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Jun 8, 2015 3:58 pm

Leites: ‘Jose Aldo is 200% Ready for Conor McGregor’

Jose Aldo will finally be stepping into the octagon to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 next month. The “World Tour” was extremely successful and garnered interest from mainstream media outlets, but now it’s time for the two to train and get ready for the fight. Thales Leites, Aldo’s training...

Jun 8, 2015 3:05 pm

Erick Silva Promises to End Fight with Rick Story ‘As Soon as Possible’

There was a time when Erick Silva was looked at as the next big thing to come out of Brazil. Silva suffered a couple setbacks against the likes of Matt Brown, Jon Fitch and Dong Hyun Kim which took the spotlight away from him for a short amount of time. However, still young, Silva is...

Jun 8, 2015 2:55 pm

‘I’m A More Dangerous Opponent for Cormier than Gustafsson’

Ryan Bader has been campaigning for a shot at the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship which was recently claimed by Daniel Cormier. After Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in May, Bader confronted Cormier at the post fight press conference and took matters into his own hands. For the following weeks, Bader and Cormier proceeded...

Jun 8, 2015 2:41 pm

Rothwell: ‘I Doubt Velasquez Will Fight the Same Once PED Testing Starts’

Ben Rothwell is basking in the glory of his win from Saturday night when he dominated “Meathead” Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68. Rothwell cut an interview after the fight which put the entire heavyweight division on blast, and he vowed he would become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Rothwell has his sights set on...

Jun 8, 2015 11:58 am

Manager: CM Punk Is Man Enough to take a Chance & Fight in the UFC

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks broke both the professional wrestling and mixed martial arts worlds when he announced his signing in December of 2014. Details surrounding his first fight have been scarce, but rumors are circulating around a middleweight debut. His former manager in WWE and one of his best friends Paul Heyman recently appeared on...

Jun 8, 2015 11:42 am

USADA CEO: ‘We Were Impressed By How Fast UFC Took Action on Drug Testing’

  Is the age of clean MMA approaching? The UFC unveiled their new drug testing policy and their partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will act as an independent testing agent. A lot of fans, media and fighters were surprised by the big announcement and the UFC received overwhelmingly positive feedback. One of...

Jun 8, 2015 11:02 am

Bellator’s Chandler Believes He’s Still One of the Best in the World

Michael Chandler was one the top fighter of Bellator and was the name you heard when fans talked about the face of a promotion. He defeated the likes of Eddie Alvarez, Patricky Freire and Akihiro Gono in spectacular fashion. Now, Chandler is simply struggling to pick up a win. The former Bellator Lightweight Champion hasn’t...

Jun 8, 2015 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort Will Make Another Run at UFC Gold

Vitor Belfort stepped into the octagon at UFC 187 with the hopes of grabbing gold again, but his dreams were crushed by reigning champion Chris Weidman in just one round. Now, Belfort is back in training and is ready to start from the bottom to gain another shot at the title. “When I see this,...

Jun 8, 2015 8:05 am

Velasquez: ‘Werdum Isn’t the Real Champ, I’m Not Afraid of His Game’

Cain Velasquez has not stepped into the octagon since his last championship defense against Junior dos Santos at UFC 166 in October 2013. The heavyweight champion will make his long awaited return at UFC 188 this weekend when he clashes with interim champion Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City, Mexico. Werdum has barely shown any weaknesses...

Jun 8, 2015 8:00 am

Rockhold Calls Out Cormier and His Breakfast of Champions

It looks like the newly crowned UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is spoiling himself when it comes to breakfast! Luke Rockhold sat across from DC and called him out on his choice of food, but it beats Wheaties! Could Pepsi and Bacon be the new “Breakfast of Champions”? Look at this lush, Champing out. 2 Pepsi’s...

Jun 8, 2015 7:54 am

Coach: ‘Jones Is Back in the Gym, but UFC Future Uncertain’

Jon Jones has come across some troubled times in the recent months and the happenings of his life outside of the cage may prevent him from making a return. Coach Mike Winkeljohn believes that there is a real possibility the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion never fights again. “I’m looking forward to Jon turning his...

Jun 8, 2015 7:49 am

Tim Kennedy Eyeing Dan Henderson Bout for UFC’s “Fight for the Troops”

Dan Henderson is coming off a big and exciting victory over Tim Boetsch this weekend. Even though it was a main-event bout, Henderson is still unranked in the division and the question remains what the next step is for the former PRIDE champion. Tim Kennedy took time out of his day to congratulate “Hendo” on...

Jun 8, 2015 2:00 am

“Cupcake” Tate Hits Instagram Heavy, Training and Tanning!

Miesha Tate has been a perennial contender for the UFC’s bantamweight championship, and she will get another shot at claiming top-contender’s spot during her bout with Jessica “Evil” Eye at “UFC on FOX”. If Tate can win impressively enough, she may be able to boost herself into another title match with Ronda Rousey. Tate took...

Jun 7, 2015 8:31 pm

Coach: Werdum Has No Chance, Velasquez Will Kill Him

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be unifying their UFC Heavyweight Championships at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico next weekend. Even though he has shown incredible improvement in each of his octagon outings since returning in 2012, Javier Mendez still thinks Werdum has no chance at beating Cain Velasquez. “I’m very confident in this...

Jun 7, 2015 7:25 pm

‘Good or Bad, I’m Just Happy Fans Are Talking About Me’

Sam Alvey’s journey is far from over, but his path to the UFC wasn’t an easy one. Alvey has been fighting around the country for promotions like King of the Cage and Bellator since 2008 before finally making his way into the octagon. With three wins strung together in a row, Alvey will be “smilin”...

Jun 7, 2015 6:55 pm

Rothwell Explains Bizarre Post Fight Speech: I Have to Make Some Noise!

Ben Rothwell certainly made his presence known Saturday evening at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans. For the few that weren’t impressed by his finish, they must have been caught off guard by his evil and bizarre post-fight speech. During the post fight press conference, Rothwell explained that he simply wanted to make some...

Jun 7, 2015 6:35 pm

McGregor: ‘The Pressure’s On Aldo, He’s Going to Break’

The situation of the combatants walking into the main-event of UFC 189 is a rare occurrence; Both Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo are riding a wave of momentum that only points to victory. McGregor is a rising star who backs up all of his trash talk and has put on spectacular performances inside the octagon....

Jun 7, 2015 2:59 pm

Gustafsson: Cormier Has ‘Tons’ of Weaknesses I Will Exploit

Less than a month after Daniel Cormier dominated Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187, his first challenger to his title has been announced. Alexander Gustafsson will step into the octagon with DC to once again attempt to retrieve UFC gold. In a recent interview with MMAViking, Gustafsson was asked if he saw any holes in...

Jun 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Tito Ortiz Kicks It with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!

It isn’t often that “The People’s Champion” gets to meet… “THE People’s Champion”. Tito Ortiz ran into fellow ass-kicker Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at Spike’s Guy’s Choice Awards. If The Rock and Tito Ortiz were to throw down, who do you think would win? Great night at #GuysChoiceAwards the biggest and best man in the...

Jun 7, 2015 12:00 pm

Dan Henderson Celebrates Big Win with Style in New Orleans

Dan Henderson stepped into the octagon and absolutely wrecked the bookies’ sportsbooks with his first round knockout victory of Tim Boetsch. Henderson only needed 28 seconds to finish his opponent last night and celebrated the only way a main-eventer would in New Orleans! Check out these post-fight pics of Dan Henderson. Celebration time! All deserve...