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Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 21, 2014 8:05 am

Lim vs. Sato Set For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato is tentatively set for UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, however the UFC officials have yet to make a formal announcement on the bout. Lim is 2-1 in his UFC career, and is coming off a disappointing decision loss to Tarec Saffiedine back in January. Prior to that Lim...

Jul 21, 2014 7:49 am

UFC Dublin Breaks Viewing Record On Irish Network

UFC Dublin was a card for the ages, with the Irish fighters all claiming victories, topped off by Conor McGregor’s impressive return to the Octagon, UFC Dublin did not disappoint. The card aired on UFC Fight Pass in the US, and most of the world, however in Ireland the card broke viewing records for a...

Jul 20, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ Doesn’t Care If His Opponents Cheat With Steroids

“I don’t care if my opponents are cheating or not. I train my butt off to fight the man who is put in front of me whether he’s on steroids or not. I want to play on a level playing field, but if they knew about it beforehand and didn’t stop it, at the same...

Jul 20, 2014 7:07 pm

Nunes Wants To KO Zingano And Earn Title Shot

“I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title. This is the fight that I needed to prove I’m ready to fight for the UFC title… She will keep it standing, and that’s what I want, but as soon as she feels my hands, she will try to...

Jul 20, 2014 6:59 pm

Holm Approves Of Immediate Title Shot For Carano

“Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been out that long, but Carano has put a lot of time in before. She’s earned...

Jul 20, 2014 6:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To McGregor’s Dominant Win In Dublin

Yesterday Conor McGregor delivered a fantastic performance in front of an electric hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland. As usual, the MMA community took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: When he's not talking crap about me, I kinda like the kid lol — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) July 19, 2014 Great performance by @TheNotoriousMMA well...

Jul 20, 2014 4:58 pm

Lineker Says McCall Doesn’t Fight, Plays Hide-And-Seek

“Congratulations to Ian on his win over Brad Pickett. But I’m not sure if I was watching a fight or a game of touch with the way Ian was running around away from Pickett. “I have no problem at all with fighting McCall if that’s what the UFC wants to happen. But I would ask...

Jul 20, 2014 4:47 pm

McCall In For Surgery Following UFC Fight Night Dublin Victory

“I broke [the right hand] a year ago in Brazil and I banged it up during this camp.It has been banged up for a year and never really healed. I don’t want to take away from anything. I still hit him as hard as I could.” “I’ve already talked to the guys in the UFC....

Jul 19, 2014 9:08 pm

McGregor Down For Poirier Scrap, Doesn’t Think The ATT Featherweights Want It

“[UFC 178 will] be perfect for me because I already know [Porier] doesn’t want to fight. His teammate, Cole Miller, pulled out of the fight. He was scheduled to be here to compete tonight. He pulled out, and you’re trying to tell me Dustin Poirier, a top-10 guy, Nik Lentz, a top-10 guy, both of...

Jul 18, 2014 12:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Says Today’s Weigh-ins ‘The Sickest’ Ever

Today in Ireland, MMA fans got treated to a spectacle in the form of Conor McGregor’s staredown skills against Diego Brandao. (Replay HERE) UFC President Dana White took to twitter with his personal reaction. Check it: The SICKEST weigh in I have done in 13 years!! Ireland is AWESOME!! Diego said if u let that...

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni plans to put “The Heat” on Ice at Bellator 122 (Video)

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni, returns to the cage next Friday (July 25) to face Karo “The Heat” Parisyan on the main card of Bellator 122 in Temecula, California. Baroni has been out of action ever since May of 2013, when he suffered a gruesome leg injury (dislocated ankle and...

Jul 18, 2014 5:25 am

Floyd Mayweather: ‘Now I Know Who Ronda Rousey Is’

In recent news, Floyd Mayweather had some not nice words for UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. (Find that here). But a few days removed and ‘Money’ makes a gesture of kindness towards his fellow ESPY winner.

