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Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Nov 4, 2015 9:59 pm

Johnson vs. Bader along with 4 other bouts set for UFC on FOX 18

UFC on FOX 18 has received several bouts on January 30th. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has announced 5 total bouts for the event. The most notable bout is Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader. The fight will likely serve as a title eliminator, with the winner facing the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II whenever...

Nov 4, 2015 4:01 pm

Everlast signs 4 fighters including TJ Dillashaw

Everlast is one of the most well-known manufacturers of combat sports equipment and apparel. News broke Wednesday afternoon that ‘#TeamEverlast’ had signed 4 fighters to a sponsorship deal, one of which was TJ Dillashaw. In addition, former UFC champion Benson Henderson, top ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald, and Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks were all signed...

Nov 4, 2015 3:52 pm

Cormier talks UFC 192 buy-rate, predicts Jones rematch

Last week a report surfaced that stated that UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson bombed in PPV sales. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke to MMAJunkie Radio to reveal that UFC 192 did “less than 300,000.” When asked how a potential rematch with arguable pound for pound king Jon Jones would do, Cormier had a...


Nov 4, 2015 12:41 pm

Patricio Freire fires back at Will Brooks: ‘He hit Patricky first and came at me’

In response to Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks’ claim of the Pitbull brothers attacking him, Patricio Freire tweeted that Brooks is a liar. The featherweight champion of Bellator who also fights on Friday at Bellator 145 even posted a previous tweet from Brooks in August that foreshadowed an incident brewing. Will Brooks is a liar. He...

Nov 4, 2015 12:15 pm

Bellator champ Will Brooks claims Pitbull brothers jumped him while on the phone with his mother

Just two days from defending his title against Marcin Held, Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks claimed in a tweet that the Pitbull brothers, Patricio and Patricky Freire, jumped him. Patricio is the Bellator featherweight champion and older brother Patricky fights in the same division as champion Will Brooks in the Bellator lightweight division. Patricio also...

Nov 4, 2015 11:29 am

Sonnen’s manager: “I absolutely believe Chael will fight again”

Since Chael Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC there has been much speculation as to whether or not he will return to the Octagon in 2016 when his suspension is up. Sonnen has stated on multiple occasions that he will not return to fighting, but that hasn’t stopped people from guessing that...

Nov 4, 2015 10:02 am

Ronda Rousey uncovers her secrets to great sex

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was featured in a recent Maxim question and answer piece that is bound to knock a few out. The “Rowdy” champion unveiled her secrets to her biggest turn-off, to what a man should always do in bed. In her answer to a question regarding to the sexiest date a guy...

Nov 4, 2015 9:32 am

Mendes on Frankie Edgar: ‘See if he can handle my power that night’

Often when two fighters with great wrestling backgrounds get matched in MMA, the fight turns into a stand-up war. The two wrestlers often nullify the takedowns from one another and end up just banging it out. Chad Mendes spoke with Submission Radio and said he feels like he has the upper hand both in wrestling...

Nov 4, 2015 9:19 am

Angela Magana campaigning for title shot with Twitter poll

Angela Magana is currently on a 4-fight losing streak, and has yet to win a bout under the UFC banner. However somehow, mainly through twerking, Magana has managed to keep her name in MMA headlines. Given that she has yet to win a UFC fight, it may come as a surprise to some that Magana...

Nov 4, 2015 9:14 am

McGregor: ‘F*** interim, I’m the champion’

Conor McGregor was initially slated to fight UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at UFC 189 on July 11th, however a rib injury forced Aldo out of the bout just weeks before the event. 2-time title challenger Chad Mendes stepped in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title. We all...

Nov 4, 2015 9:06 am

Jones inks first new sponsor since suspension

After Jon Jones infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier, he told the NSAC that he lost his sponsorship with Nike. Then, when Jones was suspended indefinitely by the UFC following his hit-and-run case back in April, he lost his sponsorship with Reebok. Now, just weeks after being reinstated by the UFC, Jones has inked his first...

Nov 4, 2015 8:56 am

MUST WATCH! Luke Rockhold assaults annoying golfers in hilarious Golf Digest video

When he’s not knocking out opponents in the Octagon or kicking water bottles off people’s heads, you can find UFC middleweight #1 contender Luke Rockhold on the golf course assaulting annoying golfers, or at least doing so in a funny video for Golf Digest. Rockhold faces Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC...

Nov 4, 2015 8:49 am

Dan Henderson is the underdog going into Belfort trilogy fight

Dan Henderson has become familiar with playing the role of the underdog, but that’s never stopped Henderson from scoring some of the most memorable knockouts in UFC history in fights where he is listed as the underdog by oddsmakers. Ahead of his trilogy fight against Vitor Belfort this Saturday, Henderson once again is listed as...

