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Sep 2, 2014 5:01 am

Rory Trolled For Years Over Walkout Music By Relentless Fan

Rory MacDonald has quite the unique story when it comes to picking his entrance music. The Tristar fighter was unable to pick his own entrance music for over a year because a fan pretending to be him was doing it for him. Aries told the story on The MMA Hour: “I moved from Pomona to...

Sep 1, 2014 6:54 pm

Travis Browne Leaves Greg Jackson’s, Begins Training With Rousey

“I haven’t trained [at Jackson’s MMA] since my fight. I’ve been hitting mitts with Edmund (Tarverdyan) up in Glendale and I haven’t been back to Albuquerque to train. So that’s where I’ve been hitting mitts and working out a lot. Just figuring out what I need to do to further myself. I feel like I’m...

Sep 1, 2014 4:59 pm

QUICK TWITT: Anthony Birchak Returns Home From UFC 177 To Find His House Robbed

Anthony Birchak was left without an opponent for UFC 177 after his opponent, Joe Soto was moved to the main event to fight TJ Dillashaw for the UFC bantamweight title. Birchak was paid his show and win money for the event, attended live, and returned home. That’s when Birchak realized his house had been raided...

Sep 1, 2014 4:37 pm

Aldo Fires Back At Dana White For Criticism: “I Don’t Care”

UFC President Dana White said that despite Jose Aldo’s victory against Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169 in the beginning of this year, he played it too safe. Jose Aldo has a different belief, one he expressed to MMAFighting: “I don’t care what he says. He’s a businessman, he wants to promote his shows. He wants...

Sep 1, 2014 4:05 pm

Overeem Fires Back At Dana For Comments On Training With Jones

After Jon Jones was forced out of his UFC 178 bout against Daniel Cormier due to a torn meniscus it was reported that Alistair Overeem was the man he was training with, someone who is infamous for injuring teammates while training. UFC President Dana White had some harsh words for Greg Jackson for allowing the...

Sep 1, 2014 3:57 pm

Werdum Insists Wanderlei’s Reputation Wont Be Damaged By NSAC Incident

“Silva has done great things for the sport, to move the sport forward. If he wants to retire, he’s done well for himself. He’s made good money for his kids and his future. “But if wants to come back, I think he always gives a good show. But he could hang up the gloves right...

Sep 1, 2014 3:19 pm

Behind The Scenes Of The TUF 20 Tryouts

The filming for TUF 20: Pettis vs. Melendez recently concluded. The season will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Now go behind the scenes with Jon Anik and watch UFC President Dana

Sep 1, 2014 8:20 am

Thales Leites Calls Out Michael Bisping, Wants Fight In Brazil Or England

Everyone wants a piece of Michael Bisping lately, after defeating Cung Le at UFC Macau earlier this month, Luke Rockhold put forth a strong campaign as to why he and Bisping should fight. Now Thales Leites is getting in on the fun. Leites spoke with MMAFighting: “Bisping is a tough fighter, does great fights. He...

Sep 1, 2014 8:09 am

FOX Sports 1 Analysts Preview Jacare vs. Mousasi

UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi takes place this Friday on September 5th live from Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard Connecticut. The UFC scheduled this card to compete with Bellator 123, which is also taking place on Friday night. The full lineup is as follows: FOX Sports 1 Main Event: 185...

Sep 1, 2014 7:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Christy Mack Spotted In Public Picking Up Food

Nearly 3 weeks ago news emerged that Christy Mack had been brutally beaten by War Machine. The attack left her with a broken nose, broken ribs, ruptured liver, and a broken orbital, among damage to her teeth and lips. Mack has recently been released from the hospital, and was spotted by a fan picking up...

Sep 1, 2014 7:44 am

Get To Know TUF 20 Strawweight Rose Namajunas

The taping for TUF 20 recently concluded, and the season will be starting up next week. To get you ready for the season that will crown the inaugural strawweight champion, Fox Sports 1 is bringing you a video series to get to know the contestants. Meet, Rose Namajunas.

Sep 1, 2014 5:08 am

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Training With Cain Velasquez

Khabib Nurmagomedov is coming off surgery to repair a torn meniscus, however he took some time to head down to American Kickboxing Academy and train with Cain Velasquez. Nurmagomedov was supposed to sign to fight Donald Cerrone prior to tearing his meniscus. No word has emerged yet as to when The Eagle will return to...

Sep 1, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Cung Le Back In The Gym Training One Week After Bisping Bout

Cung Le is coming off a brutal beating at the hands of Michael Bisping last week at UFC Macau, where he received arguably the worst ‘crimson mask’ since Cain Velasquez fought Bigfoot Silva for the first time. That hasn’t stopped Le from hitting the gym for some weight lifting. Check it out:

Sep 1, 2014 5:05 am

Edson Barboza Shows Off Impressive BMX Trick Skills

Besides being able to land wheel kicks on opponents to score brutal highlight reel knockouts, UFC lightweight Edson Barboza can also do some pretty impressive tricks on a BMX bike. Check it out:

Sep 1, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey Training With Jake Ellenberger

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey may not have a fight booked but that hasn’t stopped her from hitting the gym, several weeks removed from knee surgery. Jake Ellenberger captured the moment on his Instagram. Check it out:

Sep 1, 2014 5:02 am

PHOTOS | Dan Henderson Get’s Married

Yesterday we reported that former UFC champion Dan Henderson had over 30 cases of beer delivered to his house for his Labor Day Pig Roast, however when the guests arrived they were surprised to find out that Henderson would also be getting married the same night! Congratulations to the newly wed Mr. and Mrs. Dan...

Sep 1, 2014 5:01 am

Coach: Barao Doesn’t Need To Move To 145

After an alleged botched weight cut left Renan Barao in the hospital, his coach Andre Pederneiras says that Barao won’t have to move up a weight class to prevent this from happening again, and that the weight cut wasn’t entirely what caused the dizzy spell that made Barao hit his head. He spoke with

Aug 31, 2014 3:53 pm

gif. | Josh Barnett Slaps Shayna Baszler

Prior to her UFC 177 fight against Bethe Correia, Shayna Baszler got the taste slapped out of her mouth by Josh Barnett, who appeared to be trying to fire Shayna up.

Aug 31, 2014 3:41 pm

.gif | FAIL! Faber Gets Left Hanging During UFC 177

During the UFC 177 PPV this past Saturday, Urijah Faber was looking on with his Team Alpha Male stablemates Chad Mendes and Joseph Benavidez. When Faber went for a fist bump, the other two left him hanging.

Aug 31, 2014 3:25 pm

Barao Doesn’t Blame Passing Out On Weight Cut

After Renan Barao was pulled from the UFC 177 main event against TJ Dillashaw just 45-minutes before weigh-ins were scheduled to start, rumors circled as to what the ‘medical reason’ was. Our sources on the ground close to Barao informed us that he passed out while cutting weight, however Barao insists that isn’t what happened....

Aug 31, 2014 3:20 pm

Dana White Guarantees Faber And Dillashaw Would Fight Eachother

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 31, 2014 3:03 pm

UFC Pays Anthony Birchak And Scott Jorgensen Show And Win Money, Barao Earns $0.00

The UFC decided to pay Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen their show and win money for UFC 177, despite neither fighter fighting. Birchak was supposed to fight Joe Soto on the card, however after Renan Barao withdrew from his rematch against TJ Dillashaw, the UFC moved Soto up to the main event, leaving Birchak without...

Aug 31, 2014 2:53 pm

Dana White Interested In Signing Ben Askren

Ben Askren has been campaigning very hard for a fight in the UFC, something Dana White has been less than thrilled about. Askren has tried everything from confronting Johny Hendricks at the TUF finale, to taking shots at the welterweight champ and Dana White on Twitter, but nothing has worked…Until now. UFC President Dana White...

Aug 31, 2014 2:45 pm

Derek Brunson Plans Return To Jackson Camp After UFC 177 Victory

“I need to get back out to Greg Jackson’s. He cornered me (Saturday), but I stayed home for this training camp so I could be with my daughters during the summer time. I just need to get back out there and get full camps in. I was definitely a little rusty out there, considering I...