The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Fantasy Cheat Sheet

The best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport returns this weekend, as Demetrious Johnson takes on Ultimate Fighter season 24 winner Tim Elliott in the main event from Las Vegas. Johnson will be inching closer towards history with a victory as he looks for his ninth consecutive successful title defense, which would put him just one win away from tying Anderson Silva’s all-time record of 10. Elliott will look to put a stop to the streak while making his return to action after a dominant run through this past season of The Ultimate Fighter. Elliott was known as an incredibly tough out during hi … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Anaheim Announcement

UFC® announced today that its Jan. 21 Pay-Per-View event at Honda Center in Anaheim, California has been rescheduled to Aug. 5. The event will remain a Pay-Per-View broadcast. UFC 208 will be shifted to the Feb. 11 event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the Full Article Here
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Loss to DJ taught Cejudo a lot as fighter

The last seven months have provided Henry Cejduo with a number of learning opportunities, and the flyweight contender believes he is a better fighter and man today as a result.Deemed a championship threat before he ever set foot in the Octagon, the Olympic gold medalist validated a lot of those initial projections by collecting four victories in 12 months to push his record to 10-0 and climb the rankings in the UFC’s 125-pound weight class. In early February of this year, his efforts were rewarded, as Cejudo was tabbed to challenge Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight title in the co-m … Read the Full Article Here
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The 10: A Strong Finish to an Incredible Year

Years from now, when fans are looking back on the history of the UFC and the pivotal years that helped shape the organization, 2016 will stand out as one of the most important 12-month stretches in the company’s history.Before we close the book on the current campaign and wrap up this incredible year, there are five events and a slew of compelling, pivotal bouts on tap to enjoy.Here’s a look at the best of the bunch.This is The 10.The Ultimate Fighter Finale (Saturday, December 3 – Las Vegas, Nevada)Joseph Benavidez vs. Henry CejudoAfter coaching opposite one another during t … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Unfiltered: Demetrious Johnson & Tim Elliott

Pound-For-Pound king and Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson calls in ahead of his TUF 24 Finale title defense against Tim Elliott and discusses training for Tim’s quirky style, Matt Hume as a trainer, and not caring about being overlooked by fans. Tim Elliott also calls in to talk about his experience in the TUF house, sparring with Dominick Cruz back in the day, and feeling like he’s already won. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Rumble Johnson turning down a Gegard Mousasi fight, and more.Some of the highlights from Episode 48 of UFC Unfiltere … Read the Full Article Here
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Sage Northcutt sends special birthday wish to Christy Teigen

Sage Northcutt is busy in Texas these days preparing for his fight on Dec. 17 in Sacramento against Mickey Gall. But the welterweight took time out of his schedule this week to put out a challenge to all of his followers on Instagram: who could break an apple in half with their bare hands like “Super Sage” himself?Check it out!

 
I want to see who can Rip some Apples! #SuperSage
A video posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt) on Nov 29, 2016 at 10:46am PST

Well, superstar model Christy Teigen watched Northcutt perform the amazing apple destruction and had … Read the Full Article Here
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The rise of the 'Strange Little Men'

 
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Joseph Benavidez laughs when I ask him about the training team he’s put together for his Friday bout against Henry Cejudo.“Strange Little Men,” he calls this squad. And while he leaves it at that, a quick run through the world of social media sees the No. 1-ranked flyweight contender working with several other 125-pound standouts, including members of the team he coached on season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter, as well as longtime teammate and former 135-pound champion TJ Dillashaw.It’s a group that knows all about fighting. But maybe more telling is t … Read the Full Article Here
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Gastelum-Kennedy Bout Official for UFC 206

The UFC 206 middleweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tim Kennedy is now official for Dec. 10 in Toronto.After Gastelum’s suspension by the New York State Athletic Commission was lifted this week, the way was cleared for Gastelum to be licensed by the Ontario Athletic Commission, which approved the middleweight main card matchup between the former Ultimate Fighter winner and perennial 185-pound contender Kennedy.UFC 206 is headlined by the interim UFC featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis. The card will air live on Pay-Per-View from Air Canada Centre. Read the Full Article Here
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Elliott talks fight with Johnson on Facebook Live

Fresh off his historic victory on the season finale of The Ultimate Fighter season 24, Tim Elliott went live on Facebook to talk about the season and his title shot Saturday night in Las Vegas against Demetrious Johnson.Elliott talked about his matchup with the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter on the planet and how he plans to beat “Mighty Mouse.”“I’m gonna try to hit him in the face more than he hits me in the face. Get awkward, get funky and make it ugly,” Elliott said “(I need to) take the technique out of it, take the martial arts out of it and get in a fis … Read the Full Article Here
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The Ultimate Fighter 24: Episode 12 Recap

 
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Demetrious Johnson has a new challenger ready to fight for his flyweight title. Tim Elliott has earned the right to face Johnson with the championship up for grabs after he beat teammate Hiromasa Ogikubo in the finals of The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions. Elliott and Ogikubo were training partners all season long before meeting in the Octagon, and the fight didn’t disappoint, as they went back and forth for 15 minutes to determine a winner. Before the fight started this week, the competitors on the show began to say goodbye to teammates and coaches following 14 … Read the Full Article Here
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