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Sep 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Melendez Responds To Alvarez’ Trash Talking

Gilbert Melendez fired back at Eddie Alvarez today after Alvarez had quite a strong reaction to Melendez comments that Alvarez had lost the spring in his step. Melendez fired back at Alvarez via MMAJunkie Radio today saying: “Lately, I’ve seen him fight, and again, I think he lost his (step), and he’s been off my...

Sep 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Fedor Shuts Down Comeback Talk: “I’m Done Fighting”

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Over the course of his 12 year Mixed Martial Arts career, Fedor fought many of the world’s top fighters while under the Pride banner. Recently Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke about the possibility of a superfight...

Sep 17, 2014 10:24 am

UFC Seeking Replacement For Robert Whiteford Against Dennis Siver

The UFC is currently shopping for a replacement for Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 to step in against Dennis Siver. MMAJunkie confirmed Whiteford’s withdrawal with a source close to Whiteford, however no reason for the withdrawal was given. The fight will serve as Dennis Siver’s first bout back to the Octagon after serving...

Sep 17, 2014 10:05 am

Jenna Jameson On VH1 ‘Couples Therapy’

Jenna Jameson, former pornstar, and ex-wife of UFC Hall Of Fame member Tito Ortiz appeared on VH1’s show ‘couples therapy’ along with her boyfriend, Syndicate MMA owner, John Wood. Get More: Couples Therapy By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 17, 2014 9:21 am

Rousey Slams Cyborg: ‘The Best She Has Isn’t Good Enough’

The plot between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg thickens once again. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Cris Cyborg wanted a fight with Rousey, but said that if she dropped to the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds, she would die. This silenced the talk of a potential superfight for some time,...

Sep 17, 2014 9:05 am

Hendricks vs. Lawler II Being Targeted For February

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler put on a spectacular performance when the pair fought for the vacant UFC welterweight title back in March. Hendricks ended up taking the decision, as well as the welterweight strap, but has been unable to defend the belt since due to a torn bicep. Robbie Lawler on the other hand...

Sep 16, 2014 7:10 pm

Alvarez Has Harsh Words For Gilbert Melendez

“…I think Diego Sanchez must have really landed good with those uppercuts when they fought last year, if that’s the case. He must still be feeling them. I hope Melendez beats Pettis. Nothing against Pettis, but I want Melendez to win that fight. I want to beat Donald and then finally get my hands on...

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Rin Nakai: Miesha Tate is ‘beautiful and sexy’

Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi recently did an interview with undefeated female Japanese fighter Rin Nakai (16-0 MMA) for MMASucka.com. During the interview, Modafferi learns that 27-year-old Rin Nakai has participated in combat sports nearly her entire life, starting with Judo at age 3. Nakai chose gymnastics over Judo in middle school, but her parents reversed...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Tito Ortiz explains his side of the bizarre Bellator brawl

Ten days ago, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz stepped into the Bellator cage with fellow MMA veteran Stephan Bonnar to announce their November 15 fight in San Diego, California. What happened during the “promotion” of their upcoming bout could only be described as bizarre and included the unveiling of a masked man. “The...

Sep 16, 2014 12:51 pm

Khabib: ‘Anthony Pettis doesn’t want this’

“I think he [doesn’t] want this fight. I am no good for his style. My pressure, my wrestling, my top control, it’s no good for him. He said he wants to fight Nate Diaz. Nate Diaz lose many times in the UFC, and I am undefeated. I am the next contender. But he’s not saying...

Sep 16, 2014 12:44 pm

Askren to Dana: ‘You’re in good hands’

Dana your attacks against me aren't working,don't worry it will be ok. You're in good hands. http://t.co/oBwd46uIYM pic.twitter.com/dkGviFkqmX — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 12, 2014 One FC Welterweight champion Ben Askren took this jab at UFC President Dana White, and somewhere Inside MMA host Kenny Rice just had a heart attack. Sorry Kenny!

Sep 16, 2014 12:30 pm

PHOTO | “The Notorious One” – ‘Poppin’ Dom Perignon In The Presidential

"@John_Kavanagh: Just a lil midnight snack @TheNotoriousMMA @prospectkiller pic.twitter.com/fdENlr5vKb" Good night from the Presidential… Zzzz — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 15, 2014 “The Notorious One” Conor McGregor is enjoying the good life, seen here with a bottle on the table of his presidential suite.

Sep 16, 2014 12:16 pm

Jesse Taylor Finalizes 1 Night, 8 Man Welterweight Tournament

Submission ace Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis Hallman...

Sep 16, 2014 5:05 am

Emanuel Newton Says He Felt Joey Beltran’s ‘Soul Leave His Body’

Emanuel Newton defended his Bellator light heavyweight championship for the first time this past weekend against Joey Beltran. The bout saw Newton win via a highlight reel spinning backfist KO in the third round, much similar to the one used against King Mo last year. Prior to the KO, Newton was looking tired, and some...

