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Nov 18, 2014 1:46 pm

Phuket Dreaming Episode 7 ‘Running With Soi Dogs’

In the seventh episode of Phuket Dreaming, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino and Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante head to Phukets Vegetarian Festival while Rob Lisita and Luke Jumeau finish their fight camps. Check out the whole series HERE ( Props to Phuket Top Team. Visit them at

Nov 18, 2014 1:44 pm

Jon Jones: ‘I would never fight Anderson Silva’

“I would never want to fight Anderson. Never. Ever.” “I just look up to him so much. And he’s just…I don’t have many people that I’ve looked up to in my lifetime and think, ‘wow, how cool would it be to be that guy.’ Look at what he’s done. Jordan, LeBron, Anderson, Kobe, I consider...

Nov 18, 2014 1:41 pm

Diaz Open to GSP Rematch: ‘Not in Canada where you can be on steroids’

“Sure, if I do well, and he comes back in the sport, sure,” Diaz said of a GSP rematch. “Why not? I see myself having a better run, too. Maybe just not being in Canada where you can just be on steroids. They didn’t drug test me for that fight. I probably would have tested...

Nov 18, 2014 1:40 pm

Bisping fires back at this, “Attention Whore”

TUF 20’s Angela Magana (pictured), is making no friends on the twitterverse. Instead, the strawweight fighting prospect is determined on ruffling as many feathers as possible. @AngelaMagana1 @MMARoasted let's see if this attention whore is still around in 10 years. n who are you again? Some random of the latest TUF — michael (@bisping) November...

Nov 18, 2014 1:29 pm

Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones Superfight Happened…

According to UFC President Dana White, the superfight between Anderson Silva and Jon Jones happened at UFC headquarters this week. And as proof, he gives us this… The Superfight between @jonnybones and @spiderandersonsilva went down last nite @ufc headquarters #noppv #noticketssold #rockyvsapollo A photo posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:20am...

Nov 18, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC Boss: Both McGregor & Anderson Silva Could Get Title Shots With Wins

“These fights lead to bigger fights. “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time. At the same time, Anthony Johnson and Gustafsson will fight and both the winners of those fights will match up later on this year.” “Every one of these fights leads to a bigger fight....

Nov 18, 2014 12:38 pm

Rousey: ‘IJF Politics Going To Destroy Judo’

Earlier this week the International Judo Federation released a new rule that prohibits their ranked competitors from competing in any other grappling tournaments. UFC Champion, “Rowdy”Ronda Rousey is not happy about that. Check it: This is such bullshit-politics is going to destroy judo.I'm so glad I don't have to deal with these bastards anymore

Nov 18, 2014 12:30 pm

NO LOVE! – Bonnar & Team Shunned Post-Fight

In Mixed Martial Arts, the traditional grudge match usually dies with the culmination of a fight. In the case of Ortiz vs. Bonnar, that didn’t happen. got the story from Bonnar: “Afterward backstage, those two got into it; Tito’s like yelling at him, ‘I’ll kick your ass for free, McCully,’” Bonnar said. “And it didn’t...

Nov 18, 2014 12:16 pm

White: ‘Brock Lesnar Interested In Fighting Again’

UFC President Dana White confirmed, during yesterday’s UFC media event, that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is indeed interested in a return to the Octagon. He told the press, “Brock Lesnar’s under contract with the WWE. We have a great relationship with him. He’s healthy, and he’s said that he’s interested in fighting again. We’ll...

Nov 18, 2014 11:43 am

‘Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Broadcast Breaks Records

Bellator 131 knocked out the competition on Saturday, November 15 with record ratings for the emerging MMA franchise under new president Scott Coker. The Bellator 131 main event between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar (11:50pm-12:16am) drew 1.8 million viewers, peaking at 2 million, making it the most-watched and highest­rated MMA fight on cable in 2014. The Ortiz-Bonnar...

Nov 18, 2014 11:26 am

Vinny Magalhaes Calls Out Renato Laranja

The tables have turned for 27x BJJ world champion Renato Laranja, who must now answer to his long time rival, Vinny Magalhaes. With his Metamoris 5 opponent on the shelf, Magalhaes has turned his sites to his longtime antagonist. Check it: We're looking for someone to submit Vinny Magalhaes for $10,000 at @MetamorisPro 5! Contact...

Nov 18, 2014 10:40 am

Scott Coker launches a new era of Bellator MMA

We can now say the Scott Coker era of Bellator MMA is officially here following Bellator 131 this last Saturday. Http:// was able to speak to the man himself backstage after the show to get his thooughts on upcoming events, the future of Japanese MMA, and the rebirth of Bellator.

