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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...

Aug 27, 2014 12:42 pm

Brutal Video Of Fighter ‘Out On His Feet’ Getting KO’d

This video is almost slightly scary. We can seem Cannan Grigsby rock Lumumba Sayers, who then stands there looking dazed and unsure of his footing. Grigsby then lands several punishing shots to put Sayers to sleep. Thankfully, Sayers was okay and was able to get up for the reading of the final decision. Skip to...

Aug 27, 2014 11:23 am

Fresno State Announces The Return Of Their Legendary Wrestling Program

Fresno State has been without a wrestling program for nearly 8 years. Today however there was good news brought to the Fresno State Bulldogs. President Joseph Castro announced that the D-1 wrestling program would be reinstated the program, and will finalize a timeplan that will outline the program’s return. The Fresno Bee broke the news...

Aug 27, 2014 10:27 am

Aldo Slams Mendes: He Hasn’t Evolved, And I’m Going To Beat Him Again

“He hasn’t fought anyone ranked, and I’ve been fighting all the challengers,” he said. “But I’m going back to the gym, get my strategy ready and defeat him one more time.” Jose Aldo spoke with media members during the UFC 179 media day in Rio in preparation for his rematch against Chad Mendes. Aldo went...

Aug 27, 2014 10:22 am

Dana White Admits He Was Wrong For Removing UFC Macau Judge

This past Saturday there was some controversy when UFC President Dana White removed a UFC judge mid-card after the judge scored two bouts for the fighter many believed lost the fight. Yesterday it was announced that Dana was in fact in breach of UFC protocol in removing the judge. Today he issued an apology during...

Aug 27, 2014 10:16 am

Matt Brown Insists Fans Want Him To Fight Carlos Condit, Not Tyron Woodley

“Me and Condit were supposed to fight once before and I think that’s the fight everyone wants to see. I think our styles, the way they match up, is probably the most interesting fight out there. I’m open to whatever. I don’t see the fans anticipating a war [with Woodley]. I don’t anticipate anything in...

Aug 27, 2014 10:09 am

Ronda Rousey Allegedly Broke Expendables 3 Producer’s Rib During Filming

“I remember the first thing we shot with Ronda, I actually got beaten up”, said Hughes. “Ronda’s first time ever on camera was the scene with Sly at a bar, and she’s really super-nervous. I went up and said, “‘Well, what do you do before a big fight?” And she says, “I like to spar...

Aug 27, 2014 10:03 am

Did Jose Aldo’s Coach Tell Him To Shove Chad Mendes At The Staredowns?

Jose Aldo’s head coach Dede Penderniras may have warned fans and media that Jose Aldo was going to amp up the trash talk against Chad Mendes prior to the staredowns to promote UFC 179. On Monday, Dede spoke with Combate.com about the difference between the sport side of MMA, and the business side. Here’s what...

Aug 27, 2014 9:56 am

Baszler Slams Critics: This Bout Will Be A Big F*** You To Everyone

Shayna Baszler, one of Ronda Rousey’s stablemates, and a member of her ‘Four Horsewomen’ has a strong message for critics who doubt her abilities. Steph Daniels from BloodyElbow spoke to Baszler about her fight against Bethe Correia this Saturday at UFC 177, and if Shayna thought it was personal. I think it’s personal because of...

Aug 27, 2014 9:50 am

Andre Fili Out Of Fight Night 50, Chas Skelly Set To Step In

Fan favorite Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Sean Soriano. The UFC announced that Chas Skelly, who won this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, will be stepping in for Fili against Sean Soriano. Skelly is coming off a win in his...

Aug 27, 2014 9:41 am

UFC 177 Embedded Episode 2

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II takes place this Saturday from Sacramento California, and features the rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, where T.J. Dillashaw looks to defend his bantamweight belt against Renan Barao.

Aug 27, 2014 8:33 am

UFC 180 Ticket Prices Surprisingly Low: $27 In The Door, $535 Cageside

UFC 180, which will be the first time the UFC holds a card in Mexico, will feature a main event bout between TUF: Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The event will take place November 15th at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. The tickets for the event will go on sale at...

Aug 27, 2014 8:02 am

Luke Rockhold Fondles Tiger In Thailand

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold is enjoying some time in Thailand, and even got to pet a full grown Tiger. In the beginning of the video, which was posted on Rockhold’s Instagram he can be seen touching the Tiger’s scrotum. Rockhold has since sincerely apologized for the joke, saying: Here’s the video. For those of u...

Aug 27, 2014 7:55 am

Vicious “Usain Bolt Punch” KO

Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice showed the best of the best from MMA this week on Inside MMA. Including, this vicious, but somewhat surprising sprinting KO that they have dubbed the “Usain Bolt Punch”. Check it out at around the 55 second mark.

Aug 26, 2014 1:20 pm

After Internal Review, UFC Finds Dana White In “Breach” For Removing Judge in China

Over the weekend, UFC President Dana White removed a UFC Fight Night 48 judge from his duties, after the UFC boss didn’t approve of his scores. It’s something that should never happen, but it did and the UFC has released the following statement: “After an internal review, the UFC organization announced today that a breach...