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May 29, 2015 7:00 am

Correia: ‘I Wont Give Up Like Vitor Did’

Apparently even her fellow Brazilian fighters aren’t safe from the wrath of Bethe Correia. During a Q&A with the Brazilian fans on Friday, Correia basically slammed Vitor Belfort and said that she will not give up like he did in his loss to Chris Weidman. Check out what else she had to say. “I don’t...

May 29, 2015 6:57 am

Bisping Says He’s Two Fights Away From Title Shot

Michael Bisping is coming off of a win over CB Dollaway and hoping to make it two in a row when he fights Thales Leites in July. The British fighter said, during a media conference call, that with a win over Leites he believes he’s only one win away from a title shot. “Obviously my...

May 29, 2015 6:45 am

Werdum Questions Velasquez’s Injury Claims

Fabricio Werdum isn’t so sure that Cain Velasquez was as injured as he said when he pulled out of their previously scheduled fight. Werdum spoke with Bleacher Report about his upcoming opponent and mentioned that the UFC champion knew things wouldn’t have gone his way that night. Here’s what he had to say: “This is...

May 29, 2015 6:45 am

Jessamyn Duke vs. Elizabeth Phillips set for UFC on FOX 16

A women’s bantamweight bout featuring Jessamyn Duke (3-2 MMA) taking on Elizabeth Phillips (4-3 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago. UFC officials announced the news on Thursday night. Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke was most recently seen in action at last year’s UFC Fight Night 45 event, where...

May 29, 2015 6:32 am

Rousey: ‘I Have Camel Toe Phobia’

Ronda Rousey recently did an in-depth interview with Rolling Stone magazine and talked about just about everything from dating, family, fighting and even wardrobe malfunctions. The UFC champion talked about the struggles of dealing with showing a little too much during a fight. Check out what she had to say: “At one point, I was...

May 29, 2015 6:31 am

Miesha Tate, Cyborg, Holm And More In Upcoming Film

Ronda Rousey isn’t the only women in the UFC hitting the big screen. A new film, currently in development, called Fight Valley, will star UFC bantamweights Miesha Tate, Holly Holm and Invicta champion Cris Cyborg. It appears that Tate’s character, Jabs, is the main character with Holm as Payton Walsh and Cyborg as Church playing...

May 29, 2015 6:31 am

Benavidez & Olivi Mock Hilarious Mike Tyson Injury Moment — MUST WATCH!

UFC fighter Joseph Benavidez and UFC personality Megan Olivi just made one of the best Dubsmash videos out there! Check it out below! Hey guys…So I had a very serious injury going into my fight at #UFC187 hear me explain to @meganolivi pic.twitter.com/sM9u2FbanC — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) May 29, 2015 THIS IS NOT A DRILL!...

May 29, 2015 6:15 am

Benson Henderson: ‘My move to 170 is permanent’

Former UFC lightweight champion now plans on moving up and staying at welterweight. Benson Henderson has already tested the waters at 170 lbs. when he took on and defeated Brandon Thatch in his most recent outing. Now the longtime lightweight says he plans on making the move up a more permanent one. While a guest...

May 29, 2015 6:04 am

Melendez: ‘If You’re down on the scorecards you gotta go for it!’

Have you ever watched a fight and wondered why a fighter who is clearly down on the scorecards isn’t doing much to push or go for a finish? Well in a recent interview with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez gives his thoughts on the matter and says it’s unfortunately just how some...

May 29, 2015 6:00 am

UFC Boss: Chris Weidman Is On A Jon Jones Type Run

With Jon Jones currently out of competition, Dana White now compares Chris Weidman to the former champ. In an interview with UFC.com White talked about fa variety of topics, including the rise of middleweight champion Chris Weidman. On Weidman, White said that he believes Weidman is on a ‘Jon Jones’ type run as champ. Here’s...

May 29, 2015 6:00 am

REPORT: The UFC Agrees To Pay Fighters More Money!

The UFC has decided to raise the pay for their fighters. That’s coming from Adam Martin of MMAOddsBreaker.com. Martin claims that the UFC has raised their minimum contract pay to $10K to fight, $10k to win. That would be an increase from their standard $8K/$8K. There has been no official announcement from the UFC, but...

May 29, 2015 5:50 am

STILL TALKING! Bethe Correia Explains Rousey Suicide Comments

Bethe Correia has yet to actually say she was wrong for making a joke about suicide, instead she keeps saying it was a misunderstanding and that she didn’t know Rousey’s father died that way. Now, in a more recent video interview from MMAJunkie, Correia once again says all those things and adds that perhaps it’s...

May 29, 2015 5:49 am

Erick Silva Confirms $144,000 Annual Loss Due To Reebok Deal

Fighters are still coming forward with stories of financial loss due to the Reebok deal. This time it’s welterweight Erick Silva, who told Globo Esporte that he will be losing around $12,000 a month with the new sponsorships deal. A month! “The UFC changed the way they will pay their fighters with this new Reebok...

May 29, 2015 5:39 am

Report: Man Earns Gracie Blue Belt Online Without Ever Grappling

Apparently you really can get anything off of the internet. There’s a report, from bjjee.com, that states a man in Texas has earned his Jiu-Jitsu blue belt without ever actually rolling, or grappling. The guy simply demonstrated a few techniques in front of a camera and received a blue belt in the mail. The report...

May 29, 2015 5:38 am

Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera set for UFC Fight Night 74

A bantamweight bout featuring Roman Salazar (9-3 MMA) taking on Marlon Vera (6-2-1 MMA) is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. Roman “El Gallito” Salazar was most recently see in action at February’s UFC 184 event opposite Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto. After a...