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Nov 5, 2014 2:03 pm

Sonnen Unsure Of McGregor’s Title Hopes, But He’s A Fan Of “The Entertainer”

“I love everything that Conor McGregor is doing. He’s very entertaining, and I think he’s an outstanding fighter. He dealt with a tremendous amount of pressure when he fought in his hometown in a main event in Ireland. He sold that out, it was packed, and the whole thing was based around him. “Diego Brandao...

Nov 5, 2014 1:47 pm

Rockhold Describes Near Death Surfing Incident

“Getting trapped under water and feeling that sensation of almost drowning, while getting tossed around… that’s not a good feeling. That’s a scary situation. 100 percent, I’m not scared in the Octagon. There’s a little anxiety, but in the ocean, you have no control out there. In a fight I don’t get scared, I might...

Nov 5, 2014 1:39 pm

Dan Hardy: ‘Pearson Is The U.K.’s Best Chance’

“Pearson for my money is the best chance the UK has right now of clinching a UFC title. His career has been a great learning experience for him thus far and at only 30 years old the Sunderland, England native has plenty of time.” “He is improving from fight to fight and over the next...

Nov 5, 2014 12:55 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Felice Herrig’s MMA ‘Creep Tweet Of The Day’

One of the UFC’s most fan friendly athletes, Felice Herrig, has had her fair share of creepy social media come-ons. And when she gets them she shares. Here’s the latest: #creepymessageoftheday A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Oct 10, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT

Nov 5, 2014 12:49 pm

Ortiz Willing To Pay For “Embarrassment” Bonnar’s Pre-Fight Drug Test

“When someone talks about a person’s fans, a person’s family, I take it very personally. I take it very personally and I can’t just let it slide by. I don’t think anybody in the world can let something like this slide by when they talk about your family. This guy wants to come out of...

Nov 5, 2014 12:37 pm

Overeem: Mark Hunt “Strongest Guy I’ve Ever Fought”

“I fought [Mark Hunt] back in 2008. He’s the strongest guy I’ve ever fought. You know If you get hit (by Mark), you’ve got a problem. So it’s going to be an exciting match up and I’m actually excited for that fight in a couple of weeks.” In a recent interview with Submission Radio, Alistair...

Nov 5, 2014 12:31 pm

Rousey Cool With Co-Main Event Status

“It has always been a dream of mine to fight at Staples Center, and so that is the silver lining. I always want to do the Staples Center, I remember they days when I was cocktail waitressing and I was watching the Lakers play on TV and being like, man, I wonder if things would...

Nov 5, 2014 10:49 am

Mark Hunt: ‘I hit ’em in the head and there goes your F*cking blackbelt’

“Well everyone’s a world-class ground fighter until they get a punch to the face. So that’s how I deal with all these ground fighters like everyone else. I hit ’em in the head and there goes your Fu*king black belt.” In a recent interview with, Submission Radio, Mark Hunt discussed his plan to deal with...

Nov 5, 2014 10:26 am

Replay! Fabricio Werdum Submits Fedor Emelianenko (Full Fight)

Sealing his Strikeforce debut with a KO punch, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko aims to continue his incredible 27 fight unbeaten streak against BJJ blackbelt Fabricio Werdum who has won three straight fights in Strikeforce. Don’t miss Werdum’s upcoming fight at UFC 180 against Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight title.

Nov 5, 2014 10:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Zingano trains with a legend

UFC women’s bantamweight #1 contender Cat Zingano is gearing up for her UFC 184 title match against Ronda Rousey. To prepare for the bout, ‘Alpha’ is training with UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich, and captured a picture of the training session for her Social Media fans. Puttin in work today with #UFC hall of...

Nov 5, 2014 9:49 am

Green In Stockton Alongside Diaz Brothers

Top UFC lightweight Bobby “King” Green has been training in Stockton, California, alongside the Diaz brothers. Green, through his social media, shared the news of the recent training partnership, stating it was a dream come true and emphasized the severety of the work outs. (Photo Credit: Bobby “King” Green via Facebook.com)

Nov 5, 2014 6:00 am

Silva’s Recent Hospitalization Not Due To Prior Leg Injury

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva is expected to make a return to action this January, and his recent hospitalization won’t hinder that. While any visit to a hospital can lead to concern, Silva’s longtime medical council assured UFC.com that the fighter is healthy and ready to compete. “He has felt this pain before,” Silva’s...

Nov 5, 2014 6:00 am

This UFC Fighter Learned Of MMA From ‘A Crackhead’

“It was actually a crackhead on a 157th Street and Crotona Avenue. I bought a UFC 3 tape from a crackhead at a chicken store, and I bought it for eight dollars, or six bucks, something like that, and I went home and watched it with my brother and I said this is what I...

Nov 5, 2014 5:01 am

LADIES! Carmouche, She’s Lookin

The UFC’s first ever, female title challenger, Liz “Girlrilla” Carmouche is looking for a date. We don’t know why, we don’t know when, but ladies, if she’s looking, and you’re looking… Maybe hit a girl up! Check it: Ugh I need a date. — LIZ CARMOUCHE (@iamgirlrilla) October 28, 2014 (image via the internet)

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/3/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir discuss Rockhold vs. Bisping, Shogun vs. Saint Preux, and if Cat Zingano can take the belt from Ronda Rousey...

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

California Suspends, Fines Four Bellator 127 Fighters

The California State Athletic Commission has formally suspended, and fined, four Bellator 127 drug test violators for the use of banned substances during competition. Bellator 127 took place on October 3, from the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Ultimate Fighter/UFC vet Rob Emerson (pictured) was fined $2,500.00 and suspended 270 days. Nick Moghaddam was fined $1,000.00 and...

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

Anderson Silva Shows You How Not To Train

Atenção, a regra aqui também serve: bebeu não dirija, bebeu não bata saco. Um vídeo publicado por Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) em Out 10, 2014 at 3:20 PDT Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, sent out this funny demonstration of how not to hit a heavy bag. Enjoy!

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

REPLAY! Greatest MMA Knee Bar Of All Time?

At Phoenix FC 1 in Overland Park, Kansas on November 1, 2014 flyweight Tyler Stokes tapped Jesse Thacher with an unholy spladle/knee bar combo you have never seen in the cage before. A spladle is a split/leg cradle from wrestling. So this is sort of split/leg cradle/knee bar, borrowing pain from multiple combat sports. –...