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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...

Jul 23, 2014 4:34 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Out, Daniel Cormier In Against Jon Jones At UFC 178

That injury bug! Daniel Cormier received the call of his life today, when UFC officials learned that UFC 178 headliner Alexander Gustafsson was withdrawing from his scheduled title shot due to injury. As a result, the AKA based Olympian will get his long-awaited shot at a UFC title on September 27th in Las Vegas. Daniel...

Jul 23, 2014 12:54 pm

Chael Sonnen Punishment Handed Down, Suspension And Move To NSAC Drug Advisor Part Of Deal

Today in Las Vegas, Chael P. Sonnen appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic to answer to charges of two failed drug tests for five different performance enhancing and/or banned substances. While Sonnen offered absolutely zero defense, the commission and prosecution opted to engage in a lengthy hearing with expert testimony from physicians and...

Jul 23, 2014 11:08 am

NSAC Grants Vitor Belfort A License To Fight Weidman In December

Just moments ago in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was granted a license to fight Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Prior to today’s NSAC hearing it was unknown if Vitor could overcome failed drug tests and a ban on TRT to return to action and get his promised UFC title...

Jul 23, 2014 10:59 am

Dana White: “Rousey is the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with”

“She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level. Everybody talks about how I’m always Ronda this and Ronda that. It’s hard not to be Ronda this and Ronda that when you deal with her. Look at the attention she gets. We have her doing all this crazy shit. She’s...

Jul 23, 2014 10:50 am

Dana White Explains Why Cariaso’s Getting Such A Quick Title Shot

“The problem is that there is no doubt the fight everybody wanted to see would be John Dodson, but he’s hurt. Ian McCall just fought, Johnson knocked out [Joseph] Benavidez, and he beat John Moraga. People are going to bitch about Demetrious Johnson no matter who we put him in there against. Eventually, he’ll just...

Jul 23, 2014 10:47 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I’m just as good now, as I ever was’

“It’s a big challenge for me. I’m up for it and I’m excited for it, but after feeling my body in that five-round camp, realized I need to take my time in this camp because that’s the hard part. The fight itself is literally the easy part. That’s the fun part for me. That’s why...

Jul 23, 2014 10:43 am

Kennedy: ‘Belfort Is Dripping PED’s Out Of His Eyeballs’

“Right now he’s down in Brazil, or back in you know California, training his butt off and injecting anything that he wants to and loving it, and nobody’s testing him, or like his doctor – when I say his, I’m making quotation fingers “doctor” – so he’s like dripping testosterone out of his eyeballs right...

Jul 23, 2014 10:08 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Caught Nude While Training? (NSFW)

This may be old, but it’s new to us, so we’re passing it on. The BJPENN.COM team just ran across this photograph of the UFC’s light-heavyweight champion, totally naked while at the gym. It’s a little off, some may even say weird, or maybe this is perfectly normal where you’re from. Tell us all about...

Jul 23, 2014 9:30 am

Party Like A Pettis – Both Brothers Get Down In Sin City!

In a recent trip to the Las Vegas strip, Anthony and Sergio Pettis got caught by camera’s partying it up inside a night club’s VIP section. Bother brothers fight for the UFC, Anthony being the UFC’s lightweight champion.

Jul 23, 2014 9:19 am

Cat Zingano Fires Back At Upcoming Opponent For Blatant Disrespect

  Top female bantamweight, ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano is fed up with Amanda Nunes running her mouth. Nunes has been on a media tour, hexing the UFC’s bantamweight division and doing her best Chael Sonnen impersonation in the process. (See all that HERE). Cat took to twitter with the following: Keep running your mouth @Amanda_Leoa ,...

Jul 23, 2014 9:03 am

In Focus: Ronda Rousey

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey explains the origin of her nickname “Rowdy” and discusses her ambitions in Hollywood and in the Octagon.

Jul 23, 2014 8:45 am

QUICK TWITT | Ronda Rousey’s Mom Gets Caught Up in Unfair Stereotype

At one point in MMA history, if your daughter worked a UFC event she was a ring girl. Then came Ronda Rousey. And while Ronda is a huge mega-star, the rest of the world is still playing catch up to the UFC’s influx of female talent, not required to wear next to nothing on national TV....

Jul 23, 2014 8:33 am

UFC’s First 115 Pound Victor Eats Massive Cheeseburger

Sorry guys but I had to eat a in-n-out 4 by 4. Couldn't help!! Haha Remember: Work hard, train hard but play harder. — Claudia Gadelha (@ClaudiaGadelha_) July 22, 2014 For being the UFC’s smallest ever winner of an MMA fight, Claudia Gadelha sure knows how to put it down. WOW!

Jul 23, 2014 8:26 am

PHOTO | ‘Shogun’ & Anderson Training 12 Years Ago – “We were chasing a dream”

Former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua used to train together while chasing their dreams of glory and championship gold. Fast forward 12-years and ‘Shogun’ brings up an old image and old emotions about their time in the sport. Check it: Found a pic of @SpiderAnderson & I training,taken by @eduardo_alonso 12+years ago,...