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Dec 9, 2014 3:26 pm

Nevada Commission Says Opponent Matters In CM Punk Licensing

“The matchup would matter a great deal. We are not going to put someone with no fight experience in the cage against a specialized MMA fighter … if he’s had no prior fights, that’s obviously something that would concern us.” “Money-making potential is not something that goes into our decision making process. We have the...

Dec 9, 2014 12:53 pm

Matt Hughes: ‘Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Should Be Next’

“How long ago was the MacDonald fight? Thirteen months ago? That’s not an old fight. Robbie won that pretty decisively, right?” “You’ve got a guy that Robbie’s already beat pretty decisively, and now you’ve got a great rematch where the first fight was close, the second fight was maybe even closer, and now the makings...

Dec 9, 2014 12:09 pm

MacDonald Believes Judges Called UFC 181 Main Event Right

“I thought it was a great fight, I scored it Robbie three rounds to two. I’m very excited to fight him next. I’ll be very focused and I’ll be ready. I’ve been hearing that the fight will be in Canada and that’d be great if it was. I’d love it if it were in British...

Dec 9, 2014 12:03 pm

Mark Hominick: ‘Featherweight Division Needed Conor McGregor’

“I think Conor McGregor has completely flipped the division upside down, and that’s exactly what it needed. You know like you can see the PPV numbers, the draws, it’s not the same for the 125, to 135, to 145 division. So you need someone with that ‘it’ factor that brings eyes and butts to the...


Dec 9, 2014 11:59 am

Gina Carano Joins GSP In Kickboxer Remake

Former MMA starlet, Gina ‘Conviction’ Carano has just joined the star-studded cast of the 1989 “Kickboxer” film remake. The Former Strikeforce and EliteXC talent joins the likes of former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre on-set. Carano last fought MMA in a losing effort to Cris Cyborg in 2009. Filming of the project started last week.

Dec 9, 2014 11:52 am

JR: ‘UFC Brilliant For Signing CM Punk’

“CM Punk has already won in the UFC in multiple ways, and he has yet to break a sweat. This is another testament to the brilliant promotional strategist that is UFC President Dana White. It’s a good thing that those who are squealing like a pig stuck under a gate aren’t running the show or...

Dec 9, 2014 11:31 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis Is ‘Scared’ of Me

“I think he (doesn’t want) this fight. He’s scared. Before he never said (anything) about me. But I am 6-0 (in the UFC) and the No. 1 contender (with a) 22-0 record. My opponent is scared. “Showtime is scared. Nobody finished Gilbert Melendez before. It is tough. His kicking is very good; his boxing is...

Dec 9, 2014 11:13 am

UFC Veteran Justin Buchholz Added To WSOF 16 Event

Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, “World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch” now has two more action-packed matchups. The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) and...

Dec 9, 2014 10:24 am

Matt Hughes: “One of my greatest memories in the Octagon”

UFC hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes has a history with the UFC’s newly crowned welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. Casual onlookers from Saturday’s event may have missed his excitement with the moment, however, Hughes reminded us, through his official twitter, just how thrilled he was to crown the new champ. Check it: One of my greatest memories in...

Dec 9, 2014 10:02 am

Floyd Mayweather Witnesses Tragic Murder/Suicide Of Rapper Friend

Boxing’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. was part of a very real tragedy yesterday, according to TMZ Sports. Their report: Floyd Mayweather is reeling tonight … because he was on FaceTime with one of his best friends when the guy pulled out a gun, shot his wife and then killed himself … TMZ has learned. Sources tell...

Dec 9, 2014 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis: “My hand is fine”

Before the MMA world gets too caught up with his six-month medical suspension, UFC lightweight champion, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis confirmed that he will not be out of action for the next half-year. His words: My hand is fine! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) December 9, 2014

Dec 9, 2014 9:31 am

AKA, Cesar Gracie, And ATT All Want Some CM Punk

With the UFC’s recent signing of WWE super-star, CM Punk, the MMA world wants a piece of the action. Three of the sports most sought after teams are ally vying for a chance to train CM Punk. Check it: I will formally invite @CMPunk to come train with us. Seems like the right fit. @ufc...

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 8, 2014 8:05 pm

Fabricio Werdum gets hero’s welcome in Brazil with championship belt

Fabricio Werdum returned to Brazil to promote an upcoming UFC card with his UFC championship in hand. Upon arriving, Werdum was greeted with a hero’s welcome of fans, music, and even a fire truck with a banner of Werdum on it. Check it out: Obrigado a @geraldogremiop10! Chegada emocionante em Porto Alegre #somostodosportoalegre #geralsempreapoiando #ufcPoa...

Dec 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Gracie Breakdown of UFC 181

Following a submission-packed night of fights at UFC 181, including the first ever two bulldog choke event, and Gilbert Melendez being submitted by Anthony Pettis, Rener Gracie as well as personal trainer and Gracie JiuJitsu brown belt Mike Saffaie broke down the chokes.

Dec 8, 2014 7:21 pm

Askren on CM Punk signing: ‘It was a shock’

Ben Askren is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and when the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk at UFC 181 Askren quickly took to Twitter to speak out against the UFC’s newest fighter (See that HERE). Askren continued to discuss the signing this week, speaking to MMAJunkie. His words: “Everyone...