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Jun 23, 2014 5:29 pm

Ben Saunders: I Visualized My Opponent Was Bjorn Rebney

Last week it was announced that Viacom had fired Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney and replaced him with the former Strikeforce CEO, Scott Coker. One person that is happier than the rest is Bellator fighter Ben Saunders who took to the Underground to express his distaste for the former Bellator CEO. “In My Opinion” He knew...

Jun 23, 2014 5:18 pm

Josh Barnett: “I Want To Fight Everybody”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett spoke with at Glory 17: Last Man Standing this past weekend to catch up and talk about “The Warmaster’s” future with the UFC, why he called out Junior Dos Santos, and his upcoming Metamoris match against Dean Lister. “I want to fight everybody, but honestly, it was my...

Jun 23, 2014 4:33 pm

Lyoto Machida Wants Glory Bout With Artem Levin

UFC middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida spoke to during Glory 17 about his desire for a one-contract fight with Glory kickboxing to fight Glory Last Man Standing tournament winner and now inaugural middleweight champion Artem Levin. “I’d love to fight that guy (Artem). If I could do a one-fight deal to fight with him...

Jun 23, 2014 4:22 pm

UFC 174 Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov took place earlier this month, and today the UFC has uploaded the footage fight fans can’t get enough of: The Phantom Cam. The phantom cam brings you all the action from the event in super slow motion so you can see just how devastating each strike was.

Jun 23, 2014 4:01 pm

T.J. Dillashaw Ties The Knot With Fiance

UFC Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw tied the knot with fiance Rebecca Reynoso this past weekend, and fellow Team Alpha Male teammate Joseph Benavidez captured the event via Twitter. Check out the wedding photos below. Mr. and Mrs. Bantamweight champion of the world Dillashaw! @TJDillashaw @rebecca_reynoso #DillashawWedding — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) June 22, 2014 Best...

Jun 23, 2014 3:52 pm

WSOF 10 Salaries: Branch and Aguilar Top Payroll

World Series of Fighting 10 happened this past Saturday, and MMAJunkie got the official salaries from the NSAC. WSOF 10 was headlined by TUF Alumni Jesse Taylor, who was defeated by David Branch for the inaugural middleweight championship. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $231,000. The full WSOF 10 payouts included: David Branch:...

Jun 23, 2014 3:47 pm

Lamas On McGregor: He’s Just A Loudmouth

Top ranked UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas joined to talk about his upcoming fight with Hacran Dias, and what he did wrong in his fight against Jose Aldo. “Preparation is going great. He’s a tough guy, I’m not taking him lightly” Lamas said. “He’s very strong. and likes to control people on top and grind...

Jun 23, 2014 3:36 pm

Which Country Has The Maddest UFC Fans?

Several UFC fighters gave their thoughts on which country has the maddest UFC fans, and they all had the same answer. Find out which country takes the crown by watching the video below courtesy of Kammakaze TV.

Jun 23, 2014 3:18 pm

Rampage Jackson Fights Ninja Turtle

Former UFC Fighter Quinton Rampage Jackson posted an action shot of himself squaring off with the new Donatello from Ninja Turtles. Check out the photo below courtesy of Rampage’s official Instagram.

Jun 23, 2014 3:11 pm

Dana White Poses With Bruce Lee Statue In Hong Kong

UFC President Dana White joined Cung Le and Michael Bisping on their tour of Asia to promote the UFC as well as UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le. In Hong Kong Dana took a minute to pose with a Bruce Lee statue.

Jun 23, 2014 3:01 pm

STATIC Episode 4: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber

Several weeks ago it was announced that Jay-Z and Anderson Silva were bringing you a web series called Static that took an in depth look at the biggest rivalries in MMA. First was Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, next was Jason Miller vs. Nick Diaz, then was Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey, and now is...

Jun 23, 2014 2:30 pm

Hilarious EA Sports UFC Glitches: Yves Lavigne KO’s Gustafsson

EA Sports UFC is the most realistic fighting game to date, but that doesn’t mean it comes without some flaws, and in this case, some pretty major ones. Check out these hilarious but major bugs in the game from the back-to-back mount to Yves Lavigne’s super powers. Please note several of these videos are from...

Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

Jon Jones: Gustafsson Fight Was My Strongest Showing

Jon Jones spoke with ESPN’s MMA Live to talk about his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson and how he has learned from the situation, including the UFC’s tactics they used to get the bout agreed upon. “I think it was handled the way it had to be. The UFC had to do their certain strategies...

Jun 23, 2014 11:31 am

Sara McMann Calls Out Kaufman, Wants Rousey Rematch

Sara McMann was interviewed at a local MMA event, and was asked who she would like to fight next. As it turns out, the former title challenger and Olympic silver medalist wants Sarah Kaufman, and then another crack at Rowdy Ronda Rousey’s title belt.

