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May 21, 2015 8:18 pm

Cerrone: The Belt’s More Important to My Coaches and Management Than Me

Donald Cerrone could have sat on the sidelines after Khabib Nurmagomedov suffered an injury that forced him to pull out of their fight at UFC 187, but he chose to remain on the card and fight John Makdessi anyway. Cerrone wants to fight for the title because the money will be helpful, but he thinks...

May 21, 2015 8:14 pm

Conor McGregor Hosts Two-Hour Media Workout, And LOOKS GREAT! — WATCH

Conor McGregor is preparing for his war with Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship and he’s looking great! The challenger participated in a two hour workout for the media and was as impressive as he was entertaining. Check out the full video above! The fight takes place at UFC 189! Who Has The Better...

May 21, 2015 7:43 pm

42 Seconds Of MMA Violence You Don’t Want To Miss

Every now and then, there is a violent fight in the regional scene that you just don’t want to miss. Tuff-N-Uff is one of the bigger promotions on the scene and they put Cory Osborne across the cage from Jesse Salmon and all hell broke loose. Check out the full fight above! Who Has The...

May 21, 2015 11:58 am

Tate: ‘I’m Losing 90%, UFC’s Reebok Deal Unfair To Women’

Perennial UFC title contender Miesha Tate is one of the first high-profile women to speak up about how the Reebok deal will be damaging her paychecks. Much like Gegard Mousasi and Brendan Schaub, “Cupcake” will be taking a major hit as well. “Honestly, I’m not that excited about the numbers,” Tate revealed. “I’m taking a...

May 21, 2015 11:56 am

Asia’s Top MMA Promotion ‘Getting Lots Of Interest’ Since UFC’s Reebok Deal

The deal between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok may not be what is best for all fighters, but it looks to be helping the sport of mixed martial arts grow as a whole. Japanese based promotion ONE Championship has been getting more attention from potential sponsors than usual due to the fact that non-Reebok...

May 21, 2015 11:53 am

Usher’s Got Skills! Watch The Pop King Flow — WATCH!

Pop/R&B icon Usher has the moves to make the ladies swoon while he is on stage, but people don’t know he has the moves to duke it out with the best in the world as well. Atlanta’s Usher is a known staple at one of MMA’s top camps, Team Blackhouse, where he trains under the...

May 21, 2015 11:52 am

BIG SWOLE – Watch The UFC 187 Open Workouts, “Rumble” Is Massive

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is looking huge walking into his fight with Daniel Cormier. Their main-event bout will decide the fate of the recently vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. UFC correspondent Megan Olivi recaps Wednesday’s UFC 187 Open Workouts. Check out interviews with Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort, Daniel Cormier, Anthony Johnson, and Donald Cerrone. Who Has...

May 21, 2015 11:04 am

Baroni – “Schilling is just a big mouth p*ssy, end of story!”

Mixed martial arts veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni has been trying to line up a fight with Joe Schilling under the Bellator banner. The former Strikeforce title challenger posted a photo on twitter of himself with Scott Coker at last weekend’s Bellator event, insinuating that a fight with “Stitch em up” was on the horizon. However,...

May 21, 2015 11:03 am

EA UFC Simulator Pics Cormier via KO!

‘EA Sports: UFC’ may be a bit glitchy, but it sure plays and feels like the most realistic representation of fighting in the octagon on a gaming system. The game predicted this weekend’s upcoming title fights between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort as well as Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson’s bout. Check out the predictions...

May 21, 2015 11:02 am

WATCH! Khabib’s Dad vs. Daniel Cormier

AKA’s Khabib Nurmagomedov may not have been able to help Daniel Cormier train for his upcoming championship bout at UFC 187 this weekend, but his father sure was! Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov is a judo black belt and helped teach his son the art of wrestling at a young age. My Father and @dc_mma grappling in the...

May 21, 2015 11:01 am

The Top 5 Potential UFC Superfights

Michael Bisping, Brendan Schaub and Kenny Florian count down their top 5 potential super fights in this segment of UFC Now, episode 218. Now that “UFC Fight Night 66” is in the books and Urijah Faber’s super fight with Frankie Edgar is off the list, which super fight would you like to see next? Who...

May 21, 2015 11:00 am

UFC 187: Daniel Cormier’s Second Chance

Daniel Cormier didn’t expect his next fight to be for the light heavyweight title, but he said that when opportunity is knocking at the door, you answer. Hear his entire sitdown pre-fight interview with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 21, 2015 9:51 am

UFC 187 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 187 Embedded, the stars of the main card — including light heavyweight title challengers Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson — get oriented in Las Vegas alongside recent transplant Conor McGregor. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman unwinds with an unusual combination of video games and acupuncture, while his opponent Vitor Belfort takes...

