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By: Mike Fridley
Take an exclusive look into the lives of the stars of UFC on Fox 7 as they prepare for their highly anticipated battles.
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Joseph Benavidez, on “Cheap Seats,” discussing the benefit of fighting on the UFC on Fox 7 card alongside teammates T.J. Dillashaw and Chad... Read More
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Hosts Jordan Breen and Greg Savage returned on Thursday for another edition of "Cheap Seats" on the SRN. Joining the program was UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez.
At the top of the second hour, Benavidez called in to talk about his upcoming UFC on FOX 7 bout against...
The stars of UFC on Fox 7 -- Benson Henderson, Gilbert Melendez, Frank Mir and Daniel Cormier -- spoke with the media Tuesday on a... Read More
By: Jeff SherwoodFrank Mir remains critical of Junior dos Santos, even after his loss to the Brazilian. | Photo: Sherdog.com
The fact that Frank Mir lost to Junior dos Santos in decisive fashion has done nothing to keep him from voicing his criticism regarding the Brazilian.
Dos Santos relinquished the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight crown in a unanimous decision defeat to Cain Velasquez at UFC 155 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas. In a subsequent interview with Studio MMA, Mir was quick to point out the flaws in dos Santos’ game, flaws he himself failed to expose when the two met at UFC 146 in May.
Despite the massive success he has enjoyed in the Octagon, dos Santos’ ground game remains something of a mystery despite his rank as a Brazilian... Read More
By: Brian KnappBenson Henderson will put his title on the line in April. | Photo: Sherdog.com
A lightweight title tilt between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship kingpin Benson Henderson will headline UFC on Fox 7 on April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
Henderson has not lost since joining the UFC in 2011 as part of the World Extreme Cagefighting merger. The 29-year-old MMA Lab representative captured the lightweight title from Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 in February, successfully defended it in his rematch with “The Answer” six months later and cemented his place as MMA’s 155-pound alpha male with a unanimous verdict over Nate Diaz in December.
Melendez is regarded by many as one of the sport’s top pound-for-pound talents, despite never having competed in the UFC. The 30-year-old Californian has avenged the only two defeats of his career and will enter... Read More