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Sep 7, 2014 7:42 pm

AXS TV Fights Boss Apologizes To Ben Askren For Being Kicked Off Show

After Kenny Rice kicked Ben Askren off of Inside MMA for dissing the UFC, Askren took to Twitter to express his frustration. Hey @KennyRiceSports I think that is what @KingMoFH would call some @ufc dick riding. keep an open mind brother, times are changing — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 6, 2014 Hey @mcuban let me...

Sep 7, 2014 4:24 pm

Overeem Explains The Crucial Mistake He Made In Rothwell Fight

Yesterday I was in a great shape and prep was superb! Thanks to all involved, from coaches to fysio’s! You were all great. About the fight – I made a mistake! Hearing Ben’s arm crack on one of the kicks I didn’t expect him to counterpunch with the same arm.. We knew Ben is a...

Sep 7, 2014 4:05 pm

Frustrated Mike Chiesa Calls For Rematch Against Lauzon

At UFC Fight Night 50, Joe Lauzon landed a knee that opened a cut on the eyebrow of Micahel Chiesa. The cut was one that reminded fight fans of the one sustained by Diego Sanchez when he fought our very own BJ Penn. Chiesa took to Twitter to express his frustration. “Out of all the...

Sep 7, 2014 3:27 pm

Mousasi Admits His Head Wasn’t In Fight With Jacare

“I think he was just relentless with his takedowns. He did a good job with that.” “Too many trainings, too many fights, cancelation of a fight (at UFC 176). My head wasn’t in it. Not taking anything away from ‘Jacare.’ I hope he fights for the belt and I hope he wins it and he’s...

Sep 7, 2014 3:20 pm

Shogun vs. Manuwa Headlines UFC Fight Night Brazil In November

The UFC has announced that Shogun Rua and Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night Brazil, which will be held in Brazil on the same day as UFC Fight Night Australia. broke the story. The event will be held in Uberlandia Brazil, on November 8th, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Also on...

Sep 7, 2014 2:41 pm

Dana White Says Jacare Is Still One Fight Away From A Title Shot

Following Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s dominant performance over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 this past Friday, many fans were calling for a title shot for Jacare. UFC President Dana White doesn’t think Jacare is there yet. “You can say [Souza] is next in line for a title. Somebody’s already next in line for the...

Sep 7, 2014 2:31 pm

Get To Know TUF 20 Contestant Felice Herrig

To prep fight fans for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion, the UFC is continuing to relase ‘get to know’ videos, to familiarize fans with contestants.

Sep 7, 2014 12:45 pm

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar Admits To WWE Style Promo To Hype Fight With Tito Ortiz

At Bellator 123, multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar along with a masked man, who was later revealed to be Tito Ortiz’ former coach Justin McCully took to the Bellator cage to confront Tito Ortiz in a match of words. After trading verbal shots, McCully took off his mask, and revealed his identity. Ortiz took...

Sep 7, 2014 10:59 am

Scott Coker Reacts To Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar Brawl

While many people have speculated that the shoving match between Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz was staged, Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker says that it was in fact very real. After the two UFC Hall of Famers took to the Bellator cage, Bonnar trash talked Tito, and unveiled that the masked man next to him...

Sep 7, 2014 10:42 am

Charles Oliveira Explains Botched Weight Cut

Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz were set to face off in a highly anticipated rematch this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50, however Oliveira came in nearly 5-pounds over the featherweight weight limit. Shortly afterwards it was announced that Oliveira was off the card, and the bout with Lentz was off. Du Bronx spoke...

Sep 7, 2014 10:34 am

Todd Duffee Announces He Is Ready To Return To The UFC

Todd Duffee was one of the most promising up and coming fighters at one point, however after one of the most spectacular comebacks in MMA history, Duffee was KO’d in the third round by Mike Russow. Following the loss, Duffee was forced out of a bout against Jon Madsen, and shortly after, released from the...

