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Jul 28, 2014 4:26 pm

Daniel Cormier Wants Jon Jones To Target His Injured Knee

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have been trading shots back and forth in interviews leading up to their UFC 178 bout on September 27th for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the fight, and even invite Jon Jones to target his injured knee. “If he...

Jul 28, 2014 4:00 pm

Evans Won’t Fight Johnson, Doesn’t Want To Make The Same Mistake As With Jones

Former UFC champion Rashad Evans doesn’t want to make the same mistake twice, and so he wont fight teammate Anthony Johnson. Rashad spoke about a return to the Octagon in early 2015 after recovering from ACL surgery. He spoke with Ariel Helwani: “The knee is coming along pretty well. I just didn’t want to put...

Jul 28, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Fight Night 48: Macau Card Finalized

UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place August 23rd from Macau has been finalized with 10 bouts. The card will air on UFC Fight Pass and will begin at 6:30a.m. ET, with the main card beginning at 9a.m. ET. Below is the lineup of fights: MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 9 a.m. ET) Michael Bisping...

Jul 28, 2014 3:47 pm

Dan Hardy Wants To Return To The UFC And Retire Diego Sanchez

Dan Hardy hasn’t seen action inside the Octagon since 2012 when he KO’d Duane Ludwig, and then picked up a unanimous decision win over Amir Sadollah. After the bout it was discovered that Hardy suffers from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, which is a heart condition that essentially means Hardy has an extra electrical conduction pathway in his...


Jul 28, 2014 3:36 pm

Cung Le Unsure Of Future In UFC Beyond Bisping Bout

Cung Le is gearing up for his UFC Macau fight with Michael Bisping on August 23rd, however he got a chance to speak to the press at this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 about his future in the UFC after his bout with Bisping. “This time around, I’m going to pace myself and try...

Jul 28, 2014 3:23 pm

Urijah Faber Set To Face Masenori Kanehara At FN 52 In Japan

Urijah Faber will be fighting on the UFC Fight Night 52 card in Japan at the Saitama Super Arena, but not against Kid Yamamoto as was initially expected. Instead Faber will welcome Masenori Kanehara to the UFC Octagon. The bout may come as a surprise to fight fans, seeing as how Faber is ranked #2...

Jul 28, 2014 3:15 pm

TUF Latin America To Be On Fight Pass And FOX Deportes

TUF Latin America, which will be coached by UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and his opponent Fabricio Werdum, who will fight at UFC 180 in September, will be aired on Fox Deportes and will stream on UFC Fight Pass. Fox Deportes Executive Carlos Sanchez said: “We are excited to be the exclusive Spanish-language broadcast partner...

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 28, 2014 10:05 am

FAIL! Man Attempts Jumping Back Kick In Street Fight

In this street fight, we can see a man attempting a jumping back kick, which fails miserably, and then he secures the rear naked choke to make his opponent tap out. Check out the video courtesy of WorldStarHipHop.com:

Jul 28, 2014 9:59 am

Junior Dos Santos Admits He Has Holes In His Game

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is known for his one punch knockout power, as well as his boxing abilities. However it is no secret that Dos Santos struggles with wrestlers, as seen in his last two fights against Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos spoke to MMAFighting.com about the holes he sees in his game,...

Jul 28, 2014 9:52 am

Junior Dos Santos Eyes November Return Against Stipe Miocic

Junior Dos Santos hasn’t seen Octagon action since October of 2013 when he suffered a brutal beating at the hands of Cain Velasquez, however Dos Santos was supposed to fight Stipe Miocic in May at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, but had to pull out of the fight with a broken hand. Dos Santos explains...

Jul 28, 2014 9:40 am

Robbie Lawler Signs Deal With Adidas

UFC welterweight title challenger Robbie Lawler has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas. The deal was never publicized when it was originally signed. However Forbes Magazine confirmed the news today. While some may already be persuaded to buy Adidas gear based on the new association with Lawler, there existed little evidence in or around the...

Jul 28, 2014 9:07 am

Rockhold Slams Belfort: ‘He’s Mutant Enough For The Next Expendables Movie’

UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold has been calling out several fighters lately, namely Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Rockhold has particularly taken interest in calling out Vitor Belfort and taking shots at The Phenom’s colorful past which includes several failed drug tests, including a recent one which ended up seeing Belfort still get licensed to fight...

Jul 28, 2014 8:58 am

Dennis Bermudez Calls For Title Shot Against Jose Aldo

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez is fresh off a submission win over Clay Guida this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight extended Bermudez’ win streak to to seven, and added another “Performance of the Night” bonus to the 27-year old’s resume. “Realistically, I want the title shot. I’ve got a lot of wins....

