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Nov 17, 2014 4:16 pm

Silva: “I thought I was going to be paralyzed”

Anderson Silva found himself in a bit of a scare earlier this month when the former middleweight kingpin was rushed to the hospital after having back pain, and then reportedly being unable to feel his legs. Silva spoke to Veja Rio, in an article which was translated by MMAFighting, to discuss the back pain, and...

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 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 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 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 11, 2014 6:44 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Nate Diaz doesn’t deserve this fight’

  “I think people started talking more about me after that fight [against Benson Henderson], but I think my big dream is still coming. I have a fight against a top guy, Nathan Diaz, on Dec. 13. My focus is on that fight right now, and I’m looking forward beating him and getting my title...

Nov 10, 2014 11:11 am

UFC Announces Three Bouts For UFC Fight Night Colorado

After Dave Sholler announced earlier that the UFC would be heading out to Colorado on Valentine’s Day for a card many fans began speculating as to what fights would be added to the event. The UFC has delivered. Max Holloway and Cole Miller will be fighting on the card, as well as Zach Makovsky and...

Nov 10, 2014 10:59 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants To “Beat All Americans” For US Sanctions On Russia

Khabib Nurmagomedov made his MMA broadcasting debut recently in Novosibirsk where he was asked about a possible matchup against Alexander Sarnavsky, who came up through the MMA ranks in Russia as an undefeated fighter, much like Nurmagomedov. “When I was in Russia and Alexander was in Russia, we were both undefeated,” said Khabib. “There were...

Nov 7, 2014 9:58 am

Report: Former PRIDE FC Fighter Murdered In Drive By Shooting

Reports are circling this morning, on the global front, regarding a drive-by shooting that recently took place in The Netherlands. PRIDE Fighting Championship veteran, Hans Nijman, was reportedly shot and killed during the incident. Bloodyelbow.com’s Karim Zidan, breaks it down: According to several local news outlets, Nijman, who allegedly holds ties to Dutch organized crime,...

Nov 5, 2014 1:47 pm

Rockhold Describes Near Death Surfing Incident

“Getting trapped under water and feeling that sensation of almost drowning, while getting tossed around… that’s not a good feeling. That’s a scary situation. 100 percent, I’m not scared in the Octagon. There’s a little anxiety, but in the ocean, you have no control out there. In a fight I don’t get scared, I might...

Nov 4, 2014 12:41 pm

Josh Barnett and Mirko Cro Cop set for Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 in Japan

A current UFC and former UFC heavyweight have been added to Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014, an event that takes place on Dec. 31, inside Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. Before you get to excited, you may want to know that the two fan favorites will not be fighting. Well, Cro Cop will be fighting, just not...

Nov 4, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was apparently hospitalized on Monday. The 39-year-old fighter went to the hospital yesterday following a workout in Rio de Janeiro, this according to Brazilian news site Combate. Silva was admitted due to back pain but was ultimately released from the hospital shortly after, according to Ivan Raupp. The Brazilian MMA reporter said...

Nov 3, 2014 1:27 pm

Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell set for UFC Fight Night 59

A light heavyweight bout between Matt Van Buren and Sean O’Connell is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout earlier this morning. TUF 19 runner-up Matt Van Buren (6-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will be looking to earn his first official UFC win when he takes...

Nov 3, 2014 12:08 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. John Howard added to UFC Fight Night 59

A welterweight scrap between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout on Monday morning. John Howard (22-10 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will be looking to rebound from a 2-fight losing skid when he battles Larkin this January in his hometown...

Nov 3, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jorge Oliveira Steps In On 6 Days Notice To Fight Dhiego Lima

Jorge Oliveira has stepped in on 6-days notice to fight Dhiego Lima at UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil this upcoming Saturday. Lima broke the news on Twitter yesterday. My opponent pawlak got injured for our fight next week I will now be fighting Jorge "blade" Oliveira! Different opponent same mission! #ufc — Dhiego Lima...

Nov 2, 2014 11:15 am

Titan FC Releases Main Event Fighter For ‘Changing His Mind’ The Day Of The Event

Former UFC fighter Mike Ricci was expected to compete for the Titan FC lightweight championship against Yoshiyuki Yoshida this past Friday, however Ricci weighed in two pounds overweight. Subsequently he forfeited 20% of his purse, and the bout was scheduled to go down as a catchweight bout. The day of the event, Yoshiyuki Yoshida ‘changed...

Nov 2, 2014 11:04 am

Lyoto Machida Believes Aldo Is ‘Too Dominant’, Doesn’t Think McGregor Can Win

After Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 179 last month, many began calling for Conor McGregor to fight the featherweight champion. Fans began making posters (See that HERE), and even trailers for the bout (See that HERE). Despite McGregor being booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, talks of Aldo vs. McGregor continue to...

Nov 2, 2014 10:36 am

Mitch Gagnon Plans On Submitting Renan Barao At UFC Fight Night 58

Mitch Gagnon is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event bout against former champion Renan Barao. The bout is the biggest of Gagnon’s career, and he certainly plans on taking advantage of the situation. He spoke to MMAFighting about his desire to submit Renan Barao, an elite level JiuJitsu black belt, as...

Nov 2, 2014 10:22 am

GSP Offers Advice To Current UFC Champions

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre recently returned to training last month, (See that HERE). St. Pierre offered some advice to his fellow UFC champions, and how they need to look at their careers as a business, and be careful of the company they keep. St. Pierre spoke on Chael Sonnen’s new podcast, ‘You’re...