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Jul 2, 2015 4:29 am

UFC 189: ‘McGregor vs. Mendes’ Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

‘On Episode 1 of UFC 189 Embedded, the sport’s biggest stars converge in New York City, including featherweight contender Conor McGregor, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and his opponent Rory MacDonald. After two days of UFC Fight Kit photo shoots, the sport’s champions, executives and media turn out for a massive Reebok launch. And there’s more...

Jul 1, 2015 7:53 am

PEDS BE GONE! CSAC Surprise Testing All Upcoming UFC Fighters

  The California State Athletic Commission is taking the bull by the horns and really going after PED users. They have recently tested the full UFC 184 card with blood test and suspended two Bellator fighters, Mike Richman for two years and former champ Alexander Shlemenko for three. They are really going after it, regardless...

Jun 30, 2015 7:25 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo Pulling Out Of UFC 189

UFC president Dana White appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter with featherweight Conor McGregor to announce that the champion Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of the fight at UFC 189 and that Chad Mendes will now fight McGregor for the interim title. Of course, the MMA world blew up with responses and reactions to the news,...

Jun 29, 2015 12:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Salaries: Machida earns top payday!

Despite suffering a third-round knockout loss to Yoel Romero, former UFC champion Lyoto Machida still received the top payout at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 70 event earning $200,000 for his efforts. Here is a list of all the UFC Fight Night 70 salaries, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Yoel Romero: $66,000 (includes $33,000...


Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 4:42 pm

Injury Scare Changes Betting Odds For UFC 189, McGregor Now Favorite

  Bookies around the country have changed their tune since news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a bruised rib while preparing for his title defense. When the odds for UFC 189 were first revealed, it was business as usual when the champion was labeled as the favorite. While the odds were still close, McGregor was...

Jun 25, 2015 8:28 am

UFC Champ Jedrzejczyk To Undergo Surgery, Plans 2015 Return

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk won in dominate fashion at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, when she destroyed Jessica Penne and got the TKO win in round 3, but she suffered an injury in the process. The champ broke her right thumb during the fight, probably from landing so many punches to Penne’s face, and will...

Jun 25, 2015 7:21 am

Reebok Picks Up New UFC Star In Jedrzejczyk

The UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has joined fellow UFC stars Ronda Rousey, Johny Hendricks, Paige VanZant and Conor McGregor as Reebok endorsed athletes. Of course, Reebok will be the official apparel sponsor for everyone inside the octagon soon because of the sponsorship deal it inked with the UFC, but they have also chosen to...

Jun 25, 2015 6:57 am

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo Still Fighting On Twitter

The UFC released a statement on Jose Aldo’s injury and UFC 189 last night, basically saying that Aldo’s injury is not as bad as reported and still plans on fighting. If for some reason he can’t go, then they have contacted Chad Mendes to be prepared to step in if needed. So, looks like Aldo...

Jun 24, 2015 7:00 pm

BREAKING! UFC Releases Official Statement On UFC 189, Aldo’s In

  The UFC just released their official statement on UFC 189 and the injury news surrounding featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. Check out the full statement below: In light of recent reports regarding the status of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, UFC has received official medical confirmation from several doctors that Aldo did not suffer a...

Jun 24, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Production Offices Catch Fire, Dana White Questions The Universe

Things aren’t going so great for the UFC right now. On Tuesday news came out that Jose Aldo might be out of his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 next month and now, well, now they are on fire. According to UFC president Dana White, the promotions production building caught fire on Wednesday. Check...

Jun 24, 2015 2:33 pm

Why The UFC Should Book Nate Diaz Vs. Conor McGregor

  Right now the MMA world is in a state of anticipation. We know that UFC champion Jose Aldo was hurt on Tuesday and that his chances of fighting at UFC 189 in two weeks are slim. There has been no official statement from the UFC on Aldo or on any changes to the night’s main...

Jun 24, 2015 12:38 pm

Erick Silva vs. Rick Story set for UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Rick Story will serve as the co-main event for the UFC’s debut in Saskatoon this August. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via a press release. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at October’s UFC Fight Night event in Sweden, where...

