All it takes to get your name tossed around in the online MMA community is to have it spoken by two people. Joe Rogan on his JRE podcast or Dana White pretty much .0 anywhere he feels like it. The latest name tossed around by the two simultaneously is UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones … Read more
World Series of Fighting brings both a Heavyweight Championship and Flyweight Championship to Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday night in Mashantucket, Conn. Blagoi Ivanov will defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Mehmen, and Magomed Bibulatov faces Donavon Frelow for the inaugural WSOF featherweight title. WSOF 24 is headlined with a welterweight match-up between top WSOF 170-pound … Read more
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson last set foot in the Octagon in January 2013 when he lost a unanimous decision to Glover Teixeira. It was his third straight loss in the UFC. After being submitted by Jon Jones, then wrestle-f*cked by Ryan Bader, and then the loss to Teixeira, Rampage had enough. … Read more
Deaf MMA fighter and UFC veteran Matt Hamill has signed with World Series of Fighting and will make his debut on July 5th against an opponent yet to be determined. Hamill announced the news via social media on Thursday: It’s confirmed..I will fight July 5th for WSOF. — Matt Hamill (@Hammerufc) May 22, 2014 Hamill … Read more
Ovince Saint Preux has had 3 fights in 24 months and he’s been healthy the entire time. In 2012 he was the victim of the collapse of Strikeforce, fighting only 1 time that year. This year, he has fought twice for the UFC – defeating both of his opponents, but a third fight has yet to materialize due to injuries within his division.
The Ultimate Fight Night 29 event is set for Wednesday, October 9, with the preliminary card airing on FOX Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET. The main card will begin at 7 p.m. ET with the main event featuring a welterweight scrap between former middleweight title challenger Demian Maia and former welterweight title challenger Jake Shields.
Taking place on the main card of UFC Fight Night 29 is a light heavyweight battle between Brazilian striker Thiago Silva and National Wrestling Champion Matt Hamill. Both men are at a sort of at a crossroads in their career. Thiago Silva has had trouble when it comes to passing his drug tests. Matt Hamill has had trouble dealing with the top contenders. Both men are coming off a win.Silva over former Strikforce Champion Rafael Cavalcante, and Matt Hamill over Roger Hollet
With 19 submission wins between them, Demian Maia and Jake Shields are two of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) premier grapplers. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, these welterweight contenders meet in an anticipated showdown in Barueri, Brazil for UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MAIA VS. SHIELDS, headlining five hours of live fights on FOX Sports 1.
The UFC 165 PPV event took place on Saturday night and gave us a fight for the ages with Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight title for a record sixth time by defeating Alexander Gustafsson via unanimous decision. However, the UFC will be returning to action with their next event on October 9 with the UFC Fight Night 29 event that will take place in Brazil.