Whether it’s Gilbert Yvel and Mike Kyle biting their opponents, Jon Jones’s eye pokes, or Cheick Kongo’s illegal knees, certain professional mixed martial arts fighters have gained a reputation for fighting dirty over the years. These fighters seem to adhere to the motto, “If you aren’t cheating, you aren’t trying,” and won’t hesitate to bend … Read more
Two new bouts have been added to the Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 card as Gilbert Yvel (38-16-1) takes on Marcio Cruz (7-3) in a light-heavyweight battle, and Tyson Griffin (15-6) faces Efrain Escudero (18-5) in a lightweight bout. The event is set to take place at Texas Station’s Dallas Event Center in Las Vegas on Nov. 2.
It was billed as a throwback to the Pride days and the matches were going to be fought under “Pride rules”. But what happens when the show’s promoter just disappears?
Tune in to Fist-ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night as we welcome veteran commentator Mauro Ranallo, Pride and UFC vet Gilbert Yvel, Tachi Palace champ Eddie Yagin and War Machine.
It must have been difficult for Shane Carwin to watch Cain Velasquez have Brock Lesnar in the same position he did just three months prior, yet not make the same mistakes he did.
Gilbert Yvel’s transition into the UFC has been, how shall we say… less than stellar. UFC President Dana White gave the bad boy a shot despite his reputation for bad behavior and it has not worked out.
With Brock Lesnar set to defend his heavyweight title against Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 on Oct. 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, the UFC has confirmed the remaining bouts for the event.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship today confirmed the remaining bouts for UFC 121, headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez on Oct. 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
Instead of a rematch with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (13-5) will face Mirko Cro Cop in the UFC 119 main event, and he’s looking forward to the new challenge.