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Oct 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Booking Roundup! Several Bouts Added To Upcoming UFC Events

In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards. Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend...

Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 7, 2014 2:19 pm

Trainer: Vitor Just As Strong, Just Lost Water Weight Off TRT

“From my point of view, Vitor was and still is the hardest working guy in the gym. I worked with him after he got off the TRT and his strength level didn’t change. He was very strong. He’s still a strong guy. His physique did change quite a bit, but I think that was water...

Oct 7, 2014 1:25 pm

Grant Gives ‘No Timetable’ For Octagon Return

“It’s definitely difficult. The whole year’s been difficult. Being a professional fighter, you need to be at another level and I’m optimistic going forward that I’ll get better.” “I could fight tomorrow – I just know it wouldn’t be good for my long-term health. Physically, I can do everything I need to, it’s just my...

Oct 7, 2014 12:40 pm

Mendes: ‘I think I would kill McGregor’

“The guy’s got a huge hype train, he’s got a lot of publicity behind him. But honestly, if the UFC is smart, if Dana is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys who will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him....

Oct 7, 2014 12:10 pm

Ronda: ‘Cyborg is an embarrassment to women, the sport, and her country’

“I’m the champion. I fight whoever comes up. She’s the one who has options, not me. I’m exactly where I was when she left and she can come back and give it a try anytime. She’ll get what she deserves. She really embarrassed not just women’s MMA and the sport, she embarrassed her country, as...

Oct 7, 2014 10:55 am

PHOTO’s | Conor McGregor Supports His Biggest Fan

Great to see my friend @nadineharris200 today!! Supporting me since day 1!! Good luck in surgery tomorrow Nadine pic.twitter.com/s7gHfKhjZT — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 5, 2014 Before his UFC superstardom, Ireland’s Conor McGregor had one massive supporter in Nadine Harris. Nadine, a longtime fight fan has been in the corner of her countrymen since the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:39 am

Dominick Cruz Weighs In on “Stool Gate”

UFC bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz and Inside MMA hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten weigh in on the controversial delay during last week’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at UFC 178. In this clip, Cruz and the two hosts discuss the implications of extra time between rounds and share their opinion on the...

Oct 7, 2014 9:59 am

Josh Burkman & Ben Askren Engage In Twitter Beef

Ben Askren is offended! The OneFC champ is piping mad over the recent UFC signing of Josh Burkman, and his booking opposite Hector Lombard. Check it: Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight the #3 guy in the world. Makes perfect sense #ufclogic — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) October 3, 2014 If you...

Oct 7, 2014 9:34 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Winners

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events on the same day. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down first, from Sweden, and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson in the nights headliner. Across the pond, in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax....

Oct 7, 2014 9:24 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Losers

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down Sweden and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson. Across the pond in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax. In the evening’s main event, Rory MacDonald made his case...

Oct 7, 2014 5:08 am

PHOTO | Benson Henderson’s Wife Captures Gold At JiuJitsu World Championship

Benson Henderson’s wife, Maria, captured a gold medal at the 2014 JiuJitsu World Championship in no-gi in the women’s purple belt division. Check it out: Maria Henderson, 2014 NO Gi purple belt world champion! Way to go Mouse! pic.twitter.com/wqbe5D4n8u — The MMA LAB (@TheMMALAB) October 5, 2014 Congratulations to Maria Henderson!

Oct 7, 2014 5:02 am

Chris Kelades Explains Joy Behind Storybook UFC Debut

Chris Kelades is one of the few fighters who have declined a bout with the UFC. Kelades did so not once, but twice! When the UFC announced they would be heading to Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night Halifax, Kelades wasn’t pleased that he was buying tickets for the event, instead of fighting on it....

Oct 7, 2014 5:01 am

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Set To Headline WSOF 16

The bout WSOF fans have been waiting for will finally happen. Rousimar Palhares will defend his WSOF welterweight championship against Jon Fitch at WSOF 15 in December. The bout was originally scheduled to go down back in July, but Palhares withdrew from the bout after his mother became ill. The WSOF confirmed the bout with...

Oct 6, 2014 5:07 pm

Oklahoma Athletic Commission Explains Roan Carneiro Situation

Last week BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament winner Roan Carneiro stated that the Oklahoma Athletic Commission took $15,000 of his $50,000 in prize money, or about 30%. Oklahoma Athletic Commission (OAC) Executive Director Joe Miller wrote in an email to MMAFighting why they fined Jucao. “At weigh in, which occurred at 12 noon Thursday, October 2,...

Oct 6, 2014 4:50 pm

Firas Zahabi: People Want To See Rory MacDonald Fight For The Belt

Firas Zahabi believes that people want to see his prize pupil Rory MacDonald fight for the belt. MacDonald is fresh off a devastating 3rd round TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout marked the first time Saffiedine had been stopped in his career. Following the win, MacDonald, along with many...

Oct 6, 2014 4:38 pm

Mendes Slams Aldo, Welcomes Fight With McGregor

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch against Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. Leading up to the bout, both Mendes and Aldo have fired verbal shots at one another, highlighted by Aldo shoving Mendes when the two had their first staredown several months back. Mendes joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Oct 6, 2014 3:59 pm

UFC Stands Behind Year Long Suspension Of Le

Earlier this month it was announced that Cung Le had been popped for Hgh after his bout with Michael Bisping at UFC Macau, which he lost. Due to the UFC traveling internationally, they acted as their own commission for the event, and as a result, suspended Le for a year, instead of the standard 9-month...

Oct 6, 2014 3:44 pm

Piotr Hallman Fails Drug Test, Suspended 9 Months

UFC Fight Night 51 ‘Fight of the Night’ participant Piotr Hallman has been popped for performance enhancing drugs, and subsequently suspended for 9 months. The Brazilian Athletic Commission announced the failure of the drug test today. All athletes from the card were tested for anti-doping control upon arrival at Nilson Nelson Arena to detect anabolic...

Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...