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Jun 16, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Brandao Leaves Jackson-Winkeljohn Ahead Of McGregor Bout

Former TUF winner Diego Brandao has left his longtime camp at Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque for an unnamed team in San Antonio ahead of his UFC FN 46 bout with Conor McGregor in Dublin, Ireland. Diego joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the move in camps: “Greg Jackson always leaves the door open...

Jun 16, 2014 9:30 am

PHOTO | Tim Sylvia Hires Security

Tim Sylvia hired some security this past weekend when he was at Gander Mountain shopping this past weekend. Check out the funny Tweet below. My security @GanderMtn today pic.twitter.com/mla2Bp2Ic3 — Tim Sylvia (@timsylviamma) June 13, 2014

Jun 16, 2014 9:07 am

QUICK TWITT: McGregor Looking Lean And Mean Ahead Of FN 46

Conor Mcgregor Tweeted the following picture leading up to his July 16th UFC Fight Night 46 bout against Diego Brandao. Check out the full Tweet made by ‘Notorious’ below. The Kings of the new age don't sleep. We plot. July 19th we raid the homeland!!! pic.twitter.com/ZgCV5swX93 — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 15, 2014

Jun 16, 2014 6:21 am

Ben Askren Would Fight Nick Diaz If He Could ‘Stay off the pipe’

  Who’s up for some fictional and totally irrelevant match making? Today we’re going to talk about a fight between two former welterweight champions. One was the Bellator champion until he left the promotion in order to go on to bigger and better things. He was not offered a UFC contract, so now he fights...

Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Rory MacDonald’s Win Over Woodley

In Saturday’s UFC 174 co-main event, Rory MacDonald earned a decisive decision victory over Tyron Woodley. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Rory totally nullifies Tyron Woodley and will take this fight 30-27. The Vancouver crowd approves #ufc174 — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) June 15, 2014 Rory...

Jun 15, 2014 8:23 pm

Arlovski ‘Feels Really Horrible’ About UFC 174 Performance

“Honestly, I felt and I still feel really horrible. I’m glad Dana White isn’t here because he’s probably so pissed at me. He gave me a great opportunity, and I didn’t like my performance, my fight, tonight.” During Saturday’s post-fight press conference, main card winner Andrei Arlovski explained his frustration with himself over the poor...

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 14, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC 174 Results: Kunimoto Forces Sarafian to Tap Out in Round 1

Kiichi Kunimoto and Daniel Sarafian headlined the preliminary portion of “UFC 174” which aired on FX. Kunimoto made quick work of his opponent tonight, gaining his sixth MMA victory in a row. After a short scramble, Kunimoto got the back of Sarafian and it was obvious he was in trouble right away. Kunimoto locked the...

Jun 14, 2014 1:44 pm

Michael Chandler to Get Title Shot Over Will Brooks?

Despite the fact that Bellator Interim Champion Will Brooks just earned a decision win over former champion Michael Chandler, it appears that it could be Chandler, not Brooks, who is getting the next shot at Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez hinted at this on twitter today, saying “I tried my best Big homie Your boss ain’t having it...

Jun 13, 2014 5:27 pm

Dana White Putting Together Barao vs. Dillashaw Rematch

“[Dillashaw’s next fight] probably will be the Barao rematch. Tell me if I’m wrong. I think we sat there and we started looking through the list of guys to fight T.J., and there is a list of guys, which is a great thing, but how do you not give it to Barao, the guy who...

Jun 13, 2014 5:19 pm

Condit Calls New Mexico Athletic Commission Amateur

“Unfortunately, it’s amateur hour over there (New Mexico). I hate to say it but that commission has a lot of nepotism, and ‘hey, this guy is my cousin. He is going to have this job,’ sort of thing going on. There is not anybody who is necessarily qualified to be in those positions. I don’t...

Jun 13, 2014 12:43 pm

Dana: ‘Pain In The A$$ Hollywood Lawyer To Blame For Delay In Carano Deal’

“Her lawyers and our lawyers are talking. It’s moving along. It should (happen). I mean this guy is a Hollywood lawyer and these guys are always a pain in the ass to deal with. The shit that he calls back and says everyday is literally comical.” During yesterday’s media scrum, UFC President Dana White broke...

Jun 13, 2014 12:33 pm

Dana White Calls ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Worst Season Ever

“[TUF 19] was without a doubt the worst season and the least motivated the fighters have ever been. But I can say this, at least the fights pick up at the end.” “You can’t blame the coaches, you can’t blame this or that; you blame the guys and how bad they really wanted it. That’s...

