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Ray Longo Praises Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker But Doesn’t Think It’s ‘Fight of the Year’

Renowned head coach Ray Longo thinks Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker had the "Round of the Year," but it isn't his choice for the 2020 "Fight of the Year." Poirier and Hooker competed in a lightweight clash this past Saturday night (June 27). The bout headlined UFC on ESPN 12...

Ray Longo Advises Aljamain Sterling To Only Sign UFC Contract If Title Shot Is Guaranteed

Head coach Ray Longo is tired of seeing Aljamain Sterling wait for his shot. Sterling took on Cory Sandhagen on the main card of UFC 250 earlier this month. Many expected this to be a highly competitive fight that had the potential to come down to the wire. Instead, Sterling...

Ray Longo Responds To Anderson Silva’s Retirement Comment

Chris Weidman's coach Ray Longo has a rather interesting response to Anderson Silva's retirement comment. Silva recently revealed that he considered retiring before his first bout with Weidman. At that point, Silva hadn't been beaten under the UFC banner and he set the record for most successful consecutive title defenses...

Ray Longo Wants UFC To Take A Break Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Well known MMA head coach Ray Longo wants the UFC to hold off on events for a while in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. The coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll. There have been over 1,300,000 cases globally and over 72,600 deaths as a result of the coronavirus...

Ray Longo Says Donald Cerrone Had No Fight IQ Against Conor McGregor

Head coach Ray Longo isn't sure what Donald Cerrone was doing against Conor McGregor. On Jan. 18, McGregor and Cerrone clashed in the main event of UFC 246. While McGregor was the favorite going in, many considered "Cowboy" to be a live underdog. The former UFC "champ-champ" ended up dismantling...

Coach: We Saw A ‘More Mature’ Al Iaquinta At UFC on FOX 31

"Ragin" Al Iaquinta picked up a big win earlier this month (Sat. December 15, 2018) at UFC on FOX 31. Iaquinta defeated Kevin Lee in the main event of the evening, a rematch from their initial fight back in 2014. "Ragin" defeated Lee in his UFC debut, the first...

Al Iaquinta’s Coach Wants ‘Raging’ To Fight Conor McGregor

Al Iaquinta's coach Ray Longo hopes to see his fighter do battle with Conor McGregor. Iaquinta went one-on-one with Kevin Lee in a rematch at UFC on FOX 31. Just like the first encounter, "Raging" earned the unanimous decision victory. After the fight, Iaquinta made it clear that he doesn't...

Ray Longo Believes Darren Till ‘Did Nothing’ Against Stephen Thompson

Ray Longo was surprised as many were when Darren Till was awarded a unanimous decision win over Stephen Thompson. Till shared the Octagon with Thompson in the main event of UFC Liverpool. The bout took place inside the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. There was controversy before the fight even...

Al Iaquinta’s Coach Ray Longo Was “Blown Away” by His Performance at UFC 223

At UFC 223, many people believed that it would be extremely difficult for Al Iaquinta to get out of the first round against Khabib Nurmagomedov, but his heart and determination helped him survive until the end of the fight. Al Iaquinta was originally scheduled to fight Paul Felder at UFC...
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Chris Weidman on Importance of Ray Longo: ‘He Believed in me’

UFC on FOX 25 winner Chris Weidman had a rough go inside the Octagon before his bout with Kelvin Gastelum. Last night (July 22), Weidman and Gastelum fought in the main event of UFC on FOX 25. Having lost three straight bouts and fighting in his backyard, the "All-American" had...

Ray Longo on UFC 210 Controversy: ‘You’re F*cking With a Guy in The Middle of The Fight’

Ray Longo is none too pleased with the outcome that transpired following Chris Weidman's UFC 210 bout with Gegard Mousasi. Weidman took on Mousasi this past Saturday night (April 8) in the co-main event of UFC 210 in Buffalo, NY. The "All-American" was looking to avoid his third straight loss...

Ray Longo on Chris Weidman’s Two-Fight Skid: ‘We Plateaued a Little Bit’

Ray Longo is confident that Chris Weidman will be back in the win column on April 8. Weidman is taking on Gegard Mousasi inside the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY as part of the UFC 210 card. The "All-American" is in search of his first victory since May 2015. The...

Despite New York State’s MMA Ban, Serra-Longo Fight Team Keeps On “Trucking”

Although Mixed Martial Arts is still banned in its home state, Long Island, New York based fight camp Serra-Longo Fight Team has seen a widely recognized rise to fame and success.

Trainer Says Chris Weidman Will Crush Machida At UFC 175

Chris Weidman's trainer sounding supremely confident ahead of UFC 175

Fertitta Hoping To Have Weidman Vs. Belfort In Las Vegas

UFC CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed with ESPN this week when Chris Weidman will face Vitor Belfort and possibly where: "Depending on Chris Weidman, I'd like to do Vegas May or July," Fertitta told ESPN via text message. The issue with Vegas is that Belfort may receive push...