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Nov 13, 2014 3:44 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell on set of Warpigs

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell keeps busy as a retired MMA Legend. Here’s the latest from the man himself: On the set of War Pigs #warpigs #WWII #goodtimes A photo posted by Chuck Liddell (@theofficialchuckliddell) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:04pm PST Thank you to those who have served and those who...

Nov 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Velasquez on pulling out of UFC 180

“My knee was pretty jacked up the whole training camp. I felt it was very unstable. My meniscus was torn. It was pretty bad. I needed to get it fixed.”   Cain Velasquez on if he tried to work through the injury: “I tried everything I could – not wrestling, not doing jiu-jitsu, just boxing....

Nov 13, 2014 1:46 pm

McGregor Confident Against Any Man, Even Cain Velasquez

“He’s a veteran. I think he’s a short, compact fighter. I believe his reaction time has remained the same over his career. I’ll look to capitalize on it. I will prepare, I will show up and I’ll get the job done [against Dennis Siver].” McGregor on if he’d fight Jose Aldo in Brazil for the...

Nov 13, 2014 1:19 pm

Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson set for February UFC event in Colorado

A welterweight showdown between Brandon Thatch and Stephen Thompson will take place on February 14 at a yet to be named UFC Fight Night event in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this afternoon. Brandon Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will be looking to extend his current win streak to eleven when he...

Nov 13, 2014 1:13 pm

Gustafsson on not fighting Jones, matchup with Anthony Johnson

Alexander Gustafsson joins UFC Tonight to discuss missing out on his rematch with Jon Jones and his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson. Alexander Gustafsson to Cormier on tips on how to beat Jon Jones: “Be fast and work on your footwork. It’ll be a great fight. I can’t wait to see it. I want to...

Nov 13, 2014 12:55 pm

Sonnen: “He’s not as good as they say he is”

“Your brother’s been in there with Georges St-Pierre. I fought Anderson Silva before and I’ve worked out with Georges St-Pierre and I had a much harder time with St-Pierre. That was my experience. Styles come into it, but St-Pierre was far superior of an athlete and a fighter. I think your brother has been in...

Nov 13, 2014 11:54 am

Holm No Longer Set To Make UFC Debut, Out With Injury

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm has been forced to pull out of her UFC debut with an injury. Holm was scheduled to face Raquel Pennington on Dec. 7 in, Las Vegas, as part of the UFC 181 event. The Brazilian press was first to report the news, which was later confirmed by

Nov 13, 2014 11:22 am

Luke Rockhold Readying To Replace Vitor Belfort

According to reports coming out of UFC Tonight, top UFC middleweight contender, Luke Rockhold is staying in-shape and ready for a chance at the UFC’s 185 pound strap. The AKA trained fighter told UFC Tonight that he is keeping himself on standby incase Vitor Belfort fails a pre-fight drug test. While there might be a...

Nov 13, 2014 11:16 am

Jacare vs. Romero Set For UFC 184

The UFC’s return trip to Los Angeles continues to take shape,today, with the addition of a middleweight contest between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. UFC officials announced the news just moments ago. UFC 184 is going down from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, and will feature a middleweight main event between Vitor Belfort and...

Nov 13, 2014 10:59 am

EASY MONEY! King Mo Pulling For Bonnar, Says Ortiz An Easy Fight

“I want Bonnar to win. I like Bonnar’s personality. He keeps it real. Tito tries to keep it all professional, but he’s not. He’s fake.” “I would whoop his ass. That’s what would happen [if I fought Tito]. I don’t talk about the dude. If I’ve got something to say I’ll say it to his...

Nov 13, 2014 10:24 am

Tim Kennedy Hinting At Retirement?

According to reports, UFC funny man, Tim Kennedy is toying with the idea of retirement. The Team Jackson middleweight fighter is coming off a disappointing defeat, at the hands of Will Romero, and  into surgery to repair a minor knee injury. These stressors seem to have Kennedy second-guessing his career as a prize-fighter. In a statement...

Nov 13, 2014 10:15 am


‘Ares’ is no more. Canadian Mixed Martial Arts master, Rory MacDonald has changed his nickname ahead of his promised title shot. The welterweight fighter formerly known as “Ares”, will now be referred to as, ‘The Red King’. Last night, UFC Tonight announced the change on FOX Sports 1. According to the UFC’s report, Rory, actually...

