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Oct 19, 2014 10:29 am

Mike Pierce Ready To Return To The UFC

UFC veteran Mike Pierce hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since UFC Fight Night 29, almost a year ago to date. The bout ended in the first round when Rousimar Palhares infamously secured a heel hook, but refused to let go of the submission after Pierce tapped, and subsequently was released by the promotion. Pierce...

Oct 19, 2014 10:03 am

Swedish MMA Federation Looks To Improve Matchmaking Process

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC Fight Night Stockholm, in Sweden, which was headlined by a welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The bout saw Nelson pick up the first loss of his professional career after 5 grueling rounds. Ahead of the card however, fight fans criticized the commission for several matchup...

Oct 19, 2014 9:40 am

Countdown To UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes II Debuts Tonight On FS1

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, the UFC will be running ‘Countdown To UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2’ on Fox Sports 1 tonight at 3 p.m. CT. The card will be headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendes, who...

Oct 19, 2014 9:29 am

UFC Signs Two New Fighters

The UFC has added two new fighters to their roster. Jared Cannonier and Jake Collier have been called up to the biggest MMA stage in the world to showcase their skills. Cannonier, a 7-0 heavyweight, stands at 6’3, this Gracie Barra Alaska fighter will be looking to make a big statement in his UFC debut...

Oct 19, 2014 9:01 am

Steven Seagal And Josh Barnett Set To Go Head To Head In Action Thriller

In an upcoming action movie titled ‘Absolution’ former UFC heavyweight champion, and Metamoris heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will find himself going against the man who takes credit for Anderson Silva’s legendary front kick KO, but has never actually coached Silva, Steven Seagal. See the trailer below, and catch Barnett sporting a suit as he plots...

Oct 18, 2014 2:37 pm

Report: UFC Champ Gets Physical With Male Pro Wrestler

In new reports coming out of Los Angeles, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was apparently out in Los Angeles last night, viewing a professional wrestling event, when she got involved. TMZ Sports has the scoop: Ronda Rousey hit up a local wrestling show Friday night in Reseda … but it’s what she did during one...

Oct 18, 2014 2:26 pm

Chael Sonnen Approves Of Conor McGregor

When it comes to talking the talk, there’s no one better than Chael P. Sonnen. Which is why his stamp of approval is so important to McGregor fans. In his debut podcast episode, the former three-time UFC title challenger discussed the brash tactics of the UFC’s newest mega-star in Conor McGregor. Check it: (Via The...

Oct 18, 2014 2:00 pm

GSP Cleared To Train, UFC Waiting On Former Champs Word

Following his semi-retirement, and title vacancy, former UFC welterweight kingpin, Georges St-Pierre was forced out of training with another knee injury and subsequent surgery. In a recent interview with, UFC President Dana White updated fans on the status of the Canadian mega-star. “They cleared GSP’s knee. After surgery like that it still takes about...

Oct 17, 2014 3:22 pm

REPORT: Werdum Narrowly Escapes Mexican Death Trap With His Life

“The UFC’s first-ever card in Mexico, featuring Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, sold 21,0000 tickets in eight hours. Which is almost as mind-boggling as the fact that the event was nearly derailed last week when Werdum narrowly escaped carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty heater in his team’s house. Supposedly, this is fairly common...

Oct 17, 2014 3:05 pm

Overeem Is “Back On The Horse”

The good folks over at felt the need to announce to the world that Alistair Overeem is indeed, back on the horse. Just some fun for your Friday. Check it: (Props:

Oct 17, 2014 1:50 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘Brazil’s UFC Champs Failed To Evolve’

  Jose Aldo is Brazil’s last reigning UFC champion, and he faces a very real threat in Chad Mendes next weekend. Should Mendes earn the UFC’s featherweight strap, all belts will be owned by Americans. Former UFC middleweight champ, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva told MMAFighting it’s because of a lack of evolution in Brazil. Check it: “It’s natural....

Oct 17, 2014 1:41 pm

Royce Explains Move: “I’m here to help Bellator grow”

“I don’t think they made this offer to somehow attack the UFC. They see my value, and invited me to be their ambassador. The UFC was my home and will always be my home. I helped creating and building that home. Now, Bellator is a relatively new organization, and I’m here to help them grow...

Oct 17, 2014 1:30 pm

Aldo Not Impressed: ‘Nothing special stands out about Conor McGregor’

“I make it a point to observe all fighters in the featherweight category. I’m the champion, and I plan to remain the champion. I do pay attention to any featherweight fight where someone is ranked in the UFC, since that could potentially be my next adversary. Conor is no different than any other fighter. I...

