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Feb 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Bendo ‘surprised’ that “Cowboy” gets so many short-notice fights

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will make his welterweight debut on short-notice at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. “Bendo” will headline the event opposite rising welterweight star Brandon Thatch. Henderson recently sat down with Duane Finley of Bleacher Report where he talked about finally getting a short-notice fight,...

Feb 5, 2015 3:54 pm

“BIGFOOT”: Anderson is ‘absolutely’ innocent

Former UFC title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is ‘absolutely sure’ that fellow Brazilian and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not guilty of anything. As a matter of fact, Silva believes that it is likely the doctor who is to blame and that “The Spider” was the ‘victim’ in this doping. His words (via...

Feb 5, 2015 3:38 pm

Florian: Silva – Jones Drug Test A “Black Eye” For The Sport

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian was recently at FOX Sports with Daniel Cormier where he shared his thoughts on the failed drug tests of UFC superstars Jon Jones and Anderson Silva. Jon Jones made headlines when it was announced that cocaine metabolites were found in his system, this after a random pre-fight drug test...

Feb 5, 2015 2:51 pm

Kaufman Smashes “Cupcake”

Don't be scared, Cupcake. @mieshatate @ufc @seanshelby A video posted by Sarah Kaufman (@sarahkaufmanmma) on Feb 4, 2015 at 10:53pm PST Sarah Kaufman, hungry for a fight, wants to take a bite out of “Cupcake”. Hit play!

Feb 5, 2015 2:46 pm

Bisping on Diaz Failed Drug Test: ‘You can’t fix stupid’

“After the fight, I sent out a very respectful tweet that if he wants to fight after the C.B. Dollaway fight, I would like to get in there with him. I think it would do great business. Obviously, he’s failed another marijuana test, and that’s three. Nick Diaz, he likes to smoke weed. What can...

Feb 5, 2015 2:11 pm

Correia Says ‘No’ To Fight With Miesha Tate

Miesha Tate is trying to get back to the top. And after her dominant performance over former title challenger Sara McMann, “Cupcake” called out Bethe Correia. Correia doesn’t want it: (via PVT) “Tate isn’t the only one that wants to face me. A lot of girls from the UFC roster want a bout with me....

Feb 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Nevada: ‘We would never conspire to delay drug results’

Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug test on January 9 for two different steroids. The former champion was then allowed to fight on February 3 in the UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz. Fans, and fighters, have an issue with that, and rightfully so. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Bob...

Feb 5, 2015 1:50 pm

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva To Meet With WWE Officials

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have been invited to a sitdown with WWE officials, and it looks like they’re going. Sonnen broke the news on TSN’s Off The Record (Replay): “That’s true, that is fact. I got a call from WWE. They said, ‘Look, we have WrestleMania, a Hall of Fame show in March. If...

Feb 5, 2015 12:56 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Edition

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ was a pay-per-view success, and it’s preliminary card drew well on FS1 as well. Ratings expert Dave Meltzer broke down Saturday’s numbers for MMAFighting.com. Check it: “…nearly two million viewers tuned in for the Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann fight. The fight delivered 1,992,000 viewers, the largest number for a...

Feb 5, 2015 12:12 pm

Mac Danzig, Gabe Ruediger Latest To File Lawsuit Against The UFC

Add Ultimate Fighter Veterans Gabe Ruediger (pictured) and Mac Danzig to the slowly-growing list of UFC fighters filing lawsuit against the ZUFFA owned Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Their inclusion to this class-action cause is the fourth lawsuit filed against the UFC. Notable  fighters going after the promotion are, Cung Le, Brandon Vera, Jon Fitch, and more. Danzig, an...

Feb 5, 2015 12:00 pm

Expert Discusses Silva’s Supplements, And Their Side-Effects

Endocrinologist, Dr. Ali Mohamadi is an expert in the field of medicine, and he’s not afraid to dive deep on Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDS). The SB Nation Doc has now gone on record to explain exactly what Anderson Silva’s steroids were doing to the former champion’s body. Many fans are grasping at straws, trying to point out...

Feb 5, 2015 11:47 am

Weidman: ‘Putting up an interim belt “kind of stupid”‘

“You know, I thought it was kind of stupid. I’m just like, hang on, Anthony Pettis was out for a year. Johny Hendricks was out for like nine months. Cain Velasquez, they just did an interim title, he was out for how long? A year and a half? So I’ve been out for six months,...

Feb 5, 2015 10:59 am

Tibau Replaces Injured Medeiros, Faces Ferguson At UFC 184

  The injury bug has taken out UFC 184’s Yancy Medeiros. Yancy, who was originally slated to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 184 has been replaced by perennial UFC lightweight, Gleison Tibau. Tibau comes in shy of four-weeks notice for the bout. UFC 184 takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the...

Feb 5, 2015 10:39 am

Herrig: ‘Lucky VanZant’s believing her own hype’

“When I heard Paige called me ‘predictable’ and a ‘stepping stone,’ at first I was like, ‘What the f–k,’ but then I kind of chuckled a bit to myself because she said after she gets through me and makes her way to Carla (Esparza) that her wrestling would be as good as Carla’s by then....

Feb 5, 2015 10:34 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’m an advocate for a clean sport’

“I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my 19th fight in the UFC. I have been thoroughly tested many times and have never had a positive drug test. I have not taken any performance enhancing drugs. My stance on drugs is, and will always be, the same. I’m an...

Feb 5, 2015 9:56 am

Gallery! Kimbo Slice Poses For Bellator

Bellator’s latest acquisition, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson is readying himself for a return to Mixed Martial Arts. As part of that, there was a photo shoot. Check it: (IF Gallery doesn’t load, CLICK HERE) Post by Bellator MMA.

Feb 5, 2015 9:45 am

Sonnen: ‘It’s reasonable to assume Anderson was cheating for years’

“As soon as you test positive for something people will want to say it was over your whole career. My response is, ‘That’s fair. That’s a fair statement.’ If you get hit with something it runs you all the way back in time.” “I don’t think it helps a guy to ever come out and...