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Jun 23, 2014 3:01 pm

STATIC Episode 4: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber

Several weeks ago it was announced that Jay-Z and Anderson Silva were bringing you a web series called Static that took an in depth look at the biggest rivalries in MMA. First was Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, next was Jason Miller vs. Nick Diaz, then was Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey, and now is...

Jun 23, 2014 2:30 pm

Hilarious EA Sports UFC Glitches: Yves Lavigne KO’s Gustafsson

EA Sports UFC is the most realistic fighting game to date, but that doesn’t mean it comes without some flaws, and in this case, some pretty major ones. Check out these hilarious but major bugs in the game from the back-to-back mount to Yves Lavigne’s super powers. Please note several of these videos are from...

Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

Jon Jones: Gustafsson Fight Was My Strongest Showing

Jon Jones spoke with ESPN’s MMA Live to talk about his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson and how he has learned from the situation, including the UFC’s tactics they used to get the bout agreed upon. “I think it was handled the way it had to be. The UFC had to do their certain strategies...

Jun 23, 2014 11:31 am

Sara McMann Calls Out Kaufman, Wants Rousey Rematch

Sara McMann was interviewed at a local MMA event, and was asked who she would like to fight next. As it turns out, the former title challenger and Olympic silver medalist wants Sarah Kaufman, and then another crack at Rowdy Ronda Rousey’s title belt.

Jun 23, 2014 11:23 am

Forrest Griffin On TRT: It Was Worth Shortening Your Life

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin spoke to to talk about the side effects from using Testosterone Replacement Therapy, and how in his mind it was all worth it. “I did it, I think it’s great. When it started, I had two problems with steroids. One, they’re illegal and I’m doing illegal drugs....

Jun 23, 2014 11:13 am

Bisping and Le Face Off During Macau Media Tour

Michael Bisping and Cung Le have began their tour of Asia with UFC President Dana White to promote their upcoming bout on August 23rd which takes place in Macau. Check out the photos of the tour below. It's gonna be a big week @UFC_Asia! @danawhite @CungLe185 @bisping in Hong Kong and Macao! #UFCMacao #VenetianMacao —...

Jun 23, 2014 10:58 am

Nate Marquardt: God Wanted Me To Fight At Middleweight

UFC Fight Night 43 headliner Nate Marquardt joined MMAJunkie to talk about his upcoming fight with James Te Huna this weekend, his future in the middleweight division, and why God wanted him to fight at that weight. Check out the interview below: “I just feel like that’s what God wanted me to do, was to...

Jun 23, 2014 10:35 am

Ricardo Lamas: I Beat Myself In The Aldo Fight

Top ranked UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas joined Majority Draw Radio during a recent interview to discuss his fight against Jose Aldo, and how Aldo didn’t beat “The Bully”, he beat himself. “No, not at all, I felt fine (after sitting out). The only thing is, because it was a title shot, I was being a...

Jun 23, 2014 10:20 am

Fight Replay: Te Huna Destroys Rosa

Check out this awesome fight replay of James Te Huna decimating Aaron Rosa at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann in March of 2012. Te Huna is currently on a two-fight losing streak and will look to bounce back with a win over Nate Marquardt in his middleweight debut this Saturday.

Jun 23, 2014 10:09 am

Art Davie On UFC 1: Rickson Gracie Wanted A Million Dollars

Going into UFC 1, Rickson Gracie was widely accepted to be the man to represent the Gracie family. However in a shocking move by Helio Gracie, Royce was called upon to represent the Gracie family name. Art Davie joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about what went on behind the scenes leading up to the first...

Jun 23, 2014 9:30 am

Fight Flashback: Stefan Struve Submits Pat Barry At UFC Live

In the UFC’s submission of the week, we take a look back at UFC live from 2011 where Stefan Struve submitted Pat Barry with a beautiful triangle choke after being slammed by the kickboxer. Check it out below. Struve returns to action at UFC 175 against Matt Mitrione on July 5th after almost a year...

Jun 23, 2014 9:27 am

MMA World Reacts To USA’s 2-2 Draw In FIFA World Cup

UFC stars react to the USA vs. Portugal World Cup game yesterday, which saw the US team forced out of the next round after a 2-2 draw against Portugal. The US dropped an early lead, but then scored two goals to give them the lead with 9 minutes left, however a late game goal assisted...

