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Feb 24, 2015 2:31 pm

Lyoto Machida: ‘Anderson Silva is a victim’ in PED scandal

“I’m very surprised, but I think [Silva’s] a victim. I think he’s a story. I prefer not to talk about that because it’s a very difficult situation. I have a lot of confidence in Anderson. I know that maybe he doesn’t use that. I’m in camp. He’s in America now. I haven’t talked to him...

Feb 24, 2015 2:26 pm

Coach: ‘Jon Jones hangs out with idiots’

“Honestly, I would have thought long ago, if you would have asked me five years ago, I would have thought, gosh, Jon would have fallen off a cliff, because of the influences from all these idiots hanging out with him. I thought he would fall off the cliff. But Jon has good balance. Apparently he...

Feb 24, 2015 2:07 pm

“Thug Life” — Ronda Rousey Breaks Man’s Ribs With Throw

UFC champion Ronda Rousey gets a thug-life video ahead of this weekend’s UFC 184 main event title fight against Cat Zingano. The champ, seen above with Aaron Tru, actually caused 4 rib breaks in the clip! OUCH! THE SHOW RETURNS TONIGHT! (LIVE STREAM!)

Feb 24, 2015 2:00 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga II’ Early Edition

With the UFC’s debut in Poland set for April 11, the event’s headliners have been making the promotional rounds. As part of those rounds, both Gabriel Gonzaga and Mirko Cro Cop squared off for cameras, for the first time since their historic first fight. The co-headliners also got in on the action. Check it: The...


Feb 24, 2015 1:53 pm

Mitrione: ‘I’m losing a $30k sponsor’

“There’s no sugar-coating this, but the rankings are rather arbitrary. We don’t know much about this panel. How were they chosen? What credentials do they have to have to be on the panel? We have no clue about any of that. That’s very concerning to me, especially considering that our pay is soon going to...

Feb 24, 2015 1:44 pm

Krause Lost $20K On UFC’s News Reebok Deal

Popular UFC lightweight James Krause is speaking out against the UFC’s new uniform deal, stating he’s at a loss of income since the UFC’s announcement. Krause stated in a recent interview that as soon as the UFC announced their new deal with Reebok he lost $20,000.00 in sponsorship. The fighter continued to discuss the topic...

Feb 24, 2015 1:16 pm

QUICK TWITT | Michael Page Shows Off Nasty Bout Canceling Cut

The British Invasion already has it’s first casualty, and Michael “Venom” Page wants to show you why. Schedule for Friday’s Bellator 134 event, Page is now off the card, and this nasty cut is the cause: I want to apologise to @BellatorMMA @LSF4Life and all my supporters pic.twitter.com/34B8g3n2Wn — Michael Venom Page (@Michaelpage247) February 24,...

Feb 24, 2015 10:29 am

UFC 184 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 184 Embedded, fight week begins and the best women’s bantamweights in the world prepare to take center stage. Reigning champion Ronda Rousey counters the pressure of a looming title fight with a day of video games; title challenger Cat Zingano trains in Colorado alongside recent UFC headliner Brandon Thatch. The...

Feb 24, 2015 8:54 am

Fake Boobs?

We can’t confirm the whos whys or whens, but according to these UFC females, breast augmentation is becoming the new thing to do for female fighters. And while some may hate the idea of a little extra chesticular padding, UFC strawweight champ Carla Esparza sees nothing wrong with it. Here’s what we got: [email protected]: Fake...

Feb 24, 2015 8:50 am

BEEFIN! UFC Veterans Talk Smack To Men With Zero Experience

Twitter is a place where smack talking is expected and respect is rarely earned. It’s like the wild west of the internet, mixed with elementary school intellects. (Not you reader, just everyone else.) Beef, smack talk, and fight callouts is just a normal day online, but when two UFC veterans take to calling out men...

