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Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Heyman: ‘The UFC has the world’s biggest PPV star in Ronda Rousey’

“I think the UFC has the biggest draw in PPV at the moment: Ronda Rousey. Rousey brings a lot of things to the table that Mayweather does not. She is new to the general media. She is very sponsorable. Floyd Mayweather is not very sponsorable. He is always in trouble with the law. He is...

Aug 7, 2014 6:33 am

Rousey’s Goal Is To Become The World’s Highest Grossing Actor

Olympic medalist, UFC Champion, World’s biggest movie star? If you’re Ronda Rousey the sky is the limit. The UFC champ recently told ESPN The Magazine of her newest goal: “I didn’t grow up wanting to be an action star. I just didn’t think it was in the cards. Now that it’s a possibility, I’m like,...

Aug 6, 2014 3:17 pm

POLL | Who’s More “Gangster” – Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones, Or The Diaz Brothers?

With all the recent events, MMA’s most gangster(ish) fighters are running out of control. Chael Sonnen, the self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has been popped for five different illegal drugs and suspended for two years. Jon Jones mugged Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand Lobby in front of hundreds of MMA fans. The Diaz brothers. Who’s more...

Aug 6, 2014 10:42 am

Lesnar Rep: ‘Cain Velasquez is the devil, but Brock thinks he can kick his ass’

“Brock Lesnar avoids watching UFC because every person that he watches, he will turn and say, `I could whip that guy’s ass.’ Sometimes I’ll say, `Did you happen to see this fight because it’s really good?’ The one I remember, I couldn’t believe the butchering that Cain Velasquez put on Bigfoot (Antonio Silva, in their...

Aug 6, 2014 10:10 am

WSOF President Ray Sefo Says He Would Have Pushed Jon Jones Too

  Former MMA fighter and kickboxer and current president of The World Series of Fighting, Ray Sefo, currently spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about the media event brawl between UFC champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. Sefo made it clear that he tells fighters to respect their opponents and that the scuffle between Jones and...

Aug 6, 2014 10:09 am

ONE FC 19 set with three title fights

This month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event has been finalized with a total of nine exciting bouts we can look forward to watching, including three title fights. ONE FC Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense at the August event, when he sqaures off with Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2...

Aug 6, 2014 10:07 am

Gustafsson Responds To “Childish” Jones vs. Cormier Brawl

“What can I say? I think it’s childish at this level. We are all professional and must be shown by example and represent the sport as best we can. Just think it’s ridiculous.” Gustafsson, who was originally scheduled to fight Jon Jones discussed the disappointment of pulling out of the fight due to injury. “I...

Aug 6, 2014 9:16 am

Roger Gracie: ‘The UFC has monopolized everything’

Multiple-time world BJJ champion, Strikeforce vet, and UFC vet Roger Gracie was on the verge of retirement recently when he received an offer from a yet-to-be-named MMA organization. When speaking with the Brazilian outlet Opovo about his future in fighting, he explained his reasons for leaving the UFC and the qualms he has with the...

Aug 6, 2014 9:13 am

Jones: ‘Cormier gave me the motivation to dominate’

“It makes it more interesting. The more people talk, the more inspired I am to beat them. I truly do believe this is going to be a great performance on my part. I believe that it’s going to be a dominating performance on my part, and it’s going to be due to all the motivation...

Aug 6, 2014 8:57 am

Cormier: “I’ve had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones”

“You don’t want to give anybody material to stick on a bulletin board and to make them actually more focused and more dedicated to beat you. Well, he did that to me. I know that I’ve had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones to get to where I am today. That’s what I...

Aug 6, 2014 6:23 am

Conor McGregor Predicts A First-Round KO Win Over Dustin Poirier

Breaking News! Conor McGregor is talking trash about his upcoming opponent. That’s right, the Irish bad boy is at it again. McGregor, who is currently riding a 3 fight win streak in the UFC, will face fellow featherweight Dustin Poirier who happens to have an identical streak going. The two will meet in the octagon...

Aug 6, 2014 5:01 am

Sonnen Asked Randy Couture To Fill In At Metamoris 4

Chael Sonnen had moved on from MMA and was set to face Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 this Saturday, all seemed right with the world (sort of). That is until the NSAC decided to step in and try to block Sonnen from competing at the event, saying Metamoris fell under his MMA suspension, and threatened...

Aug 5, 2014 7:49 pm

Serra: Weidman Would Fight Belfort “On Or Off The Juice”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a tall order ahead of him coming up in December, defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort. However this is nothing new for Weidman, who has been dubbed the ‘legend killer’. After knockout out Anderson Silva in 2013, Weidman went on to defend the belt against Anderson later...

Aug 5, 2014 3:12 pm

Brock Lesnar Would Consider Returning To The UFC

Brock Lesnar hasn’t seen action inside the Octagon after losing to Alistair Overeem in 2011. Prior to the bout Lesnar had undergone a grueling battle with Diverticulitis that saw Lesnar lose much of his intestine in surgery. The Overeem bout served as his return to the Octagon, and ultimately ended as his final MMA bout....

Aug 5, 2014 3:06 pm

Gustafsson Picks Jones Over Cormier At UFC 178

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson may be sidelined after undergoing a minor surgery, but that hasn’t stopped him from wanting his rematch with Jon Jones. Gustafsson is confident that when Jones meets Cormier at UFC 178 in an actual bout (not another press conference) Jones will emerge victorious. His words via The...

