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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 🙂...

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]....

Apr 16, 2015 3:03 pm

JUST ASK! Matt Hughes Ready For UFC Return

“For Dana White to say ‘come back’. That’s all it would take, a phone call from Dana and I would be back! I’m a little old, I’m 41 years old and I’d have to be careful with my opponent, but I’m still a competitor and I’d love to get in there. Matt Serra and I...

Apr 14, 2015 3:01 pm

Dillashaw/Barao II, Pettis, and Tate Added to UFC on FOX 16!

We have fight news! TJ Dillashaw is set to defend his championship against Renan Barao at UFC on FOX 16! The bout was originally scheduled to takes place at UFC 186 but Dillashaw was forced to pull out due to an injury. Anthony Pettis has also been added to the card as he is set...

Apr 14, 2015 12:02 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 64 Edition

The report for medical suspensions following ‘UFC Fight Night 64’ is in! Both Gabriel Gonzaga suffered severe lacerations to his forehead and will need to submit a negative CT scan before being approved to fight again. Jimi Manuwa fought with injuries in his leg and will need orthopedic clearance. Both Manuwa and Gonzaga suffered six...

Apr 10, 2015 12:26 pm

Yoel Romero Injured, Out of UFC on FOX Bout with Jacare Souza

Yoel Romero has been forced out of his upcoming UFC on FOX 15 bout with Jacare Souza. The two were set to duke it out next week, but Romero suffered a ligament and meniscus tear in his knee while training. MMA Fighting broke the news earlier today, but UFC has yet to confirm this report....

Apr 10, 2015 12:15 pm

PROGRESS! PED Violators To Be Removed From UFC Rankings

Fighters who fail drug tests for performance enhancing drugs will now be removed from the UFC rankings. In turn, these fighters will also be losing their Reebok sponsorship money as well for being removed from the rankings. This punishment will only be handed down to fighters who receive a suspension for nine or more months....

Apr 10, 2015 6:24 am

Seo Hee Ham injured, Lisa Ellis now faces Bec Rawlings at UFC Fight Night 65

Seo Hee Ham (15-6 MMA) has been forced off of next month’s UFC Fight Night 65 fight card due to an injury. Ham’s planned opponent, Bec Rawlings (5-4 MMA), will now meet Lisa Ellis (15-9 MMA) at the May event. Bec Rawlings will be looking to earn her first UFC victory when she faces off...

Apr 8, 2015 6:33 pm

HE’S BACK! Nate Diaz vs. Matt Brown at UFC 189

Nate Diaz will make his long awaited return to the octagon at UFC 189 when he goes face to face with “The Immortal” Matt Brown! ‘UFC Tonight’ announced the news earlier today. This will be Nate Diaz’s first welterweight fight since fighting Rory MacDonald in 2011. Diaz is coming off a loss to newly crowned...

Apr 7, 2015 9:28 am

Bellator Wins! “Rampage” Pulled off UFC 186 by Court

Bellator’s injunction against UFC and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was successful; Jackson is officially off the card. Jackson was scheduled to fight Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186. Burlington County Superior Court of New Jersey ruled Quinton “Rampage” Jackson out of the bout earlier this morning. There is currently no word on who will be replacing “Rampage”...

Apr 6, 2015 3:15 pm

UFC Hires Man Who Investigated Barry Bonds And Lance Armstrong

  Some big news on the UFC PED issue broke today. The UFC has hired Jeff Novitzky as Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance. According to the UFC Novitzky will, “Spearhead the development of the organization’s clean initiative education program designed to ensure that every athlete competes with natural ability on an even playing...

Apr 5, 2015 11:03 am

Pacquiao Enlisting Former UFC Talent Ahead Of Mayweather Bout

According to reports from ESNews.com, Manny Pacquiao has enlisted the help of a former UFC fighter. When you find out who it is you are going to say, What? As in, what, who is that? The report says that former UFC fighter Dashon Johnson will be a sparring partner for Pac-man ahead of his fight...

Mar 30, 2015 8:35 pm

Josh Thomson And Ross Pearson Agree To A Slugfest, UFC Says No

It seems more and more that fighters are using social media to try and book their next opponent. Check out the back and forth between UFC lightweights Josh Thomson and Ross Pearson, who agreed to put on a show. Unfortunately Thomson tweeted later that the UFC’s matchmaker denied his request. News then broke the day...

Mar 29, 2015 9:04 am

Gilbert Burns Vs. Norman Parke Set For UFC Fight Night 67

    Another fight has been announced for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 67, which will take place in Goiania, Brazil on May 30. Fresh off of a victory on March 21, Gilbert Burns will return to the cage to fight TUF winner Norman Parke. The fight was first reported by PVT and confirmed by...

Mar 26, 2015 7:28 am

Johnson vs. Horiguchi now headlines UFC 186 in Montreal

The UFC’s return to Montreal has a new headliner! UFC officials announced yesterday that a flyweight title fight betweeen current champ Demetrious Johnson and challenger Kyoji Horiguchi will now headline the April 25 event. The move comes shortly after news broke that UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw had suffered a rib injury forcing him out...

Mar 25, 2015 1:01 pm

UFC Champion TJ Dillashaw — “I Apologize”

Yesterday, UFC President Dana White announced that the pending title fight between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao is off, due to a Dillashaw injury. It’s an unfortunate setback for the division, and the fight card, as it lost the main event. The champion, TJ Dillashaw took to his instagram once news broke. Check it: First...

Mar 24, 2015 7:49 am

McGregor: UFC 189 will compete with Mayweather and Pacquiao PPV buys

Boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will square off in Sin City on May 2nd in what will likely be the biggest pay-per-view event of all time. With that said, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor believes his headlining title fight with Jose Aldo at July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas will compete with the...

Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Is ‘Rewriting UFC History’

  The new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, recently spoke about winning the title and what it means to bring the belt to Brazil. “I really feel like I am rewriting the history of the UFC by bringing this belt to Brazil. It means everything to me.” As for the fight itself, dos Anjos...

Mar 21, 2015 11:49 pm

Giovani Decker Is the New Sr. VP and GM of UFC Brazil

Giovani Decker is the new Senior Vice President and General Manager of UFC Brazil! UFC President Dana White broke the news during the UFC Fight Night 62 post fight press conference. Decker is experienced in building brand awareness in Brazil as he was the former GM and Vice President of Asics Brazil. He spent two...