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Sep 22, 2014 9:43 am

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 178 Weigh-Ins And UFC 181 Press Conference This Friday

UFC 178 takes place this Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena with Demetrious Johnson defending his flyweight championship against Chris Cariaso in the main event. The event will take place this Friday at Premier Ballroom at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The event will be kicked off by a press conference with UFC...

Sep 22, 2014 9:33 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey Training At The Beach

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey doesn’t have a fight scheduled, but that hasn’t stopped the champ from hitting the beach for some training. Rousey is coming off a quick KO win over Alexis Davis July 5th at UFC 175. Who do you want to see Rousey fight next?

Sep 22, 2014 9:22 am

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Chokes Out Rocky Balboa Statue

Eddie Alvarez visited Philadelphia ahead of his UFC 178 bout, and UFC debut, against Donald Cerrone this Saturday. He took some time to check out the famous statue of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, and even sink in a rear naked choke.

Sep 22, 2014 9:14 am

Behind The Scenes Look At The TUF Gym

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was a coach on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, which is currently being run on TV every Wednesday night. Prior to the filming however, his head coach, striking guru Duke Roufus, took fans on a tour of the gym behind the scenes. Post by Duke Roufus Striking University. By...

Sep 22, 2014 9:03 am

.GIFs | The Unstoppable Mark Hunt

This past weekend we saw Mark Hunt KO Roy Nelson with a brutal uppercut. We knew going into this fight that both fighters had unbelievable chins and possessed some of the best one-punch knockout power in the sport. Prior to last year, Hunt hadn’t been KO’d since 2008 when he fought Melvin Manhoef. Roy Nelson...

Sep 22, 2014 8:29 am

Paulo Filho Hospitalized After Having Pre-Fight Seizure

The once dominant PRIDE FC fighter Paulo Filho has been hospitalized in Brazil after suffering a seizure before he was slated to fight Amilcar Alvez at Fatality Arena 7 last night. MMAFighting’s Guilherme Cruz broke the story. Filho started his career going 16-0, even winning the WEC championship. Filho picked up wins over elite level...

Sep 22, 2014 5:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Conor McGregor “Prepared To Kill”

Conor McGregor posted the following photo on his Twitter of himself, ready for his bout with Dustin Poirier. Check it out: I show up prepared to kill. Everytime. pic.twitter.com/qx7mgkeLIX — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 22, 2014 McGregor is coming off a win against Diego Brandao at UFC Dublin earlier this summer, and will face Dustin...

Sep 22, 2014 5:07 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Doing Rehab For Injured Knee

Khabib Nurmagomedov was supposed to fight Donald Cerrone, but after suffering a torn meniscus, Khabib was forced out of the fight. Despite not having another fight scheduled, The Eagle hit the stationary bike to rehab his injured knee.

Sep 22, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTOS | Fans And Fighters Show Their Appreciation For Wanderlei Silva

Earlier this week, Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement from MMA, saying that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him. Following his announcement, fans showed their support for Wanderlei by posting photos of themselves holding signs saying “#together”.

Sep 22, 2014 5:05 am

Joe Rogan And Eddie Bravo Discuss Rose Namajunas And TUF 20

On Joe Rogan’s latest episode of the Joe Rogan experience, Joe and Eddie Bravo spoke about TUF 20 contestant Rose Namajunas. Ronda Rousey stated earlier this month that she believed Namajunas was the fighter Dana White was referring to when he said they found the “next Ronda Rousey”. Who do you think will win this...

Sep 22, 2014 5:03 am

Pat Barry Set To Make Legacy FC Debut

Pat Barry is set to return to the ring for a kickboxing bout, but not under the Glory WS banner, this time he will fight under the Legacy FC banner in their first ever kickboxing event. After retiring from MMA, Barry signed with Glory WS to fight Zack Mwekassa, who stopped him by with a...

Sep 22, 2014 5:02 am

The Voice Versus Fedor Complete Interview

Check out this awesome interview with Fedor Emelianenko and Michael Schiavello from AXS-TV, where Fedor spoke about everything from his time as a Pride FC champion, and on went what went wrong with the UFC.

Sep 22, 2014 5:01 am

Mike De La Torre vs. Mark Eddiva Added To UFC FN Sydney

Mike De La Torre vs. Mark Eddiva has been added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, which takes place November 8th. The UFC announced this bout yesterday. De La Torre is 0-1 in the UFC with 1 no contest. In his UFC debut, De La Torre dropped a split decision loss to Mark Bocek,...

