Undefeated Icelandic UFC welterweight fighter Gunnar Nelson (13-0) speaks about his future fight at UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden against Rick Story (17-8), how Goju-Ryu Karate has helped him in Mixed Martial Arts, eating shark meat, his teammate Conor McGreagor, his life in Iceland, Russian fans and much more!
Video interview by Karyn Bryant with former PRIDE/DREAM/Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2) ahead of his rematch with BJJ specialist Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza (20-3). Mousasi talks about his and Souza's advantages, their first fight, his training camp, strategy for the match, his fight against Lyoto Machida, Mark Munoz and UFC Middelweight Champion Chris Weidman, title shot and more!
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi will be held on September 5, 2014 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Watch UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto post-fight press conference replay. Hear what the competitors have to say about the event in Sacramento, and hear UFC President announce the fight bonuses, the numbers of gate and attendence and much more!
You probably thought that Joe Soto was no match for T.J. Dillashaw, but the new guy really saved the championship fight at UFC 177. Soto surprised everyone with his will and courage, however, bantamweight title holder Dillashaw landed way more punches. Dillashaw managed to knock out Soto in the final round with head kick followed by punches. In the co-headliner Tony Ferguson was more active than Danny Castillo, especially on the feet and took the victory by split decision.
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto took place at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
Full UFC 177 results:
Sadly Renan Barao can't meet T.J. Dillashaw (135) and is therefore being replaced by UFC newcomer Joe Soto (135) who is a former Bellator MMA Featherweight Champion and has a record of 15-2. Only an hour before the weigh-ins, the Brazilian during the cutting process felt ill and was sent to the hospital.
Only Ramsey Nijem (156) and Yancy Medeiros (156) failed to make the weight on the first try, but both made it in the end.
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto will be held on August 30, 2014 at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
Full UFC 177 weigh-in results:
In the main event of ONE Fighting Championship 19, Shinya Aoki quickly closes the distance, he takes down Kamal Shalorus, and after a couple of minutes chokes him out (rear-naked choke) and defends his lightweight crown. In the co-headliner Nobutatsu Suzuki tries to kick Ben Askren at the beginning of the fight, and pays for it. The American scores a takedown, takes the dominant position and continuously punches him until the referee stopps the match - Askren claims the welterweight title. Jadamba Narantungalag takes the featherweight belt after beating Koji Oishi all five rounds. Roger Huerta makes a successful comeback by TKOing Christian Holley in the opening round. James McSweeney needs only 1:17 to knock out (soccer kick) Cristiano Kaminishi.
ONE FC: Reign of Champions made its debut show in UAE at Dubai’s World Trade Centre.
Don't forget to check out full ONE FC 19 results and fights video below.
Get to know how it was for UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J.Dillashaw at his first day with Team Alpha Male located at Ultimate Fitness in Sacramento, California. The video also features a sparring session with Joseph Benavidez and comments from the founder of the team Urijah Faber and his team mate Chad Mendes.
The largest Mixed Martial Arts organization, Ultimate Fighting Championship, has for quite a long time tried to hold this event in Mexico. As a result this fall the Mexican capital Mexico City will host the first ever UFC show in this country. On November 15 at UFC 180, UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez, who has Mexican origins, will fight Brazilian Fabricio Werdum. On this week's show tickets were on sale, and as reported by the management of the organization, all tickets were sold out in just eight hours. This is the quickest ever ticket sales for Arena Ciudad de Mexico which has a maximum capacity of 22,300 spectators. Viva la Mexico!
This time on episode 3 of the UFC Embedded video blog series, UFC Bantamweight title holder T.J. Dillashaw, Tony Ferguson, Renan Barao and Daniel Castillo arrives at Hilton Sacramento Arden West where UFC site coordinator Burt Watson meet the fighters to check on their weight and more.
During UFC 179 staredown event between NCAA Division 1 Wrestler Chad Mendes (16-1) and the only man who beat American UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo (24-1) promise a good fight.
UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 will be held on October 25 at Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.