May 21, 2015 9:00 am

Cruz and Bisping Breakdown UFC 187’s Belfort vs. Weidman Bout

Dominick Cruz and Michael Bisping discuss Chris Weidman’s Middleweight title defense vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 187. Also featured on the PPV will be a bout to decide the fate of the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Title between Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All...

May 21, 2015 9:00 am

Cerrone Slides On Bull Ahead Of UFC 187

This weekend at UFC 187, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone gets to go toe-to-toe with John “The Bull” Makdessi. To prepare for his fight with “The Bull”, Cerrone resorted to his usual wild instincts and jumped the gate to sit down on an actual bull. You can hear his advisors screaming, “NO!” in the background as he...

May 21, 2015 6:00 am

The Return Of The UFC’s “Natural Born Killer” — WATCH!

On this episode of UFC NOW, we’ll talk about the psychological effect of coming back from a serious injury. We’ll also discuss a welterweight who trains at one of the elite gyms in the country with several highly ranked fighters in his own division and if that is smart. Who Has The Better High Kick,...

May 20, 2015 5:03 pm

Weidman: ‘I’m Gonna Dominate Belfort Wherever the Fight Goes’

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman talks to Michael Bisping and Dominick Cruz about his upcoming match with Vitor Belfort on May 23rd. The title match is only one of two this weekend as the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship is also up for grabs in a bout between Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Daniel Cormier. Who Has...

May 20, 2015 5:02 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan Breaks Down Weidman vs. Belfort

UFC commentator Joe Rogan previews the co-main event of UFC 187 as middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts the title on the line against veteran Vitor Belfort. Catch the action live on Pay-Per-View, May 23rd. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 20, 2015 5:00 pm

Wrestling Inspired Cormier to Beat His Bullies Up

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier talks about dealing with an aggressive bully while growing up. Cormier steps into the cage and fights for the light heavyweight championship this Saturday at “UFC 187”. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

REPLAY! Ronda Rousey On HBO’s “Real Sports” (Full)

Ronda Rousey is the face of mixed martial arts and the world is starting to take notice. Rousey was recently named the “Most Dominant Athlete” in sports and certainly plays the part well; Her last two championship defenses only lasted a combined thirty seconds in the octagon. Watch the full interview with HBO and the...

May 20, 2015 2:56 pm

‘No Way Vitor Beats Weidman Without the Magic Sauce’

Vitor Belfort will be stepping into the octagon without testosterone replacement therapy against Chris Weidman this weekend at “UFC 187”. Belfort was originally supposed to fight Weidman earlier last year, but Belfort was forced to pull out when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT. Belfort racked up some of the most impressive wins of...

May 20, 2015 1:05 pm

Velasquez: ‘I Feel Like I’m The Underdog In Every Fight’

The UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, is preparing for his fight with interim champ Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez recently talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about preparing for the fight and his mindset going into all of his bouts. The champ said he has been getting ready for Werdum by training a lot more jiu-jitsu because...

May 20, 2015 10:25 am

Palhares Fires Back At Trash Talking Jake Shields

WSOF Champion Rousimar Palhares caught wind of BJPENN.COM’s recent interview with Jake Shields and has some choice words for the challenger leading up to their fight. “I don’t know how you come to think in this way about me considering we have never even actually met,” Palhares wrote to MMAJunkie. “But I get it –...

May 20, 2015 9:05 am

UFC Champ Chris Weidman Talks Punching Celebrity Faces

Chris Weidman steps into the octagon this Saturday against Vitor Belfort, but by the looks of things he wants his next opponent to be Justin Bieber! The UFC Middleweight Champion sits down with FOX Sports 1’s Katie Nolan and discusses a handful of topics including the story of why he dropped his nickname. Check out...

May 20, 2015 9:02 am

Women’s Self Defense With Miesha Tate — WATCH!

Miesha Tate took some time away from her training camp for her fight with Jessica “Evil” Eye to help teach some self defense! The video kicks off with her taking down a guy in pretty quick fashion— check out the video above! Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 20, 2015 9:02 am

UFC 187 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On Episode 2 of UFC 187 Embedded, lightweight Donald Cerrone stays busy in classic “Cowboy” style as he scuba dives Lake Mead’s Wreck Alley and then goes cigar shopping. On opposite sides of the country, middleweight champion Chris Weidman and light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier pack up and say goodbye to their families before heading...