622 Search Results for ufc 138

Aug 19, 2015 3:33 pm

Max Holloway Ready For McGregor Rematch –– ‘Let’s See What Happens’

UFC featherweight Max Holloway came out with a loss when he went up against, now, interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, but would like to give it another go. Holloway has been on a tear of late and will face off with Charles Oliveira at this weekends’ UFC Fight Night 74. Holloway knows he has business...

Aug 19, 2015 10:22 am

Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins set as UFN 77 co-headliner

A key light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins will serve as the co-main event for November’s UFC Fight Night 77 fight card in Brazil. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. Glover Teixeira (23-4 MMA) snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career by defeating Ovince St. Preux earlier this month...

Aug 18, 2015 9:27 am

‘Lil Heathen’ Calls Out ‘The Answer’ –– Stephens vs. Edgar?

Could a UFC featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Frankie Edgar be on the horizon? If ‘Lil Heathen’ had his way there would be. The hard hitting featherweight took to social media, as a lot of fighters do these days, and very respectfully issued a call out to top ranked 145er Frankie Edgar. Edgar has...

Aug 18, 2015 8:26 am

State Approves 2-vs-2 MMA Fights

People continue to look for new and inventive ways to evolve the sport of MMA. Bringing back tournaments, and doing things like Bellator’s Dynamite event which will feature a cage and a Glory kickboxing ring in one arena seem like fun ideas that could breathe some life into the sometimes stale Saturday fight cards. Having...


Aug 17, 2015 7:07 am

Bellator heavyweight puts Kimbo Slice on blast for dodging fight

Long before Kimbo Slice signed the dotted lines to face veteran Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138, the heavyweight brawler was originally in talks to face an up and coming Bellator fighter. Lorenzo Hood claims he was supposed to be Slice’s first opponent in Bellator before “Slice/Shamrock” was announced. “I was in discussions to fight him...

Aug 13, 2015 11:40 am

NSAC Comments On Referee Steve Mazzagatti’s Role In ‘Palhares vs. Shields’ Situation

Just as much as people talked about Jake Shields and Rousimar Palhares’ actions after WSOF 22, they also talked about referee Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti has been called out for spotty referring in the past, perhaps most notable, the instance from the Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir fight. Lesnar was furious with Mazzagatti for failing to...

Aug 11, 2015 7:00 am

‘Jacare’ Would Fight For 205 Title But Expects Yoel Romero

“I will always be ready to become the champion. I work for the UFC, and some fighters like to do the matchmaker’s job. I’m a fighter. If the UFC sets a date with any opponent at 185 or 205 pounds, I will be ready to become the champion.” “There’s no other opponent that makes sense...

Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

BEEF! Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader go at it on Twitter

Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader are set to duke it out at “UFC 192”, but that doesn’t mean they have to wait until then to get in each other’s faces! Bader recently took to Twitter to show what he was doing to prepare for the fight, and Evans was quick to dismiss its impact on...

Jul 24, 2015 12:01 am

Mayhem’s Gonna Be Mayhem––Miller Comments On HBO Interview

Former UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller recently appeared on HBO ‘Real Sports’ and did an ‘interview’. The video showed Mayhem drinking and smoking weed while the journalist tried to ask him questions. Well, Mayhem took to Twitter and shared his thoughts on the whole thing. You can grill mayhem for 9 hours and he still...

Jul 23, 2015 3:06 am

Dana White Did A Q&A On Twitter––It Did Not Go Well

Perhaps it wasn’t the best time for UFC president Dana White to hold a late night Q&A with fans on Twitter. With the recent firing of veteran cutman a lot of fans have been very vocal about their displeasure with how the promotion is handling a lot of issues and a lot have claimed to...

Jul 10, 2015 4:43 am

McGregor’s Former Manager Speaks Out

“I was always sure that Conor would be a star when he got into the UFC. That’s what I told Joe Silva and Sean Shelby when I was writing them. Everybody was predicting this. But if course it’s been very fast. He has embraced the opportunity and put in the work.” That’s what Conor McGregor’s...

Jul 8, 2015 8:26 am

Paige VanZant Lands Another Major Sponsorship Deal

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant just scored another major sponsorship deal. The rising Team Alpha Male star took to Instagram to share the news with fans. VanZant already has an exclusive deal with Reebok, who will be taking over the UFC with their new uniforms and now she will be working with MusclePharm as well. VanZant...

Jul 8, 2015 6:30 am

Matt Hughes And Frank Trigg Talk About Cheaters From Their Era

Former UFC welterweights and Hall of Fame inducted fighters spoke about their era of MMA and the issue of drug use. Here’s what they had to say to MMAJunkie: Former UFC welterweight Frank Trigg on steroid use during his era: “I come from a background where we wrestled guys who were on drugs. It was...