Oct 17, 2014 1:10 pm

Arianny’s “Realest” Interview Ever (NSFW Warning)

Popular UFC Octagon Girl, Arianny Celeste sits down with CBS News for an in-depth interview about her life and career. Celeste said that this is, “The most real and genuine interview of my life and career. If you want to really get to know me watch this!”

Oct 17, 2014 12:46 pm

TRAILER – Scorpion King 4 Featuring ‘Bigfoot’, ‘Big Country’ & Royce Gracie

Three of MMA’s most recognizable faces, Roy Nelson, Royce Gracie, and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will be featured in the upcoming ‘Scorpion King 4’ movie. Loading Scorpio King 4 coming soon check out the trailer. @realroyce @roynelsonufc View on Instagram

Oct 17, 2014 5:06 am

RELEASED! Steven Siler Out Of The UFC

Steven Siler has been cut by the UFC according to a Tweet sent out by the fighter on Thursday. I wanna thank @ufc @danawhite @seanshelby for everything, I will be back in the ufc soon im still not done yet — Steven Siler (@Stevesiler) October 16, 2014 Siler was on a 3-fight skid prior to...

Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Adds Several Matchups To Future Events

Catch up with all of the bookings the UFC has made this week for upcoming evens! First off we have Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan, who will meet at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Cannonier who is undefeated in his 7 fight pro career will be making his promotional debut at the event against Shawn...

Oct 17, 2014 5:01 am

Frank Mir Wants Brock Lesnar Rubber Match

Former UFC champion Frank Mir is looking for a potential rubber match with one of his greatest enemies, Brock Lesnar. Lesnar, who is currently working with the WWE, hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since December of 2011 when he lost to Alistair Overeem after a brutal body kick. Mir spoke to about his...

Oct 17, 2014 5:01 am

Stann discusses the difficult topic of PED’s in MMA

Former UFC fighter Brian Stann, who is now a commentator and analyst for the UFC, weighed in on the topic of PEDs recently. Stann has never been one to shy away from giving his opinion on PEDs, taking a firm stance against them, and even Tweeting after UFC Macau: Bisping vs. Le, where many suspected...

Oct 16, 2014 5:14 pm

Bobby Green Stands For Peace, Puts Himself In Harms Way To Better City Streets

  Southern California is by most accounts a paradise. But for many, on the outskirts of the beach, it can be a war zone plagued with gang violence, rarely spoke of, or even reported on. Bobby Green is standing up and fighting for what’s right, even if it means paying the ultimate price. Green is...

Oct 16, 2014 4:35 pm

Siver: I want to fight McGregor, I can knock him out’

“Of course he knows that Conor McGregor is there now. He seems to be a good fighter. He has seen the videos and knows what McGregor says about the guys. McGregor has a difficult style that is hard to know what is going on but he would, of course, take this fight. He would very...

Oct 16, 2014 4:26 pm

“If The UFC Is Smart” They Won’t Make McGregor Fight Mendes

“If the UFC is smart, if Dana [White] is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys that will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him. All of these guys that are strong wrestlers that can take a punch and keep coming...

Oct 16, 2014 4:03 pm

“Cupcake” Ready To Make A Statement Over The Next 3 Years

“I don’t know if I’ll still be fighting five years from now. I know I want to make a statement in the next 2-3 years. I would love to earn another fight with Ronda Rousey again. She’s the best in the world and as a competitor you want to go up against the best. She’s...

Oct 16, 2014 3:30 pm

Bethe responds To Tate: ‘Bring your mouthpiece’

“Everyone knows I want to be the champion. And fight the champion is something I’ve looked for, something I worked to get. I have no idea why Tate decided to appear in this history. But everyone knows me and knows how I am, I never back away from a fight, I am Bethe Correia. I...

Oct 16, 2014 2:44 pm

Overeem: ‘Fight with Struve going to be fireworks’

“(Fighting again right away) works best because everything is still fresh, so I’m thankful that I’m in there again soon. It was also a weird loss – I got clipped, boom and it’s over. There’s no damage or anything really that goes on, so for me it’s a good chance to redeem myself. I don’t...

Oct 16, 2014 2:19 pm

Shogun: ‘Stop Fighting? That makes no sense’

“It (retirement) never really crossed my mind. Much to the contrary, I was always planning on continuing to fight. If I’m the guy going in there fighting and I’m happy doing it and the UFC is the promotion that hires and promotes my fights and they are happy with having me on the show, then...