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Jul 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Phil Baroni Believes He Is Among The Last Of A Dying Breed

Phil Baroni is an MMA veteran, with 32 MMA bouts, and 10 boxing matches, Baroni started his career in 2000 and has been through it all. From the UFC, to Pride, to Strikeforce, to ONE FC, numerous smaller shows, and now Bellator where he will fight on Friday against Karo Parisyan. Baroni believes he is...

Jul 22, 2014 3:59 pm

Ian McCall: I Pose The Biggest Threat To Demetrious Johnson

UFC Flyweight Ian McCall is coming off an excellent performance against Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night Dublin. After the bout McCall was asked who he would like to fight next, to which he replied with the fair answer: Demetrious Johnson. McCall spoke to Sherdog.com this week to discuss his plans for getting a shot...

Jul 22, 2014 3:53 pm

Bermudez Disses Guida: His Best Days Are Over

Dennis Bermudez has been on a tear of the featherweight division as of late, he has won six straight fights in a row, and will look to increase that streak at UFC on Fox 12 this weekend against Clay Guida. Despite that, Bermudez and his camp were looking to fight someone better and higher in...

Jul 22, 2014 3:47 pm

Lima Fires Back At Daley: I’m Ready When You Are

After Paul Daley signed with Bellator yesterday, he explained his plan for eventually dethroning Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima. Today Lima fired back at Daley in an interview with MMAFighting.com saying: “I’m ready whenever he is,” Lima told MMAFighting.com. “I will fight whoever they want, no problem at all. It’s going to be a good...


Jul 22, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White Says He Is No Closer To Reaching A Deal With Nick Diaz

UFC President Dana White spoke to media members following UFC Fight Night Dublin, and the question was asked if Nate Diaz was worth the investment, White doesn’t think so, but does think Nate’s older brother Nick is. “Nick is a needle mover. Nick moves the needle,” “Nick’s not holding out. Nick said, ‘I’m just not...

Jul 22, 2014 2:42 pm

Slightly Out Of Shape Jon Jones Cooling Off Outdoors

Jon Jones posted the following video on his official Instagram of himself looking slightly out of shape, and cooling off in his backyard with a garden hose. While Jones by no means looks like he is totally out of shape, it is a different look for the 205 pound champ, who always steps into the...

Jul 22, 2014 2:24 pm

BREAKING NEWS: McGregor vs. Poirier Booked For UFC 178

The UFC has just announced that Notorious Conor McGregor will be facing off against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson on September 27th in Las Vegas. Poirier and McGregor have been trading shots via Twitter. After Poirier’s teammate Cole Miller pulled out of his scheduled UFC Dublin bout against McGregor, Poirier didn’t step...

Jul 22, 2014 2:18 pm

Overeem Calls For A Title Shot Against Winner Of Velasquez vs. Werdum

Alistair Overeem will be stepping into the Octagon to square off against Ben Rothwell in September, and he hopes a win over Rothwell will get him a title shot against the winner of Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum. Overeem spoke with Submission Radio to talk about the bout. “Well it’s hard to predict because Cain...

Jul 22, 2014 1:57 pm

Amanda Nunes Looks To KO Zingano And Take Rousey’s Belt

Amanda Nunes believes extending her win streak to 3 with a win over Cat Zingano in September will put her in the running for a shot at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title. Nunes spoke with MMAFighting.com to talk about how she is going to prove she is ready for a shot against Rousey. “I want to...

Jul 22, 2014 1:49 pm

Matt Brown’s Strategy To Win, Is To Not Think About It

Matt Brown is coming up on the most important fight of his life this Saturday against Robbie Lawler, but he is also coming off of a string of 7 of the best performances of his life. The Immortal spoke with MMAJunkie to talk about why the best strategy for winning a fight, is to not...

Jul 22, 2014 1:24 pm

RUMOR: Ronda Rousey’s Ex Training Cat Zingano

Cat Zingano will be making her return to the UFC in September to fight Amanda Nunes. Should Zingano win, she will be given a title shot at bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. A member of the UnderGround stumbled across a picture Zingano had posted on her personal Twitter of herself and her son along with two...

Jul 22, 2014 1:01 pm

Matt Brown Looks To Chase UFC Record With KO Of Lawler

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has gotten the reputation as a finisher in the UFC. Of his 12 wins in his UFC career, Brown has finished 10 of his opponents, 9 by way of knockout, and one by way of submission. This Saturday when he faces off against Robbie Lawler, Brown is not only looking to...

Jul 22, 2014 10:56 am

PHOTO | Overeem Looking Lean And Mean At 250lbs

Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his fight against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 on September 8th. In preparation for the bout Overeem moved his camp to Jackson Winkeljohn in Albuquerque New Mexico. Over the course of his training camp so far we have seen several photos of Overeem looking much more lean...

