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Sep 19, 2014 10:47 am

Ronda Rousey Media Scrum in Brazil

UFC women’s bantamweight champion made a special media tour through Brazil recently and she also attended Fight Night Brasilia. The Brazilian team caught up with Rousey for an exclusive interview.

Sep 19, 2014 10:44 am

Fight Night Japan: Mark Hunt Gym Escape

As Mark Hunt prepares for his headlining fight against Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan, the UFC follows him to his home in New Zealand where he trades the gym for some good old fashioned video games with his kids.

Sep 19, 2014 10:17 am

“Rumble” In Hot Water Following Domestic Abuse Claims

In a bit of unfortunate news, top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has a past that’s coming back to haunt him. According to a report coming from’s Brent Brookhouse, Rumble’s ex and mother of two of his children, claims he knocked out her teeth, picked her up, slammed her, drug her up some...

Sep 19, 2014 12:53 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night 52’ Edition

Earlier this morning from Japan, the UFC Fight Night 52 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. The UFC Fight Pass event features a fantastic fight card capped off by a heavyweight main event between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson (pictured above). Here’s more staredowns from today’s event. Myles Jury vs. Takanori Gomi:...

Sep 19, 2014 12:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Weigh-In Results

Today from The Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, the UFC Fight Night 52 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 3 a.m. ET) Mark Hunt (264) vs. Roy Nelson (260) Takanori Gomi (155) vs. Myles Jury (156) Yoshihiro Akiyama (170)...

Sep 18, 2014 10:20 pm

Booking Roundup: Four New Bouts Set For December UFC Events

In the latest round of UFC fight bookings, officials bring us four new bouts for upcoming December events. The highly anticipated return of heavyweight powerhouse, Todd Duffee (pictured), was announced for UFC 181 on Dec. 6. After two-years on the shelf he meets Anthony Hamilton. On December 12th, Team Cesar Gracie’s Yancy Medeiros returns against...

Sep 18, 2014 10:07 pm

Bobby Green Goes Off On Twitter Calls Out 8

Top UFC lightweight fighter Bobby “King” Green took to twitter recently looking to pick a fight with a large group of his fellow 155’rs. Here’s how it went: I'm calling out Ross @RossTheRealDeal Norman Park and @FuryJury I guys decide who's going to go first — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen) September 18, 2014 I'm calling...

Sep 18, 2014 8:44 pm

Mark Hunt Says He’s On Weight

Earlier today reports surfaced that UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt was off weight by nearly 20 pounds. Now, Ariel Helwani has confirmed that Hunt believes he’s lost the extra weight. Via “I’m good. I’m only a few kilos off now.” Less than two hours later he then said, “I am on weight right now, I...

Sep 18, 2014 7:40 pm

Roy Nelson Ready For Velasquez Bout, & White Pride Tattoo

“I can put ‘White Pride’ on my chest. He has his ‘Brown Pride’ on his chest. Wait, that isn’t the same thing, is it?” “I think any time you’re the champ, you just want to live it up,” Nelson said. “If I was the champ, I’d call it a day. ‘I’ve got pigeon toe. Oh,...

Sep 18, 2014 6:56 pm

Mark Hunt: I want one chance for that title shot

Heavyweight contender Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt recently signed a new 6-fight deal with the UFC and stated that he plans to retire once the contract is up. That being said, retirement is the furthest thing from the mind of the New Zealand knockout artist. Instead, the 40-year-old is planning on making a run at the title and it all starts by defeating...

Sep 18, 2014 6:30 pm

NSAC deciding whether or not to move ahead complaint against Silva

The NSAC is in the process of deciding whether or not to move ahead with a disciplinary complaint against Wanderlei Silva. The news comes shortly after Silva’s lawyer, Ross Goodman, filed a motion to dismiss the complaint on the grounds that the NSAC had no jurisdiction over the fighter when it randomly drug tested Silva...

Sep 18, 2014 6:17 pm

Tate: ‘The UFC brought me to Japan for a reason’

“I believe the UFC brought me to Japan for a reason. I think the reason is to grow the women’s mixed martial arts fanbase and that makes me feel good about my presence here. I think I have a strong presence and a strong following, even in Japan.” During this week’s media rounds in Japan,...

Sep 18, 2014 3:30 pm

Mark Hunt Over Limit – Has 24-Hours To Cut Remaining 20 Pounds

Top UFC heavyweight slugger, Mark Hunt is set to face Roy Nelson in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 main event. According to reports, that bout could be in jeopardy as the “Super Samoan” is well over the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds. Yahoo Sports! has the scoop: Hunt, who said he began his training...

Sep 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Greg Jackson Comments On Travis Browne’s Departure

“He just wanted to shake it up a little bit. He felt like he was kind of in the same old rut, and wanted to do something a little different. We’re all very supportive of him doing that. Anything that’s best for the fighter — it’s not about us, it’s about Travis — so whatever...

Sep 18, 2014 3:20 pm

REPLAY! Watch Gomi KO Griffin Back In 2010

“The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi rocks Tyson Griffin with a right hand and earns a knockout victory inside the Octagon. Watch Gomi battle Myles Jury in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 in Japan.

Sep 18, 2014 2:13 pm

PHOTO’s | Tate Cuts Weight

Ahead of tomorrow’s weigh-ins, top female bantamweight Miesha Tate gives away some of her weight-cutting secrets. Beginning my weight cut, it starts with tea, speeds the metabolism and helps flush excess water!… — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) September 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014 1:14 pm

Browne Enlists Lundell, Tarverdyan As New Coaches

Having spent the majority of his career over at Jackson’s MMA, top UFC heavyweight Travis Browne has a new coaching team. Check it: The Caption Reads, “Amazing how the world turns. @Rondarousey ‘s coach Edmond Tarvedyan @gfc_diamond and I will be coaching @travisbrownemma together. For the die hard fans you’ll all remember that Edmond and...

Sep 18, 2014 1:05 pm

Felice Herrig Defends Her TUF 20 Wardrobe

Popular female MMA Fighter, Felice Herrig has always portrayed herself as an athletic-sex-symbol. The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 fighter has always been met with endorsements, fan praise, and popularity, due to her outward personality, but under the microscope of the UFC, fans are starting to take a different stance. Herrig Defends: Not my fault they...

Sep 18, 2014 12:51 pm

TUF 20 Fight Highlights: Calderwood vs. Kagan

No. 2 seed Joanne Calderwood used her prolific kickboxing game to hold off a game attack from #15 ranked Emily Kagan to secure the win and move on to the next stage of the strawweight title tournament.

Sep 18, 2014 12:22 pm

Fight Night Japan: Roy Nelson Gym Escape

Taking a break from training for his headlining fight, UFC heavyweight and native Las Vegan, Roy Nelson, heads to the Voodoo Zipline high atop The Rio hotel to see the city from a whole different perspective.

Sep 18, 2014 12:16 pm

UFC Fighter Rin Nakai Explains Her Unusual Persona

UFC newcomer Rin Nakai is set to face Miesha Tate this weekend in Japan, and during this week’s media duties she explained her odd video’s and out-of-cage persona. Check it: “To wear something unique or different than other fighters, people pay more attention to the promotion. I think this is part of my honor to...

Sep 18, 2014 9:38 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve set for UFC on FOX 13

A heavyweight slugfest has been added to December’s ‘UFC on FOX 13’ event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will square off with Stefan Struve when the octagon returns to Phoenix, Arizona. Alistair Overeem (37-14 MMA, 2-3 UFC) was last seen in action just two weeks ago at “UFC Fight...