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Aug 28, 2014 12:33 pm

13 Released From Bellator Roster, Including Former Champion

Under the expert guidance of new president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA is continuing to make loads of changes as they push towards a new start at success. Part of those changes, unfortunately, are fighter cuts. In a report coming out of, the promotion has confirmed the release of 13 fighters, including former light-heavyweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 12:19 pm

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Calls Out Gustafsson

The fast rising Blazkzilian, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (pictured) is ready to take things to the next-level. After revitalizing his career as a light-heavyweight, and brutally dispatching two top 10 205’ers, Johnson has been continually calling out Alexander Gustafsson, the UFC’s rightful number 1 contender. Here’s the latest: @AlexTheMauler I respect you as a fighter but...

Aug 28, 2014 12:10 pm

Rory MacDonald: “I just want the belt”

“I didn’t really put too much hope into it. I was just kind of going with the flow. I have to do what I have to do when I fight. That’s all within my hands. That’s what’s in my control. I try to put on the best performance as I can and try to get...

Aug 28, 2014 10:26 am

ULTIMATE FRISBEE! “The Reem” Goes NFL Crazy For Frisbee Challenge

As part of a new camp at Greg Jackson’s, former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is taking to the team atmosphere with flying colors. And while some contest his commitment to the team concept, these photo’s show fans that he’s making the most of it. Here’s more: (Click to enlarge) So the Cameras show up...

Aug 28, 2014 10:13 am

Weidman joins UFC on FOX as analyst for UFC 178

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman makes a special announcement on UFC Tonight and also talks about Luke Rockhold, Vitor Belfort and more. Weidman announces breaking news: “I was asked by the UFC and FOX, I’m going to be a guest analyst, with Rashad Evans and Brian Stann on FOX Sports 1 for the UFC 178 Weigh-in, Prefight...

Aug 28, 2014 10:10 am

Dillashaw Excited To Silence Doubters This Weekend Against Barao

UFC bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw is ready to silence doubters this weekend when he defends his title against Renan Barao, the former champ.   UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw on how he tops his last performance: “You’ve got to try not to. You can’t put pressure on yourself and try to outdo your last performance. You...

Aug 28, 2014 9:46 am

Stann, Florian And D.C. Breakdown Dillashaw vs. Barao 2

In this weekend’s UFC 177 main event, the world’s top two bantamweights will collide once more for the UFC’s world-title. FOX analysts Daniel Cormier and Brian Stann broke down the highly anticipated rematch and pointed out each guys keys to victory. Check it:   UFC TONIGHT Guest Host Daniel Cormier on TJ Dillashaw’s title fight against...

Aug 28, 2014 9:20 am

Bellator Inks #6 Ranked Analisa Bucci To Featherweight Roster

The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. “I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females,...

Aug 28, 2014 9:02 am

PHOTO | UFC 178 Official Poster

With the recent cancellation of Jones vs. Cormier, UFC officials have put together a solid replacement main event in the form of a Flyweight title fight. Here’s the new event poster:

Aug 28, 2014 8:56 am

Power Gauge “Can’t Handle” Belfort’s Punches

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has been putting his legendary strikes to the test ahead of his December UFC title fight. The former champ explains: Today was the second day of testing for power and strength.. The machines couldn't handle the… — Vitor Belfort (@vitorbelfort) August 28, 2014

Aug 28, 2014 7:36 am

Dana White Ranked As Eighth Sleaziest Man In Sports, Says GQ

So we’re just going to assume that this is not on of Dana White’s favorite weeks to be Dana White. GQ Magazine just recently named the UFC President as the eighth Sleaziest Man in Sports in their most recent issue. They did not hesitate to go in on White for all of the claims of...

Aug 28, 2014 7:33 am

Demian Maia Indefinitely Sidelined with Bone Infection

Unfortunate news in the UFC world today, as welterweight Demian Maia has been recently diagnosed with a bone infection, that will be keeping him out of the sport indefinitely. The Sao Paulo native has been diagnosed with Osteomyelitis, a bone infection that can occur from infected tissue or from the bone itself being exposed to...

