TUF Latin America – Episode 7 Preview

The running theme of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America this season has been a running beatdown by Team Velasquez, as they’ve dominated Team Werdum through the team competition to this point in the season.  Outside of the upkick from hell that Marlon Vera delivered to Henry Briones in the fifth fight of the season, it’s… Read more »

Weekend Musings

RORY’S NEXTIt seems like Rory MacDonald has been groomed for the UFC welterweight title since the day he put on the gloves for the first time, yet finally, it appears as if “Ares” is hitting his stride when he needed to most. And though I hate putting the “must win” tag on 25-year-old, if he… Read more »

Rankings: Weidman Moves Past Velasquez in P-4-P

Despite Rory MacDonald’s big win over Tarec Saffiedine at Fight Night Halifax, the Canadian contender remained at No. 2 in the welterweight division in this week’s rankings update. There was a huge shakeup in the pound-4-pound rankings, however, even though nobody on the list was in action. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman jumped up to… Read more »

Vitor Belfort Training For Weidman Fight

Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman were originally scheduled to fight at UFC 181, however after Weidman fractured his hand, the bout was postponed to a later date, potentially in February. That hasn’t stopped Belfort from hitting the gym in preparation for the bout. Check out the video of the challenger shadowboxing: Loading Todo treino é… Read more »

Enson Inoue Retires From MMA

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MMA pioneer Enson Inoue officially retired from MMA earlier today, posting a message on the UnderGround. Inoue hadn’t fought since 2010, where he defeated Antz Nansen, but never officially announced his retirement. A pioneer of MMA, Inoue fought in several of the biggest MMA promotions in the world including Shooto where he was a champion,… Read more »

Piotr Hallman Fails Drug Test, Suspended 9 Months

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UFC Fight Night 51 ‘Fight of the Night’ participant Piotr Hallman has been popped for performance enhancing drugs, and subsequently suspended for 9 months. The Brazilian Athletic Commission announced the failure of the drug test today. All athletes from the card were tested for anti-doping control upon arrival at Nilson Nelson Arena to detect anabolic… Read more »