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Nov 16, 2014 5:16 pm

Bellator signs 18 year old Wrestling standout

Bellator MMA has signed Wrestling phenom Aaron Pico to a “long term contract” according to an announcement made Saturday night. The announcement was obtained by MMAFighting. “When it comes to any big decision I make, I sit down with my family, my management team at Zinkin and the people that are around me that I...

Nov 16, 2014 4:59 pm

War Machine laughs at Christy Mack’s emotional testimony

Last week we brought you news that former Bellator MMA fighter War Machine laughed at Christy Mack while she gave an emotional testimony in court. Now we have the accompanying video of the event. Check it out: 8 News NOW

Nov 16, 2014 4:22 pm

Velasquez on potentially being stripped of belt: “I don’t care”

After UFC 180 last night, UFC President Dana White clarified that he would not be stripping heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of the title, unless Velasquez is unable to fight by March. Velasquez spoke about the possibility of being stripped of the title. (Via MMAWeekly) “It doesn’t matter to me. I don’t care. As long as...

Nov 16, 2014 3:34 pm

Bellator 131 Salaries: Ortiz Tops Payroll With $300k

Last night Bellator held arguably their biggest event ever, Bellator 131, which featured a main-event bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar. Today the salaries for the event were disclosed by the CSAC to Sherdog, and unsurprisingly Tito Ortiz topped the $632,600 disclosed payroll. Interestingly however, according to MMAJunkie, Ortiz purse was not doubled as...

Nov 16, 2014 12:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Fabricio Werdum’s Win Over Mark Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion with a brutal knee (See that HERE). During the bout, the Twitter-verse was sounding off for blow-by-blow reactions, which we have compiled. The Interim UFC heavyweight title is on the line! #UFC180 @FabricioWerdum vs...

Nov 16, 2014 12:07 pm

QUICK TWITT: Chad Mendes Calls Out Ricardo Lamas

Following Ricardo Lamas’ dominant win over Dennis Bermudez last night at UFC 180, 2 time title challenger Chad Mendes took to Twitter with a proposition for Lamas. I think it's time for me and @ricardolamasmma to spends some time in the cage together! You down Ricardo? @seanshelby @arielhelwani — chad mendes (@chadmendes) November 16, 2014...

Nov 16, 2014 11:26 am

UFC 180 Attendance Sets 2014 Record

Last night after an action-packed night of fights at UFC 180, UFC President Dana White announced at the post-fight press conference that 21,000 people attended the event. The event, which was held at the Mexico City Arena, marked the UFC’s first trip to Mexico, and also broke the UFC’s attendance record for this year. According...

Nov 16, 2014 10:16 am

Lamas Wants McGregor: “He Has To Fight A Wrestler Like Me”

Following his dominant, and impressive win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 last night (See that HERE), Ricardo Lamas stated he would like to fight Conor McGregor next before getting another shot at Jose Aldo. He spoke to MMAJunkie at the post-fight press conference saying: “I want to get back to the title shot. The...

Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 pic.twitter.com/DUBmDbDPOZ — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Nov 15, 2014 6:24 pm

UFC 180 Results: Perez Becomes first TUF Latino Champ, Defeats Quinonez via Decision

Alejandro Perez is your “TUF: Latin America” bantamweight tournament winner! Perez utilized his speed and changing of levels to secure ten points in the first round. Quinonez simply could not get on Perez’s level when it came to the standing game and suffered because of it. Quinonez improved his standing game in the second and...

Nov 15, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC 180 Results: Eye Pops Smith’s Cauliflower Ear, Wins in Round 2

Jessica Eye utilized her speed and combinations to cut off Leslie Smith from dishing out any offense at all. Eye peppered her with shots throughout the entire fight and changed levels often to keep Smith guessing and on the edge of her stool. Smith took a punch to the head in the first round that...

Nov 15, 2014 5:29 pm

UFC 180 Results: Benitez Puts Brown to Sleep in Round 3

If there is one thing we can take away from this bout, it is that Humberto Brown is ELUSIVE. He was able to escape guillotine after guillotine even when it looked like he was done for. One thing we learned about Benitez is that he is a persistent little bugger. Despite getting shut down for...

Nov 15, 2014 4:52 pm

UFC 180 Results: Briones Clobbers Cannetti Then Submits Him in Round 2

Henry Briones brought the fans in Mexico City to their feet with an amazing performance! Despite getting punished in the first with two body strikes that almost ended the fight early, Briones pushed through the pain and was able to make it to the second round. Cannetti over-dedicated his strikes in the second round and...

Nov 15, 2014 4:33 pm

UFC 180 Results: Beltran Beats Vera, First UFC Fighter to Win in Mexico

Marlon Vera suffered a skin infection while competing for a contract on “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” and was forced to pull out of the show. Tonight, he got to prove himself in the octagon against fellow bantamweight Marco Beltran in the first fight of the night of UFC 180. The bout aired on UFC...

