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Aug 31, 2014 3:03 pm

UFC Pays Anthony Birchak And Scott Jorgensen Show And Win Money, Barao Earns $0.00

The UFC decided to pay Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen their show and win money for UFC 177, despite neither fighter fighting. Birchak was supposed to fight Joe Soto on the card, however after Renan Barao withdrew from his rematch against TJ Dillashaw, the UFC moved Soto up to the main event, leaving Birchak without...

Aug 31, 2014 2:53 pm

Dana White Interested In Signing Ben Askren

Ben Askren has been campaigning very hard for a fight in the UFC, something Dana White has been less than thrilled about. Askren has tried everything from confronting Johny Hendricks at the TUF finale, to taking shots at the welterweight champ and Dana White on Twitter, but nothing has worked…Until now. UFC President Dana White...

Aug 31, 2014 2:45 pm

Derek Brunson Plans Return To Jackson Camp After UFC 177 Victory

“I need to get back out to Greg Jackson’s. He cornered me (Saturday), but I stayed home for this training camp so I could be with my daughters during the summer time. I just need to get back out there and get full camps in. I was definitely a little rusty out there, considering I...

Aug 31, 2014 2:29 pm

Dana White: “There’s A Ronda Rousey On This Season Of The Ultimate Fighter

Ever since Ronda Rousey graced the Octagon with her skills, people have wondered if we would ever see a WMMA fighter in the UFC as dominant as the women’s bantamweight champion. It looks like the UFC may have found a Ronda Rousey for the newly opened strawweight division. UFC President Dana White spoke with media...

Aug 31, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Dillashaw’s KO Over Soto

Last night fight fans saw Joe Soto put forth a valiant effort while challenging TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight title. Although the champ ultimately knocked Soto out in the 5th round, Soto put on an impressive performance that earned him the respect of everyone watching. Below we have compiled a list of Tweets from UFC...

Aug 31, 2014 8:14 am

MUG SHOT! War Machine Booked In Vegas

After his court date in California earlier this month, War Machine was extradited to Las Vegas where he will stand trial for the beating of his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack. Yesterday War Machine’s new mugshot was released from his extradition, which you can see below. The Las Vegas Sun is reporting that he will appear in...

Aug 31, 2014 8:07 am

QUICK TWITT | White Fires Back At Fan For UFC 177 PPV Snub

UFC President Dana White is never one to shy away from defending his promotion against fans who criticize the UFC’s decisions via social media. Last night Dana responded to a troll on Twitter who was taking shots at the quality of the UFC 177 card. @laralec STFU dork, who asked u to buy it? Did...

Aug 31, 2014 7:54 am

White Still Confident On Carano, Backs Off Rousey Talk

UFC President Dana White is expecting WMMA pioneer Gina Carano to have an answer by the first week of September as to whether or not she will be signing with the UFC. However now it seems that Carano may not be getting an immediate title shot upon her potential signing. White spoke to media members...

Aug 31, 2014 7:44 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Pimps Out His Ride

UFC lightheavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had his truck customized with painted rims, front and rear bumpers, and an interior makeover. Bones posted the following pictures on his Instagram for his followers to drool over. Check it out:

Aug 31, 2014 7:38 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson Knows How To Party, Over 30 Cases Of Beer

UFC legend Dan Henderson is enjoying some time away from the Octagon since his last loss at the hands of Daniel Cormier. The Henderson’s held their annual Pig roast this past weekend, and Anheuser Busch contributed by sending over 30 cases of beer.

Aug 31, 2014 7:32 am

Jason “Mayhem” Miller Draws Rampage Jackson – WOW!

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has found other ways to keep himself occupied since stepping away from the cage. Rampage Jackson posted the following picture on Instagram of a drawing Mayhem Miller did of him. Check it out:

Aug 31, 2014 6:28 am

White: Barao May Need More than One Win to Earn Title Shot

Dana White was none too pleased when he heard that Renan Barao could not make weight for his championship bout at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto”. On Friday, he had mentioned that it was likely he would have to take another fight before stepping into the octagon for a title shot. During the “UFC 177”...

