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Mar 17, 2015 12:57 pm

Holdsworth Suffering From Post-Concussion Syndrome, Return Date Unknown

Ultimate Fighter Season 18 winner, and Team Alpha Male fighter Chris Holdsworth hasn’t seen the inside of the Octagon since May of 2014. The undefeated prospect, has been out nearly a year, and has no timetable on a return, due to a battle with post-concussion syndrome. MMAFighting.com has it: “I cut all that weight. I...

Mar 17, 2015 12:56 pm

The Best Never Rest — Rousey Returns To Training

A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Mar 16, 2015 at 1:17pm PDT UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to training following her recent 14-second win over Cat Zingano.

Mar 17, 2015 12:50 pm

‘I Think I Broke Her Before The Fight’

“I think I break her. She didn’t know what to expect. Maybe she thought that I am crazy. I am really nice. But not in the cage. I told her I like her. She’s still good fighter. I hope we’re gonna meet each other in the future. That’s all. I feel like I’m still sleeping,...

Mar 17, 2015 12:43 pm

Coach: ‘It’s not everyday someone dominates Pettis like that’

“Rafael is a great athlete, I love to work with him. We’ve been going strong together for the past 10 years. Most of my fighters enter fights as underdogs, but we use that as motivation. We knew how to beat Pettis in every aspect of the game, and everything we practiced led us to this...


Mar 17, 2015 12:35 pm

Cyborg To Ronda: ‘I’ll beat you down like your name was Carla Esparza’

The war of words continues between Cris Cyborg and Team Rousey. The latest to throw a match on the already blazing fire of rivalry is Cris Cyborg, who left this nice little note on twitter. Check it: Saw @ufc champion @joannamma fight! @RondaRousey you don't need to lose the belt, for me to beat you...

Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 17, 2015 11:34 am

Tito Ortiz On Anderson Silva’s PED Test — “How could you?”

“It made me scratch my head a couple times. Anderson, how could you do that? I’m a huge fan of Anderson. That was just too bad. I don’t know what kind of thoughts he’s getting from his training partners or from his trainers, but things like that, you shouldn’t do.” “I’ve had major surgeries. I’ve...

Mar 17, 2015 11:20 am

Shlemenko Fails Drug Test in California

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has confirmed, through multiple outlets, that former Bellator middleweight champion, Alexander Shlemenko has failed his pre-fight drug test for his Bellator 133 appearance. The State of California will not disclose the substances Shlemenko failed for, citing privacy laws, but have confirmed they will be seeking a suspension and fine....

Mar 17, 2015 11:07 am

Liam McGeary Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Bellator

Less than a month after making history becoming the first-ever British World Champion in a major MMA organization, Liam McGeary (10-0) has signed a multi-fight, multi-year contract extension with Bellator MMA. Born in England, but now living in the Bronx, NY where he trains with Renzo Gracie, Liam McGeary set a promotional record for most...

Mar 17, 2015 4:59 am

Formiga Eyeing Cejudo Scrap In Mexico City

Nova Uniao’s Jussier Formiga (pictured) is looking to test the promotion’s hottest flyweight prospect, Henry Cejudo. Coming off a dominant performance at UFC 185, Cejudo recently asked for a slot on the UFC’s upcoming return to Mexico. Formiga took notice, and is throwing his name in the hat. Check it: @ColoredSpaces @AllThatMMA @HenryCejudo @danawhite @fan_gsp...

Mar 17, 2015 3:00 am

Cro Cop vs. Miocic — Table Tennis

UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is at Cro Cop headquarters helping the MMA legend prepare for his upcoming fight against Gonzaga.

Mar 16, 2015 5:33 pm

Olympics? Rousey’s “Not that dumb”

“She’s not going to fight for free. She makes a ton of money doing what she’s doing and Ronda’s very smart. One of the things people don’t know about her is how smart she really is. She went to a special school here for kids who were excellent at math and science, and we always...

Mar 16, 2015 3:12 pm

Khabib: Ronda Rousey Can Beat “Cowboy” Cerrone

“Yesterday I read he say, he better than Ronda Rousey grappling-wise. But I think Ronda Rousey can beat Cowboy because Cowboy’s wrestling definitely is zero. Maybe she take him down 10 times and he’s done. But yesterday I read this. He say, ‘I grapple with Ronda Rousey.’ I think maybe seven or 10 times she...

Mar 16, 2015 1:57 pm

REPLAY! Welterweight Champ Moves Up, Chokes Out Heavyweight Champ

UFC worthy? Team Alpha Male’s David Mitchell boasts titles the likes of Tachi Palace welterweight champion, Tachi Palace middleweight champion, and more. The former welterweight recently moved up in weight and choked out California heavyweight legend Dave Huckaba, to capture gold under the West Coast banner. Enjoy!

Mar 16, 2015 1:42 pm

SHOTS FIRED! Mayweather Sends Drug Inspector To Pacquiao House

Floyd Mayweather has fired the first shots in the battle of drug testing between himself and Manny Pacquiao. In accordance with their contractual agreement, Mayweather requested drug inspectors to pay a surprise visit to Manny Pacquiao for a random drug screening. The Daily Mail has it: Pacquiao was approached unannounced by an anti-doping examiner at...

Mar 16, 2015 12:27 pm

Cyborg Already Signed To The UFC?

  The breaking news came in the truckloads on the most recent episode of Stud Show Radio. Co-host Justin Buchholz came ready and dropped three huge pieces of MMA news. One of the stories Buchholz talked about had to do with the rivalry between Ronda Rousey and Cristiane Cyborg. Read on because this is some...

Mar 16, 2015 11:57 am

Ronda Rousey Holds A Grudge, Will Break Cyborg’s Arm

“Oh Ronda will break her arm. I can say that right now. I’ll tell you two things; Ronda will break her arm, and Ronda will not go up in weight, and the reason she won’t apparently is because Cris Cyborg has missed weight multiple times. So if you have her fight at 140, she’s going...

Mar 16, 2015 11:56 am

Torres “Jealous” Of VanZant’s Spotlight — ‘I already beat her’

“There’s a little part of me that’s jealous over the spotlight Paige is getting, because I did beat her. She’s fighting Felice and I think that’s a good match up for both of them. I think they’re at an equal level. I really want Felice to win because of the spotlight Paige is getting. I’m...

Mar 16, 2015 11:56 am

Pacquiao Training Partners Revealed, Rigo Rumors Untrue

In the world of boxing, super-fights get super-secretive. Unlike their MMA counterparts, when boxing’s big stars come out, so do big paydays. As such, many of the nuances of training are top secret, and with rumors running rampant regarding the team Freddie Roach has assembled for Pacquiao, we have some clarity. ESPN has it: One...

Mar 16, 2015 11:55 am

McGregor Food?

Ireland’s MMA super-hero, Conor “The Notorious One” McGregor is just a few months away from his promised shot at UFC gold, and while our favorite Irishman has been mostly silent on the sidelines he did give us this quick little update. CAPTION: “Food” A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Mar 13, 2015...

Mar 16, 2015 11:55 am

A Tale Of Two Scales — Johny Hendricks

  Former UFC welterweight champion Johny ‘Bigg Rigg’ Hendricks returned to the cage in dominant fashion last Saturday. After a fifteen-minute affair, the former champ proved to be in the best shape of his career, and easily dispatched the very dangerous Matt Brown. That brings us back to the scales. When Hendricks lost the title...