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Nov 6, 2014 5:09 am

Ian McCall Lays Out Gameplan To Beat Lineker This Weekend

Ian McCall joins UFC Tonight to discuss his upcoming fight against John Lineker and more. Ian McCall on how he’ll beat Lineker: “It comes down to movement. He’s going to sit in the pocket and wait. I have to make him swing, miss and make him pay for it. I have to put him on...

Nov 6, 2014 5:05 am

#TBT – Batman, Robin vs. Spiderman MMA Fight (Real)

Epic superhero action as the masked menace clashes with the dynamic duo, in a full contact kickboxing bout. Will Spidey’s crisp technique and lightning reflexes triumph over Batman’s power and determination? This happened last year.

Nov 6, 2014 5:04 am

Hunt: ‘Media Exaggerates Weight Cutting Woes’

“The thing about this is I didn’t get much time for this to be honest. It’s like three weeks, two and a half weeks. So losing ten and a half kilos in two and a half weeks is not an easy task. And also coming over to the other side of the world. ‘Cause I’m...

Nov 6, 2014 5:02 am

PAYDAY! Jucao’s Massive Fine Reduced By OK. Commission

  Battleground O.N.E. champion Roan “Jucao” Carneiro got his money back. Well… most of it. After his amazing one-night tournament winning performance, the Oklahoma Athletic Commission fined him $15,000 for being late to his post-fight drug screening. Yesterday, the commission decided to only retain $100.00 of his original fine and refunded the balance.


Nov 6, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Releases Two Foreign Fighters

Two new fighters have been released by the UFC. Japanese imports, Takenori Sato and Kazuki Tokudome have been removed from the promotion’s online roster of fighters, which usually signifies a release from contract. Sato, a ten-year MMA veteran, suffered two first round defeats in his short time with the promotion, while Kazuki leaves with a 1-3...

Nov 5, 2014 6:38 pm

Cat Back Injury Responsible For Rousey vs. Zingano Postponement

According to report on tonight’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’, on FOX Sports 1, Cat Zingano’s title shot against Ronda Rousey was postponed from January 3, to Feb. 28, due to a back injury suffered  by the challenger. The UFC Tonight crew stated that Zingano needed more time to properly recover from the injury, so that...

Nov 5, 2014 6:27 pm

Injury Still Ailing, Evans Opts Out Of Gustafsson Talks

“My leg isn’t strong. I can’t explode off it like I normally used to be able to and it still feels unstable. My management team wouldn’t let me take the fight. Glenn [Robinson, his manager] said, ‘At this stage of your career there is no need to rush into a fight especially coming back from...

Nov 5, 2014 6:16 pm

Hendo Targeting January Return To Middleweight

Dan Henderson is looking to get back into the cage in January, following a lackluster 2014. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion saw just two fights this year. A win, and a loss. Now, according to a report on UFC Tonight, the MMA legend is ready to head back down to middleweight, where the...

Nov 5, 2014 4:20 pm

Report: Lesnar Leveraging WWE Against a Possible UFC Return

With the WWE’s money stream dwindling, many are pointing to a Brock Lesnar return to the cage. As in, the WWE may not be able to afford the hefty salary of their champion, and the UFC, most certainly can. Popular pro-wrestling blog, Cageside Seats breaks it down: Lesnar, though he may not look it, is...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Nov 5, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Reveals “BIG” Announcement

The stars of the UFC will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will...

Nov 5, 2014 3:43 pm

Following Very Public Dispute, WSOF Releases Former Champ Steve Carl

According to reports, The World Series of Fighting Promotion has released their former welterweight champion, Steve Carl. The former champ, earned his strap by besting the promotion’s front-runner, at the time, Josh Burkman. Carl ended up losing the title in his first defense to submission wrecking machine, Rousimar Palhares, and now, he’s gone. Prior to...

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Nov 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Ryan Ford Suspended Following Failure To Disclose Broken Arm

Last month, WSOF’s Ryan Ford failed to disclose to officials that he broke his arm prior to engaging with Jake Shields. That decision has now cost him six-months of professional fighting time, as The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission has decided to suspend the fighter for six-months, retroactive from his main event bout against Shields. Ford...

Nov 5, 2014 2:58 pm

Ian McCall: “This job is killing us”

“It could be worse. I could have an office job and want to kill myself. It could be a lot worse. This job is killing us. Realistically, this job is ruining the one vehicle we have — our bodies and our brains. It’s killing me. It’s killing all of us, but I signed up for...

Nov 5, 2014 2:03 pm

Sonnen Unsure Of McGregor’s Title Hopes, But He’s A Fan Of “The Entertainer”

“I love everything that Conor McGregor is doing. He’s very entertaining, and I think he’s an outstanding fighter. He dealt with a tremendous amount of pressure when he fought in his hometown in a main event in Ireland. He sold that out, it was packed, and the whole thing was based around him. “Diego Brandao...

Nov 5, 2014 1:47 pm

Rockhold Describes Near Death Surfing Incident

“Getting trapped under water and feeling that sensation of almost drowning, while getting tossed around… that’s not a good feeling. That’s a scary situation. 100 percent, I’m not scared in the Octagon. There’s a little anxiety, but in the ocean, you have no control out there. In a fight I don’t get scared, I might...

Nov 5, 2014 1:39 pm

Dan Hardy: ‘Pearson Is The U.K.’s Best Chance’

“Pearson for my money is the best chance the UK has right now of clinching a UFC title. His career has been a great learning experience for him thus far and at only 30 years old the Sunderland, England native has plenty of time.” “He is improving from fight to fight and over the next...

Nov 5, 2014 12:55 pm

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 A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Oct 10, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT

Nov 5, 2014 12:49 pm

Ortiz Willing To Pay For “Embarrassment” Bonnar’s Pre-Fight Drug Test

“When someone talks about a person’s fans, a person’s family, I take it very personally. I take it very personally and I can’t just let it slide by. I don’t think anybody in the world can let something like this slide by when they talk about your family. This guy wants to come out of...

Nov 5, 2014 12:37 pm

Overeem: Mark Hunt “Strongest Guy I’ve Ever Fought”

“I fought [Mark Hunt] back in 2008. He’s the strongest guy I’ve ever fought. You know If you get hit (by Mark), you’ve got a problem. So it’s going to be an exciting match up and I’m actually excited for that fight in a couple of weeks.” In a recent interview with Submission Radio, Alistair...

Nov 5, 2014 12:31 pm

Rousey Cool With Co-Main Event Status

“It has always been a dream of mine to fight at Staples Center, and so that is the silver lining. I always want to do the Staples Center, I remember they days when I was cocktail waitressing and I was watching the Lakers play on TV and being like, man, I wonder if things would...

Nov 5, 2014 10:49 am

Mark Hunt: ‘I hit ’em in the head and there goes your F*cking blackbelt’

“Well everyone’s a world-class ground fighter until they get a punch to the face. So that’s how I deal with all these ground fighters like everyone else. I hit ’em in the head and there goes your Fu*king black belt.” In a recent interview with, Submission Radio, Mark Hunt discussed his plan to deal with...

Nov 5, 2014 10:26 am

Replay! Fabricio Werdum Submits Fedor Emelianenko (Full Fight)

Sealing his Strikeforce debut with a KO punch, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko aims to continue his incredible 27 fight unbeaten streak against BJJ blackbelt Fabricio Werdum who has won three straight fights in Strikeforce. Don’t miss Werdum’s upcoming fight at UFC 180 against Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight title.