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Oct 13, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor Belfort Calls For Interim Title Belt Again

Vitor Belfort was scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181, but after the champ was forced to postpone the bout due to a fractured hand, and unable to train for 6 weeks, Belfort began calling for an interim belt. He spoke to MMAFighting to again reiterate his belief that the UFC should have an...

Oct 13, 2014 9:26 am

Vitor Belfort Plans To ‘Surprise’ Opponents Who Doubt Him

Vitor Belfort hasn’t fought in the Octagon since November of 2013, when he knocked out Dan Henderson with a head kick in the 1st round of their UFC Fight Night main event bout. Some time following the win, TRT was banned, leaving many to question if Vitor would be able to perform at the same...

Oct 13, 2014 9:15 am

Jake Ellenberger Accidentally Breaks Into Micky Rourke’s Neighbor’s House

Jake Ellenberger is currently helping Mickey Rourke train for a big role in a movie, and in doing so went to Rourke’s Beverly Hills home…Only he entered the wrong one. Ellenberger spoke to Submission Radio about accidentally entering the wrong house, saying: “So I’ve been training a little bit with Mickey Rourke. He’s getting ready...

Oct 13, 2014 9:05 am

PHOTO | Glover Teixeira Gets Frightening Makeover, Dresses Up As He-Man

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira is gearing up for his UFC 179 co-main event bout against Phil Davis on October 25th. To get ready for the bout, Glover decided to wield the power of He-man for a Twitter photo. I have the pawer heman — glover teixeira (@gloverteixeira) October 12, 2014

Oct 13, 2014 8:56 am

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Back Training

Undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov is itching for a chance to get back into the Octagon. Leading up to UFC 178, Nurmagomedov spoke out against Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez, saying both men are behind him for a title shot (Read about that HERE). Loading It's just the beginning. Already started light boxing sparring. In 45 days,...

Oct 13, 2014 8:48 am

Manuwa No Longer Idolizes Shogun Ahead Of UFC FN 56 Bout

Jimi Manuwa admits that before he started training, he idolized MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. However, after the two signed to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 on November 8th, that changed. Manuwa spoke with MMAJunkie about what it will be like fighting someone whom he looked up to. “He was...

Oct 13, 2014 8:37 am

Get To Know Andrei Arlovski And His Best Friend, Maximus

Get to know UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski outside of the cage in this interview with the fighter about his dog, and best friend, Maximus. MMAFighting’s E. Casey Leydon will be speaking with several UFC fighters about their relationships with their dog’s.

Oct 13, 2014 8:28 am

Chad Mendes Talks Rematch With Aldo

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo on October 25th. Leading up to the fight, Mendes is doing his media rounds, which included speaking to Jon Anik on UFC Ultimate Insider.

Oct 12, 2014 8:37 pm

S&P Downgrades Zuffa Credit Rating After Rough 2014

The UFC has fallen under criticism this year for what some are saying is ‘over saturation’ of the sport, running events nearly every week, sometimes more than one a day. According to MMA Payout Reports, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has officially downgraded Zuffa’s credit from BB to BB-, a rating they have held since 2010....

Oct 12, 2014 7:34 pm

Augusto Montano vs. Chris Heatherly Set For UFC 180

Chris Heatherly is set to welcome UFC newcomer, Augusto Montano, to the Octagon on November 15th in Mexico at UFC 180. Montano is a highly touted prospect who boasts a 13-1 record, that has seen him finish all 13 of his wins. With 8 knockouts, and 5 submissions to his name, Montano will look to...

Oct 12, 2014 4:19 pm

Joe Schilling Explains “Schoolyard Fight” With Nick Diaz

Joe Schilling is one of the most feared Kickboxers in the world. So naturally when he sparred against Nick Diaz, who is an extremely intimidating fighter, the two clashed, and things were intense. After the sparring session however, Schilling and Diaz became friends, even to the point that Schilling will be heading to Stockton to...

Oct 12, 2014 4:12 pm

Phil Davis ‘The Brazilian Killer’ 2.0?

Phil Davis is gearing up for his UFC 179 co-main event bout against Glover Teixeira in just under two weeks. The bout will take place in Brazil, something Davis is familiar, and comfortable with. The Brazilian crowd is widely considered to be one of the rowdiest crowds in MMA, second only to the Irish fans....

