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Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Diaz on Pettis: Whether it’s today or tomorrow, he’s gonna get got

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this Saturday night when he squares off with Rafael dos Anjos in a key lightweight bout at UFC on FOX 13. Nate knows that a victory over “RDA” would boost him back in to title contention and get him one step closer to his goal of fighting Anthony...

Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Anthony Pettis Ready For Immediate Return To Action

Anthony Pettis is looking for a quick turnaround following last weekend’s UFC 181 victory over Gilbert Melendez. Much to his displeasure, the champ has been forced on the sidelines for lengthy stints, due to injury, more than once in his time with the UFC. Now healed, that’s all about to change. His words: (via FOX...

Dec 11, 2014 10:39 am

Struve on Overeem Fight: ”I’m better”

“We’ve really done everything to make sure I’m in the best condition physically and mentally to perform and I really believe I’m going to put on one of my best fights I’ve ever fought for the UFC. “I got another shot and I didn’t care who it was. Look at my last two opponents; Miocic...


Dec 10, 2014 2:48 pm

Dos Anjos on Diaz Fight: ‘If I win, I deserve a title shot’

“If I beat Diaz, I deserve a title shot.” “I think I’ve been the underdog in all of my fights in the UFC. It doesn’t bother me, though. It just gives me more motivation to win.” In a short-worded statement to FOX Sports, Rafael dos Anjos discussed the implications of his upcoming scrap against Nate...

Dec 10, 2014 2:42 pm

Miocic’s List – ‘Break His Will, Earn Title Shot’

“I don’t see why I wouldn’t (get the title shot). I really have no say so or choice, but he’s ranked No. 2 behind Fabricio (Werdum), so I don’t see why I wouldn’t.” “He’s as tough as they come. He’s a former champ. Watching the Cain fights there are a few things that we’re working...

Dec 10, 2014 2:35 pm

“I’ve got the skills to pay the bills”

“I’m more dangerous and deadly. I feel like I’ve got the skills to pay the bills with this fight.” “I don’t want to get too overconfident, but I definitely feel like this plays right into my ballpark. This is an MMA fight, not a grappling match, and I feel like I win in all areas....

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Lawler: Hendricks and I need to figure it out in a trilogy fight

The UFC’s plan was to have to Rory MacDonald face the winner of this past Saturday’s UFC 181 main event bout between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks. However, Lawler vs. Hendricks 2 ended up being such a close fight that now a lot of fans and media members have stated their desire to see a...

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Gabriel Gonzaga is ready to start another run towards heavyweight gold

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga will return to the octagon this Saturday night when he faces Matt Mitrione on the main card of UFC on FOX 13. The fight will mark “Napao’s” first in bout in 11 months, as the Brazilian heavyweight had been sidelined by a nasty broken hand which required two...

Dec 9, 2014 3:26 pm

Nevada Commission Says Opponent Matters In CM Punk Licensing

“The matchup would matter a great deal. We are not going to put someone with no fight experience in the cage against a specialized MMA fighter … if he’s had no prior fights, that’s obviously something that would concern us.” “Money-making potential is not something that goes into our decision making process. We have the...

Dec 8, 2014 9:24 am

Lawler: ‘Years of hard work in the gym paid off’

This past weekend at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler upset Johny Hendricks in their rematch to claim the welterweight championship. After 5 grueling rounds, Lawler was given the nod by two judges, making him the winner by split decision. Afterwards, he spoke on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show about the win. “I really had to...

Dec 8, 2014 9:08 am

Mitrione to Gonzaga: “I wonder where you are”

As Matt Mitrione gears up for his UFC on FOX 13 bout this Saturday in Phoenix, he posted the following video on Instagram of himself singing for Gonzaga wondering ‘I wonder where you are, and I wonder what you do’. See for yourself: Dearest @gonzagabjj this song made me think of you. In just 6...

Dec 7, 2014 7:05 pm

Hendricks: ‘My body shut down, I had a bad weight cut’

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, many fans noticed that in the 4th and 5th round, Johny Hendricks did not look like himself. The former champion spent quite some time pressing Lawler against the cage and stalling repeatedly. He spoke to FOX Sports post-fight about how his body failed him, after a...

Dec 2, 2014 10:26 am

Browne Holding Onto Anger Ahead Of Schaub Fight

“A buddy of mine Pat Barry, who came out and helped me after the ‘Bigfoot’ Silva fight before the (Alistair) Overeem fight told me ‘live in that moment, live with it, live with that anger. Don’t get used to it, but just let it piss you off’ and that’s what I did,” Browne said. “So...

Dec 1, 2014 3:27 pm

Gustafsson: ‘I want to take the belt from Jones, it’s personal’

With a highly anticipated UFC 182 light heavyweight clash between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier looming, as well as the UFC on FOX clash between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson for the #1 contender spot, many fans have been discussing who they would like to see win the belt, and who they want to challenge...

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 28, 2014 12:31 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Big Difference When You Can Eat”

Anthony Rumble Johnson has experienced a recent re-birthing of his career following a move from welterweight to light-heavyweight. Now just one win away from a title shot, “Rumble” revealed the secrets of his success: “I can eat. I can enjoy myself. I’m just having fun. That’s all that matters to me, right now. Big difference....

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

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...