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Nov 18, 2014 10:26 am

REPLAY! The Time is Now: Press Conference Highlights

Check out the highlights from “The Time Is Now” press conference that was held at the Smith Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 17. Hear from Dana White, Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Ronda Rousey & more

Nov 17, 2014 8:45 am

TWITTER BEEF: Lamas and McGregor trade shots

After defeating Dennis Bermudez this past weekend at UFC 180, Ricardo Lamas revealed to media members that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next. McGregor, who is booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ comments, and took to Twitter to diss ‘The Bully’. Hard luck Dennis Bermudez. You wore my...

Nov 16, 2014 4:22 pm

Velasquez on potentially being stripped of belt: “I don’t care”

After UFC 180 last night, UFC President Dana White clarified that he would not be stripping heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of the title, unless Velasquez is unable to fight by March. Velasquez spoke about the possibility of being stripped of the title. (Via MMAWeekly) “It doesn’t matter to me. I don’t care. As long as...


Nov 16, 2014 11:26 am

UFC 180 Attendance Sets 2014 Record

Last night after an action-packed night of fights at UFC 180, UFC President Dana White announced at the post-fight press conference that 21,000 people attended the event. The event, which was held at the Mexico City Arena, marked the UFC’s first trip to Mexico, and also broke the UFC’s attendance record for this year. According...

Nov 13, 2014 4:07 pm

LAST CHANCE!

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has had a career plagued with dominance, and injury. Having not fought in a year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is looking at potentially stripping Cain from his world-title. UFC President Dana White explained the situation to UFC.com. “We’re headed in that direction now. This next fight in Mexico is for...

Nov 13, 2014 9:36 am

REPLAY! Edgar vs. Maynard III (Full Fight)

UFC President Dana White has made it official – Frankie Edgar has verbally agreed to defend his UFC lightweight title against the only man to beat him, as well as the number one contender who held him to a classic draw, Gray Maynard, at UFC 136. Don’t miss Edgar’s upcoming fight at Fight Night Austin...

Nov 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Barao: ‘Bantamweight is my division’

Despite losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw earlier this year, and being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds for his rematch against Dillashaw, Renan Barao found himself a midst a stacked bantamweight division. With Dominick Cruz returning to the UFC and earning himself a shot at Dillashaw’s belt, and UFC President Dana...

Nov 10, 2014 5:01 am

Chad George Campaigning For UFC Shot

Chad George, Los Angeles MMA star, and the focus of the documentary Occupation: Fighter, has been incredibly busy lately. From the launch of his new gym, California Mixed Martial Arts, to campaigning for a shot in the UFC on Twitter, ‘Savage’ has been a busy man. Upon launching his new gym, Chad brought on longtime...

Nov 9, 2014 4:37 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Blood Infection Forced Him From Lineker Bout

Ian Mcall and John Lineker were set to face off in the co-main event of yesterday night’s UFC Fight Night 56 in what was likely a #1 contender match. The night before the bout ‘Uncle Creepy’ was forced from the bout due to illness according to UFC President Dana White. McCall revealed to MMAFighting’s Ariel...

Nov 8, 2014 12:35 pm

“CANCELLED”

A flyweight title eliminator fight between Ian McCall and John Lineker has been cancelled. The bout was scheduled for tonight’s “UFC Fight Night 56″ Shogun vs. St. Preux” co-main event. UFC President Dana White was the first to leak the news, via twitter, late last night. Looking like Ian McCall is sick and might not be...

Nov 5, 2014 4:20 pm

Report: Lesnar Leveraging WWE Against a Possible UFC Return

With the WWE’s money stream dwindling, many are pointing to a Brock Lesnar return to the cage. As in, the WWE may not be able to afford the hefty salary of their champion, and the UFC, most certainly can. Popular pro-wrestling blog, Cageside Seats breaks it down: Lesnar, though he may not look it, is...

Nov 5, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Reveals “BIG” Announcement

The stars of the UFC will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will...

