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Jun 10, 2014 6:00 pm

Ken Shamrock Is Happy To Move Forward With Dana White

Ken Shamrock and UFC President Dana White buried the hatchet recently. The Worlds Most Dangerous Man joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss moving forward with Dana White. “It was just kind of the way things happened,” Shamrock said. “It has always been in the back of my mind. I kind always wanted...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 5, 2014 5:09 am

Gilbert Melendez: ‘The Russians have arrived’

“The Russians have arrived and they all have that special style, the Sambo. They know how to wrestle. They know how to grapple and they know how to put it together. Khabilov will try to push Henderson with the punches and get the takedowns. But what’s going to make the difference is the scramble in...


Feb 22, 2014 12:19 pm

GSP & Gustafsson Make A Wager Over Olympic Hockey

With Canada and Sweden heading to the SOCHI finals in Hockey, two UFC fighters have wagered a friendly bet in the name of their home countries. Check it: My friend John Cholish has to wear a Canadian hockey jersey because we beat the USA.. @AlexTheMauler – ready to make same bet for Sunday? — Georges...

Dec 26, 2013 8:53 am

QUICK TWITT | The MMA World’s Christmas On Twitter

Yesterday we celebrated the year-end holiday of Christmas. Even I got into the spirit this year and enjoyed an exchange of gifts with family and friends. Much like everyone, the MMA world’s most popular faces got in on the action yesterday and sent out their photo’s and best wishes through twitter. Check it: Merry Christmas...

Dec 11, 2013 4:01 pm

Thomson Knows Better: Says Pettis Could Have Fought Him On Torn PCL

Josh Thomson has a bone to pick with Anthony Pettis. After Pettis was forced out of a scheduled match up with Thomson due to a PCL injury, Thomson decided to go on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour to blast Pettis for pulling out of their fight. “I kind of figured that he was going to...

Dec 10, 2013 7:48 am

Josh Thomson Figured Anthony Pettis Would Pull Out Of Fight

Josh “The Punk” Thomson is not one to pull punches. Thomson was set to face current UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for UFC gold at UFC on Fox 9 after stunning the MMA world with a TKO finish over Nate Diaz. Unfortunately for Thomson though, Pettis was forced off the card, citing a torn...

Dec 5, 2013 7:43 am

Anthony Pettis expected to be out 6 to 8 months. Wants Diaz when he returns

UFC Lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to go under the knife and have surgery for his torn PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) this December. The surgery will have the Champ out for six to eight months. “The doctor said six to eight months, so I’m hoping six.” Pettis stated to UFC Tonight about his...

Jul 3, 2013 2:15 pm

Edgar: I will defeat Charles Oliviera

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Frankie Edgar spoke to UFC.com recently on his upcoming fight with Charles Oliviera which will be the co-main event at UFC 162 Weidman vs. Silva. “It’s a blessing in disguise, I feel like, coming back to a three-round fight. It’s going to make me get out of the gun early...

May 31, 2013 2:02 pm

McGregor vs. Ogle Verbally Agreed for UFC on FS1: 1

By JAKE CHASTAIN | We caught word today that Irish fighting sensation Conor McGregor (13-2 MMA) has finally found an opponent for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 debut on August 17th in Boston. UFC officials sent out a release today stating that TUF veteran Andy Ogle (9-2 MMA) and McGregor have verbally agreed...

May 28, 2013 9:39 am

Pat Healy Discusses Failed Drug Test Post-UFC 159

  A great story of Strikeforce import Pat Healy beating perennial UFC top-contender Jim Miller (whilst nabbing two fight bonuses for both ‘Fight of the Night’ and ‘Submission of the Night’) became an unfortunate one as Healy failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana. The dual bonuses added up to $130,000 and were both stripped...

May 17, 2013 4:46 pm

Dana White’s UFC on FX 8 Video Blog Episode 1

Episode 1 of Dana White’s UFC on FX 8 video blog hit the web today, and as always it is one to watch. This episode features behind-the-scenes look at UFC on FOX 7 last month, with Nate Diaz disputing the referee stoppage, Team Alpha-Male rejoicing after their team delivered KO’s all night, and Dana telling...

