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Sep 26, 2014 8:23 am

PHOTO | Faber Introduces Kampmann As Official Full-Time Head Coach

Earlier this year when it was announced that Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was leaving Team Alpha Male as the head coach, the team began looking for a replacement. The role was ultimately filled by UFC veteran Martin Kampmann, who is now part of the team full-time according to Faber. He broke the news on Instagram. Pumped...

Sep 26, 2014 8:14 am

Anthony Johnson’s Ex-Girlfriend Not Pursuing Charges

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had his title run stopped last week by his ex-girlfriend who claimed that Johnson had allegedly attacked her at her place of work back in March. Following her allegations, the UFC suspended Johnson indefinitely. MMAJunkie has learned that Johnson’s ex-girlfriend will not be pursuing charges. In a...

Sep 26, 2014 7:09 am

Dana White: No HOF induction for Wand

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Shortly after announcing his retiremnt, “The Axe Murderer” stated that he would not be interested in receiving a Hall of Fame...

Sep 26, 2014 6:46 am

Coach: McGregor will be the GOAT, and a two-three division champion

John Kavanagh, coach of featherweight contender Conor McGregor, recently did an interview with Ireland’s SevereMMA. In the interview, Kavanagh predicts that Conor will be able to finish his opponent Dustin Poirier rather easily at this weekend’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas: “It’s a little bit difficult to call this one, but I can see...

Sep 25, 2014 11:44 am

Lesnar Turns Purple, WWE Refutes Health Rumors

  WWE’s Monday night “Raw” was filled with body slams, frog splashes and lots of smack talk, but there was one conspicuous absence — current WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. Neither he nor his advocate, the outspoken Paul Heyman, appeared on the three-hour program. Not only that, but even John Cena, who was on...

Sep 25, 2014 11:38 am

#TBT | REPLAY! Ronda Wins at Judo World’s In Brazil

Relive Ronda Rousey’s favorite Judo experience. The Caption Reads, So happy to be back in Brazil where the most cherished experience of my judo career took place: this is the semi final of the 2007 world championships, my favorite match ever. So many great memories here

Sep 25, 2014 11:33 am

Booking Roundup: Nine New UFC Bouts Made Official

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is constantly booking new bouts for upcoming fight cards. In our latest booking roundup, we bring word of nine new contests. Brad Picket and Chico Camus have agreed to a UFC on FOX 13 scrap. Eddie Gordon will make his first appearance since winning TUF 19, when he steps opposite Josh...

Sep 25, 2014 11:23 am

UFC International Fight Week Returns to Vegas In 2015

The UFC announced its popular International Fight Week will return to Las Vegas July 7-12, 2015. Since its inception, UFC International Fight Week™ has increased in size and activities, quickly establishing itself as the world’s largest mixed martial arts celebration. The weeklong festival provides high-energy, all-star entertainment that the UFC is known to deliver and...

Sep 25, 2014 11:21 am

Rumor: Conor McGregor Will Fight Poirier With Broken Hand

There may be little truth to these rumors, but following Irish reports of a hand injury, many are speculating about the health of top UFC featherweight, Conor McGregor. Dave Meltzer was the first on U.S. soil to touch on the injury (via the Wrestling Observer), which seems to appear in the photo above (Taken from...

Sep 25, 2014 11:15 am

Diaz Demanded Top 5 Opponent Upon Return

Former UFC title challenger, and fan favorite fighter, Nate Diaz hasn’t fought since stifling Gray Maynard last November. The sometimes brash lightweight was in a lengthy contract dispute with the UFC, but agreed to come back to fighting if the UFC would give him a top contender bout. Via’s Ariel Helwani reported on...

Sep 25, 2014 11:11 am

Carano Skips Rousey Bout For More Movies

Sorry fight fans, Carano vs. Rousey won’t be happening. At least not this year. reports: It looks like the UFC is going to have to look at the current active roster for the next opponent for Ronda Rousey, as Gina Carano will be filming two movies between now and the end of the year....

Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

Dos Anjos Wants Title Shot After Nate Diaz KO

“I was a little surprised (when they offer me the Diaz fight). But the title fight is already scheduled, Khabib (Nurmagomedov) is injured, (Donald) Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are set to fight. Everybody is scheduled to fight, so Nate Diaz is back. He’s a tough fighter who fought for the title already, and he has...

