Archive: featured

Nov 9, 2014 2:54 pm

New TV Deal Opens Possibility Of More UFC Australia Events

With a new TV deal in the works, the UFC could possibly be taking more trips to Australia to hold events, and fight fans may even see a season of The Ultimate Fighter between Australia and New Zealand. According to Tom Wright, the UFC Managing Director for Operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, who...

Nov 9, 2014 1:42 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Schedules 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC was especially busy this past week scheduling many bouts for upcoming shows. First up the UFC signed Rony Jason vs. Tom Niinimaki to fight at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Jason is coming off a split decision loss to Robbie Peralta whereas Niinimaki will be riding a 2-fight losing...

Nov 9, 2014 11:42 am

PHOTO | Phil Davis Never Skips Leg Day, Shows Off Freakish Leg Muscles

UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is coming off a decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 178, but is already back in the gym training. ‘Mr. Wonderful’ posted the following photo on his Twitter ahead of a Twitter-Q&A regarding leg strengthening exercises. Got any questions on leg exercises? I'll try to answer as many as...

Nov 9, 2014 11:37 am

Conor McGregor Appears On The Carson Daly Show

Outspoken UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has taken the MMA world by storm, and has garnered massive amounts of attention for not only his trash talking, but ability to back it up in the cage. Recently McGregor appeared on the Carson Daley Show to discuss his career, and journey as a Mixed Martial Artist, as well...

Nov 9, 2014 11:27 am

OSP Admits He Was “A Little Surprised” By Quick KO Over Shogun Rua

Ovince Saint Preux KO’d MMA legend Shogun Rua last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 in just 34 seconds, pulling off an impressive comeback in a bout he stepped into on short notice. OSP spoke at the post-fight press conference about the finish, and even admitted he was surprised. “I thought...

Nov 9, 2014 10:49 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To OSP’s KO Of Shogun Rua

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux pulled off an incredible, and quick, upset over MMA legend Shogun Rua in just 34 seconds. Immediately, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from some of the UFC’s best fighters. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions. pic.twitter.com/G3BzgTum7Z —...

Nov 9, 2014 10:23 am

UFC FN 56 Bonuses St. Preux, Silva, Almeida, and Gorman Win $50,000 Each

Last night during the post-fight press conference for UFC Fight Night 56, it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux and Leandro Silva earned ‘Performance of the night’ honors, while Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman earned ‘Fight of the Night honors’ for their 3-round slugfest. All the above-mentioned fighters earned $50,000 for their performances inside the...

Nov 9, 2014 9:31 am

Condit Targeting Fight With Brown Upon Return

Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is currently recovering from a torn ACL in his most recent fight against Tyron Woodley. Condit informed a packed audience at an open workout in the Philippines, which was part of a 3-day media tour with the UFC, that while he is still recovering, he would like to fight...

Nov 9, 2014 9:14 am

Magalhaes “Didn’t Notice” Alleged Illegal Blows In UFC FN 56 KO Win

Yesterday in the prelims of UFC Fight Night 56, Caio Magalhaes, the brother of former UFC fighter Vinny Magalhaes, picked up a quick, and devastating KO win over Trevor Smith. After the bout many people began saying that Magalhaes landed several illegal blows to Smith’s head as he attempted to finish the fight, something Magalhaes...

Nov 9, 2014 9:05 am

REPLAY! Silva Defeats Edwards In Back-and-Forth Slugfest

On the main-card of UFC Fight Night 56 last night Claudio Silva defeated Leon Edwards in a split-decision. The fight was a back-and-forth one that saw Silva get the nod in a close matchup. Below are the full-fight highlights for the bout.

Nov 9, 2014 8:46 am

REPLAY! Alves Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Jouban

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 Warlley Alves picked up a controversial decision over Alan Jouban in a decision that left many fans angry and frustrated. Below are the full fight highlights from the event.

Nov 9, 2014 8:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Maldonado Responds To OSP’s Callout

Following his quick, but devastating first round KO of Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux stated that he wanted to fight Fabio Maldonado next. OSP divulged the reasoning behind his callout during to MMAJunkie, saying: “I’ve got tremendous respect for him. He’s a good fighter, and he was...

Nov 9, 2014 8:19 am

Former M-1 Champ Killed In Car Accident

Former M-1 Global heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili was killed in a car accident this past weekend. M-1 Global broke the news earlier today on their Facebook page. Post by M-1 Global. (Can’t see this post? Click here.) RIP Guram Gugenishvili.

