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Jun 6, 2014 6:47 am

Benson Henderson: ‘Jon Jones Deserves To Fight Who He Wants’

Former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is set to fight Rustam Khabilov this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42, which takes place in Albuquerque, NM. During media day on Thursday Henderson was asked about the whole Jon Jones wanting to fight Daniel Cormier instead of Alexander Gustaffson situation. One would think that his...

Jun 6, 2014 6:46 am

Invicta FC Closes Deal With UFC Fight Pass For Content Distribution

The UFC has just penned a deal with the all female organization Invicta to distribute all Invicta fights via Fight Pass. Fight Pass is the UFC’s online subscription-based fight channel that allows subscribers to tap into an almost bottomless playlist of UFC fights, ranging from UFC 1 in 1993 all the way to 2014’s best...

Jun 6, 2014 5:35 am

UFC 174 Headliner Denies Reports Of Drug Testing Failure

According to reports coming out of Russian website,, UFC 174 headliner Ali Bagautinov has a prior drug test failure in his athletic history. The report detailed the use of a common stimulant, which could aid in giving the user an extra surge of strength and energy. Ali, in an interview with FOX Sports denied...

Jun 6, 2014 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis: “I’m not a little boy anymore”

“That fight taught me a lot. No one likes to lose, but as Duke (Roufus) always says, ‘Losing is like your medicine. Don’t be bitter, get better.’ I learned a lot in that fight. It was my first time in deep waters and I froze up and made a mistake. Caceres capitalized on it and...

Jun 6, 2014 5:24 am

Dodson Willing To Give T.J. Dillashaw A Rematch

“I know how much it sucks to lose to somebody, so if [Dillashaw] ever wants to run that back, we could. T.J. made our whole season look amazing. He walked out there and said, ‘Hey, I came from ‘The Ultimate Fighter 14,’ and everybody on that season is doing phenomenal, and he’s doing the best...

Jun 6, 2014 5:20 am

Renan Barao: ‘I know I can beat T.J. Dillashaw’

UFC bantamweight Renan Barao and coach Andre Pederneiras discuss the loss to TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 and what the future holds for the now former champion.Watch the full interview on UFC FIGHT PASS:

Jun 6, 2014 5:20 am

Pearson Wants Bonnar-Griffin Performance In This Weekend’s Sanchez Fight

“I want it to be a Stephan Bonnar-Forrest Griffin fight. I want it to be better than the Clay Guida fight, better than the Gilbert Melendez fight. I’m coming here to state my case in the UFC lightweight division.” UFC lightweight fighter and TUF winner, Ross Pearson is looking to make an impression to the...

Jun 5, 2014 8:34 pm

Jones Relents, Signs To Fight Gustafsson In September

After a very public back-and-forth between himself and the UFC, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has signed on the dotted line and will face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch for the UFC’s 205-pound belt. In a statement through, Jon Jones explained: “There was never an issue with a contract. I was traveling and finally got...

Jun 5, 2014 2:56 pm

Bendo: ‘No Rivalry, but my camp is undefeated against Team Jackson’

“There’s not much of a rivalry. Our gym against Greg Jackson’s gym, I think we’re like 7-0 against them. I’m 3-0, so we don’t really see it as a rivalry. Khabilov is tough. I have to go out there and get my hand raised.” Heading into his fourth bout against a Greg Jackson trained fighter,...

Jun 5, 2014 2:52 pm

No Retirement For Shogun, Wants On Upcoming Japan Card

Following his most recent defeat, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua has decided to fight on and not retire. News of his intentions came to us during last night’s UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. The Brazilian striker came into the UFC on the heels of a nearly unmatched run in PRIDE. Once here,...

Jun 5, 2014 2:45 pm

Chael Sonnen Lands Ambassador Gig In Topps/UFC Partnership

The Topps Company, Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championships today launched the 2014 Topps UFC Knockout card set, the most comprehensive and engaging collectible card product ever launched in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The launch of the 2014 set will feature special giveaways and promotional opportunities, including a “Golden Ticket” insertion in select...

Jun 5, 2014 2:42 pm

‘The Reem’ Feeling Good Under Greg Jackson

Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem is two-days in to his test phase over at Greg Jackson’s gym in Albuquerque. For now, it appears as if ‘The Reem’ is enjoying the vibe. Hit play and catch it all.

Jun 5, 2014 12:56 pm

Cole Miller Releases Statement On McGregor Fight Cancellation

We learned earlier this week that Cole Miller was forced out of his ‘UFC Dublin’ main event against Conor McGregor. A Fight-cancelling injury was the culprit, and Miller just took to his Facebook page to explain what happened. Check it: “Today, after 11 years in mixed martial arts, I have had a first in my...

Jun 5, 2014 12:46 pm

Maia Still Gunning For UFC Title

“The day I stop aiming for the title, I will stop fighting. That’s my goal and always will be, but I decided to stop thinking about it. Every time I think about it, it brings more pressure over me, and that was bad. I will continue fighting and see what happens.” In a recent interview...

Jun 5, 2014 12:40 pm

Robert Drysdale To Make UFC Debut At ‘TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar’

Next month, the ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Finale event goes down from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In new news, sources close to the situation have confirmed that Robert Drysdale will make his long-awaited Octagon Debut at the event against fellow UFC newcomer, Keith Berish. The ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar...

Jun 5, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten: ‘Jon Jones Is Beatable’

“Jon is one of those guys who gets caught in an armbar, and this will probably never happen again now, because he’s the guy who goes back on Monday after the weekend and then he starts working on it so it will never happen again,” said the 49-year-old former champ. “So it made [Jones] a...

Jun 5, 2014 9:46 am

Champ Says He’ll ‘B!tch-Slap’ McGregor In The Streets

“As far as that Irish kid, he sucks. He hasn’t fought anybody … and he’s calling out all these guys. I feel like he’s disrespecting a lot of fighters. Honestly, if I see him on the street, I’ll bitch-slap him. That’s the reality. Hopefully if I get the opportunity to fight him, I’ll bitchslap him...

Jun 5, 2014 7:58 am

Rumor: Phil Baroni vs. Karo Parisyan in the works for Bellator 122

According to sources close to, a bout featuring MMA veterans Phil Baroni and Karo Parisyan is in the works for July’s Bellator 122 event in Temecula, California. Phil Baroni was last seen in action over a year ago at May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise to Power” event, where he suffered a gruesome leg injury...

Jun 5, 2014 6:43 am

Cat Zingano Hinting at a Possible September Return Against Amanda Nunes

Extremely good news for all of the Cat Zingano fans of the world: the latest news is that Zingano is eyeing a UFC return in September. Cat Zingano has gone through the worst imaginable year, starting with the injuries to both of her knees (requiring PRP and stem cell treamtments) that kept her sidelined for...

Jun 5, 2014 6:40 am

Wineland Considering Retirement After Second Jaw Injury

Eddie Wineland may be considering putting and end to his UFC career. On Friday, Wineland will have wires removed from his jaw, an injury he sustained last month in his bout against Johnny Edwardo at UFC Fight Night 40, and while he’s on the track to healing, he feels that it may be time to...