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Sep 26, 2015 9:06 pm

UFN 75 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi Looks Great, Picks Camus Apart To Earn UD Win

Chico Camus and Kyoji Horiguchi faced off at UFC Fight Night: Japan. In the first round Camus continually landed nice punches. Camus also found a home for his leg kicks though out the round. The story was really that Camus was doing well, finding his timing, but the speed of Horiguchi still seemed to maybe...

Sep 26, 2015 8:29 pm

UFN 75 Results: Takeya Mizugaki Does Enough To Earn The UD Over George Roop

Takeya Mizugaki and George Roop met in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. They both came out and were’t afraid to exchange. After throwing some big shots Mizugaki clinched Roop on the cage, then they broke away moments later. They were both swinging big punches. Roop came in, looked to put Mizugaki on the...

Sep 26, 2015 7:52 pm

UFN 75 Results: Diego Brandao Only Needed 28 Seconds To Finish His Opponent

Diego Brandao took on Katsunori Kikuno at UFC Fight Night: Japan. This fight stopped almost as soon as it started. Brandao came out with a huge punch that barely missed, but it was a foreshadowing of what would land soon after. Brandao then landed a a massive shot that sent Kikuno down. Brandao rushed in...

Sep 26, 2015 2:18 pm

Mousasi Accuses Machida Of Greasing: ‘He Was Oiled Up For Sure’

Back in February of 2014 UFC middleweights Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida met in the octagon and battled it out for five full rounds. Machida ended up earning the unanimous decision, but now, ahead of his fight with Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night: Japan Saturday night, Mousasi is accusing ‘The Dragon’ of greasing. Mousasi...

Sep 26, 2015 10:41 am

Nelson: ‘This Is The Scariest Time To Fight Barnett’

On Saturday night in Japan, UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett will square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan. For Nelson this is a somewhat of a must win, in the sense of staying relative in the division. He’s lost two straight, to Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt, and is...

Sep 26, 2015 5:30 am

Hall: ‘The Media’s Bullsh*t And Negative People Are Bullsh*t’

UFC middleweight Uriah Hall will be fighting Gegard Mousasi at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Hall actually just fought back in August, but accepted this fight when Mousasi’s originally scheduled opponent, Roan Carneiro, was forced out with an injury. This will be a massive step up for ‘Primetime,’ who recently told MMAJunkie that he...

Sep 25, 2015 10:57 am

Josh Barnett: ‘I Gave Up Chasing Championships A Long Time Ago’

Ex-UFC champ Josh Barnett is set to collide with Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Barnett is coming off of a loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013, where he was stopped with brutal elbows. Before that he was on a two fight win steak....

Sep 25, 2015 10:01 am

Confident Gegard Mousasi: ‘I Don’t See Myself Losing Again’

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi says he never plans on losing again, ever. The top 185 pound fighter will face Uriah Hall at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan event, in the night’s co-main event. Ahead of that fight Mousasi talked to MMAJunkie and said that his loss to Jacare Souza was a really bad loss...

Sep 25, 2015 7:44 am

Weekly Dana White Instagram Roundup

Here’s your weekly Dana White Instagram roundup. The UFC president didn’t post a ton this week, aside from the ‘clip of the days.’ He also posted a few promotional things for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan, featuring a heavyweight main event between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett. In the co-main it will be flashy...

Sep 23, 2015 5:02 pm

Former Pride Boss: ‘Fedor’s Opponent Will Mean Something For Future Of MMA’

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining an event in Japan, put one by the former boss of PRIDE FC, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, on New Years Eve. The card will air on Spike TV. It seemed like the popular thought was that he’d finally sign with the...

Sep 23, 2015 3:42 am

Josh Barnett’s Favorite Pride Fight –– WATCH!

UFC heavyweight contender Josh Barnett (33-7 MMA) will fight in Japan for the first time since 2010 this weekend, when he squares off with Roy Nelson (20-11 MMA) in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 75. Barnett became a superstar in Japan while fighting under the PRIDE banner, posting a record of 6-3 with...

Sep 22, 2015 7:01 am

Joe Rogan Breaks Down Barnett vs Nelson

UFC Fight Night Japan: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson goes down this Saturday and will showcase a pretty exciting heavyweight in the main event, between Barnett and Nelson. It’s sure to be an exciting one and one that has a good chance of ending quickly. Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall will also meet in the...

Sep 22, 2015 12:52 am

Fedor Emelianenko And Cain Velasquez Meet Face-To-Face –– Who Wins In A Fight?

Well, we were all duped. It seemed like the general consensus was that Fedor Emelianenko might actually be signing with the UFC this time around and we’d get to see some of these super fights the MMA community has been talking about forever. However, that is not the case. Announced during Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event, Fedor...

Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 1:41 am

STATS! Get hyped for Fedor Emelianenko’s return

Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in the octagon nor will he be duking it out in the Bellator cage; “The Last Emperor” announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion on Saturday night during “DYNAMITE”. The Japanese promotion has yet to be named but is run by one of the men behind the...

Sep 18, 2015 8:57 am

REPLAY! ‘Big Country’ Uncorks Massive Right Hand On Kongo

Back at UFC 159 ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson took on fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo. The fight never made it out of the first round as Nelson managed to land one of his brutal right hands with less than two minutes left. Kongo had his back to the cage and made the mistake of standing right...

Sep 17, 2015 1:51 pm

Scott Coker Wants Bellator To Be Like Pride –– But Better!

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker just wants his promotion to be better than Pride FC, is that too much to ask? Coker spoke with media earlier this week, ahead of this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event. When asked about his plans and expectations for the future of Bellator, he said simply: “I want it to be like...

Sep 16, 2015 7:41 pm

Josh Barnett Has No Plans To Compete At Metamoris Ever Again

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett made headlines earlier this week when he was said to be competing against Chael Sonnen at the next Metamoris event. Who said that? Sonnen himself. Unfortunately, Barnett had no idea what he was talking about and said that he was not scheduled to go against Sonnen. Now, Barnett’s manager is taking...