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Dec 4, 2014 8:03 pm

Pettis On Melendez: ‘He’s on his way out of his peak’

“I feel like he’s on his way out of the peak of his career, and I’m just entering it. I think his peak of his career, I wouldn’t say it’s passed, but he’s not starting it anymore. I’m just starting to tap into my grown-man strength, my full potential, my knowledge of fighting. I’m very...

Dec 4, 2014 7:33 pm

REPLAY! Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem (Full Fight)

Two heavyweight legends collide in the Octagon again when former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar, meets former Strikeforce Champion, Alistair Overeem for the first time. With over 500 pounds on the stage, there is bound to be a real power struggle. Catch Overeem’s upcoming fight against Stefan Struve.

Dec 4, 2014 7:24 pm

Brandon Vera: ‘The respect wasn’t there with the UFC’

“It wasn’t handled the way it should be. I was a loyal employee, never did anything incorrectly. Never beat up my wife. Never had a DUI. The respect wasn’t there.” “Let’s talk about this. Let’s fix this. I’d really like to have you finish out your career here. I said, ‘OK.’ He said, ‘I’ll call...

Dec 4, 2014 7:16 pm

Invicta FC 10 Weigh-In Results

Fighters from tomorrow night’s Invicta FC 10 event hit the scales today, in Houston, to make their bouts official. All fighters made their mark. Invicta FC 10 takes place tomorrow from, Houston’s Arena Theatre and streams live on UFC Fight Pass. (9 p.m. ET) The Full results are as follows: Champ Michelle Waterson (105) vs....

Dec 4, 2014 7:12 pm

UFC 181: Media Day Highlights

Catch up with UFC champions Johny Hendricks and Anthony Pettis, as well as superstars Robbie Lawler and Gilbert Melendez at the UFC 181 media day! Tune in to UFC 181 this Saturday, December 6, live on Pay-Per-View.

Dec 4, 2014 7:09 pm

UFC 181: Anthony Pettis Wheaties Box Reveal

Watch the unveiling of Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ cover of the Wheaties box. Pettis, who was joined on stage by UFC President Dana White, spoke about the honor of being chosen to represent the UFC.

Dec 4, 2014 5:02 pm

REPLAY! Joanne Calderwood vs. Rose Namajunas (Highlights)

In what may have been the best fight of the season so far, Rose Namajunas pulled off the upset as she eliminated No. 2 ranked Joanne Calderwood with a second round kimura to stay alive in the tournament and move one step closer towards a shot at the UFC women’s strawweight title.

Dec 4, 2014 4:56 pm

REPLAY! Carla Esparza vs. Tecia Torres (Highlights)

Carla Esparza ekes out a victory over Tecia Torres by majority decision after two rounds. The No. 1 seed and former Invicta FC champion definitely had a fight on her hands, but she’s now moving onto the semifinals

Dec 4, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 181 Embedded, the mood is light as the stars of the fight card arrive in Las Vegas, including heavyweight foes Brendan Schaub and Travis Browne. Main event star and welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and opponent Robbie Lawler both spend some downtime shopping at very different retailers. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis...

Dec 4, 2014 4:30 pm

“Brendan Schaub Can’t Fight!”

“Honestly, somebody asked me if he can fight. I think he can’t fight for sh*t. That’s what I think.” “I pick and choose my fighters, I’ll tell you this much for sure. It’s the way they approach me and the way they speak to me before they really want to be in my gym and...

Dec 4, 2014 3:31 pm

Anthony Pettis’ Wheaties Box Revealed

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is the first MMA fighter to grace to cover of the iconic Wheaties Cereal Box. Check it: The champ is here. — Wheaties (@wheaties) December 4, 2014

Dec 4, 2014 3:20 pm

Gilbert Melendez: ‘Knockout or Get Knocked Out’

“Going through that experience then and knowing where I’m at now, those reasons aren’t there anymore. This time I’m going to go for it and get knocked out in the process, or else knock him out in the process.” “…That’s not going to be the case with me. I can’t wait to see his face...

Dec 4, 2014 2:57 pm

Pettis: ‘He’s An Idol, Silva Critique Taken Out Of Context’

“It was taken out of context. I said that it was a basic kick, not an amateur move. I said that it was a basic kick, which Anderson probably already did a million times, and they caught a piece of my quote and the headline showed me saying that was an amateur mistake. I’m sure...

