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Jul 7, 2014 9:19 am

Dana White Furious With UFC 175 Production Team

After Ronda Rousey defeated Alexis Davis in 16 seconds, Joe Rogan proceeded to do the normal post-fight interview in the cage. However Rogan said that the production team wanted him to ask her if she would fight on the UFC 176 card, which was supposed to feature Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes, however Aldo pulled...

Jul 7, 2014 1:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To BJ Penn’s Retirement

Things didn’t go BJ Penn’s way against Frankie Edgar, who stopped Penn in the third round via strikes during TUF 19 finale main event. After the fight, during the in-cage interview, Penn alluded to his retirement from the sport. Here’s just a few of the reactions from the MMA world via Twitter. I tell everyone...

Jul 4, 2014 5:05 am

Dana White Loves The New Head Of The NSAC

UFC President Dana White praised the new head of the NSAC yesterday during an interview with Heidi Fang of The MMA Fight Corner saying: “Let me tell you what – I like this guy so much,” White told The MMA Fight Corner’s Heidi Fang. “He doesn’t pretend to be an MMA expert but boy he...

Jul 1, 2014 9:03 pm

Dana White Says He Will ‘Push BJ Penn to retire’ If He Loses

    This Sunday at the Ultimate Fighter 19 finale BJ Penn will look to make his return to the octagon a sweet one by defeating Frankie Edgar. This fight is exciting for so many different reasons. It’s the return of “The Prodigy”, who hasn’t fought since December of 2012. It’s also a new weight...

Jun 30, 2014 7:30 am

Cub Swanson: I want to be the guy to dethrone the legend

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, perennial contender Cub Swanson (21-5 MMA, 6-1 UFC) did a post fight interview with FOX Sports 1 where he stated his desire to rematch featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo: “Of course I want to fight Aldo,” said Swanson....

Jun 24, 2014 2:06 pm

Metamoris To Be Added To UFC Fight Pass?

UFC President Dana White spoke to MMA-In-Asia.com while on his tour of Europe promoting UFC Macau in August about the possibility of Metamoris being added to UFC Fight Pass. “Absolutely, Metamoris is something we’d look at for Fight Pass,” Dana White exclaimed as he spoke to MMA-in-Asia, “I think people are going to be absolutely...

Jun 24, 2014 5:02 am

Swanson Wasn’t Pleased With Stephens Matchup

Cub Swanson joined MMAJunkie radio to talk about his upcoming matchup this Saturday with Jeremy Stephens and how he initially wasn’t thrilled with the matchup because he wanted a fighter ranked higher on the featherweight ladder. “At first, it was a little bit hard just because I feel like I knew right away the fans...

Jun 16, 2014 8:29 am

White: ‘Why would Sonnen ever come back?’

UFC President Dana White spoke to media members during a UFC 174 media scrum about Chael Sonnen’s retirement, as well as the potential possibility of Sonnen returning to the Octagon. “If Chael came back to me and said he wants to fight again I’d go, ‘Dude, why?; The offers that this guy gets every day...

Jun 15, 2014 8:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To DJ’s Win Over Ali

In Saturday’s UFC 174 main event, Demetrius Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for the fourth straight time. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: DJ is way more well rounded. Probly the moSt diverse fighter — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) June 15, 2014 That fight set flyweights...

Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Rory MacDonald’s Win Over Woodley

In Saturday’s UFC 174 co-main event, Rory MacDonald earned a decisive decision victory over Tyron Woodley. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Rory totally nullifies Tyron Woodley and will take this fight 30-27. The Vancouver crowd approves #ufc174 — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) June 15, 2014 Rory...

Jun 13, 2014 6:11 am

Bellator Changes Their Tournament Format, Adds Title Shot Pool

Bellator MMA is going to be reformatting their tournament structure once again. On Thurdsay, Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney announced that all past tournament winners will now be entered into a sort of World Title Pool, where they can be granted a title shot at any time, without having to reenter and entire tournament. MMAFighting’s Luke...

Jun 10, 2014 6:16 pm

Dana White Addresses Chael Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test (Video)

UFC President Dana White joined America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1 to discuss Chael Sonnen’s failed drug test earlier today. Check out the video of the interview as well as the quotes below: UFC president Dana White on if he was shocked by the positive drug test results: “My reaction isn’t shock. This has been...

Jun 8, 2014 2:27 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Pearson vs. Sanchez Decision

Last night the world erupted with controversy following a bad judges decision in favor of Diego Sanchez. BJPENN.COM has compiled the reactions of several notable pro-fighters and MMA insiders so you can get a glimpse of Saturday’s Hangover. Check it: I think Ross Pearson just crushed that fight — Louis Smolka (@LASTSAMURAIMMA) June 8, 2014...

Jun 6, 2014 10:04 am

Belfort Admits To Testing Positive For Elevated Testosterone Levels In Vegas

The MMA world has been speculating about the surprise drug test given by the NSAS to Vitor Belfort this past February. The result of which was a ban on TRT, Belforts removal from his title shot and months of bad press. Now, for the first time since the hairy incident, Belfort himself took to his...

