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Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 14, 2014 9:08 am

Cejudo gets Dana White’s blessing to move back down to flyweight

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, Henry Cejudo made his highly anticipated UFC debut. During the bout, the Olympic wrestler surprised everyone when he opted to showcase his incredible striking, and not his elite level wrestling. Following the unanimous decision win, Cejudo petitioned UFC President Dana White to allow him to return to flyweight,...

Dec 14, 2014 8:38 am

Moraga on Gates controversial punch: “It was my fault”

On the prelims of UFC on FOX 13 yesterday, fight fans witnessed something that’s seldom, if ever, seen inside the Octagon. John Moraga was hit with an unintentional low-blow from Willie Gates. Referee Jason Herzog gave Moraga a chance to recover, however Moraga chose to continue fighting. Shortly after, Moraga gestured to his cup again,...

Dec 13, 2014 11:33 am

Nate Diaz – ‘Cult-like Reebok deal DOES NOT help me’

“I think it’s silly that it’s going to be like we’re all a big-ass cult. The same guys wearing the same thing. We’re already walking around the streets and people are like, ‘hey, the UFC.’ I don’t even have a name anymore. Now you’re going to put everybody in the same uniform. It’s like a...

Dec 13, 2014 11:14 am

Dana White Takes Issue With Nate Diaz’s Antics

“The Nate Diaz thing is a completely different scenario. The guy is complaining about money, but he’s done tons of things to ensure that he gets fined. He is complaining about the CM Punk deal.” “All he’s been doing is complaining, not showing up for stuff, and now he doesn’t make weight and he’s four...

Dec 12, 2014 3:22 pm

John Moraga Talks About Staying Ready And Fighting In His Hometown-Exclusive

UFC flyweight John Moraga, who fights Saturday at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix, Arizona, was a guest on the most recent episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Moraga spoke about staying in the gym, fighting in his hometown and plenty of other great topics. Check out a few of the highlights below and make sure you...

Dec 11, 2014 3:46 pm

Overeem “Hurting” Sparring Partners Ahead Of Struve Bout

“I don’t have the back-to-the-wall feeling. As an athlete you can lose; you shouldn’t only lose, but I’m not only gonna lose. Why I can I say that is because I know what I’m doing with my sparring partners: I’m seriously pressuring all of them, hurting all of them. I know that the body is...

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...