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Mar 14, 2014 4:32 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz At Weigh-Ins, Taunts/Blasts Hendricks During Second Weigh-In Attempt

Retired UFC welterweight, Nick Diaz, was on-hand at today’s weigh-ins and had some choice words for tomorrow night’s headliner Johny Hendricks. Hendricks put tomorrow night’s pay-per-view card in jeopardy today when he missed weight by nearly two-pounds. He made good on it though during his second attempt in Dallas. Here’s the video: (Be sure to...

Mar 14, 2014 4:07 pm

Johny Hendricks Makes Weight On Second Attempt- UFC 171 Goes On As Planned

The MMA World had a brief scare today when Johny Hendricks missed weight at today’s UFC 171 pre-fight weigh-ins event. During his first attempt Johny weighed in at 171.5 pounds. On his second attempt he made the 170.0 mark, making his title fight against Robbie Lawler official for tomorrow night’s UFC 171 main event. UFC...

Mar 14, 2014 3:45 pm

PHOTO’s | UFC 171 Staredowns From Dallas

Earlier today, the UFC 171 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow night’s pay-per-view event. UFC 171 features a main event between Robbie Lawler & Johny Hendricks for the UFC’s vacant welterweight world title. Here’s some more staredown pics: Condit vs. Woodley: Sanchez vs. Jury: Lombard vs. Shields:

Mar 14, 2014 3:23 pm

UPDATE: Lawler Will Fight For The Title Even If Hendricks Cannot Make Weight

The UFC just confirmed, through their special Fox Sports 2 broadcast, that Robbie Lawler is cleared for his shot at UFC gold even if Johny Hendricks fails to make his contracted weight. Earlier today, the UFC held their official weigh-ins event for all UFC 171 fighters to hit the scales and make their bouts official....

Mar 14, 2014 2:40 pm

UFC 171 Weigh-In Results: Hendricks Plus Three More Miss Weight

Today’s UFC 171 weigh-in event is over and boy was it full of surprises. A small group of fighters missed the mark in Dallas, including event headliner Johny Hendricks. Hendricks now has one-hour to make the weight limit of 170.00lbs or else the title will not be up for grabs. Here are the results: MAIN...

Mar 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Robbie Lawler Speaks on His Changing Mentality Throughout His Career

Many UFC fighters find the transition from traditional professional fights to the lights, flare, and glare of the Octagon to be overwhelming and sometimes a little interfering. Privacy often goes out of the window, and you are no longer fighting for yourself or your family, but fighting for your hometown, for your country, for your...

Mar 14, 2014 2:00 pm

PHOTO | Bellator Champ Straus Forced To Cut Hair To Make Weight

Yesterday, Bellator featherweight champion, Daniel Straus, failed to make weight during his first attempt at the official Bellator 112 weigh-ins. He was over by a mere one-pound and he took it off with a pair of scissors. Check it: This is the result of a tough cut from @DanielStraus. Heart of a Champion. Going to...

Mar 14, 2014 1:48 pm

Watch Today’s UFC 171 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (2:00 PM PT)

Today from Dallas, the UFC and BJPENN.COM are bringing fight fans a live streaming broadcast of today’s weigh-in event. UFC 171 goes down tomorrow night from Dallas Texas. In the main event Robbie Lawler & Johny Hendricks will square off for the vacant UFC welterweight title. You can watch the weigh-ins right here starting at...

Mar 14, 2014 1:33 pm

Aldo Thinks Glover Teixeira Will Beat Jon Jones

Next month Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will throw-down for the UFC light-heavyweight title. No one knows who is going to win this pivotal title fight, but UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has an idea and it comes in the form of his former Ruas Vale-Tudo teammate, Glover Teixeira. “I’m sure, I have no doubt in...

Mar 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Bjorn Rebney Defends Straus vs Curran III Matchup

Many have offered criticism about Bellator MMA’s decision to give Pat Curran an immediate rematch against Bellator Featherweight champion Daniel Straus, given that both Magomedrasul “Frodo” Khasbulaev and Patricio Freire have won tournaments and are waiting for their title shots. In a recent interview with MMASucka, Bjorn Rebney defended the decision, saying: “I had to...

Mar 14, 2014 12:31 pm

Luke Rockhold details his first time sparring with Daniel Cormier

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold recently took to twitter to detail his first time ever sparring with Daniel Cormier. Via @LukeRockhold: Sep 2009 my first sparring session with @DC_mma . Man was this guy loud. Instigated a “real” fight inside the gym between @jakeshields and Matt Major within hours of joining the our team....

Mar 14, 2014 12:22 pm

Dana White: Carlos Condit not guaranteed a title shot if victorious at UFC 171

Just last week, UFC officials annoucned that if Carlos Condit emerged victorious in his upcoming UFC 171 bout opposite Tyrone Woodley, he would be granted a title shot for his efforts. However, that is no longer the case according to UFC President Dana White, who promptly ‘nixed’ the idea during the UFC 171 media scrum. Here’s...

Mar 14, 2014 11:20 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Silva still not official

By Evan Stoumbelis The ongoing drama between “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva continued this week during Dana White’s UFC 171 pre-fight media scrum. Dana told reporters that the fight between the TUF 3 Brazil coaches was still not set in stone. “Yeah,” White affirmed when asked on Thursday if...

Mar 14, 2014 7:42 am

Dana White: I know for a fact that GSP will return

By Evan Stoumbelis It has been nearly 5 months since we’ve seen former welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre in the octagon. After his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks, GSP decided he would step away from the sport for an indefinite period of time. We didn’t know if GSP would return. He was taking...

Mar 14, 2014 7:35 am

Ronda Rousey Seeking Legal Action to Separate from Management Team

According to Sherdog, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey may be at odds with her management team, Fight Tribe Management, run by Darin Harvery, and is seeking to rectify the situation through the courts. Rousey has had an incredible rise to fame just within the last year, and it’s not necessarily uncommon for an athlete...

Mar 14, 2014 7:19 am

Vladimir Putin Gives MMA Fighter Anthony Ruiz $150,000

In August of 2012, mixed martial arts fighter Anthony Ruiz took a journey to Sochi, Russia for a bout against Alexander Shlemenko. During the fight, Ruiz was on the receiving end of a whooping so brutal that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, hooked him up with $150,000.00 of his own money. Bleacher Report’s Josh Gross got the...

Mar 14, 2014 7:15 am

Pat Curran’s Bout With Depression Almost Ended His Career

“The fight game is 90% mental.” It’s a cliché we’ve heard countless times, from countless people. But that doesn’t make it any less truthful. The mental prowess of a fighter can make or break not only their next fight, but their entire career. And it’s not just confidence that I’m speaking of; you have to...

Mar 14, 2014 7:14 am

Phil Baroni signs with Bellator MMA

We’ve seen Phil Baroni fight for almost every MMA organization under the sun. Now, the MMA veteran has signed with Bellator MMA. MMAjunkie has the story, thanks to one of their sources that has the inside scoop on whats going down in Bellator. The source has asked to stay anonymous due to not being authorized...