On the Rise: Hamburg Edition

Fall is usually the time when things start to slow down – the kids go back to school, the days get a little shorter, the temperature falls – but in the UFC, the action just keeps motoring along as hot and heavy it did throughout the summer with fight cards every weekend in September, starting with Saturday’s card in Hamburg, Germany.Headlined by veteran heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett and featuring recognizable talent from the light heavyweight division in featured matchups, this is one of those cards that should close with a bang, but as with every event, the … Read the Full Article Here
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Ogikubo carries hopes of a nation into Ultimate Fighter

From the likes of Yuki Kondo and Caol Uno to Yushin Okami and Kyoji Horiguchi, Japan has had an impressive history in the Octagon. Yet the one thing missing from that history is a UFC championship. Hiromasa Ogikubo would like to change that, and he has the opportunity to do so beginning this Wednesday, when he competes on season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter.

At stake is a shot at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, and while Ogikubo respects “Mighty Mouse,” he also believes he has the tools to beat him. “He is a complete and excellent fighter who … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Unfiltered: Mickey Gall, Rob Dyrdek

Mickey Gall calls in ahead of his UFC 203 fight against CM Punk to give his thoughts on what Punk’s gameplan will be against him, making the most of his fifteen minutes in the Octagon, and training with the Miller Brothers. Later, skateboarder, producer, entrepreneur, and reality TV star, Rob Dyrdek calls in to discuss creating a lifetime highlight reel, chasing good energy, being a Chuck Liddell fan, Nate vs. Conor 2, rapid title changes, and a lot more.Some of the highlights from Episode 21 of UFC Unfiltered include:Mickey Gall talks high risk, high reward fight against CM Punk Mickey on wha … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC FIGHT PASS Focus – Fight Night Hamburg

It will be an early one for UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers on Saturday, as the Octagon’s return to Germany will begin at 11:45am ET / 8:45am PT with a full slate of bouts featuring a pair of former heavyweight world champions, top light heavyweight contenders, and a host of prospects from around the globe. Needless to say, Fight Night Hamburg promises to be a good way to kick off a busy month of September, and this is the UFC FIGHT PASS focus…RELATED: Don’t miss Fight Night Hamburg. Get UFC FIGHT PASS now | Arlovski vs Barnett – Joe Rogan preview | Battle Lines: Arlovsk … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Announces Multi-Year Deal For All Live Events With DAZN

Tokyo – UFC® the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization and Japan’s new OTT platform from Perform, DAZN, have announced a ground breaking digital partnership.  The deal gives fans in Japan access to all UFC live events including UFC 203 and original programming such as Countdown, The Ultimate Fighter, UFC Primetime and Road to the Octagon all available via the new live sports streaming platform, DAZN. Subscribers will be able to watch the UFC’s best live content in one place for just 1,750JPY (excluding tax) per month on DAZN. The newly launched digita … Read the Full Article Here
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