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Aug 4, 2014 8:59 am

Siver Disses McGregor: He Doesn’t Belong In The Top 10

Dennis Siver will be making his return to the Octagon after a nine month suspension to face Robert Whiteford in October. Leading up to his return, he spoke about the state of the top 10 in the featherweight division, including the addition of Conor McGregor, as well as Frankie Edgar’s placement in the top 10....


Jul 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Breaking: Joe Riggs Out Of FN 51 With Non-Life Threatening Gun Injuries

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs was set to make his return to the UFC at UFC Fight Night 51 against Paulo Thiago. However in an unfortunate turn of events Riggs was accidentally shot while cleaning a pistol in his home in Arizona and rushed to a nearby hospital. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “Riggs...

Jul 29, 2014 9:39 am

Rustam Khabilov’s Friend Sucker Punched Ali Bagautinov

Ali Bagautinov faced Demetrious Johnson last month in a one sided fight that saw Johnson retain his flyweight strap. After the fight it was discovered that Bagautinov tested positive for EPO, which is a PED that enhances endurance. Bagautinov spoke with ValeTudo.ru and explained that his teammate Rustam Khabilov’s friend sucker punched him leading up...

Jul 28, 2014 9:07 am

Rockhold Slams Belfort: ‘He’s Mutant Enough For The Next Expendables Movie’

UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold has been calling out several fighters lately, namely Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Rockhold has particularly taken interest in calling out Vitor Belfort and taking shots at The Phenom’s colorful past which includes several failed drug tests, including a recent one which ended up seeing Belfort still get licensed to fight...

Jul 27, 2014 11:36 am

After UFC on FOX win, Masvidal Wants Cerrone In September For “Easy Money”

“I just want to get back in there. I know Cerrone needs a fight in September, so hopefully they can book me for that. I just need money. He needs a fight. I’m injury free, so I’m ready to go in September. He needs an opponent, so let’s go.” During last night’s post-fight presser, UFC...

Jul 23, 2014 7:50 pm

Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Engage In Twitter Beef

No need to convince these guys to fight. Moments after announcing Daniel Cormier as the replacement for the injured Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones and DC took to twitter to exchange words. Guys please get this message to @JonnyBones he doesn't follow me. Didn't think I followed him. Hes a ninja #newchamp pic.twitter.com/ljayBbJham — Daniel Cormier...

Jul 21, 2014 10:22 am

Minotauro Nogueira Believes He Still Has What It Takes To Fight

Big Nog has been on the receiving end of criticism as he has gotten older, suffering many injuries in training that have forced him out of numerous bouts. Despite that, and undergoing ACL surgery several weeks ago, Minotauro believes he still has what it takes to compete with the UFC’s elite. He spoke with MMAFighting.com...

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 16, 2014 12:38 pm

Chaed Mendes: ‘I definitely think Jose Aldo used PED’s’

“I definitely do [think Aldo’s using PEDs]. This is something that’s been ongoing, but for him to all of a sudden just drop out — I mean he drops out of a lot of fights — but I think it’s pretty coincidental.” “The first time I saw that, for me, this is huge in my...

Jul 3, 2014 2:21 pm

Chris Dempsey Replaces Lawlor at Fight Night 46

Ilir Latifi will get to welcome UFC newcomer Chris Dempsey to the cage at UFC Fight Night 46. Dempsey got the call to replace an injured Tom Lawlor and accepted the bout earlier today. Latifi is coming off a submission win over Cyrille Diabate in March after losing his promotional debut to Gegard Mousasi. Dempsey...

Jul 2, 2014 3:05 pm

Robert Drysdale Explains Drug Test Failure

Robert Drysdale, a Jiu-Jitsu world champion, was set to make his UFC debut at UFC 167 against Cody Donovan. Before the fight could happen however, Drysdale failed a drug test with a 19.4-to-1 Testosterone to Epitestosterone level, over three times the limit allowed by the commission at the time. Now Drysdale will face Keith Berish...

