Fantasy Matchmaking – UFC Dublin 2015

The UFC will return to Dublin on October 24th 2015. The 3Arena will again play host to the event and after last years incredible success, there are no shortage of fighters clamouring for a spot on the card. No bouts have been announced thus far, however with the majority of Ireland’s UFC talent having competed in the last two weeks, we can expect the official announcements to begin soon. Until then we take a look at how the card might shape up, from the fights we expect to see, to the fights we want to see. Some may be more […]


UFC 187 – Media Conference Call (Audio)

Daniel Cormier, Anthony Johnson, Chris Weidman & Vitor Belfort speak with the media ahead of UFC 187 next week. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . (for mobile phone listening download the Podomatic, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or iTunes apps) You can follow us on twitter here

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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 […]


TRT Banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission

The use of testosterone replacement therapy has been sensationally banned by the Nevada State Athletic Athletic Commission, in a unanimous vote today. Applications for therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy have even been banned, meaning that any and all combat athletes seeking TRT use won’t be able to fight in Las Vegas in future. This means the likes of Vitor Belfort, who fights Chris Weidman in Las Vegas in his next fight, will no longer be able to use the treatment, which many believe is the reason behind his spike in performance and physique in recent years. So how […]