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Sep 10, 2014 5:31 am

Judo Gene LeBell Helps Kimmel Prank His Aunt

Jimmy has pulled so many pranks on Aunt Chippy that at at this point he’s always worried that she’ll catch on. So he sent his cousin Sal to mess with her where she would least expect it – her weekly ceramics class in Las Vegas.

Sep 10, 2014 5:30 am

Invicta FC 8 Main Event Loser Was 47 Years Old

Age isn’t always a factor in a sport like Mixed Martial Arts, but Invicta FC is finding themselves amidst a bit of controversy following Satuday night’s lopsided main event on UFC Fight Pass. Invicta champion Michelle Waterson, at 28-years old, successfully defended her strap against an obviously outmatched Yasuko Tamada. Following the bout it was...

Sep 10, 2014 5:21 am

Masked Man Says Tito Owes Him Money

“[Tito has] owed me and hasn’t even made an effort to make good on it, so I really have no allegiance, and Bonnar’s a real solid dude. I thought, if I’m going to help anybody out on this one, I’m going to help the guy that called me first.” “I went to his house and...

Sep 10, 2014 5:20 am

Bas Rutten Responds to ‘Askren-Gate’ Controversy

“Some people commented on my wall about the Ben Askren interview we did and I wanted to say something because I promised I would but then I thought: “They can see themselves it’s really not like Ben is saying it is”, and then Ben started attacking us on Twitter and on ‘MMA Junkie’ with untrue...

Sep 10, 2014 5:10 am

Melendez: ‘Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva Is A Win Win’

“There’s not too many times in the sport where everyone is a winner, and the fans, by far, are the winners. Nick’s a winner in this situation. I think this is a great fight for him to come back to and a fight that he’s wanted. He’s fighting one of the greatest of all time,...

Sep 10, 2014 5:10 am

REPLAY! Regional Scene Double KO

Another batch of amazing viewer submitted highlights featuring The Clash MMA, Epic Fighting, IFC, and Xplode Fight Series.

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Carla Esparza

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter competitor Carla Esparza and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life. The new season starts tonight, Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1.

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Bellator MMA: Uncut – Bellator 123

Exclusive behind-the-scenes action from Bellator 123 live from Mohegan Sun Arena – Friday, September 5th on Spike TV. Episode includes Joe Warren, Tamdan McCrory, Bobby Lashley, Patricio Pitbull & more!

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Abbott: ‘UFC #6 Was The Real UFC #1’

“That was the first real UFC – 6. The Gracies, they actually started the whole show. But they had no longer had anything to do with it (at UFC 6). “It was not a conflict of interest for them anymore. That’s why they didn’t fight in UFC 6. “That’s why all the fighters weighed 100...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg Enjoys Thailand Ahead of 135lb. Debut

Our good friends over at Phuket Top Team have sent us more photos from Cris Cyborg’s stay under their roof. The Invicta FC champion has been honing her striking skills for the past several weeks and will be heavily featured in the following mini doc series. Check it:

Sep 9, 2014 8:40 pm

Anthony Johnson Knows Exactly When He Started Hating Alistair Overeem

“There was another reason I didn’t want to work with him that day. My trainer, Henri Hooft was training with us. Now Henri has a bad stomach; he’s had a lot of stomach issues, had surgery and whatnot. He had been working with Alistair, and everyone in that gym knows Henri has a bad stomach,...

Sep 9, 2014 8:34 pm

Bonnar: ‘Tito should be thanking me for saving the sport he was destroying’

“If you think Scott Coker and Spike TV are writing this material, you’re nuts.” “I cant believe people are this stupid. There are people with all these conspiracy theories. People think like, they got us all in the office with SpikeTV and the Bellator brass and we all planned out this elaborate plan.” … “Tito...

Sep 9, 2014 7:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Hey Gustafsson, You’re Not The Head Honcho!’

“I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight. With him not responding, it just pretty much pissed me off. “Gus gave Jon (Jones) a run for his money, the toughest fight Jon has ever had. Everybody either has a fight lined up or they’re injured, and the only people in the top-five...

Sep 9, 2014 7:28 pm

Thiago Silva: ‘Ex-wife set me up, it was all about money’

“Here the thing. I didn’t do nothing. She said I pointed a gun at her, I tried to hurt her. I didn’t point any gun, I didn’t try to hurt her, you know? I wanted divorce, she wanted money, I didn’t want to give the money, she set me up, that’s the truth. I just...

Sep 9, 2014 7:14 pm

Rogan Critical Of WWE Fans & ‘Offensively Fake Pro Wrestling’

“You know what else would stun that audience? A simple card trick. It’s all planned out, it’s obvious. [Wresting] is some weird, fucking jerk-off thing that strange guys do, sit in front of the TV and pretend they don’t know it’s fake. You’re pretending. You don’t want to know. You shut that part of your...

