Anderson Silva wanted to retire before signing with UFC because his "dream was lost." Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wasn't having any of that, and helped "The Spider" find his love for MMA again, leading to an unmatched career inside the Octagon.
The "Korean Zombie" is just one of many "idiots" attacked by Japanese "Piranha" Ryo Chonan, who doesn't understand why everyone has their panties in a bunch over Georges St. Pierre's walkout gi adorned with the Rising Sun flag.
DEEP 62 will be one of the most stacked fight cards in the recent history of the Japanese promotion with three title fights and the return of Akihiro Gono, who officially retired from MMA after losing to Bellator's Michael Chandler last May.
MMAmania.com recently caught up with Phil Baroni, who will collide with Hayato Sakurai at the GLORY 4 / DREAM 18 New Year's Eve card at the end of 2012. "New York Badass" talks about his recent success in ONE FC, training, girls and more. Haha ...
Several bouts have been added to the co-promoted DREAM and GLORY NYE show including an MMA bout between Phil Baroni and Hayato Sakurai, along with a stacked 16-man heavyweight tourney featuring some of the best kickboxers today.
Jorge Guimaraes, manager to UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, says despite all the recent callouts Silva has received, a showdown with UFC's 170-pound champion, Georges St. Pierre, is the fight that makes sense for his client at the moment.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look at tomorrow night's UFC 148 main event between champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chael Sonnen. What's the best path to victory for both men? Find out inside.
Ultimate Fighter winner Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove (14-10) battles new opponent in undefeated Strikeforce fighter Derek Brunson (9-0) after Terry Martin, Grove's original opponent, was pulled from the event due to licensing issues.