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Apr 14, 2014 9:07 pm

Greg Jackson: Cain Velasquez As Dangerous As Werdum On The Ground

“No, I wouldn’t say that. Certainly he’s one of the most dangerous. There’s people with amazing ground-and-pound — Cain [Velasquez], among others — that are very dangerous if they get on top of you. Certainly [Werdum’s] got one of the best guards in all of MMA and certainly the heavyweights, so we have to be...

Apr 14, 2014 7:12 pm

Tyrone Spong Confirms Surgery Success – Should Return To Training In 6 Months

Tyrone Spong is hopeful for a speedy recovery following his gruesome leg injury over the weekend while competing at GLORY 15 in Turkey. Spong, who was facing Gokhan Saki in the finals of the light heavyweight tournament, suffered a broken shin when Saki checked a kick. He immediately hit the canvas, and was comforted just...

Apr 14, 2014 6:10 pm

Zahabi: Surgery Could Motivate Return For GSP

Firas Zahabi has been in Georges St. Pierre’s corner, literally and figuratively, for a long time. Zahabi, the head trainer at Montreal’s Tristar Gym, has been tight with GSP for many, many years and he gave MMAJunkie the inside skinny on the latest in the world of GSP. Zahabi said he has been in contact...

Apr 14, 2014 4:57 pm

Miesha Tate: ‘Carano Should Have To Go Through Me For Ronda Fight’

“There’s no way. I think there’s no way that would be fair or right. I don’t think anybody in their right mind would say that would be fair. I would love the opportunity to fight Gina. If she’s gonna make a comeback, I think anybody that wants to get to Ronda, I think that they...

Apr 14, 2014 4:37 pm

Carmouche Doesn’t Think Carano Would Last 10 Seconds With Rousey

There’s been a lot of talk around the MMA world about a return of the former queen, Gina Carano. Ronda Rousey and Dana White, the UFC president, have stated that with a return, Carano would be placed in an immediate title situation. Former title challenger, Liz Carmouche is calling, BS, and doesn’t think the former...

Apr 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Is Bellator Really Just A Poor Man’s UFC?

By Evan Stoumbelis In recent months, there has been more and more talk of Bellator competing with the UFC in terms of ratings as well as star power, and with Bellator getting ready to launch its inaugural Pay-Per View on May 17th, it’s only fair that we ask the question: Is Bellator a knockoff of...

Apr 14, 2014 1:48 pm

Sonnen On TUF Brazil Brawl: ‘It was illegal, what happened to me was criminal’

“It ended up being a two-on-one, and in that aspect, that was the most unfortunate part,” Sonnen said. “The whole thing is regrettable. It never should have happened. That’s one of the deals with reality TV. If you have a bad moment, you’re caught. Everyone may have a bad moment. They go in their car,...

Apr 14, 2014 1:34 pm

Poirier: ‘Conor McGregor? I’m focused on big fights’

If you’re a top 10 UFC featherweight, you’ve been called out and blasted on by Conor McGregor, the UFC’s Irish superstar. This Wednesday on FOX Sports 1, Dustin Poirier, BJPENN.COM’s #7 ranked featherweight, is set to fight against Akira Corassani, and during a pre-fight interview with MMAJUnkie.com he touched on the McGregor situation. Check it:...

Apr 14, 2014 12:43 pm

Sonnen Says He’s A Test-Tube Dummy Off TRT

“I’ve had a pretty good amount of success so far. But I’ve got to reserve the right to change this answer next week if we talk again. I’m still having a little bit of residue left over, and I’m still feeling really good, but there is a difference. I’m trying a different regimen with doctors...

Apr 14, 2014 10:51 am

Ellenberger: ‘Hendricks Not The Champ GSP Was, He’ll Be Out By Next Year’

Newly minted UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks doesn’t even have his first title defense booked, and already, the potential challengers to his throne are questioning his reign. In a recent interview with ESPN, Jake Ellenberger, a top 10 welterweight, explained why Hendricks just doesn’t match up with the caliber champion GSP was. “To beat GSP,...

Apr 14, 2014 9:32 am

Josh Barnett Wants Rubber Match With ‘Big Nog’

Back in PRIDE FC, Josh Barnett and ‘Big Nog’ had an epic two-fight series that left each man 1-1. Now, eight-years removed from their last encounter, and Barnett wants a third fight for all the glory. Check it: I don't really feel like he won the 2nd fight. I did all the damage, sub attempts,...

Apr 14, 2014 9:14 am

VIDEO | Watch Footage From Spong’s Nasty Leg Break Here

An unfortunate accident, much like the leg break of Anderson Silva, happened during last weekend’s Glory event. Kickoboxing and MMA veteran, Tyron Spong, broke his leg on a checked kick. Video of the incident is above.

