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Oct 29, 2013 1:35 pm

POLL | Did Bellator Make The Right Call By Canceling PPV & Thinning Down Card?

  Last Friday we learned that Tito Ortiz was pulling out of his main event fight against Rampage Jackson in what was to serve as the Bellator promotions pay-per-view debut. Instead of opting to book a replacement opponent on just one-weeks notice, the good folks over at Bellator decided to thin down the card and...


Oct 29, 2013 11:41 am

Rosi Sexton and Joe Rogan bump heads (and brains) on Twitter

  At UFC 166, Cain Velasquez put on an MMA clinic, battering, bruising and completely dominating former champ Junior dos Santos, on his way to a fifth round TKO victory. It was a fight which was so violent, so vicious, that dos Santos believed the fifth round TKO had actually transpired in the second round… leading...

Oct 29, 2013 11:41 am

Diego Sanchez Says Melvin Guillard’s Lies ‘Make Him Look Stupid’

  Following a likely candidate for Fight of the Year between Diego Sanchez (pictured) and Gilbert Melendez at UFC 166, Melvin Guillard took to Twitter to say that he would drop either one of the fighters.  Diego Sanchez has responded, calling Guillard a liar and turning the argument around on the former Jackson’s MMA fighter,...

Oct 29, 2013 11:03 am

Robert Drysdale Denied a License to Fight at UFC 167 Due To Elevated Testosterone Levels

It seems that Robert Drysdale’s much-anticipated UFC debut will again have to wait. The former jiu-jitsu world champion Drysdale was set to fight Cody Donovan on the Nov. 16 UFC 167 card, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission has denied him a license to fight. Drysdale took an out-of-competition drug test, and was flagged for...

Oct 29, 2013 10:53 am

QUICK TWITT | Tito Ortiz Shows Off X-Rays of Fractured Neck

‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ Tito Ortiz, single-handedly destroyed Bellator’s aspirations at a pay-per-view event. After a heavy dose of media promotions, Tito finally let the cat out of the bag last week that he had a fractured neck and will be unable to compete against Rampage Jackson at Bellator 106. Based on the timeline...

Oct 29, 2013 10:36 am

Lyoto Machida Wants Fight With Vitor Belfort Next

Making a successful debut at middleweight, Lyoto Machida (pictured, left) plans to continue marching through the division’s top fighters.  The former UFC light heavyweight champion knocked out Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night 30 just days ago, and he is already looking to Vitor Belfort (pictured, right) as the ‘best option’ for his next opponent....

Oct 29, 2013 10:34 am

Diego Sanchez wants to humble ‘pipsqueak’ McGregor | UFC NEWS

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez just fought in arguably one of the best fights, in the very least, of the year, in his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Melendez. Sanchez is known for his relentless fighting style and when speaking with MMA Hour, he used the same approach when commenting on Irish featherweight Conor McGregor. McGregor,...

Oct 29, 2013 10:19 am

Kawajiri Eyes Swanson As Opponent In UFC Debut

New UFC signee and top Japanese import, Tatsuya Kawajiri, is not looking for an easy path in his climb up the UFC ladder. The Asian star has his eyes set on a top 3 featherweight opponent for his debut in what would be a potential matchup for revenge. The signing of Kawajiri was made public...

Oct 29, 2013 10:00 am

POLL RESULTS | Should Cain vs. JDS Have Been Stopped Sooner?

After a historic UFC 166 event that saw Cain Velasquez batter former champ, Junior dos Santos for nearly five straight rounds, the MMA world was split in half. Dana White, Joe Rogan and members of the media along with fans alike thought their fight for the UFC’s heavyweight title should have been stopped around the...

Oct 29, 2013 9:41 am

Ben Henderson wants to fight Rafael Dos Anjos next

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson (19-3 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has not fought since losing his title to Anthony Pettis at UFC 164 in August. After suffering his first loss in two years at the hands of “Showtime,” which ended his seven-fight win streak, “Smooth” wants a bout that will get him closer to...

Oct 28, 2013 4:54 pm

Cole Miller: Conor McGregor is UFC Show Pony and way into Ireland

Following Cole Miller’s unanimous decision win over Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 30, Miller decided to use his post-fight octagon interview to call out “European fighters”. The U.K crowd let him have it, but Miller wasn’t finished until he called out one more fighter, referring to him by the name, “Colin McGoober.” Miller of...

