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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 »
Multiple MMA sites reported the ratings for the UFC 154 prelims on FX last Saturday as 980,000 viewers, which is eighth best for the dozen prelim shows on Fox's primary cable channel in 2012.
That's a significant amount of homes tuned into a channel to consume programming, but it is still six digits.
There are plenty of outside ways to assign value to ratings numbers, both high and low....Read more »
Montreal is a beautiful city if you're a resident, tourist or UFC official.
If you're a fighter under contract with the world's premier mixed martial arts organization who happens to lose your fight in Montreal, well, let's just hope you have a nice track record.
If not, we hope your business affairs are in order because it could get dicey. Montreal has hosted five UFC events so far...Read more »