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Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...

Oct 22, 2014 9:59 am

Werdum Reacts To Velasquez Injury: ‘It Feels Weird’

“I was relaxing here in Mexico with my team when I got a call from Dana White. He said ‘I have good and bad news for you, Fabricio. The good one is that you will still fight for the title on Nov. 15, and the bad news is that Velasquez is out with a knee...

Oct 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Velasquez Injured, Hunt Steps Up For Werdum Interim Title Fight On 3-Weeks Notice

The UFC”s debut in Mexico just took a heavyweight hit to its sold-out event. According to the UFC’s official twitter account, the UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has pulled out of UFC 180, due to injury. BREAKING: Velasquez injured. Werdum vs Hunt new UFC 180 main event Full Story: http://t.co/MqgJLcfbhD pic.twitter.com/RhNBaVtVJT — UFC (@ufc) October 22,...

Oct 20, 2014 7:10 pm

Anderson Silva Responds To Nogueira Retirement Talks

After being brutally KO’d by Roy Nelson earlier this year, many fight fans, including UFC President Dana White called for the retirement of Minotauro Nogueira. While Nogueira hasn’t had any matches since then, or given a definitive answer as to whether or not he’s ready to close the book on his MMA career, his close...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Oct 12, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jake Shields Win At WSOF 14

Last night at WSOF 14, Jake Shields fought for the first time since being cut by the UFC. Shields fought Ryan Ford in the main event of the card, and won via submission. (Watch the highlights HERE) MMA pros took to Twitter to respond to the win. #WSOF14: HERE WE GO!!!! IT IS TIME FOR...

Sep 28, 2014 10:11 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Romero’s Controversial Win Over Kennedy

Yesterday on the main card of UFC 178, after nearly being KO’d at the end of round 2, Yoel Romero’s corner bought him nearly 30 extra seconds on the stool between rounds. When the 3rd round started Romero went out and TKO’d Tim Kennedy. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions from...

Sep 28, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To McGregor’s KO Over Poirier

In the main card of UFC 178 last night, Conor McGregor did what he said he would, by knocking out Dustin Poirier in the first round. UFC fighters took to Twitter to Tweet about the moment, and we have compiled some of the best reactions. Yeah buddy! @TheNotoriousMMA @DustinPoirier @ufc — Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) September...

Sep 24, 2014 12:06 pm

3 Broken Noses At Fight Night 52?

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event may have resulted in several nose fractures. UFC Fight Night 52 took place in Japan, last Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. According to a report from MixedMartialArts.com, up to three UFC fighters are being sidelined for potential fractures to their nose. Here’s the full...

Sep 23, 2014 7:00 am

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 1

On episode 1 of UFC 178 Embedded, the Notorious Conor McGregor makes himself at home in Las Vegas, joining UFC president Dana White to watch Mark Hunt’s KO of Roy Nelson live from Tokyo. While the Irishman enjoys the perks of his early Vegas arrival, his UFC 178 opponent, 5th ranked featherweight Dustin Poirier, wraps...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Sep 22, 2014 9:03 am

.GIFs | The Unstoppable Mark Hunt

This past weekend we saw Mark Hunt KO Roy Nelson with a brutal uppercut. We knew going into this fight that both fighters had unbelievable chins and possessed some of the best one-punch knockout power in the sport. Prior to last year, Hunt hadn’t been KO’d since 2008 when he fought Melvin Manhoef. Roy Nelson...

Sep 21, 2014 8:09 am

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Mark Hunt’s Walk-Off KO Of ‘Big Country’

Yesterday morning fight fans saw Mark Hunt return to the Octagon in Japan and finish Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson with a devastating uppercut that KO’d Big Country. We have compiled some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the KO. We have all played @MarkHunt1974 vs @RoyNelsonMMA in @EASPORTSUFC! Now, we get to see...

Sep 19, 2014 11:17 am

‘Big Country’ Thinks Cain Is Being Protected By The UFC

“I think Cain Velasquez has only fought the same guy over and over the last couple of years, because they don’t want to change (the champion). I think any time you’re the champ, you just want to live it up. If I was the champ, I’d call it a day. ‘I’ve got pigeon toe. Oh,...

Sep 19, 2014 10:44 am

Fight Night Japan: Mark Hunt Gym Escape

As Mark Hunt prepares for his headlining fight against Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan, the UFC follows him to his home in New Zealand where he trades the gym for some good old fashioned video games with his kids.

Sep 19, 2014 12:53 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night 52’ Edition

Earlier this morning from Japan, the UFC Fight Night 52 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. The UFC Fight Pass event features a fantastic fight card capped off by a heavyweight main event between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson (pictured above). Here’s more staredowns from today’s event. Myles Jury vs. Takanori Gomi:...

Sep 18, 2014 8:44 pm

Mark Hunt Says He’s On Weight

Earlier today reports surfaced that UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt was off weight by nearly 20 pounds. Now, Ariel Helwani has confirmed that Hunt believes he’s lost the extra weight. Via MMAFighting.com: “I’m good. I’m only a few kilos off now.” Less than two hours later he then said, “I am on weight right now, I...

Sep 18, 2014 6:56 pm

Mark Hunt: I want one chance for that title shot

Heavyweight contender Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt recently signed a new 6-fight deal with the UFC and stated that he plans to retire once the contract is up. That being said, retirement is the furthest thing from the mind of the New Zealand knockout artist. Instead, the 40-year-old is planning on making a run at the title and it all starts by defeating...

Sep 18, 2014 3:30 pm

Mark Hunt Over Limit – Has 24-Hours To Cut Remaining 20 Pounds

Top UFC heavyweight slugger, Mark Hunt is set to face Roy Nelson in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 main event. According to reports, that bout could be in jeopardy as the “Super Samoan” is well over the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds. Yahoo Sports! has the scoop: Hunt, who said he began his training...