With a highly anticipated rematch with Canadian welterweight Rory MacDonald scrapped after an injury to the Tristar fighter, the expectation for former UFC interim champ Carlos Condit (28-6) would certainly be that he would be pitted against a top-five fighter. That opponent was announced Monday night in Johny Hendricks (14-1), someone Condit sees as a [...]
UFC middleweight Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping released a personal statement this past Friday night responding to the the wave of fan and media questions about the news that Vitor Belfort had received a Testosterone Replacement Therapy use exemption for their fight in Brazil. The two fighters headlined last months UFC on FX 7 event and [...]
This past weekend another name emerged as a possible opponent for UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva in former Strikeforce title holder, and actor, Cung Le (9-2). Silva’s manager Ed Soares offered up Le’s name as a possible opponent in a recent interview, explaining that ‘The Spider’ is looking to fight someone with a name fans [...]
The last man to hold the Strikeforce middleweight belt, Luke Rockhold (10-1) is looking forward to his Octagon debut and unlike his lightweight counterpart, Gilbert Melendez, Rockhold will not get an immediate title shot at UFC title holder Anderson Silva. So to take matters into his own hands, Rockhold wants to find the shortest path [...]
In less than two weeks, flyweight John ‘The Magician’ Dodson (14-5) will look to claim the first of three UFC titles the New Mexico fighter hopes to possess over his career. Dodson is scheduled to meet UFC flyweight title holder Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson on January 26 in the main event of the UFC on [...]
On Thursday, news broke that both UFC light heavyweight Joey ‘The Mexicutioner’ Beltran and UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares had failed post-fight drug tests following last months UFC on FX 6 event in Australia. Beltran tested positive for the anabolic steroid Nandrolone, while Palhares tested positive for elevated testosterone levels. Both fighters received nine month suspensions [...]
Former Strikeforce middleweight champ, actor, and fan favorite Cung Le (9-2) is not ready to hang up his gloves just yet. The 40-year-old fighter is coming of a “Knockout of the Year” win against Rich Franklin this past November at UFC: Macau and has been spending his time since then healing. Le injured his foot [...]
Traveled veteran Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal (8-1, 1NC) is set to debut inside of the Bellator cage later this month on Spike TV when he faces Przemyslaw Mysiala in the opening quarterfinals of the promotions Season Eight light heavyweight tournament. When Lawal signed with Bellator he was also signed by TNA Impact Wrestling, becoming the [...]
With the final Showtime broadcasted Strikeforce event scheduled for this Saturday in Oklahoma City, many of the cards competitors are looking to prove they belong among the elite fighters of the world. The winner is likely to get a UFC contract while the loser gets shown the door. One of the few fighters on the [...]
On Saturday night, former UFC heavyweight champ Josh ‘The Warmaster’ Barnett (31-6) will step into the Stikeforce cage for the promotions final show in Oklahoma. Barnett faces Austrian Nandor ‘The Hun’ Guelmino (11-3-1), a fighter on a seven fight win streak but whose most notable opponent was kickboxer Semmy Schilt, someone Barnett had beaten twice [...]
“Whoever Can Impose Their Plan Is Going To Win This Fight,” Ryan Couture On Facing KJ Noons At The Final Strikeforce Event
Lightweight fighter Ryan Couture (5-1) is about to face the toughest opponent of his career when he steps into the cage against KJ Noons this coming Saturday in the opening Showtime Extreme broadcasted bout of the Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine event. Strikeforce posted an interview with the lightweight fighter on Tuesday, which I found to [...]
Things have started to heat up over the last few days for lightweight fighter Eddie ‘The Silent Assassin’ Alvarez as he now faces a legal challenge from the Bellator promotion over the latest contract proposal. On Monday, Alvarez came out saying that the Bellator promotion failed to match the contract offered him by the Ultimate [...]
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- Bellator Season Eight Fighter Profile – Lightweight Will Brooks
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