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Sep 21, 2014 4:17 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones Poses With Felice Herrig

TUF 20 competitor Felice Herrig posed with Jon Jones at a recent event and captured the moment on her Instagram. Felice appears on the current season of TUF, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Jones is currently recovering from a torn meniscus, and will face Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on January 2nd.

Sep 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Chris Weidman Is Glad Jacare Thinks He Can Beat Him

Chris Weidman is getting ready to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 181, but he already has another challenger looking at getting a crack at the champion. Jacare Souza is fresh off a dominant win over Gegard Mousasi earlier this month, and is confident he can beat the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. MMAJunkie spoke with...

Sep 21, 2014 3:38 pm

Glover Teixeira Gives His Pick For Jones vs. Cormier

Glover Teixeira will have his eye on January’s UFC 182 main event bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of Jones, and is looking to get back in the win column with a win over Phil Davis at UFC 179. Glover spoke to media...

Sep 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Glover Vows To “Get That F***ing Belt”

Glover Teixeira is gearing up for his fight against Phil Davis at UFC 179 in Brazil. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and a win over Davis would certainly help Teixeira get back in title contention. Phil Davis on the other hand is coming...

Sep 21, 2014 3:21 pm

Overeem On Injuring Jones “I Felt Terrible”

Alistair Overeem has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism lately after it was revealed that he injured Jon Jones while Jones was preparing for his UFC 178 fight against Daniel Cormier. The two men were sparring, and Jones ended up getting injured and tearing his meniscus. Anthony Johnson was the first fighter...

Sep 21, 2014 11:11 am

New Video Shows Thiago Silva Cocking Gun

After being released by the UFC following a standoff with police, Thiago Silva’s UFC hopes were slim to none. However, after his ex-wife fled the country, the prosecution team was unable to make a case against Silva, and as a result released him from prison. The UFC resigned him given that it was never proven...

Sep 21, 2014 10:51 am

Khabib To Alvarez: Win A Few Fights Before Asking For A Title Shot

Earlier this month Bellator finally released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract. That very same day, Alvarez was signed to the UFC, and agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27th. Alvarez stated that he wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis after Gilbert Melendez gets his shot at the...

Sep 21, 2014 10:45 am

Takanori Gomi Unsure About Fighting Future Following Loss To Jury

Following his quick KO loss to Myles ‘Fury’ Jury at UFC Fight Night Japan yesterday morning, Takanori Gomi admits that he is contemplating retiring. Gomi recovered from a loss to Diego Sanchez in March of 2013 to pick up a unanimous decision win over Issac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172 in April of 2014. That victory...

Sep 21, 2014 10:36 am

Fallon Fox Fires Back At Rousey: Tell Dana To Sign Me

Ronda Rousey said recently that she wouldnt fight Fallon Fox because she had an unfair advantage in her bone structure due to being born a man. Fox took to Facebook to speak out against the “ridiculous” arguments that the UFC women’s bantamweight champion made. Post by Fallon Fox. Rousey isn’t the first female to state...

Sep 21, 2014 10:26 am

Cariaso To Critics: Watch UFC 178 To See Why I Deserve A Title Shot

Chris Cariaso will step into the Octagon to face Demetrious Johnson this Saturday at UFC 178. While many fans are counting Cariaso out of the fight, he believes that he will silence his critics and claim the flyweight championship from Johnson, one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. Cariaso will be...

Sep 21, 2014 10:20 am

McGregor Slams Poirier, Says He’s Not A Step Up

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will square off at UFC 178 this weekend in a highly anticipated matchup that has been built up by months of trash talking. Upon returning from ACL surgery, McGregor blasted through Diego Brandao earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, and is looking to build upon the win this weekend at...

Sep 21, 2014 10:01 am

John Dodson Back Training Following ACL Surgery

John Dodson was the #1 contender in the flyweight division earlier this year, and a rematch for the title against Demetrious Johnson was on the horizon once again. However, unfortunately, Dodson suffered a torn ACL and would be out until 2015. Dodson posted the following video on his Facebook, of himself back in the gym...

Sep 21, 2014 9:40 am

Hunt Wants Quick Turnaround Following Nelson KO

Following his walk-away KO over Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt spoke to media members about who he wants to fight next, and explained his desire to fight on the UFC’s November 8th card in Sydney Australia. “I want to move forward, and I...