Apr 14, 2014 8:30 am

.gif | Tyron Spong’s Brutal Leg Break

Last weekend, while fighting for Glory, combat sports superstar Tyron Spong, took a page out of Anderson Silva’s book with a low kick that resulted in a nasty leg snapping injury. The horrific event, will put the WSOF MMA fighter on the sidelines for the foreseeable future. Here’s a replay: (Video can be found HERE)

Apr 12, 2014 11:29 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Roy Nelson’s KO Win Over ‘Big Nog’

Yesterday in Abu Dhabi, Roy Nelson knocked out ‘Big Nog’, a former UFC and PRIDE FC champion. It wasn’t a shocking result, but it was a dramatic one that sent a shockwave through the MMA community. Here’s what the pro’s said about the bout: I want to thank everyone for the support & @minotauromma 4 being a...

Apr 12, 2014 9:51 am

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko set for Bellator 120 PPV

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (16-11 MMA) will once again attempt to make his debut for Bellator Fighting Championships, as it was announced yesterday that he is scheduled to face the promotions current middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko at the Bellator 120 pay-per-view this May. The announcement was made by “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” himself during...

Apr 11, 2014 4:49 pm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Wants Another Fight with Frank Mir

Whether you are a fan of his from the PRIDE days or not, it was difficult to watch Antonio Rogrigo Nogueira get knocked out the way he did at ‘UFC Fight Night 39’. Roy Nelson earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus due to his display of power in the main-event, but it was clear...

Apr 11, 2014 4:23 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Bedford and Yahya Separated After Their Fight

Rani Yahya and Johnny Bedford were on their way to an exciting fight until Yahya was knocked out due to an accidental clash of heads. Bedford celebrated and believed he won, then could not believe it when the fight was declared a no-contest. Bedford tried to make his case as to why he was the...

Apr 11, 2014 2:28 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Ouch! LeFlare Lands Brutal Knee to the Groin of Howard

It has been a long time since we saw a nut-shot cause a fight to end early, but we almost saw it tonight when Ryan LaFlare blasted John Howard downstairs. LaFlare had Howard pinned against the fence and while working the clinch, he threw a knee that accidentally landed below the belt. John Howard screamed...

Apr 11, 2014 2:18 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: POTN Winner Ramsey Nijem Pummels His Way to Victory

Ramsey Nijem was looking to embarrass whichever bookies labeled him as an underdog tonight in his bout against young Beneil Dariush. While Dariush looks like he has a ton of potential, he was no match for the Ramsey Nijem that walked into the octagon tonight. Check out this .GIF of Nijem pummeling his way to...

Apr 11, 2014 2:08 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Nelson Sends Nogueira Crashing to the Mat. BRUTAL KO!

Roy Nelson may have put a legend to rest tonight. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira showed little-to-no offense in his fight against ‘Big Country’ and was eventually knocked out by a brutal right hand. The overhand hook sent ‘Big Nog’ crashing to the mat. Check out the .GIF provided by FanSided’s ZombieProphet!

Apr 11, 2014 7:36 am

Is Nick Diaz Worth $500,000?

By Connor Woodard The Diaz brothers have never been a pair to shy away from asking for what they believe that they’re entitled to, even if those demands are often rather unrealistic. Sometimes these requests are granted, such as the case of Nick Diaz getting a title shot against Georges St-Pierre, despite coming off of...

Apr 11, 2014 7:15 am

Shlemenko Calls Out Tito Ortiz: ‘I will fight you. I will beat you.’

Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko made a short video yesterday calling out Tito Ortiz for the May 17th Bellator PPV card. Ortiz had JUST announced via twitter that he was officially cleared to fight when Shlemenko respectfully called out the former UFC champ: “Tito Ortiz, you say you want to fight May 17th on the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:50 pm

White Says Carano Deserves Title Shot

The reality of Gina Carano facing Ronda Rousey is inching closer and closer to reality. While Rousey told MMAJunkie that she thinks it would be the best fight for women’s MMA, White also said on Wednesday that Carano has a champion’s mentality. White said that if the fight would happen, it would have to occur...

Apr 10, 2014 6:39 pm

VIDEO | Marina Shafir Says She’ll Be Ready For Cyborg Soon

Rapidly making a name for herself, Marina Shafir (pictured, left), Ronda Rousey’s best friend and training partner, is climbing through the MMA ranks in her own right. With an impressive unbeaten run, just like Ronda, Shafir has beaten all five of her opponents in the first round via armbar. Now, in a recent interview, the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Three Reasons Nick Diaz Deserves To Get Paid

UFC president Dana White recently talked about a failed attempt at getting welterweight, Nick Diaz, back into the cage. White said that he contacted Diaz and offered him a fight with Hector Lombard, but Diaz did not respond saying if he accepted it or not. The elder Diaz brother then gave his side of the...

Apr 10, 2014 4:15 pm

Clay Guida: ‘Right now is a dangerous time for anyone I fight…’

UFC featherweight Clay Guida may have lost some fans in recent fights due to the lack of action, but he is now claiming to be as dangerous as ever. In a recent interview with Brett Okamoto of ESPN, Guida admitted to having a tough time watching a handful of his fights go to the judges’...