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May 23, 2015 12:56 pm

YOU’RE FIRED! Joseph Benavidez Dumps Manager Because Of Reebok Deal

Team Alpha Male Fighter Joseph Benavidez has parted ways with his management team, MMA Inc. The UFC flyweight spoke to the media about the decision and said that he thinks a lot more fighters will be going in this direction thanks to the Reebok deal. “I felt like I could do it myself, and at...

May 23, 2015 11:25 am

UFC Vet Jailed for Negligent Homicide

A former UFC fighter has plead guilty to negligent homicide. That’s right, according to The Register Guard, former UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt was sentenced to four years and 10 months for pleading guilty to negligent homicide. Strebendt fought once in the UFC and bounced around a few smaller promotions before retiring from MMA in 2008....

May 23, 2015 10:44 am

Heads up MMA Fans… The Trigon Is Here!

Uhmm…..this is interesting. Check out the trigon! Would you pay to see fighters square off in a triangle. (Props: UG’sbrahmabull81 ) By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 23, 2015 10:25 am

UFC 187 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 6

‘On Episode 6 of UFC 187 Embedded, middleweight champion Chris Weidman reunites with his kids in Las Vegas. Light heavyweight title contender Daniel Cormier watches tape on himself and then interviews his teammate, undefeated Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. Then everyone heads to the weigh-in for their final staredowns before Weidman faces Vitor Belfort and Cormier...

May 23, 2015 10:09 am

Weidman: ‘Boxing Only Has May-Pac And It’s Not Even Fighting’

The debate will most likely never end. Boxing vs. MMA, which is better? It’s really just a matter of preference. If you ask one UFC champion he says boxing isn’t even fighting and that MMA is already bigger and better. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman recently talked on The Breakfast Club radio show about the...

May 23, 2015 9:37 am

Dana White: Ronda Clocking $3 Mill In Sponsors Per Year

UFC president Dana White claims that bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is pulling in over $3 million dollars in sponsorship money per year. White, while talking to Jim Rome, dropped some information about the stars finances. “She’s the greatest athlete that I’ve ever worked with, period. I wish I had 10 Ronda Rouseys. She’s laser focused...

May 23, 2015 9:16 am

Dana White Hoping Aldo vs. McGregor Will Be Everything May-Pac Was Not

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao was not exciting, let’s except that and move on…to UFC 189. If you are a fan of MMA chances are you agree with the above statement. Are they two of the best boxer of our time, sure, but the fight was not ‘exciting’. That’s why we love MMA, even...

May 23, 2015 8:38 am

TUF Finale Gets Doane vs. Sanders

The Ultimate Fighter 21 finale gets another fight added to its card. TUF 21 finale, which takes place on July 12 in Las Vegas will feature a bantamweight fight between Russell Doane and Jerrod Sanders. The card is shaping up to be an exciting one, with these fights already announced for the event. Jake Ellenberger...

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

May 22, 2015 5:03 pm

Weidman Calls Belfort a Cheater at Today’s Weigh Ins

Vitor Belfort’s drug test results caused Chris Weidman to get a little hot-headed during Friday’s weigh ins. During the face off, Weidman got in Belfort’s face and told him he knew he was still cheating. Weidman is concerned about the drug test results and Belfort’s testosterone levels which were revealed earlier this week. Rogan asked...

May 22, 2015 4:52 pm

Vitor Belfort Pre and Post TRT Side-By-Side Comparison

Vitor Belfort hit the scales Friday for the first time since November 2013 and is looking noticeably different. In 2013, “The Phenom” was the #2 ranked middleweight and defeated Dan Henderson with a devastating headkick in less than two minutes. He looked strong and solid before the fight; Seeing what kind of shape he is...

May 22, 2015 4:50 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC 187: Cormier vs. Johnson’ Edition

The fighters of UFC 187 hit the scales Friday and both championship bouts are official! Chris Weidman will be defending his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort in one of the most anticipated bouts of the year. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Daniel Cormier will battle for the recently vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in the...

May 22, 2015 4:50 pm

REPLAY! UFC 187 Weigh-Ins Event (Full)

UFC 187 is set to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada this Saturday! The card features two championship bouts. Chris Weidman steps into the octagon to defend his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort and the fate of the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship will be decided in a bout between Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier!...

May 22, 2015 4:39 pm

UFC 187 Weigh-In Results: 1 Misses Weight

The stars of “UFC 187” hit the scales this Friday to make their bouts official. The lone champion on the card Chris Weidman made weight and will officially defend his championship against challenger Vitor Belfort. In the main-event of the evening, Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson will duke it out for the vacated UFC Light...

May 22, 2015 4:00 pm

REPLAY! UFC Fan Q&A W/ Luke Rockhold (Full)

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold jumped to the top of the middleweight standings after his dominant win against Lyoto Machida at “UFC on FOX”. Rockhold be answered fans’ questions Friday evening before the fighters of “UFC 187” hit the scales! Check out the replay above! Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA...

May 22, 2015 2:59 pm

Booking Roundup! Several UFC Bouts Announced

UFC announced several new fights for their upcoming cards spanning from July to August! There are new main events and a handful of undercard bouts— catch up and check them out below! “UFC Fight Night 71” Adds a King “King” Kevin Casey has agreed to a bout with Ildemar Alcantara. Casey’s last victory was overturned...

May 22, 2015 1:38 pm

COACHES BREAKDOWN — Serra, Longo Talk Weidman vs. Belfort

UFC 187’s co main-event of the evening will see middleweight champion Chris Weidman defend his belt against Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort in a bout that mixed martial arts fans have been waiting a long time for. Weidman’s coaches, Ray Longo and Matt Serra, told MMAFighting they think that Weidman will be the alpha-male on Saturday...

May 22, 2015 1:30 pm

McGregor Breaks Down UFC 187, Thinks Weidman Deserves More Respect

UFC featherweight No. 1 contender Conor McGregor held a media work out on Thursday while he trains for his UFC 189 title fight in Las Vegas. He spoke to UFC correspondent Megan Olivi about the main and co-main events of UFC 187. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 22, 2015 1:23 pm

UFC & DISH Netowrk Strike New Deal One Day Before UFC 187

DISH customers will be able to watch one of the biggest pay-per-views of 2015, after all. Ultimate Fighting Championship recently announced the renewal of a multi-year deal with DISH Network. UFC sent out the following press release: UFC is pleased to announce the renewal of a multi-year partnership with DISH Network L.L.C. to continue providing...

May 22, 2015 1:12 pm

UFC 187 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On Episode 5 of UFC 187 Embedded, Donald Cerrone faces a rodeo bull ahead of his matchup with John “The Bull” Makdessi. Light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson combines oxygen and iron into his pre-fight regimen. Then all the stars of UFC’s main card attend Ultimate Media day, including middleweight champion Chris Weidman, his opponent...