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Jun 30, 2015 5:44 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites’ Rounded Out with 12 Fights

The UFC will venture to Glasgow, Scotland on July 18th with ‘UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites.’ The main card will feature a main event between middleweights Michael Bisping and Thales Leites and a co-main between Evan Dunham and Ross Pearson. Also featured on the main card will be Joseph Duffy, AKA the last man...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Jose Aldo On Track for Medical Clearance to Fight at UFC 189

The main-event of “UFC 189” was in question last week when Jose Aldo suffered an injury while training. While it is currently not clear as to whether or not he suffered a rib fracture or bruise, the fact remains that he is injured and Chad Mendes has signed on as a stand-by to fight McGregor...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Lawler: ‘There’s a Reason Why McGregor is Where He is Today’

UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler is set to defend his championship in a rematch against Rory MacDonald in the co main-event of UFC 189, but it’s easy to see why some casual fans wouldn’t know that. The pay-per-view buyrate is expected to be the biggest in years and that’s mostly thanks to the fact that...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

HE’S ROLLIN’! Burt Watson Enjoying Being Relevant In MMA World

Burt Watson will forever be known as the “babysitter of the stars”. He was one of the most important backstage officials at UFC event and organized everything from fighter weigh-ins to their walkouts before their fights. When he chose to leave the UFC, the company needed to hire eight people just to fill the void...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Fabricio Werdum Shows Interest in Superfight with Jon Jones

When Cain Velasquez was the UFC Heavyweight Champion, there were talks of him taking place in a super-fight with then UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Both fighters have since lost their championships and talks of the super-fight dissipated along with the certainty of Jones’ UFC future. Now that things could be looking up for...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Bermudez: ‘I Hope Aldo’s Injury Isn’t Some Boxing Bull’

Even though Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are still set to clash in the main event of “UFC 189”, the champion’s rib injury is hanging over the event like a black cloud. Featherweight Dennis Bermudez threw in his two cents on the situation and hopes it doesn’t end up being drama compared to boxing. “I...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Aldo to Train Tuesday to Help Decide if He Can Fight McGregor at UFC 189

Chad Mendes is ready and willing to step in to face Conor McGregor in the main event of “UFC 189” if Jose Aldo is not medically cleared to compete. As of right now, Aldo is still expected to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship. However, we could be finding out if he will be able to...

Jun 29, 2015 2:58 pm

McGregor Explains How Miserable Plumbing Gig Led to MMA Career

Conor McGregor is one step away from fulfilling his dream of becoming UFC Featherweight Champion. Jose Aldo will be defending his championship against McGregor at UFC 189 in July and, even though the champion is injured, the fight is still set to take place. It wasn’t always glitz and glamour for McGregor, though. When he...

Jun 29, 2015 2:57 pm

Devastating KO Likely Blasts Schilling off Bellator/GLORY Dynamite Card

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the crossover combat sports athlete. Joe Schilling suffered one of the most brutal knockouts in Bellator history on the main card of their event this past Friday and has been issued a lengthy medical suspension by the Kansas Athletic Commission. The medical suspension for Joe Schilling is...

Jun 29, 2015 2:20 pm

Daley Responds to Koscheck Challenge: ‘At Least Get a Win in Bellator’

After several years, Josh Koscheck is finally back at home with SPIKE. Now a Bellator fighter, Koscheck was quick to make his first challenge and revealed he had his sights set on a rematch with Paul Daley. The two had previously met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in a bout that was filled...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 29, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Report: Machida Sidelined Indefinitely

Lyoto Machida suffered his second consecutive loss in a row and has to pay the price for it. While he did receive a nice payday, he is being forced to sit on the sidelines indefinitely until he receives medical clearance for possible head injuries. Steve Bosse was also on a receiving end of a lengthy...

Jun 29, 2015 1:00 pm

Mayweather/Pacquiao Is STILL Breaking Records

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had their super-fight nearly two months ago and details are still rolling out revealing record breaking numbers. Boxing bettors in Las Vegas helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May alone! It’s the first time casinos have hit that number in more than a year. The...

Jun 29, 2015 12:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Salaries: Machida earns top payday!

Despite suffering a third-round knockout loss to Yoel Romero, former UFC champion Lyoto Machida still received the top payout at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 70 event earning $200,000 for his efforts. Here is a list of all the UFC Fight Night 70 salaries, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Yoel Romero: $66,000 (includes $33,000...

Jun 29, 2015 12:25 pm

Attorney Plans to Bring Jon Jones’ Case to Grand Jury

Details surrounding Jon Jones’ case have been scarce, but details are starting to form on what is the next step for the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. In April, Jon Jones allegedly caused a three car accident and fled the scene. One of the women driving the cars was pregnant and apparently suffered an injured...

Jun 29, 2015 12:02 pm

McGregor Predicts the Minute and Round He will Finish Aldo

Conor McGregor has a history of predicting his fights and actually being close to accurate. McGregor predicted that he would finish Dennis Siver in under two minutes and finished him near the two minute mark of the second round. When asked why his prediction was wrong, McGregor brushed it off by saying, “I was a...

Jun 29, 2015 11:22 am

‘I Need to Beat Dos Santos and Arlovski for Closure’

Pending a successful championship run, Fabricio Werdum could go down as the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history. He has already handily defeated the likes of Fedor Emelianenko and Cain Velasquez, but he has suffered losses against the likes of Junior dos Santos and Andrei Arlovski. Werdum wants to go on a series of...

Jun 29, 2015 7:35 am

‘It’s Not Cheating, Conor McGregor Should Target Jose Aldo Ribs’

If all goes according to plan, Conor McGregor will be challenging Jose Aldo for his UFC Featherweight Championship in Las Vegas at UFC 189. Aldo suffered a rib injury while training for this fight that could possibly put him on the sidelines if he is not medically cleared to fight. If that happens, Chad Mendes...

Jun 29, 2015 7:26 am

Florian Thinks Aldo Should Question if the Risk is Worth the Reward

While fighters throw in their two cents on the situation, Jose Aldo has already made his decision; He will be defending his UFC Featherweight Championship at UFC 189. While Aldo likely doesn’t want to miss out on the biggest payday of his career, UFC on air personality and former title contender Kenny Florian believes the...

Jun 29, 2015 7:14 am

‘Joe Rogan Could Have Ruined My Career & Life with Fake Fight Comments’

Joe Rogan recently came out and stated that he thought the fight between Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 earlier in June looked “fake as f***“. While the fight did look quite bizarre, Shamrock vowed on his life that the fight was far from staged. “I swear on everything that I love, my...