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Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 21, 2015 11:57 am

Betting Line Released For Aldo vs. McGregor Title Fight

Sports betters will be pleased to know that the first official odds are out on the UFC’s pending featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. The champ’s the favorite on day 1, but not by much. Check it: (Via Bestfightodds.com) A date for the pending match is not known at this time, however...

Jan 21, 2015 11:36 am

No Coke On Fight Night — Jones Post Fight Drug Tests Are Clean

All of the drug tests on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones have come back clean, this according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett who told MMAFighting.com the news on Tuesday: All of the UFC light heavyweight champion’s drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob...

Jan 21, 2015 11:31 am

Fight Night Stockholm: On the Brink – Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson’s first person account of one of the greatest fights of 2013. From the moment Gustafsson arrives in Canada, through his epic five round battle with Jon Jones, experience the light heavyweight challenger’s exclusive account of UFC 165.

Jan 21, 2015 11:30 am

Pacquiao Issues Deadline To Floyd, Mayweather Doesn’t Care

Negotiations for a boxing super fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are as close as they have ever been, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. Last week, Bob Arum announced that Pacquiao had agreed to all of the terms set by Mayweather’s representatives. Those terms included a 60/40 earnings split with “Money”,...

Jan 21, 2015 11:25 am

Uriah Hall Dines With J-Lo Following UFC Win

Uriah “Primetime” Hall was in good company following his UFC Fight Night Boston win. He took to instagram with the startling news: Had a great dinner with the lovely @jlo Had a great dinner with the lovely @jlo A photo posted by Uriah Hall (@uriahhall) on Jan 20, 2015 at 9:06pm PST

Jan 21, 2015 11:23 am

Salary Report: “UFC Fight Night Boston” Edition

Conor McGregor has topped out the “UFC Fight Night Boston” disclosed payroll with a whopping $170,000 payday for his second round win over Dennis Siver. The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission sent out the figures Wednesday. The full lost of disclosed fighter pay is as follows: Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus) def. Dennis Siver:...

Jan 21, 2015 11:16 am

Miletich: Jon Jones Has Too Many “Yes Men”

“I was very surprised that he tested positive for cocaine. I mean cocaine is such a destructive drug and such a nasty addiction that people can get into. I’ve not seen it amongst a lot of athletes and certainly not guys that are good at MMA. It’s such a bad drug that I’m shocked that...

Jan 21, 2015 10:59 am

Cerrone, Khabib Agree To May Bout

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov have agreed to fight at UFC 187. All they have to do is get the UFC on board. Hey man @Cowboycerrone,I heard you want time to rest,what about UFC 187,May23,Vegas.lets do it@ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta #UFCcontender — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) January 20, 2015 “@TeamKhabib: Hey man Cowboy,I heard you want...

Jan 21, 2015 10:47 am

Salary Report: ‘WSOF 17: Shields vs. Foster’ Edition

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has sent BJPENN.COM the disclosed fighter pay for last weekend’s WSOF 17 event in Las Vegas. Topping the list of disclosed pay is main event winner Jake Shields, with $65,000.00. Rounding out the night’s lowest pay is card opener Jamie Point, who made just $750.00. The full list of WSOF...

Jan 21, 2015 10:39 am

REPLAY! Ryan Bader vs. Keith Jardine (Full Fight)

Keith Jardine’s UFC record reads like a Who’s Who of the light heavyweight division’s best. Unbeaten Ryan Bader wants what Jardine has, and to get it, he will have to beat ‘The Dean of Mean’. Bader returns to the Octagon at Fight Night Stockholm where he will take on Phil Davis.

Jan 21, 2015 10:31 am

”Robbie Lawler Will Wreck GSP”

“I think at the time Georges St. Pierre was the champion and I told people, and a lot of people laughed at me about that, but I said Robbie Lawler is the worst possible match up for George St. Pierre. Robbie will absolutely wreck him. And now obviously we didn’t get to find out about...

Jan 21, 2015 10:23 am

Forbes Slams UFC For Ali Comparison

In the lead up to last weekend’s UFC Fight Night Boston event UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta called Conor McGregor the Irish Muhammad Ali. Forbes Magazine doesn’t approve. From Forbes: .. That would be really popular. The actual Ali is arguably the biggest sports star ever despite being an African-American who flew in the face of...

Jan 21, 2015 10:17 am

GSP Returns To Gymnastics

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre has returned to gymnastics. This morning I got back to gymnastics training for the first time in 2015! http://t.co/H5XPeoFxp1 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) January 20, 2015 A video posted by Georges St-Pierre (@georgesstpierre) on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:12pm PST

Jan 21, 2015 10:12 am

Palhares on Shields: ‘He knows I’ll submit him’

“What this guy said about me is weird, but even parrot’s talk. Now it’s time to work hard and see who’s the best. You know why he was so mad? Because he knows he has to fight me now and knows that he will lose, that I will submit him. He trains jiu-jitsu, he knows...

Jan 21, 2015 10:08 am

Joseph Duffy ‘Definitely’ down for McGregor Rematch

The last man to beat Conor McGregor has recently signed to the UFC and he’s ready to repeat history, if need be. His words: (via The MMA Hour) “When I fought [Conor McGregor], I knew he was good straight away. I can’t say that I knew he would get to this level and blow up...