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Sep 5, 2015 10:46 am

Greg Jackson: ‘Arlovski’s A Total Samurai’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will look to get one step closer to holding the title again when he fights fellow former champion Frank Mir at UFC 191, going down tonight in Las Vegas. Ahead of the fight Arlovski’s coach, Greg Jackson, spoke with the Three Amigos Podcast about the heavyweight and what...

Sep 3, 2015 7:42 am

Artem Levin Hurt, Joe Schilling vs Jason Wilnis Set For Oct. 9

A trilogy bout between Artem Levin and Joe Schilling will have to wait. The Glory middleweight champion, Levin, recently suffered an elbow injury in training that has forced him to pullout of his highly-anticipated fight with “Stitch ’em Up”. Stepping in for Levin against Schilling will be Jason “Psycho” Wilnis (24-5-1). The 24-year-old Wilnis last...

Sep 2, 2015 3:01 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ Plans on Shutting Up The ‘Mental Midget’

UFC 191 will feature a highly anticipated main event title fight between flyweights Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson, a rematch of a very close fight where Johnson got the decision win. Since then Dodson has been laying claim that the belt should belong to him and that he’s the only one that’s even rocked the...

Aug 25, 2015 7:47 am

Carlos Condit Fires Back At All The Title Fight Criticism

UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is in a similar position to that of women’s bantamweight Holly Holm, sort of, maybe. The two were given title shots unexpectedly, after another contender was assumed to be getting the next crack at the belt. In Condit’s situation that was Johny Hendricks. The former champ, Hendricks,...

Aug 18, 2015 8:36 pm

Donald Cerrone Explains Steroid Accusations Towards Champ

  “I’m not concerned about (PED use) at all. I was just trying to get a rise out of him … that’s all. Maybe he worked hard and does what he has to do. I was just trying to get a rise, piss him off, get a stir.” UFC lightweight title contender Donald Cerrone will...

Aug 15, 2015 5:13 am

Chris Weidman vs. Jon Jones? –– The Champ Says Absolutely!

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will face challenger Luke Rockhold at UFC 194. After that? Who knows, maybe he’ll fight former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. In a recent Q&A via the New York Mets Twitter account, Weidman answered questions from fans that ranged from all sorts of topics. One of them had to do...

Aug 14, 2015 12:40 pm

Bellator Champions Go At Each Other––’I’ll Slap You In The F*cking Mouth’

Another day, another Twitter war. In what’s starting to become common practice, two Bellator champions engaged in a heated back and forth on the good ol’ 140 characters or less platform. Bellator bantamweight champ Patricio Freire kicked things off by poking lightweight champion Will Brooks with a jab about their placement on the Bellator 145...

Aug 13, 2015 10:45 am

Conor McGregor’s Been Keeping Chad Mendes Up At Night

UFC featherweight Chad Mendes lost a tough fight to, now, interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor. At UFC 189 Mendes took on McGregor on two weeks notice after Jose Aldo pulled out with a rib injury. Mendes went into the fight and looked good early, taking McGregor down and keeping him down while he landed good...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Raphael Assuncao Set To Undergo Surgery––Return Date Unknown

UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (23-4 MMA) will have to undergo surgery on his right ankle this Thursday in Atlanta. Assuncao’s manager Danny Rubenstein confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. According to the report, Assuncao had injured his ankle back in December, but was told by doctors that the injury did not require surgery. However, he...

Aug 12, 2015 8:22 am

Diego Sanchez Finds Inspiration In Strange Place

“All in all, the real truth, when I saw Conor McGregor drop down to 145, the guy is my size, he’s not bigger. Straight up. He is my size if not bigger. And I was like, ‘Whoa, look at this guy, he has a huge size advantage going into all of his fights.’ He has...

Aug 11, 2015 6:52 am

REEM: ‘JDS Fight Is Coming’

“That’s what I’m working for very hard every day, one more win and I will fight for the title. (Fabricio) Werdum has that title right now. He made an excellent resurgence, he’s a completely different fighter. I have to say I’m also a completely better fighter since we last fought, so I’m close. One more...

Aug 9, 2015 1:38 pm

Jucao And Mitrione Throwdown On Twitter

Roan “Jucao” Carneiro made a thunderous return to the octagon when he choked Mark Munoz out in less than two minutes! While his sights are set on Gegard Mousasi in Japan, he has taken time out of his training to beef with Matt Mitrione on Twitter! Matt “Meathead” Mitrione’s impressive three fight win streak was...

Aug 9, 2015 12:16 pm

Chad Mendes: I win that fight every single time with a full camp

After Jose Aldo was forced to pull out of his fight with Conor McGregor at “UFC 189”, Chad Mendes stepped in to save the card and fight “The Notorious” for the vacant UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. Mendes took the fight on less than two weeks notice, and he believes that if he was given a...

Aug 7, 2015 8:37 am

REEM: Fedor Refused To Fight Me Twice

  “Let’s see what he’s gonna do. He’s now a free agent. He might go to the UFC, he might go to Bellator. Right now, I fight in the UFC. The UFC has a very strict policy of not allowing their fighters to fight in other promotions. And even… whoever they said I have to...

Aug 7, 2015 1:21 am

John Dodson Randomly Drug Tested For Title Fight

UFC flyweight John Dodson is preparing to take on the champion, Demetrious Johnson, at UFC 191 and it looks like he just received a visit from a random drug tester. Dodson took to social media, much like Johnson did, and announced that he was randomly drug tested. However, there was a problem. Dodson said in...

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Jul 30, 2015 2:01 pm

Dodson: ‘Jon Jones Is More Miley Cyrus, Less Hannah Montana’

  “He just wasn’t the perfect angel that everyone thought he was to be. You guys keep on thinking that he’s supposed to be like Hannah Montana, but really he was Miley Cyrus.” UFC flyweight John Dodson talked to the media in LA on Wednesday and his teammate, Jon Jones, of course came up in...

Jul 29, 2015 10:28 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I Could Be Duane Ludwig’s Coach’

The talking has started and seems to only be getting more and more volatile between current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former champ Dominick Cruz. Cruz went on The MMA Hour and completely unloaded on Dillashaw’s striking coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig. Check it out! “Duane Ludwig is the same guy who told (Joseph) Benavidez,...

Jul 28, 2015 7:35 am

Cruz: ‘Dillashaw’s A Wannabe, I’m The Best In The World’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been in the media a lot since this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16. TJ Dillashaw put on a dominating performance and finished former champ Renan Barao, again. Since then fans and media have begun talking about a fight between Cruz and Dillashaw, pointing to a scrap between...