The fighting life is never easy, but Chan Sung Jung has had it tougher than most. A pioneer on the South Korean MMA circuit, “The Korean Zombie” has had more than his share of obstacles to deal with since first emerging on the international fight scene with an unforgettable three-round war with Leonard Garcia in a 2010 WEC bout. The tough fights, he can deal with them. In fact, Jung embraces the battle. Unfortunately, injuries have kept him to just six fights in four years, and on Monday he announced on his Facebook page that he will be out another two years in order to fulfill h … Read the Full Article Here
We’ve been here before with Anderson Silva; questioning the future of arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter of all time.
This time, though, we have a different question.
Back in the summer of 2009, following a pair of lackluster efforts by Silva to retain his UFC middleweight title, we wondered if “The Spider” was content to coast by relying on his elite skills and experience inside the Octagon.
He shut us up when he embarrassed Forrest Griffin at UFC 101, in one of the most one-sided fighting displays in UFC history. He went on to best Chael Sonnen in a two-fight ri … Read the Full Article Here
Looking for a way to get your fix of fighting action during this rare stretch without a live event?Fire up UFC FIGHT PASS and take a walk down memory lane with these memorable fights from current UFC champions.RONDA ROUSEY VS. SARAH D’ALELIO – STRIKEFORCE CHALLENGERS 18 (watch on UFC FIGHT PASS)Given her current standing as one of the biggest stars in the UFC, it’s interesting that Rousey had an inauspicious “big league” debut as part of the main card on a Strikeforce Challengers event.At the time, Rousey was just 2-0 and fighting in the 145-pound weight cl … Read the Full Article Here
Las Vegas, Nevada – For the first time since 2010, the Octagon® makes its way back to the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, as former UFC® lightweight champ and current No. 3 featherweight contender Frankie “The Answer” Edgar takes on second-ranked Cub Swanson in a five-round main event that could propel the winner into a title shot.
Edgar (16-4-1, fighting out of Toms River, N.J.) returns to action riding a two-fight win streak over B.J. Penn and Charles Oliveira, hoping to earn his spot as the next title contender. The former lightweight champ has been a force … Read the Full Article Here
The first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America has not gone very well for the Latin American team, as they’ve pulled off just a single win through seven fights, and with only one left to go until the semifinals the pressure is on Leonardo Morales to pull through and punch his ticket to the next round of the tournament. Beyond the fact that they are down in the competition, the Latin American team under coach Fabricio Werdum has another reason to be motivated and emotional after last week’s highly controversial decision in the fight between Guido Cannetti and Marco Beltran. … Read the Full Article Here