October 28, 2017

Machida looks for fresh start, personal growth in Octagon return

[ad_1] Lyoto Machida had every reason to walk away from the sport. A former UFC light heavyweight champion, the Brazilian superstar had accomplished a tremendous amount in his 12-year career, the last eight of which took place inside the Octagon. In addition to winning the light heavyweight title and challenging […]
October 28, 2017

NHL player throws GSP-inspired superman punch

[ad_1] Anaheim Ducks defenseman Kevin Bieksa went viral Tuesday after landing a superman punch during a fight with Philadelphia Flyer Radko Gudas. On Thursday Bieksa admitted on Twitter that legendary UFC fighter, Georges St-Pierre, was a big inspiration for throwing the punch. St-Pierre returns to the Octagon next week when […]
October 28, 2017

Nurmagomedov-Barboza confirmed for UFC 219

[ad_1] Styles will clash in Las Vegas on Dec. 30, as top five lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza meet in a UFC 219 bout at T-Mobile Arena.Stay tuned to UFC.com for more fight card announcements. Tickets go on sale Nov. 17.A powerhouse wrestler currently ranked second at 155 pounds, […]
October 28, 2017

Santos relishes chance to compete in front of home crowd

[ad_1] In the midst of the middleweight division’s resurgence, Thiago Santos stood out as a dangerous dark horse contender on the rise. A chiseled physical specimen with true one-shot power, the former paratrooper seemed to be finding his footing in the Octagon just as the 185-pound weight class was starting […]
October 28, 2017

Countdown to Sao Paulo: Part 4 – Top 5 Submissions

[ad_1] When it was conceived back in 1993, the UFC had a simple purpose: to prove how superior Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was in comparison to all other fighting styles. Royce Gracie shocked the world, finishing his first 11 opponents in the Octagon and showing that with that kind of skill, weight […]
October 28, 2017

Miller fighting outside North America for first time since 2008

[ad_1] All the UFC needed to tell Jim Miller was that his next fight against Francisco Trinaldo was taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and he was in. Actually, that’s not entirely accurate, because Miller says yes to every fight, but to gain another experience by fighting outside of North […]
October 28, 2017

Sao Paulo Fight-by-Fight Preview

[ad_1] DEREK BRUNSON VS LYOTO MACHIDADerek Brunson is probably the last guy someone coming off a two-year layoff would want to face. But then again, the aggressive striking and intense rushes that make Brunson so dangerous has always been what played into the patient counterstriking style of Machida. So will […]
October 27, 2017

Unfiltered Episode 141: Lyoto Machida, Andrew Jenks, and Duke Roufus

[ad_1] Documentary filmmaker and host of the What Really Happened? podcast, Andrew Jenks, joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his new show, making a documentary about Anthony Pettis back in the day, why MMA is the most underappreciated sport, and much more. Then, Roufusport owner and head coach, […]