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Feb 21, 2014 9:34 am

George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura added to The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Card

On Thursday night, UFC officials announced a new match-up for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card set for April 16th. George Roop will be facing Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight showdown. Roop’s last fight was at UFC Fight For The Troops 3 on November 6th, where he is coming off of a TKO loss to...

Feb 20, 2014 8:29 pm

White Says ‘No’ To Serra vs. Hughes II

Two players from the old-school turned heads yesterday after a twitter convo ended with a, ‘Call Dana’. Matt Serra and Matt Hughes have a storied rivalry that started with a TUF season and ended in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle (That Hughes won). I use the term ‘ended’ loosely though, because as of...

Feb 20, 2014 7:59 pm

White Addresses Fighter Sponsor Woes: ‘It’s not my F***ing Problem’

During today’s UFC media scrum, Dana White discussed the never-ending topic of fighter income. A fighter makes their contracted wage that the UFC pays and they can also take advantage of the real estate on their fighting attire to make additional income from sponsors. The sponsor market is not what it once was and many...

Feb 20, 2014 7:50 pm

Dana White Responds To Nate Quarry: ‘I have nothing bad to say’

Seemingly out of nowhere, former UFC middleweight and one-time title challenger Nate Quarry, came out this week and pretty much started bashing the ethics of the UFC. We heard from Lorenzo earlier today and now during his pre-UFC 170 media scrum Dana also touched on Quarry’s beef. Check it: “I like Nate Quarry. Let me...

Feb 20, 2014 6:40 pm

Seery steps in to face Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 37

Irish flyweight Neil Seery has replaced injured Ian McCall and will face Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 37, UFC officials announced Thursday. Seery stands at 13-9 and will be making his UFC debut. Pickett is 23-8 and this will be his seventh fight under the UFC umbrella. UFC Fight Night 37 takes place March...

Feb 20, 2014 4:51 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta Responds To Nate Quarry’s Rant

  Former UFC fighter Nate Quarry recently went on the internet and spilled his guts about his experience with the UFC. He talked about how much he got paid, UFC Christmas presents, and the sport as a business. Needless to say, one of the more shocking revelations from his comments was the amount he got...

Feb 20, 2014 4:17 pm

Danny Castillo vs Isaac Valllie-Flagg Set For UFC 172

  UFC lightweight and member of Team Alpha Male Danny Castillo will fight Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172, which takes place in Baltimore on April 26. The UFC announced the fight on Thursday. Castillo is looking to bounce back from his unanimous decision loss to Edson Barboza back in December. Before that loss Castillo had...

Feb 20, 2014 3:16 pm

Soriano vs. Payan added to UFC on Fox 11 Card

Today the UFC announced one more match-up to go along with already stellar event at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando, FL. Added to the Amway Center on April 19th, is a featherweight bout between Sean Soriano (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Estevan Payan (14-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC). Soriano is coming off of his first...

Feb 20, 2014 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Cormier Gets Physical With Cummins At Today’s Presser

D.C. got heated at today’s pre-fight presser. During the typical after-staredown’s Cormier charged Cummins and shoved him half across the room. UFC 170 goes down this weekend from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Here’s another shot:

Feb 20, 2014 11:17 am

Jessica Eye Blames Second Hand Smoke For Pot Testing Failure

By Evan Stoumbelis If you’ve been following the controversy surrounding womens UFC fighter Jessica Eye, you would know the story has been anything but consistant. First Eye tested positive on her drug test, but the Texas commission didn’t reveal what she tested positive for. Then Eye made an appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel...

Feb 20, 2014 11:16 am

Watch Today’s UFC 170 Pre-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM (1 PM PT)

Today from Las Vegas, the UFC and BJPENN.COM will be providing fight fans with a live stream of the UFC 170 pre-fight presser. Expected to attend are UFC President Dana White, Ronda Rousey, Sarah McMann and other fighters from Saturday’s pay-per-view event. Use the player below to tune in at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00...

Feb 20, 2014 11:13 am

Popeyes Chicken Almost Halted D.C.’s UFC 170 Participation

“I hear I’m not fighting on Wednesday and I’m all sad. The only thing that can make a Louisiana boy feel better is Popeyes. It was bad, it was horrible. I had four pieces of chicken and cajun rice, it was so good. I was laying on the ground I felt so bad because I...

