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May 23, 2015 6:39 pm

BJ Penn To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

BJ Penn will be inducted in the UFC’s Hall of Fame, in the modern era wing. The big news came during the FOX Sports 1 Prelims, where the UFC shared a highlight video of ‘The Prodigy’. .@bjpenndotcom will be inducted into the UFC HOF this summer during @UFCFightWeek! VIDEO: http://t.co/r1hNd7ChZv pic.twitter.com/dhgWvK7nPM — UFC (@ufc) May...

May 23, 2015 11:25 am

UFC Vet Jailed for Negligent Homicide

A former UFC fighter has plead guilty to negligent homicide. That’s right, according to The Register Guard, former UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt was sentenced to four years and 10 months for pleading guilty to negligent homicide. Strebendt fought once in the UFC and bounced around a few smaller promotions before retiring from MMA in 2008....

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

May 22, 2015 11:10 am

Caraway Returns, Faces Eddie Wineland At UFC on FOX 16

After a seven month layoff from action, Bryan Caraway is ready to make his return to the octagon! Caraway is scheduled to face Eddie Wineland at “UFC on FOX 16” which takes place in Chicago, Illinois. Northwest Indiana Times reported the news earlier this week. Bryan Caraway was starting to pick up some momentum with...

May 22, 2015 10:38 am

McGregor Defends — Sees Nothing Wrong With UFC’s Reebok Deal!

In late 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal with Reebok that would eliminate the need for fighters to search for sponsors on fight night. Since then, the execution of the deal has been questionable to say the least. The recent details of the payout and dispersement of money between fighters is rubbing some...

May 21, 2015 9:45 am

EEK! Dengue Fever Shakes Up Upcoming UFC Card

Yan Cabral has fallen ill with Dengue Fever and has been forced to pull out of his fight with former Strikeforce fighter KJ Noons at “UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves”. Cabral was hoping to his first fight since October 2014 at UFC 179 where he defeated Naoyuki Kotani in the second round. Taking his...

May 18, 2015 12:02 pm

Champion Jessica Aguilar Leaves WSOF: ‘I’ve Decided To Be The UFC Champion’

The World Series of Fighting women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar just announced that she has left the promotion. Aguilar went on The MMA Hour and broke the news, saying that she has left the WSOF in hopes of being signed by the UFC. Check out what she had to say below: “I’m excited to be...

May 14, 2015 12:59 pm

UFC Falsely Confirms Corey Hill’s Death

Corey Hill is apparently alive, but still struggling in a battle with pneumonia. UFC falsely confirmed the passing of former UFC fighter Corey Hill in a statement that has since been pulled off the company’s website. UFC posted the following message on their website: “The UFC family mourns the tragic loss of Corey Hill, who...

May 14, 2015 9:21 am

Juliana Lima vs. Ericka Almeida set for UFC Fight Night 67

A women’s strawweight bout featuring Juliana Lima (7-2 MMA) taking on Ericka Almeida (7-0 MMA) has been added to this month’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Brazil. UFC officials recently announced the news. Lima was originally slated to face Jessica Penne at the event, however, Penne was moved off the card in order to...

May 12, 2015 7:01 pm

Former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis’ Surgery A Success

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has been sidelined with yet another injury, but the good news is that his surgery was a success! Pettis was originally scheduled to face Myles Jury at “UFC on FOX 16” which is set to take place in Chicago, Illinois. An elbow injury he suffered while training forced him out of the...

May 7, 2015 11:00 am

INJURED! “Showtime” Suffers Injury, Forced Off of ‘UFC on FOX 16’

Say it ain’t so! Anthony Pettis has suffered an injury and has been forced to pull out of his hometown bout against Myles Jury at “UFC on FOX 16”. “Showtime” injured his elbow while training and could be sidelined for up to seven months. The news was announced on “Fox Sports Live” on Thursday evening....

May 6, 2015 9:01 am

UFC Founder Shuts Down Hulk Hogan — ‘Nobody Asked Him to Fight For Us!’

Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan has been known to create a lot of truths that just don’t exist. It is unknown whether he knows he is lying or if he truly believes these things happened, but Hogan is losing his credibility in interviews by the minute. There was that time he claimed that...

Apr 29, 2015 9:01 am

UFC Fighters React to Jon Jones’ Punishment

Dana White and the UFC have decided to not only strip Jon “Bones” Jones of his championship, but suspend him while he takes care of his legal issues. As a result of this, Daniel Cormier has stepped in as Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s opponent at UFC 187 and they will be fighting for the vacated UFC...

Apr 28, 2015 8:40 pm

UFC Pulls A 187 On Jon Jones! D.C. In vs. “Rumble”

It’s official: Jon Jones is out of his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187. Instead, Daniel Cormier will be facing “Rumble” at UFC 187 for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship! UFC broke the news through their official Instagram. BREAKING: Jon Jones out of #UFC187. @dc_mma steps in to face @Anthony_Rumble for the LHW...

Apr 27, 2015 5:24 am

UFC Releases First Official Statement Regarding Jon Jones

Now the UFC has released their statement regarding the incident involving Jon Jones on Sunday afternoon. Jones is currently being sought by the Albuquerque Police Department for questioning pertaining to a hit-and-run where a 20 year old pregnant women was taken to the hospital for minor injures. The Police have reached out to Jones and...

Apr 26, 2015 3:46 pm

BREAKING: Jon Jones Allegedly Is Out Of UFC 187, May Be In Police Custody

Reports are coming out that UFC champion Jon Jones is out of his title fight against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187. Everything so far has yet to be confirmed, but rumors are coming out saying that Jones is in police custody and was involved in a car accident, while under the influence. Again, these reports...

Apr 23, 2015 8:59 am

DISH Network Won’t Carry UFC 186 or Any Future PPVs

UFC 186 is just around the corner, but if you’re a UFC fan who subscribes to DISH Network, you will unfortunately be out of luck for this weekend’s show and future pay-per-views, unless the satellite TV company renews its distribution deal with the UFC. In a statement released by the UFC on Wednesday evening, the...

Apr 21, 2015 10:48 am

UFC Fighters React to New Reebok Payout System

News broke yesterday that UFC is going to change the payout structure for their Reebok sponsorship. No longer will rankings be taken into consideration, but rather the fighter’s tenure with the company. Check out what some of the UFC’s veterans had to say about this change! I for one highly approve of this system nothing...

Apr 20, 2015 1:18 pm

Phil Davis: ‘I Would Have Liked To Stay With The UFC’

  Phil Davis made the news when he recently signed with Bellator instead of re-signing with the UFC. Davis has yet to really speak out about the situation, until today. Davis was a guest on The MMA Hour and spoke to Ariel Helwani about the move. “I have nothing but gratitude for those guys [UFC]....