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Apr 4, 2014 7:43 am

EA Sports Goes In-Depth with New UFC Submission Dynamics

From all of the teasers and releases about EA Sports UFC (set to appear this spring), we have already been able to tell a HUGE difference in its development. Graphics are slicker, moves are more exact, the character detail is more astounding. EA Sports have been trying to take the previous UFC installments to a...

Apr 4, 2014 7:41 am

Josh Burkman has Requested a Release From WSOF

Josh Burkman, one of the top welterweights in the World Series of Fighting, is apparently having issues with the promotion. Yesterday, Burkman took to twitter, saying: “I can’t work on going anywhere else unless #WSOF releases me. If so, we will start fresh somewhere else…” He clarified the statement in a brief interview with Fansided,...

Apr 4, 2014 7:00 am

Andy Ogle vs. Maximo Blanco confirmed for FN 42

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF Alumni Andy Ogle will be squaring off with Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 42 in Berlin on May 31st. This will be the UFC’s second trip to Berlin, and the event will be aired exclusively on UFC’s new Fight Pass. The card will be headlined by middleweights Gegard Mousasi and...


Apr 3, 2014 6:39 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Running Around After Double Knee Surgery

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman isn’t letting that double knee surgery keep him down. The champ underwent surgery on both knees Tuesday, and posted this video the following day of himself jogging around. Weidman is expected to make a full recovery and is scheduled to fight Lyoto Machida in the headlining slot of UFC 175...

Apr 3, 2014 4:36 pm

Nunes in for Baszler at TUF Nations Finale

  Amanda Nunes has stepped in for an injured Shayna Baszler. Nunes was set to face Alexis Dufresne at UFC on FOX 11 but she has agreed to replace Baszler against Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card in Quebec, Canada, on April 16. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to...

Apr 3, 2014 4:26 pm

GSP on Nick Diaz: ‘He’s A Motherf***er Man… I’ll F*** Him Up’

I think it’s safe to say, that we’re just starting to uncover who GSP really is, as a man and person. As a UFC champion, he was always the politician, lately though, he’s been very outspoken and unafraid to speak his mind. It’s actually a nice change. In his new documentary, ‘The DNA of GSP’,...

Apr 3, 2014 4:03 pm

Jon Jones Inspired By UFC Champ Ronda Rousey

“Ronda’s actually inspired me to get into my acting a little bit more in my off season. She’s really been an inspiration to me the way she trains really hard, stays on top of her MMA game and she actually works on her acting with her acting coaches and then she goes and does this...

Apr 3, 2014 3:50 pm

QUICK TWITT | Muhammad Ali To Dana White: Am I The First MMA Fighter?

Earlier today, boxing great Muhammad Ali, took to twitter to ask UFC President Dana White if his 1976 Mixed Rules bout against Antonio Inoki qualified him as the first ever Mixed Martial Artist. Check it: What you think @DanaWhite? Muhammad Ali – the original #MMA fighter? @ufc pic.twitter.com/V5kVdkzEzt — Muhammad Ali (@MuhammadAli) April 3, 2014...

Apr 3, 2014 3:27 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Nate Diaz In-Game Character

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler, Miesha Tate and Chael Sonnen....

Apr 3, 2014 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones, Benson Henderson Featured In Christian Documentary About Fighters

Fight Church Official Trailer (2014). Starring Jon Jones, Jill Burress and Ben Henderson. Academy Award Winning Director, Daniel Junge (Saving Face) and director Bryan Storkel (Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians) team up with producers Eben Kostbar and Joseph McKelheer (The Hammer) for a feature documentary about the confluence of Christianity and...

Apr 3, 2014 11:25 am

PHOTO | Munoz, Mousasi Staredown In Berlin

Ahead of their ‘UFC Fight Night Berlin’ main event, Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi, hit up Germany to promote their bout. During promotion, they snapped this pre-fight staredown pic. Who ya got?

Apr 3, 2014 11:22 am

VIDEO | Up Close & Personal – Anderson Silva

Former UFC middleweight champion updates fans on his health following UFC 168 and reveals some of his plans for the future. Watch the full interview on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 3, 2014 11:16 am

Cavalcante vs. Bader Targeted For UFC 174

There’s been a lot of rumors over the last few weeks in regards to a few select light-heavyweight fighters. In these ever-evolving talks and rumors, we’ve seen Cormier put against Ryan Bader, Rafael Feijao (pictured) and most recently Dan Henderson. The Hendo fight looks like it’s going to stick, which is the likely reason why the...

Apr 3, 2014 10:57 am

Anthony Pettis: ‘My Striking Is Better Than Melendez”

“He is a good opponent but he won’t fight against me like he did against Diego Sanchez. I’m going for the knockout or the submission. I won my last three fights in the first round and I’m coming to win. Melendez has what it needs to be at the top of division, he is there...

