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Sep 26, 2014 6:46 am

Coach: McGregor will be the GOAT, and a two-three division champion

John Kavanagh, coach of featherweight contender Conor McGregor, recently did an interview with Ireland’s SevereMMA. In the interview, Kavanagh predicts that Conor will be able to finish his opponent Dustin Poirier rather easily at this weekend’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas: “It’s a little bit difficult to call this one, but I can see...

Sep 26, 2014 6:21 am

Wand names his greatest fights

Former PRIDE middleweight champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva, retired from the sport of mixed martial arts just six days ago. “The Axe Murderer” recently did an interview with Brazil’s Combate, where he detailed the greatest fights of his illustrious career. Take a look: Greatest Fight “My great fight was against Liddell,” said Wand. “I...

Sep 25, 2014 11:33 am

Booking Roundup: Nine New UFC Bouts Made Official

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is constantly booking new bouts for upcoming fight cards. In our latest booking roundup, we bring word of nine new contests. Brad Picket and Chico Camus have agreed to a UFC on FOX 13 scrap. Eddie Gordon will make his first appearance since winning TUF 19, when he steps opposite Josh...

Sep 25, 2014 11:23 am

UFC International Fight Week Returns to Vegas In 2015

The UFC announced its popular International Fight Week will return to Las Vegas July 7-12, 2015. Since its inception, UFC International Fight Week™ has increased in size and activities, quickly establishing itself as the world’s largest mixed martial arts celebration. The weeklong festival provides high-energy, all-star entertainment that the UFC is known to deliver and...

Sep 25, 2014 11:15 am

Diaz Demanded Top 5 Opponent Upon Return

Former UFC title challenger, and fan favorite fighter, Nate Diaz hasn’t fought since stifling Gray Maynard last November. The sometimes brash lightweight was in a lengthy contract dispute with the UFC, but agreed to come back to fighting if the UFC would give him a top contender bout. Via MMAFighting.com: MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani reported on...

Sep 25, 2014 11:11 am

Carano Skips Rousey Bout For More Movies

Sorry fight fans, Carano vs. Rousey won’t be happening. At least not this year. MMAFighting.com reports: It looks like the UFC is going to have to look at the current active roster for the next opponent for Ronda Rousey, as Gina Carano will be filming two movies between now and the end of the year....

Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

Dos Anjos Wants Title Shot After Nate Diaz KO

“I was a little surprised (when they offer me the Diaz fight). But the title fight is already scheduled, Khabib (Nurmagomedov) is injured, (Donald) Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are set to fight. Everybody is scheduled to fight, so Nate Diaz is back. He’s a tough fighter who fought for the title already, and he has...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via UFC.com: “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 24, 2014 2:05 pm

Gracie vs. Sakuraba To Headline Metamoris 5

Metamoris 5 is set for October 10 and the event’s headliner has just been announced. Ralek Gracie sent out the following, via press-release: I am very excited to present Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie. This event honors the rivalry between Brazil and Japan; beginning in Vale Tudo and now on the biggest stage for submission...

Sep 24, 2014 1:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva Wants You To Know The Truth About The UFC

“The money paid to the athletes is very little. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generate? Those are things that are pissing off the fighters. Another thing that bothers me is that if someone wants to sponsor you, they have to pay $50,000 to the promotion before sponsoring you. But the money...

Sep 24, 2014 1:10 pm

Fertitta: ‘Double DUI’s Won’t Keep Diaz From Silva Fight’

“We don’t really get involved on that level other than staying in touch to understand what’s happening. We’re going to find out more when he has his court date. I don’t necessarily think, and this is me personally, the charges would prevent the fight from happening. I’ve never seen a situation where a commission didn’t...

Sep 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Floyd To NSAC: ‘All Access Weed Was Fake’

MMA scandal wasn’t the only item of interest during yesterday’s Athletic Commission meeting in Nevada. P4P boxing king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was also summoned by the commission to discuss questionable items seen during his “All Access” countdown show, in the lead up to his last bout. The Showtime camera crew caught and aired Floyd, and...

Sep 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Poirier on McGregor: “I don’t like him”

“I don’t like the guy, I don’t like him as a person. I think he talks a big game, like he wants to fight, and that he wants to be in the dog fight. He talks like he’s that kind of person. “But if you watch his footage I don’t think he is. He’s knocked...

Sep 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Struve Not Impressed With Alistair Overeem

“Surprised? The competition, and the level of competition in UFC, is just really high. I said that to my friends and to people that asked me before he got into the UFC. They said he would dominate, be champion of UFC and annihilate everybody. But I told them to just wait and see. The competition...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 5:00 am

Bisping to Rockhold: ‘D*ck Face, Go Cup Some Balls, you’re my b*tch’

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping is back to form following news that he would face top middleweight prospect Luke Rockhold. The two, in typical fashion, took their rivalry to twitter recently, and things got heated. @LukeRockhold @dc_mma whoo hard man arent you!Relax dick face.7 weeks until I make you my bitch, now go cup someones balls...

Sep 24, 2014 4:58 am

Struve Breaks His Silence On UFC 175 Fainting Incident

“It started when we were still in the hotel room. I started to feel a little dizzy and not well, and it took me a little bit to get over that. I ate something, we went down and I felt better. We actually went to the UFC’s doctor and told them. They checked me, everything...

Sep 23, 2014 3:33 pm

Nate Diaz returns, meets Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this December! UFC officials announced today that the Stockton slugger will square off with perennial contender Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13. Nate Diaz (17-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will fight for the first time since November of 2013, where he scored a...

Sep 23, 2014 2:44 pm

Cerrone: ‘No time For Alvarez Tapes, I have wakeboarding and $h!t’

“… For the fans, sure. He (Eddie Alvarez) is hyped up. Get everyone tuned in, excited, but for me, a fight’s a fight. I don’t give a shit.” “Everyone was saying us WEC guys were going to get smashed. I never really gave him much thought. He’s coming over from Bellator, shit, wish him luck....

Sep 23, 2014 2:13 pm

Tim Kennedy: ‘No One Drug Tested Me’

“I tried to get [the NSAC] to test. I made requests, ultimatums, everything. It reached a point of no response. I just didn’t hear back. So, here I am, a week out from my fight and I could have been taking anabolic steroids during my entire camp. It’s a problem.” In a recent interview with...