481 Search Results for ufc 164

Aug 22, 2013 9:31 am

Frank Mir not ready to give up championship dream

Despite losing two straight fights inside the Octagon, former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) isn’t ready to throw in the towel on his championship dream. Mir’s most recent octagon effort resulted in a unanimous decision loss to Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier at April’s UFC on FOX: Melendez vs. Henderson event....

Jul 24, 2013 11:06 am

Benson Henderson Looking Forward to Getting His Hands on Anthony Pettis

After a bizarre series of card changes, former WEC lightweight champions Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis will face off in the Octagon to crown the best 155-pounder on the planet. Pettis was scheduled to fight Jose Aldo at UFC 163 for the featherweight title but was forced out after sustaining an injury. Upon learning of...

Jul 19, 2013 9:31 am

Bendo: I’m going to beat Pettis up

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line this August at UFC 164, as current champ Benson “Smooth” Henderson (19-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) will square off with challenger and hometown favorite Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) in the evenings main event. Henderson and Pettis, of course, have a history together, as “Showtime”...

Jul 16, 2013 3:48 pm

Anthony Pettis Opens Up As Slight Favorite Over Benson Henderson

Less than a week after Anthony Pettis was confirmed as TJ Grant’s replacement at UFC 164, the bookies have released their odds for the new championship bout. UFC Lightweight Champ Benson Henderson will be the underdog for the first time since UFC 144 back in February 2012. Anthony Pettis: -125 Benson Henderson: -115 The last...

Jul 9, 2013 11:27 am

Mir Warned Not To Pull Guard Against Barnett

“This is not a case of who’s better and who’s worse, it’s a case of who’s on the up slope and who’s on the down slope and who’s in better shape. Frank’s on the way down and Josh is coming in, so he’s going to be on his way up. There’s a lot of pressure...

Jul 4, 2013 10:25 am

Josh Thomson: Give me Anthony Pettis, then a title shot

UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson (20-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is coming off a huge TKO win over former #1 contender Nate Diaz back at UFC on FOX 7 in April. Now, the former Strikeforce lightweight champion has his eyes set on one man and one goal as he told mmajunkie.com in a recent interview: “I’m...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...

Jan 23, 2018 3:52 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier is Only Fighting Three More Times Before He Retires

After a dominant performance against Volkan Oezdemir, Daniel Cormier let everyone know that they wouldn’t see him too much longer. March 20th next year, Cormier will turn 40-years old and has decided to retire. Of course, as we all know, minds can always change especially when it comes to MMA retirements, but it seems like...

Jan 19, 2018 11:42 am

Douglas Lima Not Shying Away From Exploiting Rory MacDonald’s Weakness

There are some huge fights tomorrow. Two giant title fights are perched atop UFC 220 which goes down in Boston, but Bellator’s title fight is just as big. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald gets his shot at Bellator gold against belt-holder Douglas Lima. MacDonald has a chance to accomplish something he was never...

Dec 30, 2017 10:36 pm

Pros react to Cris Cyborg’s victory over Holly Holm

Pros react to Cris Cyborg’s victory over Holly Holm! Cris Cyborg retained her UFC featherweight championship in the main event of tonight’s UFC 219 fight card in Las Vegas by defeating Holy Holm via unanimous decision. Cyborg was able to consistently find a home for her right hand and left Holly Holm bloodied and bruised...

Dec 29, 2017 8:20 am

FULL FIGHT | Ian McCall Lost in the Most Unexpected Way Possible at RIZIN

After a string of some of the worst luck the MMA world has ever seen, Ian McCall is out of the UFC and healthier than ever. In his first fight since January, he was set to enter into Japan’s RIZIN ring to fight smart-mouthed prospect Manel Kape. The two nearly came to blows in their...

Dec 19, 2017 6:24 am

Yoel Romero trashes Luke Rockhold for avoiding him, eyes another middleweight rival

Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero is having a tough time finding an opponent. Having recently come up short against reigning champion Robert Whittaker, he was hoping his next fight would be against former champion Luke Rockhold, but unfortunately, Rockhold took a fight with David Branch – an opponent Romero considers much easier than himself....

Dec 15, 2017 7:25 am

VIDEO | Mike Perry Sings His Own Ridiculous Version of Jingle Bell Rock While Cutting Weight

Ladies & Gentlemen we give you Mr Mike Perry at his finest… This clip of his Facebook Q & A in a portable sauna suit is the only video you need to watch today! 😂😂😂👏 👏👏 Perry vs Ponzinibbio goes down this Saturday at #UFCWinnipeg 🇨🇦 ! 🔥🔥🔥#UFConFOX26 pic.twitter.com/4ZAEwXeZmO — The MMA Bible (@TheMMABible) December...

Dec 7, 2017 6:16 pm

Conor McGregor Lets It Be Known That He’s Not Done Fighting

There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Conor McGregor’s career, whether it be in boxing or MMA. UFC president, Dana White has been repeatedly asked about what will be next for the current UFC Lightweight champion and stated most recently that he’s moving forward as if McGregor’s not coming back. He said this after...

Dec 2, 2017 10:01 pm

Pros react to Francis Ngannou’s crushing knockout of Alistair Overeem

Former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem took on surging division contender Francis Ngannou in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 218 fight card in Detroit. As expected with two heavyweight knockout artists in the cage, the fight did not last long as “The Predator” was able to catch “The Demolition Man” with a...

Nov 22, 2017 11:31 am

Matt Mitrione Isn’t That Thrilled at the Idea of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix

Bellator has tapped into our primal sources of nostalgia over huge MMA tournaments and are going to put on a heavyweight grand prix. Featuring legends and UFC veterans including heavyweights and light heavyweights, the tournament is going down early next year and right now, Matt Mitrione is the favorite to win it all. He’ll go...

Nov 19, 2017 6:17 am

Pros react to Fabricio Werdum’s defeat of Marcin Tybura

Last night, the UFC returned to Sydney, Australia, with an exciting 13-fight card. In the main event of this card, which happened to clock as the longest card in UFC history, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum stepped into the cage with rising Polish contender Marcin Tybura. Despite a strong effort from Tybura, the much...

Nov 11, 2017 6:42 pm

MMA Community reacts to Michael Bisping stepping up to fight Kelvin Gastelum

The MMA community has been devastated by a serious of injuries and fight cancellations ever since the conclusion of last weekend’s epic UFC 217 event in New York. First, former UFC lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar was forced out of his highly anticipated featherweight title fight with current champ Max Holloway at UFC 218. Shortly...

Nov 2, 2017 12:53 pm

BREAKING | Conor McGregor Has Been Added to MSG’s Best 366 Moments Exhibit

It’s the final presser for the UFC’s big return to Madison Square Garden, promoting the stacked card that boasts three incredible title fights. Despite all of the huge names and important divisional clashes, Conor McGregor received a special presentation before any of them sat down at the dais. A photo of him raising the two...