Dec 4, 2014 2:20 pm

‘Who wouldn’t like to get to China in two-minutes?’

UFC 181 heavyweights Travis Browne, Brendan Schaub, Anthony Hamilton, and Todd Duffee play a game of Either/Or. Find out if they would rather be underdog or favorite, prefer KO of submission, and whether they would go back in time to into the future.

Dec 4, 2014 12:56 pm

Ronda Rousey Dumped ‘The Most Amazing Guy Ever’

“I’m mostly just learning what I don’t like right now and I think I really just need a guy that’s really self confident and self assured and secure in himself. I consider myself a badge of masculinity and if you look like a man next to me then you are a man. I was with...

Dec 4, 2014 12:39 pm

FIGHTING WORDS! Tim Kennedy: ‘I’ll Choke Out PED Using Felon Chael Sonnen’

“Chael is being an ignorant idiot that evidently doesn’t have any idea what he’s talking about… I haven’t said a thing for the past five weeks; all I’ve been doing is hunting. But I guess I shouldn’t worry about it. It’s coming from a retired, PED using felon. Maybe he’s trying to promote a fight...

Dec 4, 2014 8:52 am

Pettis wants a good 2015 to elevate status

Ahead of UFC 181 tonight, many critics have put UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis under fire for his lack of fighting. Pettis hasn’t fought since defeating Ben Henderson for the belt in August of 2013, over a year ago. Pettis outlined his plans for 2015, and what he wants to accomplish in the new year....

Dec 4, 2014 8:11 am

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 181 Embedded, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis muses on his upcoming fight and the big-city sights during a media day in New York City. Across the country, his challenger Gilbert Melendez makes his final preparations in San Francisco before boarding a flight to Las Vegas. Back in the Big Apple,...

Dec 4, 2014 5:00 am

Pettis On Askren: ‘He’d Whoop My…’

During a recent luncheon with select members of the media, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis discussed what would happen if teammate, Ben Askren, were to join the UFC’s lightweight ranks. “He would whoop my ass,” said Pettis. “He holds me down and laughs at me.” Ben Askren is the current ONEFC Welterweight champion.

Dec 3, 2014 7:19 pm

RELEASE ME! ‘I Would Rather Fight For Scott Coker’

“I asked (my manager) Gary (Ibarra) to ask the UFC to release me for … what they’ve done to me,” Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) said on the Gross Point Blank podcast. “I really don’t want to be a part of a promotion that doesn’t (give) their fighters the benefit of the doubt.” “Just because...

Dec 3, 2014 11:23 am

“Completely Candid” Ashlee Evans-Smith On Her UFC Debut- Exclusive

UFC 181 takes place this Saturday on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card features two championship fights, with Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez. Making her UFC debut on the Fox Sports 1 prelims will...

Dec 3, 2014 11:19 am

Pettis: ‘Anderson Silva broke his leg because of “Amateur Mistake”

“It was kind of an amateur mistake. I mean, he kicked a check, and that’s like a basic kickboxing move. I mean, he’s probably done that a million times in his life, and that was just the wrong time to do it. The wrong angle, the wrong pressure. But that doesn’t really make me kick...

Dec 3, 2014 11:18 am

Griffin On The Positives Of UFC Uniforms

It adds that extra level of professionalism. It takes it to the next level where it’s not every guy out there hustling for this and that sponsor, and half of them are joke companies you’ve never really heard of. We become like major sports teams with that one sponsor. It cuts out a lot of...

Dec 3, 2014 11:13 am

Manager: ‘Nate Diaz Turned Down Fight With Barboza’

“He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight. We won’t look to opponents now. We have to beat anyone they put in front of us. Whatever they do, we will fight and win. We won’t call this or that guy out.” “There’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz and a...

Dec 3, 2014 10:59 am

Mickey Rourke’s Message To The Haters

Many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan, have spoken out against Mickey Rourke’s recent trip inside the ring. (Replay Here). He responds: All you Haters —> — Jake Ellenberger (@EllenbergerMMA) December 2, 2014