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May 12, 2015 6:50 pm

Sonnen: Reebok Deal a Bit Socialististic

Chael Sonnen has been one of the higher-profile stars to speak out about the recent developments in the Reebok/UFC deal. Sonnen has neither spoken against or for the deal, but rather stated facts about how much fighters will be losing. Sonnen dove into the topic of how he feels the Reebok/UFC deal is a bit...

May 12, 2015 6:29 pm

EASY! Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis, Same Night No Problem

Khabib Nurmagomedov is back at it again! Even though he is currently sidelined with a knee injury, the mouth of Nurmagomedov is working perfectly fine. On a recent edition of “MMA Hour“, Nurmagomedov claimed he could beat Pettis AND Diaz all on the same night! “I can fight these guys both same night… These guys...

May 12, 2015 5:58 pm

Lorenz Larkin Moved from “TUF 4 Brazil Finale” to Miami Card!

There was a major shake up for the “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 Finale” card that is scheudled to take place on June 27th! Lorenz Larkin looks to be off of the card and instead will be fighting at an upcoming UFC card in Miami. Larken mentioned on his Facebook, “Best news all day. I...

May 12, 2015 5:39 pm

Joe Rogan Pays Josh Barnett The Ultimate Grappler’s Compliment

Josh Barnett proved to be one of the best grapplers on the planet this past weekend when he submitted Ryron Gracie at “Metamoris 6”. Joe Rogan thinks Barnett may be one of the best catch-wrestlers of all time, though. Is @JoshLBarnett the greatest Catch Wrestler of all time? I know he won't admit it, but...

May 12, 2015 1:34 pm

The Official PPV Numbers Are in For “May/Pac” and They’re Ridiculous

The projections are predictions are done; Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have broken pay-per-view buy-rate records with their “fight of the decade” earlier this month. 4.4 million pay-per-view telecasts were purchased in the United States of America alone which generated over $400 million, ESPN‘s Dan Rafael reports. Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, chimed in and...

May 12, 2015 1:03 pm

Could Tyrone Spong Be Making His Way to the UFC?

Tyrone Spong has been making appearances on UFC programming throughout “The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians”. However, his trainer Henri Hooft shared a picture of Spong and mentioned that he is “coming soon” and hastagged “UFC” afterwards. Simple left hook…simple for @tyrone_spong coming soon #ufc #Hkickboxing #dontmesswithsucces A photo posted by Henri Hooft...

May 12, 2015 12:55 pm

Get Hyped for UFC 187 with This Extended Preview

Two championship bouts headline UFC 187. In the main event, the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship is up for grabs as feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson squares off against two-time U.S. Olympian Daniel Cormier in an intriguing clash of top contenders. Plus, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort finally throw...

May 12, 2015 12:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Doesn’t Believe “May/Pac” PPV Buyrate Rumors

While rumors are coming out that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao shattered pay-per-view records and are in the “five million” range, Chael Sonnen refused to believe a thing until reports are out. In a recent interview with BloodyElbow, Sonnen went in-depth on why he thinks the rumors coming out are “grossly embellished”. “I was watching...

May 12, 2015 11:43 am

‘I Don’t Care If You’re American, Brazilian or Russian; I’m Beating You’

Chris Weidman is stepping into the octagon to face Brazilian “Phenom” Vitor Belfort. The fight is finally taking place at UFC 187 after injuries and other setbacks forced the bout to be delayed. In a recent interview with Globo, Weidman explained that no matter who challenges him for the championship in the octagon, he will...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 12, 2015 11:14 am

Ronda Rousey Nails ‘Sports Illustrated’ Cover Spot

Ronda Rousey’s “My Fight / Your Fight” isn’t the only cover that the UFC Bantamweight Champion will be on. Sports Illustrated gave Rousey the cover spot for an upcoming edition of their magazine! Check out the full picture below! Ronda Rousey will be stepping into the octagon to face Bethe Correia at UFC 190. Who...

May 12, 2015 10:48 am

No Shirt? No Problem. McGregor Shops Like He Owns the Place

No shirt? No problem! Conor McGregor looks like the king of this Las Vegas grocery store as he rolls around from aisle to aisle with his crew picking up some food. “The Notorious” will step into the octagon at UFC 189 when he challenges featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the throne. Check out the video...

May 12, 2015 10:41 am

Mayweather Predicted Fans Would Call His Win Over “Pac-Man” Boring in 2009!

Floyd Mayweather walked into the boxing ring with Manny Pacquiao earlier this month and proved to the world that he was the better man that night. Even though fans and pros claimed the fight was boring, Mayweather took home a ridiculous paycheck and is smiling. Apparently, Floyd Mayweather predicted his victory and the fans calling...

May 12, 2015 10:33 am

Chris Weidman Reads This Note Every Day Before UFC 187

Chris Weidman will be stepping into the octagon at UFC 187 to make his long-awaited defense of his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort. Weidman is a man of hard work and determination and it should come to nobody’s surprise that he lives, eats, and breathes the fight life. Weidman will never forget the importance...

May 12, 2015 10:14 am

‘I Took the Beating Like a Man. I’ll Be Back’

Mark Hunt (10-10-1 MMA) took a brutal beating from Stipe Miocic in the headlining bout of this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 65 event in Adelaide, Australia. Miocic landed a UFC record 361 total strikes on “The Super Samoan,” before the referee finally put a halt to the fight with two minutes remaining in the...

May 12, 2015 10:13 am

‘Aldo’s Strength is Too Much for McGregor to Handle’

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is gearing up to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 66 event in Pasay, Philippines, where he will take on former WEC champion Urijah Faber. “The Answer” recently did an interview with the Daily Star, where he gave his take on July’s UFC 189 headlining title fight between Jose...

May 12, 2015 10:12 am

“Bellator 138: Shamrock vs. Slice” Lineup Complete with 14 Fights

Next month’s Bellator 138 event in St. Louis is now complete with a total of 14 exciting fights we can look forward to watching. The event is headlined by a heavyweight grudge match featuring Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson taking on MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock. In the night’s co-main event slot, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire...

May 12, 2015 10:10 am

Mayweather and Pacquiao Break Another “All-Time” Record

We are two weeks removed from the biggest boxing fight of the decade and reports are still coming out about new records being broken by Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao! ESPN’s Dan Rafael is reporting that the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced “May/Pac” broke the all-time boxing gate record. After selling just over 16,000 tickets,...

May 12, 2015 10:05 am

Boxing Is Dead? Yeah, Right. The Numbers Are in for Canelo/Kirkland

James Kirkland got his soul punched out of his body when he fought Saul “Canelo” Alvarez this past weekend on HBO. Even though virtually no casual fan knew about this fight taking place, Canelo proved to be a draw. ESPN’s Dan Rafael is reporting that the event this past weekend drew 2.146 million viewers! It’s...

May 12, 2015 9:49 am

Fear of Nude Pics Leaking Forced Rousey to do ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’

Being the world’s most dominant athlete has its ups and downs, but Ronda Rousey has to worry about some things most people on that list don’t have to. After discovering that one of her ex-boyfriends may have had taken nude photos of her while they were dating, Rousey stated she felt like she had to...