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Aug 17, 2015 2:20 pm

209! Nick Diaz goes on epic rant about photoshoots and his career

While Nick Diaz awaits his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his failed post-fight UFC 183 drug test, he has been staying active in the world of MMA through his social media accounts. Diaz’s most recent Instagram post acknowledges the importance of dedicating time to training rather than fancy photoshoots. Diaz explains that...

Aug 17, 2015 2:13 pm

INJURED! Liz Carmouche out of UFC 191

UFC 191 took another hit this week as bantamweight Liz Carmouche has been forced to be pulled from the card due to an injury. Raquel Pennington is now in search of a new opponent and has not been pulled from the card, MMA Junkie reports. Pennington was originally scheduled to face Leslie Smith on the...

Aug 17, 2015 2:11 pm

Silva feels late replacement Magny is ‘more favorable’ of a matchup

“It’s always bad to change opponents on short notice. I prepared for almost four months for Rick Story, then the fight was postponed, then it was postponed again and now this last minute change, only two weeks away from the fight, it hurts my training camp. But we are professionals, we are always ready. The...

Aug 17, 2015 2:01 pm

Chris Weidman: I’m not leaving without fighting Jon Jones

Super fights were the topic of conversation throughout 2013 and 2014. With names like Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz floating around, super fights could have been a dime-a-dozen. After the debacle that was UFC 183, there was one super-fight above the rest that the fans wanted to see no matter how stacked...

Aug 17, 2015 2:00 pm

Khabib eyeing Pettis for return fight, will settle for two other fighters

“I want to fight Anthony Pettis because he is the No. 1 ranking. All my life I wanted fight against best fighters. Now, the best fighter in the lightweight division is Rafael Dos Años, but he already have opponent, Cowboy Cerrone, so who’s next? Anthony Pettis. So, I want to fight him.” “If the UFC...

Aug 17, 2015 7:11 am

Joseph Benavidez vs. Ali Bagautinov set for UFC 192

A flyweight bout between Joseph Benavidez and Ali Bagautinov is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via the Houston Chronicle. Joseph Benavidez (22-4 MMA) will be looking to earn his fourth victory in a row when he collides with Bagautinov in Texas this fall....

Aug 17, 2015 7:10 am

Rose Namajunas vs. Angela Hill set for UFC 192

A women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Angela Hill is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials announced the booking today via the Houston Chronicle. Rose Namajunas (2-2 MMA) will fight for the first time since December of 2014 when she squares off with Angela Hill in Texas. “Thug...

Aug 17, 2015 7:07 am

Bellator heavyweight puts Kimbo Slice on blast for dodging fight

Long before Kimbo Slice signed the dotted lines to face veteran Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138, the heavyweight brawler was originally in talks to face an up and coming Bellator fighter. Lorenzo Hood claims he was supposed to be Slice’s first opponent in Bellator before “Slice/Shamrock” was announced. “I was in discussions to fight him...

Aug 17, 2015 7:06 am

“Ronda ArouseMe” asked Ronda Rousey out on a date!

Kleio Valentien may play the role of “Ronda ArouseMe” in an upcoming adult film parody, but she recently confessed she wouldn’t mind taking the REAL Ronda Rousey out around town for a date! When Valentien was asked who she would like to go out on a date with, she did not hesitate to answer. “I would definitely say Ronda,” Valentien...

Aug 17, 2015 7:01 am

Josh Thomson set to make explosive debut at Bellator’s “Dynamite” event

Add Media Less than a week removed from his signing with the company, Bellator already has major plans for Josh Thomson. “The Punk” may be making his debut sooner than expected at Bellator’s “Dynamite” super-card in September. Thomson will be squaring off with fellow newcomer Mike Bronzoulis on September 19, 2015 at “Bellator 142: Dynamite”,...

Aug 17, 2015 7:00 am

Assuncao still eyeing 2016 return despite successful surgery

Raphael Assuncao sits among the elite in the UFC’s stacked bantamweight division but is being forced watch the action from the sidelines due to an injury he suffered in 2014. Assuncao has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his October 2014 bout with Bryan Caraway where he dominated for fifteen minutes. The bantamweight standout...

Aug 17, 2015 6:00 am

Donald Cerrone’s long road to a UFC Lightweight Title shot

Before WEC merged with UFC in 2010, smaller fighters always had the stigma that they could not consistently provide exciting fights. The fact that WEC became such a commodity that UFC eventually absorbed it proved the theory to be a myth as fighters like Jose Aldo, Dominick Cruz, and Urijah Faber have put on some...

Aug 17, 2015 1:04 am

Over 15 fighters turned down this undefeated bantamweight

Perfect record in mixed martial arts? Check. Several Brazilian-jiu-jitsu world championships to his name? Check. Intimidating nickname? Yep. It turns out there are SEVERAL reasons why over fifteen fighters pulled out of their fights after finding out just how bad of a man Augusto Mendes is. The name shouldn’t ring a bell to casual MMA...

Aug 16, 2015 6:55 pm

Woodley vows to beat Hendricks ‘like he’s never been beat before’

With only one loss to his name since November 2013, Tyron Woodley is just one step away from guaranteeing himself a shot at the UFC Welterweight Championship. In his way is former champion Johny Hendricks, acting as a road block in Woodley’s path to gold. UFC 192 will host Hendricks and Woodley’s meeting on October...

Aug 16, 2015 5:32 pm

Maldonado calls out 6 fighters and only 1 accepted the challenge!

Fabio Maldonado just sent out a shotgun burst of challenges to the light heavyweight division! Maldonado’s stock rose at the end of his fight with “Rampage” as he not only proved he was tough enough to hang with legends, but “Rampage” said he earned his respect that night. Maldonado is looking to get back to...

Aug 16, 2015 5:15 pm

Bas Rutten: Anderson Silva changed his story three times

Anderson Silva’s controversial drug test from UFC 183 is finally behind him, no matter how unfavorable the consequences are. The Nevada State Athletic Commission listened to everything Anderson Silva and his representatives had to say about his UFC 183 drug test failure and still chose to suspend him for a year, as well as fine...

Aug 16, 2015 3:35 pm

Khan: Mayweather is afraid to fight me because he knows I will win

“I really believe Mayweather thinks I will beat him… And he definitely is scared. That’s the reason this fight isn’t happening. I really know how to beat him.” “You need to be physically bigger than Floyd Mayweather as well. And I am. I think Floyd knowing all these advantages I have, he’s probably thinking, ‘I’ve...

Aug 16, 2015 3:15 pm

Chael Sonnen’s gives his take on Anderson Silva’s ‘silly’ defense

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission has come and gone and it was as bizarre as it could have been. Regardless of what hit Salt-N-Pepa songs played during the conference call, the verdict is in and “The Spider” is officially suspended for a calendar year from his failed drug test. Silva claimed...

Aug 16, 2015 1:59 pm

Big John: ‘The UFC cage is too big and gives fighters room to flee’

‘I think the original UFC cage is a little to big and gives too much room for fighters to flee. The cage that the UFC uses in some of their smaller shows is 25ft and I think that is the perfect size’ Sometimes smaller IS better. The size of the octagon has never been a...

Aug 16, 2015 10:06 am

Nurmagomedov breaks down WSOF 22 brawl with Diaz brothers

Moments before Ronda Rousey took center stage in Brazil at “UFC 190”, chaos was unfolding in Las Vegas, Nevada at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” outside of the decagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew attended the World Series of Fighting event and eventually ran into Nate Diaz and Nick Diaz who were in attendance to...