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Dec 1, 2014 3:15 pm

Pennington considers late opponent change “A little frustrating”

Raquel Pennington had her opponents switched for UFC 181 at the last minute recently when she found herself facing Ashlee Evans-Smith instead of Holly Holm. In addition, Pennington dropped from the main card on Pay-Per View to the preliminary card on Fox Sports 1. She spoke to UFC.com to discuss how the late opponent change...

Nov 30, 2014 7:31 am

RATINGS REPORT: Edgar vs. Swanson numbers through the roof

Earlier this month Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson squared off in Austin Texas in a main event bout that had title implications. After battering Swanson for nearly 5 rounds, Edgar locked in a rear naked choke with just 4 seconds left. MMAFighting has received the ratings report from the UFC from the event, and the...

Nov 26, 2014 10:15 am

“BEAST”

  “Of course, he’s (Gustafsson) definitely my toughest opponent. Have you seen that guy fight? He moves well, he punches well and he doesn’t really get hit. I think the only person that really hit him was Jon Jones a couple of times. You see the difference between Jon Jones and Alexander after that fight....

Nov 25, 2014 3:16 pm

Frankie Edgar Asking For Aldo Headliner In Jersey

Former UFC lightweight champ, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is on the cusp of a second shot at the UFC featherweight strap, and he knows it. The, soft-spoken veteran took to twitter with the following: Frankie edgar vs jose aldo @ufc @UFCONFOX April 18 main event in my backyard @danawhite @lorenzofertitta how does that sound? —...


Nov 24, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTOS | Anthony Johnson looking massive next to Alexander Gustafsson

Recently, Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson traveled to Stockholm to promote their UFC on FOX 14 bout which will determine who will next face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title should he defeat Daniel Cormier in December. Alexander Gustafsson posted the following photo of the pair, during media-duties in Stockholm, on his official Facebook...

Nov 23, 2014 2:24 pm

Frankie Edgar: “I got tunnel vision on that title”

Frankie Edgar snapped the six fight winning streak of Cub Swanson last night at UFC Fight Night 57 by submitting Swanson with just 4 seconds left in the bout (See the highlights HERE). Following the bout, Edgar spoke on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss his goal of earning another title shot against...

Nov 23, 2014 10:51 am

Swanson on fight-losing submission: ” I don’t want a broken jaw again”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 Cub Swanson was submitted by Frankie Edgar with just 4 seconds before the end of the bout. The choke that finished the bout was a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin of Swanson, which usually doesn’t force a fighter to tap. However, Swanson...

Nov 23, 2014 10:09 am

Swanson on Edgar bout: “I’m going to be better”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson via submission in the 5th round to earn himself the latest finish in UFC history. At the post-fight show on FOX Sports 1 Swanson spoke about the bout, and his future in MMA. “Obviously, it was super frustrating, but...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 21, 2014 2:24 pm

Formiga withdraws from Moraga bout with partial LCL tear

Bad news for fight fans, Jussier Formiga has been forced to withdraw from his UFC on FOX 13 bout against John Moraga as a result of a partially torn LCL. MMAFighting broke the story earlier today. No timetable has been given for Formiga’s return, and no word has been given as to who will replace...

Nov 21, 2014 6:57 am

Kenny Florian agrees with Diaz: GSP is scared of Silva

Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Nick Diaz, recently stated in an interview that he believes he’s fighting Anderson Silva this January because former UFC champ Georges St. Pierre is afraid to do so. Nick’s bad blood towards GSP is nothing new, but fans may be surprised to learn that UFC commentator and former St-Pierre training...

Nov 20, 2014 11:05 am

Bobby Green on training with Diaz brothers: “It changed my life”

UFC lightweight standout Bobby ‘King’ Green is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Edson Barboza this Saturday. Leading up to the bout, Green traveled to Stockton California to train with the Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez. Green reflected on his time training with the Diaz brothers in an interview with Fox...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 16, 2014 12:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Fabricio Werdum’s Win Over Mark Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion with a brutal knee (See that HERE). During the bout, the Twitter-verse was sounding off for blow-by-blow reactions, which we have compiled. The Interim UFC heavyweight title is on the line! #UFC180 @FabricioWerdum vs...

