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Dan Henderson: I would rather fight Jon Jones than Rashad Evans
Dan Henderson has come forward with his preference for his promised UFC title fight, and he is pulling no punches concerning the reasons why. Henderson said that he would rather fight Jon Jones than Rashad Evans due to how their respective styles match up. He had the following to say on the subject: “I think Jon Jones is a better fight for me. His style matches up better. Jones will stand-up with me more. Rashad is real well-rounded, he’ll stand and bang with me a little, but he’ll be
Alistair Overeem talks JDS, says the fight "will all come down to strategy"
Top Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem, who will challenge Junior dos Santos for the division title at UFC 146, discusses his opponent, as well as his expectations for the bout. Overeem explains that because he and dos Santos are evenly matched, he expects strategy to play a key role in the match-up, and says his experience will likely give him an advantage over the champ.
Dan Henderson will wait for a title shot at 185 or 205
In November 2011 Dan Henderson returned to the UFC after spending some time in the Strikeforce organization. During his stay in Strikeforce he captured the organization’s Light Heavyweight title, defeating Rafael Cavalcante by TKO. He followed up that victory with another TKO win, stopping Fedor Emelianenko in the first round. When he stepped foot in the Octagon in November he and his opponent, Mauricio Rua delivered one of the best main events in UFC history going toe to toe for the full 25 minutes
Check Out The First Episode of The Bum Rush Radio Show of 2011 With...
Ben Mike and Chad are back this week with the thirteenth episode of Potato Nation’s ever-growingly popular bi-weekly Bum Rush Radio Show podcast. On this show the...
Post UFC 143: Four different routes for Nick Diaz
Nick Diaz lost a hotly contested decision Saturday night to Carlos Condit. This no doubt has thrown the dynamo for a loop considering he would have had a date with GSP lined up had he taken the win (and the interim title). In fact, he seemed so disgusted with fighting after the way he lost the match that he subsequently retired from MMA. Knowing his history of brash decisions we are only left to hope that he goes back on that plan, and keeps scrapping. If Cesar Gracie is able to talk his brooding brawler
UFC on FOX 2 pulls in an average of 4.661 million viewers
The ratings are in for UFC on FOX 2, and while the UFC’s second fight card on the network did not top the November 12, 2011 one hour special that the promotion used as an introduction, the numbers were still strong. The ratings for the three fight card peaked during the main event between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis, when an average of 6.08 million viewers were tuned into the event. The overall average for the fight card, which ran two hours and nineteen minutes, was 4.661 million viewers. The
[EXCLUSIVE] Rare Sh!t Talk From Wanderlei Silva
(Wanderlei after hearing Chael Sonnen dismiss churrascarias as “jungle bar-b-que”) Few fighters embody the philosophy of “don’t talk about it, be about it,” more than former Pride...
Was Muhammad Ali Really ‘The Greatest’?
(Photo courtesy of the outstanding “Happy Birthday, Muhammad Ali” gallery on Time.com. Seriously, go there right now.) By Steve Silverman Muhammad Ali was the most influential sports figure...
Twitter Beef of the Day: Ronda Rousey Just Signed Her Death Warrant
(Oh, Ronda, you really might want to consider keeping that beautiful mouth shut for a while.) Ronda Rousey is a dead woman walking, ladies and...
Anderson Silva reveals he is suffering from a back injury
The last time MMA fans saw Anderson Silva inside the Octagon he defeated Yushin Okami by TKO in the second round of UFC 134’s main event. Following that event Silva admitted that he had suffered a shoulder injury while training for that fight. That injury had kept Silva from training since the conclusion of that fight on August 27, 2011. Silva recently began training again, but it looks as if he has suffered another injury. According to the UFC Middleweight champion, “I’m not sure