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Combate Americas set to become a monthly feature

MMA pioneer Campbell McLaren has announced that his Combate Americas reality show is set to become a monthly live event broadcast on NBC Universo – a Spanish language cable station. NBC Universo is in just under 42 million U.S. homes, roughly the same as AXS (43 million), and more than HBO (36.5 million) or Showtime (28.7 million). Prelims will air in Spanish on Yaveo, DirecTV’s over-the-top service, which will be

UFC TO ‘GO BIG’ WITH NEW SEASONAL CAMPAIGN

UFC will GO BIG on Friday, Sept. 4, with the announcement of its new seasonal campaign, showcasing a series of can’t-miss fights on its upcoming live event schedule. UFC President Dana White will be joined in Las Vegas by many of the top fighters in the world in advance of UFC 191 to preview the upcoming lineup. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at the

Poirier vs. Duffy set to headline UFC Dublin

After last year’s highly successful Fight Night: Mcgregor vs Brando, the UFC will make its return to Dublin. The42 reported this morning that Ireland’s own Joseph Duffy will take on 14th ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier. The two are set to headline Dublin’s card, set to take place Saturday, October 23rd at the 3arena. Duffy (14-1), the 27 year old Tristar fighter is widely known for being “The last man to

UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Leites Review

The UFC’s Scottish debut couldn’t have gone any better for local heroes Joanne Calderwood, Robert Whiteford and Stevie Ray as all three fighters picked up impressive victories in front of a sold out SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow on Saturday.  All three of the Scottish fighters received an ear bursting reception from the crowd as they made their way to the Octagon, and neither fighter let the fans down. First

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episode 10 – Do or Die

With the Blackzilians coming away with the win again, Glenn Robinson is looking forward to leaving the American Top Team gym for good. Following the ATT’s margin for error down to zero, Dan Lambert and the coaching staff decides to select Nathan Coy for the next round and in tern giving him a second chance. The Blackzilians decide to select Valdir Araujo based on the assumption that ATT will be selecting Sabah Homasi. Robinson later visits the house and takes all members of the

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episodes 6, 7, 8 & 9

Episode 6: Fight Through the Pain With American Top Team getting their first win, moral is at an all time high. For their next round picks, ATT chooses veteran Marcelo Alfaya while on Rashad Evans’ recommendation for the Blackzilians’ next pick is that of Jason Jackson.  The match takes place and the atmosphere at the ATT gym is intense with drums going and Dana White says it feels like an actual UFC fight. At the fight, Blackzilians members Eddie Alvarez and Michael

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episodes 4 & 5 reviews

Episode 4: Boiling Point Following their third loss in a row, American Top Team is in a motivational crisis and fighter Steve Montgomery steps up ready to fight. After going back to practice, ATT owner Dan Lambert talks their next pick with the coaching staff and it is agreed that they will send in Montgomery. Later Glenn Robinson and the Blackzilian coaching staff visits the house and predicts that ATT’s next pick will probably be Nathan Coy. Jorge Santiago then recommends that

Exclusive Interview: UFC Co-founder Campbell McLaren looks ahead to Fight Night Glasgow

The UFC will hold it’s first ever event in Scotland on Saturday July 18th at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro arena after a long and patient wait from Scottish fight fans to see the world’s premier MMA organisation in their home country. Tickets don’t go on sale until May 29th  however the UFC are already expecting the event to sell out in record time after the venue received a phenomenal early response to pre-register

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episodes 2 & 3 reviews

Episode 2: Battle Lines Drawn Following the first loss, American Top Team takes a step back and decides to who to put back into the fight. After talking it over, Dan Lambert and the coaches to decide to put up-and-coming prospect Uros Jurisic into the next match. During the Blackzilians coaches session, Glenn Robinson and the staff decide to pick Luiz Buscape for the next match. Later during a training session at the house, the Brackzilians practice gets a