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Aug 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Wanderlei Dodges Commission Again, NSAC Postpones Disciplinary Hearing

Former PRIDE FC Champion and current UFC Fighter, Wanderlei Silva has pulled another fast one on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The MMA Legend was expected to attend today’s official NSAC meeting and answer for violations previously committed. (More on that HERE.) But his absence, and a filed motion from his legal team to dismiss any...

Aug 21, 2014 1:07 pm

2013 Female Fighter Of The Year Winner Inks Deal With Bellator

Just days after Bellator President Scott Coker reinstated the women’s division to Bellator by bringing in top featherweights Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd, Bellator has a new addition to the roster as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Talita Nogueira (6-0) has joined the promotion. Currently ranked in the Top 10 Featherweight rankings, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu champion will...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Aug 21, 2014 12:27 pm

GSP’s ‘Pot King’ Friend Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges “Rush” St-Pierre found himself under fire earlier this year for his very open and public support of international drug king-pin, Jimmy Cournoyer. (More on that HERE) The Canadian super-star told detractors that he believed everyone was due a second chance, and that he would not turn his back on a friend...

Aug 21, 2014 11:14 am

Cung Le, Michael Bisping To Undergo Enhanced Drug Testing

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced, Wednesday evening, that they intend on putting this weekend’s China headliners through enhanced Performance Enhancing Drug testing. Enhanced testing, though costly, includes the most advanced blood and urine screening available to ensure the athletes have not cheated in the lead up to their bouts. UFC on FOX announced the news...

Aug 21, 2014 11:03 am

No Retirement For Maynard, “Bully” Ready To Fight On

eThe former two-time title challenger is looking to get back in the cage, despite popular opinion that he should retire. The UFC on FOX crew broke it down during Wednesday night’s broadcast, stating that Maynard will go to medical facilities in South Dakota to get a clean bill of health, and fight on. Maynard last...

Aug 21, 2014 10:58 am

Bendo: ‘I’m a sinner, and I need Christ in my life’

“I definitely think about quite a bit. It’s something I take pride in being as real as possible. I love Christ, I love being a Christian. It’s very hard sometimes making the right choice or making the right decisions, but I enjoy it and I like it. That’s who I am. I’m not going to...

Aug 21, 2014 10:55 am

Killa B – ‘The Goal Was To Always Come Back To The UFC’

“That was always the goal. The second I got cut that was the goal. I made a post on my Facebook and my social media letting people know the sad news that I got cut and it wasn’t just a small post. I wrote out exactly how I felt and I made a damn promise...

Aug 21, 2014 10:38 am

Chael Sonnen Completes The Ice Bucket Challenge – WOW!

ALS just got a Gangster wet …@LukeBarnatt @IAmJericho @heylandsberg @TGILaura @THEmikeinindy @steveaustinBSR — chael sonnen (@sonnench) August 21, 2014 The Oregon Gangster, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen has completed the ALS ice bucket challenge, and he might have taken the cake. You’re going to have to follow the link in his tweet to get to...

Aug 21, 2014 10:05 am

Fight Night Macao: Media Day Highlights

Stars from Fight Night Macao talk to the media before the big event this Saturday. Hear from headliners Michael Bisping and Cung Le, plus, co-main event fighters Tyron Woodley and Dong Hyun Kim.

Aug 21, 2014 5:04 am

Goku vs. Superman? Rousey Geeks Out And Breaks It Down

With her recent admission of being a Pokemon fan, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was confronted on her knowledge of anime vs. comic fighting by fans in China (Replay HERE). Ronda happily entertained the question when asked who would win between Superman and Goku, and she impressed Dana White in the process. “Goku would definitely...

Aug 21, 2014 5:03 am

Randy Couture: ‘No Bocek, MMA is not rampant with PED users!’

“I think there’s always going to be some guys that try to cut corners, who are looking for that short cut or that loop hole, and are willing to kinda take that risk. I mean the penalty is pretty significant. If you get caught, you’re gonna lose the opportunity for at least a year to...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Released From Bellator

Longtime MMA Veteran, Phil Baroni has just been cut from his latest promotional home over at Bellator MMA. He was just one-fight into his Bellator deal. Baroni, last saw action last month in a first round losing effort to Karo Parisyan. The UFC veteran cites his support for the recently detained War Machine as the...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

Coker Planning 16 Events In 2015 For Bellator Reboot

“The first thing we had to change was the tournament format. Which we did. The second thing is we have to go and recruit the top talent and cultivate the talent we have here now. And the third thing was the staff running 10 shows in a row. Talk about a burnout. We had to...

Aug 21, 2014 5:00 am

Johny Hendricks takes on the Spartan Race

In preparation for his welterweight title fight against Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks tackled a brutal obstacle course, inspired by Sparta, circa 400 B.C.

Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Aug 20, 2014 6:52 pm

Rockhold-Machida In Preliminary Fight Talks With UFC

Two top middleweight fighters are inching closer to a battle, and there doesn’t appear to be anything in their way. According to UFC Tonight, UFC officials are entertaining a fight between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold. “Luke Rockhold vs. Lyoto Machida, this fight is being discussed,” stated Daniel Cormier on tonight’s UFC on FOX Sports...

Aug 20, 2014 6:37 pm

UFC 178 Lineup Set With Domininck Cruz On Prelims

While the void left by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier surely stings, UFC officials have put forth their best efforts to keep UFC 178 a compelling fight card. Set for September 27, ‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ is set to take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main...

Aug 20, 2014 6:06 pm

Michael Bisping: ‘Le Using The UFC Following Channing Tatum Snub’

In this weekend’s first UFC main event, Michael “The Count” Bisping faces action film star and former Strikeforce champion, Cung Le. Bisping, for the most part, has managed to keep things civil between he and his opponent, but after hitting the Chinese streets, things are starting to get personal. In a recent interview with Sherdog,...