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Jan 2, 2015 11:07 am

Faber Not Ruled Out, But Barao Likely Next For Dillashaw

  Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw? “Probably Renan Barao,” said UFC President Dana White. “Renan just fought and won. They would have fought before if he made weight.” The UFC boss also discussed a potential teammate vs. teammate title tilt between Dillashaw and Urijah Faber. “They’re definitely open to it,” he said....

Jan 2, 2015 11:01 am

No More Out Of Competition Drug Testing For The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put their best foot forward in 2014, and made an attempt to rid their organization of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). A costly out-of-competition drug testing campaign was put in place by the company that would ultimately back-fire, just a few months in. “Our legal team completed screwed that up,” echoed UFC...

Jan 2, 2015 10:46 am

Jon Jones Responds To Askren’s Criticism

Earlier in the week ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren jumped on the D.C. train and started lobbing insults at UFC champ Jon Jones. Taking to twitter, Askren stated, “Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones” Reluctantly, Jon took to UFC media...

Jan 2, 2015 10:19 am

White: ‘PPV’s not dead, Jones To Do 750k Buys’

UFC President Dana White plans on proving the UFC still has the power to draw. And after a terrible showing in 2014, the UFC boss plans on getting their ground back with the first show of 2015, Jones vs. DC. “I think this fight will do 750[k buys], that’s where I place the line. Everyone thinks...

Jan 2, 2015 9:58 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 182 Embedded, the bad blood nearly boils over between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. “DC” connects with his family before playing to the crowd at open workouts. After breaking down Cormier’s game plan, Jones spends his New Year’s Eve training. Lightweight Myles Jury opts for a...

Jan 2, 2015 9:41 am

Rockhold “Tortured” By Master Seagal

Steven Seagal has inserted himself back into the world of Mixed Martial Arts through the training camp of Daniel Cormier. Think this edge will lead to a new champion tomorrow night? So this happened tonight. Tortured by Steven Segal, check that one off the bucket list. #deathtouch http://t.co/0mHIx0Cy6R — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) January 2, 2015...

Jan 1, 2015 8:24 pm

Jones And Cormier Get Into It In Hotel Hallway, So Do Their Camps

A video posted by Tyson Griffin (@tysongriffin) on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:47pm PST The hype is real, and it’s boiling over anytime these two come face to face. Tyson Griffin Breaks it down: This was just before previous video. Jones clearly isn’t walking toward @dc_mma but at least he chose nicer words to use...

Jan 1, 2015 5:14 pm

Photo | Jones, D.C. Mean Mug In Vegas

Earlier today, at the UFC 182 pre-fight media day event, the UFC 182 main event fighters engaged in a heated staredown, forcing UFC President Dana White to run across stage and separate the two. (Replay HERE)

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Jan 1, 2015 4:48 pm

UFC 182: Why I Fight – Daniel Cormier

The Olympic wrestler, Daniel Cormier, tells us how he transformed into a Mixed Martial Artist. Don’t miss his upcoming fight against rival Jon Jones this Saturday at UFC 182 live on Pay-Per-View.

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Jan 1, 2015 11:40 am

UFC 182: Jon Jones Pre-Fight Scrum

Jon Jones spoke to the media Wednesday about his UFC 182 main event fight opposite Daniel Cormier, whether he lied to the Nevada Athletic Commission about his Nike contract, staying calm during fights, the debate on athleticism between he and Cormier and much more.

Jan 1, 2015 11:36 am

UFC 182: Daniel Cormier Pre-Fight Scrum

UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier spoke to the media Wednesday about his UFC 182 main event with champion Jon Jones, having his entire AKA team with him during fight week, whether he truly hates Jones, Jones having to ‘defend’ all the things he said once they’re in the Octagon and more.

Jan 1, 2015 11:14 am

Training CM Punk For UFC Debut An “Exciting Challenge” For Roufus

“I am excited to work with him. There are a bunch naysayers out there. I love it. I’d been saying for years in the WEC that Anthony Pettis was going to be something special. Well look at him now. He just submitted two guys [Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez] that hadn’t been submitted before. “I’m...

Jan 1, 2015 11:08 am

Dana White To NFL: ‘You gotta stand by Suh Suspension’

UFC President Dana White doesn’t agree with the NFL’s decision to retract Ndamukong Suh’s suspension in favor of a hefty fine. Suh’s reputation precedes him though, and he’s widely considered the dirtiest player in the sport today, which is why White isn’t having it. “Foot stomps are legal in the UFC, they’re absolutely legal. But,...