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Jan 15, 2015 5:04 pm

Danzig Chimes In On UFC Lawsuit

Former UFC lightweight fighter Mac Danzig recently spoke with MSNBC about a number of topics including the recent class action lawsuit filed against his former employer. The now retired Danzig doesn’t feel like the UFC has supported the mixed martial arts industry, his words: Basically, they’ve created an industry on their own success, but they...

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Jan 4, 2015 5:07 pm

Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

This weekend Tim Sylvia retired from MMA after not being medically cleared to fight due to an issue with his MRI. Sylvia weighed in at 371 pounds the night before he was scheduled to fight at Reality Fighting 53, but stated that his weight was not the reason he wasn’t medically cleared. Sylvia hadn’t fought...

Jan 4, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC Removes 8 Fighters From Roster

The UFC has reportedly removed 8 fighters from their roster, with some cuts being confirmed by the fighters, while others have yet to be confirmed by the UFC. The following fighters have reportedly been released: * indicates confirmed Issac Vallie-Flagg* Phil Harris* – Retired from MMA while signed with UFC Fabricio Camoes Garett Whiteley Wagner...


Dec 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Aldo: ‘The UFC and Media should treat fighters better’

There has been much talk recently of fighter pay, and now UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is adding his opinion to the list. He spoke about fighter pay, and why the UFC, as well as the media, need to treat fighters better. “The athlete is not treated like he deserves. We deserve better,. I’m not...

Dec 21, 2014 9:22 am

Cody McKenzie Retires From MMA

Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA, or, according to his words, has “quit”. He released the following Tweet regarding the matter, which has since been deleted, along with McKenzie’s Twitter account. I’m done fighting I would call it retiring but I never made no money so yea I quit. — . (@TheCodyMcKenzie)...

Dec 21, 2014 7:57 am

Rampage: “Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke”

Yesterday during the UFC Fight Night 58 broadcast, the UFC revealed that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC (See that HERE). Following the announcement, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker revealed that Rampage was still under contract with Bellator, and that they would protect their contractual rights (See that HERE). Now Rampage has revealed...

Dec 20, 2014 1:41 pm

Fighters Get Bitter On Twitter Over UFC Pay

With the impending UFC lawsuit, there has been much conversation regarding fighter pay. Most recently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and the recently retired Cody McKenzie spoke out regarding the way fighters are paid. Now Mac Danzig has come forward to discuss the subject with Cody McKenzie publicly over Twitter before McKenzie deleted his account....

Dec 20, 2014 9:10 am

Former NBA star loses kickboxing match due to nasty, bloody, gruesome leg wound

Retired NBA “star” turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short in his first career fight against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night, this after he suffered a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to stop the bout. Check it out: For those who are not familiar, Darko Milicic was the second overall pick in the...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...

Dec 5, 2014 1:08 pm

Evinger: ‘UFC Cares About Rousey, Not WMMA’

“I think they don’t really care about the women. Ronda Rousey is their main worry. She’s what they’re concerned with. I think they’re missing the whole point. They put all the effort in promoting certain people and that’s it. It’s like when guys like B.J. Penn and Chuck Liddell retired, they didn’t build new guys...

Dec 4, 2014 3:05 pm

Matt Hamill Wants Rematch With Rampage Under Bellator Flag

Popular retired Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill seems to have the itch, and wants to return to the cage. Surprisingly enough, ‘The Hammer’ is calling for a deal with Bellator, the UFC”s number 1 competitor. Check it: @scottcoker I want a fight with @rampage4real. The Hammer is coming back and want to...

