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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...

May 29, 2015 4:50 am

Vitor Was The Launching Pad For Silva, Likely For Weidman Too

UFC president Dana White isn’t concerned with champion Chris Weidman’s star power just yet. The boss talked to UFC.COM about the middleweight champion and said that former champ Anderson Silva really didn’t get super big until he beat Vitro Belfort, the same man that Weidman just finished last week. White thinks that maybe Belfort will...

May 29, 2015 1:01 am

Viscardi Andrade vs. Andreas Stahl set for UFC Fight Night 70

A welterweight bout featuring Viscardi Andrade (17-6 MMA) taking on Andreas Stahl (9-1 MMA) is the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in South Florida. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this morning. Viscardi Andrade was most recently seen in action at UFC Fight Night 36 in February of 2014, where he...

May 29, 2015 1:00 am

Willie Gates vs. Darrell Montague added to July’s TUF 21 Finale event

A flyweight bout between Willie Gates (11-5 MMA) and Darrell Montague (13-4 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s TUF 21 Finale event in Las Vegas. UFC officials recently announced the bout. Willie Gates made his UFC debut at December’s UFC on FOX 13 event, where he suffered a third-round submission loss to John Moraga....

May 28, 2015 7:32 pm

McMann Issues Open Challenge To All UFC Women!

Sara McMann, former title challenger, is having a really hard time getting a fight. McMann went on The MMA Hour and talked about her dilemma, saying that no one wants to fight her. She even told the UFC if they need to sign a new fighter to fight her than they should do it. It’s...

May 28, 2015 7:24 pm

Bisping: ‘Fighting Anderson Silva is no longer on my to do list’

Fighting Anderson Silva was once a dream of UFC middleweight Michael Bisping. That dream has yet faded. Silva was on top for so long and Bisping remembers looking up to the champ. Now, that the Brazilian has failed several drug test and is awaiting his hearing with the NSAC, Bisping isn’t really concerned with fighting...

May 28, 2015 7:17 pm

RATINGS REPORT! UFC 187 Preliminary Card Draws Average Audience

The reports are in and UFC 187’s preliminary broadcast on FOX Sports 1 broad in an average number of viewers with 780,000. To put that in a little bit of prospective, UFC 186, headlined by Demetrious Johnson, did 710,000 with its preliminary card. Another big sporting event took place during the same time. Something called...

May 28, 2015 6:59 pm

Correia Shows Poor Taste In Latest Apology, Makes Things Worse

Bethe Correia is still trying to do damage control after her comments about Ronda Rousey committing suicide brought a ton of negative backlash. Correia was talking to the media in Brazil and tried her best to rectify the problem. “I was just showing her weak psychology for sports. I knew her father had died when...