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Sep 14, 2015 6:04 pm

Chael Sonnen is already selling a “#FREENICKDIAZ” Shirt

Fighters of the octagon, men and women, are coming out of the woodworks to show their support for Nick Diaz after he learned of his five year suspension. The Nevada State Athletic Commission dealt the lengthy suspension on Monday evening after hearing the former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion’s defense for failing his one of his post-fight...

Sep 14, 2015 3:43 pm

NSAC postpones Palhares’ and Magalhaes’ hearings

The Nevada State Athletic Commission were extremely busy Monday evening and will likely continue to be for the coming weeks as they field calls and e-mails for their verdict on the Nick Diaz case. Diaz was dealt a five year suspension for failing his post-fight UFC 183 drug test and was fined 33% of his...

Sep 14, 2015 12:59 pm

“Stitch” takes jab at Dana White after getting picked up by Bellator

Jacob “Stitch” Duran couldn’t help but take one last jab at his former boss before making his way to the punch-clock of their competitor. Bellator MMA will be holding a historic event on Friday evening when “Dynamite” takes place in San Jose, California. Bellator President Scott Coker is running a one-night four-man light heavyweight tournament...

Aug 30, 2015 6:56 am

Injured Gadelha almost lost her spot in fight with Jedrzejczyk at UFC 195

Claudia Gadelha has been itching for redemption since her sole loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX in December 2014. The victory over Gadelha propelled Jedrzejczyk into a championship bout where she has since become one of the most popular champions the octagon has to offer. Gadelha was slated to be next in line...


Aug 30, 2015 5:17 am

Bellator Announces Legendary Fan Fest Event Ft. Gracie, Fedor, Couture And More

History will be made in September at “Dynamite” when Bellator and GLORY join forces to bring fans one of the most stacked cards of the year at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, USA. Before the event takes place, fans will have the opportunity to shake fans with some of the most legendary names...

Aug 28, 2015 12:40 pm

Bellator’s Brandon Girtz Promises KO Or Submission Win Over Melvin Guillard

“I’m going to knock his ass out or I’m going to submit him. This fight might not go that long. It’s not like it’s any big secret what Melvin likes to do.” “I respect Melvin’s power, but I’m not afraid to go toe-to-toe with him. But if we go to the ground, that’s where I...

Aug 28, 2015 11:57 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘The Reebok Deal Is A Slap In The Face To Veterans’

Former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard is now set to make his Bellator MMA debut Friday night against Brandon Girtz in the main event. Guillard’s brief stint with WSOF did not go well and there still seems to be a little bad blood between himself and the promotion, however, his departure from the UFC...

Aug 28, 2015 1:37 am

Bellator 141: ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Results

Friday night in Temecula, CA Bellator 141 will go down and feature what’s sure to be an exciting main event between former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he makes his promotional debut against Brandon Girtz. Also on the main card is the return of heavyweight Justin Wren, who’s returning to the sport after...

Aug 27, 2015 5:35 pm

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Weigh-In Results

Bellator 141 goes down on Friday night and will feature the debut of former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he takes on Brandon Girtz in the night’s main event. Also on the main card will be Saad Awad vs. Patricky Freire and two heavyweight scraps, including the return of Justin Wren. The prelims...

Aug 27, 2015 12:02 am

Did Conor Have A Wardrobe Malfunction?

From the looks of this photo, it seems as though UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor might have had a pretty major wardrobe malfunction while on the set of The Ultimate Fighter. The photo, snapped by Team Alpha Male fighter and WSOF featherweight champ Lance Palmer, shows McGregor sitting down, possibly watching a fight, and...

Aug 20, 2015 3:38 pm

Khabib on Diaz: ‘I want to smash his face and knock him out’

Undefeated UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is looking for a big fight upon his return to the cage. He told Bleacher Report that when he’s all the way healed up from his knee injury he would like to fight former champion Anthony Pettis. The two have history, sort of. They’ve been known to throw quick jabs...

Aug 17, 2015 7:03 am

Fedor Emelianenko starts training camp for his comeback fight!

Former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko is back on the mats getting ready for his return to action! Where “The Last Emperor” will end up is still undecided, but UFC, Bellator and World Series of Fighting have apparently all thrown their hats in the mix. Fedor Emelianenko has officially begun training camp for his return...

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Aug 14, 2015 10:45 am

Claudia Gadelha Injured, Wants Joanna Jedrzejczyk In January

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha seems to be the next in line for champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The two fought before and the champ earned a decision win in an extremely close fight. Ever since the fight Gadelha had been pushing for a rematch as she feels that she won the fights scrap and wants a chance...