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

Jun 23, 2015 4:03 pm

McGregor Camp Breaks Silence — Reacts To Aldo Injury News

We’ve heard from Dana White, sort of, and now we have the reaction from Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh. Kavanagh took to social media and sent out this video to express his feelings about the news that surfaced earlier today https://t.co/0ZNmsdsgBk — Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) June 23, 2015 No official word has been sent out...

Jun 23, 2015 12:55 pm

REPORT: Jose Aldo Injured, Might Be Out Of UFC 189

Reports are coming out stating that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury during training camp, getting ready for UFC 189 where he is scheduled to fight Conor McGregor. The news came from Combate’s Ana Hissa, via her Twitter account. Aldo injured during sparring session, exams confirm fractured rib — Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa)...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 18, 2015 9:21 am

FAILED! Brazilian Latest UFC Fighter To Pee Hot For PEDs

Bad news for Brazilian fighter Rony Jason. The UFC fighter tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, which is a banned diuretic. This comes from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, who released a stament saying that all fighters on the UFC Fight Night 67 were tested and only Jason’s came back positive. He will be suspended for nine months...

Jun 16, 2015 11:14 am

Sam Alvey: ‘90% Of The UFC Roster Uses PEDs’

“Everyone takes them. I think even in today’s UFC most the guys today take them. It was an even playing field even if he was on steroids so was everyone else.” “I’m sayin 90% … Yeah, human beings don’t look like this.” “In baseball they make a lot more money so they can pay for...

Jun 16, 2015 10:51 am

UFC Vet: ‘I Made More Sitting In Jail, Than At Work’

“People are like what’s wrong with manual labor? Man, I’m doing it. What do you mean what’s wrong with it? I just don’t make as much as what it would be to sit in jail. That’s just the way it was. It was more economical for me to go to jail than it was to...

Jun 15, 2015 9:38 am

Holloway/Oliveira Headline UFC’s Return to Canada

Hawaiian native Max Holloway will have to wait to travel back to his home for a UFC event as he has just been booked for UFC’s debut in Saskatoon, Canada! Star Phoenix confirmed the news with UFC sources. Coming fresh off a nationally televised victory on FOX, Holloway will be looking to continue his winning...

Jun 14, 2015 3:50 pm

UFC Returns to Mexico in November for ‘TUF Latin America” Finale

Hours after concluding their biggest event in Mexico to date in “UFC 188”, UFC President Dana White announced the company will be returning there later on this year! ‘The Ultimate Fighter Latin Amercia’ Season 2 finale is set to take place in Monterrey, Mexico on November 21st. White confirmed the news during the “UFC 188”...

Jun 14, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Testing

The UFC has released an official statement regarding the drama surrounding Jose Aldo’s recent drug-testing snafu. The situation was a mess and caused challenger Conor McGregor to call the champion, his UFC 189 opponent, a weasel. Of course, the situation was sorted out and Aldo eventually took the tests. The following is UFC’s statement, which...

Jun 5, 2015 12:38 am

REMINDER: Tickets Go On Sale Today For UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago

The world famous octagon will return to Chicago next month for UFC on FOX 16. The twelve bout fight card is headlined by a bantamweight title fight rematch featuring current champ T.J. Dillashaw (11-2 MMA) taking on former title holder Renan Barao (33-2 MMA). Dillashaw and Barao initially squared off at UFC 173 in May...

Jun 3, 2015 5:50 am

UFC Announces ‘Most Comprehensive Anti-Doping Policy’ In Professional Sports

The UFC press conference just wrapped up a little while ago and boy was there was big news. The promotion just announced their new anti-doping policy and enlisted the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as it’s independent administrator. Below you will see some of the highlights of the new drug-testing policy:       UFC...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...

Jun 2, 2015 5:30 am

White: UFC Working On Event In Puerto Rico, Cuba In The Future

UFC president Dana White says the UFC has big plans for the future, including a trip to Cuba. In an interview with Palm Beach Post, White talked about the UFC’s ever expanding process and says there are big plans in the works for other countries. When asked about the potential for Cuba White had this...