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Oct 7, 2014 12:47 pm

Brawling UFC Fighter Thinks Job Is Secure

“This guy was being a typical kind of bro and started saying some stuff to me. At first, I told him I did not want to fight, two or three times. He was definitely egging on the situation, and then he started to irritate me. Then I told him who I was, which was probably...

Oct 7, 2014 12:40 pm

Mendes: ‘I think I would kill McGregor’

“The guy’s got a huge hype train, he’s got a lot of publicity behind him. But honestly, if the UFC is smart, if Dana is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys who will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him....

Oct 7, 2014 12:10 pm

Ronda: ‘Cyborg is an embarrassment to women, the sport, and her country’

“I’m the champion. I fight whoever comes up. She’s the one who has options, not me. I’m exactly where I was when she left and she can come back and give it a try anytime. She’ll get what she deserves. She really embarrassed not just women’s MMA and the sport, she embarrassed her country, as...

Oct 7, 2014 11:19 am

Nick Diaz: “I’m so disappointed in Michael Phelps”

The often outspoken Stockton resident, Nick Diaz is hot over the recent DUI arrest of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. And as such, the UFC fan favorite took to twitter with the following: I'm so disappointed in Michael phelps — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209) October 7, 2014 Diaz, has had two DUI arrests in the last 12-months...

Oct 7, 2014 11:11 am

CAUGHT ON TAPE – UFC Fighter Gets In Bar Brawl, Loses

This UFC fighter can’t boast street-cred like the recently incarcerated War Machine, but he’s still down for bar brawls apparently. In the video, UFC fighter Cody Gibson gets punched repeatedly in the face by bar goers. Surprised?

Oct 7, 2014 11:04 am

Rory MacDonald: “Title Shot or Bust”

@danawhite @ufc @headrushbrand @tristargym @arielhelwani #titleshotorbust plz retweet — Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) October 6, 2014 Following Saturday’s dominant performance over Tarec Saffiedine, Rory MacDonald has just one request.

Oct 7, 2014 11:00 am

Rockhold Fantasizes Of ‘Killing Bisping’ During Late Night Run

You get out what you put in! Night run/shadow box. Nov 8th watch me kill Bisping. #UFCFightNi… — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) October 6, 2014 Ahead of their pending grudge match, Luke Rockhold can’t get Michael Bisping out of his head.

Oct 7, 2014 10:55 am

PHOTO’s | Conor McGregor Supports His Biggest Fan

Great to see my friend @nadineharris200 today!! Supporting me since day 1!! Good luck in surgery tomorrow Nadine — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 5, 2014 Before his UFC superstardom, Ireland’s Conor McGregor had one massive supporter in Nadine Harris. Nadine, a longtime fight fan has been in the corner of her countrymen since the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:39 am

Dominick Cruz Weighs In on “Stool Gate”

UFC bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz and Inside MMA hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten weigh in on the controversial delay during last week’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at UFC 178. In this clip, Cruz and the two hosts discuss the implications of extra time between rounds and share their opinion on the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:25 am

Donald Cerrrone Tattoos Himself

Loading By @benguntattoo via @RepostWhiz app: Good times with good friend @cowboycerrone # tattoo #mantratattoo #selfservicetattoos (#RepostWhiz app) View on Instagram Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone gives himself some fresh ink atop his foot. OUCH! HERE’S THE FINISHED PRODUCT.(NSFW)

Oct 7, 2014 9:59 am

Josh Burkman & Ben Askren Engage In Twitter Beef

Ben Askren is offended! The OneFC champ is piping mad over the recent UFC signing of Josh Burkman, and his booking opposite Hector Lombard. Check it: Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight the #3 guy in the world. Makes perfect sense #ufclogic — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) October 3, 2014 If you...

Oct 7, 2014 9:52 am

Victor Conte Slams The UFC For Cung Le Drug Test

Cung Le’s recent positive testing for Human Growth Hormone has sent Victor Conte, Le’s friend and nutrition adviser, into a frenzy. Here’s the notorious Conte’s reaction: @ufc is WRONG 2 suspend @cungle185. The post fight hGH result was scientifically NORMAL & exactly what experts expect. NOT a valid positive — Victor Conte (@VictorConte) October 5,...

Oct 7, 2014 9:34 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Winners

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events on the same day. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down first, from Sweden, and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson in the nights headliner. Across the pond, in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax....

Oct 7, 2014 9:24 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Losers

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down Sweden and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson. Across the pond in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax. In the evening’s main event, Rory MacDonald made his case...

