UFC officials announced today that heavy-handed heavyweights Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic will meet in the UFC Fight Night 65 main event when the promotion visits Adelaide, Australia for the first time on May 10th. The always dangerous Hunt (10-9-1) is coming off a second round TKO loss to Fabricio Werdum in November for the … Read more
The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia returns this evening with episode 2 on FOX Sports 1. Coaches Patrick Cote (Canada) and Kyle Noke (Australia) try and lead their teams of middleweights and welterweights into becoming the next Ultimate Fighter and winning that UFC contract. Take a look at this promo for episode 2 and get a glimpse of what’s in store on this season’s long-running UFC reality series.
The Ultimate Fighter: Canada vs. Australia (TUF Nations) kicks off this evening on FOX Sports 1 following UFC Fight Night 35 in Atlanta. Take a look as coaches Patrick Cote and Kyle Noke explain why they feel their respective teams will have the upper hand and ultimately bring home the title of The Ultimate Fighter.
UFC Fight Night 33 will take place on Dec. 7 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. It will be the first time the UFC has visited Brisbane. Headlining the card will be a heavyweight match-up between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Hunt, along with light heavyweight Aussie Anthony Perosh and Tom Wright, UFC Director of Operations, met with media this week in Brisbane to discuss the event.
Soa “The Hulk” Palelei improved his knockout winning streak to eight on December 7 with this first round stoppage of fellow UFC vet Sean “Big Sexy” McCorkle at AFC 4.
MMA fighters are used to suffering a myriad of injuries in the ring. Unfortunately, that is just one of the dangers of the sport. Anthony Perosh is the latest fighter to succumb to the peril.
Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr, who is a multiple time muay thai world champion and former contestant of the original Challenger, has started his own muay thai promotion called the Caged Muay Thai series in his homeland of Australia. The promotion is a hybrid of muay thai and MMA in the sense that rules adopted are standard muay thai rules but fighters will be fighting in a cage and with four ounce gloves.