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Oct 22, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/20/14

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 UFC.com Insider Forrest Griffin discuss the upcoming Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre’s possible return and more.

Oct 22, 2014 5:00 am

Kampmann: ‘I don’t see myself fighting anytime soon’

Team Alpha Male’s new head coach, Martin Kampmann, isn’t shutting the door on a return to the Octagon, but he’s not committing to one either. In a recent interview with Submission Radio, the UFC welterweight stated, “You know never say never, but I can’t see myself fighting anytime soon,That’s for sure.” You can listen to...

Oct 21, 2014 6:43 pm

Conor McGregor Promises Tea-Bagging Of Chad Mendes

“I am the number one contender, it’s that simple. I hold the key to the biggest gate, the biggest attendance, to football stadiums. I’m not holding back, I’m not sitting and waiting. We have spoken with Dana, Lorenzo and Uncle Frank. When you have that backing, you have control.” During a recent stint on BT...

Oct 21, 2014 6:28 pm

REPLAY! Even Bellator Says Bradley Held Down Josh Neer

Take that Big John! The admin responsible for Bellator MMA’s Youtube account has indeed called last Friday’s main event winner, Paul Bradley, a lay-and-prayer. Well… Kind of. (See screencap/youtube video title above) Here’s the actual highlights from the event:

Oct 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Velasquez Injured, Hunt Steps Up For Werdum Interim Title Fight On 3-Weeks Notice

The UFC”s debut in Mexico just took a heavyweight hit to its sold-out event. According to the UFC’s official twitter account, the UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has pulled out of UFC 180, due to injury. BREAKING: Velasquez injured. Werdum vs Hunt new UFC 180 main event Full Story: http://t.co/MqgJLcfbhD pic.twitter.com/RhNBaVtVJT — UFC (@ufc) October 22,...

Oct 21, 2014 6:02 pm

Jose Aldo: Mendes striking has not evolved

UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo knows very well that the man he fights this weekend for a second time, Chad Mendes, has won four of his past five contests via knockout or TKO. But those statistics haven’t made Aldo a believer in “Money’s” striking skills, as he told Combate (via Bloody Elbow) in a recent...

Oct 21, 2014 4:58 pm

TAKE BACKS! Cung Le Cleared Of All Charges, UFC Rescinds Suspension

At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters on the card. Additionally, UFC requested the laboratory to test blood samples from 4 fighters for human growth hormone (HGH), erythropoietin (EPO) and testosterone. One of the athletes who...

Oct 21, 2014 4:20 pm

Jose Aldo: ‘Fighters Make Millions For The UFC, Where’s Our Cut?’

“I ask for financial valorization not only for me, some other fighters should have too. We give a lot for the company. I’ve seen this happening in the past, athletes were highly valued, and the company was not that big. Today, the company is very large and athletes devalued.” “If you’re fighting well, you are...

Oct 21, 2014 4:10 pm

Carwin: One-Dimensional Lesnar Needs To Stay Retired

“I basically almost died in that fight. In the second round, anybody could have tripped me and landed on me. He’s not coming back. I don’t even know why he would have the desire. He’s not going to improve the part of his game he needs to improve in that short (amount) of time. The...

Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm

Conor McGregor would rather keep busy than wait for a title shot

Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier at September’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas. Following his win over “The Diamond”, the brash young Irishman proclaimed himself the divisions number one contender, a notion that UFC president Dana White seems to agree with. McGregor will be...

Oct 21, 2014 3:32 pm

Chael Sonnen Wants “To Regain The Trust And The Respect of The Public”

“What Chael’s hoping for is to regain the trust and the respect of the public. He’s not concerned about his paycheck. He’s a hard-working guy. He’s capable. “What he wants to do is be a part of the industry that he loves and that he helped build to a large degree. He’s been a focal...

Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 21, 2014 2:00 pm

Chan Sung Jung Thinks Mandatory Two Year Layoff May Help His Career

The news that UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung would be out of the octagon for at least two years due to South Korea’s mandatory military enlistment law was a bit of a surprise, unless you’re Chan Sung Jung. He spoke with MMAFighting.com on Monday about the news and his career. “The Korean Zombie” appears...

Oct 21, 2014 1:51 pm

Coach: Vitor Belfort Looks Brilliant Post-TRT

“[Belfort’s] doing brilliantly right now. He’s ready. He could fight within four weeks if he had to. This is a man who makes sacrifices to be at his very best. I love the fact that he’s off the TRT program just to get that out of his conversation, but the diet, the meal plan, it...