You know those bands that just stay on the road, grinding out albums, garnering critical acclaim and registering the occasional chart hit while cultivating a loyal, hardcore following?They may have a track or two that pops up on the radio from time-to-time, but they’re never the biggest band going at the time.
Bethe Correia is a woman on a mission. In fact, one could attach any number of descriptors to her (lioness, warrior, pitbull) and they all would support the notion that the undefeated Brazilian powerhouse has come to the UFC with something to prove. While some fighters are fine taking time to ease their ways into the situation, Correia isn’t pulling punches.She’s gunning for the top of the mountain in women’s MMA phenom Ronda Rousey, and she has zero issues with dismantling “Rowdy’s” crew piece by piece until she gets her shot at the champion.
Chas Skelly is living up to his nickname "The Scrapper," as he will return to the Octagon on September 5, just two weeks after his most recent win against Tom Niinimaki to face Sean Soriano at UFC Fight Night in Ledyard, Connecticut.The verbally agreed to bout comes after Soriano's original foe, Andre Fili, was forced to withdraw due to injury. Read the Full Article Here
Before the sixteen fighters have enough time to take in the Ultimate Fighting training center, Dana White comes in with the coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. Dana is especially excited for this season because TUF serves as a way to spread knowledge of MMA throughout the world. This time, he’ll be spreading that gospel with bantamweight and featherweight fighters from Mexico and Latin America. We move right to the coin toss and Team Mexico wins. That gives Cain Velasquez control of the first pick which he will make after a couple days to assess the team.
The UFC's number two-ranked flyweight, former world title challenger Joseph Benavidez, will attempt to follow up his Performance of the Night effort against Tim Elliott in April when he faces off with Dustin Ortiz in a UFC Fight Night bout in Austin, Texas on November 22.Sacramento's Benavidez has won four of his last five, the most recent victory being his first-round submission of Elliott at UFC 172. In Ortiz, he faces a top 15 flyweight who has won two straight over Ray Borg and Justin Scoggins.
Due to an injury suffered by Paige VanZant, her clash of strawweight newcomers against Kailin Curran will now move from Halifax' UFC Fight Night event on October 4 to the recently announced event in Austin on November 22.A replacement fight for the Halifax card will be announced shortly. Read the Full Article Here
After several heated verbal exchanges over the last few weeks, featherweight rivals Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes met face to face at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, and not surprisingly, the two were not happy to see each other.An initial staredown for photographers at the UFC 179 media day came off as intense but without incident.
Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez collides with no.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in main event on November 15Plus:Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin GastelumDiego Sanchez vs. Norman ParkeRicardo Lamas vs. Dennis BermudezErik Perez vs. Marcus BrimageDodger Montano and more…Tickets for UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM at Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City on sale Wednesday, August 27Mexico City - The UFC® was in Mexico today to kickoff ticket sales for UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs.
Renan Barao is training like never before.
He is starved for redemption; desperate to regain the UFC bantamweight title.
T.J. Dillashaw, the man who took the title and is set to battle Barao again in the rematch this Saturday night at UFC 177, said nothing Barao does will help him rewrite history.
History is bound to repeat itself, according to Dillashaw.
UFC President Dana White couldn’t contain his excitement. Calling Mexico one of the three “no brainers” when it came to the areas he, Lorenzo Fertitta, and the rest of the UFC brass wanted to hit as part of the company’s international expansion, he finally got to make it official Tuesday in Mexico City as he officially announced UFC 180, which will take place on November 15 at Arena Ciudad de México.“We've been waiting to come to Mexico for a long time, and we're finally here,” White said at a press conference held at Polyforum Siqueiros.
The UFC returns to Sacramento this weekend with one of the biggest rematches of 2014 headlining the card as Team Alpha Male's T.J.
After an internal review, the UFC organization announced today that a breach of its independent regulatory protocol occurred on Saturday night during UFC FIGHT NIGHT MACAO.After the second fight of the night, UFC President Dana White requested that Howard Hughes, one of the event's five assigned judges, be removed from working any further bouts. Pursuant to UFC's protocol, neither White nor any other UFC executive possesses such authority.