Apr 3, 2014 10:41 am

Faber Dishes On Ludwig Departure, What’s Next For Team Alpha Male

“I think it’s good. There was a lot of publicity that came with that whole thing with Duane, but this team has been building for 11 years now. We were looking for a coach, and he came in and everyone made a big deal about it. We learned a lot from him, and from his...

Apr 3, 2014 10:22 am

Mark Munoz Excited To Show Off His Evolution In The Striking Realm

“Mousasi, his stand-up is amazing.He is planted, and always ready to fire. He’s got power shots from both hands. His kicks are unbelievable. For an MMA guy, he has amazing striking and on the ground he’s amazing too. That’s everything he has, and at the same time, he goes forward and doesn’t stop coming forward....

Apr 3, 2014 10:14 am

Throwback Thursday | Franklin Gets Glove Removed Following Liddell Break (VIDEO)

Back in 2010, Rich Franklin retired Chuck Liddell after a fantastic back-and-forth that ended with an unconscious Liddell. During the fight, Liddell was throwing such vicious and powerful strikes that he broke Franklin’s arm during a block attempt. Franklin, with only one working arm, was able to fend off the onslaught from Liddell to fire...

Apr 3, 2014 9:51 am

Siver Suspended Following Positive Drug Test

Following a failed drug test after UFC 168, Dennis Siver has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to Foxsports.com, the suspension is temporary, until a future commission hearing will decide Siver’s fate, which will most likely be a suspension ranging from six to nine months, as well as possibility of fines and his...

Apr 3, 2014 9:48 am

GSP to Return to Los Angeles for Torn ACL Next Week

Former Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre will be returning to Los Angeles next week to repair his torn left ACL. According to UFC Tonight, he will be utilizing the same physicians that helped him through his first injury in 2011. St. Pierre told UFC Tonight that he sustained the injury last week during a training...

Apr 3, 2014 9:47 am

UFC On FOX 11 Card Finalized

UFC on FOX 11 now has its thirteenth and final bout for the April 19 event. A middleweight showdown between Yoel Romero (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was chosen as the final main-card attraction. This card is quite the well-rounded one, as we will see huge heavyweights slug it out (Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum),...

Apr 3, 2014 6:47 am

Ralek Gracie ‘lost respect for Bravo as a man’

The Eddie Bravo, Gracie family mellow drama continues. On an episode of “Darce Side Radio”, Metamoris cheif Ralek Gracie was a guest where he talked about last weekend’s Metamoris 3 and the storied main event between Bravo and Royler Gracie. After Saturday night’s draw, Royce Gracie confronted Bravo. Bravo, in turn, was on a slew of...

Apr 2, 2014 9:42 pm

Miller Expects to Face McGregor in Ireland in July

  A fight that has been long been expected inches closer to reality. Conor McGregor is almost a lock to face Cole Miller in the main event when the UFC visits Ireland in July. According to a Wednesday report on UFC Tonight,  Miller has already been told about the potential fight for July 19, but...

Apr 2, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Browne: ‘No Pressure’ In Title-Eliminator With Werdum

Video: Browne gearing up to fight Werdum Travis Browne on his upcoming FOX UFC SATURDAY headliner fight against Fabricio Werdum: “Earlier in my career, all I wanted to do is fight for the title. Now I have so much more in the big picture. This fight has no more pressure than my other fights. The...

Apr 2, 2014 8:13 pm

Kennedy Worried About “Jerk” Bispings Health

UFC Tonight Camera’s flooded Jackson’s MMA during today’s media event and while on scene got a few clips from TUF Nations Finale Headliner, Tim Kennedy. Kennedy faces Michael Bisping this month on the ninth from Quebec, Canada. Tim Kennedy on what concerns him about his fight against Bisping: “Bisping’s health concerns me and if he’s...

Apr 2, 2014 8:04 pm

Cormier/Hendo Winner To Get UFC Title Shot

A rumored bout between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier could have serious title implications. While the bout remains unannounced, several insiders point to it being nearly official and planned for UFC 175 in July. A hot topic on tonight’s UFC Tonight, on FOX Sports 1, Host Kenny Florian, touched on the subject, “It’s a tough...

Apr 2, 2014 7:58 pm

Jon Jones/Glover Teixeira Get Surprise Drug Test From Maryland Commission

Ahead of their UFC 172 bout, Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, were tested today, at random, by the Maryland State Athletic Commission. The event, at least for Jones, took place nearly live, while on UFC Tonight this evening. “The Maryland Commission sent a lab to drug test me and I’m glad they did,” said the...