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The 23-year-old Chris Kelades probably would have agreed to a fight with heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez on less than a week’s notice, but the 33-year-old version knows better, so while he craved a shot at the elite in the UFC, he wasn’t about to give up any advantages by jumping up from flyweight to get one.That doesn’t mean it was easy.“I’m telling you right now, the hardest thing I ever had to do was to say no, because you dream about having that opportunity your whole fighting career, and then you’re sitting there with the opportunity for someone t … Read the Full Article Here
Okay, Well I Guess We’re Done Here
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— Matt Mitrione (@mattmitrione) October 9, 2014
Now, That’s a Birthday Party!
It’s my birthday!!!!
— Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) October 10, 2014
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— Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) October 10, 2014
When I first started wrestling at the age of 5 #TBT #throwbackthursday #ufc179 pic.twitter.com/XQ0RVT1IFY
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Highly-regarded Mexican welterweight Augusto “Dodger” Montano will make his UFC debut at home on Mexico City on November 15, as he opens up the UFC 180 main card against Chris Heatherly.Winner of 13 of his 14 pro bouts, with each win coming by knockout or submission, the 29-year-old Montano will bring a four-fight winning streak into the historic event in Mexico, the UFC’s first in the fight capital of Latin America. Looking to spoil the homecoming is Illinois’ Heatherly, who is unbeaten in four of his last five. Read the Full Article Here
Injuries have forced bantamweights Erik Perez and Patrick Williams out of their upcoming November bouts, with their original opponents, Marcus Brimage and Jumabieke Tuerxun now facing each other on November 8 in Sydney, Australia.Perez was scheduled to face Brimage at UFC 180 in Mexico City on November 15, and Williams was scheduled to battle Tuerxun in Sydney. Read the Full Article Here
They are one of the most prolific brother teams in mixed martial arts today, and on December 6 in Las Vegas, Anthony and Sergio Pettis will compete on the same card for the first time, with Anthony defending his lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in the UFC 181 co-main event, and bantamweight Sergio taking on Matt Hobar.UFC 181 is headlined by the welterweight title rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler.Milwaukee’s Pettis brothers have thrilled fight fans for years, Anthony as a WEC and UFC champion and Sergio as one of the top young fighters in the sport. The two are also … Read the Full Article Here
Leave it to Conor McGregor to put everything into perspective in his own unique way when asked about “The Fighting Irish” billboard that was unveiled on O’Connell Street in Dublin, Ireland Thursday morning.“We literally went to war on this street,” the fiery featherweight contender said. “We fought for our lives, fought for our independence on this street and now, right in the middle of it is my pretty, untouched face, screaming, with The Fighting Irish on it.”410 feet wide, the billboard features McGregor, the UFC logo, and The Fighting Irish hangin … Read the Full Article Here