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May 6, 2014 1:02 pm

UH-OH! – Nate Diaz Bounced From UFC’s Official Rankings

Top UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz has been removed from the UFC’s official rankings. The fan favorite Californian was previously ranked as high as #1 but was last seen holding the #5 position before his sudden removal. Several reasons could cause a fighter to lose their ranking. A long stint of inactivity like T.J. Grant,...

May 5, 2014 5:28 pm

Bethe Correia draws ‘Four Horsewomen’ member Shayna Baszler at UFC 176

Ask and you shall receive. Following her victory over Jessamyn Duke at last month’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore, undefeated women’s bantamweight fighter Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) held up four fingers to indicate “The Four Horsewomen,” and then lowered one to signal both her win, as well as her intentions. Today, UFC officials announced that Bethe will...

May 3, 2014 2:39 pm

Kaufman Wants Miesha Tate for UFC 174

Sarah Kaufman is usually pretty outspoken on Twitter and has made a decent name for herself for being a social media “big talker.” Yesterday, Kaufman used her highly monitored twitter account to call out Miesha Tate for a possible summer bout. The week's about come to a close and I'm wondering, @MieshaTate how much time...

May 2, 2014 10:15 am

Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux set for UFC 174

UFC officials announced this morning that a light heavyweight bout between Ryan Jimmo (19-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Ovince St. Preux (15-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC 174 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Ryan “Big Deal” Jimmo was most recently seen in action at April’s ‘TUF Nations Finale’ event...

May 1, 2014 6:29 pm

Patrick Cote Thinks Hector Lombard’s Call Out Was ‘Strange’

  UFC welterweight Patrick Cote is coming off of a victory over Kyle Noke, but knows that he isn’t anywhere near the top of the division, which is why he found it odd that some one in the top 10 would call him out. That someone is current No. 6 ranked welterweight Hector Lombard. Lombard,...

Apr 28, 2014 3:05 pm

White: ‘Nate Diaz Is Ready To Fight’

Good news for fight fans, but terrible news for the guys in the UFC’s lightweight division, Nate Diaz is reportedly over his pay gripes and ready to return to action. Dana White dropped news of the Stockton fighter’s return at last Saturday’s post-fight media event. “I didn’t [speak with Nate],” said the UFC boss. “I think...

Apr 18, 2014 6:17 am

Dustin Poirier Sets Two New Records In Featherweight Division

Dustin “Diamond” Poirier set the record for featherweight wins (with 8) at the TUF Nations Finale, this past Wednesday night, winning an entertaining scrap with Akira Corassani. By stopping Akira to take home that record-breaking win, he has also set the record for most stoppages in featherweight history (5). Poirier found himself in some serious trouble in round...

Apr 18, 2014 6:14 am

White: Rousey is my new Chuck Liddell

Chuck Liddell became popular in the UFC because of his hard overhand right and his “anywhere, anytime” approach to other fighters. At the TUF Nations Finale, Dana White mentioned that Ronda Rousey, because of her similar go-getter attitude, is his new Chuck Liddell. “Because Ronda called me and said, ‘I wanna fight,’” said White while...

Apr 17, 2014 3:25 pm

Gina Carano’s Strikeforce contract expires in June, UFC still interested

UFC President Dana White met with former Strikeforce title challenger Gina Carano last week to discuss her potential return to mixed martial arts. The meeting did not produce a future bout or a new contract, but the Zuffa fight boss told reporters at the ‘TUF Nations Finale’ that “Conviction” could still be octagon bound: “She wants to...

Apr 17, 2014 2:29 pm

Confirmed: Winner Of Browne vs. Werdum Fights Velasquez In Mexico

By Evan Stoumbelis Dana White announced today at the UFC on Fox 11 pre-fight press conferece that the winner of the main event between Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum will fight Cain Velasquez near the end of this year in Mexico. “Yeah…as long as Cain’s recovery is on course, then the fight will be in...

Apr 17, 2014 2:28 pm

Dana White Wants To See ‘Big Nog’ Retire

  By Evan Stoumbelis Last week fight fans saw MMA legend Antonio Nogueira get knocked out by Roy Nelson in Abu Dhabi (Replay HERE) at UFC Fight Night 39 on Fight Pass. Immediately after the bout Dana said he was “Blown up by media guys” wanting to know what was next for the former interim heavyweight...

Apr 17, 2014 2:14 pm

Dana White Talks Diaz Brothers: This Will Be A Sad Story When We Look Back

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night, UFC President Dana White touched on (during his post-fight media scrum) the interesting situation he finds himself in with two of MMA’s most popular fighters, the Diaz Brothers. After Gilbert Melendez renegotiated his UFC contract, fellow teammate Nate Diaz unsuccessfully tried to do the same thing. Shortly after that Nick...