Aug 5, 2014 3:01 pm

Google Offering BJJ Classes To Employees

BJJ is for everyone, and Google is proving that by offering BJJ classes to all of their employees. The classes are taught by Milton Bastos, a highly accomplished BJJ black belt, who has been teaching there since he responded to Google’s Facebook post that they were looking for BJJ instructors. He spoke with Fightland about...

Aug 5, 2014 9:08 am

Daniel Cormier’s Thrown Shoe Hit Heidi Fang

Yesterday during the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, a media event that will go down in infamy, we could briefly see a shoe flying through the air as Cormier was being dragged away. As it turns out, the shoe belonged to Daniel Cormier, who was aiming for Jon Jones,...

Aug 5, 2014 8:27 am

Couture Thinks Matchup Between Rousey And Carano Is “Silly”

When UFC President Dana White said he was bringing back Gina Carano and wanted her to fight Ronda Rousey immediately for the title, there was an imaginary line immediately drawn in the sand. Those that wanted to see the fight given Carano’s legendary status, and those that thought the fight was pointless given Carano’s time...

Aug 5, 2014 8:22 am

Jones Agrees He Needs To Watch The Eye Pokes

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has fallen under harsh criticism when he steps in the Octagon. Many fans (and haters) call him a ‘dirty fighter’ for his Oblique kicks that Rampage Jackson would like to see banned, and his eye poking that is prevalent in almost every fight of his. He spoke with Ariel...

Aug 5, 2014 8:16 am

Sylvia Slams UFC: ‘They’re Doing Sh*t To Piss Me Off’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has been butting heads with the UFC, especially UFC President Dana White, leading up to the UFC’s return to Sylvia’s home state of Maine. The Maine-iac (yes that’s what he actually went by for those who didn’t know) spoke to MMA Mania about UFC Bangor: “Dana is the way...

Aug 5, 2014 5:01 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Takes Selfies With Fans During Jones Cormier Brawl

During the Jon Jones Daniel Cormier brawl earlier today tension was running high for most people, for Conor McGregor however it wasn’t. The outspoken UFC fighter can be seen taking selfies with fans during the brawl and smiling. BIGGEST THING TO HAPPEN IN @UFC MEDIA DAY HISTORY…. yet still all the fans want is @TheNotoriousMMA...

Aug 4, 2014 5:57 pm

Abel Trujillo Out, Maynard In Against Pearson At FN 47

UFC Fight Night 47 has just lost Abel Trujillo with an injury, and as a result, top ranked UFC lightweight Gray Maynard is now stepping in to fight Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor Maine. No word from the UFC yet as to what injury forced Trujillo off the card. Pearson is...

Aug 4, 2014 5:42 pm

Jones Mocks Cormier’s Weight

The saga continues between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier even after the scuffle between the two men at the UFC Ultimate Media Day earlier today. Jones joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to take more shots at Cormier, specifically his physical condition: “As far being fit, I mean, we all see what he looks...

Aug 4, 2014 3:18 pm

QUICK TWITT: UFC Pros React To Jones Cormier Brawl

Earlier today during the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier came to blows when a stare down became heated and Cormier shoved Jones. UFC fighters sounded off on the incident on Twitter. Check it out: Note to self. When having the #1 and #2 light heavyweights in the world face-off don't put...

Aug 4, 2014 1:13 pm

Dana White Responds To Jones Cormier Fight

UFC President Dana White has made a statement on the Jon Jones Daniel Cormier fight that happened earlier today. According to the UFC boss he just landed in Bora Bora for a vacation when he caught wind of the news that Cormier and Jones had brawled at the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day. Check it out:...

Aug 4, 2014 1:09 pm

NSAC Plans Reviewing Of Jones Cormier Fight

Earlier today during the UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day Daniel Cormier aggressively shoved Jon Jones in the throat which caused the champ to drop his belt and begin swinging at Cormier and then take him down and ground and pound the challenger. The NSAC chair Francisco Aguilar released a statement to MMAJunkie that said they...

Aug 4, 2014 1:01 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Jones And Cormier Continue Fight On Twitter

Earlier today we broke the news that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier started fighting during the UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day. Cormier shoved Jones in the throat area, Jones threw Dave Sholler out of the way and hit Cormier with a big overhand left before taking Cormier down while security swarmed in. Jones continued the...

Aug 4, 2014 11:34 am

BREAKING: NSAC Attempting To Block Sonnen From Competing At Metamoris

Last month the NSAC suspended Chael Sonnen for two years after two failed drug tests. However the NSAC never barred Sonnen from competing in his grappling match against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 later this month. Today news has surfaced that the NSAC is attempting to block Chael Sonnen from competing in his headlining match...

Aug 4, 2014 10:28 am

Kennedy Calls Out Lawler, Wants Fight At 170 For Welterweight Strap

Tim Kennedy has managed to keep himself at the forefront of MMA News headlines with his constant trash talking and calling out of fighters. Today is no different, the former Strikeforce title contender has now called out Robbie Lawler for a rematch for the welterweight title should Lawler defeat Hendricks in their rematch. He spoke...