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Jul 22, 2015 7:40 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired

Longtime cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was released by the UFC yesterday. Duran says it was because of his comments he made about Reebok, saying that he lost all of his sponsorship money and that they didn’t even work with the cutmen when developing their new vests. Needless to say, the MMA world did not react...

Jul 15, 2015 6:06 am

UFC Fighters React To Fedor’s Return

Yesterday reports surfaced that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be coming out of retirement to fight inside the cage again. The heavyweight released a statement confirming his desire to step back into competition and understandably the MMA world went nuts. Check out how these MMA fighters reacted to the surprising news!   I leave my...

May 27, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Champ Chris Weidman Nearly Pooped His Pants In UFC 187 Title Fight

UFC middleweight champion should definitely seek some medical help. The champion has told the story of the time he pooped in a trash can on a date and the time he went in his pants while training. Now, he has another story about pooping himself. Weidman went on The MMA Hour and explained why he...

May 26, 2015 3:37 pm

Cormier: ‘I hope Jones was at home watching me take the belt’

It’s just days after Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson for the UFC light-heavyweight title, but the Jon Jones talk has already started boiling up. Even Cormier can’t keep himself from taking jabs at the former champ, as if he was trying to build up for a rematch down the road. While talking on The MMA...


Apr 15, 2015 10:54 am

Bendo vs. Johnson Targeted For July Bout

Ben Henderson and Michael Johnson is being targeted for ‘The Ultimate Fighter” Season 21 Finale in Florida. Michael Johnson is currently riding a four fight winning streak. After his most recent victory against Edson Barboza, Johnson called out Ben Henderson. Ben Henderson, who was coming off an upset victory over Brandon Thatch, responded by saying...

Mar 15, 2015 4:26 pm

Cowboy Cerrone Plans On Coming ‘Unglued’ Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

    The first title challenger to face the new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, will likely be one of two men: Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone or Khabib Nurmagomedov. The two top lightweights are scheduled to face off at UFC 187 on May 23. Cerrone will enter riding a seven fight win streak, while Nurmagomedov...

Feb 18, 2015 8:33 pm

UFC Fighters React To The UFC’s New Drug Policy

Earlier today, the Ultimate Fighting Championship declared a war on all drugs in it’s organization. Seeking 2-4 year suspension terms, and a promise to test over 500 fighters, the promotion is taking the hardest stand on PED’s in sporting history. Their fighters react: Love the stance UFC is taking on PED's now. Gonna be great...

Feb 5, 2015 9:31 am

Fighters Who “Follow the rules” Speak Out

In the wake of Anderson Silva’s positive test, fans and fighters are left holding the bag. We’re confused and in shock, and we have every right to be. With a record number of PED testing failures, the UFC seems to be infested with fighters looking to get an edge. A few good men (and a...

Feb 5, 2015 9:06 am

Get to know Brandon Thatch

Brandon ‘RUKUS’ Thatch welcomes in replacement fighter Benson ‘SMOOTH’ Henderson for the Main Event at UFC Fight Night 60. Taking place in Bloomfield, Colorado; Thatch is excited to have the opportunity to be in the headlining fight in front of his hometown fans, friends, and family. Benson (21-5), fresh off of two straight losses, bumps...

Jan 11, 2015 5:04 pm

Cerrone: “I’ll Get That Belt. This Is The Year”

Donald Cerrone has been on a tear, a tear that Cowboy plans on riding into his UFC Fight Night Boston matchup against Ben Henderson this Sunday, which he took on 10 days notice. Cerrone has already gone to battle against Henderson twice before, both fights coming under the WEC banner. The first fight was in...

Oct 8, 2014 5:00 am

Bendo Flips His Way To Better Athleticism

Loading Working on staying and getting more athletic, learning how to do a backflip at 30yrs young, ;-D…#TeamMateFit #Dethrone #OnePercentBetter…post-workout workout… #TheOnceAndFutureKing View on Instagram Former UFC lightweight champ, Benson “Smooth” Henderson shows off his athletic skill.

