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Jan 7, 2013 5:10 am

Barboza Coins Frankie Edgar As Real Champ And Mentor | UFC NEWS

“For me, it’s Frankie Edgar. He’s the champ, he’s been the champ for a long time, that’s a big difference. Now I know I have good training partners and good coaches. Frankie he won the last fight with Ben Henderson, he’s the best… I need to prove everything. I’ve been working for this fight, I’m...


Jan 5, 2013 11:24 am

Judo Gene Lebell: Ronda Rousey Is A ‘Sadistic Wench’ | UFC NEWS

“I’ve known Ronda long before she knew who I was. I knew her mother, who was a very good judo person. Ronda beats a good percentage of the men who are bigger than her – and good ones, too. She doesn’t fool around. There’s no sitting down and signing autographs. It’s all business to her....

Jan 4, 2013 7:57 pm

UFC 155: Dos Santos Vs. Velasquez 2 Drug Test Results

There were 24 fighters on the December UFC 155 card, all of the fighters were tested for performance enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse, and all 24 fighters passed with flying colors and came up clean. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer released the results today. Well I guess that crushes undefeated heavyweight...

Jan 4, 2013 11:38 am

Eddie Alvarez Losing His Cool Over UFC / Bellator Negotations | MMA NEWS

If you haven’t been following along, top free agent, Eddie Alvarez is in contract limbo waiting to make the move to the UFC. The Bellator organization is doing what they can to halt that move. Little is known about what is going on behind the scenes, but reports have been that Bellator matched a UFC...

Jan 4, 2013 11:34 am

UFC on FOX 7 Headed to the HP Pavilion | MMA News

  Although the UFC hasn’t announced any officials bouts for the UFC on FOX 7 card, a location has already been selected. To house the 7th installment of the UFC on FOX broadcast, the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, according to MMAWeekly.com. This is the third UFC fight card in San Jose in the...

Jan 4, 2013 10:16 am

Exclusive: Marcus Brimage Discusses Fighting, Taxes and Dropping to 145

  27-year-old Marcus Brimage is just beginning his career as a mixed martial artist. The Alabama native defeated previously undefeated Jimmy Hettes at UFC 152 in September to run his record in the Octagon to a perfect 3-0. Although he has been competing since 2007, the active duty National Guardsmen has just seven total fights...

Jan 3, 2013 11:09 am

UFC 155 Prelims Draw Solid Ratings | UFC News

This past weekend’s UFC 155 preliminary card had some of the best reported TV ratings in the UFC on FX’s history. The UFC 155 prelims on FX was headlined by a bantamweight bout between Eddie Wineland and Brad Pickett. To date, the UFC’s cable partner, FX, has hosted 14 preliminary-card broadcasts for pay-per-view and UFC on FOX cards respectively....

Jan 3, 2013 9:35 am

Tyron Woodley replaces Erick Silva, meets Jay Hieron at UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at UFC 156, when he faces Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC). Woodley got the call and agreed to step in to replace an injured Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on the Febraury card. A timetable for Silva’s...

Jan 3, 2013 9:24 am

VIDEO | A Swollen JDS Says He Hurt His Face Against Cain Velasquez

“I’d like to thank all my fans who were rooting for me at this fight against Cain Velasquez. All the time my hands get hurt during the fight, but this time I go my face hurt. My hands are feeling 100 percent, but my face got a little [swollen this time], you know? It’s for...