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Archived Since:April 19, 2010

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Manny Pacquiao against Timothy Bradley: who the writers are picking

Always worth remembering why Manny Pacquiao fights… THE OFFICIAL PACQUIAO-BRADLEY 2 PREDICTIONS It's another nail-biter with Pacquiao and Bradley waging a fight of the year type bout. I just think Bradley is on the upswing, swelling with confidence after his two recent wins while Pacquiao is on the way down. As a result, I see [...]

UFC Abu Dhabi: Roy Nelson big right hand confirms Minotauro Nogueira decline

The most powerful right hand in the heavyweight division confirmed in Abu Dhabi that Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira's long and decorated career is all but over. They say the fighter is always the last to know. Roy Nelson confirmed that in two letters – K and O – as he knocked out the Brazilian MMA [...]

UFC World podcast with Gareth A Davies: Alex Gustafsson, Garry Cook, Mark Munoz

On this week's UFC World podcast host Gareth A Davies joins Mark Munoz and Garry Cook in Berlin, and catches up with Alex Gustafsson in Dubai, on his way to Abu Dhabi. Cook, head of the UFC in EMEA, talks about development in Germany, the plans to open more gyms there, and how Berlin 'has [...]

Manny Pacquiao coach Freddie Roach delivers 'No 1 sox symbol' message to Timothy Bradley

Freddie Roach sent this to Timothy Bradley yesterday: Freddie Roach had a box full of dozens of socks delivered to Tim Bradley at his LA media workout on Thursday with the attached note, but Bradley's management team refused to allow him to show the contents of the box to the media. Mr. Timothy Bradley, Jr. [...]

UFC World podcast with Gareth A Davies: Eddie Bravo, Royler Gracie, Duane Ludwig and Norman Parke

On this week's UFC World podcast, host Gareth A Davies is joined by Eddie Bravo, Royler Gracie, Duane Ludwig and Norman Parke. Eddie Bravo talks of the rematch, 11 years on, with Gracie, this weekend. Bravo also explains his theories and philosophies on his "Rubber guard", "Twister" and submission-only games, which he insists he came [...]

UFC Brazil: Dan Henderson turns Shogun Rua fight with third round TKO

All but out in the first round, rocked by an uppercut in the second, Dan Henderson once again found his devastating H-Bomb once more to stop Shogun Rua by TKO in the third round in Brazil. When they met the first time, it was a five-round slugfest. This time they were both cagier, Rua winning [...]

UFC Brazil: "I should have had warning," says Norman Parke as point deducted leads to draw with Leonardo Santos

Norman Parke was left disappointed after leaving Brazil with a majority draw against fellow TUF winner Leonardo Santos at UFC Fight Night: Shogun v Henderson in Natal, Brazil. The home fighter shaded Parke in the opening round, in a contest underpinned by the clinch game. Santos left a welt under Parke's left eye early in [...]

VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao brings "more aggressiveness and hunger" for Timothy Bradley rematch

Manny Pacquiao "no longer has the hunger" insisted Timothy Bradley in an interview for Showtime as the pair faced off ahead of their highly-anticipated rematch in Las Vegas on April 12. The only way Bradley will lose, the American insisted, is if Pacquiao knocks him out. The Filipino, meanwhile, revealed he underestimated his opponent in [...]

UFC 171: And the new welterweight king is… Johny Hendricks after an epic battle with Robbie Lawler

"Robbie Lawler is f tough," were the first words uttered by Johny Hendricks after an epic battle with his foe after he claimed the UFC welterweight title by unanimous decision 48-47 on all three judges' cards. Hendricks won the first two rounds, Lawler three and four, and it came down to desire and determination in [...]

UFC 171: Live blog… Fight Pass wins for Scoggins, Whiteford, Strickland, Trevino

A thrilling second round between Sean Spencer and Alex Garcia at welterweight set up the early prelim fights. It immediately presented itself as a Fight Of The Night contender. Garcia went on to win by split decision 30-27, 29-28, 28-29, but looked all but out in the second round. His takedowns, time after time, won [...]

UFC 171: Mike Dolce would prefer Johny Hendricks lighter than 220lbs between fights

Johny Hendricks made weight in a dramatic Friday night in Dallas, but will it affect his performance against Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC welterweight title ? Lawler weighed in at 170 pounds while still wearing his fight shorts, and looked extremely relaxed. Hendricks looked shaky on the scales, and shocked. Although it was played [...]

UFC 171: Rob Whiteford will try try and try again as late developer in MMA

The Rs at the beginning and the end which Rob Whiteford rolls out and rounds the name of UFC 171 headliner Robbie Lawler makes the American sound like a Scottish clan member. Not surprising, given that Lawler's name has Celtic or Gaelic ancestry, and that in the last few weeks, the UFC welterweight title contender [...]

UFC 171: Dana White video scrum "Robbie Lawler always puts himself in harm's way, will be a war"

Dana White on the Lawler-Hendricks welterweight title fight: "They are both guys who go for the KO. Robbie Lawler always puts himself in harms way. Even though they are both wrestlers, I think this will be a stand-up war." White: "I know for sure" that GSP will be back. Mexico: White: "We are really opening [...]

UFC World Podcast hosted by Gareth A Davies: Luke Barnatt aiming for TUF coach role

The UFC World Podcast hosted by Gareth A Davies Host Gareth A Davies is joined on the UFC World podcast by middleweight winner from the London Fight Night Luke Barnatt. The tallest 185-pounder was "Disappointed not to be on the main card" but had turned down being on the main card in the United States [...]

UFC: Dana White heralds London as huge success for Fight Pass; praises Gustafsson, Pickett

Dana White outlines success of Fight Pass, huge reach on television and online, confirms Alex Gustafsson has title fight next on his agenda, Brad Pickett "in great position", and Cole Miller being considered as opponent for Connor MacGregor on Dublin card in July. Full report to follow… UFC Fight Night London, results: Light Heavyweight Alexander [...]

Davey Grant suffered torn meniscus three days before weigh-in and came clean with UFC doctors

When Davey Grant had made weight in London on Friday, he had already made a confession to the UFC: he had a pain in his knee which had started three days earlier. He had torn the meniscus in his knee. Tears can occur by simply squatting. It occured while he was exercising. After an MRI [...]

UFC Fight Night London: If Mats Nilsson gets his way this will be boring fight, but he won't, says Luke Barnatt

Luke Barnatt Q and A How has the preparation been for this fight with grappling expert Mats Nilsson at UFC Fight Night London, old big ears ? LB: The camp’s been fantastic – all I have to worry about now is my weight. I’m a pretty big middleweight so it’s definitely a task and unfortunately [...]

UFC World podcast with Gareth A Davies: Forrest Griffin, Joanne Calderwood, Luke Barnatt, Neil Seery

Forrest Griffin and Joanne Calderwood join UFC World podcast host Gareth A Davies in London, with TUF 1 winner offering advice to the strawweight fighter ahead of her time in the TUF house. Neil Seery talks about his dream call-up art UFC Fight Night London against Brad Pickett, and Luke Barnett insists he will replicate [...]

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