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Feb 28, 2014 6:27 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: Green Defeats Richman, Advances to Featherweight Semi-Finals

Mike Richman and Desmond Green kicked off the tenth season of Bellator tonight with their first-round featherweight tournament bout. Mike Richman was the first to find a comfortable striking distance as he started to pick apart Desmond Green at the end of the first with decent combinations. Green also absorbed some hard leg kicks in...

Feb 28, 2014 2:49 pm

Vitor Belfort’s Drug Test Results Will Not be Released to the Public

While the MMA world continues to reel from the aftermath of the NSAC’s decision to immediately ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy, more news continues to come out about the most prominent user of TRT, Vitor Belfort. First he was removed from his title fight with Chris Weidman in May. In an initial statement,...

Feb 26, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White: ‘I Want Every Dime Of That [Bonus Money] To Go Out The Door.’

Dana White is quite the polarizing figure, in the world of mixed martial arts. You either like his style, or you hate his attitude. He can be brash. He can be rude. He can be vulgar, bluntly honest, and vitriolic with his statements, if you get him upset. But this is a man who spent the last decade,...

Feb 26, 2014 8:13 am

Bart Palaszewski Officially Announces Retirement

Bart Palaszewski, 30-year-old former WEC and UFC competitor, has officially announced his retirement. After a 36-17 MMA career spanning a total of 12 years, Palaszewski began dropping hints about his decision to hang up the gloves on twitter. It's about that time! Want to thank @VFDMarketing @ufc @teamcurranmma @SuckerPunchEnt all my fans but I'm officially...


Feb 25, 2014 6:59 pm

Season 10 Bellator Middleweight Tournament Set With Marshall, Cramer, Cooper & Grove

Bellator will host its first four-man middleweight tournament beginning March 28th from Utah’s Maverik Center as Brett Cooper will battle Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove in the semifinal round, while Doug “The Rhino” Marshall will clash with American Top Team’s Dan “Cosmo” Cramer April 4th from the Reno Events Center. Both fights will be featured on...

Feb 22, 2014 7:00 pm

UFC 170 Results: Davis Calls Out Champion After Decision Win Against Eye

The ladies had the honor of closing out the preliminary bouts tonight with a bout between Alexis Davis and Jessica Eye. Eye was looking to redeem herself in the eyes of the public after mixup of her failed drug test in her last octagon outing, but she will have to wait until next time to...

Feb 15, 2014 10:31 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Machida Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Mousasi

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi’s fight in the main-event may not have lived up to expectations, but the striking was impressive nonetheless. Lyoto Machida took control of the first three rounds with his elite striking skills. While Mousasi did control the center of the octagon, Machida nullified that by bum-rushing Mousasi with punches and knees....

Feb 15, 2014 7:06 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Damm Defeats Jorge in Sixth Straight Decision

Lucky for the UFC, they haven’t charged anyone for UFC Fight Pass yet so fans cannot complain about wasting their money on a sixth straight decision. The fight had a slow pace and was even until Damm and Jorge exchanged eye pokes in the second round. The traded eye pokes seemed to had upset both...

Feb 15, 2014 5:27 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Alcantara Outperforms Tumenov Throughout Decision Win

The first round between Alcantara and Tumenov was extremely close. It looked like Tumenov was running away with the fight after he was pounding his fists into the face of Alcantara, but Alcantara displayed amazing jiu-jitsu defense and got back to his feet where he started to take control of the fight. He secured a...

Feb 13, 2014 6:45 pm

UFC’s New Bonus Plan To Support $9.8 Million Bonus Budget For 2014

Change isn’t always good, but the UFC’s recent change to their Fight Night Bonus structure is definitely a step in the right direction. Initially, we had sparse details about the shift in bonus type, but on UFC Tonight they cleared it all up. Check it: The UFC announced that they were changing its bonus structure....

Feb 12, 2014 6:03 pm

NSAC to Hold Meeting About TRT Exemption Before Vitor Belfort Applies for License

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will hold a meeting on February 26th to discuss their current ruleset on exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). This meeting will take place three months before Vitor Belfort returns to Nevada in an attempt to dethrone UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman. Vitor Belfort is no stranger to controversy in...

Feb 11, 2014 5:30 pm

UFC Gets Rid Of KO/Sub Of The Night Bonuses, Introduces New System

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC plans on implementing their new post-fight bonus system starting this weekend with UFC Fight Night 36. The new system allows the UFC to single out individual fighters who put on a solid performance without being limited to knockout of the night and submission of the night categories, however they still...

