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Dec 31, 2014 9:08 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 182 Embedded, Daniel Cormier and his kids review the importance of his impending title fight before he heads to Las Vegas. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones also arrives, stopping for pictures with fans before taking his pet cat for a walk. Days out from his moment in the co-main event,...

Dec 31, 2014 9:07 am

SHOTS FIRED! Riddle Fires Back At Askren

Popular Cannabis Advocate MMA fighter, Matt Riddle didn’t take kindly to the recent use of his name by Ben Askren. Earlier this week, in a tweet to Jon Jones, Askren posted the following: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones pic.twitter.com/bdEr5xYkuf —...

Dec 31, 2014 5:02 am

Rio To Host UFC Fight Night 63

The UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro on March 21 for UFC Fight Night 63. The fight card will mark the UFC’s sixth trip to the “Marvelous City”, but it will serve as Rio’s first ever “UFC Fight Night” event. All five of the previous shows held in Rio were pay-per-view events. We have...

Dec 31, 2014 5:01 am

Politician Responsible For NY MMA Ban Under FBI Investigation

Corruption and politics? Say it ain’t so! The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) is legal and regulated everywhere in North America… Well, except for New York that is. That’s because New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has done his very best to keep MMA from becoming regulated in the state. As a consequence, amateur...

Dec 31, 2014 5:00 am

RELEASED!

Scrappy lightweight fighter Isaac Vallie-Flagg has been released by the UFC following his latest loss to Matt Wiman this past November. At 36, the professional MMA fighter boasts a winning record of 14-6, but unfortunately dropped his last three straight inside the Octagon. Vallie-Flagg took to twitter to announce the news: Well fuck sometimes putting...

Dec 31, 2014 4:50 am

UFC’s Phil Harris Retires From MMA

European UFC flyweight Phil Harris has decided to hang em up following an 11-year MMA career. Harris took to twitter with the news: So 2014 I've decided to retire from MMA but will be staying competitive training out of @Gym01Portsmouth BJJ team roll on 2015 — Phil Harris ufc (@Philharrismma) December 31, 2014

Dec 31, 2014 4:30 am

The Exchange Preview: Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sat down with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi ahead of his UFC 182 main event title showdown with Daniel Cormier. Get a preview of the interview that can be seen only on UFC FIGHT PASS.

Dec 31, 2014 4:20 am

Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 Official Results

  Japan’s year-end show featuring the return of Mirko Cro Cop delivered an action packed evening of fireworks from the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Here are the results: Mirko Filipovic def. Satoshi Ishii via TKO (head kick and punches) – Round 2, 5:00 for GF Championship Chris Barnett def. Shinichi Suzukawa via...

Dec 30, 2014 4:01 pm

UFC Brings In New York Law Legal Team For Antitrust Defense

Today in a release, UFC officials announced they have retained the top New York-based Law Firm, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. The firm will defend the promotion against the class-action anti-trust lawsuit filed against them by former fighters. Here’s the UFC’s official statement: We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs...

Dec 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Danny Castillo Discusses His Future After Fighting-Exclusive

UFC lightweight, Danny ‘Last Call’ Castillo, will fight on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, but the Team Alpha Male fighter made time to speak with BJPENN.COM radio and covered a wide range of topics. Among some of the highlights, Castillo spoke about the brutality of the sport and how he’s come to realize that being...

Dec 30, 2014 1:48 pm

Jon Jones: Who cares if I’m fake? I win fights”

“No one wants to be the bad guy, but a the same time, people tag me to be the bad guy, and I’ve learned to just let go. When I read my comments on Twitter and Instagram, I realize I really do inspire people, and people really appreciate who I am as a martial artist....

Dec 30, 2014 1:47 pm

FIGHT WEEK! Cerrone Flips, Does Stunts While Flying A Plane

A video posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Dec 12, 2014 at 3:28pm PST Don’t tell Dana White, but this weekend’s UFC 182 co-main event’er, Donald Cerrone, is out in Las Vegas doing stunts in a plane. Check it: Not a big deal A video posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Dec 12, 2014 at...

Dec 30, 2014 1:46 pm

PHOTO | Fedor, Wanderlei, and “Huggy Bear”

The man set on “Shutting down the heavyweight division” in 2015, Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett, didn’t disappoint at today’s IGF’s Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 pre-fight media event in Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan. As seen in the photo (Courtesy Mike Afromowitz) Barnett is in legendary company alongside Fedor Emelianenko, and Wanderlei Silva.

Dec 30, 2014 1:45 pm

QUICK TWITT | Askren Clowns Wrestling Credentials Of Jon Jones

OneFC welterweight champion, “Funky” Ben Askren isn’t one to shy away from a proper insult, and he didn’t do it this time either, when calling into question the wrestling credentials of Jon Jones. Check it: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones...

Dec 30, 2014 12:54 pm

UFC 182: The Journey – Daniel Cormier

After ascending to elite status as a heavyweight, Daniel Cormier dropped down to 205 pounds to pursue Jon Jones’ light heavyweight crown. Watch “The Journey” to see how Cormier made it to the top of his sport.