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Apr 23, 2014 4:20 pm

Former UFC Fighter Arrested On Cold Case Murder From 1999

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC fighter Homer “The Rock” Moore was arrested Monday for his involvement in the 1999 murder of Karam Hussein Jabar according to Tempe Police. Tempe Police described the case in a press release on Monday. “[Jabbar] was found deceased in the trunk of a vehicle, both hands and feet bound, and...

Apr 23, 2014 11:45 am

UFC Champ Barao: ‘My opponents make more than me’

“I’m very happy being an UFC champion. But i would like to improve my contract. Actually, an example: i know that Faber is a much older guy on the UFC, but he’s not even the champion and has a much better purse than mine” “It is what it is, we’re working for it to improve....

Apr 23, 2014 8:31 am

Jon Jones: ‘I am arrogant’

Jon Jones is arrogant.   Now, before all of his rabid fanboys start calling for my head, I’d like to clarify that this is not my personal opinion. It’s actually a quote, from a UFC champion.   And that champion? Well, he’s none other than Jon Jones.   In an interview (courtesy of Fox Sports), Jones...

Apr 22, 2014 4:21 pm

WSOF Outbids UFC For Holly Holm?

“Holly’s there, she will beat Ronda Rousey if Ronda’s still champ after Holly’s been in the UFC for a couple of fights. I want a couple more tune up fights. Holly’s on the fact track working on her grappling, she’s getting very good at it, but I want the confidence for Holly to be there...

Apr 22, 2014 3:47 pm

Bellator Boss: Tito Will Have A 35 Pound Weight Advantage Over Shlemenko

“It’s 20 pounds on paper, but legitimately, Shlemenko walks around at 190.” Rebney told Sherdog.com. “He’s a guy who cuts four pounds, who stops eating big meals a day and a half before the fight to cut four pounds of water weight to make 185. He’s a typical Eastern European fighter who’s not interested in...

Apr 22, 2014 1:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Coach Jason Parillo Talks TUF 19, Episode 1

  Famed MMA Boxing coach, Jason Parillo, has embarked on his first season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter, lending a hand on Team Penn. The first episode of season 19 showcased two head coaches, Penn and Edgar, that were able to get along and be cordial to each other. This was a big change considering that...

Apr 22, 2014 12:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Not Retiring, Wants to Fight in July

Despite his initial statements that he was heavily considering retirement, UFC Lightweight contender Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson has altered course. “I’m hoping to fight July 26 in San Jose,” Thomson told BJPenn.com. San Jose would make sense for Thomson, since he was born and raised there, and has fought at home numerous times.  He explained...

Apr 22, 2014 12:14 pm

Khabib Puts 155 On Notice: ‘Learn Wrestling If You Want To Compete With Me’

Russian born Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t slowed down since his start in the sport of MMA. After mastering the Russian art of Combat Sambo, he transitioned into the world of Mixed Martial Arts and has gone on a rarely matched 22-0 run against the world’s best fighters. Many believe he’s the biggest threat to UFC champion,...

Apr 22, 2014 11:21 am

Cormier Coach: ‘We’re Planning For Dan Henderson’s H-Bomb’

“That’s what we’re planning for. Going against the H-bomb…. I would think that maybe you’d (Dan Henderson) want a little more time off. But you know what, maybe his thought process is, ‘I’m in shape now. I’m older, it’s harder to stay in shape. Why don’t I just take care of it now since I’m...

Apr 22, 2014 11:13 am

Chuck Liddell Predicts Glover Will Finish Jones Within 3 Rounds

Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell, isn’t just a UFC executive and former light-heavyweight champion. He’s also one of the main reasons why, his student and protegé, Glover Teixeira is fighting for the title this weekend. So itt shouldn’t surprise anyone that he stands firmly behind Glover in the lead up to this weekend’s UFC 172 main...

Apr 21, 2014 8:43 pm

Khabib Wants Title Shot, Will Settle On Cerrone, Grant Or Diaz

“If they do not announce me as the next challenger for the title, then my next fight will likely take place in the autumn… I do not know who my opponent will be. I will eventually get them all. If the situation will develop in this way, then I would gladly take a fight against...

Apr 21, 2014 8:10 pm

Phil Davis: ‘I Will Destroy Jon Jones’

“My thing is I don’t like to say what people don’t deserve or say someone’s not good in order to build myself up. That doesn’t make me any better of a fighter if I say ‘oh Jones sucks’. Absolutely not.” “Jones is young, he’s incredibly talented, he works hard and he’s a champion. I have...

Apr 21, 2014 8:02 pm

Rumble: ‘I don’t think Phil Davis is taking me too seriously’

“I don’t think Phil’s dumb, I think he’s just preparing himself for what could come up next. That’s not a bad thing. I don’t think he’s overlooking me, but at same time I think he doesn’t take me too seriously. I think he doubts me just a smidge and that’s all I need.” Anthony “Rumble”...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Apr 21, 2014 7:13 pm

Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones Happened During Today’s UFC Conference Call

Today, in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 172 event, the UFC held a conference call to promote the Jones vs. Teixeira pay-per-view. But that’s not what we’re talking about. Instead we are discussing a Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones verbal beatdown that took place on today’s call. Phil Davis started out by saying, “Listen, if...

Apr 21, 2014 6:32 pm

Liddell: ‘Jones Should Have Saved UFC 151, Fought Sonnen. I Would have’

“I would have done anything just to keep the fight. I’ll fight anybody. I’ve already done all the training and I’ve already gotten ready for it. I’m in great shape and I’m the best light heavyweight in the world, I shouldn’t be afraid to fight anybody.” “I think pulling out of [UFC 151] really fight...