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Jun 24, 2014 10:21 am

Jeremy Stephens Grateful For Time In Jail

Nearly three years ago UFC Fight Night 44 headliner Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens found himself incarcerated on assault charges for nearly beating a man to death. After spending two weeks behind bars, Jeremy Stephens proved his innocence, and was a changed man from the experience. He spoke with Fox Sports today to discuss how the...

Jun 24, 2014 10:10 am

Kim On Woodley Fight: ‘I Will Drive Forward And Go Crazy’

It was announced today that Korean UFC star Dong Hyun Kim would no longer be facing Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 48 in Maine. Instead, ‘The Stun Gun’ would be facing off with #4 ranked Tyron Woodley. Kim spoke through a translator to MMA-in-Asia.com to talk about the sudden change of opponents, and how...

Jun 24, 2014 8:54 am

Joe Ellenberger Ready For UFC Debut Despite Blood Disease

Joe Ellenberger, not to be confused with his brother Jake who is also a UFC fighter, is ready to make his UFC debut this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens against James Moontasri, but he didn’t get there without overcoming several obstacles. Joe suffers from a rare blood disease known as Paroxysmal...

Jun 24, 2014 8:37 am

Rousey Out To ‘Prove A Good Point’ Against Davis

Ronda Rousey is a perfect 9-0 in her professional MMA career, the Olympic Judoka is now preparing for her upcoming fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th, and she has something to prove. Rousey joined The Great MMA Debate on Fox Sports to talk about how she wants to prove Jiu-Jitsu practitioners...

Jun 24, 2014 8:13 am

Joe Rogan Slams ‘The UnderGround’ Members

longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan, who hosts his own podcast ‘The Joe Rogan Experience‘ had Duke Roufus as his guest on the show. Over the course of the podcast the conversation shifted to the UnderGround, the notorious MMA Forum hosted by mixedmartialarts.com has played home to many fighters over the course of its history. However...

Jun 24, 2014 7:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Maine Preps For UFC Fight Night

Bangor Maine is already prepping to host UFC Fight Night 47 in August, which will feature Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux as the headlining card. UFC President Dana White posted a photo to Twitter recently showing that Maine is excited and already ready for the event. Check it out: Bangor, Maine is ready for...

Jun 24, 2014 7:53 am

TUF Winner Eyes Fall Return Following Elbow Surgery

TUF 7 Winner Amir Sadollah’s manager Brian Butler-Au joined Fox Sports to explain that while his fighter is anxious to return from his 2-year layoff from the sport, he doesn’t want to rush anything. Sadollah suffered an injury nearly two years ago during training camp and underwent a fairly routine medical procedure, however complications from...

Jun 24, 2014 7:46 am

Lombard Out, Woodley In Against Kim

Hector Lombard is out against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau on August 23rd, and has been replaced by Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley. UFC President Dana White broke the news today via his official Instagram. Check it out:

Jun 24, 2014 7:41 am

PHOTO | Which Fighter Covered Their Ferrari In Gold?

Kickboxing world champion Al-Azzawi has covered his Ferrari 458 Spider with a gold finish that reportedly cost approximately $7000. A perfect 47-0 in his career, Al-Azzawi has been the champion since winning the belt in 2008. Check out these unbelievable photos below. Dailymail brought us the story.

Jun 24, 2014 5:04 am

Ediane Gomes Blasts Tate, Suggests Stripper Replacement

Invicta FC Lightweight Ediane Gomes blasted the UFC’s WMMA fighters recently in an interview with Tatame, saying all they care about is showing off their asses. Gomes spoke with MMAFighting.com through an interpreter to discuss her distaste for the WMMA fighters in the UFC. The (female) fighters in the UFC are more worried about showing...

Jun 24, 2014 5:04 am

Urijah Faber Smashing Mitts Lightning Fast – WOW!

Urijah Faber was tagged in a video by Team Alpha Male teamamte Justin Buchholz earlier today on Instagram. Faber is looking lightning quick and very dangerous leading up to his fight with Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Caceras at UFC 175 on July 5th.

Jun 24, 2014 5:03 am

Barnett Fires Back At Bigfoot, F*** Him

Josh Barnett joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Antonio Bigfoot Silva calling him out and how he isn’t willing to give Bigfoot the privilege of being in the cage with him. “I don’t really care (about Silva),” Barnett explained. “Here’s the thing, if you really didn’t like somebody, most people...

Jun 24, 2014 5:03 am

Frankie Edgar: Failing To Make TUF 5 Was A Blessing

Frankie Edgar joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his hopes for another crack at Jose Aldo’s title, how failing to make TUF 5 was a blessing, and his upcoming match with B.J. Penn on July 6th. “It’s been a year, that’s enough to get the juices flowing. I don’t want to lose...

Jun 24, 2014 5:02 am

Swanson Wasn’t Pleased With Stephens Matchup

Cub Swanson joined MMAJunkie radio to talk about his upcoming matchup this Saturday with Jeremy Stephens and how he initially wasn’t thrilled with the matchup because he wanted a fighter ranked higher on the featherweight ladder. “At first, it was a little bit hard just because I feel like I knew right away the fans...

