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Oct 9, 2015 7:52 am

The Fedor

Fedor Emelianenko, the man, the myth, the legend. Many are a little disappointed that he’ll likely be fighting a 1-0 fighter in Japan, for the new organization ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Fans have been wanting to see him fight in the UFC for a long time, but it again looks like it won’t be happening. The...

Oct 6, 2015 2:19 pm

Rampage: ‘If Bellator Tries To Keep Holding Me Up, I’ll Just Retire’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson hasn’t fought since April of this year, when he defeated Fábio Maldonado via unanimous decision. Jackson is actually on a four-fight win streak, dating back to his three fights under the Bellator banner. However, according to the MMA legend, we might never see him fight again. His issue with Bellator is still...

Oct 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Tito: Fedor Is Not The GOAT, But Jones Could Be

Fedor Emelianenko was on the verge of helping the mixed martial arts community resolve one of the greatest debates of our sport: Is he the greatest fighter of all time? When Emelianenko announced his return to the sport of mixed martial arts, fans were excited for the possibility of seeing “The Last Emperor” step inside...

Oct 5, 2015 11:09 am

Shogun Rua eyeing March return against ‘Rampage’ Jackson

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been forced to sit on the sidelines after undergoing shoulder injury earlier in the year. The former PRIDE and UFC champion is already planning his return to the octagon, though, and he has his sights set on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The callouts from “Rampage” and Shogun were not disrespectful by any...


Oct 5, 2015 10:29 am

Tito Ortiz is a no-go for Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year. Unfortunately for fans who wanted to see him in the octagon, “The Last Emperor” chose not to sign with an American based company like the UFC or Bellator. Instead, Emelianenko chose to ink a deal with an upstart...

Sep 30, 2015 6:21 am

Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson Shows Off Severely Broken Hand

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson fought for five full rounds at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan, where he took on Josh Barnett in the night’s main event. The two shocked a lot of fans by going the distance, but it was clear by the end of the fight that Barnett had done enough to...

Sep 30, 2015 12:06 am

Joe Rogan’s Live Reaction To Uriah Hall’s Finish Of Mousasi –– WATCH NOW!

UFC commentator Joe Rogan held one of his ‘Fight Companion’ podcast this past weekend during UFC Fight Night: Japan and boy was it a good one. The fights were all pretty exciting, although there seemed to be a shortage of finishes. One of the fights that didn’t make it all three rounds was the co-main...

Sep 29, 2015 12:01 am

That Time Ronda Rousey Submitted Uriah Hall –– WATCH NOW!

UFC middleweight Uriah Hall is coming off of what is 100 percent the biggest win of his career and probably could be one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, or at least recent memory. This past Saturday, at UFC Fight Night: Japan, Hall shocked everyone when he took out Gegard Mousasi in the second...

Sep 28, 2015 3:13 pm

Scott Coker addresses the future of Kimbo Slice in Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko caught the mixed martial arts world off guard when he announced he would be making his return to the sport in a new Japanese based promotion rather than UFC or Bellator. While details surrounding his fight have yet to be revealed, fans have been clamoring about who “The Last Emperor” will be stepping...

Sep 28, 2015 1:10 pm

UH OH! Randy Couture avoids being asked about Fedor fight during Q&A

Randy Couture has not dawned a pair of gloves inside the cage since his last fight in the octagon with Lyoto Machida at UFC 129. The UFC Hall of Famer has since made his transition to a career in Hollywood along with partnering up with Bellator several times. Couture also helps his son train and...

Sep 27, 2015 7:08 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I’d be surprised if my dad came out of retirement’

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts at Bellator and GLORY’s “Dynamite” event earlier this month. “The Last Emperor” will not be fighting for Bellator, but rather a new Japanese promotion that will likely borrow Bellator’s talent for their first few shows. Emelianenko’s opponent remains unnamed, but fans...

Sep 27, 2015 8:30 am

Uriah Hall: ‘I’m back to being me: smooth and cool’

“UFC Fight Night 75” was an event built around the head coaches and students of “Road to UFC: Japan”. While Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson both dished out some punishment in the card’s main event, it was Uriah Hall who stole the show at the Saitama Super Arena. Gegard Mousasi was originally supposed to square...

Sep 27, 2015 6:46 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett Beats Up Roy Nelson For Five Rounds (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson surprised everyone by going the full five rounds. Barnett dominated in the clinch, landing brutal knees, elbows and punches often. He simply outworked Nelson, landing way more and doing more damage. Nelson was of course game the whole fight and...

Sep 27, 2015 1:39 am

WATCH! Which Uriah Hall knockout was more brutal?

