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Jul 8, 2015 2:09 am

Rory MacDonald Doesn’t Compare Himself To GSP

“It’s a compliment to be compared to him, but I don’t compare myself to Georges (St. Pierre). I’m my own person, I’ve got my own fighting style. I try to keep myself away from the whole comparison. I’m not trying to be Georges (St. Pierre).” UFC welterweight and teammate of former champion Georges St. Pierre,...

Jul 6, 2015 11:13 am

BJ Penn Supports USADA, Implores IV Users to ‘Fight Like a Man’

Weight classes within the UFC could be seeing some major facelifts across the board now that the weight-cut process has changed. In June, USADA informed fighters that they will no longer be able to rehydrate using IV bags after weigh ins. The fighters have been given a grace period of October 1st to adapt to...

Jul 2, 2015 10:38 am

Luke Rockhold Breaks Down Yoel Romero

“Yoel is growing and getting better, but he’s running short on time to get as good as he needs to be to beat me and Weidman. Obviously, he’s a dangerous guy, and as freak of an athlete as he is — I don’t even think I can match his athleticism — but I’m a smarter,...

Jul 1, 2015 12:59 pm

Rockhold: ‘Weidman is trolling, our fight is on’

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold wants everyone to calm down. Yesterday, champion Chris Weidman surprised many when he said that his fight with Rockhold might not be happening. Rockhold took to Twitter to assure everyone that the champ was just trying to ‘troll’ everyone and said that the title fight is still set to go, although...


Jun 26, 2015 7:44 pm

Josh Koscheck Signs With Bellator MMA

Looks like Bellator MMA just grabbed another former UFC fighter. During the live broadcast of Bellator 139, the promotion announced the signing of former TUF cast member and UFC vet Josh Koscheck. Welcome to the #BellatorMMA family @joshkoscheck! Can't wait to see you in the cage!! pic.twitter.com/QqvoS4lHQj — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 27, 2015 Koscheck...

Jun 25, 2015 12:18 pm

REPORT! MMA Bill Fails In NY… Again

It looks like the battle for New York is over, and MMA loses again. According to reports from Jim Genia, a MMA reporter from NY and legal expert Michael Kim, the bill to get MMA legalized in New York is dead, again. Okay folks, I'm hearing the battle for the NY MMA bill is over....

Jun 23, 2015 12:51 pm

Dan Henderson Wants Do-Over With Belfort

  “The two guys I’d like to fight, I guess, would be Vitor and Mousasi. Mousasi, if not for any other reason other than I felt that I didn’t get to fight him. And Vitor, yeah, it would be nice to fight him in the states without his doctor as the head of the athletic...

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 18, 2015 11:12 am

Kimbo’s Mindset — ‘No Fear, Just Knock Out or Get Knocked Out’

“I believe it would probably be the mystique of everything (and) a lot of people can relate to my come-up. A lot of people can relate to my triumph. They feel the dedication, the loyalty, the commitment of someone trying to do something great, or to prove to something either to yourself or your kids....

Jun 17, 2015 11:27 am

‘Jacare’ Souza: ‘Give Me Belfort, I Will Fight Him’

  “I don’t think (Rockhold) fought tougher fighters, I don’t know why people say that. He fought Tim Boetsch, who has more holes in his game than Swiss cheese. He fought Costa Phillipou, who can’t stop a takedown — but his merits for beating him standing. I fought Okami, who is tougher than them. I...

Jun 16, 2015 4:56 pm

Alistair Overeem: ‘Werdum Has Weaknesses, I Can Expose Them’

“First of all, big kudos to Werdum. He’s made great development as a MMA fighter. He’s always been tricky, he’s always been persistent with his black belt and jiu-jitsu skills. But now, he truly is a stand-up warrior and he is an all-around MMA master. He’s shown great stuff and the heavyweight division is entirely...

Jun 16, 2015 6:42 am

Alvarez Slams Nate Diaz: ‘F*ck You! You’re F*cking Next!’

“Look, Nick and Nate, we’ve been pretty cool. I’ve seen them at other promotions. We crossed paths at DREAM before, Nick saw my nose bleeding and offered me some medicine to help out. They always seem like super respectful, nice dudes. Even Nate, I am cool with him. But, when I went there to Mexico,...

Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

Jun 10, 2015 1:51 pm

ELEVATION! Werdum Planning On A Gassed Velasquez

“I expect a different win. I want to surprise the entire world one more time, especially the doubters. It won’t be easy, though. In a perfect world, I see him trying to take me down. I land a front kick to the body or his face, or I submit him quickly after he takes me...

