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Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...

Oct 6, 2014 2:53 pm

Tony Ferguson Sees Lack Of Clothes As Proof Of Hard Work

Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson measures how hard he’s working by how few clean clothes he has around his house. He explained the measurement system to MMAJunkie: “When I stopped worrying about what everybody else was doing in their camps or whatever the fans were going to say or comments on YouTube, the only thing that...

Oct 6, 2014 11:03 am

Cage Door Malfunctions, Sends Fighter Out Of The Ring Onto Concrete

In this fight from SuperFight League the cage door malfunctioned and busted open, sending one fighter flying out of the cage to the concrete. Fortunately the fighter was uninjured and the event continued safely. Skip to the 29 minute mark to see the accident. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 6, 2014 10:46 am

FAIL! Fighter Attempting Showtime Punch Gets Up Kicked

Ever since Anthony Pettis performed his legendary ‘Showtime Kick’ on Benson Henderson in the third round of their WEC title fight, many have been trying to replicate the kick. Jose Aldo began doing the ‘Showtime Punch’, throwing a superman punch off the cage, and kids even began doing it on their siblings (See it HERE)...

Oct 6, 2014 10:38 am

PHOTO | The Eerie Stare Of Rory MacDonald

Rory MacDonald is fresh off his 3rd round TKO victory over Tarec Saffiedine this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Halifax. What caught the eye (no pun intended) of many fans however, besides his victory dance, was the eerie stare MacDonald gave ‘Sponge’ throughout the introductions without blinking or flinching. Check it out for yourself:...

Oct 6, 2014 10:34 am

Thiago Tavares Loses Election In Brazil

UFC veteran Thiago Tavares came up short in a political election earlier this week when he ran for a seat with the State’s Legislative Assembly. Tavares received approximately 7,980 votes, ranking him at 103 in the political ladder. The winner, Gelson Merisio received 119,280 votes. Tavares sent out the following message to his supporters via...

Oct 6, 2014 10:18 am

UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes Preview

The UFC has released a preview video for Aldo vs. Mendes II which headlines UFC 179 on October 25th. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 6, 2014 10:10 am

Cody Gibson Involved In Bar Brawl

Cody Gibson is coming off a late submission loss to Manny Gamburyan at UFC 178 last month. However several days after the bout he went out with some of his friends, where he was confronted by a drunken patron, who began arguing with Gibson. The argument between the pair escalated, at which point Gibson yelled...

Oct 6, 2014 10:02 am

Manhoef vs. Schilling Added To Bellator 131

Melvin Manhoef is fresh off his frighteningly brutal KO over Doug Marshall (See it HERE) Melvin Manhoef will now fight fellow Kickboxer Joe Schilling at Bellator 131. The win over Marshall put Manhoef in life for a title shot under the Bellator banner, but instead he will be fighting Schilling. Schilling is just 1-3 in...

Oct 6, 2014 8:57 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor Visits Fan Before Surgery

Conor McGregor took some time out of his day yesterday to visit one of oldest, and biggest fans, Nadine, before she went in for surgery. McGregor posted the following message on Facebook with pictures of himself and Nadine going back to McGregor’s first Cage Warriors championship back in 2012. Check it out: Post by Conor...

Oct 6, 2014 8:46 am

Troll Pretending To Be Badr Hari Gets Shut Down

To the surprise of many, myself included, Badr Hari’s Social Media accounts are all fake, including his verified profiles on Facebook and Twitter. Hari has been on the wrong end of the trolling, and released the following video clearing the air on what happened: Hari stated he was able to shut down the fake Facebook...

Oct 6, 2014 8:32 am

QUICK TWITT: Pat Miletich Hopes President Obama Gets Ebola

UFC Hall Of Famer Pat Miletich sent a Tweet out last night that has the MMA community talking. Check it out below: Ebola lands in D.C. and we can only hope a White House intern came into contact so as to deliver it to the belly of the beast.#NoFlyZone — Pat Miletich (@patmiletich) October 6,...

Oct 6, 2014 8:26 am

TRIPLE HEADER: UFC 180, Bellator 131, And WSOF 15 All Set For November 15th

On November 15th, fight fans will have a decision to make. On the same night the UFC will be holding UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, Bellator will be holding Bellator 131 featuring a headlining bout between former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar, and the WSOF will be having WSOF...

Oct 6, 2014 5:05 am

Ronda Rousey Goes Skimboarding

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey went skimboarding on the beach this past weekend, and captured the moment on video for her Instagram followers. The full video was shot by MiddleEasy. Loading Slow mo sunset skimboarding the other day video via @middleeasy (at the end I was trying to flip the board for the shot,...

