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May 16, 2014 8:47 pm

Shogun Carjacked, Robbed & Left Naked In Brazilian Streets

  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua had a recent scare in Brazil when left on the streets missing his attire, his money and his car. His manager, Eduardo Alonso broke it down to PVT: “We were in Rio de Janeiro with Demain (Maia) and we went to dinner with Mauricio at a restaurant....

May 16, 2014 10:30 am

BATTLE OF THE BELLIES – Hunt Favors Roy Nelson As Next Opponent

Mark Hunt said that he’s ready to go and he’s already eyeing another big, bad, heavyweight. Last week on UFC Tonight, the idea that Mark Hunt could be facing Roy “Big Country” Nelson in Japan was put out, suggesting that everyone was just waiting on a clear bill of health from both fighters (both are...

May 16, 2014 10:27 am

Tito Ortiz Supports Idea of Union for Fighters

The words “Tito Ortiz” and “soft spoken” are rarely ever in a sentence together, and as you can guess (especially with a new fight just on the horizon) he has a lot to say to the media about the UFC and the sport. Tito took time out this week to speak with Middle Easy about...

May 15, 2014 8:52 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Rests Up In Hyperbaric Chamber

He doesn’t really tell us why, but UFC 173 fighter Daniel Cormier is using a hyperbaric chamber near his home in San Jose. The UFC light-heavyweight faces Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Hyperbaric chambers are used to treat a long list of ailments, including sports injuries. The caption reads, “Spent some time yesterday at bay...

May 15, 2014 12:16 pm

Cormier: ‘King Mo Is Going To End Rampage Jackson’s Career’

D.C. is a King Mo Fan. Who knew? In a recent posting to instagram, the UFC light-heavyweight contender offered some praise for King Mo, some acknowledgement, and even a prediction for this weekend’s Bellator 120 event. Check it: The caption reads, “This guy insisted that I fight. This guys called me when I was at...

May 15, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten Responds To Dirty Jones Chatter

“Wow, some people don’t listen to what I say, they just ‘assume.’ This is what I meant and you can get that from what I said on Inside MMA. Jon Jones knows exactly what he’s doing when he fights, that’s why he is such a great fighter. He is calculated and totally aware of what...

May 15, 2014 6:42 am

Cormier Talks About His Career, Failures, and Winning the Belt

Daniel Cormier is one of the most popular light heavyweights in the division, coming in with an undefeated MMA record (14-0) and accomplishments stretching back to his freshman year of high school. He’s an insanely talented wrestler and since beginning his career in mixed martial arts in 2009, he has constantly proven that he is...

May 15, 2014 6:40 am

Is Bellator 120 Worth The Almighty PPV Dollar?

Whether you upgrade to high-definition, or stick to standard, is Saturday’s Bellator 120 card worth the almighty dollar? That, in a nutshell, is the million dollar question. Take a quick look at the card, now that it has lost the planned main event between Michael Chandler and lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. You’ve got Quinton “Rampage”...

May 14, 2014 6:03 pm

Rampage: ‘My Fight is worth your pay-per-view money’

“My fight alone is going to be worth the pay-per-view. This is one of the few grudge matches going on right now in MMA where [the fighters] honestly don’t like each other.” “I’m going to put on an exciting fight, and I’m going to be coming at him the second the bell rings. I’m going...

May 14, 2014 4:09 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones Meets Hulk Hogan

While on Holiday in Miami, UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is making nice with the locals, most notable of which is Wrestling Superstar Hulk Hogan. Imagine you’re the UFC champ and pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, hanging in Miami with ‘The Hulkster’. What would you do? Caption Reads, “Epic.”

May 13, 2014 9:22 am

Lil Nog On The Injuries That Kept Him Out Of Training For The Last Year

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been gone for quite a long time. In fact, Nogueira has only fought once in the last two years, winning a close decision against top Light-Heavyweight Rashad Evans. Unfortunately, “Little Nog” has been plagued with injuries over the time period, which has forced him to pull out of or decline fights...

May 12, 2014 8:22 pm

Browne: ‘Overeem Will Learn To Be A Team Player Or Be Out At Jackson’s’

“I think everybody’s due a chance. Just because he wasn’t the best teammate there, doesn’t mean he can’t be a good teammate here. When he comes to Jackson’s, the stuff that all his other teammates were saying he did, is not going to fly at Jackson’s. He will not have the opportunity to even let...

