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Dec 3, 2014 7:19 pm

RELEASE ME! ‘I Would Rather Fight For Scott Coker’

“I asked (my manager) Gary (Ibarra) to ask the UFC to release me for … what they’ve done to me,” Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) said on the Gross Point Blank podcast. “I really don’t want to be a part of a promotion that doesn’t (give) their fighters the benefit of the doubt.” “Just because...

Dec 3, 2014 11:13 am

Manager: ‘Nate Diaz Turned Down Fight With Barboza’

“He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight. We won’t look to opponents now. We have to beat anyone they put in front of us. Whatever they do, we will fight and win. We won’t call this or that guy out.” “There’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz and a...

Dec 3, 2014 10:59 am

Mickey Rourke’s Message To The Haters

Many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan, have spoken out against Mickey Rourke’s recent trip inside the ring. (Replay Here). He responds: All you Haters —> pic.twitter.com/6fzgOJGXy5 — Jake Ellenberger (@EllenbergerMMA) December 2, 2014

Dec 3, 2014 10:23 am

Cyborg Postpones Trip To Bantamweight

“I haven’t fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can’t wait anymore, I need to fight. I’m the featherweight champion and Invicta FC needs me to defend my belt. I believe I will be ready to fight in February. I’m slowly...

Dec 3, 2014 10:08 am

REPLAY! Banana Peel kick revealed

Earlier this year at Desert Force 10 in Amman, Jordan, Mounir Lazzez kicked Anas Siraj Mounir so cleany in the head that it looked like Mounir slipped on a banana peel.

Dec 3, 2014 9:59 am

Urijah Faber: ”I’m at the top of my game”

“I haven’t had time to sit back and smell the roses. I’m in ‘Do Mode’ right now. I’m gonna do, do, do, do and when I feel like I’m done with my journey and this path, that’s when I’ll look back and look at the ruins. At this moment, I’m not in the mindset of...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Dec 2, 2014 5:10 pm

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event loses Irene Aldana vs. Marion Reneau

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event has lost an intriguing bantamweight bout, as officials announced Monday that Irene Aldana will not be able to compete against Marion Reneau. Aldana (4-1 MMA) was recently hospitalized with a severe case of bronchitis, which resulted in the fight cancellation. With the loss, the Invicta FC 10 lineup now features...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Dec 2, 2014 12:27 pm

Belcher Eyeing 2015 Return, As A Light-Heavyweight

Longtime UFC middleweight fighter, Alan Belcher has been on the sidelines since his 2013 loss to Michael Bisping. It’s been nearly two-years, but he’s looking for a return. Check it: (via The MMA Fight Corner) “I’m eyeing a return in the summer of the coming year. I have my sights on making a big impact...

Dec 2, 2014 12:08 pm

Pettis Fires Back At Team Roufus Detractors

“I guess they needed something to happen to go off of. The worst thing is they don’t know this kid. This kid came to our gym. He’s training with us. We saw him as a teammate, as a family member. It hurts us more than it hurts them. Using that? That’s what pissed me off...

Dec 2, 2014 11:46 am

UFC Fighters React To New Reebok Uniforms, Loss Of Sponsor Model

Popular UFC veterans have taken to twitter with their reactions to the end of the UFC sponsorship era. Here’s what they said: I like @ufc @danawhite uniform deal.just brings more legitimacy to MMA in theUFC.Just like NFL,NBA We all know UFC will have best uniform 2 — Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) December 2, 2014 I am...

Dec 2, 2014 10:50 am

Lawler Aiming For Flawless Victory In Hendricks Rematch

“I was hurt a lot early in my career. My coaches did a really good job of keeping my healthy. It’s just a learning process. You learn how to take care of your body. You learn to practice so that you’re healthy to fight, and I think that it’s also a little luck.” “I want...

Dec 2, 2014 10:43 am

Zingano Finds Motivation In Motherhood Ahead Of UFC Return

“When life is going to present you with tons of problems — really hard ones, some less hard, some debilitating — it’s what you do about them that matters. I really want him (her son) to see. I want to make a good example.” “I just knew it was a matter of action and a...

Dec 2, 2014 10:34 am

UFC and Reebok Enter Long Term Partnership For Fighter Uniforms

Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will also be...

Dec 2, 2014 5:00 am

Up-Close With Angela Magana

Soon Angela will be making her first Appearance in the UFC at Straw weight after a successful run outside the UFC and the entry of the new women’s division. Angela Talks about what it takes to become next level, how women’s MMA has really blown up and having the right people around her.

