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Jun 16, 2014 3:57 pm

Jones Refusing To Fight Gustafsson In Sweden

Jon Jones joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour tonight to talk about his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson, and why he is refusing to fight in Gustafsson’s native country of Sweden. “It won’t be Sweden. No chance,” Jones said. “I have no reason to. I’m the champ and he’s the challenger, I don’t find...

Jun 16, 2014 3:42 pm

Jones On Gustafsson Rematch: UFC Tried ‘Bullying Technique’

Jon Jones joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson, as well as how he didn’t like the way the UFC got him to accept contract for a rematch. “I just kind of identified it with being a like strong-arm technique on their part, trying to get fans...

Jun 16, 2014 12:57 pm

Cub Swanson Says He’s Ready To Move On

Cub Swanson joined ESPN.com to discuss his upcoming fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 44 on June 28th from San Antonio, as well as how he is ready to move on from his 8-second KO loss to Jose Aldo back in 2009 via flying knee. “It gets brought up to me all the...

Jun 16, 2014 12:36 pm

Condit Eyes 2015 Return, Thinks Lawler Can Beat Hendricks

Carlos Condit hasn’t seen UFC action since suffering a torn ACL and partially torn Meniscus at UFC 171 at the hands of Tyron Woodley. Condit joined MMA Fighting to discuss his return and who he thinks has the best chance of dethroning Johny Hendricks. “I’m feeling pretty good. It’s coming along, it’s slow going, but...


Jun 16, 2014 12:15 pm

Mendes Fires Back, Calls Aldo Disrespectful

Chad Mendes has responded to recent criticism made by featherweight champion Jose Aldo last week about Team Alpha Male and Chad Mendes, who the champ called disrespectful after someone from Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness wrote Renan Barao’s name down on a list of people who had signed up for a Duane Bang Ludwig Muay Thai...

Jun 16, 2014 12:01 pm

Ray Sefo Plans Global Expansion For WSOF

Former Kickboxer and now President of World Series of Fighting ‘Sugar’ Ray Sefo joined a media conference call to discuss the future of his promotion. During the call MMAmania.com asked Sefo about global expansions for WSOF. “From day one, we said we were going to go globally. We have done that already. The August event...

Jun 16, 2014 11:37 am

UFC 174 Has Lowest Gate In Vancouver

The UFC’s return to Vancouver this past Saturday at UFC 174 fell short of spectacular, particularly when it came to the gate and attendance. The UFC had a total of 13,506 people attend the event, and the gate was just 1.14 million. This is compared to UFC 131, which also took place in Vancouver drew...

Jun 16, 2014 11:18 am

Dr. Catlin: Sonnen Was Just Trying To Be Normal

Dr. Don Catlin, arguably the most qualified person to speak about TRT, did so on Inside MMA with Bas Ruten and Kenny Rice to discuss the results of Chael Sonnen’s failed drug test last week. For those who don’t know Dr. Catlin opened the first anti-doping lab in the US back in 1982, which also...

Jun 16, 2014 10:54 am

Joe Lauzon Fundraiser To Kick Cancer’s a$$

Joe Lauzon posted the following on his Facebook account yesterday for fathers day. Post by Joe Lauzon. If you’d like to help the Lauzon family hit the link below to support this awesome cause! Jimmy Fundraiser Walk

Jun 16, 2014 10:27 am

Rory MacDonald: No One’s Going To Stop Me

Rory MacDonald moved one step closer to a title shot this past weekend at UFC 174 when he defeated Tyron Woodley via decision. After the fight Rory spoke about his performance as well as on the topic of the difficulty of getting a title shot in a stacked division. “I appreciate there are other guys...

Jun 16, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Brandao Leaves Jackson-Winkeljohn Ahead Of McGregor Bout

Former TUF winner Diego Brandao has left his longtime camp at Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque for an unnamed team in San Antonio ahead of his UFC FN 46 bout with Conor McGregor in Dublin, Ireland. Diego joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the move in camps: “Greg Jackson always leaves the door open...

Jun 16, 2014 9:48 am

PHOTO | Shaq Trains With Royce Gracie: ‘Dana White I’m Ready’

Shaquille O’neal joined former UFC champion Royce Gracie for some Jiu-Jitsu training this past weekend and captured the moment on his official Instagram. What do you think PENNation? Would you like to see Shaq make an Octagon appearance? Sound off in the comments section.

