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Aug 12, 2015 6:26 pm

Cain Velasquez Gets The Rematch, Will Face Champ Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has been saying he thinks former champ Cain Velasquez is worthy of a rematch and it looks like he was right. Reported earlier on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight, champ Fabricio Werdum will defend his title for the first time against the man he took it from, Cain Velasquez. The...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

The Real Truth On Thomson? — How The UFC Let A Top 10 Fighter Go… Again

  Yesterday it was announced that UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson had signed a new contract with Bellator MMA. In a report that surfaced earlier in the day it was stated that Thomson was released by the UFC, who decided not to match Bellator’s offer. According to the fighter himself, via a...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Bitter? Koscheck Not Happy With UFC’s Recognition Of His Career

Former UFC welterweight and member of TUF season one, Josh Koscheck, didn’t feel great when the UFC didn’t offer him a job with them after his 10 year career with the promotion. He recently talked to Submission Radio about his departure from the MMA promotion and said it was kind of strange the way they...

Aug 10, 2015 4:11 pm

Cyborg’s nutritionist says ‘she could definitely make 135 by December’

Fans holding out for an announcement of Ronda Rousey facing Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino should keep their hopes up; The fight may just happen after all. After Ronda Rousey’s dominant performance at “UFC 190”, Dana White stated that “Cyborg” needs to prove that she can make 135 before the fight is even talked about. Since that...


Aug 10, 2015 8:05 am

Jose Aldo’s coach fires back at Brendan Schaub for PED accusations

After Renan Barao lost to Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw for a second time in a row, Brendan Schaub threw in his two cents saying, “Since this drug testing, anyone notice the ol’ Brazilians ain’t doing too well? Ever notice the people, the ol’ South America ain’t doing too hot since this drug testing thing?” Nova Uniao...

Aug 9, 2015 6:43 pm

‘Tito’s not lying! UFC DID offer me Ronda Rousey fight in Dallas’

The ongoing saga between Cris “Cyborg” Justino, Tito Ortiz, Dana White and Ronda Rousey has taken ANOTHER interesting turn. Tito Ortiz recently stated Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was offered a Dallas fight with Ronda Rousey in December, expected to take place in Cowboys Stadium. UFC President Dana White refuted all of Ortiz’s claims by saying ‘Cyborg’...

Aug 9, 2015 11:15 am

Check out the mind-blowing scorecard for Dariush/Johnson

Beneil Dariush and Michael Johnson fought the full fifteen minutes and left the fate of their fight in the hands of the judges… something no fighter should ever do. While neither man actively tried to finish the fight, the fans in attendance (and even Dana White) made it clear that they thought Johnson was screwed...

Aug 9, 2015 8:03 am

UFC Fighters react to controversial Dariush/Johnson decision

Michael Johnson put on what looked to be a winning performance in Nashville on Saturday night, but it was Beneil Dariush who would walk out of the octagon with his hands raised in victory! The controversial split decision is the fight everybody is talking about from UFC Fight Night 73; check out what the UFC...

Aug 9, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! Dariush talks controversial decision backstage after win

Beneil Dariush gives his two cents on how the split decision went down at “UFC Fight Night 73”. Everybody from the crowd to UFC President Dana White thought Johnson had done enough to take home the win, but two judges thought otherwise. Check out Dariush’s backstage interview after the fight above! ALL ACCESS — Go...

Aug 9, 2015 2:16 am

PIC! Does Cyborg Look Bigger Than Frankie Edgar?

Dana White has mentioned that as long as Cris “Cyborg” can make 135, then the fight with UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is on. However, Joe Rogan recently shared a picture of “Cyborg” standing next to former UFC Lightweight Champion that will leave some fans scratching their heads… For those hopeful that @rondarousey and...

Aug 7, 2015 12:40 am

HATERS? Female Boxers Diss Ronda’s Punching Skills

Ronda Rousey might have impressed many with her 34 second KO of Bethe Correia at UFC 190, but not these ladies. A few world boxing champions spoke out about Rousey’s boxing skills and said she better stay in her own sport, or she’ll get hurt. Layla McCarter told the Guardian: “I think she’s just brand...

Aug 6, 2015 2:02 pm

Big Nog Throws Heat At Mir, Says He Hasn’t Decided If He’ll Retire

“He showed interest in me working with the UFC in finding new talents, which is something I already do, some kind of scout. I accepted, but I will keep training and I haven’t said if I will retire or not. The fight ended recently, I will still think about what I will do next. I...

Aug 6, 2015 12:01 am

Diaz And Melendez Kick It With ‘Stitch’

UFC’s Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez recently kicked it with a former UFC employee, none other than veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran. It seems that Duran won’t be returning to the UFC, according to president Dana White, but fighters still support him and consider him the best in the business. Check it out! @diazbrothers209 @stitchduran...

Aug 4, 2015 12:25 pm

Matt Brown vs. Kelvin Gastelum Booked For UFC’s Next Trip To Mexico

The UFC’s next trip to Mexico, taking place on Nov. 21, will be headlined by a massive welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Kelvin Gastelum. Brown announced the fight on Great MMA Debate podcast, a show he co-hosts for FOX Sports. “It’s Kelvin Gastelum, Nov. 21, Monterrey, Mexico, main event, five rounds. Game on.” It...

