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Sep 29, 2014 10:27 am

Commission Explains Why Taylor Lapilus Was Denied Licensing To Fight

Earlier today it was reported that Taylor Lapilus had been removed from this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Stockholm card in his bout against Dennis Siver. The only reason given as to why Lapilus was removed from the card was that the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation felt he wasn’t a suitable opponent for Siver. Charles...

Sep 29, 2014 10:17 am

UFC 178 Salary Report: Johnson, McGregor Top Payroll

This past weekend the UFC held arguably one of the biggest Pay-Per View’s of the year in UFC 178. The card was headlined by Demetrious Johnson as he defended his flyweight title against Chris Cariaso. Johnson emerged victorious, defeating Cariaso via submission in the second round. Below is the salary report for the event, which...

Sep 29, 2014 9:33 am

Stories From Stockholm: Swedish Giants

This Saturday the UFC hits Stockholm Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Sweden is quickly becoming a hotspot for MMA talent, including Alexander Gustafsson, Ilir Latifi, Tor Troeng and more. Check out the mini-documentary from the UFC.

Sep 29, 2014 9:29 am

McGregor Open To Moving Up To Lightweight Eventually

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Conor McGregor attended the post-fight press conference complete with an “ivory elephant trunk suit” to continue his verbal assault on the featherweight division. (Read about it HERE). McGregor also informed media members that he would be open to fighting at lightweight, but not until after...

Sep 29, 2014 8:42 am

Dad Teaching Daughter To Hit Mitts Gets KO’d

In this video we see a man with a boxing mitt on, and his young daughter with gloves on. She’s punching him in the face, having a good time until one punch connects a little too perfect. Post by JukinVideo.

Sep 29, 2014 8:34 am

Dennis Siver Gets Last Minute Replacement For UFC Fight Night Stockholm

This past weekend it was being reported that Dennis Siver was left without an opponent for his UFC Fight Night Stockholm bout this Saturday, October 4th. Now it seems that Charles Rosa, who is 9-0 as a professional will be stepping in on just a weeks notice to face Siver. The UFC stated in a...

Sep 29, 2014 8:20 am

RUMOR: Rousey vs. Zingano Being Targeted For UFC 182

Following her dominant 3rd round TKO win over Amanda Nunes this past Saturday at UFC 178, an emotional Cat Zingano spoke to Joe Rogan in her Octagon interview, and said that she was ready to fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title, something she earned before her 17-month layoff from competition. UFC President Dana White...

Sep 29, 2014 8:08 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Celebrates Win Over Poirier

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor returned to the comfort of his presidential suite to relax with his family and team. Check it out: Post by Conor McGregor.

Sep 29, 2014 8:03 am

PHOTO | Nik Lentz Slams Conor McGregor

Following Conor McGregor’s dominant performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Nik Lentz began taking shots at the Irishman via social media. First, Lentz Tweeted McGregor, now he’s sending pictures via Instagram. Check it out: The only Fuck I have to give to all the McGregor nut huggers on my Twitter. #HatersPayMyBills

Sep 29, 2014 7:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Nik Lentz Calls Out Conor McGregor

Following his dominant, quick, 1st round KO over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor’s name was potentially thrown in for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes. Nik Lentz has something to say about that, and took to Twitter to do so. .@TheNotoriousMMA You've ducked me...

Sep 29, 2014 5:07 am

THROWBACK: Conor McGregor Becomes 2-Division Cage Warriors Champ

In honor of Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 win over Dustin Poirier, we take a look back at McGregor’s 2012 win over Ivan Buchinger at Cage Warriors 51 where he became a 2-division champion. The bout was McGregor’s last bout before being signed by the UFC, where he has since gone 4-0. Check out the brutal...

Sep 29, 2014 5:06 am

Tate Says Rousey Will Beat Zingano

Following her return to the Octagon at UFC 178, it was announced that Cat Zingano would fight Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in 2015. Miesha Tate spoke to Jonathan Shrager about who she thinks will take the bout.

Sep 29, 2014 5:05 am

Caraway Says He’s The Best Grappler In The Division

Bryan Caraway has something to say about Manny Gamburyan calling him out following his win at UFC 178 this past weekend. Caraway spoke to Jonathan Shrager about why he believes he’s the best grappler in the division.

Sep 29, 2014 5:04 am

REPLAY! Bellator 126 Highlights

Bellator 126 took place this past Friday, and a new middleweight champion was crowned when Alexander Shlemenko was defeated by Brandon Halsey. Below are the full fight highlights from the event:

Sep 29, 2014 5:03 am

Jacare Souza Content With Sitting Out, Hopes To Replace Vitor Belfort

Jacare Souza is coming off a dominant performance against Gegard Mousasi earlier this month. After the bout many were calling for Jacare to get a title shot, however UFC President Dana White stated that Jacare would most likely need to win one more fight before getting a title shot. Jacare’s manager has a different plan...