Feb 24, 2015 8:29 am

Zingano’s RIPPED! Ready For This Weekend’s UFC Title Fight

More than a year in the making, Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano finally goes down this weekend on pay-per-view. The female title fight, set for the Staples Center in Los Angeles, puts two undefeated female fighters on a collision course for the UFC belt. Zingano is ready: Im 146.5 lbs w a resting heart rate...

Feb 24, 2015 8:16 am

Training Day: Rousey vs Zingano – Part 1

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey and her number one challenger Cat Zingano allow exclusive access into a training day as they ready for their blockbuster main event at UFC 184. Part 1.

Feb 24, 2015 3:59 am

Bas Rutten Teaching an MMA Class

Watch Bas as he teaches some MMA techniques in his gym. In this click he shows an arm bar, how to bait your opponent, and a choke hold. Watch it on BJPENN.COM.

Feb 24, 2015 3:58 am

Bellator MMA: Countdown to the British Invasion

Take a closer look at Bellator’s talented team of fighters from the U.K. Paul Daley, Michael Page, Linton Vassell and Liam McGeary invades the U.S. on February 27th. Countdown follows Team U.K. to London England for a look at their training, family life and a personal tour of their home land. Bellator MMA: The British...

Feb 23, 2015 8:42 pm

CSAC Executive Director: PED Problem Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

With the recent string of PED busts, and drug testing failures, including Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard to name just a few within the UFC, there has been much talk of a PED pandemic in MMA. California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster, a former MMA fighter himself, believes that...

Feb 23, 2015 8:41 pm

Bisping: ‘I Wish Harsher PED Testing Started Sooner’

Recently the UFC announced stricter penalties for PED users, with more frequent testing, and the promotion pushing for suspensions of two to 4 years for fighters who test positive for banned substances. MMA and UFC veteran Michael Bisping spoke to Fox Sports to discuss his thoughts on the harsher PED testing policies, and harsher penalties....

Feb 23, 2015 8:32 pm

Josh Barnett Wishes CM Punk The Best In UFC Career

Since the UFC signed CM Punk, there has been a lot of talk about whether or not the UFC was cheapening its brand by signing a prospect with zero professional, or amateur MMA experience. While there is no timetable for when CM Punk will make his UFC debut, he has been training at Roufusport gym...

Feb 23, 2015 8:21 pm

UFC Vet Explains Why He Beat Up A Troll At His Gym

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘keyboard warrior’, however when troll Patrick Martin repeatedly harassed UFC veteran Josh Neer on his Facebook profile, calling Neer out, and threatening to send Neer to the hospital if he chose to accept the challenge, Neer decided to actually invite the troll to his gym after weeks of harassment. Neer...

Feb 23, 2015 7:57 pm

Bookies Take Massive Hit After 10 Underdogs Win In Brazil

On Sunday night, out of 11 fights on the “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” card, 10 of the winners were underdogs. While this made for an exciting night of fights, and a great night for betters, it wasn’t such a great night for bookies, who took a huge hit. Below is the payout through the...

Feb 23, 2015 4:21 pm

Melendez vs. Alvarez Set For UFC 188 Co-Main Event

UFC 188 has received a huge fight that has all the makings to potentially be a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez has been set for the co-main event slot for the event, behind Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, which will be the main event on the UFC 188 card. Indiscutido...

Feb 23, 2015 4:10 pm

Invicta FC President Confident Cyborg Will Pass All Drug Tests

Since Cris Cyborg failed a drug test for anabolic steroids in 2011, there has been a black mark next to her name, one that has even led UFC President Dana White to say she will never fight for the UFC. Ahead of Cyborg’s Invicta FC title defense on Friday against Charmaine Tweet, Invicta FC President...

Feb 23, 2015 3:57 pm

Cro Cop Wants Win Over Gonzaga “More Than Anything”

Mirko Cro Cop will be returning to the UFC on April 11th in Poland to face the man that handed him a brutal knockout loss back in 2007, Gabriel Gonzaga. Since being released by the UFC in 2011, Cro Cop has gone 3-1, notably defeating Satoshi Ishii twice. He spoke on The MMA Hour to...