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Jun 10, 2015 5:01 am

Henry Cejudo: ‘I’ll Fight Anyone, Even Conor McGregor’

The UFC’s rising flyweight and olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo talks bout his rough upbringing and his will to fight anyone. UFC Champ Vain Velasquez on AKA’s Injury Rate: ‘We train hard, we spar hard, but it’s not just our gym’

Jun 10, 2015 5:00 am

WATCH! Behind-The-Scenes: Werdum Vs. Hunt

Go behind-the-scenes in this video and see UFC 180 like you’ve never seen it before. UFC 188’s Gilbert Melendez: “I still have a lot of fight in me”

Jun 10, 2015 4:58 am

Cain: ‘Losing The Belt Was Good For Me’

Check out this video interview with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, where he talks about losing the belt and coming back to win it. UFC Champ Vain Velasquez on AKA’s Injury Rate: ‘We train hard, we spar hard, but it’s not just our gym’

Jun 10, 2015 3:59 am

Ben Rothwell Goes Full Evil With His Cat

Looks like we haven’t seen the last of whatever that strange speech was that UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell delivered after defeating Matt Mitrione. Here’s a quick refresher: Umm, so this happened! #UFCNOLA https://t.co/fAjD4z7rqW — UFC (@ufc) June 7, 2015 Rothwell said he did it to make some noise and to get people to pay attention...

Jun 10, 2015 1:00 am

Girls Do Jiu-Jitsu While Shia LaBeouf Says Weird Things

Someone had too much time on their hands and decided to make this compilation video of girls beating guys in Jiu-Jitsu, which is awesome, but then they added actor Shia LaBeouf to it and it got a little weird. UFC Champ Vain Velasquez on AKA’s Injury Rate: ‘We train hard, we spar hard, but it’s...

Jun 9, 2015 4:47 pm

Anderson Silva’s NSAC Hearing Postponed For A Third Time

So that hearing for Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests? Yeah it got postponed again. The former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was scheduled to appear in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission in March and May to present his defense. Brazilian media site Combate reported that the Spider received a third postponement, which now puts...

Jun 9, 2015 4:32 pm

Floyd Mayweather Backtracks On Vacating Titles… For Now

Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced that he wanted to vacate his titles after he beat Manny Pacquiao. So, the WBO set up a fight between Timothy Bradley and Jesse Vargas for the welterweight title. Now, Mayweather is saying hold up on all that. Reports came out stating that Mayweather had his lawyers block the fight from...

Jun 9, 2015 4:11 pm

California Leads Charge, Suspends Fighter For Two Years Following Failed PED Test

The California State Athletic Commission is not messing around anymore. Today, Executive Director Andy Foster announced that two fighters who fought on the Bellator 137, card failed their drug test. According to Foster, bantamweight Mike Richman and welterweight Fernando Gonzalez failed their test. Richman lost his fight and tested positive for a PED. Gonzalez won...

Jun 9, 2015 3:54 pm

Aldo’s Coach Defends UFC’s Stance On Reebok

  Well this is an interesting twist in the UFC/Reebok saga. Last week UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo came out and blasted the new deal and called for a fighters union in order to fight it and get rid of it. Now, Andre Pederneiras, Aldo’s coach and owner of Nova Uniao is coming forward with...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...

Jun 9, 2015 3:19 pm

Boxing Bests UFC In Weekend Ratings War — OUCH!

The UFC ate a big haymaker from boxing over the weekend in the form of ratings. Here’s the breakdown: UFC Fight Night 68– 950,000 average viewers during the main card broadcast on FOX Sports 1, with 782,000 viewers during the prelim broadcast. This was the third highest Fight Night event so far this year. HBO’s...

Jun 9, 2015 2:54 pm

Alvarez Convinced Melendez Won’t Stand With Him

Fighters aways say they’re going to stand and go to war, but few rarely do. They usually end up trying to take the fight to the ground when things aren’t going there way. Which of course is fair considering it is MMA, not kickboxing. UFC lightweight and former Bellator champion thinks this is going to...

Jun 9, 2015 2:35 pm

CAIN! ‘Werdum not the real champ, and I’m ready to settle the score’

Interim champion, full champion, this champion, that champion; Cain Velasquez is tired of talking about it. The UFC heavyweight champion will fight Fabricio Werdum this weekend in Mexico City. Werdum is the interim champion and of course the winner of the fight will be the unified champion. So, does Velasquez see Werdum as the champ?...

Jun 9, 2015 2:19 pm

Bisping Casts Shadow On Wiedman’s UFC Dominance

  Is there anyone Michael Bisping doesn’t bash? His sights are now set on champion Chris Weidman with his recent comments. The Count isn’t one to mince words and talked about why he believes Weidman’s path to stardom is nothing but chance and circumstantial luck. Check out what he had to say to MMAJunkie: “No...

Jun 9, 2015 2:04 pm

Jury Out, Barboza Booked Against New FOX Opponent

  UFC lightweight Myles ‘Fury’ Jury has been pulled from his scheduled fight with Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 16, which takes place on July 25 in Chicago. A reason for the withdraw has not been released but the UFC have announced a new opponent for Barboza. He will now take on the undefeated...

Jun 9, 2015 1:52 pm

Rep: CM Punk Knows He Can Get Embarrassed In UFC Debut

CM Punk is still training, trying to prepare for his eventual UFC debut. A debut that will be highly talked about and watched for many different reasons. The most obvious being that he’s a big name and has a big fan base. But also, the guy has absolutely no experiencing fighting. He has not competed...

Jun 9, 2015 1:41 pm

Tyson Griffin Announces WSOF Release, Hints At Retirement

MMA veteran Tyson Griffin has been released from the World Series of Fighting. The former UFC fighter announced the news on Twitter and said that the decision was actually his. Griffin is 2-6 in his last eight fights and is currently on a two fight losing streak, both of which took place in the WSOF....

Jun 9, 2015 1:17 pm

After Toying With Free-Agency, Mendes Inks New 8 Fight UFC Deal

Top UFC featherweight Chad ‘Money’ Mendes recently inked a new eight fight deal with the UFC and he’s extremely happy with it. The Team Alpha Male fighter mentioned to FOX Sports that he was open to checking out free agency after his final fight on his old contract, just to see what he could get,...

Jun 9, 2015 1:07 pm

Rothwell: ‘I’m not getting any respect’

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell isn’t feeling the love that he feels he deserves. After beating Matt Mitrione this past weekend he gave one of the stranger post-fight speeches in recent memory, making bold statements very reminiscent of professional wrestling, and giving a creepy laugh at the end. When asked about the antic at the post-fight...