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UFN 41 & TUF 3 Brazil Finale – What’s On the Line?

Back on the 15th of December 2012, the Ultimate Fighting Championship held two events on that same day, the TUF Smashes Finale & the TUF 16 Finale. In reality due to significant time zone differences, those two cards were about 24 hours apart. This Saturday the 31st of May 2014, Zuffa LLC promotes another two events on the same day, UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin, Germany & pretty much straight after that The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale in São Paulo, Brazil. Despite the chatter about over saturation rearing it’s ugly head once again, Dana White & co are […]

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Jake Shields’ Release Shows Entertainment Value Outweighs Ability in the UFC

The UFC have released former Strikeforce middleweight champion and welterweight contender Jake Shields. The decision highlights the importance the UFC places on entertainment over technical ability in MMA. Shields is coming off a decision loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 and compiled four wins, three losses and one no contest during his UFC tenure. Despite being completely outclassed for three rounds against Lombard, it was Shields’s first loss inside the Octagon in four fights. His last defeat before Lombard came in 2011 when a barrage of Jake Ellenberger’s knees earned “The Juggernaut” a TKO victory within the first minute […]

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Hendricks Injury Gives UFC Chance to Find Challenger

On Saturday night, Johny Hendricks went to war with a resurgent Robbie Lawler to decide who’d be the successor to GSP’s welterweight throne. The heavy-handed fighters did not disappoint the Texan crowd and stood toe-to-toe for 25 minutes, consistently landing bombs, most of which would put the average mixed martial artist to sleep. After sharing the spoils of the first four rounds, Hendricks scored a vital takedown in the fifth and emerged victorious with his swollen, bloodied hand clutching the UFC belt. What made his feat more impressive was that he did it all which a torn bicep. Hendricks told […]

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UFC 171 and How the Welterweight Division May Shape Up

This weekend one of the more stacked and impressive cards of the MMA calendar year takes place in Dallas, Texas as the UFC welterweight title is on the line for the first time since Georges St-Pierre vacated the throne. UFC 171 is headlined by the number one and number three ranked welterweights in the UFC, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (15-2) and “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (22-9) in what is sure to be a spectacular world championship bout. Not only will the new champion be decided though, but the next challengers are to be decided in the co-main event as number two […]

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Countdown To UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann

UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann takes place this Saturday night/Sunday morning live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defending against fellow Olympic medallist Sara McMann. In the co-main event, former Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier takes on newcomer Patrick Cummins at light heavyweight, while top Rory MacDonald takes on Demian Maia in a welterweight contender bout. For the all the build-up to these three huge fights, look no further than the Countdown to UFC 170 videos below, featuring all three fights.