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Dec 20, 2014 9:40 am

Is Rampage Back?

MMA fights fans haven’t seen former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson inside the cage since his three-round unanimous decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to propel “Rampage” in to a light heavyweight title match against current Bellator champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator...

Dec 20, 2014 9:23 am

CM Punk: “Do you put CM Punk on TUF?”

During a media blitz in New York city on Thursday, former WWE star CM Punk began opening up regarding his initial conversations with the UFC which led to him joining the promotion earlier this month. The former WWE champion has taken a lot of flak for his choice to jump right in to MMA’s grandest...

Dec 20, 2014 9:16 am

Pete Spratt: The UFC Offered Me $8k To Fight Hughes

Following the announcement of a class action lawsuit against the UFC, former UFC fighter Pete Spratt came forward about his past experience with the UFC when they wanted him to fight Matt Hughes. He posted the following comment on BJ Penn’s Facebook page. @SBNLukeThomas This is what Pete Spratt said about the UFC on http://t.co/QsX5710KtL's...

Dec 20, 2014 9:10 am

Former NBA star loses kickboxing match due to nasty, bloody, gruesome leg wound

Retired NBA “star” turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short in his first career fight against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night, this after he suffered a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to stop the bout. Check it out: For those who are not familiar, Darko Milicic was the second overall pick in the...

Dec 20, 2014 8:55 am

TSN Lands UFC Broadcast Deal

While no formal announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage (via MMAFighting.com). TSN, which is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC’s television contract in The Great White North....

Dec 19, 2014 4:56 pm

Machida: ‘I’m the guy to beat Weidman’

“I definitely think I’m the guy that can beat Chris Weidman. Not only Chris Weidman, but anyone in this division I can go up against and be superior. I’m looking forward to this fight now, but I definitely believe I could excel against Chris Weidman.” During a recent chat with FOX Sports, Lyoto Machida discussed...

Dec 19, 2014 4:52 pm

Aldo Hoping Conor McGregor Is Next

“I hope he’s next because it would be a huge fight… He talks a lot, so it makes you more excited to fight. It makes it more intense. I hope he’s next and that we can do a great fight. “He’s a tough fighter, but we haven’t seen him against a top 5. He’s not...

Dec 19, 2014 4:37 pm

REPLAY! CM Punk on “OTR” (Full)

Yesterday, while on “Off The Record” CM Punk discussed his new gig as a UFC fighter, and got heated with host, Michael Landsberg.

Dec 19, 2014 4:28 pm

Official ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Poster Released

UFC officials have released the official poster for January’s ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ event. UFC 183 goes down on January 31 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. Here’s the full poster:

Dec 19, 2014 3:54 pm

Chris Weidman Says He Just Trained At Belfort’s Gym

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was just at Blackzilian Headquarters, alive, and in the flesh. Here’s what he said: “Had a great day of training today! Thanks for all the pointers. Great coaches, partners and gym. Can’t wait till February 28th. #andstill” Had a great day of training today! Thanks for all the pointers. Great...

Dec 19, 2014 1:14 pm

CM Punk: ‘I’d Fight Anderson Silva Tomorrow For The Right Price’

“Who I fight isn’t 100 percent up to me. I don’t think it’s 100 percent up to any fighter. That’s what the [UFC matchmaker] Joe Silva’s of the world are for. Would I fight Nate Diaz? This is where he takes it out of context. Yea, I would fight anybody given the proper time to...

Dec 19, 2014 12:57 pm

Tito Ortiz “wants to work things out” with the UFC

“Yes, (Tito was approached to be included in the lawsuit). He felt that it was just best to not be a part of that suit. Obviously, everybody wants a better situation for the fighters, as far as pay and benefits. But Tito just felt that at that particular time, he wanted to opt out. Because...

Dec 19, 2014 12:47 pm

Khabib: America will fear Russia

“If our fighters fly to America, it does not mean that they are second-rate. Our fighters are among the best. All the men who go, some of them (maintain) a 100 percent to 80 percent record. This is just the beginning.” “After a couple of years, Americans will be afraid. I know that many of...

Dec 19, 2014 12:42 pm

Chad Macias On The CABMMA: “I think they just want me to go away”- Exclusive

  Chad Macias, Team Alliance MMA strength and conditioning coach and molecular physiologist, was a guest on BJPENN.COM Radio a few weeks back. During that episode Macias spoke about Brazil’s athletic commission, Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), and presented what he saw as discrepancies in their drug testing procedures. For a quick recap of...

Dec 19, 2014 12:37 pm

Heun Speaks Out On UFC Sponsor Tax That Cost Him Thousands

  In 2010 ZUFFA LLC implemented a layer of protection for fighters in order to help weed out sponsors who lacked a real ability to pay. It was dubbed “The Sponsor Tax”. Basically, without getting into too much detail, any company wishing to sponsor a fighter inside the Octagon would first have to pay ZUFFA...

Dec 19, 2014 12:11 pm

Dustin Poirier Announces Move To Lightweight

Top 5 UFC featherweight fighter, Dustin Poirier has decided to move up in weight. The American Top Team fighter took to twitter to make the news, and then later clarified on Instagram as to why. Check it: "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 And the...