Jun 23, 2014 11:23 am

Forrest Griffin On TRT: It Was Worth Shortening Your Life

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin spoke to to talk about the side effects from using Testosterone Replacement Therapy, and how in his mind it was all worth it. “I did it, I think it’s great. When it started, I had two problems with steroids. One, they’re illegal and I’m doing illegal drugs....

Jun 23, 2014 11:13 am

Bisping and Le Face Off During Macau Media Tour

Michael Bisping and Cung Le have began their tour of Asia with UFC President Dana White to promote their upcoming bout on August 23rd which takes place in Macau. Check out the photos of the tour below. It's gonna be a big week @UFC_Asia! @danawhite @CungLe185 @bisping in Hong Kong and Macao! #UFCMacao #VenetianMacao —...

Jun 23, 2014 10:58 am

Nate Marquardt: God Wanted Me To Fight At Middleweight

UFC Fight Night 43 headliner Nate Marquardt joined MMAJunkie to talk about his upcoming fight with James Te Huna this weekend, his future in the middleweight division, and why God wanted him to fight at that weight. Check out the interview below: “I just feel like that’s what God wanted me to do, was to...

Jun 23, 2014 10:35 am

Ricardo Lamas: I Beat Myself In The Aldo Fight

Top ranked UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas joined Majority Draw Radio during a recent interview to discuss his fight against Jose Aldo, and how Aldo didn’t beat “The Bully”, he beat himself. “No, not at all, I felt fine (after sitting out). The only thing is, because it was a title shot, I was being a...

Jun 23, 2014 10:20 am

Fight Replay: Te Huna Destroys Rosa

Check out this awesome fight replay of James Te Huna decimating Aaron Rosa at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann in March of 2012. Te Huna is currently on a two-fight losing streak and will look to bounce back with a win over Nate Marquardt in his middleweight debut this Saturday.

Jun 23, 2014 10:09 am

Art Davie On UFC 1: Rickson Gracie Wanted A Million Dollars

Going into UFC 1, Rickson Gracie was widely accepted to be the man to represent the Gracie family. However in a shocking move by Helio Gracie, Royce was called upon to represent the Gracie family name. Art Davie joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about what went on behind the scenes leading up to the first...

Jun 23, 2014 9:30 am

Fight Flashback: Stefan Struve Submits Pat Barry At UFC Live

In the UFC’s submission of the week, we take a look back at UFC live from 2011 where Stefan Struve submitted Pat Barry with a beautiful triangle choke after being slammed by the kickboxer. Check it out below. Struve returns to action at UFC 175 against Matt Mitrione on July 5th after almost a year...

Jun 23, 2014 9:27 am

MMA World Reacts To USA’s 2-2 Draw In FIFA World Cup

UFC stars react to the USA vs. Portugal World Cup game yesterday, which saw the US team forced out of the next round after a 2-2 draw against Portugal. The US dropped an early lead, but then scored two goals to give them the lead with 9 minutes left, however a late game goal assisted...

Jun 23, 2014 9:13 am

Nick Diaz Enters Contract Negotiations, Eyes Return This Year

One of MMA’s biggest personalities, Nick Diaz, who hasn’t fought since dropping a decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158 in March of 2013, now wants to make a return to MMA. Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt ran into Diaz at Glory Kickboxing this past weekend and got the story. Ran into Nick Diaz...

Jun 23, 2014 8:58 am

Machida Believes Belfort Deserves Title Shot

Lyoto Machida spoke to Fox Sports through an interpreter to express his belief that Vitor Belfort deserves a title shot after Machida and Weidman do war on July 5th. “Logically, he’s next in line, Belfort was supposed to fight Weidman but after the TRT ban, Belfort was unable to get licensed, and as a result...

Jun 23, 2014 8:50 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Targeting September Return, Puts Division On Notice

Undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is anxious to return to UFC action after defeating Rafael Dos Anjos in April, but is looking ahead to a potential bout in September. The Eagle’s manager spoke to about who he would like to see his client fight. “Khabib is ready to go from September on. He had...

Jun 23, 2014 8:36 am

Liddell On Jon Jones Beef: It’s Nothing Personal

UFC legend Chuck Liddell sounded off a few months ago prior to his protege Glover Teixeira fighting Jon Jones, and said that he believed Glover would knockout or submit Jones. Jones fired back with an offer to a superfight with the Iceman, however Liddell laughed off the offer. Last week Jones and Liddell ended up...

Jun 23, 2014 8:27 am

John McCarthy Thinks Jason High’s Punishment Was Too Harsh

Veteran referee Big John McCarthy spoke to Submission Radio to talk about Jason High’s release from the UFC after he shoved referee Kevin Mulhall out of frustration for what he believed, was an early stoppage. “Absolutely there has to be varying degrees of punishment, but it has to be a punishment that is, you know,...

Jun 23, 2014 8:15 am

Fighter Disqualified For Timidity, Referee Explains

Veteran referee Mike Beltran disqualified a fighter for timidity (not fighting) at RFA 15 earlier this month. This past weekend Mike Beltran joined Bas Ruten and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to explain why he disqualified Danny Aguiar for timidity. Check out the video below.