Uriah Hall got the attention of the mixed martial arts community in 2013 when he produced one of the most vicious knockouts in the history of “The Ultimate Fighter”. Team Sonnen’s Hall sent Team Jones’ Adam Cella to the mat with a spinning heel kick that Dana White said was the best knockout in the...

Sep 26, 2015 9:06 pm

UFN 75 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi Looks Great, Picks Camus Apart To Earn UD Win

Chico Camus and Kyoji Horiguchi faced off at UFC Fight Night: Japan. In the first round Camus continually landed nice punches. Camus also found a home for his leg kicks though out the round. The story was really that Camus was doing well, finding his timing, but the speed of Horiguchi still seemed to maybe...

Sep 26, 2015 8:29 pm

UFN 75 Results: Takeya Mizugaki Does Enough To Earn The UD Over George Roop

Takeya Mizugaki and George Roop met in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. They both came out and were’t afraid to exchange. After throwing some big shots Mizugaki clinched Roop on the cage, then they broke away moments later. They were both swinging big punches. Roop came in, looked to put Mizugaki on the...

Sep 26, 2015 7:52 pm

UFN 75 Results: Diego Brandao Only Needed 28 Seconds To Finish His Opponent

Diego Brandao took on Katsunori Kikuno at UFC Fight Night: Japan. This fight stopped almost as soon as it started. Brandao came out with a huge punch that barely missed, but it was a foreshadowing of what would land soon after. Brandao then landed a a massive shot that sent Kikuno down. Brandao rushed in...

Sep 26, 2015 2:18 pm

Mousasi Accuses Machida Of Greasing: ‘He Was Oiled Up For Sure’

Back in February of 2014 UFC middleweights Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida met in the octagon and battled it out for five full rounds. Machida ended up earning the unanimous decision, but now, ahead of his fight with Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night: Japan Saturday night, Mousasi is accusing ‘The Dragon’ of greasing. Mousasi...

Sep 26, 2015 10:41 am

Nelson: ‘This Is The Scariest Time To Fight Barnett’

On Saturday night in Japan, UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett will square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan. For Nelson this is a somewhat of a must win, in the sense of staying relative in the division. He’s lost two straight, to Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt, and is...

Sep 26, 2015 5:30 am

Hall: ‘The Media’s Bullsh*t And Negative People Are Bullsh*t’

UFC middleweight Uriah Hall will be fighting Gegard Mousasi at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Hall actually just fought back in August, but accepted this fight when Mousasi’s originally scheduled opponent, Roan Carneiro, was forced out with an injury. This will be a massive step up for ‘Primetime,’ who recently told MMAJunkie that he...

Sep 25, 2015 10:57 am

Josh Barnett: ‘I Gave Up Chasing Championships A Long Time Ago’

Ex-UFC champ Josh Barnett is set to collide with Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Barnett is coming off of a loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013, where he was stopped with brutal elbows. Before that he was on a two fight win steak....

Sep 25, 2015 10:01 am

Confident Gegard Mousasi: ‘I Don’t See Myself Losing Again’

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi says he never plans on losing again, ever. The top 185 pound fighter will face Uriah Hall at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan event, in the night’s co-main event. Ahead of that fight Mousasi talked to MMAJunkie and said that his loss to Jacare Souza was a really bad loss...

Sep 25, 2015 7:44 am

Weekly Dana White Instagram Roundup

Here’s your weekly Dana White Instagram roundup. The UFC president didn’t post a ton this week, aside from the ‘clip of the days.’ He also posted a few promotional things for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan, featuring a heavyweight main event between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett. In the co-main it will be flashy...

Sep 23, 2015 5:02 pm

Former Pride Boss: ‘Fedor’s Opponent Will Mean Something For Future Of MMA’

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining an event in Japan, put one by the former boss of PRIDE FC, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, on New Years Eve. The card will air on Spike TV. It seemed like the popular thought was that he’d finally sign with the...

Sep 23, 2015 3:42 am

Josh Barnett’s Favorite Pride Fight –– WATCH!

UFC heavyweight contender Josh Barnett (33-7 MMA) will fight in Japan for the first time since 2010 this weekend, when he squares off with Roy Nelson (20-11 MMA) in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 75. Barnett became a superstar in Japan while fighting under the PRIDE banner, posting a record of 6-3 with...

Sep 22, 2015 7:01 am

Joe Rogan Breaks Down Barnett vs Nelson

UFC Fight Night Japan: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson goes down this Saturday and will showcase a pretty exciting heavyweight in the main event, between Barnett and Nelson. It’s sure to be an exciting one and one that has a good chance of ending quickly. Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall will also meet in the...