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Apr 4, 2014 5:12 pm

Update: Burkman stays with WSOF, fights winner of Palhares vs. Fitch

Earlier today, Josh Burkman (27-10 MMA) and his WSOF employers had a very public dispute on twitter, which stemmed from the welterweights request to be released from his contract with the promotion. Now, it appears that “The People’s Warrior” will remain with ‘World Series of Fighting’ and will soon fight for the organizations welterweight title.  “I’m happy to tell you that we spoke with Josh Burkman, and...

Apr 4, 2014 4:26 pm

Patrick Cummins vs. Francimar Barroso set for UFC Fight Night 43

UFC officials announced today that a light heavyweight bout between Patrick Cummins (4-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Francimar Barroso (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s “UFC Fight Night 43” card in Albuquerque. Pat Cummins made his octagon debut in the co-main event slot of UFC 170 opposite heavily favored former heavyweight Daniel...

Apr 4, 2014 3:40 pm

Cyborg vs. Holm To PPV?

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm is fighting tonight on AXS TV. This bout, according to her coach, was to serve, at least at one-point, as a lead-in to a possible Cyborg vs. Holm PPV event, yet to be announced. Ariel Helwani tells it best: Mike Winkeljohn, Holm’s trainer of 16 years, said the plan...

Apr 4, 2014 3:23 pm

Maryland Commission Releases Statement On Jones/Glover Random Testing

Earlier this week we learned that Jon Jones had requested and been granted random drug testing for himself and his opponent, Glover Teixeira (pictured). The two men face off at UFC 172 later this month. Now, two days removed from these recent discoveries, Patrick Panella, the Executive Director of the Maryland State Athletic Commission, has...

Apr 4, 2014 3:16 pm

Jake Ellenberger: ‘Ronda is freakishly strong, she would beat a lot of guys’

“She’s one of those people that works really, really hard. I guess I didn’t really realize that until I had spent more time around her in the gym. I could even say she probably works harder than the majority of the people in this sport. She is freakishly strong. People thought I was crazy when...

Apr 4, 2014 9:40 am

Rousey Contract Ruled Invalid By CSAC – Released From Management Deal

By Evan Stoumbelis Last week Ronda Rousey entered arbitration with the CSAC for a contract with her management company Fight Tribe Management. Rousey wanted out of her contract, however Fight Tribe said she was obligated to fulfill her contract. As a result Fight Tribe filed for arbitration for an uninvolved 3rd party to determine whether...

Apr 4, 2014 9:37 am

Things Get Real-Nasty On Twitter Between WSOF, Burkman & Magalhaes

Yesterday we learned that WSOF welterweight fighter, Josh Burkman, was unhappy with his employer, and as a result, is requesting a release from his fighting contract. That was only the beginning.   Retweeted by Joshua Burkman: marshall dye ‏@snackgod I wounder how @JoshBurkman is the only @MMAWorldSeries that didn’t get a win bonus. to me it kinda doesn’t seem fair Joshua Burkman ‏@JoshBurkman   •WSOF foreshadowing… Contracts should be honored at...

Apr 4, 2014 8:35 am

Kennedy: Weidman Won’t Be Ready For Machida By July

Chris Weidman underwent double-knee surgery on Tuesday and is expected to face-off with Lyoto Machida on July 5 in Las Vegas. These two things don’t add up to UFC middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy, who believes the champ needs more time to recover. (Maybe he hasn’t seen this video) “There’s no way he’s ready by July,”...

Apr 4, 2014 8:28 am

Dillashaw Doesn’t Think Barao Has The Cardio To Hang With Him

TJ Dillashaw is the fourth high-profile Team Alpha Male fighter to receive a UFC title shot. All have failed before him, but TJ believes he has something over ,the champ, Renan Barao, whom he faces in the UFC 173 main event in May. He tells MMAFighting.com: “Absolutely, I mean I’ve always been impressed with him...

Apr 4, 2014 8:08 am

Davis Ready To Fight Glover, Thinks Jones Will Pull Out

Already scheduled to face returning UFC fighter, Anthony Johnson, at UFC 172,  San Diego’s Phil Davis, has a back up plan in mind. A fight with Glover Teixeira. Davis isn’t convinced the UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, will show up on fight night, and being booked on the same card gives hope for Davis in...

Apr 4, 2014 7:44 am

Miesha Tate Happy To Be Away From Rousey Drama

Despite a recent 0-2 run in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Miesha Tate is looking at the positives when it comes to her upcoming fight with Liz Carmouche. “I really like being matched up with Liz,” Tate told ESPN.com “It’s so refreshing. She has great sportsmanship. I get along with everyone from her team. It’s nice...

Apr 3, 2014 4:36 pm

Nunes in for Baszler at TUF Nations Finale

  Amanda Nunes has stepped in for an injured Shayna Baszler. Nunes was set to face Alexis Dufresne at UFC on FOX 11 but she has agreed to replace Baszler against Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card in Quebec, Canada, on April 16. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to...

Apr 3, 2014 4:26 pm

GSP on Nick Diaz: ‘He’s A Motherf***er Man… I’ll F*** Him Up’

I think it’s safe to say, that we’re just starting to uncover who GSP really is, as a man and person. As a UFC champion, he was always the politician, lately though, he’s been very outspoken and unafraid to speak his mind. It’s actually a nice change. In his new documentary, ‘The DNA of GSP’,...

Apr 3, 2014 4:03 pm

Jon Jones Inspired By UFC Champ Ronda Rousey

“Ronda’s actually inspired me to get into my acting a little bit more in my off season. She’s really been an inspiration to me the way she trains really hard, stays on top of her MMA game and she actually works on her acting with her acting coaches and then she goes and does this...

Apr 3, 2014 10:22 am

Mark Munoz Excited To Show Off His Evolution In The Striking Realm

“Mousasi, his stand-up is amazing.He is planted, and always ready to fire. He’s got power shots from both hands. His kicks are unbelievable. For an MMA guy, he has amazing striking and on the ground he’s amazing too. That’s everything he has, and at the same time, he goes forward and doesn’t stop coming forward....

Apr 3, 2014 9:47 am

UFC On FOX 11 Card Finalized

UFC on FOX 11 now has its thirteenth and final bout for the April 19 event. A middleweight showdown between Yoel Romero (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was chosen as the final main-card attraction. This card is quite the well-rounded one, as we will see huge heavyweights slug it out (Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum),...

Apr 3, 2014 6:47 am

Ralek Gracie ‘lost respect for Bravo as a man’

The Eddie Bravo, Gracie family mellow drama continues. On an episode of “Darce Side Radio”, Metamoris cheif Ralek Gracie was a guest where he talked about last weekend’s Metamoris 3 and the storied main event between Bravo and Royler Gracie. After Saturday night’s draw, Royce Gracie confronted Bravo. Bravo, in turn, was on a slew of...