Archive for March, 2017

UFC and Bellator bantamweights take center stage

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by Rich

The old adage in combat sports is that smaller athletes never bring the same amount of interest as the big fighters. That truism will be put to the test this weekend for the UFC and this fall for Bellator, as both promotions rely on the little guys to bring in plenty of pay-per-view buys and […]

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UFC 132 postfight: Screams of ?little guy!? inspired Cruz

Posted on March 30th, 2017 by Rich

UFC 132 could turn out to be a seminal moment for the bantamweight class in MMA. The 135-pound title fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber was the first time fighters of that size headlined a card. The result was a close five-round fight that was waged all over the Octagon. The champ, who retained […]

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UFC?s early 2012 sched filling up, may include UFC on Fox 2 in Chicago on Jan. 28

Posted on March 29th, 2017 by Rich

The UFC isn’t slowing down in 2012, in fact it’s coming out the gates hard in January. If you’re looking for a weekend off, good luck. The UFC is looking at making its debut on FX on Friday Jan. 20 with Ultimate Fight Night 26 in Nashville. Multiple sources confirm that Jan. 28 is the […]

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RU: Barbarians v Australia

Posted on March 28th, 2017 by Rich

Image: Image:… Source: Alex Andrade  Jermaine Andrè  Yoji Anjo  Ao Hailin  Shinya Aoki 

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UFC 139’s Wanderlei Silva knows room for future errors are slim

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Rich

Fans of Wanderlei Silva – and by the reception he got this past Saturday, there are legions of them – both breathed a sign of relief and cheered when he rebounded from a shaky first round against Cung Le to earn a TKO in the second. It was Silva’s last chance to make good in […]

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Voting for 2011 World MMA Awards Ends Friday

Posted on March 26th, 2017 by Rich

Happy Thanksgiving! At some point in between today’s NFL action, make sure to cast your votes for Fighters Only’s 2011 World MMA Awards. Fans have the chance to make their voices heard on a wide range of categories involving mixed martial arts over the last year. Polls close Friday. A fancy black-tie reception will be […]

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sometimes Chael is pretty funny

Posted on March 25th, 2017 by Rich

like last night, check out the shirt he wore Image: bahaha:popcorn: Source: Randy The Natural Couture  Dan Cramer Alberto Crane Marcio Pe de Pano Cruz Luke Cummo 

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Miguel Torres video: Can a smarter fighter be a player in the 135-pound title hunt?

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Rich

Miguel Torres was as exciting as they came. His go-for-broke style helped him roll up a 37-1 record and move as high as No. 4 on the pound-for-pound list back in early 2009. His banging style eventually cost him and he ran into a couple of knockout punches. Now he’s re-worked his game to essentially […]

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Nick Walker vs. Joe Morris at MCC – Midwest Cagefighting

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 by Rich

HDNet WebFights is back with this beating from the Midwest Cagefighting Championships in Des Moines, IA on 6/24/2011. This bout features two lightweights Nick Walker and Joe Morris Source: Jimmy Ambriz Matt Andersen  Alex Andrade  Jermaine Andrè  Yoji Anjo 

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Thiago Alves vs. Martin Kampmann reportedly headed to not yet announced March 3 UFC event

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by Rich

A welterweight matchup between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves is heading to an as-yet unannounced event on March 3, according to a report from The report says the event is being rumored as another UFC Fox card, though that has not yet been revealed. Alves is coming off a win over Papy Abedi at […]

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