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Mar 27, 2014 7:01 pm

Dan Hyatt says Bec Hyatt Punched, Kicked, Slapped & Mentally Tormented Him

You may remember when Australian Mixed Martial Artist Bec Hyatt revealed shocking events, describing accounts of domestic violence and mental torment, brought on by her very own husband, Dan ‘The Riot’ Hyatt, back in August 2013. We haven’t heard much about it since then, but apparently the same can’t be said for Dan and several...

Mar 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Nelson Gives ‘Nog’ Grappling Edge But Says He Hits Harder

Last night on FOX Sports 1’s ‘UFC Tonight’, Roy Nelson, stopped by to discuss his upcoming headliner against Minotauro Nogueira. The two heavyweights face-off on April 11 from Abu Dhabi exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Here’s what ‘Big Country’ told the panel during his stint on last night’s show: Roy Nelson on his training camp...

Mar 27, 2014 6:32 pm

Sonnen: ‘Maybe Hendo Was Drinking When He Called Out Machida’

…and not because he wouldn’t take the fight. “He was probably riding high after his victory. When we interviewed him after the fight, he said he was going out to celebrate. Then, he posted some photos of him with cervezas”, Sonnen said with a grin. “He probably tweeted out that challenge then, not realizing that he’d have...

Mar 27, 2014 5:05 pm

GSP Going In For Surgery, Suffers Second Torn ACL

Well fight fans, the wait for GSP’s return just got pushed out a little bit, whether the former champ wanted it or not. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, announced, just moments ago, that he tore his left ACL in training. Tore my left ACL in training. Surgery in a few days. Rehab, pain, hard...


Mar 27, 2014 4:51 pm

.gif | Horrible Ref, Illegal Shots, Bad Stoppage

As if the reffing at Bellator 113 wasn’t bad enough (click HERE if you missed it), this event scoops in and takes the cake. Christophe ‘Bomaye’ Walravens has to practically stop the fight himself, after delivering some mean punishment to Bernardo ‘The Black Panther’ Mikixi, today at EFC Africa 28. And I’m no expert, but...

Mar 27, 2014 4:35 pm

Palhares Tests Clean, Tomorrow’s WSOF Title Fight A Go

Good news for fight fans today. Former UFC fighter, Rousimar Palhares, was recently hit by the NSAC with a surprise/random drug test as part of their licensing requirements for tomorrow’s WSOF main event title fight. The lab results cut it close, but have confirmed that Palhares did indeed test clean and as a result will...

Mar 27, 2014 4:18 pm

Silva Doesn’t Believe Dream Fight With Roy Jones Jr. Will Happen

“I don’t think this is going to happen. It’s not an idea politically well received by Dana and Lorenzo. I’m trying, I always bring that subject but they are irreducible. It would be historical Roy spanking of me but this is my dream. He is also very excited to do this but it is a...

Mar 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Jorgensen Appealing Recent Loss In Brazil

If you can’t beat em, appeal, appeal, appeal… (No, it really isn’t like that. I’m just messing.) Last weekend in Brazil, Scott Jorgensen (pictured) ran into (literally) one of the flyweight division’s top-ranked assassins in Jussier Formiga. Jorgensen ended up losing the bout, when an inadvertent head-butt sent him packing down to the mat, where...

Mar 27, 2014 3:08 pm

Retired Forrest Griffin Says Body So Beat Up He Can No Longer Dunk

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Forrest Griffin, is six-foot, three-inches tall. He’s not a short man my any stretch of the imagination. Which is why it’s somewhat troubling to hear, that at just 34 years-old, he’s struggling so hard with a broken down body, that a simple athletic feat of dunking a basketball is now impossible...

Mar 27, 2014 2:56 pm

Demian Maia vs. Mike Pierce In The Works For Brazil’s May UFC Event

According to recent reports on UFC tonight, a welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Mike Pierce is in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in May. The event, scheduled for May 31, is to serve as ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil — Season 3 Finale’ and will feature, coaches, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei...

Mar 27, 2014 2:14 pm

Researchers Say Brain Trauma Occurs in 30% of MMA Fights

A Canadian study revealed information that could take athlete safety inside the octagon to the next level. The American Journal of Sports Medicine recently published a study that critiques how safe the sport of MMA really is. The study revealed that mixed martial arts fighters suffer a traumatic brain injury in three of every ten...

Mar 27, 2014 1:25 pm

Cody McKenzie Released From UFC, Wants Aoki Bout

In another blow to the UFC’s roster, TUF season 12 fighter Cody McKenzie (pictured), recently announced his UFC release through his official twitter account. The Alaskan native went 3-4 while under the UFC”s employ, most recently dropping an unimpressive bout to Sam Stout on the UFC on FOX 9 card. Outside of his lackluster record,...