Sep 21, 2014 6:20 pm

PHOTO | Rafael Dos Anjos Training With Wanderlei Silva

Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement last week, but that didn’t stop him from hitting the gym and training with top ranked lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos. Muito prazer em poder ter treinado com essa lenda @wandfc. O legado que voce deixou ninguem pode tirar, como voce disse, “eu ajudei a construir esse esporte” sem duvidas foi...

Sep 21, 2014 6:14 pm

How Court McGee Went From Drug Addict To UFC Fighter

Those that watch TUF may be familiar with Court McGee and his emotional story. For those unfamiliar with the situation, McGee was a substance abuser who overdosed one night at a party, but was revived by EMTs after being dead for 8-minutes. McGee’s parents placed him in rehab and thankfully, McGee found sobriety. Now as...

Sep 21, 2014 5:52 pm

UFC Blocked Bellator From Hosting Event In California

The UFC and Bellator went head to head for the first time earlier this month during UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi, and Bellator 123, which took place the same night, in the same town. Now it appears that the UFC and Bellator will once again go head to head on the same night, but...

Sep 21, 2014 5:42 pm

QUICK TWITT: Wanderlei’s Retirement Video Brings Fitch’s Wife To Tears

Earlier this week, Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement from MMA after saying that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him. One person who apparently has felt the same way in the past is former UFC welterweight title contender Jon Fitch. Fitch Tweeted the following bit about the video: video brought my wife to...

Sep 21, 2014 5:35 pm

Felice Herrig Talks About Lack Of Privacy From Film Crew On TUF

TUF 20 contestant Felice Herrig is one of the more outgoing castmembers on the show. However, even she admitted that she was more self-conscious about her actions. She spoke with MMAJunkie about the taping of the show, saying: “They told us that they weren’t allowed to show any of that stuff, that they’re not allowed...

Sep 21, 2014 4:36 pm

McGregor Plans To Attend UFC 179, Says Poirier Is The Last Step To A Title Shot

Conor McGregor has quickly become one of the top ranked UFC featherweights, and believes that a win over Dustin Poirier puts him undoubtedly in line for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes at UFC 179. McGregor returned from a torn ACL to defeat Diego Brandao via KO in the...

Sep 21, 2014 4:24 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem Supporting Youth Kickboxing

Alirstair Overeem is coming off a quick KO loss to Ben Rothwell earlier this month, but still found some time to go check out a youth kickboxing practice, and captured the moment on his Instagram. Supporting the youth @ 033’s @fightandpoweracademy central kickboxing practice! Overeem will face Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 on...

Sep 21, 2014 4:17 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones Poses With Felice Herrig

TUF 20 competitor Felice Herrig posed with Jon Jones at a recent event and captured the moment on her Instagram. Felice appears on the current season of TUF, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Jones is currently recovering from a torn meniscus, and will face Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on January 2nd.

Sep 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Chris Weidman Is Glad Jacare Thinks He Can Beat Him

Chris Weidman is getting ready to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 181, but he already has another challenger looking at getting a crack at the champion. Jacare Souza is fresh off a dominant win over Gegard Mousasi earlier this month, and is confident he can beat the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. MMAJunkie spoke with...

Sep 21, 2014 3:38 pm

Glover Teixeira Gives His Pick For Jones vs. Cormier

Glover Teixeira will have his eye on January’s UFC 182 main event bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of Jones, and is looking to get back in the win column with a win over Phil Davis at UFC 179. Glover spoke to media...

Sep 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Glover Vows To “Get That F***ing Belt”

Glover Teixeira is gearing up for his fight against Phil Davis at UFC 179 in Brazil. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and a win over Davis would certainly help Teixeira get back in title contention. Phil Davis on the other hand is coming...

Sep 21, 2014 3:21 pm

Overeem On Injuring Jones “I Felt Terrible”

Alistair Overeem has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism lately after it was revealed that he injured Jon Jones while Jones was preparing for his UFC 178 fight against Daniel Cormier. The two men were sparring, and Jones ended up getting injured and tearing his meniscus. Anthony Johnson was the first fighter...

Sep 21, 2014 11:11 am

New Video Shows Thiago Silva Cocking Gun

After being released by the UFC following a standoff with police, Thiago Silva’s UFC hopes were slim to none. However, after his ex-wife fled the country, the prosecution team was unable to make a case against Silva, and as a result released him from prison. The UFC resigned him given that it was never proven...

Sep 21, 2014 10:51 am

Khabib To Alvarez: Win A Few Fights Before Asking For A Title Shot

Earlier this month Bellator finally released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract. That very same day, Alvarez was signed to the UFC, and agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27th. Alvarez stated that he wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis after Gilbert Melendez gets his shot at the...