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Nov 25, 2014 5:00 am

“AMERICAN!”

Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves has earned his U.S. Citizenship. The proud Brazilian born American took to twitter to announce the good news. It's official. I am a American citizen! Very proud of this moment, God bless America!

Nov 24, 2014 9:07 pm

Conor McGregor showing off impressive Capoeira skills

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor can be seen in this video putting on a very impressive Capoeira display along with the man behind the Boston Celtics mascot ‘Lucky the Leprechaun’. Check it out: Can’t see this post? Click HERE.

Nov 24, 2014 8:55 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones and Donald Cerrone sparring

Teammates Jon Jones and Donald Cerrone sparred recently, and by the looks of Jones caption, it appears the pair don’t spar frequently, however Jones showed respect to Cerrone in the caption, saying he kept the champ on his toes. How do you think this sparring session between two of the UFC’s best knockout artists ended?...


Nov 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Kron Gracie set to make MMA debut December 23rd in Japan

Kron Gracie officially has a date and opponent for his first MMA bout. He will fight Hyung Soo Kim at Real Fight Championship 1 in Japan. Both fighters will be making their MMA debut at the event. No word yet as to whether it will be under amateur rules, or professional rules. For those unfamiliar...

Nov 24, 2014 8:36 pm

Matt Wiman: ‘Dealing with sponsors is like dealing with drug dealers’

At UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend, Matt Wiman made his return to the Octagon against Issac Vallie-Flagg, whom he defeated via unanimous decision. Wiman looks exceptional in the bout, especially given that he had been away from the Octagon for two years. Many fans took note however of Wiman’s lack of sponsors on...

Nov 24, 2014 8:25 pm

Belfort on TRT ban: “It was better for me”

Ahead of his UFC 184 bout against Chris Weidman for the middleweight title, many are questioning how Vitor Belfort will fight without TRT. Belfort has stated previously that TRT Vitor is no more, and now it’s just ‘TNT Vitor’ (Read that HERE). ‘The Phenom’ spoke to SporTV to discuss his upcoming bout, and why he’s...

Nov 24, 2014 8:16 pm

UFC Fight Night 57 fighters discuss nicknames

The fighters of UFC Fight Night 57 discuss how their got their nicknames, including, Cuddly Bear, The Big Show, Sargent, Silverback, and The Texecutioner! Check it out:

Nov 24, 2014 8:05 pm

Edgar’s camp confident he will get next title shot

Following his impressive, and dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 last week, Frankie Edgar’s camp is confident that their fighter will get another crack at Jose Aldo’s featherweight championship. They’re also confident that a potential rematch with Aldo would go very different than the first bout, which Edgar lost via decision....

Nov 24, 2014 4:33 pm

Incredible Conor McGregor highlight video

Talk about getting chills watching a video! Check out this amazing Conor McGregor highlight video, which has interview footage of a very young McGregor, as well as highlights from the start of his career. Video courtesy of DF Valroth.

Nov 24, 2014 4:13 pm

Woodley to Lombard: “I’ve never ducked a fight”

Tyron Woodley is gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that bout however, the possibility of a bout between Woodley and his teammate Hector Lombard was widely discussed. When Lombard booked his fight with Josh Burkman earlier this year, he informed media members that the reason he wasn’t fighting Woodley...

Nov 24, 2014 4:02 pm

UFC Exec. outlines plans for UFC growth in 2015

The UFC is growing at an incredible rate. With events almost every weekend, one back to back dates, and even events on the same day on occasion! Earlier this month at the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, the UFC unveiled its 2015 schedule, that will see the UFC hold 45 events in the...

Nov 24, 2014 3:36 pm

QUICK TWITT: Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of Belfort bout

Ahead of his UFC 184 title defense against Vitor Belfort, Chris Weidman was randomly drug tested, something the champ is happy of. I was just randomly drug tested for the 1st time. Great for the sport.Out of comp testing coming to a home near you! — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) November 21, 2014 What are your...

Nov 24, 2014 3:32 pm

Legends coming to EA Sports UFC

EA Sports announced earlier today that they would be bringing legends to the game, however no names were given yet. It is worth noting that the trailer uses the hashtag UFCLegends, indicating they will not be using fighters who fought under the PRIDE FC banner, but not the UFC, such as Fedor Emelianenko. Check out...

Nov 24, 2014 3:31 pm

Aisling Daly used to beat up McGregor and Pendred when they first began MMA

Conor McGregor is one of the top ranked featherweight fighters in the world. With that being said, everyone has to start somewhere. TUF 20 competitor Aisling Daly, who is teammates with Conor McGregor revealed that she, was McGregor and Cathal Pendred’s first training partners. She spoke to Independent.ie. “It’s been a really great experience to...

Nov 24, 2014 2:58 pm

Will Brooks reveals he fought Michael Chandler with torn hamstring

Earlier this month at Bellator 131, Will Brooks scored an impressive fourth round TKO win over Michael Chandler to win the vacant lightweight title, a belt he believes was rightfully his to begin with given that he was the interim champion. What makes Brooks win more impressive is that he won the bout with a...

Nov 24, 2014 2:50 pm

Unbelievable highlights from regional scene

Check out these incredible highlights from the local MMA regional scene highlighted by multiple KO’s, and capped off by an amazing kneebar-electric chair crossover submission.

Nov 24, 2014 2:49 pm

Faber talks Dillashaw-Aldo superfight: ‘TJ has a great style for Aldo’

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber has been a mentor to TJ Dillashaw, the current bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that Team Alpha Male and Nova Uniao have a rivalry. Prior to TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao, Team Alpha Male was winless against Nova Uniao. Jose Aldo, who has defeated both Urijah Faber and...

Nov 24, 2014 11:15 am

Corey Anderson gets last-minute replacement opponent for UFC 181

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has received a late replacement for his upcoming fight at UFC 181 on December 6th. Anderson will now be facing undefeated prospect Justin Jones, who will be making his UFC debut at the event. Jones has only been a professional fighter for under a year, and has posted 3 finishes...

Nov 24, 2014 11:04 am

Benavidez: ‘It doesn’t make sense to call anybody out”

Joseph Benavidez put on arguably one of the most spectacular performances of his MMA career this past weekend when he defeated Dustin Ortiz via unanimous decision. Benavidez utilized his speed to batter Ortiz over the course of three rounds, rocking him multiple times in the process. He spoke at the post-fight press conference to discuss...

Nov 24, 2014 10:42 am

King Mo on Tito Ortiz: “I would destroy Tito”

The new hot rivalry in Bellator MMA is between Tito Ortiz and Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Following Bellator 131, where King Mo defeated Joe Vedepo, and Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar, King Mo called out Tito Ortiz, with King Mo saying he would “Django” Tito. (See that HERE). Since then the rivalry hasn’t died down,...

Nov 24, 2014 10:10 am

Rare footage of TJ Dillashaw wrestling in High School

In this video we see UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw pulling off a massive upset against a top ranked national wrestler in his high school days. Check it out: Footage courtesy of Earl Smith.

Nov 24, 2014 9:26 am

King Mo: “MMA is not a true sport like football and basketball”

Top ranked Bellator MMA light heavyweight Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal is one to never shy away from speaking what he believes. So when he was asked by Submission Radio as to what his thoughts are regarding a rivalry between the UFC and Bellator, King Mo said what he believes. “As far as rivalries go, at...