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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

UFC Fight Night 51: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

In February 2011, Arlovski was sitting on four straight losses, with three of those coming via knockout in the first round. Many were calling for the former UFC champion to retire, but Arlovski clearly made the correct decision to continue fighting.


Related Topix: Antonio Silva, Tim Sylvia, Jessica Andrade, Liz Carmouche, Lauren Murphy, Julianna Pena

5 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Miesha Tate Terms Rousey-Carano Fight Fixture as an Insult to Women's MMA

Miesha Tate has finally come out in the open to criticisize the potential fight between Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano .The former UFC title challenger was interviewed by MMAJUNKIE radio where she expressed her concerns on the criterion that was used to fix the potential fight.Ronda is actually the women's bantamweight champion while Gina is almost a veteran force striker due to the many years she has been out of the boxing ring.


Related Topix: Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano

9 hrs ago |

Michael Bisping - "Rockhold is in a lot of trouble"

Michael 'The Count' Bisping and Luke Rockhold aren't fighting until November 8 in Australia, but the trash talking has already been underway for months. The two have been taking repeated shots at one another on social media for the better part of 2014, and it all culminated in a yelling match at the media day for UFC Fight Night 55. In a short interview with Submission Radio, Bisping discussed all things Luke Rockhold and laid out how he was going to handle him on fight night.


Related Topix: Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Tito Ortiz on Stephan Bonnar incident: 'You don't say s--- like that'

Tito Ortiz knows that the attention his incident with Stephan Bonnar brought upon their Nov. 15 fight in San Diego is both good and bad. "It's a double-edged sword," Ortiz said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour.


Related Topix: Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar, Justin McCully

MMA Mania

UFC Fight Night 52 card: Yoshihiro Akiyama vs Amir Sadollah fight preview

Yoshihiro Akiyama and Amir Sadollah look to announce their reemergence inside the welterweight division after long layoffs, beginning this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. How can these two fighters overcome ring rust and avoid another loss? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweights Yoshihiro Akiyama and Amir Sadollah look to make a successful return to action after two years without fighting, starting this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.


Related Topix: UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle, Amir Sadollah, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Judo

Porn star's first pics since brutal attack

Arsenal are facing a crisis ahead of their Champions League opener, with Arsene Wenger only able to call on three fully fit first-team defenders. ENGLISH Super League side Catalan Dragons are facing competition from rugby union for the signature of disgraced NRL star Todd Carney.


Related Topix: Todd Carney, War Machine

Miesha Tate Discusses Working For a Title Shot With UFC Fight Night 52 Victory

Miesha Tate Discusses Working For a Title Shot With UFC Fight Night 52 Victory Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.15.2014 She also discusses Saturday's fight with Rin Nakai... - Miesha Tate recently spoke about this weekend's fight with Rin Nakai. Here are the highlights... On Her Goals in The UFC : "Beating her is definitely a step in the right direction for me.


Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine

UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions: Andrei Arlovski, two others potentially out six months

Andrei Arlovski made quick work of Antonio Silva at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, but he could be out for 180 days. Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission announced on Monday that three of the 22 UFN 51 fighters, including Arlovski, are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night's fights.


Related Topix: Andrei Arlovski, Antonio Silva, Efrain Escudero

MMA Mania

UFC 180: Diego Sanchez blows a gasket, unloads on pillow-fisted Norman Parke

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight veteran Diego Sanchez will fight Norman Parke at the upcoming UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Werdum" pay-per-view event , which takes place on Nov. 15, 2014, inside Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. "You know, this guy has the nerve to say that he's going to kick my F'ing head off, clean off, Sanchez told Submission Radio .


Related Topix: Diego Sanchez, Norman Parke, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

This is Local London

St Mary Cray-trained fighter Jimi Manuwa set to return to UFC in November

Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March. The previously undefeated 34-year-old, who grew up in Croydon and learn his mixed martial arts trade at Keddle's Gym in St Mary Cray, was beaten by the World's second-best light heavyweight fighter when the UFC came to Greenwich in March.


