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Dec 10, 2014 5:00 am

Fight Night Phoenix: Junior Dos Santos Pre-Fight Interview

The last time Junior Dos Santos entered the Octagon was against Cain Velasquez back at UFC 166 in October of 2013. The former heavyweight king talks about the frustrations that come with not being able to fight and much more in this interview.

Dec 10, 2014 4:52 am

Rousey Looking Sharp Ahead Of Zingano Bout

Shadow boxing after hitting mitts yesterday #ufc184 A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:18pm PST If that shadow could talk… UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey shadowboxes ahead of her pending title tilt with ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano. Who ya got?

Dec 10, 2014 4:50 am

Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate Returns To Training

Morning Strength and conditioning with @E2eliteTP! Thank you @matefitme for the amazing AM energy boosting Tea! A video posted by Miesha Tate (@mieshatate) on Dec 12, 2014 at 11:23am PST Top UFC bantamweight fighter, Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate just returned to the gym, following a break from fight preparation. Tate is currently preparing to face Sarah...

Dec 9, 2014 3:52 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘There’s a lot of homosexuals in MMA’

“I don’t think there’s prejudice, but there’s a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts. There are a lot of them who haven’t yet come out. [If they were to come out,] nowadays it’s so silly to not express your feelings. As long as you respect people’s spaces, and respect their limits. You have to...

Dec 9, 2014 3:45 pm

Khabib: ‘Only way I lose to Pettis is by a lucky punch’

“My wrestling is on another level. Gilbert is a very experienced guy, good heart, good boxing, good chin. A lot of respect for Gilbert Melendez. But if I have fight against Anthony Pettis, I think I pressure him, hard punch, takedown and top control. I think he no like this. You see Gilbert Melendez take...

Dec 9, 2014 3:38 pm

Ronda Rousey Inks New Book Deal – ‘My Fight/Your Fight Expected In May’

UFC bantamweight champion ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey has inked a deal with Regan Arts publishing, and the two announced earlier today that a book, chronicling the rise of Rousey, is forthcoming. “Everyone has their own fight,” read Ronda’s Press Release. “Through my journey to become the greatest fighter in the cage, I learned the concepts to...

Dec 9, 2014 3:33 pm

Schaub: ‘I’ve already lost six sponsors over UFC’s Reebok Deal’

The UFC promises a brighter future for their fighters under a new company-wide Reebok uniform policy. However, UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub says he’s losing out: (via The Joe Rogan Live Show) “I make two times as much money on sponsors than I do on what the UFC pays me. Six of my sponsors have already...

Dec 9, 2014 3:26 pm

Nevada Commission Says Opponent Matters In CM Punk Licensing

“The matchup would matter a great deal. We are not going to put someone with no fight experience in the cage against a specialized MMA fighter … if he’s had no prior fights, that’s obviously something that would concern us.” “Money-making potential is not something that goes into our decision making process. We have the...

Dec 9, 2014 12:53 pm

Matt Hughes: ‘Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Should Be Next’

“How long ago was the MacDonald fight? Thirteen months ago? That’s not an old fight. Robbie won that pretty decisively, right?” “You’ve got a guy that Robbie’s already beat pretty decisively, and now you’ve got a great rematch where the first fight was close, the second fight was maybe even closer, and now the makings...

Dec 9, 2014 12:09 pm

MacDonald Believes Judges Called UFC 181 Main Event Right

“I thought it was a great fight, I scored it Robbie three rounds to two. I’m very excited to fight him next. I’ll be very focused and I’ll be ready. I’ve been hearing that the fight will be in Canada and that’d be great if it was. I’d love it if it were in British...

Dec 9, 2014 12:03 pm

Mark Hominick: ‘Featherweight Division Needed Conor McGregor’

“I think Conor McGregor has completely flipped the division upside down, and that’s exactly what it needed. You know like you can see the PPV numbers, the draws, it’s not the same for the 125, to 135, to 145 division. So you need someone with that ‘it’ factor that brings eyes and butts to the...

Dec 9, 2014 11:52 am

JR: ‘UFC Brilliant For Signing CM Punk’

“CM Punk has already won in the UFC in multiple ways, and he has yet to break a sweat. This is another testament to the brilliant promotional strategist that is UFC President Dana White. It’s a good thing that those who are squealing like a pig stuck under a gate aren’t running the show or...

