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Michael Bisping Still Looking For Big-Money Fights Despite Title-Challenge From Yoel Romero

Michael Bisping has made his wish for another ‘big-money fight’ known despite the looming presence of the #1 contender, Yoel Romero. The UFC’s middleweight champion Michael Bisping had by far the greatest year of his career in 2016. Against all odds, he managed to defeat the formidable trio of Anderson Silva, Dan Henderson and the reigning champ, Luke Rockhold to …

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Gegard Mousasi Goes On Another Rant About Conor McGregor

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Gegard Mousasi punches Thiago Santos (L) during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC middleweight Gegard Moussasi has said that featherweight champion Conor McGregor should do a better job of coping with criticism levelled towards him given the Dubliner’s penchant for trash-talking his opponents in the build-up to his fights. Mousassi criticised McGregor’s approach to promotion, likening his promotional blueprint to former boxer Floyd Mayweather, who was the highest paid athlete in 2015, according …

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UFC Middleweight Claims Conor McGregor Threatened Him With A Knife

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Gegard Mousasi celebrates his victory over Thiago Santos (L) during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi added another impressive victory to his resume at UFC 204 last weekend, knocking out Vitor Belfort and sending a clear message to the rest of the 185-pound division. During his epic rant at the UFC 204 post-fight presser, Mousasi took aim at the dramatic nature of certain fighters amongst the promotion’s roster, in particular, Conor …

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Michael Bisping Absolutely Slaughters Chris Weidman For Post UFC 204 Comments

Michael Bisping has responded in emphatic fashion to Chris Weidman’s suggestion that his UFC 204 performance was an embarrassment. After Michael Bisping defeated Dan Henderson via unanimous decision at UFC 204, the outspoken Englishman was quick to fire abuse at the other contenders for the middleweight crown. “Weidman, what the hell? You lost your last fight,” Bisping said. “I’ve had …

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Dana White Hails Dan Henderson’s Record as “Insane”, Predicts Hall Of Fame Honour

UFC President Dana White has said that middleweight contender Dan Henderson will be a shoo-in for the UFC Hall Of Fame following the 46-year-old’s loss to Michael Bisping on Saturday night at UFC 204. In the last fight of his professional career, Henderson lost 48-47, 48-47, 49-46 via unanimous decision to finish his MMA career with a professional record of 32-15. Although he …

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Dominick Cruz Challenges Conor McGregor, Says He’d Win At 145 Or 155 Pounds

Current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has officially put his name in the hat of potential opponents Conor McGregor could face following his showdown with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 next month. The highly skilled 135-pounder isn’t only lobbying for a fight with the featherweight champion, Cruz believes he has the mental and physical chops to defeat the Dubliner. Speaking …

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Watch: Jimi Manuwa Butchers Ovince Saint Preux At UFC 204

London’s Jimi Manuwa scored the biggest win of his MMA career in the early hours of Sunday morning, as he brutally finished Ovince Saint Preux in the second round of a light-heavyweight contest at UFC 204 in Manchester. Manuwa, who was coming off of a stoppage defeat at the heavy hands of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, first hurt OSP with a …

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Watch: British Lightweight Marc Diakiese Executes Crazy Slam In UFC Debut

England’s Marc Diakiese(10-0) made a successful UFC debut on Saturday night/Sunday morning, stopping Lukasz Sajewski(13-3) in the second round of a lightweight contest at UFC 204 in Manchester. A brutal, varied and relentless barrage of strikes from Diakiese, who had trapped Sajewski against the cage, was enough to inspire an intervention from referee Leon Roberts. On his debut! In his …

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Twitter Reacts To Michael Bisping’s War With Dan Henderson At UFC 204

There was no fairytale ending for Dan Henderson on Sunday morning in Manchester, as the legendary American’s near twenty-year professional career concluded with a close but unanimous decision defeat to UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Henderson got off to a great start in his third challenge for UFC gold, winning the first round on all three judges scorecards and the …

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Watch: UFC 204 Embedded – Michael Bisping Has Strong Words For Dan Henderson During Final Face-Off

With 82 professional bouts between them, neither Michael Bisping nor Dan Henderson is easily rattled. This was apparent when the wily pair squared off at last night’s ceremonial weigh-in ahead of their middleweight title fight at UFC 204, which takes place in the early hours of Sunday morning at the Manchester Arena. Henderson, who has made it abundantly clear throughout …

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Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic Called Out by UFC Fighter

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UFC welterweight Danny Roberts has issued a challenge to Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic after learning the big Swede has a black belt in Taekwondo. While speaking to The Mirror ahead of UFC 204 this Saturday night, ‘Hot Chocolate’ said he’s open to testing himself against the 35-year-old footballer, saying: “If he’s willing to fight I’m here.” Roberts is currently preparing …

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Michael Bisping Vs Dan Henderson: Much More Than A Fight

LAS VEGAS - JULY 11: (R-L) Dan Henderson connects with a right to Mike Bisping during their middleweight bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

It was the 11th of July 2009 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was set to hold the biggest event in the promotions history in UFC 100, a star-studded card set to showcase the biggest names mixed martial arts had to offer including Brock Lesnar and Georges St Pierre. All the attention was focused on the two title fights which headlined the …

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Video – UFC 204 Countdown: Michael Bisping Vs Dan Henderson

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Michael Bisping points to opponent Luke Rockhold after defeating him in their Middleweight Title Bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

When Michael Bisping stepped in on short-notice to face middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, he was given the chance to author a fairytale of sorts. After a decade wandering a winding road, at various times looking as though he was miles away for a shot at UFC gold, he stumbled, unexpectedly, into a title bout. Though Bisping had …

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