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Mar 21, 2014 7:54 am

Barnatt On McGregor: ‘You don’t have to represent the sport badly’

I’m starting to wonder if there’s anyone left in the UFC who doesn’t have some level of drama going on with Connor McGregor. Luke Barnatt, a member of The Ultimate Fighter 17 roster, recently sat down with Jonathan Shrager of MMA.TV and spoke about his issues with McGregor, as well as his fantastic start to his...

Mar 20, 2014 9:55 pm

GSP Still Contemplating Anderson Silva Superfight

“There were conversations before but they were talking about me going up at 185. I weigh 190 pounds, the guy weighs 230 pounds when he is off season. I’m 190 pounds off season. Right now I’m 195 at maximum. My friends saw him and he is now 230, 235. I know people who know him....

Mar 20, 2014 7:55 pm

Anderson Silva Says He Won’t Return in 2014

Dana White has hinted that it would happen, but Anderson Silva says otherwise. Despite showing rapid gains since suffering a broken leg in his December fight with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Silva has now gone on record that 2014 will not see the return of “The Spider.” “These rumors that I’ll fight at UFC...

Mar 20, 2014 1:52 pm

Joe Rogan Praises ‘TRT Vitor’ – “Sad” To See Him Go

“He (Dan Henderson) fought TRT Vitor. TRT Vitor … when we go down over eras, of the greatest most impressive fighters, there’s going to be a part of me that is sad, that TRT Vitor has to come down to an end. It’s a part of me that’s very sad. I mean, I see the...


Mar 20, 2014 12:40 pm

Jose Aldo expects Mendes rematch next, says Pettis talks more than he fights

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) recently spoke to MMAjunkie through an intepreter, where he discussed his possible move to 155-pounds, as well as a potential fight with lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. “Anthony Pettis talks a lot,” Aldo told MMAjunkie. “He goes to the media and says that he’ll fight me in any...

Mar 20, 2014 12:00 pm

Ludwig Shocked Team Alpha Male Departure Went Public

Last night we learned that, Team Alpha Male, one of the most successful teams in MMA, is losing their head coach. On Fox Sports 1’s ‘UFC Tonight’ show, the broadcast team announced that Duane Ludwig is set to leave the Sacramento fight teams side in favor of something new. In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, Ludwig...

Mar 20, 2014 11:47 am

Munoz vs. Mousasi Set For Headliner In Berlin

The UFC’s return trip to Germany just got its headliner. A middleweight bout between Mark Munoz (pictured) and Gegard Mousasi. UFC officials announced the bout this morning. ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ is set to go down on May 31st from the O2 World Berlin in Germany. The event marks the UFC’s third...

Mar 20, 2014 11:28 am

Rich Franklin Turns Down Cincinnati Bout Against ‘Lil Nog’

Former UFC middleweight champion and Cincinnati resident, Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin, hasn’t seen the inside of The Octagon since his 2012 first round KO loss to Cung Le. Since then, Franklin, has been enjoying life on the sidelines and mixing up juice cocktails in LA, as part of a new business venture he owns, called, Zelin...

Mar 20, 2014 11:17 am

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Looking Strong, Flipping Tire (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva looking pretty much fully...

Mar 20, 2014 11:07 am

PHOTO | ‘UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida’ Official Poster

The UFC 173 official poster just got a facelift with the removal of Vitor Belfort from the show’s main event. UFC officials recently released this newer version of the pre-fight event flyer, featuring Machida and Weidman dressed in war paint. Check it:

Mar 20, 2014 10:29 am

Henderson: ‘TRT has nothing to do with my fighting skills’

“I don’t think TRT has anything to do with my skills as a fighter. I think I get sick a little bit less and have a little more energy. I don’t lay on the couch as much when I’m on TRT, but it’s not the reason I’ve done as well as I’ve done in the...

Mar 20, 2014 10:12 am

Ratings Report: UFC 170 Pulls Low PPV Buys, Brings Rousey’s Draw Into Question

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Mar 20, 2014 10:05 am

Bellator Champ Newton: ‘Bellator Will Surpass The UFC’

“I just see Bellator definitely surpassing UFC. It’s already happening. [The UFC] is not very personable with the fighters. They don’t really have the fans understanding what the fighters went through, understanding their camps. I think Bellator does that very well. They really follow the fighters, so it makes the fans fall in love more...

