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Jul 7, 2015 11:35 am

Charles Oliveira: ‘Holloway’s Jiu-Jitsu Isn’t So Sharp’

“My strategy is to walk forward all the time and pressure him. He is a guy who has my respect, he is tough and a great striker. However, his jiu-jitsu is not so sharp. I have to take advantage of that. This will be one of my biggest fights and the way to victory is...

Jul 7, 2015 11:25 am

DC Told Gustafsson Their Fight Was Delayed, This Is How He Responded

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will have to put off his first title defense a little longer, while he deals with a lingering knee issue. Cormier talked about the situation with MMAMania, and said when he told his opponent, Alexander Gustafsson, that they would have to delay the fight, he reacted like this: “I...

Jul 7, 2015 10:49 am

Another UFC Featherweight Pulls Out With Rib Injury

UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi suffered a similar fate to that of champion Jose Aldo. Choi was forced to pull out of his scheduled fight with Sam Sicilia on July 15 because of a rib injury. Choi can be seen in this picture below, apparently going through a medical procedure. That does not look enjoyable. Check...

Jul 7, 2015 9:29 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I Turn Chaos Into Cash’

MMA’s Original Gangster Chael Sonnen has stayed relevant in the sport despite being retired and booted from his FOX Sports analyst gig. Sonnen now works with ESPN and has his own podcast called ‘You’re Welcome’. He stays busy in the MMA world and always has a comment for every bit of news going around. So...


Jul 7, 2015 9:08 am

Coming Soon! Dana White And Matt Serra Working On Reality Show

Watch out world! UFC president and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra will be coming to a TV near you. Yes, White and Serra, along with friend Nick ‘The Tooth’ Gallo, are working on a new reality show together. During a Q&A with fans a little while back, White revealed that he’s working on the new...

Jul 7, 2015 8:47 am

Alistair Overeem Demands Fight With JDS

  The ‘Reem’ wants a fight with Junior Dos Santos and he wants it now. UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is calling for a fight with former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos. Overem took to Instagram to get the opinion of all his fans, showing a the picture shown above and saying “yes or no”. Then...

Jul 7, 2015 8:39 am

Eddie Alvarez Comments On Melendez Drug Test

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez fought Gilbert Melendez at UFC 188, in Mexico City, and pulled out a close decision win over the former Strikeforce champion. News broke yesterday that Melendez had failed a drug test for UFC 188 and of course Alvarez had plenty to say on the matter. Alvarez took to Twitter and posted...

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 am

Al Iaquinta : ‘I Want To Slam My Head On The Desk’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has now gone from fighting Bobby Green, to fighting Gilbert Melendez, to now fighting no one. Yesterday news surfaced that Melendez had failed a drug test from UFC 188 and will be suspended for a year. The UFC pulled him from his fight with Iaquinta scheduled for July 15 and now...

Jul 7, 2015 8:15 am

Mayweather’s Camp Breaks Silence, Speaks Out About Being Stripped Of Title

It was announced yesterday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be stripped of his WBO welterweight title. Mayweather did not pay the $200K fee in order to hold the belt, so the WBO committee voted to take it from him and give it to Timothy Bradley Jr.. Now, we have word from Mayweather’s team via ESPN.com. Mayweather...

Jul 7, 2015 7:53 am

Released UFC Fighter Could Not Be Happier

Now former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo, isn’t exactly broken hearted that he was recently released from the promotion, in fact, he couldn’t be happier. Jimmo took to Twitter to comment on being released, along with 13 other fighters. Jimmo explained that he was contacted personally with the news and that he is extremely happy to...

Jul 7, 2015 7:33 am

Calm Down Guys, D.C. Just Needs ‘A Little Time’

  UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will not be defending his title at UFC 191 like many thought. Instead he will be looking to be ready a month later for a fight in Houston. Cormier needed a little extra time to deal with a knee injury and plans on defending his belt for the first...

Jul 7, 2015 7:29 am

REPORT! UFC Releases 14 Fighters, Including 3 TUF Alumni

The UFC has given the axe to 17 fighters on their roster, according to UFCFIGHTERSiNFO. The list contained 17 fighters, but three of them have already been reported. Below you will find the list of 14 fighters cut. CUT: Lisa Ellis, Jessica Rakoczy, Zhang Lipeng, Luiz Dutra, Josh Sampo, Justin Edwards, Hatsu Hioki, Ryan Jimmo, Robbie...

Jul 7, 2015 7:14 am

REPORT! World Champ Turned ISIS Member Has Died

Valdet Gashi, the former muay thai world champion who gave it up to join ISIS, has reportedly died. The report, from NDTV, states that Gashi has died in Syria. This news came from Swish television broadcast, citing Gashi’s brother as a source. The cause of his death has not been released. Gashi left Germany and...

Jul 7, 2015 6:54 am

Faber Slams McGregor With Hilarious Pic!

