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Apr 30, 2012 8:26 am

Quick Twitt | Hector Lombard Requests Random Drug Test | UFC NEWS

In what is no doubt a reaction to all the recent PED talk in MMA, newly signed UFC middleweight Hector Lombard has took to twitter to announce his compliance with any and all drug testing in the lead up to his recently announced bout with Brian Stann. Thoughts?

Apr 30, 2012 5:30 am

Brock Lesnar's Losing Streak Continues

By Chris Taylor: For the first time since March 2004, Brock Lesnar returned to the ring in the WWE. His opponent was John Cena in an extreme rules match in the main event of the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Lesnar came out wearing some familiar gear (MMA shorts and MMA gloves) to go along with his...

Apr 30, 2012 5:15 am

UFC Flyweight Ian McCall Fields Fan Questions & Here Are The Highlights | UFC NEWS

By Jon Kirschner: After bouncing back from being pronounced dead and then getting released by World Extreme Cagefighting, it was easy to see why Ian McCall took the news of the loss and eventual tie with Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson in stride. UFC Flyweight Title contender Ian McCall has made the most of the second...


Apr 30, 2012 5:00 am

Anderson Silva Is A Dream Fight For Strikeforce MW Champ Luke Rockhold

By Lewis Mckeever: The American Kickboxing Academy representative and Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a quest to capture UFC gold. Bursting with confidence, the 27 year old has collated together an impressive 9-1 record in Mixed Martial Arts, with wins against established and seasoned competitors. Claiming the Strikeforce Middleweight championship from Brazilian Jujitsu...

Apr 30, 2012 4:45 am

Just Scrap XVI Fight Announcement | Junk vs Akau

By Evan Stoumbelis: As announced by Just Scrap president JD Penn, Scott “Punk Haole” Junk will face off against Maui native Adam Akau at “Just Scrap XVI”. This event will take place May 4th at The War Memorial in Maui. Scott “Punk Haole” Junk made his UFC debut in 2007 at UFC 76 where he...

Apr 29, 2012 7:16 pm

Shogun Rua vs. Thiago Silva In The Works | UFC NEWS

One lucky UFC fan got some breaking news earlier today from Dana White personally. The fan tweeted to White “who is shogun fighting next”, to which the UFC President replied,”Thiago Silva”. This is exciting news for MMA fans, and could be an epic light-heavyweight fight. Both fighters are hard hitters that love to stand and...

Apr 29, 2012 7:09 pm

Slugfest Alert: Stann vs Lombard Confirmed For UFC on Fox 4 | UFC NEWS

It was recently announced today that Brian Stann will get the duty of welcoming Hector Lombard into the octagon. The fight is slated to take place at the UFC on Fox 4 event in Los Angeles, California on August 4th. Hector Lombard, who signed with the UFC earlier this week, is currently riding a 25...

Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...

Apr 29, 2012 12:06 pm

VIDEO: GSP on CNN’s Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien

UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre appeared on CNN’s Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien yesterday morning. GSP shared the views of fellow well respected MMA personality, Bas Rutten when it comes to the bullying problem that faces so many kids today. “Rush” told Soledad O’Brien that the reason he got into martial arts was due...

Apr 29, 2012 11:58 am

The Humble Will Thrive

Sports and humility do not often go together so well.  We’re more used to seeing an athlete pretend to rip off his shirt like he’s Superman or refer to himself in the third person than we are to see anything resembling humility.  But MMA is different.  At its core, MMA is a sport that will humble you.  MMA is...

Apr 29, 2012 11:43 am

The UFC Needs More Brian Stann | UFC NEWS

By Josh Long: There are a lot of people who say Jon Jones is the new face of the UFC, but there’s a guy who’s not a high profile fighter who deserves the title “face of the UFC.” That fighter is the former United States Marine “The All-American” Brian Stann. During his most recent fight,...

Apr 29, 2012 11:21 am

TUE and PED’s: A Growing Epidemic

By Jason Kindschy With the recent announcement that the California State Athletic Commission has amended its rulebook to allow exemptions for Medical Marijuana, and Testosterone Replacement Therapy, any fan of this sport has to be concerned with what this means for MMA. After watching Kenny Florian make his opinion clear on PED usage in this...

