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Jun 13, 2014 6:09 am

Dana White Attempting To Add More Combat Sport Events to Fight Pass

At the media scrum before UFC 174, UFC President Dana White announced that Fight Pass was moving in the direction of adding more non-MMA, combat sports and other organizations to its library. This comes on the heels of the earlier announcement that the UFC planned on adding Invicta to their fight line up. “We’re going...

Jun 12, 2014 7:40 pm

Dana White Open To Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva

“If that’s what’ll take to get Nick to fight again. I know [Silva’s team] wants it, so we’ll see what happens… No (he hasn’t yet spoken to either fight yet) Anderson isn’t coming back until December, anyway. End of this year or the beginning of next year. It could be either… Anderson wants to fight...

Jun 12, 2014 7:21 pm

Condit On Knee Surgery, Rehab And UFC 174

Former UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit discusses his teammates on this weekend’s UFC 174 card and an update on his injury status. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2014 12:49 pm

Champ Ready For Barao Or Assuncao Rematches

“I fought with both of them. I think that they both deserve the title shot. Obviously, for Barao being such a dominant fighter, he has this right. He is still one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. He was a great champion, and he was coming in on an impressive win...

Jun 12, 2014 12:43 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein Slated For August Bout

UFC officials have put together a welterweight bout between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein. Fox Sports was first to report the bout. The two fighters will square off on the UFC Fight Night 49 card set for August 23 at Tulsa, Okla.’s BOK Center. Alves recently came back after a two-year absence from competition. The...

Jun 12, 2014 12:37 pm

Tavares Books Boetsch In UFC Fight Night 47 Bout

A middleweight matchup between Brad Tavares and Tim Boetsch has been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 47. UFC officials recently announced the contest. UFC Fight Night 47 takes place on August 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Both fighters are coming off defeats. Tavares back in April against Yoel Romera and Boetsch in...

Jun 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Mark Munoz Inks New Four-Fight UFC Deal

UFC middleweight Mark Munoz was out of a job since his defeat against Gegard Mousasi. Luckily though, ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ was able to come to terms with the UFC and is back under contract with a fresh new deal. His caption reads, “Just signed a 4-fight deal with @UFC @lunarpages @XYIENCE @AskUltra @team_munoz #myULTRAlife...

Jun 12, 2014 12:14 pm

PHOTO | Bellator and UFC Champs Square Off

The worlds greatest welterweight @PhenomLima squares off against @JohnyHendricks at #E3! @BellatorMMA pic.twitter.com/rRo7Bg261E — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 12, 2014 Who takes it? Bellator welterweight Champion Douglas Lima and UFC welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks took to the spotlight, belts on tow, for this photo opp. If the promotional boundaries were crossed, who takes this bout?

Jun 12, 2014 6:45 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen’s Retirement

Yesterday afternoon the world went into a state of shock when learning of the retirement of Chael Sonnen. Here’s the reaction from some notable professionals: Just heard about @sonnench, loved watching u compete n ur style, the game won't be the same w/o u…God bless to u n ur fam… — Benson Henderson (@BensonHenderson) June...

Jun 12, 2014 6:40 am

Vitor Belfort Officially Removed From UFC 175 Roster

  Sorry Vitor fans, ‘The Phenom’ is back on the shelf following an announcement that his opponent, Chael Sonnen will be retiring. The former title challenger was originally slated to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight strap, but a licensing issue forced him off the card. In a scramble to replace a vacant, Wanderlei...

Jun 12, 2014 6:36 am

QUICK TWITT | Wanderlei Silva Still Wants Sonnen Fight

Unfortunately for Wanderlei Silva, his chance to face Chael Sonnen expired when Sonnen retired last night on national television. Now, the former TUF Brazil coach and Sonnen rival is speaking up about the fight that eluded him and why he still wants it. Check it: How run? Retired? After say all this shits about me,we...

Jun 12, 2014 6:33 am

Duane Ludwig to Corner Chad Mendes, but not Urijah Faber

The Duane Ludwig saga at Team Alpha Male will continue, at least to a certain degree. According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, Duane “Bang” Ludwig will continue to coach Chad Mendes and corner him against Jose Aldo at UFC 174, but will not be cornering Urijah Faber in his fight against Alex Caceres at...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson Set For UFC 176

  UFC officials announced another fight for the UFC 176 event. Lightweights, Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson will meet in the octagon. It’s not yet known if the fight will take place on the preliminary card or main card. Castillo has won 6 of his last 8 fights and is coming off of possibly his...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

UFC Announces First Strawweight Fight In Promotion History

This is some history making news for you guys (and gals). The UFC has announced its first ever strawweight fight. For those who might not be sure what that is, it’s the 115 lb. weight division. The first fight in the new women’s division will be…… Claudia Gadelha (pictured) vs. Tina Lahdemaki. UFC officials confirmed the fight....

Jun 12, 2014 6:00 am

Wanderlei Silva Gathers Legal Team To Assist UFC 175 Efforts With NSAC

In a report coming out of Brazil, Wanderlei Silva plans on fighting the NSAC at next week’s hearing so that he can compete at UFC 175. Silva was noted to be at the offices of the Tetto, Macedo, Mees & Tisi, Lawyers who specialize in Sports Law in Curitiba – Paraná – Brazil,. The report...

Jun 12, 2014 5:45 am

Sonnen: ‘I take responsibility, but this is a matter of health’

Yesterday we learned that, ‘The Bad Guy’ Chael P. Sonnen has decided to retire from Mixed Martial Arts competition. It was a stunning announcement, that leaves fans with more questions than answers. Sonnen did his best to explain his decision on last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight. (Replay Here) His words: Chael Sonnen on his...

Jun 12, 2014 5:21 am

Tim Kennedy Feeds A Rabbit To An Alligator

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is doing his part to keep the circle of life flowing. His Caption reads, “Another weekend in the books. Evil poisonous snakes killed, and beautiful wildlife protected. #alligator #hardwork #america”

Jun 12, 2014 5:20 am

Jose Aldo Predicts Same Outcome For Mendes in Rematch

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo has his hands full in his upcoming rematch against Chad ‘Money’ Mendes. But the champ predicts the same outcome as their first fight. (A first round KO) Jose Aldo on if Chad Mendes is the same fighter he fought the first time: “Each fight is a fight. We try to evolve...

Jun 12, 2014 5:16 am

Chad Mendes: ‘I will beat Jose Aldo and make history’

Last night Chad Mendes discussed his upcoming rematch against the champ, Jose Aldo. His words: Chad Mendes on his rematch with Jose Aldo: “When I fought him in the first time, I had two fights in the UFC. I’d say 90 percent of my game was wrestling. My game plan was to go out there, take...