MMA News

Tait Vs. Tauru Bantamweight Title Bout Added To Cage Warriors 72

Wednesday 30th July 2014

(London, United Kingdom Monday, July 28, 2014) - A new CWFC bantamweight world champion will be crowned when Cage Warriors Fighting Championship makes its inaugural visit to Newport, Wales, on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Cage Warriors 72, which is set to take place at the Newport Centre, will see Cory Tait and Toni Tauru collide for Europe's leading promotion's vacant 135lbs title. The eleve...

Shock N Awe Unveils Its First Ever Heavyweight Bout.

Wednesday 30th July 2014

I have to admit that I wouldn't believe it until I saw it with my own eyes, but the big boys are coming to Shock N Awe 17 this September 6th. Sam Spokes who fights out of Pro Systems MMA will be heading to the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth to take on Southampton's Exile Gym Fighter Dave `Dazee' Chamberlain in a first HB bout for the South Coast promotion. +205lbs Sam Spokes 0.2.0. (Pro System...

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Official For UFC 183

Wednesday 30th July 2014

For the last five years or so, there has been talk of a super fight. One that involved a legendary welterweight meeting a superstar Brazilian middleweight in a clash for the ages. Well we are finally going to see that match....sort of. It was announced late last night that former 185lb kingpin Anderson Silva will be welcomed back not by former 170lb Georges St Pierre, but by the returning Stockton...

Urijah Faber vs. Masanori Kanehara Added To UFC Fight Night 52

Tuesday 29th July 2014

With the bantamweight title picture currently being painted by old foe Renan Barao and close teammate TJ Dillashaw, lighter weight legend Urijah Faber is treading water in the UFC's 135lb division. Next up for the top ranked talent is a bout against debuting Japanese star Masanori Kanehara, and the two will throw down at UFC Fight Night 52, which takes place Saturday, September 20th, in Japan...

Jorge Masvidal vs. Bobby Green Added To UFC 178

Tuesday 29th July 2014

Two fighter coming off impressive performances at UFC on FOX 12 have been quickly turned around and pushed back in to action. In an exciting lightweight clash, Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green will go to war at UFC 178, which takes place Saturday, September 27th, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 29 year old Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal (27-8) is a former street fighter who made the switch to MMA...

UFC on FOX 12 Payouts

Sunday 27th July 2014

Here is the full list of payouts following UFC on FOX 12, which took place Saturday, July 26th, 2014. Robbie Lawler was the big earner of the night, taking home over 200k for his main event win over Matt Brown. Robbie Lawler: $210,000 ($105,000 to show, $105,000 to win) Matt Brown: $46,000 Anthony Johnson: $106,000 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 to win) Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $114,000 D...

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Rematch Booked For UFC 179 In Brazil

Sunday 27th July 2014

Following UFC on FOX 12, president Dana White let slip that the Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes rematch, which was set for UFC 176 before injury killed the fight, has now been rebooked for UFC 179, which takes place Saturday, October 25th, 2014, inside the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 27 year old Jose "Scarface" Aldo (24-1) has been sitting at the top of the 145lb...

UFC on FOX 12 Post-Fight Press Conference (Video)

Sunday 27th July 2014

UFC continued their streak of hot, action packed cards with UFC on FOX 12 thi past weekend. Brutality by Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, a breakout performance by Dennis Bermudez, an upset by Bobby Green and a five round war between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown left the whole crowd and all the viewers fully satisfied. Speaking after the event at the post fight press conference, Lawler, Rumbl...

Matt Brown Talks Pressure and Keeping A Low Profile (Video)

Saturday 26th July 2014

In the main event of UFC on FOX 12, which takes place Saturday, July 26th, 2014, we have a five round title eliminator in the welterweight division as former contender "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler takes on the resurgent Matt "The Immortal" Brown in what many are predicting will be a smash mouth brawl for the ages. Speaking to Ariel Helwani at MMAFighting.com, the bullshit free br...

Robbie Lawler Talks Matt Brown, Time Off and Knock Outs (Video)

Saturday 26th July 2014

In the main event of UFC on FOX 12, we have a five round title eliminator in the welterweight division as former contender "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler takes on the resurgent Matt "The Immortal" Brown in what many are predicting will be a smash mouth brawl for the ages. Speaking to Ariel Helwani at MMAFighting.com, hard hitting veteran Robbie Lawler speaks about fighting so often...

