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Dec 8, 2014 10:02 am

PHOTO | Raquel Pennington shows off nasty injury courtesy of Ashlee Evans-Smith

Prior to submitting Ashlee Evans-Smith at the last second of the 1st round at UFC 181, Raquel Pennington ate a nasty knee from Evans-Smith that opened up a cut on her forehead. Nobody knew how bad the cut was until after the bout, when this image was posted on Twitter. Raquel Pennington got an awesome...

Dec 8, 2014 9:58 am

QUICK TWITT: Hughes considers putting belt on Lawler one of his greatest memories

At UFC 181, when announcer Bruce Buffer read the judges decision for the main event between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks that declared Lawler the winner, and champion, former champions Matt Hughes and Pat Miletich joined Lawler and his team in the Octagon to celebrate. Unlike other championship bouts, where UFC President Dana White puts...

Dec 8, 2014 9:31 am

Mike Kogan: ‘There’s a subtle movement to get rid of managers’

Mike Kogan, the former manager of Nate Diaz, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and has even found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White in the past; That came when Kogan’s former client, Nate Diaz was in contract disputes with the UFC some time ago. Kogan spoke recently about...

Dec 8, 2014 9:24 am

Lawler: ‘Years of hard work in the gym paid off’

This past weekend at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler upset Johny Hendricks in their rematch to claim the welterweight championship. After 5 grueling rounds, Lawler was given the nod by two judges, making him the winner by split decision. Afterwards, he spoke on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show about the win. “I really had to...

Dec 8, 2014 9:21 am

CABMMA responds to PED testing accusations

Following UFC 179, which took place in Brazil at the end of October, Chad Macias came forward to discuss his findings, and said the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) did not drug test Phil Davis for HGH or EPO. Macias argued that Davis hadn’t been blood tested, which is the only way to test for HGH, and...

Dec 8, 2014 9:08 am

Mitrione to Gonzaga: “I wonder where you are”

As Matt Mitrione gears up for his UFC on FOX 13 bout this Saturday in Phoenix, he posted the following video on Instagram of himself singing for Gonzaga wondering ‘I wonder where you are, and I wonder what you do’. See for yourself: Dearest @gonzagabjj this song made me think of you. In just 6...

Dec 8, 2014 9:01 am

Wanderlei Silva releases new video talking about fighter uniforms

Since the UFC announced their new 7-year, $700 million deal with Reebok last week, the MMA community has been abuzz with talk. Wanderlei Silva is offering his take on the uniforms now, and offering advice to up and coming fighters in this latest video.

Dec 8, 2014 8:57 am

Chael Sonnen may know who CM Punk will face in UFC debut

Since the UFC announced that CM Punk, also known as Phil Brooks, will be making his UFC debut sometime in the future, there has been talk as to who he will fight. Brooks has never competed in a MMA bout, and as a result, UFC President Dana White said he will be facing someone with...

Dec 8, 2014 5:06 am

Ashlee Evans-Smith: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

After being submitted at the last second of the first round of her UFC debut, Ashlee Evans-Smith is determined to bounce back and return to the UFC. She posted the following video to her Facebook page. Post by Ashlee Evans-Smith. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 8, 2014 5:05 am

Jon Jones discusses desire to retire as ‘The GOAT’

As Jon Jones has continued his UFC career, there has been more talk of Jones eventually surpassing Anderson Silva, the man many consider to be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) in MMA. Jones spoke in a video about what it means to become The GOAT, and how he looks forward to continuing his legacy...

Dec 8, 2014 5:04 am

‘Daniel Cormier 1-on-1’ ahead of UFC 182

Ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier spoke with Jon Anik to discuss his upcoming bout against Jones, what the hardest aspect of training is, and what his gameplan is for the biggest fight of his career.

Dec 8, 2014 5:01 am

EA Sports UFC legends trailer

Are you ready for the legends to arrive in EA Sports UFC on December 10th? Get hyped about this free content release with the trailer released by EA Sports!

Dec 7, 2014 8:06 pm

Claudia Gadelha says UFC title shot is on the line against Joanna Jędrzejczyk

The UFC will crown its first strawweight champion on December 12 at the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. 24 hours later, undefeated prospects Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jędrzejczyk will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 13, in a bout that Claudia says will determine the divisions next title contender: “Whoever wins...

Dec 7, 2014 7:40 pm

REPLAY! Tony Ferguson submits Abel Trujillo in the 2nd

It was a night filled with finishes last night, and Tony Ferguson kept the ball rolling on the start of the main card on PPV when he submitted Abel Trujillo in the second round. Catch the bout highlights below:

Dec 7, 2014 7:38 pm

Sergio Pettis Considering Return To Flyweight

Sergio Pettis (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) earned a unanimous decision victory over Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at Saturday’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas. The win moved Sergio to 3-1 in the UFC, with all four of those fights taking place in the bantamweight division of 135-pounds. But after the fight, Pettis suggested...

Dec 7, 2014 7:18 pm

QUICK TWITT: Jon Jones says he’s headlining Wrestlemania 31

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted a Tweet, that likely was a diss at the UFC’s signing of CM Punk. Check it out: BREAKING NEWS: I'm headlining wrestlemania 31. — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) December 7, 2014

Dec 7, 2014 7:05 pm

Hendricks: ‘My body shut down, I had a bad weight cut’

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, many fans noticed that in the 4th and 5th round, Johny Hendricks did not look like himself. The former champion spent quite some time pressing Lawler against the cage and stalling repeatedly. He spoke to FOX Sports post-fight about how his body failed him, after a...

Dec 7, 2014 6:55 pm

Dana White on CM Punk: “We’re not going to throw the kitchen sink at him”

There have been many questions surrounding the signing of Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, the former multiple WWE title holder who was signed to the UFC recently. It was announced during last night’s UFC 181 broadcast that Brooks would be making his UFC debut sometime in the future, although a date was not...

Dec 7, 2014 6:34 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC Road to the Octagon: UFC on FOX 13’

To get ready for UFC on FOX 13 this Saturday live from Phoenix, which features a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, check out this full-length ‘UFC Road to the Octagon’ episode. In the co-main event, Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon as he looks to defeat Rafael Dos Anjos. Also...

Dec 7, 2014 6:10 pm

‘Green Ranger’ wants to fight CM Punk in the UFC

In a strange, and unexpected turn of events, David Frank, the actor behind the ‘Green Power Ranger’ on the ‘Power Ranger’ TV show, wants to fight the newly signed CM Punk. Frank’s manager spoke to FOX Sports today. “Jason’s actually been kind of toying with the idea of fighting CM Punk for over a year...

Dec 7, 2014 11:23 am

Francisco Rivera planning to appeal submission loss to Urijah Faber

Last night, in the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Francisco Rivera was submitted by Urijah Faber in the second round via rear naked choke. Prior to the choke, Rivera was poked in the eye, which many say lead to the loss. He spoke at the post-fight press conference. “When I felt...

Dec 7, 2014 10:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Pettis’ win over Melendez

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis scored a second round submission win over a very game Gilbert Melendez. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the submission. I'm fucking eating wheaties it's for every meal — russell doane (@RussellDoane135) December 7, 2014 Pettis is unreal! #UFC181 @Showtimepettis —...

Dec 7, 2014 10:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Lawler’s split decision win over Hendricks

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision in a highly anticipated rematch. Below is a compilation of fighters reactions to the decision. Wait what? — Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) December 7, 2014 Wow, didn't have it scored that way. — Dan Henderson (@danhendo) December 7, 2014...