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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...

Sep 22, 2014 5:22 pm

Douglas Lima Out For The Rest Of 2014

Bellator’s welterweight champion Douglas Lima is out for the rest of 2014 according to the fighter. Lima stated that he injured his ribs, and as a result won’t be able to train for 6-weeks, not giving him enough time to train for a fight by the end of 2014. He spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about...

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 22, 2014 4:41 pm

BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch. The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during...

Sep 22, 2014 3:51 pm

PHOTO | Cat Zingano Stuns With Selfie

UFC women’s bantamweight Cat Zingano is currently weight cutting for her UFC 178 match against Amanda Nunes this Saturday. Zingano posted the following photo on Twitter of herself at 145 pounds, meaning she only has 9 pounds left to cut in the next 4-days to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds. Today I weigh 145...

Sep 22, 2014 3:34 pm

Demetrious Johnson On McGregor: “He Reminds Me Of A Young Mike Tyson”

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor is gearing up for his fight against Dustin Poirier this Saturday at UFC 178. Two fights after his, in the main event, Demetrious Johnson will take on Chris Cariaso for the flyweight title. Johnson joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the event, including what his thoughts were on the...

Sep 22, 2014 12:50 pm

Brutal Head Kick KO Sends Fighter Into The Air

In this video we see a fighter land a brutal 3-punch combination before landing a head kick that connects so hard, his opponent catches air. This video was commentated by the YouTube user, and is not the official commentary from the fight.

Sep 22, 2014 12:40 pm

Joseph Benavidez Still Haunted By KO From Demetrious Johnson

Joseph Benavidez may be one of the top ranked flyweights in the world, but that hasn’t stopped him from not being able to forget what happened when he faced the champion Demetrious Johnson last year. Benavidez was the man many picked to beat Johnson, but was stopped in his tracks early in the first round...

Sep 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Urijah Faber: “Of Course I Still Want To Fight Dominick”

This Saturday, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be returning to the Octagon after a three year long absence. The UFC Cruz is returning to is nothing like the one he left. Since his absence, in the bantamweiht division alone, Renan Barao became champion, defended his belt 3 times, and then lost to TJ...

Sep 22, 2014 12:20 pm

Dominick Cruz Still Believes He’s The Best 135er In The World

This Saturday at UFC 178, Dominick Cruz will return to the Octagon after a three year long absence to face Takeya Mizugaki. The bout will serve as the main event of the preliminary card, which airs on Fox Sports 1, and will give Cruz to make his case for why he deserves a shot at...

Sep 22, 2014 12:09 pm Radio Replay With Travis Browne, Walel Watson, And Daniel Straus

Last night was back with another star studded lineup that consisted of former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel ‘The Gazelle’ Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. In case you missed the show you can listen to it below. Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on...

Sep 22, 2014 10:56 am

Cris Cyborg Eats A Scorpion

Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg ate a scorpion during a video for her official YouTube. Cyborg will be making her bantamweight return December 8th in an effort to get signed by the UFC and fight Ronda Rousey.

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 22, 2014 10:38 am

Schaub Says Browne “100%” Made A Mistake Leaving Greg Jackson

Brendan Schaub and Ronda Rousey were rumored to have had a relationship for some time. Given Schaub’s familiarity with the gym Rousey trains at, Glendale Fight Club, Schaub believes that Travis Browne made a mistake leaving Greg Jacksons gym to train at Glendale Fight Club. Schaub and Browne will meet in the cage at UFC...

Sep 22, 2014 10:30 am

REPLAY! Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso ‘Countdown To UFC 178’

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson will defend his flyweight championship this Saturday night against Chris Cariaso in the main event of UFC 178. To get fight fans ready for the electrifying main event, the UFC takes an in depth look at each fighter and their training camp leading up to the fight on ‘Countdown to UFC...

Sep 22, 2014 10:21 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez From ‘Countdown To UFC 178’

UFC 178 takes place this weekend, and to get fans ready the UFC brings fight fans the first episode of ‘Countdown to UFC 178’ with the co-main event bout featuring Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez, a former Bellator MMA champion, will be making his UFC debut at the event.

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...

Sep 22, 2014 10:01 am

QUICK TWITT: Poirier Slams McGregor, “The Truth Will Be Told”

This Saturday fight fans will get to see a stacked UFC 178 card, headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso. In the co-main event, Eddie Alvarez will make his UFC debut against Donald Cerrone, but before all of that, we will see Conor McGregor face Dustin Poirier. The pair have been trash talking since before...