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Apr 9, 2014 6:02 pm

Gastelum Faces Musoke at UFC Fight Night 44

Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum will take on Nico Musoke in the latest bout added to June’s UFC Fight Night in San Antonio. “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” takes place June 28 at San Antonio’s AT&T Center. A welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum (8-0) and Nico Musoke (12-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition...

Apr 9, 2014 5:15 pm

Nick Diaz vs. Hector Lombard in the Works…Sort Of

Nothing is ever easy when it comes to Nick Diaz, especially getting him to fight. Despite expressing interest in a comeback not long ago, the UFC seems to be having a hard time getting into contact with Nick. According to MMAFighting, UFC PResident Dana White said today in a media luncheon that the UFC was...

Apr 9, 2014 5:13 pm

Mighty Mouse vs. Bagautinov Headlines UFC 174

UFC 174 in Vancouver is starting to take shape, with an expected headliner of Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson vs Ali “Puncher King” Bagautinov, as announced by UFC officials. Johnson (19-2-1, 7-1-1 UFC), will look to continue what has proven to be a dominant UFC title run. Since capturing the inaugural Flyweight title in 2012, Johnson...

Apr 9, 2014 11:50 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To The Passing Of ‘The Ultimate Warrior’

When news recently broke that Wrestling Hall-Of-Famer and WWF Superstar ‘The Ultimate Warrior’ passed away, no doubt all his fans felt a sense of mourning. Many of the UFC’s fighters and personalities took to twitter when the news broke. Here’s their reaction: We send our condolences to the @WWE community for the loss of @UltimateWarrior....

Apr 9, 2014 11:29 am

Alistair Overeem To Go Under The Knife – First Surgery In MMA Career

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC heavyweight and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem is set to go under the knife today to repair a pinched nerve in his elbow. Overeem had this to say to “Initially, I didn’t realize what it was and thought it would pass. I thought [my injured] rib was worse, which it...

Apr 9, 2014 11:28 am

Random Drug Testing In The UFC Is Here – Fertitta Discusses

By Evan Stoumbelis One of the most popular topics among fight fans and fighters alike, random drug testing for fighters. Former welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre has made his viewpoint very clear, he wants random drug testing for fighters. On the heels of Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira’s random drug test, Sports Illustrated writer Jeff...

Apr 9, 2014 11:13 am

QUICK TWITT | Liz Carmouche Forced To Remind Male Fans She’s Gay

When Liz Carmouche was first signed the UFC, she became the promotion’s first openly gay fighter. That fact has apparently been lost on some of her fan base, as Liz was recently compelled to send out the following: In case any one is interested I'm still not interested in men. From some of my private...

Apr 9, 2014 10:43 am

Gustafsson: ‘Jon Jones Knows I’m A Bad Matchup For Him’

“The thing is he knows — he knows I’m a really bad matchup for him. He knows that. I don’t think Jones is scared or he’s trying to run or anything like that. He just knows that I’m a really bad matchup and he knows that we will fight one day. He knows that, but...

Apr 9, 2014 10:04 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ Open Work Out Highlights

UFC correspondant Carolina Pearce interviews Fight Night Abu Dhabi stars following the open-air open workout from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Hear from headliners Minotauro Norgueira and Roy Nelson, co-main eventers Clay Guida and Tatsuya Kawajiri and more!

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Apr 9, 2014 9:04 am

Carano: I Think I Can Do More Than Just Be The Badass

Gina Carano is definitely a badass. She is best known for helping to usher in the movement of mainstream women’s MMA with her 7-1 professional record, and her appearances in films showcasing her talent and strength. While we are still waiting to hear any official word on her return to MMA, Carano is happy talking...

Apr 9, 2014 9:01 am

Renan Barao Focused on UFC 173, Not Opposed to Moving To 145 Later

Bantamweight champion Renan Barao has certainly put in work to be one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world. With a 33-fight win streak overall and a perfect 9-0 record in the WEC/UFC, it’s easy to want to see where else he could dominate. Some speculation has been made towards a possible move to...