Sep 25, 2014 10:58 am

Benson Henderson Seriously Eyeing 170

Former UFC lightweight champion, Ben “Smooth” Henderson, is looking to leave his division home to test the waters in the UFC’s welterweight division. News came last night during the UFC Tonight broadcast on FOX Sports 1. According to the report, the former champ will look for one more bout at lightweight, then try to make...

Sep 25, 2014 10:46 am

This Bird!

Ronda Rousey has been spending a lot of time lately brushing up on her modeling skills. Above is just another example of her latest contribution. The Caption Reads, Behind the scenes of my #Caras Mag shoot – every picture is unfiltered, no photoshop, and shot on a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 #teammetroFollow

Sep 25, 2014 10:37 am

Rogan: “Wanderlei Lifetime Ban Ridiculous’

“I just think the penalty is way over the top. It’s one thing if you want to tell the guy he’s suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for using steroids. If he got caught and it was his first time being caught it would be a nine month suspension. Instead of...

Sep 25, 2014 10:27 am

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 178 Embedded, the fighters arrive in Vegas and assemble at the MGM Grand. The close quarters create tension when opponents Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier cross paths and exchange words in the lobby. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone discusses his legacy with the media, while UFC champ Demetrious Johnson, challenger Chris Cariaso...

Sep 25, 2014 10:04 am

QUICK TWITT | Bobby Green Still Beefing With Fellow Lightweights

Top UFC lightweight Bobby “King” Green isn’t looking to make friends with his UFC peers. The brash, Southern California resident has been battling it out for days with rivals on twitter and today is no different. Here’s the latest: @BobbyKGreen do me a favor and "study" deez

Sep 25, 2014 9:45 am

REPLAY! Jones and Cormier Appear at NSAC Hearing

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Sept. 23. Both fighters were fined and handed community service requirements for August brawl.

Sep 25, 2014 9:41 am

REPLAY! Penne Blasts Through Ellis In TUF 20 Bout

Jessica Penne put Lisa Ellis away for a second time but this one moves her forward in The Ultimate Fighter tournament as she made quick work of the Team Melendez fighter with a first round rear naked choke.

Sep 25, 2014 9:27 am

Masvidal Wants Cerrone vs. Alvarez Winner

Ahead of this weekend’s UFC 178 event, top lightweight Jorge Masvidal discusses his desire to raise the bar, wants the winner of Saturday’s co-main event.

Sep 25, 2014 9:23 am

“Wonderboy” Wants Matt Brown Rematch

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson discusses his upcoming bout, this weekend, against Patrick Cote, and the desire for redemption in his only career defeat, via Matt Brown. Enjoy!

Sep 24, 2014 5:48 pm

Edgar-Swanson, Green-Barboza Slated For UFC Fight Night 57

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two new bouts with heavy implications. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson have agreed to a five-rounder and will headline UFC Fight night 57 in November. The winner will likely face Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight world title. Also announced on the fight card is a lightweight bout...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 24, 2014 2:05 pm

Gracie vs. Sakuraba To Headline Metamoris 5

Metamoris 5 is set for October 10 and the event’s headliner has just been announced. Ralek Gracie sent out the following, via press-release: I am very excited to present Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie. This event honors the rivalry between Brazil and Japan; beginning in Vale Tudo and now on the biggest stage for submission...

Sep 24, 2014 1:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva Wants You To Know The Truth About The UFC

“The money paid to the athletes is very little. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generate? Those are things that are pissing off the fighters. Another thing that bothers me is that if someone wants to sponsor you, they have to pay $50,000 to the promotion before sponsoring you. But the money...

Sep 24, 2014 1:10 pm

Fertitta: ‘Double DUI’s Won’t Keep Diaz From Silva Fight’

“We don’t really get involved on that level other than staying in touch to understand what’s happening. We’re going to find out more when he has his court date. I don’t necessarily think, and this is me personally, the charges would prevent the fight from happening. I’ve never seen a situation where a commission didn’t...

Sep 24, 2014 1:02 pm

HERO! Mike Tyson Rescues Crash Victim On Vegas Hwy

“Iron” Mike Tyson does good-by accident victim in need. Boxing Legend Mike Tyson took action recently, after witnessing a taxi cab collide with a motorcycle rider. TMZ has the scoop: Ryan Chesley tells TMZ … he was on his way to Las Vegas this week when a cab cut him off on the freeway …...