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Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 21, 2014 2:00 pm

Chan Sung Jung Thinks Mandatory Two Year Layoff May Help His Career

The news that UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung would be out of the octagon for at least two years due to South Korea’s mandatory military enlistment law was a bit of a surprise, unless you’re Chan Sung Jung. He spoke with on Monday about the news and his career. “The Korean Zombie” appears...

Oct 21, 2014 1:51 pm

Coach: Vitor Belfort Looks Brilliant Post-TRT

“[Belfort’s] doing brilliantly right now. He’s ready. He could fight within four weeks if he had to. This is a man who makes sacrifices to be at his very best. I love the fact that he’s off the TRT program just to get that out of his conversation, but the diet, the meal plan, it...

Oct 21, 2014 12:55 pm

Lineker On McCall: “At some point I will catch him”

We have a good helping of fighter trash talk for everyone today. This time around it’s UFC flyweight John Lineker sending a message to his upcoming opponent,”Uncle Creepy” himself, Ian McCall. Up until recently it’s been McCall providing us with some nice pre-fight quotes, but Lineker decided to join in the fun and lay the...

Oct 21, 2014 12:43 pm

Stateside Fighters Head To Brazil Ahead Of UFC 179

A slew of stateside UFC talent have hit the road this week in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 179 event in Rio. Here are some reactions, comments, and updates from some notables. Here we go! See u tomorrow Brazil! ab_raines @touchyfili @jbmma155 @urijahfaber @fabiopradobjj — chad mendes (@chadmendes) October 20, 2014 Here we go!...

Oct 21, 2014 12:14 pm

‘Big John’ Don’t Care

Here's the video of John McCarthy telling Josh Neer "It's not my job. It's your job to get up." A video posted by Erik Fontanez (@erik_fontanez) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:14pm PDT Popular Officiating Veteran, ‘Big John’ McCarthy wasn’t having any lip from Bellator 129 headliner Josh Neer. Neer, visibly upset with his performance last...

Oct 21, 2014 12:08 pm

‘Mayhem’ Miller Walks Out Of Jail, Takes To Tweeting Once More

Following a week in Orange County lockup, former UFC middlweight, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been released from his OC Jail cell, following yesterday’s plea of not guilty. Check it: I walked out the back door. — THE NOTORIOUS MMA (@mayhemmiller) October 20, 2014 Court went well. I have faith in America and California. I have...

Oct 21, 2014 11:10 am

Getting To Know The Champ, Jose Aldo

In this episode of Fightland Meets we spoke with UFC Featherweight champion José Aldo about humble upbringings and rising from street soccer matches to becoming one of Brazil’s most beloved mixed martial artists.

Oct 21, 2014 11:06 am

Ultimate 8: Jose Aldo

Joe Rogan ranks the greatest victories of featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s career in Ultimate 8.

Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Cormier Dissses Gustafsson: “I Don’t Feel Bad For Him At All”

After Alexander Gustafsson pulled out of his light heavyweight title rematch with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier stepped in to fight Jones at UFC 178. The pair met at the UFC’s Ultimate Media day and brawled during their now infamous staredown. Shortly after the brawl, Jones tore his meniscus and was forced out of the bout,...

Oct 20, 2014 7:21 pm

NJ Commission Head, Larry Hazzard, Reinstates Instant Replay

The instant replay is one of the most used objects in professional sports, from the NBA and the NFL, to the UFC. As the head of the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, Larry Hazzard has reappointed the instant replay to combat sports events. He spoke to MMAJunkie about his decision to reinstate the instant...

Oct 20, 2014 7:10 pm

Anderson Silva Responds To Nogueira Retirement Talks

After being brutally KO’d by Roy Nelson earlier this year, many fight fans, including UFC President Dana White called for the retirement of Minotauro Nogueira. While Nogueira hasn’t had any matches since then, or given a definitive answer as to whether or not he’s ready to close the book on his MMA career, his close...

Oct 20, 2014 7:03 pm

TUF 20 Finale Tickets On Sale This Friday

The current season of The Ultimate Fighter, dubbed ‘TUF 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned’ is currently airing on Fox Sports 1 every Wednesday. The finale for the event, has been set for December 12th at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, and will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Tickets for the event will...

Oct 20, 2014 5:37 pm

Brutal Liver Kick To Soccer Kick KO

Ouch! Our heads hurt just watching this brutal finish from ONE FC Roar Of Tigers this past weekend. Watch as Anatpong Bunrad lands a brutal liver kick to Marc Bornean, and follows up with an even more brutal soccer kick to finish the fight. Skip to the 7:40 mark to see the finish.