Sep 29, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Dustin Poirier “Heart Broken” Following McGregor Loss

Saturday night at UFC 178, Dustin Poirier was stopped for the first time in his career, by none other than Conor McGregor. McGregor TKO’d Poirier in just under two minutes into the bout. Yesterday, Poirier sent out a Tweet saying: Live by the sword Die by the sword I'm truly heart broken. — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September...

Sep 29, 2014 5:01 am

Gaudinot Out Of Fight Night 54, UFC Seeks Replacement

Louis Gaudinot is out of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 54, leaving the UFC to seek a last minute replacement for the event. MMAJunkie broke the news, which came from an inside source who spoke anonymously. According to MMAJunkie, The UFC is currently seeking a North American replacement for the bout, which was scheduled to kick...

Sep 28, 2014 5:09 pm

Dana White Talks Romero-Kennedy Controversey

At UFC 178, Yoel Romero pulled off a seemingly miraculous comeback against Tim Kennedy, but the finish wasn’t without controversy (read about it HERE) UFC President Dana White joined Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1 to discuss the event, including the Romero-Kennedy controversy.

Sep 28, 2014 4:47 pm

Donald Cerrone Talks UFC 178 Win Over Eddie Alvarez

Following his dominant UFC 178 performance against Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone joined the crew on Fox Sports 1 to discuss what he’s changed in his training camp, who he wants to fight next, and his desire to fight until he’s 56 years old. Check it out:

Sep 28, 2014 4:39 pm

Demetrious Johnson Talks Dominant Victory Over Cariaso

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he’s not only the best flyweight in the world, but why he’s one of the pound for pound best in the world as well by defeating Chris Cariaso via submission in the 2nd round. After the bout, McGregor joined Ariel Helwani to discuss what went down.

Sep 28, 2014 3:58 pm

Struve Slams Overeem, Not Impressed By His Record

Stefan Struve is once again slated to make his UFC return, this time against Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX on December 13th. Struve was supposed to return from a year long hiatus stemming from heart troubles back at UFC 175 on July 5th, however pre-fight anxiety got the best of him, and he almost...

Sep 28, 2014 3:43 pm

QUICK TWITT: Team Alpha Male Reacts To Cruz Dissing Them

Yesterday in the main event of the preliminary card for UFC 178, Dominick Cruz made his triumphant return to the UFC by TKOing Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. During his post-fight Octagon speech, he said he was looking forward to beating up more “Alpha Fails.” His insult was aimed at Urijah Faber and his...

Sep 28, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana Says McGregor Is A Bigger Star Than GSP And Lesnar

UFC President Dana White spoke on the UFC 178 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 about Conor McGregor’s star power. Earlier in the night, in what has been called ‘the people’s main event,’ McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in under 2-minutes of the 1st round. “Conor McGregor is the real deal – he is...

Sep 28, 2014 3:19 pm

Demetrious Johnson Celebrating UFC 178 Victory In The Club

Last night Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is arguably the greatest pound for pound fighter on the planet. In the main event of UFC 178, Johnson defeated Chris Cariaso via submission in the second round. He posted the following video of himself at the club celebrating afterward.

Sep 28, 2014 3:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Arnold Schwarzenegger Congratulates McGregor

Last night in what is being dubbed the ‘people’s main event’ of UFC 178, Conor McGregor backed up his trash talk and defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in the first round. Following the fight, former Mr. Olympia, and legendary actor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent a congratulatory Tweet to McGregor. Congratulations to @TheNotoriousMMA on the @ufc victory...

Sep 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Breakdown of Romero/Kennedy Controversy and How to Solve It

UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero stumbled upon a drama-filled bout this past Saturday night at “UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso”. Toward the end of the second round, Kennedy grabbed hold of Romero’s wrist and caught him with a right hand. After some wiggling of Romero’s wrist, Kennedy accidentally hooked his two fingers on...

Sep 28, 2014 1:00 pm Radio Tonight At 7 P.M. PST With Kenny Monday, JT Taylor, & Jim Ross

LISTEN LIVE HERE Listen to Radio tonight as Radio is taken over by BattleGrounds MMA. The show is kicked off by Kenny Monday, Kenny is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. Kenny also is the President of BattleGrounds MMA. We will discuss how Kenny got involved in...

Sep 28, 2014 11:34 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Cerrone’s Win Over Alvarez

Yesterday night in the co-main event of UFC 178, Donald Cerrone defeated Eddie Alvarez, extending his win streak to 5. Below are some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the Fight Of The Night performance by the two men. @joerogan I know you like me so I won't hold the "last great fighter...

Sep 28, 2014 11:27 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Demetrious Johnson’s Submission Win Over Cariaso

Last night in the main event of UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson retained his flyweight strap in dominant fashion after submitting Chris Cariaso in the 2nd round of their title fight. Below are some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the main event. Its Mian event time and one of the top pound for...