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Feb 26, 2014 3:13 pm

QUICK TWITT | Nate Diaz Asks Dana White To Be Released From His UFC Contract

Fan favorite UFC lightweight, Nathan Diaz, has just asked his boss to let him go. I don’t know why, but it might have something to do with the new payday Gilbert Melendez received in the wake of his free-agency. Making Nate realize his true income potential abroad. Here’s the tweet. We will keep you posted...

Feb 26, 2014 3:05 pm

Cast announced for “TUF: Brazil 3”

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva are currently serving as coaches on the third season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.” The bitter rivals are set to meet in the headlining bout of a yet to be announced UFC event on May 31 in Brazil. “TUF Brazil 3” airs exclusively on Fight Pass in the United States, and features competitors in the...

Feb 26, 2014 2:14 pm

NSAC: We would really have to look at licensing Cris Cyborg at 135

Invicta FC Featherweight Champion, Cris Cyborg, recently made headlines when she announced her plans to drop down to 135-pounds in order to retire current UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Here is Cyborg’s official media statement that she made on Friday: “I am looking for a payday to retire you like I did Gina Carano,” said Justino. “But to show it’s...

Feb 26, 2014 2:10 pm

Wineland vs. Eduardo set for UFC FN 40

By Evan Stoumbelis Fan favorite Eddie Wineland is now set to face Brazilian Johnny Eduardo on the main card of UFC Fight Night 40 which takes place May 10th in Cincinnati. Wineland bounced back from his title loss to Renan Barao by knocking out Yves Jabouin on Chicago’s UFC on Fox card. Eduardo on the...


Feb 26, 2014 1:30 pm

Childhood Bullies Nearly Lead To Uriah Halls Suicide

Uriah Hall was bullied as a child and it got pretty bad for the UFC middleweight. It’s hard to believe that one of the UFC’s most skilled strikers could have been pushed by bullies to the point of suicide, but in a recent interview with FOX Sports, Hall expressed just that. It kind of makes...

Feb 26, 2014 1:19 pm

PHOTO’s | UFC Gals Showing Off Their ‘Assets’ – Is This The New Norm?

In a sport so filled with manly, testosterone driven action it’s hard to fathom much else taking up our headlines. You have the fighters who provide the action, the executives who give us the drama and the ring-card girls for that splash of femininity most men appreciate between blood baths. But times are changing. The...

Feb 26, 2014 12:57 pm

Nick Diaz: “I’m a better stand-up fighter than Anderson Silva.”

“A lot of the fan base can conceive why I’d be a good fight for either guy (Lawler or Hendricks). Either one of these fights would be a good fight for me. I’m the No. 1 draw in this weight division, that’s just the way it is. I win by submissions, knockouts. There’s guys ranked...

Feb 26, 2014 12:40 pm

GSP: ‘Rory Deserves Next Title Shot, He Will Be Champion’

“I do believe Rory deserves the next title shot. I think he deserves it, and I do believe Rory will be champion. The loss to Robbie Lawler made Rory a far more experienced and skilled martial artist. He has all the tools to be champion. I think he actually beat Lawler, who is one of...

Feb 26, 2014 11:41 am

Zingano Camp Says Cat Could Be Ready By June To Face Rousey

It seems as if the stars are starting to align for top UFC bantamweight, Cat Zingano. After losing her TUF coaching stint and title shot due to injury she also was forced to  endure the very unfortunate and untimely death of her husband. Now on the mend, both physically and emotionally, her manager Ed Soares,...

Feb 26, 2014 9:49 am

Rockhold: Bisping Is Going To Pay For His Comments

“He doesn’t really want to say anything. That was it for me. Say you’re sorry. You had your opportunity, face-to-face, in the first time I’d seen him. He just kind of walked by me and didn’t say anything. Then he saw my friend in the parking lot and he’s like, ‘I hope Luke’s not still...

Feb 26, 2014 8:59 am

ESPN Feature Details UFC’s Troubling Involvement In TRT

Dan Henderson, Frank Mir, Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen, Bigfoot Silva, Ben Rothwell and countless more UFC fighters are all relying on the heavily controversial and easily obtainable, Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), while in competition to help them perform inside the cage. Its an epidemic that ESPN is kind of throwing the UFC under the bus...

Feb 26, 2014 8:15 am

Thiago Silva’s Bond Hearing Set For Next Week

  Next week, Thiago Silva will have one of the most important meetings of his life.   If I had said that sentence just a month ago, you would probably assume I meant a meeting with Dana White, to discuss some big-fight opportunity coming Silva’s way. But unfortunately for Silva, that’s not the case – the...

Feb 26, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White: ‘I Want Every Dime Of That [Bonus Money] To Go Out The Door.’

Dana White is quite the polarizing figure, in the world of mixed martial arts. You either like his style, or you hate his attitude. He can be brash. He can be rude. He can be vulgar, bluntly honest, and vitriolic with his statements, if you get him upset. But this is a man who spent the last decade,...

Feb 26, 2014 8:13 am

Bart Palaszewski Officially Announces Retirement

Bart Palaszewski, 30-year-old former WEC and UFC competitor, has officially announced his retirement. After a 36-17 MMA career spanning a total of 12 years, Palaszewski began dropping hints about his decision to hang up the gloves on twitter. It's about that time! Want to thank @VFDMarketing @ufc @teamcurranmma @SuckerPunchEnt all my fans but I'm officially...

Feb 26, 2014 8:12 am

UFC Announces Multiple Fights for UFC FN 39

While initially fairly quiet on the company’s return to Abu Dhabi, with only a few fights rumored, the UFC today announced a plethora of fights. As previously reported, the card is headlined by Antonio Nogueira vs Roy Nelson, with a co-main event of Clay Guida vs Tatsuya Kawajiri. The full card, according to the press...

Feb 25, 2014 7:16 pm

PHOTO | ‘TUF Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy’ Official UFC Poster

UFC officials have just released the official event poster for the upcoming ‘TUF Nations Finale’ event. The Fight Night Card is set to go down on April 16th from the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Michael Bisping returns against Tim Kennedy in the evening’s five round main event set at middleweight.

Feb 25, 2014 6:59 pm

Season 10 Bellator Middleweight Tournament Set With Marshall, Cramer, Cooper & Grove

Bellator will host its first four-man middleweight tournament beginning March 28th from Utah’s Maverik Center as Brett Cooper will battle Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove in the semifinal round, while Doug “The Rhino” Marshall will clash with American Top Team’s Dan “Cosmo” Cramer April 4th from the Reno Events Center. Both fights will be featured on...

Feb 25, 2014 6:53 pm

Pettis Opens Up As A Favorite Over Melendez

Reigning UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has opened as the favorite in his first title defense. Pettis will coach opposite Gilbert Melendez for “The Ultimate Fighter 20” and the two will meet at a later date. According to bestfightodds.com, Pettis stands at -190 while Melendez is at +150. “The Ultimate Fighter 20″ begins filming in...