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Feb 22, 2014 9:30 am

Holdsworth vs. Kang set for UFC 173

Heading into his first UFC bout after winning “The Ultimate Fighter” Rousey vs. Tate, Chris Holdsworth is scheduled to face off against Kyung Ho Kang at UFC 173 in a bantamweight match up. UFC officials announced the fight this Thursday. UFC 173’s main card is the highly anticipated bout for the UFC middleweight crown when...

Feb 21, 2014 7:22 pm

Dan Hardy joins UFC Fight Pass as Color Commentator

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy – the popular and charismatic former UFC welterweight title contender – will serve as the color commentator for six UFC Fight Night events to be screened exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization announced on Friday. Known for his punching power, punk rock Mohawk hairstyle and quick wit,...

Feb 21, 2014 3:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Adriano Moraes discusses his upcoming fight at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes (9-1 MMA) will make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this March when he faces Yasuhiro Urushitani (21-6-6 MMA) in a key flyweight battle. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Adriano Moraes to discuss his upcoming “ONE FC: War of Nations” bout:   Chris: First off, how excited are you...

Feb 21, 2014 1:03 pm

Ronda “Really Looking Forward” To Having Another Female UFC Champ

“I would describe it as juggling on a unicycle. That’s my favorite analogy. It’s been really fun. It’s definitely a whirlwind and challenging at times. I think women’s MMA has made so much more progress than I even could have hoped for that even within that one year we’ve already added a second division. I’m...

Feb 21, 2014 12:32 pm

Behold The Gif-A-Thon | Nate Diaz Highlights

If you follow MMA in any capacity, you are undoubtedly familiar with the Diaz Brothers. Nick and Nate both are famous for not only the havoc they wreak in the cage but also the antics they display towards their competitors. With so many highlights to choose from, we decided to start the Diaz Brother Gif-A-Thon...

Feb 21, 2014 11:28 am

Nate Quarry offers Six Suggestions to the UFC

Nate Quarry is back, and this time he has suggestions for the UFC. Quarry recently when on the internet to spill the beans on the good and the bad that happens when your a UFC fighter. Now he has posted again, this time providing six suggestions that would improve how the UFC treats its fighters....

Feb 21, 2014 11:28 am

More Rousey! Dana: She’ll Fight Three Times This Year

As though the world won’t be seeing enough of Ronda Rousey in the up coming weeks and months, but she will also be working hard and showing as much face as possible in the Octagon this year. According to UFC President Dana White at a press event on Thursday night at Mandalay Bay, “She’ll fight...

Feb 21, 2014 10:37 am

MacDonald: Maia A Stepping Stone To Title

The always-calculated Rory MacDonald knows he can get back on track Saturday at UFC 170. MacDonald was knocking on the door for a title shot in the welterweight division before Robbie Lawler derailed things with a split decision win over the Canadian in November at UFC 167. MacDonald faces Demian Maia this weekend and, as...

Feb 21, 2014 9:57 am

The UFC’s Top 3 Gatekeepers Who Are Forced To Sit At #2

By Evan Stoumbelis It takes a lot to be a UFC champion, few people are ever able to accomplish the task of becoming a world champion. However for each champion, there has always been a rival. Frank Mir to Brock Lesnar, Chael Sonnen to Anderson Silva, Tito Ortiz to Chuck Liddell and so on. Many...

Feb 21, 2014 9:46 am

Dana White Blasts Bellator: ‘Rebney is out of his F***ing Mind’

Dana White covered a number of topics at the UFC 170 pre-fight media scrum, and one of the notable topics was Bellator. When asked about Bellator MMA President Bjorn Rebney’s claims that they are “going after everybody,” White launched into a verbal tirade regarding the promotion. “Guys are trying to fucking get out of that...

Feb 21, 2014 9:38 am

Sam Sicilia set to welcome Doo Ho Choi In Vegas

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF alum Sam Sicilia (2-3 UFC) is set to welcome UFC newcomer Doo Ho Choi to the octagon at UFC 173: Weidman vs. Belfort in Las Vegas. Choi is 11-1 in his professional MMA career, and has been undefeated since 2010. With 9 of 11 of his victories coming by way of...

Feb 20, 2014 4:51 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta Responds To Nate Quarry’s Rant

  Former UFC fighter Nate Quarry recently went on the internet and spilled his guts about his experience with the UFC. He talked about how much he got paid, UFC Christmas presents, and the sport as a business. Needless to say, one of the more shocking revelations from his comments was the amount he got...

Feb 20, 2014 3:16 pm

Soriano vs. Payan added to UFC on Fox 11 Card

Today the UFC announced one more match-up to go along with already stellar event at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando, FL. Added to the Amway Center on April 19th, is a featherweight bout between Sean Soriano (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Estevan Payan (14-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC). Soriano is coming off of his first...

