Archive: mma

Jul 28, 2014 4:44 pm

Jon Jones And Conor McGregor Open As Favorites In UFC 178 Betting Lines

UFC 178 is just under two months away, and there has already been tons of trash talking between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Today the betting lines came out for the card, and to no surprise Jon Jones opened as a favorite against Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones: -210 Daniel...

Jul 28, 2014 4:36 pm

Hendricks Camp Disses GSP, Says He Isn’t Dangerous

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks may have lost a controversial decision to Georges St. Pierre in December, but that hasn’t stopped him from saying he would beat GSP in a rematch. This time Hendricks camp took some shots at GSP after finding out that they would be prepping Johny for a rematch against Robbie Lawler....

Jul 28, 2014 4:26 pm

Daniel Cormier Wants Jon Jones To Target His Injured Knee

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have been trading shots back and forth in interviews leading up to their UFC 178 bout on September 27th for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the fight, and even invite Jon Jones to target his injured knee. “If he...

Jul 28, 2014 4:00 pm

Evans Won’t Fight Johnson, Doesn’t Want To Make The Same Mistake As With Jones

Former UFC champion Rashad Evans doesn’t want to make the same mistake twice, and so he wont fight teammate Anthony Johnson. Rashad spoke about a return to the Octagon in early 2015 after recovering from ACL surgery. He spoke with Ariel Helwani: “The knee is coming along pretty well. I just didn’t want to put...

Jul 28, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Fight Night 48: Macau Card Finalized

UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place August 23rd from Macau has been finalized with 10 bouts. The card will air on UFC Fight Pass and will begin at 6:30a.m. ET, with the main card beginning at 9a.m. ET. Below is the lineup of fights: MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 9 a.m. ET) Michael Bisping...

Jul 28, 2014 3:47 pm

Dan Hardy Wants To Return To The UFC And Retire Diego Sanchez

Dan Hardy hasn’t seen action inside the Octagon since 2012 when he KO’d Duane Ludwig, and then picked up a unanimous decision win over Amir Sadollah. After the bout it was discovered that Hardy suffers from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, which is a heart condition that essentially means Hardy has an extra electrical conduction pathway in his...

Jul 28, 2014 3:36 pm

Cung Le Unsure Of Future In UFC Beyond Bisping Bout

Cung Le is gearing up for his UFC Macau fight with Michael Bisping on August 23rd, however he got a chance to speak to the press at this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 about his future in the UFC after his bout with Bisping. “This time around, I’m going to pace myself and try...

Jul 28, 2014 3:23 pm

Urijah Faber Set To Face Masenori Kanehara At FN 52 In Japan

Urijah Faber will be fighting on the UFC Fight Night 52 card in Japan at the Saitama Super Arena, but not against Kid Yamamoto as was initially expected. Instead Faber will welcome Masenori Kanehara to the UFC Octagon. The bout may come as a surprise to fight fans, seeing as how Faber is ranked #2...

Jul 28, 2014 3:15 pm

TUF Latin America To Be On Fight Pass And FOX Deportes

TUF Latin America, which will be coached by UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and his opponent Fabricio Werdum, who will fight at UFC 180 in September, will be aired on Fox Deportes and will stream on UFC Fight Pass. Fox Deportes Executive Carlos Sanchez said: “We are excited to be the exclusive Spanish-language broadcast partner...

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 28, 2014 10:05 am

FAIL! Man Attempts Jumping Back Kick In Street Fight

In this street fight, we can see a man attempting a jumping back kick, which fails miserably, and then he secures the rear naked choke to make his opponent tap out. Check out the video courtesy of WorldStarHipHop.com:

Jul 28, 2014 9:59 am

Junior Dos Santos Admits He Has Holes In His Game

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is known for his one punch knockout power, as well as his boxing abilities. However it is no secret that Dos Santos struggles with wrestlers, as seen in his last two fights against Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos spoke to MMAFighting.com about the holes he sees in his game,...

Jul 28, 2014 9:40 am

Robbie Lawler Signs Deal With Adidas

UFC welterweight title challenger Robbie Lawler has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas. The deal was never publicized when it was originally signed. However Forbes Magazine confirmed the news today. While some may already be persuaded to buy Adidas gear based on the new association with Lawler, there existed little evidence in or around the...

Jul 28, 2014 9:07 am

Rockhold Slams Belfort: ‘He’s Mutant Enough For The Next Expendables Movie’

UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold has been calling out several fighters lately, namely Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Rockhold has particularly taken interest in calling out Vitor Belfort and taking shots at The Phenom’s colorful past which includes several failed drug tests, including a recent one which ended up seeing Belfort still get licensed to fight...

Jul 28, 2014 8:58 am

Dennis Bermudez Calls For Title Shot Against Jose Aldo

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez is fresh off a submission win over Clay Guida this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight extended Bermudez’ win streak to to seven, and added another “Performance of the Night” bonus to the 27-year old’s resume. “Realistically, I want the title shot. I’ve got a lot of wins....

Jul 28, 2014 8:44 am

John McCarthy Defends Matt Brown’s Controversial Nut Shot

Veteran MMA referee Big John McCarthy justified his reasons for momentarily stopping the fight at what could have been a pivotal moment for Robbie Lawler. For those who missed it, Robbie Lawler threw a liver kick at Matt Brown, the kick landed clean, however Brown grabbed at his cup to signal the kick landed low,...

Jul 28, 2014 8:24 am

Matt Brown Slams Haters Criticizing Controversial Body Shot

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown took to Facebook to silence the critics who are saying he faked a nut shot when really it was a shot to the body. For those who don’t know, in his fight with Robbie Lawler this past Saturday, Matt Brown was on the receiving end of what was intended to be...

Jul 28, 2014 8:12 am

Ronda Rousey ‘Nine For IX’ Full Episode

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey talks about her ambition to fight, and how in spite of everyone doubting her when she said she wanted to be a UFC champion, she still managed to do it. In this “Nine For IX” short film directed by the Mundo Sisters for ESPNW on espnW.com you can get...

Jul 28, 2014 7:44 am

Vitor Belfort Charging Camera While Screaming And Flexing

UFC Middleweight Vitor Belfort posted the following slightly bizarre video on his official Instagram this past week. In the video Belfort can be seen shirtless in his fight shorts flexing, before yelling and charging at the camera. See for yourself: