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Jun 10, 2014 7:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Dublin #WHOATV Teaser (Video)

UFC Dublin isn’t until July 19th, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get excited for Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon against Diego Brandao now. Also on the card is #3 ranked flyweight Ian McCall who is making his long awaited return to the Octagon almost a year after defeating Iliarde Santos by unanimous decision....

Jun 10, 2014 6:34 am

Michael Chandler Wants A Rematch With Will Brooks, Was Injured Before Last Fight

  When Eddie Alvarez had to pull out of his rubber match with Michael Chandler due to injury, Chandler stuck in there and took a fight against lightweight Will Brooks. Chandler ended up losing to Brooks via split decision. Chandler recently went on The Great MMA Debate Podcast and it sounds like he may have...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

UFC Heavyweight Needs Fighting Clearance For Hep-B

Geronimo dos Santos signed with the UFC almost two years ago, and has yet to make his promotional debut. He was set to square off against Gabriel Gonzaga back at UFC 153 but was pulled from the bout when tests revealed that he had contracted Hepatitis B. While on his medical hiatus, he has been...

Jun 10, 2014 5:10 am

Drug Testing Results: TUF Brazil 3 Tests Clean

The drug test results from the TUF Brazil 3 finale are in, and all fighters passed. CABMMA Chief Operating Officer Cristiano Sampaio said all 24 fighters who were tested before the event were clean, as well as the six randomly selected fighters after the event, including headliners Stipe Miocic and Fabio Maldonado, who also tested...

Jun 10, 2014 5:06 am

Invicta FC Boss Shannon Knapp Discusses Cyborg Drop to 135 (Video)

Invicta FC CEO Shannon Knapp joined MMA Fight Corner for an interview which aired on Fox Spots to talk about the likelihood of Cris Cyborg dropping to 135. “Both [Justino] and Gomes have both expressed interest in going down to 135. So I definitely am going to tell you, I think you’re going to see...

Jun 10, 2014 5:05 am

Still Injured, Cole Miller Takes First In Triathlon

injury that forced Cole Miller out of an upcoming bout with Conor McGregor didn’t keep the fighter from competing in a triathlon, and taking first in his age division too might we add. Check out the photo from Miller’s Instagram below.

Jun 10, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | GSP Makes Major Cash Donation To Marine Corps

GSP posted a picture on his official Instagram with himself along with two Marines holding a check for $10,000 from the former welterweight kingpin to the Marine Corps Community Services for their Anti-bullying initiative. Check out the picture below.

Jun 10, 2014 5:00 am

Cormier’s On Knee Injuries That Have Plagued His Career

Daniel Cormier joined MMAJunkie radio to talk about his chronic knee injuries that lave plagued the former Olympian’s MMA career since the start. “I don’t know the medical terms, but stuff builds up around it over time. That’s how you know the length of an injury.” “(Prior to Jones vs. Gustafsson being rebooked), I would...

Jun 9, 2014 3:33 pm

Joe Rogan Kills And Eats A Bear | Photo

Joe Rogan went hunting this past weekend and bagged himself quite a large black bear. Afterwards Joe not only cooked, but ate the beast, which looks less than appetizing, however Rogan loved it! Check out the photo’s below.

Jun 9, 2014 3:29 pm

Manager: Jones Isn’t Turning Heel, He’s Maturing

Jon Jones’ longtime manager Malki Kawa joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Jon Jones, who he believes isn’t turning heel, but is maturing rather. Check out the full quote below. “I don’t know if this is him turning heel, I think what’s going on with Jon is that he’s maturing....

Jun 9, 2014 3:25 pm

STATIC Episode 2: Nick Diaz vs. Mayhem Miller (Video)

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva have teamed up recently to bring the MMA world a new web series known as STATIC which takes an in depth look at some of the biggest rivalries in MMA. The first episode featured Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, episode 2 which was just released features Nick Diaz vs. Mayhem Miller,...

Jun 9, 2014 3:17 pm

Were Jackson/Winkeljohn Fighters Tested Before FN 42?

It seems there is some controversy surrounding UFC Fight Night 42 fighters from the famous Jackson-Winkeljohn gym. Ross Pearson’s teammate Dean Amasinger told that Pearson said no Jackson-Winkeljohn fighters were on the list of fighters to be tested prior to UFC Fight Night 42 in Jackson-Winkeljohn’s backyard of Albuquerque. “Ross was drug tested before...

