Mark Hunt explaining physics to Robert Whittaker - Speed = F@$%ing Death
Karate Hottie wants Kowalkiewicz or Esparza
UFC strawweight Michelle 'Karate Hottie' Waterson is coming off a Split Decision win over Cortney Casey Decision at UFC on Fox 29, on April 14. Now Waterson tells MMAjunkie she wants a fight vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz or Carla Esparza. However, Kowalkiewicz likely fights Jessica Andrade in September in a possible #1 contender fight, so that would leave Esparza, ranked #6 to Waterson's #7.
UG Question of the Friday: What's up with Lesnar's teeth?
Vanzant continues campaign to try and break the internet
With knee recovering quickly, Gadelha open to Esparza rematch
Former UFC strawweight title contender Claudia Gadelha is recovering quickly from a knee injury she suffered prior to her fight vs. Carla Esparza at UFC 225 on June 9, 2018. Claudinha won only by Split Decision, and was accused without evidence of greasing, so thus is open to a rematch as early as September.
Kennedy vs. Pilo headlines Brave 14 in Morocco
Today Brave CF announced the headline bout for it's fourteenth event on August 18th in Tangier, Morocco as former UFC fighter Jeremy Kenndy takes on Danyel Pilo in a featherweight bout. Kennedy was recently released from the UFC despite going 3-1 in the promotion and Pilo is a solid prospect with a 10-2-1 record.
This promo for 'UFC 25 Years In Short' is a trip down memory lane!
Happy Birthday from The UG! Also born today Julio César Chávez Sr and Richard Simmons.
BJJ Scout great break down of DC win over Miocic
Coker aims to hold a Bellator event in The Colosseum
It’s the best known fighting arena in the history of the planet. It’s where Bruce Lee KILLED Chuck Norris. And now the Rome Capital Sports Commission president Angelo Diario says he wants Bellator MMA to hold an event in The Colosseum. President Scott Coker aptly summed it up in just two words - “F@$%ing amazing.” Coker told MMAjunkie that the event could be for charity and that a maximum of 500-600 invited guests would watch the return of pancratium after well over 1,000 years. The event would need approval from the Federal government at Coker is determined to get it. “[Italy’s minister for sport] gave us some positive remarks and said that’s a possibility now, which is unbelievable,” said Coker. “That’s like one of my goals. … That’s a dream come true. We’re going to work hard to make this happen.”
Trailer for James Cameron's The Game Changers
Academy Award winners James Cameron and Louie Psihoyos created a documentary titled The Game Changers that follows former UFC fighter James Wilks in “a shocking expose of the world’s most dangerous myth.” Wilks meets with Arnold Schwarzenegger, two-time World Surfing Champion Tia Blanco, world record–holding strength athlete Patrik Baboumian, former president of the American College of Cardiology Dr. Kim Williams, founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute Dr. Dean Ornish, who all agree that meat, egg, and dairy consumption is a barrier to optimal health. Schwarzenegger, who has been dairy-free for 40 years, notes, “If they tell you to eat more meat to be strong—don’t buy it.”
7 possible replacements for Dana White
Mike Strauss for LowKickMMA offered seven names of people that could potentially some day replace Dana White as the boss of the UFC: Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, Bas Rutten (author did concede this is a long shot), Brian Stann The Greatest Living American, Daniel Cormier, Shane Carwin, and Brendan Schaub. Some are more likely than others, and none are likely.