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Oct 6, 2014 5:01 am

Stitch Duran Takes Ferrari F430GT Racing

Legendary UFC cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was fortunate enough to take a Ferrari F430GT around a race track with the Dream Racing Experience. Check it out:

Oct 5, 2014 5:03 pm

Roan Carneiro Claims Oklahoma Commission Robbed Him Of 30% Of His Purse

Following his tournament win this past Saturday at BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament, Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is accusing the Oklahoma Athletic Commission of taking 30% of his $50,000 in prize winnings. He spoke to MMAFighting about the situation: “They robbed me, man.” “They took 30 percent of my money. They said I was late for a...

Oct 5, 2014 4:42 pm

Travis Browne Slams Brendan Schaub

Travis Browne is gearing up for his UFC 181 bout against Brendan Schaub in December. Leading up to the bout, Browne left his longtime gym at Jackson Winkeljohn to train at Glendale Fight Club in Arizona, the same gym Ronda Rousey trains at. Schaub criticized ‘Hapa’ for the move, saying it was good for him...

Oct 5, 2014 4:36 pm

UFC Cuts 3 Fighters From Roster

Dashon Johnson, Jack May, and Danny Mitchell, have all allegedly been released from their UFC contracts. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO reported the news, and given their reputation, the news will likely be confirmed by the UFC soon. All of the above mentioned fighters are 0-2 in the promotion.

Oct 5, 2014 4:24 pm

Did Josh Burkman Throw His WSOF Title Fight?

Following his release from the UFC in 2008, Josh Burkman went on a 3-fight win streak. Burkman then lost to Jordan Mein in 2011, and then went on a 5-fight win streak, with 3 of his wins coming under the WSOF banner. Burkman then had his win streak snapped by Steve Carl for the WSOF...

Oct 5, 2014 4:11 pm

QUICK TWITT: Hector Lombard Disses Tarec Saffidine Following TKO Loss To MacDonald

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax, Rory MacDonald TKO’d Tarec Saffiedine in the third round, becoming the first man to stop Saffiedine in his career. Following the bout, Hector Lombard took to Twitter to diss ‘Sponge’. Check it out: @tarecfighter I KO you the same way in practice remember?? — Hector...

Oct 5, 2014 4:03 pm

Rare Video Of Gracie Challenge, See Royce Choke Out Kung Fu Master

In this rare footage, we see not only Royce Gracie accept the Gracie challenge from a Kung Fu master, but also Royler Gracie, and other Gracie family members accept the challenge from various other Martial Arts masters, including Kenpo, Hapkido, and Judo masters. Check it out:

Oct 5, 2014 3:56 pm

Holloway Admits He Was “Feeling Bad” For Pummeling Corassani

Max Holloway finished Akira Corassani in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm yesterday in pretty brutal fashion. The finish was considered by many to be a late stoppage on the referee’s part, something Holloway agreed with. He spoke to media members following the win at the post-fight press conference saying: “I was like,...

Oct 5, 2014 3:49 pm

.GIF | Brutal Head Kick KO Leaves Fighter Starched

In this video from Vendetta In Vanderbilt 3, we see one fighter land a brutal head kick that starches the other fighter. What’s interesting about this KO however is that the fighter never touches the ground…

Oct 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Anthony Pettis Smashing Mitts With Duke Roufus

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is gearing up for his return to the Octagon in December against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. ‘Showtime’ posted the following video on his Instagram of himself smashing a freestyle mitt workout with head coach, Duke Roufus. Loading Lil freestyle on the pads with @dukeroufus … View on Instagram

Oct 5, 2014 11:11 am

First Look At Aldo vs. McGregor Trailer

Despite Jose Aldo currently being slated to fight Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White has stated that Conor McGregor is likely the next #1 contender to fight for the featherweight strap. This led a fan to release a Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor trailer, for a potential bout at Croke Park stadium...

Oct 5, 2014 11:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Hector Lombard Calls Out Rory MacDonald

Following his UFC Fight Night Halifax win over Tarec Saffiedine, last night, Rory MacDonald called for a title shot against the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler. Hector ‘Showeather’ Lombard however has a different plan. He wants to fight MacDonald for the #1 contender spot after he returns to action against Josh Burkman. He took to...