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 13, 2015 11:04 am

NSAC Suspends Rousimar Palhares And Jake Shields For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Today at the Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing it was announced that World Series of Fighting’s Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields have been suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct following their WSOF 22 scrap. The suspension is temporary and will hold in place until their disciplinary hearing which is scheduled for Sept. 14. Shields was suspended for...

Aug 10, 2015 10:56 am

“Stitch” speaks out and has a message for his fans

As expected, cutman extraordinaire Jacob “Stitch” Duran has found life outside of the UFC since being released from the promotion in July. “Stitch” took it upon himself to speak up for the men and women who patch up UFC’s fighters by pointing out that he has lost all of his sponsors since the Reebok deal...

Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Claudia Gadelha’s broken finger blew up like a balloon!

Claudia Gadelha picked up arguably the biggest win of her career in Brazil when she dominated former WSOF champion Jessica Aguilar at UFC 190. During the one sided performance, Gadelha injured her left hand and ultimately received a lengthy suspension because of it. The strawweight revealed a picture of her hand and it isn’t pretty:...

Aug 7, 2015 1:10 pm

Khabib Backs Off – ‘I want hard fights, not Nate Diaz’

Right after their brawl at WSOF 22, UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov said he requested a fight with Nate Diaz. Now, it appears Khabib has had a change of heart. He told tofight.ru, that he no longer wants that fight because it would disrespect his fans. “If I take a fight with [Nate] Diaz, then I...

Aug 7, 2015 3:57 am

Jake Shields Responds: ‘Palhares Has No Business Fighting’

WSOF welterweight Jake Shields suffered a loss at this past weekends WSOF 22 when he fought champion Rousimar Palhares, but that’s not even the worst part. During the fight he suffered several eye gouges and then when Palhares got the fight ending submission locked in, he held it and cranked it well after Shields tapped....

Aug 5, 2015 2:46 pm

Rousimar Palhares Breaks Silence––Accuses Shields Of Cheating

Now former WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, has finally come forward and given his side of the story, regarding WSOF 22 and his fight with Jake Shields. Palhares could be seen raking his hands over Shields eyes during the fight and was warned several times to stop. He also held onto the fight ending submission...

Aug 5, 2015 9:54 am

Manager’s Excuse For Palhares: ‘He Just Zones Out’

  “There are no rules that tell you how far you take a (limb) back or forth. It’s a very subjective point. But I agree that if we’re looking at the safety of the fighters, and he’s done it time and again and we’ve tried to work with him, and try to make him not...

Aug 5, 2015 9:19 am

Mystic Khabib? Nurmagomedov Predicted Diaz Brawl

Seems that UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov predicted the brawl with the Diaz brothers at WSOF 22. In an interview with MMAJunkie Radio Khabib said Nate Diaz might show up at WSOF 22 and if he tries anything, then he’s ‘not sleeping’. “Maybe he’ll come tomorrow to support his teammate, Shields. Maybe he comes. It’s OK....

Aug 5, 2015 7:30 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousimar Palhares Being Stripped Of Title

The World Series of Fighting decided to strip welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. This came after he beat Jake Shields at this past Saturday’s WSOF 22. During the fight he clearly scratched at Shields eyes several times and then held onto the fight winning submission for way to long...

Aug 5, 2015 5:27 am

Buchholz: ‘Rousey’s KO Was More Exciting Than Khabib/Diaz Brawl’

This past weekend was full of major drama and MMA action. On Saturday night we had not one but two big fight cards going on. We of course had UFC 190, headlined by the champ Ronda Rousey taking on Bethe Correia. But we also had WSOF 22, headlined by an interesting title fight between Rousimar...

Aug 3, 2015 9:32 pm

Is ‘D*ck’ Palhares holding subs too long? Lauzon breaks it down best

World Series of Fighting is about to drop the hammer on welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares for keeping Jake Shields trapped in a kimura and cranking it long after the referee waved off their fight at “WSOF 22”. While Palhares feels as if he did nothing wrong, the Vice President of WSOF reviewed the footage and...

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Aug 3, 2015 11:00 am

Shields eyeing ball kicking, eye gouging street fight when he sees Palhares

Jake Shields wants revenge in the worst kinds of ways for the stunts Rousimar Palhares pulled at “WSOF 22”. The World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship hung in the balance when Palhares and Shields met in the main event on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Palhares was able to submit Shields in the third round,...