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Aug 6, 2014 7:22 am

UFC Exec Reacts To Being Pushed Aside By Jon Jones In Jones/Cormier Brawl

Monday in Vegas, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got in a heated exchange that ended with a ruined UFC media day. During the Jones/Cormier pre-fight brawl, UFC executive Dave Sholler was thrown aside by the light-heavyweight champ when he tried to halt the out-of-competition action. Here’s Sholler’s reaction: Have to admit that u guys are...

Aug 6, 2014 7:16 am

PHOTO | TUF 20’s Team Pettis After 10 Rounds Of Practice

With The UFC’s Ultimate Fighter Season 20 underway, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and team, are training hard in Vegas ahead of Anthony’s showdown with Melendez. Check it: The Caption Reads,  “Went hard today with the team. 5 rounds rolling & 5 rounds sparring!!! #tuf20 #teampettis”

Aug 6, 2014 7:12 am

QUICK TWITT | Benavidez Brags About “Moment” With Beyonce

Look out Jay-Z! UFC flyweight title challenger, Joseph Benavidez is enjoying time in Sacramento with his girl and a fresh dose of Miss Beyonce Knowles. Check it: Made eye contact with Beyonce last night then she showed me her butt! GF was very understanding about it:) — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) August 4, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 6:23 am

Conor McGregor Predicts A First-Round KO Win Over Dustin Poirier

Breaking News! Conor McGregor is talking trash about his upcoming opponent. That’s right, the Irish bad boy is at it again. McGregor, who is currently riding a 3 fight win streak in the UFC, will face fellow featherweight Dustin Poirier who happens to have an identical streak going. The two will meet in the octagon...

Aug 6, 2014 5:01 am

Sonnen Asked Randy Couture To Fill In At Metamoris 4

Chael Sonnen had moved on from MMA and was set to face Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 this Saturday, all seemed right with the world (sort of). That is until the NSAC decided to step in and try to block Sonnen from competing at the event, saying Metamoris fell under his MMA suspension, and threatened...

Aug 5, 2014 7:56 pm

WSOF 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez To Stream Worldwide

WSOF 12 is coming up this Saturday, and straight from the WSOF we have learned that the bout will not only stream on, but it will also stream worldwide on as well. LAS VEGAS – (August 5) – “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Features a key lightweight matchup between hard-hitting...

Aug 5, 2014 7:49 pm

Serra: Weidman Would Fight Belfort “On Or Off The Juice”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a tall order ahead of him coming up in December, defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort. However this is nothing new for Weidman, who has been dubbed the ‘legend killer’. After knockout out Anderson Silva in 2013, Weidman went on to defend the belt against Anderson later...

Aug 5, 2014 7:38 pm

UFC 178 Tickets To Go On Sale Despite Jones Cormier Brawl

Tickets for UFC 178 were scheduled to go on sale this Friday prior to the scuffle between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at UFC’s Ultimate Media Day yesterday. After the brawl, many fans were left to wonder whether the UFC would cancel the card or go on with the event. It looks like we have...

Aug 5, 2014 3:12 pm

Brock Lesnar Would Consider Returning To The UFC

Brock Lesnar hasn’t seen action inside the Octagon after losing to Alistair Overeem in 2011. Prior to the bout Lesnar had undergone a grueling battle with Diverticulitis that saw Lesnar lose much of his intestine in surgery. The Overeem bout served as his return to the Octagon, and ultimately ended as his final MMA bout....

Aug 5, 2014 3:06 pm

Gustafsson Picks Jones Over Cormier At UFC 178

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson may be sidelined after undergoing a minor surgery, but that hasn’t stopped him from wanting his rematch with Jon Jones. Gustafsson is confident that when Jones meets Cormier at UFC 178 in an actual bout (not another press conference) Jones will emerge victorious. His words via The...

Aug 5, 2014 3:01 pm

Google Offering BJJ Classes To Employees

BJJ is for everyone, and Google is proving that by offering BJJ classes to all of their employees. The classes are taught by Milton Bastos, a highly accomplished BJJ black belt, who has been teaching there since he responded to Google’s Facebook post that they were looking for BJJ instructors. He spoke with Fightland about...

Aug 5, 2014 2:53 pm

Jon Jones Hijacks Daniel Cormier Interview Live On Air

Daniel Cormier stopped on by the set of Jay Mohr’s show on FOX Sports Radio. He spoke about a variety of things, mainly the brawl that occurred between himself and Jon Jones yesterday. As the interview went on it turned out that Jon Jones himself had called into the show, right when Cormier was talking...

