Last night the fighters for tonight’s Bellator 100 stepped onto the scales with all 24 fighters making weight. The historic 100th event for Bellator takes places tonight from the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona and features an all welterweight main card on Spike TV.
A card for hardcore LFC fans as some of the best the promotion has to offer will be in display during Friday night’s LFC 26. It’s a fight card that’s set to go fast, with murderous finishers across the board headlined by the former WEC and UFC fighter Leonard Garcia fighting for the featherweight title.
The UFC will travel abroad once again this weekend for the UFC Fight Night 33. Instead of Brazil, this time they are touching down in Brisbane, Australia, with a slew of Aussie fighters chomping at the bit to fight on the big show. Our main event features Aussie legend Mark Hunt, as he looks to keep afloat at the top of the division, facing Brazilian monster Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.
It was a tremendously poor night of fights, both inside the TUF 18 Finale cage and with the constant bombardment of advertising throughout the evening. The horrible pacing of the show had me almost wishing I’d wasted money on a PPV. Men and women rose and fell with different tidbits catching my eye throughout the night.
The Ultimate Fighter 18 was an odd season of TUF to stay the least, the women brought it, while a record amount of male fighters were dispatched by cinnamon rolls and pizza rather than their fellow competitors.
As much as they would hate to admit it, Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz may have been destined to fight each other one last time. Their career paths, while diverging slightly in the middle, have followed a rather parallel trajectory. It seems only fitting that they meet once again to determine the next stage of their careers.
With Sergio Pettis vacating the RFA flyweight title to join the UFC, last night’s RFA 11 was headlined by a flyweight fight for that vacant belt. Former Bellator bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky took on Matt Manzanares with hopes of following in the footsteps of the former champion.
The Nemesis Top Ten is a list of lesser known or much less regarded fighters that would pose a back matchup to a current top ten fighter and potentially pull of the upset.
If it wasn’t for the women of The Ultimate Fighter 18 this season could have been considered the worst season ever for the reality MMA show.
Back for it’s third year is the UFC: Ultimate Fight Collection 2013, a massive DVD collection from the UFC and Anchor Bay filled with a years worth of fights. Spanning between July of 2012 thru June of 2013, there is over 50 hours of UFC action encompassing 200 fights across 20 DVD disc.
Tough guys is a coffee table type book of photos but that’s not what the book is about. The book is about the words that accompany those pretty pictures that offers a tiny glimpse into these men and women often labeled as one of the “Tough Guys”.
Fighters don’t get paid by the hour, and we saw nothing but one rounder’s at last night’s Bellator 108. With brutal knockouts at every turn it you’re a fan of long drawn-out fights Bellator 108 was not the event for you.
Over the last several years Chael Sonnen, (the American Gangster, the People’s Champ, the Gangster from West Linn) has transformed himself into one of the faces of the UFC. Or is it that the many faces of Chael Sonnen have transformed the UFC? Either way, he has injected himself into the mainstream consciousness in a way no fighter before him was ever able to do
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Bellator 109 saw the middleweight champion defend his title for the second time along with two tournament finals.
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