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Aug 28, 2015 10:26 am

Coker: ‘Fedor’s Coming Back, But Not To Bellator’

Bellator 141 goes down tonight on Spike TV. While doing some promotion for the event, president Scott Coker did an interview and was asked about Fedor Emelianenko. Coker had previously said that he had not talked to Fedor about his return and about coming to Bellator. When asked if that was really the case, he...

Aug 25, 2015 11:24 am

WSOF Announce Eight-Man, One-Night Lightweight Tournament

Heads up fight fans, the World Series of Fighting is taking things back to the old days and will be featuring an eight-man, one-night lightweight tournament to determine the next title challenger. The news was announced by WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz, who appeared on The MMA Hour and released the big surprise. The tournament will...

Aug 25, 2015 11:10 am

Fighters Could Face 2-Year Suspension For IV Use

The UFC’s IV ban will take effect in five weeks, which means a lot of fighters will have to adapt to cutting weight and rehydrating orally. For those who cut extreme amounts of weight, this could be a major change. The UFC’s drug czar, Jeff Novitsky, recently talked about the ban on The MMA Hour...

Aug 25, 2015 10:55 am

Hunt Predicts First Round KO In ‘Bigfoot’ Rematch

UFC president Dana White is calling this the rematch to the greatest heavyweight fight in history. Whether you agree or not, you’ve got to admit it’s at least up there with the best. Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was a war that ended up going five rounds and received a draw from the judges. Now,...

Aug 24, 2015 9:35 am

Overeem to JDS: ‘Don’t be a DNB… Sign the contract!’

The UFC heavyweight division may be far from stacked, but there are several match-ups that NEED to happen before it’s too late and “The Reem” vs. JDS is one of them. The two were scheduled to square off at UFC 146 years ago. Overeem had knocked out Brock Lesnar and earned a shot at the...

Aug 22, 2015 8:49 am

Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Side-By-Side Full Stats Comparison

The UFC decided to announce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s next opponent during ‘Good Morning America’ yesterday, while everybody was probably still sleeping. So, when everyone woke up they were greeted with a major shock, as everyone expected Miesha Tate would be the next in line to fight Rousey (again). It’s been well established that the...

Aug 21, 2015 3:15 pm

ODDS! Ronda Rousey Opens as Massive Favorite Over Holly Holm

Let’s be honest, Ronda Rousey being a favorite to win isn’t exactly earth shattering news. So it was expected that she would come out as the betting favorite over newly announced opponent Holly Holm, who she will meet at UFC 195 in Las Vegas on Jan. 2, but it’s a little shocking to see just...

Aug 21, 2015 3:01 pm

It’s Cool

Wait, is that UFC champion Robbie Lawler rocking Adidas gear? Yes, it is. In fact those are new ‘Adidas-made Fight Kits’. Are you confused, I can see why you wold be. You have the UFC (Reebok sponsored) welterweight champion standing and posing with new Adidas fight gear on. Oh and this photo shoot is for...

Aug 21, 2015 9:42 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Set For TUF 22 Finale

Well, it’s not Anthony Pettis or Nate Diaz, but Khabib Nurmagomedov finally has an opponent for his octagon return. The undefeated lightweight will take on the dangerous Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale, which will take place in Las Vegas on Dec. 11. The fight was confirmed by UFC officials, via the Los Angeles...

Aug 21, 2015 7:20 am

USADA Drug Test Samples Could Be Tested Years Later

Cheaters beware, the UFC and USADA are looking to do everything in their power to catch every and all users. While on UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s podcast, UFC VP of Athlete Health and Performance Jeff Novitzky talked about USADA’s methods, saying that they will be able to tests samples years later and retroactively bust fighters...

Aug 20, 2015 5:46 pm

Artem Levin vs. Joe Schilling 3 Set For GLORY 24 In Denver

On October 9 GLORY’ Joe Schilling will take on middleweight champion Artem Levin for a third time. The two have fought twice before, with each holing one victory over the other. Not only will they get to settle their score, but they’ll do so with Artem’s title on the line. The news was announced today...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

Nick Diaz In The Gym And Looking SWOLE

UFC welterweight/middleweight Nick Diaz might not have a fight coming up, but that doesn’t mean he’s not in the gym. In fact, the guy just got done doing one of those Ironman races. Diaz is still on the sidelines and waiting for his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission in regards to his failed...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

USADA Plans On Using ‘Smell Test’ To Catch Cheaters

The UFC is looking to crack down on the amount of PED and steroid users. So, they brought in a whole new policy, which will utilize a third party, United States Anti Doping Agency, to handle all the in and out of competition drug testing. Jeff Novitzky, the UFC’s VP of Athlete Health and Performance,...

Aug 20, 2015 5:15 pm

GSP APPROVES!

Someone’s really excited about Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre might be out of the game, but that doesn’t mean he’s not a fan. GSP took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the upcoming UFC 193 main event. Based on his tweet it looks like he’s pretty stoked. GSP...