Nov 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Roomate: Jon Jones Has Bad Temper, Throws People Through Windows

“We got into a lot of trouble,” Covington said. “When you’re in a small town in Iowa, a lot of kids are farm kids and they always wanted to start some stuff with the wrestlers and I was a national champ in college and Jon was a national champ, so they’d always try to pick...

Nov 15, 2014 12:44 pm

Bermudez: ‘I would smash Conor McGregor’

“I don’t care about Conor McGregor. I am the No. 1 featherweight in the division. If I ever fight Conor McGregor, I would smash him and run him out of the division. I’m the best at that weight class and I’m going to prove it on Saturday night. I’ve won seven fights in the UFC...

Nov 15, 2014 3:02 am

JUST SCRAP Results – Hawaii Goes 2-1 Versus Alaska In Main Card Pro-Bouts

Tonight (Friday), from a packed out Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, the JUST SCRAP MMA promotion returned to action with an entertaining night of fights. The Hawaii vs. Alaska themed fight card showcased both up-and-coming amateur talent, as well as seasoned veterans from the big stage. In the night’s main event, big show veteran,...

Nov 14, 2014 11:41 am

My Training Became A Retirmement Joke For Forrest Griffin

“Almost everybody at the UFC level can fight through an injury. We’re all hurt by the time the fight comes. I’m starting camps off with the injuries that I haven’t properly addressed and that’s affecting the way I train, movements we’re using and what we can do on a certain day. I’ve got Forrest Griffin...

Nov 14, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! Cain Velasquez’s UFC 180 Media Scrum

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez talks about what sidelined him for UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum, The Ultimate Fighter, MMA in Mexico, facing Werdum, and much more during a media scrum at UFC 180 media day Thursday.

Nov 13, 2014 4:41 pm

Bethe Correia Turned Down Bout With Miesha Tate

“They offered me to fight Miesha three times. The first date was in December, then January and February, but I couldn’t take it because I’m injured. I tried to convince my doctor to let me fight, but he said I can’t come back before March. I can fight King Kong in March, but I can’t...

Nov 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Team Alpha Male Calendar Shoot

If there’s one you’ve always wanted, it’s a fresh new Team Alpha Male Calendar. Now you can have one! Check it: First rule of @teamalphamalemma calendar u can't talk about #TAM calendar. Coming soon. @ufc @honfoto @tjdillashaw @joejitsu @lastcall155 @jbmma155 @lancepalmer @holdsworth135 @touchyfili @chadmendes #lebronlighting #hasselblad #broncolor #blockboymedia A photo posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber)...

Nov 13, 2014 3:44 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell on set of Warpigs

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell keeps busy as a retired MMA Legend. Here’s the latest from the man himself: On the set of War Pigs #warpigs #WWII #goodtimes A photo posted by Chuck Liddell (@theofficialchuckliddell) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:04pm PST Thank you to those who have served and those who...

Nov 13, 2014 1:19 pm

Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson set for February UFC event in Colorado

A welterweight showdown between Brandon Thatch and Stephen Thompson will take place on February 14 at a yet to be named UFC Fight Night event in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this afternoon. Brandon Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will be looking to extend his current win streak to eleven when he...

Nov 13, 2014 11:54 am

Holm No Longer Set To Make UFC Debut, Out With Injury

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm has been forced to pull out of her UFC debut with an injury. Holm was scheduled to face Raquel Pennington on Dec. 7 in, Las Vegas, as part of the UFC 181 event. The Brazilian press was first to report the news, which was later confirmed by bjpenn.com.

Nov 13, 2014 10:59 am

EASY MONEY! King Mo Pulling For Bonnar, Says Ortiz An Easy Fight

“I want Bonnar to win. I like Bonnar’s personality. He keeps it real. Tito tries to keep it all professional, but he’s not. He’s fake.” “I would whoop his ass. That’s what would happen [if I fought Tito]. I don’t talk about the dude. If I’ve got something to say I’ll say it to his...

Nov 13, 2014 10:09 am

Will Brooks: ‘Chandler a product of a pumped up ego’

“I chalk it up to, his ego doesn’t allow him to step outside of himself and really examine the big picture. I think sometimes his ego and the people around him pump his ego so much that he’s not allowed to see his different things. But it’s not my problem. I control what I can...

Nov 13, 2014 9:17 am

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva set for UFC 184 in L.A.

A heavyweight clash will take place at February’s UFC 184 event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former UFC champion Frank Mir (16-9 MMA, 14-9 UFC) will battle Antonio Silva (18-6-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) in Los Angeles. Frank Mir finds himself in a must-win situation, this after dropping 4-straight fights inside the ocatagon. After earning...

Nov 13, 2014 9:07 am

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann set for UFC 183

Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miehsa Tate (15-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will return to the octagon this January when she faces former Olympian Sara McMann (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The matchup was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” After suffering a third-round submission loss to Ronda Rousey in...