Jan 29, 2013 3:23 pm

Diaz vs. Thomson set for UFC on Fox 7

By Evan Stoumbelis Nate Diaz is set to face off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20th in San Jose. Thomson, a former Strikeforce champion, is making his return to the UFC after an 8 year absence. His last UFC appearance was at UFC 49 in 2004...

Oct 27, 2012 11:47 am

VIDEO | In the Gym with Nathan Diaz | UFC NEWS

The UFC lightweight division is considered the most “talent rich” weight class currently promoted under the ZUFFA LLC banner. At the very top of the heap is Stockton’s son, Nathan Diaz. On the verge of achieving what every fighter dreams of, Nate is currently in the final preparatory stage for his UFC title shot against...

Oct 6, 2012 11:54 am

Nick Diaz Says He Will Gladly Fight GSP Tomorrow | UFC NEWS

Nick and Nate Diaz make an unusual media apprearance at Spike’s MMA Uncensored Live answering questions from the media, facebook and twitter fans.  The show put out a poll ‘Who wins the Lightweight Title Fight?’ in the beginning of the show.  The results came back with  18%  Ben Henderson,  82%  Nate Diaz. Nick Diaz time...

Aug 29, 2012 10:47 am

Frankie Edgar Ready to Fight at Lightweight or Featherweight | UFC News

Following a discouraging second loss to reigning lightweight champ Ben Henderson earlier this month, Edgar tells mmaweekly radio it was the right time to test the waters at 145 pounds. “I think big fights definitely interest me whatever weight class they’re at, so maybe in the future who knows where else I could go, but...

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5 opening betting odds | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor MMA Bookmaker has set the opening betting lines for the three bouts scheduled to take place at UFC on FOX 5, December 8th. Current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson opens as the favorite over challenger Nate Diaz. Henderson at -150 and Diaz at +120 Henderson headlined month’s UFC 150 event and successfully defended his...

Aug 22, 2012 12:30 am

Frankie Edgar Moves To The Featherweight Division And Is Willing To Face Anyone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar is heading to the Featherweight division. The news was first reported on Tuesday night’s episode of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV. Edgar (14-3-1) is coming off a controversial loss at UFC 150 against UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson. This was his second loss on the bounce...

Aug 21, 2012 9:40 am

Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A lightweight matchup between Mark Bocek (11-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Rafael dos Anjos (17-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been booked for UFC 154 in Montreal. The Canadian submission specialist, Bocek, is currently riding a two fight win streak that includes decision victories over John Alessio and Nik Lentz. Mark has won...

Aug 15, 2012 8:22 am

Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Booked For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two top Light-Heavyweights are set to collide at UFC on FOX 5 as Shogun Rua meets Alexander Gustafsson. The bout is set to take place on December 8th however the location has still to be named according to USA Today. In his last bout Shogun defeated Brandon Vera in a well contested...

Aug 14, 2012 12:34 pm

Video| Nate Diaz: F#@$ the belt. I'm trying to beat the #1 guy in the world | UFC News

Immediately upon Ben Henderson retaining the UFC Lightweight title on a rematch with Frankie Edgar at UFC 150 Sat, the media and fans alike moved on to Bendo’s next title defense opposite Nate Diaz.  The highly anticipated bout is a first ever UFC title shot for the number one contender and highly touted, Nate Diaz. ...

Aug 9, 2012 12:08 pm

UFC 150 Co-Main Eventer Donald Cerrone Promises ‘Strictly Business’ Brawl

Top UFC lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone says his UFC 150 showdown with friend and rival Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard will be “strictly business” but –motivated to impress his hometown fans – the Cowboy added he will go all out for a KO in what he expects to be the fight of the night. Cerrone...

Aug 9, 2012 11:22 am

Frankie Edgar: Massive changes needed in rematch

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightweight #1 contender and former Lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar believes there are “massive changes” needed for his rematch with Ben Henderson this Saturday at UFC 150. Frankie said: “I think there’s massive changes that need to be made in every fight, whether you win it or lose it, but I...

Aug 8, 2012 12:57 pm

LHW Division: Recycled | UFC NEWS

By: Edward Fernandez On UFC on Fox 4 we saw Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida knockout Ryan Bader in the second round, while Mauricio “Shogun” Rua struggled to finish Brandon Vera via TKO in the fourth. Dana White made it clear that the fighter who won in the most impressive fashion would be facing the winner...