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Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:42 am

Askren rips ‘dummy’ Johny Hendricks

The Askren-Hendricks saga continues! Ben Askren has previously stated that he’s okay not signing with the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped him from talking trash to former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks any chance he gets. Askren even went as far as to harass Hendricks in person, telling him to ask Dana White to set...

Oct 31, 2015 9:05 am

‘His head is still spinning from when I knocked him out’

Luke Rockhold recently put former UFC champion Vitor Belfort on blast, saying that Belfort takes cheating to a whole new level. ‘The Phenom’ certainly didn’t take too well to those comments, and while talking on Inside MMA about his career and TRT usage, he was asked about Rockhold’s comments. “I think his head is still...

Oct 31, 2015 8:35 am

Jared Rosholt preparing for Stefan Struve with ‘all kinds of stupid stuff’

For many, fighting 6’11 dutch kickboxer Stefan Struve is a very tall order (pun intended), however Jared Rosholt and his camp have been doing some interesting things to prepare Rosholt for the size of Struve. The pair are set to throw down at UFC 193 on November 14th. Rosholt spoke on MMAJunkie Radio to discuss...

Oct 31, 2015 8:27 am

NSAC Members receiving death threats over Nick Diaz suspension

Recently, when the NSAC handed Nick Diaz a 5-year suspension for a failed drug test for marijuana, the MMA community was outraged. The outrage spread, and suddenly many high-profile celebrities began backing Diaz and crying foul. A White House petition was started that earned the 100,000 required signatures thanks to the help of Cher, Wiz...

Oct 31, 2015 8:02 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Alves’ fight card finalized

November 28th the UFC heads to Seoul, South Korea for UFC Fight Night 79. The UFC Fight Pass event will be headlined by a welterweight bout between ‘Smooth’ Benson Henderson and Thiago ‘The Pitbull’ Alves. According to MMAJunkie the preliminary card will begin at 1:45 a.m. PST, with the main card starting at 5 a.m....

Oct 31, 2015 7:54 am

‘UFC FN: Befort vs. Henderson III’ weigh-in day info

Ahead of the action in the Octagon Saturday night in Sao Paulo, where Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort will go to war for a 3rd time, fans will be treated to all of the usual Fight Week festivities. MMAJunkie has the schedule: On Friday doors open to Ibirapuera gym at 11 a.m. PST (4 p.m....

Oct 31, 2015 7:27 am

Conor McGregor bare-knuckle fights 400 lb man

Conor McGregor is preparing for his fight with Jose Aldo in the most unique way possible, sparring with ‘The Mountain’ bare-knuckle boxing style. Or at least that’s what he claims… Check it out: Today I had a bare-knuckle fight off a 180kg monster called 'The Mountain' I'd never fought, or even seen a man that...

Oct 30, 2015 11:52 pm

Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier agree to unsanctioned fight this weekend

Friday morning Jon Jones sent out a Tweet saying that he would fight Daniel Cormier in the OSU wrestling room, he just wanted the belt back. That prompted Daniel Cormier to hop on Twitter and accept Jones’ challenge. Honestly I'd fight Daniel in the OSU wrestling room. John Smith can be our referee. Just trying...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...

Oct 30, 2015 1:13 pm

Jones ‘instrumental’ in Holm’s preparation for Rousey

Ahead of her UFC title shot against undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm has been receiving extra training advice from the arguable pound 4 pound king, Jon Jones. Jones and Holm are teammates, but from what Holm told media members on the UFC 193 conference call yesterday, Jones has been working with...

Oct 30, 2015 12:54 pm

Oscar De La Hoya has been in talks with Ronda Rousey regarding boxing career

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone on record and said that she wants to win titles in sports outside of MMA. Her initiative to be remembered as the greatest combat sport fighter of all time would require her to step outside of the Octagon and in to a new ring. Retired boxing world champion...

Oct 30, 2015 11:40 am

With Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, Tony Ferguson gets new opponent at TUF 22 Finale

With the lightweight division rumble of Khabib Nurmagomedov having to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 Finale, Ferguson has been booked with a new opponent for the Dec. 11 fight. Edson Barboza has stepped in to replace Nurmagomedov, according to an announcement from the UFC on Friday. While Nurmagomedov...

Oct 30, 2015 11:11 am

John Lineker looks to be the ‘giant at bantamweight’

UFC veteran John Lineker is looking to build his name in the bantamweight division, and may be able to do that with a potential revenge match with Bryan Caraway. “I saw that Bryan Caraway wants to fight me,” Lineker wrote to MMA Junkie. “I also heard he’s friends with Francisco Rivera, so I guess he...

Oct 30, 2015 10:29 am

Joe Lauzon rallying for the fight against cancer! Here is how you can join

UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon and his family have already beat the biggest opponent they could ever face. Lauzon’s son was diagnosed with cancer just days after he was born last year. Fortunately young Joey Lauzon has the fighting spirit like his dad and was able to overcome the illness. Lauzon is rallying for a donation...

Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am

Exclusive Video: Rousey’s coach explains her dominance in the sport

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage caught up with Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan about his prized pupil’s dominance in the sport. UFC 193 goes down on November 14th from the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia. Rousey vs. Holm will headline the event, while Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Oct 30, 2015 9:55 am

CSAC holding weight-cutting summit with UFC, Bellator, WSOF and Invicta to attend

Making weight is part of a fighter’s job, however with incidents of weight cuts sending people to the hospital and even a case of death have officials concerned. The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) and Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) sent out invitations on Thursday for a weight-cutting and dehydration summit in Los Angeles on...

Oct 30, 2015 9:46 am

WATCH! Valerie Letourneau highlight video

Ahead of UFC 193 on November 14th, many are counting UFC women’s strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau out of her title bout with champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk despite Letourneau being undefeated inside the Octagon. Even oddsmakers currently have Letourneau as a +900 favorite, meaning if you were to bet $100 on her and she were to...

Oct 30, 2015 9:23 am

Will Brooks agrees with Dustin Poirier’s decision to not fight at UFC Dublin

Well, it appears not every fighter disagreed with Dustin Poirier’s decision to decline a fight against Norman Parke after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout due to a concussion sustained in training. Poirier caught quite a bit of criticism from fans and fighters for not accepting a fight with...