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UFC 156: Backstage with Dana White and company

Here’s another fun video blog by Dana White and his UFC crew. From Dana’s face turning back and forth between Silva and Overeem as they talk shit to each other, to Nick the Tooth ruining a live broadcast for the TUF show, this video blog is highly entertaining. Also included are highlights from the weigh-ins. Honestly, I’ve never seen a more intense set of stare downs on a mixed martial

UFC 156 Preview: The serious endeavor of imposing dominance

After watching the Friday night weigh-ins, it’s difficult to see past the intense stares and reserved handshakes that took place, and actually predict winners. Starting at the top, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar both seemed ready to sort out their business and send their counterpart home without the featherweight belt. The lighter weight class may prove more than beneficial for Edgar’s fight game, but can the former lightweight champ dethrone

At UFC 156, is there a chink in Alistair Overeem’s armor, and can Antonio Silva find its mark?

Out of all the fights this Saturday night, one of the most anticipated bouts of the year will take place, and believe it or not, it’s not the main event at UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alistair Overeem returns to the cage, fresh off a one year suspension for the usual run of the mill drug enhancement charges that are

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Fight Breakdown

Super Bowl weekend will start off with a bang when Jose Aldo (3-0 UFC) defends his featherweight title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar takes place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas this Saturday. Edgar is dropping down from lightweight to featherweight after two straight decision losses to Benson Henderson at UFC 144 in Japan and at UFC 150. Out of all of Aldo’s competition, Edgar could

UFC 156 Preview

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar takes place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas this Saturday,Super Bowl weekend. The whole card is stacked from bottom to top and the UFC is ready for a wild weekend. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (9-3-1 UFC) will make his featherweight debut against current featherweight champion Jose Aldo (3-0 UFC). Edgar is dropping down from lightweight to featherweight after a double-whammy of

Alistair Overeem must appear at NSAC meeting to be relicensed for UFC 156

Alistair Overeem made his UFC debut back in December 2011 against Brock Lesnar and has long been at the center of controversy regarding performance-enhancing drug use accusations since then.  He was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier this year when a a pre-UFC 146 drug test was flagged for a 14-to-1 testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio, more than twice the 6-to-1 ratio allowed by the commission. Rumors have it that