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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,...

Dec 27, 2014 10:06 am

Coker Reacts To UFC Lawsuit: ‘Bellator isn’t minor league’

“Labeling a league based on the past can be misleading, because the fighters that are here today fighting for us are gonna be the next Luke Rockholds, the next Daniel Cormiers. They’re going to be the next stars of MMA. “Do I think Bellator is a minor league? The answer is no.” Is the UFC...

Dec 27, 2014 5:00 am

Josh Burkman: Lombard should be the one worried

“I know I’m an underdog in this fight. I’ve been an underdog ever since I came back. Even in my fights in Utah everybody said ‘oh Burkman’s old he doesn’t have anything left’. Then I come into World Series of Fighting and I’m a 4-to-1 underdog against Gerald Harris, I’m a 3-to-1 underdog against Aaron...

Dec 26, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Fighters React To Christmas, Share Their Celebration On Social Media

UFC fighters from around the world have taken to social media to share special thoughts, and moments from yesterday’s Christmas celebration. Check it: MERRYYYYYYYYY CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! @ufcfightclub @ufc @FOXSports1 @FOXSports @espn @EASPORTSUFC pic.twitter.com/66QhKJmKU9 — Bruce Buffer (@brucebuffer) December 25, 2014 Have a Merry Cookie Christmas!! #cookiemonster pic.twitter.com/Rd2mHUxmRA — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) December 25, 2014 It's a...

Dec 26, 2014 12:49 pm

A Pettis Christmas – The Champ Provides For His Family

UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is a literal rags-to-riches story. After losing his father at an early age, “Showtime” was raised by a single mother in a rough part of Milwaukee. Now the champion of The Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pettis has the means, the heart, and the desire to give back. Check it: Not...

Dec 26, 2014 12:39 pm

Jones: ‘DC Talks Trash Because He Has Doubt’

“I wouldn’t say this feels like the Rashad fight. It actually feels closer to the Chael Sonnen fight. Chael Sonnen had a job commentating and broadcasting. He’s a very good talker, and he has a way of making people believe. “Daniel, he definitely has a great skillset and he’s undefeated, but I think some of...

Dec 26, 2014 12:38 pm

“The Best Never Rest” – Rousey Trains On Christmas

Take note of who trains when there is every excuse not to #thebestneverrest #merrychristmas @edmen_97 @gregoutlawz @teamgfc A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:28pm PST UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stayed in the gym on Christmas, preparing for her upcoming title defense against Cat Zingano.

Dec 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Rampage Receives First UFC Callout

    “I think this fight is interesting not only for me, but for a lot of people. It’s an exciting match-up. He has better wrestling and I have a better jiu-jitsu, and we both like to brawl. It would be a fun fight to watch, and you don’t know what to expect. I think...

Dec 26, 2014 12:28 pm

REPLAY! A Peruvian Christmas Celebration

Fists fly in Peru this Holiday season. Via Ozy.com: It’s called Takanakuy, and it involves knocking out your nearest and dearest on Christmas Day. Every December 25, hundreds of indigenous Andean citizens of the Chumbivilcas Province, near Cuzco, celebrate by wrapping their fists in tissue and duking it out, gladiator style, with friends and relatives....

Dec 26, 2014 12:23 pm

TUF 19 Fighter Arrested For Rape, Other Charges

TUF 19’s Doug Sparks (pictured) is spending the holidays behind bars following gross allegations of sexual assault on a female, and other charges. MMAWeekly.com has the scoop: The 32-year-old light heavyweight was arrested Saturday in Bloomington, Ind., for allegedly detaining a woman against her will and assaulting her repeatedly over a several day period. Sparks...

Dec 26, 2014 11:57 am

Couture: ‘Relaionship with UFC non-existent’

“I don’t have a relationship with the UFC at this point. It’s non-existent. It’s not my concern. I’ve got my own fish to fry, I’ve got my own things to focus on, and they’ve got theirs.” “I took a job with Spike (TV). It’s [Dana White’s] rhetoric and his window washing that put me in...

Dec 26, 2014 11:51 am

Bellator Going After Brock Lesnar, Will Fight For All Top Fighters

“There hasn’t been any serious dialogue. But when the time comes to have serious dialogue, we’ll be right there. There’s not going to be a fighter on the planet we can’t afford and have access to. I think one of the things we were really able to do bring is back the casual fan,” Coker...

Dec 26, 2014 11:43 am

Cerrone Unimpressed With Jury’s “Undefeated” Record

“You talk about him being undefeated? I don’t even know who the guys he fought. You know, Diego (Sanchez), he’s talking about, ‘Oh, I beat Diego. I’m over here just crushing veterans and not worrying about it.’ But he tried out for ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and lost. So he has L’s on his record. He...

Dec 26, 2014 11:37 am

Cruickshank: ‘I didn’t want to fight with one eye’

“It would be terrible to lose an eye for some reason, because I don’t exactly know what’s wrong. There was no recovering, I didn’t want to fight with one eye.” Earlier this month, at the TUF 20 Finale, Daron Cruickshank bowed out of his bout against KJ Noons after an unintentional eye-poke rendered him unable...

Dec 26, 2014 11:33 am

UFC Bad Blood: Jones vs. Cormier Preview

The matchup between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former Olympian Daniel Cormier clash is more than just a clash between two elite competitors. The rivalry between these two top-tier opponents has devolved into a vicious dislike on a deeply personal level. Find out what turned these two elite athletes into bitter enemies, and...