Oct 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Dunham vs. Damm Set For UFC 182 In Vegas

The UFC has announced that Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm will meet in the Octagon on January 3rd in Las Vegas for UFC 182. Dunham will be riding a 3-fight losing streak into the bout, most recently dropping a TKO loss to Edson Barboza back in July at UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Miller. Damm...

Oct 12, 2014 3:47 pm

QUICK TWITT: Fans React To Mike Goldberg’s NFL Commentating

Longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg stepped into the broadcasting booth for the NFL to call a game between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions earlier today…and fans haven’t been too happy with the result. Ronnie Milsap would be a more competent play-by-play voice than what FOX has given us this afternoon. — The Daily Norseman...

Oct 12, 2014 3:28 pm

Max Holloway Wants 5th Fight In 2014

Max Holloway has already become the youngest fighter in UFC history to reach 10 bouts with the promotion, but he isn’t content sitting out for much longer. At just 22-years old, Holloway has compiled a 7-3 UFC record, that has only seen him drop defeats to #5 ranked Conor McGregor, #7 ranked Dustin Poirier, and...

Oct 12, 2014 3:11 pm

PHOTO | Felice Herrig Stuns At Wedding

Women’s UFC strawweight, and TUF 20 competitor Felice Herrig posted the following picture on her Instagram of herself ready to go to a wedding. Check it out: Loading Going to a Black & White attire wedding tonight. Usually I love my white but opted for LBD in a LBD View on Instagram

Oct 12, 2014 3:07 pm

PHOTO | Rich Franklin Earns BJJ Black Belt

Former UFC champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin earned his BJJ Black Belt earlier this week, and captured the moment on Twitter, thanking his coaches and teammates. Got my black belt today from @JorgeGurgel. Thanks to all the guys who helped me train over the years! — Rich Franklin (@RichFranklin) October 10, 2014 Franklin, who is...

Oct 12, 2014 3:02 pm

Ronda Rousey Updates Fans On Speed Bag Progress

Last week, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey posted a video of herself training on the new speed bag at GFC (See that HERE). Earlier this weekend, the champ updated fans on her progress on the bag with this new video. Loading Slow progress is still progress…. #learningcurve View on Instagram

Oct 12, 2014 9:00 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chan Sung Jung Full Fight Video

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, take a look back at UFC 163 where Jose Aldo defeated Chan Sung Jung. If Jose Aldo defeats Chad Mendes, Conor McGregor will likely get the next title shot according to UFC President Dana White. If you want to see that bout you...

Oct 12, 2014 8:31 am

QUICK TWITT: Dan Hardy Calls Matt Hughes “Piece Of S***”

Dan Hardy has been vocal in the past about his dislike of Matt Hughes’ favorite hobby, hunting, (Read about it HERE) Today when it was announced that Hughes would be getting his own 4-part series centering around hunting, Hardy responded via Twitter. @BloodyElbow that man is a real piece of shit. And I never swear...

Oct 12, 2014 8:04 am

Goldberg In As NFL Play-By-Play Guy Today On FOX

UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg will be stepping in the booth to call a football game today between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions. Goldberg will be joined in the booth by retired NFL veteran linebacker, Brendon Ayanbadejo, who will be the analyst for the game. The game will be broadcast on FOX throughout the...

Oct 12, 2014 7:55 am

Matt Hughes Leads African Hunting Reality Special

UFC Hall Of Famer Matt Hughes will be the star of a Sportsman Channel series about hunting (To the dislike of Dan Hardy), which, according to the show’s website, will give viewers “an unscripted reality show based on the life and hunting adventures of nine-time UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes. The show gives the audience...

Oct 11, 2014 2:30 pm

Jose Aldo: ‘It’s disrespectful to talk about Conor McGregor’

“I’m really focused on Chad Mendes right now and I do think it’s a little bit disrespectful (to talk about a fight against Conor McGregor). This fight hasn’t even happened. There’s nothing set yet. I do need to keep my feet on the ground and keep focused on Chad Mendes and not think of anyone...

Oct 11, 2014 1:50 pm

PHOTO | TUF Winner Pena Releases Artistic Side Butt Shot

Ultimate Fighter Winner, Julianna Pena wasn’t going out like Miesha Tate, who was recently targeted by hackers, who released her nude photo’s online. (More on that HERE) No, not Pena. Instead, the TUF winner released her own. Check it: Loading pic from #vegas thanks to @honfoto View on Instagram