Oct 7, 2014 5:08 am

PHOTO | Benson Henderson’s Wife Captures Gold At JiuJitsu World Championship

Benson Henderson’s wife, Maria, captured a gold medal at the 2014 JiuJitsu World Championship in no-gi in the women’s purple belt division. Check it out: Maria Henderson, 2014 NO Gi purple belt world champion! Way to go Mouse! — The MMA LAB (@TheMMALAB) October 5, 2014 Congratulations to Maria Henderson!

Oct 7, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Gunnar Nelson And Rick Story Post Fight

At UFC Fight Night Stockholm, Rick Story handed Gunnar Nelson the first loss of his professional career after 5 rounds. After the bout, Nelson pulled Story aside for a picture. Rick Story, thanks for a great fight. @Rick_Story #UFCStockholm @UFC_UK @UFC — Gunnar Nelson (@GunniNelson) October 5, 2014

Oct 7, 2014 5:06 am

Uriah Hall Discusses Breaking His Toe Off At UFC 175

At UFC 175, Uriah Hall suffered a gruesome injury in the first round of his bout against Thiago Santos, but went on to win the bout via decision. The injury saw not only Hall break his toe, but also almost break it off, literally…(See that HERE) Hall sat down with Layzie The Savage for MiddleEasy...

Oct 7, 2014 5:04 am

TUF 20 Going On 2 Week Hiatus

TUF 20, which runs every Wednesday on Fox Sports 1 will be taking a two week hiatus according to season competitor Felice Herrig, who is scheduled to fight on upcoming episode against Heather Jo Clark. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but @UltimateFighter goes dark for 2 weeks. Will pick back up October...

Oct 7, 2014 5:02 am

Chris Kelades Explains Joy Behind Storybook UFC Debut

Chris Kelades is one of the few fighters who have declined a bout with the UFC. Kelades did so not once, but twice! When the UFC announced they would be heading to Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night Halifax, Kelades wasn’t pleased that he was buying tickets for the event, instead of fighting on it....

Oct 7, 2014 5:01 am

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Set To Headline WSOF 16

The bout WSOF fans have been waiting for will finally happen. Rousimar Palhares will defend his WSOF welterweight championship against Jon Fitch at WSOF 15 in December. The bout was originally scheduled to go down back in July, but Palhares withdrew from the bout after his mother became ill. The WSOF confirmed the bout with...

Oct 6, 2014 5:37 pm

Vitor Belfort Training For Weidman Fight

Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman were originally scheduled to fight at UFC 181, however after Weidman fractured his hand, the bout was postponed to a later date, potentially in February. That hasn’t stopped Belfort from hitting the gym in preparation for the bout. Check out the video of the challenger shadowboxing: Loading Todo treino é...

Oct 6, 2014 5:30 pm

Enson Inoue Retires From MMA

MMA pioneer Enson Inoue officially retired from MMA earlier today, posting a message on the UnderGround. Inoue hadn’t fought since 2010, where he defeated Antz Nansen, but never officially announced his retirement. A pioneer of MMA, Inoue fought in several of the biggest MMA promotions in the world including Shooto where he was a champion,...

Oct 6, 2014 5:07 pm

Oklahoma Athletic Commission Explains Roan Carneiro Situation

Last week BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament winner Roan Carneiro stated that the Oklahoma Athletic Commission took $15,000 of his $50,000 in prize money, or about 30%. Oklahoma Athletic Commission (OAC) Executive Director Joe Miller wrote in an email to MMAFighting why they fined Jucao. “At weigh in, which occurred at 12 noon Thursday, October 2,...

Oct 6, 2014 4:50 pm

Firas Zahabi: People Want To See Rory MacDonald Fight For The Belt

Firas Zahabi believes that people want to see his prize pupil Rory MacDonald fight for the belt. MacDonald is fresh off a devastating 3rd round TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout marked the first time Saffiedine had been stopped in his career. Following the win, MacDonald, along with many...

Oct 6, 2014 4:38 pm

Mendes Slams Aldo, Welcomes Fight With McGregor

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch against Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. Leading up to the bout, both Mendes and Aldo have fired verbal shots at one another, highlighted by Aldo shoving Mendes when the two had their first staredown several months back. Mendes joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Oct 6, 2014 4:30 pm

Bisping Opens As Big Underdog Against Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping may be coming off a dominant win over Cung Le at UFC Macau earlier this summer, but that hasn’t stopped odds makers from pitting him as a +220 underdog against Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night 55. Rockhold on the other hand has opened as a -333 favorite over Bisping. The two will...