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Nov 25, 2014 1:48 pm

FIRED UP! ‘Overeem has brain damage’

“He posts that, and I didn’t even have to say a word because it seemed like all the forums and media took care of it for me,” said Rothwell. “The general consensus was that this guy had brain damage. I think he’s getting hit in the head too many times to make that comment. “If...

Nov 25, 2014 1:35 pm

AKA Hoping To Minimize Training Injuries

“It’s been bothering me. There is a ranking that came out, and we are number two on the lowest amount of injuries for big organizations. So we aren’t in the top for injuries. But even being number two, I would rather not be on that list. But for a top team, we are safer than...

Nov 25, 2014 1:28 pm

UFC Explains London Event Cancellation

February 28, 2015 was supposed to mark the return to London, for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC Chief Executive, Gary Cook explains why that date isn’t happening: “We’re going to move ourselves to another London date further down in the year. So we had to make some changes, and as we always say with our...

Nov 25, 2014 1:22 pm

“JACKED”

Top UFC middleweight fighter, Gegard Mousasi has run into a bit of bad luck. He took to twitter to explain: For the jerk that stole my car yesterday, I wish I was fighting you in Sweden on Jan. 24th. @ufc @danawhite pic.twitter.com/ybvwVyrBDY — Gegard Mousasi (@mousasi_mma) November 24, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 1:04 pm

EXPANSION! UFC Exec. Talks Bringing UFC to Russia

  “We’re just about to announce a television deal in Russia. 55 million households,” Cook said. “We’ve never done an event in Russia. The growth is all of that, a global business is how you make sure you create relevant content in the U.S., relevant content for all the other markets, (…) creating more content,...

Nov 25, 2014 11:58 am

Mixup! SFL Confuses Washington D.C. With Washington State

Happy to announce SFL 36 USA live from Washington December 6th at the Emerald Casino @BrianHalquist @CageSport1 pic.twitter.com/85bDRlVpHY — Super Fight League (@TheFightLeague) November 25, 2014 India’s Super Fight League is set to embark on U.S. soil on December 6. In an embarrassing blunder, their art-department mixed up two popular U.S. territories. Bloodyelbow.com‘s Coach Mike...

Nov 24, 2014 8:55 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones and Donald Cerrone sparring

Teammates Jon Jones and Donald Cerrone sparred recently, and by the looks of Jones caption, it appears the pair don’t spar frequently, however Jones showed respect to Cerrone in the caption, saying he kept the champ on his toes. How do you think this sparring session between two of the UFC’s best knockout artists ended?...

Nov 24, 2014 8:36 pm

Matt Wiman: ‘Dealing with sponsors is like dealing with drug dealers’

At UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend, Matt Wiman made his return to the Octagon against Issac Vallie-Flagg, whom he defeated via unanimous decision. Wiman looks exceptional in the bout, especially given that he had been away from the Octagon for two years. Many fans took note however of Wiman’s lack of sponsors on...

Nov 24, 2014 8:05 pm

Edgar’s camp confident he will get next title shot

Following his impressive, and dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 last week, Frankie Edgar’s camp is confident that their fighter will get another crack at Jose Aldo’s featherweight championship. They’re also confident that a potential rematch with Aldo would go very different than the first bout, which Edgar lost via decision....

Nov 24, 2014 4:13 pm

Woodley to Lombard: “I’ve never ducked a fight”

Tyron Woodley is gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that bout however, the possibility of a bout between Woodley and his teammate Hector Lombard was widely discussed. When Lombard booked his fight with Josh Burkman earlier this year, he informed media members that the reason he wasn’t fighting Woodley...

Nov 24, 2014 4:02 pm

UFC Exec. outlines plans for UFC growth in 2015

The UFC is growing at an incredible rate. With events almost every weekend, one back to back dates, and even events on the same day on occasion! Earlier this month at the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, the UFC unveiled its 2015 schedule, that will see the UFC hold 45 events in the...

Nov 24, 2014 2:58 pm

Will Brooks reveals he fought Michael Chandler with torn hamstring

Earlier this month at Bellator 131, Will Brooks scored an impressive fourth round TKO win over Michael Chandler to win the vacant lightweight title, a belt he believes was rightfully his to begin with given that he was the interim champion. What makes Brooks win more impressive is that he won the bout with a...

Nov 24, 2014 2:50 pm

Unbelievable highlights from regional scene

Check out these incredible highlights from the local MMA regional scene highlighted by multiple KO’s, and capped off by an amazing kneebar-electric chair crossover submission.

Nov 24, 2014 11:15 am

Corey Anderson gets last-minute replacement opponent for UFC 181

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has received a late replacement for his upcoming fight at UFC 181 on December 6th. Anderson will now be facing undefeated prospect Justin Jones, who will be making his UFC debut at the event. Jones has only been a professional fighter for under a year, and has posted 3 finishes...

Nov 24, 2014 11:04 am

Benavidez: ‘It doesn’t make sense to call anybody out”

Joseph Benavidez put on arguably one of the most spectacular performances of his MMA career this past weekend when he defeated Dustin Ortiz via unanimous decision. Benavidez utilized his speed to batter Ortiz over the course of three rounds, rocking him multiple times in the process. He spoke at the post-fight press conference to discuss...

Nov 24, 2014 10:42 am

King Mo on Tito Ortiz: “I would destroy Tito”

The new hot rivalry in Bellator MMA is between Tito Ortiz and Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Following Bellator 131, where King Mo defeated Joe Vedepo, and Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar, King Mo called out Tito Ortiz, with King Mo saying he would “Django” Tito. (See that HERE). Since then the rivalry hasn’t died down,...

Nov 24, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTOS | Anthony Johnson looking massive next to Alexander Gustafsson

Recently, Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson traveled to Stockholm to promote their UFC on FOX 14 bout which will determine who will next face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title should he defeat Daniel Cormier in December. Alexander Gustafsson posted the following photo of the pair, during media-duties in Stockholm, on his official Facebook...

Nov 24, 2014 9:01 am

UFC confirms four dates for UFC on FOX events in 2015

The UFC has officially confirmed four dates for upcoming UFC on FOX cards in the new year. MMAJunkie broke the news earlier today, in which is was reported that: UFC on FOX 14, which was previously announced, goes down January 14th, 2015 in Stockholm Sweden and will feature a light heavyweight #1 contender match between...