Oct 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Royce Gracie Slams Eddie Bravo And Rubber Guard, Threatens To Punch Him In The Face

Eddie Bravo has been criticized by members of the JiuJitsu community for creating some of his own JiuJitsu moves, as well as 10th Planet JiuJitsu. Earlier this summer we saw a video of Bravo explaining the rubber guard to Rickson Gracie (Watch that HERE) and many, including myself, thought strides of understanding had been made...

Oct 20, 2014 4:46 pm

Watch Mike Tyson KO A Grandma In Hilarious Trailer For New Animated Series

Legendary boxer Mike Tyson is set to launch an animated TV show on Adult Swim titled ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’. While I could describe the premise of the show to you. I would rather have you watch this hilarious trailer for the show, which premiers Monday October 27th on Adult Swim at 9:30CT. Mike Tyson punching...

Oct 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Stephan Bonnar Losing Money In The Stock Market As A Result Of Tito Ortiz

Multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar was released from his UFC contract earlier this summer, and was signed by Bellator, with the sole intention of fighting Tito Ortiz. The first time the pair met in the cage for a staredown, things got heated (Read about that HERE). Bonnar spoke with Submission Radio to discuss his...

Oct 20, 2014 4:09 pm

QUICK TWITT: Mayhem Miller Pleads Not Guilty To Charges From Standoff With Police

Earlier this month former UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller was in a standoff with police. Not only that, Miller also was Tweeting the situation live while police were outside his house (Read that HERE). Mayhem was eventually arrested and appeared in court today, where he plead not guilty to charges that brought police to his...

Oct 20, 2014 4:03 pm

Cain Velasquez Wants To Be A Role Model To Hispanic Children

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, and one of the top ‘pound for pound’ fighters in the world. That being said, Velasquez admitted that he didn’t have any hero’s growing up that were of the same nationality. He spoke to Fox Sports about his desire to...

Oct 20, 2014 3:51 pm

QUICK TWITT | GSP Returns To Training

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre was cleared last week to resume training after tearing his ACL. The former champ is taking advantage of his medical clearance, and is already back in the gym training. Check it out: First day back in training @GeorgesStPierre looked awesome. — Firas Zahabi (@Firas_Zahabi) October 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014 3:40 pm

Cejudo Set To Make Bantamweight Debut At UFC On FOX 13

Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is set to make his bantamweight debut on December 13th at UFC on FOX 13 against Dustin Kimura. Cejudo was originally scheduled to make his UFC debut at flyweight at UFC 177, but after falling ill while attempting to cut weight, and being deemed unfit to cut the remaining weight,...

Oct 20, 2014 2:29 pm

Despite Feeling Like She “Missed Out”, Jessica Aguilar Still Living Her Dream

Jessica Aguilar, WSOF women’s strawweight champion, does feel like she missed out on her chance to make it into the UFC when they announced the addition of their women’s strawweight division earlier this year. After announcing the addition of the new weight class, the UFC picked 12 of the toughest females on the planet, and...

Oct 20, 2014 12:02 pm

PHOTOS | War Machine’s Suicide Note

Earlier this month it was revealed that War Machine had attempted to commit suicide while in jail, but was found unconscious by a guard, and survived. Now TMZ has received copy of the suicide note left by War Machine prior to the suicide attempt.

Oct 20, 2014 11:37 am

Daniel Cormier Named Permanant Co-Host Of UFC Tonight

UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier has officially been named the permanent co-host of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. Cormier has been a co-host on the show already for some time now, and has been a staple alongside UFC legend Kenny Florian on the program. Cormier said in a statement released by the...

Oct 20, 2014 11:20 am

PHOTO | Fan-Made Aldo vs. McGregor Fight Poster

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II is set to go down this Saturday in Brazil. However, as always, fans can’t get enough of Conor McGregor. After ‘Notorious’ TKO’d Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 last month, many began calling for a matchup between McGregor and the winner of Aldo vs. Mendes, prompting fans to create promo...

Oct 20, 2014 9:54 am

Countdown To UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis

Get ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II this Saturday by catching up on ‘Countdown to UFC 179′ from yesterday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. Below is the Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis segment from the episode.

Oct 20, 2014 9:47 am

Countdown To UFC 179: Diego Ferriera vs. Beneil Dariush

Get ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II this Saturday by catching up on ‘Countdown to UFC 179’ from yesterday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. Below is the Diego Ferriera vs. Beneil Dariush segment from the episode.