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Feb 7, 2015 1:37 pm

“Bendo” — ‘Move to 170 a temporary favor’

“We definitely know this is not a permanent move for me at 170. I will be going back down to 155. It was just Joe Silva and Dana White needed a favor. They asked me ‘we need a main event for this card’ and I said ‘okay, I’m your guy, I can do that’. “We...

Feb 6, 2015 12:12 pm

VanZant: ‘I’m more than just a pretty face’

Ahead of her UFC on FOX 15 bout against Felice Herrig, self-proclaimed ‘Pretty girl’, Paige VanZant is out to prove she’s more than just a pretty face. “We were born this way. It’s nothing we can change, and it just means we both have to prove that we’re the toughest people out there. I’m going...

Feb 6, 2015 7:56 am

Rashad Evans: “Rumble will knock Jon out within 2 rounds”

UFC light heavyweight fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson earned top contender status by knocking out former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson at last month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden. “Rumble” will now face current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones at UFC 187 in May. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, who is...

Feb 5, 2015 3:38 pm

Florian: Silva – Jones Drug Test A “Black Eye” For The Sport

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian was recently at FOX Sports with Daniel Cormier where he shared his thoughts on the failed drug tests of UFC superstars Jon Jones and Anderson Silva. Jon Jones made headlines when it was announced that cocaine metabolites were found in his system, this after a random pre-fight drug test...

Feb 5, 2015 10:39 am

Herrig: ‘Lucky VanZant’s believing her own hype’

“When I heard Paige called me ‘predictable’ and a ‘stepping stone,’ at first I was like, ‘What the f–k,’ but then I kind of chuckled a bit to myself because she said after she gets through me and makes her way to Carla (Esparza) that her wrestling would be as good as Carla’s by then....

Feb 5, 2015 10:34 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’m an advocate for a clean sport’

“I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my 19th fight in the UFC. I have been thoroughly tested many times and have never had a positive drug test. I have not taken any performance enhancing drugs. My stance on drugs is, and will always be, the same. I’m an...

Feb 5, 2015 9:06 am

Get to know Brandon Thatch

Brandon ‘RUKUS’ Thatch welcomes in replacement fighter Benson ‘SMOOTH’ Henderson for the Main Event at UFC Fight Night 60. Taking place in Bloomfield, Colorado; Thatch is excited to have the opportunity to be in the headlining fight in front of his hometown fans, friends, and family. Benson (21-5), fresh off of two straight losses, bumps...

Feb 4, 2015 4:03 am

‘IF I GOT OFFERED MCGREGOR, I WOULD TAKE IT’

“The reason why it would be welcome to the lightweight division is it would make things interesting. I would love to lock horns with this guy, I’d be up for that. I think he has some pretty good size for his weight class. He’s a big boy. I think he can carry the weight and...

Feb 1, 2015 11:01 am

Rousey: ‘I’ll Deal With Cyborg Later’

Ahead of UFC 183 last night, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke on Fox Sports 1 to discuss her upcoming title bout against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on February 27th. Prior to the interview, it was announced that Chris Weidman had injured his shoulder, and would not be able to compete in the...

Feb 1, 2015 12:43 am

Donald Cerrone Offered to Fight Tyron Woodley

Donald Cerrone may be one of the toughest men to walk this planet. After finding out that Kelvin Gastelum had unhealthily missed weight by ten pounds for his upcoming bout at UFC 183, Donald Cerrone texted UFC President Dana White and offered to step in! White mentioned this during the UFC Post Fight show on...

Jan 29, 2015 7:59 pm

Dana White Addresses Anderson Silva’s Title Hopes

“I think that on Saturday night, we’ll see where he’s at. He’s an absolute professional, he’s done everything he needs to do to prepare for this fight. He’s back in shape, I think it’s just a mental thing, he has to get out there and see how he feels.” “I don’t think he needs 3-4...

Jan 29, 2015 4:05 am

“Cupcake”: ‘I’m the one to beat Ronda”

“I have a lot of vested interest in that fight and I really have mixed feelings about who I would prefer to win. I think if Zingano beats Rousey, it’s a much faster road to the title for myself so there’s a benefit there for me. The fact that our first fight had a lot...

