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Oct 22, 2015 4:55 pm

Lawler & Condit discuss GSP’s potential return

There has been much speculation lately as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the UFC. Earlier this week photos surfaced of ‘Rush’ training with famed boxing coach Freddie Roach, which added to the talk of a potential GSP comeback. Two men who are likely very interested with...

Oct 22, 2015 1:29 pm

Benson Henderson to the rescue for UFC Fight Night in Ireland?

With the fallout of the main event bout between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson threw his name in the cap to fight on very short notice. Henderson posted a tweet to the UFC saying he could fight preferably at 170, but could make 155 pounds. Hey @UFC if you guys...

Oct 22, 2015 1:24 pm

UFC books 2 bouts for UFC 195

Tickets for January 2nd’s UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit go on sale to the general public this Friday. As a result the UFC has been busy booking fights for the highly anticipated card. Today the UFC announced that Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson vs. Neil Magny and Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov had been added to the...


Oct 22, 2015 1:11 pm

Ryan Bader responds to Anthony Johnson’s “REAL NUMBER ONE CONTENDER” talk

Reports of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson trying to get a fight with Ryan Bader have been buzzing over the media lately, but Bader was not even aware of it until Wednesday. Johnson said in a recent Facebook post, “How can a true athlete feel that he/she is the next best in line for a title shot...

Oct 22, 2015 12:39 pm

“I think Duffy shat himself” leading to main event UFC Fight Night

Check out this interview with UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford and his own opinion on Joseph Duffy not being able to compete after suffering an injury just days before his scheduled fight. Duffy was set to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Do you think Duffy should have sucked it...

Oct 22, 2015 11:58 am

Conor McGregor causing mayhem in Ireland!

The fans are packing the streets as the pride of Ireland is back in his home country. Conor McGregor posted this photo to Instagram where fans are lining up just to get a glimpse of the “The Notorious.” This is my city. My home. My people. 🍀 ❤️ A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official...

Oct 22, 2015 11:31 am

This is how Ben Rothwell feels about the Arlovski versus Miocic fight

After Ben Rothwell’s fight at UFC Fight Night 76 with Stipe Miocic was canceled due to Miocic suffering an injury, “Big Ben” was campaigning hard for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. However, Rothwell seems to have gotten left out of the party as the UFC announced Wednesday of a booked fight...

Oct 22, 2015 10:38 am

Officials announce new date for Bellator 147

Officials announced today that the initial Dec. 11 date for Bellator 147 has been changed to take place a week earlier, on Dec. 4, according to MMA Junkie. Fighters already scheduled on the card include lightweights in former Strikeforce champion/UFC vet Josh Thomson (21-8 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Pablo Villaseca (10-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) as...

Oct 22, 2015 9:31 am

Robbie Lawler reveals 15-year-old injury postponed Condit fight

Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit was the first choice for the main event of UFC 193 in Melbourne in November. However, Lawler sustained an injury that forced the fight to be rescheduled to UFC 195 in Las Vegas. In the video from MMA Weekly, see what Lawler reveals as the reason for the postponement and...

Oct 22, 2015 9:20 am

Cody Garbrandt discusses what caused the scuffle with McGregor on TUF

If you caught the latest episode of TUF, you saw the brawl that almost erupted between the two teams with Cody Garbrandt and Conor McGregor getting in each other’s face after words were exchanged. Garbrandt spoke with the TUF Talk podcast and revealed a little more on what happened and his opinion on McGregor. “So...

Oct 22, 2015 8:53 am

Smolka talks emotional rollercoaster leading up to headlining bout

Yesterday it was revealed that Joseph Duffy would be unable to fight Dustin Poirier in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ on Saturday due to a concussion sustained in training. Dustin Poirier was offered Norman Parke as a replacement opponent, however Poirier declined. In addition, interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor offered to...

Oct 22, 2015 7:39 am

Chris Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 194

It’s no secret that the number of random drug tests are increasing in an effort to clean up the sport of MMA. Just yesterday Cathal Pendred was randomly drug tested ahead of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout this Saturday. Now, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman revealed via Twitter that he too has been randomly...

Oct 22, 2015 7:30 am

Poirier: “This isn’t a Toughman competition; you don’t just fight everybody”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was expected to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin opposite Joseph Duffy. However, yesterday it was announced that “Irish Joe” had suffered a concussion in training and would not be able to compete in this Saturday’s main event. When the news hit that Duffy was not going...

