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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)  

Nov 29, 2014 10:14 am

Rockhold Prepping To Save UFC 184

Fresh off his win over Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold is looking to take the shortest path to a shot at UFC gold. The AKA trained fighter is going as far as, to train and prepare for a fight he doesn’t even have, just incase someone gets hurt. Check it: (Via MMAJunkie.com) “It’s a little premature...

Nov 29, 2014 9:42 am

Conor McGregor’s Thankful For…

With thanksgiving in our rear view, the UFC’s Irish citizen, Conor McGregor, wanted to give his own thanks to his American fans, and grace us with his thankful thoughts. Check it: Happy thanksgiving to my American fans. I am thankful my division is full of easy fights and fast cash. Conor bless. — Conor McGregor...

Nov 28, 2014 6:43 pm

Cyborg Fought Through Pain Till The Very End

Former Strikeforce champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was expected to headline next week’s Invicta FC 10 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Justino was forced to pull out of the December 5 headlining bout with an injury. Prior to her recent training trip to Thailand, “Cyborg” said she hurt her foot but did some simple treatment and...

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 28, 2014 1:15 pm


“I want to get that loss back (against TUF 20’s Tecia Torres); that fight is definitely in the plan. That was a fluke in my fight game. I went in there not ready. I wasn’t prepared for that fight. Of course, I took a loss and I’ll take that loss and wear it. But I’m...

Nov 28, 2014 1:08 pm

UFC’s Claudia Gadelha Promises Improved Abs In Next Performance

“I don’t think about my abs that much, it’s just consequence of my hard work. I will be doing a different strategy for my next fight. I’m working with a doctor and a nutritionist, so instead of cutting 22 pounds on fight week, I lost 9 pounds of body fat and will only dehydrate 13...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 27, 2014 10:02 am

Conor McGregor’s Stadium Dreams

Rising UFC featherweight, Conor McGregor has dreams of fighting in this very stadium. Can he make it happen? His words: This stadium has hosted many wars. It will host one more. WELCOME TO EIRE!!! pic.twitter.com/O3ERHHwf9e — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 10:12 pm

REPLAY! Conor McGregor Stops By The TUF 20 Set

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor stops by The Ultimate Fighter this week to visit his teammate and close friend Aisling Daly as she gets ready for her quarterfinal fight against Jessica Penne.

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

Nov 26, 2014 11:36 am

Renan Barao: Dillashaw would crap his pants fighting me in Brazil

“Fighting in Brazil for the first time is amazing. I’m well trained, doing an excellent camp. Every fight is important. Just to have the opportunity to go in there and show my work is amazing. I’m really happy with the opportunity to fight here.” “I think [T.J.] would crap his pants. Fighting in the United...

Nov 26, 2014 11:35 am

‘Piece of Sh*t Bjorn Rebney did something horrible to me’

Bellator season 8 winner, Magomedrasul “Frodo” Khasbulaev (pictured) is convinced his nearly two-year lay off is part of a bigger conspiracy led by former Bellator President Bjorn Rebney. MMA.TV breaks it down at great length: In Aug, the fighter’s manager asked that he be released from his Bellator contract. Now Khasbulaev has taken to Twitter and...

Nov 26, 2014 11:24 am

High School Official Fights To Raise Money For Wrestling Program

This really happened. Eight-year High School Dean, Mike Laurita, of Thomas Jefferson High School, took a professional MMA bout in order to raise funds, and keep his wrestling program alive. The inspirational combatant, did this at 52 years of age. Kirik Jenness of MMA.TV, tells the story: Two years ago the wrestling team needed money...

Nov 26, 2014 10:53 am

‘Three Legged’ Man Signed By Legacy FC

The world of Mixed Martial Arts has embraced the growing list of disabled combatants who want a shot inside the cage, with open arms. Nick Newell, a one-armed fighter, most recently fought for the WSOF lightweight world title on NBC, which is a major showing for the disabled community, on a very large stage. Now,...

Nov 26, 2014 10:52 am

‘Training Day: Team Alpha Male’ Premieres Tonight on FOX Sports 1

Go behind the scenes of Team Alpha Male, the premier lightweight MMA team of founder Urijah Faber and UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. The Sacramento, California gym is home to top-ranked fighters such as Joseph Benavidez, Chad Mendes, Danny Castillo and more. Find out what a training day is like for this dominant team and...

Nov 25, 2014 3:16 pm

Frankie Edgar Asking For Aldo Headliner In Jersey

Former UFC lightweight champ, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is on the cusp of a second shot at the UFC featherweight strap, and he knows it. The, soft-spoken veteran took to twitter with the following: Frankie edgar vs jose aldo @ufc @UFCONFOX April 18 main event in my backyard @danawhite @lorenzofertitta how does that sound? —...

Nov 25, 2014 2:21 pm

NicK Not Targeting Anderson Silva’s Broken Leg

“When someone tell you a fighter’s injured and they tell you to go after an injury, it really throws you off. It would be sad to lose a fight on account of, you’re trying to concentrate on capitalizing on someone’s weakness when it comes to injury and something like that, [rather than fighting] your fight...

Nov 25, 2014 2:02 pm

‘Just Say No To Drugs, And Sponsors’

“I think if it was a good opportunity, I’m not opposed to it. The opportunities that are on hand, I might have been able to make like $1,500 if I hustled a bit, you know, maybe a couple of grand if I hustled a bit. It’s not necessarily worth it. I compare it to this,...

Nov 25, 2014 1:48 pm

FIRED UP! ‘Overeem has brain damage’

“He posts that, and I didn’t even have to say a word because it seemed like all the forums and media took care of it for me,” said Rothwell. “The general consensus was that this guy had brain damage. I think he’s getting hit in the head too many times to make that comment. “If...

Nov 25, 2014 1:35 pm

AKA Hoping To Minimize Training Injuries

“It’s been bothering me. There is a ranking that came out, and we are number two on the lowest amount of injuries for big organizations. So we aren’t in the top for injuries. But even being number two, I would rather not be on that list. But for a top team, we are safer than...

Nov 25, 2014 1:28 pm

UFC Explains London Event Cancellation

February 28, 2015 was supposed to mark the return to London, for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC Chief Executive, Gary Cook explains why that date isn’t happening: “We’re going to move ourselves to another London date further down in the year. So we had to make some changes, and as we always say with our...

Nov 25, 2014 1:22 pm


Top UFC middleweight fighter, Gegard Mousasi has run into a bit of bad luck. He took to twitter to explain: For the jerk that stole my car yesterday, I wish I was fighting you in Sweden on Jan. 24th. @ufc @danawhite pic.twitter.com/ybvwVyrBDY — Gegard Mousasi (@mousasi_mma) November 24, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 1:04 pm

EXPANSION! UFC Exec. Talks Bringing UFC to Russia

  “We’re just about to announce a television deal in Russia. 55 million households,” Cook said. “We’ve never done an event in Russia. The growth is all of that, a global business is how you make sure you create relevant content in the U.S., relevant content for all the other markets, (…) creating more content,...