Oct 6, 2014 5:04 am

Alexander Gustafsson Speaks Out Against Negative Fans

This past Saturday the UFC visited Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm, where the Swedes went 0-4 for the night. Alexander Gustafsson took to Facebook to express his dissatisfaction with the fans for their lack of support following a tough night for their native fighters. Gustafsson posted the following message on his Facebook. “Thank you...

Oct 6, 2014 5:03 am

John Kavanagh Believes McGregor Deserves Next Title Shot

Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been quick, but dominant. After returning from a torn ACL earlier this summer, McGregor took on Diego Brandao in his home country of Ireland in front of the Dublin crowd. McGregor made short work of Brandao, winning the bout via TKO in just the first round. After that...

Oct 6, 2014 5:02 am

REPLAY! Bellator 127 Highlights

In case you missed the action at Bellator 127 this past Friday, you can watch the highlights from the event below! Bellator MMA Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 6, 2014 5:01 am

Stitch Duran Takes Ferrari F430GT Racing

Legendary UFC cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was fortunate enough to take a Ferrari F430GT around a race track with the Dream Racing Experience. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 5, 2014 5:03 pm

Roan Carneiro Claims Oklahoma Commission Robbed Him Of 30% Of His Purse

Following his tournament win this past Saturday at BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament, Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is accusing the Oklahoma Athletic Commission of taking 30% of his $50,000 in prize winnings. He spoke to MMAFighting about the situation: “They robbed me, man.” “They took 30 percent of my money. They said I was late for a...

Oct 5, 2014 4:42 pm

Travis Browne Slams Brendan Schaub

Travis Browne is gearing up for his UFC 181 bout against Brendan Schaub in December. Leading up to the bout, Browne left his longtime gym at Jackson Winkeljohn to train at Glendale Fight Club in Arizona, the same gym Ronda Rousey trains at. Schaub criticized ‘Hapa’ for the move, saying it was good for him...

Oct 5, 2014 4:36 pm

UFC Cuts 3 Fighters From Roster

Dashon Johnson, Jack May, and Danny Mitchell, have all allegedly been released from their UFC contracts. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO reported the news, and given their reputation, the news will likely be confirmed by the UFC soon. All of the above mentioned fighters are 0-2 in the promotion. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 5, 2014 4:24 pm

Did Josh Burkman Throw His WSOF Title Fight?

Following his release from the UFC in 2008, Josh Burkman went on a 3-fight win streak. Burkman then lost to Jordan Mein in 2011, and then went on a 5-fight win streak, with 3 of his wins coming under the WSOF banner. Burkman then had his win streak snapped by Steve Carl for the WSOF...

Oct 5, 2014 4:11 pm

QUICK TWITT: Hector Lombard Disses Tarec Saffidine Following TKO Loss To MacDonald

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax, Rory MacDonald TKO’d Tarec Saffiedine in the third round, becoming the first man to stop Saffiedine in his career. Following the bout, Hector Lombard took to Twitter to diss ‘Sponge’. Check it out: @tarecfighter I KO you the same way in practice remember?? — Hector...

Oct 5, 2014 4:03 pm

Rare Video Of Gracie Challenge, See Royce Choke Out Kung Fu Master

In this rare footage, we see not only Royce Gracie accept the Gracie challenge from a Kung Fu master, but also Royler Gracie, and other Gracie family members accept the challenge from various other Martial Arts masters, including Kenpo, Hapkido, and Judo masters. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 5, 2014 3:56 pm

Holloway Admits He Was “Feeling Bad” For Pummeling Corassani

Max Holloway finished Akira Corassani in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm yesterday in pretty brutal fashion. The finish was considered by many to be a late stoppage on the referee’s part, something Holloway agreed with. He spoke to media members following the win at the post-fight press conference saying: “I was like,...

Oct 5, 2014 3:49 pm

.GIF | Brutal Head Kick KO Leaves Fighter Starched

In this video from Vendetta In Vanderbilt 3, we see one fighter land a brutal head kick that starches the other fighter. What’s interesting about this KO however is that the fighter never touches the ground… Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Anthony Pettis Smashing Mitts With Duke Roufus

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is gearing up for his return to the Octagon in December against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. ‘Showtime’ posted the following video on his Instagram of himself smashing a freestyle mitt workout with head coach, Duke Roufus. Loading Lil freestyle on the pads with @dukeroufus … View on Instagram Share...