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Sep 25, 2014 10:27 am

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 178 Embedded, the fighters arrive in Vegas and assemble at the MGM Grand. The close quarters create tension when opponents Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier cross paths and exchange words in the lobby. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone discusses his legacy with the media, while UFC champ Demetrious Johnson, challenger Chris Cariaso...

Sep 25, 2014 10:12 am

#TBT | Penne Breaks Ellis’ Nose With Knee in Invicta Bout

In TUF 20’s latest featured bout a rematch took place between Jessice Penne and Lisa Ellis. The duo first fought under the Invicta FC banner, where Penne won again. The Caption Reads, Dear @LisaEllis115 It was my KNEE THAT BROKE YOUR NOSE… Not a headbutt

Sep 25, 2014 10:04 am

QUICK TWITT | Bobby Green Still Beefing With Fellow Lightweights

Top UFC lightweight Bobby “King” Green isn’t looking to make friends with his UFC peers. The brash, Southern California resident has been battling it out for days with rivals on twitter and today is no different. Here’s the latest: @BobbyKGreen do me a favor and "study" deez

Sep 25, 2014 9:45 am

REPLAY! Jones and Cormier Appear at NSAC Hearing

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Sept. 23. Both fighters were fined and handed community service requirements for August brawl.

Sep 25, 2014 9:41 am

REPLAY! Penne Blasts Through Ellis In TUF 20 Bout

Jessica Penne put Lisa Ellis away for a second time but this one moves her forward in The Ultimate Fighter tournament as she made quick work of the Team Melendez fighter with a first round rear naked choke.

Sep 25, 2014 9:27 am

Masvidal Wants Cerrone vs. Alvarez Winner

Ahead of this weekend’s UFC 178 event, top lightweight Jorge Masvidal discusses his desire to raise the bar, wants the winner of Saturday’s co-main event.

Sep 25, 2014 9:23 am

“Wonderboy” Wants Matt Brown Rematch

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson discusses his upcoming bout, this weekend, against Patrick Cote, and the desire for redemption in his only career defeat, via Matt Brown. Enjoy!

Sep 24, 2014 5:48 pm

Edgar-Swanson, Green-Barboza Slated For UFC Fight Night 57

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two new bouts with heavy implications. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson have agreed to a five-rounder and will headline UFC Fight night 57 in November. The winner will likely face Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight world title. Also announced on the fight card is a lightweight bout...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via UFC.com: “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 24, 2014 2:05 pm

Gracie vs. Sakuraba To Headline Metamoris 5

Metamoris 5 is set for October 10 and the event’s headliner has just been announced. Ralek Gracie sent out the following, via press-release: I am very excited to present Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie. This event honors the rivalry between Brazil and Japan; beginning in Vale Tudo and now on the biggest stage for submission...

Sep 24, 2014 1:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva Wants You To Know The Truth About The UFC

“The money paid to the athletes is very little. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generate? Those are things that are pissing off the fighters. Another thing that bothers me is that if someone wants to sponsor you, they have to pay $50,000 to the promotion before sponsoring you. But the money...

Sep 24, 2014 1:10 pm

Fertitta: ‘Double DUI’s Won’t Keep Diaz From Silva Fight’

“We don’t really get involved on that level other than staying in touch to understand what’s happening. We’re going to find out more when he has his court date. I don’t necessarily think, and this is me personally, the charges would prevent the fight from happening. I’ve never seen a situation where a commission didn’t...

Sep 24, 2014 1:02 pm

HERO! Mike Tyson Rescues Crash Victim On Vegas Hwy

“Iron” Mike Tyson does good-by accident victim in need. Boxing Legend Mike Tyson took action recently, after witnessing a taxi cab collide with a motorcycle rider. TMZ has the scoop: Ryan Chesley tells TMZ … he was on his way to Las Vegas this week when a cab cut him off on the freeway …...

Sep 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Floyd To NSAC: ‘All Access Weed Was Fake’

MMA scandal wasn’t the only item of interest during yesterday’s Athletic Commission meeting in Nevada. P4P boxing king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was also summoned by the commission to discuss questionable items seen during his “All Access” countdown show, in the lead up to his last bout. The Showtime camera crew caught and aired Floyd, and...

Sep 24, 2014 12:38 pm

Cruz: ‘I’m still the best’

“I’m gunning for the title. If you’re in this sport and you’re not gunning for the title, you’re in the wrong sport. But I’m just taking one step in front of the other and I’m not skipping any steps. When you start to skip steps you start looking past people.” “I’m still the best bantamweight...

Sep 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Poirier on McGregor: “I don’t like him”

“I don’t like the guy, I don’t like him as a person. I think he talks a big game, like he wants to fight, and that he wants to be in the dog fight. He talks like he’s that kind of person. “But if you watch his footage I don’t think he is. He’s knocked...

Sep 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Struve Not Impressed With Alistair Overeem

“Surprised? The competition, and the level of competition in UFC, is just really high. I said that to my friends and to people that asked me before he got into the UFC. They said he would dominate, be champion of UFC and annihilate everybody. But I told them to just wait and see. The competition...

Sep 24, 2014 12:06 pm

3 Broken Noses At Fight Night 52?

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event may have resulted in several nose fractures. UFC Fight Night 52 took place in Japan, last Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. According to a report from MixedMartialArts.com, up to three UFC fighters are being sidelined for potential fractures to their nose. Here’s the full...

Sep 24, 2014 11:45 am

Mike Easton Released By UFC Following Latest Loss

Three-year UFC veteran bantamweight, Mike Easton has been released from the UFC following his fourth straight loss inside the Octagon. After notching wins in his first three UFC bouts, Easton went on to drop bouts to Assuncao, Picket, Dillashaw, and most recently Yves Jabouin.

Sep 24, 2014 11:31 am

McGregor Ready To Step In For Aldo Or Mendes

“100 percent. You’re damn right I’d be ready. I stay ready. It’s my logo. I’m actually flying out to Brazil. Not only will I fly out, I’ll jump into the Octagon if need be. Who knows? I might stick a few banana peels around the weigh-in area and hope someone falls.” “I’ll honestly whoop both...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 11:22 am

SUCCESS! “Bigfoot” In Recovery Following Yesterday’s Surgery

UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva underwent surgery yesterday to help repair a pituitary gland issue. That surgery was a success. The Caption Reads, my surgery was a success, i’ll be back soon.Thank you to everyone who sent me their positive thoughts and energy… Minha cirurgia foi um sucesso,ja estou no quarto e quero agradecer a...

Sep 24, 2014 11:09 am

EXTENDED! ED Herman Inks New Four Fight Deal With The UFC

TUF 3 runner-up, Ed “Short-Fuse” Herman just re-upped his UFC contract for four more fights. The perennial middleweight took to twitter with the news: Inking my new 4 fight deal with the #ufc 8 great years ready for at least a couple more ! https://t.co/5MPDHYC2UL — Ed Herman (@EdHermanufc) September 24, 2014