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Jul 21, 2015 8:35 am

Tate And Caraway To Corner Each Other At UFC on FOX 16

Miesha Tate and Bryan Caraway will have multiple duties at this weekend’s UFC on FOX 16 event. Both members of the MMA power couple are scheduled to compete at the event, but they will also engage in corner duties for each other. “Cupcake” is scheduled to fight Jessica Eye in the evening’s co-main event, with...

Jul 21, 2015 8:13 am

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Chris Wade set for UFC Fight Night 74

A lightweight bout featuring Olivier Aubin-Mercier (6-1 MMA) taking on Chris Wade (10-1 MMA) is the latest addition to next month’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Saskatoon. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Olivier Aubin-Mercier will be looking to extend his current win streak to three in a row when he squares off with...

Jul 21, 2015 7:23 am

Coach: ‘Rothwell and Hunt Perfect Fights for Mir’

  “Okay, so there’s a couple that I can see being great right now. I think Ben Rothwell will be a phenomenal fight. He’s inside the top 10 right now, he’s looking for a high-profile opponent. He wants to get his face out there and he wants to get on the map. I think he’s...

Jul 21, 2015 6:55 am

Thales Leites: ‘I Made Too Many Mistakes’

  “To be honest, I was very angry at myself. I made too many mistakes. Bisping fought very well, he’s used to fight five rounds and it was only my second time. He used his space in the Octagon very well.” “My gameplan was to strike with him. I even tried to take him down...

Jul 21, 2015 6:20 am

CM Punk: ‘My Fight Will Sell Itself, I Don’t Need To’

“I feel my fight already sells itself. There’s a curiosity factor, but I don’t think I’ll be that guy that manufactures some kind of phony beef to try to sell a fight.” “If I fight somebody I generally dislike, then it’s on.” That’s what CM Punk had to say to MMAJunkie about hyping up his...

Jul 21, 2015 5:15 am

Johny Hendricks Will Wait For Rubber Match With Lawler

“Because, realistically, look at my last couple of years. I fight in March, it’s either the 14th, 15th or the 16th. And I always fight in either late-November or early-December. So realistically it’s playing perfect for my timeline. So there’s things I can get better on. Yeah, my weight went well. There’s just some things,...

Jul 21, 2015 12:36 am

Cerrone And Dos Anjos Go At It, Accuse Each Other Of Steroids And Being Drunk

  Things are starting to get interesting between UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and number one contender Donald Cerrone. The two are set to fight each other, whenever Dos Anjos heals up, but Cerrone has been very vocal with his distain towards waiting so long to fight. A fan asked Cerrone on Twitter when...

Jul 21, 2015 12:33 am

Dana To RDS — ‘Don’t Argue With Canadian West Side G’s On Twitter’

UFC president Dana White took a little time out of his day to jump in on a Twitter beef between lightweight Donald Cerrone and champion Rafael dos Anjos. He didn’t try to calm things between the two fighters or anything like that, instead he wanted to warn the champ about arguing with “White goofy people...

Jul 20, 2015 8:57 pm

Conor McGregor Wants the UFC to “Line Them Up”

Whether fans like it or not, the UFC has made it official: Conor McGregor sits atop the UFC feather division alongside champion Jose Aldo. McGregor may have the interim-belt, but he is ready to defend his championship against anybody the UFC puts in front of him. He has already defeated the likes of Chad Mendes,...

Jul 20, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Medical Report: 9 Fighters Suspended for a Potential 6 Months

UFC Fight Night 71 was the perfect middle of the week break for mixed martial arts fans and we were treated to highlight-reel main-event knockout. Oddly enough, Todd Duffee is not among the six fighters who could be sitting on the sidelines for six months! Tony Ferguson was in an absolute war with Josh Thomson...

Jul 20, 2015 6:38 pm

Ex-Manager: ‘UFC has a big chance of signing Fedor’

Fedor Emelianenko signing with the UFC used to be something that could only be achieved in MMA fans’ dreams. Now, it is looking like it could actually become a reality. Emelianenko is now the hottest free agent in mixed martial arts and there is no doubt that the likes of M-1 and Bellator will be...

Jul 20, 2015 5:46 pm

“Cyborg” Interested in Super Fight with Miesha Tate

The rivalry between Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino and the women of the UFC just got interesting. Miesha Tate has already expressed interest in a super fight with Invicta FC Featherweight Champion “Cyborg”. In order for this to happen, both ladies would have to meet in the middle for a catchweight bout at 140. “Cyborg” has always...

Jul 20, 2015 5:04 pm

Dominick Cruz Gives Timetable for Return to UFC

Dominick Cruz has suffered an unfortunate series of events that has forced him to sit on the sidelines far too many times, for far too long. WEC was absorbed by the UFC in 2011 and Cruz was brought into the promotion as their first bantamweight champion. He successfully defended his championship twice before suffering a...

Jul 20, 2015 4:14 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Payout Report: Duffee Earns $12,000 for Main Event Bout

Todd Duffee’s first trip into a UFC main event did not end well, to say the least. The heavyweight kept the fight standing and traded shots with long-time veteran Frank Mir and was holding his ground. Duffee fired off a wild shot that left him susceptible to a counter and Mir dropped him like a...

Jul 20, 2015 2:45 pm

UFC Cutman: ‘Reebok/UFC Deal Could Push Us to Boxing’

It turns out the partnership between UFC and Reebok will be hurting more than just the fighters. Late in 2014, UFC announced they had signed an exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok that would benefit the fighters. The men and women of the UFC didn’t get too excited as details behind the deal were yet to...

Jul 20, 2015 1:23 pm

Trilogy? Barao Expecting 3rd Fight with Dillashaw After UFC on FOX

The rematch isn’t even in the books and Renan Barao is already planning a rubber match with TJ Dillashaw! Dillashaw handed Barao his first loss in over nine years at UFC 173 when he defeated him for the UFC Bantamweight Championship. The two agreed upon an immediate rematch, but injuries from both camps caused the...

Jul 20, 2015 11:56 am

UFC Vet Din Thomas Happy With New Fight Life

“I’ve been retired for about two years now and I’ve transitioned into doing a lot of coaching. I’m one of the main coaches for American Top Team now. I can’t complain. I get to work with high-level athletes, I still get to come to these shows and be a part of this game. I’m really happy about that....

Jul 20, 2015 8:57 am

Cub Swanson says he would beat ‘idiot’ Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor has gold around his waist and a bullseye on his back. Featherweights in the UFC are chomping at the bit to be the one to hand McGregor his first loss in the octagon, and Cub Swanson thinks he’s the one that can do it. “I still think he’s an idiot”, Swanson told Bloody...

Jul 20, 2015 7:45 am

Ronda Rousey: It’s Been A Joy Watching Conor McGregor Mature

Though it is not confirmed, it is safe to assume that Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor are the two biggest active draws in Ultimate Fighting Championship. McGregor made his UFC debut just two months after Rousey defended her UFC Bantamweight Championship for the first time and it’s safe to say Rousey has had her eye...

Jul 20, 2015 7:27 am

CM Punk: ‘Coach Says My Best Area Right Now Is Striking’

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks has the popularity of a top-ten fighter without even having a professional fight to his name, and that has brought some controversy to his UFC signing. Punk signed a contract with the UFC back in December 2014 and has been training for his debut fight ever since. He chose to train...