MMA : the Bellator champion defends his belt on November 19th

Michael Chandler : « I am just entering my prime… »

michael chandler

At Bellator 165, Mickael will do a belt fight for the 8th time ! He lost 3, he won 4 of them, including the last one in June 2016 against Patricky Freire (KO 1st round), when he won again the 155 lb belt, 3 years after losing it.

On November 19th, he will defend it against former WEC and UFC champion, Benson Henderson. We met Mickael Chandler in New York, a few weeks before his fight. Wrestling, UFC vs Bellator, Will Brooks… he confided in.

 

By Ludovic Mauchien

 

MMA : IMMAF / Adidas : a win-win partnership

David Allen “The Iphone is older than MMA”

A great step for two great brands. Adidas and the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) signed an agreement to work together a few days ago. A win-win partnership which is explained by David Allen, the IMMAF Director of Brand & Commerce.

MMA : He fights in Chechnya on Saturday June 11th.

Xavier Foupa-Pokam « I always look for KO »

He loves challenges… Great ! Fight a Chechen or a Russian in Grozny is an outstanding one. To be certain to win, it’s better to look for KO. Great bis ! Frenchman Xavier Foupa-Pokam loves it too (32 victories, 27 before the limit).

We contacted him in Chechnya 3 days before his fight against Russian Alexey Efremov (16-5) for the Akhmat Grand-Prix ½ finals. The UFC, his preparation, his motivations, his rites, his adrenaline… « Professor X » reveals himself...

Luke Rockhold Episod 12 : His training partners

Luke Rockhold « Velasquez, Cormier, Lawler… » Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 12 : Luke Rockhold talks about his training partners. Do you have any favourite training partners

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Luke Rockhold Episod 11 : His strategy

Luke Rockhold « A formula built into my head » Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 11 : Luke Rockhold talks about his strategy. Par Ludovic Mauchien  

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Luke Rockhold Episod 10 : His training

Luke Rockhold « Camps, it’s a love and hate story! » Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 10 : Luke Rockhold talks about his training. By Ludovic Mauchien  

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Luke Rockhold Episod 9 : His mental

Luke Rockhold « I learn to be a sniper » Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 9 : Luke Rockhold talks about his mental.   How do you work your mental

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Luke Rockhold Episod 8 : His most effective victories

“My last 4 performances are my best” Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 8 : Luke Rockhold talks about his most effective victories. By Ludovic Mauchien   What are your best

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Luke Rockhold Episod 6 : His nicknames

Luke Rockhold « I am not a nickname’s guy” Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 6 : Luke Rockhold talks about his nicknames. You apparently have 2 nicknames :

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Luke Rockhold Episod 7 : His chinese portrait

Luke Rockhold “If I was…” : Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, it’s for December 12th in Vegas in UFC 194, for the middleweight title. From now, Adidas offers you to discover its champion throught a series of article. Episod 7 : Luke Rockhold paints his chinese portrait.   Luke Rockhold was in Paris, invited by

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