Sep 16, 2014 5:03 am

Eddie Alvarez On Thiago Silva: He Was Dealt A Bad Hand

Thiago Silva was recently released from prison and resigned by the UFC after the prosecutors for his case were unable to make a case against the light heavyweight fighter. Silva was acquitted of all charges, and was resigned by the UFC the very same day. Newly signed UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez spoke with Fox Sports...

Sep 16, 2014 5:02 am

After UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson Wants To Take The Rest Of 2014 Off

Demetrious Johnson is arguably one of the UFC’s top pound for pound fighters. The flyweight champion has just one loss to his name during his time with the UFC. After UFC 174 where Mighty Mouse defeated Ali Bagautinov via a unanimous decision, the champ wanted to take some time to recuperate, however the UFC had...

Sep 16, 2014 5:01 am

Frank Mir Uncertain About Future In The Octagon

Frank Mir’s legacy in the Octagon is safe, but that doesn’t mean Mir is ready to hang the gloves up just yet. Mir hasn’t been in the Octagon since February, when he went the distance with Alistair Overeem in a valiant effort that saw him lose a unanimous decision. The loss extended Mir’s losing streak...

Sep 15, 2014 5:45 pm

Fedor Says UFC “Offered Unacceptable Conditions”

Fedor Emelianenko is considered by many MMA fans to be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time), the only argument against the Pride FC legend is that he never fought in the UFC. As a result, he is overlooked by others while being discussed in terms of who the GOAT is. The UFC had tried to...

Sep 15, 2014 5:30 pm

Overeem: ‘There’s No Easy Fights In The UFC’

Alistair Overeem is looking to get past his UFC Fight Night 50 loss to Ben Rothwell, and in doing so is looking to fight again before the end of 2014. Overeem joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss why there are no easy fights in the UFC, and why he wasn’t worried about...

Sep 15, 2014 5:20 pm

Alistair Overeem Over Rothwell Loss, Looking To Fight Again In 2014

After getting KO’d in the beginning of his fight against Ben Rothwell earlier this month, many questioned if Alistair Overeem was the biggest bust in UFC history, and if The Reem’s chin could hold up at heavyweight any longer. Overeem entered the fight on a win, picking up a decision win over Frank Mir back...

Sep 15, 2014 5:09 pm

Tito Ortiz: “Bjorn Rebney Just Made Empty Promises”

Since Scott Coker took over the Presidential duties of Bellator MMA, many fighters have emerged and stated that they were more than thrilled with the change, given their dislike for former President Bjorn Rebney. Now Tito Ortiz is speaking out about the former Bellator MMA President, saying the Bjorn made empty promises that almost kept...

Sep 15, 2014 4:24 pm

Andrei Arlovski Out Up To Six Months Following Win Over Bigfoot

Following his UFC Fight Night 51 knockout win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva this past Saturday in Brazil, Andrei Arlovski jumped up to #7 on the UFC heavyweight ranking ladder. MMAFighting.com obtained the medical suspension list from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, and things aren’t looking so good for the Pitbull, who is looking at a 180...

Sep 15, 2014 4:19 pm

Xyience Sold To Big Red, Will No Longer Sponsor The UFC

Xyience, the energy drink that can be seen at least once sometime during any UFC broadcast, has been sold to Big Red, and will no longer be sponsoring the UFC. Xyience has been with the UFC since 2006, but will no longer be sponsoring the promotion in order to attempt to reach a larger group...

Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

UFC Signs 4x Australian Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly

Fans who watch TUF might be familiar with TUF Nations team Australia member Dan Kelly. The 4x Olympic competitor from Australia was eliminated early on in the season of TUF, and was never signed to the UFC. After picking up a win on Australia’s regional circuit, Kelly was signed to the UFC earlier today for...

Sep 15, 2014 3:52 pm

Miesha Tate Eyeing Rematch With Cat Zingano

Miesha Tate is gearing up for her UFC Fight Night 52 bout against undefeated MMA prospect Rin Nakai this Saturday. Tate is looking ahead to a potential rematch with either women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, or Cat Zingano. Tate lost to ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano back in April of 2013 in a #1 contender match. As...

Sep 15, 2014 3:41 pm

Commission Changes Time For Iaquinta Stoppage From UFC FN 50

The official stoppage time for Al Iaquinta’s TKO win over Rodrigo Damm has been officially changed from 2:41 to 2:26. While this may seem irrelevant and unimportant, the difference is of extreme importance to betters who wage bets on if the fight will end in the first or second half of the round or even...

Sep 15, 2014 11:28 am

Gustafsson Wants Fight With Anthony Johnson In January

Fight fans may get the chance to see the highly anticipated light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Rumble Johnson sooner rather than later. After initially stating that he had no desire to fight Anthony Johnson, and that he would rather wait for a title shot against the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel...