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Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 18, 2015 9:21 am

FAILED! Brazilian Latest UFC Fighter To Pee Hot For PEDs

Bad news for Brazilian fighter Rony Jason. The UFC fighter tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, which is a banned diuretic. This comes from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, who released a stament saying that all fighters on the UFC Fight Night 67 were tested and only Jason’s came back positive. He will be suspended for nine months...

Jun 16, 2015 11:14 am

Sam Alvey: ‘90% Of The UFC Roster Uses PEDs’

“Everyone takes them. I think even in today’s UFC most the guys today take them. It was an even playing field even if he was on steroids so was everyone else.” “I’m sayin 90% … Yeah, human beings don’t look like this.” “In baseball they make a lot more money so they can pay for...

Jun 16, 2015 10:51 am

UFC Vet: ‘I Made More Sitting In Jail, Than At Work’

“People are like what’s wrong with manual labor? Man, I’m doing it. What do you mean what’s wrong with it? I just don’t make as much as what it would be to sit in jail. That’s just the way it was. It was more economical for me to go to jail than it was to...


Jun 15, 2015 9:38 am

Holloway/Oliveira Headline UFC’s Return to Canada

Hawaiian native Max Holloway will have to wait to travel back to his home for a UFC event as he has just been booked for UFC’s debut in Saskatoon, Canada! Star Phoenix confirmed the news with UFC sources. Coming fresh off a nationally televised victory on FOX, Holloway will be looking to continue his winning...

Jun 14, 2015 3:50 pm

UFC Returns to Mexico in November for ‘TUF Latin America” Finale

Hours after concluding their biggest event in Mexico to date in “UFC 188”, UFC President Dana White announced the company will be returning there later on this year! ‘The Ultimate Fighter Latin Amercia’ Season 2 finale is set to take place in Monterrey, Mexico on November 21st. White confirmed the news during the “UFC 188”...

Jun 14, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Testing

The UFC has released an official statement regarding the drama surrounding Jose Aldo’s recent drug-testing snafu. The situation was a mess and caused challenger Conor McGregor to call the champion, his UFC 189 opponent, a weasel. Of course, the situation was sorted out and Aldo eventually took the tests. The following is UFC’s statement, which...

Jun 5, 2015 12:38 am

REMINDER: Tickets Go On Sale Today For UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago

The world famous octagon will return to Chicago next month for UFC on FOX 16. The twelve bout fight card is headlined by a bantamweight title fight rematch featuring current champ T.J. Dillashaw (11-2 MMA) taking on former title holder Renan Barao (33-2 MMA). Dillashaw and Barao initially squared off at UFC 173 in May...

Jun 3, 2015 5:50 am

UFC Announces ‘Most Comprehensive Anti-Doping Policy’ In Professional Sports

The UFC press conference just wrapped up a little while ago and boy was there was big news. The promotion just announced their new anti-doping policy and enlisted the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as it’s independent administrator. Below you will see some of the highlights of the new drug-testing policy:       UFC...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...

Jun 2, 2015 5:30 am

White: UFC Working On Event In Puerto Rico, Cuba In The Future

UFC president Dana White says the UFC has big plans for the future, including a trip to Cuba. In an interview with Palm Beach Post, White talked about the UFC’s ever expanding process and says there are big plans in the works for other countries. When asked about the potential for Cuba White had this...

Jun 2, 2015 5:15 am

UFC President: ‘Thank God I’m Not NFL Commissioner’

UFC boss Dana White has a tough job and takes a lot of heat from fighters, media and fans, but he thinks there’s one man that has it even worse. White recently talked to Palm Beach Post about several topics relating to the UFC. White was asked about dealing with unions and if he’s glad...

May 29, 2015 6:45 am

Jessamyn Duke vs. Elizabeth Phillips set for UFC on FOX 16

A women’s bantamweight bout featuring Jessamyn Duke (3-2 MMA) taking on Elizabeth Phillips (4-3 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago. UFC officials announced the news on Thursday night. Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke was most recently seen in action at last year’s UFC Fight Night 45 event, where...