Jul 2, 2014 7:19 am

Daniel Aguiar Frustrated Over Timidity Disqualification

Last month veteran referee Mike Beltran disqualified Danny Aguiar at RFA 15 for ‘timidity’ something rarely seen in the MMA world. Yesterday Aguiar joined MMAJunkie.com to speak about the incident, and why he doesn’t deserve the hate he is receiving because of it. What happened in the fight against Sam Toomer? The referee said you...

Jun 25, 2014 8:17 am

Woodley replaces Lombard, faces Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48

UFC President Dana White recently announced that Tyron Woodley (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped up to replace the injured Hector Lombard and will now face Dong Hyun Kim (19-2-1 MMA, 10-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao. Woodley was most recently seen in action earlier this month at...

Jun 19, 2014 2:53 pm

Wanderlei ‘Relieved’ He Came Clean, Wants Return To Action ASAP

“I am relieved to have solved this problem. We explained to them the circumstances and that I was not using any PEDs. I injured my wrist in February and after that I felt extreme pain in training. So I was prescribed anti-inflammatories and that made my wrist swell up, so then I started taking diuretics...

Jun 19, 2014 5:30 am

Condit Still Six-Months From Training Clearance, Wants Woodley Rematch

“Everything is going well so far. It’s a long, slow process. It’s six months from surgery until I can start doing light stuff in the MMA gym. I’m making progress. I want to get that rematch with Tyron Woodley and I want the rematch with Johny Hendricks. I want to be in the title picture...

Jun 18, 2014 6:07 am

O.N.E. Night Tournament Postponed Two Months

The public has spoken and BattleGrounds MMA has listened. Due to popular demand, the promotion led by Olympic wrestling gold medalist Kenny Monday will take its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament, which will award its winner a $50,000 grand prize, to a national audience with a live pay-per-view telecast on Friday, October 3...

Jun 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Hendricks Eyeing Fall Return, Puts Contenders On Notice

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks underwent surgery for a torn bicep shortly after winning the vacant title against Robbie Lawler. Hendricks spoke to USA Today Sports about how it feels being sidelined while fighters in his division tear it up. “It sucks being on the sidelines, knowing these guys are all fighting to get to...

Jun 15, 2014 8:36 pm

Brendan Schaub Says No Facial Injuries Following Arlovski Fight

Despite his extremely disfigured post-fight face, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub assures fans that doctors have cleared him and he is not injured. Check it: Guys I'm fine! Just got cleared by the docs thanks for the support. We know who won that fight #TeamBigbrown @ufc — Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) June 15, 2014 Schaub lost a...

Jun 15, 2014 11:49 am

Rory Ready For Title Shot But Doesn’t Want To Sit Idle

“It’s not that I don’t want the title shot. I want it to be clear: I want that. But I respect the decision that there are two guys ahead of me that have been promised it, but if that fight is a stinker, I’m ready to step in. I like to fight. If I wait...

Jun 15, 2014 11:30 am

Firas Zahabi: ‘GSP Motivated For Return, Rory Deserves Title Shot

“I think [GSP will return]. I think there’s a lot of fire left in him. Especially since he got injured, he’s more motivated than ever. He’s was just about to start sparring again before he got injured. I think there’s a lot of martial arts left in him.” GSP head coach, Firas Zahabi, discussed the...

Jun 8, 2014 3:17 pm

Anthony Pettis & Khabib Nurmagomedov Engage In Twitter Beef

Anthony Pettis is sure to come under fire from time-to-time due to his inactivity, and last night was no different. Following Benson Henderson’s win over Rustam, the lightweight champ tweeted the following: Three peat??? — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) June 8, 2014 That one comment was all Khbabib Nurmagomedov needed to get things going: @Showtimepettis I'm...

Jun 6, 2014 6:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | John Moraga Believes that First Dodson Fight was “Bogus”

John Moraga is fighting an old foe this weekend on UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov in John Dodson. The two previously fought on a Nemesis Fighting card in 2010, where Dodson won a unanimous decision. However, Moraga told BJPenn.com radio that he doesn’t even really think about their first fight, saying “the first time...