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Jul 1, 2015 5:23 am

Shamrock: ‘I felt so much stronger than Kimbo, and dominant’

  “I was a rookie. It was like my first fight. I got into a position to win and I didn’t take my time. I forced it,” Shamrock said. “I was stronger than him, I manhandled him and I felt in complete control of that fight. But, when I got his back, instead of trying...

Jun 24, 2015 8:09 am

Iaquinta: ‘I’ve been dreaming of fighting a top 5’r like Melendez’

“I was going crazy. First, you know, going crazy in a bad way once I heard Bobby Green was out, and you don’t know who you’re going to get. He was an opponent ranked above me, so you know it has really good benefits to beat a guy like that.” “I think he’s been in...

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 pm

Shlemenko: ‘MMA Is Not A Woman’s Occupation’

Bellator MMA’s Alexander Shlemenko shared his thoughts about Women’s MMA, and, well they are a little controversial. The Russian fighter told allfight.ru that he doesn’t see MMA as an appropriate occupation for women. Check out his comments below: “[I have a] negative attitude [towards WMMA]. It is not a woman’s occupation. I am not against...

Jun 18, 2015 8:27 am

EL NINO! Gilbert Melendez Steps In To Face Iaquinta On July 15

Big news fight fans, just announced on FOX Sports Live, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez will step in and fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee on July 15 in San Diego, CA. This comes after news earlier today that said Bobby Green was forced to pull out because of injury. Looks like...

Jun 11, 2015 7:45 am

Viral ‘Soccer Mom KO’ Video Explained!

So remember that video of the ‘soccer mom’ looking fighter who got knocked out quick? Well the owner of the promotion has come out and is defending the decision to put in a fighter on such short notice and no experience. “I actually thought this would have been a bigger deal 6 months ago the...

Jun 8, 2015 6:21 pm

Cathal Pendred Slams Joe Rogan on Biased Commentary

Cathal Pendred has, for some reason, become one of the most criticized fighters in the mixed martial arts community. The finger-pointing began after his bout with Sean Spencer at UFC Fight Night 59 in January when the fight’s pace slowed down severely in the final round. Unbeknownst to Pendred, UFC commentator Joe Rogan was talking...

Jun 8, 2015 6:04 pm

Bantamweights McMann and Nunes Signed for UFC Fight Night 74

Amanda Nunes has the opportunity to jump up the women’s bantamweight rankings when she meets Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville, Tennessee. The bout is set to take place in August in Bridgestone Arena. UFC officials confirmed the bout with Fox Sports. Nunes wants to prove she deserved her place in the...

Jun 8, 2015 7:49 am

Tim Kennedy Eyeing Dan Henderson Bout for UFC’s “Fight for the Troops”

Dan Henderson is coming off a big and exciting victory over Tim Boetsch this weekend. Even though it was a main-event bout, Henderson is still unranked in the division and the question remains what the next step is for the former PRIDE champion. Tim Kennedy took time out of his day to congratulate “Hendo” on...

Jun 6, 2015 10:49 am

Urijah Faber Will Not ‘Whine’ About The Reebok Deal

Plenty of UFC fighters have come forward expressing their thoughts on the UFC/Reebok deal. Like most controversial talking points, there are those who responded positively and those who have not. A lot of fighters are revealing that they will lose a lot of money with the new deal and some fighters are saying they will...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...

Jun 1, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Francisco Trinaldo vs. Norman Parke (Highlights)

Norman Parke and Francisco Trinaldo went the distance in this controversial bout. After the judges’ decision was read, Parke stated his desire to never fight fight in Brazil again due to the poor judging! Check out the highlights of this fight and share your thoughts in the comment section below of who you thought actually...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 25, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Master Seagal Handles 2 Opponents at Sambo Tournament

Steven Seagal could go down as one of the most controversial figures in our sport. He has walked with Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida to the octagon during the peak of their careers and has claimed to teach them many moves. He appears at UFC shows from time to time and has an aura to...

May 20, 2015 12:03 pm

‘It’s Obvious Anderson Silva Will Never Beat Me’

Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s careers will forever be linked together. Regardless of whatever happens in the future, Weidman will always be known for being the man that dethroned the king. Anderson Silva suffered his first loss in years at the hands of Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Some fans considered the victory a fluke...

May 19, 2015 3:03 pm

Silva Against A Jones Return — ‘He Needs to Change, Not Fight’

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones could go down in history as two of the most controversial figures in UFC history. While Anderson Silva was dominating whichever opponents Dana White put in front of him in the octagon, Jon Jones was creating a path of destruction of his own. Then, their careers took a turn for...

May 16, 2015 11:59 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

“UFC Fight Night 66” is in the books and we have the bonus report! Four fighters got to take home an extra $50,000 after tonight’s performances and we even saw a fight of the year candidate— check out who the winners are below! Performance of the Night: Jon Tuck Tuck capped of an already exciting...

May 16, 2015 4:53 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Results: Bloodied Delos Reyes Submits Sangcha-an in Round 2

After an uneventful and controversial opening fight, the fans who attended “UFC Fight Night 66” were treated to an entertaining fight between Jon Delos Reyes and Roldan Sangcha-an. Sangcha-an tried his hardest to survive the rear naked choke he eventually ended up in in the second round, but Reyes’ grip was too tight and he...

May 14, 2015 2:01 am

REPLAY! Ronda Rousey Uncensored on “Howard Stern Show” (Full)

Ronda Rousey has been making the rounds to promote her new book, “My Fight/Your Fight” and one of her most recent stops was at the Sirius/XM Studios for “The Howard Stern Show“. Rousey left her filter at home as she tackled several controversial topics including how she felt about her backside. Check out the full...

May 7, 2015 10:51 am

Masvidal To Welterweight, Faces Vitor Belfort Protege In July

Jorge Masvidal got his wish as his next fight looks to be taking place in the welterweight division. “Gamebred” is set to square off against Cezar Ferreira at the “Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale” in Florida, says MMAFighting. Masvidal is looking to make a less controversial return to the octagon after his last performance against...