Arizona middleweight CB Dollaway has been showing the best form of his career over the last two years, winning four of five bouts while capturing two post-fight bonus awards. But on December 20, the ninth-ranked “Doberman” will get the big fight he’s been waiting for, as he headlines a UFC card for the first time against former world champion Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil.Stepping back into the Octagon for the first time since his stirring five-round battle with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 175 in July, Brazil’ … Read the Full Article Here
The episode opens up with Team Mexico riding high. They’ve won all three fights this season, and show no signs of slowing down. As great as Team Mexico is feeling, Team Latin America feels the exact opposite. They’re clearly annoyed at the current situation and can’t even find the humor in Team Mexico’s underwear pool parties.
Next up looking to change Team Werdum’s luck will be Panamanian Humberto Brown. After following his brother into the world of MMA, Humberto decided to stay in the sport so he can buy his mother a house. Extremely tough and aggressiv … Read the Full Article Here
The show beings in the aftermath of Randa Markos’s huge upset last week. Team Pettis is back at the TUF house taking some celebratory shots. Even though they’re non-alcoholic, they still cause the women to recoil worse than cheap tequila. Anthony Pettis and the rest of his coaching staff also show up to celebrate, bringing Randa’s celebratory carne asada fries in tow. Felice Herrig gives assistant coach Sergio Pettis a friendship bracelet she made, but that’s the spirit of friendship doesn’t appear to be present in the practice room.
We cut to footage of a Team … Read the Full Article Here
Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve, two of the most feared strikers in the heavyweight division, verbally agreed on Wednesday to throw down at Fight Night Phoenix on Dec. 13 – the UFC’s first trip to Arizona.
Overeem is looking to get back on track after a disappointing loss to Ben Rothwell at Fight Night Foxwoods. “The Reem” is 1-3 in his last four fights, but is confident he’ll be able to return to his championship form next time he steps inside the Octagon.
“I’m still in a great place,” Overeem recently said in an interview with MMA Fighting. “I think I rea … Read the Full Article Here
TOKYO, September 18 – It’s always interesting to travel to different places and hear unique perspectives on things you thought you had a handle on. And you did, but it was just your handle on it, your way of thinking, and that doesn’t necessarily mean it was right.
Take the career of UFC newcomer Masanori Kanehara for example. When the Tokyo native started off as a professional in 2003, his record was a less than attractive 1-3-3. In the United States, if that didn’t bury a young fighter’s dreams, other people would help bury them for him. But in a Japanese fight … Read the Full Article Here