Feb 20, 2014 11:17 am

Jessica Eye Blames Second Hand Smoke For Pot Testing Failure

By Evan Stoumbelis If you’ve been following the controversy surrounding womens UFC fighter Jessica Eye, you would know the story has been anything but consistant. First Eye tested positive on her drug test, but the Texas commission didn’t reveal what she tested positive for. Then Eye made an appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel...

Feb 20, 2014 11:13 am

Popeyes Chicken Almost Halted D.C.’s UFC 170 Participation

“I hear I’m not fighting on Wednesday and I’m all sad. The only thing that can make a Louisiana boy feel better is Popeyes. It was bad, it was horrible. I had four pieces of chicken and cajun rice, it was so good. I was laying on the ground I felt so bad because I...

Feb 20, 2014 11:01 am

Julianna Pena picks Sara McMann over Ronda Rousey at UFC 170

The first ever women’s Ultimate Fighter Winner Julianna Pena is picking challenger Sara McMann to defeat rating UFC champion Ronda Rousey at this weekend’s UFC 170 event. Pena announced her main event pick in a recent interview with MMAFighting.com: “‘Wrestling beats Judo every singe time.’ I think if there’s a wrestler out there to do it Sara McMann is the one...

Feb 20, 2014 10:18 am

Ronda Rousey influenced by Floyd Mayweather both in and out of the cage

Ronda Rousey is currently undefeated in her mixed martial arts career and has recently been praised by UFC president Dana White as the biggest star that the UFC has ever had. Ronda was quick to credit some of her savvy, both business wise and in the cage, to one of the biggest stars in another...

Feb 20, 2014 8:42 am

Pat Cummins The Code-Breaker: ‘I Don’t Know What The Wrestling Code Is’

  Patrick Cummins broke the wrestling code. At least, that’s what Daniel Cormier keeps telling him.   It seems that – according to Cormier – wrestlers have an unspoken code of conduct, which apparently revolves around not telling people when wrestlers cry.   Seems legit. Cummins, however, is having none of it.   “I don’t...

Feb 19, 2014 8:02 pm

Matt Hughes & Matt Serra Agree To Fight?

Back in 2009 Matt Hughes and Matt Serra engaged in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle. The two former champions fought to a very close decision that swung the way of Hughes. Now both retired, the two took to twitter recently and after a back-and-forth appear to have agreed to fight. Will Dana and...

Feb 19, 2014 7:11 pm

Ronda Rousey On The Time She Lost Her Olympic Medal At A Bar

So, an Olympic Medalist walks into a bar… “I lost my medal like seven times. I really did. After the Olympics I was like ‘I never get to drink,’ so I was like, ‘maybe I’ll get free drinks if I go out with my medal.’ There were so many times I woke up the next...

Feb 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Cormier Admits Lack Of Discipline To Blame For 2008 Olympic Withdrawal

In 2008 Daniel Cormier was one of the front-runners to walk away with Olympic gold. After struggling to make weight, the MMA Star was forced to back out of the competition for health reasons. This cloud of disappointment has followed him ever since. With his light-heavyweight debut taking place this weekend, D.C. touched on what...

Feb 19, 2014 6:32 pm

UFC 170’s Ronda Rousey: “I’m willing to die in there”

“On paper, she’s an amazing athlete, and athletically you could say we’re very close to equals, and that’s why people are so excited about this fight. But I think that I’m more of a fighter than she is. I can tell that this title is not as important to her as it is to me....

Feb 19, 2014 5:08 pm

Belfort Wants Weidman To Be Fair And Undergo Blood Testing Too

“I don’t believe (Weidman is on steroids), but people give too much importance to the treatment I religiously do with medical support. And to make it fair, my opponent should also be tested with blood exams throughout his camp.” In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz, ‘The Phenom’ Vitor Belfort, touched on his upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:52 pm

Ratings Report: Machida Proves He Can Draw On Fox Sports 1

Despite a fairly slow night of fights, which saw 10 different bouts go to a judge’s decision, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi pulled in very strong ratings. According to MMA Payout, the event had an average viewership of 1.4 million viewers. This is the highest average for a UFC Fight Night Card since UFC...

Feb 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Cummins on Cormier: “His weakness is mental”

  This Saturday at UFC 170 Daniel Cormier will make his light-heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins. Cormier was scheduled to fight top light-heavyweight Rashad Evans, but due to a last-minute injury he will instead fight Cummins, former coffee shop barista turned UFC fighter. The choice of Cummins as the replacement was questioned by some, including...

Feb 19, 2014 3:53 pm

May’s UFC Fight Night event in Cincinnati gets Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts

UFC officials recently announced that the promotion will return to Cincinnati this May for a ‘Fight Night’ event. The event received it’s first official bout today, as UFC executives announced that heavyweights Soa Palelei (20-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Ruan Potts (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet in the octagon on May 10 in Ohio. Soa “The...