Jun 6, 2014 6:48 am

Diego Sanchez Picks Melendez to Beat Anthony Pettis

Diego Sanchez is never shy when it comes to his predictions for fights, especially fights that he will be participating in. When he chooses, a common theme always seems to be fighters that leave everything in the Octagon and, win or lose, put on an outstanding performance for the fans (very much like his own...

Jun 4, 2014 5:04 am

Conor McGregor: I’m Out Here Working to Become The Greatest

No one has ever described Conor McGregor as shy and soft-spoken, and now that he’s getting closer to his return to the Octagon, he’s making all of his intentions loud and clear. While some fighters compete simply for the love of fighting, McGregor wants everyone to know that he’s here with a goal in mind:...

Jun 2, 2014 9:46 am

Dana White Doesn’t Know Why Jon Jones Hasn’t Signed Gustafsson Contract

UFC President Dana White spoke about the status of Jon Jones’ rematch with Alexander Gustafsson in Berlin recently after Gustafsson posted on his official Facebook account saying Jones had yet to sign the contract for their bout. “You gotta ask Jon Jones that, I don’t know. I don’t like it, I don’t like it at...

Jun 2, 2014 9:29 am

UFC and Bellator Going Head to Head on September 5th

The UFC announced its event yesterday; however they have yet to have any official bouts for the card. Bellator on the other hand has announced one bout: James Irvin vs. Brennan Ward. UFC Fight Night 50 takes place from Ledyard Connecticut, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Bellator 123 will be taking place from...

May 30, 2014 6:37 am

Jeremy Stephens Says He’s One Fight Away From Title Shot

  The former UFC lightweight, turned UFC featherweight has been on a hot streak since his division swap. Before moving to the 145 lb weight division, Jeremy Stephens had lost three fights in a row at lightweight. He has now managed to turn things around completely, winning three fights in a row at featherweight. “Lil’...

May 28, 2014 5:14 am

Dana White Breaks Down The UFC’s Welterweight Pecking Order

  The UFC just announced a massive welterweight fight slated for July 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. Yes, Matt brown will face off against fellow knockout artist Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12. Fans are already going nuts about this fight and Dana White made it even better when he announced that the...

May 27, 2014 4:59 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Cormier’s Submission Over Hendo

In Saturday’s co-main event, Daniel Cormier easily dispatched Dan Henderson over the course of three-rounds. Here’s the MMA World’s reaction: HOLY FOOTSWEEPS!!!!!! #UFC173 — Nick Newell (@NotoriousNewell) May 25, 2014 I hope everyone realizes how amazing that step around throw was!!!! Freaking awesome @dc_mma — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) May 25, 2014 Dan is having such...

May 23, 2014 9:38 am

Dana White: When The Diaz Brothers Are Ready To Fight They’ll Call Me

By Evan Stoumbelis The Diaz brothers have continued to keep their name relevant in the MMA world, despite the fact that they have not fought this year. Recently the UFC removed Nate Diaz from its official rankings, which some saw as a form of revenge. However that is not the case according to UFC President...

May 22, 2014 9:50 am

White Credits TUF 19 Judging Fiasco For Positive Change In The NSAC

“After that moment on The Ultimate Fighter I think it created change. Finally, everything that I’ve been crying about and yelling about and screaming about finally came to a head in this episode of The Ultimate Fighter. I think that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has done a great job fixing the problem and moving...

May 20, 2014 7:29 am

Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 176

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Gray “The Bully” Maynard and Fabricio Camoes is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Gray Maynard (11-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) is coming off back-to-back first-round TKO losses which he suffered to opponents Nate Diaz and TJ Grant respectively. The former two-time lightweight...

May 19, 2014 6:19 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To ‘King Mo’ Calling Bjorn A D!ck Rider

Last Saturday on pay-per-view, Rampage Jackson stretched his winning streak to three-straight with his decision victory over ‘King Mo’. However, Mo started throwing profanities all over the place following the judges decision. He also took shots at the Bellator President, Bjorn Rebney. The MMA world took to twitter with their reactions: Hahahahhaha I'm dancing on...

May 18, 2014 9:13 pm

King Mo Blames Slippery Bellator Canvas On Lack Of Punches

“I knew I could stand and bang with him [Rampage] but I am not comfortable standing on that canvas. I was slipping and sliding. He was slipping and sliding but he caught me with a couple of good shots. Other than that, he ain’t touch me with nothing. Granted I could have let my hands...

May 16, 2014 12:12 pm

British Columbia Latest Jurisdiction to Ban TRT

The Nevada State Athletic Commission changed the game when they banned Therapeutic Use Exemptions for Testosterone Replacement Therapy. The UFC followed suit, Brazil thereafter and now British Columbia. In a report coming out of MixedMartialArts.com, Erik Magraken broke it down: Section 21 of the BC Minister’s Athletic Commissioner regulations adopted the WADA Prohibited List of...

May 15, 2014 9:38 am

Khabib Wants One More Fight Before Title Shot

“I was really relaxed [against Dos Anjos].It felt like sparring to me. I even felt I didn’t warm up enough. We had a plan and I was able to execute it 100%. Train hard, fight easy. As you could see I was victorious. “It was probably the first fight when I felt I could go...