Aug 28, 2014 5:06 am

UFC To Implement Random Blood And Urine Testing In Next Several Months

The end goal is unannounced, year-round blood and urine tests on the UFC’s stable of approximately 500 athletes using an independent sample collector. “We are meeting with different companies right now and we’re going to have out-of-competition testing,” Ratner told “We’re not sure when it’s going to start, but we’re working on it right...

Aug 28, 2014 5:05 am

Mark Hunt Details Plan For Retirement

Mark Hunt just inked a new six-fight deal with the UFC, but once it’s up, he plans on retiring. Earlier this month Hunt Tweeted a series of cryptic Tweets that he was unemployed, however as it turned out, Hunt was contemplating retiring from MMA completely and pulling out of his scheduled bout against Roy Nelson....

Aug 28, 2014 5:04 am

Glover Teixeira Promises To Finish Phil Davis

Despite Phil Davis’ initial claims that if he were to fight Glover Teixeira to a decision in Brazil next month that he would likely lose, Glover has a different take. “I didn’t understand his complaint. That decision (at UFC 163) was controversial, but I thought that Lyoto won the fight and Phil’s arm was the...

Aug 28, 2014 5:02 am

T.J. Dillashaw: “I Want To Become A Legend”

“It’s a tough situation. After I beat him on Aug. 30, he’s going to have a long road to try and get back to the title,” Dillashaw said. “I think I’m going to expose him as a fighter in general and other fighters are going to take advantage of that.” “I want to become a...

Aug 28, 2014 5:01 am

Holloway Wants A Rematch Against McGregor

Prior to tearing his ACL, Conor McGregor put on an impressive performance against Max Holloway, something ‘Blessed’ hasn’t forgot. He spoke to MMAJunkie about his desire to climb the ranks and get a rematch against Conor McGregor. “The McGregor fight, I got hurt in the first 30 seconds,” Holloway said. “He complains about hurting his...

Aug 28, 2014 5:00 am

Dos Anjos Warms Up With Knee That Finished Henderson

In last weekend’s UFC main event, Rafael dos Anjos shocked the world by becoming the first man to K.O. the former UFC champion, Ben “Smooth” Henderson. Prior to his bout, as evidenced by this video, the Brazilian was drilling the very knee that put the former champ away. Enjoy!

Aug 28, 2014 4:59 am

Profile: TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood

Get to know TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood ahead of episode 1 of the UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series on fOX sports 1.

Aug 27, 2014 8:32 pm

Urijah Faber Shows Off Impressive Takedown Defense

Check out this video of UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber stuffing some deep shoots for takedowns. Faber does not have a fight scheduled at the present time, but is staying ready should the opportunity arise.

Aug 27, 2014 8:27 pm

Nevada Attorney General Requests NSAC Deny Wanderlei’s Motion To Dismiss

The Nevada Attorney General is requesting that the Nevada State Athletic Commission deny Wanderlei Silva’s motion to dismiss his disciplinary action. For those who are unfamiliar with the situation, Silva purposely ran from a drug test that was required by the commission. As a result he was suspended pending his hearing, during which he said...

Aug 27, 2014 4:32 pm

Bethe Correia Slams Rousey: I’m Not Afraid Of Her

Bethe Correia is coming off a win over one of Ronda Rousey’s stablemates, Jessamyn Duke, this Saturday at UFC 177, she will be taking on Shayna Baszler, who is also one of Rousey’s ‘Four Horsewomen’. Correia plans to fight Ronda Rousey and take the belt after defeating Baszler this weekend, however Shayna Baszler may have...

Aug 27, 2014 4:01 pm

MacDonald: “I’m Coming For The Belt. I’m Going To Demolish Everyone I Have To”

“I’m in the hunt mode,” he said matter-of-factly. I feel like right now in the last couple of fights, I’m really hungry. I’m really focused. I’m here for the kill. “I’m coming for the belt,” he continued. “I’m going to demolish everyone I have to to get to that point.” Rory MacDonald spoke with Ariel...