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VIDEO: The MMA Debuts Of The UFC’s Biggest Stars

A fantastic new YouTube video compiles highlights from the MMA debuts of some of the sports biggest stars. Over the last few days, several videos of Ronda Rousey’s earliest MMA exploits have been garnering attention online. The material was published some years ago, but with the UFC women’s bantamweight champion ascending to superstar status in recent times those videos have …

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VIDEO: Chad Mendes Talks Conor McGregor Vs Jose Aldo

Chad Mendes has full faith that his two time nemesis, Jose Aldo, can retain his title against Conor McGregor on December 12th in Las Vegas. Mendes was recently a guest on Team Alpha Male’s podcast, Stud Show Radio. During the interview he was asked for a prediction on who would win the massive UFC 194 featherweight title unification fight. The Californian …

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UFC 193: Robbie Lawler Vs Carlos Condit Off, Ronda Rousey Will Now Main Event In Melbourne

UFC 193, scheduled for November 15th in Melbourne Australia, has a new main event. Last night, on ESPN’s SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler would be unable to compete against Carlos Condit on the big Etihad Stadium show due to a thumb injury. He also revealed that the replacement in the main event slot would be …

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UFC: Chad Mendes And Frankie Edgar Agree To December 11th Clash

Chad Mendes will face Frankie Edgar on December 11th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yesterday, PunditArena reported that Edgar had been fielding fight requests from all angles in recent days. Highly regarded featherweights, Jeremy Stephens and Max Holloway, had both laid down challenges to the former lightweight champion. For his part, Edgar had been quick to inform the UFC brass that he …

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Chad Mendes Is Calling Out Another Big Name For UFC 194

Chad Mendes has taken to social media to call out former lightweight champ, and current featherweight contender, Frankie Edgar. Frankie Edgar has made it clear that he is keen to compete on the big UFC 194 card, scheduled for December 12th. Or, failing that, on another card close to that date. In a recent interview with severemma.com, “The Answer” explained …

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UFC Dublin: Another Irish Fighter Added To The Stacked Card

Ireland’s Aisling Daly has been added to the UFC’s October card at the 3 Arena in Dublin. In many ways “Ais the Bash” was Ireland’s first true MMA star. Before Conor McGregor had even made his professional debut, his teammate was appearing on The Late Late Show. No Irish fighter had competed in the UFC at that point, but Aisling was …

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UFC Ban On IV Rehydration Could Lead To Lengthy Suspensions

Jose Aldo might be wishing he had bitten his tongue in a recent interview. Few members of the UFC’s talent roster are enamoured with new regulations, which are set to ban intravenous methods of rehydration following weigh-ins, from October 1st. The fighters will have little choice but to follow the new rules, however, as the penalty for failing to do …

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Conor McGregor’s Sports Psychologist Gives An Insight Into A “Notorious” Mind

Conor McGregor’s mental strength is arguably his greatest attribute, but it isn’t something that is purely natural. MMA fans have been given plenty of insight into the life and routine of Conor McGregor since he burst onto the world scene. The UFC’s Embedded vlogs and RTE’s The Notorious series, as well as a whole host of other documentary style shows, have bared Conor …

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UFC 194 Just Keeps Getting Better, As 4 More Fights Are Added

The UFC’s huge December 12th card, headlined by the featherweight unification bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor, has been added to several times over the last few days. The most recent addition, to the already spectacular line-up, is a match between two in-form lightweights. 14-3-1 Brazilian, Leonardo Santos, takes on 11-1 American, Kevin Lee. Santos, who was the winner …

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Conor McGregor’s Travelling Army To Double In Size For UFC 194

The Irish Independent are reporting that as many as 5,000 Irish fans will travel to Las Vegas for Conor McGregor’s December showdown with Jose Aldo at UFC 194. According to the Irish media outlet, 2,400 fans were thought to have traveled for McGregor’s UFC 189 showdown with Chad Mendes in July. This time, however, travel agents are suggesting that more …

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UFC Fight Night 74 Preview – Holloway Vs Oliveira

One would have to wonder why a Hawaiian and a Brazilian are scheduled to fight in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, but this weekend’s UFC action is highlighted by a quality featherweight clash between Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. UFC Fight Night 74 – Main Card (Sunday night/Monday morning 2am BT Sport 2) Max Holloway (13-3) vs. Charles Oliveira (20-4, 1 NC) …

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