Sep 9, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC Boss Awarded Black Jack Championship Belt

Thanks to the palms Casino for my Championship Blackjack belt. Thanks to President Todd Greenberg and… — Dana White (@danawhite) September 9, 2014 UFC President Dana White is notorious for his high-stakes gambling habit. He’s pretty good at it too.

Sep 9, 2014 6:36 pm

The Bachelor & Blueberriees Lead To Riggs Shooting Distraction

“This is what actually happened. One of my friends had cocked the gun at the gym. We had to get back to practice, so the gun’s safety was set and it was put back in my backpack. When I get home I always unload my gun and make sure there isn’t a round in the...

Sep 9, 2014 6:24 pm

Lauzon To Chiesa: ‘Pay $50k As You Say Or Take Loss Like A Man’

Everyone has a price, and apparently Joe Lauzon’s is $50,000.00 in Mike Chiesa bonus money. After half-a-week of flagrant taunting for a rematch by Mike Chiesa, Joe Lauzon is willing to grant his request, given certain conditions. Check it: The Caption Reads, Accept the loss like a man, or the @UFC can send me your FoTN check...

Sep 9, 2014 6:11 pm

GIRL FIGHT! TUF 20 Females Engage In Twitter Beef

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 hasn’t even aired yet, and already, like no other cast before, the housemates are making headlines. During the media rounds in New York, popular female fighter Felice Herrig accused the ladies of bullying her, which lead to this: I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig...

Sep 9, 2014 5:15 pm

Brian Rogers Now Set To Face Brazilian Striker Rafael Carvalho At Bellator 125

The opponent changes continue for Brian Rogers, as the Ohio native is now set to take on Brazilian striker Rafael Carvalho after Brett Cooper has withdrawn from the fight due to a back injury suffered in training, After originally preparing to face James Irvin at Bellator 125 on September 19th, Rogers will once again prepare...

Sep 9, 2014 5:09 pm

Bellator 126 Finalized With 11 Bouts

A storm is heading to Phoenix as Alexander Shlemenko will return to the Bellator cage on Friday, September 26th to defend his Bellator middleweight title against Brandon Halsey live on Spike TV from Grand Canyon University Arena. The event will also feature the Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final and a full preliminary card. Former heavyweight tournament...

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ Peaked At 1Million Viewers

A dominating one-sided headliner that saw No. 4-ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza lock in a third-round guillotine choke submission of the No. 7-ranked Gegard Mousasi at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: JACARE vs. MOUSASI, delivered a peak audience of 1,068,000 total viewers from 11:30-11:45pm on Friday, Sept. 5, according to Nielsen. The main card (10:00 PM...

Sep 9, 2014 4:24 pm

Askren Jokes: ‘Maybe Dana Paid Rice $5k For Inside MMA snub’

“I jokingly said to my wife after the interview, ‘Maybe Dana paid Kenny $5,000 to try to make me look like an ass. That was my intuition: Why is he acting like this? Something’s gotta be up. But I still have no idea. I’m still dumbfounded by the whole thing.” “Honestly, I think a lot...

Sep 9, 2014 4:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar Apologizes To Bellator Boss For Tito Stunt

“Scott Coker, I apologize to you. It never crossed my mind that you would get blamed for it. I thought people would realize it’s me from the get-go.” “This was 100 percent our stunt, and just the fact that they think that him and Spike TV collaborated and wrote this up, c’mon. It’s (Coker’s) first...

Sep 9, 2014 3:41 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Announces Two New Bouts

Two new bouts have been announced for the UFC’s final 2014 quarter. Set for UFC 181 on December 6, Brendan Schaub will get a stern test in top 5 heavyweight contender, Travis Browne (pictured). The event goes down from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a pay-per-view main event between...

Sep 9, 2014 3:28 pm

Coker Explains Beltran’s Bellator Title Shot

Former UFC light-heavyweight Joey Beltran may be a journeyman by most accounts, but his entertaining, kill or be-killed style, grants him the credibility to sometimes be the exception, rather than the rule. The “Mexicutioner” is set to fight for the Bellator light-heavyweight title and with a record of just 2-5-1 over his last eight bouts...

Sep 9, 2014 2:07 pm

Rogan Thinks You Might Like Jon Jones More if He Was White

  “I don’t know why Jon is not more loved or popular than he is. I don’t understand it. In my opinion, I will never miss a Jon Jones fucking pay-per-view. I’ve heard people say, ‘Oh, he’s cocky. He’s this and [that].’ I wonder what the fuck is going on with that and I’m going...