Jul 22, 2014 9:53 am

GSP Getting Physical Therapy On Injured Leg

Former UFC welterweight champion Geroges St. Pierre can be seen in this video posted by MMANation.com receiving Tecar therapy at Kessler clinic in Southern California. For those that don’t know Tecar therapy is one of the most groundbreaking and interesting rehab techniques currently used today. Basically through the gel that is applied, a plate that...

Jul 22, 2014 9:11 am

Pettis Admits Criticism Bothers Him

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis isn’t afraid to admit when something is bothering him. Pettis has fallen under harsh criticism for being ‘injury prone’ and as a result not fighting enough. This wasn’t a huge issue necessarily until Pettis won the lightweight championship from Benson Henderson, now that he’s the champion not only does he...

Jul 22, 2014 8:55 am

Edson Barboza Cracks Top 10 In Official UFC Rankings

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza has cracked the top 10 of the UFC’s official ranking ladder in the lightweight division with his first round TKO win over Evan Dunham this past Wednesday at UFC Fight Night 46: Cerrone vs. Miller. Barboza was riding a three fight win streak that included a submission win over Lucas Martins,...

Jul 22, 2014 8:49 am

Disgusted Cole Miller Rips McGregor’s Win Over Brandao

Cole Miller was originally supposed to face Conor McGregor at UFC Dublin this past Saturday, however a broken hand forced Miller off the card. As a result, Diego Brandao stepped in semi-last minute to face Notorious. Miller spoke with Sherdog Radio Network to talk about McGregor’s win. “It’s pretty easy to look good when everything’s...

Jul 22, 2014 8:24 am

BREAKING – Khabib Nurmagomedov Tears Meniscus, Out Until 2015

After Dana White announced last week that the bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone was off due to a knee injury sustained by Khabib, nobody knew the extent of the injury. Today Nurmagomedov’s manager Mike Constantino broke the news to MMAFighting.com that Khabib would have to undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus, and...

Jul 22, 2014 8:16 am

Chael Sonnen’s NSAC Hearing To Be Aired On UFC Fight Pass

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen retired from MMA competition last month after it was revealed that he tested positive for multiple banned substances during his transition off of TRT. As a result he had a routine hearing with the NSAC and was suspended until the formal hearing, which takes place Wednesday at 10am PT....

Jul 22, 2014 7:55 am

FIGHT REPLAY! Watch Robbie Lawler Decimate Bobby Voelker

In this fight replay brought to you by the UFC, we see Robbie Lawler square off against Bobby Voelker back at UFC on Fox 8. Voelker was a late replacement for Tarec Saffiedine, and stepped up to the task of fighting an MMA veteran in Robbie Lawler. Check it out: Robbie Lawler will square off...

Jul 22, 2014 5:04 am

Conor McGregor Cracks Top 10 In UFC’s Official Rankings

Conor McGregor has managed to secure himself a spot on the top 10 ladder of the featherweight division in the UFC’s official rankings after dominating Diego Brandao on Saturday at UFC Dublin. The UFC’s official top 10 ladder for the featherweight division is as follows: Champion : Jose Aldo 1 Chad Mendes 2 Frankie Edgar...

Jul 22, 2014 5:03 am

EA Sports UFC Adds Three More Fighters In Downloadable Update

EA Sports UFC announced today that they were adding a roster update that would add three fighters. Making the cut are: Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw Welterweight contender Tyron Woodley Bantamweight contender Takeya Mizugaki Below are the in-game photos for the fighters. No word yet on when the update will be available, but EA did say...

Jul 22, 2014 5:02 am

Bellator Signs Melvin Manhoef

Bellator MMA has announced that they have signed another fighter today, this time Melvin Manhoef got the contract. The MMA and kickboxing veteran is coming off a decision loss to Filip Verlinden at Glory 17 in Los Angeles. Manhoef is still signed to an IFC Kickboxing fight on July 25th, and then to a Glory...

Jul 21, 2014 9:56 pm

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw Honored With “TJ Dillashaw Day”

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is being honored in Angles Camp California with ‘TJ Dillashaw Day’ which from now on will be held on July 20th. Dillashaw posted the following photo on his official Instagram with the caption: Have to wait an entire year for TJ Dillashaw day in Angels Camp. July 20th will now...

Jul 21, 2014 9:49 pm

Holly Holm Believes Women Are Snubbed On P4P Ladder

Newly signed UFC women’s bantamweight Holly Holm spoke with ESPN to give her thoughts on what is wrong with the Pound 4 Pound ladder, and why women seem to get snubbed from it time and time again, mainly Ronda Rousey. “I know there is a certain strength in men that is a little different in...