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Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Dana White not sure who’s next for Johny Hendricks

Not since 2008 have we had a new UFC welterweight champion, and now that the title has been awarded to a new face, it seems that everyone in the welterweight division is gunning even harder for a shot at UFC gold. However, it appears that finding a worthy opponent for the newly crowned Johny Hendricks...

Mar 15, 2014 7:53 pm

UFC 171 Results: Lombard Dominates Shields in an Unimpressive Decision Win

Jake Shields and Hector Lombard went the full fifteen minutes, much to the dismay of those in attendance and watching at home. Shields simply did not bring enough to the table to pull off a victory tonight. He looked off and it was almost as if he was solely relying on his grappling skills to...


Mar 15, 2014 4:28 pm

UFC 171 Results: Scoggins Dominates Campuzano, Earns Decision Win

Justin Scoggins seemed to be one step ahead of Will Campuzano during the entire fight. Scoggins found a comfortable striking distance before Campuzano, landed the first takedown and would always come out on top of striking exchanges. Scoggins landed a takedown in the second round but Campuzano showed great awareness by trapping his opponent’s head...

Mar 8, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Bonuses: Gustaffson Doubles Up, Two More Take Home $50k

After a great afternoon of fights on UFC Fight Pass, three fighters picked up bonus money for their efforts in London. The Fight of the Night Award went to main event fighters Alexander Gustaffson and Jimi Manuwa, who put on an exciting, fast paced fight that ended in the second frame, when Gustafsson connected with...

Mar 4, 2014 4:28 pm

PHOTO | John Travolta Down With The 209, Hangs With Nate Diaz

Hey look guys it’s actor John Travolta hanging out with his pal, Neve Draw, or as the rest of us know him, Nate Diaz. Yes, fresh off of his catastrophic name blunder at the Academy Awards, where he introduced singer Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem, it appears that Travolta is kicking it with the younger...

Feb 28, 2014 7:04 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: Bessette Picks Up Split Decision Win over Nunes

Matt Bessette will be joining Desmond Green in the semi-finals of the featherweight tournament. The fight opened with a lot of blocked shots from Nunes and Bessette and it was clear they did their homework on each other. Bessette seemed more methodical in his approach of attack while Nunes countered wildly and continuously pressed forward,...

Feb 28, 2014 6:27 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: Green Defeats Richman, Advances to Featherweight Semi-Finals

Mike Richman and Desmond Green kicked off the tenth season of Bellator tonight with their first-round featherweight tournament bout. Mike Richman was the first to find a comfortable striking distance as he started to pick apart Desmond Green at the end of the first with decent combinations. Green also absorbed some hard leg kicks in...

Feb 28, 2014 2:49 pm

Vitor Belfort’s Drug Test Results Will Not be Released to the Public

While the MMA world continues to reel from the aftermath of the NSAC’s decision to immediately ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy, more news continues to come out about the most prominent user of TRT, Vitor Belfort. First he was removed from his title fight with Chris Weidman in May. In an initial statement,...

Feb 26, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White: ‘I Want Every Dime Of That [Bonus Money] To Go Out The Door.’

Dana White is quite the polarizing figure, in the world of mixed martial arts. You either like his style, or you hate his attitude. He can be brash. He can be rude. He can be vulgar, bluntly honest, and vitriolic with his statements, if you get him upset. But this is a man who spent the last decade,...

Feb 26, 2014 8:13 am

Bart Palaszewski Officially Announces Retirement

Bart Palaszewski, 30-year-old former WEC and UFC competitor, has officially announced his retirement. After a 36-17 MMA career spanning a total of 12 years, Palaszewski began dropping hints about his decision to hang up the gloves on twitter. It's about that time! Want to thank @VFDMarketing @ufc @teamcurranmma @SuckerPunchEnt all my fans but I'm officially...

Feb 25, 2014 6:59 pm

Season 10 Bellator Middleweight Tournament Set With Marshall, Cramer, Cooper & Grove

Bellator will host its first four-man middleweight tournament beginning March 28th from Utah’s Maverik Center as Brett Cooper will battle Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove in the semifinal round, while Doug “The Rhino” Marshall will clash with American Top Team’s Dan “Cosmo” Cramer April 4th from the Reno Events Center. Both fights will be featured on...