Apr 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White: Kennedy Not a Crowd Pleaser but Dominant

Tim Kennedy’s performance didn’t blow the roof of Quebec’s Colisse Pepsi but it was effective enough for a convincing win. At Wednesday night’s TUF Nations finale, it was Kennedy who grinded his way through to a unanimous decision over Michael Bisping. In the post-fight media scrum, UFC president Dana White echoed those sentiments. “It wasn’t...

Apr 16, 2014 8:37 pm

Dana White on #1 Contender Cat Zingano: She’s Out For a While…

Sara Kaufman expressed interest in fighting #1 ranked Cat Zingano after her decision victory against Leslie Smith. Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines for quite some time now after a tragic year. Zingano was forced out of her coaching role on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ last year after she suffered a knee injury. Miesha...

Apr 15, 2014 10:21 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Kennedy’s Pushing 40, No Kids and Impotent’

Michael Bisping is known for his quick strikes and quicker wit. And when the Englishman is cheesed off, he can bung a few cheeky insults at any pikey wanker that looks at him the wrong way… know what I mean? This time around, however, Bisping seems to be taking the high road when it comes to his verbal assaults on his...

Apr 15, 2014 10:14 am

Tim Kennedy Disappointed With The Lack Of Bisping Trash-Talk

Michael Bisping is known for his ability to hurl insults and trash-talk at any opponent that even looks at him the wrong way. But coming into his fight with Tim Kennedy this Wednesday – a man who has quite possibly talked more trash than any one of Bisping’s past opponents – ‘The Count’ seems much more muted...

Apr 14, 2014 9:46 pm

Bisping On Kennedy Fight: ‘I win this 10 out of 10 times’

“This is the type of guy I always beat and the trend will continue. His gameplan is going to be to close the distance and to try to get his hands on me to take me down. With my footwork, my striking ability and my takedown defense, that plan ain’t going to work. When you...

Apr 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Stout vs. Noons Moves To Welterweight

This Wednesday on FOX Sports 1, the ‘TUF Nations Finale Prelims’ headliner between Sam Stout and KJ Noons has been changed to a welterweight bout. The two fighters were originally contracted to fight in the UFC’s 155 pound division. UFC.com broke the news this afternoon with the following release: The lightweight bout originally scheduled between...

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Apr 8, 2014 2:06 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘Roy Nelson is definitely a household name’

“Everyone wants to fight Nogueira in the UFC because he’s the only one that’s won a Pride belt and a UFC belt. He’s a legend. He’s one of those guys that comes to fight. He’s an old-school guy where he’s going to try to finish the fight regardless in the first round or fifth round....

Apr 8, 2014 1:56 pm

Replacement Found, Bocek Now Faces De La Torre Next Week

The injury bug is back at it. This time, taking out top UFC lightweight Evan Dunham, and forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Mark Bocek. With the TUF Nations Finale event set for next week, this last-minute injury left little time for adjustments. Luckily for Mark, the UFC brass found a suitable...

Apr 7, 2014 9:18 pm

Kennedy Responds to Bisping’s ‘Homophobic’ comments

“I’m fortunate. One, he’s a really good fighter, he’s ranked above me, he’s a longtime UFC marquee perennial contender, and I don’t like him. It’s my dream come true. It’s a great fight, I couldn’t be more excited.” “Ironically, just a couple of days ago my wife told me I should never ever dress up...

Apr 4, 2014 8:11 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Bisping vs. Kang

Michael Bisping rebounds from his first-career knockout loss by finishing Denis Kang in the second round of their UFC 105 showdown. The win marked Bisping’s 12th-career knockout victory. Catch “The Count” at the TUF Nations Finale on April 16.

Apr 2, 2014 8:13 pm

Kennedy Worried About “Jerk” Bispings Health

UFC Tonight Camera’s flooded Jackson’s MMA during today’s media event and while on scene got a few clips from TUF Nations Finale Headliner, Tim Kennedy. Kennedy faces Michael Bisping this month on the ninth from Quebec, Canada. Tim Kennedy on what concerns him about his fight against Bisping: “Bisping’s health concerns me and if he’s...

Mar 31, 2014 4:48 am

Bisping Responds To Ranger Up Video’s

“They do seem to have a hard on for me. There’s the fact that their product is obviously so s–t that they have to latch onto me, a fighter that’s got nothing to do with their company, but they’ve got to latch onto me and take a bit of my star, a bit of my...