MMA News

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Booked For UFC Fight Night 59

Saturday 25th October 2014

Despite all the talk of title shots, it looks like Irish phenomenon Conor McGregor won't be fighting for gold just yet. The impressive featherweight had been touted for the winner of this weekends UFC 179 main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, but it now looks like that honour will go to the winner of Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson. Instead of getting the fight he wanted, McGregor wil...

UFC 179 'Embedded' Video Blog (Episode Three)

Saturday 25th October 2014

With UFC 179 coming this weekend, it means the return of the very popular "Embedded" series, which follows the main eventers around in the week before they meet in the cage. This series follows UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and top contender Chad "Money" Mendes. This episode sees Aldo and Glover Teixeira attending to media duties, whilst Chad Mendes and Phil Davis shar...

UFC 179 Weigh-In Results

Friday 24th October 2014

All 22 men set to compete on the UFC 179 card, set to be held at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, took to the scales today for the customary pre fight weigh-ins. UFC 179 will be headlined by a Featherweight title rematch between champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes. Aldo defeated Mendes at UFC 142 via knockout. Full weigh-in results: Jose Aldo (145) vs. Chad Mend...

UFC 179 'Embedded' Video Blog (Episode Two)

Thursday 23rd October 2014

With UFC 179 coming this weekend, it means the return of the very popular "Embedded" series, which follows the main eventers around in the week before they meet in the cage. This series follows UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and top contender Chad "Money" Mendes. This episode sees Jose Aldo sparring with former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos. Chad Mendes arrives...

UFC 179 'Embedded' Video Blog (Episode One)

Thursday 23rd October 2014

With UFC 179 coming this weekend, it means the return of the very popular "Embedded" series, which follows the main eventers around in the week before they meet in the cage. This series follows UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and top contender Chad "Money" Mendes. In this first episode the Team Alpha Male star gets some training in with Nick Diaz, Jose Aldo talks being t...

UFC's Finest Predict UFC 179: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes (Video)

Thursday 23rd October 2014

This weekend the worlds biggest mixed martial arts promotion returns with UFC 179, which goes down in Brazil. Headlining the event is a five round UFC featherweight title rematch between Jose "Scarface" Aldo and Chad "Money" Mendes. The first fight ended with Aldo scoring a first round knockout. But Mendes has improved leaps and bounds since then, and has been knocking people o...

"Notorious" and "Money" Verbal Sparring On BT Sports (Video)

Thursday 23rd October 2014

Chad "Money" Mendes made a video appearance this week on BT Sport's weekly episode of 'Beyond the Octagon'. Luckily for us, controversial Irish featherweight contender "Notorious" Conor McGregor was in the crowd and had a little debate with the Team Alpha Male member. Check out the heated exchange...

Rashad Evans vs. Alexander Gustafsson Rumoured For January

Monday 20th October 2014

Rumours are circulating that Rashad Evans could be welcomed back to the octagon by Alexander Gustafsson. If the bout is made official, then the two top five ranked light heavyweights would headline the next event to take place in Sweden, which is on Saturday, January 24th, 2015. 27 year old Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson (16-2) had been hoping to get his rematch against Jon Jones fo...

UFC 179: Extended Video Preview

Monday 20th October 2014

After a two week break from action, the UFC returns this weekend with a solid card that will be headlined by a blockbuster rematch between Chad "Money" Mendes and long time featherweight champion Jose "Scarface" Aldo. The first fight between the two ended with Aldo scoring a first round knockout. However, since that loss, Mendes has torn through the division, knocking out four ...

Bisping and Rockhold Get Heated On UFC Counterpunch (Video)

Monday 20th October 2014

One of the biggest fights coming up in November is the long awaited meeting of controversial veteran Englishman Michael "The Count" Bisping (25-6) and former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold (12-2). The two top ten ranked middleweights will headline UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Before the two do battle, they both appeared on UFC Counterpun...

Ryan White Gets Rematch With Brad Conway: Shock N Awe 18

Monday 20th October 2014

After a controversial finish to their September 6th bout at Shock N Awe 17, Ryan `The Great' White will get a rematch with Brad Conway after what many felt was a premature finish due to a strike or strikes to the back of the head. In the original bout, White started to take control of the fight early and after bringing his opponent to the mat landed a blow or blows adjudged to be to the back of t...

