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Jan 5, 2015 10:21 am

The Untold Story Behind Dwayne Johnson’s Tattoo

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is a well known figure in the MMA world. The former legendary WWE champion, turned actor, is friends with UFC President Dana White, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, and several other fighters. In this video, ‘The Rock’ answers the question many fans have probably wondered about. ‘What does his tattoo...

Jan 5, 2015 10:14 am

UFC 182 Payroll: Jones Tops Payouts At $500,000

The payroll for UFC 182 is in, and unsurprisingly UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones topped the payouts with a whopping $500,000, in addition to $50,000 for ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus. Below is the official payroll, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the NSAC. Champ Jon Jones: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Daniel Cormier:...

Jan 5, 2015 10:03 am

McGregor: ‘I Will Be The Betting Favorite Against Aldo’

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Dennis Siver, which will go down Sunday January 18th. Ahead of the bout, UFC President Dana White has stated that if McGregor wins, he will be granted a title shot against Jose Aldo, likely in Dublin, Ireland. McGregor spoke to Joe...

Jan 5, 2015 9:23 am

What Is The Most Effective Kick?

In this video clip, National Geographic takes a look at 4 fighters from 4 different disciplines, Capoeira, Karate, TaeKwonDo, and Muay Thai. The clip looks at the speed, and pounds of force. Check it out and see who wins!

Jan 5, 2015 9:17 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Had To Earn Respect From The Wrestling Community’

Jon Jones has consistently proved doubters wrong when it comes to defending his light heavyweight title. The champ is known for often fighting where his opponent is comfortable in an attempt to prove to doubters that he is the best fighter on the planet. UFC 182 was no different, Jones fought in the clinch, where...

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...