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UFC Stockholm: Anthony Johnson rumbles Alex Gustafsson as 205 division gets another shake-up

  It was always destined to be a significant scene-shifter in the light-heavyweight division with 4 of the top seven contenders in action in Stockholm, but Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson rubber-stamped snow-laden Sweden as his own. Groggy-eyed Swedes walked out into the dawn of a Sunday morning with their man broken under a hailstorm of fistic [...]

UFC Stockholm: Time for Alex Gustafsson to 'break' Anthony Johnson and give fans the fight they want

It's been a January dominated by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, but now Alexander Gustafsson, the third man at the top of the light-heavyweight tree, finally gets the chance to steal some of the spotlight. He faces a resurgent Anthony Johnson on Saturday night in Sweden and knows that an impressive performance will help him [...]

UFC World Podcast: Travis Browne, Mirsad Bektic, Mairbek Taisumov, Nico Musoke, Dave Allen

Fighters Travis Browne, Mirsad Bektic, Mairbek Taisumov, Nico Musoke, and UFC's EMEA Vice-President Dave Allen join Gareth A Davies in Stockholm. Travis Brownew talks about his last twelve months. "I expect a lot out of myself. When I fought Rob Broughton and went to a decision, I was devastated. I expect more out of myself. [...]

UFC: Conor McGregor says his team are 'bulletproof' describes himself as 'loose rock' & willow'; points finger at Dennis Siver failed drug test

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor goes into Sunday night's headline clash with Dennis Siver in Boston one victory away from a title shot against Jose Aldo, but has accused his Russian opponent of dubious practises after a recent suspension and fine following a failed doping test last year. Siver tested for human chorionic gonadotropin, claiming that [...]

UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine metabolite, goes into drug rehab

Jon Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in out of competition urine testing undertaken by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, on December 4. Benzoylecgonine, however, is not a substance banned out of competition by the World Anti-Doping Agency code, which the NSAC follows. It meant that  Jones was not forced to [...]

UFC World Podcast: JoJo Calderwood, Aisling Daly and Ian Entwistle on their fights of 2014

In the last UFC World Podcast of 2014, Gareth A Davies is joined by  JoJo Calderwood, Aisling Daly and Ian Entwistle who select their top fights of 2014. There are some surprises… LISTEN TO THE UFC WORLD PODCAST HERE Ian Entwistle: "My third favourite was Conor McGregor against Diego Brandao, just for the atmosphere and [...]

Manny Pacquiao watched by 48 million homes in China; May 2 should be for Canelo-Cotto not Pacman-Mayweather, says Bob Arum

Bob Arum reveals that  48 million homes watched Manny Pacquiao in China event, and that the boxing legend will judge Miss Universe in January 2015. But Arum believes May 2, 2015, in Las Vegas should feature Mexican fighters. Manny Pacquiao's defence of the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown in Macau, China, in November was watched [...]

UFC World Podcast: Ryan Bader on 205 roster of 'athletes', Brad Pickett back to bantamweight wants Mizugaki

Gareth A Davies is joined by Brad Pickett and Ryan Bader on this week's UFC World Podcast. Pickett says he is done with flyweight. "I'm going to go back up a weight class. The weight cut was tough for me to make but also the match-ups in that weight class are just not that interesting [...]

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with Dan Hardy on UFC 181; Gunnar Nelson on learning from defeat

  Dan Hardy joins Gareth A Davies on this week's UFC World Podcast and talks about the evolving movement and footwork of fighters in MMA, and looks at the welterweight and lightweight title fights at UFC 181 this weekend in Las Vegas. It's fascinating fare: Listen here: LISTEN HERE TO THIS WEEK'S UFC WORLD PODCAST [...]

UFC World Podcast: Light heavy special – Gareth A Davies with Alex Gustafsson, Anthony Johnson, Daniel Cormier

Anthony Rumble Johnson tells Gareth A Davies on this week's UFC World Podcast: "Things changed the day I got cut from the UFC. The change came that day. Me and my trainer Henry Hooft were flying back from Brazil and drinking wine on the flight back. We just started talking about what we were going [...]

