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Oct 28, 2014 11:23 am

LOSERS CIRCLE – Pros React To Their UFC 179 Losses

Last Saturday’s UFC 179 event gave fight fans the most action-packed, and exciting, UFC featherweight title fight in history. It’s what everyone’s talking about this week. But what about the guys who didn’t get their hand raised last Saturday? Here’s their UFC 179-hangover thoughts: Wow! This is badass. What a war RT @Derevnia2: @josealdojunior Vs...

Oct 28, 2014 11:11 am

FRUSTRATED! ‘UFC’s Promises Mean Next To Nothing’

Conor McGregor has cut the featherweight line, and nearly garnered a UFC title shot. All he has to do is beat Dennis Siver in his next bout. The division’s other number one contender, Cub Swanson, has also been promised a title shot, time, and time again, only to be passed up for more favorable competition....

Oct 27, 2014 9:04 pm

PHOTO | Over 600 Fighters Attend TUF Brazil Casting Call

Earlier this week the UFC held open tryouts for TUF Brazil 4, which will consist of bantamweights and lightweights. UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby Tweeted a photo of the event, saying over 600 fighters showed up to try and earn a spot on the show. 600+ fighters show up for TUF Brazil tryouts. Yikes. pic.twitter.com/yNKT0f7Ee4 —...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 pm

Paul Daley Gets Visa, Eyeing 2015 Bellator Return

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has officially received his visa, and will be looking to make his return to Bellator MMA in 2015. Daley was released by the UFC after punching Josh Koschek after the bout ended, and was given a lifetime ban from the promotion. Since then he has fought for Strikeforce, and fought in several...

Oct 27, 2014 9:02 pm

Scott Coker Unveils Plans For Bellator In 2015

Since Scott Coker took over control of Bellator from Bjorn Rebney earlier this year he has been a busy man, and doesn’t plan on slowing down in the new year. Coker spoke to Heidi Fang of MMAFightCorner to discuss his plans for the promotion in 2015. “Basically, Bellator will go once a month for its...

Oct 27, 2014 9:01 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor “Motivated Beyond Belief”

Conor McGregor has been living the life of a king, and enjoying the spoils of hard work. After heading down to Brazil to sit cageside for UFC 179, McGregor rode with UFC President Dana White on his private plane to Miami. McGregor is now back after a ‘trip of a lifetime’ and posted the following...

Oct 27, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT: EA Sports UFC Unveils Two New Characters

EA Sports announced yesterday that they are preparing to release two new characters for EA Sports UFC. Welterweight Hector Lombard, and lightweight Michael Chiesa will be added to the game in the next update. They broke the announcement via Twitter. Get ready #EASPORTSUFC welterweights – @HectorLombard is on his way. pic.twitter.com/vASPcdogXR — EA SPORTS UFC...

Oct 27, 2014 8:50 pm

ONE FC Cancels Friday’s Event, Changes Future China Events

ONE Fighting Championship was scheduled to host ONE FC 22 this Friday in China, however according to CEO Victor Cui, that event has been cancelled, and the future schedule of ONE FC in China has been altered. Cui released a statement on ONE Fighting Championship’s Facebook page. “I’m absolutely blown away by the INCREDIBLE response...

Oct 27, 2014 4:41 pm

NSAC Seeking Harsher Penalties For Fighters Who Fail Drug Tests

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is currently seeking harsher punishments for fighters who fail drug tests. This comes on the heels of Robert Drysdale being suspended for a year following his 2nd failed drug test (Read that HERE). Earlier this year Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime ban after fleeing an NSAC official who was attempting...

Oct 27, 2014 4:26 pm

Bisping Doesn’t Dwell On Losses To Fighters On PEDs

Michael Bisping is a veteran in the UFC, with 21 UFC fights in 31 professional career fights. Several of Bisping’s losses however come at the hands of fighters who were on TRT, and even tested positive for PEDs. With Bisping being on the cusp of a title shot several times throughout his career, many fans...

Oct 27, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC Signs Fighter, Then Cuts Him Within 24 Hours

In a seemingly strange, but understandable turn of events, the UFC has already cut Mike Imperato less than 24 hours after he was signed to the promotion. Imperato was a castmember on the fifth episode of ‘Fight Xchange’ in 2013, and used several racial and homophobic slurs on the show. Several months after the episode...

Oct 27, 2014 3:07 pm

Andre Fili Deletes And Apologizes For Controversial Tweets

UFC featherweight Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili posted two Tweets earlier today on Twitter that have since been deleted. Fili apologized for the Tweets, which some fans took as offensive. Fili used a screenshot of himself attempting to land a flying punch into his opponent’s guard to create two memes, both of which have since been deleted....

Oct 27, 2014 2:58 pm

Robert Drysdale Suspended One Year Following Second Failed Drug Test

Robert Drysdale failed a drug test before he even fought a bout with the UFC. That incident happened back in 2013, the bout was scrapped and Drysdale’s highly anticipated debut was put on hold. In July of this year Drysdale successfully made his UFC debut at the TUF 19 finale, where he defeated Keith Berish...

Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 27, 2014 11:38 am

Yan Cabral Slams Conor McGregor: “I Want To Beat Him Up”

Conor McGregor’s trash talking of Jose Aldo hasn’t fallen on deaf ears, as seen by Aldo’s callout of McGregor after defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 179 (Watch that HERE). Aldo’s teammate, Yan Cabral told media members after his UFC 179 win on Saturday over Naoyuki Kotani, that he wants to fight McGregor as well. “I...

Oct 27, 2014 11:27 am

PHOTO | Dana White Gives Trolls Permission To Hate

UFC President Dana White has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism lately due to what people say is preferred treatment towards Conor McGregor. White posted the following photo on his Instagram, giving trolls permission to hate. Ready……. Set…….. HATE!!!! Just landed in Miami for some meetings!!!! What's up Miami A photo posted by...

Oct 27, 2014 10:18 am

PHOTOS | Fedor Emelianenko Holds MMA Seminar

Widely believed to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighters of all time, Fedor Emelianenko retired from MMA several years ago, but can be seen spreading his knowledge in these photos from an MMA seminar hosted recently. Images courtesy of UnderGround user ‘touch‘.

Oct 27, 2014 10:04 am

Rogan: ‘If McCall Beats Johnson, He’s P4P King’

On a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC flyweight Ian McCall was a guest, along with Brendan Schaub, who is also a frequent guest on the show. Schaub asked who was better than Demetrious Johnson, who many believe is one of the top ranked pound for pound fighters in the world, and is...

Oct 27, 2014 9:51 am

PHOTO | 12 Year Old Conor McGregor In A Suit

In this picture, we see a young Conor McGregor sporting a suit, much like he does today. This photo was found by a member of the UnderGround, and has not been confirmed by McGregor as actually being himself, but you can see a resemblance, leading us to believe it is in fact McGregor.

Oct 27, 2014 9:22 am

Brutal “Evil Ninja Choke” Submission

If this isn’t one of the most brutal chokes we’ve ever seen (Besides THIS baseball bat choke), we’re not sure how much more brutal it can get. This choke is closer to a neck tie submission, (i.e. Peruvian neck tie or the Japanese neck tie) than the ninja choke, but regardless check out this devastating...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson Promised Title Shot With Win Over Edgar

In an interesting turn of events, Cub Swanson revealed that he has been promised the next title shot against Jose Aldo, should he defeat Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd. Following Jose Aldo’s win over Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White says if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver...

Oct 27, 2014 8:56 am

REPORT: Anderson Silva Inks New 15-Fight Contract

Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has reportedly inked a new 15-fight contract with the UFC according to Silva. The Spider informed Combate about his new contract, which doesn’t necessarily guarantee that the former middleweight champion will complete all 15 fights before retiring, but likely means he will finish his career with the UFC, however many fights...

Oct 27, 2014 8:47 am

PHOTO | Felice Herrig Shows Off Halloween Costume

UFC women’s strawweight Felice Herrig is already ready for Halloween, and showed off her costume to her followers on Instagram. Halloweens on Friday. What's everyone gunna be?? A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Oct 10, 2014 at 4:09pm PDT Do you think her costume is better than Randy Couture dressing up as Chuck Liddell? (See that...

Oct 27, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Breaks Career Record For Most Significant Strikes Landed In A Fight

Last night at UFC 179, in the main event against Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight championship (See the highlights HERE). Aldo also broke his own career record for most significant strikes landed in a fight. .@josealdojunior landed a career-high 102 significant strikes tonight. Previous highs: 94 vs. Hominick and 77 vs. Faber. #UFC179...

Oct 27, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Visits The Favela In Brazil

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 this past weekend to watch Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fight for the UFC featherweight championship in Brazil. Today, McGregor visited the Favela’s in Brazil, and captured the moment. Went deep into the Favela's today. What an experience!! http://t.co/o0DExCD01O pic.twitter.com/eEyw6Qnv9w — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 26, 2014

Oct 27, 2014 5:02 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Reveals Awesome Fan Art

Every once in awhile, we see some incredible fan art of a fighter, and in many cases, such as this one, the fighter posts it on Instagram. Jon Jones posted the following photo on his Instagram, showcasing this incredible fan art. Thank you #TeamJones A photo posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Oct 10, 2014...

Oct 27, 2014 5:01 am

Scott Coker Reveals He Had Stephan Bonnar Drug Tested

Scott Coker revealed yesterday that he ahead of Bellator 131 in November, multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar has been drug tested. Coker spoke to FightHub about the drug test, saying: “We’re bound by the California State Athletic Commission, they gave us some rules and guidelines to abide by, and we tested (Bonnar) and the...

Oct 26, 2014 8:10 pm

WWE Hell in a Cell: Wyatt Returns and Helps Rollins Beat Ambrose!

“The Eater of Worlds” Bray Wyatt has returned and he has his sights set on Dean Ambrose. The interference aided Rollins in his pursuit of a victory tonight in Dallas, Texas in the main-event of “WWE Hell in a Cell”. Before the match even started, Ambrose climbed to the top of the cell and demanded...

Oct 26, 2014 6:40 pm

WWE Hell in a Cell Results: Cena Beats Orton, Will Face Lesnar Next!

John Cena is set to face Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship for the third time in 2014! Cena picked up the win after sending Randy Orton crashing through a table with an Attitude Adjustment from the second rope. Even though it was expected for Cena to walk out with his hands raised...