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Nov 18, 2014 2:03 pm

Werdum’s Daughter Shows Off Her Dad’s New Hardware

Following his first round, iterim-title clinching victor last weekend, the daughter of Fabricio Werdum brought her dad’s new belt to show-and-tell this week. How cute! A Julia mostrando o cinturão do Papai na escola! Lindaaaa! Uma foto publicada por Fabricio Werdum (@werdum) em Nov 11, 2014 at 9:44 PST

Nov 18, 2014 1:59 pm

Weidman: ‘I’m not letting a Juicehead take my belt’

“He’s trying to take my belt. He’s been caught cheating and I’m not going to let a cheating juicehead take my belt.” “I expect an even better Vitor Belfort. Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise he’s off this stuff. Maybe he doesn’t have to worry about getting tired. I’m preparing for a Vitor we haven’t...

Nov 18, 2014 1:44 pm

Jon Jones: ‘I would never fight Anderson Silva’

“I would never want to fight Anderson. Never. Ever.” “I just look up to him so much. And he’s just…I don’t have many people that I’ve looked up to in my lifetime and think, ‘wow, how cool would it be to be that guy.’ Look at what he’s done. Jordan, LeBron, Anderson, Kobe, I consider...

Nov 18, 2014 1:41 pm

Diaz Open to GSP Rematch: ‘Not in Canada where you can be on steroids’

“Sure, if I do well, and he comes back in the sport, sure,” Diaz said of a GSP rematch. “Why not? I see myself having a better run, too. Maybe just not being in Canada where you can just be on steroids. They didn’t drug test me for that fight. I probably would have tested...

Nov 18, 2014 1:40 pm

Bisping fires back at this, “Attention Whore”

TUF 20’s Angela Magana (pictured), is making no friends on the twitterverse. Instead, the strawweight fighting prospect is determined on ruffling as many feathers as possible. @AngelaMagana1 @MMARoasted let's see if this attention whore is still around in 10 years. n who are you again? Some random of the latest TUF — michael (@bisping) November...

Nov 18, 2014 1:29 pm

Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones Superfight Happened…

According to UFC President Dana White, the superfight between Anderson Silva and Jon Jones happened at UFC headquarters this week. And as proof, he gives us this… The Superfight between @jonnybones and @spiderandersonsilva went down last nite @ufc headquarters #noppv #noticketssold #rockyvsapollo A photo posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:20am...

Nov 18, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC Boss: Both McGregor & Anderson Silva Could Get Title Shots With Wins

“These fights lead to bigger fights. “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time. At the same time, Anthony Johnson and Gustafsson will fight and both the winners of those fights will match up later on this year.” “Every one of these fights leads to a bigger fight....

Nov 18, 2014 12:38 pm

Rousey: ‘IJF Politics Going To Destroy Judo’

Earlier this week the International Judo Federation released a new rule that prohibits their ranked competitors from competing in any other grappling tournaments. UFC Champion, “Rowdy”Ronda Rousey is not happy about that. Check it: This is such bullshit-politics is going to destroy judo.I'm so glad I don't have to deal with these bastards anymore

Nov 18, 2014 12:16 pm

White: ‘Brock Lesnar Interested In Fighting Again’

UFC President Dana White confirmed, during yesterday’s UFC media event, that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is indeed interested in a return to the Octagon. He told the press, “Brock Lesnar’s under contract with the WWE. We have a great relationship with him. He’s healthy, and he’s said that he’s interested in fighting again. We’ll...

Nov 18, 2014 11:26 am

Vinny Magalhaes Calls Out Renato Laranja

The tables have turned for 27x BJJ world champion Renato Laranja, who must now answer to his long time rival, Vinny Magalhaes. With his Metamoris 5 opponent on the shelf, Magalhaes has turned his sites to his longtime antagonist. Check it: We're looking for someone to submit Vinny Magalhaes for $10,000 at @MetamorisPro 5! Contact...

Nov 18, 2014 10:26 am

REPLAY! The Time is Now: Press Conference Highlights

Check out the highlights from “The Time Is Now” press conference that was held at the Smith Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 17. Hear from Dana White, Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Ronda Rousey & more

Nov 18, 2014 10:21 am

White on ‘unbelievable’ UFC schedule

Dana White joins APG to discuss the early 2015 schedule and whether or not Cub Swanson could get a title shot by defeating Frankie Edgar this Saturday.

