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Dec 15, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Fear The Fighter brand threatening to sue Gegard Mousasi

MMA veteran, and UFC middleweight, Gegard Mousasi has recently been speaking out against the brand ‘Fear The Fighter’ for allegedly not paying him sponsorship money. Mousasi has consistently spoken out against the company on Twitter, encouraging other fighters who have yet to be paid, to speak out against the brand. Mousasi Tweeted this past weekend...

Dec 15, 2014 5:03 am

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier trade verbal shots at UFC on FOX 13

During the UFC on FOX 13 broadcast, commentator Joe Rogan was joined live by UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier, and joined by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones via video chat, and as always…things got interesting. Check it out:

Dec 15, 2014 5:02 am

Junior Dos Santos expects long career despite taking massive damage in recent fights

It is nearly impossible to ignore the recent damage taken to former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in his last two fights. In his rubber match against Cain Velasquez, Dos Santos received one of the worst ‘crimson masks’ in the history of the sport (See that HERE), and this past weekend, Dos Santos defeated...

Dec 15, 2014 5:01 am

Palhares to undergo surgery after submitting Fitch at WSOF 16

WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares quickly defeated Jon Fitch this past weekend after WSOF 16 in just 90 seconds with a slick kneebar. Palters revealed after the bout that he would need to undergo major surgery on his left knee, as well as possibly surgery for his shoulder. “I had some injuries. In fact, I...

Dec 14, 2014 7:23 pm

UFC on FOX 13 viewership up significantly with 2.27 million average viewers

On Saturday night, fight fans saw an incredible night of fights topped off by a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic (See that HERE). The main card, which aired on FOX, drew in an incredible 2.27 million viewers according to TV By The Numbers. While this is just a preliminary figure, it...

Dec 14, 2014 7:02 pm

Former UFC champ wants in on UFC lawsuit

Former UFC champion Sean Sherk appears to be interested in joining the list of fighters who are filing a class action lawsuit against the UFC. The rumor of a potential lawsuit was investigated and reported by BloodyElbow initially, who found that both current and former fighters will be looking to file a lawsuit against the...

Dec 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Dana White: “I don’t see Junior fighting anytime soon”

Last night in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, fight fans saw Junior Dos Santos earn a very close decision win over Stipe Miocic that some even considered controversial. The fight left the former champion Dos Santos with a swollen eye, cheekbone, and several nasty cuts. UFC President Dana White spoke after the...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...

Dec 14, 2014 2:43 pm

PHOTOS | Daron Cruickshank undergoes surgery for torn tear duct suffered in Noons bout

At The Ultimate Fighter 20 finale on Friday, Daron Cruickshank was poked in the eye twice. The eye pokes from KJ Noons ultimately forced ringside officials to stop the bout after Cruickshank began bleeding from the eye and insisted he couldn’t see from it. He posted the following images on Twitter, revealing a torn tear...

Dec 14, 2014 2:42 pm

REPORT: Fighters to sue UFC for $100s of millions in class action lawsuit broke this story after a pair of their writers investigated rumors of a potential class action lawsuit against the UFC from both current fighters, and former fighters. This is what their investigation turned up: The class action lawsuit stems from the fighters believing that the UFC has abused its “market power” to force a...

Dec 14, 2014 2:18 pm

PHOTO | Gabriel Gonzaga gets harsh text following Mitrione loss

Following his quick KO loss to Matt Mitrione at UFC on FOX 13, Gabriel Gonzaga returned to his locker room, where he found this strange, and harsh text message waiting for him. Based on research from some of Gonzaga’s followers, it appears that the phone number belongs to Daniel Marold, who used to be Gonzaga’s...

Dec 14, 2014 1:04 pm

PHOTO | Nate’s post-fight message (NSFW)

Following a very one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night at UFC on FOX 13, Nate Diaz revealed that he had been nursing several injuries going into the fight (See that HERE). Diaz then posted the following photo to his Instagram with a very vague caption of “P.O.W”. Given the Diaz brothers advocacy of...

Dec 14, 2014 11:12 am

Dana White: ‘Diaz needs to get serious about this sport, or retire’

Nate Diaz suffered a one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 that saw Diaz’ leg battered over the course of three rounds. Following the loss, UFC President Dana White said that Diaz needed to either get serious about the sport, or retire. “There’s a laundry...

Dec 14, 2014 11:08 am

Overeem planning to “Take some time off” following win over Struve

Last night at UFC on FOX 13, Alistair Overeem scored a first round TKO victory over Stefan Struve. The win improved Overeem’s record to 2-3 since returning from a 13-month suspension handed to him in 2011. At the post-fight press conference, he spoke about his desire to take some time off after the win. “We...

Dec 14, 2014 10:59 am

UFC gives Cris Cyborg VIP treatment at UFC on FOX 13

The UFC reportedly gave former UFC fighter Cris Cyborg a VIP treatment at UFC on FOX 13 after Cyborg requested seats to support her teammate, Ian Entwistle. According the MMAJunkie, who spoke to Cyborg’s manager, George Prajin, “Dana (White) made sure she was taken care of.” Cyborg ultimately ended up receiving cage-side seats for the...

Dec 14, 2014 10:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Rafael Dos Anjos’ win over Nate Diaz

In the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 last night, Rafael Dos Anjos put on a spectacular performance against Nate Diaz, battering the leg of Diaz over the course of 3-rounds to win a unanimous decision. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters regarding the bout. Let's go brother!!! #warDIAZ @natediaz209 —...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 14, 2014 9:08 am

Cejudo gets Dana White’s blessing to move back down to flyweight

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, Henry Cejudo made his highly anticipated UFC debut. During the bout, the Olympic wrestler surprised everyone when he opted to showcase his incredible striking, and not his elite level wrestling. Following the unanimous decision win, Cejudo petitioned UFC President Dana White to allow him to return to flyweight,...

Dec 14, 2014 8:38 am

Moraga on Gates controversial punch: “It was my fault”

On the prelims of UFC on FOX 13 yesterday, fight fans witnessed something that’s seldom, if ever, seen inside the Octagon. John Moraga was hit with an unintentional low-blow from Willie Gates. Referee Jason Herzog gave Moraga a chance to recover, however Moraga chose to continue fighting. Shortly after, Moraga gestured to his cup again,...

Dec 14, 2014 8:37 am

UFC on FOX 13 draws exceptional 15,300 attendance with gate of $1.5 million

Last night the UFC hit Phoenix US Airways Center in Arizona for UFC on FOX 13. The incredible night of fights was capped off by a spectacular 5-round main event war between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. At the post-fight press conference it was announced that the attendance for the event was 15,300, while...

Dec 13, 2014 9:48 pm

Dana White announces Rafael Dos Anjos as #1 contender at lightweight

Following an impressive performance by Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event at UFC on FOX 13 against Nate Diaz, UFC President Dana White announced that RDA would be the next person to challenge Anthony Pettis for the lightweight belt, and not Khabib Nurmagomedov, as many expected.

Dec 13, 2014 9:33 pm

Nate Diaz explains why he missed weight, details injury in camp

At UFC on FOX 13, Nate Diaz lost to Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision after having his leg battered for three rounds. Diaz noticeably seemed ‘off’ throughout the fight, and revealed in this interview that he was injured in his training camp, and that was part of the reason he missed weight.

Dec 13, 2014 9:09 pm

REPLAY! Overeem TKO’s Struve in the first

Earlier tonight on FOX, Alistair Overeem showed off his ground game as he TKO’d Stefan Struve after taking down the ‘Skyscraper’. Catch the bout highlights below!