Jan 26, 2015 8:14 pm

Calderwood On WMMA: ‘It Shouldn’t Matter If You Look Good Or Not’

Joanne Calderwood seldom speaks out, but it appears Paige VanZant’s recent, seemingly innocent comment, has struck a nerve with Calderwood if what VanZant said it in fact true. VanZant made an Instagram post, saying the reason she and Felice Herrig will be fighting at UFC on FOX 15 in April because they are the ‘hot...

Jan 26, 2015 7:40 pm

Tumenov To Story: ‘Let’s Put On A Show’

This past weekend at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Albert Tumenov scored a unanimous decision win over Nico Musoke. The win was his 3rd under the UFC banner, extending his win streak to 3, after dropping his UFC debut to Ildemar Alcantara. Tumenov is looking to build momentum and crack the UFC’s top 10, and in...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 24, 2015 8:45 pm

Gustafsson: I Favor Johnson in Fight with Jones

Alexander Gustafsson was knocked out for the first time in his career tonight when he stepped into the octagon against Anthony Johnson. Johnson earned the right to face Jon Jones for the title with his victory at UFC on FOX 14. During the post fight presser, Gustafsson was asked who he would choose as the...

Jan 24, 2015 10:42 am

Gustafsson: Johnson is a “one-dimensional” fighter

“He’s one-dimensional. Doesn’t move a lot. Comes in hard, throws the left kick, left hook, straight right. I’m not afraid of his wrestling at all. I’ll cover my face up, not going to let him hit me. I need to bring my ‘A’ game and I will.” During a recent chat with reporters, tonight’s UFC...

Jan 22, 2015 6:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘If you’re not perfect, don’t dog Jon Jones’

“He’s human, he’s not perfect. Everybody has been dogging him. My thing is, everybody needs to think about their life and tell me when it was absolutely perfect. You know? A lot of people don’t think about that. The crazy part is, once somebody is down, people want to keep stepping on you and hitting...

Jan 22, 2015 4:49 pm

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very near future. Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has...

Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 19, 2015 10:04 pm

Jones Talks Failed Drug Test: ‘I Knew The Test Would Come Out Positive’

Earlier tonight, Jon Jones first interview since it was announced that he failed a random pre-fight drug test, was aired on Fox Sports 1. The champ spoke to Charissa Thompson to discuss his cocaine usage, the failed drug test, his stint in rehab, and his fighting future. “I definitely don’t have an excuse. I’m not...

Jan 19, 2015 9:54 pm

REPLAY! Jon Jones Opens Up About Failed Drug Test (Full)

By now the MMA community knows that Jon Jones failed a random pre-fight drug test ahead of his UFC 182 clash against Daniel Cormier. Tonight, Jones first interview since the news broke of his failed drug test was aired on Fox Sports Live.

Jan 19, 2015 7:23 pm

Edgar Warns McGregor: “Aldo Is A Different Animal”

Following the action at “UFC Fight Night Boston”, Frankie Edgar spoke on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss Conor McGregor’s #1 contender status, as well as how McGregor matches up against Jose Aldo. “Siver just broke my heart, but McGregor looked sharp. Conor’s bringing excitement to the division. All of us need to...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

PHOTO | Scorecard From Pendred’s Controversial Decision Win Over Spencer

In the final bout of the televised Fox Sports 1 preliminary card for “UFC Fight Night Boston”, Ireland’s Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision win over Sean Spencer, which many fans disagreed with. UFC President Dana White also disagreed with the decision, saying he scored the bout in favor of Spencer. Below are the...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

Jon Jones fined $25,000 For Code Of Conduct Violation

Earlier this week news broke that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had been fined $25,000 for a code of conduct violation stemming from his failed drug test for the primary metabolite in cocaine, Benzoylecgonine. The UFC released a statement regarding the fine, saying: “The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion...

Jan 18, 2015 1:01 pm

McGregor On Jones Failed Drug Test: “I Hope He Gets Help”

Since news broke that Jon Jones had tested positive for the primary metabolite in cocaine, the MMA world has been abuzz with fighters, fans, and former fighters giving their thoughts on the failed drug test. Conor McGregor is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout tonight against Dennis Siver, leading up to the...

Jan 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

Jan 18, 2015 11:02 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Am Not A Cocaine Addict’

Earlier today we reported that Jon Jones first interview following news of his failed drug test breaking would air on Fox Sports 1 on Monday at 8 p.m. PT (11 p.m. ET) (See that HERE). In the preview of the interview, Jones explains that he isn’t a cocaine addict, and isn’t even a frequent user....