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Jun 11, 2013 5:47 am

Lawyer: Nick Diaz still retired for immediate future

Following his unanimous-decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158, former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Shortly thereafter news broke that the Stockton native was getting into the MMA promoting business in North California. Today Diaz’s lawyer Jonathan Tweedale spoke to Ariel Helwani about...

Jun 11, 2013 5:41 am

Rashad Evans: Machida Loss Gave Me Nightmares

“I would be lying if I said that fight didn’t affect me. That fight gave me nightmares for a long time. On so many levels I lost that fight before I even got there. I was wondering how that could have happened. I never even thought I could even be hurt in a fight, never...

Jun 11, 2013 5:37 am

VIDEO | Official ‘EA Sports UFC’ Trailer

EA SPORTS UFC Official E3 2013 Trailer. Feel the fight as the action, emotion, and intensity inside the Octagon are brought to life like never before. The next generation of MMA fighting begins spring of 2014 when EA SPORTS UFC is released for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. Powered by the new EA...

Jun 11, 2013 5:32 am

Tickets For UFC on Fox Sports 1 2: Condit vs. Kampmann II On Sale This Week

Former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit (28-7, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M.) returns to the Octagon® to face top contender Martin Kampmann (20-6, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev.) on Wednesday, August 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. The two previously met in 2009, with Kampmann earning a razor-thin split decision. Now...

Jun 10, 2013 11:04 am

Werdum Wants TUF Mexico Against Cain Velasquez

“For those who don’t know, I’m a commentator for the UFC in Spanish because I can speak in Spanish … after living for many years in Spain. I came to the UFC with the idea of doing an ‘Ultimate Fighter’ with (Cain) Velasquez in Mexico. I don’t know if he’s going to beat (Junior dos...

Jun 10, 2013 10:56 am

Glover Teixeira The Man To Beat Jon Jones, Says Coach

“I think Jon Jones is great. I think anyone’s beatable. A couple of people have come close, maybe if that armbar was a little better from Vitor, or if Lyoto stayed a little more aggressive with his punches, anybody can get beat. If anybody could hit him in the chin just right that would be...

Jun 10, 2013 10:47 am

Dan Henderson Ready For Evans, But Title Shot Ultimate Goal

“Rashad is difficult to predict on how he is going to come out and fight. I don’t know whether he will want to come out wrestling or stand-up. Either way, I am prepared for a wrestling match or a stand-up battle. He is well rounded and very tough, it should be an exciting fight. (A...

Jun 10, 2013 10:33 am

Free Fight Video | Kron Gracie vs. Shinya Aoki

Last night in Los Angeles, Metamoris II went down. The Pro Jiu Jitsu event was capped off with a main event between two legends in the grappling world, Kron Gracie and Shinya Aoki.

Jun 10, 2013 10:23 am

Former Teammates, Silva & Silva Want To Fight Each other

Antonio “Bigfoot Silva and Thiago Silva both used to hail from Florida’s American Top Team. Nowadays, the lighter Silva trains with the ever-growing “Blackzilians” team on the other side of town. For some reason, “Bigfoot” called out his former teammate after his successful UFC on FUEL TV bout this past weekend. “Thiago weighs 105 kilograms...

Jun 10, 2013 10:15 am

Mark Hunt in Hospital for Surgery on Infected Left Leg; Two More Operations To Go

During the weekend, UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt (9-8 MMA, 4-2 UFC) revealed that he was in the hospital to have surgery on his left leg. Hunt fractured his right toe in his UFC 160 bout with Junior dos Santos, but wasn’t in the hospital for that injury. His current surgery was to alleviate an...

Jun 10, 2013 10:14 am

Erick Silva Willing To Take 20 More Fights Before Earning UFC Title Shot

“I think it’s still too soon [for a title shot]. I’m not very worried about the title bout right now, to be honest I’m not at all worried about that. If I could do 20 fights until the belt, I’d do 20 fights until the belt because when I go for the belt I want...

Jun 10, 2013 10:01 am

Werdum Willing To Wait For Dos Santos-Velasquez Winner

“I’ve already spent one year without fighting because I did The Ultimate Fighter here in Brazil.I wouldn’t like that to happen again but if the UFC says, ‘Wait Werdum a little bit more,’…I’ll definitely wait and I’ll be working out to become the champion.” After his submission win over ‘Big Nog’ last weekend at UFC...

Jun 10, 2013 10:00 am

Chael Sonnen says he and Dan Henderson ‘set up’ Jon Jones prior to UFC 151

Last night on an episode of UFC Tonight: Fight Edition, Chael Sonnen talked about his upcoming fight with Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, and said he knew of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira’s injury well in advance, as was the case (according to him) when Dan Henderson injured his knee prior to UFC 151: “You know, it really got...

Jun 10, 2013 9:31 am

VIDEO | Werdum vs. Nogueira Full Fight Highlight

Jon Anik and Kenny Florian recap a record-breaking night of submission wins at UFC On FUEL TV 10. Fabricio Werdum rose to the occasion, submitting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira with a beautiful armbar in the second round.

Jun 10, 2013 8:54 am

Aldo: Pettis cut in line for title shot; I might as well do the same thing

Former lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is set to face off with UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo (22-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) at UFC 163 this August in Brazil. This weekend Aldo was asked for his thoughts regarding Pettis dropping down to 145lbs and receiving an immediate title shot, thus pushing aside...

Jun 9, 2013 10:00 am

This Sunday No Episode Of BJPenn.com’s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio

Yeah you read that right, FIST-ta-CUFF Radio will not be broadcasting a live episode this Sunday. The fellas from the show will be out in L.A. covering the whole Metamoris experience and bringing back some interviews you won’t want to miss with some of the biggest names in the sport. The show will return to...

Jun 8, 2013 10:10 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS WERDUM MAIN CARD PLAY-BY-PLAY AND LIVE RESULTS

Tonight on FUEL TV, UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum goes down to finalize the latest installment of ‘TUF Brazil 2’ and not only crown a new international TUF champion, but also settle the coaches fight in the main event of the evening. UFC on FUEL TV 10 goes down from the Paulo...

Jun 8, 2013 9:52 am

Quick Twitt | Gegard Mousasi Eyes Middleweight Fight Against Belfort

The Twitterverse has turned into the UFC’s second official matchmaker. As a fighter, if you let your desires known in the form of a simple “Tweet” the UFC brass often honors a request that is deemed reasonable and picks up momentum with fans. Mousasi, who is one fight removed from his UFC debut at light-heavyweight...

Jun 8, 2013 9:45 am

Couture: Banning Me From My Sons Corner Was Over The Line

For an MMA Legend like Randy Couture, watching your son enter the UFC’s Octagon for the first time and follow in your footsteps has to be a crowning moment. Ryan Couture, a Strikeforce veteran, made the merge to the UFC a couple of months back and he was forced to do so without his longtime...

Jun 8, 2013 9:39 am

Fitch Would Consider TRT If Fighting At Age 40

Former UFC fighter, turned WSOF headliner, Jon Fitch told the media recently that he would consider using Testosterone Replacement Therapy if he reaches age 40 with a desire to still compete. This is a 180 stance from his traditional motto of ‘natural only’ however the context in which he made this proclamation is such that...