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Jan 11, 2015 11:40 am

Faber: ‘I Wouldn’t Fight TJ’

Recently, UFC President Dana White stated that UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and training partner & friend Urijah Faber would be open to fighting each other. Faber however, paints a very different picture, saying that he hasn’t spoke to White about the matchup, and White hasn’t mentioned it to him. He spoke to MMAFighting about...

Jan 11, 2015 9:50 am

Duke Roufus: ‘CM Punk Is Like A Sponge’

It’s been a week since former WWE champion, and now UFC fighter, CM Punk has been training at Roufusport gym under Duke Roufus. CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, spoke to Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA alongside his coach, Duke Roufus, about how training is going.

Jan 11, 2015 9:31 am

Lawler: “I Need A Rest”

Robbie Lawler had an extremely busy 2014. After losing to Johny Hendricks in March for the vacant welterweight title, Lawler went on a 2-0 run, defeating Jake Ellenberger and Matt Brown, before finishing the year by getting his revenge, and defeating Johny Hendricks for the welterweight strap. Following his win over Hendricks, the UFC announced...

Jan 11, 2015 9:16 am

Jose Aldo Set To Host UFC Fight Night Boston Weigh-in Q&A

UFC featherweight champion will play host to a fan Q&A this Saturday, January 17th, in Boston before Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver hit the scales along with the rest of the fighters on the card. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) with Aldo’s Q&A starting at 11 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET),...

Jan 11, 2015 9:06 am

Benson Henderson Puts Move To 170 On Hold

Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson is coming off a KO loss to Rafael Dos Anjos back in August, and is looking to get back in the win column Sunday January 18th at UFC Fight Night Boston when he faces late-replacement opponent Donald Cerrone. Following his loss to Dos Anjos, Henderson said he would have one...

Jan 11, 2015 8:05 am

UFC Ban In Germany Lifted

Good news for UFC fans in Germany! The ban, which has lasted nearly 5 years has officially been lifted by the Administrative Court in Munich. The ban was put into effect in 2010 when the Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM) deemed the UFC “illegitimate”. Following the ban, Zuffa filed a lawsuit against BLM, and nearly...

Jan 11, 2015 7:47 am

Newell Wants Fights

Back in July, WSOF champion Justin Gaethje handed Nick Newell his first loss of his professional MMA career. After nearly 5 months on the shelf since the loss, Newell is ready to return to the cage and put the division on notice with a big win, however, WSOF matchmaker and VP Ali Abdelaziz has other...

Jan 11, 2015 7:35 am

Cormier’s Drug Test Shows Abnormal Hormone Levels

Last week the MMA world was abuzz with talk as it was revealed not only did UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones test positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, but also tested with an unusually low T/E ratio. Surprisingly, his opponent for his UFC 182 ‘Bad Blood’ scrap, Daniel Cormier, also tested with a...

Jan 10, 2015 12:18 pm

Manager to NSAC: ‘Jon Jones can do coke, but this girl can’t take a flower?’

Yesterday we learned that UFC bantamweight fighter, Ashley Evans-Smith will likely be suspended, following an NSAC hearing on Monday, for using a banned substance to help her lose weight. She denies the allegations, however, the NSAC’s rulings, and drug tests are rarely overturned. The fighter manager fired off at the NSAC, through MMAFighting.com: “All her...

Jan 10, 2015 12:11 pm

Bethe: “I will fight Ronda in 2015”

“I never shy away from a brawl. I will beat her or anyone else by first-round knockout.” “If I could choose, I would love to go straight to the title fight, but it’s not my call. The UFC has a project for me, and we’ll follow it step by step. I will fight Ronda in...

Jan 10, 2015 12:09 pm

Shields Talks Jones: “I’ve made my mistakes as well”

“People don’t understand. Jon Jones is king of the world. It’s not like people randomly doing drugs. He’s probably with the richest people, the hottest girls, everyone trying to get him to party.” “It’s tough,” Shields said. “We have lives, too. We make mistakes. We do things. Obviously, I don’t think he should be doing...

Jan 10, 2015 11:27 am

Cody McKenzie: “I’d fight Dana White for free”

“I would love to fight Dana White. I’d love to beat him up. He talks bad about fighters all the time, disrespects fighters. Yeah, he’s a piece of work.” “It’s just a joke. I’ve heard stories about Dana tipping waitresses big money and it’s like, ‘Damn that’s more money than I get paid a year.’...

Jan 10, 2015 11:21 am

Weidman Drug Test Results Are In

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was randomly drug tested by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) on November 21, 2014, and his results have come back clean for any banned substances. CSAC Executive Officer, Andy Foster, informed MMAMania.com of the good news yesterday. The “All-American” will square off with Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort in the...

Jan 9, 2015 3:39 pm

UFC 181’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Tests Positive For Diuretic

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, this according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The positive test result occurred after Evan-Smith’s UFC 181 loss to Raquel Pennington, who choked her unconscious at the event with a bulldog-choke....

Jan 9, 2015 11:32 am

Dan Henderson Gets The Last Laugh In Jon Jones Beef

“I enjoy the sport quite a bit and it’s fun for me to do. I love the challenge of it and everything else. Maybe it’s staying away from the cocaine that’s made me prolong my career so long. I’ve heard that [Jones] was doing these things for a couple years. I’ve said in a number...

Jan 9, 2015 11:28 am

Pettis: ‘Annoying Khabib Can’t Strike’

“He is definitely annoying. I feel like his striking is like an amateur level. He only gets by on his wrestling. He thinks his striking is going to be good enough to survive against me, take me down and grind me out for 25 minutes? He’s never done that. He’s never fought a main event...

Jan 9, 2015 11:23 am

Larkin: I feel like I’m on the juice

“When I’m training now with 170-pounders, truthfully, all bull aside, I feel like I’m on juice. This is a good weight for me and I feel strong. My stamina is crazy. I can’t really explain it, other than saying I feel like I’m on juice. Whatever juice feels like, I guess that’s what I feel...

Jan 9, 2015 11:19 am

War Machine Finds Jesus Behind Bars

Incarcerated MMA Fighter, War Machine has found god, and realized the errors of his ways. At least that’s what he’s preaching in his latest behind-bars blog. Check it: (VIA TWITTER) Where to begin? It’s sad to say that I am 1000 times more embarrassed of what I’m about to tell you, than I am of...

Jan 9, 2015 10:45 am

GSP’s Self Admitted Low-Class UFC Moment

Every month Fightography focuses on a single fighter or seminal moment in MMA history, digging deep into the DNA of the sport. Plus, Fightography collects every relevant fight – win, lose or draw – in FIGHT PASS’s vast fight library for an unparalleled retrospective of each subject.

Jan 9, 2015 10:04 am

Seven Bouts Added To ‘Bellator: Pitbull vs. Strauss’

A seven-bout preliminary card for Bellator MMA’s first event of 2015, “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus,” is now official with the middleweights Dustin Jacoby(10-4) vs. John Salter (10-3), a 220-pound catchweight contest of Hector Carillo (5-6) vs. Everett Cummings (8-0), lightweights Steve Kozola (4-0) vs. Jonathan Rivera (4-0), lightweights Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (11-1) vs. Danny Navarro (12-4), featherweights Fabricio Guerreiro(20-3) vs. Nick “No Limit” Piedmont...