Jun 16, 2014 9:30 am

PHOTO | Tim Sylvia Hires Security

Tim Sylvia hired some security this past weekend when he was at Gander Mountain shopping this past weekend. Check out the funny Tweet below. My security @GanderMtn today pic.twitter.com/mla2Bp2Ic3 — Tim Sylvia (@timsylviamma) June 13, 2014

Jun 16, 2014 9:18 am

X-Ray | Jimmo Breaks Arm Clean Through In Saturday’s Bout

Aaron Simpson Tweeted the following picture of Ryan Jimmo’s arm xray after Jimmo snapped it blocking a head kick from OSP this past weekend at UFC 174. Clean break on ryanjimmo 's right arm. Happened when he blocked a kick. Just got out of surgery in… http://t.co/A3O8gA1GSn — Aaron Simpson (@aaronsimpson) June 16, 2014

Jun 16, 2014 9:07 am

QUICK TWITT: McGregor Looking Lean And Mean Ahead Of FN 46

Conor Mcgregor Tweeted the following picture leading up to his July 16th UFC Fight Night 46 bout against Diego Brandao. Check out the full Tweet made by ‘Notorious’ below. The Kings of the new age don't sleep. We plot. July 19th we raid the homeland!!! pic.twitter.com/ZgCV5swX93 — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 15, 2014

Jun 16, 2014 8:42 am

Reem Wants To Return To 100% Health Before Fighting

Coming off a lackluster performance against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem underwent successful elbow surgery for bone spurs. Now the heavyweight contender says he wants to wait until he’s 100% ready before returning to Octagon action according to an interview with Sherdog. “The surgery is healing up well. [I had] bone spurs...

Jun 16, 2014 8:29 am

White: ‘Why would Sonnen ever come back?’

UFC President Dana White spoke to media members during a UFC 174 media scrum about Chael Sonnen’s retirement, as well as the potential possibility of Sonnen returning to the Octagon. “If Chael came back to me and said he wants to fight again I’d go, ‘Dude, why?; The offers that this guy gets every day...

Jun 16, 2014 8:24 am

Cummins Still Believes: ‘9 out of 10 times I beat Cormier’

Patrick Cummins may have dropped a very quick TKO loss to Daniel Cormier after talking quite a bit of trash. However Cummins still believes he can beat Cormier ‘9 times out of 10’ according to his interview with f4wonline.com “I truly believe, anytime I step into the cage with Daniel I’ll be able to beat...

Jun 16, 2014 8:10 am

PHOTO | Royce Gracie Rescues Gators In Florida

Former UFC champion and Jiu-Jitsu legend Royce Gracie visited Florida and joined the ‘Gator Patrol’ to rescue some Alligators this past weekend. Check it out below:

Jun 16, 2014 6:21 am

Ben Askren Would Fight Nick Diaz If He Could ‘Stay off the pipe’

  Who’s up for some fictional and totally irrelevant match making? Today we’re going to talk about a fight between two former welterweight champions. One was the Bellator champion until he left the promotion in order to go on to bigger and better things. He was not offered a UFC contract, so now he fights...

Jun 15, 2014 8:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To DJ’s Win Over Ali

In Saturday’s UFC 174 main event, Demetrius Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for the fourth straight time. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: DJ is way more well rounded. Probly the moSt diverse fighter — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) June 15, 2014 That fight set flyweights...

Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Rory MacDonald’s Win Over Woodley

In Saturday’s UFC 174 co-main event, Rory MacDonald earned a decisive decision victory over Tyron Woodley. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Rory totally nullifies Tyron Woodley and will take this fight 30-27. The Vancouver crowd approves #ufc174 — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) June 15, 2014 Rory...

Jun 15, 2014 8:36 pm

Brendan Schaub Says No Facial Injuries Following Arlovski Fight

Despite his extremely disfigured post-fight face, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub assures fans that doctors have cleared him and he is not injured. Check it: Guys I'm fine! Just got cleared by the docs thanks for the support. We know who won that fight #TeamBigbrown @ufc — Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) June 15, 2014 Schaub lost a...