Aug 20, 2015 4:50 pm

Throwback Thursday! Remembering The “Showtime” Kick

Let’s all take a moment and remember one of the greatest things to ever happen in an MMA fight, period. The Showtime Kick. I mean just try to think of something that was better than that. Sure, Anderson Silva’s front kick to Vitor Belfort, but no, not even that can compare to the craziness that...

Aug 20, 2015 4:15 pm

This Is Where McGregor vs. Faber Just Went Down

Something crazy just went down on the new season of The Ultimate Fighter, which is currently being filmed. The upcoming season, with premieres in Sept., will feature Team Europe, coached by Conor McGregor and Team USA, coached by Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber. UFC president Dana White took to Instagram and Twitter to share this...

Aug 20, 2015 4:14 pm

WHOA! Readying For Title Fights, Rockhold and DC Go Hard In The Gym

Over at the AKA gym there are three fighters getting ready for a UFC title fight. Current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, will defend his belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. Luke Rockhold will look to grab the middleweight belt from champ Chris Weidman at UFC 194 and former heavyweight champion,...

Aug 20, 2015 1:47 pm

Pat Curran Will Face Off With Justin Lawrence At Bellator 145: Vengeance

Bellator 145: Vengeance just landed another major fight, with the addition of former champion Pat Curran, who will be taking on Justin Lawrence. The event it shaping up to be a massive one, with two title fights in the main and co-mian events. The featherweight title will be on the line in the night’s headlining...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor’s Training Hard For His Return –– Here’s Proof!

Fedor Emelianenko is busy training for his eventual MMA return. Fans and media are still waiting to see where he will end up and of course, who he will fight. A lot of chatter has been pointing to him going to the UFC, but still nothing even remotely official has come out. Fedor has said...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

TBT! Miesha Tate Stuns In Bikini On Brazilian Rooftop –– You’re Welcome!

It’s Thursday, so you know what that means. Time for some Throwback Thursday fun. UFC bantamweight Miesha Tate is coming off of an impressive win over Jessica Eye at UFC on FOX 16 and is now looking like the number one contender and the next women to take on Ronda Rousey. This would be the...

Aug 19, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator MMA Signs Olympic Wrestling Hopeful Tyrell Fortune

Bellator MMA just added a highly scouted fighter to their roster in the form of olympic wresting contender Tyrell Fortune. Fortune won’t be making his debut until sometime early in 2016. He’s currently working to try and make the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. He will try to do so during the Olympic trials in...

Aug 19, 2015 6:34 pm

WSOF Signs Lightweights Jason High and Mike Ricci

The World Series of Fighting have added two heavy hitting lightweights to their roster. On Wednesday they announced the signing of Mike Ricci and Jason High. Each fighter have been signed to exclusive contracts and their debut fights will be announced soon. Via press release: LAS VEGAS (August 19, 2015) –World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com)...

Aug 19, 2015 4:27 pm

Schaub: ‘If I Fight Again, It’s For The Fans’

  “For me, I love competition, and I miss being in camp. But I’m going to have to take some time away and step away from the game. If I do fight again, it’s not for me – it’s for the fans. I feel like I owe it to them.” UFC heavyweight and TUF 10...

Aug 19, 2015 3:55 pm

Bellator 143’s Main Card Complete With Debut Of Heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira

‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ has rounded out its main card with the addition of heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira, who will be making his debut against Vinicius Queiroz. Teixeira will come into the fight with an undefeated record of 3-0, while Queiroz brings a 7-3 record with him. The fight will take place on the main...

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 am

Report: Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 2 To Take Place In November

A heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is being targeted for November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news, stating that verbal agreements are in place from both parties. “The Super Samoan” and “Bigfoot” first met at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in December of 2013....

Aug 18, 2015 9:27 am

‘Lil Heathen’ Calls Out ‘The Answer’ –– Stephens vs. Edgar?

Could a UFC featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Frankie Edgar be on the horizon? If ‘Lil Heathen’ had his way there would be. The hard hitting featherweight took to social media, as a lot of fighters do these days, and very respectfully issued a call out to top ranked 145er Frankie Edgar. Edgar has...

Aug 18, 2015 8:26 am

State Approves 2-vs-2 MMA Fights

People continue to look for new and inventive ways to evolve the sport of MMA. Bringing back tournaments, and doing things like Bellator’s Dynamite event which will feature a cage and a Glory kickboxing ring in one arena seem like fun ideas that could breathe some life into the sometimes stale Saturday fight cards. Having...

Aug 18, 2015 4:53 am

FACT! — Ronda ArouseMe A Pride Era MMA Fan Girl

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is fine with the fact that there’s a porn parody film coming out with the lead character being ‘Ronda ArouseMe’. The star of the film, Kleio Valentien, recently talked to Submission Radio about the film and revealed that she’s actually a big fan of Pride and used to watch MMA...