UFC 148 will be one of the biggest cards of the year. The event is of course anchored by what some are calling the biggest rematch in UFC history. The first time around, Chael Sonnen came closer to beating Anderson Silva than anyone over the last six years. However, after dominating the middleweight champion for [...]
On Saturday night, just two days after his 33rd birthday, John Alessio will enter the Octagon in search of his first UFC victory in what will be his 50th professional fight.
The Vancouver native has made Las Vegas his home away from home for years now, training out of MMA super camp Xtreme Couture. The fact [...]
In MMA, make one mistake and it’s all over.
Leave too much space attempting a choke and your opponent escapes. Throw a right hook and drop your hands, you leave your chin open and you’re vulnerable to getting blasted. All it takes is one little mistake.
That’s what happened at UFC 117 when Chael Sonnen was miraculously [...]
A first impression is everything.
For UFC lightweight Shane Roller, a first impression consisted of a second-round knockout victory over Thiago Tavares in his Octagon debut at UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann just over a year ago. Roller’s electrifying performance was good enough to earn him an extra $40,000 for ‘Knockout of the Night’ and a shot at [...]
The UFC is targeting a middleweight bout between Chris Camozzi and Buddy Roberts for its August return to the Mile High City.
Rumors of the bout were first reported by The Denver Post. The MMA Corner has confirmed the intended bout with sources close to the fight, but bout agreements have yet to be signed.
Both fighters [...]
On Friday, July 6, the UFC will hold the weigh-ins for UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II from the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas. The July 7 event takes place from the nearby MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The card will feature UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva putting his belt on the line a second time against [...]
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Jim Hettes vs. Marcus Brimage booked for UFC 152
One more bout has been officially announced to join a fight between B.J. Penn and Rory MacDonald at UFC 152.
Featherweight Jim Hettes will take on [...]