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Jun 19, 2014 4:59 am

Damaged ACL Repaired, Big Nog Wants 2015 Return To Action

According to reports coming out of Brazil, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent successful knee surgery to repair a damaged ACL. The longtime heavyweight staple, at 38-years old, still has a desire to compete, and Brazilian Commissioner Marcio Tannure told that everything’s a go for ‘Big Nog’s’ return to competition: “The procedure was a success, now...

Jun 19, 2014 4:58 am

Refs Selected For Weidman-Machida, Rousey-Davis Bouts

Herb Dean (Pictured) and Yves Lavigne have been selected by The Nevada State Athletic Commission to officiate July’s UFC 175 main and co-main event. UFC 175 takes place live on pay-per-view, July 5 from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In the main event, Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title against...

Jun 18, 2014 12:54 pm

B.J. Penn Receives License to Fight Frankie Edgar Pending Review of Cataract Surgery

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn (16-9-2 MMA, 12-5-1 UFC) received a license on Tuesday for his “TUF 19 Finale” fight with Frankie Edgar, pending a review of his surgically repaired eye. “The Prodigy” applied for licensure with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and the panel approved the license on the condition that the government agency’s...

Jun 18, 2014 12:33 pm

Matt Serra Admits To TRT Use, ‘It’s fun’, Says The Former Champ

“After I got done fighting, I was always on the mat six days a week. So I got on the TRT. I had some back issues, I’m always on the mat and I figured I’d get my levels checked because I had some guys going who were around my age or a little bit older....

Jun 18, 2014 12:27 pm

Dodson: ‘Might Mouse is ducking me’ (bro)

Everybody ducking Vitor bro! Wait, wrong guy… In a recent interview with FOX Sports, Top UFC Flyweight John Dodson proclaimed that the champ, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson is avoiding a rematch. Here’s what he said: “I heard the press conference, I heard him trying to duck and bob and weave and jive out of a...

Jun 18, 2014 9:52 am

Rampage Jackson Hints At Retirement

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and action movie star, Rampage Jackson is hinting at retirement. The MMA superstar took to his instagram to vent his frustrations with the sport: “The1st time Chuck and I fought was in Japan. Pride reps asked me 2 give him a good beating even tho I had 2 fights that night....

Jun 18, 2014 6:42 am

Ryan Bader vs. OSP headlines UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine

August’s “UFC Fight Night 47” event in Maine has it’s main event! UFC officials announced today that surging light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux will collide in the headliner of the octagons debut in Maine. Ryan Bader (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) will be looking to earn his third-straight victory when he takes on...

Jun 18, 2014 6:36 am

MMA Manager Explains ‘N’ Word Comment About Aldo

“I was saying he needs to make up his mind. Either you b—h and stick to it or don’t say anything at all. He said he wasn’t happy about the pay before, then three days later took it back (and) said, ‘Well, I didn’t mean it.’ Now he’s talking about it again. “So my point...

Jun 18, 2014 6:31 am

Brandon Vera Released By UFC

Following two-straight losses and a year stint of inactivity, longtime fighting staple Brandon Vera has reportedly been released from his contract at the UFC. FOX News was first to report. Vera started his Mixed Martial Arts career back in 2002 and started competing for the UFC as a heavyweight just three years later. After a...

Jun 18, 2014 6:24 am

UFC 175: Machida’s Journey

At UFC 175 Lyoto Machida will fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title. This is his journey. Enjoy!

Jun 18, 2014 6:12 am

Schaub Cries While Talking About Arlovski Bout

“For me, it’s just frustrating, but it’s onwards and upwards. I don’t know any different, but to get back to training and just…this is what I do, man. This is what I do. This is it. It went to the judges. I got screwed in a decision. I probably should’ve done more to make it...

Jun 18, 2014 6:01 am

Gegard Mousasi vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza set for UFC 176 co-main event

A key middleweight bout has been added to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles, as UFC officials announced today that Gegard Mousasi will meet Ronaldo Souza in the evenings co-main event. Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was last seen in action in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 41” in Berlin, where...

Jun 18, 2014 5:08 am

Lauzon vs. Chiesa Set For UFC Fight Night 50

The UFC announced last night that submission artist Joe Lauzon will face off with TUF winner Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 13th. Lauzon bounced back from a two-fight losing streak in December when he picked up a decision win over Mac Danzig. He will...