Oct 28, 2013 4:24 pm

Fight Night 30’s Rosi Sexton Takes Shot At Joe Rogan

Although Rosi Sexton may have lost her fight against Jessica Andrade on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 30 card in Manchester, England, she did not lose her sense of humor. Sexton took to her facebook to voice her opinion of Joe Rogan’s comments during her unanimous decision loss to Andrade. “48 hours post fight – I...

Oct 28, 2013 4:07 pm

White Takes Jab At Bellator’s Failed Attempt At A Pay-per-view Card

Dana White is never one to play nice with a rival promotion, so his recent words regarding Bellator 106’s switch from a pay-per-view event to a free show might come as a surprise for some. “It’s unfortunate,” White told the media at the post-event press conference for UFC Fight Night 30. “It breaks my heart....

Oct 28, 2013 3:56 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Cole Miller, has harsh words for fellow featherweight

Conor McGregor was quick with a rebuttal. After Cole Miller put him on blast following his win on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 30, the spirited Irishman when to Twitter where he sent out: Welcome aboard @colemillerATT. Im now sponsoring his 16th Facebook fight. My logo will be on his chin. His payment...

Oct 28, 2013 3:24 pm

VIDEO | Mayhem Miller and Uriah Hall’s Public Scuffle

From Youtube: The scene begins with Jason “Mayhem” Miller being aggressive to a woman who is apparently his ex girlfriend who he has allegedly assaulted in the recent past. She was visibly emotional and upset and he continued to yell at her. Uriah Hall poked his head in the situation and instantly Miller turned his...

Oct 28, 2013 1:27 pm

Matt Hamill Removed From UFC Roster Alongside Two More

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has been thining out their roster in the past several months. Three more fighters were taken off of UFC.com’s list of active fighters. Matt Hamill, Nandor Guelmino, and David Mitchell were all removed from the active roster list on UFC.com this morning. The UFC has not made a statement on...

Oct 28, 2013 1:26 pm

Kaufman: Tate playing it smart, Rousey needs to grow up

  It would stand to reason that Sarah Kaufman is keeping an eye on The Ultimate Fighter Season 18. A perennial contender in the 135-pound division, Kaufman could fight either coach, UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey or challenger Miesha Tate, in the future. BloodyElbow caught up with Kaufman after her split decision loss to Jessica...

Oct 28, 2013 1:03 pm

Ed Soares: Anderson Silva can still defeat Jon Jones

Wondering if Anderson Silva is still the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet? Just ask Ed Soares. “I believe Anderson is the best fighter on the planet, period. Any weight class. I believe he has a bigger danger to any fighter he faces than any fighter has towards him. Can he be beat? Of course...

Oct 28, 2013 12:41 pm

Bellator Drops Three More Bouts From This Weekend’s Bellator 106 Event

  A once promising fight card, that was to serve as Bellator’s debut into the pay-per-view market, has fell apart at the seams and is no longer the “stacked” event once billed. With news that Tito Ortiz is injured, the promotion opted to remove Rampage Jackson from the main event entirely and postpone his promotional...

Oct 28, 2013 12:10 pm

Report: Mayhem Miller Causes Scuffle With Uriah Hall Following Racial Slurs At Public Event

Shortly following the Bamma USA event on Friday, Oct. 25, Jason “Mayhem” Miller reportedly instigated an altercation with UFC fighter Uriah Hall. Mayhem is consistently known for trash talking, but he was reported to be throwing racial slurs out at the fighter. Jason Miller seems to continuously be coming apart at the hinges following his...

Oct 28, 2013 11:51 am

Bellator’s Best Efforts Continue To Fail: Cheick Kongo’s Opponent, Out With Knee Injury

This weekend has been rough on Bellator, as two fighters scheduled to headline upcoming events have pulled out of their respective bouts due to injury.  The most recent of these is Vinicius ‘Spartan’ Queiroz, finalist of Bellator’s Heavyweight tournament who was set to face Cheick Kongo (shown above) on November 8.   By Christopher Murphy...

Oct 28, 2013 11:46 am

TUF’s Peggy Morgan: Ronda is bat crap crazy

The towering TUF 18 competitor, Peggy Morgan, recently took to her TUF blog to discuss the relationship between TUF coaches, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Check it out: Ronda hates Miesha everywhere and all of the time. For example: We’re chilling in the Team Rousey locker room before practice and Miesha walks past and calls...