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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...

Jul 13, 2014 9:02 am

Tavares Hoping Boetsch Doesn’t Hump His Way To Victory

“I’m hoping he doesn’t just lay-and-pray, wall-and-stall and try to hump my leg. I hope he comes to fight, but I’m ready for him to come in and try to squeak out a win… Obviously his wrestling is his go-to,” Tavares said. “He’s shown in the past fights where he came in barraging, clinching up,...

Jul 13, 2014 8:54 am

FOX To Air Both Main Card And Prelims Of ‘UFC on FOX 12’ Event

A much-needed change in broadcasting plans is upon us for UFC on FOX 12. In a new first, FOX has decided to remove the July 26 preliminary card from FOX Sports 1 and place the broadcast on ‘Big FOX’. It will likely break all prior preliminary card viewership records. UFC on FOX 12 goes down...

Jul 13, 2014 8:43 am

Coach: ‘Don’t be surprised when Werdum defeats Velasquez’

“Werdum has what it takes to submit or knock Cain Vealsquez out. I don’t agree when people say Werdum shocked the world against Fedor. There’s no such thing in MMA. It’s a fight and both fighters are ready. I won’t be shocked when Werdum defeats Velasquez. I already expect that… We know that Cain Velasquez...

Jul 13, 2014 8:40 am

Dillashaw: ‘Barao Rematch A Great Fight For Me’

“It’s a great fight for me. I’m happy to fight whoever they want me to fight. I don’t want to have to choose anybody. I just want to have the fights come to me. The worst thing that could happen is you could possibly lose. That’s how every match is. You have to go in...

Jul 12, 2014 8:20 pm

GSP Wants Olympic Style Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

“They need to make more like Olympic drug testing – an independent organization that doesn’t have any affiliation with the money of the organization… The only thing I wanted to do is help the sport to raise another level, and I think if you want it to grow worldwide to the next step, it’s the...

Jul 12, 2014 8:16 pm

Holly Holm Breaks Down Eventual Rousey Bout

“Ronda is obviously the one to beat, she’s the one who has the belt. Is she doing great? Absolutely. I really admire her for going in and she’s been cleaning up. She’s got a lot of skill and she’s a big threat, but everybody’s also beatable. If I wouldn’t want that fight, then why would...

Jul 12, 2014 8:06 pm

Jacob Volkmann & WSOF Exec Engage In Twitter Beef

Former UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann is apparently fed up with WSOF VP, Ali Abdelaziz and it all boiled over on twitter. Check it: Before signing with @MMAWorldSeries read my next few texts. @ufc @BellatorMMA — Jacob Volkmann (@JacobVolkmann) July 12, 2014 2 days before i signed with @MMAWorldSeries i received a text from Ali,...

Jul 12, 2014 7:51 pm

PHOTO | D.C. Pops The Question In Vegas

Top UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier just got engaged to his longtime girlfriend over the 4th of July weekend. Congratulations to the couple! (PHOTO PROPS: Tracy Lee –

Jul 12, 2014 7:45 pm

White: No Immediate Title Shot For Holly Holm

While the world buzzes over everything Ronda Rousey related, the UFC is on the hunt for new title challengers to fight their female star. One such prospect is the undefeated new UFC signee, Holly Holm. In a recent report coming out of the Los Angeles Times, Lance Pugmire relayed some words from Dana White on...

Jul 12, 2014 3:44 pm

Ronda Rousey Spars Gegard Mousasi

Watch UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey Spar with top UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi. The video is from 2012.

Jul 12, 2014 3:33 pm

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Jul 12, 2014 3:24 pm

Akiyama Expected To Return Against Noke In Japan

Japanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama is expected to make his highly anticipated return to action when the UFC touches down in Japan this September. While not yet official, Akiyama is in talks with the UFC to face off with Kyle Noke. Headlined by a heavyweight matchup between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, the UFC’s Fight Night...

