MMA H.E.A.T.’s Karyn Bryant talks with former Strikeforce Middleweight Champ Luke Rockhold about his upcoming fight with Vitor Belfort, set to take place as the main event at UFC on FX 8 on May 18, 2013 in Brazil. Luke lets us know why he likes the match-up, why he believes he can defeat Belfort and his response when people say Strikeforce fighters haven’t faced tough competition. In addition, Luke lets us know how he feels about being one of the female MMA fans’ favorites.
Brian Stann’s mission to help his fellow service men and women did not end with his time in Iraq. As Pulitzer Prize award winning journalist Dan Neil explains, even after hanging up his boots, the Marine Corps Captain has found another way to help his comrades.
It appears that Jake Shields (27-6-1, 1NC) is set to return to the welterweight division after moving back to 185-lbs for one bout last summer. Shields will reportedly meet former Strikeforce contender Tyron ‘T-Wood’ Woodley (11-1) this summer, possibly as part of UFC 161. The bout between Shields and Woodley was identified by MMAjunkie.com on [...]
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is in the “Land of the Rising Sun” this coming weekend for the UFC on FUEL TV 8 event live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The promotion held it’s pre-fight press conference today (Thursday in Japan) with headliners Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann on hand as well as fighters Mark Hunt, Stefen Struve, Takanori Gomi, Diego Sanchez, Yushin Okami and Hector Lombard.
Earlier today news surfaced that middleweight Matt ‘Deep Waters’ Riddle (7-3, 2NC) had been released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship promotion after a second failed drug test. Riddle tested positive for Marijuana following a win against Che Mills two Saturday’s ago in London as part of UFC on FUEL TV 7. The promotion released an [...]
UFC President Dana White sat down with UFC Tonight’s Chael Sonnen and Kenny Florian for an electrifying interview that touched on all of the top UFC news. White discussed a variety of possible super-fights, Ronda Rousey’s stunning performance at UFC 157 and much more.
On Wednesday, the California State Athletic Commission released the disclosed payroll for this past weekends UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche event. The payroll for the event totaled $1,173,050 with co-main event light heavyweights Dan Henderson ($250,000) and Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida ($200,000) earning top spot on the list. Main event victor, UFC women’s bantamweight champ [...]
UFC Tonight’s Chael Sonnen knows a thing or two about what it takes to earn a victory inside the Octagon. Check out Sonnen’s picks for UFC On FUEL TV 8: Silva vs Sonnen.
MMA H.E.A.T.’s Karyn Bryant talks via Skype with heavyweight Stefan Struve in advance of his UFC on FUEL 8 fight with Mark Hunt, set to take place on March 2, 2013, in Tokyo, Japan. “Skyscraper” talks about the style matchup and size difference between himself and “The Super Samoan” (Struve is 7 feet tall, Hunt is 5′ 10″), the fight he requested with Cheick Congo and what he’d like to accomplish in the heavyweight division. We also hear about Stefan’s training with Gegard Mousasi and how he feels about heading to a theme park to celebrate a victory.
A scheduled UFC flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and No. 1 contender John Moraga has been pulled from the main event of the TUF 17 Finale after an injury to ‘Mighty Mouse.’ Stepping into the spotlight will be bantamweights Urijah ‘The California Kid’ Faber and Scott ‘Young Guns’ Jorgensen (14-6). The new headliner [...]
An inside look into Bryan Caraway… his upcoming fight, his relationship with Miesha Tate, and what he does in his downtime.
A pair of lightweights appear scheduled to meet in Brazil this May in fighters Evan Dunham (14-3) and Rafael dos Anjos (18-6) as part of the upcoming UFC on FX 8 event. Reports of the matchup was announced by Brazilian news agency Globo TV on Tuesday. UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold (aka UFC on [...]
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- UFC on FX 8 – Brian Stann’s New Mission To Help His Fellow Veteran’s
- The Top Eight UFC Debuts Of All-Time
- Jake Shields vs. Tyron Woodley Rumored For This Summer At UFC 161
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- UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann Pre-Fight Press Conference Video (Full)
- Bellator 91 Weigh-in Results – M’Pumbu vs. Vegh Official For Light Heavyweight Title Match
- UFC Releases Official Statement On Matt Riddle’s Dismissal
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