Nov 13, 2014 10:09 am

Will Brooks: ‘Chandler a product of a pumped up ego’

“I chalk it up to, his ego doesn’t allow him to step outside of himself and really examine the big picture. I think sometimes his ego and the people around him pump his ego so much that he’s not allowed to see his different things. But it’s not my problem. I control what I can...

Nov 13, 2014 9:58 am

Fit’n’Flexed Season 2 Promo, Featuring BJ Penn

FIT’N’FLEXED Season 2 will air on the Ten Network Australia and on Hosted by Dayne Hudson, the show looks at training for everyone at all fitness levels, with a special emphasis on fitness and resistance training and muscle growth!

Nov 13, 2014 9:36 am

REPLAY! Edgar vs. Maynard III (Full Fight)

UFC President Dana White has made it official – Frankie Edgar has verbally agreed to defend his UFC lightweight title against the only man to beat him, as well as the number one contender who held him to a classic draw, Gray Maynard, at UFC 136. Don’t miss Edgar’s upcoming fight at Fight Night Austin...

Nov 13, 2014 9:17 am

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva set for UFC 184 in L.A.

A heavyweight clash will take place at February’s UFC 184 event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former UFC champion Frank Mir (16-9 MMA, 14-9 UFC) will battle Antonio Silva (18-6-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) in Los Angeles. Frank Mir finds himself in a must-win situation, this after dropping 4-straight fights inside the ocatagon. After earning...

Nov 13, 2014 9:07 am

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann set for UFC 183

Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miehsa Tate (15-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will return to the octagon this January when she faces former Olympian Sara McMann (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The matchup was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” After suffering a third-round submission loss to Ronda Rousey in...

Nov 13, 2014 9:06 am

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contenders Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt visit some fellow giants, NBA players practicing for their own Mexico City showdown. Soon-to-be-opponents Dennis Bermudez and Ricardo Lamas make nice at an NBA photo shoot. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog series focusing on the buildup...

Nov 13, 2014 9:03 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/10/14

The Rankings Report is a weekly series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin look back on Fight Night Sydney and Uberlandia, and look ahead to UFC 180.

Nov 13, 2014 9:01 am

Signature Moves: Fabricio Werdum

Watch Fabricio Werdum’s moves in ultra-slow motion, as the UFC’s #1 heavyweight contender battles for the interim heavyweight championship against Mark Hunt at UFC 180.

Nov 13, 2014 8:53 am

‘Mark’ HUNT

Ahead of this weekend’s UFC 180 event, we bring you this epic fan made trailer. Enjoy!

Nov 13, 2014 5:00 am

UFC 180: A Sit-Down With Mark Hunt

Before UFC 180, Mark Hunt discusses his amazing comeback story, his long journey in combat sports, the odds being stacked against him, and his mental state heading into one of the most important fights of his remarkable career.

Nov 12, 2014 4:09 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Move To ESPN

    “I was getting ready to fight Anderson the first time, and there was a UFC expo shortly before our fight. The way that Mandalay Bay works, there’s the Expo Center and there’s a long hallway. This thing is like a quarter mile, it’s like a lap around the track to get back to...

Nov 12, 2014 4:04 pm

Nate Diaz Reveals Root Of Contract Dispute With The UFC

“I went to sign this contract to fight for the title against Henderson, and when I went to sign my contract, they were locking me down for eight fights for sh-tty pay. I was like, ‘This is a world title fight, and you’re going to pay me this chump change?’… I’m like, ‘OK, this is...

Nov 12, 2014 3:43 pm

Champ T.J. Dillashaw: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad”

“I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him. I respect him, he’s an awesome fighter.” … “I hope Cub Swanson wins. I like Frankie Edgar as a fighter, but Cub Swanson is a super cool dude and his stand-up gotten so much better. We have already seen Frankie...

Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo returns to 185, meets Mousasi at UFC on FOX 14

Dan Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) will return to the UFC’s middleweight division this January when he faces Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14. UFC officials announced the pairing earlier today. Dan Henderson was last seen in action at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas,...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...