Oct 31, 2014 3:23 pm

Invicta FC Bosses Impress At Today’s Weigh-Ins

In celebration of Halloween, the two Invicta FC executives (pictured) decided to dress up as UFC president Dana White and promotion matchmaker Joe Silva. Did they pull it off? Here’s the weigh-in results:   Champ Barb Honchak (124.4) vs. Takayo Hashi (124.8) – flyweight title Mizuki Inoue (115) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (115) Raquel Pa’aluhi (145)...

Oct 31, 2014 1:15 pm

Chael Sonnen Offered $5 Million By WWE

“Here’s the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 million by [WWE promoter] Vince McMahon. Now, I was still under contract with the UFC and I never took this to Dana. I handled it on my own. I told [WWE], ‘No’ and that was the end of that. I never told Dana White...

Oct 29, 2014 6:05 pm

Anderson Silva, ‘Shogun’ Rua To Coach TUF Brazil 4

Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. The legendary icon Silva (33-6 in professional MMA, fighting out of...

Oct 27, 2014 9:01 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor “Motivated Beyond Belief”

Conor McGregor has been living the life of a king, and enjoying the spoils of hard work. After heading down to Brazil to sit cageside for UFC 179, McGregor rode with UFC President Dana White on his private plane to Miami. McGregor is now back after a ‘trip of a lifetime’ and posted the following...

Oct 27, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC Signs Fighter, Then Cuts Him Within 24 Hours

In a seemingly strange, but understandable turn of events, the UFC has already cut Mike Imperato less than 24 hours after he was signed to the promotion. Imperato was a castmember on the fifth episode of ‘Fight Xchange’ in 2013, and used several racial and homophobic slurs on the show. Several months after the episode...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson Promised Title Shot With Win Over Edgar

In an interesting turn of events, Cub Swanson revealed that he has been promised the next title shot against Jose Aldo, should he defeat Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd. Following Jose Aldo’s win over Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White says if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver...

Oct 26, 2014 3:05 pm

McGregor Sees Holes In Aldo’s Game, “My Confidence Is Sky High”

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 last night in Brazil, with a close eye on the main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, where Aldo defended his featherweight strap (Watch the highlights HERE). McGregor, who faces Dennis Siver in January at UFC Fight Night Boston, will face Jose Aldo in the summer according to UFC...

Oct 26, 2014 9:59 am

Aldo Admits He Thought The Fight Was Over After Late Punches Dropped Mendes

At the end of the first round, Jose Aldo landed a brutal jab-cross combination after the round ended to drop Mendes. On TV the move looked incredibly dirty, and extremely deliberate, however UFC President Dana White and Jose Aldo both stated neither of them could hear the bell, and insist the blows were not deliberate...

Oct 24, 2014 5:49 pm

Jacare agrees To Fight This Guy, But Only On One Condition

Top ranked UFC middleweight Jacare Souza is widely believed to be the #1 contender to Chris Weidman’s UFC strap after Vitor Belfort gets his crack at the champ in 2015. However, UFC President Dana White stated that after Souza beat Gegard Mousasi, he would likely still need one more fight before getting a title shot....

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 24, 2014 12:32 pm

Vitor Belfort Hasn’t Been Tested By Nevada Since Last Hearing

Despite the ramped up drug testing in the last few months, it turns out Vitor Belfort hasn’t been drug tested by the NSAC since his hearing in July, where the commission agreed to license Belfort to fight Chris Weidman. The failed drug test earlier this summer was the second Belfort’s career, leaving many to wonder...

Oct 23, 2014 4:48 pm

GSP Gets “Humiliated” In First Training Session Back

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was cleared, and returned to training this week in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The result though? UFC Tonight broke it down last night on FOX Sports 1: “His coach tweeted out picture of him training (pictured). He’s been cleared to train. He told me his first day...

Oct 23, 2014 3:36 pm

UFC President Interested In Brock Lesnar Return

“I have a great relationship with Brock, we talk all the time. I don’t know, we’ll see. If he wants to fight, he knows my number.” “It’s pretty amazing what he did and accomplished here while having diverticulitis. It would be interesting to see a 100 percent healthy Brock Lesnar compete.” In a recent interview...