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Feb 5, 2015 10:39 am

Herrig: ‘Lucky VanZant’s believing her own hype’

“When I heard Paige called me ‘predictable’ and a ‘stepping stone,’ at first I was like, ‘What the f–k,’ but then I kind of chuckled a bit to myself because she said after she gets through me and makes her way to Carla (Esparza) that her wrestling would be as good as Carla’s by then....

Feb 5, 2015 10:34 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’m an advocate for a clean sport’

“I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my 19th fight in the UFC. I have been thoroughly tested many times and have never had a positive drug test. I have not taken any performance enhancing drugs. My stance on drugs is, and will always be, the same. I’m an...

Feb 5, 2015 9:06 am

Get to know Brandon Thatch

Brandon ‘RUKUS’ Thatch welcomes in replacement fighter Benson ‘SMOOTH’ Henderson for the Main Event at UFC Fight Night 60. Taking place in Bloomfield, Colorado; Thatch is excited to have the opportunity to be in the headlining fight in front of his hometown fans, friends, and family. Benson (21-5), fresh off of two straight losses, bumps...

Feb 4, 2015 4:03 am

‘IF I GOT OFFERED MCGREGOR, I WOULD TAKE IT’

“The reason why it would be welcome to the lightweight division is it would make things interesting. I would love to lock horns with this guy, I’d be up for that. I think he has some pretty good size for his weight class. He’s a big boy. I think he can carry the weight and...


Feb 1, 2015 11:01 am

Rousey: ‘I’ll Deal With Cyborg Later’

Ahead of UFC 183 last night, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke on Fox Sports 1 to discuss her upcoming title bout against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on February 27th. Prior to the interview, it was announced that Chris Weidman had injured his shoulder, and would not be able to compete in the...

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 29, 2015 7:59 pm

Dana White Addresses Anderson Silva’s Title Hopes

“I think that on Saturday night, we’ll see where he’s at. He’s an absolute professional, he’s done everything he needs to do to prepare for this fight. He’s back in shape, I think it’s just a mental thing, he has to get out there and see how he feels.” “I don’t think he needs 3-4...

Jan 29, 2015 4:05 am

“Cupcake”: ‘I’m the one to beat Ronda”

“I have a lot of vested interest in that fight and I really have mixed feelings about who I would prefer to win. I think if Zingano beats Rousey, it’s a much faster road to the title for myself so there’s a benefit there for me. The fact that our first fight had a lot...

Jan 26, 2015 8:14 pm

Calderwood On WMMA: ‘It Shouldn’t Matter If You Look Good Or Not’

Joanne Calderwood seldom speaks out, but it appears Paige VanZant’s recent, seemingly innocent comment, has struck a nerve with Calderwood if what VanZant said it in fact true. VanZant made an Instagram post, saying the reason she and Felice Herrig will be fighting at UFC on FOX 15 in April because they are the ‘hot...

Jan 26, 2015 7:40 pm

Tumenov To Story: ‘Let’s Put On A Show’

This past weekend at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Albert Tumenov scored a unanimous decision win over Nico Musoke. The win was his 3rd under the UFC banner, extending his win streak to 3, after dropping his UFC debut to Ildemar Alcantara. Tumenov is looking to build momentum and crack the UFC’s top 10, and in...

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...

Jan 24, 2015 8:45 pm

Gustafsson: I Favor Johnson in Fight with Jones

Alexander Gustafsson was knocked out for the first time in his career tonight when he stepped into the octagon against Anthony Johnson. Johnson earned the right to face Jon Jones for the title with his victory at UFC on FOX 14. During the post fight presser, Gustafsson was asked who he would choose as the...

Jan 24, 2015 10:42 am

Gustafsson: Johnson is a “one-dimensional” fighter

“He’s one-dimensional. Doesn’t move a lot. Comes in hard, throws the left kick, left hook, straight right. I’m not afraid of his wrestling at all. I’ll cover my face up, not going to let him hit me. I need to bring my ‘A’ game and I will.” During a recent chat with reporters, tonight’s UFC...