May 9, 2014 8:55 am

Ratings Report: Jones, Rousey Receiving Surprisingly Lower PPV Numbers in 2014

The UFC is filled with big stars and talented fighters. For two decades, the organization has featured the best in the business and introduced hundreds of talented mixed martial artists to the general public. Within those two decades, a hand full of huge names have stuck with the masses, and those names almost insured huge...

May 6, 2014 3:33 pm

PHOTO | Lyoto Machida’s Father At Age 18

Before there was a Lyoto Machida, there was this man, the Master of the Machida fighting system and father to the former UFC light-heavyweight champion and current middleweight title challenger, Yoshizo Machida.

May 3, 2014 2:29 pm

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida’s Bag Work

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida, is set to face Chris Weidman on July 5 for the UFC middleweight strap.

May 3, 2014 12:35 pm

Thiago Silva’s Wife Has Restraining Order Removed

Former UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva, was arrested back in February. Here’s the police report if you want the details. Then, in March he was released from jail on a $25,000.00 bond. Silva is back with the Blackzilians and coaching kickboxing classes and according to his lawyer, who spoke with FOX Sports, Silva’s wife had the restraining...

May 3, 2014 12:00 pm

Teixeira Tore Labrum in First Round of Jones Fight

  You can’t question Glover Teixeira’s toughness. Teixeira’s coach John Hackleman told MMA Fighting that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones injured Teixeira’s shoulder when he delivered a shoulder crank in the first round. An MRI on Friday in Connecticut revealed the tear, which will require surgery. Teixeira would lose the UFC 172 title fight via unanimous...

May 2, 2014 11:39 am

Fabio Maldonado Wants To ‘Rumble’ With Anthony Johnson

After Johnson’s lopsided beating of Phil Davis last weekend, not too many men are looking for a showdown. However, Fabio Maldonado, one of the UFC’s most durable light-heavyweights, is up to the task. In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, Maldonado stated his case: “I want to fight Anthony Johnson. He would be a good fight...

May 1, 2014 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Continues Harassment Of Phil Davis

Cyber Bullying is a real threat to our society. But that’s not Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champion, has been posting and removing social media comments since his unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira last Saturday. Following his one-sided handling of his Brazilian Challenger, Jones was left with plenty of ammunition to attack his antagonists....

Apr 30, 2014 5:33 pm

Tito Ortiz Gets Three Years Probation For DUI Crash In LA

The Huntington Beach Bad Boy struck a deal with Los Angeles prosecutors in his DUI case from January. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion will serve 36 months of probation, attend alcohol classes and pay fines. TMZ broke the story this afternoon: Former MMA fighter Tito Ortiz copped a plea in his DUI case — from...

Apr 30, 2014 1:52 pm

Dana White: No Superfights For Jon Jones

“Jon Jones has Gustafsson, possibly Cormier if he wins that fight (against Dan Henderson). He’s got a lot of guys lined up still. “The other thing is, Jon Jones is 26 years old. As he continues to get older, he will have a harder and harder time making 205, which would eventually probably force him...

Apr 30, 2014 1:41 pm

AKA Boss: Cormier & Cain Both Beat Jon Jones

“Out of everybody that Jones has fought, Daniel’s going to be the one that’s not going to have an issue with his reach, that’s not going to have an issue getting inside. He is going to get inside. You know, what happens is gonna happen, but I guarantee you this, he’s going to go inside,...

Apr 30, 2014 11:03 am

High Level Boxing Coach Thinks Velasquez Could Be Two Sport Champ

“There’s a local [MMA] gym here in Oxnard, and I have had some of the guys come in and do stand up with us. One of the guys that came in for a few days that was training with me that we were really excited to have was Cain Velasquez. He was here for three...

Apr 29, 2014 8:17 pm

Massive Changes Made To BJPENN.com Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has been on a role lately, having 4 events in almost 2 weeks. The string of fight cards was capped off this past Saturday with UFC 172: Jones vs. Texeira where fight fans saw light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the 7th time. Below...

Apr 29, 2014 8:16 pm

D.C. Says He’s Waiting On Jon Jones Title Fight

“I’ve waited long enough. This will be my fifth top-10 win, and I’m not fighting anyone else. I’m going to sit and wait and get better, and I’m going to wait to fight Jon Jones. If it took nine months, I’d wait nine months. It’s time for me to fight for the belt. It’s not...

Apr 29, 2014 7:08 pm

Cormier: Gustafsson Has “No Chance” Against Jones In Rematch

“No chance. Let me rephrase that. I’m not saying he doesn’t have a chance. I’m just saying that if I had to bet my money, or if I asked 10 people who wins this fight, nine out of those 10 people would say Jon Jones, because honestly, I believe that he’s better because he has...