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Apr 7, 2016 11:35 am

Former manager of Fedor Emelianenko thinks that if Fedor wanted to be in the UFC, ‘he would have already been there’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko recently stated that he would like to get a rematch with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The two met in Strikeforce in 2010 where Werdum pulled off a major upset on the highly touted Emelianenko. Vadim Finkelchtein, long-time friend and former manager of Emelianenko spoke about Emelianenko’s recent statement in a...

Feb 23, 2017 10:30 pm

Michael Bisping & Yoel Romero’s manager trade verbal shots

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has continued to find his name in headlines despite the fact that he is currently sidelined with a knee injury sustained in his UFC 204 title defense against Dan Henderson, where he picked up a unanimous decision win, defending his title for the first time. While UFC President Dana White...

Feb 22, 2017 9:15 am

Manager: Michael Bisping is “absolutely ducking Yoel Romero right now”

Back in November, streaking Cuban contender Yoel Romero knocked out former middleweight champion Chris Weidman with a third-round flying knee, earning himself a shot at the current middleweight champ Michael Bisping in the process. Regrettably, however, Romero’s title shot still hasn’t been booked, and there seems to be increasing reason for him to worry it...

Feb 16, 2017 7:21 am

Conor McGregor’s manager on Floyd Mayweather superfight: “It feels more real”

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has reached a deal for a Floyd Mayweather superfight in the boxing ring. To kick off the year, Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million for a boxing match, which resulted in UFC President Dana White firing back with a...


Dec 27, 2016 9:47 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager’s bold claim for Conor McGregor

Since his dominant UFC 205 win over Michael Johnson, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has been looking for a fight with lightweight champion Conor McGregor. While it was initially reported that McGregor would be sidelined for 10 months due to the upcoming birth of his firstborn child, the ‘champ champ’ recently stated that he...

Dec 26, 2016 6:23 am

Nurmagomedov manager: reports of finalized UFC 209 bout with Ferguson “100% not true”

November was an incredible month for the UFC lightweight division. The most important moment of the month, of course, was Conor McGregor’s title-winning destruction of Eddie Alvarez. That said, the month also included huge wins from top contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, who defeated top-flight foes in Rafael Dos Anjos and Michael Johnson respectively. Under...

Nov 3, 2016 12:46 pm

Jacare Souza’s manager fires back at Michael Bisping for “running”

Several weeks ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre seemed poised for a fight at UFC 206 in Toronto. Unfortunately, as the story developed, St-Pierre took to social media to reveal that negotiations between he and the UFC didn’t go well, and he would be...

Sep 30, 2016 6:01 pm

John Lineker’s manager claims he made weight several days before weigh-ins

Friday morning at the ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ early weigh-ins, three fighters missed weight ahead of their scheduled fights Saturday evening. One of the three men to miss weight was UFC bantamweight John Lineker, who will be fighting in the main event of the card against John Dodson. Lineker, who sits at #3 on the UFC’s...

Sep 28, 2016 10:46 pm

Jose Aldo willing to take UFC to court over contract according to manager

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s ongoing saga with the UFC brass could get even uglier if both sides stand their ground. After the UFC announced that Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 205, and would not be vacating the featherweight championship, Aldo requested that the promotion...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 7, 2016 8:54 am

Jon Jones’ manager admits chances of B sample being negative are slim

Wednesday night, Jon Jones was pulled from the main event of UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. There were no immediate details given regarding the situation, and Jones’ camp maintained silence through Thursday morning. Thursday morning, Jones and his manager Maliki Kawa appeared at a press conference in Las Vegas...

May 11, 2016 12:43 pm

Ronda Rousey avoids lawsuit from ex-manager

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has succumbed to make some changes to her autobiography to avoid a defamation lawsuit from her ex-manager Darin Harvey, according to Yahoo! Sports. Harvey claimed in a statement, ” … During the four years we worked together, Ronda easily won all her amateur fights, went 8-0 as a...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 am

Miesha Tate’s manager refutes claims that Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch

Earlier this week, Holly Holm’s manager called out Miesha Tate for taking “the easy way out” and declining a rematch with Holly Holm in order to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. According to Miesha Tate’s manager Josh Jones, that wasn’t the case… He spoke to MMAFighting: “A fight with Holly Holm was never discussed...

