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Aug 6, 2014 10:11 am

NSAC files formal complaint against Wanderlei Silva

It seems as though the NSAC troubles of Wanderlei Silva are not yet over, as the Nevada Attorney General’s office has now filed a formal complaint again the 35-12-1 fighter, asking that the Commission make him responsible for evading the random drug test that led to his removal from UFC 175. Silva was unlicensed at...

Aug 6, 2014 10:10 am

WSOF President Ray Sefo Says He Would Have Pushed Jon Jones Too

  Former MMA fighter and kickboxer and current president of The World Series of Fighting, Ray Sefo, currently spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about the media event brawl between UFC champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. Sefo made it clear that he tells fighters to respect their opponents and that the scuffle between Jones and...

Aug 6, 2014 10:09 am

ONE FC 19 set with three title fights

This month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event has been finalized with a total of nine exciting bouts we can look forward to watching, including three title fights. ONE FC Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense at the August event, when he sqaures off with Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2...

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 9:16 am

Roger Gracie: ‘The UFC has monopolized everything’

Multiple-time world BJJ champion, Strikeforce vet, and UFC vet Roger Gracie was on the verge of retirement recently when he received an offer from a yet-to-be-named MMA organization. When speaking with the Brazilian outlet Opovo about his future in fighting, he explained his reasons for leaving the UFC and the qualms he has with the...

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...