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Feb 8, 2015 10:20 am

Lawler: Jones, Silva Failed Drug Tests A “Black Eye” For The Sport

The UFC has had a bit of a rough start to 2015 when it comes to drug test results. First it was revealed after his UFC 182 scrap against Daniel Cormier that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a random pre-fight drug test for the main metabolite in cocaine. Following that, it was...

Feb 8, 2015 9:02 am

Mirko Cro Cop Thanks His Fans Ahead Of UFC Return

Recently it was announced that MMA legend Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic would be returning to the UFC to have a rematch against Gabriel Gonzaga in April. To those unfamiliar with the situation, back in 2007, Pride Grand Prix champion Mirko Cro Cop made his UFC debut, defeating Eddie Sanchez via TKO. In his second UFC...

Feb 8, 2015 9:01 am

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several High Profile Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy booking matches for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the matchmaking world with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare, which will headline “UFC Fight Night 62” in Brazil on March 21st. Maia is coming off a...

Feb 8, 2015 8:54 am

Werdum: Reebok Deal Is Only Good For Top Fighters

Since the UFC announced its new sponsorship deal with Reebok, which will go into effect later this year, many fighters and fans alike have taken note of the way the sponsorship will reward fighters based solely on their ranking. Fabricio Werdum discussed the deal with MMAFighting: “It’s not 100 percent set how it’s going to...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Cung Le Wanted To End Career With Bellator

Cung Le’s departure from the UFC was anything but a peaceful one. Following Le’s “UFC Fight Night: Macau” loss to Michael Bisping, it was announced Le tested positive for HGH, which led to the former Strikeforce champion to catch harsh criticism, especially given THIS picture he released prior to the fight. Le denied his use...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Ben Rothwell Calls For Fight Against JDS, Stipe, or Arlovski

Ben Rothwell is currently riding a 2-fight win streak, with wins over Brandon Vera, and most recently Alistair Overeem at the end of 2014. Rothwell is looking to build upon the 2 wins and continue winning as he looks for a win over a top ranked heavyweight to crack the top 10. He spoke to...

Feb 8, 2015 7:55 am

Woodley: ‘If You Have A Problem With CM Punk, You Have A Problem With Me’

Since news broke that former WWE champion CM Punk signed with the UFC, many people were quick to criticize CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, for his decision to step into the Octagon. Following the announcement, Brooks took his experience to Milwaukee Wisconsin, where he began training under Duke Roufus at Roufusport gym alongside Anthony...

Feb 8, 2015 7:46 am

Benson Henderson On Move To 170: “I’ll Be Explosive”

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has moved up to welterweight on short notice to save this Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Colorado” card, and fight Brandon Thatch. He spoke on Inside MMA to discuss the move up to welterweight, and how he hopes to be more explosive.

Feb 8, 2015 7:34 am

Lauzon On Reebok Deal: “As Time Goes On They’ll Fix It”

While the UFC-Reebok uniform deal is not being enforced just yet, that hasn’t stopped fighters and fans from discussing the finer points of the deal, mainly, how fighters will be paid. Under the new Reebok deal, fighters will be paid based on their ranking, with the champion making the most money, and the fighters ranked...

Feb 8, 2015 7:32 am

Mairbek Taisumov Signs New 5-Fight UFC Contract

So happy to sign a new contract for 5 more fights in the #UFC Big tnx to my big bro Roger Huerta & all TeamBanterbros pic.twitter.com/z0cv5H1WTn — Mairbek Taisumov (@MairbekTaisumov) February 8, 2015 (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Fresh off his win over Anthony Christodoulou at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm last month,...

Feb 8, 2015 7:25 am

Patricio Freire Calls Out Critics: “Talk Is Easy”

Recently Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire defended his title against former champion Daniel Straus. The bout went to the 4th round, ending with a submission win for Freire, but not before several low-blows, eye pokes, and headbutts from both fighters, which many fans were not pleased with. Freire spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his...

Feb 8, 2015 6:27 am

Curran “Motivated” To Get Another Title Shot

After winning the Bellator MMA featherweight championship in 2012, Pat Curran went on to successfully defend the belt twice before losing the belt to Daniel Straus via unanimous decision. Curran received an immediate rematch against Straus, and won the belt back, but then lost the belt yet again to Patricio Freire in September of 2014....

Feb 7, 2015 2:31 pm

GOALS! Dillashaw Wants To Be The First Two-Division UFC Champion

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw was a guest host on the latest episode of Team Alpha Male Radio. During the live video podcast the champ answered questions from callers and talked about an array of topics. During the show Dillashaw revealed his new goals for the future and he is definitely shooting for the moon....

Feb 7, 2015 2:15 pm

Conor McGregor Eyeing Bout With Anthony Pettis

“I think it would be a great fight. Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony is phenomenal on the feet. He’s got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it would be a great fight. It’s a fight I have my eyes on.” “As I grow, 155 will be more comfortable to get to. It’ll be less stress...

Feb 7, 2015 1:54 pm

T.J. Dillashaw: ‘John Dodson Gets On My Nerves, But He’s Good’

On the latest episode of Team Alpha Male Radio UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw spoke about many things. The champ answered questions from listeners who called in. One of the callers asked him who he thought would have the best career, or is having the best career out of the fighters from his season on The...

Feb 7, 2015 1:43 pm

Coach: Nick Diaz Will Fight Again

“Let’s face it. He’s a fighter and he’s gonna fight. It’s gonna happen.” “I think a guy like him is better served doing big fights, no matter where they’re at,” Gracie said. “Seriously, no matter where the fight is — even if he has to go down a lighter weight than even 170. He wants...

Feb 7, 2015 12:45 pm

Masvidal Wants His “Marquee” Fight, Not Iaquinta

“[Benson Henderson’s] taking a couple steps up and I’m taking a few steps back. The kid’s (Al Iaquinta’s) talented and all, but I’ve got no business fighting this guy, you know? People are making a big deal because he beat Joe Lauzon. Welcome to the club, man. I kicked that dude’s ass eight years ago.”...

Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...

Feb 6, 2015 1:37 pm

TJ Dillashaw: ‘I’d like to see Faber fight someone like McGregor or Edgar’

The guys over at Team Alpha Male Radio gave their thoughts on who Urijah Faber should fight next. Faber was scheduled to fight Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 62 but due to injury Assuncao pulled out. So what’s next for the California Kid? TAM members T.J. Dillashaw and Justin Buchholz gave their thoughts on...