Vargas-Negrete battle of unbeatens on Dec. 2

[ad_1] Junior featherweight world titleholder Rey Vargas will make his second defense when he takes on Oscar Negrete in a battle of undefeated fighters on Dec. 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday. The fight will be televised on HBO (10 p.m. ET/PT) as the co-feature to the […]

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 and power weren’t determinant aspects […]

Braehmer bests Brant in WBSS quarterfinal

[ad_1] Juergen Braehmer, the aging former light heavyweight world titleholder, was dropping down in weight to super middleweight, a division he had not boxed in since 2007. The 39-year-old was also coming off a sixth-round knockout loss to Nathan Cleverly that cost him a world title, and he was also fighting for the first time […]

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 America for the first time […]

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 Brunson lay back and let […]