Mar 20, 2014 9:59 am

Hendo: Brazilian fans say I’m going to die

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson earned “Fight of the Year” honors back in 2011, for their 5-round war that took place at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. After 25-minutes of non-stop action, Hendo got the judges nod in what many people deem to be the greatest fight in mixed martial arts history. Since losing...

Mar 20, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Lombard Already Up To 213 Pounds From 170 Last Weekend

As part of the welterweight-heavy UFC 171 event last weekend, Hector Lombard made a win over Jake Shields look easy. The former Bellator middleweight champion, seems to have found a new spark in the UFC’s 170 pound division and he’s making weight, seemingly, with no issue. surprising enough, the American Top Team fighter, lost a...

Mar 20, 2014 8:36 am

Holly Holm On Failed UFC Talks: ‘ One Day At A Time, The Cards Will Unfold’

Up until last night Holly Holm was widely considered one of the hottest prospects in women’s MMA. So much so, that many already linked her to a potential title fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. Unfortunately for fight fans, her management blew the deal with the UFC brass and she is stuck, for the foreseeable future,...

Mar 20, 2014 7:57 am

Royce Gracie: Rener & Ryron Are Misrepresenting Jiu Jitsu

In the greatest of all fantasy worlds, anyone can become of Gracie Jiu Jitsu black belt simply by having money in a Paypal and an internet connection. They could teach others, and fight others with the knowledge that they have been trained like the best GJJ black belts in the world, without leaving their living...

Mar 20, 2014 7:53 am

Tyrone Woodley Would be “Furious” at Nick Diaz Title Shot

With the number one contender spot in the UFC Welterweight division still up for grabs, Tyrone Woodley, who most recently defeated Carlos Condit, took to the MMA Hour to make his case for the next title shot. While he acknowledges that other fighters in the division all have at least a somewhat valid claim to...

Mar 20, 2014 6:00 am

PHOTO | UFC’s Australian Octagon Girl Poses Topless in Maxim

Australia’s very own UFC Ring Card Girl, Kahili Blundell, graces the cover of Maxim Magazine in this April’s issue, and only days after our American beauty, Brittney Palmer, shows us her goods in Fitness Gurls Magazine! (Click here to see Brittney Palmer) Get the full scoop on our dazzling ring girl from Down Under, including...

Mar 19, 2014 9:34 pm

Dana White: No Cyborg Deal, No Carano Deal, Not Interested In Holly Holm

The list of female title challengers got shorter this evening following UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Since Ronda’s quick win over Sarah McMann last month, rumors have tied her to everyone from Holly Holm to Gina Carano. UFC on FOX correspondent, Ariel Helwani, cleared the air during tonight’s broadcast. Here’s what he said: “I...

Mar 19, 2014 8:38 pm

Serra Calls For MacDonald vs. Lombard Title Eliminator

The UFC’s welterweight division has never looked so promising. With GSP out of the picture, the list of potential challengers for new champ, Johny Hendricks, has grown substantially. Everyone wants their shot and Matt Serra, who played co-host tonight on ‘UFC Tonight’ this evening, offered up his thoughts. Check it: “This was nuts. Robbie Lawler...

Mar 19, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan OnThe Evolution Of The MMA Fighter

UFC commentator, Joe Rogan, discusses that special spark in some athletes that allows them to succeed inside the UFC’s Octagon. The clip is an outtake from Conor McGregor’s upcoming documentary. Enjoy!

Mar 19, 2014 7:54 pm

Hendricks: ‘Robbie Tougher Fight Than GSP’

During an appearance on UFC Tonight, newly minted champion Johny Hendricks, took some time out to discuss some items coming out of last weekend’s pay-per-view headliner. Check it: Johny Hendricks on who was a tougher fight, Lawler or GSP: “As of right now, Robbie. He has power. You can’t take it lightly. Every punch could...

Mar 19, 2014 7:45 pm

Confirmed: Condit Tore ACL In UFC 171 Bout

Last weekend’s UFC 171 co-main event between, Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley, ended prematurely when Condit fell to the mat suffering from an injured knee. (Replay HERE) Up until tonight, we had no clue what the diagnosis was, but now in a statement on UFC Tonight, it appears as if he tore the ACL. Here it...