return, but we already knew that. Out of the about seven names...

Oct 3, 2017 6:23 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Wants Tyron Woodley Not Kamaru Usman

Rafael dos Anjos’ run in the welterweight division much like his former opponent “Cowboy” Donald Cerrone. He’s taken out Tarec Saffiedine and Neil Magny, and he’s not even close to slowing down. Kamaru Usman was campaigning for a fight with dos Anjos after destroying Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 116. However, dos Anjos is...

Oct 1, 2017 6:47 am

Max Holloway has a prediction for a possible rematch with Conor McGregor

On Friday night, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor touched down in Glasgow, Scotland for an illuminating Q&A session. One of the most interesting revelations from this event arose when McGregor began discussing reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway, who he defeated back in 2013. While McGregor shared his belief that he should still be considered the...

Oct 1, 2017 5:57 am

Gokhan Saki is eyeing a quick turnaround and a camp change

Late last month, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated return to Japan, kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki made his UFC debut, and delivered with flying colours. Though he seemed to have a bit of an issue with his gas tank, he authored one of the best knockouts in recent memory, putting his opponent Henrique...

Sep 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Conor McGregor explains why he would defeat Floyd Mayweather in a rematch

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor believes he would defeat Floyd Mayweather in a rematch. “Mystic Mac” was stopped by the undefeated boxing legend via tenth-round TKO this past August in Sin City. The brash Irish superstar claims that he learned a lot in his first encounter with “Money” and could use that knowledge to...

Sep 30, 2017 12:48 pm

Mickey Gall Wants a ‘No-Rules’ Gym Fight With Kevin Lee

Mickey Gall is just around the corner from his third fight in the UFC, but it’s not Randy Brown he’s talking about in his latest appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour. The welterweight prospect got wind of what Kevin Lee had to say about him on the show earlier this year and didn’t take...

Sep 30, 2017 10:50 am

Rory MacDonald Still Thinks Robbie Lawler Was ‘Taking Some Sh-t’

One of the best welterweights in the world now resides in Bellator, where he is about to challenge for the welterweight title. He’s not just content with earning the belt that alluded him in the UFC, he has aspirations of an unprecedented triple crown title in by taking belts in three divisions. Still, his infamous...

Sep 28, 2017 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Fabricio Werdum Almost Throw Blows at Media Lunch

There was a media lunch today for UFC 216. It was outside the fresh air. Warm, but pleasant. Birds chirped, fruit and tea were served, it was nice. However, a can of whoop ass was also on the verge of being served before the meal even got started. Tony Ferguson was sitting at the table...

Sep 28, 2017 11:49 am

Lauren Murphy Goes Off on TUF 26 Coach Eddie Alvarez

After an emotional defeat at the hands of  Nicco Montano on last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26, Lauren Murphy was very emotional. Losing is always hard, but feeling like you may have missed out on a shot in the UFC that you’ve worked years for is much harder. Nonetheless, she was expected at...

Sep 28, 2017 5:57 am

Cody Garbrandt’s team still wants Mighty Mouse

On November 4, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 217, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against his most heated rival in TJ Dillashaw. If Garbrandt successfully defends his title, the expectation is that he’ll then turn his attention to the next contender on the docket – perhaps...

Sep 27, 2017 1:24 pm

Rory MacDonald Eyes Titles in Three Bellator Divisions

Just a week ago, Bellator announced that recent UFC transplant Rory MacDonald would challenge Douglas Lima for the welterweight title early next year. A win would not only help MacDonald achieve something he was never able to in the UFC, but serve as the first step the journey he sees in his mind’s eye. It’s...

Sep 27, 2017 8:07 am

Despite recent skid, Rashad Evans will not be retiring

Back in 2008, when he held the UFC light heavyweight title, Rashad Evans was considered the best light heavyweight fighter on the planet. Even after he lost that title, succumbing to punches dealt by the surging Lyoto Machida, he was still regarded as one of the division’s very best. Unfortunately, Evans eventually began to decline....

Sep 26, 2017 7:54 am

Matt Brown is retiring, but he won’t be exiting the USADA testing pool

On November 11, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Norfolk, welterweight brawler Matt Brown will partake in his final fight. His opponent will be former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez – a fighter who is more than likely to oblige him in the kind of slugfest he’s hoping for. While...

Sep 26, 2017 5:59 am

Miesha Tate explains why she’d favor Conor McGregor in fight against GSP

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is the biggest star in MMA today. Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who is returning to action for a middleweight title fight with Michael Bisping at UFC 217, was previously regarded as the sport’s biggest star himself. Given that McGregor and St-Pierre are now both actively competing, and that they’ve...

Sep 25, 2017 12:10 pm

Kamaru Usman shuts down rumors of Mike Perry fight, continues to go after ‘RDA’

Over the last few days, several rumors have surfaced suggesting that rising UFC welterweight contenders Kamaru Usman and Mike Perry might soon collide in the cage. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Usman assured that there’s nothing in the works with Perry, and that he’s instead keen on a fight with former lightweight...

Sep 25, 2017 11:09 am

Luke Rockhold updates on possible move to light heavyweight

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Pittsburgh, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made a triumphant return to the cage, emerging from a hiatus of more than a year to clobber former World Series of Fighting champ David Branch to a second-round stoppage. With this win, Rockhold reiterated...

Sep 25, 2017 5:54 am

Miesha Tate to Jon Jones: You can’t use ignorance as an excuse

Shortly after reclaiming the UFC light heavyweight title with a knockout of Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones failed a USADA-administered drug test and lost that same title. Since then, Jones and his team have maintained that he did not intentionally ingest any banned substances. In the opinion of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate, however, ignorance...

Sep 23, 2017 7:27 am

Pros react to Ovince Saint Preux’s impressive first-round finish

Ovince Saint Preux squared off with Yushin Okami in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 yesterday in Japan. “OSP” was able to secure top position early in round one, this after Okami decided to pull guard, and promptly submitted his Japanese opponent with a Von Flue choke. The victory marked Saint Preux’s second...