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Feb 20, 2015 11:42 am

Rousey: ‘I will not try to intimidate Cat Zingano’

“Cat is different because, not only is she undefeated, but she has the kind of indomitable spirit that I haven’t seen exhibited by anyone else, at the level that she has. She’s been down in fights before and every single time, she’s come back and finished the other person. And, given everything she’s been through...

Feb 20, 2015 11:34 am

Joanne Calderwood Gets A Fight, Faces Moroz In April

After a public campaign for a fight, Joanne Calderwood has a date, and an opponent, for her UFC return. UFC officials have announced that a strawweight scrap between Calderwood and Moroz has been set, for UFC Fight Night Krakow, on Saturday, April 11. UFC Fight Night Krakow is set to feature the return of Mirko...

Feb 20, 2015 10:33 am

GSP Reacts To Rory MacDonald’s UFC Title Shot

Earlier this week the UFC announced Rory MacDonald as the next title challenger to welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The significance of the bout, at least for MacDonald, is huge. The Canadian star has a chance to recapture the welterweight world championship recently held by his mentor, and training partner, Georges St-Pierre. GSP took to twitter...

Feb 20, 2015 10:24 am

BEEF! Arianny Celeste Defends, Responds To Ronda Rousey’s Pay Gripe

During this week’s UFC media obligations, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey said she thinks fighters need to be guaranteed a larger income than the UFC’s ring girls. Celeste responds: Everything I have I've worked hard for. I support my family. I'm happy. Assumptions makes asses out of everyone. — Arianny Celeste (@AriannyCeleste) February 19, 2015...

Feb 20, 2015 10:08 am

Ellenberger: ‘I know my opponents use PEDs, because they told me’

“I know for a fact I’ve fought guys on PEDs. I’ve had guys tell me that after the fight. I won’t say any names but you can tell. You can tell when you clinch up with somebody. Probably the biggest test is by the way they look, but I’m not going to name names. It’s...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Werdum: Silva should honor his word and retire

UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA) recently spoke with Brazilian news outlet Globo about Anderson Silva’s positive test for performance enhancing drugs (PED’s). Werdum cited an interview “The Spider” did in October of 2014, where Anderson called for a lifetime ban on all fighters caught taking PED’s: “When the guys test for the...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Finalized! March’s UFC 185 Fight Card Is Set

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will put his belt on the line next month in Dallas, when he faces off with number one contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185. In addition to the highly anticipated lightweight fight, UFC 185 will also feature a strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Feb 20, 2015 5:00 am

CM Punk Getting Sued For Seven-Figures In WWE Doctor Lawsuit

The UFC’s newest mega-star signee is knee-deep in a legal battle following a lawsuit filed by the WWE’s doctor, for more than 1 million dollars. It’s a defamation lawsuit, filed following comments made by CM Punk on a podcast, last year. MMAFighting.com breaks it down: Dr. Christopher Amann filed the lawsuit in Cook County (Ill.)...

Feb 20, 2015 4:02 am

STORY TIME! Vitor Belfort’s No Rules UFC Fight

It was 1996 when Vitor Belfort, aged only 18, accepted a dangerous fight with Jon Hess – a giant of a man who’d been banned from the UFC after using low blows and eye-rakes.

Feb 20, 2015 4:01 am

Edmond Tarverdyan UFC 184 pre-fight scrum

Ronda Rousey’s striking coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses Rousey’s upcoming title defense against Cat Zingano at UFC 184, her new tricks, and more during a media day.

Feb 20, 2015 2:06 am

Anderson Silva Breaks His Silence: ‘I have never taken PEDs’

IN RESPECT TO MY FANS I will not say anything about who I am or what I went through to get here. What matters to me now is the respect from those who have followed my career. I bled, struggled and fought because I love it and because I always wanted to honor the flag...

Feb 19, 2015 4:34 pm

Coach: ‘Ronda can beat Holly Holm in a boxing match’

“Ronda beats Holly in a boxing match. “I don’t believe it — I know so. And I believe in my fighter a lot.” “We have her sparring with boxing world champions in the gym. I’ve never seen Ronda lose a single round. You don’t see guy MMA fighters out there — name me one —...

Feb 19, 2015 12:29 pm

Cyborg, Penne Train At the RVCA BJPENN.COM Gym

In Costa Mesa California, at RVCA headquarters, lies a time capsule from BJPENN.COM’s past, that is very much a part of MMA’s present. The Official Pre-Fight Training Facility of BJ Penn. The special all white and grey MMA Gym, adorned with multiple passings of the official BJPENN.COM logo, plays host to several of the world’s...

Feb 19, 2015 12:20 pm

Rousey, Zingano Pass Pre-Fight Drug Tests, UFC 184 Main Event Cleared

Last week the California State Athletic Commission made a surprise visit to our UFC 184 headliners, Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano, to collect urine samples for drug tests. The CSAC tested both fighters for Performance Enhancing Drugs. According to reports, California’s governing body has cleared both females to fight, following clear results on both tests....

Feb 19, 2015 12:12 pm

Used “True Jiu Jitsu” To Beat Brandon Thatch

The hosts of Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Radio) Justin Buchholz and Sir Stud boy (Chris Carlino) talked with callers about the recent UFC fights, including the fight between Benson Henderson and Brandon Thatch. Buchholz gave his thoughts on the fight and on Henderson’s impressive win. “Benson moving up, taking the fight on short...