Aug 31, 2014 6:17 am

White: Rousey Wants to Beat Up Correia

Bethe Correia blasted through the competition last night at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” and proceeded to call out the UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. During the post fight press conference, Dana White explained that Rousey texted him after the bout and said she wanted the fight! “You know Ronda. As soon as [Bethe] started...

Aug 31, 2014 12:22 am

REPLAY! T.J. Dillashaw K.O.’s Soto In The Fifth

If you missed tonight’s “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” event, here’s some highlights from the evening’s featured bout between bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw and Joe Soto.

Aug 31, 2014 12:04 am

Renan Barao Explains UFC 177 Withdrawal

Renan Barao reveals why he missed UFC 177 and more. “I was dehydrating in the bathtub, I fainted, I hit my head, I was taken to the hospital. I don’t remember anything that happened before or after, I just remember being waken up in the hospital. I was fine, my weight was around what I...

Aug 30, 2014 10:59 pm

UFC 177 Bonus Report: Dillashaw and Medeiros Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem Ferreira and Nijem kept the excitement flowing with their ‘FOTN’ performance tonight at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto”. Despite finding success in the first round with his striking, Nijem showed overcommitment to his combinations and got caught with a counter shot from Ferreira. Ferreira landed a...

Aug 30, 2014 9:40 pm

UFC 177 Results: Dillashaw Retains Title, KOs Soto in 5th Round

Joe Soto did do a great job tonight and showed rays of brilliance in his performance, but it was TJ Dillashaw who outworked and outperformed the challenger tonight. Soto landed his fair share of punches throughout the fight but Dillashaw was in another league. For every one shot Soto landed, Dillashaw fired back with three...

Aug 30, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC 177 Results: Ferguson Picks Up Close Decision Win Over Castillo

The split decision was razor close, but it was Ferguson’s offense off his back that swayed the judges decision in his favor tonight. Ferguson spent the majority of the first round peppering Castillo with strikes from a safe distance. He started out by attacking Castillo’s legs, essentially taking the speed away from the Team Alpha...

Aug 30, 2014 8:17 pm

UFC 177 Results: Correia Blasts Through Baszler, Picks Up Easy 2nd Round TKO Win

Bethe Correia’s kickboxing is among the best in the division. She showcased her skills tonight against women’s MMA pioneer Shayna Baszler and finished her in the second round. A product of Josh Barnett’s catch-wrestling training, Baszler was looking to tie Correia up the entire first round a trap her in a submission. She almost did...

Aug 30, 2014 7:54 pm

UFC 177 Results: Ferreira TKOs Overaggressive Nijem in Round 2

We are two fights into this “lackluster” pay-per-view and it’s already worth the $60 price tag. Ramsey Nijem and Diego Ferreira followed up an opener with a high-octane lightweight bout that saw somebody nearly go to sleep. Nijem was aggressive in his approach and he benefited from it in the first round, but paid dearly...

Aug 30, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC 177 Results: Medeiros Lands Rare Reverse Guillotine, Submits Jackson in Round 2

Yancy Medeiros’ submission skills have improved greatly since training at Gracie Academy with the Diaz Brothers. Medeiros was able to lock in a rare reverse guillotine choke to put Damon Jackson away in the second round. Medeiros loosened up and found a nice striking-distance quickly in the first round. He cut off Jackson’s clinch attempts...

Aug 30, 2014 6:51 pm

UFC 177 Results: Brunson Wrestles His Way to Decision Win Against Larkin

Derek Brunson was able to get out of the path of Lorenz Larkin’s fists as he wrestled his way to a unanimous decision victory. Brunson and Larkin closed out the preliminary portion of “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” with a slow-paced middleweight bout. Brunson utilized his elite grappling skills to shut down Larkin’s striking game...

Aug 30, 2014 4:23 pm

“UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” Official Results

“UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” went down tonight from Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena. In the pay-per-view card’s main event, Champ T.J. Dillashaw made his first title defense against UFC newcomer Joe Soto, and won with a knockout in the fifth round. Soto came in on 24-hours notice, following the withdrawal of Renan Barao. Tonight’s results...