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Dec 5, 2014 1:13 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 181 Embedded, lightweight champion and Wheaties cover model Anthony Pettis makes minor adjustments in advance of his upcoming title fight. Challenger Gilbert Melendez takes a focused approach to his final training sessions. At the host hotel, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and top bantamweight Urijah Faber make time for a veteran...

Dec 5, 2014 1:08 pm

Evinger: ‘UFC Cares About Rousey, Not WMMA’

“I think they don’t really care about the women. Ronda Rousey is their main worry. She’s what they’re concerned with. I think they’re missing the whole point. They put all the effort in promoting certain people and that’s it. It’s like when guys like B.J. Penn and Chuck Liddell retired, they didn’t build new guys...

Dec 5, 2014 12:52 pm

Melendez Hoping For GOAT Status With UFC 181 Title Win

“Yeah, this is my… I feel like I’ve accomplished everything there is to accomplish in the sport, except winning the most prestigious title out there, and that’s the UFC belt. I can see it from here and, you know, I want it so bad. And if I can win that belt, I think that would...

Dec 5, 2014 12:33 pm

Following Multiple Callouts Rampage Hinting At Retirement

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been fighting professionally since 1999. In an unfortunate twist, the 36-year-old mega-star, now signed to Bellator, is hinting at hanging em up. His words: Funny how a lot of fighters are calling me out in Bellator,I know deep down y'all don't really want 2 fight me. Any...

Dec 5, 2014 12:22 pm

Sonnen Responds: ‘I stopped caring at “Tim Kennedy said'”

There’s a growing feud in Mixed Martial Arts, and it’s between veteran war hero Tim Kennedy and the very brash Chael Sonnen. Sonnen started the trash talk on his podcast, but Kennedy has been able to follow that up brilliantly. (Find that HERE) Here’s the latest: Can someone give me the bullet points to that...

Dec 5, 2014 12:14 pm

Kennedy Offers Dominant Position Start To Sonnen At Metamoris

“First, Chael is wrong and I could care less. Chael wanted to bring it up again, which is fine. My first assumption is that he’s trying to promote a match with me at Metamoris, which is a horrible decision because I’ll destroy him every which way. “I think it’s hilarious. Every time I’ve ever met...

Dec 5, 2014 11:37 am

Francisco Rivera Thinks Fight With Uriah Faber Could Be Life Changing- Exclusive

  Who’s ready for UFC 181? UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is. He spoke with BJPENN.COM Radio this past Sunday about his upcoming fight with “The California Kid”, Uriah Faber. Checkout some of the highlights below, then go listen to the episode for the full interview, HERE. “Huge fight, looking forward to it, I can’t wait,”...

Dec 5, 2014 10:52 am

PHOTO | Josh Thomson’s Amazing Selfie

By far the most amazing #Selfie I've ever been a part of. #love the #philippines and all the great #fans here. #OneFC tonight live from #Manila on @buddahbear is stepping into the cage for another shot at #Glory against a beast of a fighter #IgorSubora #fights #bjj #kickboxing #mma #AnaJulaton #TheHurricane #Boxing A photo...

Dec 5, 2014 9:32 am

REPLAY! Brandon Vera’s ONE FC Soccer Kick Finish

Longtime UFC staple, Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera returned to the cage this morning, in emphatic fashion. ‘The Truth’ dominated much of the first round, before finishing the bout, via soccer kicks. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 5, 2014 9:28 am

REPLAY! Roger Gracie Blasts Through McSweeney

Former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight ,Roger Gracie returned to his division home of light-heavyweight this morning, as part of the ONE FC 23 event. He took out James McSweeney before the sounds of the final bell. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 5, 2014 9:14 am

ONE FC 23 Results: Vera, Gracie Dominate

e Early this morning in Manila, the ONE Fighting Championship MMA Promotion returned to action from the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philipines. UFC heavyweight veteran, Brandon Vera made a triumphant return and was one of seven fighters who finished their bouts before the final bell. The full One FC 23 results are as...