Apr 28, 2012 12:41 pm

The Biggest Loser Of The Overeem Fiasco? No question, Cain Velasquez.

By David Park Earlier this week former heavyweight title contender, Alistair Overeem was officially denied a license to fight in the state of Nevada due to a failed random drug test. Before that though, UFC president Dana White removed him from the main event of UFC 146 against champ Junior Dos Santos. Replacing Overeem is...

Apr 28, 2012 12:35 pm

Koch vs. Aldo Official For UFC 149 Headliner

Jose Aldo’s next opponent has been named and it is none other than the fast rising and dominant Erik Koch. We speculated earlier in the week that this match up was a possibility, however the location and date came to question when Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen was moved from UFC 147 to UFC 148....

Apr 28, 2012 12:04 pm

The Modern Relevance of "The Ultimate Fighter" | UFC NEWS

By Jake Chastain: So, at this point it is no secret that MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport, popularity-wise as well as competition-wise. Everywhere you turn there is a new MMA gym opening up with prospective fighters moving through its ranks, a new television program that wants to host an MMA promotion, and fans...

Apr 28, 2012 11:56 am

Analyzing The Poll | Why Is There No Love For Jon Jones?

By: Red Mattos Jon Jones has beaten four former light heavyweight champions. His only loss, a disqualification – because he threw an elbow from the wrong direction – is the only blemish on an otherwise amazing record. Given his age, meteoric rise and sheer dominance over all his opponents thus far, it seems like he...

Apr 27, 2012 6:27 pm

Thiago Tavares vs. Dennis Hallman set for UFC 150!

By Chase Raymond: A sure treat for fight fans has been added to UFC 150 with the announcement of Dennis Hallman (51-14-2 MMA, 4-5 UFC) vs. Thiago Tavares (17-4-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC). The 36-year-old Hallman seems to have had career resurgence with an 8-2 record over the last five and a half years. One of...

Apr 27, 2012 6:12 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Cruz vs. Faber Episde 8 Discussion Thread

Tonight plays host to the latest installment of the UFC’s new season of “The Ultimate Fighter” series. With the new “Live” format on FX there will be much to watch and discuss about this evenings show. This week Team Cruz’s Sam Sicilia and Team Faber’s Chris Saunders face off to determine who goes to the...

Apr 27, 2012 3:07 pm

Georges St Pierre Feels Other Fighters Would Benefit From Being More Professional

By Jamie McAllister: Georges St Pierre comments to MMA Fighting. St Pierre comments on major UFC sponsor Anheuser-Busch warning the promotion that they would take action if fighters did not carry themselves more professionally. St Pierre was asked if fellow fighters should clean up their acts. “This is something that I’ve been doing since the...

Apr 27, 2012 2:53 pm

Poll Results | Who is better, Jones or Silva? | UFC NEWS

With all the talk of Jon Jones being the greatest light-heavyweight champion in UFC history, we took to the polls to see what the fans think about the pound-four pound debate and whether or not Jones has trumped Anderson Silva’s right to the crown. Obviously, without the two fighting each other we can only speculate...

Apr 27, 2012 10:11 am

Anderson Silva Almost Shot Rafael Cordeiro With A Shotgun | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Anderson Silva launched his biography (co-written with Eduardo Ohata) in Rio de Janeiro this week. Here is one interesting story from the book about when he came close to killing his trainer Rafael Cordeiro. Translated & Reported by Fighters Only. Anderson had been teaching Jiu Jitsu classes & Cordeiro wanted him to...

Apr 27, 2012 8:23 am

Nick Diaz Sues NSAC & Is Ready To Return

Nick Diaz was suspended after testing positive for marijuana metabolites by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Diaz has a prescription for medical marijuana after being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is legal in both his home state California as well as in Nevada. The State Attorney General requested to see Diaz...

Apr 26, 2012 4:17 pm

Report | Dana White Spent 75 Minutes Convincing Silva To Fight In Vegas

By Jamie McAllister: It took Dana White 75 minutes to convince Anderson Silva to fight Chael Sonnen in Las Vegas oppose to Rio de Janeiro and this was the reason for the press conference delay.This was reported by Gustavo Noblat on oglobo.globo.com . The talk between Dana White and Silva was heated initially and Anderson...