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Jul 14, 2015 4:42 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir Vs. Duffee’ Edition

The heavyweights will throw down in tomorrow nights main event when Frank Mir takes on hard hitting Todd Duffee. The card will also feature Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson and Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau. The fights take place on FOX Sports 1, except the first two fights of the night which will go down...

Jul 14, 2015 4:35 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Mir Vs. Duffee’ Weigh-In Results

The UFC fights just keep coming. After an exciting weekend, we’ve still got UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, taking place Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1. The two heavyweights will square off in the main event, but before that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Josh Thomson will throw down in the c0-main event....

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Faber Admits McGregor Altercation ‘Looked Rigged’

If you thought the ‘altercation’ between Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor looked fake, well, Faber’s right there with you. ‘The California Kid’ talked on The MMA Hour and said he thought it looked a little weird when he watched it too, but it is what it is. “It does look like it was rigged. I...

Jul 14, 2015 3:33 pm

Coach: Conor Didn’t Train Any Wrestling Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor battled through takedowns and some brutal elbows to eventually catch Chad Mendes in the second round of their fight at UFC 189, and win by TKO. So, about that wrestling. McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, told The MMA Hour that ahead of the fight McGregor actually did zero live wrestling during...

Jul 14, 2015 3:25 pm

Fight Night San Diego: Media Day Highlights

‘Hear from main event heavyweights Frank Mir and Todd Duffee who spoke to the media at today’s Ultimate Media Day in San Diego.’ Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jul 14, 2015 2:09 pm

He’s Back! Fedor Emelianenko’s Coming Out Of Retirement

MMA fans, take a deep breath and try to compose yourselves because Fedor Emelianenko has announced that he is coming out of retirement to fight again. According to the Russian MMA media outlet Union MMA, who reported it first, the MMA legend will began training again and plans on stepping back into the cage. Here’s...

Jul 14, 2015 2:08 pm

BJ Penn has kind words for injured featherweight champion Jose Aldo

Former two-division UFC champion and recent UFC Hall Of Fame inductee, B.J. Penn, was happy that current UFC featherweight champion and former training partner Jose Aldo decided not to fight while injured at this past weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “The Prodigy” told reporters at the UFC Fan Expo that he had no...

Jul 14, 2015 11:50 am

Aldo on McGregor: ‘His Time Will Come, Then I’ll Smash Him’

Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion, pulled out of his scheduled title defense against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 with a rib injury. The champ most likely watched McGregor TKO Chad Mendes in round two of their fight to grab the interim title, setting up a unification fight between the Brazilian and the Irishmen. While attending...

Jul 14, 2015 9:12 am

All ‘UFN: San Diego’ Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Testing

The California State Athletic Commission tested 16 fighters on the ‘UFC Fight Night: San Diego’ card out-of-competition and it turns out that they all passed. That was the most fighters from one card ever tested out-of-competion in the states history. CSAC’s Andy Foster reveled that all tests came back clean, including Gilbert Melendez. Melendez was...

Jul 14, 2015 8:58 am

REPORT! Joseph Benavidez Vs. Henry Cejudo Planned For UFC 191

  Looks like UFC flyweight title challenger Joseph Benavidez will be taking on Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo in September at UFC 191. According to MMASucka, the fight has been booked, although no one from the UFC or the fighters themselves have confirmed the news. Benavidez is riding a three fight win streak and Cejudo...

Jul 14, 2015 7:59 am

‘TUF: 21 Finale’ Medical Report: ‘Karate Hottie’ Might Face 6 Month Suspension

Fans were treated to a whole weekend of UFC action, with UFC 189 going down on Saturday and the ‘TUF 21 Finale’ taking place on Sunday. The finale had some really exciting fights and finishes, including Stephen Thompson’s highlight reel spinning heel kick that put Jake Ellenberger down. We also saw the successful debut of...

Jul 14, 2015 7:47 am

Chad Mendes Suffered Injury Early In McGregor Fight

It looks like UFC featherweight Chad Mendes suffered a broke bone early in round one of his fight with Conor McGregor at Saturday’s UFC 189. According to Mednes’ manager, Mike Roberts, the Team Alpha Male fighter sustained a broken thumb early in the first round. Mendes was notified of the injury on Monday. It is...

Jul 14, 2015 7:35 am

UFC Strawweight Takes Jab At Jose Aldo

UFC strawweights Angela Magana and Michelle Waterson duked it out at Sunday’s ‘TUF 21 Finale’. Waterson ended up getting the submission win over Magana. Waterson was making her promotional debut after leaving Invicta FC, where she was atomweight champion. After the fight, Magana took to twitter to reveal that going into the fight she had...

Jul 14, 2015 7:14 am

MacDonald: UFC 189 Was “Best Time of My Life”

UFC welterweights Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald put on one of the greatest fights period, at UFC 189. It was a back and forth war, both fighters bloodied and beaten, but still they kept coming forward, looking to finish the fight. Eventually it was the champ, Lawler, who managed to finish MacDonald in the fifth...

Jul 14, 2015 3:10 am

Paul Daley: ‘Mr. Crotch-Check Has Serious Issues’

The war of the words continue between Bellator MMA fighters Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley. While talking to The Three Amigos Podcast, Daley had plenty to say about Koscheck: “I think Mr Crotch-check has some serious issues. I think he has some delayed development of the brain. He’s just a very weird guy. I commend...

Jul 14, 2015 2:51 am

Donald Cerrone Shares Pie Chart Showing Who He’ll Fight

UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone will fight anyone, anywhere, anytime. The guy can barely sit back and wait for his promised title shot. Just in case you weren’t exactly sure who Cerrone was willing to fight, he went ahead and put together this pie chart, showing you how it all breaks down. What does it show,...

Jul 14, 2015 2:24 am

UFC Returns To Brazil In November

The UFC will return to Brazil in November and will hold a card in Sao Paulo. This is according to MMAFighting, who says the UFC is planning to put on a Fight Night event on Nov. 7. The UFC moved Fight Night 70 from Brazil to Hollywood, FL, so naturally they are looking to fill...

Jul 14, 2015 1:31 am

Will Cub Swanson Fight Again? Maybe Not

“Ultimately, I’m not even 100% sure that I’m going to fight again. With breaking my jaw again, this is my ninth broken hand. So, I’m definitely hungry, but I want to make sure that my mind is on it 100% if I’m going to do it.” That’s what UFC featherweight Cub Swanson told MixedMartialArts.com when...