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Jul 9, 2013 10:59 am

Mark Hunt Says He Was ‘Cheated Again’ by Fighter Pay

Mark Hunt may not seem like the most outspoken man to ever step in to the Octagon, but after a recent look at a Career Earnings Manifesto for UFC fighters, Hunt found something to say. Hunt let his opinion known via his official Facebook page: “well i don’t now bout where they got there figures...

Jul 9, 2013 10:34 am

Rousey on TUF, Women in MMA and Defending Her Belt

Ronda Rousey had a lot to prove in her first UFC fight as she defended her title. Can she keep her undefeated record, and can she do it by way of her patented armbar? She answered both of those questions emphatically back in February at UFC 157. Now she answers some more questions, these, of...

Jul 9, 2013 7:12 am

Vitor Belfort: Silva acted inappropriately in Weidman bout

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC), was a keen observer when it came time for the main event of UFC 162 this past Saturday night in Las Vegas. After Chris Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) shocked the MMA world by dethroning Anderson “The Spider” Silva, Vitor immediately issued a challenge...

Jul 9, 2013 7:00 am

Chris Leben Was Granted Exemption for Suboxone Prior to UFC 162

By JAKE CHASTAIN | News has surfaced following UFC 162 that the Nevada State Athletic Commission granted UFC middleweight Chris Leben permission to use the prescription opioid medication Suboxone. Leben (22-10 MMA, 12-9 UFC) lost his fight on the card in a split decision to Andrew Craig (9-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) at this past Saturday’s event. With his exemption granted by...

Jul 8, 2013 6:08 pm

UFC 162 Medical Suspensions Report: Silva gets 45-day medical suspension

In the aftermath of UFC 162, it was announced Monday that Anderson Silva will receive a 45-day medical suspension. The suspension ends on Aug. 21, according to the Nevada state athletic commission, which released the information to the media. Silva’s 16-fight UFC win streak and 10 title defenses came to a crashing halt at the...

Jul 8, 2013 4:09 pm

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO GALLERY | BJ PENN UFC FAN EXPO JIU JITSU SEMINAR

As part of the UFC Fan Experience at this year’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, enthusiasts got a rare opportunity to train with and take instructions from multiple-time, multiple division UFC Champion BJ Penn. What fans in attendance didn’t expect, was a surprise visit from UFC Legend, Matt Hughes. The Gallery from the July...

Jul 8, 2013 4:09 pm

Ed Soares Believes Anderson Silva “May have taken it too far this time.”

Ed Soares, longtime manager of former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva, spoke to Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting earlier today regarding Silva’s loss this past weekend to Chris Weidman. A shocking result, Silva –who had never lost a fight since debuting in the UFC- was knocked out by Weidman in the second round...

Jul 8, 2013 3:11 pm

Felony Assault Charges Against Jeremy Stephens Dropped

By JAKE CHASTAIN |Great news for UFC featherweight and longtime employee, Jeremy Stephens, broke today. Apparently the felony assault and burglary charges he was facing from an incident spawning from a 2011 incident have been dropped. The news comes by way of Stephens’ manager, Ryan Hass, as he first confirmed with MMA Fighting. Stephens and a...

Jul 8, 2013 2:48 pm

Weidman: I’d Still Beat Him Again

“I’m not here to change other people’s opinion but I’ll tell you one thing: he did not give me the belt, he did not throw the fight. It was nothing like that. He was doing exactly what he does in all his fights. He had his hands down, he was trying to mentally defeat me,...

Jul 8, 2013 2:45 pm

Belfort: ‘Who deserves that title shot more than me?’

“Who deserves that title shot more than me? Come on. Look at what I did to the top two contenders. I defeated the world champion of Strikeforce. I defeated the No. 1 contender of the UFC, Michael Bisping. I not just defeated them, but I defeated them in (exciting) fashion… I guess sometimes you have...

Jul 8, 2013 2:27 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones Stares Down Roy Jones Jr.

Anderson Silva has stated on several occasions that he wants a scrap against boxing legend, Roy Jones Jr. After his loss this past weekend, Dana White said that fight is still possible, but don’t tell that to Jon Jones who was seen at UFC 162 staring down the pugilist. Bones Jones vs Roy Jones pic.twitter.com/xY5QjD5oHo...