Jun 23, 2014 9:13 am

Nick Diaz Enters Contract Negotiations, Eyes Return This Year

One of MMA’s biggest personalities, Nick Diaz, who hasn’t fought since dropping a decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158 in March of 2013, now wants to make a return to MMA. Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt ran into Diaz at Glory Kickboxing this past weekend and got the story. Ran into Nick Diaz...

Jun 23, 2014 8:58 am

Machida Believes Belfort Deserves Title Shot

Lyoto Machida spoke to Fox Sports through an interpreter to express his belief that Vitor Belfort deserves a title shot after Machida and Weidman do war on July 5th. “Logically, he’s next in line, Belfort was supposed to fight Weidman but after the TRT ban, Belfort was unable to get licensed, and as a result...

Jun 23, 2014 8:50 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Targeting September Return, Puts Division On Notice

Undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is anxious to return to UFC action after defeating Rafael Dos Anjos in April, but is looking ahead to a potential bout in September. The Eagle’s manager spoke to about who he would like to see his client fight. “Khabib is ready to go from September on. He had...

Jun 23, 2014 8:36 am

Liddell On Jon Jones Beef: It’s Nothing Personal

UFC legend Chuck Liddell sounded off a few months ago prior to his protege Glover Teixeira fighting Jon Jones, and said that he believed Glover would knockout or submit Jones. Jones fired back with an offer to a superfight with the Iceman, however Liddell laughed off the offer. Last week Jones and Liddell ended up...

Jun 23, 2014 8:27 am

John McCarthy Thinks Jason High’s Punishment Was Too Harsh

Veteran referee Big John McCarthy spoke to Submission Radio to talk about Jason High’s release from the UFC after he shoved referee Kevin Mulhall out of frustration for what he believed, was an early stoppage. “Absolutely there has to be varying degrees of punishment, but it has to be a punishment that is, you know,...

Jun 22, 2014 3:28 pm

More Than 50 UFC Stars to Appear at UFC Fan Expo in Vegas July 5 & 6

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is excited to announce more than 50 UFC stars scheduled to appear at the 2014 UFC Fan Expo on Sat., July 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sun., July 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. PT at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest gathering...

Jun 22, 2014 3:20 pm

Jones: ‘Chael Almost Gained My Favor In Handling Of Failed Drug Test’

“I watched him on UFC Tonight. I thought he handled it very responsibly. I really admired him being vulnerable and telling the world about the situation with his wife and things like that. I’ve been very vocal about not respecting steroid users and guys who cheat. But Chael almost gained an exception with the way...

Jun 21, 2014 8:08 pm

BJ Penn Opens As Betting Underdog To Frankie Edgar

For the first time in this duo’s trilogy, Frankie Edgar is the odd’s makers pick to win against BJ Penn. The two former champs first squared off at UFC 112 back in 2010. Frankie Edgar earned a controversial decision over Penn to become the UFC’s new lightweight champion. Some called it a robbery, others a...

Jun 21, 2014 11:48 am

Hendricks Asks Dana For Chris Weidman Fight, Gets Shut Down

“I don’t know about three or four fights. You are in a very nasty division packed with talent from No. 1 to No. 13. You have a lot of housework to do before you clean out the division and talk about Chris Weidman… Hypothetically, if No. 5 through No. 13 quit, maybe we can do...

Jun 21, 2014 11:33 am

White: Wanderlei And Sonnen Are ‘Basically Ruined’ After Drug Testing Fiasco

“You’re basically ruined. Chael Sonnen had to retire. You know how much money he could have made in MMA and UFC?” “I’m pretty confident they’re going to bury him deep. I don’t know what else you could do to him, other than stone them and beat them with sticks. Financially, they’ll be destroyed with sponsors,...

Jun 21, 2014 11:19 am

Paulo Thiago Gets New Four-Fight Deal, Shocks Fans And Critics

To the surprise of many, the UFC has opted to continue employing longtime welterweight fighter Paulo Thiago. According to reports coming out of Brazil, the special forces officer has inked a new four-fight deal that will keep him in action for the foreseeable future. The new deal comes as a shock to many, considering the...

Jun 21, 2014 11:12 am

UFC Fight Night 42 Fighters Test Clean For Drugs

The New Mexico Athletic Commission has cleared all ‘UFC Fight Night: Albuquerque’ from their drug screenings for banned substances. A list of fighters testes is unknown. ‘UFC Fight night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ took place on June 7 and aired on FOX Sports 1.