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Nov 7, 2014 8:32 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Iaquinta earns TKO victory over Pearson

Al Iaquinta (10-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) defeated Ross Pearson (16-8 MMA, 8-5 UFC) via TKO in the second round of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 co-main event bout in Sydney, Australia. Al Iaquinta utilized some good head movement and fancy footwork early to begin outpointing his opponent Ross Pearson. Both men were happy to strike...

Nov 7, 2014 8:02 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Whittaker becomes the first man to finish Hester with strikes

Robert Whittaker (13-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) defeated Clint Hester (11-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) via second-round TKO in the second bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 main card in Sydney, Australia. Whittaker landed a solid leg kick right off the bat to open round one. Hester returned fire with a huge right hand that landed...

Nov 7, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Palelei dominates Harris on the ground, earns TKO victory.

A heavyweight tilt opened tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 main card in Sydney, as Soa Palelei (22-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) defeated Walt Harris (7-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) via second-round TKO. The match started slowly, as both heavyweight fighters were tentative in the early going. Palelei attempted a takedown early but it was stuffed by Harris who...

Nov 7, 2014 11:38 am

Shogun Ready For “Lay and Pray” From St. Preux

“He always tries to go for the ground and pound, but I trained for every situation. He may try to lay and pray, hold me on the ground, but I have trained this with my team. We have a lot of great fighters at the gym, I had a sparring (partner) who fights exactly like...

Nov 7, 2014 9:58 am

Report: Former PRIDE FC Fighter Murdered In Drive By Shooting

Reports are circling this morning, on the global front, regarding a drive-by shooting that recently took place in The Netherlands. PRIDE Fighting Championship veteran, Hans Nijman, was reportedly shot and killed during the incident. Bloodyelbow.com’s Karim Zidan, breaks it down: According to several local news outlets, Nijman, who allegedly holds ties to Dutch organized crime,...

Nov 6, 2014 2:20 pm

Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar To Air On Viacom’s 5* In The United Kingdom

The highly-anticipated “Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar” fight card will air in the U.K. on Sunday, November 16 at 9pm on Viacom’s 5*. This marks the first time a Bellator event will air on the popular British broadcast network. “We are very pleased to have one of the UK’s most popular free-to-air networks airing one...

Nov 6, 2014 1:18 pm

Fallon Fox Blasts Joe Rogan, Demands Public Apology

Transgendered MMA Fighter, Fallon FOX has gone from the defensive, to the offensive, with this well put-together video outlining why she’s due a public apology from Joe Rogan. She further stated her case on Bloodyelbow.com: Since I’ve come out, Joe Rogan continues to spread incorrect information on transgender athletes. Much of this goes against the...

Nov 6, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Releases Two Foreign Fighters

Two new fighters have been released by the UFC. Japanese imports, Takenori Sato and Kazuki Tokudome have been removed from the promotion’s online roster of fighters, which usually signifies a release from contract. Sato, a ten-year MMA veteran, suffered two first round defeats in his short time with the promotion, while Kazuki leaves with a 1-3...

Nov 5, 2014 6:27 pm

Injury Still Ailing, Evans Opts Out Of Gustafsson Talks

“My leg isn’t strong. I can’t explode off it like I normally used to be able to and it still feels unstable. My management team wouldn’t let me take the fight. Glenn [Robinson, his manager] said, ‘At this stage of your career there is no need to rush into a fight especially coming back from...

Nov 5, 2014 6:16 pm

Hendo Targeting January Return To Middleweight

Dan Henderson is looking to get back into the cage in January, following a lackluster 2014. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion saw just two fights this year. A win, and a loss. Now, according to a report on UFC Tonight, the MMA legend is ready to head back down to middleweight, where the...

Nov 5, 2014 4:20 pm

Report: Lesnar Leveraging WWE Against a Possible UFC Return

With the WWE’s money stream dwindling, many are pointing to a Brock Lesnar return to the cage. As in, the WWE may not be able to afford the hefty salary of their champion, and the UFC, most certainly can. Popular pro-wrestling blog, Cageside Seats breaks it down: Lesnar, though he may not look it, is...

Nov 5, 2014 3:43 pm

Following Very Public Dispute, WSOF Releases Former Champ Steve Carl

According to reports, The World Series of Fighting Promotion has released their former welterweight champion, Steve Carl. The former champ, earned his strap by besting the promotion’s front-runner, at the time, Josh Burkman. Carl ended up losing the title in his first defense to submission wrecking machine, Rousimar Palhares, and now, he’s gone. Prior to...

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Nov 5, 2014 2:03 pm

Sonnen Unsure Of McGregor’s Title Hopes, But He’s A Fan Of “The Entertainer”

“I love everything that Conor McGregor is doing. He’s very entertaining, and I think he’s an outstanding fighter. He dealt with a tremendous amount of pressure when he fought in his hometown in a main event in Ireland. He sold that out, it was packed, and the whole thing was based around him. “Diego Brandao...

Nov 5, 2014 1:47 pm

Rockhold Describes Near Death Surfing Incident

“Getting trapped under water and feeling that sensation of almost drowning, while getting tossed around… that’s not a good feeling. That’s a scary situation. 100 percent, I’m not scared in the Octagon. There’s a little anxiety, but in the ocean, you have no control out there. In a fight I don’t get scared, I might...

Nov 5, 2014 12:49 pm

Ortiz Willing To Pay For “Embarrassment” Bonnar’s Pre-Fight Drug Test

“When someone talks about a person’s fans, a person’s family, I take it very personally. I take it very personally and I can’t just let it slide by. I don’t think anybody in the world can let something like this slide by when they talk about your family. This guy wants to come out of...

Nov 5, 2014 12:31 pm

Rousey Cool With Co-Main Event Status

“It has always been a dream of mine to fight at Staples Center, and so that is the silver lining. I always want to do the Staples Center, I remember they days when I was cocktail waitressing and I was watching the Lakers play on TV and being like, man, I wonder if things would...

Nov 4, 2014 3:44 pm

King Mo: “They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’”

“I ain’t seen him around. I think he’s retired. I think he’s done. I really don’t care about it. I want to fight him, but I don’t think he wants to fight me. They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’” In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, King “Mo” Lawal discussed his rivalry with former...