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Jul 1, 2014 7:53 am

Myles Jury Pens A Long Letter To Nate Diaz About Fighter Pay And Making Money

Rising UFC lightweight, Myles ‘Fury’ Jury is trying his best to draw Nathan Diaz off the sidelines in Stockton and into a cage to fight. It’s not working. So in an attempt to reason with Nate (I think), Jury has taken to Facebook with a long-winded post targeting Nate’s pay gripes. Check it: My take...

Jul 1, 2014 7:49 am

Askren On How To Be A Man, The Dishonor In Soccer

“It was really the first time I watched soccer all year,” said Askren, “I was really appalled when I am seeing all these guys falling on the ground, rolling around, crying. And then you know the worst part about it is, they show the instant replay and you can tell – most of these guys,...


Jun 30, 2014 7:08 pm

UFC and FOX Release Chael Sonnen Following Second Drug Testing Failure

And just like that… Following a very public and recent drug testing failure, his second in just a few months, Chael Sonnen has been released by the UFC and his job as a FOX analyst. In a joint release the UFC and FOX stated the following: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the...

Jun 30, 2014 2:59 pm

Ronda Rousey: ‘I aspire to dominate like Mayweather’

“She’s not somebody I can take unnecessary risks with, and she’s somebody who would definitely be very confident in defending herself.” “I don’t just want to win; I want to win and get out of there unscathed. There have been fights where Alexis has hurt her opponent. Her and Kaufman cut each other’s faces up....

Jun 30, 2014 2:41 pm

TRT Ban Forces ‘Bigfoot’ Into Pituitary Gland Surgery

“I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to train again in four or six weeks. I will have to do the surgery again since I can’t take testosterone (replacement therapy). Some use it for ego, but (the TRT ban) is a problem for those...

Jun 30, 2014 2:26 pm

Bas Rutten: ‘Wanderlei Silva Has Forever Tarnished His Legacy’

“What is happening lately to him, it’s a shame. This is going to be a tarnish on his career. I talked about it on ‘Inside MMA’ last Friday with Dana White, I was at the offices, at the UFC offices, and you know it’s true. With the athletic commission, once you walk out while you...

Jun 30, 2014 1:49 pm

UFC Fight Night 46 lineup finalized

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Irleand on July 19 for the newly finalized “UFC Fight Night 46” event, which takes place at Dublin’s O2 Arena. The card is headlined by a featherweight tilt featuring hometown hero Conor McGregor (14-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) taking on TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao (18-9 MMA, 4-2 UFC)....

Jun 30, 2014 1:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 43 medical suspensions

Earlier today, the UFC released the suspension information to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 43” event in Auckland, New Zealand. As there is no sanctioning organization in New Zealand for mixed martial arts, the UFC acts as it’s own governing body and provides the suspensions to MMA LLC, which acts as the record and...

Jun 30, 2014 12:01 pm

Pettis Not Scared Of Diaz Camp, But Promises No Brawls On TUF 20

With an upcoming stint as TUF 20 coach opposite Gilbert Melendez, the UFC’s lightweight champ will have to endure more than just coaching a few fighters in the house. Anthony Pettis will be confronted, on likely, a daily basis, by MMA’s most confrontational group, Team Cesar Gracie. In a brand new interview with MMAMania.com’s, Jesse...

Jun 30, 2014 10:58 am

Massive Brazilian Grappler Calls Out Rousey Following BJJ Diss

UFC bantamweight champion, ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey has recently garnered some attention from the competitive world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In a recent interview, the UFC’s leading lady was in usual form, and explained  her abilities in regards to her position among the world’s leading submission artists. (More on that HERE). It’s because of those comments that,...

Jun 30, 2014 10:10 am

Aus Media Credits UFC’s Mike Goldberg For Fueling Ignorant American Stereotypes

  In the aftermath of “UFC Fight Night: Auckland”, The Australian media has taken issue with UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. During his fight commentary, Goldberg confused two-sports, a rule set and mispronounced the name of one of the regions biggest sporting idols. Harmless errors from a man not from the area, but the media fired...