Jun 18, 2014 5:07 am

Watch Wanderlei Admit To Evading NSAC, Sonnen Get Suspended

Earlier today the NSAC held a meeting for Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. During the course of the meeting Wanderlei admitted to taking two banned substances, as well as evading the sample collector sent by the commission. During Sonnen’s portion of the hearing Sonnen was hit with a routine temporary suspension until a future hearing....

Jun 18, 2014 5:05 am

Alexander Gustafsson Plays EA Sports UFC, Fights Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is getting ready for his rematch with light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, but The Mauler took some time to try out the new EA Sports UFC and knock out Jon Jones, as himself of course. Check it out below, action starts at the 23:40 mark.

Jun 18, 2014 5:03 am

Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos To Headline UFC FN 49

It looks like Benson Henderson won’t get a long layoff after his submission win over Rustam Khabilov earlier this month. Now the former lightweight champion is slated to face Rafael Dos Anjos on August 23rd at the BOK Center in Tulsa Oklahoma at UFC Fight Night 49. After losing his lightweight title to Anthony Pettis...

Jun 18, 2014 5:01 am

Chael Sonnen Temporarily Suspended By NSAC

Earlier today the NSAC held a hearing for several fighters and boxers, among the fighters that were addressed at the hearing were the UFC’s own Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Chael Sonnen was suspended pending a formal hearing where the fighter will file a response, but there is no news as to whether or not...

Jun 17, 2014 8:42 pm

Wanderlei Silva Admits To Taking Banned Substances

During a NSAC hearing earlier today for Wanderlei Silva and several other fighters and boxers, Silva admitted to taking two banned substances. After his brawl with Chael Sonnen on the TUF set, Wanderlei Silva began taking anti-inflammatory medication for a fractured wrist, and then began taking diuretics to minimize the amount of water that he...

Jun 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Mike Tyson Draws On Sleeping Dana White

Dana White learned a hard lesson today, don’t fall asleep on a plane while Mike Tyson is around. The boxing legend took a sharpie and had some fun with the sleeping UFC President. Check it out below.

Jun 17, 2014 4:59 pm

Confused Dana White Forced From Plane Seat

Boxing legend Mike Tyson took a flight on Dana White’s private jet today, and managed to punk the UFC President, forcing him to give up his seat mid-flight. Check out Dana’s Instagram post below.

Jun 17, 2014 4:32 pm

UFC 174 Prelims Experience Spike In Ratings

UFC 174 which took place last Saturday from Vancouver was a lackluster card in the eyes of many. However there was one upside to the event. The prelims did better than they have been doing lately, this may be the direct result of the prelims being shifted from Fox Sports 1 to FX. UFC 174...

Jun 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Kogan Slams Aldo, Calls Him A N***a

MMA Manager Mike Kogan shot back at UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo today via Instagram. Aldo appeared on an episode of Inside MMA and expressed his distaste for fighter pay. Check out Kogan’s post below. Caption reads, This n***a needs to make up his mind. Or more like stick to his guns and stop flip...

Jun 17, 2014 4:03 pm

Melendez Wants To Fight In Mexico

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to coach season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Anthony Pettis, who Melendez will be fighting at the end of the show. However he is already looking past that to future events, that he hopes can possibly take place in Mexico. Melendez joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about...

Jun 17, 2014 3:53 pm

Ovince Saint Preux: I Heard Jimmo Say His Arm Was Broken

Ovince Saint Preux is fresh off a win against Ryan Jimmo. Jimmo broke his arm blocking a kick from OSP, but as the fight went on OSP cranked Jimmo’s good arm, leading to Jimmo calling out to the referee that his other arm was broken. Check out the full interview below courtesy of MMAJunkie Radio...

Jun 17, 2014 3:44 pm

Edgar Motivated Ahead Of Penn Rematch: No Way I Want To Lose

Frankie Edgar spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the potential title implications with a win over B.J. Penn at the TUF finale. Edgar lost the title to Benson Henderson back in 2012, and then lost an immediate rematch to Benson Henderson. “I 100 percent want to win another world title. That’s what I’m in this for....

Jun 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Hendricks Eyeing Fall Return, Puts Contenders On Notice

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks underwent surgery for a torn bicep shortly after winning the vacant title against Robbie Lawler. Hendricks spoke to USA Today Sports about how it feels being sidelined while fighters in his division tear it up. “It sucks being on the sidelines, knowing these guys are all fighting to get to...