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Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Shinya Aoki’s loyalty to ONE FC cannot be swayed

ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense this upcoming weekend in Dubai when he takes on Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2 MMA) in the main event of “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions.”’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Aoki to discuss his upcoming fight, as well as his...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with’s Chris Taylor about his...

Aug 25, 2014 9:52 am

Rousey Slams Haters Who Want Her To Grapple: Pay Me Like The UFC Does

Ronda Rousey had said that she can beat any female grappler our there in gi or no-gi BJJ. That statement sparked some controversy, which was then followed up by much criticism for the 135 pound champion, who people said should back up the statement and compete in grappling matches. Rousey spoke with BloodyElbow about a...

Aug 25, 2014 9:47 am

Lombard Silences Critics: “F*** The Haters”

“Story of my life. Since I started doing MMA, I’ve been criticized. But I can’t worry about that. I have to be positive and keep going. F–- the haters.” “Showeather stands for, ‘I’m ready for any weather. I’m ready to show you all.'” Hector Lombard addressed criticism from fans and media in a recent interview...

Aug 25, 2014 9:37 am

TWITTER BEEF: Rockhold Fires Back At Bisping

Yesterday Michael Bisping Tweeted that Luke Rockhold started beef with him while The Count was enjoying coffee with his father in a public setting. Rockhold fired back with the following Tweet: @bisping your father and his little friend have been giving me shit all weekend. You have no room to talk about class — Luke...

Aug 25, 2014 9:31 am

Carano Wants Rousey Fight At 135 Pounds

UFC President Dana White said that fans can expect an answer from Gina Carano on whether or not she will be signing with the UFC in the first week of September. In the mean time, we are left to speculate as to whether or not a superfight between the WMMA pioneer and Ronda Rousey will...

Aug 25, 2014 8:14 am

Gas Station MMA Attendant Gets 18-Second Knockout

Remember the gas station attendant that used his MMA training to stop a robbery? Well we have another video of him, this time it’s in the ring where he scores an 18-second knockout in just his second fight, extending his record to 2-0.

Aug 25, 2014 5:38 am

Robert Drysdale Still In UFC Despite Rumors He Had Been Cut

  Robert Drysdale failed his second drug test after his win at the TUF 19 finale. The failed drug test marked the second failed test in his UFC career. Prior to his UFC debut in 2013, Drysdale failed a drug test for elevated testosterone levels, and as a result his debut bout was cancelled. Drysdale...

Aug 25, 2014 5:02 am

Oliveira Interested In Potential Metamoris Match

“I would surely accept an invite to compete at Metamoris. If there is no conflict with UFC, I would accept to fight there. In the UFC we have excellent grapplers. Ronaldo “Jacare” and Thiago Tavares from Brazil, for example, Jim Miller from America. If I have the green light from the UFC, for sure that...

Aug 24, 2014 7:07 pm

QUICK TWITT: Alistair Overeem Watching UFC Fight Night With Andrei Arlovski

Despite Andrei Arlovski speaking out against Alistair Overeem and how he hurts his training partners, the two got together to watch UFC Fight Night Tulsa last night, and the moment was captured on Overeem’s Twitter account. Watching @UFC with angry teammate @AndreiArlovski & friends @ Twin peaks! — Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) August 24, 2014

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Aug 24, 2014 5:37 pm

Unbelievable Jumping Wheel Kick Knockout – WOW!

If this isn’t the most amazing KO you’ve seen all day, we’re not quite sure what is. Check out this video of a WMMA fighter landing perfect jumping wheel kick and knocking her opponent out. Post by UFC Knockout Art. Shoutout to UFC Knockout Art for the find.

Aug 24, 2014 5:15 pm

UFC Tulsa Post-Fight Bonuses: Dos Anjos Pockets $50k

Last night during the UFC Fight Night Tulsa post fight press conference, UFC President Dana White disclosed who the winners were for the performance bonus’ for the night. They are as follows: Performance Of The Night $50k – Rafael Dos Anjos for his KO win over Benson Henderson. Performance Of The Night $50k – Jordan...

Aug 24, 2014 5:04 pm

White Meeting With Nate Diaz Upon U.S. Return

UFC President Dana White have already had “some quality time together”, during which the pair talked about Nate’s future in the UFC. That meeting was during the final taping of TUF 20, which Diaz’s teammate Gilbert Melendez is coaching. “Where he is and where we are – we’re not even close,” White told MMAjunkie following...

Aug 24, 2014 4:12 pm

Hector Lombard: “I Thought My Career Was Gone”

Hector Lombard hasn’t seen the Octagon since his impressive performance against Jake Shields at UFC 171 back in March. After that it was announced that Lombard would fight Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Macao, however Lombard was forced off the card with a severely herniated disk in his neck. Lombard spoke with MMAJunkie to talk...

Aug 24, 2014 3:01 pm

REPLAY! Bisping Finishes Le In Macao

If you missed UFC Macao yesterday morning you missed a brutal fight between Michael Bisping and Cung Le that left Le bloody and battered. Check it out:

Aug 24, 2014 2:55 pm

REPLAY! Tyron Woodley Blasts Dong Hyun Kim In Rnd 1

If you missed UFC Macau yesterday morning you missed an amazing performance by Michael Bisping in the main event, and a spectacular knockout by Tyron Woodley in the co-main event. Check out the replay of Woodley’s KO below:

Aug 24, 2014 9:52 am

More Details About Booted UFC Judge Revealed

Yesterday during UFC Macau, Dana White made a judgement call mid fight to remove judge Howard Hughes mid card. The decision came after two controversial decisions, where Hughes ended up being the deciding judge in both cases. The first robbery of the night was during the Elizabeth Phillips and Milana Dudieva fight. Phillips was in...

Aug 24, 2014 9:28 am

Felice Herrig: ‘I’d Love to Win That Belt’

Felice Herrig just completed the filming of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Upon her return back to society she spoke with Fitness Gurls ahead of the release of her issue of the magazine which features several pictures as well as a cover feature. You’re going to be on The Ultimate...

Aug 24, 2014 9:23 am

Rousey Insists “Carano Is Worst Style Matchup”

With the potential signing of Gina Carano coming up in the first week of September, UFC women’s bantmaweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke on how a potential fight with her and Carano would go. “Gina is the worst style matchup for me possible,” Rousey told MMAjunkie. “She’s the only girl that I feel like has the...

Aug 24, 2014 9:18 am

Bourdain The Addict – Why This Top Chef Can’t Say No To BJJ

Anthony Bourdain, famous Emmy award winning chef and TV personality has changed his tune, for the better, and now finds himself addicted to BJJ. Steph Daniels of spoke with Anthony Bourdain about his newfound addiction to BJJ. Stephie Daniels: You recently skipped New York traffic to take a helicopter to BJJ practice. How did...