Jan 23, 2015 11:39 am

Mousasi: “Jones can do what he wants’

“I think Jon Jones is a grown man and can do what he wants. Of course a lot of people have their eyes on him because he’s a famous athlete, but I think people are making too big a deal out of it. We’ve all done stupid things when we’re young. Because he’s a celebrity...

Jan 22, 2015 6:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘If you’re not perfect, don’t dog Jon Jones’

“He’s human, he’s not perfect. Everybody has been dogging him. My thing is, everybody needs to think about their life and tell me when it was absolutely perfect. You know? A lot of people don’t think about that. The crazy part is, once somebody is down, people want to keep stepping on you and hitting...

Jan 22, 2015 6:39 pm

For Mousasi, A Loss To Hendo Means Irrelevancy

“It’s very big. After a loss, you have to pick yourself up again and it’s difficult. I think a win over Henderson is going to put me a little bit higher and give me a chance against someone in the top five. It’s a very important fight. I win and I get to face the...

Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

PHOTO | Scorecard From Pendred’s Controversial Decision Win Over Spencer

In the final bout of the televised Fox Sports 1 preliminary card for “UFC Fight Night Boston”, Ireland’s Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision win over Sean Spencer, which many fans disagreed with. UFC President Dana White also disagreed with the decision, saying he scored the bout in favor of Spencer. Below are the...

Jan 18, 2015 1:01 pm

McGregor On Jones Failed Drug Test: “I Hope He Gets Help”

Since news broke that Jon Jones had tested positive for the primary metabolite in cocaine, the MMA world has been abuzz with fighters, fans, and former fighters giving their thoughts on the failed drug test. Conor McGregor is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout tonight against Dennis Siver, leading up to the...

Jan 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

Jan 18, 2015 11:02 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Am Not A Cocaine Addict’

Earlier today we reported that Jon Jones first interview following news of his failed drug test breaking would air on Fox Sports 1 on Monday at 8 p.m. PT (11 p.m. ET) (See that HERE). In the preview of the interview, Jones explains that he isn’t a cocaine addict, and isn’t even a frequent user....

Jan 9, 2015 11:32 am

Dan Henderson Gets The Last Laugh In Jon Jones Beef

“I enjoy the sport quite a bit and it’s fun for me to do. I love the challenge of it and everything else. Maybe it’s staying away from the cocaine that’s made me prolong my career so long. I’ve heard that [Jones] was doing these things for a couple years. I’ve said in a number...

Jan 8, 2015 5:26 pm

Dana White Expecting GSP’s Return In 2015

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has yet to say whether or not he’s going to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts, but UFC President Dana White is fully expecting GSP’s return later this year. During a recent interview with FOX Sports, the UFC boss stated, “I really do think that Georges St-Pierre will...

Jan 8, 2015 4:52 pm

Machida Goes Anywhere He Wants On This Electric Skateboard

A video posted by Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) on Jan 8, 2015 at 12:08pm PST If you thought Lyoto Machida’s talents were limited to violence, you my friends were sorely mistaken. Check out “The Dragon” as he navigates Southern California’s beaches on this electric skateboard. Machida is facing Luke Rockhold in an upcoming UFC event set for April.

Jan 8, 2015 10:16 am

Diaz’s Manager Not Buying What White Is Selling

Last night UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports 1 to update the world on Jon Jones. And while the UFC Boss made sure his number 1 priority was Jon’s recovery, he also made it clear that due to contractual obligations they had no choice but to let Jon Jones fight. Mike Kogan, popular...

Jan 8, 2015 9:53 am

Anderson Silva To Get Title Shot With Win Over Diaz

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson “The Spider” Silva is being set up for a third showdown against Chris Weidman. If the stars align… UFC President Dana White announced the news during a stint on FOX Sports 1, last night. (Replay) “Diaz and Anderson Silva are fighting, and obviously if Anderson Silva wins that fight, and whether...

Jan 6, 2015 2:29 pm

RAMPAGE! ‘I could sue Bellator for $10-20 million’

  “I don’t think Bellator going to put up a big fuss because if they try to sue me I could counter-sue them for, probably, $10-20 million. So, if they was smart, they would just let me walk away and be happy … I wish I could show you guys the contract. I just think...