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Jun 11, 2013 6:07 am

Faber: ‘Nothing to gain’ in Latest Fight Booking

“The hard part on my side is, nobody knows who the heck he is and there’s nothing really to gain. He’s ranked No. 13 in the (UFC) rankings, and I’m ranked No. 3. He’s a dangerous fight. There wasn’t much out there for me. So I can just be thankful I have a fight –...

Jun 11, 2013 5:55 am

Quick Twitt | Tarec Saffiedine To Resume Training In 4-6 Weeks

After having to pull out of his scheduled July bout against Robbie Lawler, the Saffiedine camp has remained silent about they extent of the fighters injury. Now via Facebook, Tarec himself confirmed that he doesn’t need surgery and will be resuming training in close to 1 month.

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...