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UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II Quick Results


The UFC made a quick turnaround following Fridays UFC on FX 4 with Saturdays UFC 147, aka the TUF Brasil Finale. Live from the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, UFC 147 crowned two new TUF winners in Cezar Ferreira and Rony Mariano Bezerra.

An In-Depth look at Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin 2

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While Rich Franklin versus Wanderlei Silva isn’t a rematch anyone begged for, the sole bout on UFC 147 worth watching is certainly the five round continuation of their 2009 UFC 99 battle. With the rest of the card being lackluster at best, it’s time to roll up the sleeves, put on a pot of coffee, light up some cigars and really look at this rematch piece by piece.

Mounting Injuries, Weakening Upcoming UFC cards


Injuries happen in every sport, they’re unavoidable but what the UFC is currently experiencing is on another level. In the past the UFC has dealt with injuries head on, often putting together better fights than what was originally scheduled. The mounting injuries that the UFC is going through right now have crippled then from doing this and the resulting moves have weakened the upcoming summer cards.

Wanderlei Silva new faces Rich Franklin at UFC 147

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The Ultimate Fighter coaches curse is alive and real! With TUF Live (TUF 15) concluding tomorrow and TUF Brasil nearing the end, an injury to Vitor Belfort will force the coach out of his UFC 147 main event bout with fellow coach Wanderlei Silva. It’s the shows sixth coach to be injured, which includes Belfort and Dominick Cruz from this season’s TUF Live.

Hot Summer MMA Fights – Can’t Miss June Fireworks

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June is nearly upon us, and I know that means, summer, sunshine, long days and hot nights, but it also means there are a virtual plethora of sizzling MMA fights under the UFC banner this June.  Grab your sunscreen while we look at the June fights that should pack some serious heat.

Get your tickets for UFC on Fuel TV and UFC 147 this week

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As if the week couldn’t get any better, tickets for two upcoming UFC shows go on sale this week. Just days after Strikeforce held an event in San Jose, California, tickets for the UFC on Fuel TV 4 in San Jose will begin its presale today. Tickets will go on sale to the public for the UFC on Fuel TV 4 as well as UFC 147 this Thursday May 24th.

Up Next for Fabricio Werdum, Mike Russow


Fabricio Werdum showed the MMA world exactly why he asked to re-sign with the UFC when he put on a striking display in his UFC return bout against Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson at UFC 143. Werdum looked like he was as relaxed as he had ever been in MMA competition, as he peppered Nelson with a variety of powerful, and technical strikes that aren’t the norm for a fighter that has a reputation as being one of the best Jiu Jitsu practitioners in MMA, regardless of weight class.