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Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 7, 2014 2:19 pm

Trainer: Vitor Just As Strong, Just Lost Water Weight Off TRT

“From my point of view, Vitor was and still is the hardest working guy in the gym. I worked with him after he got off the TRT and his strength level didn’t change. He was very strong. He’s still a strong guy. His physique did change quite a bit, but I think that was water...

Oct 7, 2014 1:25 pm

Grant Gives ‘No Timetable’ For Octagon Return

“It’s definitely difficult. The whole year’s been difficult. Being a professional fighter, you need to be at another level and I’m optimistic going forward that I’ll get better.” “I could fight tomorrow – I just know it wouldn’t be good for my long-term health. Physically, I can do everything I need to, it’s just my...

Oct 7, 2014 12:40 pm

Mendes: ‘I think I would kill McGregor’

“The guy’s got a huge hype train, he’s got a lot of publicity behind him. But honestly, if the UFC is smart, if Dana is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys who will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him....

Oct 7, 2014 12:10 pm

Ronda: ‘Cyborg is an embarrassment to women, the sport, and her country’

“I’m the champion. I fight whoever comes up. She’s the one who has options, not me. I’m exactly where I was when she left and she can come back and give it a try anytime. She’ll get what she deserves. She really embarrassed not just women’s MMA and the sport, she embarrassed her country, as...

Oct 7, 2014 10:55 am

PHOTO’s | Conor McGregor Supports His Biggest Fan

Great to see my friend @nadineharris200 today!! Supporting me since day 1!! Good luck in surgery tomorrow Nadine pic.twitter.com/s7gHfKhjZT — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 5, 2014 Before his UFC superstardom, Ireland’s Conor McGregor had one massive supporter in Nadine Harris. Nadine, a longtime fight fan has been in the corner of her countrymen since the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:39 am

Dominick Cruz Weighs In on “Stool Gate”

UFC bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz and Inside MMA hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten weigh in on the controversial delay during last week’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at UFC 178. In this clip, Cruz and the two hosts discuss the implications of extra time between rounds and share their opinion on the...

Oct 7, 2014 9:59 am

Josh Burkman & Ben Askren Engage In Twitter Beef

Ben Askren is offended! The OneFC champ is piping mad over the recent UFC signing of Josh Burkman, and his booking opposite Hector Lombard. Check it: Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight the #3 guy in the world. Makes perfect sense #ufclogic — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) October 3, 2014 If you...

Oct 7, 2014 9:34 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Winners

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events on the same day. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down first, from Sweden, and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson in the nights headliner. Across the pond, in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax....

Oct 7, 2014 9:24 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Losers

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down Sweden and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson. Across the pond in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax. In the evening’s main event, Rory MacDonald made his case...

Oct 7, 2014 5:08 am

PHOTO | Benson Henderson’s Wife Captures Gold At JiuJitsu World Championship

Benson Henderson’s wife, Maria, captured a gold medal at the 2014 JiuJitsu World Championship in no-gi in the women’s purple belt division. Check it out: Maria Henderson, 2014 NO Gi purple belt world champion! Way to go Mouse! pic.twitter.com/wqbe5D4n8u — The MMA LAB (@TheMMALAB) October 5, 2014 Congratulations to Maria Henderson!

Oct 7, 2014 5:02 am

Chris Kelades Explains Joy Behind Storybook UFC Debut

Chris Kelades is one of the few fighters who have declined a bout with the UFC. Kelades did so not once, but twice! When the UFC announced they would be heading to Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night Halifax, Kelades wasn’t pleased that he was buying tickets for the event, instead of fighting on it....

Oct 7, 2014 5:01 am

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Set To Headline WSOF 16

The bout WSOF fans have been waiting for will finally happen. Rousimar Palhares will defend his WSOF welterweight championship against Jon Fitch at WSOF 15 in December. The bout was originally scheduled to go down back in July, but Palhares withdrew from the bout after his mother became ill. The WSOF confirmed the bout with...

Oct 6, 2014 5:07 pm

Oklahoma Athletic Commission Explains Roan Carneiro Situation

Last week BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament winner Roan Carneiro stated that the Oklahoma Athletic Commission took $15,000 of his $50,000 in prize money, or about 30%. Oklahoma Athletic Commission (OAC) Executive Director Joe Miller wrote in an email to MMAFighting why they fined Jucao. “At weigh in, which occurred at 12 noon Thursday, October 2,...

Oct 6, 2014 4:50 pm

Firas Zahabi: People Want To See Rory MacDonald Fight For The Belt

Firas Zahabi believes that people want to see his prize pupil Rory MacDonald fight for the belt. MacDonald is fresh off a devastating 3rd round TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout marked the first time Saffiedine had been stopped in his career. Following the win, MacDonald, along with many...

