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Jul 15, 2014 7:49 am

McGregor’s Coach: ‘Ring rust is an excuse for those who do this part-time’

Fans all over the world are waiting to see Conor McGregor make his return to the Octagon for the first time since last August. And while he has been criticized for his seemingly overnight superstardom, McGregor’s long time coach, John Kavanaugh feels that McGregor has put in the work to not only return as the...

Jul 15, 2014 7:46 am

Overeem Confident He Will Knock Rothwell Out

Though Alistair Overeem was recently added to the UFC Fight Night 50 card, he is already making big plans for his for his return. Overeem had recently been on sort of a bumpy track, losing two fights in a row against Bigfoot Silva and Travis Browne. However, he brought himself back into the winners circle...

Jul 15, 2014 5:03 am

Pat Curran Set To Fight Patricio Friere At Bellator 123

Patricio Friere will get his rematch with Pat Curran at Bellator 123 on September 5th. Friere got his first crack at Curran in January of 2013 at Bellator 85. Curran just barely edged out Friere with a split decision win. Since then Friere won the Bellator tournament with back to back to back wins. Curran...

Jul 15, 2014 5:02 am

Jessica Andrade vs. Valerie Letourneau Added To FN 51

Jessica Andrade and Valerie Letourneau are now scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil on September 13th. Andrade is 2-1 in the UFC and is riding a two fight win streak into the bout, with her most recent win coming over Raquel Pennington in March. Valerie Letourneau on the other hand is...

Jul 15, 2014 5:01 am

PHOTO | Bigfoot And JDS Holding Hands During Lunch

Antonio Bigfoot Silva and Junior Dos Santos had lunch yesterday and got this interesting little picture. Check it out: Lunch with my friend @junior_cigano Almoçando com o amigo,damos muitas risadas juntos "Solta minha mão leao" rsrsrs pic.twitter.com/wVRCJUaLOf — Antonio Pezao Silva (@BigfootSilva) July 13, 2014

Jul 14, 2014 6:06 pm

Metamoris 4 Countdown: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao

After his retirement from MMA, it was announced Chael Sonnen would headline Metamoris 4 against Andre Galvao. To get you ready for the event, check out this promotional video: “I told these guys a week ago, I said I have no belt in Jiu-Jitsu – within in a week I need to be a black...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 14, 2014 5:58 pm

Stefan Struve ‘100% Wants To Fight’ After Fainting Incident

Stefan Struve’s manager spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about the incident that occurred backstage that forced him off of the UFC 175 card and halted The Skyscraper’s return. For those who don’t know, Struve was slated to return against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, but just a few minutes before...

Jul 14, 2014 5:52 pm

Bigfoot Disses Arlovski, Says He Will Knock Him Out

Antonio Bigfoot Silva will be making his UFC return in September against Andrei Arlovski in his native country of Brazil. Bigfoot spoke with MMAFighting.com about the fight and how this time around, he wants to finish Arlovski. We fought once and we know what we can do, but we fought four years ago and I...

Jul 14, 2014 5:46 pm

Chris Weidman Wants Belfort, If He Can Pass A Drug Test

UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his injuries leading up to his bout with Lyoto Machida, as well as his desire to fight Vitor Belfort if The Phenom can pass a drug test. “I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous and it was really...

Jul 14, 2014 4:51 pm

James Te Huna To Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Possibly Out For A Year

UFC middleweight James Te Huna is still reeling from his submission loss to Nate Marquardt on June 28th. However, the New Zealand native will now have to undergo shoulder surgery and will likely be out for a year. Te Huna spoke with Stuff.co.nz. “I’m having surgery on Tuesday. I’ll be out for about six months...

Jul 14, 2014 4:18 pm

Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medieros Booked For UFC 177

Lightweights Justin Edwards and Yancy Medieros are slated to fight at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California on August 30th, in a bout that is crucial for both fighters UFC career’s. Justin Edwards is just 2-4 in his UFC career, most recently dropping a decision loss to Ramsey Nijem back in January. He will be riding...

Jul 14, 2014 3:56 pm

Faber Explains Injury That Could Sideline Him Until 2015

Urijah Faber joined MMAJunkie to talk about a potentially broken rib that he suffered during UFC 175, at the hands of Alex Caceras en route to a submission victory for Faber. “It was just a little knee,” Faber told MMAjunkie Radio soon after the event. “It hit me kind of in the side left, where...

Jul 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Amanda Nunes ‘100% Sure’ She Can Beat Rousey

Amanda Nunes will be fighting Cat Zingano at UFC 178 in September. The fight will serve as Zingano’s return to the UFC after a layoff that lasted over a year due to a knee injury. Nunes is 2-0 in the UFC, and should she defeat Zingano, will likely get a title shot, given that Zingano...

Jul 14, 2014 3:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Must Testify Under Oath At NSAC Hearing

Chael Sonnen’s ongoing troubles with the NSAC continue. After an initial hearing, it was announced that Sonnen would have a hearing at a later date, where he could formally appeal his suspension. Today the Nevada Deputy Attorney General spoke to MMAJunkie.com about the situation via email. “Mr. Sonnen must personally appear and testify under oath...

Jul 14, 2014 2:49 pm

Fan Steps In To Replace Fighter During MMA Event

One of the stranger things that comes out of the MMA world is backyard/unsanctioned fights. Somehow these fights make their way onto the wonderful world of YouTube. In this video, we see a Russian MMA fighter no-show a fight, and as a result, a fan from the crowd steps in to fight. Check out the...

Jul 14, 2014 2:38 pm

Matt Brown Highlight Video: ‘You Can’t Shut Me Down’

In just 12 days, Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler will square off in a pivotal welterweight match-up that will determine who will fight Johny Hendricks for the Welterweight strap. To get you ready for the highly anticipated bout, someone threw together this awesome video of Matt’s highlights throughout his career.

Jul 14, 2014 10:32 am

Tarec Saffiedine Calls Out Rory MacDonald, Eyes Fall Return

Former Strikeforce Welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine successfully made his Octagon debut in August when he picked up a decision win over Hyun Gyu Lim in a fight of the night performance. After that Saffiedine was expected to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 172, however Saffiedine pulled out of the bout with an injury. Now eyeing...

Jul 14, 2014 10:25 am

Wanderlei Silva Drug Tests Himself, Calls Out Belfort

Wanderlei Silva has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism after running away from an NSAC drug testing last month. After a hearing with the NSAC Silva says he is ready to fight whenever the UFC calls on him. Silva joined Tatame.com to discuss his future with the UFC. “I did the...

Jul 14, 2014 9:51 am

Anthony Johnson Blasts Blackzilian Teammates

Anthony Rumble Johnson took to his personal Facebook to put his Blackzilian teammates on blast for talking behind his back. The message, which is visible only to Rumble’s Facebook friends, was screenshot by our friends over at Bloodyelbow.com So funny how people in the gym wanna talk. Believe me I know who you are but...