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Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone will almost always give you one, and usually, quite a few to choose from.
But in this UFC of Fox 6 pre-fight video, Cerrone took it easy on opponent Anthony Pettis. Not pot shots that we could hear.
Still, give it a look leading into the Jan. 26 bout on free television....Read more »
Chael Sonnen was a guest on Jim Rome's Showtime show and said a bunch of things. Some of those things were trite and commonplace for him, others were downright accusatory.
Watch and see.
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Costa Philippou fights Tim Boetsch at UFC 155 this Saturday, Dec. 29, just 42 days after he was last scheduled to fight.
But that bout at UFC 154 was canceled the morning of when his opponent, Nick Ring, was too sick to fight. That essentially turned Philippou's training camp for this Saturday into 13-14 weeks, give or take 3-4 days.
Here, in Round 3 of our pre-fight Philippou coverage,...Read more »
Gamma Labs has some Christmas spirit, taking their sponsored fighters and doing a 12 Days of Christmas spoof with MMA terms -- and some serious product placement.
Among the featured fighters are three Long Islanders -- UFC middleweight Chris Weidman of Baldwin, Strikeforce light heavyweight Gian Villante of Levittown and former UFC fighter Pete "Drago" Sell of Bay Shore.
Sell...Read more »
Here's the first video from our sit-down with Costa Philippou, UFC middleweight from Queens (by way of Long Island by way of Cyprus).
In this video, filmed at Serra BJJ in Levittown, Philippou talks about he found out he'd be replacing Serra-Longo teammate Chris Weidman at UFC 155 and what it means to his career to be fighting Tim Boetsch on Dec. 29....Read more »
Remember when lots of folks talked about UFC middleweights Hector Lombard and Rousimar Palhares as top-of-the-line fighters inching toward a title shot?
So what happens when the two of them are scheduled to get into the cage against each other? Very little talk, very little hype, very under the radar.
But they're talking now after Lombard knocked out Palhares in the first...Read more »
Hear from Ross Pearson, Hector Lombard and others from the UFC on FX 6 post-fight press conference in Australia.
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UFC's "Road to the Octagon" -- an hour-long show to document/hype/promote the upcoming UFC on Fox 5 card this Saturday -- aired either before or after football on Sunday, depending on your market.
It's a pretty strong piece, which focused on B.J. Penn, Rory MacDonald, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Alexander Gustafsson, Nate Diaz and Ben Henderson.
That's six different cities...Read more »
Cung Le landed a monstrous right hook to left temple of Rich Franklin for a first-round knockout.
But rather than use more words to describe what happened in Macau on Saturday as the UFC brought its first card to China, just watch the embedded video below
Our mobile app users can point there browsers here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gTKtIPckIo&feature=youtu.be...Read more »
It seems there are a few folks in the UFC's video editing and marketing departments who are trying to swing their political clout.
OK, more like their ability to fuse mixed martial arts and currents events into a 30-second video spot you actually want to watch.
Enjoy the political spoofs as Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit vie for your votes on their crowning day of Nov. 17, 2012,...Read more »