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Sep 28, 2015 4:35 am

Rashad Evans eyeing UFC title shot after beating Ryan Bader

Rashad Evans has been sitting on the sidelines watching the light heavyweight division go through changes due to a knee injury that put him out of action for nearly two years. The former champion will make his return at “UFC 192” on October 3rd and will be going up against top-ranked Ryan Bader on the...

Sep 26, 2015 5:15 am

Daniel Cormier: ‘I couldn’t really give a sh*t about Jon Jones’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is pretty sick of hearing about former champ, Jon Jones, and let the media know it at the recent UFC 192 media conference call. It seemed like almost all of the questions being thrown at Cormier and his opponent Alexander Gustafsson had in some way to do with...

Sep 25, 2015 4:01 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘It’s Me And Jones And Then Everyone Else’

Daniel Cormier will try and make his first UFC light heavyweight title defense on October 3 when he squares off with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Las Vegas. While Cormier acknowledges that Gustafsson is game opponent, he truly believes that the light heavyweight division only has two top dogs and that’s him and Jon Jones: “I think it’s...


Sep 23, 2015 12:32 am

Daniel Cormier Breaks Down LHW Division –– Takes Shots At Bader And Evans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to face Alexander Gustafsson on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192. Cormier won the title when he beat Anthony Johnson in a fight for the vacant light heavyweight title, after former champ, Jon Jones, was stripped and suspended indefinitely. Cormier and Gustafsson have two recent common opponents,...

Sep 22, 2015 12:50 pm

UFC’s Ryan Bader Lastest To Be Randomly Tested By USADA

UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader is currently on a four fight win streak, with victories over Phil Davis, Ovince St. Preux, Rafael Cavalcante and Anthony Perosh. He’ll be heading into UFC 192, which takes place Oct. 3, ready to face off with former champ and fellow TUF winner Rashad Evans. Before that fight was booked...

Sep 21, 2015 1:58 pm

WATCH! Cormier looks at potential challengers in light heavyweight division

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division has never seen an athlete at the level of Jon Jones. “Bones” walked into every fight looking for a way to finish or dominate his opponent and with the exception of Alexander Gustafsson, he achieved that. It seemed as if the only person who could knock Jones off his...

Sep 21, 2015 1:30 pm

Gus: I would rather rematch Jon Jones than fight DC for the title

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson will be stepping into the octagon to challenge Daniel Cormier for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on October 3 at UFC 192. While Gustafsson is excited for another opportunity to grab gold in the octagon, if he was given the choice between fighting for Cormier’s title or a rematch with Jon...

Sep 20, 2015 7:21 am

Ryan Bader on receiving end of ‘inconvenient’ random drug test

The United States Anti-Doping Agency is doing their part to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship clean up the sport of MMA with random drug testing, and Ryan Bader is their latest victim. After Daniel Cormier won the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 187, it was expected that Bader would get the next crack...

Sep 19, 2015 12:52 am

Daniel Cormier – True Champions Are Built

The UFC light heavyweight title will be on the line at UFC 192 in October. The champ, Daniel Cormier will look to defend his belt for the first time against the dangerous challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Cormier is hoping to take out the Swede, who is coming off of a TKO loss to Anthony Johnson, but...

Sep 17, 2015 8:11 pm

Glover Teixeira On Cormier: ‘He Can’t Say Sh*t, He Doesn’t Call The Shots’

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira wasn’t very happy when he heard champion Daniel Cormier was saying he needed to wait around longer before challenging for the title. Teixeira told Brazilian media outlet Combate that Cormier should stick to fighting, which is his job, and stop trying to book his fights for him. Here’s what he...

Sep 17, 2015 6:01 am

UFC Announces Their Return To London

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to London for the second time. The last time London held a UFC event it was headlined by Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa. Gus ended up winning that night, finishing Manuwa via TKO in the second round. Now the promotion will return with a Fight Night card, held...

Sep 9, 2015 4:00 am

‘Rumble’ Johnson Ready To Rumble Again At UFC 192

  UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson just got done taking out Jimi Manuwa at this past Saturday’s UFC 191. Johnson showed off his wrestling skills in the first round, but came out and dropped Manuwa with a big right hand. Then followed up with big shots until the referee stepped in and stopped it at...

Sep 8, 2015 2:27 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I Need To Fight Jon Jones, Not Play With These Other Guys’

  UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is missing his arch nemesis, Jon Jones. The current champ, Cormier, recently spoke at the UFC’s ‘GO BIG’ press conference and said that he needs to fight Jones again. The first time they fought, Jones was the champion and ended up winning a unanimous decision over the then...

