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Jan 16, 2014 5:30 pm

Johny Hendricks: A Hyrbid of Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture?

“I looked up to Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture. Two wrestlers who made it work for them. They were two completely different fighters. One was a stand-up guy, one was a control-type fighter. What I learned, if you can mesh the two, you can be an amazing fighter. Control, but have the Chuck Liddell mantra...

Jan 16, 2014 4:28 pm

With Win Over Faber, Renan Barao Tops White’s P4P List

With Anderson Silva and GSP out of the mix there aren’t many UFC fighters deserving of the pound-for-pound accolade. Jon Jones and Cain Velasquez come to mind as suitable replacements, but the UFC boss is leaning towards his bantamweight champion, Renan Barao. Outside of his professional debut, Barao hasn’t lost a bout in 32 straight...

Jan 16, 2014 12:40 pm

Rockhold: Bisping needs to pay for past comments

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night fans got to see Luke Rockhold live up to the promise and hype we expected as he dropped Costas Phillippou with a liver kick in the first round. Rockhold spoke to Jon Anik after the fight and called out Vitor Belfort, saying he wants a rematch. Later, Rockhold went on...

Jan 16, 2014 6:41 am

Dana White: ‘Me and Brock Talk, Return Possible’

“Me and Brock talk. I said recently Brock feels like … he said he has some regrets with MMA because he wasn’t healthy. He was going through those stomach problems the whole time he was here. So he has regrets.” “It’s interesting. He became champion with diverticulitis. What would he have done without it? From...

Jan 16, 2014 6:29 am

Yoel Romero Denies ‘$hitty’ Rumors From UFC Fight Night

In one of the more immature running around our sport, fans seem to believe that UFC middleweight, Yoel Romero, ‘sharted’ in his fight shorts during last night’s UFC Fight Night 35 event. This rumor isn’t to be confused with the recent camera man number 4 farting scandal, but is as equally preposterous for me to...

Jan 15, 2014 9:45 pm

Registration Open For Gracie Nationals Los Angeles

Just a quick reminder for our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors. Registration is now open for the January 25-26 event, which is taking place at this year’s Fit Expo in Los Angeles, California. For more information, or to register visit, Gracietournaments.com

Jan 15, 2014 9:14 pm

Dana White on GSP: If You Wanna Be a Man, Say it To Our Face

It was recently reported that Dana White had cut off all communicationwith the former UFC Welterweight Champion. Since then, St. Pierre has relied on interviews to let his voice be heard. He accused the Ultimate Fighting Championship of not drug testing their fighters enough citing that as one of the reasons he left. In the...

Jan 15, 2014 8:28 pm

Fight Night 35 Bonus Report: Romero, Brunson, Miller and Rockhold Get Paid

Submission of the Night: Cole Miller Cole Miller hasn’t won a bonus since his ‘SOTN’ in 2010 at UFC Fight Night 22. We saw Cole Miller return to form tonight as he displayed dominance in every aspect of tonight’s bout. When he was standing with Sam Sicilia, he would keep him at bay with his...

Jan 15, 2014 6:56 pm

Fight Night 35 Results: Rockhold Crumbles Philippou with Body Kick in Round 1

Luke Rockhold predicted he would win by utilizing his attacks to the body, and he couldn’t have been anymore spot on. Albeit short, Rockhold’s performance in the first round was impressive. His ability to change levels in his attack is what led to Constantinos Philippou to some confusion when it came to blocking shots. Philippou...

Jan 15, 2014 6:34 pm

Fight Night 35 Results: Tavares Upsets Larkin in a Fight that Goes the Distance

Tonight’s co-main event was another example of how UFC’s official rankings are irrelevant. Unranked Brad Tavares outworked and outclassed #13 Lorenz Larkin en route to a unanimous decision victory. Brad Tavares was able to neutralize Lorenz Larkin’s power throughout the fight by constantly pushing forward and pressing him against the fence. He also implemented leg...

Jan 15, 2014 5:27 pm

Fight Night 35 Results: Romero Finishes Brunson by way of TKO in Round 3

These middleweights did not shy away from throwing fight-ending shots. It is known that Romero has knockout power, but what was unexpected was the fact that Brunson would be able to take the world-class wrestler down multiple times. He even slammed him late in the third round. Brunson would get the best of Romero in...

Jan 15, 2014 4:56 pm

Fight Night 35 Results: Moraga Defeats Ortiz, Picks Up Split Decision Victory

A lot of people questioned this bout when it was signed due to the rankings. John Moraga is number four while Dustin Ortiz is ranked number fifteen. Ortiz was quick to remind Moraga that numbers do not mean much in the octagon as he opened up the fight with a big right hand. Ortiz proceeded...