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Aug 19, 2014 5:03 am

Larissa Pacheco Replaces Valerie Letourneau At FN 51

Jungle Fight champion Larissa Pacheo is set to make her UFC debut against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th from Brazil. Pacheco is undefeated in her professional MMA career with 10 wins. She will be riding a 3-fight win streak into her bout with Andrade, with all 3 wins ending in...

Aug 19, 2014 5:02 am

Eddie Alvarez Under Contract With Bellator, But “Lawyers Are Talking”

“They’re talking about a couple of different options. Right now, that’s where it is.” Asked to characterize the lawyers’ discussions, Coker said, “I don’t want to speculate as to what’s going to happen. But I know that they’re talking.” Coker spoke with MMAJunkie about Bellator’s current relationship with Champion Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez was trying to...

Aug 18, 2014 4:45 pm

Phil Davis Worried About Biased Brazilian Judging In Glover Fight

Earlier this month Phil Davis signed the contract to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 179, and while he is looking forward to getting a fight against the former title challenger, Davis admitted that he is a bit worried about biased judging. His words: “I think it’s a great match up,” Davis told Sumbission Radio. “He’s...

Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Aug 18, 2014 4:15 pm

Kennedy Compares Current State Of MMA To Mark McGwire Era Of Baseball

Tim Kennedy is never one to bite his tongue and refrain from speaking his mind, so it shouldn’t come as a shock to fans when he took a very firm stand against steroids. “I get so much crap from everybody. Like, ‘shut up pussy, why don’t you just use it yourself and actually have an...

Aug 18, 2014 4:11 pm

Mirsad Biktic Out Of FN 49 Bout Against Max Holloway

Mirsad Bektic was forced out of his Fight Night 49 bout against Max Holloway later this month. Taking his place will be UFC newcomer Clay Collard. Clay Collard is 13-4 in his MMA career, and will be riding a 3-fight win streak into the bout, with one of the wins coming over UFC vet and...

Aug 18, 2014 3:59 pm

Odoms Out Of UFC 177 Bout Against Magomedov

Richard Odoms has been forced out of his UFC debut against Ruslan Magomedov, and as a result Yancy Medieros vs. Justin Edwards has been pushed to the main card of the UFC 177 PPV. The UFC has said that they will not seek a replacement opponent for Magomedov, and instead he will be booked on...

Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night Macau Gets Last Minute Replacement Days Before Event

UFC Fight Night Macua, which will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le has a new fighter on the card. After Sheldon Westcott withdrew from his bout against undefeated prospect Alberto Mina, Sheldon Anzai has stepped in on just days notice. Anzai is 8-1 in his MMA career and will be riding a 6-fight...

Aug 18, 2014 3:38 pm

Dos Santos Thinks Werdum Can Beat Velasquez

Junior Dos Santos may have lost to Cain Velasquez back to back, but that doesn’t mean he thinks Velasquez is unbeatable. He believes his countryman Fabricio Werdum has a good shot at dethroning Velasquez when the two eventually face off. He spoke with MMAFighting: “Werdum’s last performance was impressive. I’ve never seen him fight so...

Aug 18, 2014 3:33 pm

Couture Open To Grappling Match Against Fedor In Metamoris

“That would be interesting and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot of fun and I think, you know. I’m not sure how active Fedor is at this stage, you know him being retired as well, but I’m certainly no...

Aug 18, 2014 1:11 pm

Jon Jones Spars Mike Tyson In Hotel Lobby

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones got some friendly sparring in with legendary prizefighter Mike Tyson in a hotel lobby, and Jones captured the moment on his Instagram. Check it out:

Aug 18, 2014 11:16 am

Arlovski: Overeem Injured Me Too, He “Injures Everyone He Trains With”

Andrei Arlovski commented on the recent injury of Jon Jones which occurred at the hands of Alistair Overeem while the two were training. Anthony Johnson was the first to step forward and say that Overeem injured him as well when the two trained at Blackzilians together. Now Andrei Arlovski sounds off on his experience sparring...