Sep 7, 2015 6:06 am

REPLAY! Daniel Cormier Rag-dolls Dan Hednerson

  In his second fight at light heavyweight, Daniel Cormier took on the vet Dan Henderson. For three rounds Cormier dominated Henderson, taking him down, slamming him down and just out working him. It was strange to see since it’s never really happened to Henderson before . Check it out! ‘Unbeaten Daniel Cormier faces light...

Sep 2, 2015 5:44 am

Rashad Evans: ‘Ryan Bader’s Not A High IQ Fighter’

At UFC 192 UFC light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader will meet inside the octagon. For Evans it will be his return to action after nearly two years on the sidelines. So, is he worried about taking on Bader, who recently was in the title conversation before Alexander Gustafsson was picked to take on...

Aug 30, 2015 7:40 pm

Ryan Bader admits to thinking of ‘other options’ after UFC title snub

After Daniel Cormier disposed of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, Ryan Bader confronted the new champion at the post fight press conference. The confrontation caught Cormier off guard and got under his skin and it seemed like his first title defense was set: Cormier vs. Bader. Not...

Aug 25, 2015 3:37 pm

UFC Announces ‘Go Big’ Event –– Will Feature Rousey, McGregor Etc.

The UFC is planning to ‘Go Big’ with a new seasonal campaign. They will be holding a launch event in Las Vegas on Sept. 4, where they will be kicking off their new seasonal campaign ‘Go Big’. They will present the lineup of fights and events they have for the coming season. In attendance will...

Aug 25, 2015 7:47 am

Carlos Condit Fires Back At All The Title Fight Criticism

UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is in a similar position to that of women’s bantamweight Holly Holm, sort of, maybe. The two were given title shots unexpectedly, after another contender was assumed to be getting the next crack at the belt. In Condit’s situation that was Johny Hendricks. The former champ, Hendricks,...

Aug 23, 2015 11:51 am

“Rumble” Johnson wants ‘boring’ fighters to get taxed 10%

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson may have just fallen short of securing the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, but he has yet to put on a boring fight during his current UFC run! “Rumble” seems like a new person once he transitioned to the UFC’s light heavyweight division. With devestating knockouts over the likes of “Lil’ Nog” and...

Aug 20, 2015 4:14 pm

WHOA! Readying For Title Fights, Rockhold and DC Go Hard In The Gym

Over at the AKA gym there are three fighters getting ready for a UFC title fight. Current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, will defend his belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. Luke Rockhold will look to grab the middleweight belt from champ Chris Weidman at UFC 194 and former heavyweight champion,...

Aug 17, 2015 7:11 am

Joseph Benavidez vs. Ali Bagautinov set for UFC 192

A flyweight bout between Joseph Benavidez and Ali Bagautinov is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via the Houston Chronicle. Joseph Benavidez (22-4 MMA) will be looking to earn his fourth victory in a row when he collides with Bagautinov in Texas this fall....

Aug 17, 2015 7:10 am

Rose Namajunas vs. Angela Hill set for UFC 192

A women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Angela Hill is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials announced the booking today via the Houston Chronicle. Rose Namajunas (2-2 MMA) will fight for the first time since December of 2014 when she squares off with Angela Hill in Texas. “Thug...

Aug 16, 2015 5:32 pm

Maldonado calls out 6 fighters and only 1 accepted the challenge!

Fabio Maldonado just sent out a shotgun burst of challenges to the light heavyweight division! Maldonado’s stock rose at the end of his fight with “Rampage” as he not only proved he was tough enough to hang with legends, but “Rampage” said he earned his respect that night. Maldonado is looking to get back to...

Aug 14, 2015 9:33 am

AKA Has Three Title Fights Coming Up — Who you got?

  One gym, three upcoming title fights, things are looking pretty good for American Kickboxing Academy right now. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his belt for the first time at UFC 192 against Alexander Gustafsson. That fight’s scheduled for Oct. 3 in Houston, TX. Although he suffered a tough loss in his...

Aug 11, 2015 8:09 am

Rumble: ‘Ryan Bader Deserved Title Shot––But He’s Not Exciting’

Ryan Bader (19-4 MMA) had good reason to be disappointed and upset when he caught wind that the UFC had pegged Alexander Gustafsson to be the next man to challenge Daniel Cormier for the UFC’s coveted light heavyweight title. After all, Bader was riding a four-fight win streak in the division, while “The Mauler” was...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...