Jun 8, 2015 2:41 pm

Rothwell: ‘I Doubt Velasquez Will Fight the Same Once PED Testing Starts’

Ben Rothwell is basking in the glory of his win from Saturday night when he dominated “Meathead” Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68. Rothwell cut an interview after the fight which put the entire heavyweight division on blast, and he vowed he would become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Rothwell has his sights set on...

Jun 8, 2015 11:02 am

Bellator’s Chandler Believes He’s Still One of the Best in the World

Michael Chandler was one the top fighter of Bellator and was the name you heard when fans talked about the face of a promotion. He defeated the likes of Eddie Alvarez, Patricky Freire and Akihiro Gono in spectacular fashion. Now, Chandler is simply struggling to pick up a win. The former Bellator Lightweight Champion hasn’t...

Jun 7, 2015 9:12 am

Twitter Reacts to Hendo’s 1st Round KO Win Over Boetsch

Dan Henderson may be 44 years old, but he can still pack one hell of a punch! Hendo stepped into the octagon last night as the underdog against Tim Boetsch and was able to prove the bookies wrong after a 28 second knockout victory. Check out what UFC fighters had to say about Henderson’s 1st...

Jun 6, 2015 7:45 am

DC On Gustafsson Title Shot: ‘All Logic Said It Was Going To Be Bader’

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier just won the title and already has a challenger lined up, only it’s one he didn’t expect. Cormeir, like plenty of fans, expected to fight Ryan Bader simply because he was the only one that logically mad sense. Well, as we know, sometimes logic doesn’t get you a titles shot....

Jun 4, 2015 1:11 pm

Rampage Seeking Dismissal In Bellator Case

Current UFC light-heavyweight Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is till going through some legal issues stemming from his re-signing with the UFC. Bellator, insists that Rampage was still under a valid contract when he signed with the UFC, thus filing for a breach in contract. Announced on UFC Tonight, Jackson’s lawyers have filed a motion to dismiss...

Jun 2, 2015 5:59 am

Faber: ‘Cruz And Barao Trilogy Fights Would Take Me To 135’

Urijah Faber moved to featherweight to take on Frankie Edgar in a losing effort. The California Kid talked on The MMA Hour this week about that fight as well as whats in the future for the MMA vet. He is unsure yet where his next fight will take place, as far as weight class. Here’s...

Jun 1, 2015 8:00 am

MMA Legend Frank Shamrock Wants In on CM Punk Fight

Since the announcement of CM Punk’s signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, there has been several fighters calling out the rookie for his debut match. The least likely of them all actually isn’t Jason David Frank, former Power Ranger. @cs5599 @CMPunk @ufc @joerogan @danawhite @lorenzofertitta @Reebok – I'm ur huckleberry #bringit — Frank Shamrock (@frankshamrock)...

May 30, 2015 1:14 pm

Cormier: ‘There’s No Asterisk Next To My Name, I’m The Real Champ’

New UFC champion Daniel Cormier wants fans to know that he is the real champion, no matter what you say. The champ appeared on The MMA Hour and talked about the criticism from some fans saying he isn’t the real champion because he didn’t beat Jon Jones. Here’s what he had to say to that:...

May 29, 2015 6:31 am

Miesha Tate, Cyborg, Holm And More In Upcoming Film

Ronda Rousey isn’t the only women in the UFC hitting the big screen. A new film, currently in development, called Fight Valley, will star UFC bantamweights Miesha Tate, Holly Holm and Invicta champion Cris Cyborg. It appears that Tate’s character, Jabs, is the main character with Holm as Payton Walsh and Cyborg as Church playing...

May 28, 2015 2:12 pm

Did The New York Times Diss Rousey’s Book?

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s book ‘My Fight/Your Fight’ sold over 10,000 copies in its first week. UFC president Dana White congratulated her on making The New York Times Best Seller List, but that isn’t actually the case. Rousey’s book did not make the coveted list, which prompted some confusion, especially from the publisher of...

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 3:37 pm

Cormier: ‘I hope Jones was at home watching me take the belt’

It’s just days after Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson for the UFC light-heavyweight title, but the Jon Jones talk has already started boiling up. Even Cormier can’t keep himself from taking jabs at the former champ, as if he was trying to build up for a rematch down the road. While talking on The MMA...

May 26, 2015 2:40 pm

Ronda Welcomes Fight vs. Miesha Tate’s Man Bryan Caraway

UFC champion and star Ronda Rousey talks about her dream match-ups. She told The Wall Street Journal that she would love to test her skills against former champ Jon Jones in a dream match, but as far as just someone she would love to beat up, how about Bryan Caraway. Caraway is a top 10...

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...