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Aug 6, 2014 10:07 am

Gustafsson Responds To “Childish” Jones vs. Cormier Brawl

“What can I say? I think it’s childish at this level. We are all professional and must be shown by example and represent the sport as best we can. Just think it’s ridiculous.” Gustafsson, who was originally scheduled to fight Jon Jones discussed the disappointment of pulling out of the fight due to injury. “I...

Aug 6, 2014 9:51 am

Jon Jones: ‘Malicious things will be done to D.C. On Sept. 27’

“You can say there’s going to be malicious things happening Sept. 27… Daniel, you know that I am going to bring that to you,” replied Jones. “I’m going to do everything in my power to make sure you never forget the night you stepped in the Octagon with me.” “I’ve fought many great wrestlers before....

Aug 6, 2014 9:26 am

Two Fighters And Olivi Put Between Jones-Cormier In Latest Media Stop (REPLAY)

With a fight to promote, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continue making the media rounds in anticipation of their September title fight. In the latest stop, they managed to not get physical. However, there’s still a bunch of fun moments to watch. Including Jon Jones busting on Dave Sholler. Enjoy!

Aug 6, 2014 9:13 am

Jones: ‘Cormier gave me the motivation to dominate’

“It makes it more interesting. The more people talk, the more inspired I am to beat them. I truly do believe this is going to be a great performance on my part. I believe that it’s going to be a dominating performance on my part, and it’s going to be due to all the motivation...

Aug 6, 2014 8:57 am

Cormier: “I’ve had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones”

“You don’t want to give anybody material to stick on a bulletin board and to make them actually more focused and more dedicated to beat you. Well, he did that to me. I know that I’ve had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones to get to where I am today. That’s what I...

Aug 6, 2014 7:22 am

UFC Exec Reacts To Being Pushed Aside By Jon Jones In Jones/Cormier Brawl

Monday in Vegas, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got in a heated exchange that ended with a ruined UFC media day. During the Jones/Cormier pre-fight brawl, UFC executive Dave Sholler was thrown aside by the light-heavyweight champ when he tried to halt the out-of-competition action. Here’s Sholler’s reaction: Have to admit that u guys are...

Aug 6, 2014 7:16 am

PHOTO | TUF 20’s Team Pettis After 10 Rounds Of Practice

With The UFC’s Ultimate Fighter Season 20 underway, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and team, are training hard in Vegas ahead of Anthony’s showdown with Melendez. Check it: The Caption Reads,  “Went hard today with the team. 5 rounds rolling & 5 rounds sparring!!! #tuf20 #teampettis”

Aug 6, 2014 7:12 am

QUICK TWITT | Benavidez Brags About “Moment” With Beyonce

Look out Jay-Z! UFC flyweight title challenger, Joseph Benavidez is enjoying time in Sacramento with his girl and a fresh dose of Miss Beyonce Knowles. Check it: Made eye contact with Beyonce last night then she showed me her butt! GF was very understanding about it:) pic.twitter.com/Ewh7H0aFuu — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) August 4, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 6:23 am

Conor McGregor Predicts A First-Round KO Win Over Dustin Poirier

Breaking News! Conor McGregor is talking trash about his upcoming opponent. That’s right, the Irish bad boy is at it again. McGregor, who is currently riding a 3 fight win streak in the UFC, will face fellow featherweight Dustin Poirier who happens to have an identical streak going. The two will meet in the octagon...

Aug 6, 2014 5:01 am

Sonnen Asked Randy Couture To Fill In At Metamoris 4

Chael Sonnen had moved on from MMA and was set to face Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 this Saturday, all seemed right with the world (sort of). That is until the NSAC decided to step in and try to block Sonnen from competing at the event, saying Metamoris fell under his MMA suspension, and threatened...

Aug 5, 2014 7:56 pm

WSOF 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez To Stream Worldwide

WSOF 12 is coming up this Saturday, and straight from the WSOF we have learned that the bout will not only stream on WSOF.com, but it will also stream worldwide on NBCSports.com as well. LAS VEGAS – (August 5) – “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Features a key lightweight matchup between hard-hitting...

