Paulo Thiago welcomes Joe Riggs back at ‘Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’

A knee from Diego Sanchez knocked Joe Riggs out at UFC Fight Night “Sanchez vs. Riggs” in 2006 and also knocked him out of a roster spot. Fast forward 21 appearances elsewhere and Riggs returns to the Octagon. He replaces Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night 51 and will meet Paula Thiago. Riggs went 15-6 … Read more

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Demetrious Johnson,, TUF 17 Finale

The men and women of UFC 174 will head to the scales ahead of tomorrow night’s event in Vancouver. The main event features undisputed flyweight champion Demterious Johnson as he defends his title once again against surging Ali Bagautinov. Welterweights Tyron Woodley and Canadian Rory MacDonald look to hang on to a top spot in … Read more

Mike Kyle forced to withdraw from bout with Anthony Johnson at WSOF 7

Could it be that Mike Kyle and Anthony Johnson are not meant to fight each other? The pair were scheduled to headline WSOF 5 earlier this year but Johnson suffered an injury and was replaced by Andre Arlovski. Now Kyle has broken a toe and the bout has been postponed.

A little background on Fres Oquendo (video)

Andre Arlovski’s camp has announced that the former UFC heavyweight champion will take part in an exhibition boxing match against Fres Oquendo. The bout will take place on Feb. 27 at the Fountainbleau Miami Beach Hotel and Resort in Miami. Arlovski has made his desire to participate in boxing very clear over the last few … Read more Knockout of 2009: Fedor over Arlovski

All MMA fans know that Fedor Emelianeko is a great fighter. Deep down even the most vocal detractors realize that he can do things in the ring or cage that makes fans stand and applaud. In 2009, he gave us a few of those moments. One such moment earned him the knockout of 2009 award.

During the days leading up to Affliction’s second show so much of the talk was about Andre Arlovski’s improved boxing. In preparation for the fight, the former UFC champion trained with famed coach Freddie Roach. A lot of people thought that this would propel Arlovski to a win over the WAMMA champion, but after about three minutes of fighting he was face down on the canvass.

Arlovski, who had been backing the champ up with straight punches, attempted a flying knee. Emelianenko timed an overhand right perfectly and dropped his opponent. Arlovski was out before he hit the ground. He laid motionless, face down, for several moments before he woke up.

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MTV’s Bully Beatdown season 2 trailer

Bully Beatdown is back for season two on MTV. Host Jason “Mayhem” Miller finds bullies and offers them a chance to earn some big money if they can survive a few rounds in the cage with some of MMA’s toughest fighters. It’s payback time! — Season 2 premiers Aug. 27 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. — … Read more

The UFC’s 177 leaves a few out

Most MMA fans are getting caught up in the UFC 100 whirlwind. The promotion, along with Spike TV, has decided to narrow down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. 177 fights have already been selected, and fans will decide which of those will end up in the century club.

After the fan voting, highlights from the chosen bouts will air as part of a series set to debut on July 5th. Naturally, not every fight was going to make the initial cut to 177, but there have been two notable exceptions that have people talking and pointing their conspiracy theorists fingers straight at the UFC’s very own lightening rod, Dana White.

Since the fighters in the excepted fights are not going to show up in a Dana White video blog anytime soon, many fans perceive the fights being left out as designed disrespect.The two fights in question are Frank Shamrock vs. Tito Ortiz and Andre Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia 2.

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Affliction is coming mothersuckers

The Day of Reckoning is upon mankind when fighters from the four corners of the globe will meet to test their mettle. Names like Barnett, Fedor, Arlovski, Babalu, Sokoudju, Horodecki, and more gather for one night to lay it all on the line. Less than three weeks away… Here’s a video from the recent press … Read more