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Jun 16, 2014 8:42 am

Reem Wants To Return To 100% Health Before Fighting

Coming off a lackluster performance against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem underwent successful elbow surgery for bone spurs. Now the heavyweight contender says he wants to wait until he’s 100% ready before returning to Octagon action according to an interview with Sherdog. “The surgery is healing up well. [I had] bone spurs...

Jun 15, 2014 8:36 pm

Brendan Schaub Says No Facial Injuries Following Arlovski Fight

Despite his extremely disfigured post-fight face, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub assures fans that doctors have cleared him and he is not injured. Check it: Guys I'm fine! Just got cleared by the docs thanks for the support. We know who won that fight #TeamBigbrown @ufc — Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) June 15, 2014 Schaub lost a...

Jun 11, 2014 9:30 am

Coach: ‘We all love Overeem here at Jackson’s MMA’

With his recent move to Jackson’s MMA in New Mexico, many wondered if, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem would be able to adapt to the Team Environment. Apparently he has, Coach Greg Jackson told Sherdog.com, “We all love him, so it’s really up to him. If he’s like, ‘Man I’m sticking around, this is fun’ then...


May 30, 2014 6:33 am

Bigfoot Silva Wants Josh Barnett When He Returns

We learned from the most recent episode of UFC Tonight, that UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is already eyeing a certain someone for his next fight. That being said whoever he ends up fighting will have to wait four more months due to the fact that Silva is currently serving a 9 month suspension for...

May 28, 2014 12:41 pm

Overeem Has Requested September Return, Wants On Japan Card

UFC heavyweight, Alistair Overeem last saw action against Frank Mir at UFC 169. Now ‘The Reem’ is looking for a return to action in September, as he wants on the UFC’s Japan card. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta broke down the situation to ESPN.COM, “Alistair is looking to return in September,” Fertitta said. “We haven’t finalized...

May 11, 2014 9:59 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar Called and Begged Me to Convince Pat Barry to Retire

Pat Barry’s devastating knockout loss at ‘GLORY 16: Denver’ has more than just fans concerned for him. Dana White stated during the post fight press conference that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar called and begged White to convince Barry to retire. “Brock Lesnar called me and begged me to make him retire… He said...

May 7, 2014 10:28 pm

No Surgery For JDS, Quick Recovery Likely

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was expected to return to action against Stipe Miocic at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale. Unfortunately for fight fans, JDS was forced to withdraw from the main event due to a broken hand suffered in training. According to a report on UFC Tonight, the Brazilian fighter will not...

May 7, 2014 2:55 pm

Werdum on Velasquez: ‘I will break his game’

“He has a good stand up, a complicated game with boxing, muay thai and wrestling. He hits hard and has good takedowns. It’s hard to stop a fighter like that. My physical condition is going to be really important in this fight I will move a lot and avoid the clinch close to the fence....

May 6, 2014 4:19 pm

Fabio Maldonado In For JDS, Faces Miocic In ‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Headliner

Brazilian slugger, Fabio Maldonado has stepped up to save ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Sonnen vs. Silva’ Finale event and will face Stipe Miocic in the evening’s headliner. The Brazilian has agreed to move up to the UFC’s heavyweight division in order to make this bout a go. The TUF Brazil 3 Finale event is set...

May 5, 2014 6:22 pm

JDS injured, will not fight Stipe Miocic at TUF Brazil 3 Finale

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos (16-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) has suffered a hand injury in training and thus will not be able to compete against Stipe Miocic at the ‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ later this month. That news comes courtesy of Brazilian news outlet Combate. The UFC has not yet made a formal announcement, but...

May 2, 2014 11:45 am

Pat Barry: ‘You can’t trust MMA Fighters to stand and trade’

“My (MMA) first fight that I won with three low kicks. I didn’t want to do it. MMA wasn’t something that I really wanted to do. Even then, I wasn’t dying to get into it.” “Even if you’re in an MMA match as a striker matched up against another striker, and you both agree ‘We’re...

Apr 30, 2014 10:59 am

Pat Barry: Leg Breaking Low Kicks Worth The Risk

“I’m a very conscious fighter. I think about it always – all the time. Every time I throw a kick. Every time my foot comes off the ground, if it lands I’m going to win, if they block it I’m going to lose. It’s a fact. I don’t hold anything back, I just let them...

Apr 28, 2014 4:28 pm

Browne Breaks Silence: ‘In this sport, you catch an ass whooping’

Travis Browne has been pretty quiet since his lopsided defeat against Fabricio Werdum. (Replay Here) The UFC on FOX 11 main event put the winner into a title shot, against UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and Travis failed to perform. In a recent posting to his instagram, Browne finally broke his silence: “Thank you guys...

Apr 24, 2014 4:53 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White welcomes back Andrei Arlovski

UFC president Dana White recently took to twitter to announce that former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (21-10 MMA) has re-signed with the promotion. @danawhite: “Welcome back Andrei Arlovski!” Arlovski has put together an impressive 6-1, 1 no contest, record over his past eight outings. “The Pit Bull’s” most recent win came over Andreas Kraniotakes, whom he defeated via TKO...

Apr 24, 2014 7:53 am

Josh Barnett Injury-Free And Ready To Return To The Octagon

It looks like “The Baby-Faced Assa…” er, “The Warmaster” is ready for his return to the cage. After being put on the sidelines in February due to an unspecific knee injury (first reported by Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight), Josh Barnett has undergone the necessary rehabilitation and is ready to get back into the hunt...

Apr 23, 2014 9:23 pm

‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 2 Recap – Team Penn Takes Early Lead

The second episode of UFC reality show, The Ultimate Fighter: Season 19  begins with the fighters entering the TUF house for the first time. Aside from the typical room picking, several of the fighters talk about how excited they are to be there. Last episode, with the first fight-pick in hand, Head Coach, BJ Penn...

Apr 23, 2014 8:41 pm

Velasquez Not Yet Cleared To Train, Eyeing TUF Coaching Slot

In a report coming out of today’s ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has still not received full clearance from doctors to train. The UFC was hoping to bring their show down to Mexico this November, but have insisted they will not make the leap down south unless they can...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Apr 21, 2014 5:49 pm

Jones No Longer Interested in Fight with Velasquez

At one point in time in the not so distant past, Jon Jones’ stranglehold on the UFC light heavyweight division was so firm he bandied the thought of possibly facing UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. Jones is leading up to his seventh title defense on Saturday when he faces Glover Teixeira in the main event...

Apr 18, 2014 5:07 pm

JDS: Nogueira ‘Still Has What it Takes to Compete’

After getting handed a brutal beating at the hands of Roy Nelson, UFC president Dana White said he would rather not see heavyweight legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira fight again Nogueira’s trusty sidekick, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, told mmafighting that he feels that Nogueira has a few more in the tank. “I still...

Apr 17, 2014 3:58 pm

Browne feels disrespected by Werdum’s comments about their past training

UFC heavyweight contender Travis Browne was less than impressed by the recent comments made by his ‘UFC on FOX 11’ opponent Fabricio Werdum, who bragged that he had dominated Browne in training previously. (See those comments here.) “Hapa” recently responded to Werdum’s comments during an interview with Combate.com: “I believe he was disrespectful. I don’t talk...