UFC On Fox 12 Weigh-In Results

Friday 25th July 2014

Before the UFC on Fox 12 event kicks off tomorrow night in San Jose, California, the 24 fighters set to compete took to the scales for the customary pre-fight weigh-ins. Held at the SAP Center, which will also play host to the event, the evenings main event will feature a Welterweight title contender match between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, as well as the return of Anthony Johnson, who will ta...

Daniel Cormier Talks Upcoming UFC 178 Bout With Jon Jones (Video)

Friday 25th July 2014

News broke this week that Swedish superstar Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson had injured his knee in training and was unable to face Jon "Bones" Jones for the light heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 178. Stepping up on 9 weeks notice is fellow contender Daniel "DC" Cormier, the undefeated former top five heavyweight who is coming off a big submission win o...

Jay Butler Set To Face Salih Kulucan At Shock N Awe 17

Thursday 24th July 2014

Yet another fantastic bout has been lined up for Shock N Awe 17 and this time it involves two very aggressive grapplers. Local fan favourite Jay Butler who fights out of Andy Roberts MMA in Farnborough will be looking to continue his winning ways when he welcomes the very tough Salih Kulucan to the South Coast. Kulucan should be a huge handful for Butler with his grappling wizardry that has see...

Eddie Bravo Talks Jiu-Jitsu With Rickson Gracie and Joe Rogan (Video)

Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Jiu-Jitsu legend Rickson Gracie, one of the greatest grapplers in the history of the sport, was recently a guest on 'The Joe Rogan Experience', which is well worth looking for online if you missed it. Following the interview, Rickson was joined by Rogan and fellow jiu-jitsu wizard Eddie Bravo, where Bravo, a man many used to feel was disrespectful to the sport, explained his philosophy a...

McGregor Vs. Poirier Added To UFC 178

Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Ireland's favorite son will make his return to North America this coming September, and will face his stiffest test to date upon doing so. Earlier today, UFC officials announced that Conor McGregor will square off against Dustin Poirer at UFC 178, set to take place on September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor, 15-2, is this #10 ranked Featherweight in the UFC, and is perhaps the most tal...

UFC on FOX 12: Road To The Octagon (Video)

Monday 21st July 2014

With UFC Fight Night's 45 and 46 providing some stunning action, it's time for us to look ahead to another stacked night of MMA. UFC on FOX 12 is a great looking event featuring the ever improving Rumble Johnson, the return of Lil Nogs, clashes featuring both Clay Guida and Josh Thomson, and a five round main event between hot streak welterweights, Matt "The Immortal" Brown and...

Dana White's UFN 46 Post-Fight Media Scrum (Video)

Sunday 20th July 2014

UFC Fight Night 46 was a stunning success all around. The card provided a great night of action with some lovely finishes, as well as a ridiculous crowd, plenty of home town victories and the glorious return of Ireland's biggest MMA star, Conor McGregor, who took out Diego Brandao in the main event. Speaking after the fight, UFC president Dana White took 10 minutes to talk with the assemble...

UFC Fight Night 46 Post-Fight Press Conference (Video)

Sunday 20th July 2014

The UFC's return to Ireland proved to be a stunning success, with an action packed card, featuring some great finishes, one of the loudest crowds you have ever heard, and a stunning main event that featured home town hero Conor McGregor blowing the roof of the O2 arena with a stunning first round victory. Check out the post fight press conference, as the likes of Ian McCall, Cathal Pendred,...

Conor McGregor: No Top Ten Featherweight Wanted This Fight (Video)

Friday 18th July 2014

Despite only two fights in the UFC, proud Irishman Conor "Notorious" McGregor has somehow made himself a superstar. The talented featherweight has ensured that the worlds biggest promotion is heading to Dublin as he makes his long anticipated return to action after a year out injured, main eventing the show in a five round scrap against former TUF winner Diego Brandao. Speaking to Arie...

Countdown To UFC Fight Night 46 (Video)

Friday 18th July 2014

This weekend the UFC makes a long awaited return to Ireland, and they are bringing their Celtic superstar along with them. UFC Fight Night 46 takes place this Saturday night at the O2, with Conor "Notorious" McGregor taking on former TUF winner Diego Brandao, and also the likes of Gunnar Nelson, Ian McCall and Brad Pickett making appearances. Check out the Countdown To Fight Night: Dub...

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