Jun 30, 2014 10:07 am

GSP Addresses Support Of Canadian Drug Lord In Open Letter

Last week we learned that GSP had sent a letter of support to U.S. courts in hopes to gain favor for his friend and famed Canadian Drug Lord, Jimmy Cournoyer. Since coming under fire for the decision, GSP has penned a letter to his fans, explaining his choices. Check it: “A letter I signed in...

Jun 30, 2014 9:59 am

IMMAF and Tuff-N-Uff present first-ever Amateur MMA World Championships

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) in partnership with Las Vegas’ own Tuff-N-Uff: “The Future Stars of Mixed Martial Arts,” is presenting the first-ever amateur Mixed Martial Arts  World Championships during UFC International Fight Week™ on Monday, June 30  to Saturday, July 5. The IMMAF selected Tuff-N-Uff to co-present this competition because of their excellent reputation and...

Jun 30, 2014 9:54 am

Anderson Silva: A fight with Nick Diaz could be interesting

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) recently appeared at a media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, where he talked about a possible return fight against Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC). “Well, if everybody is saying that it would be an interesting fight, what am I going to say?”...

Jun 30, 2014 9:52 am

Nick Diaz Says: “#$$ #Makeadeal #ufc #nickdiaz #bloodmoney”

Semi-retired UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz, is still resting on the sidelines waiting for a big money deal to come throughout the pipeline. With all the recent hoopla about his brother and Myles Jury, The Stockton Badboy took to instagram with a simple message of his own. Check it: The Caption Reads, #$$ #Makeadeal #ufc #nickdiaz...

Jun 30, 2014 9:46 am

Rousey Explains The Balance Between Fighting And Acting

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey joined AXS TV’S INSIDE MMA for an exclusive, sit-down interview with series host Kenny Rice. During the segment, Rousey discussed her growth as a fighter and detailed how she balances her fighting and acting careers.

Jun 30, 2014 9:42 am

Countdown To ‘UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida’ (Full Replay)

Go behind the scenes of as two undefeated champions prepare to defend their titles against hungry challengers at UFC 175 on July 5. After making history by beating Anderson Silva — twice — middleweight king Chris Weidman prepares to face former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, a training partner of Silva who’s undefeated in his...

Jun 30, 2014 8:05 am

Machida: Distance and technique will beat Weidman

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes that distance and technique will be the two key factors in defeating Chris Weidman at next weekend’s UFC 175 event in Las Vegas. The statement was made by “The Dragon” in a recent interview with MMAFighting.com as transcribed by Dave Doyle: “Distance and technique. It frustrates a lot...

Jun 30, 2014 7:51 am

“Showtime” Pettis inks sponsorship deal with Reebok

UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis may not be fighting until January of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing some big deals outside of the cage. Last week, it was announced that Pettis had joined “Team Wheaties” and would be featured on the front of the company’s popular cereal box. Today, “Showtime” announced that...

Jun 30, 2014 7:30 am

Cub Swanson: I want to be the guy to dethrone the legend

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, perennial contender Cub Swanson (21-5 MMA, 6-1 UFC) did a post fight interview with FOX Sports 1 where he stated his desire to rematch featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo: “Of course I want to fight Aldo,” said Swanson....

Jun 30, 2014 6:57 am

The Korean Zombie calls out Cub Swanson

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, Cub Swanson has since been called out by former featherweight title challenger “The Korean Zombie.” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) took to twitter to challenge Swanson on Sunday: @KoreanZombieMMA: “@CubSwanson Fight me.” The Korean Zombie has...

Jun 30, 2014 6:35 am

Jury agrees to fight Diaz, Nate still waiting for his money

Surging UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury (14-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is looking for a fight that will boost him into title contention. Apparently, the UFC has offered “Fury” a match against former lightweight title contender Nate Diaz. However, the Stockton Slugger has yet to sign on the dotted line. With that said, Jury took to his twitter yesterday...