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Jul 31, 2014 9:51 am

Dillashaw Not Buying Renan Barao’s “Excuses”

“He had to come up with some sort of a reason why he got beat up so bad… I feel like that’s not accurate (that he woke up in the locker room as he claims), because he came out and the second round was his best round. I feel like after the second round is...

Jul 31, 2014 9:47 am

Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine Scheduled For UFC Fight Night 54 Headliner

It appears as if Rory MacDonald will get the honor of welcoming Tarec Saffiedine, Strikeforce’s last reigning welterweight champion, back to the UFC’s Octagon. UFC officials announced the bout as the headliner for the upcoming Halifax show. “UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine” is set to go down on October 4 at the Halifaz...

Jul 31, 2014 9:40 am

Glover Teixeira & Phil Davis In The Works For UFC 179

While not yet official, multiple sources are reporting that a light-heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis has been verbally agreed to by both parties. Of course, nothing is official until both fighters sign their bout agreements, and we expect that to take place in the coming days. The battle of top 205’ers will...

Jul 31, 2014 6:35 am

UFC Officials Issue Statement Regarding Most Recent Fighter Drug Test Failures

“The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey (pictured) and light heavyweight Robert Drysdale failed drug tests following their fights at UFC 175 and The Ultimate Fighter Finale, respectively. Casey tested positive for drostanolone and Drysdale was flagged for an elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio. Both fighters have been...

Jul 31, 2014 6:31 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone Rumored For UFC 178

  Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez may be in better shape following his promotion’s new take on company management. With SCott Coker at the helm, things are different, so different, that it appears as if the embattled Bellator star in Alvarez may actually get the release he’s been fighting for. got the scoop. Sources...

Jul 31, 2014 5:45 am

Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’

“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five...

Jul 31, 2014 5:30 am

Royce Gracie Talks Female Fighting: ‘I like my girls delicate’

The original UFC champ, the one-and-only Royce Gracie was recently asked about his thoughts on WMMA and he had an interesting response. “I like my girls delicate (laughs). But I’m not against it. My daughter is training in it and one day she wants to fight.”

Jul 31, 2014 5:20 am

Wand Says ‘Give Me Sonnen In Metamoris’

“I think him and Belfort are just the two good fights that have a reason to happen for me. This is bad for everyone, bad for him, bad for me, bad for the fans who want so much that fight. But I’m gonna (be) waiting for him. He (Chael Sonnen) has just one way to...

Jul 31, 2014 5:15 am

Anderson Silva Opens Up As Early Favorite Over Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva is set to return against Nick Diaz in early 2015, and with the bout now official, odds makers have pegged the former UFC Middleweight champion as the favorite. Check it: Future Events: Anderson Silva (-240) vs. Nick Diaz (+190) #MMA — BestFightOdds (@BestFightOdds) July 30, 2014

Jul 31, 2014 5:11 am

Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie Set For ADCC Superfight

“It’s a done deal. Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn’t expecting for this, but I immediately accepted it… Every time I have a chance to compete, I’m in. I can’t say now. He fought there before, he’s really tough. It’s going to be a...

Jul 31, 2014 5:10 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Booking

With the recent news that a real-life UFC super fight is going down between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, the MMA world, excited with anticipation, took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: If @nickdiaz209 vs @SpiderAnderson doesn't get you excited then you seriously need to revaluate your life. #JustSayin — Bigslow (@LukeBarnatt) July 30,...

Jul 31, 2014 5:00 am

Lauzon Out To Prove TUF Season 5 The Best

“I just beat Mac Danzig who won ‘The Ultimate Fighter. Chiesa won ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ at 155. I tell people all the time, my season, Season 5, we had the best guys, period. You could argue maybe Season 1 was good too, they had a lot of studs, but Season 5 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’...

Jul 31, 2014 5:00 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Frank Mir vs. Tank Abbott

Twisters, flying triangles, Von Flue and bulldog chokes are all part of this amazing collection. UFC FIGHT PASS brings you a collection of bouts featuring the rarest and most exciting submissions.

Jul 30, 2014 2:53 pm

Two More UFC Fighters Popped For Illegal Performance Enhancers

The UFC’s performance enhancing drug issue, is near train-wreck proportions. With a record number of testing failures in 2014, many are wondering how deep-rooted this problem actually is. In the latest development coming out of Nevada, two new fighters, who took part in the UFC’s international fight week over July 4 weekend, have been tested...

Jul 30, 2014 2:43 pm

Machida Calls out Luke Rockhold For October Bout

“I had no injuries against Weidman, after the fight I went back training moderately. In September I’ll start working hard and in October I’ll be able to have a fight. It’s up to the UFC to choose my opponent. I would like to face Rockhold. He’s a former Strikeforce champion, I respect him a lot....

Jul 30, 2014 2:26 pm

Nick Diaz Wants Fights In 3 Different Weight Classes

Now that he’s back with the UFC, Nick Diaz can see himself fighting at lightweight, welterweight and middleweight. The Stockton based fighter explained these ambitions during today’s special UFC conference call. Check it: “I think that’s one of my strength. I could probably fight, at a time, I thought, at any weight. I’m no bigger...

Jul 30, 2014 10:43 am

Vitor: ‘I’m Like An Animal, Fighting In Another Dimension’

“I’m like an animal. TRT doesn’t give you spinning kicks, uppercuts. You can put TRT in your body. Look all those guys that were on TRT, they didn’t have good performances. Why? That’s the question.” “I‘m fighting in another dimension. It’s not personal. It’s personal in the Octagon, but I just have to be better,...

Jul 30, 2014 10:38 am

Exclusive: Roger Huerta talks his return to ONE FC and more

One of the most exciting lightweight fighters in mixed martial arts storied history, Roger Huerta (21-7-1 MMA), is set to make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this August in Dubai. The former UFC star and “Sports Illustrated” cover athlete has been out of action for almost 2 years now, this after suffering...

Jul 30, 2014 10:37 am

SPIKE TV Cancels TNA Wrestling

Rampage Jackson, Tito Ortiz & King Mo just lost their part-time gig over at TNA wrestling. At least, that’s what one would think, considering SPIKE TV just cancelled the program. TMZ has the scoop: TNA Wrestling’s flagship show “Impact Wrestling” could soon be without a home — Spike TV quietly let the league know it’s...

Jul 30, 2014 10:32 am

JDS No Longer Interested In Overeem Fight, Wants Miocic

“They are challenging me to promote themselves. I had two dates to fight Overeem. First, he was caught in a drug test and then got hurt. I think that he’s saying this to give an answer to his fans. There is no sense of him talking about this now, he also has an opponent to...

Jul 30, 2014 10:04 am

UFC on FOX 12 pulls in 2.5 million viewers, 3.4 million for the main event

The ratings are in for last weeks UFC on Fox 12 event, featuring Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown as the main event. The final numbers officially came in on Tuesday, and showed a combined 2.5 million viewers. In comparison, every other event that has aired on Fox outside of football season has had virtually identical...