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Jul 7, 2015 9:29 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I Turn Chaos Into Cash’

MMA’s Original Gangster Chael Sonnen has stayed relevant in the sport despite being retired and booted from his FOX Sports analyst gig. Sonnen now works with ESPN and has his own podcast called ‘You’re Welcome’. He stays busy in the MMA world and always has a comment for every bit of news going around. So...

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 am

Al Iaquinta : ‘I Want To Slam My Head On The Desk’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has now gone from fighting Bobby Green, to fighting Gilbert Melendez, to now fighting no one. Yesterday news surfaced that Melendez had failed a drug test from UFC 188 and will be suspended for a year. The UFC pulled him from his fight with Iaquinta scheduled for July 15 and now...

Jul 7, 2015 7:33 am

Calm Down Guys, D.C. Just Needs ‘A Little Time’

  UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will not be defending his title at UFC 191 like many thought. Instead he will be looking to be ready a month later for a fight in Houston. Cormier needed a little extra time to deal with a knee injury and plans on defending his belt for the first...

Jul 7, 2015 6:42 am

McGregor: ‘In 5 Days I Pull The Trigger’

In just five days UFC 189 will take place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand and Irish superstar Conor McGregor will fight top ranked featherweight Chad Mendes for the interim title. It wasn’t the scheduled bout everyone has been waiting for, but still, it’s a hell of a fight. A lot of questions will...

Jul 6, 2015 6:31 pm

Jorge Masvidal: ‘Not one person’ Is Happy About the IV Ban

The way fighters cut weight may have been changed forever after the USADA implemented a new rule banning fighter from utilizing IVs to rehydrate. While the rule does not come into play until October 1st, many fighters have already voiced their disproval of the new rule. Jorge Masvidal made the switch from lightweight to welterweight...

Jul 6, 2015 3:13 pm

Jose Aldo’s Pre-Fight Drug Test Comes Back Negative

“UFC 189” main eventer Jose Aldo has been surrounded by nothing but drama the past two months. Whether it be a drug test snafu or a rib injury, Aldo likely cannot wait to clear his name of any wrongdoing. Aldo was supposed to undergo a random drug test on June 11th. Ben Mosier of Drug...

Jul 6, 2015 11:12 am

Urijah Faber Has Fun with Conor McGregor Trash Talk

Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes will be stepping into the octagon to replace UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo at “UFC 189”. Conor McGregor started his trash-talking of Mendes right off the bat, as expected, and Mendes has dished out his fair share of it as well. Now, Mendes’ teammate Urijah Faber is getting in on...

Jul 6, 2015 8:58 am

“Hendo” Eyeing Rematches with Belfort and Silva

Dan Henderson is witnessing a resurgence of his career after shutting the naysayers down when he knocked Tim Boetsch out in less than thirty seconds. For the first time ever, Henderson has ranked in the top fifteen of the middleweight division and is eyeing several fighters to avenge past losses. “There’s probably two or three...

Jul 6, 2015 8:34 am

Ronda Rousey Defends UFC’s ‘Awesome’ Reebok Partnership

The UFC and Reebok partnership has been controversial, to say the least. When the details behind fighter compensation were released, both men and women of the octagon voiced their disapproval of the deal. While the payouts may not be exactly what they expected, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey would consider herself lucky if she...

Jul 6, 2015 5:20 am

Michael Bisping Was Once A Teenage Bareknuckle Boxer

Michael Bisping has a long stories career of rough fights in the octagon, but he’s been fighting long before his days in the UFC. It should be no surprise that one of England’s toughest imports to the UFC participated in bareknuckle boxing when he was as young as fourteen years old. “My sensei from back...

Jul 5, 2015 2:09 pm

Dana White Expects UFC 189 to Set U.S. Gate Record with $7 Million

Jose Aldo may be off the biggest event of the summer, but UFC President Dana White still expects “UFC 189” to demolish the company gate record with $7 million in ticket sales. Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes have already done a fantastic job at selling the card’s new main event. The two featherweights are set...

Jul 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Rony Jason To Sue CABMAA If Drug Test Is Reversed

Rony Jason walked into controversy after his swift first round win over Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night 67 in May. Jason was quickly suspended from competition after CABMMA revealed he had tested positive for a banned diuretic. The suspension is expected to last nine months, but Jason is hoping to prove his innocence with...

Jul 5, 2015 1:00 pm

Cormier vs. Gustafsson Title Fight Delayed due to Injury

Daniel Cormier’s first UFC Light Heavyweight Championship defense was slated to take place in September, but an injury will prevent him from defending the title that soon. Alexander Gustafsson will have to wait for his opportunity to fight for the gold once again. The injury was confirmed by MMA Junkie with sources close to the...

Jul 5, 2015 1:00 pm

Tate: Win Against Eye Is ‘Final Step’ to Third Ronda Rousey Match

Perennial top contender in the UFC’s bantamweight division Miesha Tate is set to square off with Jessica “Evil” Eye at UFC on FOX 16. “Cupcake” believes that if she can secure a win over Eye, she will be setting herself up for a trilogy fight with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The first two meetings with...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Pudzianowski Set to Return at KSW Event in England

Strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski is set to make his mixed martial arts return at the “KSW: Road to Wemblay” card in October. Pudzianowski is coming off a dominant victory over Rolles Gracie Jr. from May and will be looking to extend his winning streak to five when he steps into the cage with fellow heavyweight Peter...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Manager: ‘Jacare’ vs. Romero For Number 1 Spot Makes Sense

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is coming off a dominant victory over Chris Camozzi in April in a fight that lasted just over two minutes. Camozzi wasn’t “Jacare’s” original opponent however; Yoel Romero was forced to pull out of the fight last minute due to an injury. Now, both “Jacare” and Romero’s stock is as high as...

Jul 5, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Exec on Reebok Partnership: We’ll Review Aspects, but Not Fighter Pay

The partnership between UFC and Reebok has been a controversial one to say the least. From the moment fighter compensation details emerged to the reveal of the fighter kits, both companies have received mixed reactions. Even though fighters like Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub have spoken out against the announced compensation, UFC Senior Vice President...

Jul 5, 2015 8:46 am

White Praises Jedrzejczyk, Details her first Meeting with Rousey

There’s no doubt about it: Joanna Jedrzejczyk is becoming a superstar in the UFC. Jedrzejczyk last performance in the octagon saw her decimate Jessica Penne while successfully defending her UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. Apparently, UFC President Dana White wasn’t the only fan of Jedrzejczyk as she walked into the room for Reebok’s unveiling of the...

Jul 5, 2015 7:01 am

Drug Free Sport Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Test Situation

The company responsible for Jose Aldo’s drug testing snafu earlier in June have finally broken their silence. Ben Mosier of Drug Free Sport made his way into Aldo’s training camp, unannounced, and requested a urine sample of the featherweight champion. Aldo’s manager,¬†Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious of Mosier and called the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission and...