Feb 20, 2014 11:01 am

Julianna Pena picks Sara McMann over Ronda Rousey at UFC 170

The first ever women’s Ultimate Fighter Winner Julianna Pena is picking challenger Sara McMann to defeat rating UFC champion Ronda Rousey at this weekend’s UFC 170 event. Pena announced her main event pick in a recent interview with “‘Wrestling beats Judo every singe time.’ I think if there’s a wrestler out there to do it Sara McMann is the one...

Feb 20, 2014 10:55 am

PHOTO | Ken Shamrock Protects ‘Fergie’ While In Vegas

Well fight fans, we can now add pop-sensation, Fergie, to the list of clients assigned to former UFC champ, Ken Shamrock. After leading a very controversial life outside of the cage, ‘Sham’ has taken up body-guard duty for some of the world’s biggest stars. Like 50 Cent for example. Here’s the proof: KEN SHAMROCK taking...

Feb 20, 2014 10:50 am

Wand says Vitor Belfort is a Lion when hitting, but that he can’t take a punch

“The Axe Murderer” is hoping that fellow Brazilian Vitor Belfort will emerge victorious against Chris Weidman at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is not because Wanderlei and Belfort are best friends, but because Silva wants to be the first guy to challenge “The Phenom” for the 185-pound strap, this after he defeats...

Feb 20, 2014 10:48 am

Ronda Rousey Credits Gina Carano’s Success As Inspiration To Pursue MMA

Before Ronda Rousey was the face of women’s MMA there was another. And apparently Gina Carano (pictured) was a huge driving force in influencing the current champ to strive for a career in the cage. No matter how unlikely it seemed at the time. Judo Olympian and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took some...

Feb 20, 2014 10:46 am

Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal Bout Added To Cincinnati’s May 10th UFC Event

Another fight has been added to the UFC’s Cincinnati card. Middleweights Ed Herman and Rafael Natal will square off during the UFC’s return to Cincinnati on Fox Sports 1, which will take place May 10th and emanate from the U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials announced the addition to the card on Wednesday. Ed Herman will be looking to bounce...

Feb 20, 2014 10:41 am

VIDEO | Countdown To ‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ (Full Replay)

Women’s bantamweight champion has conquered everything the UFC has thrown her way. But she now faces her stiffest test to date against former Olympic wrestler Sara McMann. McMann has the credentials but will she be the one to stop Rousey’s armbar? Here’s the rest of the countdown:

Feb 20, 2014 10:36 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey’s Official UFC 170 Walkout T Collection

Are you a Ronda Rousey fan? If so, her official UFC 170 UFC gear is up and ready for purchase. The UFC bantamweight champion faces Sarah McMann this weekend at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Want to up your T-shirt game? Visit the UFC’s store and get your Rousey T ordered...

Feb 20, 2014 10:28 am

Cummins on Cormier bout: “9 days is perfect”

By Evan Stoumbelis Daniel Cormier’s new opponent for this Saturday’s UFC 170, Pat Cummins spoke to Fox Sports 1 media members at UFC 170’s open workouts on Wednesday about his 9 day long training camp, and how prepared he is for the biggest fight of his career. “Overthinking a situation is a big deal, especially...

Feb 20, 2014 10:18 am

Ronda Rousey influenced by Floyd Mayweather both in and out of the cage

Ronda Rousey is currently undefeated in her mixed martial arts career and has recently been praised by UFC president Dana White as the biggest star that the UFC has ever had. Ronda was quick to credit some of her savvy, both business wise and in the cage, to one of the biggest stars in another...

Feb 20, 2014 8:42 am

Ronda Rousey ‘Concerned’ About UFC 170 PPV Buys

  Ronda Rousey is concerned.   Sure, she’s the biggest thing to hit the UFC since Kimbo Slice’d bread.  Sure, the fans love to love her, or love to hate her. But too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing.   “I get concerned,” Rousey said during the open workouts for UFC 170, which will...

Feb 20, 2014 8:42 am

Pat Cummins The Code-Breaker: ‘I Don’t Know What The Wrestling Code Is’

  Patrick Cummins broke the wrestling code. At least, that’s what Daniel Cormier keeps telling him.   It seems that – according to Cormier – wrestlers have an unspoken code of conduct, which apparently revolves around not telling people when wrestlers cry.   Seems legit. Cummins, however, is having none of it.   “I don’t...