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UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao fight card

A look at next Saturday afternoon's UFC Fight Night show in Dublin, Ireland, where hometown sensation Conor McGregor headlines against Diego Brandao.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Diego Brandao, Dan Henderson, Tom Egan

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Opinion: Scott Coker will need to get tough and push fighters for Bellator to succeed

A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans.


Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Alistair Overeem, Fedor Emelianenko, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Rant MMA

Chris Weidman Proved His UFC Title Run is Not a Fluke Against Lyoto Machida

Despite being a slight favorite, Chris Weidman again proved why he is the UFC middleweight champion with a strong victory over former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the main event at UFC 175.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva, Mark Munoz, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Unification Opportunities Galore as Weidman, Machida, Rousey, and...

Hello there lineal title fans! We've been running low on major unification opportunities, but this latest installment was well worth the wait.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Ronda Rousey, Marloes Coenen

Former UFC Champ Admits He Wasn't Weidman Believer

Former UFC champion Rich Franklin knows what it feels like to step inside the Octagon and face Anderson Silva.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Rich Franklin: 'I wasn't the biggest Weidman believer at first'

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin discussed the upcoming main event at UFC 175 between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva

Fri Jun 27, 2014


UFC: 5 Fighters That Will Have Successful Post-Fight Careers

For many MMA fighters, fighting is all they know. There is no life after hanging up the gloves for some guys.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Frank Mir, Ken Shamrock, Urijah Faber

Mon Jun 23, 2014

MMA Mania

Cung Le vs. Michael Bisping staredown pic from UFC Fight Night 48 press tour in Macau

Former Strikeforce 185-pound champion Cung Le will finally return to the Octagon, headlining the upcoming UFC Fight Night 48 event opposite Michael Bisping inside the Cotai Arena in Macau, China, on Aug. 23, 2014, live on Fight Pass.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson, Michael Bisping, Cung Le

Sun Jun 15, 2014

UFC 174 Aftermath: Demetrious Johnson tunes out the haters

When a fighter tells you he doesn't listen to his haters, you don't usually believe them.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Demetrious Johnson, Jon Jones, Rory MacDonald, Chuck Liddell