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Sep 9, 2014 6:11 pm

GIRL FIGHT! TUF 20 Females Engage In Twitter Beef

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 hasn’t even aired yet, and already, like no other cast before, the housemates are making headlines. During the media rounds in New York, popular female fighter Felice Herrig accused the ladies of bullying her, which lead to this: I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig...

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ Peaked At 1Million Viewers

A dominating one-sided headliner that saw No. 4-ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza lock in a third-round guillotine choke submission of the No. 7-ranked Gegard Mousasi at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: JACARE vs. MOUSASI, delivered a peak audience of 1,068,000 total viewers from 11:30-11:45pm on Friday, Sept. 5, according to Nielsen. The main card (10:00 PM...

Sep 9, 2014 4:24 pm

Askren Jokes: ‘Maybe Dana Paid Rice $5k For Inside MMA snub’

“I jokingly said to my wife after the interview, ‘Maybe Dana paid Kenny $5,000 to try to make me look like an ass. That was my intuition: Why is he acting like this? Something’s gotta be up. But I still have no idea. I’m still dumbfounded by the whole thing.” “Honestly, I think a lot...

Sep 9, 2014 3:41 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Announces Two New Bouts

Two new bouts have been announced for the UFC’s final 2014 quarter. Set for UFC 181 on December 6, Brendan Schaub will get a stern test in top 5 heavyweight contender, Travis Browne (pictured). The event goes down from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a pay-per-view main event between...

Sep 9, 2014 2:07 pm

Rogan Thinks You Might Like Jon Jones More if He Was White

  “I don’t know why Jon is not more loved or popular than he is. I don’t understand it. In my opinion, I will never miss a Jon Jones fucking pay-per-view. I’ve heard people say, ‘Oh, he’s cocky. He’s this and [that].’ I wonder what the fuck is going on with that and I’m going...

Sep 9, 2014 10:56 am

Rockhold Wants This Guy At Bisping Press-Conference

We see you Luke, we see you! Top UFC middleweight fighter and AKA resident, Luke Rockhold has a pre-fight plan that includes Michael Bisping, a UFC Press conference, and UFC Executive Dave Sholler (pictured). Take your guess at why in the comments. Was thinking @ufc u should prob send @Sholler_UFC to our press conference to...

Sep 9, 2014 10:50 am

NO RETIREMENT! “Shogun” Inks New Multi-Fight UFC Deal

Despite outcries from his family, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has gone against the ‘Rua grain’ and decided to re-up with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Here’s the former champ getting it done. Very happy! Just signed a new multi-fight deal with the @UFC ! Proud to be a partner! Tks @danawhite @lorenzofertitta

Sep 9, 2014 10:36 am

PHOTO | Peggy Morgan Two Days Later

Over the weekend Invicta Fighting Championship returned to action, and hit UFC Fight Pass with a stellar card, full of MMA action. TUF veteran Peggy Morgan happened to be on the wrong side of that action. OUCH! The day after the day after — Peggy Morgan (@peggymorganmma) September 8, 2014 Here’s what she looked...

Sep 9, 2014 9:00 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia

At UFC 51, heavy hitters Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia battle it out in the Octagon in hopes to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion. Watch Arlovski take on Bigfoot Silva in the main event at UFC Fight Night Brasilia.

Sep 9, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Lauzon Not Interested In Rematch With Chiesa, “Rematches Are Dumb”

After Joe Lauzon caused such a brutal cut on Mike Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 50, the doctors stepped in and called the bout. This prompted a frustrated Chiesa to call for a rematch. Joe Lauzon posted the following photo on Instagram with the caption “Rematches are dumb #ufcfightnight” Mike Chiesa saw the post and...

Sep 9, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Edson Barboza Practices Grappling On Oversized Teddy Bear

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza may not have a fight in the UFC scheduled, but that hasn’t stopped him from getting some training in on an oversized teddy bear. Barboza posted the following picture on his official Instagram: Great training this morning!

