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Jul 5, 2014 4:48 pm

“UFC 175” Results: Zachrich Earns Decision Win Over Vasconcelos

Luke Zachrich and Guilherme Vasconcelos wrapped up the UFC Fight Pass portion of the preliminary bouts with a middleweight contest. Even though it wasn’t as exciting as the first fight of the night, it was a strategic contest that saw the same pace throughout the entire bout. Zachrich and Vasconcelos met in the center of...

Jul 4, 2014 8:47 am

Matt Hughes To GSP: Get Out Of The UFC

Former welterweight champion Matt Hughes spoke about the future of another former welterweight champion, Georges St Pierre. GSP tentatively retired from the sport last year after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. Personal reasons were the main source of GSP’s ‘retirement’ however in the weeks and months after, he complained about poor drug testing procedures,...

Jul 4, 2014 5:05 am

Dana White Loves The New Head Of The NSAC

UFC President Dana White praised the new head of the NSAC yesterday during an interview with Heidi Fang of The MMA Fight Corner saying: “Let me tell you what – I like this guy so much,” White told The MMA Fight Corner’s Heidi Fang. “He doesn’t pretend to be an MMA expert but boy he...

Jul 4, 2014 5:03 am

Faber Explains Why Duane Ludwig Won’t Corner Him

UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber spoke with Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com about why former head coach of Team Alpha Male Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig will not be cornering him, but will still corner Chad Mendes. “He is still a part of the team. He is still working out with some of the guys. I think it is...

Jul 3, 2014 8:29 pm

Alexis Davis Feels No Pressure Going Into Rousey Bout

UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Alexis Davis spoke to the media today leading up to her UFC 175 bout against Rousey, and despite facing an uphill battle int the eyes of oddsmakers, Davis says she feels no pressure. Davis explained the feeling to MMAJunkie “I’m on a rush right now. I’m enjoying myself.”

Jul 3, 2014 3:55 pm

Eddie Alvarez Has Emergency Meeting With Bellator

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez canceled his Asian tour with Blackzilian teammates to have an emergency meeting with new Bellator President Scott Coker. MMA-in-Asia reported the news earlier today. While Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez had an proverbial war over contract disputes with Rebney and Viacom that lessened his cage time for most of 2012 and...

Jul 3, 2014 3:40 pm

Rousey Calls For Harsher Penalties For PED Abusers

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke to media members during a pre-fight media scrum for UFC 175 this Saturday. As it usually does with MMA related topics, the talk shifted to PED’s and failed drug tests. Rousey took a strong stand against them, noting the penalties are much harsher for Olympic athletes.

Jul 3, 2014 3:32 pm

Cordeiro Takes Jab At Weidman: Machida Will Knock Him Out

Lyoto Machida’s Muay Thai coach Rafael Cordeiro took some jabs at Machida’s opponent and middleweight champion Chris Weidman this Saturday. Many are saying that Machida has a weak chin, and can’t handle Weidman’s power, however Cordeira refuted those comments to MMAFighting.com saying: “You can’t say Lyoto has a weak chin. That’s a lie. Lyoto fought...

Jul 3, 2014 3:01 pm

UFC Will Have $175 Million Impact On Las Vegas This Week

UFC President Dana White spoke to Yahoo! Sports today to talk about the current state of the UFC. During the discussion, talks shifted to the upcoming weekend of fights which features UFC 175 where Chris Weidman will defend his middleweight strap against Lyoto Machida, and Ronda Rousey will defend her bantamweight strap against Alexis Davis....

Jul 3, 2014 2:51 pm

White Silences Critics: Business Has Never Been Better

UFC President Dana White spoke to Yahoo! Sports recently about the current state of the UFC, and how the business is doing exceptional, regardless of what the fans think. The UFC took some criticism after it was reported that UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov did under 250,000 PPV buys. Dana White commented on the event...

Jul 3, 2014 2:42 pm

Rory MacDonald Responds To Saffiedine’s Callout

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald responded to a callout made by the former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine on UFC Tonight saying: “That’s a fight that makes sense. We’ll see what the UFC says after some fights this summer, though. I’m interested in what’s gonna get me to the belt. So whatever the UFC says, I’m...

Jul 3, 2014 2:35 pm

Marquardt Discusses Holes In Drug Testing Procedure

Fresh off his win over James Te Huna last month, Nate Marquardt spoke with MMAKanvas to discuss the UFC’s recent ban on TRT as well as the increased random drug testing that saw Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva in quite a bit of trouble with the NSAC. “I think (the TRT ban is) great because...

Jul 3, 2014 2:28 pm

TUF 20: Pettis vs. Melendez Cast Revealed

The full lineup of women competing on TUF season 20 to become the UFC’s inaugural strawweight champion has been revealed. The cast is as follows: Joanne Calderwood (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Alex Chambers (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Carla Esparza (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Felice Herrig (9-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Bec Rawlings (5-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC),...

Jul 3, 2014 2:21 pm

Chris Dempsey Replaces Lawlor at Fight Night 46

Ilir Latifi will get to welcome UFC newcomer Chris Dempsey to the cage at UFC Fight Night 46. Dempsey got the call to replace an injured Tom Lawlor and accepted the bout earlier today. Latifi is coming off a submission win over Cyrille Diabate in March after losing his promotional debut to Gegard Mousasi. Dempsey...

Jul 3, 2014 9:34 am

Davis Talks Strategy, Why Rousey Has Been So Successful

Alexis Davis, who is challenging Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title on Saturday night spoke to the media today about why Ronda Rousey has been so successful so far, saying it’s because “she doesn’t give people time to think.”. Check out the full interview below:

Jul 3, 2014 9:26 am

Weidman Has No Doubts That He’s Better Than Silva

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is getting ready for his second title defense this Saturday against Lyoto Machida, but during an interview with the media Weidman said he has no doubts that he is better than former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, whom he beat two times.

Jul 3, 2014 9:00 am

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Possible For Fall Event

‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis, and Glover Teixeira will likely square off later this year in a fall event. While neither fighter has commented on the potential matchup and nothing is set in stone, however Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that there has been talks from the UFC of the bout materializing. Phil Davis is...

Jul 3, 2014 8:33 am

Struve: My best years are coming up!

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve (25-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) returns to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets Matt Mitrione (7-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) on the UFC 175 main card. The 7-foot Dutchman has been out of action since March of 2013, this after being diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart. At...