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Nov 3, 2014 12:08 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. John Howard added to UFC Fight Night 59

A welterweight scrap between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout on Monday morning. John Howard (22-10 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will be looking to rebound from a 2-fight losing skid when he battles Larkin this January in his hometown...

Nov 3, 2014 11:15 am

QUICK TWITT: Wanderlei Slams Dana White, Compares UFC Contract To Slavery

Things are escalating quickly between Wanderlei Silva and the UFC. Earlier today, Wanderlei sent out a Tweet comparing the UFC to slavery, which was transcribed by Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting. Escravidão agora????? Como assim,nao posso trabalhar entao Dana? Vc nao manda em mim,luto onde eu quiser!O Q é seu ta guardado ja chega! — Wanderlei...

Nov 3, 2014 10:30 am

.GIF | Hilarious Victory Dance From Jens Pulver

To start off your Monday take a look back at this hilarious .gif of our friend Jens Pulver celebrating his win over Eric Hibler from WEF 9 in 2000. .GIF courtesy of The UnderGround.

Nov 3, 2014 10:24 am

Sneaky Trick To Finish Armbar From Guard

In this video Roxanne Modafferi shows a sneaky little trick to finish an armbar from guard. This technique looks especially effective for when your opponent is much bigger than you are! Check it out:

Nov 3, 2014 9:13 am

Enson Inoue’s Christmas Mission To Give Back To People In Japan

Recently retired Enson Inoue has started a gofundme campaign to give back to people living in poverty, specifically an orphanage, and temporary housing facilities in Fukushima stemming from the hurricane and tsunami in March of 2011. Inoue posted the following message on the UnderGround asking for help with his campaign. So many people want to...

Nov 3, 2014 9:03 am

Werdum Blames Brazilian Economy For Lack Of Brazilian UFC Champions

When Jose Aldo defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes last month at UFC 179, he also defended his place as the sole UFC champion from Brazil. Leading up to the bout many fighters and fans took note of Brazil’s decline from once holding 4 of 9 championships, down to just 1. Former middleweight champion...

Nov 3, 2014 8:49 am

Sonnen Responds To Wanderlei’s Challenge

Yesterday we reported that XFC was targeting a matchup in Brazil between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, and that Silva had already accepted the matchup (Read about that HERE). The MMA world sat on the edge of it’s seat while we eagerly waited for ‘The American Gangster’ to answer Silva’s challenge, and we have an...

Nov 3, 2014 8:40 am

Overeem: I Can Beat Rothwell 9 Out Of 10 Times

Despite an early TKO loss to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night Jacare vs. Mousasi in September, Alistair Overeem still believes he can beat Rothwell 9 out of 10 times. After the loss, many began calling Overeem the biggest bust in UFC history, calling for ‘The Reem’ to be cut, however the UFC decided to...

Nov 3, 2014 8:30 am

UFC Set To Be Head Sponsor For 2015 British Open Judo Championship

The UFC will officially serve as the head sponsor for the 2015 British open Judo championships on July 12th of 2015 at Wembley Arena in London. UFC Chief Global Brand Officer Gary Cook spoke to MMAJunkie about the sponsorship saying: “The 2015 British Open Judo Championships will be a fantastic event and an important stage...

Nov 3, 2014 7:50 am Radio With Neil Magny, Garry Tonon, & Leslie Smith

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Nov 3, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem Reminisces On Pride FC Days

UFC fighter, and former Pride FC fighter Alistair Overeem posted a photo on his Instagram of himself and a star studded group of Pride FC legends from the 2005 light heavyweight Grand-Prix. Pride! TB! 2005 Light-Heavyweight GP! I miss the old days in Japan! Ein von Alistair Overeem (@alistairovereem) gepostetes Foto am Nov 11, 2014 at...

Nov 3, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Attends Snoop Dogg Concert In Style

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor posted the following photo on Twitter this past weekend of himself and some friends getting ready to attend the Snoop Dogg concert in style. Halloween night in Vegas!! Heading to see @SnoopDogg dressed as billionaires!!! #VegasLivin — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 1, 2014

Nov 3, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jorge Oliveira Steps In On 6 Days Notice To Fight Dhiego Lima

Jorge Oliveira has stepped in on 6-days notice to fight Dhiego Lima at UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil this upcoming Saturday. Lima broke the news on Twitter yesterday. My opponent pawlak got injured for our fight next week I will now be fighting Jorge "blade" Oliveira! Different opponent same mission! #ufc — Dhiego Lima...

Nov 3, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Fight Poster

Check out this awesome UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz fight poster. A member of The UnderGround posted the photo, no word yet on whether or not it’s the official fight poster.

