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Mar 20, 2014 7:55 pm

Anderson Silva Says He Won’t Return in 2014

Dana White has hinted that it would happen, but Anderson Silva says otherwise. Despite showing rapid gains since suffering a broken leg in his December fight with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Silva has now gone on record that 2014 will not see the return of “The Spider.” “These rumors that I’ll fight at UFC...

Mar 20, 2014 12:40 pm

Jose Aldo expects Mendes rematch next, says Pettis talks more than he fights

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) recently spoke to MMAjunkie through an intepreter, where he discussed his possible move to 155-pounds, as well as a potential fight with lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. “Anthony Pettis talks a lot,” Aldo told MMAjunkie. “He goes to the media and says that he’ll fight me in any...

Mar 20, 2014 12:00 pm

Ludwig Shocked Team Alpha Male Departure Went Public

Last night we learned that, Team Alpha Male, one of the most successful teams in MMA, is losing their head coach. On Fox Sports 1’s ‘UFC Tonight’ show, the broadcast team announced that Duane Ludwig is set to leave the Sacramento fight teams side in favor of something new. In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, Ludwig...

Mar 20, 2014 10:29 am

Henderson: ‘TRT has nothing to do with my fighting skills’

“I don’t think TRT has anything to do with my skills as a fighter. I think I get sick a little bit less and have a little more energy. I don’t lay on the couch as much when I’m on TRT, but it’s not the reason I’ve done as well as I’ve done in the...

Mar 20, 2014 10:12 am

Ratings Report: UFC 170 Pulls Low PPV Buys, Brings Rousey’s Draw Into Question

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Mar 20, 2014 10:05 am

Bellator Champ Newton: ‘Bellator Will Surpass The UFC’

“I just see Bellator definitely surpassing UFC. It’s already happening. [The UFC] is not very personable with the fighters. They don’t really have the fans understanding what the fighters went through, understanding their camps. I think Bellator does that very well. They really follow the fighters, so it makes the fans fall in love more...

Mar 20, 2014 9:59 am

Hendo: Brazilian fans say I’m going to die

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson earned “Fight of the Year” honors back in 2011, for their 5-round war that took place at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. After 25-minutes of non-stop action, Hendo got the judges nod in what many people deem to be the greatest fight in mixed martial arts history. Since losing...

Mar 20, 2014 8:36 am

Holly Holm On Failed UFC Talks: ‘ One Day At A Time, The Cards Will Unfold’

Up until last night Holly Holm was widely considered one of the hottest prospects in women’s MMA. So much so, that many already linked her to a potential title fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. Unfortunately for fight fans, her management blew the deal with the UFC brass and she is stuck, for the foreseeable future,...

Mar 20, 2014 7:57 am

Royce Gracie: Rener & Ryron Are Misrepresenting Jiu Jitsu

In the greatest of all fantasy worlds, anyone can become of Gracie Jiu Jitsu black belt simply by having money in a Paypal and an internet connection. They could teach others, and fight others with the knowledge that they have been trained like the best GJJ black belts in the world, without leaving their living...

Mar 20, 2014 7:53 am

Tyrone Woodley Would be “Furious” at Nick Diaz Title Shot

With the number one contender spot in the UFC Welterweight division still up for grabs, Tyrone Woodley, who most recently defeated Carlos Condit, took to the MMA Hour to make his case for the next title shot. While he acknowledges that other fighters in the division all have at least a somewhat valid claim to...

Mar 19, 2014 7:05 pm

‘Cyborg’ Passes Random NSAC Test Prior to Title Fight

As far as 2014 goes, so far so good for Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. A week before her title bout for Lion Fight, Justino has passed a random drug test requested by Nevada’s boxing commission, MMA Junkie is reporting. “Cyborg,” the current Invicta featherweight champ, was screened for performance-enhancers and diuretics, Nevada State Athletic Commission chairman...

Mar 19, 2014 3:41 pm

Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens headlines UFC Fight Night in San Antonio

UFC officials announced today that a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) will headline the recently announced ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in San Antonio. The “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” event, which goes down June 28 live from the AT&T Center, will mark the...

Mar 19, 2014 9:28 am

Woodley Not Happy With Rogan Commentary

“They’re punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Rogan is horrendous for his commentary that he did for that fight. Everything was, ‘Oh, Tyron threw a hard bomb but Carlos took it. He’s got such a great chin. Oh, Tyron has a takedown. Look at Carlos. He’s doing the mission impossible guard [mission...

Mar 19, 2014 9:20 am

With New Motivation, Shogun Wants K.O. Over Hendo This Weekend

“I have always been with great coaches, but I lacked motivation. With the training here in São Paulo my motivation raised again because I’m just another fighter. In Curitiba, the coaches were hired by me and they were focusing only on me. Now, here in São Paulo, I have good athletes that help me like...

Mar 19, 2014 8:43 am

305,000 Tune In For UFC 171 Prelims On FS2

Last Saturday’s UFC 171 event crowned our new welterweight champion. You didn’t have to tune in to FOX Sports 2 to catch this historic moment, you just had to fork out enough coin to buy the pay-per-view. However, there were fights on FOX Sports 2 as well last Saturday. As part of the lead up...

Mar 19, 2014 8:22 am

Woodley Thinks The UFC Wants Rory MacDonald To Replace The GSP Void

“I think that anybody is in some form of media and spectators, the good stories always make the front page. What people fail to realize is that it was seven minutes into the fight, I was winning the fight, I won the first round, I won the first two minutes of the second round, and...

Mar 19, 2014 8:07 am

Mysterious Hand Injury May Sideline Michael McDonald

When injuries occur to MMA fighters, they are usually discovered immediately. Sometimes they are right before a fight, and a lot of times right after a fight. Whenever they occur, they are usually quickly diagnosed and treated. But for top 10 Bantamweight Michael McDonald, a mysterious unnamed injury may be sidelining him from any near...

Mar 19, 2014 6:12 am

Tryouts for the first all-women TUF series to be held April 28

  In the aftermath of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization’s 20th anniversary, the UFC is kicking off its next two decades with a fresh twist on its storied reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter. For the first time ever, the series’ 20th season will feature an all women cast in the UFC’s newest weight division and a new title...

Mar 19, 2014 5:59 am

Bobby Voelker Takes On Lance Benoist At Albuquerque’s First UFC Event

  Another bout has been added to Albuquerque’s first UFC show.   Bobby Voelker will meet Lance Benoist on the June card, which will be headlined by Benson Henderson taking on Albuquerque’s own Jackson-Winkeljohn fighter Rustam Khabilov. MMAJunkie reports that “No broadcast plans have been revealed for the card, though it’s likely to air on FOX Sports 1 and stream on...

Mar 18, 2014 7:07 pm

Pat Barry Set for GLORY Debut in May on Spike TV

With a booming personality that was only matched by his go-for-it fighting style, Pat Barry was a fan favorite during his five-year run in mixed martial arts. Barry, somewhat surprisingly, retired from the UFC after a 5-7 run through its heavyweight division. The ground game was always an albatross around Barry’s neck so it fitting...