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Mar 20, 2014 11:28 am

Rich Franklin Turns Down Cincinnati Bout Against ‘Lil Nog’

Former UFC middleweight champion and Cincinnati resident, Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin, hasn’t seen the inside of The Octagon since his 2012 first round KO loss to Cung Le. Since then, Franklin, has been enjoying life on the sidelines and mixing up juice cocktails in LA, as part of a new business venture he owns, called, Zelin...

Mar 20, 2014 11:17 am

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Looking Strong, Flipping Tire (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva looking pretty much fully...

Mar 20, 2014 11:07 am

PHOTO | ‘UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida’ Official Poster

The UFC 173 official poster just got a facelift with the removal of Vitor Belfort from the show’s main event. UFC officials recently released this newer version of the pre-fight event flyer, featuring Machida and Weidman dressed in war paint. Check it:

Mar 20, 2014 10:29 am

Henderson: ‘TRT has nothing to do with my fighting skills’

“I don’t think TRT has anything to do with my skills as a fighter. I think I get sick a little bit less and have a little more energy. I don’t lay on the couch as much when I’m on TRT, but it’s not the reason I’ve done as well as I’ve done in the...

Mar 20, 2014 10:12 am

Ratings Report: UFC 170 Pulls Low PPV Buys, Brings Rousey’s Draw Into Question

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Mar 20, 2014 10:05 am

Bellator Champ Newton: ‘Bellator Will Surpass The UFC’

“I just see Bellator definitely surpassing UFC. It’s already happening. [The UFC] is not very personable with the fighters. They don’t really have the fans understanding what the fighters went through, understanding their camps. I think Bellator does that very well. They really follow the fighters, so it makes the fans fall in love more...

Mar 20, 2014 9:59 am

Hendo: Brazilian fans say I’m going to die

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson earned “Fight of the Year” honors back in 2011, for their 5-round war that took place at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. After 25-minutes of non-stop action, Hendo got the judges nod in what many people deem to be the greatest fight in mixed martial arts history. Since losing...

Mar 20, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Lombard Already Up To 213 Pounds From 170 Last Weekend

As part of the welterweight-heavy UFC 171 event last weekend, Hector Lombard made a win over Jake Shields look easy. The former Bellator middleweight champion, seems to have found a new spark in the UFC’s 170 pound division and he’s making weight, seemingly, with no issue. surprising enough, the American Top Team fighter, lost a...

Mar 20, 2014 8:36 am

Holly Holm On Failed UFC Talks: ‘ One Day At A Time, The Cards Will Unfold’

Up until last night Holly Holm was widely considered one of the hottest prospects in women’s MMA. So much so, that many already linked her to a potential title fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. Unfortunately for fight fans, her management blew the deal with the UFC brass and she is stuck, for the foreseeable future,...

Mar 20, 2014 6:00 am

PHOTO | UFC’s Australian Octagon Girl Poses Topless in Maxim

Australia’s very own UFC Ring Card Girl, Kahili Blundell, graces the cover of Maxim Magazine in this April’s issue, and only days after our American beauty, Brittney Palmer, shows us her goods in Fitness Gurls Magazine! (Click here to see Brittney Palmer) Get the full scoop on our dazzling ring girl from Down Under, including...

Mar 19, 2014 9:34 pm

Dana White: No Cyborg Deal, No Carano Deal, Not Interested In Holly Holm

The list of female title challengers got shorter this evening following UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Since Ronda’s quick win over Sarah McMann last month, rumors have tied her to everyone from Holly Holm to Gina Carano. UFC on FOX correspondent, Ariel Helwani, cleared the air during tonight’s broadcast. Here’s what he said: “I...

Mar 19, 2014 8:38 pm

Serra Calls For MacDonald vs. Lombard Title Eliminator

The UFC’s welterweight division has never looked so promising. With GSP out of the picture, the list of potential challengers for new champ, Johny Hendricks, has grown substantially. Everyone wants their shot and Matt Serra, who played co-host tonight on ‘UFC Tonight’ this evening, offered up his thoughts. Check it: “This was nuts. Robbie Lawler...

Mar 19, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan OnThe Evolution Of The MMA Fighter

UFC commentator, Joe Rogan, discusses that special spark in some athletes that allows them to succeed inside the UFC’s Octagon. The clip is an outtake from Conor McGregor’s upcoming documentary. Enjoy!

