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Feb 14, 2015 4:05 am

UFC Holding Special Press Conference To Address Recent Drug Test Failings

After a tiring few months of failed drug test, UFC President Dana White and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will address the News Media on Wednesday to discuss the recent “PED Epidemic” in their company. Several fighters over the course of the sport’s history have failed drug tests. However, this year alone, the UFC’s two biggest...

Feb 13, 2015 11:51 am

Schaub: “There’s no reason not to take steroids”

  “Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn’t do steroids. Give me one. Let’s say I take steroids and test positive. Say I’m a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, ‘Dad, why shouldn’t I take steroids?’ Can I say, ‘Well, you’ll never be world champ.’...

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

Bisping: ‘There needs to be harsher penalties for PED users’

“Dana White said if people are using it, they’re going to get caught. We’re seeing that. For people who don’t know too much about the sport and see legends like Anderson Silva get caught, it looks bad and leaves a bad tasted in people’s mouths. I’d like to see every main event and co-main event...

Feb 9, 2015 8:12 pm

Zach Makovsky Looking For A Title Shot Against Demetrious Johnson

At the end of last month John Lineker fought Ian McCall in what was widely believed to be a #1 contender matchup at flyweight. Lineker missed weight, forcing UFC President Dana White to state that he would be forced to move up to bantamweight given his numerous failures to make weight. Lineker won the bout,...


Feb 9, 2015 5:08 pm

GSP Admits To Recently Turning Down Fight Against Anderson Silva

Since Georges St. Pierre took an indefinite leave of absence from MMA back in November of 2013 after defeating Johny Hendricks, there has been much speculation as to when the former UFC welterweight kingpin would return to the Octagon. Towards the end of 2014, it was revealed that GSP was cleared to resume training after...

Feb 8, 2015 2:30 pm

Soares: Belfort Fight Was ‘Everything Lyoto Machida Wanted’

Recently news broke that Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 184 main-event title defense against Vitor Belfort. UFC President Dana White recounted the story, explaining that Belfort and his wife began calling the UFC President asking for an interim title fight. White called Lyoto Machida, who is fresh off a TKO win...

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 4:00 am

Pioneers of MMA: Kazushi Sakuraba

Considered by UFC President Dana White to be one of the greatest talents of all time, the legend of Kazushi Sakuraba began at UFC Ultimate Japan in 1997, where the 183 lbs puroresu (traditional Japanese pro-wrestler) entered the heavyweight tournament on short notice only to win the four man event outright. Fighting almost exclusively in...

Feb 4, 2015 1:10 pm

Point deductions for eye pokes?

“There’s a lot of people that have some really strong feelings about the shape of the gloves right now and that they’re contributing to eye pokes. I’ve had some recent conversations with Dana White and with Lorenzo Fertitta and they’re of the opinion, I think, that the fighters need to be penalized more because the...

Feb 3, 2015 5:42 pm

Woodley Explains Decision To Give Gastelum His $9K Back

“When we go out there to fight, we basically put ourselves through the fire, and we’re not assuming we’ll be losing half our money. If the purse is $5000 to show and $5000 to win, in my mind, it’s $10,000, so I do my training camp with that in mind. Now, when you step in...

Feb 2, 2015 7:32 am

Fighters React To Patriots Super Bowl Win

Last night the New England Patriots secured a very narrow win over the Seattle Seahawks. With just seconds left in the game, the Patriots grabbed an interception, preventing the Seahawks, who were just yards away from the end zone, from scoring. Below are fighter reactions to the game, as well as the brawl that occurred...

Feb 1, 2015 2:49 pm

Ian McCall Apologizes To Fans Following Loss To Lineker

Last night on the preliminary card of UFC 183, Ian McCall fought John Lineker to a decision. The decision saw the bout scored in favor of Lineker unanimously. Leading up to the bout however, there was some controversy. Lineker missed weight by 5 pounds, marking the 4th time he has missed weight, and ultimately forcing...

Feb 1, 2015 11:48 am

Belfort: ‘I Don’t Want An Interim Belt’

Last night following UFC 183, UFC President Dana White spoke at the post-fight press conference about February’s UFC 184. For those who don’t know, Chris Weidman was forced off the card with an injury, forcing Rousey vs. Zingano to be bumped from the co-main event to the main event. White explained that Vitor Belfort and...

