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May 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

May 12, 2016 9:20 am

T.J. Dillashaw fires back at Urijah Faber over PED accusations

Since former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male to train with Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig at Ludwig Martial Arts, and at Elevation Fight Team, there has certainly been no love lost between he and former mentor Urijah Faber. While promoting his upcoming UFC 199 trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz, Faber event went as...

May 12, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture reacts to Ronda Rousey going off on Paige VanZant

During a recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told quite the interesting story about an encounter between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant was looking for Rousey at a Reebok promo event so the pair could get a picture together. Later in the day,...

May 12, 2016 8:53 am

Jose Aldo’s interesting analysis of UFC 198

On Saturday, UFC 198 hits Curitiba, Brazil. On the highly anticipated card, quite a few Brazilian MMA legends will fight in front of Brazilian fans. With that being said however, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes that Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum are the only Brazilian fighters he is confident will win. Unfortunately, former...

May 12, 2016 8:44 am

Top ranked female UFC star lands at #5 on “Crush List”

While it’s no secret that Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate have been credited as being two of the most attractive women in sports, a new UFC star is now being listed as one of the “Top 99 women of 2016”. On AskMen.com‘s annual “Crush List”, WMMA pioneer Gina Carano ranked at #51, UFC women’s bantamweight...

May 12, 2016 1:26 am

UFC title contender tested by USADA twice in less than a week

USADA has been frequenting UFC title contender Claudia Gadelha’s house, apparently testing the TUF coach twice in less than one week. Gadelha posted a photo late last week showing that USADA has paid her a visit for a test. She said in her post, “USADA na área e eu aqui mais pura do que coração...

May 11, 2016 10:56 pm

Wanderlei Silva hit by car, will undergo surgery

Tragic news surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva had been hit by a car on his way home from the gym and would need to undergo surgery. While details weren’t given as to the nature of the injury to Silva’s shoulder, it was asked that fans pray for Silva as he...

May 11, 2016 6:25 pm

BJ Penn officially receives new opponent for UFC 199

Tuesday evening news broke that Dennis Siver was forced out of his UFC 199 scrap with BJ Penn due to an undisclosed injury. While speculation began flying as to who would step up and face the UFC Hall of Famer on such short notice, it appears we now have an answer! American Top Team’s Cole...

May 11, 2016 5:13 pm

Report: UFC targeting Cole Miller to fight BJ Penn at UFC 199

Late Tuesday, BJPENN.COM released news that Dennis Siver was out of the scheduled UFC 199 featherweight bout with BJ Penn after suffering an injury leading up to the fight. While the UFC has yet to make any official announcement regarding a new opponent for UFC 199, our namesake BJ Penn obviously knows what fights are...

May 11, 2016 4:45 pm

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva

Tuesday night tragic news surfaced that Anderson Silva had been rushed to the hospital after falling ill. Unfortunately for the former middleweight champion, he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this weekend due to gallbladder issues. On Wednesday, Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and was comfortably...

May 11, 2016 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg takes on unexpected sparring partner at UFC 198 open workouts

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg makes her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight bout versus Leslie Smith this weekend at UFC 198. A young fan got to showcase her skills at the UFC 198 open workouts against Cyborg on Wednesday. The young fan and Cyborg put on an impressive display of movement going back...

May 11, 2016 12:43 pm

Ronda Rousey avoids lawsuit from ex-manager

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has succumbed to make some changes to her autobiography to avoid a defamation lawsuit from her ex-manager Darin Harvey, according to Yahoo! Sports. Harvey claimed in a statement, ” … During the four years we worked together, Ronda easily won all her amateur fights, went 8-0 as a...

May 11, 2016 11:29 am

Will Ronda Rousey return to the Octagon in 2016?

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought in the Octagon since losing her championship belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November. While Rousey has stated that she had an interest in fighting in the big New York card at the Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 later this year,...

May 11, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White talks Conor McGregor, UFC sale and Floyd Mayweather fight

UFC President Dana White addressed a lot of big issues for the media and fans of mixed martial arts on Wednesday. With recent news of the UFC being up for sale to the ongoing story of Conor McGregor vs. the UFC with Nate Diaz stuck in the middle, White addressed a lot of the information...

May 11, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White on UFC sale rumors: “We are working on a deal”

Rumors have been flying for quite some time now that state that the UFC brass is currently shopping around for a buyer for the promotion. While a detailed report emerged earlier this week that says 4 buyers have emerged in the bidding war for the biggest MMA promotion on the planet, UFC President Dana White...

May 11, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White opens up on relationship with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor certainly threw the UFC a bit of a curveball last month when he refused to fulfill his media obligations for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor tweeted that he was retired, which was followed up by an announcement from the UFC that McGregor had been pulled from the...

May 11, 2016 9:09 am

Dana White looking to help make Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor happen

Over the course of the last week or so, countless reports and updates have emerged regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While initially no one believed that a boxing match between the two was possible given McGregor’s current contract with the UFC, now it appears that UFC President Dana White...