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with Miesha Tate: "Many women of the UFC empowered by abusive pasts"

Miesha Tate, the UFC women's bantamweight fighter joins Gareth A Davies. Listen here to the UFC World Podcast "The women of the UFC have very interesting stories. Incredible, a lot of them," Miesha Tate tells me on the UFC World Podcast. "A lot of times they've come from some kind of abuse past and I [...]

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with Luke Rockhold on title shots, and tequila shots

Luke Rockhold, fresh from success in Sydney, joins me in Mexico City. Over a few tequilas at the bar, Rockhold talks of his childhood, his ambitions of a title shot next year, and how he matches up with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and even – that he might consider stepping up to heavyweight at [...]

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with Brad Pickett, Luke Barnatt, Aisling Daly

On this week's UFC World Podcast, Brad Pickett and Luke Barnatt offer their thoughts on the match-ups between Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold and Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Rockhold in Sydney, Australia. Aisling Daly, fresh off her victory over Angela Magana in TUF 20, talks of the need [...]

UFC announced as title sponsor of the British Open judo championships in 2015

The UFC will sponsor the British Open Judo Championships in London in 2015, reaching out into the martial arts world. The Championships, which will take place at Wembley Arena on July 12, will be supported by UFC, which champions the many disciplines of combat sports represented within mixed martial arts. The sponsorship forms part of [...]

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with Ross Pearson and sports psychologist Jim Afremow on Michael Bisping

The new UFC World Podcast. Gareth A Davies talks with sports psychologist Jim Afremow PhD, who assesses the powerful mindset of Michael Bisping ahead of his contest with Luke Rockhold. Plus Ross Pearson looks ahead at his contest with Al Iaquinta, assesses the challenges for Conor McGregor at featherweight, and calls out the Irishman at [...]

UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies with SBG head coach John Kavanagh

Listen to this week's UFC World Podcast here… The latest UFC World Podcast: Gareth A Davies in conversation with John Kavanagh, head coach of SBG in Dublin. Some fascinating chat sbout Conor McGregor, Cathal Pendred, Aisling Daly and Paddy Holohan.

UFC World Podcast: Jimi Manuwa, Charles Rosa, Akira Corassani, Jan Blachowicz, Max Holloway

On this week's UFC World Podcast, Jimi Manuwa discusses his upcoming contest with Shogun Rua Charles Rosa talks about his life as a chef, and a fighter, Jan Blachowicz explains the importance of his sponsors in being a professional fighter, Akira Corassani explains how he got his name given him by Japanese fighting friend, and [...]

UFC World Podcast: "Why we fight… I had anger inside me." Charles McCarthy in conversation with Gareth A Davies

Fascinating conversation with  Charles McCarthy, the former UFC fighter. "Over the next five years you're going to see so many drastic changes in the professionalism of what goes on behind the scenes in the sport. When I was fighting in the UFC, we were making a fifth of what they make now," he tells me. [...]

UFC Sweden: Rosegard start for Ilir Latifi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as sport becomes the fight

Had the stars aligned differently for Ilir Latifi he could have grown up to be one of the best footballers on the planet. He could have cost a combined 180 million Euros in transfer fees. He could have been the most famous sportsman in Sweden. Instead, those honours went to another kid from his neighbourhood, [...]

UFC World Podcast: JoJo Calderwood 'on food budget more than heavyweights in TUF house' plus more magic from Forrest Griffin

JoJo Calderwood is reunited on the UFC World podcast with Forrest Griffin. Their first appearance together came just as Calderwood was preparing to fo into the TUF 20 house. Experience over, the pair are reunited with on the podcast. Calderwood revealed: "Apparently our budget was just below the heavyweights. These girls wanted organic everything. Fresh [...]

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