Oct 6, 2014 4:38 pm

Mendes Slams Aldo, Welcomes Fight With McGregor

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch against Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. Leading up to the bout, both Mendes and Aldo have fired verbal shots at one another, highlighted by Aldo shoving Mendes when the two had their first staredown several months back. Mendes joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Oct 6, 2014 3:59 pm

UFC Stands Behind Year Long Suspension Of Le

Earlier this month it was announced that Cung Le had been popped for Hgh after his bout with Michael Bisping at UFC Macau, which he lost. Due to the UFC traveling internationally, they acted as their own commission for the event, and as a result, suspended Le for a year, instead of the standard 9-month...

Oct 6, 2014 3:44 pm

Piotr Hallman Fails Drug Test, Suspended 9 Months

UFC Fight Night 51 ‘Fight of the Night’ participant Piotr Hallman has been popped for performance enhancing drugs, and subsequently suspended for 9 months. The Brazilian Athletic Commission announced the failure of the drug test today. All athletes from the card were tested for anti-doping control upon arrival at Nilson Nelson Arena to detect anabolic...

Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...

Oct 6, 2014 2:53 pm

Tony Ferguson Sees Lack Of Clothes As Proof Of Hard Work

Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson measures how hard he’s working by how few clean clothes he has around his house. He explained the measurement system to MMAJunkie: “When I stopped worrying about what everybody else was doing in their camps or whatever the fans were going to say or comments on YouTube, the only thing that...

Oct 6, 2014 10:02 am

Manhoef vs. Schilling Added To Bellator 131

Melvin Manhoef is fresh off his frighteningly brutal KO over Doug Marshall (See it HERE) Melvin Manhoef will now fight fellow Kickboxer Joe Schilling at Bellator 131. The win over Marshall put Manhoef in life for a title shot under the Bellator banner, but instead he will be fighting Schilling. Schilling is just 1-3 in...

Oct 6, 2014 8:57 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor Visits Fan Before Surgery

Conor McGregor took some time out of his day yesterday to visit one of oldest, and biggest fans, Nadine, before she went in for surgery. McGregor posted the following message on Facebook with pictures of himself and Nadine going back to McGregor’s first Cage Warriors championship back in 2012. Check it out: Post by Conor...

Oct 6, 2014 8:32 am

QUICK TWITT: Pat Miletich Hopes President Obama Gets Ebola

UFC Hall Of Famer Pat Miletich sent a Tweet out last night that has the MMA community talking. Check it out below: Ebola lands in D.C. and we can only hope a White House intern came into contact so as to deliver it to the belly of the beast.#NoFlyZone — Pat Miletich (@patmiletich) October 6,...

Oct 6, 2014 8:26 am

TRIPLE HEADER: UFC 180, Bellator 131, And WSOF 15 All Set For November 15th

On November 15th, fight fans will have a decision to make. On the same night the UFC will be holding UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, Bellator will be holding Bellator 131 featuring a headlining bout between former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar, and the WSOF will be having WSOF...

Oct 6, 2014 5:04 am

Alexander Gustafsson Speaks Out Against Negative Fans

This past Saturday the UFC visited Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm, where the Swedes went 0-4 for the night. Alexander Gustafsson took to Facebook to express his dissatisfaction with the fans for their lack of support following a tough night for their native fighters. Gustafsson posted the following message on his Facebook. “Thank you...

Oct 6, 2014 5:03 am

John Kavanagh Believes McGregor Deserves Next Title Shot

Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been quick, but dominant. After returning from a torn ACL earlier this summer, McGregor took on Diego Brandao in his home country of Ireland in front of the Dublin crowd. McGregor made short work of Brandao, winning the bout via TKO in just the first round. After that...

Oct 6, 2014 5:02 am

REPLAY! Bellator 127 Highlights

In case you missed the action at Bellator 127 this past Friday, you can watch the highlights from the event below! Bellator MMA

Oct 5, 2014 5:03 pm

Roan Carneiro Claims Oklahoma Commission Robbed Him Of 30% Of His Purse

Following his tournament win this past Saturday at BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament, Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is accusing the Oklahoma Athletic Commission of taking 30% of his $50,000 in prize winnings. He spoke to MMAFighting about the situation: “They robbed me, man.” “They took 30 percent of my money. They said I was late for a...

Oct 5, 2014 4:36 pm

UFC Cuts 3 Fighters From Roster

Dashon Johnson, Jack May, and Danny Mitchell, have all allegedly been released from their UFC contracts. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO reported the news, and given their reputation, the news will likely be confirmed by the UFC soon. All of the above mentioned fighters are 0-2 in the promotion.