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Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm

Rousey on Diaz suspension: Diaz got life sentence for ‘parking tickets’

During today’s UFC 193 pre-fight news conference Ronda Rousey fielded questions from reporters about things from her upcoming UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm to Nick Diaz’s suspension. When asked about Diaz’s 5 year suspension Rousey compared it to going to jail for parking tickets. “You know what it reminds me of? It reminds me...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 27, 2015 12:22 pm

Michael Bisping shoots Anderson Silva down with steroid comments

While Michael Bisping is recovering from surgery on his arm, multiple opponents are waiting in line to get a fight with “The Count” for his return to the octagon. The UFC middleweight has had a long time interest in fighting UFC great Anderson Silva, but it seems like that fire has died after Silva tested...

Oct 27, 2015 10:32 am

Lawsuit brings serious WSOF issues to light

News broke earlier today that WSOF Asia LLC has filed a lawsuit against MMAWC, which controls World Series Of Fighting and several key WSOF personnel including Ali Abdelaziz. The lawsuit, which was examined by BloodyElbow, doesn’t look good for WSOF. Many issues, including defamation, breach of contract, financial issues and NAC code violations are all...

Oct 27, 2015 10:26 am

Askren slams Hendricks over “pathetic excuses” with weight-cutting

ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is always going to speak his mind. As the undefeated champion of ONE with a 14-0 record, Askren shared his thoughts with MMA Junkie on Johny Hendricks missing weight for his fight scheduled against former teammate Tyon Woodley at UFC 192. “People are finally getting to see what I’ve...

Oct 27, 2015 9:46 am

Jones’ manager: DC rematch will be on our terms

Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC, and has reportedly never been more focused. With that being said, a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is on everyone’s mind. The only obstacle to that is that DC is currently looking to sit out for a while and rest up for the...

Oct 27, 2015 9:38 am

Ian McCall eyeing ‘Cerrone-like’ schedule after returning from surgery

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has had a laundry list of injuries that have haunted him since signing with the UFC in 2012. McCall said in an interview with MMA Junkie that he just finished shoulder surgery twelve weeks ago for a torn rotator cuff, two torn labra, and a torn bicep tendon. McCall was initially...

Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:30 am

Arrest warrant issued for Hong-Man Choi

Things aren’t looking good for former K-1 fighter Hong-Man Choi. According to The Korea Times, an arrest warrant has been issued for the 7’2 kickboxer due to unpaid debts dating back to 2013. Choi allegedly borrowed 1 million won (approximately $900 USD) from a friend back in 2013, and then another 25 million won (approximately...

Oct 27, 2015 8:18 am

Luke Rockhold blasts “dirty” Vitor Belfort for cheating on “another level”

When it comes to Vitor Belfort’s past transgressions, fighters and fans are split right down the middle. While some see Vitor Belfort’s failed drug tests and PED usage as a thing of the past, others believe he should continue to be ostracized for them. Prior to Belfort’s appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour podcast...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 27, 2015 7:59 am

Rothwell goes off on Anderson Silva: You’re not a man, you’re nothing

Ben Rothwell has quickly become a fan-favorite fighter. From giving out free t-shirts during a recent Q&A event, to the menacing laugh he does during post-fight Octagon interviews, Rothwell is loved by many. However with his recent comments towards former UFC middleweight kingpin, Rothwell likely didn’t earn himself any extra fans. He spoke on The...

Oct 27, 2015 7:44 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Dublin for an action-packed night of fights that ended with beer being thrown at Louis Smolka for defeating Ireland’s hometown-hero Paddy Holohan. We now have the medical suspensions from the event, courtesy of MixedMartialArts.com. Garreth McLellan: 7 days mandatory rest Bubba Bush: 45 days no fight, 30 days...

Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

Dustin Ortiz burns “UFC Fight Night 76” winner Louis Smolka

This past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Louis Smolka stepped into the Octagon in hostile territory, where he ultimately submitted hometown hero Paddy Holohan. Following the bout Smolka was asked what he thought he had to do to climb the UFC’s flyweight ranking ladder, to which he responded that he needed wins over ranked...

Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Vitor Belfort releases new training footage ahead of UFC Fight Night 77

A third bout between legendary fighters Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson is set for UFC Fight Night 77 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 7. Belfort released more training footage leading up to their fight and his camp looks to be in good form. Will “The Phenom” have the edge mentally...

Oct 27, 2015 6:29 am

Bellator 144’s ratings are in and they aren’t pretty

Friday night’s Bellator 144 event was packed with finishes, as well as a title fight, but that wasn’t enough to bring eyes to the fight card.  According to MMAFighting, the event drew in a dismal 555,000 viewers, the lowest of any Scott Coker era Bellator event.  Prior to Bellator 144, the lowest viewership for a...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

Coker: Koscheck/Daley II targeted for summer 2016

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck (17-10 MMA) signed a contract with Bellator MMA this past June and is currently awaiting his first opponent from the promotion. The former “Ultimate Fighter Season 1” star was initially slated to make his first Bellator appearance this December at Bellator 147, but instead is now being targeted for a January event....

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

‘I’ve Never Seen Jon Jones This Focused…’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last Friday, when UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the organization. Shortly after the news broke, Jones took to his personal Facebook page to address his fans with the following message: “I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my career and...