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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...

Dec 1, 2014 5:04 am

REPORT: UFC will hold event at 50,000 seat Melbourne stadium in November 2015

Big news for the UFC! With the Labor Party’s candidate in office, and the ban of MMA events in a caged enclosure likely to be revoked, the UFC has set a date for their Melbourne debut, which will reportedly be held in the 50,000 plus seat Etihad Stadium. The original report came from The Daily...

Dec 1, 2014 5:03 am

.GIF | Greatest chin in combat sports?

Check out this incredible .GIF of a fighter eating brutal shots like they’re nothing! Does this man’s chin compare to the likes of Mark Hunt? Iron chin pic.twitter.com/RTSgj6R01S — MMA GIFS (@mma_gifs_) November 30, 2014

Nov 30, 2014 4:37 pm

PHOTO | EA Sports UFC Mark Coleman character reveal

EA Sports UFC has been busy adding legends to the list of fighters that will appear in its downloadable content releasing next month. First was Matt Hughes (See that HERE), then was Rampage Jackson (See that HERE), and now is Mark ‘The Hammer’ Coleman. Welcome to #EASPORTSUFC, @HammerHouseMMA ! pic.twitter.com/dhUPpEjRIr — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC)...

Nov 30, 2014 4:23 pm

After successful return to the UFC, Matt Wiman plans to continue fighting

Matt Wiman took nearly a two-year long hiatus from the UFC after his loss to TJ Grant at UFC on Fox in January of 2013. Earlier this month Wiman returned from his hiatus and defeated Issac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision. Following the quick disappearance, and sudden reappearance of Wiman, fans had questions regarding whether or...

Nov 30, 2014 3:27 pm

Firas Zahabi considers Gi “The Achilles heel of Jiu-Jitsu”

One of the oldest traditions in Jiu-Jitsu is the Gi. Royce Gracie wore it in every UFC appearance, and the Gracie Family stands by the use of the Gi in Jiu-Jitsu. Eddie Bravo on the other hand, who pioneered 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu trains practitioners strictly in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu, which has brought him criticism from the...

Nov 30, 2014 3:16 pm

Bellator prospect defeats wrestling world champion

Bellator’s youngest prospect Aaron Pico recently defeated 2013 world wrestling champion David Safaryan. Pico signed with Bellator earlier this month (Read about that HERE), and plans to compete in the 2016 Olympics. There has been no word yet as to when Pico will be making his Bellator debut, or who he will be facing, however...

Nov 30, 2014 3:01 pm

Vera on UFC: “The respect the fighters are not given is a big deal”

Brandon Vera, a UFC veteran of 16 fights, who was recently signed by ONE FC, will be stepping back into the cage this weekend in the Philippines at ONE FC: Warrior’s Way. Ahead of the bout, Vera spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his departure from the UFC, and why he believes fighters should be respected...

Nov 30, 2014 2:49 pm

Hendricks on injury: “Being inactive doesn’t bother me”

Johny Hendricks is currently gearing up for his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler this coming Saturday. Since capturing the vacant welterweight championship nearly a year ago, Hendricks hasn’t fought in the UFC, whereas Robbie Lawler has fought twice, going 2-0 in the past 9 months. Hendricks spoke to MMAJunkie about the rematch, and what...

Nov 30, 2014 11:40 am

Kevin Ross snubbed from S-Cup semi-finals after controversial overturned win

Last night at the Shoot Boxing S-Cup, Kevin Ross, also known as ‘Huggy Bear’ defeated Michihiro Omigawa in the 2nd round via TKO. The official result was that the bout was stopped due to doctor stoppage as a result of a clash of heads according to Liverkick.com. Ross was set to move on to the...

Nov 30, 2014 10:40 am

Bobby Green unsure of fighting future following loss to Barboza

Bobby Green went the distance with Edson Barboza earlier this month in Austin Texas in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson. The fight not only ended Green’s 8-fight win streak, but also ended Green’s undefeated UFC run. Prior to the bout, Green revealed on Facebook that he was contemplating retirement (See...

Nov 30, 2014 9:35 am

Conor McGregor: ‘Real numbers don’t lie’

Recently the UFC hosted a poll, in which they asked fans whether they wanted to see Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II, or Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor. The fans voted, and Aldo vs. Edgar II was the winner (See that HERE). However, Conor McGregor pointed out that despite the fan vote, McGregor’s last two...

Nov 30, 2014 9:29 am

Lima on Daley fight: “I want to trade punches with him”

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has earned the reputation as one of the most impressive finishers in MMA. With 26 KO’s in 35 professional career wins, Daley is as lethal as they come. Bellator MMA welterweight champion Douglas Lima is no stranger to earning knockout wins either. Lima has 12 knockouts in 26 career wins, making him...

Nov 30, 2014 9:20 am

Rousey: Carmouche had “Most effective staredown ever”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey often looks extremely intimidating, and supremely confident during staredowns as well as during her walk to the Octagon. However even the undefeated champion admits that she has been thrown off during staredowns. “You know who was the smartest ever, to really f– with me in the staredown? Liz Carmouche....

Nov 30, 2014 9:01 am

Bigfoot Silva aiming to become first man to submit Frank Mir

Bigfoot Silva is gearing up for his UFC 184 bout against Frank Mir in February. Ahead of the bout, Bigfoot announced that he believes he has what it takes to become the first person to submit frank Mir in his professional MMA career. “That’s what I train for. I have to go in there confident...

Nov 30, 2014 8:13 am

Australian election results open doors for UFC return

Recently the UFC held their first event in Australia, UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping, that saw Luke Rockhold capture a 2nd round submission win over Michael Bisping. The event was a success, and saw drew a live gate of $1.05 million according to the UFC at the post-fight press conference. The UFC has been...

Nov 30, 2014 7:31 am

RATINGS REPORT: Edgar vs. Swanson numbers through the roof

Earlier this month Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson squared off in Austin Texas in a main event bout that had title implications. After battering Swanson for nearly 5 rounds, Edgar locked in a rear naked choke with just 4 seconds left. MMAFighting has received the ratings report from the UFC from the event, and the...

Nov 29, 2014 4:18 pm

REPLAY! Diego Nunes KO’s Joachim Hansen

Former UFC featherweight contender, Diego Nunes returned to action this weekend, as part of the Superior Challenge 11 card, in Sodertalje, Sweden. He took on respected MMA Veteran Joachim Hansen, and won in brutal fashion. Enjoy!

Nov 29, 2014 11:16 am

Nick Diaz: ‘Most fighters like their steroids’

“I like that, it’s good. “I think at this point a lot of people aren’t into it. Most fighters for the most part, they like to do steroids. So that’s too bad for them.” “I look at it like there’s ups and downs for fighters who are doing a lot of steroids, and you know,...

Nov 29, 2014 11:08 am

FIGHTING WORDS! ‘I Will Punch That Mole Off Her Face’

Top UFC bantamweight fighter Bethe Correia may have just talked herself into a fight. The Brazilian based fighter just put her division champ, Ronda Rousey, on absolute blast. Check it: (Via MMAFighting.com) “I will knock Ronda out in the first round, but first I’ll do her a favor and knock that mole off her face...

Nov 29, 2014 11:00 am

McGregor Opens Up As Massive Favorite Over Siver

Vegas oddsmakers are showing no lover to Germany’s Dennis Siver. In a startling opening-line, the UFC Fight Night 59 main event boasts one of the most lopsided betting-odds in modern MMA history. Check the lines: (via BestFightOdds.com)