Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

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Luke Rockhold: AKA isn’t what it used to beSource: MMA Mania | Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Leading up to his middleweight title fight in Australia, Rockhold talks Kelvin Gastelum and training changes. Luke Rockhold is a big middleweight, and he makes pretty much all the rest of the middleweight division look tiny by comparison. Just take a look at the first shots of Rockhold and 185 [...]
Justin Gaethje shares his thoughts on his recent fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218. UFC lightweight standouts Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje finally faced each other at UFC 218 early this month. Alvarez won the Fight of the Night bout via third-round knockout and proclaimed himself to the “Most [...]
Get all the updates as the fighters for the UFC on FOX card in Canada step on the scales. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC on FOX 26: “Lawler vs. Dos Anjos” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on pay-per-view (PPV), locked and loaded for this Saturday [...]
At the beginning of UFC on FOX 26 fight week, Julian Marquez said he won’t have troubles making weight (unlike when he competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series) because he trained at the UFC Performance Institute ahead of his Octagon debut. Julian Marquez is just a day away [...]
Kenny Florian and Colby Covington went at it on Twitter over a recent UFC Tonight segment. On Wednesday, Kenny Florian and Tyron Woodley were asked by their UFC Tonight co-host Karyn Bryant to break down how some UFC fighters would get their title shots in their respective divisions. Among [...]
There was a lot of action packed in a 20-second fight at FLC 6 in Madureira, Brazil. On a regional MMA card in Brazil, middleweights Jorge Filho and Cemey dos Santos threw down for a whopping 20 seconds, and it was certainly a crazy contest. The two men both landed [...]
USC dunks its way to 82-59 win over Santa ClaraSource: Dave Meltzer | Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Nick Rakocevic took advantage of his first start of the season, helping USC dominate as part of a new-look trio of big men in the starting lineup. Rakocevic, Bennie Boatwright and Chimezie Metu all had double-doubles to lead USC to an 82-59 win over Santa Clara on Thursday night. [...]
Mooney, South Dakota hold off NAU 90-77 in busy 2nd halfSource: Dave Meltzer | Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Matt Mooney scored 22 of his 24 points after halftime as South Dakota held off a suddenly lively Northern Arizona 90-77 Thursday night, winning for the fifth time in six games. South Dakota (10-3) led 38-23 by halftime as two of Northern Arizona's best scorers had combined for just [...]
Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania! For years now, Jon Jones the game designer has been getting tweets meant for Jon Jones, the fighter. He’s acted as Jon’s internet spam filter, especially when Jon messes up, as has [...]
Lecomte returns as No. 21 Baylor tops Texas Southern 99-68Source: Dave Meltzer | Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Manu Lecomte's wrap on his injured left thumb will come off eventually, assuming it heals. Baylor coach Scott Drew chuckled while wondering whether that was a good thing. ''Maybe we need to wrap his hand all the time,'' Drew said after Lecomte scored 22 points in his return [...]