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Sep 8, 2014 8:46 pm Radio Recap With Johnny Case And Emanuel Newton

In case you missed Radio this past Sunday night, you can catch up on the interviews with Johnny Case, and Bellator MMA champion Emanuel Newton right here! First up on the show was Johnny Case, who was scheduled to make his UFC debut earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 44, but was unfortunately...

Sep 8, 2014 4:25 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Needs New Haters

Khabib Nurmagomedov is coming off surgery for a torn meniscus, but has no set return date yet. Khabib posted the above picture on his Instagram. Who do you want to see Khabib fight in his return bout?

Sep 8, 2014 4:20 pm

Anthony Johnson Wants Fight With Overeem, Says It’s Personal

Anthony Johnson hasn’t been afraid to speak his mind when it comes to former training partner Alistair Overeem and the incidents that occurred during The Reem’s time at Blackzilians. Rumble spoke in an interview with BloodyElbow about his desire to fight Overeem in the cage saying: “Yeah, I would definitely take that fight because for...

Sep 8, 2014 3:58 pm

Anthony Johnson Details More Incidents In Training About Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem has been widely criticized for going too hard in training. One fighter who is speaking out against Overeem louder than the rest is his former teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Rumble spoke about multiple incidents regarding Overeem, where he witnessed, or was informed about Overeem deliberately going hard against people. He spoke with

Sep 8, 2014 3:33 pm

Chiesa Says He’d Give Back $50k Bonus To Finish Fight With Lauzon

Michael Chiesa and Joe Lauzon put on a spectacular performance at UFC Fight Night 50. Unfortunately the bout was cut short by a cut that Lauzon opened up above Chiesa’s eye with a knee to the head. The doctors stopped the fight, which prompted a frustrated Chiesa to call for a rematch. Chiesa spoke with...

Sep 8, 2014 3:10 pm

Scott Coker Swears He Didn’t Know About The Bonnar-Ortiz Brawl

At Bellator 123 on Friday, multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar and a masked man joined Scott Coker and Tito Ortiz in the ring to announce their fight, which will take place on November 15th. During the course of the verbal exchange, it was revealed that the masked man was Ortiz’ former coach Justin McCully....

Sep 8, 2014 9:48 am

Anderson Silva Says He’s Haunted By ‘Ghosts’ Of Leg Injury

Anderson Silva is set to make his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz in January. The bout will be Silva’s first back since snapping his shin in a rematch against Chris Weidman in December of 2013 when he fought to get his middleweight belt back. After the injury, many fans speculated that Silva may...

Sep 8, 2014 9:07 am

Shogun Ignores His Family’s Plea To Retire

Shogun Rua has one of the longest and most storied careers in MMA. From being the Pride Grand Prix champion in 2005 to becoming a UFC champion in 2010, Shogun Rua isn’t ready to put an end to his 12-year MMA career just yet. He spoke on a Brazilian TV program: “My mother asks me...

Sep 8, 2014 8:46 am

Ben Askren’s High Level Grappling Broken Down

Ben Askren has long sisnce preached about his ‘Funk’ wrestling moves, here we can see Askren’s head & arm lock to back take broken down with his use of the gable grip to bypass his opponents whizzer attempt. Post by BJJ Video Vault.

Sep 8, 2014 7:30 am

UFC 179 Picks Up Two More Bouts

UFC 179 has picked up two new bouts, that include Beneil Dariush vs. Alan Patrick, and Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani. Dariush is coming off a submission win over Torry Martin back in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos. Prior to that he dropped a TKO loss to Ramsey Nijem, and won...

Sep 8, 2014 5:06 am

Anderson Silva Muay Thai Sparring

Anderson Silva did some Muay Thai sparring in preparation for his return fight against Nick Diaz in January. The Spider hasn’t seen Octagon action since December of 2013, where he suffered a brutal leg injury when Chris Weidman checked his leg kick.

Sep 8, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Dominick Cruz Attends Mike Chandler’s Wedding

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz attended the wedding of Mike Chandler, and his wife Brie this past weekend. Check it out: “So happy for these two lovebirds @briewillett+@mikechandlermma …love being here to witness the beginning of this powerful relationship. #MeettheChandlers”

Sep 8, 2014 5:04 am

Felice Herrig Being Bullied By Other TUF Cast Members On Media Tour

Felice Herrig claims to have been bullied by the other TUF 20 cast members during the media tour in NYC. Herrig responded to the following Tweet made by fellow castmate Carla Esparza, who defended Herrig. I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig . Grow THE F UP!! #GrowUp #Jealous —...

Sep 8, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Politician Sarah Palin Is An MMA Fan

Post by The Funky Monkey (MMA) Mixed Martial Arts News. WSOF fighter Chad Robichaux posted his story of giving politician Sarah Palin a tour of the Gracie Barra gym where he trains on his Facebook Page.

Sep 8, 2014 5:02 am

Ben Askren Disses Hendricks (Again), Explains Why He Dislikes Big Rigg

The saga between Ben Askren and the UFC continues, this time with Askren throwing some harsh allegations at the UFC welterweight champion. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “It’s hard to describe in full effect unless you’ve been around the wrestling community a long time. He has won so many matches lucky through college. …...

Sep 8, 2014 5:01 am

Cain Velasquez Puts Division On Notice, Says He’s Always Improving

Ahead of coaching TUF against Fabricio Werdum, UFC champion Cain Velasquez says that he’s excited to train for a new opponent, and that he’s always improving to avoid plateauing. He spoke with Bleacher Report: “It’s definitely nice to prepare for someone new, but that doesn’t matter to me. Whoever earns a shot, earns the shot...

Sep 7, 2014 7:50 pm

UFC To Offer PPV Discount To Fight Pass Members Affected By Cut Invicta Stream

After the stream for Invicta 8 cut out during the main-event, many Fight Pass users were unhappy with the service they were being given. Earlier today the Executive of Fight Pass told Fight Pass members to direct message the account to be compensated for the error. The UFC sent out the following letter to Fight...

Sep 7, 2014 7:42 pm

AXS TV Fights Boss Apologizes To Ben Askren For Being Kicked Off Show

After Kenny Rice kicked Ben Askren off of Inside MMA for dissing the UFC, Askren took to Twitter to express his frustration. Hey @KennyRiceSports I think that is what @KingMoFH would call some @ufc dick riding. keep an open mind brother, times are changing — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 6, 2014 Hey @mcuban let me...

Sep 7, 2014 4:24 pm

Overeem Explains The Crucial Mistake He Made In Rothwell Fight

Yesterday I was in a great shape and prep was superb! Thanks to all involved, from coaches to fysio’s! You were all great. About the fight – I made a mistake! Hearing Ben’s arm crack on one of the kicks I didn’t expect him to counterpunch with the same arm.. We knew Ben is a...

Sep 7, 2014 4:05 pm

Frustrated Mike Chiesa Calls For Rematch Against Lauzon

At UFC Fight Night 50, Joe Lauzon landed a knee that opened a cut on the eyebrow of Micahel Chiesa. The cut was one that reminded fight fans of the one sustained by Diego Sanchez when he fought our very own BJ Penn. Chiesa took to Twitter to express his frustration. “Out of all the...

Sep 7, 2014 3:27 pm

Mousasi Admits His Head Wasn’t In Fight With Jacare

“I think he was just relentless with his takedowns. He did a good job with that.” “Too many trainings, too many fights, cancelation of a fight (at UFC 176). My head wasn’t in it. Not taking anything away from ‘Jacare.’ I hope he fights for the belt and I hope he wins it and he’s...