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Oct 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar: I've Been Hit By Bigger, Stronger Guys And Never Been Stopped | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Rio this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face the bigger, stronger and teak tough contender Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar. The three-round special attraction is the main event of the...

Oct 10, 2012 12:02 pm

PHOTO | Jeremy Stephens’ Mug Shot Released | UFC NEWS

It is no secret at this point that UFC lightweight fighter, Jeremy Stephens, is currently serving a stint behind bars. While he is proclaiming his innocence, and has the full support of the UFC bosses, the hard hitting San Diego resident just had his mug shot released on-line.

Oct 10, 2012 11:59 am

AKA Coach Mendez Wants Cormier vs. Werdum Booking | UFC NEWS

“I would like for Daniel to face Fabricio Werdum or Frank Mir [injured], or maybe Shane Carwin [booked]. I want Daniel to fight someone who is going to challenge him, who is going to motivate him to train. Werdum is that guy who is up there, so for me that’s the guy I want. Werdum...

Oct 10, 2012 11:54 am

VIDEO | UFC Cribs With Nogueira And His Beachside Compound In Brazil | UFC NEWS

Minotauro Nogueira invites Paula Sack to an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of his beachside home. He reveals the real secret to keeping so focussed. Catch this highly-anticipated co-main heavyweight bout as “Big Nog” faces Dave “Pee-Wee” Herman at UFC® 153: Silva vs Bonnar, Saturday, October 13 at 10PM ET / 7PM PT, live on Pay-Per-View. Anyone...

Oct 10, 2012 11:40 am

Forrest Griffin: Bonnar Is Going To Surprise People This Weekend | UFC NEWS

“I actually think Stephan’s going to surprise some people. I don’t know if he’ll win, but he’ll do well. He’s a big guy, he’s never been, I’ve never seen him be hurt by a punch, let alone knocked out. I don’t think Anderson’s going to want to get too close because Stephan’s a big guy...

Oct 10, 2012 11:36 am

VIDEO | Bonnar: “This is the culmination of it all” | UFC NEWS

“Did you know if you put $100 on me, you could win a half-a-million? It’s a defining moment of my whole life — all the martial arts I’ve done, all the training and MMA fights and wrestling and boxing. This is the culmination of it all. I don’t have the best luck. I’m kind of...

Oct 10, 2012 10:29 am

WWE Star CM Punk Talks King Mo’s Wrestling Debut & Bautista’s MMA Debut | MMA NEWS

WWE  superstar CM Punk talks about Dave Bautista’s MMA debut this weekend and King Mo’s dual full time position with Bellator and TNA.  He started off his interview with MMA Hour’s Ariel Helwani by talking about Bautista “Dave Bautista looked really really nervous and he admitted that and I don’t know if he’s proud of...

Oct 10, 2012 10:26 am

Daniel Cormier Wants To Coach “The Ultimate Fighter” Opposite Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 Strikeforce) made his presence known September 10, 2011 when he replaced Alistair Overeem and defeated Antonio Silva in the first round via KO (punches). The former Olympic wrestler showed he was the real deal when he went on to win the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix by defeating Josh Barnett in...

Oct 10, 2012 10:23 am

Video: Glover Teixeira Says He’ll Bring Fight to Jon Jones & Get That Title

  In a recent interview with MMAinterviews.tv, Brazilian Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira was asked about a potential fight with current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. His response was very quick and he was very confident as he said he would bring the fight to Jones and get that title. The whole interview ran a...

Oct 9, 2012 7:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin on Fighting Le, China, Movies, and More

Rich Franklin takes on Cung Le on November 10th in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 6 also known as UFC MACAO. This event will be the UFC’s first event in greater China and is set to take place at the CotaiArena. The fight was in question for a time. Rumors of a...

Oct 9, 2012 3:32 pm

Former Strikeforce Champ Feijao Denied Suspension appeal By CSAC | MMA NEWS

  California State Athletic Commissionvoted unanimously to deny the appeal of former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante.   A series of testimonies, rebuttals, questions and answers along with Cavalcante’s denial of ever taking steroids.  Manager Ed Soares, lawyer and Cavalante himself argued this particular case stemmed from a mishandling of the sample taken from...

Oct 9, 2012 1:37 pm

Ratings Report: UFC on FX 5 Draw Mediocre Television Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 5:  Browne vs Bigfoot drew in the lowest number of viewers with 1.1 million hitting the same mark as UFC on FX 3.  The good news is…. It gave a boost to The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson episode 4. UFC live events on FX have been fairly consistent with...

Oct 9, 2012 12:25 pm

Jeremy Stephens’ bail set at $100,000, faces extradition to Iowa | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens, who has been in a Minnesota jail since his arrest early Friday morning, has had his bail set at $100,000 and faces a possible extradition to Iowa. According to UFC president Dana White and Stephens’ management group, Evolution Agents, the fighter is wanted in Iowa in relation to a...

Oct 9, 2012 12:09 pm

McMann Latest Strikeforce Fighter To Be Sidelined With Injury | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce’s November 3 Oklahoma even has 3 of it’s major fight bouts cancelled due to injuries.  First it was the main event Mir vs. Cormier, then it was Rockhold vs. Larkin, and a day after it’s McMann vs. Carmouche.  Sara McMann entered Strikeforce as a plausible challenge for the reigning bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey.  MMAweekly...

Oct 9, 2012 8:15 am

VIDEO | Inside MMA Hints At Strikeforce Closure | MMA NEWS

Yesterday BJPENN.COM was first to run a story that the Strikeforce Mixed Martial Arts promotion was close to shutting their doors. AXS TV’s Inside MMA went on the air last night and reported much of the same during their live broadcast. “‘Inside MMA’ has heard from multiple sources that the relationship between Strikeforce and Showtime...

Oct 9, 2012 7:20 am

Quick Twitt | Travis Browne Out 2-4 Months With Torn Hamstring | UFC NEWS

During last Friday’s UFC on FX 5 main event. Heavyweight fighter, Travis Browne, suffered an obvious injury that not only cost him victory, but also forced the first loss on his previously unbeaten Mixed Martial Arts record. The Greg Jackson trained fighter recently took to twitter to announce the confirmation of his injury and explain...

Oct 9, 2012 7:00 am

Rick Story Stress Free And Ready To Get Contention Back On Track | UFC NEWS

“Taking fights on short notice is definitely not something I was prepared to do. Even though I was in shape, all the hype and stress and interviews and everything like that, it’s normally something you work yourself into, but with me, I got a dump truck load of all-new stress put right on my shoulders....