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Tuesday 05.14.2013 1:52pm ET | View Full Article
Two previously reported fights are now official for the UFC’s debut on Fox Sports 1.
Tuesday 05.14.2013 7:15am ET | View Full Article
A pair of previously reported fights for the UFC's return to Boston later this summer now are official. Thiago Alves and Matt Brown will meet, as will Joe Lauzon and Michael Johnson at the UFC's FOX Sports 1 debut.
Tuesday 05.14.2013 1:00am ET | View Full Article
The UFC will make its long-awaited return to Boston August 17, as part of the launch of FOX Sports 1. The card for the FS 1 debut has begun to take shape, as two exciting bouts have been announced.Massachusetts native Joe Lauzon will take on hard-hitting Michael Johnson in a battle of TUF veterans. Both men, known for their fan-friendly styles, will be looking to get back in the win column and mo...
Monday 05.13.2013 4:28pm ET | View Full Article
The last time we saw Joe Lauzon, the UFC lightweight veteran lost a bloody, gutsy decision against Jim Miller at UFC 155, fighting gamely to the last bell after spending the entire first round being hit with every strike ever invented in the history of martial arts. The resulting Fight of the Night award gave Lauzon his twelfth UFC performance bonus — and his tenth in h...
Monday 05.13.2013 3:30pm ET | View Full Article
We have our 2nd confirmed fight for UFC on Fox Sports 1 1 in Boston, MA, as lightweights Joe Lauzon and Michael Johnson are set to face each other on August 17th. The news was confirmed by MMA Weekly.
Lauzon (22-8) is known for his incredibly entertaining wars and ability to finish off his opponents in victory. His last fight however was a unanimous decision loss to Jim Miller at UFC 155, but h...
Monday 05.13.2013 2:36pm ET | View Full Article
One of Boston's own has finally been booked.
Dana White promised to blow the lid off the promotion's debut with UFC on Fox Sports 1 later this year (Aug. 17, 2013) and the fight card is already starting to come together.
A pair of lightweight veterans of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) are scheduled to throw down as season five vet Joe Lauzon will battle season 12 alumni Michael Johnson. Word of the...
Friday 05.10.2013 9:08am ET | View Full Article
Dan Hardy was recently yanked from his UFC on FOX 7 fight against Matt Brown in San Jose, Calif., and replaced by Jordan Mein after it was discovered that he had a heart-related problem in which he basically has two heart beats, dubbed Wolff-Parkinson White pattern.
Or "Wolf Heart."
While the news is more than enough to bring anyone's mood down, it's not all bad, because according to the Brit, ...
Friday 05.10.2013 1:00am ET | View Full Article
After a night of UFC fights, two questions enter every fan’s mind: when is the next event and who won the bonuses? A third through the year with 11 Octagon evenings under our belts, here’s a look back at the award winning battles of 2013. 1. UFC on FX: Belfort vs. BispingThe New Year started off south of the Equator in Sao Paulo, Brazil with a north of the shoulders head kick Knockout of the Nigh...
Thursday 05.09.2013 2:22pm ET | View Full Article
Goodbye FX, hello FOX Sports 1.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is getting a new home under FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) as the television network today (May 9, 2013) announced the broadcast schedule for the debut of FOX Sports 1, which is set to launch on Sat., Aug. 17, 2013.
And it will include a "sick" line up of mixed martial arts (MMA) programming anchored by the promotion's return t...
Thursday 05.09.2013 2:14pm ET | View Full Article
For Sports announced coverage plans for its first three UFC live shows on its new all-sports network Thursday.
UFC coverage will take up seven-and-a-half consecutive hours, including all of prime time, on the launch date of Fox Sports 1, on Saturday, Aug. 17.
In addition, rumored plans of Wednesday being UFC destination night on the station seem to be confirmed with live events announced for Au...
Thursday 05.09.2013 9:51am ET | View Full Article
Last week, Chael Sonnen called out Wanderlei Silva over a years-old dispute they had over a misunderstanding that was caught on videotape. A week later, the fight hasn't been made. Sonnen has now stepped up his game, trying to get a fight with Silva on the UFC on Fox Sports 1 card in Boston in August.
Sonnen was nice enough to even make the poster. He added the image at right to his Twitter back...
Tuesday 05.07.2013 3:27pm ET | View Full Article
Strikeforce was an interesting promotion, built from the ground up with stars that wouldn't or couldn't sign with the UFC. Frank Shamrock, Cung Le, Gilbert Melendez, Josh Thomson - the list goes on. Zuffa started Strikeforce's downfall when they purchased the company in March of 2011, and the final months of the promotion were pretty brutal. The UFC had taken most of their top fighters already, a...
Monday 05.06.2013 9:14pm ET | View Full Article
Kid Nate dons his patented dressing gown to tell you exactly how good or bad the previous nights fights have been.
In which I offer my post-fight review and analysis of Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez 4 and UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz from top to bottom.
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Monday 05.06.2013 8:00am ET | View Full Article
Two facts are widely accepted about Rousimar Palhares. First, he's built like a fire hydrant. Second, he'll try to rip your leg off. But now, reeling from back-to-back first-round knockout losses, Palhares may be considering a change to the former.
The 33-year-old musclebound middleweight recently underwent a "series of clinical and physical" weight loss tests to determine the viability of a pot...
Sunday 05.05.2013 2:00pm ET | View Full Article
Daniel Cormier had a successful UFC debut two weeks ago, as he defeated former champion Frank Mir by unanimous decision in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 7. The Strikeforce HW Grand Prix winner remains undefeated in his MMA career and is clearly one of the best heavyweights in the division.
What remains in doubt is whether he will continue to fight at heavyweight, where his training partner and...
Sunday 05.05.2013 1:58am ET | View Full Article
Saturday 05.04.2013 4:46pm ET | View Full Article
Alves looks to prove that he's still one of the welterweight division's best fighters by ending Matt Brown's career resurgence.
When Dana White originally announced that the UFC was returning to Boston to help launch Fox Sports 1, he promised us a great card but didn't announce any fights. The main event is still anyone's guess, but according to MMAWeekly.com, a welterweight scrap between th...
Saturday 05.04.2013 4:00pm ET | View Full Article
Saturday 05.04.2013 3:44pm ET | View Full Article
Date: August 17, 2013 Venue: TD Bank Garden in Boston, Massachusetts TV: Fox Sports 1 Fight Card: 170lbs- Thiago Alves (19-9) vs. Matt Brown (17-11) Post from: Canada's #1 MMA news source @ topmmanews.comUFC on Fox Sports 1 – August 17Post from: Canada's #1 MMA news source @ topmmanews.comUFC on Fox Sports 1 – August 17
Saturday 05.04.2013 2:27pm ET | View Full Article
Surging welterweight Matt Brown will look for his sixth consecutive win inside the Octagon when he faces former No. 1 contender Thiago Alves at UFC on Fox Sports 1.