UFC 189 is this Saturday and things are getting heated. If you’ve watched the Embedded series leading up to UFC 189 then you’ve already seen Team Alpha Male leader and UFC featherweight/bantamweight Urijah Faber cracking some jokes about Chad Mendes opponent, Conor McGregor. Most notably, walking around the gym trying to impersonate the strut of...

Jul 7, 2015 6:42 am

McGregor: ‘In 5 Days I Pull The Trigger’

In just five days UFC 189 will take place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand and Irish superstar Conor McGregor will fight top ranked featherweight Chad Mendes for the interim title. It wasn’t the scheduled bout everyone has been waiting for, but still, it’s a hell of a fight. A lot of questions will...

Jul 7, 2015 12:17 am

Miesha Tate Shows Off New Reebok Sports Bra

UFC bantamweight fighter Miesha Tate was in attendance for the UFC/Reebok uniform unveiling in New York and helped model some of the new gear. One big topic discussed at the press conference was the time spent focusing on new gear for the women UFC fighters, specifically, new sports bras and fight shorts. Now, we have...

Jul 7, 2015 12:12 am

GSP and JCVD Are Still Kicking It In Thailand

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre doesn’t seem to be in much of a hurry to get back inside the octagon. Why get paid to get punched in the face, when you can get paid to pretend like you got punched in the face. GSP is currently filming the new ‘Kickboxer’ movie in Thailand...

Jul 6, 2015 7:20 pm

WBO Committee Strips Floyd Mayweather of Welterweight Title

The WBO committee stripped undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather of his newly won welterweight championship after failing to comply to their rules. Floyd Mayweather won the title from Manny Pacquiao in May when they met in their record-breaking boxing match. While the fight did not live up to expectations, the two received record pay days....

Jul 6, 2015 6:31 pm

Jorge Masvidal: ‘Not one person’ Is Happy About the IV Ban

The way fighters cut weight may have been changed forever after the USADA implemented a new rule banning fighter from utilizing IVs to rehydrate. While the rule does not come into play until October 1st, many fighters have already voiced their disproval of the new rule. Jorge Masvidal made the switch from lightweight to welterweight...

Jul 6, 2015 3:13 pm

Jose Aldo’s Pre-Fight Drug Test Comes Back Negative

“UFC 189” main eventer Jose Aldo has been surrounded by nothing but drama the past two months. Whether it be a drug test snafu or a rib injury, Aldo likely cannot wait to clear his name of any wrongdoing. Aldo was supposed to undergo a random drug test on June 11th. Ben Mosier of Drug...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 6, 2015 1:46 pm

Cerrone Offers to Replace Melendez Against Iaquinta

Gilbert Melendez was originally scheduled to face “Raging” Al Iaquinta on July 15, but has been pulled from the card due to failing his UFC 188 post fight drug test. UFC confirmed in their statement that they would be searching for a replacement rather than pulling Iaquinta off the card. Dana White and Joe Silva—...

Jul 6, 2015 1:02 pm

UFC Releases Statement on Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez will serve a one year suspension for failing his UFC 188 post fight drug test. Ultimate Fighting Championship released the following statement on the matter: Following his bout at UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. The UFC...

Jul 6, 2015 12:43 pm

Gilbert Melendez Tests Positive for Banned Substance, Suspended for 1 Year

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez has failed his UFC 188 post fight drug test and as a result, has been suspended by the company for one year. Melendez was originally scheduled to face Al Iaquinta on July 15th, but the failed drug test will put a halt to the fight. UFC broke the news on Monday...

Jul 6, 2015 11:12 am

Sonnen: McGregor Has to Cut 27 Pounds in 8 days for UFC 189

Conor McGregor will be squaring off with fellow UFC featherweight Chad Mendes for the interim title at “UFC 189” this Saturday. Just eight days away from weigh-ins, though, Chael Sonnen claimed that “The Notorious” will need to cut over twenty-five pounds in eight days to fight for the title. “He’s a very big guy. I...

Jul 6, 2015 11:12 am

Urijah Faber Has Fun with Conor McGregor Trash Talk

Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes will be stepping into the octagon to replace UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo at “UFC 189”. Conor McGregor started his trash-talking of Mendes right off the bat, as expected, and Mendes has dished out his fair share of it as well. Now, Mendes’ teammate Urijah Faber is getting in on...

Jul 6, 2015 11:00 am

Claudia Gadelha fires back at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Claudia Gadelha may be facing Jessica Aguilar in her next fight at “UFC 190” in Brazil, but it seems she already has her sights set on the gold. Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently came out and stated that if she were to face Gadelha in a rematch, it would not be similar at all to their December...

Jul 6, 2015 11:00 am

Mayweather Could be Stripped of Title he Won From Pacquiao

Floyd “Money” Mayweather had to do a little more than just defeat Manny Pacquiao by way of decision to hold on to the WBO Welterweight Championship. Mayweather was also supposed to vacate his other titles so younger boxers could have a run at the gold as well. Mayweather originally did not want to forfeit his...