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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...

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...

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...