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Oct 8, 2014 5:59 pm

Rory MacDonald Gets Title Shot In Canada

Canada has its next shot at a UFC world title, and it comes in the form of the welterweight strap, once held by GSP. Montreal’s Rory MacDonald has been slated to face the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler II, and he gets to do it in his hometown. The Canadian Press broke the news today following...

Oct 8, 2014 12:19 pm

Anderson Silva Is Going TO KO Nick Diaz

“Anderson is finishing his healing process. He already started his camp and will be ready on January. Diaz is a good fighter, he once was world champion at Strikeforce and a top contender in his division. Nick is ready for a five round fight and Anderson has to knock him out. Anderson will do it,...

Oct 8, 2014 11:36 am

TUF Brazil 4 Targets Lightweights, Bantamweights

TUF Brazil season 4 is set to feature both bantamweight and lightweight fighters. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. The Third season of TUF Brazil has yet to air, but while that shows broadcast progresses, UFC officials will be in the midst of taping the reality show’s fourth season. Tryouts for TUF Brazil season...

Oct 8, 2014 5:10 am

Souza Camp Eyeing Dan Henderson 205 Bout

“I believe Jacare already proved that he deserves a shot at the middleweight title, but, once he’s recovered from this second elbow surgery in January, it’s the same time as Chris and Belfort, so what can we do? I like the idea of putting Jacare in a special light heavyweight fight. I truly believe that,...

Oct 7, 2014 2:05 pm

QUICK TWITT | Hector Lombard Calls Out Rory MacDonald

Top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has gotten over his obsession with Matt Brown, and set his sights on a new top 5 opponent in Rory MacDonald. Currently booked to face the returning, Josh Burkman, Lombard’s hoping for a number-one contender slot next. Check it: ‘Rory after I’m done with burkman fight me for the number...

Oct 7, 2014 5:04 am

TUF 20 Going On 2 Week Hiatus

TUF 20, which runs every Wednesday on Fox Sports 1 will be taking a two week hiatus according to season competitor Felice Herrig, who is scheduled to fight on upcoming episode against Heather Jo Clark. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but @UltimateFighter goes dark for 2 weeks. Will pick back up October...

Oct 6, 2014 5:04 am

Alexander Gustafsson Speaks Out Against Negative Fans

This past Saturday the UFC visited Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm, where the Swedes went 0-4 for the night. Alexander Gustafsson took to Facebook to express his dissatisfaction with the fans for their lack of support following a tough night for their native fighters. Gustafsson posted the following message on his Facebook. “Thank you...

Oct 5, 2014 10:29 am

PHOTOS | Hilarious Fan Made Posters For Lauzon vs. Sanchez

It was announced on Friday that Joe Lauzon would be stepping in for Norman Parke at UFC 180 to face Diego Sanchez. Given the fact that both Lauzon and Sanchez both put on extremely exciting, and bloody fights, members of The UnderGround began making hilarious fight posters. Check out some of the best below:

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...

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...