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Aug 6, 2017 6:48 am

Pros react to Sergio Pettis’ defeat of Brandon Moreno

Last night, the UFC touched down in Mexico City, Mexico. This time, the card was headlined by a compelling clash of flyweight contenders, as Sergio Pettis took on Mexico’s own Brandon Moreno. Though Moreno started strong, Pettis bounced back in a big way, regaining control of the fight in the second to batter Moreno on...

Dec 5, 2014 9:14 am

ONE FC 23 Results: Vera, Gracie Dominate

e Early this morning in Manila, the ONE Fighting Championship MMA Promotion returned to action from the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philipines. UFC heavyweight veteran, Brandon Vera made a triumphant return and was one of seven fighters who finished their bouts before the final bell. The full One FC 23 results are as...

Nov 30, 2014 3:01 pm

Vera on UFC: “The respect the fighters are not given is a big deal”

Brandon Vera, a UFC veteran of 16 fights, who was recently signed by ONE FC, will be stepping back into the cage this weekend in the Philippines at ONE FC: Warrior’s Way. Ahead of the bout, Vera spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his departure from the UFC, and why he believes fighters should be respected...

Sep 2, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC 164 Highlights: Rothwell vs. Vera

Video: Highlights: Rothwell – Vera Last weekend during the UFC 164 pay-per-view Brandon Vera made a disappointing return to the UFC’s heavyweight division. Check out the full highlights of his fight against Ben Rothwell here.

Nov 1, 2017 6:02 am

Jon Jones posts training clip, suggests it’s time to “start again”

Jon Jones had a turbulent few years. Though he is, without debate, one of the most talented fighters to ever step into the cage, his career has been marred by substance abuse problems, brushes with the law, and most recently, a procession of failed drug tests. News of Jones’ latest failed drug test broke just...

Sep 16, 2017 9:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Alain Ngalani’s 11 Second KO While Running Backwards at ONE

Fight fans can look forward to UFC Pittsburgh tonight. but if you were fiending for a fix then ONE Fighting Championships had you covered earlier today. Sometimes, it pays to branch out because your efforts are rewarded with ridiculous highlights. Alain Ngalani’s fight with Hideki Sekine is a perfect example. These two wasted no time at...

May 29, 2017 10:11 am

Angela Magana’s Instagram account has been deleted

You’re probably very familiar with the story by now: earlier this month, at the UFC athletes retreat in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino punched UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This blowout occurred after Magana made several offensive posts about Cyborg on social media. In the wake of this unfortunate event, many members...

Apr 13, 2017 4:52 pm

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability Daniel Cormier retained his UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York by submitting top contender Anthony Johnson via rear-naked choke. The victory marked Cormier’s fourth in a row, as he had previously scored...

Mar 9, 2017 8:17 am

One Championship CEO Victor Cui on building Asian heroes and promoting the values of the martial arts

Singapore’s One Championship is far and away the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in Asia. They broadcast in millions of homes in dozens of countries, and have taken their live product to relatively untapped markets like Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, China and even further afield. One Championship’s approach to MMA promotion...

Feb 7, 2017 3:04 pm

BREAKING! Fabricio Werdum set to return at UFC 211

According to reliable Brazilian news outlet Globo former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will return to the octagon at UFC 211 where he will square off with Ben Rothwell. UFC 211 takes place May 13 live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch featuring...

Jan 27, 2017 11:58 am

The 5 Best UFC on Fox Cards so far

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Denver with UFC on Fox 23. Headlined by a bantamweight number one contender fight between Julianna Peña and Valentina Shevchenko, co-headlined by a welterweight battle between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal, and featuring other big names like Andrei Arlovski, Francis Ngannou, Aljamain Sterling and Nate Marquardt,...

Dec 28, 2016 11:25 am

The 10 Best UFC submissions of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for those with an appreciation for the grappling components of mixed martial arts. We witnessed the sophomore MMA effort of ADCC champion MacKenzie Dern, who dropped jaws with a modified Imanari choke against Montana Stewart. We saw dozens of dazzling submissions in the cages of Bellator MMA, One Championship, and World Series...

Dec 2, 2016 7:30 am

VIDEO | One Championship show delivers incredible, flying-knee knockout

Mohamed Ali vs Leandro Ataides #ONEFightNight #ONEGIFs pic.twitter.com/nmIytaa2r6 — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 2, 2016 Singapore’s One Championship may have recently outlawed the soccer kicks for which it was famous, but it still produces some truly incredible knockouts. One such knockout occurred this morning, during the organization’s latest show “Age of Domination,” which occured at...