Mar 26, 2016 1:59 pm

Frankie Edgar’s manager blasts Conor McGregor and the UFC in social media rant

While there has been no official confirmation yet that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200, it was reported last week that the UFC had issued contracts to both fighters. The way Frankie Edgar’s manager sees it, the UFC is to blame for not getting a fight...

Mar 9, 2016 8:50 am

Dana White blames Holly Holm’s Manager

Dana White is not upset after losing arguably the biggest PPV event ever for the UFC later this year with the rematch of Holm v Rousey. He has expressed that he feels sorry for Holly Holm but not for the reason you think. He doesn’t feel bad she lost only that she doesn’t know how...

Mar 2, 2016 1:50 pm

Rafael dos Anjos’ manager blasts “bulls–t guy” Conor McGregor

By now the MMA world knows that Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos won’t get to settle their beef on March 5th at UFC 196. A broken foot forced dos Anjos out of the bout, which lead to the UFC bringing Nate Diaz in as a fill-in opponent for Conor McGregor in the main event....

Feb 29, 2016 9:53 am

Anderson Silva’s Manager To Michael Bisping- Let’s Do It Again In Brazil

Sounds only fair since Anderson Silva went to London to fight Michael Bisping. Silva’s team would love the rematch to be in Brazil, Silva’s home turf. It was a unanimous decision loss for Silva at the O2 Arena in London. That is Silva’s first decision loss since 2000. In his post fight interview Silva called...

Jan 28, 2016 8:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre and manager respond to comeback rumor

The chatter of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre coming back to compete in the UFC seem like they started as soon as he made the decision to step away from fighting back in 2013. The hint of a comeback intensified on Thursday after a Quebec reporter tweeted that St-Pierre would be announcing his comeback...

Dec 16, 2015 9:36 am

McGregor’s manager refutes Werdum’s claims that McGregor wanted to train at Kings MMA

Prior to UFC 194, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum revealed that Conor McGregor’s manager reached out to Kings MMA to ask if McGregor could train there. McGregor ultimately won the fight via KO in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. Now, McGregor’s manager has refuted Werdum’s claims that McGregor ever tried to...

Dec 3, 2015 8:15 am

Hendricks doesn’t need a manager with the Reebok deal

Since the UFC partnered with Reebok we have seen quite a bit of backlash, and not all of it has been from goofy t-shirt design errors. Many fighters have spoken out on the Reebok deal, revealing that it takes money out of fighter’s pockets. With that being said, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks points...

Nov 20, 2015 8:03 am

Cyborg’s manager: UFC should “reassess the situation” with Cyborg

On Saturday night the landscape of the UFC women’s bantamweight division changed as Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey to claim the women’s bantamweight championship. In the wake of the knockout, many fans began talking about whether or not a superfight between Rousey and Cyborg still made sense. The way Cyborg’s manager George Prajin sees...

Nov 17, 2015 7:03 am

Ronda Rousey’s ex-manager: ‘I created a monster…’

While Ronda Rousey’s KO loss to Holly Holm on Saturday night was arguably one of the most memorable moments in MMA history, for Rousey’s former manager it was extremely bittersweet. Darin Harvey was Rousey’s manager for several years, including during her rise to superstardom after joining the UFC. Rousey fired Harvey back in 2013, and...

Nov 4, 2015 11:29 am

Sonnen’s manager: “I absolutely believe Chael will fight again”

Since Chael Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC there has been much speculation as to whether or not he will return to the Octagon in 2016 when his suspension is up. Sonnen has stated on multiple occasions that he will not return to fighting, but that hasn’t stopped people from guessing that...