Bellator wins ratings war with UFC this past weekend.

Bellator wins ratings

This has to be a happy day inside of the Bellator offices. This past weekend, the UFC and Bellator flip-flopped their normal nights and both aired live and free shows on cable television. The UFC ran on the FXX Network on Friday night, and Bellator ran on Spike TV Saturday night. The Ratings were released, … Read moreBellator wins ratings war with UFC this past weekend.

Fight Night Japan: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Last night there was quite a bit of action in the land of the Rising Sun The UFC presented Fight Night 117 last night live and free on FXX and by and large, it was an enjoyable night of fights. There was an amazing fight that displayed talent, heart, and toughness between the ladies on … Read moreFight Night Japan: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Cashing in … best bets for UFC Fight Night 117 this weekend

Cashing In

Dust off your wallet and let’s make a little cash. From time to time it’s been said that people like to put a little money down on a fight and make things interesting.  The most difficult aspect is finding decent odds in MMA. I like trying to find fighters who are underdogs who I believe … Read moreCashing in … best bets for UFC Fight Night 117 this weekend

UFC Fight Night Japan Main Card media day face-off video

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Yushin Okami will face Ovince Saint Preux in the main event.

The UFC will roll out an exciting Fight Night Japan card this Friday and today the fighters got together for a media day faceoff. The UFC was of course on hand to record the action and they’ve shared the video with the world. We’ve decided to share it with you guys directly. The card is headlined by Yushin Okami facing Ovince Saint Preux. Yushin is back in the UFC for the fight, as he takes the place of injured Shogun Rua.

The weigh-ins will take place tomorrow, and we’ll have them for you at MikeSwick.com.

The Fight Night 117 card can be viewed here.

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua is out and Yushin Okami is in at UFC 217

Yushin Okami

Unfortunately, Shogun had to withdraw from the main event in Japan. Shogun Rua and Ovince Saint Preux were set to meet for the second time in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 in Saitama, Japan this Saturday. However, an injury forced Rua off of the card and now it seems Yushin Okami is … Read moreMauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua is out and Yushin Okami is in at UFC 217

Marcos Rogerio de Lima levied a heavy fine for missing weight again.

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See what I did there? Heavy fine?  We’re here all week. Marcos Rogerio de Lima is going to be a little lighter in the wallet after his trip to Nashville this weekend.  He missed weight for his second consecutive fight, hitting the scales at 210 for his fight against Ovince Saint Preux.  Typically the athletic … Read moreMarcos Rogerio de Lima levied a heavy fine for missing weight again.

It’s beginning to look like Daniel Cormier will defend his title on July 29th at UFC 214

UFC 214

In the end, the fight to make had to be Jones and Cormier. The UFC road show sets up shop in Anaheim, CA on July 29th, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Jon Jones on the card.  It would mean that Jon Jones isn’t going for … Read moreIt’s beginning to look like Daniel Cormier will defend his title on July 29th at UFC 214

Ovince Saint Preux gets a fight at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

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OSP will be back in the Octagon April 22nd in Nashville, TN The UFC Fight Night 108 card in Nashville, just got another fight added to the mix. Light heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux will face Brazilian Marcos Rogerio de Lima on the main card of the FOX Sports 1 card.  Ovince has lost three consecutive … Read moreOvince Saint Preux gets a fight at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

UFC Ultimate Fight Night: Houston, Weigh-In Results. Chan Sung Jung vs Dennis Bermudez.

UFC Ultimate Fight Night: Houston, Weigh-In Results. Chan Sung Jung vs Dennis Bermudez.

All of the fighters scheduled for UFC’s Ultimate Fight Night: Houston, made their way to the scale this morning. Everyone was on weight, except Bec Rawlings. FS 1 Main Card Dennis Bermudez (145.5) vs Chan Sung Jung (145.5) Alexa Grasso (116) vs Felice Herrig (115.5) Abel Trujillo (156) vs James Vick (155.5) Ovince Saint Preux … Read moreUFC Ultimate Fight Night: Houston, Weigh-In Results. Chan Sung Jung vs Dennis Bermudez.

You down with OSP? Yeah you know me! Ovince Saint Preux is looking for redemption.

You down with OSP? Yeah you know me! Ovince Saint Preux is looking for redemption.

Ovince Saint Preux is on a 2 fight losing streak, but that doesn’t seem to matter to him. All that matters is getting back into the mix of things in the UFC light heavyweight division. It could start with an OSP win this weekend against UFC newcomer, Volkan Oezdemir. Currently, OSP sits in the #6 … Read moreYou down with OSP? Yeah you know me! Ovince Saint Preux is looking for redemption.

Jessica Andrade and Angela Hill added to UFC Fight Night 104

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Invicta FC Strawweight Champion Angela Hill to UFC Fight Night 104 to face Jessica Andrade First reported by MMA Rising, current Invicta FC champion and UFC veteran Angela Hill will be headed back to the Octagon against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston, TX.  The event which is headlined by Dennis Bermudez … Read moreJessica Andrade and Angela Hill added to UFC Fight Night 104