UFC Unfiltered: Joseph Benavidez, Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo and Joseph Benavidez, the coaches for Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter, both call in to talk about the new season with Jim and Matt. Henry discusses the Brandon Moreno situation, how TUF and the UFC have changed his life, and why he doesn’t like Joe. Later, Joe discusses why Henry annoys him, his respect level for Dominick Cruz, PVZ’s win over Bec Rawlings, and a lot more. Plus, Matt explains why he didn’t make it to record last episode, his experience in the TUF house, and the guys break down UFC On Fox 21 and the Welterweight title picture. Read the Full Article Here
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Years in the making, veteran Wallhead ready for UFC debut

For years, UFC fans heard about Jimmy Wallhead, but never saw him. At least not in the Octagon. That didn’t mean he didn’t exist. It was just that he seemingly operated in a parallel universe, never to cross over into a place where there were video games, network television deals, and worldwide recognition as being one of the best fighters on the planet.It wasn’t expected to be that way. When the UFC began its concerted effort to bring shows through Europe in 2007, Wallhead was seemingly destined to join the likes of Dan Hardy, Terry Etim, Paul Taylor and Ross Pearson in foll … Read the Full Article Here
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Colombo using military lessons into Octagon

The most intimidating fighters in any combat sport are the ones who have no fear. Of course there are the usual nerves that come along with every fight, but in the grand scheme of things, these athletes have experienced worse things in life than having an opponent with four-ounce gloves trying to punch them in the mouth.Maybe it was a harrowing upbringing, a rough early adult life, or in the case of heavyweight newcomer Christian Colombo, a stint in the Danish Army. So when the Copenhagen native steps into the Octagon for the first time to face Jarjis Danho on Saturday in Hamburg, he will not … Read the Full Article Here
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Kim and Nelson to Headline UFC's Return to Belfast

London, UK – UFC® announced today that  No.10-ranked “The Stun Gun” Dong Hyun Kim  will take on No.12 Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson in Belfast on Saturday November 19 at the SSE Arena.Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT® BELFAST: KIM vs. NELSON  will go on general sale on Friday, September 23 via Ticketmaster. Tickets can also be secured via The SSE Arena box office. Dong Hyun Kim, (21-3-1; fighting out of Busan, South Korea) is one of Korea’s most successful sportsmen, known and loved by fans for his exciting fight style and explosive power inside the Octa … Read the Full Article Here
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CM Punk, Mickey Gall Talk Final Prep Before Long-Awaited Bout

 
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The wait is just about over. Next weekend – nearly two years after his signing was announced and six months from the time they shook hands and shared pleasantries inside the Octagon – former WWE superstar CM Punk will finally step into the Octagon for the first time, squaring off with Mickey Gall, the ambitious upstart who turned Dana White’s attendance at his professional debut into a golden ticket to the UFC. Easily one of the most-high profile bouts between competitors with two combined fights to their name, the anticipation and scrutiny surrounding this … Read the Full Article Here
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Arlovski taking fight very serious, wants KO

Four months later, Andrei Arlovski is back. Back in the cage and back in the old world, where he is once again set to headline a European city’s UFC debut. This time: Hamburg, Germany on Saturday, Sept. 3. Back in May, Arlovski last took over headlining duties for the UFC’s debut in Rotterdam. Things didn’t go too well for him that time with Alistair Overeem earning a TKO win over him early in the second round. It was Arlovski’s second knockout loss in as many fights.“Let’s (expletive) change the subject,” Arlovski grunts towards the media inside Hambu … Read the Full Article Here
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