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Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 14, 2014 5:01 pm

Barnett: ‘I would have crushed 100% Lesnar’

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar didn’t get to leave the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in the same manner that he came in. Many point to his bout with diverticulitis as his reason for decline. Longtime Lesnar rep. Paul Heyman recently came out discussing the potential of what a healthy Lesnar could have been, and...

Aug 14, 2014 4:25 pm

Heyman: ‘A 100% Lesnar Would Have Been Untouchable’

“I think with all due respect to the rest of the division, I think Cain Velasquez is by far the most dominant heavyweight in UFC today. As a champion, I think he’s a noteworthy champion because I think he’s going to clean out the entire division. That being said, Cain Velasquez stepped in the cage...

Aug 14, 2014 11:23 am

Olympic Medalist McMann Gives Holm, Carano, Cyborg No Chance Against Rousey

“Carano and Holm, predominantly have stand up backgrounds. You’re in a cage, she’s going to get your hands on you, and I just don’t think that they have the takedown and throw defense they would need to stop her from going to the ground.” “When it goes to the ground, their strongest areas are gone....

Aug 14, 2014 11:06 am

WWE Wants Sonnen If TNA Makes Him An Offer

With his career in prize-fighting on the shelf, and his gig at FOX out-the-door, Chael P. Sonnen finds himself in an interesting predicament. He’s got fans, charisma, value, and no place to use it. During a recent talk on the “Talk is Jericho” podcast, Chael broke down how his pro-wrestling negotiations are going. Check it:...

Aug 14, 2014 10:58 am

Shaq Responds To Dana White’s Ice Bucket Challenge

The world is going banana’s over ALS awareness and the Ice Bucket Challenge. UFC President Dana White took to his challenge without question and called out Ronda Rousey, Lorenzo Fertitta and Shaquille O’Neal.(Click names for replays) Here’s Shaq’s:

Aug 14, 2014 10:46 am

Gustafsson Sitting Out For Title Shot

Alexander Gustafsson fans are going to have to wait a very long time to see the Swedish based fighter return to the cage. And that’s his own doing. He doesn’t want to fight anyone, but Jon Jones. The original plan was to rematch Jon Jones in next month’s UFC 178 main event. That got botched...

Aug 14, 2014 10:23 am

Rockhold: Finishing Machida Makes A Big Statement

“Lyoto’s an amazing fighter and I have a lot of respect for him, too. You know that’s an interesting match up and I suggested it to Joe and the guys and I’d definitely be open to that fight. You know, potentially that would be fine, but personally I think I’d rather fight the winner of...

Aug 14, 2014 10:19 am

Lombard Wants MacDonald/Saffiedine Winner

Top UFC welterweight, Hector Lombard is campaigning for a title eliminator bout, against the winner of the upcoming Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine fight. The American Top Team fighter is currently nursing an ailing back injury, that has kept him out of the hunt since his last victory over Jake Shields in March. Though surgery...

Aug 14, 2014 10:02 am

Dos Santos Given Release By UFC While Immune System Bounces Back From Hep. B

“His viral count is now at zero, which means he doesn’t have the disease anymore, but Nevada demands three positive results for antibodies and we’re still waiting for the last one. Doctors said that when you undergo a chemotherapy treatment like he did, the last one usually takes longer than the other ones, but he...

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Connor McGregor Wants To Fight In This Stadium

Brash UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has his sites set on Dublin’s 51,000 seat arena and UFC Boss Lorenzo Fertitta is on board. Check it: The stadiums get bigger. The vision gets clearer. UFC in the Aviva? @lorenzofertitta @danawhite pic.twitter.com/rd7LqDsAue — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 12, 2014 @TheNotoriousMMA @danawhite let's do it! — Lorenzo Fertitta (@lorenzofertitta)...

Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Jon Jones: ‘I’m just fake’

UFC Champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is taking in his new persona of realness and spreading it throughout the world. If you didn’t catch his drift in the video above, try this one.

Aug 14, 2014 8:22 am

Gamburyan: ‘Caraway doesn’t want to fight, he’s scared of me’

“Let me make this the right way, Bryan Caraway is not my dream fight. I promise you. He’s just another guy out there in my weight class, but I feel like people want me to fight him, fans want me to fight him. As a fighter I respect him, I think he’s got a lot...

Aug 14, 2014 8:21 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Ross Pearson vs. Dennis Siver

Coming off his first UFC win, The Ultimate Fighter season 9 winner Ross Pearson looks to keep his win streak alive as he faces Dennis Siver, a kickboxing machine. Watch Pearson take on Gray Maynard in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Bangor.

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

‘Agent Sulu’ A Fan Of UFC Following Kingsbury Stunt

Beloved Actor, George Takei has stumbled across the derrière, of one, Kyle Kingsbury during his recent UFC on FOX walk out in July. Takei, best known for his role in Star Trek as ‘Agent Sulu,’ sent out the following tweet in support of our sport! Check it: After seeing this video, I’v suddenly become interested...

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

D.C. Reacts To Title Shot Postponement

A disappointed Daniel Cormier reacts to the news that his UFC 178 bout with Jon Jones is being postponed. Cormier joins Charissa Thompson to discuss how he will spend the time, as it is rescheduled for January 3rd of next year.

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Ortiz Does Good – Helps Children In Need

It has been a rough week few weeks for the world of MMA, but former UFC champ Tito Ortiz is out there, showing the world that we aren’t all bad! Good job Tito!

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Jon Jones – Life Lessons

Jonny “Bones” Jones talks about training for his matches, how important self belief is and fatherhood.

Aug 14, 2014 8:16 am

UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Gets Fanned By Fans

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was recently caught enjoying the perks of ‘Super-Stardum’ while over at the Sports Nation Studio’s talking Expendables 3.

Aug 13, 2014 8:23 pm

Ronda Rousey Ready To Fight Cyborg Right Here, Right Now!

“I’m down to fight her at any moment. If she walked in here right now I’d push kick her with a heel if that’s what really needed to go down. It’s all up to Dana [White], it’s all up to UFC and it’s all up to her.”

Aug 13, 2014 7:12 pm

Jon Jones Issues Apology To Fight Fans For UFC 178 Removal

I’d like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I’m having surgery tomorrow and I’m focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to getting back in the gym and defending my title on Jan. 3...

Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

Aug 13, 2014 6:13 pm

BJ Penn Completes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Former UFC champ, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn is the latest UFC fighter to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Penn nominates RVCA Founder Pat Tenore, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, BJPenn.com’s Pedro Carrasco and UFC GYM BJ PENN’s Scott Junk. The ALS ice bucket challenge is for ALS awareness. Here’s more: About ALS: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...