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 12, 2014 9:24 am

Anthony Johnson vs. Alexander Gustafsson Set

  History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC® light heavyweight title challenger.  The bout will take place in front of more than 30,000...

Nov 11, 2014 6:44 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Nate Diaz doesn’t deserve this fight’

  “I think people started talking more about me after that fight [against Benson Henderson], but I think my big dream is still coming. I have a fight against a top guy, Nathan Diaz, on Dec. 13. My focus is on that fight right now, and I’m looking forward beating him and getting my title...

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 11, 2014 10:26 am

Dana White To Fight Fans: ‘Don’t count out Mark Hunt’

A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:38pm PST A lot of people are counting out Mark Hunt, ahead of this weekend’s UFC 180 event. Dana White is not one of them. The Caption Reads, I see tons of people doubting Mark Hunt!!! Just a reminder of what he can...

Nov 10, 2014 5:03 am

Weidman Slams Silva, Says Rubber Match Is ‘Easy Payday’

With the upcoming return of Anderson Silva to the UFC in January when he faces Nick Diaz, many fans are wondering if Silva will face Weidman a third time if he beats Nick Diaz. Weidman spoke to Fox Sports to discuss potential interest in a rubber match with the former middleweight kingpin. “Anderson Silva a...

Nov 9, 2014 1:49 am

McCall and Lineker Will Get Paid “Show Money”

UFC’s Marshall Zelaznik confrimed during the post fight press conference that both John Liniker and Ian McCall will get paid their show money even though their fight was canceled. Weeks of trash-talking on social media was supposed to lead to a co-main-event fight on Fox Sports 1 at “UFC Fight Night 56”, however the status...

Nov 6, 2014 5:12 am

Cormier, Florian Breakdown ‘Shogun’ vs. St. Preux

Last night on FOX Sports 1, expert UFC analysts, Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier broke down this weekend’s main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ovince St. Preux.   UFC TONIGHT Host Daniel Cormier on how Shogun Rua will look vs. Ovince Saint Preux: “I believe we’ll see a good Shogun Rua. He’s going to...

Nov 5, 2014 2:58 pm

Ian McCall: “This job is killing us”

“It could be worse. I could have an office job and want to kill myself. It could be a lot worse. This job is killing us. Realistically, this job is ruining the one vehicle we have — our bodies and our brains. It’s killing me. It’s killing all of us, but I signed up for...

Nov 4, 2014 4:10 pm

McMann: ‘I’m Ronda’s hardest opponent’

“I thought that anyways. I will always be the hardest one, because I’m the hardest one for her to control. Compared to everyone else, I have the strongest wrestling background.” In a recent interview with FOX Sports, former UFC title challenger, Sara McMann discussed her matchup style with the champ, Ronda Rousey. The two females...

Nov 3, 2014 8:40 am

Overeem: I Can Beat Rothwell 9 Out Of 10 Times

Despite an early TKO loss to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night Jacare vs. Mousasi in September, Alistair Overeem still believes he can beat Rothwell 9 out of 10 times. After the loss, many began calling Overeem the biggest bust in UFC history, calling for ‘The Reem’ to be cut, however the UFC decided to...

Oct 30, 2014 4:16 pm

MOVING ON! Jones Camp In Talks With Reebok

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon “Bones” Jones is tired of his Nike shoe and apparel line. Well… I think he was dropped, following his public brawl with Daniel Cormier, but what’s important here, is that he’s moving on. According to reports, “Bones” is in heavy negotiations with Nike’s number 1 competitor, Reebok. UFC Tonight broke the...

Oct 30, 2014 3:53 pm

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Visit The Ultimate Fighter Gym

  As anticipated, this historic season of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned, the first-ever version of the UFC’s signature reality series to feature an all-female cast, has been full of exciting, competitive battles inside the Octagon, and long-running feuds outside it. In Episode 7, “Risk it All” airingWednesday, Nov. 5 (10:00 PM...

Oct 30, 2014 11:16 am

Brandon Vera’s One FC Debut Now Official For Dec. 5

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), will return to Manila with its largest fight card to date on 5 December. ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY is set to take place at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena in Manila. The main event will feature ONE FC Bantamweight World...