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Jan 23, 2015 11:59 am

Surgery A Success!

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz just made it out of another surgery, and took to instagram with an update for the fans: Surgery is now complete…next step is putting my head down and busting out the rehabilitation process. Big Thanx 2 everyone for the patience so far,including this time also now-I will be back...

Jan 23, 2015 11:56 am

Nick Diaz: ‘I would have beat GSP at UFC 137’

History Lesson! When Nick Diaz reentered the UFC’s Octagon he was the reigning Strikeforce world champion. The Stockton, Ca fighter was schedule to fight the champ, GSP, at UFC 137, but a few injured fighters later and the UFC 137 main event was BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz. Nick believes that had things went off as planned...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

UFC Announces International Events For 2015

European fight fans will have two more opportunities to watch a live UFC event this year. UFC officials announced today that the promotion will hold events in both Germany and Scotland this summer. At a special press conference held earlier today, German fighter Nick Hein announced that the octagon will return to Berlin on June...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

Dave Herman: ‘The cops treated me like a dog’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Dave Herman was shot with a taser and then arrested by police early Tuesday morning in Indiana. The heavyweight competitor was released on $7,500 bail later that night. Herman now faces three charges including resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, battery against law enforcement, neglect of a dependent and resisting law...


Jan 23, 2015 11:47 am

Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga II headlines UFC Fight Night 64

A rematch between heavyweight sluggers Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (30-11-2 MMA) and Gabriel Gonazaga (16-9 MMA) will headline April’s “UFC Fight Night 64” event in Poland. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. “Cro Cop” returns to the UFC after compiling a 3-1 record outside of the promotion. Mirko was last seen in the octagon...

Jan 23, 2015 11:39 am

Mousasi: “Jones can do what he wants’

“I think Jon Jones is a grown man and can do what he wants. Of course a lot of people have their eyes on him because he’s a famous athlete, but I think people are making too big a deal out of it. We’ve all done stupid things when we’re young. Because he’s a celebrity...

Jan 23, 2015 11:29 am

Frank Mir: “I can’t be defeated anymore”

“My training is going well, I have no injuries. I have to be faster than him. Normally, I fight at the striking range against my opponents but I can try to take him down. Bigfoot’s wrestling isn’t as good as his striking and his grappling, which are good. If I take him down, I can...

Jan 23, 2015 11:25 am

VanZant — ‘We’re fighting because we’re the HOT girls’

“I always had on the back of my mind that me and Felice would fight, because we’re the hot girls in the sport. So I kind of got myself ready for that.” “She’s been around for a long time, and she’s been somewhat of a veteran in the sport. Just to be fighting her, and...

Jan 23, 2015 9:59 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC on FOX 14’ Edition

Earlier today from Stockholm, Sweden, the UFC on FOX 14 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. UFC on FOX 14 goes down from the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The free televised fight card airs on FOX. Here’s the main card staredowns from today’s event. Akira Corassani v. Sam Sicilia: Phil Davis...

Jan 23, 2015 9:42 am

‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Weigh-In Results

Today from Sweden, the UFC on FOX 14 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night official. All but one made weight. UFC on FOX 14 goes down from the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The free televised fight card airs on FOX. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD:...

Jan 23, 2015 5:09 am

Fight Night Stockholm: First Person – Anthony Johnson

No. 3-ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson talks about growing up on a farm, his role models, his matchup against Alexander Gustafsson and more in this edition of “First Person.” Don’t miss Fight Night Stockholm on FOX on Jan.24.

Jan 23, 2015 4:21 am

GSP FLIPS!

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is back to doing crazy workouts like the one seen below. The former UFC champion has been rehabbing a knee injury and is rumored to be returning to a cage later this year. Here the clip: Great training this morning – leg will be back at 100% soon! A...

Jan 22, 2015 7:37 pm

Nick Diaz Wants to Make Stars and Money, Not Interested In Title Fight

Nick Diaz took part in the “UFC 183” Conference Call on Thursday afternoon to hype his upcoming bout with Anderson Silva on January 31st. This will be the first time Diaz has stepped into the octagon for competition since October 2013 for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Dana White previously stated that a title shot could...

Jan 22, 2015 7:27 pm

Anderson Silva: I’m Disappointed in Jacare and Machida

Anderson Silva has always been firm in his stance when it comes to the potential of fighting training partners Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. He once stated that he would rather give up fighting than step into the octagon with Lyoto Machida. Machida, on the other hand, has changed his view on the subject and...

Jan 22, 2015 6:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘If you’re not perfect, don’t dog Jon Jones’

“He’s human, he’s not perfect. Everybody has been dogging him. My thing is, everybody needs to think about their life and tell me when it was absolutely perfect. You know? A lot of people don’t think about that. The crazy part is, once somebody is down, people want to keep stepping on you and hitting...

Jan 22, 2015 6:45 pm

Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns Booked For March 21

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh “The Punk” Thomson will return to action May 21 against the undefeated Gilbert Burns. UFC officials announced the bout Thursday. May 21 will serve as the UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 62. Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao headlines the event. So far, UFC Fight...

Jan 22, 2015 6:39 pm

For Mousasi, A Loss To Hendo Means Irrelevancy

“It’s very big. After a loss, you have to pick yourself up again and it’s difficult. I think a win over Henderson is going to put me a little bit higher and give me a chance against someone in the top five. It’s a very important fight. I win and I get to face the...

Jan 22, 2015 6:33 pm

PED Expert: ‘Jon Jones Should Be Kept On A Very Short Leash’

“The question is what was suppressing his testosterone production for that period of time. Something caused it to go down, and I do not believe it was overtraining. Exogenous testosterone and other steroids in a period of time, depending on dosage and method of administration, can completely shut your testosterone and epitestosterone levels in urine...

Jan 22, 2015 4:50 pm

Ken Shamrock Wants To Beat Up Kimbo Slice, Then Fight Tito Again- Exclusive

MMA veteran Ken Shamrock was a guest on the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Shamrock joined the show for a full hour to talk about a plethora of topics, from his upcoming bare knuckle fight against James Quinn in April, to his long and storied career. Shamrock talked about his past, but always mentioned his...

Jan 22, 2015 4:49 pm

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very near future. Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has...

Jan 22, 2015 10:55 am

GRINDIN! Jon Jones Back In Training

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is back in the gym readying himself for the “best year of his life”. Check it: Working towards making this the best year of my life! Can’t be held down #Champion2015 #AndStill #UnBroken Don’t call it a come back, I’ve been here for years Working towards making this the...