Alexander Volkov: “Jiu-jitsu has a really long and rich history in MMA, but compared to the past, jiu-jitsu is not as important as it used to be.”
Alexander Volkov knocked out former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC Fight Night 127 and Twitter reacted.
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UFC Fight Night 127 took place Saturday, March 17th from the O2 Arena in London, England. The event was headlined by a heavyweight title fight between former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and #7 ranked Alexander Volkov.
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Odds at UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Volkov on March 17, 2018, at The O₂ Arena in London, England, range from -625 to dead even.
Paige VanZant: “I was at a fight where a fellow UFC fighter, Uriah Hall, was cutting weight and he pushed himself just to the brink of death.”
Duke Roufus: “I love anyone that has a great attitude and works hard. You [can’t] help but love them, win lose or draw.”
The first fighter under Ronda Rousey’s management is Ferdinand Kerobyan, who just signed with the Golden Boy Boxing promotion.
There will be two weigh-ins on Friday for UFC Fight Night 127, the early official ones at the event hotel, and then later the ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs.
Cris Cyborg: “I am starting to think Amanda Nunes only brought up my name to negotiate a new deal with the UFC.”
In a move that should be noted by all combat sports organizations in Ontario, the Government passed legislation imposing concussion protocols in the Province. The legislation, named Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), was passed in honour of Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old rugby player who died following sustaining multiple concussions. The law impacts ‘sport organizations‘ a broad category
Dana White: “It’s fun. And for all the people out there that have wanted to punch me in the face over the last 20 years, this is your chance.”
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USADA has informed Marco Reyes of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on March 8, 2018.
Ryan Hall: “The UFC finds itself in a precarious situation, because … what makes baseball popular, soccer popular, is the ostensible image of being on the up and up.”
Jack Marshman’s manager: “He is not the first and won’t be the last – these things happen. … Jack would like to send his apologies to Brad and fans.”
Floyd Mayweather: “I can wrestle. My wrestling game is not that bad. On a scale from one to 10, I would say it’s probably a seven.”
Michael Bisping: “You need fantastic opponents. You need opponents that bring out the best in you. You need opponents that can give you a run for your money.”
Brave Combat Federation signed current Cage Warriors welterweight champion Karl Amoussou to a multiple fight contract.