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Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 11:22 am

SUCCESS! “Bigfoot” In Recovery Following Yesterday’s Surgery

UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva underwent surgery yesterday to help repair a pituitary gland issue. That surgery was a success. The Caption Reads, my surgery was a success, i’ll be back soon.Thank you to everyone who sent me their positive thoughts and energy… Minha cirurgia foi um sucesso,ja estou no quarto e quero agradecer a...

Sep 24, 2014 11:09 am

EXTENDED! ED Herman Inks New Four Fight Deal With The UFC

TUF 3 runner-up, Ed “Short-Fuse” Herman just re-upped his UFC contract for four more fights. The perennial middleweight took to twitter with the news: Inking my new 4 fight deal with the #ufc 8 great years ready for at least a couple more ! — Ed Herman (@EdHermanufc) September 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014 10:53 am

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 178 Embedded, opposing lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez take vastly different approaches to their fight week journey. Alvarez juggles media obligations in his hometown of Philadelphia (complete with guest appearance by the Rocky statue) leading up to his UFC debut; Cerrone relaxes in Las Vegas via wakeboarding and...

Sep 24, 2014 5:00 am

Bisping to Rockhold: ‘D*ck Face, Go Cup Some Balls, you’re my b*tch’

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping is back to form following news that he would face top middleweight prospect Luke Rockhold. The two, in typical fashion, took their rivalry to twitter recently, and things got heated. @LukeRockhold @dc_mma whoo hard man arent you!Relax dick face.7 weeks until I make you my bitch, now go cup someones balls...

Sep 24, 2014 4:58 am

Struve Breaks His Silence On UFC 175 Fainting Incident

“It started when we were still in the hotel room. I started to feel a little dizzy and not well, and it took me a little bit to get over that. I ate something, we went down and I felt better. We actually went to the UFC’s doctor and told them. They checked me, everything...

Sep 24, 2014 4:45 am

Hector Lombard Calls Out Matt Brown… A Lot!

Starting back in May of this year, top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been calling out Matt Brown. @danawhite people want to see Hector Lombard vs Matt brown what about you?? @ufc — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) May 14, 2014 There are several examples of this. Never fought a Former Champion or a top 10 guy...

Sep 24, 2014 4:40 am

Josh Barnett & Mark Hunt Mutually Agree To Scrap

UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt have mutually agreed to a fight. The two originally fought under the PRIDE FC banner back in 2006, Barnett winning via kimura. Fast forward 8 years, and the two are looking to lock em up one more time. Check it: I get why @markhunt1974 would want to rematch...

Sep 24, 2014 4:30 am

Dominick Cruz Discusses His Comeback

The remarkable comeback story of former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who after a nearly three year absence is primed to make up for lost time inside the Octagon.

Sep 24, 2014 4:30 am

Training Day: Cerrone vs Alvarez

Experience an exclusive training day in real time, as Eddie Alvarez and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, two of the world’s most accomplished lightweights prepare for their heavily anticipated clash.

Sep 23, 2014 3:33 pm

Nate Diaz returns, meets Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this December! UFC officials announced today that the Stockton slugger will square off with perennial contender Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13. Nate Diaz (17-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will fight for the first time since November of 2013, where he scored a...

Sep 23, 2014 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Weidman Sporting Cast Following UFC 181 Boot

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman was forced out of his December title fight against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand. The champ is expected to return in February. The Caption Reads, Want to thank my fans for all the support. I’ll be back soon stronger than ever! #andstill

Sep 23, 2014 2:54 pm

Wand Reacts to the ‘War Those Sons Of B!tches just started’

Earlier today in Nevada, the State’s Athletic Commission banned Wanderlei Silva from ever fighting again. (Full story Here). Now we have “The Axe Murderer’s” response, and he isn’t happy: “Those who are trying to take me down, come get it,” Silva wrote on twitter. “War is just beginning, sons of bitches. They will see that...