Nov 3, 2014 5:02 am

.GIFS | Nastiest Elbows In MMA History

Elbows are some of the nastiest techniques out there, and after a video we released yesterday showing one of the nastiest elbows of all time (See that HERE). On the heels of our video article, a member of The UnderGround compiled a list of some of the nastiest elbows of all time, calling for them...

Nov 3, 2014 5:01 am

PHOTOS | Mark Hunt Continues To Shut Down Trolls

Earlier today Mark Hunt went on the offensive against his Facebook trolls, who have been criticizing him for the way he is training for his UFC 180 bout against Fabricio Werdum. Hunt continued to take the offensive and shut down his trolls throughout the day with the following hilarious posts. Post by MARK HUNT. Post...

Nov 2, 2014 7:41 pm

XFC Interested In Doing Silva vs. Sonnen In Brazil, Wanderlei Accepts

Wanderlei Silva may be retired, but there have been rumors of a potential Silva return. Last week a report surfaced that Silva could face Phil Baroni on New Years Eve in Japan (Read about that HERE). During XFC International in Brazil this past weekend, Silva was asked about a potential matchup against Chael Sonnen, the...

Nov 2, 2014 5:04 pm

PHOTO | The Rock Looking Tiny Next To 7’9 Basketball Player

It’s not very often that WWE legend and star actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson looks small next to someone. Sun Ming Ming is the exception to that statement. The 7’9 basketball player from China posed next to The Rock in a picture that made Johnson look incredibly short. I'm 6'5 255lbs – just let this...

Nov 2, 2014 4:57 pm

Relson Gracie Slams Royce: ‘He Disrespected My Father’

Respect is very important in JiuJitsu. So important that Relson Gracie hasn’t spoke to Royce in years because he believes that Royce disrespected his father, Helio, by learning Muay Thai for his fights. PVT spoke to Relson about how Royce and Renzo have forgotten what JiuJitsu truly means in an interview that was translated by...

Nov 2, 2014 4:38 pm

MMA Legends Discuss When It’s Time To Retire

It’s one of the hardest things for an MMA fighter to do after a long and successful career, but it has to happen at some point. Retirement. The word that MMA fighters despise hearing. MMAFighting caught up with some of the greatest fighters of all time, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, and Ken Shamrock to discuss...

Nov 2, 2014 4:29 pm

Legendary Rapper Narrates MMA Documentary

Legendary rapper Ice T has taken on the role of narrating a film about Wallid Ismail’s MMA promotion in Brazil. Ismail is the man credited with aiding MMA stars such as Fabricio Werdum, Lyoto Machida, and Jose Aldo to name a few, to super-stardom in their careers. In this video, Ismail gives fight fans an...

Nov 2, 2014 4:21 pm

Shields Considers Chris Weidman The Best MMA-Grappler

There are some incredibly talented grapplers in the world of MMA, from JiuJitsu aces such as Jacare Souza to Olympic wrestling medalists such as Daniel Cormier, to Olympic Judoka’s such as Ronda Rousey. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman however is one of those elite grapplers, specifically in the wrestling field. Jake Shields considers himself one of...

Nov 2, 2014 4:10 pm

Mark Hunt Goes Off On Keyboard Warriors

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been receiving advice from his Facebook followers on how to train for his upcoming UFC interim heavyweight championship fight against Fabricio Werdum in December. Hunt didn’t take too kindly to people criticizing him and giving him advice on how he should train. He posted the following video on Facebook in...

Nov 2, 2014 3:18 pm

Bellator Planning More Motocross Events In The Future

Last month Bellator MMA held an unannounced MMA card, which took place before a motocross event, in which several of the top MotoX riders in the world competed for truck loads of cash. The event was such a success that Bellator plans on holding more MMA-MotoX crossover events in the future. Monster Energy Combat Sports...

Nov 2, 2014 12:01 pm

McCall Slams Johnson: ‘This Trilogy Is Happening Whether You Like It Or Not’

Ian McCall is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against John Lineker, however he’s already planning ahead to a rematch against Demetrious Johnson. McCall posted the following thread on the UnderGround, in which he included a .gif of himself flattening Johnson out on the mat, and landing brutal ground and pound that...

Nov 2, 2014 11:54 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Brings In Steven Seagal Ahead Of Jones Bout

We’ve heard the rumors for years that Steven Seagal was secretly the mastermind behind Anderson Silva’s brutal front kick KO over Vitor Belfort. Many fans, and critics, refuted the belief that Seagal actually taught Anderson the move, and Anderson himself even admitted that Seagal never trained him. Now a photo has surfaced of Daniel Cormier...