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Sep 12, 2014 3:53 pm

UFC Officials Release Statement On Diaz Arrest

Earlier today it was learned that top UFC fighter, Nick Diaz had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and other charges. (Details HERE). Now, his employer, the UFC has released a statement regarding the matter. We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is...

Sep 12, 2014 2:43 pm

MUGSHOT! Nick Diaz

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested earlier this week in his hometown of Lodi, California. (More on that HERE) We have his mugshot!

Sep 12, 2014 2:42 pm

Ronda Rousey on Ray Rice: ‘It would have been different if I was there’

The UFC’s bantamweight champion has a solid stance on domestic abuse, and a woman’s right to defend herself. So it should come as no surprise that Ronda Rousey offered some words on the recent scandal surrounded by NFL player Ray Rice. TMZ has it: “Every person has the right to be able to defend themselves,”...

Sep 12, 2014 1:33 pm

RESPONSE! Esparza: ‘Facial hair and back acne to blame for Torres steroid jab’

Tecia Torres was infuriated learn that some of her fellow TUF 20 cast mates had been gossiping about her potential steroid usage. Torres fired back at the critics earlier today, which you can read about HERE. After Torres singled out Carla Esparza in her rant for allegedly gossping about Torres, Esparza took to Sqor to...

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Nick Diaz Arrested, Attempted To Destroy Evidence

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested in his hometown earlier this week after local police officers pulled him over. The Lodi News has the details: UFC fighter and former Tokay High School student Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of...

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Officials Confirm 7 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department is working overtime to keep the promotion’s growing roster of fighters active. As such, seven new fights have been announced by the UFC brass since our last roundup earlier this week. Top lightweight fighter, Jamie Varner is set to return to action after being forced on the shelf with a broken...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Sep 12, 2014 12:09 pm

TUF 20’s Tecia Torres Refutes Steroid Allegations

The only thing likely to trump the drama inside the TUF 20 house, is the drama outside of the TUF 20 house. Top female 115 pounder, Tecia Torres sent out the following, in retaliation to some of her housemates claims of steroids. Check it: “I’m going to do this once and leave it alone! I...

Sep 12, 2014 11:55 am

Dana White Says Race Has Nothing To Do With Jones’ Popularity

UFC President Dana White politely refuted Joe Rogan’s skepticism that Jon Jones isn’t more popular because of his race. Rogan said earlier this week that people look at him as this cocky black guy and I think a lot of people have an issue with that. I think that if he was a white guy...

Sep 12, 2014 11:54 am

Bonnar Finds Suitable Training Partner For Tito’s Head, Ortiz Fires Back

While prepping for his bout against Tito Ortiz, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Stephan Bonnar uses practical cranium matching to select his sparring partners. Check it: trying to find a training partner w a head as big as @titoortiz. I think @bigsexymccorkle 's head is close enough — Stephan Bonnar (@StephanBonnar) September 11, 2014 And...

Sep 12, 2014 9:00 am

JDS Not Interested: ‘The UFC is hard for Overeem’

“Alistair is a very tough athlete, but it’s not very interesting for me to be fighting against him, you know? If UFC tells me to fight against him, I will fight against him. Right now, I don’t think it’s an interesting fight for me. He’s an excellent athlete but he’s having a very tough time....

Sep 12, 2014 5:00 am

UFC KO! Watch Alcantara Blast Through Lee

No. 7 ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara uses his powerful left hand, followed by ground and pound to knock out Vaughan Lee. Watch Iuri take on Russell Doane at UFC Fight Night Brasilia.

Sep 11, 2014 5:04 pm

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort’s “Ready”

With the growing fascination surrounding Vitor Belfort off TRT, we thought we’d post the latest from “The Phenom”, as he prepares for December’s UFC middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman.

Sep 11, 2014 1:43 pm

Dana White: ‘GSP will get immediate title shot upon return’

“It would be tough to deny that GSP comes right back and doesn’t fight for the title, you know what I mean?” White told in his weekly interview. “GSP can do whatever he wants. If he wants to come back and fight for the title, or if he wants a fight before that –...

Sep 11, 2014 1:35 pm

Mayweather on Maidana Rematch: “I need a knockout”

“I need a knockout and I’m going for it. I need it to make a statement. First for myself, I want to do it for me.” Short and to the point, boxing’s pound-for-pound king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. told the media at yesterday’s press-conference (Replay Here), that he wants to obtain a knockout finish in this...

Sep 11, 2014 1:27 pm

Dana White: ‘NFL Boss Should Resign If He Saw Ray Rice Tape’

“It’s a tough one. First of all the video is horrifying. Absolutely horrifying. You’re talking about a guy who’s been in the fight business since he was 19 years old. It is the most disturbing thing you will ever see. The thing that’s just as bad as the punch is that he shows no remorse...

Sep 11, 2014 1:08 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To TUF 20 Episode 1

Last night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC rolled out their 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter. With a new format and UFC belt on the line, last night’s event was a new and entertaining look at the UFC’s old concept. Here’s what the MMA world thought of the 20th season premier: Next up @DRKneevil...

Sep 11, 2014 5:14 am

White: ‘TUF 20 has the next Ronda Rousey’

“It’s a great season because of what’s at stake. I love the fights that happened. When you do a season, I get excited when I see people who have the ability to be great and become big stars. There’s one person who I think could be the next Ronda Rousey on this season.” White on...

Sep 11, 2014 5:13 am

Ronda Rousey Discusses Ray Rice Domestic Abuse Scandal

“You need to respect yourself and see what you are worth … really know what you are worth. Unfortunately, I think a lot of women undersell themselves and don’t know how much they really deserve. I know for a fact that [Palmer] deserves more than she believes.” …For women, I think, you just need to...

Sep 11, 2014 5:12 am

Dana White: ‘Alistair Overeem Will Get Another Shot’

Alistair Overeem has been finished in three of his last four fights. Many “Reem” fans, and critics, believe that this fact would likely see him removed from the UFC roster. That’s not happening. “He’s still ranked in top 10,” White told the UFC tonight crew during last night’s broadcast. “We’ll give him another fight.” Alistair...

Sep 11, 2014 5:11 am

Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis ‘Easy Money’ Fight

Top UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov used last night’s UFC Tonight broadcast to take some shots at UFC lightweight champ, Anthony Pettis. According to the program, Khabib admitted that he wanted to smash Cerrone, that he beat dos Anjos 200%, and that he is the division’s number 1 contender. The Russian based fighter said that Anthony...

Sep 11, 2014 5:10 am

Attorney: The NAC Can’t Stop Wanderlei Silva From Fighting

“We’re looking forward to having that hearing, and looking forward to making those arguments in a public form. And hopefully, we can prevail to common sense with respect to the commissioners. It can’t be more black and white. Everybody understands that you have to consent, you have to be a licensee before anybody can take...