Sep 23, 2014 2:44 pm

Cerrone: ‘No time For Alvarez Tapes, I have wakeboarding and $h!t’

“… For the fans, sure. He (Eddie Alvarez) is hyped up. Get everyone tuned in, excited, but for me, a fight’s a fight. I don’t give a shit.” “Everyone was saying us WEC guys were going to get smashed. I never really gave him much thought. He’s coming over from Bellator, shit, wish him luck....

Sep 23, 2014 2:13 pm

Tim Kennedy: ‘No One Drug Tested Me’

“I tried to get [the NSAC] to test. I made requests, ultimatums, everything. It reached a point of no response. I just didn’t hear back. So, here I am, a week out from my fight and I could have been taking anabolic steroids during my entire camp. It’s a problem.” In a recent interview with...

Sep 23, 2014 1:57 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Reacts To Today’s NAC Punishment

Earlier today, the Nevada State Athletic Commission fined Jon Jones $50,000.00 and sentenced him to 40-hours of community service. (Full Report Here) The UFC light-heavyweight champion, taking things in stride, posted the following response following today’s verdict. 40 hours of community service in Vegas with a fight coming up is the only thing that really...

Sep 23, 2014 1:56 pm

Bobby Green Engages In Twitter Beef With Russian Lightweights

Bobby Green took a page out of Benson Henderson’s book recently when he got his two lightweight peers from Russian mixed up. A slew on insults followed. Check it: @RustamTheTiger @ufc @arielhelwani @danawhite Wow thought u were on the injured list lol anytime u that bro it's nothing — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen) September 23,...

Sep 23, 2014 1:23 pm

UFC’s Kevin Casey Gets 12-Month Suspension For Failed Drug Test

The world of Mixed Martial Arts looked liked a circus today. And while business may press on as usual in the UFC offices, four of their contracted athletes were handed down severe sentences during today’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, in Las Vegas. Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime ban and fine (Report Here), while Jon Jones...

Sep 23, 2014 12:18 pm

Jon Jones Loses Lucrative Nike Deal Following D.C. Scuffle

During today’s NAC hearing in Las Vegas, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones revealed that he was dropped by Nike. The superstar MMA Fighter inked the historic endorsement deal shortly after being crowned as the UFC’s youngest ever champion. While Jones and his legal team didn’t offer much in terms of details, the duo noted,...

Sep 23, 2014 11:43 am

Wanderlei Silva Punished By NAC With Lifetime Ban, $70,000 Fine

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier weren’t the only MMA Fighters punished at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting. Wanderlei Silva, despite his efforts of protest, was slapped with a lifetime ban and a $70,000 fine. Though he just retired from competition (replay HERE), a ban from Nevada means “The Axe” Murderer’s career is likely over,...

Sep 23, 2014 11:28 am

Bellator 127 Set With 11 Bouts

Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event live on Spike TV. The night will also feature a former Bellator heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbu’s debut at middleweight against Hawaiian native Kendal...

Sep 23, 2014 11:04 am

Daniel Cormier Sentenced For Jones Brawl, Fine/Community Service, No Suspension

Moments ago, in Las Vegas, Daniel Cormier was sentenced for his out-of-cage brawl against Jon Jones. (Replay HERE) The Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously for the following conditions of his punishment – No suspension. – Fine $9,000.00 – 20 hours of community service to a mix of charitable organizations in Las Vegas, to advance a...

Sep 23, 2014 10:12 am

Jon Jones Sentenced For D.C. Brawl, Heavy Fine/Community Service, No Suspension

Moments ago, in Las Vegas, Jon Jones was sentenced for his out-of-cage brawl against Daniel Cormier. (Replay HERE) The Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously for the following conditions of his punishment. – No suspension. – Fine $50,000.00 – 40 hours of community service to a mix of charitable organizations in Las Vegas, to advance a...

Sep 23, 2014 9:13 am

WSOF Announces new PPV Model With Fighter Rev Share

In a radical move that could forever change the earning potential of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, World Series of Fighting has announced that it will enter the pay-per-view business in the second half of 2015 with an unprecedented revenue sharing model that will pay 50 percent of all net revenue earned from live pay-per-view...