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Aug 30, 2013 7:05 am

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine targeted for December event

UFC president Dana White recently told that welterweights Matt “The Immortal” Brown (18-11 MMA, 11-5 UFC) and Tarec “Sponge” Saffiedine (14-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) are being targeted to fight at a December UFC event. White said the booking is dependent on Saffiedine’s health, so an exact date has yet to be confirmed. “The Ultimate Fighter 7”...

Aug 29, 2013 12:40 pm

VIDEO REPLAY | UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis Pre-Fight Press Conference

If you missed today’s UFC 164 pre-fight press conference we have it right here for you to watch on demand. Featuring UFC President Dana White, main event fighters Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis, as well as Frank Mir, Josh Barnett, Clay Guida and Chad Mendes, today’s event was full of great commentary from each participant...

Aug 29, 2013 12:13 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann’ Medical Suspensions Report

The Indiana Gaming Commission’s athletic division has released the medical suspensions list from last night’s UFC Fight Night 27 event and seven of the evenings participants have been forced on the sidelines for various injuries. UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann took place in front of a packed-out Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana....

Aug 29, 2013 9:20 am

UFC purchases 24 acres for $7.8 million in Vegas to build new headquarters

As the premiere mixed martial arts organization in the world, the UFC has grown exponentially in the past few years. Now seen in nearly 150 countries and heard in 30 languages, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is at a point where it needs more space to conduct business: To accommodate its continued growth and put its...

Aug 29, 2013 8:21 am

Dana White: Chael Sonnen vs. Phil Davis ‘could happen’ at UFC 167

MMA fans who were hoping to see Chael Sonnen (29-13-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA, 5-7 UFC) settle their beef at UFC 167 in November are likely to be disappointed, as UFC president Dana White has indicated that “The Axe Murderer” is still recovering from a serious injury and won’t be ready...

Aug 29, 2013 7:34 am

UFC Opens 2014 With Debut in Singapore Jan. 4

UFC Officials announced today that the organization will be making its debut in Southeast Asia with a January 4 event in Singapore.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   The UFC will be headed to Southeast Asia in 2014, organization officials announced Thursday.  The event will take place January 4 in Singapore, and according to the...

Aug 29, 2013 7:29 am

Brandon Vera on TRT: If it’s good for one, it should be good for all

Brandon Vera (12-6 MMA, 8-6 UFC) will make his return to the UFC’s heavyweight division this weekend when he takes on Ben Rothwell (32-9 MMA, 2-3 UFC) at UFC 164 in Milwaukee. Vera was recently asked by members of the media to comment on Big Ben’s use of TRT. Vera stated that he was not a...

Aug 29, 2013 7:24 am

Dana White Says Ben Askren Deal Won’t Be Easy, Calls Bjorn Rebney A ‘Scumbag’

There’s been no love loss between the presidents of two of MMA’s largest organizations, as UFC President Dana White spoke about his organization’s possibility of picking up Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   While the UFC and its president Dana White have changed their stance toward Ben Askren- that is,...

Aug 29, 2013 6:43 am

Josh Barnett to Ben Askren: Go f— yourself

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett (32-6 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will make his long awaited return to the octagon this weekend at UFC 164 in Milwaukee. Barnett’s opponent Saturday night will be 2-time UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir, but for some reason or another, it was current free agent and rating Bellator welterweight champion, Ben...

Aug 29, 2013 4:05 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Post-Fight Media Scrum

UFC President Dana White made the media rounds last night following the UFC Fight NIght 27 event. To see what the UFC boss had to say about last night’s fights, future matchups and other musings in MMA jit play and catch up on all the news!

Aug 29, 2013 4:02 am

VIDEO | Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann Fight Highlight

Former UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, put on a striking clinic last night in his main event rematch against Martin Kampmann. The two top welterweights took it to the fourth round, where Condit was able to capitalize on his dominance and finish Kampmann with strikes. Both men earned ‘Fight of the Night” honors from...

Aug 29, 2013 4:00 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum vs. Brian Melancon Fight Highlight

Video: UFC Fight Night: Gastelum/Melancon Last night TUF 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum, made his debut in the welterweight division. The undefeated 21-year old impressed with a first round submission over his opponent on the UFC Fight Night 27 main card.

Aug 28, 2013 1:55 pm

Cheick Kongo Signs With Bellator, Will Compete In Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has been trying their hardest to gather momentum in the mixed martial arts world. After announcing their plans to embark in the pay per view market, it was confirmed that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson would headline the promotion’s first PPV card. Bellator officials dropped another major announcement today as they revealed Cheick Kongo...