Jun 10, 2014 6:00 pm

Ken Shamrock Is Happy To Move Forward With Dana White

Ken Shamrock and UFC President Dana White buried the hatchet recently. The Worlds Most Dangerous Man joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss moving forward with Dana White. “It was just kind of the way things happened,” Shamrock said. “It has always been in the back of my mind. I kind always wanted...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 5, 2014 5:09 am

Gilbert Melendez: ‘The Russians have arrived’

“The Russians have arrived and they all have that special style, the Sambo. They know how to wrestle. They know how to grapple and they know how to put it together. Khabilov will try to push Henderson with the punches and get the takedowns. But what’s going to make the difference is the scramble in...

Feb 22, 2014 12:19 pm

GSP & Gustafsson Make A Wager Over Olympic Hockey

With Canada and Sweden heading to the SOCHI finals in Hockey, two UFC fighters have wagered a friendly bet in the name of their home countries. Check it: My friend John Cholish has to wear a Canadian hockey jersey because we beat the USA.. @AlexTheMauler – ready to make same bet for Sunday? — Georges...

Dec 26, 2013 8:53 am

QUICK TWITT | The MMA World’s Christmas On Twitter

Yesterday we celebrated the year-end holiday of Christmas. Even I got into the spirit this year and enjoyed an exchange of gifts with family and friends. Much like everyone, the MMA world’s most popular faces got in on the action yesterday and sent out their photo’s and best wishes through twitter. Check it: Merry Christmas...

Dec 11, 2013 4:01 pm

Thomson Knows Better: Says Pettis Could Have Fought Him On Torn PCL

Josh Thomson has a bone to pick with Anthony Pettis. After Pettis was forced out of a scheduled match up with Thomson due to a PCL injury, Thomson decided to go on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour to blast Pettis for pulling out of their fight. “I kind of figured that he was going to...

Dec 10, 2013 7:48 am

Josh Thomson Figured Anthony Pettis Would Pull Out Of Fight

Josh “The Punk” Thomson is not one to pull punches. Thomson was set to face current UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for UFC gold at UFC on Fox 9 after stunning the MMA world with a TKO finish over Nate Diaz. Unfortunately for Thomson though, Pettis was forced off the card, citing a torn...

Dec 5, 2013 7:43 am

Anthony Pettis expected to be out 6 to 8 months. Wants Diaz when he returns

UFC Lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to go under the knife and have surgery for his torn PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) this December. The surgery will have the Champ out for six to eight months. “The doctor said six to eight months, so I’m hoping six.” Pettis stated to UFC Tonight about his...

Jul 3, 2013 2:15 pm

Edgar: I will defeat Charles Oliviera

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Frankie Edgar spoke to UFC.com recently on his upcoming fight with Charles Oliviera which will be the co-main event at UFC 162 Weidman vs. Silva. “It’s a blessing in disguise, I feel like, coming back to a three-round fight. It’s going to make me get out of the gun early...

May 31, 2013 2:02 pm

McGregor vs. Ogle Verbally Agreed for UFC on FS1: 1

By JAKE CHASTAIN | We caught word today that Irish fighting sensation Conor McGregor (13-2 MMA) has finally found an opponent for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 debut on August 17th in Boston. UFC officials sent out a release today stating that TUF veteran Andy Ogle (9-2 MMA) and McGregor have verbally agreed...

May 28, 2013 9:39 am

Pat Healy Discusses Failed Drug Test Post-UFC 159

  A great story of Strikeforce import Pat Healy beating perennial UFC top-contender Jim Miller (whilst nabbing two fight bonuses for both ‘Fight of the Night’ and ‘Submission of the Night’) became an unfortunate one as Healy failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana. The dual bonuses added up to $130,000 and were both stripped...

May 17, 2013 4:46 pm

Dana White’s UFC on FX 8 Video Blog Episode 1

Episode 1 of Dana White’s UFC on FX 8 video blog hit the web today, and as always it is one to watch. This episode features behind-the-scenes look at UFC on FOX 7 last month, with Nate Diaz disputing the referee stoppage, Team Alpha-Male rejoicing after their team delivered KO’s all night, and Dana telling...

Jan 29, 2013 3:23 pm

Diaz vs. Thomson set for UFC on Fox 7

By Evan Stoumbelis Nate Diaz is set to face off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20th in San Jose. Thomson, a former Strikeforce champion, is making his return to the UFC after an 8 year absence. His last UFC appearance was at UFC 49 in 2004...