You can go ahead and add Nick Diaz (26-9-0) to the list of people upset at the prospect of Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC for an immediate shot at Daniel Cormier’s heavyweight title.
The 34-year-old Stockton native aired his feelings on the subject in an expletive filled outburst on his Instagram account on Friday, explaining that he feels embarrassed for both Cormier and the sport as a whole.
In one of the more surprising call outs in recent times, Diaz declared that he should be the one to face Cormier for the belt, not Lesnar.
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Premierieng on August 29th, the highly anticipated 28th season of The Ultimate Fighter® will see UFC® middleweight champion Robert Whittaker coach opposite No. 4 ranked contender Kelvin Gastelum.
Following the series, which debuts Wednesday, August 29 on FS1, the two will clash for the middleweight title at a date that will be determined in the near future.
Continue reading “Breaking: TUF – Heavy Hitters cast revealed.”
International fight week has lived up to expectations once again, we had two great UFC events as two more fighters won The Ultimate Fighter, and the coaches went head to head to decide who would become the baddest man on the planet and obtain the UFC heavyweight title. In this article, I’m going to take you through some of the key highlights of the week and I plan on making this a weekly article to keep everyone updated on whats going on in the world of MMA.
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Saturday July 7th, T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada – The pinnacle of UFC International Fight Week is here, with arguably the strongest card of the year. MMAMotion will be providing you with all of the live results and play by plays on Twitter should you decide not to go ahead with the PPV.
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The Ultimate Fighter season 28 Heavy Hitters will begin filming next week, and after plenty of speculation, it has been announced that the current UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will be the head coaches as sports toughest tournament sets to take off once again. Gastelum’s wishes of a title shot have finally come true as coaches are scheduled to fight later this year.
Continue reading “Breaking News: TUF 28 Coaches Announced.”
Friday July 6, 2018,Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada – With the UFC dropping their first card if International Fight Week with The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale, MMAMotion will be providing live results via Twitter.
Headlining the card will will be the middleweight showdown between heavy hitter Brad Tavares and striking sensation Israel Adesanya, who occupy the five-round main event. Equally important, we get to find out who is the “Ultimate Fighter” in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions, thanks to finale fights pitting Joe Giannetti vs. Mike Trizano (155) and Brad Katona vs. Jay Cucciniello (145).
We will be updating the results as they happen below.
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With UFC International Fight Week well and truly here, fans around the world are gearing up for an action packed weekend of top-class MMA. Friday showcases The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 27 Finale, where we will see the newest addition to the UFC roster crowned, followed by the hugely anticipated UFC 226 on Saturday where arguably the first “Superfight” will actually come to fruition – two top-tier champions from the upper echelon of the UFC weight classes meet to see who is the baddest man on the planet. Daniel Cormier, the current light heavyweight champ will look to cement himself in the UFC history books by taking the heavyweight strap from dominant Stipe Miocic.
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The International Fight Week curse has claimed a fight for the fourth consecutive year.
Max Holloway has been forced to withdraw from his planned co-main event fight with Brian Ortega after displaying ‘concussion like symptoms’.
Continue reading “Breaking News: Max Holloway out of UFC 226”
An intriguing welterweight clash opens up the Fox Sports 1 Prelims of UFC 226 this weekend.
Well rounded Curtis Millender faces the powerful California native Max ‘Pain’ Griffin, with both men looking to firmly establish themselves as potential contenders at 170lbs.
Continue reading “Opinion: Curtis Millender vs. Max Griffin – what will go down?”
UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Till seems like an age ago. Over one month ago, the UFC headed to Liverpool, England to showcase a card of homegrown and international talent for a packed out Liverpool Echo Arena. With botched weight cuts, lackluster home-fighter performances and 5 round striking duels, some of the bouts on the lower spectrum of the card have since been long forgotten.
A fight that drew a lot of attention at the time, was a featherweight prospect clash between an out of form but game, Jason “The Kid” Kid Knight and European starlet Makwan “Mr Finland” Amirkhani. Both fighters were coming off a loss, so it was a chance for both the right those wrongs and make progress in the division. With pre-fight insults and weigh-in altercations aside, both fighters entered the cage on fight night with a point to prove.
Continue reading “Exclusive: An interview with Jason “The Kid” Knight: “It really p****d me off the way the judges are just playing with people’s careers””