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Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

UFC Announces First Strawweight Fight In Promotion History

This is some history making news for you guys (and gals). The UFC has announced its first ever strawweight fight. For those who might not be sure what that is, it’s the 115 lb. weight division. The first fight in the new women’s division will be…… Claudia Gadelha (pictured) vs. Tina Lahdemaki. UFC officials confirmed the fight....

Jun 12, 2014 6:00 am

Wanderlei Silva Gathers Legal Team To Assist UFC 175 Efforts With NSAC

In a report coming out of Brazil, Wanderlei Silva plans on fighting the NSAC at next week’s hearing so that he can compete at UFC 175. Silva was noted to be at the offices of the Tetto, Macedo, Mees & Tisi, Lawyers who specialize in Sports Law in Curitiba – Paraná – Brazil,. The report...

Jun 12, 2014 5:13 am

Florian-Sonnen Break Down This Weekend’s UFC 174 Main Event

This weekend on pay-per-view, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson returns to action to defend his title against the flyweight number one contender, Ali Bagautinov. During last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, the show’s hosts broke down the fight. Here’s what they said: Sonnen on Ali Bagautinov and his title challenge at UFC...

Jun 12, 2014 5:10 am

Dana: Woodley Has To Prove To Fans, Not The UFC That He’s Due A Title Shot

“It’s not that anybody can get a title shot or rematch … the Lawler-Hendricks fight was so close. Everybody thinks Woodley gasses out after the first round. This is Tyron’s shot right here. Nobody is beating down the doors after Tyron’s last two performances for him to get a title shot. He’s explosive and exciting,...

Jun 11, 2014 12:38 pm

Paul Daley Eyeing UFC Return

“I’m seeing so many opportunities, and guys are getting a lot of hype,” Daley said. “I think I stand a great chance with them [to] knock them out. Matt Brown – great fighter, great standup fighter, always putting on a great fight. Seems like a nice guy. But put him in there with me, and...

Jun 11, 2014 9:33 am

Report: UFC Fight Night 42 draws excellent ratings

According to a report from MMAFighting.com‘s Dave Meltzer, this past Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 42” event in New Mexico drew a large television audience. The events main card, which was headlined by a lightweight bout between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov, did a 0.82 rating and had 1,217,000 viewers during the 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. time...

Jun 11, 2014 7:27 am

UFC releases Jason High for shoving referee

This past Saturday night in New Mexico, UFC lightweight Jason High (18-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) made the mistake of shoving referee Kevin Mulhall following his loss to Rafael Dos Anjos. The 32-year-old was quick to acknowledge his mistake, apologizing for his actions on twitter: “Incredibly sorry & embarrassed for the ref incident,” High tweeted afterwards. “Will...

Jun 11, 2014 5:10 am

UFC on Fox 12 Picks Up Cummins vs. Kingsbury

UFC on Fox 12 which takes place in San Jose has picked up Kyle Kingsbury vs. Patrick Cummins. Cummins made his UFC debut after stepping in to fight former teammate Daniel Cormier on short notice which produced a quick TKO loss. After that Cummins bounced back, picking up a win over Roger Navarez via TKO....

Jun 11, 2014 5:03 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test

News broke earlier today that Chael Sonnen had failed a random drug test leading up to his UFC 175 bout against Vitor Belfort. The MMA world immediately erupted and people began taking sides. Below are some of the more interesting Tweets from MMA pros on the issue. I'm all for random drug test, yeah it...

Jun 10, 2014 12:31 pm

BREAKING | Chael Sonnen Fails Random Drug Test, Will Not Fight Belfort At UFC 175

Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and will no longer fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 according to NSAC chairman Francisco Aguilar, who confirmed the drug test results with ESPN.com. The UFC had the following to say on the matter: “UFC officials acknowledge irregularities in a recent random test. Chael is planning on...

Jun 10, 2014 8:11 am

Lorenz Larkin Meets Derek Brunson At UFC 176

Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Derek Brunson are set to square off at UFC 176 on August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lorenz Larkin is coming off a KO loss to Costas Philippou on May 10th. Prior to that Larkin dropped a decision to Brad Tavares. The former Strikeforce veteran is looking to...

Jun 10, 2014 7:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Dublin #WHOATV Teaser (Video)

UFC Dublin isn’t until July 19th, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get excited for Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon against Diego Brandao now. Also on the card is #3 ranked flyweight Ian McCall who is making his long awaited return to the Octagon almost a year after defeating Iliarde Santos by unanimous decision....

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

UFC Heavyweight Needs Fighting Clearance For Hep-B

Geronimo dos Santos signed with the UFC almost two years ago, and has yet to make his promotional debut. He was set to square off against Gabriel Gonzaga back at UFC 153 but was pulled from the bout when tests revealed that he had contracted Hepatitis B. While on his medical hiatus, he has been...

Jun 9, 2014 1:26 pm

Abel Trujillo vs. Bobby Green set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight tilt between Abel Trujillo (12-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Bobby Green (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 fight card in Los Angeles. Abel Trujillo was originally scheduled to fight Myles Jury later this month at UFC Fight Night 44, but Jury was...

Jun 9, 2014 8:29 am

Countdown to UFC 174: MacDonald vs. Woodley (Video)

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov takes place this weekend, and as always the UFC’s ‘Countdown’ series has stared airing to hype the event. Below is the segment from the co-main event: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley.

Jun 9, 2014 8:00 am

Bjorn Rebney Comments On Going Head To Head With The UFC

    In about 3 months from now, on Sep. 5, the UFC and Bellator MMA will battle it out in Connecticut. Both promotions have an event scheduled for that day, and the venues are 10 miles apart. Bellator’s card will take place at Mohegan Sun on that Friday, which is when Bellator’s fights usually...

Jun 9, 2014 5:20 am

UFC Covers Funeral Expenses For Green’s Brother

Say what you want about the UFC brass, but they seem to always come through when they’re needed. In an unfortunate twist of fate, UFC lightweight fighter Bobby Green suffered the loss of his brother last week during a shoot out in Southern California. (More on that HERE) As a kind gesture the Green family,...

Jun 9, 2014 5:00 am

Countdown to UFC 174: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov

UFC Countdown takes you behind the scenes before UFC 174 as six stars try to redefine their divisions on Saturday, June 14. Undefeated at flyweight, Demetrious Johnson makes his fourth title defense against surging Russian Ali Bagautinov.

Jun 8, 2014 9:15 am

UFC’s Jason High Facing Disciplinary Action For Shoving Ref Inside Cage

Emotional after getting stopped by Rafael dos Anjos, ATT’s Jason High took his frustrations out on the in-cage official. As seen on the FOX Sports 1 broadcast, High shoved the referee halfway across the cage for stopping the fight. UFC Executive, Dave Sholler commented on the incident during the evening’s post-fight press conference: “Ultimately, that...