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Sep 2, 2015 7:40 am

‘Fedor Has Not Signed With The UFC’

  Don’t run into the streets screaming with joy just yet fight fans. MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko has not signed with the UFC, yet. There was a report that surfaced yesterday, from Combat Press, that stated Fedor had indeed signed with the UFC and was currently in the process of booking an opponent. Awesome right?...

Sep 2, 2015 7:02 am

UFC Fighters React To Big Nog Retiring

  The sport of MMA has said goodbye to one of the biggest legends and names in the history of mixed martial arts. Big Nog, or Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, has decided to official call it quits and accepted a job from the UFC, as the Brazilian Ambassador. When the news was announced fighters came out...

Sep 2, 2015 5:44 am

Rashad Evans: ‘Ryan Bader’s Not A High IQ Fighter’

At UFC 192 UFC light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader will meet inside the octagon. For Evans it will be his return to action after nearly two years on the sidelines. So, is he worried about taking on Bader, who recently was in the title conversation before Alexander Gustafsson was picked to take on...

Sep 2, 2015 12:37 am

WATCH! Crazy Spinning Back Kick Sends Opponent Crashing To The Mat

Let’s be honest, one of, if not the most exciting part of MMA is a one shot KO. Whether it’s from a punch, knee, elbow or kick, when a fighter lands a solid shot that puts their opponents lights out there’s really nothing else comparable. I suppose if you’re a Jiu-Jitsu fanatic then a good...

Sep 2, 2015 12:33 am

WATCH! Strawweight Stops Thief And Forces Him To Beg For Mercy

Here’s something you don’t see everyday, I guess unless you’re MMA fighter Monique Bastos. Check out this video of Bastos, a strawweight fighter from Brazil, subduing a thief who attempted to rob her and her friends of their phones. This apparently is not the first time its happened to her. Their were two thief, one...

Aug 31, 2015 5:57 pm

Thiago Alves: Fight with Nate Diaz almost happened

Thiago Alves is looking forward to headlining his second event in a row, this time against fellow welterweight Benson Henderson at “UFC Fight Night 79”. The card takes place on November 28, 2015 in South Korea and will be Henderson’s second fight at 170. Redemption is on Alves’ mind as his last outing in the...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Aug 31, 2015 1:27 pm

‘I assumed Arlovski was actually going to get the title shot’

Andrei Arlovski seems to be on the run of his career. The sixteen fight year veteran is currently riding a five fight win-streak and was expected to be on his way to a shot at the UFC Heavyweight Championship. “The Pitbull” will have to wait for another shot at gold, however, as he will be...

Aug 31, 2015 11:25 am

Is Dana White teasing the signing of Fedor Emelianenko to UFC?

Fedor Emelianenko rocked the mixed martial arts world when he announced he would be making his return to the sport in July. His relationship with Bellator’s Scott Coker lead many to assume that “The Last Emperor” would be signing with the Viacom company, but Coker has since let it be known that Fedor will not...

Aug 30, 2015 7:40 pm

Ryan Bader admits to thinking of ‘other options’ after UFC title snub

After Daniel Cormier disposed of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, Ryan Bader confronted the new champion at the post fight press conference. The confrontation caught Cormier off guard and got under his skin and it seemed like his first title defense was set: Cormier vs. Bader. Not...

Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm

WSOF VP: ‘I don’t think Palhares should think about fighting anymore’

Rousimar Palhares claimed to have turned a new leaf when he inked a deal with World Series of Fighting in 2014. He made his promotional debut against Steve Carl and, of course, held the inverted heel hook a bit too long. He followed that performance with a WSOF Welterweight Championship defense against Jon Fitch where...

Aug 30, 2015 5:40 pm

Holly Holm ‘fears everything’ about Ronda Rousey

Holly Holm is nearly two months away from the biggest challenge of her professional fighting career and it sounds like she has an idea of what she is walking into. The two-fight veteran of the octagon will fly into Melbourne, Australia at UFC 193 to challenge Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. The...

Aug 30, 2015 1:57 pm

Ben Henderson explains ‘terrible’ performance at ADCC 2015

Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson represented the UFC at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club on Saturday and came up short in his first match and only of the day. “Bendo” got submitted by Abdukadirov Magomed. Magomed took the back of Henderson who shortly tapped out after getting trapped in a rear naked choke attempt. Henderson...

Aug 30, 2015 7:38 am

Jose Aldo backs off controversial IV-ban comments

UFC featherweight Jose Aldo was thought to be one of the most prolific fighters on the roster to speak out against USADA’s controversial plan to ban IV-bags as a method of rehydration after weigh-ins, but the champion has since changed his stance. Aldo made headlines earlier in July when he revealed that he was going...

Aug 30, 2015 7:12 am

Carlos Condit reacts to Robbie Lawler’s injury

Fight fans will have to wait for a potential “fight of the year” matchup between UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. The bout was scheduled to headline “UFC 193? in Melbourne, Australia but the champion suffered a thumb injury that forced him off of the card. As a result of the fight getting...

Aug 30, 2015 6:56 am

Injured Gadelha almost lost her spot in fight with Jedrzejczyk at UFC 195

Claudia Gadelha has been itching for redemption since her sole loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX in December 2014. The victory over Gadelha propelled Jedrzejczyk into a championship bout where she has since become one of the most popular champions the octagon has to offer. Gadelha was slated to be next in line...

Aug 30, 2015 5:39 am

Bellator 144 Adds Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho For Vacant Middleweight Title

Brandon Halsey is ready to square off with Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 144” for the championship he never truly lost in competition. Earlier this year in May, Halsey was all set to defend his Bellator Middleweight Championship with Kendall Grove at “Bellator 137”. However, the day before his defense Halsey missed weight and was stripped...

Aug 30, 2015 1:41 am

UFC Fighters react to the MTV VMAs and it isn’t pretty

For better or worse, MTV’s “Video Music Awards” always becomes one of the most talked-about nights in American culture. Whether it’s because it is the only night of the year MTV actually acknowledges music videos or because something crazy happened, mainstream outlets are usually picking up on it and breaking down the best and the...