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Jul 21, 2014 2:45 pm

Cruz Explains Why He Doesn’t Want An Immediate Title Shot

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his return to the UFC after nearly a two year absence that came due to a torn ACL and then a torn groin. Cruz opted to fight Takeya Mizugaki instead of immediately fighting champion TJ Dillashaw. “You know, it’s a...

Jul 21, 2014 2:38 pm

‘Mean Girl’ Ronda Rousey Lands Article In New Yorker Magazine

UFC women’s bantamweight champion found herself in The New Yorker with a lengthy in depth article on Rousey’s life and career that showcases Rousey’s personality behind the scenes and why she is the way she is. Below are several excerpts from the article, titled “Mean Girl” which can be read here. I never wanted to...

Jul 21, 2014 2:26 pm

Kennedy Slams Belfort, Says He’s Injecting Anything He Wants

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy slammed Vitor Belfort today on Submission Radio, and talked about how Vitor is essentially “injecting anything he wants, and loving it.” Kennedy called out Belfort recently and wanted a fight with ‘The Phenom’ however matchmaker Erick Silva had other plans, and set up a fight between Kennedy and Yoel Romero. Now...

Jul 21, 2014 2:17 pm

Dennis Bermudez Jealous Of Hype Surrounding Conor McGregor

Dennis Bermudez joined Submission Radio to talk about why he is “slightly jealous” of the hype and publicity surrounding fellow featherweight Conor McGregor. “I really don’t care what he’s doing,” Bermudez told Submission Radio. “He can run his mouth all he wants, and I actually, my hat slightly goes off to him to be able...

Jul 21, 2014 2:11 pm

Matt Brown Unveils Gameplan To Beat Robbie Lawler

UFC Welterweight Matt Brown spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming fight against Robbie Lawler, including his gameplan for the fight. The winner of the bout will then face Johny Hendricks for the welterweight strap. “I try to never expect anything in a fight. I’m coming into this fight looking simply to fight. If he...

Jul 21, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC Fight Night 45 took place last Wednesday. In the main event Donald Cerrone stopped Jim Miller via brutal head kick TKO. In case you missed all of the action on the card, you can re-watch it in super slow motion here courtesy of the UFC’s Phantom Cam.

Jul 21, 2014 1:43 pm

Anderson Silva Getting Leg Worked On

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had the following video posted on his official Instagram account of himself getting his leg worked on by a physical therapist. Check it out below:

Jul 21, 2014 1:37 pm

Johny Hendricks Predicts Lawler vs. Brown

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks gave his predictions for this Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12, which will feature a headlining bout between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown. The winner of the fight will fight Johny Hendricks for the championship later this year. Hendricks spoke with MMAJunkie Radio. “Realistically, I don’t really care (who wins on...

Jul 21, 2014 1:34 pm

Johny Hendricks Wants GSP Rematch, Doesn’t Think GSP Can Beat Him Again

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Specifically, Hendricks talked about why he wants a rematch with GSP, and how even though GSP has put on more weight, it doesn’t mean anything. “He’s been saying that he’s walking around at 201 (pounds). Huh, cool. Whatever.” “Just...

Jul 21, 2014 10:22 am

Minotauro Nogueira Believes He Still Has What It Takes To Fight

Big Nog has been on the receiving end of criticism as he has gotten older, suffering many injuries in training that have forced him out of numerous bouts. Despite that, and undergoing ACL surgery several weeks ago, Minotauro believes he still has what it takes to compete with the UFC’s elite. He spoke with

Jul 21, 2014 10:10 am

Tim Kennedy Takes Shots At Belfort, Believes Yoel Romero Is Better

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight with Yoel Romero, and how despite his desire to fight Vitor Belfort, he is content with fighter Romero, who he believes is a better fighter than Belfort. It is worth noting that Romero is a Olympic silver medalist, placing second in the 2000...