Mar 27, 2014 12:48 pm

Report: Aleks Emelianenko Accused Of Raping/Beating Housekeeper

Disturbing news coming out of Russia today. According to a report coming out of LifeNews.ru, one of MMA’s most beloved sons recently found himself in a heap of trouble surrounding some very gross and disgusting allegations of rape and physical abuse. Few details have emerged about the situation, but according to the Russian report, Aleksander...

Mar 27, 2014 12:30 pm

PHOTO’s | Johny Hendricks Surgery Before & After **EXTREMELY GRAPHIC**

Earlier this week, UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks went under the knife to repair a torn bicep. In a release by UFC Tonight, last night, we have some photo’s of the before and after of his open wound during surgery. It’s cool, but gross. You’ve been warned. BECAUSE OF THE GRAPHIC NATURE OF THESE IMAGES YOU...

Mar 27, 2014 11:58 am

Palhares Laughs Off Ground Threat Of WSOF Champ

This Saturday on NBC Sports, Rousimar Palhares, fights outside the UFC for the first time since 2007. In his WSOF debut, the former top UFC middleweight-turned-welterweight, fights newly minted promotional champion, Steve Carl. Carl boasts an impressive 21-3 record with the majority (nearly all) his wins coming by submission. It’s the perfect scenario for the...

Mar 27, 2014 11:22 am

Holly Holm Not Speaking Of Failed UFC Talks Until After Her Fight

Top MMA prospect and multi-time boxing champion, Holly Holm, was expected to have a smooth transition into the UFC. However, after failed negotiations with the UFC brass, she’s on the outs. Dana White says a deal with her is far off and recently stated that the UFC has zero interest in entertaining her signing. For...

Mar 27, 2014 10:28 am

Four Fighters Dropped From UFC’s Roster

“You win some, you lose some.” A statement that has a few different relevant meanings when discussing the UFC and it’s roster. On one-hand, the UFC is always bringing in the world’s top prospects. New Fighter signings are an almost weekly event over at the UFC headquarters. Usually though, whenever one man enters, another roster...

Mar 27, 2014 10:10 am

VIDEO | Ranger Up Blasts Bisping Hard – Bring Fake Bisping Back

Memories… Remember when Michael Bisping was so infuriated at Jorge Rivera that after he kicked his a$$ he started talking smack and spitting on cornermen? Well all that is back, and Tim Kennedy is looking to exploit those buttons, once again, through more Ranger Up videos. This strategy did not work for Rivera, but will...

Mar 27, 2014 10:01 am

VIDEO | Stitch Duran’s Perspective – WOW!

Jacob “Stitch” Duran is the most famous UFC and Boxing Cutman in the business. Since 2002 he has been wrapping hands and closing cuts in the UFC Octagon and I personally can’t remember an event without him. In boxing the Klitschko Brothers always fly him to Europe to work their corners and Sylvester Stallone puts...

Mar 27, 2014 9:52 am

PHOTO | ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ Poster

UFC officials have released the official ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ poster for their upcoming May event going down in Germany. ‘UFC Fight Night 41’ goes down on May 31, from Berlin’s O2 World Arena. As part of a UFC double-header, the Sonnen vs. Wanderlei fight card goes down on the same day...

Mar 27, 2014 9:43 am

Pettis vs. Melendez confirmed for end of year event

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis officially has an opponent set for his first title defense, Gilbert Melendez who will coach opposite Pettis on TUF 20 will step in the cage with Pettis in the UFC’s year end event which is likely to be on December 27th at UFC 182, however this has...

Mar 27, 2014 9:39 am

Three Time Boxing Champ, Ana Julaton, Makes Jump To MMA

Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton, the first Filipino-American female boxing champion, is reportedly thinking of competing in mixed martial arts (MMA). ONE Fighting Championship’s (ON FC) CEO Victor Cui said he won’t be surprised if Julaton, the former Women’s WBO Super Bantamweight champion, decides to test the waters, being a natural fighter. Women’s MMA has been...

Mar 27, 2014 9:31 am

WSOF To Stream Full Fight Cards On NBCSports.com

World Series of Fighting events, including the main events and undercard matches, will now be available to fans globally through a live stream on NBCSports.com. The announcement comes just in time for “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares,” which takes place March 29 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas....

Mar 27, 2014 9:11 am

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley In The Works

We now know who Johny Hendricks’ first title defense will be against. Kind of. MMA Junkie‘s Steven Marocco reports that Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley will square off during the UFC’s first trip to Canada this year (UFC174 in June), for a presumed number-one contender’s match. The fight makes sense not only on paper, but...