Feb 11, 2014 3:53 pm

Jessica Eye Submits Clean Drug Test, NSAC Will Permit Her to Fight at UFC 170

After getting busted by the Texas athletic commission for using marijuana, Jessica Eye had to submit a clean drug test to the Nevada State Athletic Commission before being issued a license to fight at UFC 170. MMAJunkie’s Steven Marrocco has reported that Eye’s submitted test was announced clean and she is all set to fight...

Feb 10, 2014 10:10 am

Vitor Belfort: Chris Weidman winning ‘Fighter of the Year’ was embarrassing

The UFC’s middleweight number 1 contender, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, was not at all impressed to hear that Chris Weidman had won the “World MMA Awards” coveted “Fighter of the year” award, calling the decision ’embarrassing.’ His words (via Combate): “It was embarrassing,” Belfort stated. “Not that it should’ve been me, but winning the award...

Feb 7, 2014 8:00 am

PHOTO | The Man Who Drove Thiago Silva Over The Edge & Had Alleged Affair With Wife

Thiago Silva is currently in custody, facing multiple violent charges for an armed tirade inside a jiu jitsu academy. The Brazilian slugger, who was scheduled to fight at UFC 171, was apparently living with a two-timing wife. The man responsible for Mrs. Silva’s infidelities, is reportedly, Pablo Popovitch (pictured), owner of an American Top Team...

Feb 5, 2014 6:13 am

Jon Jones Hopes Anderson Silva ‘just stays away’ From MMA

“To see such a magnificent career and legacy get tarnished by two losses, two kind of flukish losses – I wouldn’t call the first one a fluke – it sucks,” he said. “It leaves a weird taste in your mouth, like it’s not supposed to end that way. What I’m hoping is that people remember...

Feb 4, 2014 1:08 pm

Joe Lauzon sports an incredible 96% finishing rate

UFC lightweight contender Joe Lauzon (23-9 MMA, 10-6 UFC) does not like to leave his fights in the ‘hands of the judges.’ That’s probably why ‘J-Lau’ boasts an astonishing 96% finishing rate. Yes, you read correctly, Mr. Lauzon has a 96% ‘kill rate’ thus far in his MMA career. In fact, his last outing against...

Feb 3, 2014 8:30 am

Texas Commission Overturns Eye vs. Kaufman Decision To A No Contest

Sorry Jessica Eye. It would appear as if Sarah Kaufman might have unjustly had your UFC debut win overturned to a no contest. Wow! Following their UFC 166 bout, Sarah Kaufman, was very vocal about her thoughts on the decision victory awarded to her opponent. She thought the judges got it wrong. Now, for an...

Feb 1, 2014 10:58 pm

UFC 169 Fighter Bonuses: Abel Trujillo takes home $125k, Jamie Varner receives $75k

Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner each earned $50,000 in bonuses for their awesome performance at Saturday’s UFC 169 event, with Abel taking home an additional $75,000 for the bouts stunning “Knockout of the Night” finish and Jamie an additional 25k for “Fight of the Night.” UFC President Dana White announced the winners at the evenings post UFC 169...

Feb 1, 2014 4:28 pm

UFC 169 Results: Magomedov Outlasts Martin, Gets Unanimous Decision Win

Rashid Magomedov and Tony Martin both walked into the octagon tonight with stellar records, but it was Martin who was looking to protect his undefeated ways with a victory tonight. Martin was ready from the get-go to keep his win-streak going but Magomedov tried his hardest to stay in the game. Tony Martin’s work on...

Jan 25, 2014 8:33 pm

UFC on FOX 10 bonuses: Caceres earns $100K, Cerrone and Pettis collect $50K each

Alex Caceres was the big winner at this evenings UFC on FOX 10 event in Chicago, as he collected $100,000 in bonus money for his “Submission of the night” victory over the previously undefeated Sergio Pettis, in the preliminary card’s main event fight. The bout was also deemed “Fight of the night,” giving Sergio a...

Jan 25, 2014 5:59 pm

UFC on FOX 10 Results: Cerrone Knocks Martins Out Cold with Head Kick in First Round

Donald Cerrone is coming off the performance of his career against Evan Dunham and wanted to keep the momentum going tonight against Adriano Martins. Not only did he keep the momentum going, but he got a highlight-reel knockout out of it as well. The opening round was quite even. Unlike most of Cerrone’s past opponents,...