Oct 5, 2014 10:45 am

Stephan Bonnar Attacks Reporter For Bringing Up Tito Ortiz

Aaron Tru was in the process of interviewing Stephan Bonnar on video about his upcoming fight with Tito Ortiz, when he suddenly found himself caught in a standing rear naked choke. Tru posted the following message on The UnderGround, promising that this was in no way staged. I just want to say this was not...

Oct 5, 2014 10:37 am

PHOTO | Fan Gets UFC Fight Night Halifax Tattoo

Yesterday night the UFC hit Halifax Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night 53, featuring a headlining bout between Canada’s own Rory MacDonald, and Tarec Saffiedine. One fan found the event so important, he even had it permanently tattooed on his arm, right above a silhouette of Chuck Liddell. Check it out:

Oct 5, 2014 10:29 am

PHOTOS | Hilarious Fan Made Posters For Lauzon vs. Sanchez

It was announced on Friday that Joe Lauzon would be stepping in for Norman Parke at UFC 180 to face Diego Sanchez. Given the fact that both Lauzon and Sanchez both put on extremely exciting, and bloody fights, members of The UnderGround began making hilarious fight posters. Check out some of the best below:

Oct 5, 2014 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Raphael Assuncao’s Win Over Bryan Caraway

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax, Raphael Assuncao extended his win-streak to 7 with a unanimous decision win over Bryan Caraway, further making his case for a title shot. Below we have compiled some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the bout. Let's go @BryanCaraway ! — Leslie Smith...

Oct 5, 2014 10:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To MacDonald’s Win Over Saffiedine

Last night Rory MacDonald fought a very game Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout ultimately ended with MacDonald landing a devastating uppercut in the third round, stopping ‘Sponge’ for the first time in his career. Below is a compilation of UFC fighters reactions to the bout: Awe Rory's...

Oct 5, 2014 9:50 am

Paulo Filho Denies Having Seizure

Last month, Paulo Filho was pulled at the last minute from his bout at Fatality Arena 7 after reportedly having a seizure. Now Filho is speaking out about the incident, insisting that he didn’t have a seizure, but instead decided to respect himself by not fighting due to emotional issues. Filho, who has had a...

Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...

Oct 5, 2014 9:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Mike Goldberg Announces Football Commentating Schedule

Earlier this summer it was announced that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg would also be calling several football games for the NFL. Goldberg revealed which games he would be calling on Twitter earlier today. GREAT SUNDAY! My boss at Fox just said..Goldie..Week 6 Detroit at Minnesota..Week 7 Minny at Buffalo..and the Wild are in town!!...

Oct 5, 2014 9:12 am

PHOTO | Controversial Scorecard Revealed For Nelson vs. Story Fight

Yesterday morning during the reading of the scorecards for the main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm, one judge scored the bout 48-47 in favor of Gunnar Nelson, with the remaining two judges scoring it for Story with the score as 49-46, and event 50-44 with Nelson losing a rare 10-8 round. Needless to say,...

Oct 5, 2014 9:04 am

Saffiedine Has “No Excuses” For Losing To MacDonald

Last night in Halifax Nova Scotia, Rory MacDonald picked up a TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine in front of his native Canadian crowd, stopping ‘Sponge’ for the first time in his career. Saffiedine spoke with MMAJunkie following the loss: “I don’t really have an excuse, I came prepared, I had a good camp and I...

Oct 5, 2014 8:58 am

Assuncao Unhappy With Performance Against Caraway

Raphael Assuncao picked up a unanimous decision win over Bryan Caraway last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax, extending his win streak to 7, making him the owner of the 3rd longest active win streak in the UFC. Assuncao believes that the win over Caraway puts him in a position to fight for the bantamweight...

Oct 5, 2014 8:50 am

Rick Story Wants To Be More Than Tough, Wants Title Shot

Rick Story is coming off a win against Gunnar Nelson yesterday at UFC Fight Night Stockholm, however that doesn’t mean he’s content with his situation. Story spoke to MMAJunkie about his win, and what he wants to do next. “At this point, every performance is going to be one of the most important for my...

Oct 5, 2014 8:16 am

War Machine Writes Letter From Prison

Back in August Jon ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver was on the run from police after brutally beating his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack upon finding her with another man in the house. War Machine was eventually apprehended and extradited to Las Vegas where he will have a preliminary hearing on October 17th. He wrote the following letter, which...