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Nov 5, 2015 2:59 pm

On this day: Jose Aldo TKO’s Jonathan Brookins in 2nd WEC fight

Nov5.2008 @JoseAldoJunior competes in his 2nd fight with the WEC, & finishes Jonathan Brookins with strikes (TKO) pic.twitter.com/zU5VDyZh3a — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 5, 2015 On this day in 2008, Jose Aldo competed in his 2nd World Extreme Cagefighting fight, where he fought Jonathan Brookins on the preliminary card of the event. In the 3rd round...

Nov 5, 2015 12:57 pm

Anthony Johnson doesn’t think Cormier has earned enough to make demands

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has made a couple things clear holding the title. He wants some time off, and that he does not want to fight Jon Jones at his hometown in New York. Recent opponent of Cormier in Anthony Johnson says that the champ hasn’t earned the right to call for a...

Nov 5, 2015 12:07 pm

PHOTO | Alexander Gustafsson back in the gym

Alexander Gustafsson took quite a pounding in his razor thin split decision loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192 last month. In a recent Instagram post, Gustafsson can be seen with Ilir Latifi and famed kickboxer Melvin Manhoef. Training with @ilirlatifi and #melvinmanhoef at #allstarsgym #carlingsmauler #thetruthbycarlings #carlings A photo posted by AlexThemauler (@alexthemauler) on...

Nov 5, 2015 10:20 am

Glover Teixeira pitches KO bet with Vitor Belfort with this fulfilling deal at stake

Saturday features a card full of Brazil’s top talent including Glover Teixeira and Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 77 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Teixeira faces Patrick Cummins while Belfort headlines the event against Dan Henderson. In an interview with Sportv, Teixeira offered a sporty bet to Belfort with the loser having to pay for...

Nov 5, 2015 9:57 am

MUST SEE! Cormier & Florian break down Belfort vs. Henderson III

Ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ this Saturday, Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian break down the highly anticipated trilogy bout. Check it out above! Who do you think will win this bout? In addition, see Belfort and Henderson have their first staredown of the week by clicking THIS LINK.

Nov 5, 2015 9:40 am

Holm unfazed by Rousey’s mind games

Ronda Rousey has a reputation for decimating opponents inside the Octagon, largely in part to her incredible mental fortitude. In the past, Rousey has explained that her mother taught her from a young age that no one has the right to defeat her in competition. Despite all of that, Holly Holm seems unfazed by Rousey...

Nov 5, 2015 9:27 am

Belfort: Controversial drug tests won’t tarnish my reputation

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been the subject of much criticism over the last few years for his controversial usage of Testosterone Replacement Theory. Recently, it was revealed that the UFC knew Belfort had a sketchy drug test prior to his UFC 152 fight against Jon Jones back in 2012, however they allowed him...

Nov 5, 2015 9:24 am

WATCH! Preview of the tiny-looking Octagon in Australia’s Etihad Stadium

On Nov. 15, UFC 193 takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the Etihad Stadium. The UFC looks to surpass their live attendance record of 55,000 back at UFC129: St-Pierre v Shields in 2011. According to Fox Sports, the UFC has 53,359 seats in the stands and is setting 15,000 more on the ground level. UFC...

Nov 5, 2015 8:39 am

Tyron Woodley waiting for title shot in 2016

Tyron Woodley is currently sitting on a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him defeat Kelvin Gastelum via split decision. Woodley was supposed to fight former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 192, however a botched weight cut landed Hendricks in the hospital and left Woodley without an opponent. After Hendricks botched weight...

Nov 5, 2015 8:29 am

Clay Guida: “I’ll be done fighting when I start to suck”

Clay Guida has alternated between losses and wins since his 2012 loss to Gray Maynard. Since then Guida has been on the receiving end of fan criticism for using his energy in fights to avoid exchanges with his opponents. At the age of 33 it’s hard to ignore the question of ‘when is it time...

Nov 5, 2015 8:11 am

Werdum vs. Velasquez targeted for UFC 196

While there is still no word yet on when Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will have their rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship, it looks like we’re getting closer to an official date. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight Wednesday evening that the UFC is looking to book the fight at UFC 196 on February...

Nov 5, 2015 7:51 am

Ken Shamrock slams Joe Rogan: Don’t hide behind your mic

When Ken Shamrock lost to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 via TKO there were many who speculated that the fight was fake. The first thing that was strange about the fight was that Kimbo and Shamrock were clinched with their faces out of view and both fighters had their mouth near the other’s ear. Second,...

Nov 5, 2015 7:00 am

TUF 20 competitor Justine Kish set to make UFC debut at UFC 195

The UFC announced a new add on to the UFC 195 card that features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. From the UFC: At UFC 195 on January 2 in Las Vegas, Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Justine Kish makes her long-awaited return from injury, as she debuts in the Octagon against...

Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Nov 4, 2015 9:59 pm

Johnson vs. Bader along with 4 other bouts set for UFC on FOX 18

UFC on FOX 18 has received several bouts on January 30th. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has announced 5 total bouts for the event. The most notable bout is Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader. The fight will likely serve as a title eliminator, with the winner facing the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II whenever...

Nov 4, 2015 4:01 pm

Everlast signs 4 fighters including TJ Dillashaw

Everlast is one of the most well-known manufacturers of combat sports equipment and apparel. News broke Wednesday afternoon that ‘#TeamEverlast’ had signed 4 fighters to a sponsorship deal, one of which was TJ Dillashaw. In addition, former UFC champion Benson Henderson, top ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald, and Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks were all signed...

Nov 4, 2015 3:52 pm

Cormier talks UFC 192 buy-rate, predicts Jones rematch

Last week a report surfaced that stated that UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson bombed in PPV sales. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke to MMAJunkie Radio to reveal that UFC 192 did “less than 300,000.” When asked how a potential rematch with arguable pound for pound king Jon Jones would do, Cormier had a...

Nov 4, 2015 12:41 pm

Patricio Freire fires back at Will Brooks: ‘He hit Patricky first and came at me’

In response to Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks’ claim of the Pitbull brothers attacking him, Patricio Freire tweeted that Brooks is a liar. The featherweight champion of Bellator who also fights on Friday at Bellator 145 even posted a previous tweet from Brooks in August that foreshadowed an incident brewing. Will Brooks is a liar. He...

Nov 4, 2015 12:15 pm

Bellator champ Will Brooks claims Pitbull brothers jumped him while on the phone with his mother

Just two days from defending his title against Marcin Held, Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks claimed in a tweet that the Pitbull brothers, Patricio and Patricky Freire, jumped him. Patricio is the Bellator featherweight champion and older brother Patricky fights in the same division as champion Will Brooks in the Bellator lightweight division. Patricio also...