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May 26, 2015 9:29 am

D.C. Recalls Early MMA Career, Fighting While On Welfare

Yes, the sport of MMA has its trash talk and its rivalries and its Dana White quotables, but every once and a while we get a truly ‘feel good’ story. Daniel Cormier won the UFC light-heavyweight title this past Saturday when he survived an early onslaught from Anthony Johnson and came back to get the...

May 26, 2015 7:34 am

Rockhold: ‘It’s Not if Vitor Was Cheating, It’s HOW MUCH!’

Dana White and the UFC might be unsure about the next middleweight title challenger, but it’s apparent that one man is very, very sure. UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold was everywhere after UFC 187, doing interviews for FOX Sports and backstage interviews with Ariel Helwani. The AKA fighter truly believes that it’s his time to shine...

May 24, 2015 7:02 pm

What Does Cerrone’s Future Hold For Him? ‘A Title Shot and Sunday Fundays’

Donald Cerrone landed his eighth consecutive victory inside the octagon last night at UFC 187. John Makdessi walked through several leg kicks only to get his jaw broken in the second round where he eventually waved the fight off himself. Cerrone actually walked into the fight injured himself, but confessed during the post fight press...

May 24, 2015 3:18 pm

It’s Official: Donald Cerrone Next In Line for Title Shot

Donald Cerrone was able to rack up his eighth consecutive victory inside the octagon at “UFC 187” when he forced John Makdessi to bow out of the bout in the second round. Dana White stated during a post-fight interview that Cerrone was, in fact, next in line for a shot at Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC...

May 24, 2015 11:35 am

Arlovski Almost Got Pulled From UFC 187 Two Hours Before Fight!

Hours before his fight of the year candidate with Travis Browne, Andrei Arlovski was in risk of being pulled from UFC 187. Arlovski injured his calf the night of the weigh ins and Dana White told the Fox Sports 1 crew during the post fight show that the bout was almost canceled. “Two hours before...

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

May 22, 2015 9:53 am

McGregor To Jones — ‘You’ve got Millions, GET A DRIVER!!’

Conor McGregor is one of the fastest rising stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Dana White has mentioned that young stars need to be careful which path they go down because of how easy it is for impressionable people to fall into traps. McGregor takes a look at Jon Jones’ situation and just can’t understand...

May 21, 2015 8:52 pm

Sonnen: ‘If Jones returns to immediate title shot none of this makes sense’

Jon “Bones” Jones was one of the most dominant champions in combat sports when he was holding the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Now, he is stripped of his title and suspended as a fighter until he takes care of his life outside of the octagon. If he can get his act together and make it...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

2 UFC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2015 Class

The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago...

May 20, 2015 12:02 pm

Donald Cerrone Will Be Losing $60K Because of Reebok Deal

Dana White and other UFC officials may have had good intentions with inking the deal with Reebok, but veterans of the game are going to be losing fistfuls of cash because of lost sponsorships in the octagon. While some fighters are fans of the deal because of the guaranteed money, Donald Cerrone stated that he...

May 19, 2015 3:03 pm

Silva Against A Jones Return — ‘He Needs to Change, Not Fight’

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones could go down in history as two of the most controversial figures in UFC history. While Anderson Silva was dominating whichever opponents Dana White put in front of him in the octagon, Jon Jones was creating a path of destruction of his own. Then, their careers took a turn for...

May 19, 2015 12:59 pm

MIGHTY MOUSE Still Eyeing ‘Mighty Check’ For Super Fight

Demetrious Johnson could go down as one of the most underrated UFC champions in the company’s history. “Mighty Mouse” has racked up an impressive ten victories inside of the octagon and has successfully defended his flyweight title six times. “Mighty Mouse” wants his name to be synonymous with the flyweight division in the future. Johnson...

May 19, 2015 10:38 am

UFC’s Aljamain Sterling Sounds Off on UFC/Reebok Deal — ‘It’s A Freaking Joke’

Aljamain Sterling is one of UFC’s bright young prospects in the bantamweight division. Despite having an impressive undefeated record with wins over the likes of Takeya Mizugaki and Hugo Viana, the “Funk Master” will still only be earning $2,500 through the Reebok deal the next time he fights. While some fighters seem to love the...

May 18, 2015 3:27 pm

DEAL! Chad Mendes Signs New 8 Fight Contract

UFC president Dana White just tweeted out that Chad Mendes has signed a new eight fight contact with the promotion. Check it out! The deal selfie!! Just got a new 8 fight deal done with @chadmendes #pumped @lorenzofertitta @ufc pic.twitter.com/Ra9DbqtNfK — Dana White (@danawhite) May 18, 2015 By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket Dreaming...

May 17, 2015 7:38 am

Brendan Schaub Changes Tune: ‘Reebok Deal Might Be Better For UFC’

Brendan Schaub was one of the interesting stories to come out after the UFC/Reebok deal pay amounts were announced. Schaub came out and said that he would be losing a whole lot of money with the deal because he was making six figures in sponsorship pay by himself. Since then UFC president Dana White has...

May 14, 2015 10:01 am

Zuffa Is Trying to Block Request for 15 Years of Financial Statements

Have you ever wondered how much cash Zuffa is raking in? We may soon find out! Zuffa is requesting to block the release of a report that would reveal exactly how much money they have made over the last fifteen years. They want the motion to stay in Northern California District Court. This is tied...

May 14, 2015 2:03 am

Green Power Ranger: ‘I Don’t Need CM Punk Money, I’d Fight Him For Free’

Even though it seems absurd for “Green Ranger” Jason David Frank to be calling out a UFC fighter, he actually has more experience inside the cage than CM Punk. In what could go down as one of the silliest feuds in UFC history, CM Punk’s acknowledgement of Frank ignited a fire under the ranger’s butt...

May 13, 2015 8:15 pm

The Ultimate Fighter ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 4 Recap

The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter just went down and some big events took place. The show opened up with ATT feeling the effects of their third straight loss. ‘Creepy’ Steve Montgomery spoke up and said that where he’s from, South Carolina, people don’t give up, just like they didn’t when the British invaded...

May 13, 2015 6:04 pm

Johnson Thinks Cormier Will be a Tougher Opponent Than Jones

UFC 187 underwent several facelifts before the final card was released, but Anthony “Rumble” Johnson seems to be prepared for whoever Dana White and the UFC stick in front of him. He was originally scheduled to face Jon “Bones” Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, but Jones’ recent run in with the law forced...

May 13, 2015 9:30 am

Khabib on Injuries — ‘I’ll be training smarter next time’

Khabib Nurmagomedov was as upset as anybody else when he learned he was being forced to pull out of his bout with Donald Cerrone at UFC 187. Nurmagomedov hasn’t fought since April 2014 and he is itching for an octagon return. “Fans sometimes talk crazy, but it’s OK,” Nurmagomedov told “MMA Hour“. “I understand fans...