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Oct 22, 2014 5:05 am

Bethe To Tate: ‘Don’t be scared, “Honey!”’

Taking her focus of Ronda Rousey and the horsewomen, Bethe Corriea doesn’t mince words when addressing the former title challenger, Miesha Tate. I'm different! Sumtimes I like 2devour my dessert b4 another horsemeat dinner!Stand toe2toe w/ me Cupcake @MieshaTate Don't be scared Honey! — Bethe (@bethecorreia) October 19, 2014 Who wins this inside the cage?

Oct 22, 2014 5:04 am

Ronda Can’t Wait To Fight Cat Zingano, Ready To Fight NOW!

“Hopefully I’ll be fighting Cat Zingano January 3rd. I haven’t got the official word yet. I’m ready to fight right now if they call me,” stated UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who is eager to face top challenger Cat Zinganao at UFC 182 on January 3.

Oct 22, 2014 5:03 am

What It Looks Like When Ballerinas KO UFC Fighters

For a different look at some of the UFC’s more intense moments, the good folks over at Masato Toys have put together a fun gallery of fighters getting knocked out by Ballerinas. Enjoy!


Oct 22, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/20/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and UFC.com Insider Forrest Griffin discuss the upcoming Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre’s possible return and more.

Oct 22, 2014 5:00 am

Kampmann: ‘I don’t see myself fighting anytime soon’

Team Alpha Male’s new head coach, Martin Kampmann, isn’t shutting the door on a return to the Octagon, but he’s not committing to one either. In a recent interview with Submission Radio, the UFC welterweight stated, “You know never say never, but I can’t see myself fighting anytime soon,That’s for sure.” You can listen to...

Oct 21, 2014 6:43 pm

Conor McGregor Promises Tea-Bagging Of Chad Mendes

“I am the number one contender, it’s that simple. I hold the key to the biggest gate, the biggest attendance, to football stadiums. I’m not holding back, I’m not sitting and waiting. We have spoken with Dana, Lorenzo and Uncle Frank. When you have that backing, you have control.” During a recent stint on BT...

Oct 21, 2014 6:28 pm

REPLAY! Even Bellator Says Bradley Held Down Josh Neer

Take that Big John! The admin responsible for Bellator MMA’s Youtube account has indeed called last Friday’s main event winner, Paul Bradley, a lay-and-prayer. Well… Kind of. (See screencap/youtube video title above) Here’s the actual highlights from the event:

Oct 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Velasquez Injured, Hunt Steps Up For Werdum Interim Title Fight On 3-Weeks Notice

The UFC”s debut in Mexico just took a heavyweight hit to its sold-out event. According to the UFC’s official twitter account, the UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has pulled out of UFC 180, due to injury. BREAKING: Velasquez injured. Werdum vs Hunt new UFC 180 main event Full Story: http://t.co/MqgJLcfbhD pic.twitter.com/RhNBaVtVJT — UFC (@ufc) October 22,...

Oct 21, 2014 6:02 pm

Jose Aldo: Mendes striking has not evolved

UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo knows very well that the man he fights this weekend for a second time, Chad Mendes, has won four of his past five contests via knockout or TKO. But those statistics haven’t made Aldo a believer in “Money’s” striking skills, as he told Combate (via Bloody Elbow) in a recent...

Oct 21, 2014 4:58 pm

TAKE BACKS! Cung Le Cleared Of All Charges, UFC Rescinds Suspension

At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters on the card. Additionally, UFC requested the laboratory to test blood samples from 4 fighters for human growth hormone (HGH), erythropoietin (EPO) and testosterone. One of the athletes who...

Oct 21, 2014 4:20 pm

Jose Aldo: ‘Fighters Make Millions For The UFC, Where’s Our Cut?’

“I ask for financial valorization not only for me, some other fighters should have too. We give a lot for the company. I’ve seen this happening in the past, athletes were highly valued, and the company was not that big. Today, the company is very large and athletes devalued.” “If you’re fighting well, you are...

Oct 21, 2014 4:10 pm

Carwin: One-Dimensional Lesnar Needs To Stay Retired

“I basically almost died in that fight. In the second round, anybody could have tripped me and landed on me. He’s not coming back. I don’t even know why he would have the desire. He’s not going to improve the part of his game he needs to improve in that short (amount) of time. The...

Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm

Conor McGregor would rather keep busy than wait for a title shot

Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier at September’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas. Following his win over “The Diamond”, the brash young Irishman proclaimed himself the divisions number one contender, a notion that UFC president Dana White seems to agree with. McGregor will be...

Oct 21, 2014 3:32 pm

Chael Sonnen Wants “To Regain The Trust And The Respect of The Public”

“What Chael’s hoping for is to regain the trust and the respect of the public. He’s not concerned about his paycheck. He’s a hard-working guy. He’s capable. “What he wants to do is be a part of the industry that he loves and that he helped build to a large degree. He’s been a focal...

Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 21, 2014 2:00 pm

Chan Sung Jung Thinks Mandatory Two Year Layoff May Help His Career

The news that UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung would be out of the octagon for at least two years due to South Korea’s mandatory military enlistment law was a bit of a surprise, unless you’re Chan Sung Jung. He spoke with MMAFighting.com on Monday about the news and his career. “The Korean Zombie” appears...

Oct 21, 2014 1:51 pm

Coach: Vitor Belfort Looks Brilliant Post-TRT

“[Belfort’s] doing brilliantly right now. He’s ready. He could fight within four weeks if he had to. This is a man who makes sacrifices to be at his very best. I love the fact that he’s off the TRT program just to get that out of his conversation, but the diet, the meal plan, it...

Oct 21, 2014 12:55 pm

Lineker On McCall: “At some point I will catch him”

We have a good helping of fighter trash talk for everyone today. This time around it’s UFC flyweight John Lineker sending a message to his upcoming opponent,”Uncle Creepy” himself, Ian McCall. Up until recently it’s been McCall providing us with some nice pre-fight quotes, but Lineker decided to join in the fun and lay the...

Oct 21, 2014 12:43 pm

Stateside Fighters Head To Brazil Ahead Of UFC 179

A slew of stateside UFC talent have hit the road this week in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 179 event in Rio. Here are some reactions, comments, and updates from some notables. Here we go! See u tomorrow Brazil! ab_raines @touchyfili @jbmma155 @urijahfaber @fabiopradobjj http://t.co/DqmTACMsfA — chad mendes (@chadmendes) October 20, 2014 Here we go!...

Oct 21, 2014 12:14 pm

‘Big John’ Don’t Care

Here's the video of John McCarthy telling Josh Neer "It's not my job. It's your job to get up." A video posted by Erik Fontanez (@erik_fontanez) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:14pm PDT Popular Officiating Veteran, ‘Big John’ McCarthy wasn’t having any lip from Bellator 129 headliner Josh Neer. Neer, visibly upset with his performance last...

Oct 21, 2014 12:08 pm

‘Mayhem’ Miller Walks Out Of Jail, Takes To Tweeting Once More

Following a week in Orange County lockup, former UFC middlweight, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been released from his OC Jail cell, following yesterday’s plea of not guilty. Check it: I walked out the back door. — THE NOTORIOUS MMA (@mayhemmiller) October 20, 2014 Court went well. I have faith in America and California. I have...