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Oct 24, 2014 12:07 pm

RETIRED! TUF Vet Hangs Them Up After Failed UFC Bid

Following his last month’s loss to Krzysztof Jotko, TUF 17 fighter Tor Troeng has decided to retire, citing a lack of motivation to compete anymore. He spoke to Norran.se about his retirement, in a statement that was translated by Sherdog.com “After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it’s time for me to move...

Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 am

Faber Exudes Confidence While Breaking Down Aldo vs. Mendes

“We are expecting some great fight and some big wins. This is a rematch for Chad and Aldo. To see Chad improve to get to where he is at and win his fights, it is big for me. I think we are going to see a whole different fight.” “Just be prepared for a battle....


Oct 23, 2014 6:23 pm

“APOLOGIZE!”

For the first time since having his suspension rescinded, UFC middleweight veteran, Cung Le talks about the personal, emotional, and family damage done to him by the UFC’s trigger happy drug testers. Check it: (via MMA.tv) “I am extremely happy with the UFC’s decision to rescind my suspension. I believe the issues raised in regards...

Oct 23, 2014 1:04 pm

Nevada Won’t Be Testing Vitor Belfort Ahead Of Weidman Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be putting Vitor Belfort under their random drug testing protocol ahead of his upcoming bout against Chris Weidman. While “The Phenom” was originally expected to have the microscope on him, an injury to Chris Weidman has forced the duo out of Nevada’s reach. Ariel Helwani reported: (Via MMAFighting.com)...

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...

Oct 22, 2014 1:28 pm

Mark Hunt says his only challenge will be making weight

Yesterday, we learned that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a knee injury in training and was thus forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. With that news, the UFC decided to pit perennial contender Mark Hunt against Fabricio Werdum with the winner being crowned the...

Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...

Oct 22, 2014 10:47 am

Man vs. Woman in the UFC? Rousey Says No Way

“I don’t think it’s realistically a good idea at all. Because MMA is already fighting to be accepted, especially with all the Ray Rice and all these things going on. “It’s never going to be a good thing to have a man hitting a woman on television or ever in any circumstance unless it’s the...

Oct 22, 2014 9:59 am

Werdum Reacts To Velasquez Injury: ‘It Feels Weird’

“I was relaxing here in Mexico with my team when I got a call from Dana White. He said ‘I have good and bad news for you, Fabricio. The good one is that you will still fight for the title on Nov. 15, and the bad news is that Velasquez is out with a knee...

Oct 21, 2014 6:28 pm

REPLAY! Even Bellator Says Bradley Held Down Josh Neer

Take that Big John! The admin responsible for Bellator MMA’s Youtube account has indeed called last Friday’s main event winner, Paul Bradley, a lay-and-prayer. Well… Kind of. (See screencap/youtube video title above) Here’s the actual highlights from the event:

Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm

Conor McGregor would rather keep busy than wait for a title shot

Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier at September’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas. Following his win over “The Diamond”, the brash young Irishman proclaimed himself the divisions number one contender, a notion that UFC president Dana White seems to agree with. McGregor will be...

Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 21, 2014 2:00 pm

Chan Sung Jung Thinks Mandatory Two Year Layoff May Help His Career

The news that UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung would be out of the octagon for at least two years due to South Korea’s mandatory military enlistment law was a bit of a surprise, unless you’re Chan Sung Jung. He spoke with MMAFighting.com on Monday about the news and his career. “The Korean Zombie” appears...

Oct 21, 2014 12:55 pm

Lineker On McCall: “At some point I will catch him”

We have a good helping of fighter trash talk for everyone today. This time around it’s UFC flyweight John Lineker sending a message to his upcoming opponent,”Uncle Creepy” himself, Ian McCall. Up until recently it’s been McCall providing us with some nice pre-fight quotes, but Lineker decided to join in the fun and lay the...

Oct 21, 2014 12:43 pm

Stateside Fighters Head To Brazil Ahead Of UFC 179

A slew of stateside UFC talent have hit the road this week in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 179 event in Rio. Here are some reactions, comments, and updates from some notables. Here we go! See u tomorrow Brazil! ab_raines @touchyfili @jbmma155 @urijahfaber @fabiopradobjj http://t.co/DqmTACMsfA — chad mendes (@chadmendes) October 20, 2014 Here we go!...

Oct 21, 2014 12:08 pm

‘Mayhem’ Miller Walks Out Of Jail, Takes To Tweeting Once More

Following a week in Orange County lockup, former UFC middlweight, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been released from his OC Jail cell, following yesterday’s plea of not guilty. Check it: I walked out the back door. — THE NOTORIOUS MMA (@mayhemmiller) October 20, 2014 Court went well. I have faith in America and California. I have...