Categories for MMA News

Jul 16, 2014 5:08 am

Weidman Interested In Superfight With Jon Jones

Leading up to UFC 175, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks said if he and Chris Weidman both cleared out their weight classes, he would be interested in a superfight with the middleweight champion. Today Chris Weidman spoke about a potential superfight with Jon Jones on The MMA Hour and how he isn’t interested in a fight...

Jul 16, 2014 5:07 am

Dana White Fires Back At Nate Diaz: Sit Out The Rest Of Your Career

After Nate Diaz took virtual shots at UFC Fight Night 45 headliner Donald Cerrone via Twitter earlier today saying Cowboy sucks too much “#UFCDick” Dana White decided it was time to bring down the hammer on UFC.com. “Nate can do whatever he wants to do,” White said. “Nate can sit out and not suck any...

Jul 16, 2014 5:06 am

GSP: I Lost My Motivation To Compete

Georges St. Pierre spoke with Inside MMA about how he lost his fire to compete and whether or not he will return in the future. “I needed this. To be happy, I needed it,” St-Pierre recently told Inside MMA. “After my first comeback, when I fought [Carlos] Condit, I had a lot of fun. It...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

McGregor Slams Aldo And Mendes: They Don’t Impress Me

Conor McGregor took some shots at featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes today in an interview with Tatame.com.br. “I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

Tyrone Spong’s Heartfelt Message About The Conflict In Palestine

Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong posted the following picture on Instagram with a heartfelt message about the Israel-Palestine conflict currently taking place overseas. “People need to be made uncomfortable in order to make change. This is a serious case of ethnic cleansing and has been going on for years and years. Only now the world is...

Jul 16, 2014 5:03 am

Efrain Escudero Returns To The Octagon At Fight Night 51

TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero is set to make another appearance inside the Octagon. MMAJunkie.com confirmed the news with a source close to Escudero, and MMAFighting.com broke the news earlier today. After winning TUF, Escudero went 2-2 in the Octagon and failed to make weight for one of the bouts. As a result the UFC...

Jul 16, 2014 5:02 am

McGregor Slams PED Users: Take What You Want, I’ll Still Whoop Your A**

Conor McGregor is never at a loss for words, and leading up to his UFC Fight Night Dublin fight against Diego Brandao this Saturday he decided to focus his attention at PED users. McGregor spoke with MMAJunkie saying: “I don’t really care about that stupid s–t,” McGregor told MMAjunkie when asked about his stance on...

Jul 16, 2014 5:01 am

Demetrious Johnson Set To Face Chris Cariaso At UFC 177

UFC Flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is set to face Chris Cariaso in the co-main event of UFC 177 on August 30th. Cariaso is 7-3 in his UFC career, and is currently on a three fight winning streak that saw him defeat Illiarde Santos, Danny Martinez, and most recently Louis Smolka in May. champion Demetrious Johnson...

Jul 15, 2014 5:10 pm

Mark Bocek Slams WMMA Fighters, Compares Them To 12-Year Olds

After a UnderGround member posted a video of Ronda Rousey wrestling with Gegard Mousasi when Ronda first started her MMA career, UFC lightweight Mark Bocek decided it was time he speak up. In the video it was somewhat obvious that Mousasi was taking Rousey down with ease and going easy on her given that she...

Jul 15, 2014 5:03 pm

Barboza Challenges Dunham: Let’s Brawl

Edson Barboza will square off against Evan Dunham tomorrow night in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 45. Today Barboza spoke with MMAFighting.com to issue a challenge to Evan Dunham. “Dunham is a warrior. He always walks forward even if he’s getting beat up,’ Barboza told MMAFighting.com. “He’s a true warrior, always has great...

Jul 15, 2014 4:58 pm

Dana White On TUF 20: These Are The Baddest Girls In The World

UFC President Dana White caught up with the media during international fight week to talk about the upcoming season of TUF 20 which will feature the first ever all women’s cast, and will eventually crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “I think it’s really going to do well. I think we have some really good...

Jul 15, 2014 4:53 pm

Urijah Faber Wants Lie Detector Tests For Fighters

Urijah Faber spoke with BloodyElbow.com recently about a number of topics, and one of the ones that stuck in many people’s minds was when Faber stated that he would like to see lie detector tests issued with drug tests within the UFC. I think it’s great that they’re doing so much testing now. I’ve been...

Jul 15, 2014 4:44 pm

Matt Serra Understands How BJ Penn Felt Before Edgar Fight

Former welterweight champion Matt Serra spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about BJ Penn’s retirement and how he understands why the Octagon drew Penn back in for one more fight. “I know why it’s hard to walk away from the game,” Serra told MMAjunkie Radio a few days after cornering UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in his...

