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Nov 10, 2014 10:59 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants To “Beat All Americans” For US Sanctions On Russia

Khabib Nurmagomedov made his MMA broadcasting debut recently in Novosibirsk where he was asked about a possible matchup against Alexander Sarnavsky, who came up through the MMA ranks in Russia as an undefeated fighter, much like Nurmagomedov. “When I was in Russia and Alexander was in Russia, we were both undefeated,” said Khabib. “There were...

Nov 3, 2014 12:08 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. John Howard added to UFC Fight Night 59

A welterweight scrap between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout on Monday morning. John Howard (22-10 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will be looking to rebound from a 2-fight losing skid when he battles Larkin this January in his hometown...

Oct 31, 2014 2:49 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Confirms 12 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department has been on overdrive this week, matching at least 13 new fights to upcoming events. In addition to the new fight announcements, changes have also come down the pipe to already existing fight cards, and bouts. As previously reported, a bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has been...

Oct 31, 2014 5:04 am

‘Pettis A Paper Champ, I Can Smash Him And Nate Diaz’

“I like being undefeated, and if the UFC gives me a title shot, the UFC has next year an undefeated and undisputed lightweight champion. I’m 23-0. I think it’s very good for the UFC. First is Gilbert Melendez, and I am after him. I’m second. Cerrone lost a lot of times in the UFC –...

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 6, 2014 10:46 am

FAIL! Fighter Attempting Showtime Punch Gets Up Kicked

Ever since Anthony Pettis performed his legendary ‘Showtime Kick’ on Benson Henderson in the third round of their WEC title fight, many have been trying to replicate the kick. Jose Aldo began doing the ‘Showtime Punch’, throwing a superman punch off the cage, and kids even began doing it on their siblings (See it HERE)...

Sep 26, 2014 11:16 am

Khabib ‘Cowboy Can Shut Up, I Am The Next Lightweight Contender’

Khabib Nurmagomedov is making a strong case for why he deserves to be the next person to fight for the lightweight title belt after Gilbert Melenedez challenges Anthony Pettis for the belt in December at UFC 181. Nurmagomedov made his case to FOX Sports. “Nate Diaz smashed him, Rafael dos Anjos smashed him, Benson Henderson,...

Sep 23, 2014 3:33 pm

Nate Diaz returns, meets Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this December! UFC officials announced today that the Stockton slugger will square off with perennial contender Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13. Nate Diaz (17-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will fight for the first time since November of 2013, where he scored a...

Sep 23, 2014 1:56 pm

Bobby Green Engages In Twitter Beef With Russian Lightweights

Bobby Green took a page out of Benson Henderson’s book recently when he got his two lightweight peers from Russian mixed up. A slew on insults followed. Check it: @RustamTheTiger @ufc @arielhelwani @danawhite Wow thought u were on the injured list lol anytime u that bro it's nothing — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen) September 23,...

Sep 21, 2014 6:20 pm

PHOTO | Rafael Dos Anjos Training With Wanderlei Silva

Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement last week, but that didn’t stop him from hitting the gym and training with top ranked lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos. Muito prazer em poder ter treinado com essa lenda @wandfc. O legado que voce deixou ninguem pode tirar, como voce disse, “eu ajudei a construir esse esporte” sem duvidas foi...

Sep 5, 2014 7:28 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Lauzon Causes Huge Cut Over Chiesa’s Eye, Earns TKO Win

Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa by way of TKO (Referee Stoppage) 2:14 of Round 2 Even though this fight did not make it to the end of the second round, this should easily earn “Fight of the Night” honors. This was Joe Lauzon’s seventeenth UFC fight and Michael Chiesa’s sixth. Both fighters did a fantastic...

Sep 5, 2014 6:14 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Iaquinta Finishes Damm in Third Round

Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:41 of Round 3 Al Iaquinta finally got the elusive finish he has been looking for his entire UFC career. He showed off his versatility when he changed levels in his striking and kept Rodrigo Damm guessing. Iaquinta spent the majority of the first round...

Sep 2, 2014 5:43 pm

McCarthy Defends Bendo Stoppage

“Benson got hit with several things that hurt him, and when Benson is just a tough fighter. When he got hit with a left/right hand that hurt him, and he stood his ground and started firing back, and then he got hurt with a knee that ended up putting him down and when he tried...

Aug 24, 2014 5:15 pm

UFC Tulsa Post-Fight Bonuses: Dos Anjos Pockets $50k

Last night during the UFC Fight Night Tulsa post fight press conference, UFC President Dana White disclosed who the winners were for the performance bonus’ for the night. They are as follows: Performance Of The Night $50k – Rafael Dos Anjos for his KO win over Benson Henderson. Performance Of The Night $50k – Jordan...

Aug 22, 2014 1:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 49: Open Workout Highlight

Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos hit the mat Thursday during the Fight Night Tulsa open workout ahead of their main event bout Saturday night. Also see Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle.

Aug 21, 2014 10:58 am

Bendo: ‘I’m a sinner, and I need Christ in my life’

“I definitely think about quite a bit. It’s something I take pride in being as real as possible. I love Christ, I love being a Christian. It’s very hard sometimes making the right choice or making the right decisions, but I enjoy it and I like it. That’s who I am. I’m not going to...

Aug 18, 2014 4:11 pm

Mirsad Biktic Out Of FN 49 Bout Against Max Holloway

Mirsad Bektic was forced out of his Fight Night 49 bout against Max Holloway later this month. Taking his place will be UFC newcomer Clay Collard. Clay Collard is 13-4 in his MMA career, and will be riding a 3-fight win streak into the bout, with one of the wins coming over UFC vet and...

Aug 13, 2014 5:02 am

Timothy Elliot Out Of Fight Night 49

Tim Elliot has pulled out of his bout against Wilson Reis at UFC Fight Night 49, which takes place on August 23rd from Tulsa Oklahoma. A source close to Elliot confirmed the news with MMAJunkie. However no word as to what caused Elliot to pull out of the fight. The lineup for UFC Fight Night...

Aug 11, 2014 3:52 pm

Ben Saunders Returns To The UFC At Fight Night 49

TUF vet Ben Saunders will be making his return to the UFC later this month in Oklahoma on August 23rd at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa Oklahoma. Saunders will be fighting Chris Heatherly, who will be making his UFC debut. Saunders was released by the UFC in 2010 after going 4-3 following his stint...

Jul 30, 2014 10:04 am

UFC on FOX 12 pulls in 2.5 million viewers, 3.4 million for the main event

The ratings are in for last weeks UFC on Fox 12 event, featuring Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown as the main event. The final numbers officially came in on Tuesday, and showed a combined 2.5 million viewers. In comparison, every other event that has aired on Fox outside of football season has had virtually identical...