Aug 5, 2014 7:49 pm

Serra: Weidman Would Fight Belfort “On Or Off The Juice”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a tall order ahead of him coming up in December, defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort. However this is nothing new for Weidman, who has been dubbed the ‘legend killer’. After knockout out Anderson Silva in 2013, Weidman went on to defend the belt against Anderson later...

Aug 5, 2014 7:38 pm

UFC 178 Tickets To Go On Sale Despite Jones Cormier Brawl

Tickets for UFC 178 were scheduled to go on sale this Friday prior to the scuffle between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at UFC’s Ultimate Media Day yesterday. After the brawl, many fans were left to wonder whether the UFC would cancel the card or go on with the event. It looks like we have...

Aug 5, 2014 3:12 pm

Brock Lesnar Would Consider Returning To The UFC

Brock Lesnar hasn’t seen action inside the Octagon after losing to Alistair Overeem in 2011. Prior to the bout Lesnar had undergone a grueling battle with Diverticulitis that saw Lesnar lose much of his intestine in surgery. The Overeem bout served as his return to the Octagon, and ultimately ended as his final MMA bout....

Aug 5, 2014 3:06 pm

Gustafsson Picks Jones Over Cormier At UFC 178

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson may be sidelined after undergoing a minor surgery, but that hasn’t stopped him from wanting his rematch with Jon Jones. Gustafsson is confident that when Jones meets Cormier at UFC 178 in an actual bout (not another press conference) Jones will emerge victorious. His words via The...

Aug 5, 2014 3:01 pm

Google Offering BJJ Classes To Employees

BJJ is for everyone, and Google is proving that by offering BJJ classes to all of their employees. The classes are taught by Milton Bastos, a highly accomplished BJJ black belt, who has been teaching there since he responded to Google’s Facebook post that they were looking for BJJ instructors. He spoke with Fightland about...

Aug 5, 2014 2:53 pm

Jon Jones Hijacks Daniel Cormier Interview Live On Air

Daniel Cormier stopped on by the set of Jay Mohr’s show on FOX Sports Radio. He spoke about a variety of things, mainly the brawl that occurred between himself and Jon Jones yesterday. As the interview went on it turned out that Jon Jones himself had called into the show, right when Cormier was talking...

Aug 5, 2014 12:03 pm

Jones Slams Cormier, Promises “Malicious, Violent Things”

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were involved in the biggest mishap in Ultimate Media Day history that saw Cormier push Jones in the throat, and Jones throwing strikes. Today the two were interviewed (in separate rooms) on Fox Sports 1 to finish their promotional duties for the UFC 178 card, where Jones promised there...

Aug 5, 2014 11:47 am

Cormier And Jones Separated For 2nd Media Event Today

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got into a scuffle at the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day where they were promoting UFC 178. Today they were scheduled to do the second round of their promotional duties, and as a result of yesterday’s actions were separated and only interacted via a video stream. Check it out:

Aug 5, 2014 9:08 am

Daniel Cormier’s Thrown Shoe Hit Heidi Fang

Yesterday during the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, a media event that will go down in infamy, we could briefly see a shoe flying through the air as Cormier was being dragged away. As it turns out, the shoe belonged to Daniel Cormier, who was aiming for Jon Jones,...

Aug 5, 2014 8:50 am

Conor McGregor ‘Turned On’ By The Smell Of Fear

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor spoke with media members prior to his face off with Dustin Poirier at UFC Ultimate Media Day yesterday. During the interview he described it as: “A strong stench, fear has a strong stench, and funnily enough, it turns me on.”

Aug 5, 2014 8:27 am

Couture Thinks Matchup Between Rousey And Carano Is “Silly”

When UFC President Dana White said he was bringing back Gina Carano and wanted her to fight Ronda Rousey immediately for the title, there was an imaginary line immediately drawn in the sand. Those that wanted to see the fight given Carano’s legendary status, and those that thought the fight was pointless given Carano’s time...