Mar 19, 2014 7:54 pm

Hendricks: ‘Robbie Tougher Fight Than GSP’

During an appearance on UFC Tonight, newly minted champion Johny Hendricks, took some time out to discuss some items coming out of last weekend’s pay-per-view headliner. Check it: Johny Hendricks on who was a tougher fight, Lawler or GSP: “As of right now, Robbie. He has power. You can’t take it lightly. Every punch could...

Mar 19, 2014 7:45 pm

Confirmed: Condit Tore ACL In UFC 171 Bout

Last weekend’s UFC 171 co-main event between, Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley, ended prematurely when Condit fell to the mat suffering from an injured knee. (Replay HERE) Up until tonight, we had no clue what the diagnosis was, but now in a statement on UFC Tonight, it appears as if he tore the ACL. Here it...

Mar 19, 2014 7:36 pm

Hardy: ‘I definitely plan on getting back in there’

“I definitely plan on getting back in there. It’s just the process of getting cleared and being able to now. It’s kind of frustrating, but not be honest, this commentating job came at the right time it’s given me a new challenge to focus on. And I’m able to stay very close to the sport,...

Mar 19, 2014 6:54 pm

Newly Signed UFC Fighter Retires Prior To Debut

32 year-old Canadian light-heavyweight, Steve Bosse, recently got the call all fighters dream of. An offer to fight for the UFC. With his debut set opposite Ryan Jimmo, Bosse, was poised to make a splash inside the Octagon and try to improve upon his, already impressive, 10-1 pro-record. An unfortunate shoulder injury forced his cancellation...

Mar 19, 2014 6:17 pm

Duane Ludwig Leaving Team Alpha Male, Search For New Coach Under Way

Despite all the success of the Team Alpha Male squad since bringing in UFC veteran, Duane Ludwig, it looks as if the relationship is being terminated. A reason for the departure is not known, but there is nothing out there leading us to believe the shift is due to any unfavorable conditions. According to UFC...

Mar 19, 2014 5:14 pm

BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar III Set For TUF 19 Finale Headliner In July

The UFC’s ‘Fight Week’ set for 4th of July weekend, just got its first official bout announced. Former UFC champ’s BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar, coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Season 19, will square off for a third time in the headlining slot of the TUF 19 Finale event. ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Finale’...

Mar 19, 2014 3:41 pm

Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens headlines UFC Fight Night in San Antonio

UFC officials announced today that a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) will headline the recently announced ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in San Antonio. The “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” event, which goes down June 28 live from the AT&T Center, will mark the...

Mar 19, 2014 9:55 am

Johny Hendricks Injured, Goes In For Surgery Monday

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, was right when he told the media he thought something was wrong with his arm. Apparently, it’s a torn Bicep. While appearing on Los Angeles Radio station, KROQ, this morning, the champ confirmed that he will go into surgery on Monday to repair the muscle and rehab should...

Mar 19, 2014 9:28 am

Woodley Not Happy With Rogan Commentary

“They’re punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Rogan is horrendous for his commentary that he did for that fight. Everything was, ‘Oh, Tyron threw a hard bomb but Carlos took it. He’s got such a great chin. Oh, Tyron has a takedown. Look at Carlos. He’s doing the mission impossible guard [mission...

Mar 19, 2014 9:20 am

With New Motivation, Shogun Wants K.O. Over Hendo This Weekend

“I have always been with great coaches, but I lacked motivation. With the training here in São Paulo my motivation raised again because I’m just another fighter. In Curitiba, the coaches were hired by me and they were focusing only on me. Now, here in São Paulo, I have good athletes that help me like...

Mar 19, 2014 8:43 am

305,000 Tune In For UFC 171 Prelims On FS2

Last Saturday’s UFC 171 event crowned our new welterweight champion. You didn’t have to tune in to FOX Sports 2 to catch this historic moment, you just had to fork out enough coin to buy the pay-per-view. However, there were fights on FOX Sports 2 as well last Saturday. As part of the lead up...

Mar 19, 2014 8:29 am

Barboza On His Love For America Food

“You get perfect Brazilian food. I eat, my whole life, in Brazil, you know? But, that food, I love American food, man. My favorite is American breakfast. Like bacon, pancakes, eggs. In Brazil, breakfast like a bread, coffee, fruit, that’s it. But here… First time, that’s funny. My first day in America. My friend get...

Mar 19, 2014 8:22 am

Woodley Thinks The UFC Wants Rory MacDonald To Replace The GSP Void

“I think that anybody is in some form of media and spectators, the good stories always make the front page. What people fail to realize is that it was seven minutes into the fight, I was winning the fight, I won the first round, I won the first two minutes of the second round, and...