Nov 18, 2014 8:56 am

UFC Fight Night 58 finalized with 12 bouts

The UFC returns to Brazil next month for “UFC Fight Night 58”, a 12-bout fight card headlined by a middleweight fight featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida taking on surging contender C.B. Dollaway. “UFC Fight Night 58” takes place December 20 live from Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 17, 2014 9:24 pm

Erik Koch on Roufusport coaches: “These guys are great men and great teachers”

UFC fighter Erik Koch is defending his longtime gym, Roufusport after head coach and owner Duke Roufus took heat from former students and trainers for his training methods. Koch took to The UnderGround to support his coach. If you guys don’t already know I have trained at roufusport for about 5 years now. All this...

Nov 17, 2014 9:12 pm

STAREDOWNS! from ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference

Yesterday the UFC held a special press conference to announce the full 2015 calendar of events (See that HERE), and do a live Q&A with some of the UFC’s biggest superstars. Here are the staredowns from the event: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 8:47 pm

Kennedy talks Belfort vs. Weidman: “Weidman will freight train him”

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy may not be committed to continuing to fight at middleweight, however that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have an opinion on the highly anticipated matchup between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Kennedy spoke to Submission radio to discuss the bout. “I hope (Belfort) passes. We’ve seen pictures of him of late, whether...

Nov 17, 2014 8:41 pm

Werdum: Hunt asked for bout to be stopped

Fabricio Werdum landed a vicious, but well placed flying knee this past Saturday against Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Werdum spoke to BloodyElbow about the setup for the fight ending knee, that he says caused Mark Hunt to ask for the bout to be stopped. His words: “It took me a...

Nov 17, 2014 8:33 pm

UFC on FOX 14 picks up three new bouts

UFC on FOX 14, which takes place January 24th from Stockholm Sweden has picked up four new bouts. First up is Nikita Krylov vs. Stanislav Nedkov. Krylov is coming off a TKO win over Cody Donovan earlier this summer, whereas Nedkov is coming off a TKO loss to Tom Watson nearly a year ago. Next...

Nov 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Herb Dean draws main event duty for UFC 181

Veteran referee Herb Dean has drawn main event duty for UFC 181 next month. Dean will referee the main-event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, while fellow veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will referee the co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Yves Lavigne will also referee the TUF 20 finale in December as...

Nov 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Dana White discusses Luke Rockhold’s ranking

Earlier this month the UFC traveled to Sydney Australia where Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold fought in the main event. Rockhold ultimately finished Bisping in the second round of the bout with a one-arm guillotine choke. UFC President Dana White spoke to on their weekly podcast, ‘The Download’ to discuss Rockhold’s ranking in a...

Nov 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Miesha Tate on “loud mouth” Bethe Correia: ‘She seems cocky’

Miesha Tate recently signed to fight Sara McMann at UFC 183. Tate believes that a fight with McMann would give her a better shot at getting back to title contention than a fight with Bethe Correia, who Tate wanted to fight at one point. Tate spoke to MMAJunkie about the decision to fight McMann. “I’ve...

Nov 17, 2014 4:39 pm

Johnson on suspension being lifted: “I couldn’t do anything but cry”

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson found himself suspended indefinitely by the UFC after domestic violence allegations from his ex-wife. Recently however, the UFC’s investigation turned up that Johnson was innocent, which he maintained throughout the entire process, and ‘Rumble’ was reinstated. Not only that, he was quickly signed to fight Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 4:26 pm

Kennedy teasing drop to welterweight: “I can make it”

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since the infamous ‘stoolgate’ incident at UFC 175, in which Yoel Romero’s corner stalled to give Romero an extra 25 seconds to recover between rounds after being rocked. At the start of the next round, Romero went out and KO’d Kennedy (Read our breakdown HERE). Kennedy spoke to Submission Radio to...

Nov 17, 2014 4:16 pm

Silva: “I thought I was going to be paralyzed”

Anderson Silva found himself in a bit of a scare earlier this month when the former middleweight kingpin was rushed to the hospital after having back pain, and then reportedly being unable to feel his legs. Silva spoke to Veja Rio, in an article which was translated by MMAFighting, to discuss the back pain, and...

Nov 17, 2014 4:10 pm

UFC announces full 2015 schedule

The UFC announced earlier today during their ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference the entire schedule for 2015. You can see the full 2015 schedule below, which features an event almost every single weekend.

Nov 17, 2014 4:06 pm

Diaz on GSP: ‘He’s scared to fight Anderson Silva’

During the UFC’s special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference earlier today, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz joined a star studded UFC cast for a live Q&A with fans and media members. A media member asked Nick Diaz what he thought of Georges St. Pierre’s comments regarding Nick’s decision to fight Anderson Silva at...

Nov 17, 2014 3:59 pm

Brown vs. Saffiedine set for February 14th

Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will square off February 14th as the main event for UFC Fight Night Colorado. The UFC announced the bout earlier today during their special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Brown is coming off a 5-round war against Robbie Lawler that saw ‘The Immortal’ lose a unanimous decision, and...