Aug 3, 2015 7:54 am

Khabib: ‘I tried to fight Nate Diaz, but all he did was run away from me!’

On Saturday evening, Khabib Nurmagomedov got into an altercation with some members of the Diaz camp at the World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The altercation started in the pit of the showroom where the event was taking place. A brawl broke out in the stands, but it was separated before anything...

Aug 2, 2015 10:56 am

UFC Eyeing McGregor/Aldo and Rousey/Tate for Cowboys Stadium

If the UFC sticks to the potential plan of putting Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate on the same card in Texas, they could shatter every record the likes of Brock Lesnar, Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre set. With Bethe Correia out of the picture, Rousey now has her sights set on...

Aug 2, 2015 1:02 am

Dan Henderson vs. Vitor Belfort Headlines UFC Fight Night 78

Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort are set to settle the score in the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 78”, which will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 7, 2015. The bout was confirmed by Dana White at the UFC 190 post fight press conference. Henderson’s first meeting with “The Phenom” took place at...

Aug 2, 2015 1:00 am

“UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia ” Attendance Numbers Revealed

Ronda Rousey proved once again to be a major draw for the UFC when the company returned to Brazil for “UFC 190”. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion received Elvis treatment from the fans as she was mobbed by people who look up to her for days leading up Saturday’s card. Dana White announced during the...

Jul 29, 2015 7:46 am

The UFC Goes After Wanderlei In Court

UFC president Dana White basically hinted at it on Twitter last week, but now it’s official. The UFC is going after Wanderlei Silva in the court room. A lot of details are unknown at this time, except the type of case that was filed, Intentional Misconduct. It’s not a stretch to try and figure out...

Jul 27, 2015 1:25 pm

Coach: Third fight with Rousey won’t be healthy for Tate

Miesha Tate scrapped to the final bell against Jessica Eye and picked up the unanimous decision victory. After “UFC on FOX 16’s” conclusion, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Tate was next in line for a shot at the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. The fate of the title will be decided this Saturday when Ronda...

Jul 27, 2015 9:28 am

Could TJ Dillashaw vs. Frankie Edgar Be in the Works?

Now that Renan Barao is in TJ Dillashaw’s rear view mirror, the bantamweight division is wide open for the champion. However, two of the top contenders for the championship (Dominick Cruz and Raphael Assuncao) are sidelined with injuries, so Dana White and company may be looking OUTSIDE of the division for “The Answer”. After “UFC...

Jul 26, 2015 1:32 pm

Was McGregor’s $3 Million UFC 189 Bet with UFC Brass Fulfilled?

Conor McGregor is a man who holds nothing back when it comes to hyping up his upcoming fights. Whether it be trash talking or placing wagers on himself, McGregor backs up what he says and may have taken home $3,000,000 because of it. Leading up to his fight at “UFC 189”, McGregor attempted to bet...

Jul 26, 2015 5:35 am

TJ Dillashaw Eyeing Dominick Cruz for Next Fight

After such a decisive finish of Renan Barao at ‘UFC on FOX 16’, UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw is eyeing Dominick Cruz as his next challenger. Dominick Cruz made a triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178 in 2014 after being forced to sit on the sidelines for three years due to an ACL...

Jul 26, 2015 3:35 am

Shields: ‘I’d Love to Have Stitch Be My Cutman at WSOF 22’

Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship caught the mixed martial arts community off guard earlier this week with the firing of Jabob “Stitch” Duran. “Stitch”, one of the best cutmen in the business, spoke out against UFC’s partnership with Reebok when he commented how it was going to negatively impact the income of people...

Jul 25, 2015 8:28 pm

‘UFC on FOX 16’ Bonus Report: Felder And Barboza’s War Earns Them Extra Cash

Tonight’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago produced some memorable fights and four fighters took home $50,000 bonuses. UFC President Dana White announced the news at the post fight press conference. Edson Barboza and Paul Felder each pocketed $50K for their FOTN technical war which resulted in a unanimous decision victory for the Brazilian....

Jul 25, 2015 8:16 pm

Attendance And Live Gate For ‘UFC on FOX 16’ Announced

11,663 fans were in attendance for tonight’s UFC on FOX 16 event at the United Center in Chicago. UFC President Dana White announced the news at this evening’s post fight press conference adding that the UFC on FOX 16 event did a live gate of $1.2 million. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk...

Jul 25, 2015 9:45 am

‘McGregor Refused To Wear Reebok At UFC 189’

Here’s an interesting story from former UFC fighter, current analyst and podcaster, Chael Sonnen. Sonnen, on the recent episode of his podcast, You’re Welcome, told the story of Conor McGregor refusing to wear the official Reebok ‘UFC Fight Kit’. McGregor and no one from the UFC have confirmed or denied the tale, so right now...

Jul 24, 2015 4:27 am

UH-OH! Wanderlei Might Be In Hot Water After ‘Fight Fixing’ Comments

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva came forward on social media with some pretty hefty allegations. Silva took to his Facebook to shame the UFC for firing veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran. While doing that he mentioned that the UFC has fixed fights and he can prove it. Well, a fan on Twitter basically asked if Silva...