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Nov 12, 2014 4:04 pm

Nate Diaz Reveals Root Of Contract Dispute With The UFC

“I went to sign this contract to fight for the title against Henderson, and when I went to sign my contract, they were locking me down for eight fights for sh-tty pay. I was like, ‘This is a world title fight, and you’re going to pay me this chump change?’… I’m like, ‘OK, this is...

Nov 12, 2014 3:43 pm

Champ T.J. Dillashaw: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad”

“I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him. I respect him, he’s an awesome fighter.” … “I hope Cub Swanson wins. I like Frankie Edgar as a fighter, but Cub Swanson is a super cool dude and his stand-up gotten so much better. We have already seen Frankie...

Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo returns to 185, meets Mousasi at UFC on FOX 14

Dan Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) will return to the UFC’s middleweight division this January when he faces Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14. UFC officials announced the pairing earlier today. Dan Henderson was last seen in action at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas,...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...


Nov 12, 2014 11:37 am

Bonnar: Tito’s ‘the biggest a**hole the sport’s ever known’

“He’s just fishing for something. The bottom line is [wrestling coach] Paul Herrera is not working with him. Paul Herrera’s working with me on my wrestling defense and what Tito’s good at. “I could watch Tito’s fights. I know them all. I know his double leg, his underhook to knee tap. We worked on defending...

Nov 12, 2014 11:33 am

Jury: Cerrone’s never fought somebody like me

“I feel this is a very, very important matchup right now. We’re both on hot streaks, we’re both killin’ it in our weight class in the UFC. It’s just a great time to have this fight. I always look at my career not as my last fight or my next fight, I look at it...

Nov 12, 2014 11:27 am

TUF 20 Fighter Felice Herrig’s MMA ‘Creep Tweet Of The Day’

One of the UFC’s most fan friendly athletes, Felice Herrig, has had her fair share of creepy social media come-ons. And when she gets them she shares. Here’s the latest: #creepymessageoftheday …. Or just really angry and disgruntled http://t.co/xOKSg2U0Hy — Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) November 11, 2014 A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Nov 11, 2014...

Nov 12, 2014 11:22 am

REPLAY! Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown (Full Fight)

Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, who have combined for a career 32 knockouts, go toe-to-toe in the Octagon with a welterweight title shot on the line. Now, Lawler has his title shot against champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 181, don’t miss any of the action on Pay-Per-View.

Nov 12, 2014 9:24 am

Anthony Johnson vs. Alexander Gustafsson Set

  History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC® light heavyweight title challenger.  The bout will take place in front of more than 30,000...

Nov 12, 2014 5:00 am

Phuket Dreaming Episode 6 – “The Fast Lane”

In the sixth episode of Phuket Dreaming, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino Trains for her fight at the Sri Panwa Resort and meets up with Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante for some SUP Surfing. Meanwhile Tito Ortiz trains for his fight with Stephan Bonnar and holds a seminar.

Nov 11, 2014 6:51 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum shows featherweight Dennis Bermudez around Mexico City and takes in a Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament. Werdum’s opponent, Mark Hunt, drops off a heavyweight-size load of laundry and battles the language barrier in search of his signature hairstyle. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes...

Nov 11, 2014 6:44 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Nate Diaz doesn’t deserve this fight’

  “I think people started talking more about me after that fight [against Benson Henderson], but I think my big dream is still coming. I have a fight against a top guy, Nathan Diaz, on Dec. 13. My focus is on that fight right now, and I’m looking forward beating him and getting my title...

Nov 11, 2014 5:36 pm

Hunt: ‘I’m Happy Cain Got Injured’

“I would say I’m quite happy because Cain was injured. Sorry Cain. It was good news on my account. I’m here to win that No. 1 spot, I’m gonna knock Fabricio out. His object is to probably put me down and tire me out. I know that. But all I need is one punch, one...

Nov 11, 2014 5:29 pm

Bellator Champ Will Brooks ‘Not Impressed With Unprofessional Bonnar’

“I think that just put an ugly look on the promotion. That approach [Bonnar] was allowed to take as far as bringing in his buddy [former UFC talent Justin McCully], doing that whole pro wrestling skit type of deal, I think that really turned a lot of people off. That’s not fair to the other...

Nov 11, 2014 5:00 pm

Velasquez Breaks Down Werdum vs. Hunt Interim Title Fight

“I think Mark Hunt just has that knockout power, and that’s pretty much it. I think Werdum, with his length, also if it goes to wrestling, if it goes on the ground, Werdum has it. I think on the feet, with the power that Hunt has, I think he has a good chance of winning...

Nov 11, 2014 4:50 pm

Invicta FC 10 Event Finalized With 10 Bouts

The Invicta Fighting Championship has announced the lineup for their 10th event. In the ‘UFC Fight Pass headliner’, the promotion’s atomweight champion, Michelle Waterson (pictured) will fight Herica Tiburcio. “Invicta FC 10: Waterson vs. Tiburcio” takes place on Dec. 5 from the Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas. The full lineup is as follows: Atomweight Title...

Nov 11, 2014 4:39 pm

Gadelha: ‘UFC strawweight belt is mine’

“I think that this is my belt. I’m trying to achieve something in this career for 10 years. I don’t think anyone is as focused as I am. It’s not a dream you have for three or four years, like many of those girls have. It’s something I dream about 10 years. I’ve been working...

Nov 11, 2014 4:10 pm

“You’re Dumber Than Nick For Taking Dos Anjos Fight”

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been at odds with the Diaz brothers ever since he got jumped by their crew on National Television. (Replay HERE) With Nate returning against Mayhem’s teammate, Rafael dos Anjos, the controversial MMA Fighter fired off a few rounds towards Stockton. Check it: OMFG HOMIE, WHY YOU TAKE THIS FIGHT WITH DOS...

Nov 11, 2014 4:00 pm

UFC Reserves Two Brazilian Soccer Stadiums For 2015

“Curitiba is in our list. We have booked dates there and in Palmeiras’ arena (in Sao Paulo, pictured), we’re now studying the number of tickets that we can sell. If it’s going to be a big or a small show. We like the size of the arena in Curitiba. I think it holds 40 000...

Nov 11, 2014 3:15 pm

Random Drug Testing Results Are In

The California State Athletic Commission has randomly tested both Bellator 131 main event competitors, ahead of this week’s televised event. According to reports, Stephan Bonnar has been tested twice by urine, and Ortiz once. MMAFighting.com has the scoop: Bellator 131 headliners Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar recently passed random urine drug tests administered by the...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 11, 2014 2:37 pm

NO YOU CAN’T! Wanderlei Pulled From Bellator Appearance

Earlier this week, we learned that, Wanderlei Silva had joined the anti-UFC brigade, over at Bellator, and planned an appearance, in San Diego, as part of the Bellator 131 pre-fight build up. That can’t happen. Due to prior contractual obligations, Wanderlei Silva will not be able to participate in #Bellator131‘s pre-promotion this week — Bellator...