Aug 18, 2014 11:07 am

PHOTO | 4 Horsewomen With Brock Lesnar And Paul Heyman

Ronda Rousey and her “4 horsewomen” hit up the WWE’s SummerSlam last night where Brock Lesnar captured the WWE title from John Cena. The picture shows Rousey, Jessamyn Duke, Marina Shafir, Shayne Baszler, and Layzie The Savage, with Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman. Check it out:

Aug 18, 2014 10:29 am

PHOTOS | Ronda Rousey Backstage At WWE SummerSlam

Ronda Rousey and her ‘4 horsewomen’ attended the WWE’s SummerSlam and ended up backstage with some of the WWE’s superstars. Check out the photos courtesy of Rousey’s Instagram:

Aug 18, 2014 10:09 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones With Hulk Hogan And Big Show

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones attended the WWE’s SummerSlam and got to meet Hulk Hogan and Big Show backstage. Check it out, courtesy of Jon’s Instagram.

Aug 18, 2014 9:09 am

Legendary Surfer Kelly Slater Talks About His Love For MMA

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who is signed to RVCA, much like Vitor Belfort and our very own BJ Penn. It’s only fitting that he is an MMA fan. He spoke about his love for MMA, how people see it as brutality, and even gives his pick for Weidman vs. Belfort. “I love the sport,” Slater...

Aug 18, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White Agrees With Sara McMann, Admits Octagon Canvas Needs Changing

Following her razor close split decision win over Lauren Murphy this past Saturday, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann complained there was sand all over the Octagon canvas and that she slipped multiple times on the slick canvas. McMann commented in the post-fight press conference about it saying: “I didn’t like the canvas, and...

Aug 18, 2014 8:07 am

Mark Hunt Nearly Quit On The UFC Last Month

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt stirred up the media last month when he Tweeted the following: Well I'm unemployed that sucks — mark richard hunt (@markhunt1974) August 5, 2014 Dana White refuted the rumor that Hunt had been cut, causing some confusion. Hunt later attributed the ominous Tweet to his diet leading...

Aug 18, 2014 7:58 am

Expendables 3 Tanks At The Box Office – Ouch!

Opening on Friday in 3,221 theaters, The Expendables 3 wasn’t even No. 1 for Friday with a measly $5.9 million. By Sunday, it had fallen further behind Let’s Be Cops to bring in about $16.2 million for the weekend. By comparison, the original “Expendables” opened with $34.8 million on the same weekend four years ago...

Aug 17, 2014 4:14 pm

White: UFC Responsible For UFC 178 Brawl, Jones-D.C. Trash Talk Got Nasty!

“You want my personal opinion? Our bad. It’s our bad. These guys are fighters. They’re two of the baddest dudes on the planet. They’re going face-to-face to stare off. We have to make sure that doesn’t happen and shouldn’t happen, but it did.” “I don’t think that was something that was thought about. What happened...

Aug 17, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White: ‘Women In The UFC Best Decision I Ever Made’

“I’m really, really excited and proud of this season. The best decision I ever made was to bring women in.” “(The season 20 fighters are) technically unbelievable,. We had two fights yesterday, and both fights were unbelievable. Great fights, really technical. These girls are nasty. I can’t tell you how pumped I am. It’s really...

Aug 17, 2014 2:58 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Bader’s Win Over St. Preux

In last night’s UFC Fight Night 47 main event, Ryan Bader halted the progress of the fast rising Ovince St. Preux, with an effective game-plan that wore his opponent down round-by-round. (Replay HERE) Following the bout, UFC’s finest took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Boring is all I have to say! — Anthony...

Aug 17, 2014 1:34 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Ross Pearson’s Win Over Maynard

Last night Ross Pearson picked up a much-needed victory over a former title-challenger in Gray Maynard. (Replay HERE) The victory catapults Ross into contender talks, a position every UFC fighter strives for. Following his second round stoppage, the twitterverse exploded with reactions. Check it: Hate to see Maynard go out like that once again! As...