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Oct 8, 2014 6:06 pm

Cormier Replaces Fitch As AKA Team Captain

Longtime American Kickboxing Academy Team Captain, Jon Fitch, has left San Jose for a new life in Las Vegas. As such, he’s relinquished his title as captain, and Daniel Cormier has been voted in. D.C. is set to fight Jon Jones for the UFC light-heavyweight world title on January 3rd. The American Kickboxing Academy has...

Oct 8, 2014 5:59 pm

Rory MacDonald Gets Title Shot In Canada

Canada has its next shot at a UFC world title, and it comes in the form of the welterweight strap, once held by GSP. Montreal’s Rory MacDonald has been slated to face the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler II, and he gets to do it in his hometown. The Canadian Press broke the news today following...

Oct 8, 2014 5:34 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nova Scotia Boxing Authority has suspended 19 UFC Fight Night 54 fighters, following Saturday night’s ‘UFC Fight Night Halifax’ event. Five men got sidelined for six-months. The full list of medical suspensions is as follows:   Rory MacDonald: suspended seven days Tarec Saffiedine: suspended 45 days – concussion Raphael Assuncao: suspended seven days Bryan...

Oct 8, 2014 5:19 pm

Big John McCarthy Mistake Montage

Veteran MMA Ref, Big John McCarthy has seen his share of time inside the cage. Respected for his tenure in the sport, even Big John has fumbled a few times. Enjoy!

Oct 8, 2014 4:55 pm

Nick Jonas Walks Through Swanson’s Spinning Back Kick

Top UFC featherweight fighter, Cub Swanson has had the rare opportunity of training and working with Disney Pop Star Nick Jonas, of The Jonas Brothers. During their time together, and ahead of tonight’s new television series debut (Starring Nick Jonas as an MMA Fighter), the duo made some rough contact during training. Via the Desert...

Oct 8, 2014 4:29 pm

Cruz: ‘T.J. thinks it’s his, and it’s not, the belt’s mine’

“[The rivalry with Team Alpha Male] just goes back a long time, man. The truth is, I cut one head off and another one keeps popping up. So I’ve already realized in my head, I’m fighting these guys. If it’s all of them, OK, let’s do it. I have a good track record against their...

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

Oct 8, 2014 3:59 pm

Mayhem Miller Blasts Dana White With Inappropriate Personal Attack

Controversial MMA veteran, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is at it again, attacking the UFC boss via popular social network, twitter.com. Here it is: Rememba that diry girl of mine that gave you the clap and caused you marital probrems @danawhite? I hit it that weekend but wore a rubba haa — Ol' Dirty Bastard (@mayhemmiller) October...

Oct 8, 2014 3:15 pm

Royce Gracie Jumps Ship, Enlists With Bellator

Known simply as the pioneer of mixed martial arts, Royce Gracie is widely considered the most influential and important figure the sport has seen. Engaging in some of the most memorable fights in MMA history during his time with the UFC and PRIDE Fighting Championships, Gracie has now joined Bellator as an official brand ambassador...

Oct 8, 2014 12:19 pm

Anderson Silva Is Going TO KO Nick Diaz

“Anderson is finishing his healing process. He already started his camp and will be ready on January. Diaz is a good fighter, he once was world champion at Strikeforce and a top contender in his division. Nick is ready for a five round fight and Anderson has to knock him out. Anderson will do it,...

Oct 8, 2014 12:04 pm

Expert: ‘Cung Le Test Useless Because UFC Did It Wrong’

“I think (the test done by the UFC) is useless. I wouldn’t pay any attention to it all.” “The only people who can do HGH testing properly are those who are running WADA labs, and have the reagents supplied by WADA. That works. That’s what any sport testing for HGH, that’s legitimate and is useful,...

Oct 8, 2014 11:44 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza undergoes successful surgery

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza recently underwent his second elbow surgery of the year, and it was a success! According to his manager Gilberto Faria (via MMAFighting), Souza underwent a successful two-hour surgery on Tuesday, performed by Dr. Rickson de Moraes and Dr. Bruno Lobo Brandao at Hospital São Lucas in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Souza...

Oct 8, 2014 11:36 am

TUF Brazil 4 Targets Lightweights, Bantamweights

TUF Brazil season 4 is set to feature both bantamweight and lightweight fighters. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. The Third season of TUF Brazil has yet to air, but while that shows broadcast progresses, UFC officials will be in the midst of taping the reality show’s fourth season. Tryouts for TUF Brazil season...

Oct 8, 2014 11:32 am

Jim Ross: ‘Scary-looking’ Brock Lesnar could make octagon return in 2015

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will have an opportunity to return to the sport of MMA (if he so chooses), this after his current WWE contract expires in the Spring of 2015. The current WWE champion is now 37-years-old and has not fought since December of 2011, where he lost...

Oct 8, 2014 11:30 am

Invicta & Tuff-N-Uff Team Up – Two To Win Multi-Fight Invicta Contracts

Jeff Meyer and Shannon Knapp, leaders of two highly respected, nationally recognized mixed martial arts organizations, Tuff-N-Uff and Invicta Fighting Championship, respectively, today announced that they are joining forces to award two female “Future Stars of MMA” a coveted multi-fight Invicta FC contract. Meyer and Knapp confirmed that four female featherweights and four female lightweights...

Oct 8, 2014 11:25 am

QUICK TWITT | McMann vs. Tate In The Works

A battle between two former title challengers is apparently in the works between Sara McMann and Miesha Tate. The Olympic Silver Medalist, McMann has been lobbying for a shot at Tate since her last UFC outing. Here’s her update: One step closer to the fight with @MieshaTate!! hopefully i can announce it soon!! @ufc @seanshelby...

Oct 8, 2014 11:20 am

Masvidal Pounds Donuts Waiting For A Cowboy

A lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal and has been agreed to through the twitterverse, however, it’s only preliminary. The UFC Brass still needs to make the deal happen, so in the meantime… Pigging out til I get word on cowboy pic.twitter.com/wHSiUPPjZ5 — Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) October 5, 2014