Nov 9, 2014 8:12 am

Jimi Manuwa More Motivated Than Ever, “The Division Is In Trouble”

Jimi Manuwa, who was originally supposed to be fighting Shogun Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56 was forced to sit and watch as Ovince St. Preux capitalized on his opportunity to fill in for an injured Manuwa, and KO’d Rua in less than a minute. After the bout, Jimi Manuwa took to Facebook...

Nov 8, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Silva Hands Brenneman 3rd Loss in a Row‏

Charlie Brenneman tried to bring “the wrestle” to Brazil with him tonight, but Silva punished him after he made one wrong move. Brenneman attempted to take the fight to the mat but Silva transitioned and was able to take his back after a grappling exchange. Brenneman tried to race back to his feet, but Silva...

Nov 8, 2014 6:10 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Almeida Lights Gorman Up and Picks Up Decision Win‏

Even though this was the first UFC fight to not see a finish in 12 fights, it was still worthy of a standing ovation when the final horn sounded in Brazil. Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman stood for fifteen full minutes and exchanged blows to the point where the Brazilians were cheering for the foreigner!...

Nov 7, 2014 10:07 pm

UFC FN 55 Bonuses: Rockhold, Smolka, Whittaker and Hester win $50,000 each

The UFC Fight 55 Bonuses were announced at this evenings press conference in Sydney, Australia. UFC fighters Luke Rockhold, Louis Smolka, Robert Whittaker and Clint Hester earned an extra $50,000 each for their respective performances this evening. Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping in the second round of their main event fight tonight in Sydney. Hawaiian...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Nov 5, 2014 10:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Zingano trains with a legend

UFC women’s bantamweight #1 contender Cat Zingano is gearing up for her UFC 184 title match against Ronda Rousey. To prepare for the bout, ‘Alpha’ is training with UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich, and captured a picture of the training session for her Social Media fans. Puttin in work today with #UFC hall of...

Nov 4, 2014 10:50 am

Roy Jones Jr.: ‘A pity’ UFC won’t allow Silva to box

Anderson Silva may be the greatest mixed martial artist of all-time. But that hasn’t stopped the former middleweight champion from flirting with the idea of trying his hand at professional boxing. “The Spider” has expressed his desire to fight legendary boxer Roy Jones Jr. on multiple occasions, but because he is under an exclusive contract...

Nov 4, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was apparently hospitalized on Monday. The 39-year-old fighter went to the hospital yesterday following a workout in Rio de Janeiro, this according to Brazilian news site Combate. Silva was admitted due to back pain but was ultimately released from the hospital shortly after, according to Ivan Raupp. The Brazilian MMA reporter said...

Nov 3, 2014 8:32 pm

REPLAY! Watch Ross Pearson KO Gray Maynard

In case you weren’t excited enough to see Ross Pearson fight Al Iaquinta this Friday on UFC Fight Pass at UFC Fight Night Sydney, the UFC has posted the following video on their official Instagram of Pearson finishing Gray Maynard back in August. #UFCSydney: Rockhold vs Bisping @RossTheRealDeal vs Iaquinta Friday, Nov.7 10pm ET |...

Nov 3, 2014 8:25 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Enjoys Las Vegas

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov hit up Las Vegas with some friends to visit the Stratosphere observation deck. Nurmagomedov is currently in Vegas under the care of the UFC’s knee surgeon, who is aiding ‘The Eagle’ in rehabbing his knee after tearing his meniscus earlier this year. Stratosphere thriller rides In Las Vegas A photo posted...

Nov 3, 2014 8:20 pm

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Wife Has Baby Girl

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez’ wife had a baby girl yesterday night. Eddie posted a photo on Instagram of his newborn baby daughter. My Princess has arrived !!!!!!!! Very Eventful Day , Jamie made it look easy … Tuff Tuff Alvarez Women !! A photo posted by Eddie Alvarez (@ealvarezfight) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:48pm PST...

Nov 3, 2014 8:15 pm

Sokoudjou Calls Out Houston Alexander In The Best Way Possible

What better way to call out a fighter than to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of that fighter? There isn’t one! That’s why Sokoudjou took to the UnderGround to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of Houston Alexander, who Sokoudjou says has been ducking him for some time now. Check...