Sep 7, 2014 9:32 am

Askren Kicked Off Air For Dissing UFC

Ben Askren was a guest on “Inside MMA” which airs on AXS TV and began to talk about how he believes the UFC is monopolizing the mixed martial arts industry. He ranted, “The UFC has had quite the monopoly the last handful of years but really, if they don’t change their tune they’re going to...

Sep 7, 2014 8:24 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Jacare’s Submission Over Mousasi

On Friday, fight fans saw Jacare Souza get his revenge on Gegard Mousasi in the 3rd round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night 50. UFC pros took to Twitter to give their take on Jacare’s submission victory. Wow. That was a boss performance against a stud @ufc #UFCFightNight — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6,...

Sep 7, 2014 7:57 am

Ratings Report: UFC/Bellator Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Numbers

The UFC scheduled an event on the same night, in the same town, as Bellator did. UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 went head to head on Friday night. Here are the preliminary ratings for each event. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi had a .54 rating for its main card, which aired...

Sep 7, 2014 7:48 am

Eyewitness Gossips About Overeem’s Pre-fight Activities

Alistair Overeem was knocked out in just the first round of his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Ben Rothwell this past Friday. Many fans believed this was a do or die fight for Overeem given that his only win in the last 3-years came in a lackluster decision win over Frank Mir. Prior to...

Sep 7, 2014 7:38 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Rothwell’s K.O. Of Overeem

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout. After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight. Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance. Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight...

Sep 6, 2014 2:29 pm

Thiago Silva Back Under UFC Contract

After a tumultuous year, that saw him jailed and terminated from the UFC, Thiago Silva has now recovered what was once lost. Earlier this week we learned that Silva was cleared of all charges by Florida prosecutors, and as a result, UFC President Dana White is prepared to let him return to fighting. Via UFC.COM:...

Sep 6, 2014 12:10 am

Joe Lauzon Sets UFC Record with 13th Bonus, Surpasses Anderson Silva

Joe Lauzon set a UFC record with his victory over Michael Chiesa on Friday night at “UFC Fight Night 50”. He was rewarded an extra $50,000 for putting on the “Fight of the Night” and surpassed Anderson Silva for receiving the most post-fight bonuses in UFC history. Lauzon received his first bonus in his octagon...

Sep 6, 2014 12:02 am

REPLAY! Bonnar vs. Ortiz Bellator Brawl

During tonight’s Bellator 123 broadcast, Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar stepped into the cage to announce their upcoming fight. Chaos ensued.

Sep 6, 2014 12:01 am

Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold Official for November

It is official: Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold will finally settle their differences in the octagon. The bout will take place at UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, Australia on November 8th. Bisping was tired of relying on Twitter to get the fight signed so he went straight to the UFC President himself and asked...

Sep 5, 2014 11:59 pm

Dana White: Ben Rothwell Knocked Alistair Overeem Out with a Broken Arm

Ben Rothwell shocked the world when he defeated Alistair Overeem at “UFC Fight Night 50” despite being a four-to-one underdog. According to UFC President Dana White, Rothwell may have knocked Overeem out with a broken arm! It was announced as soon as the post-fight press conference started that Ben Rothwell was on his way to...

Sep 5, 2014 11:57 pm

QUICK TWITT | Alistair Overeem Reacts To KO Loss

In tonight’s UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event, Alistair Overeem was brutally stopped by heavy blows from Ben Rothwell. The former Strikeforce, DREAM and K-1 champion took to twitter with a message for the fans: Unfortunate turn of events! No damage.. And will be back in the gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high....

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 pm

UFC FN 50 Bonus Report: Jacare, Rothwell, Chiesa and Lauzon Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa Despite being stopped short due to unfortunate circumstances, this fight still brought the crowd to life for the main-card. Whether they were defending the takedown or working off their back fighting off a submission, there was not a dull moment in this fight. A knee from...