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Dec 21, 2014 10:48 am

Rampage Jackson Releases Official Statement Regarding UFC Signing

Yesterday it was announced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to the UFC, leaving Bellator MMA after going 3-0 with the promotion. Today Rampage sent out the following Tweet, linking to a statement on his website. Rampagejackson.com. Official statement on my UFC signing and what's happening at http://t.co/2iCm2dLQDw (so Scott Coker can shut up)...

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Dec 21, 2014 9:23 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Machida’s TKO Win Over Dollaway

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, fight fans saw former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida TKO rising contender CB Dollaway in just over a minute. Immediately, as always, the Twitter-verse went wild. Below is a compilation of Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the finish. Wow! Machida knows how to abuse a liver! #UFCFightNight58 —...

Dec 21, 2014 7:57 am

Rampage: “Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke”

Yesterday during the UFC Fight Night 58 broadcast, the UFC revealed that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC (See that HERE). Following the announcement, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker revealed that Rampage was still under contract with Bellator, and that they would protect their contractual rights (See that HERE). Now Rampage has revealed...

Dec 20, 2014 9:49 pm

Bellator Boss: “Rampage” Still Contracted with Bellator

Let us be clear that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is under an exclusive contract with #BellatorMMA. We will protect our contractual rights — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) December 21, 2014 UFC recently announced that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will make his return to the octagon in 2015. However, there were rumors floating around that Jackson was still under...

Dec 20, 2014 1:41 pm

Fighters Get Bitter On Twitter Over UFC Pay

With the impending UFC lawsuit, there has been much conversation regarding fighter pay. Most recently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and the recently retired Cody McKenzie spoke out regarding the way fighters are paid. Now Mac Danzig has come forward to discuss the subject with Cody McKenzie publicly over Twitter before McKenzie deleted his account....

Dec 20, 2014 9:40 am

Is Rampage Back?

MMA fights fans haven’t seen former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson inside the cage since his three-round unanimous decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to propel “Rampage” in to a light heavyweight title match against current Bellator champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator...

Dec 20, 2014 9:23 am

CM Punk: “Do you put CM Punk on TUF?”

During a media blitz in New York city on Thursday, former WWE star CM Punk began opening up regarding his initial conversations with the UFC which led to him joining the promotion earlier this month. The former WWE champion has taken a lot of flak for his choice to jump right in to MMA’s grandest...

Dec 20, 2014 9:16 am

Pete Spratt: The UFC Offered Me $8k To Fight Hughes

Following the announcement of a class action lawsuit against the UFC, former UFC fighter Pete Spratt came forward about his past experience with the UFC when they wanted him to fight Matt Hughes. He posted the following comment on BJ Penn’s Facebook page. @SBNLukeThomas This is what Pete Spratt said about the UFC on http://t.co/QsX5710KtL's...

Dec 20, 2014 9:10 am

Former NBA star loses kickboxing match due to nasty, bloody, gruesome leg wound

Retired NBA “star” turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short in his first career fight against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night, this after he suffered a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to stop the bout. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XcPxLyMgdKc For those who are not familiar, Darko Milicic was the second overall pick in...

Dec 20, 2014 8:55 am

TSN Lands UFC Broadcast Deal

While no formal announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage (via MMAFighting.com). TSN, which is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC’s television contract in The Great White North....

Dec 19, 2014 12:57 pm

Tito Ortiz “wants to work things out” with the UFC

“Yes, (Tito was approached to be included in the lawsuit). He felt that it was just best to not be a part of that suit. Obviously, everybody wants a better situation for the fighters, as far as pay and benefits. But Tito just felt that at that particular time, he wanted to opt out. Because...

Dec 19, 2014 12:47 pm

Khabib: America will fear Russia

“If our fighters fly to America, it does not mean that they are second-rate. Our fighters are among the best. All the men who go, some of them (maintain) a 100 percent to 80 percent record. This is just the beginning.” “After a couple of years, Americans will be afraid. I know that many of...

Dec 19, 2014 9:52 am

TITO CLAUSE – Ortiz Gives Back To The Kids

‘Tis the season’ Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Tito ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ Ortiz is giving back to the community, this Holiday season. Check it: #aBellatorHoliday I was Santa. @BellatorMMA @toysfortots http://t.co/tNSDHSBhvG — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) December 18, 2014 #aBellatorHoliday I was Santa. @BellatorMMA @toysfortots A photo posted by titoortiz1999 (@titoortiz1999) on Dec 12, 2014...

Dec 19, 2014 5:04 am

Jimmo Wants To Stay A UFC Fighter, But He Wants Change Too

“The thing that people are mistaken of, ‘oh you’re not a company man’ or, ‘you don’t want to be there.’ I do want to be in the UFC and the fact that I’m trying to make a little bit of noise about this, proves it more than someone who’s just going to be in agreeance....

Dec 18, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC Announces Deal With TSN

The UFC has announced a new broadcasting partnership in Canada that will see UFC cards being broadcast on TSN, as well as occasionally on The Fight Network. To explain further, TSN is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, making this a huge deal for the UFC. MMAFighting broke the story earlier this week, which also stated that...

Dec 18, 2014 10:37 am

Jones: “I’m the bad guy for this storyline and I’ll play the bad guy”

“I was definitely confused by them doing that. Especially them using the part, ‘I’ll kill you,’ when I said that. It was definitely, I thought it was a little… it was different for them to use that footage. But you know, I said it, and I just kinda own up to it. I haven’t really...

Dec 18, 2014 10:18 am

Pablo Garza: ‘UFC asked everyone to sign petition regarding fair treatment’

According to former UFC fighter Pablo Garza, back in 2012 the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked their fighters to sign a petition. A petition that protects the promotion from a certain type of inquisition. Check it: “”Back in 2012 all ufc fighters were asked to sign a petition saying that the Ufc isnt a monopoly and...

Dec 18, 2014 9:04 am

Ratings Report: UFC 181 Does Good PPV Numbers

The rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks was one of the year’s most fruitful pay-per-views. Garnering an estimated 375,000 buys, the welterweight clash ended up being one of this year’s most drawing cards on television. Dave Meltzer breaks down the report: (via MMAFighting.com)   The apparent decision to go with Johny Hendricks over Rory...