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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,...

Jan 1, 2015 11:07 am

UFC 182: Open Workout Highlights

UFC champion Jon Jones, challenger Daniel Cormier, and foes Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury workout for the fans at the MGM in Las Vegas. Megan Olivi catches up with the UFC stars to talk UFC 182 and finds out how Cerrone plans to bring in the New Year.

Jan 1, 2015 10:58 am

Frye Certain Fighter Payoffs Will End UFC Lawsuit

“You know, all I know about it is what I’ve read on the internet like everybody else. And I think once these guys get a check wiggled in front of them, they’re going to bounce out. They’re going to take their check, and they’re going to run.” “It’s not going to last. I mean let’s...

Jan 1, 2015 10:51 am

INJURED! Saffiedine Forced Out Of Matt Brown Fight

The UFC Fight Night 60 headliner between Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine just got scrapped, due to another Saffiedine injury. Saffiedine, the last Strikeforce welterweight champion, has only fought twice in the UFC over the course of his two-year tenure with the promotion. Multiple injuries are widely responsible for the former prospects massive amount of...

Jan 1, 2015 10:43 am

Philippou Out Of Hall Bout With Injury

Costas Philippou will not be able to make his scheduled UFC Fight Night 59 bout, and will instead spend that time recovering from a new injury. Costas was set to fight popular TUF finalist, Uriah Hall. UFC Fight Night 59 takes place on the 18th, featuring a main event between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver....

Jan 1, 2015 10:23 am

Steven Seagal Helping Prep D.C. For Jones Fight

“I received a text message on our plans that got backed up — I was supposed to train with Master Seagal tonight. But his flight got changed because the private plane he was flying on had got moved to tomorrow. So he will be in tomorrow and he said he’s got some stuff he wants...

Jan 1, 2015 10:11 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 182 Embedded, the weekend’s stars arrive at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, teammate Donald Cerrone, Danny Castillo, Nate Marquardt, Hector Lombard and Justin Timberlake. Jones sweats it out with some new training partners, high school wrestlers from Bishop Gorman, while challenger Daniel Cormier...

Jan 1, 2015 5:01 am

30 Minutes With UFC Champion Jon Jones

Jon Jones talks about his mindset heading into UFC 182, the state of his rivalry with Daniel Cormier, his relationship with UFC brass, his public persona, and more.

Jan 1, 2015 5:00 am

30 Minutes With UFC 182 Headliner Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier discusses his UFC 182 title fight against Jon Jones, his long road to this point, his legacy, a potential secret weapon coming to town, and more in this 35-minute exclusive interview.

Jan 1, 2015 4:30 am

Myles Jury Doesn’t Think He Gets Any Respect

Myles Jury talks about if he’s undefeated, his two stints on The Ultimate Fighter, Donald Cerrone, when he started training mixed martial arts, if this puts him in title shot mix, and much more.

Dec 31, 2014 7:10 pm

Jones: “I want to be the best champion of all time”

“I do believe I’m one of the better fighters that’s ever played the sport, just because of the records and being one of the youngest guys to ever do it. I would say I don’t believe I am the best; I do believe Anderson and Georges have done amazing things, and they’re still guys I...

Dec 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Cormier: “This is the ultimate testing ground”

“I love this sport because at the end of it, they lock us inside of an octagon and they say, ‘You guys figure this thing out.’ So he can make fun of my fourth place in the Olympics. He can make fun of my body. He can make fun of everything. At the end of...