Sep 21, 2014 9:23 am

Roy Nelson: ‘I got caught’

Roy Nelson took to Facebook to thank his fans for the support, and explain what happened in his loss to Mark Hunt yesterday at UFC Fight Night 52, which took place in Japan. Post by Roy "Big Country" Nelson. With Nelson now dropping to 7-6 in his UFC career, and going 2-3 in his last...

Sep 21, 2014 9:14 am

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Jury’s Quick Finish Over Gomi

Yesterday morning, the UFC hit Japan for an event that delivered by all standards. In the co-main event for the bout, Myles ‘Fury’ Jury showed why he deserves to be in the top 10 rankings with his quick first round KO over Takanori Gomi. We have compiled the best Tweets from UFC fighters who watched...

Sep 21, 2014 8:57 am

Tate has a new Olympian suitor, Called Out By McMann

Yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate got back on track after defeating undefeated Rin Nakai. Sara McMann saw an opportunity to politely call out Tate, and earn her way back to the top of the 135-pound ladder. Hey @ufc, I'd like to fight @MieshaTate since she just beat an undefeated fighter Rin...

Sep 21, 2014 8:45 am

PHOTO | Edson Barboza Looking Shredded

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is fresh off a devastating KO over Evan Dunham that saw Barboza finish Dunham with a brutal liver kick. Since then, Barboza has yet to have another fight in the Octagon scheduled. Barboza posted the following picture on his Instagram, challenging his fans to guess his weight. By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 21, 2014 8:39 am

Tito: ‘Shamrock and I Had Words, But Bonnar’s Getting Hurt’

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar had their scuffle in the Bellator cage several weeks ago. Since then, many fans questioned the legitimacy of the scuffle, given Bonnar’s WWE-style promoting of the fight. Tito Ortiz joined Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to talk about his genuine...

Sep 21, 2014 8:27 am

ANTI-ZUFFA! Rampage Shows Support For Rival Wanderlei Silva

Quinton Rampage Jackson has always been one to express his dislike for the UFC brass. After a long and bumpy relationship, Rampage had his last fight with the promotion against Glover Teixeira in 2013. Shortly after he was released from the UFC, Rampage was signed to Bellator MMA, where he has enjoyed a 3-fight win...

Sep 21, 2014 8:09 am

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Mark Hunt’s Walk-Off KO Of ‘Big Country’

Yesterday morning fight fans saw Mark Hunt return to the Octagon in Japan and finish Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson with a devastating uppercut that KO’d Big Country. We have compiled some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the KO. We have all played @MarkHunt1974 vs @RoyNelsonMMA in @EASPORTSUFC! Now, we get to see...

Sep 20, 2014 3:34 pm

Jury: ‘They can’t deny me forever’

Undefeated lightweight Myles Jury reflects on his win at Fight Night Japan. You can catch all the action from Fury’s 15th straight win, exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS!

Sep 20, 2014 2:52 pm

Cyborg: Uneducated Ronda Rousey Needs To Grow Up

“A person is visiting my country and trying to defame me with my fans to get attention shows you how uneducated she is. She’s a low-level person. She feels she has to step on someone in order to rise. If she was so sure about everything she says, she would have already accepted to fight...

Sep 20, 2014 9:00 am

Bethe Correia: ‘I will fight Ronda and win’

“My dream is to become the champion, and I will get this belt. I am an undefeated UFC employee, and when they schedule my fight against Ronda, I’ll still be undefeated – and I’ll retire undefeated. I will not allow her to retire undefeated. I am telling you that I will fight her and win.”...

Sep 20, 2014 2:43 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Hunt Drops Nelson with Uppercut, Walk off KO Win in Round 2

Mark Hunt is the master of walk-off knockouts. Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson had an even round one and neither heavyweight gained telling momentum. Both Hunt and Nelson would almost land a knockout blow, but the other would duck or dodge the shot just in time. Once they found a comfortable striking distance toward the...

Sep 20, 2014 2:10 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Jury Makes Quick Work of Gomi, Gets 1st Round KO Win

#9 ranked UFC lightweight Myles Jury earned his sixth victory in a row tonight after a quick TKO win against Takanori Gomi. Jury saw the opening down the middle and threw a right cross that landed directly on Gomi’s chin. Gomi fell to the ground but disguised his grogginess well. Regardless, Jury still dove on...