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Dec 15, 2014 5:01 am

Palhares to undergo surgery after submitting Fitch at WSOF 16

WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares quickly defeated Jon Fitch this past weekend after WSOF 16 in just 90 seconds with a slick kneebar. Palters revealed after the bout that he would need to undergo major surgery on his left knee, as well as possibly surgery for his shoulder. “I had some injuries. In fact, I...

Dec 14, 2014 7:23 pm

UFC on FOX 13 viewership up significantly with 2.27 million average viewers

On Saturday night, fight fans saw an incredible night of fights topped off by a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic (See that HERE). The main card, which aired on FOX, drew in an incredible 2.27 million viewers according to TV By The Numbers. While this is just a preliminary figure, it...

Dec 14, 2014 7:02 pm

Former UFC champ wants in on UFC lawsuit

Former UFC champion Sean Sherk appears to be interested in joining the list of fighters who are filing a class action lawsuit against the UFC. The rumor of a potential lawsuit was investigated and reported by BloodyElbow initially, who found that both current and former fighters will be looking to file a lawsuit against the...

Dec 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Dana White: “I don’t see Junior fighting anytime soon”

Last night in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, fight fans saw Junior Dos Santos earn a very close decision win over Stipe Miocic that some even considered controversial. The fight left the former champion Dos Santos with a swollen eye, cheekbone, and several nasty cuts. UFC President Dana White spoke after the...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...

Dec 14, 2014 6:41 pm

‘I’m innocent!’

Rousimar Palhares is arguably the greatest leg lock submission artist in the world today. Of Palhares 14 submission wins, 11 of them have come by way of leg lock. One thing Palhares is criticized for however, is that he holds the submission for too long after his opponent submits, something he again was criticized for...

Dec 14, 2014 6:34 pm

Jens Pulver set to return at ONE FC 26

Big news for old school MMA fans! Jens ‘Lil Evil’ Pulver is set to return to the cage on February 14th in Jakarta at ONE FC 26. Pulver hasn’t fought since November of 2013 when he lost via submission at Superior Challenge 9. Pulver will be looking to snap a 2-fight losing streak as he...

Dec 14, 2014 3:01 pm

Incredible spinning back elbow KO

In this video we see Jordan Cameron deliver a brutal spinning back elbow KO that leaves his opponent out cold on the mat. This has been dubbed the ‘Spinning Hellbow’ by people who have seen it. Post by MMA Fight Night Live. Can’t see this post? Click HERE.

Dec 14, 2014 2:43 pm

PHOTOS | Daron Cruickshank undergoes surgery for torn tear duct suffered in Noons bout

At The Ultimate Fighter 20 finale on Friday, Daron Cruickshank was poked in the eye twice. The eye pokes from KJ Noons ultimately forced ringside officials to stop the bout after Cruickshank began bleeding from the eye and insisted he couldn’t see from it. He posted the following images on Twitter, revealing a torn tear...

Dec 14, 2014 2:42 pm

REPORT: Fighters to sue UFC for $100s of millions in class action lawsuit

BloodyElbow.com broke this story after a pair of their writers investigated rumors of a potential class action lawsuit against the UFC from both current fighters, and former fighters. This is what their investigation turned up: The class action lawsuit stems from the fighters believing that the UFC has abused its “market power” to force a...

Dec 14, 2014 2:19 pm

Opponents Be Warned! “He’s a scary guy”

This past weekend at WSOF 17, Rousimar Palhares once again defended his WSOF welterweight championship in impressive fashion as he submitted BJJ black belt Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds with a brutal kneebar (See that HERE). There was some discussion after the fight however as to whether or not Palhares held onto the leg...

Dec 14, 2014 2:18 pm

PHOTO | Gabriel Gonzaga gets harsh text following Mitrione loss

Following his quick KO loss to Matt Mitrione at UFC on FOX 13, Gabriel Gonzaga returned to his locker room, where he found this strange, and harsh text message waiting for him. Based on research from some of Gonzaga’s followers, it appears that the phone number belongs to Daniel Marold, who used to be Gonzaga’s...

Dec 14, 2014 2:13 pm

Shields vs. Foster confirmed for WSOF 17 main event

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will take on fellow former UFC fighter Brian Foster at WSOF 17 on January 17th. The promotion confirmed the news with MMAJunkie, and also announced that the bout will serve as a title eliminator bout, with the winner facing reigning champion Rousimar Palhares. Shields spoke about his opponent saying: “He’s...

Dec 14, 2014 1:04 pm

PHOTO | Nate’s post-fight message (NSFW)

Following a very one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night at UFC on FOX 13, Nate Diaz revealed that he had been nursing several injuries going into the fight (See that HERE). Diaz then posted the following photo to his Instagram with a very vague caption of “P.O.W”. Given the Diaz brothers advocacy of...

Dec 14, 2014 11:12 am

Dana White: ‘Diaz needs to get serious about this sport, or retire’

Nate Diaz suffered a one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 that saw Diaz’ leg battered over the course of three rounds. Following the loss, UFC President Dana White said that Diaz needed to either get serious about the sport, or retire. “There’s a laundry...

Dec 14, 2014 11:08 am

Overeem planning to “Take some time off” following win over Struve

Last night at UFC on FOX 13, Alistair Overeem scored a first round TKO victory over Stefan Struve. The win improved Overeem’s record to 2-3 since returning from a 13-month suspension handed to him in 2011. At the post-fight press conference, he spoke about his desire to take some time off after the win. “We...

Dec 14, 2014 10:59 am

UFC gives Cris Cyborg VIP treatment at UFC on FOX 13

The UFC reportedly gave former UFC fighter Cris Cyborg a VIP treatment at UFC on FOX 13 after Cyborg requested seats to support her teammate, Ian Entwistle. According the MMAJunkie, who spoke to Cyborg’s manager, George Prajin, “Dana (White) made sure she was taken care of.” Cyborg ultimately ended up receiving cage-side seats for the...

Dec 14, 2014 10:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Rafael Dos Anjos’ win over Nate Diaz

In the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 last night, Rafael Dos Anjos put on a spectacular performance against Nate Diaz, battering the leg of Diaz over the course of 3-rounds to win a unanimous decision. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters regarding the bout. Let's go brother!!! #warDIAZ @natediaz209 http://t.co/vBbcnIGMwG —...