Jun 24, 2014 5:01 am

Longo: Weidman Will Crush Machida’s Weak Chin

As UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida is quickly approaching, Ray Longo expressed his confidence in his prize pupil Chris Weidman. Longo joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about the fight. “I got total confidence in Chris no matter who you put in front of him. I think it’s pretty obvious Belfort is...

Jun 23, 2014 5:29 pm

Ben Saunders: I Visualized My Opponent Was Bjorn Rebney

Last week it was announced that Viacom had fired Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney and replaced him with the former Strikeforce CEO, Scott Coker. One person that is happier than the rest is Bellator fighter Ben Saunders who took to the Underground to express his distaste for the former Bellator CEO. “In My Opinion” He knew...

Jun 23, 2014 5:18 pm

Josh Barnett: “I Want To Fight Everybody”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett spoke with MMAMania.com at Glory 17: Last Man Standing this past weekend to catch up and talk about “The Warmaster’s” future with the UFC, why he called out Junior Dos Santos, and his upcoming Metamoris match against Dean Lister. “I want to fight everybody, but honestly, it was my...

Jun 23, 2014 4:33 pm

Lyoto Machida Wants Glory Bout With Artem Levin

UFC middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida spoke to BloodyElbow.com during Glory 17 about his desire for a one-contract fight with Glory kickboxing to fight Glory Last Man Standing tournament winner and now inaugural middleweight champion Artem Levin. “I’d love to fight that guy (Artem). If I could do a one-fight deal to fight with him...

Jun 23, 2014 4:22 pm

UFC 174 Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov took place earlier this month, and today the UFC has uploaded the footage fight fans can’t get enough of: The Phantom Cam. The phantom cam brings you all the action from the event in super slow motion so you can see just how devastating each strike was.

Jun 23, 2014 4:01 pm

T.J. Dillashaw Ties The Knot With Fiance

UFC Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw tied the knot with fiance Rebecca Reynoso this past weekend, and fellow Team Alpha Male teammate Joseph Benavidez captured the event via Twitter. Check out the wedding photos below. Mr. and Mrs. Bantamweight champion of the world Dillashaw! @TJDillashaw @rebecca_reynoso #DillashawWedding pic.twitter.com/OD0GUFVYiz — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) June 22, 2014 Best...

Jun 23, 2014 3:52 pm

WSOF 10 Salaries: Branch and Aguilar Top Payroll

World Series of Fighting 10 happened this past Saturday, and MMAJunkie got the official salaries from the NSAC. WSOF 10 was headlined by TUF Alumni Jesse Taylor, who was defeated by David Branch for the inaugural middleweight championship. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $231,000. The full WSOF 10 payouts included: David Branch:...

Jun 23, 2014 3:47 pm

Lamas On McGregor: He’s Just A Loudmouth

Top ranked UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas joined BloodyElbow.com to talk about his upcoming fight with Hacran Dias, and what he did wrong in his fight against Jose Aldo. “Preparation is going great. He’s a tough guy, I’m not taking him lightly” Lamas said. “He’s very strong. and likes to control people on top and grind...

Jun 23, 2014 3:36 pm

Which Country Has The Maddest UFC Fans?

Several UFC fighters gave their thoughts on which country has the maddest UFC fans, and they all had the same answer. Find out which country takes the crown by watching the video below courtesy of Kammakaze TV.

Jun 23, 2014 3:18 pm

Rampage Jackson Fights Ninja Turtle

Former UFC Fighter Quinton Rampage Jackson posted an action shot of himself squaring off with the new Donatello from Ninja Turtles. Check out the photo below courtesy of Rampage’s official Instagram.

Jun 23, 2014 3:11 pm

Dana White Poses With Bruce Lee Statue In Hong Kong

UFC President Dana White joined Cung Le and Michael Bisping on their tour of Asia to promote the UFC as well as UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le. In Hong Kong Dana took a minute to pose with a Bruce Lee statue.

Jun 23, 2014 3:01 pm

STATIC Episode 4: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber

Several weeks ago it was announced that Jay-Z and Anderson Silva were bringing you a web series called Static that took an in depth look at the biggest rivalries in MMA. First was Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, next was Jason Miller vs. Nick Diaz, then was Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey, and now is...

Jun 23, 2014 2:30 pm

Hilarious EA Sports UFC Glitches: Yves Lavigne KO’s Gustafsson

EA Sports UFC is the most realistic fighting game to date, but that doesn’t mean it comes without some flaws, and in this case, some pretty major ones. Check out these hilarious but major bugs in the game from the back-to-back mount to Yves Lavigne’s super powers. Please note several of these videos are from...

Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

Jon Jones: Gustafsson Fight Was My Strongest Showing

Jon Jones spoke with ESPN’s MMA Live to talk about his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson and how he has learned from the situation, including the UFC’s tactics they used to get the bout agreed upon. “I think it was handled the way it had to be. The UFC had to do their certain strategies...