Related Topix: Jimi Manuwa, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Left for Dead by Drunk Driver, Kenosha's Comeback Kid Courts UFC Title Fight

Fifteen years ago, a drunk driver left Ben Rothwell for dead. The Kenosha cage fighter-34-9 in mixed-martial arts , 1-0 against the Grim Reaper-now fights for a shot at the UFC heavyweight title.


Related Topix: Ben Rothwell, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Alistair Overeem, Brock Lesnar, Frank Mir

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Tecia Torres Vs Randa Markos Full Fight From The Ultimate Fighter

Did you miss last weeks premier episode of The Ultimate Fighter? That means you missed a good scrap between season favorite Tecia Torres and Randa Markos. The two went at it for the full three rounds, and has you covered! Check out the full fight below.


Related Topix: Tecia Torres

MMA Mania

Dana White: Eddie Alvarez lost a couple of his best years after what was done to him in Bellator

Before Eddie Alvarez makes his Octagon debut against Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the former Bellator lightweight champion made his first appearance on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship rankings .


Related Topix: Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Inside Bay Area

Cinderella MMA fighter

With 13 seconds left to go in the first round of his comeback fight Saturday night, Matt Major's palm rapidly slapped the mat as his opponent grabbed him in a contorted choke hold. With that tap out, Major conceded defeat, something he had no plan on doing that night.


Related Topix: Matt Major, David Mitchell

Anthony Johnson down to fight Alistair Overeem at a catchweight

As with any polarizing figure in the fight game, a certain degree of revelry could be felt among the mixed martial arts community following Alistair Overeem's surprising first-round knockout loss to Ben Rothwell at last Friday's UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. The upset added another chapter to Overeem's increasingly anticlimactic UFC tenure, a run which began with so much promise, but amid three knockout losses in four attempts, plus a failed drug test to boot, has slowly devolved into somewhat of a running punch line for fight fans.


Related Topix: Alistair Overeem, Anthony Johnson, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Ben Rothwell

'Pitbull' Freire canceled Pat Curran rematch at first after suffering injury during photo shoot

Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123 , but the rematch almost didn't happen on Sept. 5. It's always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss.


Related Topix: Pat Curran, Patricio Freire


UFC Fight Night 51 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 52

The next UFC event will be UFC Fight Night 52 on September 20. The card is headlined by another heavyweight tussle between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. Miesha Tate, Myles Jury and Alex Caceres will be among the other Top 15-ranked competitors competing next weekend.


Related Topix: Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Miesha Tate, Myles Jury, Alex Caceres


Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva: Another UFC Title Shot 'Is Inevitable'

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva is just 2-2 since first meeting Cain Velasquez in the cage 28 months ago, but he believes he will get another shot at the championship sooner than later. Speaking with MMA Fighting , "Bigfoot" said a win over Andrei Arlovski at UFC fight Night 51 this evening would put him right back into the heavyweight title picture.


Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Antonio Silva, Cain Velasquez, Andrei Arlovski, Alistair Overeem

MMA Weekly

UFC Fight Night 51 Fighter Bonuses: Andrei Arlovski Punches His Way to $50,000 Performance Award

The Ultimate Fighting Championship released the performance-based fighter bonuses from UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski in Brazil on Saturday. Andrei Arlovski, Gleison Tibau, Piotr Hallman and Godofredo "Pepey" Castro earned the $50,000 bonus awards.


Related Topix: Andrei Arlovski, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Gleison Tibau

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cage Pages

UFC Fight Night 51 Preliminary Results: Pepey, Sullivan, Trinaldo, Spencer, Yahya Victorious

May 18, 2013; Jaragua do Sul, BRAZIL; Mike Rio fights against Francisco Trinaldo during UFC on FX 8 at Arena Jaragua. Mandatory Credit: Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports UFC Fight Night 51 preliminary card aired on UFC Fight Pass at 5:45 P.M. ET live from Brasilia, Brazil on Saturday, September 13th at the Ginsio Nilson Nelson.


Related Topix: Francisco Trinaldo, Mike Rio, Godofredo Pepey, Dashon Johnson, Jake Matthews, George Sullivan