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Aug 19, 2014 3:43 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Ratings Top FS1 Viewership For The Week

UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. Saint Preux took place this past weekend from Bangor Maine, and the ratings are in. John Ourand Tweeted that the card did 735k viewers on the main card, and as a result topped the FS1 viewership charts for the week. The FOX Sports Live show following the event also...

Aug 19, 2014 3:38 pm

QUICK TWITT: Scott Coker Wishes Eddie Alvarez Success In The Future

Wish @Ealvarezfight success in all of his future efforts. Great competitor with a bright future & hope he kicks ass in his next stop — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) August 19, 2014 Since Coker Tweeted this, it was announced that Alvarez had been signed by the UFC and that he would fight Donald Cerrone at UFC...

Aug 19, 2014 3:31 pm

PHOTO | MacDonald And Saffiedine Staredown

Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine faced off for the first time in preparation for their bout at UFC Fight Night 54 on Fox Sports 1 on October 4th. Who do you have in this welterweight matchup?

Aug 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Josh Barnett Is In No Rush To Fight In The UFC Again

After winning the Metamoris heavyweight championship earlier this month, Josh Barnett says he’s in no rush to respond to Jared Rosholt’s callout and return to the UFC. His words: “It’s unusual for someone to actually call me out for once,” the former UFC heavyweight champion said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “But I...

Aug 19, 2014 3:23 pm

UFC Signs Eddie Alvarez, Alvarez vs. Cerrone Booked For UFC 178

After Bellator granted Eddie Alvarez his unconditional release from the promotion earlier today fans knew it was only a matter of time before the UFC signed Alvarez. Now it seems things are back to their original plans, with Eddie Alvarez meeting Donald Cerrone in the cage at UFC 178. Cerrone had a fight booked with...

Aug 19, 2014 3:14 pm

Update On War Machine Court Hearing From Earlier Today

Former Bellator MMA fighter War Machine had his day in court earlier today after being arrested and charged after beating and strangling his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and her friend Corey Taylor. ABCnews.go.com is reporting that War Machine told the judge in court today that he wont contest to transferring back to Las Vegas. TheVentura County...

Aug 19, 2014 3:01 pm

Hector Lombard’s Bizarre New Nickname

Hector Lombard, formerly known by the nickname Lightning, is now requesting fans to call him Hector “Showeather” Lombard. Check out his Facebook post on his official Facebook page. Post by Hector Lombard. Thoughts?

Aug 19, 2014 12:08 pm

BREAKING: Bellator Releases Eddie Alvarez Unconditionally

After a long back and forth battle with the promotion he fought for, Eddie Alvarez has been unconditionally released by Bellator. The Bellator champion was released by Bellator CEO Scott Coker earlier this morning. Earlier in the year it looked as if Alvarez would get his wish and he would be released, however Bellator exercised...

Aug 19, 2014 9:31 am

Georges St-Pierre Completes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominated a star studded lineup that included Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, and Eugenie Bouchard. Check it out: Post by Georges St-Pierre.

Aug 19, 2014 8:39 am

Ryan Bader Fought OSP With Recently Healed Broken Hand

In a main event that was criticized by many, including 205 pound kingpin Jon Jones, Ryan Bader defeated Ovince Saint Preux to a lackluster decision. Bader spoke to ArizonaSports.com about fighting OSP with a recently healed broken hand saying: “[The broken hand] does mess with you in camp,” said Bader to José Youngs for ArizonaSports.com....

Aug 19, 2014 8:25 am

Cung Le Still Wants Fight With Anderson Silva

When Anderson Silva was trying to decide who he wanted to defend his title against two years ago, he caused quite the commotion when he said he would like to defend the belt against Cung Le. Le only had 2 wins in the UFC in a total of 3 fights, and wasn’t ranked in the...

Aug 19, 2014 8:09 am

Anthony Rumble Johnson Wants Bader, Then Gustafsson

Anthony Johnson is on a crash course with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones if everything continues on the path it’s going. After defeating Phil Davis earlier in summer, Rumble continued his tear of the 205 pound division by knocking out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in July. He spoke with MMAJunkie about his hope for fighting Ryan...

Aug 19, 2014 7:44 am

War Machine Goes To Court Later Today

After being captured last week, ex-Bellator MMA fighter War Machine will get his day in court. War Machine was charged with: Battery with substantial bodily harm Battery by strangulation Battery resulting in substantial bodily harm constituting in domestic violence (2x) Open or gross lewdness Assault with a deadly weapon Coercion with the threat of force...

Aug 19, 2014 5:03 am

Larissa Pacheco Replaces Valerie Letourneau At FN 51

Jungle Fight champion Larissa Pacheo is set to make her UFC debut against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th from Brazil. Pacheco is undefeated in her professional MMA career with 10 wins. She will be riding a 3-fight win streak into her bout with Andrade, with all 3 wins ending in...

Aug 19, 2014 5:02 am

Eddie Alvarez Under Contract With Bellator, But “Lawyers Are Talking”

“They’re talking about a couple of different options. Right now, that’s where it is.” Asked to characterize the lawyers’ discussions, Coker said, “I don’t want to speculate as to what’s going to happen. But I know that they’re talking.” Coker spoke with MMAJunkie about Bellator’s current relationship with Champion Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez was trying to...