Jun 29, 2015 7:14 am

‘Joe Rogan Could Have Ruined My Career & Life with Fake Fight Comments’

Joe Rogan recently came out and stated that he thought the fight between Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 earlier in June looked “fake as f***“. While the fight did look quite bizarre, Shamrock vowed on his life that the fight was far from staged. “I swear on everything that I love, my...

Jun 27, 2015 7:24 am

Luke Rockhold Is Not The Only Reason Machida Wanted A Quick Turnaround

“I like to stay active as much as possible, and sometimes in MMA, you have a lot of time between fights. So I didn’t really get hurt in my last fight, and I wanted to get back in there as soon as I can.” “Of course, when you lose, you want to get back in...

Jun 26, 2015 7:29 am

Machida Thinks A Win Over Romero Keeps Him In Title Picture

“Even though he’s a wrestler, he knows how to fight standing up. He knows how to keep the distance. But I believe in myself and my background in karate. I have a better chance than him and will be prepared on Saturday.” “I have to win this fight because I want to get back in...

Jun 25, 2015 12:12 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Kawajiri Is A Nobody, And He’s Scared’

  Diego Sanchez doesn’t like being told no. The UFC vet took to Twitter, because that’s what fighters do now, and expressed interest in fighting Tatuya Kawajiri. Kawajiri just beat up on Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, this past Saturday and is now looking for a top 10 opponent. Unfortunately, Sanchez is not...

Jun 25, 2015 9:34 am

McGregor On Aldo: ‘He’s looking for a way out’

  Even before news surfaced that Jose Aldo was injured and possibly out of UFC 189, Conor McGregor believed that the featherweight champion was looking for a way out. We now know that Aldo has a bruised rib, not a fractured one, and still plans on fighting at UFC 189, but check out what McGregor had...

Jun 25, 2015 7:09 am

McGregor On Aldo: ‘He didn’t break a rib, he started his PERIOD!’

So apparently all the worrying and anticipation and hysteria was for nothing. The UFC released an official statement yesterday, saying that Aldo still plans on fighting and his injury isn’t as severe as first reported. The fight goes on. Of course, the MMA world had plenty to say about the news, mostly sighs of relief,...

Jun 24, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Will Battle Alex Chambers In September

Looks like all you ‘FanZants’ have something to celebrate. UFC strawweight and Team Alpha Male fighter, Paige VanZant has booked her next opponent. The popular UFC star will face off against TUF alum Alex Chambers at UFC 191, which takes place Sept. 5 in Las Vegas, NV. VanZant is currently 2-0 in the UFC and...

Jun 23, 2015 1:41 pm

READY! Holloway Down To Replace Aldo Against Conor McGregor

News surfaced earlier today, that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo fractured a rib and might be out of his scheduled bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 189. If that is the case, fellow featherweight Max Holloway wants the UFC to know that he’s only a call away and would gladly step in to fight McGregor...

Jun 23, 2015 11:24 am

Melendez On Iaquinta — ‘Better fight him now, before he gets better’

“No, I would’ve taken it against anybody, as long as it wasn’t a five-rounder. I’m interested for 15 minutes, let’s do it. I think Al is a tough guy. He’s one of those guys that I feel like I might as well get now before he gets even better. He is one of the up...

Jun 23, 2015 11:03 am

Scott Coker Explains Bellator’s “Big Top” Fight Card Strategy

Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock was a major success and it has primarily to do with president Scott Coker’s strategy for building fight cards. When talking to MMAFighting, Coker went into detail about how exactly he manages to build exciting cards that do well and why he has no issue putting on fights like Tito...

Jun 22, 2015 12:56 pm

Was Kimbo/Shamrock Fixed? Bellator Commentator Addresses Rumors

Kimbo Slice stepped into the cage for the first time since 2010 last Friday and blasted through Ken Shamrock in less than five minutes. By the time the bout ended, some fans on social media and even UFC commentator Joe Rogan questioned the legitimacy of the result. What caused them to think the fight was...

Jun 22, 2015 9:18 am

Kimbo Slice: ‘I Was Talking Trash to Shamrock During Our Fight’

Kimbo Slice proved to still be a major draw in the sport of mixed martial arts last Friday night when he brutally knocked Ken Shamrock out at Bellator 138. Slice was excited about the win and always had intentions of knocking Shamrock out cold. “As soon as we locked up he grabbed my hand immediately...

Jun 21, 2015 2:56 pm

Booking Roundup — McCall, Holloway, and Ortiz All Booked!

“Music City” Nashville, Tennessee Gets Some Stars Top ranked flyweight Ian McCall just signed the ink and he will be stepping into the octagon with Dustin Ortiz. McCall is looking snatch a quick win from Ortiz as he suffered a tough loss to John Lineker at UFC 183 in January. Ortiz, like McCall, is coming...

Jun 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Visa system issue forces changes to several bouts on the June 27 fight card

Due to an issue affecting the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs visa system and a technical problem with the Consular Consolidated Database, UFC is unable to secure entry into the country for 12 of its athletes slated to compete at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. ROMERO on Saturday, June 27, at the Hard...