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UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown

On Saturday, MMA’s leading promotion returns stateside following last weekend’s trip to the Emerald Isle with UFC on Fox 12 featuring a welterweight showdown between top-ranked Robbie Lawler and veteran finisher Matt Brown. Two years ago, floating the idea of Lawler and Brown facing-off for either a crack at the welterweight belt or the title of top-ranked contender could have...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC should be cautious with Conor McGregor

While his fellow countrymen roared with pride and Dublin’s O2 Arena buzzed with anticipation, featherweight Conor McGregor confidently made his way to the octagon with the weight of the world on his shoulders, yet, seemingly transfixed on the task at hand and the duties associated with being Ireland’s biggest draw. But despite months of pre-fight hype, Ireland’s favorite son...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

#UFCDublin: Swedish MMA Fighter Ilir Latifi Goes Beast Mode on Chris Dempsey

Dana White may have the net bad*ss on his hands in Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi. The man has not been a part of the UFC family for long (his fight with Chris Dempsey was just his third), but if he keeps destroying guys White will have him on the main card in no time.He'd be foolish not to.via RedditOh--if you are wondering why the ref broke it up so quickly after Latifi took...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gina Carano on verge of UFC contract, shot at Ronda Rousey’s belt

Since easily disposing of Alexis Davis at UFC 175 to earn her eighth consecutive victory, speculation regarding the next opponent to face women’s bantamweight champ and current queen of mixed martial arts Ronda Rousey has hit an all-time high. But on Friday, rumors of a meeting with either Cris Justino, top-ranked contender Cat Zingano, and UFC-newcomer Holly Holm took a backseat...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White UFC Fight Night 46 Media Scrum (Video)

UFC president Dana White (pictured) hosted another one of his infamous media scrums Friday after the UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-ins. White touched on a number of topics, including the ruckus Conor McGregor has generated this week in his hometown, Monday’s meeting with Gina Carano, UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman going to Vitor Belfort’s backyard to defend the title (yeah...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

After Fight Is Signed To Face Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov Blows Out His Knee

After defeating Jim Miller on Wednesday nigh at UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone called out Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight was signed, sealed and delivered for UFC 178 on September 27. About 20 minutes later, the fight was cancelled. In Dublin, Ireland for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 46, UFC president Dana White announced that the fight was off due to Nurmegomedov blowing out...
Via Between The Ropes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 46 Weigh-In Results: McGregor And Brandao Get Heated

UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-ins took place moments ago from a lively crowd at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland. The fights take place tomorrow night from the same arena. In the main event weigh-ins, Conor McGregor weighed 146 pounds and his opponent Diego Brandao weighed 145.5 pounds. After McGregor weighed-in, each fighter had to be immediately separated by UFC president Dana White as McGregor...
Via Between The Ropes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White plans to sign Gina Carano next week

OK, no more horsing around. UFC president Dana White and UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta are boarding their private jet next week destined for Los Angeles to meet with Gina Carano (pictured).  White fully intends on leaving their chat with a signed contract in tow, just like he did two days ago by inking former boxer Holly Holm. “One down, one to go,” White told ESPN.com. “I’m...
Via 5thRound.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm is officially a UFC fighter

18-time boxing world champion and 7-0 mixed martial artist Holly Holm has just signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 This just adds to what has been another historic day for women’s mixed martial arts in the UFC. Earlier today the promotion announced that UFC Fight Pass...
Via Fight Booth
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC signs undefeated Holly Holm

Four months after slamming the door on signing Holly Holm (pictured), UFC president Dana White finally managed to ink the former boxer to a contract. White made the announcement Thursday via Twitter. Negotiations between White and Holm broke down after a face-to-face meeting in March. White left their chat less than pleased with Holm’s manager – which is typically code for, they...
Via 5thRound.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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