Oct 21, 2015 8:50 pm

Coach: Duffy suffered concussion on last day of sparring

Yesterday afternoon news broke that ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ headliner Joseph Duffy was forced out of his main event bout against Dustin Poirier due to a concussion. This raised the question of ‘Why was a headlining fighter sparring just days before his fight?’ Duffy’s head coach, Firas Zahabi explained to MMAFighting via text message. “He...

Oct 21, 2015 8:38 pm

Tim Kennedy rips Reebok for ‘not knowing how to do business’

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 over a year ago. Since then Kennedy has been vocal about his disproval of the UFC’s Reebok deal, and it seems nothing has changed. Kennedy spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast to discuss what it would take for him to...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 21, 2015 7:45 pm

Arlovski wanted to fight Rothwell on short notice, but management intervened

Earlier today we learned that former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski had been booked to fight Stipe Miocic in the co-main event of January’s UFC 195 fight card in Las Vegas. However, according to Arlovski, he was offered a different fight prior to the Miocic bout by UFC officials. “The Pitbull” told MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn that the UFC...

Oct 21, 2015 6:29 pm

No event in the world can afford The Axe Murderer!

Former PRIDE champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1), has not competed in mixed martial arts since March of 2013, when he scored a knockout victory over Brian Stann. “The Axe Murderer” is currently under suspension, this after he ran away from NSAC officials who were attempting to administer an unannounced drug test. Wanderlei recently spoke to...

Oct 21, 2015 5:00 pm

Dustin Poirier turned down replacement fight against Norman Parke

Wednesday afternoon it was announced that due to a concussion Joseph Duffy would no longer be able to compete in his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier. Following that announcement the UFC promoted Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka to the main event, however before making that decision, they offered Norman Parke...

Oct 21, 2015 4:51 pm

McGregor offers to fight Poirier on short notice

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday due to a concussion. It didn’t take long for interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to offer to replace Duffy last-minute given that he already defeated Poirier. I will give...

Oct 21, 2015 4:37 pm

Veteran heavyweight seeking fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Shawn Jordan suffered a unanimous decision loss to Ruslan Magomedov recently at UFC 192. The loss to Magomedov snapped Jordan’s 3-fight win streak that saw Jordan pick up 3 KO/TKO wins. The fight against Magomedov was the last one on Jordan’s UFC contract, and with how things look, he will not be re-signing with the...

Oct 21, 2015 1:43 pm

Weidman gives bold prediction for UFC 194 PPV buy-rate

Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight championship against former Strikeforce title holder Luke Rockhold at December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated event, which is headlined by a featherweight title unification bout featuring Jose Aldo taking on Conor McGregor, takes place December 12 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Oct 21, 2015 1:06 pm

Stipe Miocic booked to return at UFC 195!

UFC heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic (13-2 MMA) was expected to face “Big” Ben Rothwell in the co-main event of this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 76 card in Dublin, Ireland. Unfortunately for fight fans, Miocic suffered an injury in training and was forced to pull out of the highly anticipated heavyweight tilt. Apparently the injury suffered...

Oct 21, 2015 9:12 am

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio – Episode 101

Watch the replay of Tuesday’s episode with hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris “Sir Studboy” Carlino as they take calls and talk to guests about their MMA stories and more. Members of Team Alpha Male often make their way on the show including UFC fighters Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Paige VanZant, Joseph Benavidez and Danny Castillo....

Oct 21, 2015 8:17 am

Brimage feeling optimistic despite being cut from UFC

Marcus Brimage found himself on the UFC’s cut list recently after they began their ‘roster purge.’ Brimage’s release didn’t necessarily come as a shock given that he’s lost 4 of his last 5 fights. While many fighters would feel discouraged by being released from the UFC, Brimage looks at it as an opportunity to better...

Oct 21, 2015 7:40 am

Ryan Bader’s coach has a bold explanation for title shot snub

Ahead of Ryan Bader’s UFC 192 co-main event fight against Rashad Evans there was much questioning as to whether or not Bader would be granted a title shot given that he was on a 4-fight win streak. Bader went on to decisively win the fight via unanimous decision, extending his win streak to 5 fights,...