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Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

Mitrione Is Pretty Much A Bad Ass, And He Knows It

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione aka Meathead is set to do battle against Ben Rothwell this weekend and going into the fight he’s beaming with confidence. Mitrione stopped by The MMA Hour this week and talked about where he’s at in his career, and why he feels like right now he’s one of the best fighters...

Jun 2, 2015 5:15 am

UFC President: ‘Thank God I’m Not NFL Commissioner’

UFC boss Dana White has a tough job and takes a lot of heat from fighters, media and fans, but he thinks there’s one man that has it even worse. White recently talked to Palm Beach Post about several topics relating to the UFC. White was asked about dealing with unions and if he’s glad...

Jun 1, 2015 8:27 pm

Gilbert Melendez Latest UFC Star to Question Reebok Deal

Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to hit the octagon at UFC 188 when he finally squares off with fellow lightweight Eddie Alvarez. The two have been teasing a matchup since a DREAM Lightweight Tournament years ago and it’s finally becoming a reality. While Melendez is excited to be facing Alvarez, he isn’t too excited about...

Jun 1, 2015 6:30 am

Weidman on Hanging with Mayweather: ‘He Knew All About Me’

After he successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in May, Chris Weidman celebrated his big win with none other than Floyd “Money” Mayweather! Mayweather was coming fresh off the biggest win of his career as well. He had just defeated Manny Pacquiao in one of the biggest fights in...

May 30, 2015 2:21 pm

Fight Announcement Roundup!

Here’s your weekly fight announcement roundup! Check out which of your favorite fighters are set to scrap at upcoming events. Paddy Holohan (11-1-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Vaughan Lee (14-10-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC)- Fight Night 72 Hacran Dias (22-3-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) vs. Chas Skelly (14-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC)- Fight Night 70 Willie Gates (11-5...

May 28, 2015 2:01 pm

Ex UFC Fighter: Facebook Post Cost Me My Job

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum says he got cut from ONE FC because of a Facebook post he sent out. James McSweeney talked to MMAFighting and told them that he has been released from ONE FC because of a post on his Facebook page. The fighter took to his social media to express his...

May 28, 2015 11:19 am

Julianna Pena Eyeing Zingano Scrap

TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena is looking for a fight with top UFC bantamweight Cat Zingano. Pena, who is coming off of an impressive TKO win in her last outing, is looking to grab a fight with the former title challenger for her next bout. On UFC Tonight, Pena’s manager said they are interested in...

May 27, 2015 6:10 pm

Anonymous UFC Fighters Disclose Income Loss Figures With Reebok Deal

  Iain Kidd conducted this extremely interesting survey, asking anonymous UFC/MMA fighters questions about the new Reebok deal. Kidd, a over at BloodyElbow, asked a series of questions to a group of fighters and recorded their responses. Below you will find a small excerpt from the results. Some really cool stuff here, check it out....

May 27, 2015 11:02 am

BEEF! ATT Founder Offers To Fight Blackzilian Founder With One Arm

If you’ve been watching this season of TUF then you have figured out by now that the owners of each gym, American Top Team and the Blackzilians, don’t like each other. ATT founder Dan Lambert recently went on Submission Radio and talked about the feud, saying he just thinks Glenn Robinson is trying too hard...

May 27, 2015 8:17 am

Calderwood Reveals Personal Problems Lead to Poor Performance

Fan favorite, UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood didn’t perform up to a lot of peoples expectations in her last outing, losing in just 90 seconds. Adding more fuel to the strange performance was a message she sent out after the fight, cryptically talking about something that had happened the night before. Basically nothing has been said...

May 27, 2015 7:55 am

Benson Henderson Stays Silent On Injury

  Remember when UFC lightweight/welterweight Benson Henderson pulled out of his upcoming fight with Michael Johnson? The fight was set for the TUF 21 finale in July, but got scrapped when Henderson pulled out for some reason that wasn’t disclosed to fans. Well, now we know what it was…sort of. Henderson joined The MMA Hour...

May 26, 2015 2:46 pm

Three Things Paige VanZant Absolutely Loves

Paige VanZant is a rising star in the UFC and a fan favorite. The women’s strawweight fighter is pretty active on social media, sharing videos and pictures with her fans, or FanZants. Check out three of VanZant’s favorite things in life. I love chips — Paige VanZant (@PaigeVanzantUFC) May 26, 2015 Love @ninjawarrior !!!! I...

May 26, 2015 2:21 pm

Rousey’s Dream Fight Is Against Jon Jones

A champion is calling out another champion. This is one of those ‘this will never happen’ type stories but it’s still fun to discuss. In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says if she got to choose she would love to see how she matched up with former...

May 26, 2015 1:10 pm

Palmer: ‘I woke up naked next to a naked TJ Dillashaw

Being on a team its only natural for you to grow closer to your teammates and build relationships that will last for lifetimes. Then there’s waking up naked next to you teammate. On Submission Radio, WSOF champ and Team Alpha Male fighter Lance Palmer talked about a time when he woke up with a naked...

