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Jul 14, 2014 5:58 pm

Stefan Struve ‘100% Wants To Fight’ After Fainting Incident

Stefan Struve’s manager spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about the incident that occurred backstage that forced him off of the UFC 175 card and halted The Skyscraper’s return. For those who don’t know, Struve was slated to return against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, but just a few minutes before...

Jul 14, 2014 5:52 pm

Bigfoot Disses Arlovski, Says He Will Knock Him Out

Antonio Bigfoot Silva will be making his UFC return in September against Andrei Arlovski in his native country of Brazil. Bigfoot spoke with about the fight and how this time around, he wants to finish Arlovski. We fought once and we know what we can do, but we fought four years ago and I...

Jul 14, 2014 5:46 pm

Chris Weidman Wants Belfort, If He Can Pass A Drug Test

UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his injuries leading up to his bout with Lyoto Machida, as well as his desire to fight Vitor Belfort if The Phenom can pass a drug test. “I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous and it was really...

Jul 14, 2014 4:51 pm

James Te Huna To Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Possibly Out For A Year

UFC middleweight James Te Huna is still reeling from his submission loss to Nate Marquardt on June 28th. However, the New Zealand native will now have to undergo shoulder surgery and will likely be out for a year. Te Huna spoke with “I’m having surgery on Tuesday. I’ll be out for about six months...

Jul 14, 2014 4:18 pm

Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medieros Booked For UFC 177

Lightweights Justin Edwards and Yancy Medieros are slated to fight at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California on August 30th, in a bout that is crucial for both fighters UFC career’s. Justin Edwards is just 2-4 in his UFC career, most recently dropping a decision loss to Ramsey Nijem back in January. He will be riding...

Jul 14, 2014 3:56 pm

Faber Explains Injury That Could Sideline Him Until 2015

Urijah Faber joined MMAJunkie to talk about a potentially broken rib that he suffered during UFC 175, at the hands of Alex Caceras en route to a submission victory for Faber. “It was just a little knee,” Faber told MMAjunkie Radio soon after the event. “It hit me kind of in the side left, where...

Jul 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Amanda Nunes ‘100% Sure’ She Can Beat Rousey

Amanda Nunes will be fighting Cat Zingano at UFC 178 in September. The fight will serve as Zingano’s return to the UFC after a layoff that lasted over a year due to a knee injury. Nunes is 2-0 in the UFC, and should she defeat Zingano, will likely get a title shot, given that Zingano...

Jul 14, 2014 3:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Must Testify Under Oath At NSAC Hearing

Chael Sonnen’s ongoing troubles with the NSAC continue. After an initial hearing, it was announced that Sonnen would have a hearing at a later date, where he could formally appeal his suspension. Today the Nevada Deputy Attorney General spoke to about the situation via email. “Mr. Sonnen must personally appear and testify under oath...

Jul 14, 2014 2:38 pm

Matt Brown Highlight Video: ‘You Can’t Shut Me Down’

In just 12 days, Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler will square off in a pivotal welterweight match-up that will determine who will fight Johny Hendricks for the Welterweight strap. To get you ready for the highly anticipated bout, someone threw together this awesome video of Matt’s highlights throughout his career.

Jul 14, 2014 10:32 am

Tarec Saffiedine Calls Out Rory MacDonald, Eyes Fall Return

Former Strikeforce Welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine successfully made his Octagon debut in August when he picked up a decision win over Hyun Gyu Lim in a fight of the night performance. After that Saffiedine was expected to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 172, however Saffiedine pulled out of the bout with an injury. Now eyeing...

Jul 14, 2014 10:25 am

Wanderlei Silva Drug Tests Himself, Calls Out Belfort

Wanderlei Silva has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism after running away from an NSAC drug testing last month. After a hearing with the NSAC Silva says he is ready to fight whenever the UFC calls on him. Silva joined to discuss his future with the UFC. “I did the...

Jul 14, 2014 9:51 am

Anthony Johnson Blasts Blackzilian Teammates

Anthony Rumble Johnson took to his personal Facebook to put his Blackzilian teammates on blast for talking behind his back. The message, which is visible only to Rumble’s Facebook friends, was screenshot by our friends over at So funny how people in the gym wanna talk. Believe me I know who you are but...

Jul 14, 2014 9:39 am

Dana White Facing Obstacles Before Signing Gina Carano

UFC President Dana White said this past weekend that he would reach a deal with Gina Carano this week to sign to legendary WMMA pioneer to a UFC contract to fight Ronda Rousey. However according to Jeremy Botter, a source close to Carano, there are some obstacles that Dana White will have to overcome. Gina...