Dec 4, 2014 8:03 pm

Pettis On Melendez: ‘He’s on his way out of his peak’

“I feel like he’s on his way out of the peak of his career, and I’m just entering it. I think his peak of his career, I wouldn’t say it’s passed, but he’s not starting it anymore. I’m just starting to tap into my grown-man strength, my full potential, my knowledge of fighting. I’m very...

Dec 4, 2014 7:55 pm

Baroni Calls Out CM Punk

Longtime MMA veteran, Phil ‘The NYBA’ Baroni has had enough of the talk, wants CM Punk to come to the cage and fight. Check it: I'll bust you up. Call Coker , move da fucking needle. Wa Wa 3H was mean to me. Vince owes me. Wa… — phil baroni (@philbaroni) December 4, 2014...

Dec 4, 2014 7:33 pm

REPLAY! Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem (Full Fight)

Two heavyweight legends collide in the Octagon again when former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar, meets former Strikeforce Champion, Alistair Overeem for the first time. With over 500 pounds on the stage, there is bound to be a real power struggle. Catch Overeem’s upcoming fight against Stefan Struve. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 4, 2014 7:24 pm

Brandon Vera: ‘The respect wasn’t there with the UFC’

“It wasn’t handled the way it should be. I was a loyal employee, never did anything incorrectly. Never beat up my wife. Never had a DUI. The respect wasn’t there.” “Let’s talk about this. Let’s fix this. I’d really like to have you finish out your career here. I said, ‘OK.’ He said, ‘I’ll call...

Dec 4, 2014 7:17 pm

REPLAY! Invicta FC 10: Official Weigh-Ins

Earlier today, the ‘Invicta FC 10’ fighters hit the scales and made their bouts for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Pass event official. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 4, 2014 7:16 pm

Invicta FC 10 Weigh-In Results

Fighters from tomorrow night’s Invicta FC 10 event hit the scales today, in Houston, to make their bouts official. All fighters made their mark. Invicta FC 10 takes place tomorrow from, Houston’s Arena Theatre and streams live on UFC Fight Pass. (9 p.m. ET) The Full results are as follows: Champ Michelle Waterson (105) vs....

Dec 4, 2014 7:12 pm

UFC 181: Media Day Highlights

Catch up with UFC champions Johny Hendricks and Anthony Pettis, as well as superstars Robbie Lawler and Gilbert Melendez at the UFC 181 media day! Tune in to UFC 181 this Saturday, December 6, live on Pay-Per-View. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 4, 2014 7:09 pm

UFC 181: Anthony Pettis Wheaties Box Reveal

Watch the unveiling of Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ cover of the Wheaties box. Pettis, who was joined on stage by UFC President Dana White, spoke about the honor of being chosen to represent the UFC. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 4, 2014 5:02 pm

REPLAY! Joanne Calderwood vs. Rose Namajunas (Highlights)

In what may have been the best fight of the season so far, Rose Namajunas pulled off the upset as she eliminated No. 2 ranked Joanne Calderwood with a second round kimura to stay alive in the tournament and move one step closer towards a shot at the UFC women’s strawweight title. Share Tweet Email...

Dec 4, 2014 4:56 pm

REPLAY! Carla Esparza vs. Tecia Torres (Highlights)

Carla Esparza ekes out a victory over Tecia Torres by majority decision after two rounds. The No. 1 seed and former Invicta FC champion definitely had a fight on her hands, but she’s now moving onto the semifinals Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 4, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 181 Embedded, the mood is light as the stars of the fight card arrive in Las Vegas, including heavyweight foes Brendan Schaub and Travis Browne. Main event star and welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and opponent Robbie Lawler both spend some downtime shopping at very different retailers. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis...

Dec 4, 2014 4:30 pm

“Brendan Schaub Can’t Fight!”

“Honestly, somebody asked me if he can fight. I think he can’t fight for sh*t. That’s what I think.” “I pick and choose my fighters, I’ll tell you this much for sure. It’s the way they approach me and the way they speak to me before they really want to be in my gym and...

Dec 4, 2014 3:31 pm

Anthony Pettis’ Wheaties Box Revealed

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is the first MMA fighter to grace to cover of the iconic Wheaties Cereal Box. Check it: The champ is here. — Wheaties (@wheaties) December 4, 2014 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit