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Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Dec 29, 2014 5:55 pm

Rampage Puts Division On Notice: “I’m Ready To Fight The Best Fighters”

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has spoken briefly about his return to the UFC, but has recently opened up about his return, and why he went on a three fight losing streak before his departure from the UFC. Rampage plans to take the division by storm when he returns, despite having nearly 50 professional...

Dec 24, 2014 5:10 am

Dominick Cruz confident in 2015 return

Earlier this week, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz took to his Facebook fan page to reveal the tragic news that he had suffered yet another knee injury which will require surgery. While obviously disappointed by the injury, “The Dominator” is still confident that he can recover from this his third ACL surgery and return...

Dec 23, 2014 12:25 pm

Pros React To Dominick Cruz’s Latest ACL Injury

Yesterday we learned the unfortunate news that Dominick Cruz was injured, yet again. It’s an injury that will force the fan-favorite fighter on the shelf for another extended layoff. The MMA world, reacted in support: It is with great sadness to report I have experienced another ACL injury. This time it’s in the right knee,…...

Dec 22, 2014 3:49 pm

QUICK TWITT: Raphael Assuncao Announces Broken Ankle

Top ranked UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao broke the news earlier today that he is injured, and will not be competing for an unknown period of time. I am devastated 2 inform that my title shot hopes will be even further delayed due 2 broken ankle suffered in training I am sorry once again — Raphael Assuncao...

Dec 15, 2014 7:55 am

Ricardo Lamas: ‘I Want That Fight Against McGregor’-Exclusive

UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas came on BJPENN.COM Radio this past weekend and opened up about his current two fight win streak and who he wants to fight next. Check out some of the highlights below and make sure to listen to the interview in its entirety HERE. Lamas commented on his current success and life...

Dec 13, 2014 9:33 pm

Nate Diaz explains why he missed weight, details injury in camp

At UFC on FOX 13, Nate Diaz lost to Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision after having his leg battered for three rounds. Diaz noticeably seemed ‘off’ throughout the fight, and revealed in this interview that he was injured in his training camp, and that was part of the reason he missed weight.

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 7, 2014 8:27 am

Pettis: “The best revenge is massive success”

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony Pettis made his return to the Octagon, where he submitted Gilbert Melendez in the second round of their title fight. At the post-fight press conference, Pettis spoke about what it was like to get the win after spending nearly 15 months on the sidelines, and...

Dec 4, 2014 8:52 am

Pettis wants a good 2015 to elevate status

Ahead of UFC 181 tonight, many critics have put UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis under fire for his lack of fighting. Pettis hasn’t fought since defeating Ben Henderson for the belt in August of 2013, over a year ago. Pettis outlined his plans for 2015, and what he wants to accomplish in the new year....

Dec 3, 2014 10:23 am

Cyborg Postpones Trip To Bantamweight

“I haven’t fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can’t wait anymore, I need to fight. I’m the featherweight champion and Invicta FC needs me to defend my belt. I believe I will be ready to fight in February. I’m slowly...

Dec 1, 2014 9:36 am

Ortiz: ‘Only way Rousey vs. Cyborg happens is at catchweight’

Tito Ortiz had stated a long time ago that Cris Cyborg simply couldn’t safely cut down to 135 to fight Ronda Rousey. Eventually after much back and forth between Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Cyborg had a date, and opponent for her bantamweight debut. She would fight December 5th at Invicta 10,...

Nov 30, 2014 2:49 pm

Hendricks on injury: “Being inactive doesn’t bother me”

Johny Hendricks is currently gearing up for his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler this coming Saturday. Since capturing the vacant welterweight championship nearly a year ago, Hendricks hasn’t fought in the UFC, whereas Robbie Lawler has fought twice, going 2-0 in the past 9 months. Hendricks spoke to MMAJunkie about the rematch, and what...

Nov 25, 2014 2:21 pm

NicK Not Targeting Anderson Silva’s Broken Leg

“When someone tell you a fighter’s injured and they tell you to go after an injury, it really throws you off. It would be sad to lose a fight on account of, you’re trying to concentrate on capitalizing on someone’s weakness when it comes to injury and something like that, [rather than fighting] your fight...

Nov 24, 2014 4:13 pm

Woodley to Lombard: “I’ve never ducked a fight”

Tyron Woodley is gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that bout however, the possibility of a bout between Woodley and his teammate Hector Lombard was widely discussed. When Lombard booked his fight with Josh Burkman earlier this year, he informed media members that the reason he wasn’t fighting Woodley...

Nov 22, 2014 4:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: MacDonald and Torres Go Full 20 Minutes

Social media and mixed martial arts fans around the world blew up when it was announced that UFC star Rory MacDonald would be featured on tonight’s Metamoris card. His opponent, Jonathan Torres, is known for his accomplishments as a gi-grappler. However, he recently has been on a tear in no-gi competition most recently winning the...

Nov 22, 2014 11:43 am

Rousey wants Holly Holm after Zingano

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently gearing up for her UFC 184 title defense against Cat Zingano, but is already looking forward to more potential opponents. She spoke to AXS TV about who she wants to fight next. “Gina is not in the UFC right now. She’s off making a movie. Cyborg, I...

Nov 21, 2014 5:51 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus trade barbs

Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus have been going back and forth on Twitter for the better part of the day. The feud appears to have ended, with Sheamus ending the feud by relating to their shared Irish heritage. ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don't hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off to...