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May 10, 2013 10:45 am

“Shogun”: I burst my appendix two months before second Machida fight

“I had burst my appendix two months before the fight. I recall that my team would rather I didn’t fight at the time, they wanted to rest but I said no. I was almost a month without training, in order to heal up. I had to undergo surgery but I still managed to finish the...

May 10, 2013 10:41 am

Hunt Explains Legal Issues Causing Visa Problems

“Just a stupid incident which happened in 2002. It wasn’t even my fault, but as usual, I get canned for it. I should be fine by today. UFC is on it.” “A friend of mine punched another friend outside a club. Another guy said to me that they needed help. I went out to see...

May 10, 2013 9:33 am

‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Enlists Sports Psychologist Ahead Of UFC 160

“It’s like, I don’t know if it’s the camera or the pressure, but I’ve got to figure that out. Whatever makes me fight hard to get there, and then I seem to, like, fold under pressure. I don’t know. I’m tryin’ to [figure it out]. I got a new sports psychologist tryin’ to work those...

May 10, 2013 7:46 am

Dan Hardy doesn’t want ‘pointless’ surgery, seeks second opinion

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) was recently forced to withdraw from a scheduled UFC on FOX 7 bout with Matt Brown, this after it was discovered that he had a heart-related problem in which he basically has two heart beats. The syndrome, known as Wolff-Parkinson White pattern or “Wolf Heart”, is a heart...

May 9, 2013 12:52 pm

MUST SEE VIDEO: Vitor Belfort RVCA Advocate

From RVCA.COM: VITOR BELFORT HAS WON 14 WORLD TITLES IN TWO MMA MAIN EVENTS ON THE PLANET, EIGHT TIMES WINNER OF THE UFC (ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP) IN THE UNITED STATES, FIVE TIME WINNER OF THE PRIDE IN JAPAN AND CHAMPION OF CAGE RAGE IN LONDON IN DECEMBER 2005, AND IN 2006 BEGAN HIS PROFESSIONAL BOXING...

May 9, 2013 9:31 am

Jon Jones Believes He Can Hang With Mayweather In ‘Only-Hands’ Bout

“To be honest with you, if it was all hands, it would probably be a pretty competitive match. But that’s not fighting, either. You can’t be at the bar and be like, alright, no kicking, no taking me down, don’t stretch my shirt out. It’s not like that. What I do, I consider it to...

May 9, 2013 9:10 am

Chuck Liddell Urges Fighters to Finish Fights

  In a time where it seems that any loss in the UFC could mean your last fight in the Octagon, fighters have a justifiable reason to be tentative during a fight, if it means that they can coast to a victory. Some notable cuts as of late have been Jon Fitch, who had arguably...

May 7, 2013 3:45 pm

Chris Weidman responds to Anderson Silva’s no-show

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Chris Weidman responded to Anderson Silva’s no-show at the UFC 162 media event today in an interview. Silva was charge $50,000 for skipping his media obligations. All quotes courtesy of MMAFighting.com. “I haven’t been in this sport as long as him,” Weidman said, “but you watch these superstar basketball players like...

May 7, 2013 3:29 pm

Tyson Fury: I would beat Cain, then return to boxing

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) The feud between Cain Velasquez and unbeaten heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has once again been refueled, this time after Dana White agreed to let Fury come to the UFC and fight Cain Velasquez. “Come on over and we’ll make a deal, you want to fight Cain? You will get smashed.” Said...

May 7, 2013 9:29 am

Eddie Alvarez Reveals Details on Bellator Blocking UFC Deal

  In an interview with the Bleacher Report, former Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez (24-3) revealed details on the deal between the UFC, Bellator, and Bellator parent company, Viacom that was blocked, prohibiting Alvarez from joining the UFC roster. Alvarez had quite  a lot to say and covered several topics including the differences between what...

May 7, 2013 9:01 am

Belfort Defends TRT Use: ‘Skills not TRT win fights’

“I think he’s wrong, but, what are you going to say? People say what they want to say. He doesn’t know me so I don’t know how he could say that. But, we’ll see. I don’t describe, you cannot judge. I think it’s too arrogant to say you’re more of a man. I don’t know...

May 6, 2013 9:54 pm

UFC Releases Two More Fighters

The UFC cuts continue as featherweights Pablo Garza and Antonio Carvalho were released from the organization this week. Pablo Garza (12-4) is 3-3 in the Octagon, but three of those losses have come in his last four outings. His most recent fight was a first round submission loss to Diego Brandao at UFc on Fuel...

May 6, 2013 8:55 pm

Anderson Silva No Shows at UFC Media Event, Fined $50,000

  The UFC’s somewhat excentric and very talented Middleweight Champion has been fined for missing a media event in Los Angeles. Instead of fulfilling his obligations to the UFC he hopped onto the next flight home and chose to pay the penalty of which was stated by Dana White to be a sum of $50,000....

May 6, 2013 9:43 am

Dodson Talks Mighty Mouse Fight, Ready For A Rematch, Promises Victory

“I thought I won three [rounds], man,” he admitted. “In my mind, I thought I had the first three rounds, and then when I watched it, I still thought I had the first three rounds. Because it was the third round where he took me down. I slipped and I fell, and he sat on...

May 6, 2013 9:21 am

Todd Duffee Calls Life Outside the UFC ‘A Nightmare’

  In an interview given to AboveandBeyondMMA.com, UFC heavyweight Todd Duffee dexcribed life outside of the UFC and used a few choice words to dexscribe how much worse he felt after he was released: “It was a nightmare every day. It was sickening. It was very depressing. It was a giant … oh, I need...

May 6, 2013 9:01 am

Rich Franklin not ready to retire, eyes fight with Bisping

Six months removed from his KO loss at the hands of Cung Le, former UFC middleweight champion Rich “Ace” Franklin (29-7 MMA, 14-6 UFC) is finally talking about what’s next in his MMA career. Franklin recently made an appearance on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, where he quickly made it clear that he has...

May 6, 2013 8:51 am

Robbie Reralta Makes Statement on Failed Drug Test

  In a statement given to Sherdog.com, UFC featherweight, Robbie Peralta apologized for his recent failed drug test after a post-fight screening came back positive for marijuana metabolites. Peralta most recently fought Akira Corassani at UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi. Peralta dropped a unanimous decision to Corassani, his first loss in four...

May 4, 2013 1:04 pm

Kongo Releases Statement: “I am on very good terms with” the UFC

Earlier this week the UFC removed long-time heavyweight fighter Cheick Kongo from their fighter roster on UFC.com. After seven-years with the promotion it appeared as if the French kick boxer had been released from his duties as a fighter for the promotion and the MMA world went into instant shock. Later it would be revealed that...

May 4, 2013 12:55 pm

Gilbert Melendez: ‘I never felt like I was in danger’ in Benson Henderson Fight

Two weeks ago, Gilbert Melendez and Benson Henderson squared off in a lightweight title fight in the main event of UFC on FOX 7. The closely contested bout was back and forth and close to call, but much to the disappointment of onlookers, Benson Henderson was awarded a victory via a split-decision on the judges...

May 4, 2013 12:47 pm

Ellenberger Not Impressed With Rory MacDonald

UFC on FOX 8 features a welterweight matchup with possible title implications on the line between Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger. The two welterweights have been surging through the ranks collecting bodies in route to their scheduled showdown on July 27 in Seattle, Washington. If you ask Ellenberger about the matchup and his upcoming opponent...