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Sep 17, 2014 8:07 pm

TUF 20 Results: Joanne Calderwood Defeats Emily Kagan

In the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter 20, #2 ranked Joanne Calderwood took on #15 ranked Emily Kagan. In the first round both fighters looked hesitant to exchange, with Calderwood landing a high volume of leg kicks throughout the first minute of the round. As the round went on there were brief exchanges that...

Sep 17, 2014 5:12 pm

Chris Weidman Working On Footwork

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 180 fight against Vitor Belfort in December. To get ready for the fight, Weidman can be seen in this video working on his footwork. By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 5:02 pm

PHOTO | Duane Ludwig Gets Sandwich Named For Him

Former head coach of Team Alpha Male, and the mastermind behind TJ Dillashaw’s dominant upset over Renan Barao, was honored with his own sandwich at Brother’s BBQ in Colorado. Check it out: By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 4:49 pm

Tecia Torres Fought Randa Markos Injured

Last season was the premier of TUF 20, a groundbreaking season that would crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. The first fight of the show was between #3 ranked Tecia Torres of Team Melendez, and #14 ranked Randa Markos of Team Pettis. The injury didn’t occur during training however, it happened while the coaches...

Sep 17, 2014 4:41 pm

NAC To Address Jones-Cormier Brawl At Hearing Next Tuesday

Last month when Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier took the stage to have a staredown for the first time, a fight ensued. The brawl saw Jones throw UFC exec Dave Sholler aside before engaging Cormier in a brawl that ended with Jones on top, throwing punches at Cormier. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight, that...

Sep 17, 2014 4:33 pm

Jim Ross Prepares For MMA Broadcasting Debut

Longtime WWE commentator Jim Ross, known as J.R. for short, is gearing up for his debut into the world of Mixed Martial Arts commentating. JR was released from his contract by the WWE over a year ago, and has made public his desire to call MMA fights. BattleGrounds MMA gave Ross the opportunity, and invited...

Sep 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Dhiego Lima Returns To The Octagon At UFC Fight Night 56

After a brutal first round KO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 finale, Dhiego Lima will return to the Octagon on November 8th in Brazil against Pawel Pawlak Lima is 9-3 in his professional MMA career. As one of the most promising prospects on TUF 19, Lima fought his way to the finale...

Sep 17, 2014 4:01 pm

TUF 20 Premier Draws Nearly 3 Million Viewers

FoxSports has sent out a press release regarding the TUF 20 premier ratings from last week, and the numbers are overwhelming. The historic season premiere of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: A CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED delivered a viewership knockout for FOX Sports. The new season of Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) storied reality series delivered FOX Sports...

Sep 17, 2014 3:56 pm

Ronda Rousey Talks Cyborg Matchup

In the above interview, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke about the pain of losing, and about why she would beat Cris Cyborg if the two ever fought. Shoutout to Erik Engelhart for sending us this video. By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Melendez Responds To Alvarez’ Trash Talking

Gilbert Melendez fired back at Eddie Alvarez today after Alvarez had quite a strong reaction to Melendez comments that Alvarez had lost the spring in his step. Melendez fired back at Alvarez via MMAJunkie Radio today saying: “Lately, I’ve seen him fight, and again, I think he lost his (step), and he’s been off my...

Sep 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Fedor Shuts Down Comeback Talk: “I’m Done Fighting”

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Over the course of his 12 year Mixed Martial Arts career, Fedor fought many of the world’s top fighters while under the Pride banner. Recently Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke about the possibility of a superfight...

Sep 17, 2014 2:59 pm

QUICK TWITT: Machida vs. Dollaway Set For UFC FN 58

Fresh off a 5-round war against Chris Weidman at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida will be stepping into the Octagon against C.B. Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil. The UFC announced this bout on Twitter, using UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to break the news. .@RondaRousey confirma: @lyotomachidafw encara @cbdollaway no #UFCBarueri (20/12)....

Sep 17, 2014 10:50 am

MMA Veteran Retires Following Tragic Death Of Mother

MMA veteran Jorge Gurgel has retired from MMA after losing his mother to a tragic accident last month. On August 29th at 2 p.m. Gurgel’s mother departed the Apple store with her newly resotred iPad and headed home to finish packing her suitcases and head to the airport to head to Ireland, where she would...

Sep 17, 2014 10:37 am

UFC Releases Francis Carmont

Former top 10 UFC middleweight Francis Carmont has announced that he has been cut from the UFC after losing to Thales Leites. Carmont made the announcement to his fans via Facebook: Post by Francis Carmont. By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 10:24 am

UFC Seeking Replacement For Robert Whiteford Against Dennis Siver

The UFC is currently shopping for a replacement for Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 to step in against Dennis Siver. MMAJunkie confirmed Whiteford’s withdrawal with a source close to Whiteford, however no reason for the withdrawal was given. The fight will serve as Dennis Siver’s first bout back to the Octagon after serving...

Sep 17, 2014 10:18 am

Rin Nakai vs. Miesha Tate Extended Preview

Two time women’s bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate will be stepping back into the Octagon this Saturday against Japan’s 16-0 Rin Nakai in a highly anticipated matchup. To get fight fans ready for UFC Fight Night 52, the UFC has compiled an extended preview of this bout, which takes an in depth look at both...

Sep 17, 2014 10:05 am

Jenna Jameson On VH1 ‘Couples Therapy’

Jenna Jameson, former pornstar, and ex-wife of UFC Hall Of Fame member Tito Ortiz appeared on VH1’s show ‘couples therapy’ along with her boyfriend, Syndicate MMA owner, John Wood. Get More: Couples Therapy By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 9:54 am

Rousey Believes Rose Namajunas Is TUF 20’s “Next Ronda Rousey”

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White said that the promotion found “The next Ronda Rousey” on TUF 20. Rousey believes that the fighter White was talking about, is 2-1 Rose Namajunas. Rousey spoke with media members in Brazil about her pick. “I definitely think it’s Rose Namajunas. I called it from the very beginning....