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Dec 28, 2014 10:59 am

Don Frye Predicts Jones-Cormier, Diaz-Silva, and Weidman-Belfort

The UFC is heading into arguably the biggest stretch of fights in UFC history with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 this weekend, Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva at UFC 183 at the end of January, and then Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. Ahead of the bouts, MMA Legend Don...

Dec 28, 2014 10:51 am

Herrig: ‘TUF Causes A Lot Of Stress’

Felice Herring recently completed a stint on the UFC’s reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. The season crowned the inaugural strawweight champion Carla Esparza. Herrig caught criticism on the show for what she believes is people saying she’s “an attention whore”, and admits that the show was stressful on her. She spoke to MMAFighting about her...

Dec 28, 2014 9:58 am

Cerrone Talks Upcoming Jury Fight: “I Feel Like A Veteran”

Donald Cerrone has been a staple in the UFC’s lightweight division’s top 10 for some time now. After a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos in August of 2013, Cerrone bounced back and has gone on a 5-fight win streak that has seen him defeat high level fighters such as Edson Barboza, Jim Miller, and most...

Dec 28, 2014 9:46 am

Cruickshank Suffered Permanent Eye Damage From Eyepokes

Earlier this month, Daron Cruickshank fought KJ Noons to a no-contest when he was poked in the eye twice, and unable to continue. Upon further inspection by the UFC doctor, Cruickshank suffered an injury the UFC Doc. had only seen in “car accidents and dog attacks.” As a result, Cruickshank’s eye will never be able...

Dec 28, 2014 9:34 am

Freire: ‘The Media Overvalues UFC Fighters’

Bellator MMA champion Patricio Freire is currently gearing up for his January 16th title defense against Daniel Straus. Leading up to the bout, Freire believes that a win over Straus would cement his place as the best featherweight in the world, and hopes media outlets take note of his win and start valuing Bellator fighters....

Dec 28, 2014 8:57 am

Conor McGregor Promises “2 Minute Demolition Job” Of Siver

As Conor McGregor prepares to fight Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston on January 18th, he is beginning to ramp up the trash talk towards his opponent. Earlier today, McGregor posted a brief, but to-the-point message on his Facebook directed at Dennis Siver. Post by Conor McGregor. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) What...

Dec 28, 2014 8:52 am

Jones Doubts DC’s Treadmill Numbers

UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier posted a photo to his Instagram on Christmas Day of his post-workout treadmill numbers. UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones apparently doesn’t believe the numbers, and commented on the photo, expressing his disbelief. The pair are set to collide this Saturday at UFC 183 in a highly anticipated...

Dec 28, 2014 8:45 am

Study finds no neuropsychological risk in MMA

In a recent study done by Christopher Heath and Jennifer Callahan on the brains of MMA athletes, a result that may come as a shock to some was concluded, “the neurocognitive performance of MMA athletes was indistinguishable from control athletes not regularly exposed to repeated head trauma“. The study used ‘MMA Athletes’ that trained on...

Dec 28, 2014 8:09 am

Rampage’s Manager Talks Split From Bellator

Since leaving Bellator MMA and re-signing with the UFC, Rampage Jackson has spoken about his departure from Bellator vaguely, saying that they weren’t honoring his contract, and as a result he terminated it. Now, Rampage’s manager, Lee Gwynn is discussing the matter, and why he believes that the issues sprouted in the first place when...

Dec 28, 2014 7:59 am

Jade Bryce Released From Bellator

Popular Bellator MMA ring-girl Jade Bryce has announced that she and her longtime employers at Bellator MMA have parted ways. Bryce posted the following message on her Instagram account. Super sad to announce that I am no longer with Bellator. They have chosen to go in a different direction for the new year. I worked...

Dec 28, 2014 7:51 am

Report: Hackers Leak UFC TV User Data

In shocking news, it is being reported that the hacker group Anonymous has hacked UFC TV, which UFC Fight Pass is categorized under. A Twitter account belonging to the group posted several Tweets regarding the situation, including a link to a file which contains 13,000 users account information from various websites, including UFC TV. A...

Dec 27, 2014 2:39 pm

Executive: UFC Going From Promotor To Entertainer

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is easily the largest mixed martial arts organization in the entire world. The promotion has made footprints all over the globe in recent years, and plans to continue it’s expansion in 2015. The organization already has it’s eyes set on South Korea, Scotland and Russia among others for future UFC events. “As we...

Dec 27, 2014 2:20 pm

REPORT: WWE Officials Believe Lesnar Is UFC Bound

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is reportedly on the verge of a UFC comeback. The massive pay-per-view star has not seen the inside of the cage since a TKO loss at UFC 141 in 2011. Dave Meltzer of F4Wonline has the scoop: Speaking of Lesnar, even though he is no longer being advertised as...

Dec 27, 2014 2:02 pm

First Lesnar, Now Fedor! Coker Going After Everyone

Bellator President Scott Coker is hoping to land some “big fish” in 2015. Coker has already reached out to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, to let him know he should weigh his options before signing on any dotted lines. Now the former Strikeforce boss has apparently set his sights on Fedor Emelianenko, to see...

Dec 27, 2014 10:49 am

Dear DC – Jon Jones Isn’t A 50 Year Old Hendo

“Your last fight was against Dan Henderson. You beat a guy that was 50 years old. And now you’re stepping in there against a 27-year-old who’s going to come in there at 227 pounds — healthy, young and athletic. If he thinks he’s getting in there against a Dan Henderson, or that’s giving him any...

Dec 27, 2014 10:44 am

CM Punk: ‘I’ll be OK taking real punches”

“I suppose the easy answer to what Brock’s shortcomings were that he probably needed to spar more. Everyone always likes to say Brock hated getting hit in the face. I don’t know who likes getting hit in the face, but I guess he did need to work on his stand-up defense. “ “You get punched...

Dec 27, 2014 10:39 am

“NOT WORTHY OF TITLE SHOT”

“I don’t agree with Conor McGregor getting a title shot, especially after beating Dennis Siver, if he does. Why is that deserving of a title shot? Dennis Siver is not on the way up; he’s not up there looking for a title shot himself. Why not put Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar? Why not put...

Dec 27, 2014 10:20 am

REPLAY! Watch Jon Jones Defeat Shogun In UFC Title Fight (Full)

Mercurially talented but largely untested at the elite level, 23-year-old Jon Jones nevertheless accepted the opportunity to challenge the fearsome “Shogun” Rua for the UFC light heavyweight title on six weeks’ notice. It was the start of the most dominant reign the 205 lbs division has ever seen.

Dec 27, 2014 10:13 am

Green Power Ranger Still Wants CM Punk Fight

“He says ‘I didn’t know about this, I only know he’s the Green Power Ranger’ so it’s like dude, you do know me. Acknowledge that you know me, whether this is going to happen or not.” … “The frustrating part is I’ve trained with UFC guys. I’ve sparred Melvin Guillard, he can vouch for me,...