Nov 18, 2014 10:26 am

REPLAY! The Time is Now: Press Conference Highlights

Check out the highlights from “The Time Is Now” press conference that was held at the Smith Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 17. Hear from Dana White, Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Ronda Rousey & more

Nov 18, 2014 10:21 am

White on ‘unbelievable’ UFC schedule

Dana White joins APG to discuss the early 2015 schedule and whether or not Cub Swanson could get a title shot by defeating Frankie Edgar this Saturday.

Nov 18, 2014 8:56 am

UFC Fight Night 58 finalized with 12 bouts

The UFC returns to Brazil next month for “UFC Fight Night 58”, a 12-bout fight card headlined by a middleweight fight featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida taking on surging contender C.B. Dollaway. “UFC Fight Night 58” takes place December 20 live from Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event...

Nov 18, 2014 8:17 am

Rampage admits he should have stayed with UFC ‘devil’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (35-11 MMA, 3-0 BFC) has not been seen in MMA action since scoring a decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to boost Jackson in to a title fight against current Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator chairman Bjorn...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 17, 2014 9:24 pm

Erik Koch on Roufusport coaches: “These guys are great men and great teachers”

UFC fighter Erik Koch is defending his longtime gym, Roufusport after head coach and owner Duke Roufus took heat from former students and trainers for his training methods. Koch took to The UnderGround to support his coach. If you guys don’t already know I have trained at roufusport for about 5 years now. All this...

Nov 17, 2014 9:12 pm

STAREDOWNS! from ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference

Yesterday the UFC held a special press conference to announce the full 2015 calendar of events (See that HERE), and do a live Q&A with some of the UFC’s biggest superstars. Here are the staredowns from the event: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 8:47 pm

Kennedy talks Belfort vs. Weidman: “Weidman will freight train him”

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy may not be committed to continuing to fight at middleweight, however that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have an opinion on the highly anticipated matchup between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Kennedy spoke to Submission radio to discuss the bout. “I hope (Belfort) passes. We’ve seen pictures of him of late, whether...

Nov 17, 2014 8:41 pm

Werdum: Hunt asked for bout to be stopped

Fabricio Werdum landed a vicious, but well placed flying knee this past Saturday against Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Werdum spoke to BloodyElbow about the setup for the fight ending knee, that he says caused Mark Hunt to ask for the bout to be stopped. His words: “It took me a...

Nov 17, 2014 8:33 pm

UFC on FOX 14 picks up three new bouts

UFC on FOX 14, which takes place January 24th from Stockholm Sweden has picked up four new bouts. First up is Nikita Krylov vs. Stanislav Nedkov. Krylov is coming off a TKO win over Cody Donovan earlier this summer, whereas Nedkov is coming off a TKO loss to Tom Watson nearly a year ago. Next...

Nov 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Herb Dean draws main event duty for UFC 181

Veteran referee Herb Dean has drawn main event duty for UFC 181 next month. Dean will referee the main-event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, while fellow veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will referee the co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Yves Lavigne will also referee the TUF 20 finale in December as...

Nov 17, 2014 8:07 pm

Did Ortiz play tricks to keep Bonnar awake prior to Bellator 131?

The night before his Bellator 131 bout against Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar found himself on the wrong end of several bizarre circumstances that caused him to get little sleep the night before his highly anticipated fight against Tito Ortiz. He recounts the situation to MMAJunkie. “One of the reasons I was tired was some bizarre...

Nov 17, 2014 5:48 pm

Ralek Gracie Talks All Things Metamoris – Exclusive

When a Gracie speaks, it’s usually a good idea to listen. Lucky for Radio host Anton Skoro he had not one but two members of the Gracie family on the most recent show this past Sunday. Both Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie stopped by to talk all things Metamoris. Ralek was up first, check...

Nov 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Dana White discusses Luke Rockhold’s ranking

Earlier this month the UFC traveled to Sydney Australia where Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold fought in the main event. Rockhold ultimately finished Bisping in the second round of the bout with a one-arm guillotine choke. UFC President Dana White spoke to on their weekly podcast, ‘The Download’ to discuss Rockhold’s ranking in a...

Nov 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Miesha Tate on “loud mouth” Bethe Correia: ‘She seems cocky’

Miesha Tate recently signed to fight Sara McMann at UFC 183. Tate believes that a fight with McMann would give her a better shot at getting back to title contention than a fight with Bethe Correia, who Tate wanted to fight at one point. Tate spoke to MMAJunkie about the decision to fight McMann. “I’ve...

Nov 17, 2014 5:04 pm

Emelianenko Gets Engaged Behind Bars

Alexander Emelianenko, MMA veteran, and brother of the great Fedor Emelianenko, was engaged recently while serving time in jail prior to a trial resulting from sexual assault charges. His trial is set for December 30th, and if Emelianenko is found guilty, he could face up to 6 years in jail. reported in an article...