Feb 22, 2014 7:00 pm

UFC 170 Results: Davis Calls Out Champion After Decision Win Against Eye

The ladies had the honor of closing out the preliminary bouts tonight with a bout between Alexis Davis and Jessica Eye. Eye was looking to redeem herself in the eyes of the public after mixup of her failed drug test in her last octagon outing, but she will have to wait until next time to...

Feb 15, 2014 10:31 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Machida Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Mousasi

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi’s fight in the main-event may not have lived up to expectations, but the striking was impressive nonetheless. Lyoto Machida took control of the first three rounds with his elite striking skills. While Mousasi did control the center of the octagon, Machida nullified that by bum-rushing Mousasi with punches and knees....

Feb 15, 2014 7:06 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Damm Defeats Jorge in Sixth Straight Decision

Lucky for the UFC, they haven’t charged anyone for UFC Fight Pass yet so fans cannot complain about wasting their money on a sixth straight decision. The fight had a slow pace and was even until Damm and Jorge exchanged eye pokes in the second round. The traded eye pokes seemed to had upset both...

Feb 15, 2014 5:27 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Alcantara Outperforms Tumenov Throughout Decision Win

The first round between Alcantara and Tumenov was extremely close. It looked like Tumenov was running away with the fight after he was pounding his fists into the face of Alcantara, but Alcantara displayed amazing jiu-jitsu defense and got back to his feet where he started to take control of the fight. He secured a...

Feb 13, 2014 6:45 pm

UFC’s New Bonus Plan To Support $9.8 Million Bonus Budget For 2014

Change isn’t always good, but the UFC’s recent change to their Fight Night Bonus structure is definitely a step in the right direction. Initially, we had sparse details about the shift in bonus type, but on UFC Tonight they cleared it all up. Check it: The UFC announced that they were changing its bonus structure....

Feb 12, 2014 6:03 pm

NSAC to Hold Meeting About TRT Exemption Before Vitor Belfort Applies for License

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will hold a meeting on February 26th to discuss their current ruleset on exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). This meeting will take place three months before Vitor Belfort returns to Nevada in an attempt to dethrone UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman. Vitor Belfort is no stranger to controversy in...

Feb 11, 2014 5:30 pm

UFC Gets Rid Of KO/Sub Of The Night Bonuses, Introduces New System

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC plans on implementing their new post-fight bonus system starting this weekend with UFC Fight Night 36. The new system allows the UFC to single out individual fighters who put on a solid performance without being limited to knockout of the night and submission of the night categories, however they still...

Feb 11, 2014 3:53 pm

Jessica Eye Submits Clean Drug Test, NSAC Will Permit Her to Fight at UFC 170

After getting busted by the Texas athletic commission for using marijuana, Jessica Eye had to submit a clean drug test to the Nevada State Athletic Commission before being issued a license to fight at UFC 170. MMAJunkie’s Steven Marrocco has reported that Eye’s submitted test was announced clean and she is all set to fight...

Feb 10, 2014 10:10 am

Vitor Belfort: Chris Weidman winning ‘Fighter of the Year’ was embarrassing

The UFC’s middleweight number 1 contender, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, was not at all impressed to hear that Chris Weidman had won the “World MMA Awards” coveted “Fighter of the year” award, calling the decision ’embarrassing.’ His words (via Combate): “It was embarrassing,” Belfort stated. “Not that it should’ve been me, but winning the award...

Feb 7, 2014 8:00 am

PHOTO | The Man Who Drove Thiago Silva Over The Edge & Had Alleged Affair With Wife

Thiago Silva is currently in custody, facing multiple violent charges for an armed tirade inside a jiu jitsu academy. The Brazilian slugger, who was scheduled to fight at UFC 171, was apparently living with a two-timing wife. The man responsible for Mrs. Silva’s infidelities, is reportedly, Pablo Popovitch (pictured), owner of an American Top Team...