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Jan 7, 2013 5:20 am

REPORT: Ronda Rousey’s UFC Payscale Revealed | UFC NEWS

When it comes to fighter pay the public only knows what certain governing athletic bodies are required to release by law. A source within the Liz Carmouche camp has reportedly disclosed the pay-scale for his fighter and that of the first ever UFC female champion, Ronda Rousey. Here is the report via MMAInterviews: MMAinterviews was...

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 5, 2013 11:12 am

Michael McDonald Relates His Fighting Career To His Religious Beliefs

The English fans are getting a title fight next month when the UFC returns to British soil for UFC on FUEL TV 7. Interim bantamweight champion, Renan Barao will make his first title defense against the fast rising Michael McDonald.           Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 This is the third UFC fight card in San Jose in the...

Jan 4, 2013 10:47 am

VIDEO | Overeem, Sapp & Hunt Compete In Tug Of War | UFC NEWS

Yesterday we featured a clip of MMA Icons battling it out over an arm wrestling table and today I have the same men testing their strength in a tug of war competition that aired on Japanese Television. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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...