Quebec MMA fans hold soft spot for Cote
Georges St-Pierre may be the king of MMA in Quebec but Patrick (The Predator) Cote is also UFC royalty in La Belle Province. The 34-year-old welterweight, in his 10th year in the UFC, will walk into the cage for the 15th time Wednesday night when he takes on Australian Kyle Noke in a battle of rival coaches from "The Ultimate Fighter Nations" reality TV show. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Loud and Proud
Trying to explain just how long fighting has been part of his life, English middleweight Michael Bisping paused a story about playground tussles as he spotted a very short man nearby. "I love being a fighter, I do. Rightly or wrongly," he said. "Ever since I was the same height as that guy." Bisping (25-5) giggled as he savoured the political incorrectness. Full Story.
One More Time?
Rich Franklin is shooting for the stars with his idea for one final fight in the UFC. With one bout left on his contract, the teacher-turned-fighter is quite enthusiastic about the possibility of completing the trilogy with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and even beating him for the first time. Full Story.
TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia Finale
Michael Bisping will face Tim Kennedy in the main event of the finale of The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia. The card will also feature the coaches bout between Canadian Patrick Cote and Australian Kyle Noke. The event will take place at Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec on April 16, 2014.
TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia Finale Fight Card
UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne
Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne collide in their quest for heavyweight championship consideration, while Liz Carmouche and Miesha title battle to remain relevant in the women's bantamwieght division. The event will take place at Amway Centre in Orlando, Florida on April 19, 2014.
UFC on FOX 11 Fight Card
UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his title on the line against one of the UFC's fiercest fighters in Glover Teixeira. The event will take place at Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland on April 26, 2014.
UFC 172 Fight Card