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Jun 24, 2015 11:13 am

Head Of UFC Europe Leaves Promotion

It was a sudden departure for UFC’s senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa, David Allen. Allen was given the position just 6 months ago and was just seen running things at UFC Fight Night: Berlin this past weekend. MMAFighting confirmed that Allen has left the position due to ‘personal...

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

Jun 24, 2015 8:18 am

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo’s Injury On Twitter

There hasn’t been a lot of official information about Jose Aldo’s injury, or if he will be able to fight at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor, but we do have plenty of comments from fellow UFC fighters. Check it out: If Jose is out I'm willing to step in and beat @TheNotoriousMMA again!! @ufc @danawhite...

Jun 24, 2015 2:22 am

Several “UFC 189” Banners and Posters Taken Down at MGM Grand?

On Tuesday afternoon, it was confirmed that Jose Aldo suffered a fractured rib during a sparring session. The UFC Featherweight Champion was preparing for his clash with rival Conor McGregor in a fight which is currently still set to take place on July 11th at “UFC 189”. However, if Aldo’s injury is as serious as...

Jun 23, 2015 12:25 pm

UFC’s Ratner: ‘I believe we have the votes to get MMA in NY’

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner believes that the MMA bill has the votes it needs to get passed in the New York State Assembly. He spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the possibility and said he believes it would get between 95-100 votes in it’s favor it went to a vote on the...

Jun 23, 2015 11:40 am

Hathaway Injured, Out Of UFC 189, Brandon Thatch Steps In

UFC welterweight John Hathaway was injured and forced out of his scheduled fight with Gunnar Nelson at next months UFC 189. The UFC confirms that now Brandon Thatch will step in and take his place, facing off against Nelson. Thatch was set to fight John Howard on the prelims of the same card, but Howard...

Jun 23, 2015 11:16 am

Phil Davis “All The Way Happy” He Left UFC For Bellator

Phil Davis has no complaints when it comes to being a Bellator fighter. The former top ranked UFC light-heavyweight left and signed with Bellator when his contract was up. Davis has not fought in his new promotion yet, but we now know when he will be fighting. It was announced that Davis will be one...

Jun 23, 2015 8:52 am

UFC 189: Aldo vs McGregor – Mystic Mac

Featherweight No. 1 contender Conor McGregor predicted back in 2008 that he would one day challenge for the UFC title, and now he has his chance at UFC 189 when he takes on the only featherweight champion – Jose Aldo – in UFC history. Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 23, 2015 7:37 am

Ben Rothwell Calls Out Former UFC Champ Andrei Arlovski

“But any of these guys that are out there right now, you know you’re talking Werdum, Cain, JDS, Andrei Arlovski, Stipe. I think any one of them is going to build a good case for myself. So it really doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things. I’m absolutely prepared for any one of them,...

Jun 15, 2015 12:33 pm

USADA CEO: ‘UFC Will Have NO Involvement In Drug Testing’

Earlier in June, Ultimate Fighting Championship made a big step in order to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. They announced the ‘most comprehensive anti-doping policy’ and became very proactive about drug testing their athletes. The CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart, has stated how impressed he was at...

Jun 9, 2015 3:19 pm

Boxing Bests UFC In Weekend Ratings War — OUCH!

The UFC ate a big haymaker from boxing over the weekend in the form of ratings. Here’s the breakdown: UFC Fight Night 68– 950,000 average viewers during the main card broadcast on FOX Sports 1, with 782,000 viewers during the prelim broadcast. This was the third highest Fight Night event so far this year. HBO’s...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 6, 2015 11:08 pm

Brian Ebersole retires following his UFC FN 68 loss to Omari Akhmedov

Following his TKO loss to Omari Akhmedov at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans, mixed martial arts veteran Brian Ebersole announced his retirement from the sport. Ebersole competed in an incredible 70 bouts during his MMA career, earning 51 victories to his credit. Brian fought in many different weight classes, including lightweight...

Jun 6, 2015 10:46 pm

UFC FN 68 Bonus Report: Ortega, Tavares and 2 others win big!

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans delivered in a big way! The card featured some highly entertaining fights and included seven first-round finishes. Four UFC fighters walked away from the event with bonuses. Dustin Poirier, Shawn Jordan, Brian Ortega and Thiago Tavares all pocketed an extra $50,000 for their efforts. Poirier and...

Jun 6, 2015 9:27 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Henderson Does What He Does Best, KO’s Boetsch In 28 Seconds

The main event between UFC middleweights Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch just went down. Fighters touched gloves. Boetch swung first, then it was all Henderson. The MMA legend began trading strikes with Boetch, then caught him. Boetsch wobbled but did not go down. It was a big right hand. Henderson immediately clinched with him and...

Jun 6, 2015 8:59 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Rothwell Chokes Mitrione Out In Under Two Minutes

The heavyweights took to the octagon in the co-main event. Ben Rothwell tried to touch gloves. Matt Mitrione just stood back and didn’t come forward. Mitrione looked to use his speed and movement. Rothwell caught him with a good punch, then went for the thai clinch. Mitrione put his hands up to prevent the knee....