Jul 21, 2014 9:41 am

PHOTO | Team Pettis Out To Dinner In Vegas

TUF 20 coach Anthony Pettis was out to dinner with his brother Sergio Pettis and coach Hermann Von. ‘Showtime’ posted the following picture of the group sporting their TUF 20 Team Pettis jerseys on his official Instagram account:

Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 21, 2014 9:19 am

Cathal Pendred Thanks Referee For His Comeback Win At UFC Dublin

All hope seemed lost for Cathal Pendred this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Dublin after a round that many fight fans scored as a 10-8 round against Pendred. Veteran referee Marc Goddard could have understandably stopped the fight at multiple points throughout the first round, however every time he told Pendred to defend himself...

Jul 21, 2014 8:19 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate Stuns In Mirror Selfie

UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate is looking stunning in this mirror selfie she took recently courtesy of her official Instagram. Check it out below:

Jul 21, 2014 8:14 am

UFC Fight Night 49 Card Finalized

The card for UFC Fight Night 49 has been finalized with six fights on the main card, which takes place on Fox Sports 1. Headlining the card will be Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos. The card is as follows: MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Rafael dos Anjos vs. Benson Henderson Francis...

Jul 21, 2014 8:05 am

Lim vs. Sato Set For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato is tentatively set for UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, however the UFC officials have yet to make a formal announcement on the bout. Lim is 2-1 in his UFC career, and is coming off a disappointing decision loss to Tarec Saffiedine back in January. Prior to that Lim...

Jul 21, 2014 7:49 am

UFC Dublin Breaks Viewing Record On Irish Network

UFC Dublin was a card for the ages, with the Irish fighters all claiming victories, topped off by Conor McGregor’s impressive return to the Octagon, UFC Dublin did not disappoint. The card aired on UFC Fight Pass in the US, and most of the world, however in Ireland the card broke viewing records for a...

Jul 21, 2014 7:18 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson Drinking Beer And Surfing

UFC legend Dan Henderson has been enjoying a bit of time off after his loss to Daniel Cormier back in May. Despite the loss, Henderson said he has no plans of retiring. Check out Henderson’s awesome weekend courtesy of the fighter’s official Instagram:

Jul 21, 2014 7:12 am

The Dublin Crowd Going Crazy As Seen From Dana White’s Seat

UFC Fight Night Dublin took place this past Saturday, and for those that watched the event it was a magical one. With the Irish fighters sweeping in all of their respective bouts, and the energy from the crowd, it’s safe to say the UFC will likely be in Ireland again. In case you missed the...

Jul 20, 2014 7:43 pm

UFC Road to the Octagon: Lawler vs. Brown (Full Replay)

Inside the ferocious training camps and action-packed lives of six of the UFC’s most electrifying competitors on UFC Road to the Octagon: Lawler vs Brown. Don’t miss this action packed card on FOX Saturday, July 26th at 4:15/1:15 ET/PT.

Jul 20, 2014 7:40 pm

‘UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ Poster First-Look!

This August, from Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena, two bantamweight fighters will collide for UFC gold. Current champion T.J. Dillashaw will look to repeat his prior performance over Renan Barao, when he took the Brazilian’s title last May. For Barao, it’s all about redemption and regaining his world title.

Jul 20, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ Doesn’t Care If His Opponents Cheat With Steroids

“I don’t care if my opponents are cheating or not. I train my butt off to fight the man who is put in front of me whether he’s on steroids or not. I want to play on a level playing field, but if they knew about it beforehand and didn’t stop it, at the same...

Jul 20, 2014 7:07 pm

Nunes Wants To KO Zingano And Earn Title Shot

“I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title. This is the fight that I needed to prove I’m ready to fight for the UFC title… She will keep it standing, and that’s what I want, but as soon as she feels my hands, she will try to...

Jul 20, 2014 6:59 pm

Holm Approves Of Immediate Title Shot For Carano

“Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been out that long, but Carano has put a lot of time in before. She’s earned...

Jul 20, 2014 6:29 pm

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum. Dana White talks Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Gunnar Nelson, UFC Fight Pass, Jimi Manuwa, UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall, Cathal Pendred, Ilir Latifi

Jul 20, 2014 6:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To McGregor’s Dominant Win In Dublin

Yesterday Conor McGregor delivered a fantastic performance in front of an electric hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland. As usual, the MMA community took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: When he's not talking crap about me, I kinda like the kid lol — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) July 19, 2014 Great performance by @TheNotoriousMMA well...