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Nov 22, 2014 11:31 am

Edgar: “If people are doubting me, they’re wrong”

Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Cub Swanson tonight in Austin Texas. Leading up to the bout, Cub Swanson has been promised a title shot from the UFC if he is able to defeat Edgar, something Edgar wants to take from him. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio....

Nov 22, 2014 7:46 am

Faber: ‘Dillashaw is “bad news” for Cruz’

Former bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber discussed the upcoming matchup, which doesn’t have a date set, between his teammate TJ Dillashaw, and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Faber spoke to MMAMania about the bout, and why he believe Dillashaw, as well as himself, is a bad matchup for Cruz, and why Cruz last fight against...

Nov 22, 2014 7:29 am

War Machine pleads not guilty, will stand trial in February

War Machine has plead not guilty to 34 counts which include sexual assault, kidnapping, burglary, strangulation and more as a result of his August assault on Chris Mack and Corey Thomas. MMAJunkie broke the news earlier this week, which reported that War Machine’s case will go to trial in February under the Nevada State Court,...

Nov 22, 2014 7:17 am

ONE FC adds four bouts to December card

‘ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way’ has picked up four new bouts per an announcement from the company. The four bouts are: Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirchoke vs. Rene Catalan Walaa Abas Mohamed Kamaly vs. Ana Julaton Jujeath Nagaowa vs. Tharoth Sam MMAJunkie broke the story. Folayang will be riding a two fight...

Nov 22, 2014 5:02 am

Camus defends Roufusport: “It’s a great gym”

Chico Camus is the latest fighter to defend Duke Roufus’ gym, Roufusport, from allegations by former students, fighters, and instructors in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr.’s death. In preparation for his flyweight debut against Brad Pickett tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 57, Camus returned to Roufusport to train at the gym he left...

Nov 22, 2014 5:01 am

Koscheck vs. Magny targeted for UFC 184

Josh Koscheck is eyeing a return to the Octagon after over a year away from the UFC. Koscheck, who most recently found himself as an analyst on Fox Sports 1, turns 37 this month, and is looking to return to the UFC in February at UFC 184 to face Neil Magny. MMAJunkie received the news...

Nov 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Schilling: “I think I can be a Bellator champion in two years”

Fresh off his impressive KO win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131, Joe Schilling is confident that he can become the Bellator champion in 2 years. In the bout, Schilling surprised fans by demonstrating a solid ground game after being dropped by Manhoef. The ground game proved to Schilling, and many, that he has what...

Nov 21, 2014 5:51 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus trade barbs

Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus have been going back and forth on Twitter for the better part of the day. The feud appears to have ended, with Sheamus ending the feud by relating to their shared Irish heritage. ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don't hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off to...

Nov 21, 2014 2:24 pm

Formiga withdraws from Moraga bout with partial LCL tear

Bad news for fight fans, Jussier Formiga has been forced to withdraw from his UFC on FOX 13 bout against John Moraga as a result of a partially torn LCL. MMAFighting broke the story earlier today. No timetable has been given for Formiga’s return, and no word has been given as to who will replace...

Nov 21, 2014 2:09 pm

Dustin Ortiz wants title shot with win over Benavidez

Dustin Ortiz is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career tomorrow night as he prepares to fight former title challenger Joseph Benavidez in Austin Texas. Ortiz spoke to MMAJunkie about the bout, and his plans for a title shot should he defeat Benavidez. His words: “I truly believe I beat John Moraga,...

Nov 21, 2014 1:42 pm

Roy Jones Jr. interested in Boxing Rampage or Kimbo Slice

Some time ago there was talks of a potential superfight between Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr. in the Boxing ring. The fight never happened, leaving combat sports enthusiasts yearning for a Boxing-MMA crossover bout. Roy Jones spoke to BloodyElbow to discuss his desire to box an MMA fighter in the future. “Yes, I’ve been...

Nov 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC 179 drug test results come back clean

Good news in the MMA community, all UFC 179 drug test results have come back clean. The event went down at the end of last month in Brazil, and featured a featherweight bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes in a ‘Fight of the Year’ performance. MMAJunkie obtained the press release from the Brazilian Athletic...

Nov 21, 2014 1:29 pm

Bobby Green on Barboza bout: “This fight is nothing”

Leading up to UFC Fight Night 57 tomorrow night, Bobby Green revealed that he was contemplating retirement after his bout with Edson Barboza tomorrow night in Austin (See that HERE). Green spoke to USA Today Sports to discuss his future in MMA. “No one understands what the life of a fighter is. It’s a very...

Nov 21, 2014 1:16 pm

Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE). Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would...

Nov 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Pettis defends Roufus: “When you attack one of us you attack all of us”

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has found his longtime friend, and coach, Duke Roufus under fire from critics for his training methods in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr’s death. Pettis spoke to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to defend his coach in an interview transcribed by MMAFighting. “The thing that gets to me is that...

Nov 21, 2014 12:53 pm

QUICK TWITT: War Machine details life in prison

War Machine is currently incarcerated during the course of an ongoing trial as a result of numerous charges from his assault on Christy Mack in August. During his prison time War Machine has released several extended Tweets, detailing his time in prison. Below is the most recent message released by the former Bellator MMA star....

Nov 21, 2014 6:30 am

Clean! Belfort passes NSAC-administered random drug test for UFC 184 title fight

UFC middleweight number one contender Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) was surprised with a drug test earlier this month, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission sent collectors to his gym in Florida to obtain both blood and urine samples. The results of that random drug test came back yesterday and returned negative for performing-enhancing...

Nov 20, 2014 1:51 pm

Kogan: UFC needs entertainment not tennis

Nate Diaz’s manager, Scott Kogan, was in attendance at last weekend’s Bellator 131 event and after watching an “amazing” night of fights, he is now convinced that Bellator has found it’s “edge” over the UFC. His words (via bloodyelbow.com): “It had an edge – a little entertainment,” Kogan told BloodyElbow.com. “I think people try to...

Nov 20, 2014 12:50 pm

Luke Barnatt looking for quick finish of Roger Navaraez

Luke Barnatt is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Roger Navaraez this Saturday in Austin Texas. Leading up to the bout, Barnatt has been training at Alliance MMA, and living on a yacht along with teammate Kelvin Gastellum. Barnatt, who has gone 3-1 after the Ultimate Fighter, will be looking...

Nov 20, 2014 9:53 am

If Swanson loses to Edgar, Poirier wants rematch

Coming off a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 177, Dustin Poirier once against found himself among the middle of a stacked featherweight division. Poirier, who fought Cub Swanson to a decision at UFC on Fuel TV back in February of 2013, would like a rematch with Swanson, if Cub loses to Frankie...