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Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Cung Le Wanted To End Career With Bellator

Cung Le’s departure from the UFC was anything but a peaceful one. Following Le’s “UFC Fight Night: Macau” loss to Michael Bisping, it was announced Le tested positive for HGH, which led to the former Strikeforce champion to catch harsh criticism, especially given THIS picture he released prior to the fight. Le denied his use...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Ben Rothwell Calls For Fight Against JDS, Stipe, or Arlovski

Ben Rothwell is currently riding a 2-fight win streak, with wins over Brandon Vera, and most recently Alistair Overeem at the end of 2014. Rothwell is looking to build upon the 2 wins and continue winning as he looks for a win over a top ranked heavyweight to crack the top 10. He spoke to...

Feb 8, 2015 7:55 am

Woodley: ‘If You Have A Problem With CM Punk, You Have A Problem With Me’

Since news broke that former WWE champion CM Punk signed with the UFC, many people were quick to criticize CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, for his decision to step into the Octagon. Following the announcement, Brooks took his experience to Milwaukee Wisconsin, where he began training under Duke Roufus at Roufusport gym alongside Anthony...

Feb 8, 2015 7:46 am

Benson Henderson On Move To 170: “I’ll Be Explosive”

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has moved up to welterweight on short notice to save this Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Colorado” card, and fight Brandon Thatch. He spoke on Inside MMA to discuss the move up to welterweight, and how he hopes to be more explosive.

Feb 8, 2015 7:34 am

Lauzon On Reebok Deal: “As Time Goes On They’ll Fix It”

While the UFC-Reebok uniform deal is not being enforced just yet, that hasn’t stopped fighters and fans from discussing the finer points of the deal, mainly, how fighters will be paid. Under the new Reebok deal, fighters will be paid based on their ranking, with the champion making the most money, and the fighters ranked...

Feb 8, 2015 7:33 am

Cody McKenzie Returns To MMA At WSOF 18

Cody McKenzie recent retired from MMA, and by recent we mean 2 months ago. Following his release from the UFC in 2013, McKenzie went 1-2 on the regional scene, going on a 2-fight losing streak before briefly retiring from MMA. McKenzie is now back in the game, and will be fighting at “WSOF 18: Moraes...

Feb 8, 2015 7:32 am

Mairbek Taisumov Signs New 5-Fight UFC Contract

So happy to sign a new contract for 5 more fights in the #UFC Big tnx to my big bro Roger Huerta & all TeamBanterbros pic.twitter.com/z0cv5H1WTn — Mairbek Taisumov (@MairbekTaisumov) February 8, 2015 (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Fresh off his win over Anthony Christodoulou at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm last month,...

Feb 8, 2015 7:25 am

Patricio Freire Calls Out Critics: “Talk Is Easy”

Recently Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire defended his title against former champion Daniel Straus. The bout went to the 4th round, ending with a submission win for Freire, but not before several low-blows, eye pokes, and headbutts from both fighters, which many fans were not pleased with. Freire spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his...

Feb 8, 2015 6:27 am

Curran “Motivated” To Get Another Title Shot

After winning the Bellator MMA featherweight championship in 2012, Pat Curran went on to successfully defend the belt twice before losing the belt to Daniel Straus via unanimous decision. Curran received an immediate rematch against Straus, and won the belt back, but then lost the belt yet again to Patricio Freire in September of 2014....

Feb 7, 2015 2:31 pm

GOALS! Dillashaw Wants To Be The First Two-Division UFC Champion

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw was a guest host on the latest episode of Team Alpha Male Radio. During the live video podcast the champ answered questions from callers and talked about an array of topics. During the show Dillashaw revealed his new goals for the future and he is definitely shooting for the moon....

Feb 7, 2015 2:23 pm

Sonnen Explains The Can Of Coke vs. Jon Jones Moment

When Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine, the photo above went viral. Chael Sonnen drinking a can of coke while waiting for Jon Jones to get off the scale, for their UFC 159 title fight. It’s ironic if nothing else. On a recent edition of the Louder Crowder Podcast, he explained: “I would tell you this…...

Feb 7, 2015 2:15 pm

Conor McGregor Eyeing Bout With Anthony Pettis

“I think it would be a great fight. Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony is phenomenal on the feet. He’s got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it would be a great fight. It’s a fight I have my eyes on.” “As I grow, 155 will be more comfortable to get to. It’ll be less stress...

Feb 7, 2015 2:02 pm

Sonnen: Jon Jones Pulled A Gangster Move In Rehab

” Listen, this is funny, this is not right. But to pretend this isn’t funny…. he checked into rehab, he signed in, and he signed his ass right back out! They can’t force you to stay in rehab, they also can’t disclose how long you stay, there’s absolute anonymity…So when he wants to make a...

Feb 7, 2015 2:01 pm

ODDS: Mayweather Opens Up As Sizable Favorite Over Pacquiao

Reports of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao have been swirling for months. At one point the sporting world was sure the bout was a lock, however, even now, no official word has been uttered. Oddsmakers seem to think there’s enough steam behind these rumors and have come to add the following betting lines. Check it: (via Bovada.lv)...

Feb 7, 2015 1:54 pm

T.J. Dillashaw: ‘John Dodson Gets On My Nerves, But He’s Good’

On the latest episode of Team Alpha Male Radio UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw spoke about many things. The champ answered questions from listeners who called in. One of the callers asked him who he thought would have the best career, or is having the best career out of the fighters from his season on The...

Feb 7, 2015 1:43 pm

Coach: Nick Diaz Will Fight Again

“Let’s face it. He’s a fighter and he’s gonna fight. It’s gonna happen.” “I think a guy like him is better served doing big fights, no matter where they’re at,” Gracie said. “Seriously, no matter where the fight is — even if he has to go down a lighter weight than even 170. He wants...

Feb 7, 2015 1:37 pm

“Bendo” — ‘Move to 170 a temporary favor’

“We definitely know this is not a permanent move for me at 170. I will be going back down to 155. It was just Joe Silva and Dana White needed a favor. They asked me ‘we need a main event for this card’ and I said ‘okay, I’m your guy, I can do that’. “We...

Feb 7, 2015 12:45 pm

Masvidal Wants His “Marquee” Fight, Not Iaquinta

“[Benson Henderson’s] taking a couple steps up and I’m taking a few steps back. The kid’s (Al Iaquinta’s) talented and all, but I’ve got no business fighting this guy, you know? People are making a big deal because he beat Joe Lauzon. Welcome to the club, man. I kicked that dude’s ass eight years ago.”...