UFC Headed to Quebec City for April 16 Event
Quebec City, Quebec will be the latest city in Canada to hold a UFC event as it will host The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale on April 16, 2014, according to a UFC
source. The Quebec capital will join Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver as the sixth Canadian city to host a UFC card.
This event will be the culmination of the TUF Nations series which starts on January 15th. As usual, the Finale will feature the finalists from the series of fights on the TV series. The Quebec City card will have the TUF Nations
Middleweight and Lightweight finalists. The card will be televised by Fox Sports 1 and Sportsnet.
Myles Jury Promoted to BJJ Black Belt
Unbeaten as a pro, a stint that includes four UFC victories, top lightweight prospect Myles Jury added another accolade to his trophy case when he was awarded his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.
"Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was my first love and passion in martial arts," said the 25-year-old Jury. "My goal has been to become a elite level black belt, so accomplishing that is an amazing feeling and honor to represent the skills taught by Professor Don Richard and Master Caique. The sky is the limit and this opens the door to a lot more goals that I now have."
Holly Holm wants 'six figures' to fight with Ronda Rousey
Holly Holm's manager and promoter Lenny Fresquez stood up with Sherdog, and discussed what their team wants with the UFC. Holm, 32, is wildy popular in her home state of New Mexico, and has won women's boxing world title 18 times. She is 6-0 in MMA, the same record UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had when she entered the UFC.
Takedown: The DNA of GSP (Documentay)
Take a look at the human being behind the legend. What separates the merely skilled from the true champion? And the true champion from the living legend? Find the answers in this intimate portrait of an athlete who fought his way from poverty to the top of the world.
Looks like this will be out sometime in 2014.
UFC Fight Night 36 will feature the return of Erick Silva against Nate Loughran
UFC Fight Night 36 will feature the return of Erick Silva against Nate Loughran in Jaragua do Sul on Feb. 15.
Silva (14-4, 1 no-contest), who has fought five of his six UFC bouts in his native country, looks to get back in the win column after suffering a second-round
knockout loss to Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 29.
Loughran (11-1) returns to the UFC after back-to-back wins since he left the promotion. Loughran went 1-1 inside the Octagon back in 2008 with his loss
being a TKO due to injury against Tim Credeur. He picked up a decision win after four years away from MMA in March 2012.