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Jul 24, 2014 6:21 pm

Vitor Belfort Issues Statement Following Successful NSAC Hearing

“In my hands lincença approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. My training has never been based on the law of least effort and my awards and achievements are the result of a job that few can do and still rare for supporting for many years. The journey that I have as a fighter not...

Jul 24, 2014 6:13 pm

One-Handed Fighter K.O.’s Opponent

MMA’s regional scene is full of amazing fights and fight finishes. In the latest from AXS TV we can get a glimpse of what went down last week. Enjoy!

Jul 24, 2014 6:05 pm

FundaFighter Launches Profile In Support Of Beloved Trainer “Masta” Peter Sisomphou

Fundafighter, the number one crowdsourcing destination in mixed martial arts, today announced it has launched a profile to support and help raise funds for of one of the most beloved trainers in combat sports, “Muay Thai Masta” Peter Sisomphou. One of the top trainers in Muay Thai, his experience and expertise is legendary in Thailand...

Jul 24, 2014 4:45 pm

BREAKING: UFC Signs Nick Diaz To A New Three Fight Deal

Little details available at the moment, but UFC President Dana White has confirmed that Nick Diaz is back with a new three-fight deal and everyone seems happy. Great news for Diaz fans. Check it: He's back @nickdiaz209 just signed a new bout agreement 2 fight! Details coming soon — Dana White (@danawhite) July...

Jul 24, 2014 12:57 pm

Former UFC Champ Barao: ‘The title is coming back to Brazil’

“The title is coming back to Brazil. I’m hungry to get this title back. I will get what is mine. I remember everything that happened until that point (that he got dropped int he first round). After (that punch), I only woke up in the locker room. The fight was really close in the beginning,...

Jul 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Jose Aldo Not Concerned With Length Of Layoff Or Interim Titles

“No chance at all (Will they rush the injury rehab). He’s already felling better. He did some light training Monday and didn’t feel anything. We will decide this week when he’ll be able to train hard again and then we’ll know if he can fight in October. He wants to fight as soon as possible,...

Jul 24, 2014 12:44 pm

Jessica Eye Down For Holm Scrap, Will Fight Anyone

Following a report on UFC Tonight that stated Eye would welcome Holly Holm to the UFC, Jessica Eye took to instagram to clarify and make right by the original, kind of false, report made by Ariel Helwani. Enjoy!

Jul 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Karo Parisyan: ‘I brought Judo to MMA, not Ronda’

“Ronda’s like a little sister to me, and I give her all the props. She’s a great fighter, great person, great judoka. But I don’t want people to forget who brought judo to the table in mixed martial arts. No one can deny that I was the one who put judo on the map in...

Jul 24, 2014 12:25 pm

Gina Carano UFC Deal Near Complete

The possible signing of Gina Carano has generated a lot of news recently. The excitement of having the pioneer of women’s MMA joining the UFC has definitely excited fans, and the rollercoaster ride of signing, not signing, and signing again has certain thrown fans for a loop. However, UFC President Dana White hinted last week...

Jul 24, 2014 9:56 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Knee Surgery A Success

After being forced to withdraw from his scheduled date with Donald Cerrone, top UFC lightweight fighter Khabib Nurmagomdeov underwent knee surgery and it went well. The Russian based AKA fighter is expected to make a return to action in early 2015.

Jul 24, 2014 9:52 am

Tim Kennedy Reacts To Belfort vs. Weidman News With A Gun In His Mouth Meme

UFC Middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy has made a meme about the recently announced middleweight title fight between the newly licensed Vitor Belfort and the champ, Chris Weidman. Thoughts? The Caption Reads – I’m sorry but the thought of Weidman vs. Belfort taking place in Brazil is idiotic. #PED #TRT #HGH #EPOFollow So I guess, for...

Jul 24, 2014 9:46 am

Robbie Lawler Prepping For Fight Week, Signing UFC on FOX 12 Posters

This weekend on FOX, a welterweight showdown between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown takes place in San Jose, California. As part of this week’s long preparatory phase, fighters such as Lawler are required to take part in several UFC events, such as poster signing.  