Dec 1, 2014 6:17 pm

Wanderlei Silva plans to have court review lifetime ban from NSAC

Wanderlei Silva’s lawyer revealed that on behalf of his client, he has petitioned the Clark County District Court to overturn Silva’s lifetime ban handed down from the NSAC. Silva’s lawyer, Ross Goodman spoke to MMAJunkie about the case. “It’s an appeal to a judge to hear this legal issue that the NSAC gave short shrift...

Dec 1, 2014 6:08 pm

Yves Edwards doesn’t remember parts of last fight

Yves Edwards, fan favorite, MMA veteran, and the self proclaimed Thug-Jitsu master recently retired after nearly 20 years of fighting professionally. Edwards discussed his last bout, a submission loss against Akbarh Arreola, with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, where he revealed he didn’t remember parts of the fight. “As soon as I was fully...

Dec 1, 2014 4:40 pm

REPORT: New details emerge in UFC uniform deal

There has been talk for some time regarding a potential UFC ‘uniform’ that fighters would wear in the cage, limiting sponsorship logos on the trunks, and doing away with pre-fight banners. MMASucka broke the news, and is reporting that the deal will do away with in-fight sponsorships, and fighters will make their sponsorship money by...

Dec 1, 2014 4:17 pm

Yves Edwards on retirement: “I still love this game”

Earlier this week, the self proclaimed Thug-Jitsu master, fan favorite, Yves Edwards decided it was time to hang the gloves up and retire. Edwards penned a Facebook message (Read that HERE), that explained it was his time to retire, and that he would miss fighting. He joined The MMA Hour to discuss his retirement, and...

Dec 1, 2014 4:01 pm

Coker on Rampage’s return: “It’s going to be a matter of time”

Recently Rampage Jackson sent out a not-so cryptic Tweet saying sometimes u should just stay with the devil u know (See the full Tweet HERE). The Tweet sparked questioning from the MMA community, especially given that Rampage was so eager to leave the UFC at one time. Since Scott Coker has taken over the Presidential...

Dec 1, 2014 3:43 pm

Mirko Cro Cop set to take part in epic rematch with Satoshi Ishii

Mirko Cro Cop will be facing off against Satoshi Ishii in a highly anticipated rematch later this year on New Years Eve. Cro Cop and Ishii fought earlier this year, with Cro Cop securing a 2nd round TKO win from a well placed elbow. The bout saw Cro Cop claim the IGF heavyweight title, and...

Dec 1, 2014 3:27 pm

Gustafsson: ‘I want to take the belt from Jones, it’s personal’

With a highly anticipated UFC 182 light heavyweight clash between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier looming, as well as the UFC on FOX clash between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson for the #1 contender spot, many fans have been discussing who they would like to see win the belt, and who they want to challenge...

Dec 1, 2014 3:09 pm

Coker: ‘Bellator wants to pursue Brock Lesnar’

Rumors have been swirling as of late that Brock Lesnar may be making a return to MMA after his WWE contract is up next year. There has been tons of talk regarding Lesnar’s return, and who he would face if he does choose to make a comeback. UFC President Dana White said recently that Lesnar...

Dec 1, 2014 2:42 pm

Alex White quit job to train ahead of UFC 181

Many pro fighters have a day job to support themselves while they pursue a UFC contract. Alex White was one of those fighters up until recently. After being TKO’d by Lucas Martins in July, White quit his job to focus on training full time. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the lifestyle change, and how it...

Dec 1, 2014 9:23 am

UFC releases fighter for competing in Boxing match while under contract

After releasing Dashon Johnson recently, the UFC has revealed there were further circumstances surrounding the termination of his contract than simply his 0-2 skid. The UFC informed 411Mania that Johnson’s release from the promotion came as a result of a breach of contract when he competed in a Boxing match last August. “UFC athletes are...

Dec 1, 2014 8:55 am

Peters on UFC: “Everybody is underpaid”

Comedian Rusell Peters is no stranger to MMA, and is apparently close friends with many UFC fighters. Because of that, he is speaking out about fighter pay, and believes that if fighters were paid more, that MMA could compete with Boxing. He spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss why Boxing isn’t a dying sport...

Dec 1, 2014 5:05 am

Daniel Cormier updates fans on fight camp: “I can’t wait until January”

Undefeated MMA fighter, and Olympic medalist Daniel Cormier is in the middle of his training camp as he prepares to fight Jon Jones in a highly anticipated matchup for the light heavyweight title in January. Ahead of the bout he has updated his Facebook followers as to his training camp progress, which he says is...