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Jun 10, 2015 12:26 pm

One Legged Kickboxer Wins World Title

Senaid Salkicevic had one leg. Senaid Salkicevic is also a kickboxing world champion. Salkicevic lost his leg in 1994, when his home country of Bosnia was in the middle of a war. Gernades that landed near him, while he was playing at his house, erupted and killed his father. Salkicevic was badly injured and ended...

Jun 10, 2015 11:58 am

Vitor Belfort Is Now A Samurai Warrior… No Really

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort has a new hairstyle! The MMA vet just loss to champ Chris Weidman and says he’s still willing to make another run at the gold. To celebrate his path and his next journey, he decided to get a special new samurai hair-cut. Check it out! Cabelo novo pra uma fase nova....

Jun 10, 2015 7:57 am

Michael Bisping Has A Message For Conor McGregor

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping thinks UFC featherweight Conor McGregor needs to step his game up. Bisping was over in Europe doing press for his upcoming fight with Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 72, when the decided to take a quick jab at McGregor. During an interview with MMAJunkie, Bisping made it a point to...


Jun 10, 2015 6:46 am

Gustafsson: ‘You’re Only The Real Champ If You Beat Jones’

Alexander Gustafsson will be getting another crack at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he takes on new champion Daniel Cormier. Even if Gus does take out Cormier, he won’t consider himself the real champion. Of course we all know what happened to Jones by now. Car crash, ran from the scene, hid from the cops,...

Jun 10, 2015 6:37 am

Anderson Silva’s Olympic Dreams Are Over

If you had hopes of watching former UFC champion Anderson Silva competing in 2016’s Olympic games, well, you’ll have to stick to beach volleyball. Silva came out a while ago and said publicly that he wanted to try out for and potentially compete in the upcoming olympics, in taekwondo. Now, it appears he has changed...

Jun 10, 2015 6:13 am

Hendo Loves Foam Parties!

Dan Henderson is fresh off a spectacular victory over Tim Boetsch, at UFC Fight Night: New Orleans, where he scored a KO in under 30 seconds in the nights main event. So what’s a guy to do after such a great win? Why not hit up Cancun and go to a few foam parties! The...

Jun 10, 2015 6:09 am

Gustafsson Breaks Down Cormier Vs. Johnson

Check out ‘Unibet UFC Fighter’ Live: Alexander Gustafsson – The Comeback’. The UFC light-heavyweight talks about his road back, after suffering the KO to Anthony Johnson, and breaks down the fight between Johnson and Daniel Cormier. UFC 188’s Gilbert Melendez: “I still have a lot of fight in me”

Jun 10, 2015 5:00 am

WATCH! Behind-The-Scenes: Werdum Vs. Hunt

Go behind-the-scenes in this video and see UFC 180 like you’ve never seen it before. UFC 188’s Gilbert Melendez: “I still have a lot of fight in me”

Jun 10, 2015 3:59 am

Ben Rothwell Goes Full Evil With His Cat

Looks like we haven’t seen the last of whatever that strange speech was that UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell delivered after defeating Matt Mitrione. Here’s a quick refresher: Umm, so this happened! #UFCNOLA https://t.co/fAjD4z7rqW — UFC (@ufc) June 7, 2015 Rothwell said he did it to make some noise and to get people to pay attention...

Jun 9, 2015 4:47 pm

Anderson Silva’s NSAC Hearing Postponed For A Third Time

So that hearing for Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests? Yeah it got postponed again. The former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was scheduled to appear in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission in March and May to present his defense. Brazilian media site Combate reported that the Spider received a third postponement, which now puts...

Jun 9, 2015 4:32 pm

Floyd Mayweather Backtracks On Vacating Titles… For Now

Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced that he wanted to vacate his titles after he beat Manny Pacquiao. So, the WBO set up a fight between Timothy Bradley and Jesse Vargas for the welterweight title. Now, Mayweather is saying hold up on all that. Reports came out stating that Mayweather had his lawyers block the fight from...

Jun 9, 2015 4:11 pm

California Leads Charge, Suspends Fighter For Two Years Following Failed PED Test

The California State Athletic Commission is not messing around anymore. Today, Executive Director Andy Foster announced that two fighters who fought on the Bellator 137, card failed their drug test. According to Foster, bantamweight Mike Richman and welterweight Fernando Gonzalez failed their test. Richman lost his fight and tested positive for a PED. Gonzalez won...

Jun 9, 2015 3:54 pm

Aldo’s Coach Defends UFC’s Stance On Reebok

  Well this is an interesting twist in the UFC/Reebok saga. Last week UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo came out and blasted the new deal and called for a fighters union in order to fight it and get rid of it. Now, Andre Pederneiras, Aldo’s coach and owner of Nova Uniao is coming forward with...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...

