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The Ultimate Fighter 22: episodes 4, 5 and 6

Episode 4 – A Faithless Foe After the latest match, Urijah Faber criticizes Conor McGregor for his decision not to come to the morning practices and advises that he should be there if he is going to become emotional when his fighters under perform, which McGregor ignores. Within Team Faber there are issues with Johnny Nunez, the fighter brought back by Faber for a second chance, when he doesn’t come to practice. Faber has some choice

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: October 2015

Due to suspensions, Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are ineligible for rankings. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Rankings (8/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (2) Jose Aldo will face Interim UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor at UFC 194 on December 12th on pay-per-view in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Before then he will become ranks ineligible. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson recently defended his title against John Dodson last month. The next likely opponent

Top 10 fights of July, August & September 2015

The last three months have had some exciting months and some interesting developments. Here are all of them now: Top 10 Fights of July  10) Joe Lauzon’s technical knockout of Takanori Gomi – UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 9) Alex Garcia’s decision over Mike Swick – UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor 8) Gunnar Nelson’s submission of Brandon Thatch – UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor 7) Jeremy Stephens’ technical

Scottish MMA star Paul ‘Bearjew’ Craig set for BAMMA title shot

Widely regarded as Scotland’s top MMA prospect, Airdrie fighter Paul Craig is set for the biggest contest of his career so far when he squares off against Marcin Lazarz for the BAMMA light heavyweight championship on November 14th at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Fighting out of one of Scotland’s most respected MMA Gyms, ‘Scottish Hit Squad’, Paul made his BAMMA debut in Dublin on Saturday September 19th where he increased

MMA Freak September 2015 Ranks (P4P, FW, BW & MW)

Due to time constraints, the following weights are updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for rankings due to inactivity, suspension or a move in weight class: Ali Bagautinov, Dominick Cruz, Johnny Eduardo, Brian Bowles, Michael McDonald, Mike Easton, Anderson Silva, Tim Kennedy and Dave Branch Top 10 P4P Rankings (6/19/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (2) 2) Jose Aldo (1) 3) Ronda Rousey (4) 4) Chris Weidman (3) 5) T.J. Dillashaw (5)

The Ultimate Fighter 22: episode 3 – Recognize the Enemy

The next episode opens up with Dana White explaining Conor McGregor‘s unique approach to coaching his team. Conor never shows up for the morning training session which is lead by his assistants and consists of light training, while Conor shows up in the evenings and works on technique. Later during training, Sascha Sharma talks about how he admires his father for moving from India to pursue a better life in Germany. During Chris Gruetzemacher‘s training, he

The Ultimate Fighter 22: episode 2 – Crowded House

Following the preliminary fights and the introduction to the show for the cast, Conor McGregor call in Team Europe for a pep talk. He explains that he isn’t there to coach them and that while they are technically a team they should rely mostly upon themselves. They should be in shape and ready to train and says that they are good enough to wipe out Team USA and face each other. The

The Ultimate Fighter 22: episode 1 – Europe vs. United States

The show starts out with Dana White talking about the background of Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber coaching teams representing Europe and the United States respectively. From the outlook there is a casual animosity between the two coaches which only entertains White, but in the meantime both coaches are entertained by the matches. The preliminary round will consist of 32 fighters who must compete and win in order to get into the house for their respective