Jul 28, 2014 8:44 am

John McCarthy Defends Matt Brown’s Controversial Nut Shot

Veteran MMA referee Big John McCarthy justified his reasons for momentarily stopping the fight at what could have been a pivotal moment for Robbie Lawler. For those who missed it, Robbie Lawler threw a liver kick at Matt Brown, the kick landed clean, however Brown grabbed at his cup to signal the kick landed low,...

Jul 28, 2014 8:24 am

Matt Brown Slams Haters Criticizing Controversial Body Shot

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown took to Facebook to silence the critics who are saying he faked a nut shot when really it was a shot to the body. For those who don’t know, in his fight with Robbie Lawler this past Saturday, Matt Brown was on the receiving end of what was intended to be...

Jul 28, 2014 8:12 am

Ronda Rousey ‘Nine For IX’ Full Episode

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey talks about her ambition to fight, and how in spite of everyone doubting her when she said she wanted to be a UFC champion, she still managed to do it. In this “Nine For IX” short film directed by the Mundo Sisters for ESPNW on espnW.com you can get...

Jul 28, 2014 7:44 am

Vitor Belfort Charging Camera While Screaming And Flexing

UFC Middleweight Vitor Belfort posted the following slightly bizarre video on his official Instagram this past week. In the video Belfort can be seen shirtless in his fight shorts flexing, before yelling and charging at the camera. See for yourself:

Jul 27, 2014 2:57 pm

UFC ON FOX 12 REPLAY AND COVERAGE GUIDE FOR THE MMA ADDICT

  If you’re looking for fight video’s and news from last night’s “UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown” event, you’re in the right place. “UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown” took place last night from San Jose, California. In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown went to war for five-rounds in...

Jul 27, 2014 2:44 pm

Gas Station Clerk MMA Fighter Foils Robbery Attempt By Three Men

A southside convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10 on South Wayside near Interstate 45. “The first guy I saw, I just kicked him in the face. Then I punched the other guy. I just kicked him until he lays down on the floor,” he said. “Until...

Jul 27, 2014 2:26 pm

STATS! Blow-By-Blow Numbers Show ‘Lawler vs. Brown’ Was Close

  Last night on FOX, The UFC’s number 1 ranked welterweight fighter earned another shot at UFC gold with his decision win over Matt Brown. (Replay HERE) It was an entertaining, back and forth bout, and a quick stat analysis tells an interesting story. Check it:

Jul 27, 2014 1:50 pm

Robbie Lawler Promises To ‘Do More’ In Hendricks Rematch

  “I’m going to do a lot different. I’m going to keep building on everything that I’ve been doing this year, but I’m going to do more. That’s what that fight came down to — I need to do more. More punches, more kicks, more takedown defense. I just need to take the fight to...

Jul 27, 2014 1:15 pm

Dana White ‘Blown away’ With Anthony Johnson

“It’s amazing. I don’t think we’ve ever had a guy go from 170 to 205 and actually be more powerful and more devastating than he was at 170. I’ve never seen anything like it. I was blown away by Anthony’s performance tonight. He made it quick, and he made it look easy. We’ll get him...

Jul 27, 2014 1:07 pm

Green Cleared To Mourn Following UFC on FOX 12 Win

“The only reason I took the fight is to give my brother that honor, to put him on the front stage and say he was a good kid. He was a great guy. He was my closest soldier to me – my little, my baby brother. When I go home, he was the first person...

Jul 27, 2014 12:54 pm

PAYDAY! Robbie Lawler Banks At UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission recently released the mandatory list of disclosed fighter pay for last night’s UFC on FOX 12 event. Topping the list of fighter payouts is main event winner, Robbie Lawler, who took home the lion’s share of the $986,000 total disclosed UFC payroll, with $210,000.000. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was the second...

Jul 27, 2014 12:40 pm

Robbie Lawler Pigs Out Following UFC on FOX 12 Win Over Matt Brown

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes shared a photo, from behind the scenes at UFC on FOX 12, of Robbie Lawler’s post-victory meal. Check it: This is @Ruthless_RL post victory meal. Congrats buddy! Well done! pic.twitter.com/aViGRoeuEW — Matt Hughes (@matthughes9x) July 27, 2014

Jul 27, 2014 12:31 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Robbie Lawler’s Win Over Matt Brown

In last night’s UFC on FOX 12 main event, the number one ranked Robbie Lawler earned a rematch against UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks with his decision win over Matt Brown. (Replay HERE) As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Robbie is a great counter striker & is dangerous...