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Aug 13, 2015 8:29 am

Liz Carmouche vs. Raquel Pennington set for UFC 191

A key women’s bantamweight bout between Liz Carmouche and Raquel Pennington is the latest addition to September’s UFC 191 event. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight” on FOX Sports 1. Liz Carmouche (10-5 MMA) will return to action for the first time since April’s UFC Fight Night 63 event, where she...

Aug 13, 2015 7:49 am

Stipe Miocic And Ben Rothwell Targeted For Dublin Card

Two exciting UFC heavyweights are reported to be clashing in Dublin, Ireland at UFC Fight Night 76. Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell will face off in an important fight for the division, according to MMAJunkie. UFC Fight Night 76 will take place at 3Arena in Dublin on Oct. 24. Headlining that event will be a...

Aug 13, 2015 6:47 am

DC Favors Jones Rematch Over Gustafsson Scrap

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is scheduled to defend his title for the first time against Alexander Gustafsson. Even with that fight scheduled, Cormier told MMAJunkie that if former champ Jon Jones was cleared to fight again before the Gustafsson happened, then he’d tell the UFC to book a rematch with Jones instead. Here’s...

Aug 13, 2015 6:31 am

Nick Diaz’s NSAC Disciplinary Hearing Now Expected For September

Anderson Silva got handed a lengthy suspension today at his Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Nick Diaz, not so much. Diaz was originally scheduled to attend the same hearing as Silva, which took place on Thursday. Before the hearing though Diaz’s team filed for another extension due to scheduling reasons regarding his lawyer. The extension...

Aug 13, 2015 12:01 am

Beautiful One-Punch KO Puts Fighter To Sleep

What’s better than a solid, one-punch knockout? Check out this video from CES MMA XXIX where Matt Bessette wins by vicious knockout. Oh and the guy’s wearing cool Ninja Turtle shorts, so that’s awesome too. Check it out! UFC Fighters Give Us Their Favorite BJ Penn Moment! What’s Yours? — Must Watch!

Aug 12, 2015 5:02 pm

Does Joe Rogan Show Bias In Commentary?

Joe Rogan has been teaching the ‘Average Joe’ MMA fan what to watch for inside the Octagon for over a decade. The UFC’s commentator is an expert in all things martial arts, and he shares that expertise with every man, woman, and child sitting in front of a television on fight night. The one knock...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Good Guy Fedor Makes Young Girl’s Dream Come True

Fedor Emelianenko is known for his quiet, expressionless demeanor and devastating MMA skills inside the cage. However, in a recent story we see a much different, softer and gentler side of the fighter many people consider to be one of the best of all time. Yana Karakyanova, a young Russian girl who happens to be...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

‘Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2’ Announced For Oct. 23

Bellator MMA today announced that their 144th event will feature a main event between Bantamweight champion Marcos “Loro” Galvao and challenger, and former champion, Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas. The fight will be a rematch from a past bout and will headline the card, which will take place on Oct. 23 in Uncasville, Conn. Via Press Release:...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

The Real Truth On Thomson? — How The UFC Let A Top 10 Fighter Go… Again

  Yesterday it was announced that UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson had signed a new contract with Bellator MMA. In a report that surfaced earlier in the day it was stated that Thomson was released by the UFC, who decided not to match Bellator’s offer. According to the fighter himself, via a...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

UFC Fighters React To CM Punk-Pendred Beef, And They’re Taking Sides

If you haven’t heard, UFC fighters CM Punk and Cathal Pendred got into a bit of a spat on Twitter yesterday. The back and forth got pretty ugly, with Punk shaming Pendred for not making as much money as he has and Pendred calling him an actor who wants to try and fight. Needless to...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Raphael Assuncao Set To Undergo Surgery––Return Date Unknown

UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (23-4 MMA) will have to undergo surgery on his right ankle this Thursday in Atlanta. Assuncao’s manager Danny Rubenstein confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. According to the report, Assuncao had injured his ankle back in December, but was told by doctors that the injury did not require surgery. However, he...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Ronda Rousey Makes Forbes Top 10 Highest Paid Female Athletes List

The UFC have bonafide superstar on their hands and I’m not talking about Conor McGregor. Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey isn’t just a dominant force inside the octagon, she’s now starting to transcend the sport by landing major parts in feature films and writing a New York Times Best Selling book. But even without all the...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Bitter? Koscheck Not Happy With UFC’s Recognition Of His Career

Former UFC welterweight and member of TUF season one, Josh Koscheck, didn’t feel great when the UFC didn’t offer him a job with them after his 10 year career with the promotion. He recently talked to Submission Radio about his departure from the MMA promotion and said it was kind of strange the way they...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Coach: ‘Fedor’s Return Is Serious, Has Greater Potential Than Before’

The man, the myth, the legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he’ll end up. A lot of talk has been going around about him ‘talking’ with the UFC and a potential match up with champion Fabricio Werdum, who beat Fedor. None of that is confirmed or even hinted at being confirmed yet, but...

Aug 12, 2015 8:25 am

Johny Hendricks Plans On Making Us All Remember

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA) will be looking to make a statement when he squares off with Tyron Woodley at October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. “Bigg Rigg” is currently ranked as the welterweight divisions #1 contender, but was ultimately passed-over for a title shot by UFC officials in favor of former...

Aug 12, 2015 8:25 am

‘Jon Jones Could Be Heavyweight Champion’

UFC welterweight contender and fan favorite Matt “The Immortal” Brown believes that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is pretty much untouchable inside the UFC’s octagon. The UFC’s #5 ranked welterweight (Brown) was recently on the GreatMMADebate podcast where he discussed the idea of Jon Jones becoming the UFC’s heavyweight champion, his words:...

Aug 12, 2015 8:22 am

Diego Sanchez Finds Inspiration In Strange Place

“All in all, the real truth, when I saw Conor McGregor drop down to 145, the guy is my size, he’s not bigger. Straight up. He is my size if not bigger. And I was like, ‘Whoa, look at this guy, he has a huge size advantage going into all of his fights.’ He has...

Aug 12, 2015 7:59 am

Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka set for UFN 76

A flyweight bout between Paddy Holohan and Louis Smolka is the latest addition to October’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. Louis Smolka (9-1 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three in a row when he battles Holohan in Ireland. “Da Last...

Aug 12, 2015 7:35 am

Tyron Woodley Explains Why He Wanted Hendricks Fight

After months of lobbying, Tyron Woodley (15-3 MMA) was finally granted his wish to fight former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA), as the two men are set to throw down at October’s UFC 192 event in Houston, Texas. “The Chosen One” was a recent guest on “The MMA Hour” where he explained his...

Aug 12, 2015 7:24 am

Rory MacDonald Has Intersting Take On Robbie Lawler Fight

“The greatest moment of my life. The best experience, it was a real experience, it showed me who I was. It was the best moment of my entire life. Obviously I’m disappointed that I didn’t win, I wasn’t able to push through and stop him, but at the end of the day, it was just...