Jul 14, 2014 9:22 am

REPLAY! Watch Cerrone Put Melvin Guillard to Sleep!

UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller takes place this Wednesday in Atlantic City. To get fans pumped up for the event, The UFC would like to take a look back to UFC 150 back in 2012 where Donald Cerrone fought back from the brink of defeat to knock out Melvin Guillard.

Jul 14, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Josh Burkman Engages In Twitter Beef With Fight Fans

WSOF welterweight champion Josh Burkman got into a back and forth battle of words with a Twitter user yesterday. Check out the series of Tweets below: “@ASSAULTMMA: Tarec Saffiedine wants Rory MacDonald: 'I know I can beat that guy' #MMA #UFC” I will beat both of them. — Joshua Burkman (@JoshBurkman) July 12, 2014 I...

Jul 14, 2014 8:24 am

Ronda Rousy Brutally Throws Opponent In Jiu-Jitsu Competition

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey posted the following video to her Instagram of her competing in a Jiu-Jitsu tournament back in 2009 where we can see Ronda using her Judo skills to throw her opponent, who unsuccessfully tries to pull guard.

Jul 14, 2014 8:10 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Four Bouts

UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place in Brazil has picked up four bouts as of today. Lukasz Sajewski (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Leonardo Santos (12-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) Sergio Moraes (8-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) Mike Rhodes (6-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) vs. Paulo Thiago (15-7 MMA, 5-7...

Jul 14, 2014 7:44 am

Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira Set For UFC 177

A lightweight fight between Ramsey Nijem and Carlos Diego Ferreira has been announced for UFC 177, which will take place next month in Sacramento, California. Nijem, who made it to the finals on TUF season 13, has won five of seven fights since losing at the finale to Tony Ferguson. Nijem is riding a two...

Jul 14, 2014 7:43 am

Miesha Tate Literally Saves Caraway’s Mother’s Life

Bryan Caraway has been having a string a good luck in the Octagon lately, and like many people that find that they are coming up in life, he wanted to take his recent earnings to celebrate and show appreciation to the people in his life for all of their sacrifices. Caraway recently took his parents...

Jul 13, 2014 10:07 am

Trainer: Ronda Rousey Is Top 3 P4P In MMA

“Top three, for sure. Ronda finishes every fight. She’s amazing with the skills and the hard work and what she shows in the Octagon. 16 seconds, she showed everything. Good punch, good knee, good takedown, ground and pound. This girl did everything in 16 seconds, so she is in the top three.” “The way she...

Jul 13, 2014 10:02 am

Mendes Fires Back At Aldo: ‘Supplement Deez Nuts’

When Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo square off for the second time, the Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male rivalry will likely hit its boiling point. The two teams can’t seem to get along, and even worse, Mendes and Aldo just don’t like each other. Yesterday we featured a lengthy statement from the UFC’s featherweight...

Jul 13, 2014 9:55 am

Brandon Vera Signs With ONE FC

Asia’s One FC promotion just inked their first household name to a multi-fight deal. UFC veteran Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera has signed on with the promotion, where he will continue his successful career as a prize-fighter. Vera was released from his longtime home at the UFC following several disappointing outings. A timetable for his One...

Jul 13, 2014 9:37 am

Dana White: “Ronda Rousey Is A F***ing Mega Star”

“Where are we gonna put Demetrious [Johnson]? Demetrious is going to land where he lands, no different than Weidman, Jones, Pettis, the list goes on and on. Ronda Rousey is a fucking mega star. People can hate on her and say whatever they want, but the girl is a rockstar. In every sense of the...

Jul 13, 2014 9:17 am

Alexander Gustafsson Voted 2nd Sexiest Man In Sweden

If the ladies weren’t already lining up for UFC Light-heavyweight fighter Alexander Gustafsson, They probably are now! The Swedish based fighter, is apparently among the nations most sexy men. Who’d of thunk it?

Jul 13, 2014 9:07 am

Ali Bagautinov’s Manager Addresses Recent Drug Test Failure For EPO In Title Fight

“I’m not Ali’s (Bagautinov) lawyer, but I want to draw attention to several circumstances about this decision of Athletic Commission. We are talking about a doping sample, which was taken not on the fight day, not before and not after the event (UFC 174), but two weeks before the show… Two weeks before the fight...