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Nov 28, 2014 6:09 pm

Erick Silva plans to train at Jackson’s MMA in 2015

The last time fight fans saw UFC welterweight Erick Silva in the octagon, he was engaged in an all out war with top contender Matt Brown. Although Silva lost that contest via third-round TKO, the fight itself did nothing but boost the Brazilians stock and fan base, as the epic battle is considered to be...

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 28, 2014 1:26 pm

Jon Jones: “I would never bring my belt out to the cage”

“I would never bring my belt out to the cage. When I fought Shogun, his brother Ninja Rua brought the belt out to the cage. And when I was in the cage and I saw Ninja was holding the belt over Shogun, I remember feeling this feeling in my heart that there was nothing in...

Nov 28, 2014 1:15 pm


“I want to get that loss back (against TUF 20’s Tecia Torres); that fight is definitely in the plan. That was a fluke in my fight game. I went in there not ready. I wasn’t prepared for that fight. Of course, I took a loss and I’ll take that loss and wear it. But I’m...

Nov 28, 2014 1:08 pm

UFC’s Claudia Gadelha Promises Improved Abs In Next Performance

“I don’t think about my abs that much, it’s just consequence of my hard work. I will be doing a different strategy for my next fight. I’m working with a doctor and a nutritionist, so instead of cutting 22 pounds on fight week, I lost 9 pounds of body fat and will only dehydrate 13...

Nov 28, 2014 12:31 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Big Difference When You Can Eat”

Anthony Rumble Johnson has experienced a recent re-birthing of his career following a move from welterweight to light-heavyweight. Now just one win away from a title shot, “Rumble” revealed the secrets of his success: “I can eat. I can enjoy myself. I’m just having fun. That’s all that matters to me, right now. Big difference....

Nov 28, 2014 12:16 pm

Vitor Belfort Shows Off Impressive Strength Ahead Of Title Fight

Nada melhor que agradecer a Deus fazendo aquilo que se ama, com muita vontade e dedicação. Agradeço a Deus por tudo em minha vida. Feliz dia de Ação de Graças! — There is nothing better then thank the Lord doing what you love, with a lot of will and dedication. I thank the Lord for...

Nov 28, 2014 12:04 pm

Penne: ‘TUF a strange messed up science experiment’

“That house starts to mess with you. It’s like a very strange messed up science experiment. It really is. They give you every opportunity for drama. You just get really wrapped up what’s right in front of you and it ends up being very dramatic. “I don’t feel like people acted like they would in...

Nov 28, 2014 11:55 am

WWE’s McMahon predicts ‘somebody is going to die’ in the UFC

Exiled former WWE champ, CM Punk is making headlines this week for comments about his former employer, as they relate to Mixed Martial Arts, and the UFC. In an interview with the ‘Art of Wrestling Podcast‘ (transcribed by cageside seats), CM Punk gives some startling details about Vince McMahon’s view of “Ultimate Fighting”. Check it:...

Nov 28, 2014 11:08 am

Rumble Thinks Gustafsson Beat Jones, Picking D.C. Over Jon Too

“I thought [Gustfasson] won. Whenever they announced that Jones won, I was shocked. I actually thought Alexander won. But you can’t win them all. When you’re fighting the champion, you definitely have to put him away. And it was a really close fight but I still think that he did enough…. but that’s just how...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 28, 2014 5:00 am

‘Street The Movie’ Trailer Featuring Matt Mitrione

Remo Street is a young fighter who comes from a world where nothing is easy, so when he is faced with the opportunity to train with a world class coach, he has to choose between the long hard road to honor and glory, or succumbing to a brutal future as a cage fighter for the...

Nov 27, 2014 10:33 am

Medical Suspensions Report: No Long Layoffs For Fight Night 57 Competitors

The Texas department of Licensing has issued medical suspensions to all UFC Fight Night 57 participants. However, no term was severe. ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ took place last Saturday, from the Frank Erwin Center, in Austin. All but one fighter received a suspension term shorter than 30 days. Here’s the list: Frank...

Nov 27, 2014 10:02 am

Conor McGregor’s Stadium Dreams

Rising UFC featherweight, Conor McGregor has dreams of fighting in this very stadium. Can he make it happen? His words: This stadium has hosted many wars. It will host one more. WELCOME TO EIRE!!! — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 26, 2014

Nov 27, 2014 4:59 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/24/14

The Rankings Report is a weekly series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss Frankie Edgar’s big win over Cub Swanson at Fight Night Austin, Edson Barboza’s jump in the lightweight division, and take viewer questions about the pound-4-pound...

Nov 26, 2014 10:12 pm

REPLAY! Conor McGregor Stops By The TUF 20 Set

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor stops by The Ultimate Fighter this week to visit his teammate and close friend Aisling Daly as she gets ready for her quarterfinal fight against Jessica Penne.

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

Nov 26, 2014 11:43 am

Trainer: Johny Hendricks Doesn’t Rely On K.O. Power

“You can’t plan on a KO. Everything we do is geared towards winning the round. If you send somebody out there saying ‘score this and it’s gonna be a KO,’ and it’s not a KO? It’s like you leave them in no man’s land.” In a recent interview with, Steven Wright, Johny Hendrick’s Striking...

Nov 26, 2014 11:36 am

Renan Barao: Dillashaw would crap his pants fighting me in Brazil

“Fighting in Brazil for the first time is amazing. I’m well trained, doing an excellent camp. Every fight is important. Just to have the opportunity to go in there and show my work is amazing. I’m really happy with the opportunity to fight here.” “I think [T.J.] would crap his pants. Fighting in the United...

Nov 26, 2014 11:16 am

Lauzon vs. Iaquinta Set For January 31 Event

An exciting lightweight bout has been added to the stacked UFC 183 event, set for January 31. Joe Lauzon and the surging, Al Iaquinta have both agreed to a three-round affair. UFC 183 goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. In the night’s pay-per-view main event, Anderson Silva returns against, Nick...