UFC180-FOXSPORTS-16x9r1

The Main Event Preview: Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt @ UFC 180

  UFC 180, which sees the UFC make its long-awaited debut in Mexico this weekend, is something to behold and one to mourn at the same time. On the one hand, the original main event between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who would be headlining the promotion’s first event in his ancestral homeland, and a resurgent Fabricio Werdum who has been unbeatable since returning to the UFC, was one to relish when you consider Cain Velasquez’s last five fights came against two men (Junior Dos Santos and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva). On the other hand, while Velasquez’s latest injury is devastating when […]

UFC Fight Night Sydney Presale Poster

The Main Event Preview: Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping @ UFC Fight Night Sydney

  Don’t you just love it when a legitimate, no bullsh*t grudge match comes along? Sure there are often fights where the competitors force themselves into hating their opponent in order to gain that edge. But MMA fans are intelligent and can see right through it all. Not this fight though. Sure, many of these grudge matches invariably involve the Marmite Man of the UFC, Michael Bisping (25-6, 15-6 UFC), and the case could be made that ‘X + Bisping = a grudge match’. His bouts with Cung Le, Dan Miller and Yoshihiro Akiyama for instance weren’t your typical build-up […]

nelson-story.0_cinema_1050.0

The Main Event Preview: Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story @ UFC Fight Night Stockholm

  The UFC weekend just gone and the one coming this Saturday are of stark contrast to one another in terms of the calibre of stars on show and the significant narratives that each fight brings. With UFC 178 it was all about a champion and who might become the next champion in several different divisions. It was about triumphant returns from the sidelines, whether from injury or tragedy. It was about seeing whether the underdog could do it again and it was about whether or not the world would finally jump on board the hype train and believe that […]

Credit: UFC.com / Zuffa LLC

Neil Seery’s Next Fight Official, Faces Richie Vaculik at UFC Fight Night Sydney

Team Ryano’s Neil Seery finally has his next fight in the UFC Octagon booked as he is set to step in to replace the injured Ray Borg to take on Richie Vaculik (10-2, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping on November 8th in Sydney, Australia. The fight will be Seery’s (14-10, 1-1 UFC) third in the UFC and will be the first since his emotional victory over Phil Harris at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao in Dublin on July 19th, where the full-time factory worker dominated all three rounds to win a unanimous decision. His opponent Vaculik […]

Video: Fight Night Stockholm – UFC On The Fly [Episode 1]

Video: Fight Night Stockholm – UFC On The Fly [Episode 1]

Check out the first episode of UFC Fight Night Stockholm’s ‘On The Fly’ series, featuring new Swedish MMA hero and training partner of Alexander Gustafsson, Niklas Backstrom (8-0, 1-0 UFC) as he prepares for his bout this Saturday against Mike Wilkinson (8-0-1, 1-1 UFC).

Video: Metamoris 5 – Sakuraba vs. Gracie Trailer

Video: Metamoris 5 – Sakuraba vs. Gracie Trailer

Check out the trailer for Metamoris 5, the next event in the revolutionary new series of Brazilian jiu-jitsu supercards brought to you by Ralek Gracie. The main event on the night will be an epic contest between two legends of MMA and BJJ, Kazushi “The Gracie Hunter” Sakuraba and Renzo Gracie. Sakuraba and Gracie has famously fought once before back in PRIDE Fighting Championships in Japan when the Japanese submitted the legendary Brazilian, breaking his arm with a Kimura arm lock. Metamoris 5 is set to take place on November 22nd.