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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...

Oct 29, 2015 8:56 pm

Rousimar Palhares’ manager disagrees with NSAC suspension

Yesterday it was revealed that Rousimar Palhares was suspended for 2 years for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’ after continuing to hold a kimura despite Jake Shields tapping and referee Steve Mazzagatti attempting to separate the two. In addition, Palhares has to forfeit $40,000 from his fight purse, and was stripped of the WSOF welterweight title. In a...

Oct 28, 2015 5:00 pm

Manager: Cormier is one of the best of all time; he’s just not better than Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last week, this after UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the promotion. Jones’ return to the octagon is being targeted for early 2016, where he is expected to rematch current UFC light heavyweight title holder Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones manager, Malki Kawa, recently spoke to...

Oct 27, 2015 9:46 am

Jones’ manager: DC rematch will be on our terms

Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC, and has reportedly never been more focused. With that being said, a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is on everyone’s mind. The only obstacle to that is that DC is currently looking to sit out for a while and rest up for the...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 7, 2015 7:52 pm

Uh-Oh! Longtime MMA Manager Likely to Serve Prison Time

Longtime MMA manager Monte Cox could possibly face 3 years in federal prison and a $100,000 fine after he plead guilty to one count of filing a false tax return. Cox, who has worked with Matt Hughes and Tim Sylvia, along with other fighters, did not report as much as he was supposed to when...

Sep 17, 2015 7:40 pm

Infamous Manager Mike Kogan “Shocked” Over Diaz Fiasco

Everyone has an opinion on UFC fighter Nick Diaz’s controversial five year suspension, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The support for Diaz has been impressive to say the least. Just about every fighter has come out and shown that they think it’s ridiculous that he was given such a harsh punishment. Even...

Aug 21, 2015 3:13 pm

Miesha Tate’s Manager ‘Shocked’ She Isn’t Getting Rousey Fight

UFC bantamweight Miesha Tate was promised a third shot at champion Ronda Rousey after her dominating win over Jessica Eye at UFC on FOX 16. Apparently that’s not worth much these days, as she will not be getting that fight and instead undefeated Holly Holm will meet Rousey at UFC 195 in Jan. The news...

Aug 5, 2015 9:54 am

Manager’s Excuse For Palhares: ‘He Just Zones Out’

  “There are no rules that tell you how far you take a (limb) back or forth. It’s a very subjective point. But I agree that if we’re looking at the safety of the fighters, and he’s done it time and again and we’ve tried to work with him, and try to make him not...

Aug 4, 2015 4:58 pm

Rousimar Palhares’ Manager Responds To WSOF’s Decision

Earlier today the World Series of Fighting announced that they are stripping welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, of his title and suspending him indefinitely. Right after the news broke Palhares’ manager Alex Davis spoke to MMAJunkie and told them that he wasn’t happy with how the WSOF was going about this, releasing the information to the...

Jul 20, 2015 6:38 pm

Ex-Manager: ‘UFC has a big chance of signing Fedor’

Fedor Emelianenko signing with the UFC used to be something that could only be achieved in MMA fans’ dreams. Now, it is looking like it could actually become a reality. Emelianenko is now the hottest free agent in mixed martial arts and there is no doubt that the likes of M-1 and Bellator will be...

Jul 19, 2015 7:13 am

Manager: Fedor just as likely to sign with UFC as he is with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko’s announcement that he will be returning to the world of mixed martial arts shocked the world earlier this week. The former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion has been inactive since his last bout in 2012 when he defeated Pedro Rizzo in less than two minutes. Now no longer associated with M-1 Global, Emelianenko is free...

Jul 15, 2015 1:09 pm

Manager: Fedor’s Ready For Top 10 Opponent

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko has announced that he will return to MMA and now we’re all just waiting to see where and who he’ll fight. According to Fedor’s long-time manager, Vadim Finkelchtein, the news was just as shocking to him, but he thinks Fedor could fight a top 10 opponent upon his arrival. Here’s what...

Jul 10, 2015 12:31 pm

Travis Browne’s Ex-Girlfriend Slams His Manager, Will Not Press Charges

  UFC heavyweight Travis Browne was accused of domestic abuse by his ex-girlfirend, Jenna Renee Webb, who posted photos of bruises all over her body and said that it was Browne who caused them. Since then, Browne’s manager, John Fosco, has come forward and said that the allegations are false and Browne is innocent. He...