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Feb 18, 2014 7:44 am

Rafael dos Anjos Coach: Nurmagomedov is the Russian version of Chael Sonnen

It was recently announced that top lightweights Rafael dos Anjos and Khabib Nurmagomedov will square off at the upcoming UFC on FOX 11 event in Orlando, Florida this April. According to dos Anjos coach Rafael Cordeiro, Nurmagomedov needs a lesson in respect, especially in regards to the sport of jiu-jitsu, as he told Sherdog.com in a...

Feb 18, 2014 6:40 am

UFC 170’s Sarah McMann: ‘When the pressure’s on I show up’

“I don’t know if it was necessarily my Olympic success that has [played into my MMA success]. I think you can take other Olympians or Olympic medalists and sometimes that doesn’t translate into success in another sport. So I think part of it is each individual, and that’s why when I began MMA I said,...

Feb 18, 2014 6:35 am

Machida Down For Jacare Or Bisping Scraps While Waiting For Title Shot

“Everybody keeps talking about the title. Of course, I want to fight for the title and I did my best on Saturday night (to earn a shot), but it’s up to the UFC now to decide if I deserve it or not. I’ll be ready for anything. If they want me to fight once more...

Feb 18, 2014 6:31 am

Rousey: ‘I’m also the best striker’

“My MMA striking is the best in the game. It definitely is a challenge. With judo I spent so many years with a certain posture that the hardest thing was adjusting it. I’ve reached a certain level of competition where what’s required out of striking to come into the clinch to grapple is a lot...

Feb 18, 2014 6:26 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Training Camp

Ronda Rousey sharpens her jiu-jitsu sword at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Torrance, California. In this video, previously released by FightHub.com, Ryron and Rener explain what she’s learning, why she’s so quick to absorb information, and how good her armbars really are. Enjoy!

Feb 18, 2014 6:14 am

White Explains Uniform Concept Meant To Help Fighters Make Money

“It’s not as big as everybody makes it out to be. Those are the guys that are making tons of money anyway, and they make big money on sponsorship. The lower level guys? They’re not making a bunch from sponsorship. We just saw the thing go down with Mac Danzig. He said, ‘I’m done. I...

Feb 18, 2014 6:13 am

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Rousey

Jiu-Jitsu experts Rener and Ryron Gracie illuminate Ronda Rousey’s first UFC title defense as she stopped the offensive attack of Liz Carmouche in Gracie Breakdown.

Feb 18, 2014 4:36 am

UFC signs Dutch light heavyweight

In an attempt to shore up the light heavyweight division, the UFC has added a veteran striker to the mix. Dutch-born Hans Stringer was added to the roster and according to Combate, he will make his UFC debut against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night Natal, on March 23. Stringer is just 26 but stands...

Feb 17, 2014 4:26 pm

Felice Herrig Concerned Over Proposed UFC Wardrobe Changes

Felice Herrig has yet to step foot inside the UFC’s Octagon, but, as one of the most popular females in the game today, she’s concerned over the UFC’s proposed changing of the dress code. She took to her instagram with the following: “I design and custom make all my weigh in and fight outfits so...

Feb 17, 2014 3:56 pm

Bellator Not Stopping At Melendez: ‘We’re Going After Everybody’ Says Rebney

There’s a new player in the MMA world of promoting and they are no longer being shy about their long-term goals and ambitions. The Viacom owned Bellator promotion recently snagged up their latest UFC star in the form of the highly ranked lightweight fighting machine, Gilbert Melendez. While the UFC still has rights to match...

Feb 17, 2014 3:43 pm

X-Rays Show that Lyoto Machida’s Foot is Not Broken

Lyoto Machida continued to tear through the middleweight division this past Saturday as he picked up a win over Gegard Mousasi. Even though Mousasi statistically outstruck his opponent, the judges still rewarded Machida with a unanimous decision victory. Lyoto Machida had believed he injured his foot in the third round, though, and was concerned he...

Feb 17, 2014 3:29 pm

PHOTO | TUF China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway Poster

UFC officials have released the official Fight Night poster for the upcoming ‘Kim vs. Hathaway’ card. The ‘TUF China Finale’ event is set to go down on March 1 from the Venetian’s Cotai Arena in Macao, China. Here’s the full poster: You like?

Feb 17, 2014 1:57 pm

UFC 171’s Carlos Condit: ‘Woodley is still fairly green to this sport’

“Woodley is a great wrestler. He’s a very accomplished amateur wrestler and he’s transitioning into a great mixed martial artist. He has a lot of depth with his wrestling skills. He’s very good at a few things, but he’s still fairly green to this sport. Those things he does well are still extremely dangerous.” At...

Feb 17, 2014 12:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | Anderson Silva Posts Training Photo: ‘I’m Coming Back’

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is progressing through rehab in record speeds. We first saw the champ off crutches, climbing stairs and even walking on a treadmill and now… The all-time great is apparently back on the mats working technique with his team. Check it: (Translation: “I’m coming back”) Estou voltando . pic.twitter.com/QXis1oNSv7 —...