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Sep 30, 2014 5:01 am

Neil Seery Set To Fight Richie Vaculik At FN 55

Neil Seery is set to return to the Octagon for his third bout with the UFC, against Richie Vaculik at UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney Australia on November 8th. Seery stepped into the bout for Ray Borg, who was injured and forced to withdraw from the bout. Seery is coming off a unanimous decision...

Sep 29, 2014 7:14 pm

TUF 20 Finale Set For December 12 In Vegas

UFC officials announced today that the TUF 20 Finale will take place on December 12 live from The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event, which will crown the UFC’s first ever women’s strawweight champion, is set to air on FOX Sports 1. The live finale is expected to feature most if not all of the competitors from Season...

Sep 29, 2014 7:01 pm

Mark Hunt: I’m Not Rich, I Just Bank A Lot

Current UFC heavyweight contender Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt recently made New Zealand’s 20 highest paid athletes list, this according to the New Zealand Herald: #17. Mark Hunt (UFC) – $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand’s biggest name involved in the world’s fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth...

Sep 29, 2014 6:47 pm

Sean McCorkle Announces Retirement From MMA

Former UFC heavyweight Sean McCorkle (17-7 MMA) was a guest on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” where he announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. McCorkle had lost five of his past six outings and cited herniated discs as a cause for retirement: “Believe it or not, despite my current streak, I’m...

Sep 29, 2014 10:27 am

Commission Explains Why Taylor Lapilus Was Denied Licensing To Fight

Earlier today it was reported that Taylor Lapilus had been removed from this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Stockholm card in his bout against Dennis Siver. The only reason given as to why Lapilus was removed from the card was that the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation felt he wasn’t a suitable opponent for Siver. Charles...

Sep 29, 2014 5:06 am

Tate Says Rousey Will Beat Zingano

Following her return to the Octagon at UFC 178, it was announced that Cat Zingano would fight Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in 2015. Miesha Tate spoke to Jonathan Shrager about who she thinks will take the bout.

Sep 29, 2014 5:05 am

Caraway Says He’s The Best Grappler In The Division

Bryan Caraway has something to say about Manny Gamburyan calling him out following his win at UFC 178 this past weekend. Caraway spoke to Jonathan Shrager about why he believes he’s the best grappler in the division.

Sep 27, 2014 4:02 pm

Alvarez: Fans Think Cerrone Is God

Eddie Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut tonight at UFC 178 in the co-main event against Donald Cerrone. Ahead of the bout, Alvarez feels that many are counting him out, and he plans on putting on a spectacle on the big stage tonight. He spoke with MMAFighting. “I think [Cerrone] is a little...

Sep 27, 2014 3:54 pm

Cruz: If Ali Can Do It, So Can I

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long awaited return to the UFC tonight as the main-event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. Ahead of the bout, he spoke to Ariel Helwani about his desire to reclaim the belt. “The belt is just a piece of metal....

Sep 26, 2014 5:23 pm

Zingano Wants Title Shot With Win Over Nunes

Cat Zingano hasn’t stepped into the Octagon in over a year. In her last outing she finished Miesha Tate via TKO to become the women’s bantamweight #1 contender. Unfortunately, ‘Alpha’ tore her ACL in the bout, and was sidelined for over a year, but hopes that with a win over Amanda Nunes tomorrow night at...

Sep 26, 2014 10:55 am

Nick Diaz Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges

Nick Diaz has officially plead not guilty to DUI charges from November of 2013, as well as earlier this month. Diaz is facing 8 charges, which include DUI, DUI with blood alcohol over .08, unsafe speeding, failure to appear after written promise, driving with a suspended license, and resisting arrest. Diaz will next appear in...

Sep 26, 2014 10:33 am

Belfort Slams Weidman Over Injury, Accuses Champ Of Faking It

Vitor Belfort was slated to fight Chris Weidman on December 6th at UFC 181 in a long awaited matchup for the UFC middleweight title, however earlier this month news broke that Weidman had suffered a hairline fracture in his hand, and as a result, the bout was postponed until February of 2015. ‘The Phenom’ doesn’t...

Sep 26, 2014 9:18 am

Miguel Torres Set To Fight On Legacy FC’s Debut Kickboxing Event

Legacy FC’s innaugural kickboxing event on January 16th is shaping up, and has picked up another former UFC fighter. Miguel Torres, former WEC champion has signed on to compete at the event against 6-3 Angel Huerta. Torres was originally scheduled to compete for GLORY WS in May, but pulled out of the bout. MMAJunkie confirmed...

Sep 26, 2014 8:23 am

PHOTO | Faber Introduces Kampmann As Official Full-Time Head Coach

Earlier this year when it was announced that Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was leaving Team Alpha Male as the head coach, the team began looking for a replacement. The role was ultimately filled by UFC veteran Martin Kampmann, who is now part of the team full-time according to Faber. He broke the news on Instagram. Pumped...

Sep 25, 2014 10:58 am

Benson Henderson Seriously Eyeing 170

Former UFC lightweight champion, Ben “Smooth” Henderson, is looking to leave his division home to test the waters in the UFC’s welterweight division. News came last night during the UFC Tonight broadcast on FOX Sports 1. According to the report, the former champ will look for one more bout at lightweight, then try to make...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via UFC.com: “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 24, 2014 12:06 pm

3 Broken Noses At Fight Night 52?

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event may have resulted in several nose fractures. UFC Fight Night 52 took place in Japan, last Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. According to a report from MixedMartialArts.com, up to three UFC fighters are being sidelined for potential fractures to their nose. Here’s the full...

Sep 23, 2014 5:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Weidman’s Hand To Be Casted, Belfort Fight Targeted For February

Earlier today news broke that Chris Weidman was out of his UFC 181 bout against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand. There was no timetable given for when Weidman would be able to return to the cage, and when he would fight Belfort, however Dana White took to Twitter to inform fight fans that the...

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...