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Oct 28, 2015 8:53 am

Rousey: Holm will ‘enjoy her life a lot more if she loses’

The life of a champion isn’t an easy one. After losing his UFC middleweight champion to Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva infamously said that he was tired of all the pressure that had been on his shoulders over the years. Ahead of her UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stated...

Oct 28, 2015 8:44 am

Tate contemplating retirement after recent title snub?

Leading up to her ‘UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ fight against Jessica Eye, Miesha Tate was under the impression that she would receive a title shot upon winning the bout given that she was riding a 3-fight win streak that was ultimately extended with her win over Eye. After Ronda Rousey’s UFC 190...

Oct 28, 2015 8:37 am

Ruslan Magomedov receives heartwarming message from young fan

This message from a young fan that was sent to UFC heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov will warm your heart. It’s always nice to see fighters positively impacting the lives of young fans. Magomedov is 14-1 in his professional MMA career, and is 3-0 in his UFC career, with his most recent win being a dominant decision...

Oct 28, 2015 8:29 am

UFC could obtain naming rights for UFC 200 arena

While there’s still plenty of time before UFC 200, talks of potential super-fights for the event are already becoming more and more common among MMA fans. As if there wasn’t enough hype behind UFC 200, now there’s a chance that the UFC could obtain the naming rights for the new Las Vegas arena that allegedly...

Oct 28, 2015 8:08 am

Kennedy: Big Rigg is a harder fight than Silva or Vitor

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio about the potential matchups he sees for himself in the middleweight division. Kennedy says the newest threat to the division is former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks who missed weight for the 170 pound limit at UFC 192. “That’d be a fun one,” he said on the radio...

Oct 28, 2015 7:37 am

Documentary on Reza Madadi to air in Sweden in 2016 (Trailer)

Reza Madadi made his return to the UFC this past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ where he lost via unanimous decision to Norman Parke. The loss was the first time Madadi stepped into the Octagon in over 2 years, and also served as his first bout back in the UFC after being released due...

Oct 28, 2015 7:20 am

Glory CEO issues statement regarding split with Spike TV

It was announced earlier this week that Glory kickboxing would no longer be airing fights on Spike TV. The promotion signed a deal with Spike TV back in June of 2013, and has held 18 events on Spike TV, however not all of them were promoted well. Glory CEO Jon Franklin released a statement through...

Oct 28, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Fans talk about what they think of Conor McGregor

Jonathan Shrager of Mixed Martial Arts caught up with some fans in Ireland during UFC Fight Night 76 and asked them various questions regarding their hometown hero, Conor McGregor. Topics include everything from comparing McGregor to iconic star David Beckham, to if they were longtime MMA fans, or simply fans of McGregor. See what the...

Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm

Rousey on Diaz suspension: Diaz got life sentence for ‘parking tickets’

During today’s UFC 193 pre-fight news conference Ronda Rousey fielded questions from reporters about things from her upcoming UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm to Nick Diaz’s suspension. When asked about Diaz’s 5 year suspension Rousey compared it to going to jail for parking tickets. “You know what it reminds me of? It reminds me...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 27, 2015 12:22 pm

Michael Bisping shoots Anderson Silva down with steroid comments

While Michael Bisping is recovering from surgery on his arm, multiple opponents are waiting in line to get a fight with “The Count” for his return to the octagon. The UFC middleweight has had a long time interest in fighting UFC great Anderson Silva, but it seems like that fire has died after Silva tested...

Oct 27, 2015 10:32 am

Lawsuit brings serious WSOF issues to light

News broke earlier today that WSOF Asia LLC has filed a lawsuit against MMAWC, which controls World Series Of Fighting and several key WSOF personnel including Ali Abdelaziz. The lawsuit, which was examined by BloodyElbow, doesn’t look good for WSOF. Many issues, including defamation, breach of contract, financial issues and NAC code violations are all...

Oct 27, 2015 10:26 am

Askren slams Hendricks over “pathetic excuses” with weight-cutting

ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is always going to speak his mind. As the undefeated champion of ONE with a 14-0 record, Askren shared his thoughts with MMA Junkie on Johny Hendricks missing weight for his fight scheduled against former teammate Tyon Woodley at UFC 192. “People are finally getting to see what I’ve...

Oct 27, 2015 9:46 am

Jones’ manager: DC rematch will be on our terms

Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC, and has reportedly never been more focused. With that being said, a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is on everyone’s mind. The only obstacle to that is that DC is currently looking to sit out for a while and rest up for the...

Oct 27, 2015 9:38 am

Ian McCall eyeing ‘Cerrone-like’ schedule after returning from surgery

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has had a laundry list of injuries that have haunted him since signing with the UFC in 2012. McCall said in an interview with MMA Junkie that he just finished shoulder surgery twelve weeks ago for a torn rotator cuff, two torn labra, and a torn bicep tendon. McCall was initially...

Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:30 am

Arrest warrant issued for Hong-Man Choi

Things aren’t looking good for former K-1 fighter Hong-Man Choi. According to The Korea Times, an arrest warrant has been issued for the 7’2 kickboxer due to unpaid debts dating back to 2013. Choi allegedly borrowed 1 million won (approximately $900 USD) from a friend back in 2013, and then another 25 million won (approximately...

Oct 27, 2015 8:18 am

Luke Rockhold blasts “dirty” Vitor Belfort for cheating on “another level”

When it comes to Vitor Belfort’s past transgressions, fighters and fans are split right down the middle. While some see Vitor Belfort’s failed drug tests and PED usage as a thing of the past, others believe he should continue to be ostracized for them. Prior to Belfort’s appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour podcast...