FCC 11 : Title wins for Loughnane, Ashley Reece and Robbie Fallon

In terms of raising stars, FCC could do little more than bring down the sky to improve on what they already doing. A superb pro/am card with five titles on the line and saw some of the UK's top mixed martial artists leave it all in the cage in front of a packed house. The main event delivered in spectacular fashion, Brendan Loughnane putting on a much improved performance stopping Ali Maclean ear...

Phil Buster Collins Now Set To Face Alec Connelly At Shock N Awe 18

Friday 17th October 2014

Sadly the injury bug has struck again and Ippon Gym's Kane Charig has had to pull out of his amateur title fight against Genesis Gym's Phil Collins. Luckily a fantastic opponent has stepped up in the shape of Mad Hatters Alec Connelly, a young fighter with a habit of getting himself into exciting wars. Alec is coming off an armbar victory against Steve Wise earlier this year at Killicam Fight Ni...

Jordan Mein Vs. Thiago Alves Looked At For UFC 183

Thursday 16th October 2014

2 months after it was originally set to take place, a Welterweight clash appears set for UFC 183, which takes place January 31, 2015. 13th ranked Jordan Mein is close to being matched with his original UFC Fight Night 49 opponent, Thiago Alves. Mein (29-9) has been one the brightest prospects in the Welterweight division for many years, yet has yet to truly break through from prospect to true co...

Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera Set For UFC 181

Thursday 16th October 2014

UFC 181, which already features two huge title fights, has added even more star power. The promotion have announced that former WEC champion Urijah Faber will appear on the main card in a 135lb against Francisco Rivera. The event takes place Saturday, December 6th, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. 35 year old Urijah "The California Kid" Faber (31-7) is a genuine...

Renan Barao Vs. Mitch Gagnon Set For UFC Fight Night 58

Wednesday 15th October 2014

A former champion and a rising star will meet in December on the UFC Fight Night 58 card in Barueri, Brazil. Renan Barao is scheduled to face off against Mitch Gagnon in a battle of top 15 UFC Bantamweights, with the bout holding two separate, yet meaningful, reasons for each to earn the victory. Barao (32-2-1 NC) had his 33 fight unbeaten streak snapped in dominating fashion at UFC 173 against ...

Michael Daguiar Vs. Samee Razvi Set For Shock N Awe 18 Amateur Gold

Friday 10th October 2014

Shock N Awe 18: Night of Champions keeps unleashing the surprises, and few will be as exciting as Gym01's Michael Daguiar versus Pro System's Samee Razvi for the U125lbs amateur title. Michael Daguiar is a re-born fighter, after finding his confidence he has unlocked the dangerous tool box that he has had in his possession since he started training. A new found dedication has had him sharpening ...

Another UK WMMA Bout Added To Shock N Awe 18

Friday 10th October 2014

The much loved GYM01 martial artist Jade Barker will make her MMA debut on SnA 18 against another debutant in Chris Rees Academy fighters Ffion Davies. With a strong reputation for supporting women's martial arts, Shock N Awe and its fans will be more than pleased to have these two young talents added to the already stacked roster. And with WMMA having a habit of stealing fight of the night honour...

New Shock N Awe 18 Opponent Found For Arthur Frost

Friday 10th October 2014

Sadly due to a serious injury and time spent in hospital, Gym01's Alan Tallis has had to withdraw from his highly anticipated amateur title rematch with Exile Gym's Arthur Frost. Stepping up to take his place will be Pro Systems Ryan Roe Barnett, another undefeated South Coast hot prospect. Both men have vicious strikes and strong ground games, both are undefeated but most importantly both want t...

Holly Holm To Debut At UFC 181 December 6th

Thursday 9th October 2014

Former 18 time world boxing champion Holly Holm finally has a date for her much anticipated UFC debut. Earlier today, UFC officials announced that Holm will step into the Octagon against Raquel Pennington on December 6th as part of the UFC 181 card. UFC 181 will be headlined by not one, but two world title bouts, with both the Welterweight and Lightweight crowns on the line. Holm (7-0) made her ...

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