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Sep 12, 2014 9:00 am

JDS Not Interested: ‘The UFC is hard for Overeem’

“Alistair is a very tough athlete, but it’s not very interesting for me to be fighting against him, you know? If UFC tells me to fight against him, I will fight against him. Right now, I don’t think it’s an interesting fight for me. He’s an excellent athlete but he’s having a very tough time....

Sep 12, 2014 5:00 am

UFC KO! Watch Alcantara Blast Through Lee

No. 7 ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara uses his powerful left hand, followed by ground and pound to knock out Vaughan Lee. Watch Iuri take on Russell Doane at UFC Fight Night Brasilia.

Sep 11, 2014 5:03 am

UFC 178 Headliners Subjected To Enhanced Drug Testing

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and his upcoming opponent, Chris Cariaso, were placed under the microscope by the Nevada Athletic Commission, and hit with Random drug testing ahead of their UFC 178 headliner. The pay-per-view event takes place in Las Vegas, later this month. UFC Tonight confirmed the testing implementation last night on...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Abbott: ‘UFC #6 Was The Real UFC #1’

“That was the first real UFC – 6. The Gracies, they actually started the whole show. But they had no longer had anything to do with it (at UFC 6). “It was not a conflict of interest for them anymore. That’s why they didn’t fight in UFC 6. “That’s why all the fighters weighed 100...

Sep 9, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC Boss Awarded Black Jack Championship Belt

Thanks to the palms Casino for my Championship Blackjack belt. Thanks to President Todd Greenberg and… http://t.co/pUcWpomT4Y — Dana White (@danawhite) September 9, 2014 UFC President Dana White is notorious for his high-stakes gambling habit. He’s pretty good at it too.

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ Peaked At 1Million Viewers

A dominating one-sided headliner that saw No. 4-ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza lock in a third-round guillotine choke submission of the No. 7-ranked Gegard Mousasi at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: JACARE vs. MOUSASI, delivered a peak audience of 1,068,000 total viewers from 11:30-11:45pm on Friday, Sept. 5, according to Nielsen. The main card (10:00 PM...

Sep 9, 2014 3:41 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Announces Two New Bouts

Two new bouts have been announced for the UFC’s final 2014 quarter. Set for UFC 181 on December 6, Brendan Schaub will get a stern test in top 5 heavyweight contender, Travis Browne (pictured). The event goes down from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a pay-per-view main event between...

Sep 9, 2014 10:50 am

NO RETIREMENT! “Shogun” Inks New Multi-Fight UFC Deal

Despite outcries from his family, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has gone against the ‘Rua grain’ and decided to re-up with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Here’s the former champ getting it done. Very happy! Just signed a new multi-fight deal with the @UFC ! Proud to be a partner! Tks @danawhite @lorenzofertitta pic.twitter.com/sUn7NG5Zay...

Sep 9, 2014 5:01 am

Rob Font Replaces Aljamain Sterling At UFC Fight Night 54

Rob Font is stepping in for an injured Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 54 against Mitch Gagnon. Rob Font is coming off a KO over George Roop in his UFC debut earlier this summer. The win extended Font’s win streak to 10, something he will be looking to build on in his fight against...

Sep 8, 2014 7:30 am

UFC 179 Picks Up Two More Bouts

UFC 179 has picked up two new bouts, that include Beneil Dariush vs. Alan Patrick, and Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani. Dariush is coming off a submission win over Torry Martin back in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos. Prior to that he dropped a TKO loss to Ramsey Nijem, and won...

Sep 7, 2014 7:50 pm

UFC To Offer PPV Discount To Fight Pass Members Affected By Cut Invicta Stream

After the stream for Invicta 8 cut out during the main-event, many Fight Pass users were unhappy with the service they were being given. Earlier today the Executive of Fight Pass told Fight Pass members to direct message the account to be compensated for the error. The UFC sent out the following letter to Fight...

Sep 7, 2014 3:20 pm

Shogun vs. Manuwa Headlines UFC Fight Night Brazil In November

The UFC has announced that Shogun Rua and Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night Brazil, which will be held in Brazil on the same day as UFC Fight Night Australia. UFC.com broke the story. The event will be held in Uberlandia Brazil, on November 8th, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Also on...

Sep 7, 2014 10:34 am

Todd Duffee Announces He Is Ready To Return To The UFC

Todd Duffee was one of the most promising up and coming fighters at one point, however after one of the most spectacular comebacks in MMA history, Duffee was KO’d in the third round by Mike Russow. Following the loss, Duffee was forced out of a bout against Jon Madsen, and shortly after, released from the...

Sep 7, 2014 9:32 am

Askren Kicked Off Air For Dissing UFC

Ben Askren was a guest on “Inside MMA” which airs on AXS TV and began to talk about how he believes the UFC is monopolizing the mixed martial arts industry. He ranted, “The UFC has had quite the monopoly the last handful of years but really, if they don’t change their tune they’re going to...

Sep 7, 2014 8:24 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Jacare’s Submission Over Mousasi

On Friday, fight fans saw Jacare Souza get his revenge on Gegard Mousasi in the 3rd round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night 50. UFC pros took to Twitter to give their take on Jacare’s submission victory. Wow. That was a boss performance against a stud @ufc #UFCFightNight — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6,...

Sep 7, 2014 7:57 am

Ratings Report: UFC/Bellator Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Numbers

The UFC scheduled an event on the same night, in the same town, as Bellator did. UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 went head to head on Friday night. Here are the preliminary ratings for each event. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi had a .54 rating for its main card, which aired...

Sep 7, 2014 7:38 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Rothwell’s K.O. Of Overeem

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout. After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight. Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance. Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight...

Sep 6, 2014 2:29 pm

Thiago Silva Back Under UFC Contract

After a tumultuous year, that saw him jailed and terminated from the UFC, Thiago Silva has now recovered what was once lost. Earlier this week we learned that Silva was cleared of all charges by Florida prosecutors, and as a result, UFC President Dana White is prepared to let him return to fighting. Via UFC.COM:...

Sep 6, 2014 12:10 am

Joe Lauzon Sets UFC Record with 13th Bonus, Surpasses Anderson Silva

Joe Lauzon set a UFC record with his victory over Michael Chiesa on Friday night at “UFC Fight Night 50”. He was rewarded an extra $50,000 for putting on the “Fight of the Night” and surpassed Anderson Silva for receiving the most post-fight bonuses in UFC history. Lauzon received his first bonus in his octagon...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 pm

UFC FN 50 Bonus Report: Jacare, Rothwell, Chiesa and Lauzon Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa Despite being stopped short due to unfortunate circumstances, this fight still brought the crowd to life for the main-card. Whether they were defending the takedown or working off their back fighting off a submission, there was not a dull moment in this fight. A knee from...

Sep 5, 2014 9:03 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Jacare Dominates Mousasi, Forces Him to Submit in Round 3

Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:30 of Round 3 Gegard Mousasi posed no threat to the elite skills of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza tonight. Souza wrapped things up in the third round with a tight guillotine, capping off an exciting evening of fights. Gegard Mousasi was unable to feel out his...

Sep 5, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Rothwell Shocks the World, TKOs Overeem in Round 1

Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:19 of Round 1 Alistair Overeem’s infinite hype-train was once again derailed by an underdog. This time, “Big” Ben Rothwell clipped Alistair Overeem and picked up a huge first-round win. Overeem had a nice pace and was doing a good job in the opening moments...