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Mar 13, 2014 6:25 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler Do Pro-Wrestling

When she’s not preparing for title defenses, Ronda Rousey is making hits on the Silver screen in Hollywood. The UFC’s bantamweight champion, also moonlights as a pro-wrestler with her teammate and pro-wrestling enthusiast, Shayna Baszler. Check out their moves:

Mar 13, 2014 6:21 am

Throwback Thursday: The Strikeforce Brawl (Video Replay)

Most MMA fans remember this very crucial point in MMA History. The Strikeforce Brawl. Strikeforce was a national promotion on the verge of a break out moment. Having reached the largest television audience in MMA History, Strikeforce and CBS had a budding relationship… Until this happened. Many credit the Strikeforce brawl for the eventual demise...

Mar 13, 2014 6:03 am

Betting Odds: Conor McGregor Opens Up as Early Favorite over Cole Miller

Despite the match-up not even being announced yet, Irish gambling website PaddyPower has marked Conor McGregor as a nearly 2-1 favorite over Cole Miller, meaning that a successful 100 dollar bet on the Irishman would net roughly 50 dollar profit.  MMAMania first announced the news. The line has moved since then, with McGregor now an even...

Mar 13, 2014 5:15 am

Hector Lombard: ‘Rousey Had To Come To Entertain Following Olympics’

“Trust me, I came from the Olympics, and I can mention to you right now, for example, Olympic gold medalists in judo, and you don’t even know who they are,” Lombard said. “Now, I mention to you a bronze Olympic medalist in judo, and you know who she is. Why? Because she had to come...

Mar 13, 2014 4:45 am

Robbie Lawler: “I did not spar for the longest time”

The new and improved Robbie Lawler has hit the UFC in a big way in the past year or so, using his precise striking to drop repeated opponents and secure a three fight win streak since his return. However, before his rebirth as the fighter we see before us, he admittedly negated one of the...

Mar 13, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Says Middleweight Division May Be In His Future

“I’d love to fight at 185. Not having to cut down to 170? Are you kidding me? I walk around at 215, 220. That’s an average cut for a 185-pounder. That’s probably what the 185ers are walking around at. So the only thing that hurts me is that I’m 5-foot-9. I still thought about it,...

Mar 13, 2014 4:00 am

Lombard: ‘Jake Shields Is A Boring Fighter’

“I believe he’s a great fighter. His record speaks for itself. He beat a who’s who of the sport. But, he’s boring. This is a sport where you have to entertain fans. Because at the end of the day, this is the entertainment business. It’s not like the win business. It’s like, go up there,...

Mar 12, 2014 8:21 pm

TUF China Finale Drug Tests Come Back Clean

It was pretty humdrum as far as drug tests go. The  results are in for this month’s TUF China in Macau and a UFC official told MMAjunkie all fighters were tested, and all tested negative for performance-enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse. Also worthy of note, no therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone-replacement therapy were granted for the...

Mar 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Tumenov vs. Lapsley Slated For UFC Fight Night 40

Two UFC welterweight newcomers have been added to the upcoming May card in Cincinnati, Ohio. Albert Tumenov (12-2) will meet Anthony Lapsley (22-6) at UFC Fight Night 40, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday. Tumenov made his UFC debut on the back of an eight-fight winning streak in Russia. He is coming off a decision loss...

Mar 12, 2014 11:04 am

Nick Diaz To Jon Jones – ‘Don’t Be Scared Homie’

Cryptic is Nick Diaz. But once you get to know him, the secret messages and vague insults become clear as day. With Jon Jones trying to avoid, at all costs, a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson, Nick took to his personal instagram to pass on a message. Check it:

Mar 12, 2014 11:00 am

Diego Sanchez Thinks His Octagon Wars Have No Adverse Effects On His Health

“Hell no, that shit don’t take a toll on me, it makes me better. That’s experience, that’s being under the bright lights and that’s learning to find who you are as a true warrior; learning to find that true warrior spirit within. And, it takes time, it takes many years, it takes many fights, it...

Mar 12, 2014 10:24 am

PHOTO | Tito Shows Off New Girlfriend – Former UFC Ring Girl Amber Nichole Miller

The HBB, Tito Ortiz, is recovering from his very public breakup with his ‘Baby Momma’ Jenna Jameson. The newly signed and now injured Bellator light-heavyweight is back on the mend, both physically and in his personal life as evidenced by this photo with Miller. Want to see more of Tito’s new flame? Click here, or...

Mar 12, 2014 9:53 am

QUICK TWITT | Josh Thomson & Anthony Pettis Engage In Twitter Beef

Had the two met last December as planned, the need to settle unfinished business would have probably escaped them. None of that happened though and now what we have is a growing feud between UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and top lightweight contender, Josh Thomson. The two fighters took to twitter recently and it kind...

Mar 12, 2014 9:03 am

GSP happy to be retired: “I’m enjoying my life”

Last December Georges St. Pierre stepped away from the sport of MMA and relinquished his crown as king of the UFC welterweight division. A choice that he has yet to regret so it seems. He took some time with Yahoo Sports to discuss his reasoning for walking away from the sport and how he feels...

Mar 12, 2014 8:59 am

Eddie Alvarez: “(Gilbert Melendez) doesn’t want to fight me”

Bellator’s Eddie Alvarez is preparing for his third matchup against possibly his most notable rival in Michael Chandler. However, during a promotional shooting for their upcoming fight Alvarez spoke about another fighter who could be placed up there on the list of Alvarez’s adversaries, Gilbert Milendez. Dave Doyle of got the scoop when he...

Mar 12, 2014 8:58 am

Bigfoot Not Happy With Brazil’s Ban On TRT

“The way I see, he (Brazil’s Athletic Commission Leader, Marcio Tannure) wants to play the good guy role. He’s just being political because he was never against TRT. But I don’t judge him. Everybody likes Dr. Tannure, he is a great person. He made a mistake with me and I was upset because he hasn’t...

Mar 12, 2014 8:58 am

Anti-Aging Doctor Linked To Vitor Belfort: TRT ban pushes fighters into using ‘black market steroids’

Dr. John Pierce (pictured), an anti-aging doctor who has been linked to middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort, has apparently had multiple fighters inform him that they would rather go to the black market for performance-enhancing drugs, than get a therapeutic-use exemption (TUE) for testosterone. And now that the TUE program has been shut down? Dr. Pierce tells MMAJunkie – in a rather candid...

Mar 12, 2014 8:55 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Gives His Thoughts On Canelo’s Stoppage Over Alfredo

“Yeah, he’s fine, but I don’t know, like, it’s like they wanted to stop it, looking for a good punch. But, it wasn’t like where it needed to be stopped. Because he still looked dangerous. Hey, you know, it’s a trip though, because they didn’t stop the fights in the UFC. Or they stop fights...

Mar 12, 2014 8:54 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Lineup Finalized With 10 Bouts

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira (Minotauro) vs. Nelson has been finalized, and will go live at 11:30a.m. ET from Abu Dhabi exclusively on…you guessed it, UFC Fight Pass. The card has been finalized with 9 bouts, and will be headlined by the return of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who will be making his...

Mar 12, 2014 8:49 am

Injured Dominick Cruz Back To Training

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is finally training again! Bellator lightweight Michael Chandler made the announcement this week, stating that his Alliance MMA teammate was “doing good” while trying to do some light workouts in the midst of rehabbing his injured groin. “He’s back in the gym this week. He’s not full sparring, but...

Mar 11, 2014 3:16 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘Ronda Rousey Literally Makes Millions Of Dollars Per Fight’

  Fighter pay. It’s a funny thing, fighter pay. No one really has a true grasp on it outside of the disclosed salaries reported by certain governing bodies required to do so by law. But even that disclosed pay is often skewed as it doesn’t take into account, bonuses, pay-per-view points or sponsorship dollars. Fighter’s...