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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...

May 2, 2015 10:54 pm

Boxing Meets MMA — Watch Floyd Guillotine and Punch in the Clinch!

The most anticipated fight of the decade may not have lived up to expectations, but it had SOME “edge of the seat” moments. Usually, fans would let out a collective groan and show their disproval by booing whenever Mayweather shot in for a clinch. However, one of the clinches was more controversial than the rest!...


May 2, 2015 2:00 am

Moving On Up — Masvidal Wants to Make Welterweight Switch

The lightweight division undertook a serious makeover this week. A title contender’s matchup was altered when Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his fight with Donald Cerrone. Diego Sanchez announced he was moving down to featherweight and now Jorge Masvidal is looking to switch to welterweight. Masvidal told UFC Tonight that he wants to put...

Apr 29, 2015 2:23 pm

Do You Think Demetrious Johnson Is Boring? This Fighter Does

Stud Show Radio returned with episode 58 on Tuesday night and boy did they have a lot of interesting MMA topics to talk about. From Jon Jones’ current troubles to Ben Askren’s controversial fight. While talking about Askren, the discussion of boring fighters who lay on top of their opponents came up and co-host Justin...

Apr 27, 2015 10:10 am

Claudia Gadelha Wants Rematch With Champ, Will Settle For Esparza

UFC strawweight and Nova Uniao fighter Claudia Gadelha talked to the Brazilian media recently and said that she wants to avenge her only loss. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, the strawweight champion, is the only women to beat Gadelha and she wants to get back in there and show everyone that she can beat the champ. Check out...

Apr 23, 2015 5:23 pm

Rampage: “I’ll Always Look Up to Anderson Silva”

“I look up to Anderson Silva no matter what,” Jackson told members of the media ahead of UFC 186. “The guy is coming off one of the worst injuries known to man, stuff like that, and he’s older. When I heard that (he tested positive) I wished it wasn’t true.” Anderson Silva has been through...

Apr 23, 2015 10:00 am

GSP and MacDonald to Host Q&A at UFC 186 Weigh-Ins

Georges St. Pierre is back… kinda! St. Pierre and Rory Macdonald will be hosting the upcoming UFC 186 Fight Club Q&A this Friday at 2:30 PM ET. St. Pierre caused a bit of controversy when he decided to retire from the octagon despite being the sport’s biggest star and most dominant champion. The decision came...

Apr 16, 2015 3:00 pm

BEHIND-THE-SCENES — Schilling Disputes Judges Decision

Joe Schilling may be the cusp of greatness in GLORY, but he seems to be facing controversy during his time with Bellator. At Bellator 136, Schilling lost a controversial split decision to Rafael Carvalho. Even though Schilling dealt a great deal of damage which included a couple knockdowns, the judges scored the fight in favor...

Apr 14, 2015 5:02 pm

Bellator 136 Payout: Will Brooks Top Earner with $72,000

Will Brooks successfully defended his Bellator Lightweight Championship against Dave Jansen and was handsomely rewarded for it. Brooks topped the payout report which was released by the California State Athletic Commission. GLORY and Bellator super-athlete Joe Schilling was paid $27,000 despite losing his bout in a controversial decision. Check out the full payout below! Will...

Apr 9, 2015 3:24 am

OPINION! ‘Al Iaquinta Won 100 Percent’

  At UFC Fight Night 63 Al Iaquinta won via controversial decision against Jorge Masvidal. The fight as been the topic of a lot of conversations, some say Masvidal should have got the nod because of a dominate first round and two close rounds after, while others say Masvidal just coasted through the final two...

Apr 5, 2015 10:28 am

Iaquinta: I Looked Up and Two Kids Were Flipping Me Off!

Al Iaquinta won at UFC Fight Night 63 but got a little wrapped up in the crowd booing him after a controversial decision. During the post-fight interview in the octagon, Iaquinta when off on the crowd, cursing at them and storming out of the cage. At the post-fight press conference the UFC lightweight explained what...

Mar 26, 2015 12:54 pm

Silva Doesn’t Agree With CABMMA’s Decision To Take His Win

“Nobody told me anything,” Silva said. “I’m actually surprised. It surprises me, but at the same time it doesn’t. We know this was not the first mistake a referee has made in the UFC, and it can happen in any sport. If they decided to overturn the result, I won’t protest. I don’t agree because...

Mar 26, 2015 12:46 pm

Brazil AC Overturns Dober vs Silva Bout To No-Contest

The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has decided to overturn last week’s controversial fight stoppage, between Dober and Silva, to a no-contest. This comes on the heels of them stating they were unable to do so, earlier in the week. Today though, CABMMA has released a statement to the media, regarding this instance, and announcing the...