Jun 9, 2014 1:26 pm

Abel Trujillo vs. Bobby Green set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight tilt between Abel Trujillo (12-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Bobby Green (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 fight card in Los Angeles. Abel Trujillo was originally scheduled to fight Myles Jury later this month at UFC Fight Night 44, but Jury was...

Jun 9, 2014 12:28 pm

Jose Aldo Talks Mendes Fence Grabbing Controversy And More (Video)

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke to to talk about his upcoming rematch with Chad Mendes, fence grabbing controversy at UFC 142, and more. Check out the video below, and hit the Closed Caption Button for the English translation.

Jun 9, 2014 11:39 am

A Day In The Life Of Ed Soares (Video)

Ed Soares, longtime manager of Anderson Silva is now the head promoter for RFA, and leading up to RFA 15 where the promotion crowned its first middleweight champion. Check out the behind the scenes video below.

Jun 9, 2014 11:23 am

Sexual Harassment Case Stopping MMA in NY?

MMA has been fighting to get a foot hold in New York for some time now. It now appears that New York politician Sheldon Silver has been holding out on allowing a bill that would legalize MMA in New York to move ahead to a vote. first made the connection between Silver’s shady dealing...

Jun 9, 2014 10:53 am

Team Alpha Male Celebrates T.J. Dillashaw’s Win

Team Alpha Male celebrated T.J. Dillashaw’s win over Renan Barao with a rather interesting cake featuring the UFC Title Belt with a penis next to it holding a sign saying “Yay TJ” while shooting a load onto the belt. Possibly one of the stranger celebrations, check out the picture below. Yup, we’re just as confused...

Jun 9, 2014 10:45 am

Mel Gibson Shows Off Biceps While Posing With Octagon Girls

Mel Gibson joined Anthony Pettis cageside to watch UFC Fight Night live this past Saturday and show off his biceps. Mel joined Octagon girls Rachelle Leah and Chrissy Blair for a picture during the event. Check it out below.

Jun 9, 2014 10:12 am

Bryan Caraway Apologizes For Fish-Hooking Erik Perez

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov had it’s fair share of controversy. Aside from Ross Pearson being robbed of a decision win, Bryan Caraway caught some attention, and for all the wrong reasons. In round 1 of his bout with Erik ‘Goyito’ Perez, Caraway fish-hooked Erik Perez, while he had Perez’ back. Now Caraway is...

Jun 9, 2014 9:56 am

Ross Pearson Feels Like He Lost ‘Half A Paycheck’

Ross Pearson was on the short end of arguably one of the worst decisions in MMA history this past Saturday. Pearson talked about what losing that bout meant to him in an interview after the fight. “He put on a tough fight, but I think I won every round. It just sucks. I’m hurting right...

Jun 9, 2014 9:39 am

Ross Pearson Officially Appeals Decision Loss To Sanchez

On the heels of arguably one of the worst decisions in MMA history, The Telgraph has reported that Ross Pearson and head coach Eric Del Fierro have officially filed a complaint with the New Mexico Athletic Commission as well as filed an appeal with the commission. Unless the commission uncovers any foul play or conspiracy...

Jun 9, 2014 8:57 am

Greg ‘Sergei’ Jackson Does Russian Accent For Khabilov (Video)

Greg Jackson got into his character known as ‘Sergei’ between rounds while cornering Rustam Khabilov against Ben Henderson this past Saturday. Although Jackson put on a Russian accent, at times it sounded slightly Irish. Anyone that knows Jackson knows he is somewhat notorious for attempting different accents depending on the fighter he’s cornering. Check out...

Jun 9, 2014 8:44 am

Myles Jury Injured, Out Of Trujillo Bout

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens has taken a hit, Myles Jury has pulled out of his bout against Abel Trujillo. Jury’s manager Ryan Hass spoke to about the seemingly minor injury saying: “[An] injury pushed Myles back at least a month,” Hass said, “with limited training next couple weeks. No biggie, though. Everything...

Jun 9, 2014 8:29 am

Countdown to UFC 174: MacDonald vs. Woodley (Video)

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov takes place this weekend, and as always the UFC’s ‘Countdown’ series has stared airing to hype the event. Below is the segment from the co-main event: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley.

Jun 9, 2014 8:00 am

Bjorn Rebney Comments On Going Head To Head With The UFC

    In about 3 months from now, on Sep. 5, the UFC and Bellator MMA will battle it out in Connecticut. Both promotions have an event scheduled for that day, and the venues are 10 miles apart. Bellator’s card will take place at Mohegan Sun on that Friday, which is when Bellator’s fights usually...