Jul 18, 2014 5:15 am

Cub Swanson on Conor McGregor “Easy Fight And Easy Money”

Cub Swanson goes in depth on Conor McGregor stating a lot of people hate him in Ireland and that it would be an easy fight and easy money, also talks on Diego Brandao, Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Chael Sonnen, UFC/MMA Drug Testing and more.

Jul 18, 2014 5:10 am

Dana White Sits With Sakuraba

UFC President Dana White recently sat down with MMA legend, Kazushi Sakaraba, and camera’s rolled while the two reminisced about the golden age of the sport.

Jul 18, 2014 5:02 am

WSOF Champ Rousimar Palhares Targets Jon Fitch And Only Jon Fitch

“My family is my life. I was sad that he said those things, but I’m not bothered. We’ll settle our things inside the cage. I don’t hope he’s my next opponent, I want him to be. I’m coming after him. I will train for him. I want him. I don’t know how the fight would...

Jul 18, 2014 5:01 am

Two Fighters Hospitalized After Weight-Cut Gone Wrong

Mixed Martial Arts fighters often cut an extreme amount of weight in order to maximize their potential for victory. It’s part of the game. Come in low on weigh-in day, and rehydrate, gaining 10’s, sometimes into the 20’s worth of poundage by fight time. In a recent story up on MMA.TV, a tale is told...

Jul 17, 2014 2:44 pm

Mark Bocek Thinks Training With Girls Is Like Training With Little Boys

UFC lightweight grappling ace, Mark Bocek isn’t a fan of cross-training with female fighters. In fact, the top ranked lightweight fighter hates it, and in a recent post on The Underground, he explained. “What a waste of time for Gegard, must be a nice guy… Maybe you guys are not getting this, let me explain....

Jul 17, 2014 2:42 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones & Chris Weidman React To Leaving The ESPY’s Empty Handed

Last night going up for ESPN awards were three UFC champions. Jon Jones, Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey. Ronda was the only one to bring home a W. In the aftermath, the two UFC champs took to twitter with their humble reaction. Check it: I think @RondaRousey winning best female athlete isn't even arguable #WMMA...

Jul 17, 2014 6:40 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Donald Cerrone’s KO Over Jim Miller

Last night on FOX Sports 1, Donald Cerrone racked up his third straight win of 2014. It was an impressive performance infront of a packed Revel Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Here’s how the MMA world saw it: Congrats @Cowboycerrone nice Head kick KO!! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) July 17, 2014 So excited for...

Jul 17, 2014 6:30 am

PHOTO | Jessamyn Duke Breaks Hand In Last Night’s UFC Fight Night 45 Bout

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 45 event, one of Ronda Rousey’s Four-headed horsewomen, Jessamyn Duke failed to deliver for the second consecutive time. Her teammate and cornerman, Shayna Baszler took to twitter with explanations and photo’s as did Jessamyn. Check it: Prefight interview I said @hellahighhd had a brick head & could take a...

Jul 17, 2014 5:04 am

Weidman Nearly Pulled Out Of Machida Bout With Injury

“I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous, and felt, you had mentioned my hand, and I thought I was going to have to pull out of the fight. I couldn’t touch my thumb to any of my fingers. I couldn’t grab anything, I couldn’t squeeze a toothbrush, couldn’t brush my teeth....

Jul 17, 2014 5:03 am

Holm In No Rush For Rousey Title Fight

  “I know I have a lot to learn, so I do want to have a couple fights before fighting Ronda. But if you told me that’s what I had to do right now, I’d say fine, let’s grind it out and get to work. I just feel like there are some more things I...

Jul 17, 2014 5:01 am

McGregor: ‘I’ll be champ by end of the year’

“It doesn’t seem surreal. I believed it in when others would not. I seem to have the habit of predicting the future. I have these visions and they seem to come true. I’m never going to doubt them and no one else should, either. I have a clear, clear vision that that gold belt is...