Jul 12, 2014 1:57 pm

Single Injury Forces Major Shuffle For Five Top Ranked UFC Lightweights

Several top UFC lightweight fighters had to rearrange their schedules following a single injury withdrawal from, Blackzilian Fighter Michael Johnson. Johnson was originally scheduled to fight Josh Thomson (pictured) on the UFC on FOX 12 fight card, but due to his injury, the top ranked Thomson was left without an opponent. Coming in on short-notice...

Jul 12, 2014 1:39 pm

Edgar Open To Faber Super Fight

Following his recent victory over BJ Penn, Frankie Edgar has his eyes set on nothing but big fights. The former UFC lightweight champion recently told,’s Steph Daniels, that a super fight against Urijah Faber, isn’t off the table. Check it: Bloody Elbow: There is a lot of fan interest in a possible fight between you and...

Jul 12, 2014 8:15 am

Dana White Says He Will Sign Gina Carano Next Week

“One down, one to go. I’m going to meet with Gina next week and get that f—ing thing done. Next week, man. It’s just a matter of me and Lorenzo going to jump on a plane to Los Angeles, get in a room with her and her lawyer and get this thing done.” UFC President...

Jul 12, 2014 8:09 am

GSP Believes He’s Still The Best, But Won’t Commit To UFC Return

“I needed this. To be happy, I needed it. I lost the motivation. The feeling that I want is the need to compete again. If you have a bad day [in MMA] you can get hurt really bad. I truly believe if I find the fun of doing it again, and I find the fire...

Jul 12, 2014 8:02 am

Anderson Silva Offers Inspirational Message To Saddened Brazilian Fans

[Raise your heads up high]…. No one can know what happiness is if you have not gone through the disappointment…. One can only savor the victory if he has felt the bitter defeat…. Raise your head Brazilian team…. [Learn from this recent defeat with] strength and honor.” Ahead of Brazil’s match for the FIFA World...

Jul 11, 2014 10:59 pm

Champ Douglas Lima Believes In A Scott Coker Bellator

“I think (Coker) knows what he’s doing. He’s good on what he does, so I think it’s going to be good for the promotion. As a matter of fact, I like it better without the tournaments because the champions can fight more often, we don’t have to wait that much for new opponents. Bellator has...

Jul 11, 2014 10:29 pm

Ludwig Moves Into Dillashaw’s House Ahead Of Barao Rematch

“Duane’s actually going to be living with me for the next two months for my title fight. He’ll be living at my house. So I got the best of anything. I get to train at all times whenever I want. He’ll live with me for the next two months, then after that — his academy...

Jul 11, 2014 9:44 pm

Chad Mendes Fed Up With Aldo – ‘He can’t run forever’

“Jose Aldo can’t run from me forever. This fight’s going to happen and I’m going to take the belt from him.” “I’m tired of it. This is something he’s been doing for so long. The first time he did the same thing. I ended up taking another fight, I ended up fighting Rani Yahya in...

Jul 11, 2014 9:12 pm

Rousey Thinks Fighters Who Fail Drug Tests Should Get Eight Year Ban

UFC bantamweight champion, ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey is fed up with all the PED violators in MMA and thinks harsher punishments are in order. During last week’s media frenzy, Ronda stated,“You should want to be good enough to beat them in spite of it. You should think, ‘I’m so much better than you, even with all...

Jul 11, 2014 10:19 am

Chris Lytle Replaces Chael Sonnen As UFC on FOX Analyst

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the Octagon back to Atlantic City for a clash of top-10 ranked lightweights at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE vs. MILLER live on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, July 16 (9:00 PM ET), headlined by No. 6-ranked Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone against No. 7-ranked and New Jersey’s own Jim Miller. UFC...

Jul 11, 2014 10:16 am

Dana White “Dissapointed” With Latest Drug Testing Failure

If rumors hold true, 60-70% of MMA fighters are taking ‘special vitamins’ to increase their performance. It’s a scary reality, that only until now, has come to light. With yesterday’s news that another top 5 UFC fighter has indeed failed an out-of-competition drug test, Dana White released the following to Yahoo Sports, “I’m beyond disappointed....