Jun 6, 2015 8:32 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Poirier Makes Quick Work Of Medeiros, Finishes It In Round 1

  UFC lightweights Dustin Poirier and Yancy Medeiros squared off in a highly anticipated match up. Medeiros came out and threw a punch and body kick first. The two went at it right away. Poirier caught him with a big punch that put him down. Medeiros recovered but then got dropped again with a punch....

Jun 6, 2015 8:11 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Ortega And Tavares Put On A Show But Ortega Ends It In The Third

Third fight on the main card featured grapplers Thiago Tavares and Brian Ortega. Tavares came out and took the center of the octagon. He pushed forward and threw a few big punches before taking Ortega down. Right away Ortega went for an armbar. From there he switched to a triangle. That didn’t work either. Tavares...

Jun 6, 2015 7:36 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Birchak Gets KO Finish Over Soto In Round 1

In te second with of the main card, Joe Soto squared off against Anthony Birchak. Both fighters came out quick. Right away Birchak looked to be the aggressor, moving forward with his punches. Birchak grabbed the head of Soto, in the clinch and tried for a knee to the body. It didn’t seem to land...

Jun 6, 2015 7:20 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Rivera KO’s Caceres In Under 3o Seconds

The main card kicked off with a bantamweight fight between Alex Caceres and Francisco Rivera. Both fighters came in on two fight losing streaks, and both men had lost to Urijah Faber in one of those two losses (just a fun fact). Caceres landed first with a big body kick. He came in again and...

Jun 6, 2015 6:57 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Jordan lands big heel kick, finishes Lewis with punches

A heavyweight bout finished up tonight’s prelim fights, as Derrick Lewis (12-3 MMA) took on Shawn Jordan (17-6 MMA). “The Black Beast” came out swinging to start the fight, chasing Shawn Jordan across the octagon while throwing some huge right hands. Lewis pressured Jordan against the cage but Shawn was able to scramble free. Jordan...

Jun 6, 2015 6:30 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Akhmedov defeats Ebersole via TKO (knee injury)

Welterweights Omari Akhmedov (14-2 MMA) and Brian Ebersole (51-16-1 MMA) squared off in the fifth bout of the evening. Akhmedov quickly took the center of the cage and landed a big kick to the body of Ebersole. Akhmedov continued to utilize his kicks, battering the legs of his veteran welterweight opponent. Akhmedov fired off a...

Jun 6, 2015 6:13 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Wade out-wrestles Giagos, earns unanimous decision win

The fourth fight of the evening featured lightweights Christos Giagos (11-3 MMA) and Chris Wade (9-1 MMA). Chris Wade began the fight by throwing a leg kick. Giagos pressed forward and attempted a takedown, but Wade was able to scramble and remain on his feet. Wade landed a stiff jab and followed that up by...

Jun 6, 2015 5:42 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Proctor submits Edwards in final seconds of round three

The third fight of the evening featured a lightweight bout between Justin Edwards (8-4 MMA) and Joe Proctor (10-3 MMA). Proctor started off with some early leg kicks. Edwards moved forward with punches and pushed Proctor into the clinch. Proctor attempted some knees from the clinch, but Edwards pulled away and fired off some shots....

Jun 6, 2015 5:10 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Jake Collier earns split-decision win over Ricardo Abreu

The second fight of the evening featured the middleweights, as Ricardo Abreu (5-0 MMA) took on Jake Collier (8-2 MMA). Collier landed a couple of good jabs to begin round 1, and Abreu returned fire with some solid left hooks of his own. Both men were happy to stand and trade early on, but it...

Jun 6, 2015 4:26 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Quinonez submits Morales early in the first-round

The first fight of the night featured the bantamweights. Leonardo Morales (4-1 MMA) took on Jose Quinonez (3-2 MMA). Both men started out quickly, Leonardo Morales landed a good leg kick and Jose Quinonez came forward with punches. The fighters moved in to the clinch position and Quinonez scored an early takedown, landing in side...

Jun 6, 2015 12:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Hendo vs. Boetsch’ Results

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch’ went down Saturday in New Orleans. The MMA legend took on ‘The Barbarian’ and returned to greatness in quick order. Here’s the full results: Main Card: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson- Dan Henderson wins via KO at :28 of round...

Jun 5, 2015 11:21 am

UFC’s Francisco Rivera On Eye injury: ‘It Could Have Ended My Career’

After a scary eye injury suffered during his fight with Urijah Faber, UFC fighter Francisco Rivera is ready to return to the cage and is grateful it wasn’t worse. “I was scared. When it happened, I didn’t know what eye he poked. That’s what it felt like. It felt like his whole hand went in...

Jun 5, 2015 12:36 am

WSOF’s Lance Palmer: ‘I Wont Fight In UFC For Under $100K’

  World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and Team Alpha Male fighter Lance Palmer is set to  defend his belt tonight at WSOF 21. Palmer talked to MMAFighting and mentioned that he is fine where he is, at WSOF, but of course the goal is always to fight the best in the best organization. So...