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According to a post at MMA Rising, CWFC may very well have their women’s tournament final overseen by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA). The bout, a 125-lb. affair between semi-finalists Rosi Sexton and Sheila Gaff, will take place in October. Sexton has mentioned in various interviews and social media that she is considering retiring after [...]
The problems with UFC 149 continue, as George Roop is now out of his scheduled bout with Antonio Carvalho. Although Carvalho tweeted that he has a new opponent, he could not disclose who that might be. UFC 149 has been absolutely plagued with injuries and replacements. Michael Bisping was scheduled to fight Tim Boetsch, but [...]
Strikeforce bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey will be making her first title defense when she faces heavy hitter Sarah Kaufman on August 18, 2012 in San Diego, California. Check out the promo below. Who ya got?
Check out Dana White’s latest Vlog to see what Clay Guida thought about the judge’s decision on Saturday night.
Anderson Silva – “When the time comes and the time is right, I’m going to break his face and break every one of his teeth in his mouth.”
Let it be known; Anderson Silva is officially irate. After months of trash talking from Chael Sonnen, the usually passive and respectful Silva spoke with a venom never before heard when asked about his opponent. First of all, Chael is a criminal. He’s been convicted of crimes. He doesn’t deserve to be inside the octagon. [...]
For the second time this year, Zuffa held back to back fight nights courtesy of UFC on FX 4 and UFC 147. Both events had exciting moments, but were generally underwhelming for the most part. UFC on FX 4 Cub Swanson impressed in the opening fight of the night, using his striking skills to defeat [...]
Event: UFC 147 Where: Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil When: Saturday 23rd June Results Rich Franklin def. Wanderlei Silva via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira def. Sergio “Serginho” Moraes via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra def. Godofredo “Pepey” de Oliveira via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, [...]
In a weekend packed full of action from a whole host of promotions; most fans are still talking about the knockout that Roger Huerta suffered at ONE FC. Huerta’s high point was famously being the first mma fighter to feature on the cover of Sports Illustrated back in 2007 but has struggled since leaving the [...]
In a week featuring two UFC events, Bellator and Fedor’s retirement fight, ONE FC continues to keep Asian mixed martial arts relevant, bringing their Destiny of Warriors card to Malaysia. The card was littered with names hardcore fans would recognize such as Roger Huerta, Renato Sobral, Masakazu Imanari and Tatsuya Mizuno. In the headliner, Roger [...]
Event: Bellator 71 Where: Mountaineer Casino, Chester, West Virginia When: Friday 22nd June Results Travis Wiuff def. Chris Davis via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:12 Attila Vegh def. Zelg Galesic via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:00 Emanuel Newton def. Roy Boughton via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 0:49 Tim Carpenter def. [...]
Event: UFC on FX 4 Where: Revel, Atlantic City, New Jersey When: Friday 22nd June Results Gray Maynard def. Clay Guida via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) Sam Stout def. Spencer Fisher via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Brian Ebersole def. T.J. Waldburger via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Cub Swanson def. Ross Pearson via [...]
The career of arguably the greatest mixed martial artist in the history of the sport is officially over. Pride, Rings and WAMMA World champion Fedor Emelianenko announced his retirement yesterday after a first round victory over former UFC veteran and former IFA Heavyweight champion Pedro Rizzo. The fight took place at M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo [...]
Tonight’s main event between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida at UFC on FX 4 could very well provide the organization with the next challenger for Benson Henderson’s lightweight crown. Both Guida and Maynard realise this and have gone on record saying that a knockout finish is the most important element of any potential victory tonight [...]