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Aug 28, 2014 9:46 am

Stann, Florian And D.C. Breakdown Dillashaw vs. Barao 2

In this weekend’s UFC 177 main event, the world’s top two bantamweights will collide once more for the UFC’s world-title. FOX analysts Daniel Cormier and Brian Stann broke down the highly anticipated rematch and pointed out each guys keys to victory. Check it:   UFC TONIGHT Guest Host Daniel Cormier on TJ Dillashaw’s title fight against...

Aug 28, 2014 9:20 am

Bellator Inks #6 Ranked Analisa Bucci To Featherweight Roster

The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. “I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females,...

Aug 28, 2014 9:02 am

PHOTO | UFC 178 Official Poster

With the recent cancellation of Jones vs. Cormier, UFC officials have put together a solid replacement main event in the form of a Flyweight title fight. Here’s the new event poster:

Aug 28, 2014 8:56 am

Power Gauge “Can’t Handle” Belfort’s Punches

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has been putting his legendary strikes to the test ahead of his December UFC title fight. The former champ explains: Today was the second day of testing for power and strength.. The machines couldn't handle the… http://t.co/UcIQbAzSdT — Vitor Belfort (@vitorbelfort) August 28, 2014

Aug 28, 2014 5:06 am

UFC To Implement Random Blood And Urine Testing In Next Several Months

The end goal is unannounced, year-round blood and urine tests on the UFC’s stable of approximately 500 athletes using an independent sample collector. “We are meeting with different companies right now and we’re going to have out-of-competition testing,” Ratner told ESPN.com. “We’re not sure when it’s going to start, but we’re working on it right...

Aug 28, 2014 5:05 am

Mark Hunt Details Plan For Retirement

Mark Hunt just inked a new six-fight deal with the UFC, but once it’s up, he plans on retiring. Earlier this month Hunt Tweeted a series of cryptic Tweets that he was unemployed, however as it turned out, Hunt was contemplating retiring from MMA completely and pulling out of his scheduled bout against Roy Nelson....

Aug 28, 2014 5:04 am

Glover Teixeira Promises To Finish Phil Davis

Despite Phil Davis’ initial claims that if he were to fight Glover Teixeira to a decision in Brazil next month that he would likely lose, Glover has a different take. “I didn’t understand his complaint. That decision (at UFC 163) was controversial, but I thought that Lyoto won the fight and Phil’s arm was the...

Aug 28, 2014 5:02 am

T.J. Dillashaw: “I Want To Become A Legend”

“It’s a tough situation. After I beat him on Aug. 30, he’s going to have a long road to try and get back to the title,” Dillashaw said. “I think I’m going to expose him as a fighter in general and other fighters are going to take advantage of that.” “I want to become a...

Aug 28, 2014 5:01 am

Holloway Wants A Rematch Against McGregor

Prior to tearing his ACL, Conor McGregor put on an impressive performance against Max Holloway, something ‘Blessed’ hasn’t forgot. He spoke to MMAJunkie about his desire to climb the ranks and get a rematch against Conor McGregor. “The McGregor fight, I got hurt in the first 30 seconds,” Holloway said. “He complains about hurting his...

Aug 28, 2014 5:00 am

Dos Anjos Warms Up With Knee That Finished Henderson

In last weekend’s UFC main event, Rafael dos Anjos shocked the world by becoming the first man to K.O. the former UFC champion, Ben “Smooth” Henderson. Prior to his bout, as evidenced by this video, the Brazilian was drilling the very knee that put the former champ away. Enjoy!

Aug 28, 2014 4:59 am

Profile: TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood

Get to know TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood ahead of episode 1 of the UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series on fOX sports 1.

Aug 27, 2014 8:32 pm

Urijah Faber Shows Off Impressive Takedown Defense

Check out this video of UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber stuffing some deep shoots for takedowns. Faber does not have a fight scheduled at the present time, but is staying ready should the opportunity arise.

Aug 27, 2014 8:27 pm

Nevada Attorney General Requests NSAC Deny Wanderlei’s Motion To Dismiss

The Nevada Attorney General is requesting that the Nevada State Athletic Commission deny Wanderlei Silva’s motion to dismiss his disciplinary action. For those who are unfamiliar with the situation, Silva purposely ran from a drug test that was required by the commission. As a result he was suspended pending his hearing, during which he said...

Aug 27, 2014 4:32 pm

Bethe Correia Slams Rousey: I’m Not Afraid Of Her

Bethe Correia is coming off a win over one of Ronda Rousey’s stablemates, Jessamyn Duke, this Saturday at UFC 177, she will be taking on Shayna Baszler, who is also one of Rousey’s ‘Four Horsewomen’. Correia plans to fight Ronda Rousey and take the belt after defeating Baszler this weekend, however Shayna Baszler may have...

Aug 27, 2014 4:01 pm

MacDonald: “I’m Coming For The Belt. I’m Going To Demolish Everyone I Have To”

“I’m in the hunt mode,” he said matter-of-factly. I feel like right now in the last couple of fights, I’m really hungry. I’m really focused. I’m here for the kill. “I’m coming for the belt,” he continued. “I’m going to demolish everyone I have to to get to that point.” Rory MacDonald spoke with Ariel...

Aug 27, 2014 3:56 pm

Jose Aldo Admits To Shoving Mendes To Promote UFC 179

“We were talking to Andre (Pederneiras) in a meeting about how we could improve our fight promotions. It’s part of the show. But I told Andre after (the staredown) that it’s not my style,” Aldo said. “It was not staged, we were talking (trash) to each other and it happened. … We (Aldo and Pederneiras)...

Aug 27, 2014 3:43 pm

EA Sports UFC Update #2 Adds Matt Brown, Mike Pyle, Stipe Miocic

EA Sports has just released their second batch of gameplay and fighter updates for EA Sports UFC. Fighters included in this update are Matt Brown, Mike Pyle, and Stipe Miocic. The gameplay update added the ability to take opponents down after catching kicks, as well as the ability to taunt.

Aug 27, 2014 3:37 pm

Weidman Wants To Stand And Bang With Belfort

“I think that I’m a versatile individual, and I pretty much feel like I can do anything that I want to do in there. I can stand and bang and knock him out, or I feel as if I can take him down and submit him. Nothing’s going to come easily, and I always expect...

Aug 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Phil Davis Changes His Mind, Says He Isn’t Worried About Biased Brazilian Judges

Earlier this month Phil Davis stated that he was a bit worried about fighting Glover Teixeira in Brazil because he was worried about biased judging. Today during a media scrum after the UFC 179 ticket sales, Davis said he was misquoted. “I don’t even know why that article got printed,” Davis said in a media...

Aug 27, 2014 3:24 pm

QUICK TWITT: Joseph Benavidez Meets Dustin Ortiz At FN Austin

Joseph Benavidez will be stepping in the Octagon on November 22nd to face #12 ranked Dustin Ortiz at UFC Austin. Benavidez recently picked up a win over Timothy Elliot back at UFC 172 in April, earning himself a performance of the night bonus. Prior to that he fought Demetrious Johnson for the Flyweight title but...

Aug 27, 2014 2:18 pm

Woodley Wants Brown At Lawler vs. Hendricks II

Since Tyron Woodley knocked out Dong Hyun Kim last Saturday at UFC Macau, fans have been hoping for a matchup between Woodley and Matt Brown. Earlier today Brown said that he thinks fans would prefer a fight against Carlos Condit, but wasn’t against a fight with Woodley. The Chosen One joined MMAJunkie to talk about...