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Sep 18, 2014 5:03 am

Melvin Manhoef Explains How He Was Tricked Into Fighting Mark Hunt

Melvin Manhoef is arguably one of the hardest hitting fighters on the planet. One of his most spectacular highlight reel knockouts came during his time in Pride FC, where he knocked Mark Hunt out cold with a left hand. Prior to being knocked out by Junior Dos Santos in May of 2013, Hunt hadn’t been...

Sep 18, 2014 5:02 am

UFC 178 Headliners Demetrious Johnson And Chris Cariaso Randomly Drug Tested

In an effort to clean up the sport, the UFC has been increasing the volume of random out of competition drug tests. The latest fighters to get tested were none other than UFC 178 headliners Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso. Cariaso recalls the situation to MMAjunkie: “They showed up at my door and said, ‘Alright,...

Sep 18, 2014 5:01 am

NAC Looking To Fine Jones And Cormier Entire Purse

Yesterday we reported that the NAC would be addressing the brawl at the UFC 178 promotional event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier next Tuesday at a hearing. More details on the hearing and the NAC’s intent have been revealed. MMAJunkie obtained a copy of the complaint against Jones and Cormier, which stated they were...

Sep 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Dhiego Lima Returns To The Octagon At UFC Fight Night 56

After a brutal first round KO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 finale, Dhiego Lima will return to the Octagon on November 8th in Brazil against Pawel Pawlak Lima is 9-3 in his professional MMA career. As one of the most promising prospects on TUF 19, Lima fought his way to the finale...

Sep 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Melendez Responds To Alvarez’ Trash Talking

Gilbert Melendez fired back at Eddie Alvarez today after Alvarez had quite a strong reaction to Melendez comments that Alvarez had lost the spring in his step. Melendez fired back at Alvarez via MMAJunkie Radio today saying: “Lately, I’ve seen him fight, and again, I think he lost his (step), and he’s been off my...

Sep 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Fedor Shuts Down Comeback Talk: “I’m Done Fighting”

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Over the course of his 12 year Mixed Martial Arts career, Fedor fought many of the world’s top fighters while under the Pride banner. Recently Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke about the possibility of a superfight...

Sep 17, 2014 10:24 am

UFC Seeking Replacement For Robert Whiteford Against Dennis Siver

The UFC is currently shopping for a replacement for Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 to step in against Dennis Siver. MMAJunkie confirmed Whiteford’s withdrawal with a source close to Whiteford, however no reason for the withdrawal was given. The fight will serve as Dennis Siver’s first bout back to the Octagon after serving...

Sep 17, 2014 10:05 am

Jenna Jameson On VH1 ‘Couples Therapy’

Jenna Jameson, former pornstar, and ex-wife of UFC Hall Of Fame member Tito Ortiz appeared on VH1’s show ‘couples therapy’ along with her boyfriend, Syndicate MMA owner, John Wood. Get More: Couples Therapy By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 9:21 am

Rousey Slams Cyborg: ‘The Best She Has Isn’t Good Enough’

The plot between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg thickens once again. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Cris Cyborg wanted a fight with Rousey, but said that if she dropped to the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds, she would die. This silenced the talk of a potential superfight for some time,...

Sep 17, 2014 9:05 am

Hendricks vs. Lawler II Being Targeted For February

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler put on a spectacular performance when the pair fought for the vacant UFC welterweight title back in March. Hendricks ended up taking the decision, as well as the welterweight strap, but has been unable to defend the belt since due to a torn bicep. Robbie Lawler on the other hand...

Sep 16, 2014 7:10 pm

Alvarez Has Harsh Words For Gilbert Melendez

“…I think Diego Sanchez must have really landed good with those uppercuts when they fought last year, if that’s the case. He must still be feeling them. I hope Melendez beats Pettis. Nothing against Pettis, but I want Melendez to win that fight. I want to beat Donald and then finally get my hands on...

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Rin Nakai: Miesha Tate is ‘beautiful and sexy’

Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi recently did an interview with undefeated female Japanese fighter Rin Nakai (16-0 MMA) for MMASucka.com. During the interview, Modafferi learns that 27-year-old Rin Nakai has participated in combat sports nearly her entire life, starting with Judo at age 3. Nakai chose gymnastics over Judo in middle school, but her parents reversed...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Tito Ortiz explains his side of the bizarre Bellator brawl

Ten days ago, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz stepped into the Bellator cage with fellow MMA veteran Stephan Bonnar to announce their November 15 fight in San Diego, California. What happened during the “promotion” of their upcoming bout could only be described as bizarre and included the unveiling of a masked man. “The...

Sep 16, 2014 12:51 pm

Khabib: ‘Anthony Pettis doesn’t want this’

“I think he [doesn’t] want this fight. I am no good for his style. My pressure, my wrestling, my top control, it’s no good for him. He said he wants to fight Nate Diaz. Nate Diaz lose many times in the UFC, and I am undefeated. I am the next contender. But he’s not saying...

Sep 16, 2014 12:44 pm

Askren to Dana: ‘You’re in good hands’

Dana your attacks against me aren't working,don't worry it will be ok. You're in good hands. http://t.co/oBwd46uIYM pic.twitter.com/dkGviFkqmX — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 12, 2014 One FC Welterweight champion Ben Askren took this jab at UFC President Dana White, and somewhere Inside MMA host Kenny Rice just had a heart attack. Sorry Kenny!

Sep 16, 2014 12:30 pm

PHOTO | “The Notorious One” – ‘Poppin’ Dom Perignon In The Presidential

"@John_Kavanagh: Just a lil midnight snack @TheNotoriousMMA @prospectkiller pic.twitter.com/fdENlr5vKb" Good night from the Presidential… Zzzz — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 15, 2014 “The Notorious One” Conor McGregor is enjoying the good life, seen here with a bottle on the table of his presidential suite.

Sep 16, 2014 12:16 pm

Jesse Taylor Finalizes 1 Night, 8 Man Welterweight Tournament

Submission ace Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis Hallman...

Sep 16, 2014 5:05 am

Emanuel Newton Says He Felt Joey Beltran’s ‘Soul Leave His Body’

Emanuel Newton defended his Bellator light heavyweight championship for the first time this past weekend against Joey Beltran. The bout saw Newton win via a highlight reel spinning backfist KO in the third round, much similar to the one used against King Mo last year. Prior to the KO, Newton was looking tired, and some...