Clark has found her winning recipe

Jessica-Rose Clark at the UFC Perfomance Institute (Photo by Juan Cardenas/Zuffa LLC)” align=”center” /> It was only November of last year that Australia’s Jessica-Rose Clark stepped into the Octagon for her UFC debut, a short-notice bout against compatriot Bec Rawlings. She came away with the win in that scrap, and followed it with another victory six weeks later against Paige VanZant in St. Louis. In less than two months, the still-new women’s flyweight division was already on notice. Fast forward to June 2018 and her pending match against Jessica Eye on the main card at Fight Ni … Read the Full Article Here
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Matthews only 'scratching the surface' of his potential

Fighters are not like the rest of us, reason #348,764.In looking back at his February bout with Li Jingliang, one in which he survived a second-round eye gouge to gut out a Fight of the Night decision win, Jake Matthews describes it as “a fun fight.”That’s an old school fighter talking, one who happens to be only 23 years old. But Matthews is cut from a different cloth than many of his peers, and it’s a testament to an upbringing in the sport far removed from the bright lights of the UFC.“I think I got into it at the exact right time,” said Victoria’s … Read the Full Article Here
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OSP has warning message for Pedro

Stick around in the fight game long enough and eventually you go from being the young buck climbing the rankings and chasing fights with veterans to playing the role of the elder statesman in that equation, fending off the advances of a new hopeful looking to take your place.That’s the situation Ovince Saint Preux finds himself in this weekend when he takes on emerging Australian light heavyweight Tyson Pedro in the co-main event of Saturday’s return to Singapore Indoor Stadium for UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards.“I was that guy he is at one point in time,” said Sai … Read the Full Article Here
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TUF: Undefeated – Ep. 10 Preview

Last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated saw a pair of Team Miocic fighters square off, with Mike Trizano ultimately besting John Gunther to punch his ticket as the first finalist of the season from the lightweight division.While it was definitely no easy task for heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic to watch two of his fighters square off, he gets to pass that baton over to light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier this week, as “DC” will now witness the dreaded teammate versus teammate showdown in the featherweight division.Highly touted prospect Bryce “Thug Nasty” … Read the Full Article Here
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Wild weather, hardcore fans keep Singapore workouts light and festive

There’s rain and then there’s torrential downpours; the kind that make you consider building an ark, and in Singapore, it was the latter that dominated the Wednesday afternoon that had been set to host the open workouts.Rain is entirely normal and expected this time of year in Singapore, but a perfect storm of downpours, heat, and steam did its best to unsettle the hardcore fans at OCBC Square, to no great avail. A small but enthusiastic cluster of fans that braved the clouds and the rapids, determined to see the stars of the UFC’s third visit to the Lion City.Jessica Eye hooked viewers in e … Read the Full Article Here
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Fight Night Singapore: Fantasy Cheat Sheet

The UFC will embark on a return to Singapore this weekend with a welterweight showdown in the main event pitting the always-exciting Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone against fast rising British star Leon Edwards.Edwards has been calling for a marquee fight for some time now and he got his wish against another top 15 opponent in Cerrone.Cerrone is fresh off an impressive TKO victory in his most recent fight against Yancy Medeiros and he’ll look to build on that win as he returns to action on Saturday.In the co-main event, former light heavyweight title contender Ovince Saint Preux looks to solidify hi … Read the Full Article Here
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Yan entering UFC at 'perfect time'

The buzz has been building about Petr Yan for a while now, and it’s only going to get louder as the time ticks down to the Russian bantamweight’s UFC debut against Teruto Ishihara on Saturday. And though Yan has heard all about the first-time UFC jitters, the 25-year-old is calm, cool and collected at the moment.“I don’t really have any nerves right now but, of course, closer to the date it may start bothering me,” said Yan through a translator. “I will focus on not thinking about it and I believe once the Octagon door shuts, there will be no nerves.”Nerves … Read the Full Article Here
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Historic night for UFC hopefuls on Week 2 of DWTNCS

Fresh off an entertaining start to its second season, the action on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series continued this week with a loaded collection of contests that left everyone in attendance at the Ultimate Fighter Gym and those watching on UFC FIGHT PASS thoroughly entertained.All five bouts ended inside the distance, with only two of the bouts escaping the first round, making it far more difficult for UFC President White to make his contract decisions than it was in Week 1.For the first time in the history of the series, White handed out four contracts, offering featherweigh … Read the Full Article Here
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Unfiltered Episode 206: Michael Chiesa

#9 UFC Lightweight Michael “Maverick” Chiesa calls in and discusses his UFC 226 bout against Anthony Pettis, getting over the controversial loss to Kevin Lee, Conor McGregor and UFC 223, wanting to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, who should be next in line for the Lightweight title, doing analyst work, Stipe vs. DC, and more. Plus, the guys talk about Chris Weidman and Kelvin Gastelum going back-and-forth on Twitter, a hypothetical Jon Jones vs. Brock Lesnar fight, Justin Gaethje vs. Al Iaquinta, and more. Full Episode: Michael on loving to fight in Las Vegas Michael on measuring his skills aga … Read the Full Article Here
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Eye: 'I know what lane I'm supposed to be in'

LIVE w/ Jessica “Evil” Eye ahead of #UFCSingapore! Ask her anything
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It’s fight week here in Singapore, and in the midst of her final preparations for her main card bout with Jessica-Rose Clark, Jessica Eye sat down to do a Facebook Live session and answer your questions.Asked about what she perceived as her weakness, Eye reflected back to her time in the UFC women’s bantamweight division, where she came out on the wrong side of close fights with the murderer’s row of Miesha Tate, Julianna Pena and Sara McMann.”One of my weaknesses was my wrestling … Read the Full Article Here
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