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Sep 14, 2014 4:51 pm

Leo Santos Admits To Cramping During “Exhausting” Weight Cut

Leo Santos picked up a win over Efrain Escudero this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51, however he admits he had trouble with his weight cut. His teammate, Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw after hitting his head after passing out when he was cutting weight. Despite...

Sep 14, 2014 4:37 pm

PHOTO | Ben Askren Guest Coach For Team Pettis On TUF 20

TUF 20 is currently running every Wednesday night on Fox Sports 1. The season will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Last week the season kicked off with a huge upset when Randa Markos defeated Tecia Torres via decision. Felice Herrig, who is a member of Team Pettis revealed the following picture of Team Pettis...

Sep 14, 2014 4:32 pm

Anthony Johnson Wants To Fight Overeem At Catchweight

Anthony Johnson has been extremely critical of his former Blackzilian teammate Alistair Overeem, Johnson has told several stories of Overeem injuring training partners unnecessarily by going too hard in training. When asked if he would fight Overeem, Johnson said that he had no problem fighting ‘The Reem’. Shortly after that interview, Overeem was KO’d by...

Sep 14, 2014 4:22 pm

Christy Mack Makes First Formal Public Appearance, Updates Fans On Recovery

Last month ex-Bellator MMA fighter, War Machine, brutally beat Christy Mack causing a broken orbital, several broken ribs, and a broken nose. Mack has kept a relatively low profile since the incident, undergoing numerous medical procedures to repair the damage to her face. Today she posted an update for her fans on her Twitter complete...

Sep 14, 2014 2:05 pm

PHOTO | Andrei Arlovski Poses With Coaches Post Fight, Thanks Supporters

After defeating Bigfoot Silva last night at UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski took to Instagram earlier today to pose with his coaches that helped him, and thank his teammates and fans. Victoria !!!! Thank you very much everyone who helped me : coaches – Greg Jackson, Wink, Adrian Gonzalez, doctor Beau, Matt MAHOWALD, Said...

Sep 14, 2014 1:30 pm

UFC Unveils Plans For At Least Seven ‘Bigger Events’ For Brazil In 2015

UFC Fight Night 51 marked the second highest attended UFC event in Brazil this year out of a total of 4 events so far. At the post-fight press conference for the event UFC executive Grace Tourinho, who was hosting the post-fight press conference spoke about the UFC’s plans for holding a minimum of seven events...

Sep 14, 2014 1:11 pm

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Mayweather’s Win Over Maidana

Last night Floyd Mayweather extended his undefeated win streak to 47-0 by defeating Marcos Maidana for the second time. Below we have compiled some of the best reactions from UFC fighters who were watching the event. #TBE Floyd Mayweather time. Let's go champ! — Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) September 14, 2014 Let's go!!! #TMT

Sep 14, 2014 12:49 pm

Rockhold And Bisping Trash Talk At Press Conference

Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold have been trading barbs, and will likely continue to do so until they square off in the cage of November 8th in Sydney Australia. At the UFC Fight Night Sydney press conference, held to promote the event, Bisping and Rockhold took verbal shots at one another. Below is the transcript:...

Sep 14, 2014 12:41 pm

Johnny Bedford Threatened To Kill Rani Yahya Before UFC Fight Night 51 Bout

After his dominant performance against Johnny Bedford last night at UFC Fight Night 51 that saw him pick up a 2nd round submission victory, Rani Yahya revealed that Bedford had threatened to kill him at the weigh ins the day before. He spoke to “He said, ‘Do you think I’m afraid of you? I’m...

Sep 14, 2014 12:29 pm

REPLAY! Andrei Arlovski vs. Bigfoot Silva Full Fight Highlights

Last night at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil, Andrei Arlovski finally got his revenge on Bigfoot Silva in the form of a first round KO. For those unfamiliar with the situation, back in 2010 under the now defunct Strikeforce banner, Andrei Arlovski met Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in the cage for a three round war...

Sep 14, 2014 12:22 pm

Sara McMann Details Time She Beat Up The School Bully

UFC women’s bantamweight Sara McMann might not have been the right person for a school bully to pick on when she was a kid. The Olympic silver medalist spoke to MMAJunkie about the last time a school bully picked on her. One of McMann’s friends even warned the bully that McMann was the wrong girl...

Sep 14, 2014 10:52 am

Matt Brown Firing Grenade Launcher In The Middle East

UFC welterweight Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is spending some time in the Middle East with the US troops, during the course of his visit he showed his fans videos of himself using high powered military weaponry. Below is a video of The Immortal firing a M230 Grenade Launcher. Post by "The Immortal" Matt Brown.

Sep 14, 2014 10:33 am

Did This Fighter Fake A KO To Win By DQ?

At Cage Warriors 72 this past weekend Azi Thomas landed some pretty significant up kicks to Mario Saeed to finish the fight. What made the KO significant however was that Saeed looked at the ref and said something, before falling to the mat apparently unconscious. There was a significant delay between the up kick and...

Sep 14, 2014 10:25 am

Rousey Admits She Broke Her Thumb In Davis Fight, Needed Cast And Pin

Ronda Rousey looked especially dominant in her UFC 175 win over Alexis Davis, a fight she won in just 16 seconds. Following the bout, Rousey underwent minor knee surgery. Unbeknownst to the public, she also suffered a broken thumb, an injury which required a cast for the majority of the summer, as well as a...

Sep 14, 2014 9:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Arlovski’s KO Of Bigfoot

Last night at UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski avenged his 2010 loss to Bigfoot Silva by picking up an impressive KO win in the first round of their 5-round main event bout in Brazil. We have complied the best Tweets from UFC fighters reacting to the massive upset. @UFC tonight and supporting my teammate...

Sep 14, 2014 8:55 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Draws Big Attendance In Brazil

Last night the UFC visited Brazil for UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II. The event featured a rematch of the legendary 2010 bout between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Bigfoot Silva under the Strikeforce banner that saw Bigfoot Silva pick up a unanimous decision victory. Last night was a different story, in the first...

Sep 14, 2014 8:47 am

After Brutal KO Last Night, Igor Araujo In “Good Condition”

Last night on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski, Igor Araujo suffered a brutal KO loss at the hands of George Sullivan. In the second round of their bout, Sullivan landed a takedown and secured top position. He proceeded to use one of his hands to hold Araujo’s face, and...

Sep 14, 2014 8:34 am

Andrei Arlovski Ready To Continue Winning While Training At Greg Jackson’s

Andrei Arlovski is coming off a huge upset win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva last night at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil, where Arlovski knocked out Silva in the first round of their 5 round bout. After the bout, Arlovski spoke with MMAJunkie about his intent to continue training at the Jackson Winkeljohn gym after...

Sep 14, 2014 8:25 am

Jessica Andrade Admits She’s Not Ready For A Title Shot Yet

Jessica Andrade learned that Ronda Rousey watched her fight at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil against Larissa Pacheco. The fight ended in the first round when Andrade caught Pacheco in a guillotine choke. Andrade spoke with media members after the fight, saying that while she is interested in a fight with Rousey, she isn’t...

Sep 13, 2014 10:29 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’ Bonus Report: Arlovski Gets Big Bonus

All fighters took home an extra $50,000. Fight of the Night: Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann The co-main event featured a bout between Tibau and Hallmann that left fans on the edge of their seats until the judges’ scorecard was read. Tibau opened the first round off with a combination that would have knocked Hallmann...