Jul 24, 2014 6:41 am

‘The Rock’ Breaks Down Potential Carano vs. Rousey Bout

Having worked in Hollywood with both Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was asked to predict the outcome of this potential UFC Showdown. “Come on, man, you can’t ask me that. That’s like asking me, “Hey, Rock, which side of your handsome face do you like better, left or right?” Obviously, it’s...

Jul 24, 2014 6:36 am

Bisping: Rockhold’s a douche bag who hangs at pool parties with teenagers

UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping has never been one tread lightly when it came to fighters he didn’t fully respect. On last night’s episode of UFC Tonight, Bisping did not disappoint as the conversation moved to his buddy Luke Rockhold. Bisping also discussed his upcoming fight with Cung Le and the improvements that he wants to...

Jul 24, 2014 6:36 am

Florian and Bisping Breakdown This Weekend’s Lawler vs. Brown Main Event

On last nights episode of UFC Tonight, Michael Bisping came in as a guest host to help Kenny Florian break down this saturday’s big match up between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown. Both guys weighed in on what they felt would be the strength’s and weaknesses for each of the welterweights, and...

Jul 24, 2014 5:19 am

Cormier Reacts To Title Shot And Jon Jones Trash Talk

  Daniel Cormier on when he found out about the Jon Jones title fight: “I got on the scale at 6:45 AM this morning because I had six donuts yesterday. Right then I got a text from Lorenzo Fertitta. I thought, ‘This can’t be good.’ Lorenzo offered me the fight. I got with my coaches we...

Jul 24, 2014 5:10 am

Matt Brown: ‘Lawler Fight Can Be For Main Event, Title Or In My Back Yard’

  Matt Brown on if Lawler is his toughest challenge yet: “I don’t know. The next challenge is the most difficult, no matter who you’re fighting.” Brown on Lawler’s weaknesses: “He doesn’t show a lot of weaknesses. I watched the Hendricks fight and Hendricks and I are very different fighters, so I’ll fight him differently....

Jul 24, 2014 5:00 am

Robbie Lawler Discusses This Weekend’s UFC on FOX 12 Main Event

“I’ve got to just go out there, move my feet, dictate the pace, not let him get in my face and put a hurting on him.” Lawler on what’s different with his career now: “I’ve got a lot more experience. The training at American Top Team has helped. There’re a lot of good guys who...

Jul 23, 2014 7:50 pm

Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Engage In Twitter Beef

No need to convince these guys to fight. Moments after announcing Daniel Cormier as the replacement for the injured Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones and DC took to twitter to exchange words. Guys please get this message to @JonnyBones he doesn't follow me. Didn't think I followed him. Hes a ninja #newchamp — Daniel Cormier...

Jul 23, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen And Vitor Belfort NSAC Verdicts

  Two important things happened today in the State of Nevada. Vitor Belfort got his license to fight Chris Weidman, and Chael Sonnen received a two-year suspension and what amounts to a bunch of community service in the fight to stop PED use. As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with reactions. Check it:...

Jul 23, 2014 7:15 pm

Dana White: ‘McGregor’s Fight In Ireland Best Event Ever’

“It’s the greatest fight I’ve ever been to. It’s the greatest sporting event I’ve ever been to in my life. It was insane.” “It’s funny because people always talk about hype trains, but people love the kid (McGregor). He’s exciting to watch, he’s exciting to listen to, and people love it. He just broke into...

Jul 23, 2014 7:09 pm

QUICK TWITT | Rampage Set To Meet With New Bellator Regime Friday

Bellator’s number one attraction, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has had a rough go of things when it comes to authority figures. However, in a recent tweet, the former UFC light-heavyweight champion gave fans a glimmer of hope. Check it: I'm going to check out this Scott Coker guy @bellatormma this Friday.. I'll let y'all know what's...