Jun 9, 2015 3:19 pm

Boxing Bests UFC In Weekend Ratings War — OUCH!

The UFC ate a big haymaker from boxing over the weekend in the form of ratings. Here’s the breakdown: UFC Fight Night 68– 950,000 average viewers during the main card broadcast on FOX Sports 1, with 782,000 viewers during the prelim broadcast. This was the third highest Fight Night event so far this year. HBO’s...

Jun 9, 2015 2:35 pm

CAIN! ‘Werdum not the real champ, and I’m ready to settle the score’

Interim champion, full champion, this champion, that champion; Cain Velasquez is tired of talking about it. The UFC heavyweight champion will fight Fabricio Werdum this weekend in Mexico City. Werdum is the interim champion and of course the winner of the fight will be the unified champion. So, does Velasquez see Werdum as the champ?...

Jun 9, 2015 2:19 pm

Bisping Casts Shadow On Wiedman’s UFC Dominance

  Is there anyone Michael Bisping doesn’t bash? His sights are now set on champion Chris Weidman with his recent comments. The Count isn’t one to mince words and talked about why he believes Weidman’s path to stardom is nothing but chance and circumstantial luck. Check out what he had to say to MMAJunkie: “No...

Jun 9, 2015 2:04 pm

Jury Out, Barboza Booked Against New FOX Opponent

  UFC lightweight Myles ‘Fury’ Jury has been pulled from his scheduled fight with Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 16, which takes place on July 25 in Chicago. A reason for the withdraw has not been released but the UFC have announced a new opponent for Barboza. He will now take on the undefeated...

Jun 9, 2015 1:52 pm

Rep: CM Punk Knows He Can Get Embarrassed In UFC Debut

CM Punk is still training, trying to prepare for his eventual UFC debut. A debut that will be highly talked about and watched for many different reasons. The most obvious being that he’s a big name and has a big fan base. But also, the guy has absolutely no experiencing fighting. He has not competed...

Jun 9, 2015 1:41 pm

Tyson Griffin Announces WSOF Release, Hints At Retirement

MMA veteran Tyson Griffin has been released from the World Series of Fighting. The former UFC fighter announced the news on Twitter and said that the decision was actually his. Griffin is 2-6 in his last eight fights and is currently on a two fight losing streak, both of which took place in the WSOF....

Jun 9, 2015 1:17 pm

After Toying With Free-Agency, Mendes Inks New 8 Fight UFC Deal

Top UFC featherweight Chad ‘Money’ Mendes recently inked a new eight fight deal with the UFC and he’s extremely happy with it. The Team Alpha Male fighter mentioned to FOX Sports that he was open to checking out free agency after his final fight on his old contract, just to see what he could get,...

Jun 9, 2015 1:07 pm

Rothwell: ‘I’m not getting any respect’

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell isn’t feeling the love that he feels he deserves. After beating Matt Mitrione this past weekend he gave one of the stranger post-fight speeches in recent memory, making bold statements very reminiscent of professional wrestling, and giving a creepy laugh at the end. When asked about the antic at the post-fight...

Jun 9, 2015 12:25 pm

Because Why Not…

It’s Tuesday and that means it’s not Friday yet, which sucks. As you go through the motions of your daily routine, ie. wake up, go to work, come home and then do it all over again tomorrow, we would like to just leave this here for you. Just a little cupcake for you guys. Enjoying...

Jun 9, 2015 12:11 pm

Ryan Bader: ‘Gustafsson doesn’t deserve title shot’

UFC light-heavyweight Ryan ‘Darth’ Bader is still feeling the pain of being passed over for a title shot. Bader campaigned hard for the next shot at the 205 title, against Daniel Cormier, but ultimately the UFC made the head-scratching decision to give it to Alexander Gustafsson, who got knocked out by Anthony Johnson in his...

Jun 9, 2015 11:59 am

McGregor’s Mornings Start At 3pm With Yoga, And Here’s Proof

Conor McGregor is a busy man, with all his press conferences and interviews and oh yeah, that whole training for the biggest fight of his life thing. McGregor will fight for the UFC featherweight title at UFC 189 when he meets the champion Jose Aldo. He’s moved his camp to Las Vegas to train for...

Jun 9, 2015 11:51 am

New England Patriots Player Finds Self In ‘Jon Jones Type’ Scandal

Is Jon Jones really that big of a trend setter? The former UFC champion was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run car accident. Reports say that a car rented in the Jones’ name crashed into another car, which had a pregnant female in it, then fled...

Jun 9, 2015 11:32 am

Muay Thai Champ Joins ISIS, Sends Message To His Haters

Former Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi, who recently came out and admitted his involvement in the terrorist group ISIS, took to his social media to give a message to those who have responded negatively about his decision. Gashi posted a strange picture on Instagram to respond to the messages sent to his Facebook page, saying...