May 28, 2015 11:26 am

UFC’s Aljamain Sterling Out For 4-6 Weeks

Aljamain Sterling is on a roll in the UFC, but will have to take a break from action due to injury. One of the UFC’s top up-and-comers, Sterling is currently 3-0 in the UFC with his most recent win coming over Takeya Mizugaki. On UFC Tonight on Wednesday, the news came out that Sterling will...

May 27, 2015 8:30 am

Former Heavyweight Champ Arlovski Moves Up In Official UFC Rankings

What year are we in again? Because I just looked at the UFC rankings and Andrei Arlovski is now the #5 ranked heavyweight. The Pitbull moved up four spaces to break the top 5 after his mind blowing performance over, then ranked #3, heavyweight Travis Browne. In other ranking news, the new light-heavyweight champion Daniel...

May 25, 2015 8:11 am

White Proud of UFC 187, ‘This Is the Type of Card Fans Want to See’

After months of news breaking that a fighter has been pulled from the card because of either legal troubles or injuries, UFC 187 took place and was amazing despite all the facelifts it received. UFC President Dana White reflected on the card backstage after the show and was happy he could brag about how exciting...

May 23, 2015 6:39 pm

BJ Penn To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

BJ Penn will be inducted in the UFC’s Hall of Fame, in the modern era wing. The big news came during the FOX Sports 1 Prelims, where the UFC shared a highlight video of ‘The Prodigy’. .@bjpenndotcom will be inducted into the UFC HOF this summer during @UFCFightWeek! VIDEO: http://t.co/r1hNd7ChZv pic.twitter.com/dhgWvK7nPM — UFC (@ufc) May...

May 23, 2015 11:25 am

UFC Vet Jailed for Negligent Homicide

A former UFC fighter has plead guilty to negligent homicide. That’s right, according to The Register Guard, former UFC fighter Gerald Strebendt was sentenced to four years and 10 months for pleading guilty to negligent homicide. Strebendt fought once in the UFC and bounced around a few smaller promotions before retiring from MMA in 2008....

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

May 22, 2015 11:10 am

Caraway Returns, Faces Eddie Wineland At UFC on FOX 16

After a seven month layoff from action, Bryan Caraway is ready to make his return to the octagon! Caraway is scheduled to face Eddie Wineland at “UFC on FOX 16” which takes place in Chicago, Illinois. Northwest Indiana Times reported the news earlier this week. Bryan Caraway was starting to pick up some momentum with...

May 22, 2015 10:38 am

McGregor Defends — Sees Nothing Wrong With UFC’s Reebok Deal!

In late 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal with Reebok that would eliminate the need for fighters to search for sponsors on fight night. Since then, the execution of the deal has been questionable to say the least. The recent details of the payout and dispersement of money between fighters is rubbing some...

May 21, 2015 9:45 am

EEK! Dengue Fever Shakes Up Upcoming UFC Card

Yan Cabral has fallen ill with Dengue Fever and has been forced to pull out of his fight with former Strikeforce fighter KJ Noons at “UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves”. Cabral was hoping to his first fight since October 2014 at UFC 179 where he defeated Naoyuki Kotani in the second round. Taking his...

May 18, 2015 12:02 pm

Champion Jessica Aguilar Leaves WSOF: ‘I’ve Decided To Be The UFC Champion’

The World Series of Fighting women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar just announced that she has left the promotion. Aguilar went on The MMA Hour and broke the news, saying that she has left the WSOF in hopes of being signed by the UFC. Check out what she had to say below: “I’m excited to be...

May 14, 2015 12:59 pm

UFC Falsely Confirms Corey Hill’s Death

Corey Hill is apparently alive, but still struggling in a battle with pneumonia. UFC falsely confirmed the passing of former UFC fighter Corey Hill in a statement that has since been pulled off the company’s website. UFC posted the following message on their website: “The UFC family mourns the tragic loss of Corey Hill, who...

May 14, 2015 9:21 am

Juliana Lima vs. Ericka Almeida set for UFC Fight Night 67

A women’s strawweight bout featuring Juliana Lima (7-2 MMA) taking on Ericka Almeida (7-0 MMA) has been added to this month’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Brazil. UFC officials recently announced the news. Lima was originally slated to face Jessica Penne at the event, however, Penne was moved off the card in order to...

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...