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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...

Sep 23, 2014 7:00 am

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 1

On episode 1 of UFC 178 Embedded, the Notorious Conor McGregor makes himself at home in Las Vegas, joining UFC president Dana White to watch Mark Hunt’s KO of Roy Nelson live from Tokyo. While the Irishman enjoys the perks of his early Vegas arrival, his UFC 178 opponent, 5th ranked featherweight Dustin Poirier, wraps...

Sep 23, 2014 5:08 am

Poirier Slams McGregor Again, Says He Needs To “Get His A** Whipped”

The plot thickens between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. The pair were trading shots back before the bout was even announced, and as we get closer and closer to UFC 178 this Saturday, things have only got more heated. Poirier spoke to about the bout, and how McGregor reminds him of Chael Sonnen.

Sep 23, 2014 5:07 am

Moraga Meets Formiga At UFC on Fox 13

The UFC announced today that John Moraga would be fighting Jussier Formiga at UFC on Fox 13 on December 13th in Phoenix Arizona. Moraga recently got back in the won column earlier this month at UFC Fight Night 50 when he defeated up-and-comer Justin Scoggins via guillotine. Jussier Formiga on the other hand is on...

Sep 23, 2014 5:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Weidman’s Hand To Be Casted, Belfort Fight Targeted For February

Earlier today news broke that Chris Weidman was out of his UFC 181 bout against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand. There was no timetable given for when Weidman would be able to return to the cage, and when he would fight Belfort, however Dana White took to Twitter to inform fight fans that the...

Sep 23, 2014 5:05 am

Fabricio Werdum Sees Himself Taking Down Cain Velasquez

Fabricio Werdum is gearing up for his UFC 180 fight against Cain Velasquez on November 15th after coaching TUF Brazil. Werdum spoke to Ag.Fight about the bout, and how he sees his JiuJitsu skills coming into play. “I can see myself taking him down and putting him in danger while he plays guard or gives...

Sep 23, 2014 5:04 am

Joe Riggs Set To Make UFC Return At UFC on Fox 13

Joe Riggs once again has a date set for his return to the UFC. Earlier this year it was announced that Riggs would be making his return to the UFC, but earlier this summer a gun accident left Riggs in the hospital receiving a blood transfusion after being shot in the hand and leg. Now...

Sep 23, 2014 5:03 am

Bigfoot Silva To Undergo Surgery For Pituitary Gland Today

Antonio Bigfoot Silva returned from a nine month suspension earlier this month and suffered a quick first round KO at the hands of Andrei Arlovski, who was a major underdog in the fight. Bigfoot was one of the many victims from the TRT ban, and as a result was suspended nine months after his Fight...

Sep 23, 2014 5:02 am

Rare Footage Shows Helio Gracie Demonstrating Guard Passing

In this video we see the legend himself, Grandmaster Helio Gracie, demonstrating a guard pass with Royler Gracie. If there’s one thing we know, it’s that when the late Grandmaster Helio spoke, people listened. Enjoy this rare footage. Post by BJJ Video Vault.

Sep 23, 2014 5:01 am

Mendes Slams Aldo: “This Guy’s An A**hole”

Chad Mendes will get a chance to redeem his 2012 loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 179 next month. As it has gotten closer and closer to the event, the pair has been talking more and more trash, capped off by Aldo shoving Mendes during the pair’s first staredown last month. Mendes joined MMAJunkie Radio...

Sep 22, 2014 9:10 pm Radio Recap With Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, And Travis Browne

On September 21st Radio had another stacked show with former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Kicking off the show was Daniel Straus, who spoke about how despite feeling like Bellator wanted Pat Curran to be the champion, he still upset the champion in their first...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Sep 22, 2014 5:54 pm

UFC Brass: Out Of Competition Drug Testing To Ramp Up In 2015

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Mark Ratner is increasing his work to clean up the sport of MMA. The UFC has seen an increase in out-of competition drug testing lately, and has found great success in doing so, catching many fighters abusing banned substances, namely Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Ratner spoke with Ariel...

Sep 22, 2014 5:45 pm

King Mo vs. Tom DeBlass Added To Bellator 131

Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal will meet Tom DeBlass at Bellator 131 on November 15th. The card will be headlined by former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar. This is the second time the pair has been booked to fight one another. The duo were originally slated to fight at Bellator...

Sep 22, 2014 5:34 pm

Jon Anik Inks New Deal With The UFC

Jon Anik, commentator, UFC Ultimate Insider host, and former host of MMA Live, has inked a new contract extension with the UFC. Anik broke the news on The MMA Hour, and explained his contract saying: “I am sticking around. I’ve signed an extension with the UFC. Hopefully they’ll sign it and mail it back to...