Feb 1, 2015 10:05 am

Linker Explains Why He Rubbed His Belly During McCall Fight

Last night during the preliminary card of UFC 183, Ian McCall lost via to John Lineker via decision. What caught the eye of many fans however was when Lineker chose to smile, laugh, and rub his belly during the 3rd round, after missing weight the previous day by 5 pounds. He explained his belly-rub at...

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 31, 2015 6:03 pm

UFC 183 Results: Lineker Beats McCall in His Last Flyweight Bout

John Lineker put on an impressive performance inside the octagon in his final flyweight bout. He missed weight for the fourth time in eight UFC appearances and despite his victory, 30% of his purse will go to Ian McCall. Dana White mentioned he will be forcing Lineker to go up a weight class. Ian McCall...

Jan 29, 2015 8:04 pm

Nick Diaz Apologizes For Missing Open Workouts

“I had to go back home for some things, so I didn’t make it here as soon as I would have liked to. So I apologize to all the fans, especially the ones that were here to see the open workout. I didn’t really put too much thought into it. I was just more focused...

Jan 29, 2015 9:08 am

UFC 183 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 183 Embedded, headliner Anderson Silva endures airplane mechanical issues as he makes his way from LA to Las Vegas. Once in town, he joins former 205-lb. champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and UFC President Dana White on the set of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and then participates in open workouts —...

Jan 29, 2015 9:06 am

Diaz Camp: UFC Manipulating Fans, Nick Accounted For All Week

“It’s Dana White being Dana White. It’s great promoting. It just sucks that Nick’s not in on the joke. They always tend to really grind in on Nick and Nate’s character and just the thought that they don’t care. It’s definitely all hype.” “Really, Nick and Nate are like the most genuine, honest people you’ll...

Jan 29, 2015 8:48 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson Targeted For UFC 187

According to Dana White, UFC officials are looking at a potential May date for the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson light-heavyweight title fight. UFC officials have yet to announce an official date for the bout, however White, who was recently on a guest on the Jim Rome show, stated that the promotion was looking...

Jan 28, 2015 6:15 pm

CONFIRMED! “The 209 Is In The 702”

After a tumultuous day of trying to track down, UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz, UFC President Dana White has now confirmed, with photo evidence, that Nick has made it to Vegas. Check it: The 209 is on the 702!!! #nickdiaz @ufc #UFC183 pic.twitter.com/8p5xd4XEeR — Dana White (@danawhite) January 29, 2015

Jan 28, 2015 1:18 pm

NO SHOW! Nick Diaz Skips Today’s UFC 183 Open Workouts

As part of this week’s UFC 183 pre-fight obligations, fighters, fans, and media gathered at today’s open workouts , at the MGM Grande Hotel & Casino. Nick Diaz did not show up. Nick Diaz faces Anderson Silva in the UFC 183 main event, this weekend on pay-per-view. UFC officials have been upfront about the fighter’s...

Jan 28, 2015 12:08 pm

Diaz Rep Says Fighter Is On Task

Last night the UFC released footage of Nick Diaz no-showing his scheduled flight to Las Vegas. This morning UFC President Dana White sent out a photo of a Nick Diaz adorned Milk Carton, insinuating that the athlete had indeed gone missing. Now, according to a statement from his agent, this is all just the UFC...

Jan 28, 2015 9:23 am

REPLAY! Diaz Misses Last Boarding Call To Vegas

Does anyone know where Nick Diaz is? #UFC183 A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 28, 2015 at 6:20am PST Yesterday, at the Sacramento Airport, Nick Diaz skipped his flight, and has since gone missing.

Jan 25, 2015 4:36 pm

Dillashaw: ‘It Would Be Tough For Me To Have To Beat Faber’

Since UFC bantamweight TJ Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao to win the bantamweight title back in April of 2014, there has been much talk of a potential matchup between Dillashaw, and his friend, and mentor, Urijah Faber. Several weeks ago, UFC President Dana White revealed that the pair had already agreed to fight each other, however...

Jan 25, 2015 4:25 pm

Pros React To Controversial Stoppage In Henderson’s Loss To Mousasi

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Dan Henderson was stopped with strikes for just the 2nd time in his career. The stoppage was a controversial one however, with many thinking the referee stopped the fight too early, and didn’t give Henderson enough time to recover. Below is a compilation of...

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...