419 Search Results for rivalry

Jun 30, 2016 1:15 pm

Miesha Tate eyes end-of-year title defense, Ronda Rousey trilogy fight imminent?

Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey will forever be tied together due to their longstanding rivalry stemming back to the Strikeforce days. Rousey beat Tate back in 2012 under the Strikeforce banner to claim the women’s bantamweight championship. A year later she fought Tate once again under the UFC banner where she successfully defended her UFC...

Jun 29, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones: “I’m the leader of the winners circle”

Ahead of Jon Jones’ scheduled UFC 200 fight with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones appeared on SportsNation to discuss the bout, as well as sharing the UFC spotlight with Conor McGregor. Jones, who never lost his UFC light heavyweight championship inside the Octagon, won the interim light heavyweight championship by defeating...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 25, 2016 8:51 am

PHOTO | Claudia Gadelha looking absolutely shredded

With under a month to go until Claudia Gadelha fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC women’s strawweight championship, the challenger is looking absolutely shredded! Gadelha will be looking to avenge her 2014 loss to Jedrzejczyk, which remains her only professional mixed martial arts loss to date. The pair have continued their heated rivalry on the...

Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 17, 2016 11:25 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz reflects on win over Urijah Faber

Earlier this month, Dominick Cruz had his highly anticipated trilogy fight with Urijah Faber nearly a decade after the pair’s original meeting under the WEC banner. The fight lasted the full 5 rounds as Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet by scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 8, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold, talks retirement

This past weekend at UFC 199, Michael Bisping defeated Luke Rockhold and claimed the middleweight championship with a 1st round knockout. At the post-fight press conference after the bout, the pair continued their heated rivalry as Rockhold threatened to kill Bisping. In the wake of the action packed event, Bisping spoke to TMZ to discuss...

Jun 2, 2016 8:20 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber & Dominik Cruz go at it during UFC 199 press conference

On Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have a chance to finally put an end to their rivalry nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner in 2007. With Cruz’s UFC bantamweight championship on the line, and many believing that this could be...

Jun 1, 2016 9:45 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber talk nothing but trash on ‘UFC Tonight’

In the co-main event of UFC 199 on Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner. Ahead of the fight, the pair joined Karyn Bryant on UFC Tonight to discuss their rivalry, and talk a ton of trash....

Jun 1, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Dan Hardy breaks down Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III

On Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight for Cruz’s bantamweight championship nearly 10 years after the pair’s rivalry started back in the days of the WEC. With Faber taking the pair’s first meeting via submission, and Cruz winning the second meeting via unanimous decision, it all comes down...

May 30, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC 199: Bad Blood – Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III’ (Full)

In just under one week, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly a decade after their scrap in the WEC banner back in 2007. With Faber winner the pair’s first meeting, and Cruz winning the pair’s second meeting, they will finally have the chance to settle their rivalry in...

May 27, 2016 7:53 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 199 Bad Blood: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III’ preview

In just one week, Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz will finally have their trilogy fight, nearly a decade after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner where Faber submitted Cruz. In the pair’s second meeting, Cruz picked up the unanimous decision win to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Ahead of UFC 199 on Saturday,...

May 27, 2016 9:15 am

Miesha Tate discusses “emotionally unstable” Ronda Rousey

While former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently on an indefinite hiatus from competing in the UFC, she has continued to make headlines. During a recent podcast appearance, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told a story about an encounter Rousey had with UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant and...

May 17, 2016 8:22 pm

Luke Rockhold sends Chris Weidman a message

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and former champion Chris Weidman have had a highly competitive rivalry and were set to rematch for the title at UFC 199. Unfortunately on Tuesday, news broke that Weidman was forced to pull out of their bout scheduled for June 4 and the UFC has been scrambling to find an...

May 17, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber mic’d up for Dominick Cruz vs. TJ Dillashaw

On June 4th, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight almost exactly 10 years after their rivalry started back in the days of Strikeforce. The pair signed to fight one another in the co-main event of UFC 199 after Cruz returned to the UFC and defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim...

May 6, 2016 7:44 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber spars Master Thong, who mimics Dominick Cruz

Urijah Faber is currently gearing up for his trilogy fight against Dominick Cruz on June 4th in Inglewood California at UFC 199. Faber will look to close out his rivalry with the UFC bantamweight champion almost 10 years after it started back in the WEC days. Ahead of the fight, a clip has emerged of...

May 4, 2016 12:29 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell is on Team Daniel Cormier

There has been a bit of a rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell and current interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Liddell has gone on record to say that he is not a fan of Jones’ fighting style and said that he would have knocked Jones out back when he was in...

Apr 27, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | UFC releases Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II poster

Early Wednesday morning the UFC revealed that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Shortly after that announcement broke, the UFC released a poster promoting the event, which is being considered the biggest event in UFC history. Aside from Jones vs. Cormier II, the event will have Nate Diaz...

Apr 26, 2016 1:40 pm

Daniel Cormier tells a classic story about how much Jon Jones despises him

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier heated up at UFC 197, even with Cormier out of the fight against Jones due to an injury. Cormier sat ringside doing color commentary alongside Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg for the main event UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. With...

Apr 21, 2016 11:54 pm

Jon Jones says he is happy Daniel Cormier became a UFC champion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier do not like each other. The two are a part of one the biggest rivalries the UFC has seen and were set to rematch this weekend at UFC 197. However, an injury sidelined Cormier and now Jones is set to face Ovince Saint...

Apr 8, 2016 9:00 am

Miesha Take talks post-UFC 200 plans

While Miesha Tate is currently gearing up for her UFC 200 co-main event fight against Amanda Nunes, which will also serve as her first title defense, she has bigger plans in mind. Tate spoke to Fox Sports Live to explain why she has unfinished business with Ronda Rousey that she plans on finishing. “I sure...

Apr 7, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman go at it AGAIN in face-to-face interview

This @LukeRockhold @ChrisWeidmanUFC rivalry is really starting to heat up. The beef is REAL, people.https://t.co/II0tueQvi8 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) April 7, 2016 Earlier this week, Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman appeared on SportsCenter for an interview that quickly became heated. During a recent appearance on UFC Tonight, Rockhold and Weidman appeared with Kenny Florian for...

Apr 6, 2016 5:57 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber get into heated on-air exchange

On June 4th, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the third time in the co-main event of UFC 199 for Cruz’s UFC bantamweight championship. The rivalry, which goes back 10 years, has lead to many heated encounters between the two. This recent appearance on ‘The Cruz Show’ was extremely heated....

Apr 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Jon Jones bitterly reacts to Daniel Cormier’s offer to help Ovince Saint Preux

The heated rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier will continue on with Cormier having to pull out their title fight at UFC 197 on April 23rd. BJPENN.COM reported on Friday that Cormier had to withdraw from the title fight with Jones due to an injury suffered...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...