Jul 15, 2014 4:39 pm

Evan Dunham Not Phased By Edson Barboza’s Leg Kicks

Tomorrow night in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller, Evan Dunham will square off against Edson Barboza. Today Dunham spoke with MMAJunkie about the bout and how despite Barboza finishing two opponents with leg kicks, he isn’t worried. “I try not to focus too hard on what the other guy...

Jul 15, 2014 4:34 pm

UFC Targeting Puerto Rico Event In 2015

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner spoke with UFC.com about when the UFC will be coming to Puerto Rico. “I’m going to Puerto Rico to meet with the athletic commission and some government officials there because we do want to fight there sometime in 2015 (in San Juan),” Ratner told UFC.com. “And this...

Jul 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Mayweather Disses Rousey: “I Don’t Even Know Who He Is”

Legendary Prizefighter Floyd Money Mayweather may have unintentionally taken some shots at UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey today during an interview that was recorded by David Griesman of BoxingScene.com. Check out the footage below:

Jul 15, 2014 1:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! Cerrone-Miller Square Off In Atlantic City

In case you missed to UFC Fight Night 45 weigh-ins earlier today you can check out the staredown photos from the main event and the co-main event below! In the main event we have Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone facing off against Jim Miller. In the co-main event we have Edson Barboza squaring off with Evan Dunham.

Jul 15, 2014 1:45 pm

UFC Fight Night 45 Weigh-In Results

UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller takes place tomorrow night, and the weigh-ins for the event were just held. In case you just missed it, find out how everyone weighed in below. MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET) Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Jim Miller (154.5) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Evan Dunham (155.5)...

Jul 15, 2014 9:12 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald Goes Dirt Biking

Rory MacDonald decided he was tired of hanging out in the city and took his dirt bike out for some fun. Rory posted the following picture on his official Instagram account with the caption: Tired of the city today. Its just me my bike and some dirt for awhile now!

Jul 15, 2014 9:05 am

Nogueira Slams Rousey: She Can’t Beat A Purple Belt In JiuJitsu

Talita Nogueira spoke with MMAFighting.com about Ronda Rousey, and even though she may not be signed to the UFC yet, she doesn’t think Rousey could beat a top ranked purple belt in JiuJitsu. “There’s not even one top jiu-jitsu girl in the UFC today,” she said. “You have girls with good jiu-jitsu, even some black...

Jul 15, 2014 9:01 am

Donald Cerrone Calls Out Khabib Nurmagomedov

Donald Cerrone spoke with MMA Fight Corner about his upcoming fight against Jim Miller tomorrow night, and that if he wins, he will then go for a shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov. “Everyone’s scared to fight this guy. I’m not. I don’t care and I’ll get in there and fight him,” Cerrone stated. “Fighting for that...

Jul 15, 2014 8:57 am

Is This The Best Victory Reaction Ever?

In what is arguably the strangest victory celebration we’ve ever seen, Takuya Eizumi points at a random fan and makes this hilarious face. Check it out:

Jul 15, 2014 8:53 am

QUICK TWITT: Nate Diaz Slams Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz may not be competing for the UFC anytime soon, but that hasn’t stopped him from managing to keep himself at the forefront of headlines. Some people just suck way too much #UFCdick … An they where cowboy hats — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) July 15, 2014

Jul 15, 2014 8:50 am

Ralek Gracie Comments On Kenny Florian Competing At Metamoris

There have been rumors swirling that Kenny Florian would be competing in a secret match at Metamoris 4 in August. However Ralek Gracie, the founder of Metamoris spoke with MMAFighting.com to comment about the rumors, saying that they were not true and Florian would not be competing at the event. The full card is as...

Jul 15, 2014 8:37 am

McGregor Picks Dublin For His First Title Defense In 2015

The UFC has released the first episode of UFC: On The Fly which follows Conor McGregor as he prepares to fight Diego Brandao this coming Saturday in Dublin Ireland. “The last time I was here was probably in 2009, at UFC 93. I was sitting somewhere up there. To think that I’m back here, and...

Jul 15, 2014 8:28 am

Gleison Tibau Eyes A Future In Baking

UFC welterweight Gleison Tibau said despite being a professional fighter since the young age of 15, he sees a future in the baking industry like his father. He spoke to MMAJunkie about it. “I’ve been a professional fighter since age 15. I currently devote my sweat and blood to my career. But there’s only so...

Jul 15, 2014 8:24 am

Drinking Gasoline Changed Alex White’s Life

Alex White is fighting tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller. However that may not be the hardest thing White will go through in his life. The undefeated fighter spoke with USA Today about how drinking gasoline and being bullied ultimately motivated White. “I didn’t know someone drank all (the juice) and that...