Sep 30, 2016 7:30 pm

Ben Rothwell targeting early 2017 return to the Octagon

On April 10th of 2016, top ranked UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be a #1 contender fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. ‘Big Ben’ was riding 4-fight win streak into the fight that saw him finish four straight fights. After serving a 9-month suspension...

May 29, 2016 9:02 pm

Fabricio Werdum returns at UFC 203 in Cleveland

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1 MMA) will return to the octagon this September in Cleveland when he squares off with Ben Rothwell (36-10 MMA) on the main card of UFC 203. Werdum was just in action at UFC 198, where he lost his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic in the evening’s main event....

Jan 28, 2016 12:02 pm

WATCH! Josh Barnett puts on elaborate show at open workouts

Guy came out of nowhere during #UFCNewJersey Open Workouts! @JoshLBarnett took care of that! A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:33am PST Josh Barnett hit the UFC Gym for open workouts ahead of his UFC on FOX 18 scrap against Ben Rothwell this Saturday in New Jersey, Several fighters on...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Sep 3, 2015 3:33 pm

UFC Sends Out Warning To Fighters –– ‘Say NO To The Unions’

The battle between the UFC and possible unions seem to be growing. The Teamsters and The Culinary Workers Union 226 have come together in an effort to organize MMA fighters into a fighter union. There has been a lot making its way round the internet about just what the Culinary Workers Union motivations are, seeing...

Jul 9, 2015 7:47 am

Travis Browne Wants Fight With Ben Rothwell Next

UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne (17-3 MMA) is looking to get back on track, this after suffering a TKO loss to Andrei Arlovski at May’s UFC 187 event in Las Vegas. According to a report on UFC Tonight, the Hawaiian would like to face “Big” Ben Rothwell in his next octagon appearance. Browne’s manager...

Jul 8, 2015 5:37 am

Rothwell: “Give me Arlovski or JDS and let me prove my case”

UFC heavyweight contender Ben Rothwell (35-9 MMA) is currently riding an impressive three-fight win streak, which includes victories over Alistair Overeem, Brandon Vera, and most recently Matt Mitrione. “Big Ben” believes he is just one win away from a chance at UFC heavyweight gold and hopes that a future victory over either Andrei Arlovski or...

Mar 4, 2015 2:04 pm

In The Mirror With “The Truth”

Longtime MMA fan-favorite Brandon “The Truth” Vera is opening up for the first time in his storied fighting career, and starting to blog. Here’s his first one. Enjoy! Post by brandon Vera. IF THE VIDEO DOES NOT PLAY, CLICK HERE.

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Ben Rothwell Calls For Fight Against JDS, Stipe, or Arlovski

Ben Rothwell is currently riding a 2-fight win streak, with wins over Brandon Vera, and most recently Alistair Overeem at the end of 2014. Rothwell is looking to build upon the 2 wins and continue winning as he looks for a win over a top ranked heavyweight to crack the top 10. He spoke to...

Feb 5, 2015 12:12 pm

Mac Danzig, Gabe Ruediger Latest To File Lawsuit Against The UFC

Add Ultimate Fighter Veterans Gabe Ruediger (pictured) and Mac Danzig to the slowly-growing list of UFC fighters filing lawsuit against the ZUFFA owned Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Their inclusion to this class-action cause is the fourth lawsuit filed against the UFC. Notable  fighters going after the promotion are, Cung Le, Brandon Vera, Jon Fitch, and more. Danzig, an...

Dec 28, 2014 3:05 pm

Don Frye Talks UFC Lawsuit: “As Soon As They Get Money, They’re Going To Go”

With the recently filed UFC lawsuit, many fighters, fans, and MMA Legends have been giving their thoughts on the suit. So far, Cung Le, Jon Fitch, Nate Quarry, Dennis Hallman, Javier Vasquez, Brandon Vera, and Pablo Garza have all filed suits against the UFC, with the expectation that other fighters will join in as time...

Dec 10, 2014 4:49 am

REPLAY! One FC 23 Highlights

If you missed the recent ONE FC event, featuring UFC veteran Brandon Vera, catch highlights above. Enjoy!

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...