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Jan 5, 2015 9:04 am

Roufus: Askren “Stoked” To Work With CM Punk

When news of CM Punk being signed to the UFC broke, ONE FC champion Ben Askren was one of the first fighters to offer a reaction to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) December 7, 2014...

Jan 5, 2015 8:57 am

‘Stay Down’

Some fight fans may have noticed that at the end of the 4th round of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s UFC 182 scrap, Jones placed his hand on the top of Daniel Cormier’s head, who was sitting against the cage, noticeably exhausted. Jones action was a small one that many, including myself, missed, but it...

Jan 5, 2015 8:44 am

Joe Rogan: ‘CM Punk Needs A Year Of Training Before Making UFC Debut’

Martial arts expert, and longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan is never one to shy away from giving his honest opinion, and he did just that when discussing the future fighting career of CM Punk, also known as Phil Brooks. Brooks, who has never competed in an amateur or professional MMA bout, will be making his...

Jan 5, 2015 8:27 am

Holly Holm Discusses ‘Living Up To The Hype’ Ahead Of UFC Debut

Holly Holm is one of the highly touted UFC signees in the women’s bantamweight division. Long believed to be the woman capable of dethroning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Holm knows the pressure of ‘living up to the hype’. Holm is nearly cleared to resume training full time, at which point the UFC will...

Jan 5, 2015 8:19 am

Dana White Apologizes For Snubbing Marion Reneau From TUF

On the UFC Fight Pass Prelims of UFC 182, Marion Reneau picked up a win in her UFC debut against Alexis Dufresne. Following the event, at the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White apologized to Reneau for snubbing her from an earlier season of The Ultimate Fighter. His words: “She looked awesome, and I...

Jan 5, 2015 8:15 am

PHOTO | Josh Burkman Shows Off Aftermath Of Leg Kicks From Hector Lombard

At UFC 182, Hector Lombard squared off with a very game Josh Burkman. Burkman ultimately lost a unanimous decision, but showed incredible heart, refusing to be stopped by Lombard, and continuing to fight on. Today, Burkman took to Facebook to show the aftermath of the brutal leg kicks Lombard landed on him. Post by Josh...

Jan 5, 2015 8:08 am

Jon Jones Daughter To DC: ‘We Tried To Warn You’

Ahead of UFC 182, Jon Jones made an Instagram video of his daughter, in which she said “DC, my dad’s going to beat you up. Guaranteed”. That post was made several months before the fight, and interestingly enough, a follow up post was made this week after Jones defeated Cormier via unanimous decision. Un video...

Jan 5, 2015 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Donald Cerrone’s Win Over Myles Jury

In the co-main event of UFC 182, Donald Cerrone dominated Myles Jury for 3 rounds en route to a unanimous decision win. The bout ended Jury’s undefeated streak, and extended Cerrone’s win streak to 6, tying him for the longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC pros took to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:06 am

UFC 186 Set For Montreal On April 25th

The UFC will be heading to Montreal on April 25th 2015 for UFC 186. Montreal was expected to play host to UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos, however that has been moved to Dallas Texas. No word yet on what bouts will be on the card, however the UFC will likely start adding bouts to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:05 am

Duke Roufus: ‘CM Punk Will Surprise Some People’

It was announced that famed trainer Duke Roufus will be training CM Punk for his UFC debut. At Roufusport, CM Punk will be training alongside Anthony Pettis, Sergio Pettis, Ben Askren, and more. Despite the criticism CM Punk has received since his signing, Duke Roufus thinks CM Punk will surprise some people. He spoke to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:04 am

Askren Disses Jones: ‘You’ll Never Get The Fans Love’

Following Jon Jones win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, many fans began to say Jon Jones is in fact the greatest fighter of all time. Ben Askren agreed, however he says that Jones will never be loved by the fans, which is what he really wants deep down. His words: Hey @JonnyBones you may...

Jan 5, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Increases PPV Prices For 2015 Events

The UFC will be increasing PPV prices for upcoming events, including UFC 183, and UFC 184. Fans may have even noticed a slight price jump this past weekend for UFC 182. The price for HD-PPV will now be $59.99, and Standard Definition at $49.99. This is a $5.04 jump from $54.95/$44.95. While the UFC hasn’t...

Jan 5, 2015 5:01 am

UFC Expands UFC Fight Pass Library

The UFC has announced this past weekend that they are expanding their fight library to include bouts from 7 new promotions including Pancrase, Hook-N-Shoot, Cage Rage, Extreme Challenge, Xtreme Fighting Organization, King Of The Cage, and TKO Promotion. Pancrase is arguably the biggest name mentioned above, with fighters such as Bas Rutten, Jose Aldo, Chael...

Jan 4, 2015 5:28 pm

Rampage: ‘Bellator Was Like Minor Leagaues’

Last month it was announced that Quinton Rampage Jackson would be returning to the UFC after going 3-0 under the Bellator MMA banner. The signing came as a shock to many, given Rampage’s issues with the UFC that were publicly documented. Now that he is back, Rampage spoke prior to UFC 182 about his desire...

Jan 4, 2015 5:12 pm

UFC Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott

Earlier today heartbreaking news was announced that longtime ESPN anchor, and avid MMA fan Stuart Scott lost his longtime battle with cancer (See that HERE). Following the news surfacing, the UFC posted the following tribute to Stuart on their Facebook page. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) I am so sad to...

Jan 4, 2015 5:07 pm

Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

This weekend Tim Sylvia retired from MMA after not being medically cleared to fight due to an issue with his MRI. Sylvia weighed in at 371 pounds the night before he was scheduled to fight at Reality Fighting 53, but stated that his weight was not the reason he wasn’t medically cleared. Sylvia hadn’t fought...