Dec 9, 2014 11:31 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis Is ‘Scared’ of Me

“I think he (doesn’t want) this fight. He’s scared. Before he never said (anything) about me. But I am 6-0 (in the UFC) and the No. 1 contender (with a) 22-0 record. My opponent is scared. “Showtime is scared. Nobody finished Gilbert Melendez before. It is tough. His kicking is very good; his boxing is...

Dec 9, 2014 10:24 am

Matt Hughes: “One of my greatest memories in the Octagon”

UFC hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes has a history with the UFC’s newly crowned welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. Casual onlookers from Saturday’s event may have missed his excitement with the moment, however, Hughes reminded us, through his official twitter, just how thrilled he was to crown the new champ. Check it: One of my greatest memories in...

Dec 9, 2014 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis: “My hand is fine”

Before the MMA world gets too caught up with his six-month medical suspension, UFC lightweight champion, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis confirmed that he will not be out of action for the next half-year. His words: My hand is fine! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) December 9, 2014

Dec 9, 2014 9:31 am

AKA, Cesar Gracie, And ATT All Want Some CM Punk

With the UFC’s recent signing of WWE super-star, CM Punk, the MMA world wants a piece of the action. Three of the sports most sought after teams are ally vying for a chance to train CM Punk. Check it: I will formally invite @CMPunk to come train with us. Seems like the right fit. @ufc...

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 8, 2014 8:05 pm

Fabricio Werdum gets hero’s welcome in Brazil with championship belt

Fabricio Werdum returned to Brazil to promote an upcoming UFC card with his UFC championship in hand. Upon arriving, Werdum was greeted with a hero’s welcome of fans, music, and even a fire truck with a banner of Werdum on it. Check it out: Obrigado a @geraldogremiop10! Chegada emocionante em Porto Alegre #somostodosportoalegre #geralsempreapoiando #ufcPoa...

Dec 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Gracie Breakdown of UFC 181

Following a submission-packed night of fights at UFC 181, including the first ever two bulldog choke event, and Gilbert Melendez being submitted by Anthony Pettis, Rener Gracie as well as personal trainer and Gracie JiuJitsu brown belt Mike Saffaie broke down the chokes.

Dec 8, 2014 7:21 pm

Askren on CM Punk signing: ‘It was a shock’

Ben Askren is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and when the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk at UFC 181 Askren quickly took to Twitter to speak out against the UFC’s newest fighter (See that HERE). Askren continued to discuss the signing this week, speaking to MMAJunkie. His words: “Everyone...

Dec 8, 2014 7:14 pm

Johnny Case vs. Francisco Trevino set for UFC Fight Night Boston

Johnny Case will no longer be facing Paul Felder January 18th at UFC Fight Night Boston, but will instead be fighting Francisco Trevino. Felder has opted to face Danny Castillo at UFC 182, rather than wait to fight Case at UFC Fight Night Boston. Case is coming into the fight on a 9-fight win streak...

Dec 8, 2014 7:06 pm

Overeem on Struve: “I’m really not that impressed by him”

As Alistair Overeem prepares for a potential win or be cut situation this Saturday when he faces Stefan Struve, he is planning on knocking out The Skyscraper in the first 30 seconds of the bout. “I’m really not that impressed by him. I’m a striker, and I like to knock people out. I’m going to...

Dec 8, 2014 6:56 pm

Joe Rogan warns Brendan Schaub of potential brain damage live on podcast

On Monday evening Brendan Schaub invited Joe Rogan to be a special guest on his ‘The Fighter & The Kid’ podcast to discuss his UFC 181 loss to Travis Browne. It is also worth mentioning that Schaub is a frequent guest on Rogan’s podcast. Rogan was brutally honest with Schaub on the podcast, which a...

Dec 8, 2014 5:48 pm

Anderson Silva discusses being bullied as a child

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva opened up in a recent interview. In the interview, The Spider talked about growing up with his aunt and uncle in Curitiba, doing ballet as a child, his views on racism, and more in this incredible interview. “I have been a dancer. Not anymore,” “Man, what a phase. At...