Posts Tagged ‘PRIDE’
The UFC returns to the Land of the Rising Sun on March 3, 2013 and a heavyweight showdown between Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve and Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt will take place. The fight between the two men was originally scheduled to take place at UFC 146 in May of 2012 but was cancelled when Hunt suffered an injury in training. Struve went on to defeat Lavar Johnson at that event and Stipe Miocic in the main event of UFC Nottingham in September; the March date will mark Hunt’s first foray into the Octagon since defeating Cheick Kongo at the 2012 Japan event.
Sit back and watch a classic as renowned mixed martial arts highlight maker Machinemen returns will the sequel to “March On” showing the growth of MMA as it moves towards mainstream success and the fighters show a never quit mentality!
By the time UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort rolls around this weekend it will have been 42 days since the last UFC event, the longest such break in Octagon action so far this year! So get yourself prepared to jump back into the action this weekend with “Beyond the Glory” The Ultimate Fighting Championship featuring Rich Franklin, Randy Couture, Michael Clarke Duncan, The Gracie’s and more! Originally released in 2005, this is one kickass documentary that older fans will enjoy again and the new fans can get a brief history lesson!
Countdown to UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort (Full Episode)
By PDG Staff
On September 22nd, it will be the old lion versus the young lion, the inaugural flyweight championship bout and a pivotal middleweight match-up. All of which make UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort a can’t-miss event.
It’s old school versus new school at UFC 152, as light heavyweight champion Jon Jones faces former champion Vitor Belfort. Plus Joseph Benvaidez faces Demetrious Johnson for the UFC Flyweight Title and Michael Bisping will fight the All-American Brian Stann.
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UFC 151 Cancelled; Champion Jones Refuses New Opponent
By PDG Staff
Will Jon Jones’ work ethic and incredible talent be enough to stave off Dan Henderson’s right hand? Find out September 1. Plus, Jake Ellenberger gets a chance to avenge his first loss against returning UFC star Jay Hieron.
The most buzzed about fighter in mixed martial arts meets a man known for knocking legends off their pedestals. Can Dan Henderson dethrone Jon Jones on September 1?
UFC Light Heavyweight Hall of Famers (Liddell, Couture, Ortiz) Give Their Predictions for UFC on FOX 4
By PDG Staff
This Labor Day Weekend at UFC 151, Jon Jones will defend his UFC Light Heavyweight Title against former Strikeforce, PRIDE and UFC Champion Dan Henderson live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Acclaimed highlight video maker Machinemen has released his promo trailer for the fight. Check it out and enjoy!
Check out this sizzling photo gallery featuring UFC Undisputed 3 Ring Girl, Model and the host of The Best of PRIDE Fighting Championships, Kendra Perez! Enjoy!
Chael Sonnen gets pasted by the Champion Anderson Silva in the second round and Tito Ortiz losses a controversial decision in his retirement fight against Forrest Griffin.
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