Nov 4, 2015 8:40 am

Free fight: Rousey destroys Bethe Correira at UFC 190

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s highly anticipated UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm on November 14th at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia, take a look back at Rousey’s most recent title defense. At UFC 190 Rousey knocked Bethe Correia out cold very early in the fight to retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Do...

Nov 4, 2015 8:33 am

McGregor predicts Aldo no-shows UFC 194

UFC 194 will be one of the biggest events in UFC history. The event will be co-headlined by a middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold, and in the main event Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo will fight to unify the UFC featherweight championship. Except McGregor is predicting that Aldo withdraws from the...

Nov 4, 2015 8:27 am

Kelvin Gastelum reacts to Neil Magny stepping up to save UFC FN 78 main event

Tuesday evening it was revealed that Neil Magny had stepped up on short notice to fight Kelvin Gastelum at the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 on November 21st after Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown was forced out of the bout with an ankle injury. Gastelum took to social media, after the UFC announced Magny...

Nov 4, 2015 8:22 am

Shields upset NSAC ignored Palhares’ eye-gouges

Last month Rousimar Palhares answered to the NSAC for holding a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out at WSOF 22. Following the bout Palhares was immediately stripped of the WSOF championship. Palhares was suspended for 2 years for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’ given that this isn’t the first time he has held a submission after his...

Nov 4, 2015 8:01 am

Rousey isn’t comfortable with role model status

Being a UFC champion brings millions of eyes and draws tons of attention. Champions are constantly under the microscope from the media, fans, and young children who aspire to be like their favorite fighters. Last month for Halloween we saw many costumes of UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. During a recent interview Rousey revealed...

Nov 4, 2015 7:54 am

Pedro Munhoz gets one year suspension, win overturned to NC

Yesterday is was revealed that UFC bantamweight Pedro Munhoz has reached a settlement agreement with the Nova Scotia Boxing Authority, and has received a 1 year suspension that has been backdated to his October 4th 2014 win over Jerrod Sanders, which has been turned into a no-contest. With the backdated suspension, Munhoz is free to...

Nov 4, 2015 7:37 am

MUST SEE! Fighter TKO’s opponent with ‘Rock Bottom’

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s ‘Rock Bottom’ is one of the most iconic finishing moves in WWE history. Now, we have seen the first ever ‘Rock Bottom’ TKO in MMA history! Can we please see the RKO next?

Nov 4, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Epic Nick Diaz tribute video!

Check out this video put together as a tribute to Nick Diaz that shows the support of fellow fighters speaking out on how asinine Diaz’ punishment from the NSAC is. The video also highlights some of Nick’s greatest fights in MMA. The Stockton, California native tweeted a link to the video saying, “Thanks again to...

Nov 3, 2015 8:12 pm

On this day: Rampage earns 1st Pride FC victory

Nov3.2001 23 year old @Rampage4real earns his 1st victory in a PRIDE FC ring, when he knocks out Yuki Ishikawa pic.twitter.com/4lE8KpE9cn — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 3, 2015 While we already reminisced on ‘Today In MMA History’ earlier today, we have one more classic memory for you! On this day 14 years ago Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson...

Nov 3, 2015 2:49 pm

Cummins wants to get revenge on DC

Patrick Cummins made his UFC debut on just 10 days notice against Daniel Cormier, who went on to win the UFC light heavyweight championship the next year. Cormier defeated Cummins in the 1st round by TKO, and the loss hasn’t sat well with Cummins. Ahead of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ fight against Glover...

Nov 3, 2015 2:40 pm

Namajunas anticipated fight with VanZant

Rose Namajunas may be filling in for Joanne Calderwood against Paige VanZant on December 10th, but the fight with VanZant didn’t come as much of a shock. Many saw the UFC making a fight between two of the top ranked UFC women’s strawweights as strange if the UFC was trying to bring up more challengers...

Nov 3, 2015 12:07 pm

WATCH: Did Dan Henderson have to drop the H Bomb on a stranger in his hotel room

An uninvited guest welcomed Dan Henderson to his hotel room Had a visitor waiting in our room when we got back from dinner #hewantedthehbomb A video posted by Dan Henderson (@danhendo) on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:13am PST as the legendary MMA fighter is en route to UFC Fight Night 77, where he faces Vitor...

Nov 3, 2015 11:47 am

Rousey’s coach claims Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Ronda Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan has become one of the most recognizable coaches in MMA. Tarverdyan has several high-profile fighters training under him at Glendale Fight Club, so it may come as a shock to many to find out that he filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy back in July, claiming to being over $700,000 in...

Nov 3, 2015 10:47 am

Paige VanZant: ‘I’ve had a very, very hard road to get to the UFC’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant recently spoke with Submission Radio about her critics and her blessings with her career in mixed martial arts. VanZant ranked number 6 in the UFC strawweight division has an upcoming bout with number 3 ranked Rose Namajunas, at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10 at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan...