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Jan 30, 2015 4:38 pm

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington moved to co-main event status at UFC 184

The highly anticipated octagon debut of former world boxing champion Holly Holm (7-0 MMA) will now serve as the co-main event for UFC 184 this February in Los Angeles. Holly Holm takes on Raquel Pennington (5-4 MMA) at the event. UFC officials announced the move shortly after news broke that Chris Weidman suffered a rib...

Jan 30, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Females Making Noise, Want To Fight

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 drew in an entire top 10 of female strawweight talent to the UFC fold. But… “where they at though?” Outside of a few, fortunate fighters, the UFC’s 115 pound ladies are sitting idle, and they’re growing tired of being on the shelf. What’s up UFC? Here’s the latest: No fight...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

UFC Announces International Events For 2015

European fight fans will have two more opportunities to watch a live UFC event this year. UFC officials announced today that the promotion will hold events in both Germany and Scotland this summer. At a special press conference held earlier today, German fighter Nick Hein announced that the octagon will return to Berlin on June...

Jan 21, 2015 11:25 am

Uriah Hall Dines With J-Lo Following UFC Win

Uriah “Primetime” Hall was in good company following his UFC Fight Night Boston win. He took to instagram with the startling news: Had a great dinner with the lovely @jlo Had a great dinner with the lovely @jlo A photo posted by Uriah Hall (@uriahhall) on Jan 20, 2015 at 9:06pm PST


Jan 20, 2015 6:02 pm

Cung Le Retires, UFC Executives React

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Cung Le has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. The combat fighting legend announced the news today via his official instagram account. “After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family, we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one...

Jan 20, 2015 9:51 am

Two UFC Fighters Arrested In Last 5 Days

Two Ultimate Fighting Championship Veterans have been arrested within the last week. Veteran UFC heavyweight fighter Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (pictured) will now face felony charges following a Tuesday morning police chase in Indiana. The 30-year old now faces three felony charges. According to officers, Herman was seen speeding down the interstate without any headlights...

Jan 19, 2015 12:28 pm

Lamas vs. Mendes Announced As Main Event For “UFC Fight Night Virginia”

After announcing that Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal would meet at “UFC Fight Night Virginia”, the UFC announced that Ricardo Lamas would be facing Chad Mendes in the main-event of the card. Lamas is coming off a dominant performance over Dennis Bermudez that saw ‘The Bully’ secure a submission win in the first round. The...

Jan 19, 2015 12:23 pm

Bobby Green Meets Jorge Masvidal At “UFC Fight Night Virginia”

In what is sure to be an incredible lightweight matchup, Bobby ‘King’ Green will be squaring off against Jorge Masvidal at “UFC Fight Night Virginia” on April 4th. Green is coming off a decision loss to Edson Barboza recently. The loss snapped an 8-fight winning streak for King, who will look to get back on...

Jan 14, 2015 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis Moves To Flyweight, Faces Benoit At UFC 185

Sergio Pettis is returning to the 125 pound weight-class after going 3-1 as a UFC bantamweight. The younger brother of the UFC lightweight champion will face Ryan Benoit at UFC 185. UFC officials announced the news on Tuesday. Sergio once fought as a flyweight outside the UFC, so the move is not entirely unexpected. With...

Jan 13, 2015 3:21 pm

Hendricks Out Of Title Fight, Faces Matt Brown At UFC 185

UFC officials have opted against a Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks trilogy, for unknown reasons, and instead have put Hendricks in against Columbus Ohio’s Matt “The Immortal” Brown. UFC officials announced the news Tuesday. UFC 185 goes down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas, on March 14. No news on what the UFC’s intentions are for...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 12, 2015 2:05 pm

Officials cancel UFC Fight Night event planned for March 7

A UFC Fight Night event tentatively planned for March 7 is no longer taking place. MMAjunkie recently confirmed the news with UFC officials that the event, tentatively labeled “UFC Fight Night 62”, has been scratched from the 2015 schedule. Windsor, Ontario, Canada had been rumored to be the host city for the UFC Fight Night 62 event,...

Jan 12, 2015 9:33 am

Paul Redmond Steps In On Short Notice For UFC on FOX 14

Irish standout Paul Redmond has stepped in on short notice to face Mirsad Bektic on January 24th at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Redmond is stepping in for an injured Alan Omer who announced via Facebook he injured himself in training. Post by Alan Omer. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Translated: ‘So my dear friends...

Jan 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Champion: ‘UFC Reebok Deal Is Bad For UFC Fighters’

Bellator MMA champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and did so again recently when he was asked about the UFC’s new deal with Reebok. The deal, which the UFC announced at the end of 2014, will see all UFC fighters wearing a uniform in the Octagon, during...

Jan 11, 2015 3:20 pm

Uriah Hall Left Without Opponent 1 Week Before UFC Fight Night Boston

Just 7 days ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston, Louis Taylor has been forced to withdraw from his main-card bout against Uriah Hall. Taylor spoke to MMA H.E.A.T. about the bout, citing a pulled back muscle for his withdrawal. “Bad news. Pulled a muscle in my back can’t fight next Sunday. Would’ve like to say...

Jan 11, 2015 8:05 am

UFC Ban In Germany Lifted

Good news for UFC fans in Germany! The ban, which has lasted nearly 5 years has officially been lifted by the Administrative Court in Munich. The ban was put into effect in 2010 when the Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM) deemed the UFC “illegitimate”. Following the ban, Zuffa filed a lawsuit against BLM, and nearly...

Jan 9, 2015 3:39 pm

UFC 181’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Tests Positive For Diuretic

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, this according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The positive test result occurred after Evan-Smith’s UFC 181 loss to Raquel Pennington, who choked her unconscious at the event with a bulldog-choke....

Jan 8, 2015 6:40 pm

Roland Delorme let go by the UFC

Canadian bantamweight fighter “Stunning” Roland Delorme (9-4, 1 NC MMA) has received his walking papers from the UFC. The former TUF 14 competitor went 3-3 with 1 no-contest during his time with the promotion. He scored victories over Josh Ferguson, Nick Denis and Edwin Figueroa while a part of the UFC’s bantamweight division. Delorme was...

Jan 8, 2015 12:00 pm

#TBT – Sonnen Drinks Coca Cola Vs. Jones At UFC Weigh-Ins

Prior to his April 2013 bout against Jon “Bones” Jones, Chael Sonnen chose a rarely used cola beverage to rehydrate with during his faceoff with the champ. Sonnen lost the next day, Coca Cola being the obvious wrong choice here. Or was it… Is your mind not blown? Happy Throwback Thursday. We present this as...