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Nov 6, 2014 2:21 pm

HE’S BACK! Anthony Johnson Reinstated By UFC

Top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is a UFC fighter once more. The UFC issued a statement regarding the matter: “The person who filed a civil temporary protection order against UFC contender Anthony Johnson last September voluntarily dismissed their complaint last week in the Florida Circuit Court. Before granting a dismissal of the case,...

Nov 6, 2014 2:20 pm

Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar To Air On Viacom’s 5* In The United Kingdom

The highly-anticipated “Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar” fight card will air in the U.K. on Sunday, November 16 at 9pm on Viacom’s 5*. This marks the first time a Bellator event will air on the popular British broadcast network. “We are very pleased to have one of the UK’s most popular free-to-air networks airing one...

Nov 6, 2014 2:09 pm

Rockhold, Weidman, Bisping Trash Belfort Over Drug Use

During yesterday’s pre-fight press conference, in Sydney, the attention turned to Vitor Belfort, and with three of the division’s elite competitors handy, they enjoyed a good time at the Brazilian’s expense. Bisping kicked things off when asked, by the media, about “The Phenom”‘s chances against Chris Weidman. “That’s quite a shit stirring question. You’re going...

Nov 6, 2014 1:18 pm

Fallon Fox Blasts Joe Rogan, Demands Public Apology

Transgendered MMA Fighter, Fallon FOX has gone from the defensive, to the offensive, with this well put-together video outlining why she’s due a public apology from Joe Rogan. She further stated her case on Bloodyelbow.com: Since I’ve come out, Joe Rogan continues to spread incorrect information on transgender athletes. Much of this goes against the...

Nov 6, 2014 12:45 pm

Pearson’s High Expectations Against Iaquinta

“This has been the most stacked division out of all of them. You’ve got to be active and you’ve got to be decisive. Al Iaquinta isn’t a ranked guy, so I’ve got to go in there and show what a ranked guy can do. I’ve got to go in there and put on a world-class...

Nov 6, 2014 12:30 pm

“Shogun”: ‘I would accept a fight against Anderson Silva if the UFC asked’

“The UFC called Eduardo (Alonso, Shogun’s manager) giving him the news that Anderson and I were going to be the TUF coaches and that we weren’t going to fight each other. But I’m really happy about taking part of TUF, even further because of Anderson, a living legend. Fighting against him wasn’t something that I...

Nov 6, 2014 10:27 am

REPLAY! Weidman Crashes Presser Only To Be Shutdown By Bisping

Fight Night Sydney headliners Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold get in their final parting shots at the pre-fight press conference. Watch the pair of middleweights duke it out Friday night at Fight Night Sydney on UFC FIGHT PASS!   Weidman: “I think it’s going to be an exciting (fight). You know Bisping doesn’t go away,...

Nov 6, 2014 9:58 am

“UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt” Extended Preview

With heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez sidelined, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt will main event UFC 180 for the interim title. Also, Jake Ellenberger will meet rising star Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event.

Nov 6, 2014 5:12 am

Cormier, Florian Breakdown ‘Shogun’ vs. St. Preux

Last night on FOX Sports 1, expert UFC analysts, Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier broke down this weekend’s main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ovince St. Preux.   UFC TONIGHT Host Daniel Cormier on how Shogun Rua will look vs. Ovince Saint Preux: “I believe we’ll see a good Shogun Rua. He’s going to...

Nov 6, 2014 5:10 am

Ovince St. Preux: ‘Shogun has lost a step’

Ovince St. Preux talks about his reaction to facing Shogun Rua, his fighting gameplan and more.   Ovince Saint Preux on getting his fight changed to Shogun Rua: “I thought it was a good matchup for me.”   Saint Preux on what’s different about fighting Shogun: “They fight similar. Both come forward. But Shogun has...

Nov 6, 2014 5:09 am

Ian McCall Lays Out Gameplan To Beat Lineker This Weekend

Ian McCall joins UFC Tonight to discuss his upcoming fight against John Lineker and more. Ian McCall on how he’ll beat Lineker: “It comes down to movement. He’s going to sit in the pocket and wait. I have to make him swing, miss and make him pay for it. I have to put him on...

Nov 6, 2014 5:04 am

Hunt: ‘Media Exaggerates Weight Cutting Woes’

“The thing about this is I didn’t get much time for this to be honest. It’s like three weeks, two and a half weeks. So losing ten and a half kilos in two and a half weeks is not an easy task. And also coming over to the other side of the world. ‘Cause I’m...

Nov 6, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Releases Two Foreign Fighters

Two new fighters have been released by the UFC. Japanese imports, Takenori Sato and Kazuki Tokudome have been removed from the promotion’s online roster of fighters, which usually signifies a release from contract. Sato, a ten-year MMA veteran, suffered two first round defeats in his short time with the promotion, while Kazuki leaves with a 1-3...

Nov 5, 2014 6:38 pm

Cat Back Injury Responsible For Rousey vs. Zingano Postponement

According to report on tonight’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’, on FOX Sports 1, Cat Zingano’s title shot against Ronda Rousey was postponed from January 3, to Feb. 28, due to a back injury suffered  by the challenger. The UFC Tonight crew stated that Zingano needed more time to properly recover from the injury, so that...

Nov 5, 2014 6:27 pm

Injury Still Ailing, Evans Opts Out Of Gustafsson Talks

“My leg isn’t strong. I can’t explode off it like I normally used to be able to and it still feels unstable. My management team wouldn’t let me take the fight. Glenn [Robinson, his manager] said, ‘At this stage of your career there is no need to rush into a fight especially coming back from...

Nov 5, 2014 6:16 pm

Hendo Targeting January Return To Middleweight

Dan Henderson is looking to get back into the cage in January, following a lackluster 2014. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion saw just two fights this year. A win, and a loss. Now, according to a report on UFC Tonight, the MMA legend is ready to head back down to middleweight, where the...

Nov 5, 2014 4:20 pm

Report: Lesnar Leveraging WWE Against a Possible UFC Return

With the WWE’s money stream dwindling, many are pointing to a Brock Lesnar return to the cage. As in, the WWE may not be able to afford the hefty salary of their champion, and the UFC, most certainly can. Popular pro-wrestling blog, Cageside Seats breaks it down: Lesnar, though he may not look it, is...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Nov 5, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Reveals “BIG” Announcement

The stars of the UFC will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will...