Jul 8, 2013 2:23 pm

Dana White Says Nick Diaz “Wants to Fight”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Although this past weekend’s news of Chris Weidman dethroning Anderson Silva to become the new UFC Middleweight Champion has understandably spilled over and flooded MMA news sites across the web there have been a couple other intriguing stories that have risen from the rubble of UFC 162, including news that UFC...

Jul 8, 2013 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Eyes Year-End Show For Silva vs. Weidman II

In a talk with the Los Angeles Times, UFC President Dana white revealed that he is trying to put together a rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman for the UFC’s big year-end show. Currently dubbed, UFC 168, the show is already expected to be headlined by a female title fight between Ronda Rousey and...

Jul 8, 2013 2:10 pm

Salary Report: Anderson Silva Tops UFC 162 Disclosed Payroll

Even in defeat, the former pound-for-pound king took home the lions share of the disclosed fighter pay last weekend at UFC 162. So much so that, he out-earned his opponent by $552,000.00. The Nevada State athletic commission released the disclosed fighter pay this morning for last Saturday’s event that took place at the MGM Grand...

Jul 8, 2013 12:38 pm

VIDEO | Did Anderson Silva Predict His Own Loss?

The above video is making waves this morning. Prior to his UFC 162 defeat, former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva predicted his own loss against Chris Weidman. Check it out!

Jul 8, 2013 12:34 pm

What is Anderson Silva’s Current State of Mind?

I would imagine the first thing someone presently called the greatest fighter of all time would feel after a loss is disappointment. With one vicious left hand Chris Weidman captured the UFC Middleweight Championship Saturday Night by kocking out that fighter. He knocked out the greatest Middleweight Champion the UFC has ever listed on its...

Jul 8, 2013 12:25 pm

VIDEO | GSP Reacts To Weidman’s Win Over Anderson Silva

“I predicted Chris Weidman would win but I didn’t think he’d win the way he did. I thought he would win with ground and pound or some kind of submission but he won with a beautiful knockout standing up.” “But I think Silva just got caught. I still think he’s the best in the world.”...

Jul 8, 2013 12:22 pm

Dana White: Jon Jones Now To Top Pound-For-Pound Fighter In The World

The UFC boss has crowned a new pound-for-pound king following Anderson Silva’s second round defeat at last weekend’s UFC 162 event and that man is UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. To hear the UFC bosses comments, hit play below and catch-all his post-fight musings.

Jul 8, 2013 12:18 pm

Dana White: Vitor Belfort Completely Out Of Title Hunt

Vitor Belfort has cemented himself as one of the greatest ever. His recent run of domination in the UFC’s middleweight division is nothing short of amazing. While he likely deserves a rematch at Anderson or a crack at the new champ, UFC president Dana White told reporters during the UFC 162 post-fight media event that...

Jul 8, 2013 12:14 pm

Mark Munoz Thinks He Can Definitely Beat Chris Weidman In Rematch

Mark Munoz, returned to action with an impressive win over top middleweight contender Tim Boetsch. During his appearance on the FUEL TV post-fight show he took to the mic to give his take on what a rematch would yield for himself against Chris Weidman. “You saw the real Mark Munoz tonight,” Munoz said on the...

Jul 8, 2013 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Watch Chris Weidman’s K.O. Over Anderson Silva Right Here

Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Silva – Weidman Last weekend in the UFC 162 main event, Chris Weidman shocked the world by knocking out Anderson Silva in the second round of their five-round title fight. If you missed the historic matchup hit play above to catch a full fight highlight.

Jul 8, 2013 11:56 am

VIDEO | Watch Frankie Edgar Defeat Charles Oliveira Right Here

Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Edgar – Oliveira Last weekend at UFC 162, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar notched his first win in four fights against Charles Oliveira. If you missed it, hit play above and watch the flu fight highlights.

Jul 8, 2013 11:49 am

Chris Leben Promises To Stay Clean Despite His Loss at UFC 162

It’s easy to see why Chris Leben has become a fan favorite in the UFC. Since his time as a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter: Season One, he has matured in front of our eyes and turned his life around so many times. There are moments in his career that will go down in UFC...