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Dec 3, 2014 7:19 pm

RELEASE ME! ‘I Would Rather Fight For Scott Coker’

“I asked (my manager) Gary (Ibarra) to ask the UFC to release me for … what they’ve done to me,” Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) said on the Gross Point Blank podcast. “I really don’t want to be a part of a promotion that doesn’t (give) their fighters the benefit of the doubt.” “Just because...

Dec 3, 2014 11:50 am

INSTA-BEEF! Manny Fires Back At Floyd – ‘Get off instagram and into the ring’

It wasn’t long ago that Floyd Mayweather Jr. starting dissing Manny Pacquiao on instagram. Pacquiao though, isn’t backing down, and he returned the favor with an instagram callout of his own: Caption: “Stop throwing punches on Instagram and let’s get in the ring! #TBE #TheBestExcuses” Stop throwing punches on Instagram and let's get in the...

Dec 3, 2014 11:23 am

“Completely Candid” Ashlee Evans-Smith On Her UFC Debut- Exclusive

UFC 181 takes place this Saturday on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card features two championship fights, with Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez. Making her UFC debut on the Fox Sports 1 prelims will...

Dec 3, 2014 11:19 am

Pettis: ‘Anderson Silva broke his leg because of “Amateur Mistake”

“It was kind of an amateur mistake. I mean, he kicked a check, and that’s like a basic kickboxing move. I mean, he’s probably done that a million times in his life, and that was just the wrong time to do it. The wrong angle, the wrong pressure. But that doesn’t really make me kick...

Dec 3, 2014 11:18 am

Griffin On The Positives Of UFC Uniforms

It adds that extra level of professionalism. It takes it to the next level where it’s not every guy out there hustling for this and that sponsor, and half of them are joke companies you’ve never really heard of. We become like major sports teams with that one sponsor. It cuts out a lot of...

Dec 3, 2014 11:13 am

Manager: ‘Nate Diaz Turned Down Fight With Barboza’

“He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight. We won’t look to opponents now. We have to beat anyone they put in front of us. Whatever they do, we will fight and win. We won’t call this or that guy out.” “There’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz and a...

Dec 3, 2014 10:59 am

Mickey Rourke’s Message To The Haters

Many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan, have spoken out against Mickey Rourke’s recent trip inside the ring. (Replay Here). He responds: All you Haters —> pic.twitter.com/6fzgOJGXy5 — Jake Ellenberger (@EllenbergerMMA) December 2, 2014

Dec 3, 2014 10:54 am

Dana White: ‘New Rankings Panel To Be Small, Credible, Ethical Group’

“I’m looking for a smaller group of people to be involved in the rankings. I want legitimate guys that I know are very credible and ethical, and we’re going to work on that. I’m all about “fair”. I want what is fair for everybody.” In a recent interview with Ariel Helwani (Replay HERE), UFC President...

Dec 3, 2014 10:49 am

Nate Quarry Smashes The UFC Over New Uniforms

The UFC further continuing their stranglehold over the fighters. Why? They don’t have enough money to actually pay their athletes above welfare wages? Will the money trickle down? Has it so far? How many checks have the random fighters gotten from “official” UFC sponsors? None? No Harley Davidson checks? No checks from the supplement sponsors?...

Dec 3, 2014 10:43 am

Bellator Boss – ‘Not a fighter on the planet we can’t sign’

“Obviously people know who we’re backed by (Viacom). It’s an ongoing process, but I will say this: there’s not a fighter on this planet that if the value was there, we couldn’t take.” During a recent interview with Bloodyelbow.com‘s Steph Daniels, Scott Coker discussed his ability to be competitive with the UFC. Can you see...

Dec 3, 2014 10:33 am

Anderson Silva’s Leg Ready For UFC Return

Hard workout thanks to all my followers I hit a million here in my Instagram thank you all A video posted by Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) on Dec 2, 2014 at 7:40pm PST Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson “The Spider” Silva shows off his healed leg ahead of his upcoming bout against Nick Diaz.

Dec 3, 2014 10:23 am

Cyborg Postpones Trip To Bantamweight

“I haven’t fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can’t wait anymore, I need to fight. I’m the featherweight champion and Invicta FC needs me to defend my belt. I believe I will be ready to fight in February. I’m slowly...

Dec 3, 2014 10:13 am

Nate Diaz Reacts Harshly To UFC Uniforms

Nate Diaz is not pleased with the UFC’s new uniform policy. Check it: Here's for your Bitchass uniforms.. http://t.co/Fqh2bAEZKC pic.twitter.com/2rYYsOI84l — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 3, 2014 Oh shit my phone was hacked today… — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 3, 2014

Dec 3, 2014 10:08 am

REPLAY! Banana Peel kick revealed

Earlier this year at Desert Force 10 in Amman, Jordan, Mounir Lazzez kicked Anas Siraj Mounir so cleany in the head that it looked like Mounir slipped on a banana peel.

Dec 3, 2014 10:04 am

PHOTO – TUF 20’s Jessica Penne Trains With Jason Parillo

Ultimate Fighter Season 20’s Jessica Penne has strayed from her usual training home at Reign, to get in some work at RVCA headquarters with Jason Parillo. Penne will fight on the TUF 20 finale, though her opponent, at this time, is unknown.

Dec 3, 2014 9:59 am

Urijah Faber: ”I’m at the top of my game”

“I haven’t had time to sit back and smell the roses. I’m in ‘Do Mode’ right now. I’m gonna do, do, do, do and when I feel like I’m done with my journey and this path, that’s when I’ll look back and look at the ruins. At this moment, I’m not in the mindset of...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Dec 3, 2014 9:48 am

Josh Samman carries a heavy heart in to UFC 181 bout with Eddie Gordon‏

UFC middleweight Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be carrying a heavy heart to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon in Las Vegas. Samman, who hasn’t fought since winning his UFC debut in Arpil of 2013, lost his girlfriend Hailey Bevis to a tragic car accident in...

Dec 3, 2014 9:31 am

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 181 Embedded, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks spends his holiday weekend in Las Vegas before fight week madness and media obligations truly begin. While “Bigg Rigg” unwinds on a golf course, his opponent Robbie Lawler deals with two flat tires on his way out of town for a press tour. The...