Jun 13, 2014 9:52 am

Duane Ludwig’s Final Practice At Team Alpha Male

Made popular as a coach after assisting Team Alpha Male, MMA veteran, Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig is ready to move on. Citing the need to start his own gym back home, Ludwig just took part in his last practice with the famous Sacramento MMA team. UFC Bantamweight champ sent out the following: Sad but amazing last...

Jun 13, 2014 6:15 am

QUICK TWITT | Jason High Comments On UFC Release: ‘Push Steroids, Not Refs’

Former UFC welterweight turned lightweight made a critical error last Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42 when he pushed a referee. (Replay HERE) He was immediately released from the UFC, and following that release and all the PED fall-out in the UFC, High took to twitter with the following: Push steroids, not referees. #NOTED —...

Jun 13, 2014 6:11 am

Bellator Changes Their Tournament Format, Adds Title Shot Pool

Bellator MMA is going to be reformatting their tournament structure once again. On Thurdsay, Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney announced that all past tournament winners will now be entered into a sort of World Title Pool, where they can be granted a title shot at any time, without having to reenter and entire tournament. MMAFighting’s Luke...

Jun 13, 2014 6:09 am

Dana White Attempting To Add More Combat Sport Events to Fight Pass

At the media scrum before UFC 174, UFC President Dana White announced that Fight Pass was moving in the direction of adding more non-MMA, combat sports and other organizations to its library. This comes on the heels of the earlier announcement that the UFC planned on adding Invicta to their fight line up. “We’re going...

Jun 12, 2014 7:21 pm

Condit On Knee Surgery, Rehab And UFC 174

Former UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit discusses his teammates on this weekend’s UFC 174 card and an update on his injury status. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2014 12:14 pm

PHOTO | Bellator and UFC Champs Square Off

The worlds greatest welterweight @PhenomLima squares off against @JohnyHendricks at #E3! @BellatorMMA pic.twitter.com/rRo7Bg261E — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 12, 2014 Who takes it? Bellator welterweight Champion Douglas Lima and UFC welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks took to the spotlight, belts on tow, for this photo opp. If the promotional boundaries were crossed, who takes this bout?

Jun 12, 2014 6:45 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen’s Retirement

Yesterday afternoon the world went into a state of shock when learning of the retirement of Chael Sonnen. Here’s the reaction from some notable professionals: Just heard about @sonnench, loved watching u compete n ur style, the game won't be the same w/o u…God bless to u n ur fam… — Benson Henderson (@BensonHenderson) June...

Jun 12, 2014 5:01 am

Bendo: ‘I will take on all the next top contenders’

“I can understand how people would take that, but no, I don’t have anything bad to say against Pettis. I’m not taking shots.’Shots fired, shots fired.’ I’m not taking shots at Anthony Pettis or anything like that. Truly, the belt is not being defended as many times as the it had been previously. If the...

Jun 11, 2014 12:38 pm

Paul Daley Eyeing UFC Return

“I’m seeing so many opportunities, and guys are getting a lot of hype,” Daley said. “I think I stand a great chance with them [to] knock them out. Matt Brown – great fighter, great standup fighter, always putting on a great fight. Seems like a nice guy. But put him in there with me, and...

Jun 11, 2014 10:23 am

Ricardo Arona refused Bellator’s offer, not physically fit to fight

Former PRIDE FC veteran Ricardo Arona (14-5 MMA) has not competed in mixed martial arts since a 2009 win over Marvin Eastman in Brazil. “The Brazilian Tiger” was recently offered a contract to fight under the Bellator banner, but he has declined. The 35-year-old told Rádio Globo that he couldn’t accept the deal because of...

Jun 11, 2014 9:48 am

Caraway Coach Explains/Defends Fish Hooking Incident

“I think if it happened to anybody, it would’ve gotten a mention. It’s an abnormal thing. But if a guy gets kicked in the groin in the first round and then gets knocked out in the second, you don’t see people writing headlines like, ‘Groin kick comes before knockout.’ Bryan Caraway Fish Hooks Perez Before...

Jun 11, 2014 9:33 am

Report: UFC Fight Night 42 draws excellent ratings

According to a report from MMAFighting.com‘s Dave Meltzer, this past Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 42” event in New Mexico drew a large television audience. The events main card, which was headlined by a lightweight bout between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov, did a 0.82 rating and had 1,217,000 viewers during the 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. time...

Jun 11, 2014 7:47 am

Greg Jackson: Rustam Khabilov was drug tested by New Mexico commission

On Monday, Dean Amasinger, a training partner and coach of “UFC Fight Night 42” co-headliner Ross Pearson said he voiced concerns with the UFC after learning that the New Mexico commission selectively tested Saturday’s fighters to exclude those from Greg Jackson’s camp. Yesterday, Greg Jackson spoke to MMAJunkie where he contradicted the claims made by...