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In February 2011, Arlovski was sitting on four straight losses, with three of those coming via knockout in the first round. Many were calling for the former UFC champion to retire, but Arlovski clearly made the correct decision to continue fighting.
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Miesha Tate has finally come out in the open to criticisize the potential fight between Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano .The former UFC title challenger was interviewed by MMAJUNKIE radio where she expressed her concerns on the criterion that was used to fix the potential fight.Ronda is actually the women's bantamweight champion while Gina is almost a veteran force striker due to the many years she has been out of the boxing ring.
Tito Ortiz knows that the attention his incident with Stephan Bonnar brought upon their Nov. 15 fight in San Diego is both good and bad. "It's a double-edged sword," Ortiz said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour.
Yoshihiro Akiyama and Amir Sadollah look to announce their reemergence inside the welterweight division after long layoffs, beginning this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. How can these two fighters overcome ring rust and avoid another loss? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweights Yoshihiro Akiyama and Amir Sadollah look to make a successful return to action after two years without fighting, starting this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Arsenal are facing a crisis ahead of their Champions League opener, with Arsene Wenger only able to call on three fully fit first-team defenders. ENGLISH Super League side Catalan Dragons are facing competition from rugby union for the signature of disgraced NRL star Todd Carney.
Miesha Tate Discusses Working For a Title Shot With UFC Fight Night 52 Victory Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.15.2014 She also discusses Saturday's fight with Rin Nakai... - Miesha Tate recently spoke about this weekend's fight with Rin Nakai. Here are the highlights... On Her Goals in The UFC : "Beating her is definitely a step in the right direction for me.
Andrei Arlovski made quick work of Antonio Silva at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, but he could be out for 180 days. Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission announced on Monday that three of the 22 UFN 51 fighters, including Arlovski, are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night's fights.
Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight veteran Diego Sanchez will fight Norman Parke at the upcoming UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Werdum" pay-per-view event , which takes place on Nov. 15, 2014, inside Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. "You know, this guy has the nerve to say that he's going to kick my F'ing head off, clean off, Sanchez told Submission Radio .
Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March. The previously undefeated 34-year-old, who grew up in Croydon and learn his mixed martial arts trade at Keddle's Gym in St Mary Cray, was beaten by the World's second-best light heavyweight fighter when the UFC came to Greenwich in March.
Did you miss last weeks premier episode of The Ultimate Fighter? That means you missed a good scrap between season favorite Tecia Torres and Randa Markos. The two went at it for the full three rounds, and Fighters.com has you covered! Check out the full fight below.
Before Eddie Alvarez makes his Octagon debut against Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the former Bellator lightweight champion made his first appearance on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship rankings .
With 13 seconds left to go in the first round of his comeback fight Saturday night, Matt Major's palm rapidly slapped the mat as his opponent grabbed him in a contorted choke hold. With that tap out, Major conceded defeat, something he had no plan on doing that night.
As with any polarizing figure in the fight game, a certain degree of revelry could be felt among the mixed martial arts community following Alistair Overeem's surprising first-round knockout loss to Ben Rothwell at last Friday's UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. The upset added another chapter to Overeem's increasingly anticlimactic UFC tenure, a run which began with so much promise, but amid three knockout losses in four attempts, plus a failed drug test to boot, has slowly devolved into somewhat of a running punch line for fight fans.
Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123 , but the rematch almost didn't happen on Sept. 5. It's always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss.
The next UFC event will be UFC Fight Night 52 on September 20. The card is headlined by another heavyweight tussle between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. Miesha Tate, Myles Jury and Alex Caceres will be among the other Top 15-ranked competitors competing next weekend.
Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva is just 2-2 since first meeting Cain Velasquez in the cage 28 months ago, but he believes he will get another shot at the championship sooner than later. Speaking with MMA Fighting , "Bigfoot" said a win over Andrei Arlovski at UFC fight Night 51 this evening would put him right back into the heavyweight title picture.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:21 am
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