Aug 5, 2014 12:03 pm

Jones Slams Cormier, Promises “Malicious, Violent Things”

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were involved in the biggest mishap in Ultimate Media Day history that saw Cormier push Jones in the throat, and Jones throwing strikes. Today the two were interviewed (in separate rooms) on Fox Sports 1 to finish their promotional duties for the UFC 178 card, where Jones promised there...

Aug 5, 2014 11:47 am

Cormier And Jones Separated For 2nd Media Event Today

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got into a scuffle at the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day where they were promoting UFC 178. Today they were scheduled to do the second round of their promotional duties, and as a result of yesterday’s actions were separated and only interacted via a video stream. Check it out:

Aug 5, 2014 9:08 am

Daniel Cormier’s Thrown Shoe Hit Heidi Fang

Yesterday during the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, a media event that will go down in infamy, we could briefly see a shoe flying through the air as Cormier was being dragged away. As it turns out, the shoe belonged to Daniel Cormier, who was aiming for Jon Jones,...

Aug 5, 2014 8:50 am

Conor McGregor ‘Turned On’ By The Smell Of Fear

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor spoke with media members prior to his face off with Dustin Poirier at UFC Ultimate Media Day yesterday. During the interview he described it as: “A strong stench, fear has a strong stench, and funnily enough, it turns me on.”

Aug 5, 2014 8:27 am

Couture Thinks Matchup Between Rousey And Carano Is “Silly”

When UFC President Dana White said he was bringing back Gina Carano and wanted her to fight Ronda Rousey immediately for the title, there was an imaginary line immediately drawn in the sand. Those that wanted to see the fight given Carano’s legendary status, and those that thought the fight was pointless given Carano’s time...

Aug 5, 2014 8:22 am

Jones Agrees He Needs To Watch The Eye Pokes

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has fallen under harsh criticism when he steps in the Octagon. Many fans (and haters) call him a ‘dirty fighter’ for his Oblique kicks that Rampage Jackson would like to see banned, and his eye poking that is prevalent in almost every fight of his. He spoke with Ariel...

Aug 5, 2014 8:16 am

Sylvia Slams UFC: ‘They’re Doing Sh*t To Piss Me Off’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has been butting heads with the UFC, especially UFC President Dana White, leading up to the UFC’s return to Sylvia’s home state of Maine. The Maine-iac (yes that’s what he actually went by for those who didn’t know) spoke to MMA Mania about UFC Bangor: “Dana is the way...

Aug 5, 2014 8:11 am

RUMOR | Mark Hunt Cut By UFC

UFC heavyweight Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt sent out two mysterious Tweets earlier today saying that he was unemployed. Check it out: Well I'm unemployed that sucks — mark richard hunt (@markhunt1974) August 5, 2014 Not my choice guys but going from being exited at the prospects of the future of fighting to being unemployed in...

Aug 5, 2014 8:06 am

PHOTO | Gustafsson Motivated After Successful Knee Surgery

UFC light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has successfully undergone knee surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus that forced him out of his UFC 178 bout against Jon Jones. The Swede took to Instagram to let his fans know he was doing well and it more motivated than ever. Done, just woke up! Never...

Aug 5, 2014 5:01 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Takes Selfies With Fans During Jones Cormier Brawl

During the Jon Jones Daniel Cormier brawl earlier today tension was running high for most people, for Conor McGregor however it wasn’t. The outspoken UFC fighter can be seen taking selfies with fans during the brawl and smiling. BIGGEST THING TO HAPPEN IN @UFC MEDIA DAY HISTORY…. yet still all the fans want is @TheNotoriousMMA...

Aug 4, 2014 5:57 pm

Abel Trujillo Out, Maynard In Against Pearson At FN 47

UFC Fight Night 47 has just lost Abel Trujillo with an injury, and as a result, top ranked UFC lightweight Gray Maynard is now stepping in to fight Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor Maine. No word from the UFC yet as to what injury forced Trujillo off the card. Pearson is...

Aug 4, 2014 5:42 pm

Jones Mocks Cormier’s Weight

The saga continues between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier even after the scuffle between the two men at the UFC Ultimate Media Day earlier today. Jones joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to take more shots at Cormier, specifically his physical condition: “As far being fit, I mean, we all see what he looks...

Aug 4, 2014 4:56 pm

UFC On Jones Cormier Brawl: “There Are Going To Be Ramifications”

In the wake of Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ brawl at UFC Ultimate Media Day promoting the upcoming UFC 178 next month. The UFC brass has stated there will be ramifications for the fighters actions. UFC Chief Legal Officer Kirk Hendrick issued a statement through in which he stated: “This is certainly not a...