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Sep 15, 2014 4:19 pm

Xyience Sold To Big Red, Will No Longer Sponsor The UFC

Xyience, the energy drink that can be seen at least once sometime during any UFC broadcast, has been sold to Big Red, and will no longer be sponsoring the UFC. Xyience has been with the UFC since 2006, but will no longer be sponsoring the promotion in order to attempt to reach a larger group...

Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

UFC Signs 4x Australian Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly

Fans who watch TUF might be familiar with TUF Nations team Australia member Dan Kelly. The 4x Olympic competitor from Australia was eliminated early on in the season of TUF, and was never signed to the UFC. After picking up a win on Australia’s regional circuit, Kelly was signed to the UFC earlier today for...

Sep 15, 2014 9:19 am

UFC Settles Lawsuit Against PPV Pirate

Earlier this year the UFC took PPV pirate Steven Messina to court to answer for charges stemming from recording UFC PPV events and uploading them to websites like Pirate Bay where the events could be viewed and downloaded for free. Messina finally gave in yesterday and admitted to the crime after initially insisting he was...

Sep 14, 2014 1:30 pm

UFC Unveils Plans For At Least Seven ‘Bigger Events’ For Brazil In 2015

UFC Fight Night 51 marked the second highest attended UFC event in Brazil this year out of a total of 4 events so far. At the post-fight press conference for the event UFC executive Grace Tourinho, who was hosting the post-fight press conference spoke about the UFC’s plans for holding a minimum of seven events...

Sep 13, 2014 12:50 pm

UFC Bans ‘War Machine’ Nickname Ahead Of Fight Night 51

The War Machine moniker was expected to hit the Octagon this evening in Brazil, but that’s not happening. UFC officials have decided to not let tonight’s UFC Fight Night 51 competitor, Wendell Oliveira use his longtime nickname of ‘War Machine’. Earlier this week the fighter told us he would not change his name, but that...

Sep 12, 2014 3:53 pm

UFC Officials Release Statement On Diaz Arrest

Earlier today it was learned that top UFC fighter, Nick Diaz had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and other charges. (Details HERE). Now, his employer, the UFC has released a statement regarding the matter. We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Abbott: ‘UFC #6 Was The Real UFC #1’

“That was the first real UFC – 6. The Gracies, they actually started the whole show. But they had no longer had anything to do with it (at UFC 6). “It was not a conflict of interest for them anymore. That’s why they didn’t fight in UFC 6. “That’s why all the fighters weighed 100...

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ Peaked At 1Million Viewers

A dominating one-sided headliner that saw No. 4-ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza lock in a third-round guillotine choke submission of the No. 7-ranked Gegard Mousasi at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: JACARE vs. MOUSASI, delivered a peak audience of 1,068,000 total viewers from 11:30-11:45pm on Friday, Sept. 5, according to Nielsen. The main card (10:00 PM...

Sep 7, 2014 7:50 pm

UFC To Offer PPV Discount To Fight Pass Members Affected By Cut Invicta Stream

After the stream for Invicta 8 cut out during the main-event, many Fight Pass users were unhappy with the service they were being given. Earlier today the Executive of Fight Pass told Fight Pass members to direct message the account to be compensated for the error. The UFC sent out the following letter to Fight...

Sep 7, 2014 3:20 pm

Shogun vs. Manuwa Headlines UFC Fight Night Brazil In November

The UFC has announced that Shogun Rua and Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night Brazil, which will be held in Brazil on the same day as UFC Fight Night Australia. UFC.com broke the story. The event will be held in Uberlandia Brazil, on November 8th, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Also on...

Sep 6, 2014 2:29 pm

Thiago Silva Back Under UFC Contract

After a tumultuous year, that saw him jailed and terminated from the UFC, Thiago Silva has now recovered what was once lost. Earlier this week we learned that Silva was cleared of all charges by Florida prosecutors, and as a result, UFC President Dana White is prepared to let him return to fighting. Via UFC.COM:...

Sep 6, 2014 12:10 am

Joe Lauzon Sets UFC Record with 13th Bonus, Surpasses Anderson Silva

Joe Lauzon set a UFC record with his victory over Michael Chiesa on Friday night at “UFC Fight Night 50”. He was rewarded an extra $50,000 for putting on the “Fight of the Night” and surpassed Anderson Silva for receiving the most post-fight bonuses in UFC history. Lauzon received his first bonus in his octagon...

Sep 5, 2014 5:30 am

Severn Hints At Letting Royce Gracie Win In Legendary UFC 4 Match Up

“When I tell people I was more torn with my conscience then ever with an opponent, most people will probably never understand that,” said the former pro wrestler. “You know, during the course of that match I’m actually looking at – I’m a big believer that the eyes are a windows into a person’s soul...

Sep 3, 2014 4:43 pm

Kongo: ‘The UFC treated me like $#it’

“You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career but no matter what happens you can get everything you want, everything in my career now is good. But the UFC threw me away after treating me like shit at the end. You have to be really tough, they (UFC) just pushed all the time, push,...

Sep 2, 2014 5:09 pm

“Funky” Fires Off At Dana, UFC

“I have a hard time with how Dana White treats people.” “It’s kind of like all of us had that time in high school when we were bullied by the cool group of kids. Then we did something, then the cool group said ‘oh my god, can you be part of our group?’ Then some...

Aug 31, 2014 3:03 pm

UFC Pays Anthony Birchak And Scott Jorgensen Show And Win Money, Barao Earns $0.00

The UFC decided to pay Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen their show and win money for UFC 177, despite neither fighter fighting. Birchak was supposed to fight Joe Soto on the card, however after Renan Barao withdrew from his rematch against TJ Dillashaw, the UFC moved Soto up to the main event, leaving Birchak without...

Aug 29, 2014 4:57 pm

Soto Gets Main Event Title Shot In UFC Debut

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was forced out of his bout against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow night at UFC 177. An inside source close to Barao told us that the former bantamweight champion passed out while cutting weight and for his own safety wouldn’t fight. Stepping in for him however is a UFC newcomer,...

Aug 29, 2014 8:26 am

White Says Aldo Was Mistranslated, Never Said He Pushed Mendes To Hype UFC 179

Earlier in the week Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes during the staredowns to promote UFC 179, there was some skepticism regarding the legitimacy of the shove, or if Aldo was trying to hype his fight against Mendes. Shortly after the altercation Aldo admitted that he shoved Mendes to hype the fight, which Dana White is...

Aug 28, 2014 3:50 pm

White: ‘GQ’s ‘Sleazebag’ article uneducated and unfair to the UFC’

“You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t going to love you. But I don’t take offense to anything. When you’re in a public position like this you’re always going to have people say things about you. Believe me, if I worried about everything that was said...