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Apr 23, 2015 5:18 pm

STEP RIGHT UP! Another Diaz Callout

“Oooh, that, I like it. I think that’s a good fight. Oh yeah, man. I’ve got a big smile here right now. Right now, I need to fight. It doesn’t matter who my opponent is, or their rank. I need to fight, because I lost my last fight. My focus is to come back stronger...

Apr 1, 2015 2:03 am

JDS Calls Fight With Alistair Overeem “Interesting”

  “That’s an interesting fight. If the UFC also thinks so, it will happen. He’s doing well, got himself two wins in a row. Before that he was sort of apathetic in the division. No matter who it is, I just want that can make me evolve and get better at my quest to be the...

Mar 22, 2015 6:48 am

Pros React To Demian Maia’s Victory Over Ryan LaFlare

      Last night in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 62, welterweights Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare met in the evenings main event. LaFlare went into the fight with an undefeated record, but ultimately Maia’s ground game proved to be too much. For the first four rounds Maia dominated LaFlare, then in the fifth...

Mar 11, 2015 11:03 am

“187”

Former UFC welterweight champ, Johny Hendricks is excited about his new diet regime, ahead of this weekend’s UFC 185 main event. With a tilt against Matt Brown just a few days away, Johny shows off his weigh-cutting progress, an issue in the past that many credit to his title loss. Check it: Ahead of schedule...

Mar 10, 2015 10:20 am

Brown: ‘No Expectations Leading Into Hendricks Bout’

“I just take it one day at a time, man. I don’t put too much pressure on myself. Maybe I get a title shot with a win and maybe I don’t. I have to worry about Johny [Hendricks] first. He’s a super tough guy and one of the best in the world. The only thing...

Mar 3, 2015 2:24 pm

Kendall Grove To Fight For Bellator Middleweight Strap

Undefeated Bellator MMA World Middleweight Champion Brandon “Bull” Halsey (8-0) looks to defend his belt for the first time when he takes on towering Hawaiian scrapper Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove (21-14). The contest serves as the headlining bout of “Bellator: Halsey vs. Grove,” which takes place on Friday, May 15, at Pechanga Resort & Casino...

Feb 9, 2015 4:40 pm

GSP “Not Surprised” About Recent String Of PED Busts

Georges St. Pierre has always advocated a cleaner sport, even going as far as to saying his retirement was in part due to a rampant PED problem in MMA. In 2015, Anderson Silva and Jon Fitch have both tested positive for PEDs. Silva testing positive for 2 anabolic steroids leading up to his UFC 183...

Feb 8, 2015 10:20 am

Lawler: Jones, Silva Failed Drug Tests A “Black Eye” For The Sport

The UFC has had a bit of a rough start to 2015 when it comes to drug test results. First it was revealed after his UFC 182 scrap against Daniel Cormier that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a random pre-fight drug test for the main metabolite in cocaine. Following that, it was...

Jan 26, 2015 5:01 am

Gustafsson vs. Johnson Does Highest UFC on FOX Numbers In Two Years

This past weekend, Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson went to war in Stockholm. The bout saw Gustafsson KO’d in the first round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ had been stopped by strikes in his career. Overnight ratings from TVbythenumbers show 2.82 million viewers tuning in to see the scrap, however that is just...

Jan 23, 2015 11:25 am

VanZant — ‘We’re fighting because we’re the HOT girls’

“I always had on the back of my mind that me and Felice would fight, because we’re the hot girls in the sport. So I kind of got myself ready for that.” “She’s been around for a long time, and she’s been somewhat of a veteran in the sport. Just to be fighting her, and...

Jan 1, 2015 10:51 am

INJURED! Saffiedine Forced Out Of Matt Brown Fight

The UFC Fight Night 60 headliner between Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine just got scrapped, due to another Saffiedine injury. Saffiedine, the last Strikeforce welterweight champion, has only fought twice in the UFC over the course of his two-year tenure with the promotion. Multiple injuries are widely responsible for the former prospects massive amount of...

Dec 28, 2014 10:59 am

Don Frye Predicts Jones-Cormier, Diaz-Silva, and Weidman-Belfort

The UFC is heading into arguably the biggest stretch of fights in UFC history with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 this weekend, Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva at UFC 183 at the end of January, and then Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. Ahead of the bouts, MMA Legend Don...

Dec 11, 2014 10:39 am

Struve on Overeem Fight: ”I’m better”

“We’ve really done everything to make sure I’m in the best condition physically and mentally to perform and I really believe I’m going to put on one of my best fights I’ve ever fought for the UFC. “I got another shot and I didn’t care who it was. Look at my last two opponents; Miocic...

Dec 10, 2014 2:48 pm

Dos Anjos on Diaz Fight: ‘If I win, I deserve a title shot’

“If I beat Diaz, I deserve a title shot.” “I think I’ve been the underdog in all of my fights in the UFC. It doesn’t bother me, though. It just gives me more motivation to win.” In a short-worded statement to FOX Sports, Rafael dos Anjos discussed the implications of his upcoming scrap against Nate...

Nov 19, 2014 9:10 am

Nate Cool At #2 During Potential Melendez Title Reign

With the return of Nate Diaz on the horizon, many are wondering what Diaz will do if his teammate Gilbert Melendez defeats Anthony Pettis for the lightweight title next month. Diaz answered the question on everyone’s mind on Chael Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast recently. “I’m completely content with Gilbert being No. 1 and me being...

Nov 10, 2014 9:19 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Frightening Details From Blood Infection

UFC flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout with John Lineker at the last minute. It was later revealed that McCall had a blood infection, and as a result was pulled from the card. Now we have more details regarding the seriousness of the infection from McCall’s...

Oct 19, 2014 10:29 am

Mike Pierce Ready To Return To The UFC

UFC veteran Mike Pierce hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since UFC Fight Night 29, almost a year ago to date. The bout ended in the first round when Rousimar Palhares infamously secured a heel hook, but refused to let go of the submission after Pierce tapped, and subsequently was released by the promotion. Pierce...

Sep 18, 2014 9:38 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve set for UFC on FOX 13

A heavyweight slugfest has been added to December’s ‘UFC on FOX 13’ event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will square off with Stefan Struve when the octagon returns to Phoenix, Arizona. Alistair Overeem (37-14 MMA, 2-3 UFC) was last seen in action just two weeks ago at “UFC Fight...

Sep 14, 2014 10:25 am

Rousey Admits She Broke Her Thumb In Davis Fight, Needed Cast And Pin

Ronda Rousey looked especially dominant in her UFC 175 win over Alexis Davis, a fight she won in just 16 seconds. Following the bout, Rousey underwent minor knee surgery. Unbeknownst to the public, she also suffered a broken thumb, an injury which required a cast for the majority of the summer, as well as a...