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Jan 22, 2015 7:37 pm

Nick Diaz Wants to Make Stars and Money, Not Interested In Title Fight

Nick Diaz took part in the “UFC 183” Conference Call on Thursday afternoon to hype his upcoming bout with Anderson Silva on January 31st. This will be the first time Diaz has stepped into the octagon for competition since October 2013 for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Dana White previously stated that a title shot could...

Jan 22, 2015 7:27 pm

Anderson Silva: I’m Disappointed in Jacare and Machida

Anderson Silva has always been firm in his stance when it comes to the potential of fighting training partners Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. He once stated that he would rather give up fighting than step into the octagon with Lyoto Machida. Machida, on the other hand, has changed his view on the subject and...

Jan 22, 2015 6:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘If you’re not perfect, don’t dog Jon Jones’

“He’s human, he’s not perfect. Everybody has been dogging him. My thing is, everybody needs to think about their life and tell me when it was absolutely perfect. You know? A lot of people don’t think about that. The crazy part is, once somebody is down, people want to keep stepping on you and hitting...

Jan 22, 2015 6:45 pm

Josh Thomson vs. Gilbert Burns Booked For March 21

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh “The Punk” Thomson will return to action May 21 against the undefeated Gilbert Burns. UFC officials announced the bout Thursday. May 21 will serve as the UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 62. Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao headlines the event. So far, UFC Fight...

Jan 22, 2015 6:39 pm

For Mousasi, A Loss To Hendo Means Irrelevancy

“It’s very big. After a loss, you have to pick yourself up again and it’s difficult. I think a win over Henderson is going to put me a little bit higher and give me a chance against someone in the top five. It’s a very important fight. I win and I get to face the...

Jan 22, 2015 6:33 pm

PED Expert: ‘Jon Jones Should Be Kept On A Very Short Leash’

“The question is what was suppressing his testosterone production for that period of time. Something caused it to go down, and I do not believe it was overtraining. Exogenous testosterone and other steroids in a period of time, depending on dosage and method of administration, can completely shut your testosterone and epitestosterone levels in urine...

Jan 22, 2015 4:50 pm

Ken Shamrock Wants To Beat Up Kimbo Slice, Then Fight Tito Again- Exclusive

MMA veteran Ken Shamrock was a guest on the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Shamrock joined the show for a full hour to talk about a plethora of topics, from his upcoming bare knuckle fight against James Quinn in April, to his long and storied career. Shamrock talked about his past, but always mentioned his...

Jan 22, 2015 4:49 pm

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very near future. Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has...

Jan 22, 2015 10:55 am

GRINDIN! Jon Jones Back In Training

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is back in the gym readying himself for the “best year of his life”. Check it: Working towards making this the best year of my life! Can’t be held down #Champion2015 #AndStill #UnBroken Don’t call it a come back, I’ve been here for years Working towards making this the...

Jan 22, 2015 10:50 am

Phil Davis Wants To Fight Anderson Silva

“Stranger things have happened. Why wouldn’t I? Why wouldn’t he?” “He fought former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin at light heavyweight. It’s not a stretch. Forrest is an extremely heavy guy. I figure, ‘OK if you can beat Forrest at light heavyweight, I’m just little old Phil.’ I’m just little old Phil. That’s what they...

Jan 22, 2015 10:45 am

Bellator: ‘There isn’t a fighter out there we can’t afford’

“It’s not just us going after them (the UFC’s fighters). Believe me, they’re calling us. This is not a one-way street where we’re just going after fighters. We’re going to win some. We’re going to lose some. That’s just how the nature of this beast is going to be.” “If you’re a free agent out...

Jan 22, 2015 10:21 am

Henderson In For Green, Faces Masvidal At Fight Night 63

After suffering a controversial split-decision loss to Donald Cerrone at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Boston, former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson has already booked his next fight. UFC officials announced today the “Bendo” would be stepping in for the injured Bobby Green to face Jorge Masvidal at April’s UFC Fight Night...

Jan 22, 2015 10:20 am

Cyborg Enters Negotiations With The UFC

Top female fighter Cris “Cyborg” Justino has reportedly entered into contract negotiations with the UFC. The goal would be to make a successful run in the 135 pound division, starting with an Invicta bout that could earn the female fighter a title shot against Ronda Rousey. Lorenzo Fertitta spilled the beans to ESPN: “We certainly...

Jan 22, 2015 10:11 am

The New York Politician Responsible For Blocking MMA Was Just Arrested

New York State Assembly speaker, Sheldon Siver, was arrested on federal corruption charges on Thursday and accused of using the power of his office to solicit millions in bribes and kickbacks, according to court documents. (via the New York Times) Siver is best known to MMA Fans as the man responsible for keeping the sports...

Jan 22, 2015 9:53 am

RELEASED!

Renowned welterweight striker Mike “Biggie” Rhodes just announced his release from his UFC contract. The Duke Roufus product took to twitter with the news. Huge thank you to the @ufc for the great experiences and opportunities you gave me! This is not goodbye but see you later #IwillBeBack — Michael (@TeamRocBiggie) January 21, 2015 Rhodes...

Jan 22, 2015 9:46 am

Jon Jones Returns To Twitter, Takes Fan Questions

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones robbed himself of any post-fight glory following his positive drug test for cocaine. The champ also stayed away from social media. Until now. Proud of my brothers @Artj97 & @Chan95Jones! Arthur for completing another awesome season and Chandler for making it to the Super Bowl! — Jon Bones Jones...