May 26, 2015 12:59 pm

Weidman On Jones: ‘ He Has No More Secrets… Don’t Judge Him’

UFC champion Chris Weidman had a lot to say about former champ Jon Jones when talking to Ariel Helwani recently. Mostly, the champ said he isn’t going to judge the former p4p great, because we are all human and could end up in the same situation. “I’m a human being. You start seeing your accomplishments...

May 26, 2015 9:29 am

D.C. Recalls Early MMA Career, Fighting While On Welfare

Yes, the sport of MMA has its trash talk and its rivalries and its Dana White quotables, but every once and a while we get a truly ‘feel good’ story. Daniel Cormier won the UFC light-heavyweight title this past Saturday when he survived an early onslaught from Anthony Johnson and came back to get the...

May 26, 2015 7:11 am

Slo-Mo Aerial Striking With The Team Alpha Male Females — WATCH!

Check out Paige VanZant’s Matrix impression in this video that she posted to her Instagram! A little Memorial Day fun with @cynthia.calvillo @teamalphamalemma A video posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on May 25, 2015 at 4:16pm PDT WATCH! GILBERT MELENDEZ TALKS UPCOMING SCRAP WITH EDDIE ALVAREZ

May 23, 2015 1:36 pm

TRT User Matt Serra: ‘It Definitely Made A Difference For Vitor’

Chris Weidman is set to defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort tonight at UFC 187. Ahead of the fight a lot has been said and discussed about Belfort’s use of TRT in the past. Even before the weigh-ins it was revealed that even off the treatment Belfort’s levels were still higher than Weidman’s,...

May 21, 2015 7:43 pm

42 Seconds Of MMA Violence You Don’t Want To Miss

Every now and then, there is a violent fight in the regional scene that you just don’t want to miss. Tuff-N-Uff is one of the bigger promotions on the scene and they put Cory Osborne across the cage from Jesse Salmon and all hell broke loose. Check out the full fight above! Who Has The...

May 21, 2015 11:59 am

Despite Major Backlash, Dana White Insists Reebok Deal Best Thing For The UFC

Late in 2014, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok announced a partnership that would essentially forbid fighters from wearing other brands into the octagon. The idea was simple: Disperse the money Reebok gave the UFC amongst the fighters and they would not have to worry about scrumming sponsors together to make ends meet. Some fighters...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

White — ‘Jon Jones Will Get Immediate Title Shot if He Returns’

UFC President Dana White confirmed that if Jon Jones were to return to the octagon, not only would he be at the top of the card but he would receive an immediate championship match. Jon Jones has had quite the couple of months outside of the octagon and this could be the news he needs...

May 20, 2015 1:05 pm

Velasquez: ‘I Feel Like I’m The Underdog In Every Fight’

The UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, is preparing for his fight with interim champ Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez recently talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about preparing for the fight and his mindset going into all of his bouts. The champ said he has been getting ready for Werdum by training a lot more jiu-jitsu because...

May 20, 2015 10:30 am

Cormier Blasts Bader For Trying to Jump Line to get Title Shot

Jon “Bones” Jones’ run in with the law may have thrown a monkey wrench in plans for “UFC 187” and his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, but it certainly brought the light heavyweight division back to life. After it was announced that Jones was arrested, Cormier mentioned he waited patiently for his phone to ring...

May 19, 2015 12:59 pm

MIGHTY MOUSE Still Eyeing ‘Mighty Check’ For Super Fight

Demetrious Johnson could go down as one of the most underrated UFC champions in the company’s history. “Mighty Mouse” has racked up an impressive ten victories inside of the octagon and has successfully defended his flyweight title six times. “Mighty Mouse” wants his name to be synonymous with the flyweight division in the future. Johnson...

May 19, 2015 10:26 am

How Hard Does Paige VanZant Punch? — WATCH!

Paige VanZant shows off her power in the octagon every single time she fights. Her last display against Felice Herrig was one of the most impressive performances of her career, and it looks like she won’t be topping that against this punching machine! After whiffing the first time, VanZant gets a good shot in against...

May 19, 2015 2:34 am

‘All Good Things Are Wild And Free’ — A New VanZant Photo

Paige VanZant is looking GOOD in this new picture she just shared! She claims that “all good things are wild and free” and that’s exactly how she looked in her last octagon outing against Felice Herrig. Check out the full picture below! All good things are wild and free A photo posted by Paige VanZant...

May 15, 2015 4:50 pm

Bummer! Bendo Out Of Michael Johnson Fight

The planned lightweight fight between former title holder Benson Henderson and surging contender Michael Johnson will not be happening at July’s “TUF 21 Finale” event. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Henderson was forced to withdraw from the fight, which was never officially announced by the UFC, due to undisclosed reasons. No word yet on...

May 15, 2015 11:44 am

UFC Returns to Japan & Unveils New Reality Show, “Road to UFC: Japan”

UFC announced that it will be returning to the Saitama Super Arena on the 27th September 2015 with UFC Fight Night Japan. This will be the fourth UFC event in Japan and the second event in Asia this year. In addition to bringing fans a live event, UFC have also confirmed that they are producing...