Mar 25, 2015 11:01 am

Joe Rogan — ‘I will not support Metamoris’

It has recently come out that the Metamoris grappling promotion is inking their athletes to exclusive deals. In short, what they are trying to do is become the UFC of Submission Grappling, and limit their athletes to only compete within their network. One of the promotion’s biggest stars has spoken out against their new contract...

Mar 23, 2015 11:05 am

Brazilian Commission Won’t Be Overturning Dober Stoppage

“We can’t change the result. There are three cases where the result can be changed: when the scorecards indicate a different result; when there’s collusion between judges, when they decide who’s going to win, something that happens outside (of Brazil) with betting; and when the failure in the interpretation of the referee that generates a...

Mar 23, 2015 9:58 am

Corruption? Ref Responsible For UFC Rio Blunder Trains With Fortunate Fighter

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 62 event is surrounded by controversy, following a very unfortunate circumstance created by the man in the middle (above),Eduardo Herdy. Herdy, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt who halted Saturday’s Drew Dober vs. Leandro Silva fight in controversial fashion, has now been linked to Silva, the man who he handed...

Mar 22, 2015 1:31 pm

Brazilian Athletic Commission Chairman On Dober Stoppage: ‘I Can’t Talk Now’

Unfortunately after last nights UFC Fight Night 62 the conversation was less on the actual fights and more on a certain referee’s mind-numbing stoppage. The preliminary fight between UFC lightweights Drew Dober and Leandro Silva ended with a second-round submission because the referee, Eduardo Hendy, believed Dober was unconscious due to being in a guillotine...

Mar 2, 2015 5:47 am

BEEFIN! Rampage And King Mo Trade Shots On Twitter

At Bellator 134 this past Friday, King Mo earned a split decision win over former UFC veteran Cheick Kongo. The win was a controversial one, with many thinking that Kongo won the bout. Rampage Jackson is one of those people, and took to Twitter to support Kongo, taking shots at King Mo in the process....

Feb 12, 2015 10:55 am

Romero vs. ‘Jacare’ Rebooked For UFC on FOX 15 Co-main Event

A key middleweight bout featuring Yoel Romero taking on ‘Jacare’ Souza has been re-booked and will now serve as the co-main event for April’s UFC on FOX 15 event. Ariel Helwani reported the news on Wednesday night’s edition of “UFC Tonight” on FOX Sports 1. Former Strikeforce middleweight title holder Ronaldo Souza is currently riding...

Feb 12, 2015 4:40 am

Report: Anderson Silva Failed A Second Drug Test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva has seen better days. Following very controversial news that he had failed an out-of-competition drug test for steroids, reports are now coming out that he failed a second test as well. MMAJunkie.com has it: Multiple sources close to the situation on Wednesday confirmed to MMAjunkie that Silva...

Feb 10, 2015 4:06 pm

Eddie Alvarez: ‘Gil like a cheerleader looking to get with the QB’

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez recently challenged former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to a fight inside the UFC’s octagon. “El Nino” also noted that he would like the potential Alvarez fight to take place in Mexico City this June. Alvarez initially responded to Melendez request by politely asking if the fight could take...

Feb 3, 2015 11:05 am

Fallon Fox & Jessica Eye Engage In Twitter Beef

Top UFC bantamweight, Jessica “Evil” Eye, and controversial transgendered MMA Fighter Fallon FOX, recently engaged in some twitter beef. Check it: @FallonFox look you can be upset all you want. I didn't insult you but how dare you tell me what I am and am not aloud to have opinion on — Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye)...

Jan 26, 2015 8:30 pm

Sara McMann’s Title Fight Against Rousey Helped Save Her Father’s Life

Almost a year ago, Sara McMann stepped into the Octagon to face Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight title. McMann lost the bout via TKO after being kneed in the body and the fight was stopped. While the fight was a controversial stoppage in the eyes of many, it helped her father beat cancer....

Jan 25, 2015 6:42 am

Gus — “I wasn’t there, Johnson had me in deep water”

Alexander Gustafsson was stopped last night for the first time in his MMA career when Anthony Johnson landed an overhand right, and continued to pour on the strikes until the referee was forced to stop the bout. The loss was a tough one for Gustafsson to swallow, making it even more difficult was that the...

Jan 24, 2015 8:00 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Bonuses: 4 Fighters Take Home $50K POTN Bonuses

UFC on FOX 14 is in the books and what an amazing event it was. Instead of a Fight of the Night bonus, UFC officials dished out FOUR performance of the night bonuses. Performance of the Night: Makwan Amirkhani Amirkhani made quite the splash with his performance in the octagon tonight. He was able to...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

Dave Herman: ‘The cops treated me like a dog’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Dave Herman was shot with a taser and then arrested by police early Tuesday morning in Indiana. The heavyweight competitor was released on $7,500 bail later that night. Herman now faces three charges including resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, battery against law enforcement, neglect of a dependent and resisting law...