Dec 4, 2014 12:39 pm

FIGHTING WORDS! Tim Kennedy: ‘I’ll Choke Out PED Using Felon Chael Sonnen’

“Chael is being an ignorant idiot that evidently doesn’t have any idea what he’s talking about… I haven’t said a thing for the past five weeks; all I’ve been doing is hunting. But I guess I shouldn’t worry about it. It’s coming from a retired, PED using felon. Maybe he’s trying to promote a fight...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Dec 1, 2014 6:08 pm

Yves Edwards doesn’t remember parts of last fight

Yves Edwards, fan favorite, MMA veteran, and the self proclaimed Thug-Jitsu master recently retired after nearly 20 years of fighting professionally. Edwards discussed his last bout, a submission loss against Akbarh Arreola, with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, where he revealed he didn’t remember parts of the fight. “As soon as I was fully...

Nov 30, 2014 5:26 pm

Yves Edwards retires from MMA

The Thug-Jitsu master himself, Yves Edwards has retired from Mixed Martial Arts following his recent loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night Edgar vs. Swanson earlier this month. Edwards took to Facebook with his announcement. Post by Yves Edwards. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) We would like to wish Yves the best in...

Nov 29, 2014 10:40 am

Silva Debuts Amazing New Moustache In Anti-UFC Rant

Wanderlei Silva clears the air about his failed attempt to enter the Bellator fold, and more. Here’s some highlights: “I am retired, I don’t fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They’ll keep coming to sue me every time I...

Nov 26, 2014 11:24 am

High School Official Fights To Raise Money For Wrestling Program

This really happened. Eight-year High School Dean, Mike Laurita, of Thomas Jefferson High School, took a professional MMA bout in order to raise funds, and keep his wrestling program alive. The inspirational combatant, did this at 52 years of age. Kirik Jenness of MMA.TV, tells the story: Two years ago the wrestling team needed money...

Nov 22, 2014 7:54 am

Rickson Gracie denies potential return to MMA or JiuJitsu

MMA veteran and JiuJitsu legend Rickson Gracie who maintains that he is undefeated, and has never lost an MMA bout, grappling match, or ever been submitted in the gym, has ruled out a potential return to competition. The soon to be 56 year old has been retired for some time, and revealed to MMAFighting that...

Nov 13, 2014 3:44 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell on set of Warpigs

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell keeps busy as a retired MMA Legend. Here’s the latest from the man himself: On the set of War Pigs #warpigs #WWII #goodtimes A photo posted by Chuck Liddell (@theofficialchuckliddell) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:04pm PST Thank you to those who have served and those who...

Nov 12, 2014 4:09 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Move To ESPN

    “I was getting ready to fight Anderson the first time, and there was a UFC expo shortly before our fight. The way that Mandalay Bay works, there’s the Expo Center and there’s a long hallway. This thing is like a quarter mile, it’s like a lap around the track to get back to...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 9, 2014 10:49 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To OSP’s KO Of Shogun Rua

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux pulled off an incredible, and quick, upset over MMA legend Shogun Rua in just 34 seconds. Immediately, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from some of the UFC’s best fighters. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions. pic.twitter.com/G3BzgTum7Z —...

Nov 4, 2014 3:44 pm

King Mo: “They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’”

“I ain’t seen him around. I think he’s retired. I think he’s done. I really don’t care about it. I want to fight him, but I don’t think he wants to fight me. They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’” In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, King “Mo” Lawal discussed his rivalry with former...

Nov 3, 2014 9:13 am

Enson Inoue’s Christmas Mission To Give Back To People In Japan

Recently retired Enson Inoue has started a gofundme campaign to give back to people living in poverty, specifically an orphanage, and temporary housing facilities in Fukushima stemming from the hurricane and tsunami in March of 2011. Inoue posted the following message on the UnderGround asking for help with his campaign. So many people want to...

Nov 2, 2014 7:41 pm

XFC Interested In Doing Silva vs. Sonnen In Brazil, Wanderlei Accepts

Wanderlei Silva may be retired, but there have been rumors of a potential Silva return. Last week a report surfaced that Silva could face Phil Baroni on New Years Eve in Japan (Read about that HERE). During XFC International in Brazil this past weekend, Silva was asked about a potential matchup against Chael Sonnen, the...