2854 Search Results for rematch

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/27/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir discuss the Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, and Frank’s thoughts on the possible...

Oct 26, 2014 9:22 am

Aldo Not Against Mendes Trilogy Bout

After a main event for the ages last night between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, that saw both fighters rocked multiple times, and on the verge of being TKO’d at several points throughout the fight, many fans were left wanting to see the two warriors go at it again for a third time. Featherweight kingpin...

Oct 25, 2014 10:45 pm

UFC 179 Bonus Report: Aldo and Mendes Receive FOTN and Earn Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes The rematch exceeded expectations and we are hoping for a third bout between the two. Mendes looked to be in the best shape of his career and his hands were impressive in the opening rounds of the fight. Aldo was quick to check any leg kick...

Oct 25, 2014 5:02 am

Dillashaw Blasts Aldo For Lack Of Fan Interest, Fighting Style

As Jose Aldo gears up to defend his title against Chad Mendes tomorrow night at UFC 179 in Brazil, another chapter in the feud between Team Alpha Male, and Nova Uniao was formed. Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male (TAM) was win-less against Nova Uniao until May, when Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao from Nova Uniao. After...


Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 24, 2014 12:14 pm

‘I’m attacking Mendes Like A Runaway Truck’

Leading up to their UFC 179 rematch tomorrow night, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes have taken verbal shots at one another, and even not so verbal sometimes (See that HERE). Aldo spoke in a recent interview about what it’s like defending his featherweight strap in Brazil once again, and whether or not he’ll jump into...

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 am

Faber Exudes Confidence While Breaking Down Aldo vs. Mendes

“We are expecting some great fight and some big wins. This is a rematch for Chad and Aldo. To see Chad improve to get to where he is at and win his fights, it is big for me. I think we are going to see a whole different fight.” “Just be prepared for a battle....

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...

Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...

Oct 22, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/20/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and UFC.com Insider Forrest Griffin discuss the upcoming Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre’s possible return and more.

Oct 21, 2014 4:10 pm

Carwin: One-Dimensional Lesnar Needs To Stay Retired

“I basically almost died in that fight. In the second round, anybody could have tripped me and landed on me. He’s not coming back. I don’t even know why he would have the desire. He’s not going to improve the part of his game he needs to improve in that short (amount) of time. The...

Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Cormier Dissses Gustafsson: “I Don’t Feel Bad For Him At All”

After Alexander Gustafsson pulled out of his light heavyweight title rematch with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier stepped in to fight Jones at UFC 178. The pair met at the UFC’s Ultimate Media day and brawled during their now infamous staredown. Shortly after the brawl, Jones tore his meniscus and was forced out of the bout,...

Oct 19, 2014 3:01 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Bloodies Training Partner Ahead Of UFC 179

UFC featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo this Saturday. The week of the bout, most fighters would take it easy so as not to get injured, and focus solely on cutting weight, however it appears ‘Money’ is not one of those fighters. Team Alpha Male...

Oct 18, 2014 2:26 pm

Chael Sonnen Approves Of Conor McGregor

When it comes to talking the talk, there’s no one better than Chael P. Sonnen. Which is why his stamp of approval is so important to McGregor fans. In his debut podcast episode, the former three-time UFC title challenger discussed the brash tactics of the UFC’s newest mega-star in Conor McGregor. Check it: (Via The...

Oct 17, 2014 7:39 pm

‘Bellator 129’ Results: Alexander and Zwicker Battle to a Draw

Virgil Zwicker ate two illegal headbutts in the first and third rounds, and Houston Alexander was punished with a point deduction in the final five minutes of the fight. Alexander was able to take Zwicker down anytime he wanted, however he was not able to build up a decisive amount of offense until the third...

Oct 16, 2014 4:03 pm

“Cupcake” Ready To Make A Statement Over The Next 3 Years

“I don’t know if I’ll still be fighting five years from now. I know I want to make a statement in the next 2-3 years. I would love to earn another fight with Ronda Rousey again. She’s the best in the world and as a competitor you want to go up against the best. She’s...

Oct 16, 2014 1:16 pm

Mendes: ‘I believe I can finish Jose Aldo’

“I think I’ve caught up and passed him up. I truly believe this is my time. We’ve seen his reign for a while, but I’ve studied him, I’ve fought him. I truly believe it’s my turn.” “I truly believe that I can (finish him). I know I hit hard. I’m fast and I’m powerful. If...

Oct 16, 2014 1:14 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera set for UFC 181 in Las Vegas

Urijah Faber (31-7 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he faces Francisco Rivera (10-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC 181 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking on Wednesday evening. Perennial UFC bantamweight contender, Urijah Faber, has won 6 of his past 8 octagon bouts, with both of his...

Oct 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Renan Barao returns against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he meets Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at “UFC Fight Night 58” in Brazil. Renan Barao will return to the octagon for the first time since losing his strap to T.J. Dillashaw at May’s UFC 173...

Oct 13, 2014 3:38 pm

Faber Not Thrilled With Idea Of Assuncao Bout

Urijah Faber is arguably the best UFC fighter to never win a championship. Throughout his career, Faber has never lost a non-title fight, and with his teammate and close friend, TJ Dillashaw as the UFC’s bantamweight champion, it is unlikely that Faber will get another crack that the bantamweight strap anytime soon. With Raphael Assuncao...

Oct 12, 2014 9:16 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Frank Lester Slams Team Alpha Male Over ‘Eargate’ Allegations

This weekend, Team Alpha Male’s DJ Roberson fought Frank Lester, ultimately after 3 rounds the bout went to Frank Lester via split decision. Team Alpha Male took to Twitter to cry foul, saying Lester bit Roberson’s ear during the fight, posting pictures of the injury, as well as a picture of the incident. Loading Last...

Oct 10, 2014 6:31 am

Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar added to UFC 181 in Las Vegas

A bantamweight bout featuring Sergio Pettis taking on Matt Hobar is the latest addition to December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the new bout following an initial report from The Las Vegas Review-Journal. Sergio Pettis (11-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC Fight Night 42...

Oct 9, 2014 11:01 am

‘UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes’ Extended Preview

The awaited rematch between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes will headline UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. In their first meeting, Aldo stopped then-unbeaten Mendes with one second remaining in the first round. Since then, Mendes has won five straight. Aldo, the only 145-pound champion

Oct 8, 2014 5:02 am

Assuncao Says No To Faber Bout, Wants Better Opportunity

“That would be a good fight, but I just feel that right now, I should be sitting back and waiting for a better opportunity, like say a championship fight. Urijah had his chance like four or five times in front of me, you know? But I can’t deny that it makes sense, so be it,...

Oct 6, 2014 4:38 pm

Mendes Slams Aldo, Welcomes Fight With McGregor

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch against Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. Leading up to the bout, both Mendes and Aldo have fired verbal shots at one another, highlighted by Aldo shoving Mendes when the two had their first staredown several months back. Mendes joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...