Sep 9, 2014 5:05 am

Henry Cejudo On Failed Weight Cut: “I’m Very Disappointed In Myself”

Henry Cejudo was set to make his UFC debut last month at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen. The gold medal Olympian was unable to make the weight cut down to 125 pounds however, and after falling ill hours before the weigh ins, he withdrew from the fight. This wasn’t Cejudo’s first time missing weight, he...

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 am

Anthony Johnson Defends Overeem’s Performance Against Rothwell

Despite expressing his dislike for Alistair Overeem as a training partner, Anthony Johnson did defend Overeem’s performance against Ben Rothwell this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50. He spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour: “To me, he looked faster and he looked stronger. He started fast, but I think he always starts...

Sep 9, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Brad Pickett Calls Out John Moraga

After dropping a decision loss to Ian McCall earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett took to Twitter to call out John Moraga for a fight in December. @chicanojohn hey mate if you are looking for someone to trade with you in your hometown in December im game think it would a great fight...

Sep 9, 2014 5:01 am

Rob Font Replaces Aljamain Sterling At UFC Fight Night 54

Rob Font is stepping in for an injured Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 54 against Mitch Gagnon. Rob Font is coming off a KO over George Roop in his UFC debut earlier this summer. The win extended Font’s win streak to 10, something he will be looking to build on in his fight against...

Sep 8, 2014 8:46 pm Radio Recap With Johnny Case And Emanuel Newton

In case you missed Radio this past Sunday night, you can catch up on the interviews with Johnny Case, and Bellator MMA champion Emanuel Newton right here! First up on the show was Johnny Case, who was scheduled to make his UFC debut earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 44, but was unfortunately...

Sep 8, 2014 4:25 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Needs New Haters

Khabib Nurmagomedov is coming off surgery for a torn meniscus, but has no set return date yet. Khabib posted the above picture on his Instagram. Who do you want to see Khabib fight in his return bout?

Sep 8, 2014 4:20 pm

Anthony Johnson Wants Fight With Overeem, Says It’s Personal

Anthony Johnson hasn’t been afraid to speak his mind when it comes to former training partner Alistair Overeem and the incidents that occurred during The Reem’s time at Blackzilians. Rumble spoke in an interview with BloodyElbow about his desire to fight Overeem in the cage saying: “Yeah, I would definitely take that fight because for...

Sep 8, 2014 3:58 pm

Anthony Johnson Details More Incidents In Training About Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem has been widely criticized for going too hard in training. One fighter who is speaking out against Overeem louder than the rest is his former teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Rumble spoke about multiple incidents regarding Overeem, where he witnessed, or was informed about Overeem deliberately going hard against people. He spoke with

Sep 8, 2014 3:33 pm

Chiesa Says He’d Give Back $50k Bonus To Finish Fight With Lauzon

Michael Chiesa and Joe Lauzon put on a spectacular performance at UFC Fight Night 50. Unfortunately the bout was cut short by a cut that Lauzon opened up above Chiesa’s eye with a knee to the head. The doctors stopped the fight, which prompted a frustrated Chiesa to call for a rematch. Chiesa spoke with...

Sep 8, 2014 9:48 am

Anderson Silva Says He’s Haunted By ‘Ghosts’ Of Leg Injury

Anderson Silva is set to make his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz in January. The bout will be Silva’s first back since snapping his shin in a rematch against Chris Weidman in December of 2013 when he fought to get his middleweight belt back. After the injury, many fans speculated that Silva may...

Sep 8, 2014 9:07 am

Shogun Ignores His Family’s Plea To Retire

Shogun Rua has one of the longest and most storied careers in MMA. From being the Pride Grand Prix champion in 2005 to becoming a UFC champion in 2010, Shogun Rua isn’t ready to put an end to his 12-year MMA career just yet. He spoke on a Brazilian TV program: “My mother asks me...

Sep 8, 2014 7:30 am

UFC 179 Picks Up Two More Bouts

UFC 179 has picked up two new bouts, that include Beneil Dariush vs. Alan Patrick, and Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani. Dariush is coming off a submission win over Torry Martin back in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos. Prior to that he dropped a TKO loss to Ramsey Nijem, and won...