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Oct 17, 2014 5:06 am

RELEASED! Steven Siler Out Of The UFC

Steven Siler has been cut by the UFC according to a Tweet sent out by the fighter on Thursday. I wanna thank @ufc @danawhite @seanshelby for everything, I will be back in the ufc soon im still not done yet — Steven Siler (@Stevesiler) October 16, 2014 Siler was on a 3-fight skid prior to...

Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Adds Several Matchups To Future Events

Catch up with all of the bookings the UFC has made this week for upcoming evens! First off we have Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan, who will meet at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Cannonier who is undefeated in his 7 fight pro career will be making his promotional debut at the event against Shawn...

Oct 16, 2014 4:26 pm

“If The UFC Is Smart” They Won’t Make McGregor Fight Mendes

“If the UFC is smart, if Dana [White] is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys that will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him. All of these guys that are strong wrestlers that can take a punch and keep coming...

Oct 16, 2014 1:42 pm

UFC champ Chris Weidman helps 92-year-old neighbor in trouble

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman recently helped out his 92-year-old neighbor in a big way. Weidman was on his way to pick up a training partner from LaGuardia Airport on a rainy Thursday morning when he heard what sounded like “an animal dying.” Chris saw a figure two houses down and assumed he was watching...

Oct 16, 2014 1:14 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera set for UFC 181 in Las Vegas

Urijah Faber (31-7 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he faces Francisco Rivera (10-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC 181 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking on Wednesday evening. Perennial UFC bantamweight contender, Urijah Faber, has won 6 of his past 8 octagon bouts, with both of his...

Oct 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Renan Barao returns against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he meets Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at “UFC Fight Night 58” in Brazil. Renan Barao will return to the octagon for the first time since losing his strap to T.J. Dillashaw at May’s UFC 173...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Oct 15, 2014 12:47 pm

“The Reem” Finds Optimism Following 2-3 UFC Skid

“You put in the work and you come back. I’m 34 years old. If I would be injured, yes, maybe, but I still love what I do – I love working and improving. I’m an athlete, I’m a fighter, I’m a champion – this is what I do. I think there’s a couple different ways...

Oct 15, 2014 12:17 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! Five Bouts Highlight Latest UFC Additions

Five new UFC bouts have been added to upcoming UFC events, some of which fight fans will find very intriguing. At the top of the billing, Evan Dunham (pictured) will return to action against Rodrigo Damm. The two lightweight fighters have agreed to face off at UFC 182 in January. Highly touted Mexican prospect, Augusto...

Oct 15, 2014 11:59 am

WEC Announcer Joe Martinez to The UFC?

World Extreme Cagfighting’s ring announcer, Joe Martinez has spent much of the last several years on the sidelines, and out of the Octagon. But that’s all changing. With the ever-growing expansion of the UFC, and there only being one Bruce Buffer, UFC Tonight writer, RJ Clifford is reporting that a deal with Martinez has been...

Oct 15, 2014 10:50 am

‘UFC Fight Night 55: Rockhold vs. Bisping’ Official Lineup

The octagon will return to Australia next month for ‘UFC Fight Night 55’, an event headlined by a middleweight grudge match featuring perennial contender Michael Bipsing (25-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) taking on former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold (12-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC). The ‘UFC Fight Night 55’ card will consist of 12 bouts, with the entire event...

Oct 15, 2014 5:29 am

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Weidman In UFC Title Fight

“My personal opinion about Vitor, of all the athletes in the 185-pound weight class … he is the most complete athlete. He’s more explosive, he’s got better boxing, good jiu-jitsu, good wrestling. Chris Weidman, he’s a new athlete. He’s a new generation. He’s a young athlete and he’s coming out very strong. It’s a fight...

Oct 14, 2014 5:41 pm

White, Fertitta Fly To Montreal On Official UFC “Business” With GSP

UFC President Dana White, and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta hopped in the UFC’s private jet recently, for a breakfast meeting with former welterweight kingpin, Georges St-Pierre in Montreal. While the purpose of the meeting is unclear, it has been confirmed through various outlets that the trio met inside a Montreal restaurant. Neither party is discussing...

Oct 14, 2014 5:30 pm

REPLAY! Anderson Silva’s UFC Press Conference

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva discusses his upcoming matchup with Nick Diaz and his return to action after what will be more than a twelve-month absence.

Oct 13, 2014 8:21 pm

UFC 178 Drug Test Results

The drug test results from UFC 178 last month are in and there’s good news for all fighters on the card, no fighter tested positive for any substance throughout any of the NSAC’s testing. The NSAC tested all 22 fighters on the card, some more than once, and main event fighters Demetrious Johnson and Chris...

Oct 13, 2014 4:15 pm

WSOF Not Worried About Triple Header With UFC And Bellator

On November 15, The UFC, Bellator MMA, and World Series Of Fighting will all go head to head in ratings. UFC will be hosting UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum live from Mexico, on PPV Bellator will be hosting Bellator 131: Bonnar vs. Ortiz, which will air on Spike TV. And WSOF will be hosting WSOF...

Oct 13, 2014 3:20 pm

UFC 180 Set To Stream In Movie Theaters

The UFC will be going to Mexico next month for UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, and will be showing the event in movie theaters in the United States. The UFC released the following promo for the bout. The current lineup for UFC 180 is as follows: Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum [UFC heavyweight title] Jake...

Oct 13, 2014 8:48 am

Manuwa No Longer Idolizes Shogun Ahead Of UFC FN 56 Bout

Jimi Manuwa admits that before he started training, he idolized MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. However, after the two signed to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 on November 8th, that changed. Manuwa spoke with MMAJunkie about what it will be like fighting someone whom he looked up to. “He was...

Oct 12, 2014 7:34 pm

Augusto Montano vs. Chris Heatherly Set For UFC 180

Chris Heatherly is set to welcome UFC newcomer, Augusto Montano, to the Octagon on November 15th in Mexico at UFC 180. Montano is a highly touted prospect who boasts a 13-1 record, that has seen him finish all 13 of his wins. With 8 knockouts, and 5 submissions to his name, Montano will look to...

Oct 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Dunham vs. Damm Set For UFC 182 In Vegas

The UFC has announced that Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm will meet in the Octagon on January 3rd in Las Vegas for UFC 182. Dunham will be riding a 3-fight losing streak into the bout, most recently dropping a TKO loss to Edson Barboza back in July at UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Miller. Damm...

Oct 11, 2014 12:48 pm

Hallman Latest Violator Crying Foul Over UFC Drug Test, Wants Appeal

  “First of all I want to say that I was very surprised to hear that I failed a drug test. I’m very careful what I put into my body and in no means have I used any banned substance. “I’m very angry that something like this came up especially the way they handled the...

Oct 10, 2014 5:52 pm

Rory MacDonald Ready To Represent Canada As UFC Champ

“It’s big news. I kind of expected it. I felt it was a natural fit for me to get in there, but to get confirmation from the organization. It feels good. I feel secure in my spot now.” … “This is an exciting time on the horizon for me and for Canada. I want to...