Apr 9, 2014 9:01 am

Alistair Overeem Signs With VFD Marketing

  Alistair Overeem has signed with VFD Marketing. first reported the news.   Overeem has had a tumultuous few years in the management world, first calling it quits with his longtime management team, Golden Glory (which turned into a legal dispute that had to be settled out-of-court), and then most recently exiting from Authentic Sports Management, to...

Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Gina Carano Will Meet With Dana White On Wednesday

Last Thursday Gina Carano went on “The Arsenio Hall Show” and announced that she was going to be meeting with UFC president Dana White. Now thanks to White himself, we know that the meeting that could determine Carano’s fighting future will go down on Wednesday night. White confirmed the news with Carano’s name has...

Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Holly Holm Offered $250,000 To Return To Boxing – $15K By UFC

While Holly Holm may be currently resting up after her last win due to a broken arm, she is still making very sustaining business moves. Holm has one fight left on her contract with Legacy FC, and plans are already being made for any other possible options. The IFC and WFC welterweight champion made the...

Apr 9, 2014 8:58 am

PHOTO | Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw Engage In Awkward Staredown

Renan Barao will look to make his next title defense against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 on May 24, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC continues to promote the event and yesterday we got a look at the first staredown between champion and challenger. As staredowns go, this ones a bit strange and by strange...

Apr 9, 2014 8:57 am

Leslie Smith Will Face Sarah Kaufman At TUF Nations Finale

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale goes down on April 16 in Quebec City. Sarah Kaufman was scheduled to face Shayna Baszler. Baszler suffered an injury. The UFC got Amanda Nunes as a replacement. Nunes then suffered a broken hand. Now, a week away, Kaufman has a third opponent lined up. Leslie Smith will make her...

Apr 8, 2014 9:06 pm

Blackzilian Boss Drops Alistair Overeem From Roster

When Alistair Overeem left his longtime team at Golden Glory, he enlisted Glenn Robinson and the Blackzilians as his new management and fight team. Unfortunately for all parties involved, it didn’t work out. Blackzilian boss, Robinson explains why: (via Tyrone and Alistair have not trained together in a very long time. He hasn’t trained...

Apr 8, 2014 8:51 pm

PHOTO | Abu Dhabi Stadium Still Under Construction For Friday’s UFC Event

The Arena for Friday’s UFC event is still being put together. Or at least that’s what it appears like, as earlier today, UFC President Dana White sent out the following: Building the stadium in Abu Dhabi for Big Nog vs Big Country this FRIDAY on Fight Pass!!! — Dana White (@danawhite) April 8, 2014...

Apr 8, 2014 7:44 pm

VIDEO | Liddell Gets Blue Polish Pedicure From Very Special Stylist

Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell is one of the most feared men in UFC history. His vicious striking mixed with his relentless, kill-or-be-killed style made him one of the greatest MMA champions of all-time. Now retired, Liddell enjoys simpler things. Like this:

Apr 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Rob Emerson Indirectly Blames Ian McCall for Shane Del Rosario’s Passing

Rob Emerson is scheduled to face Joe Taimanglo at Bellator 116 this upcoming Saturday on the preliminary portion of the card. Emerson has been making the media rounds and made a stunning statement in the middle of an interview with MMAJunkie. Emerson believes that UFC flyweight Ian McCall is indirectly responsible for Shane Del Rosario’s...

Apr 8, 2014 7:21 pm

MacDonald vs. Woodley Official For UFC 174 Title Eliminator

Late last month we reported the UFC’s intentions with Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald. Those plans have now been finalized and the two welterweight fighters will indeed square off at UFC 174 in June. The bout has also been deemed a number-one-contender clash, putting the winner up against, Johny Hendricks, the UFC’s welterweight champion. Our...

Apr 8, 2014 6:31 pm

Marquardt Returns to Middleweight, Fights Te Huna in UFC New Zealand

Nate Marquardt is returning to a division that he knows all about. UFC officials announced on Monday that Marquardt is set to fight former light heavyweight James Te Huna in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43. UFC Fight Night 43 is expected be held at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand and...