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Jan 29, 2015 9:08 am

UFC 183 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 183 Embedded, headliner Anderson Silva endures airplane mechanical issues as he makes his way from LA to Las Vegas. Once in town, he joins former 205-lb. champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and UFC President Dana White on the set of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and then participates in open workouts —...

Jan 20, 2015 6:02 pm

Cung Le Retires, UFC Executives React

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Cung Le has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. The combat fighting legend announced the news today via his official instagram account. “After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family, we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one...

Jan 20, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Returns To Dallas With Two Title Fights

Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title...

Jan 17, 2015 10:32 am

Tate Wishes She Could Fight Trash Talking Strawweights

With her anticipated fight versus Sara McMann on the horizon at UFC 183, women’s bantamweight fighter Miesha Tate stopped by AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA for an interview with hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. During the interview, Tate discussed her matchup with McMann, stating she “would love for [it] to be a stand-up fight,” and...

Jan 15, 2015 1:26 pm

Details Of New UFC Uniform Policy Revealed

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the details of their new Uniform policy, which goes into effect this July. Check it: (Via The Bleacher Report) 1. Ranked fighters will get to pick their color scheme first, with the higher ranked fighter getting first selection if he/she faces another ranked opponent. Same colors can not be used....

Jan 14, 2015 7:56 pm

VanZant vs. Herrig Set For UFC on FOX 15

A strawweight fight between Paige VanZant (pictured) and TUF 20 fighter Felice Herrig is set for UFC on FOX 15. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC on FOX 15 takes place from the Prudential Center, in Newark New Jersey, on April 18. Both women are coming...

Jan 14, 2015 12:05 pm

UFC: ‘Gastelum Could Get Title Shot With UFC 183 Win’

On January 31, undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum faces-off with #3 ranked Tyron Woodley in the UFC 183 co-main event. UFC President Dana White says it’s a fight that could garner the TUF 17 winner a shot at the welterweight world title. “No doubt about it,” said the UFC Boss. (Via LaAficion) “He could fight Lawler...

Jan 5, 2015 8:19 am

Dana White Apologizes For Snubbing Marion Reneau From TUF

On the UFC Fight Pass Prelims of UFC 182, Marion Reneau picked up a win in her UFC debut against Alexis Dufresne. Following the event, at the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White apologized to Reneau for snubbing her from an earlier season of The Ultimate Fighter. His words: “She looked awesome, and I...

Jan 1, 2015 4:30 am

Myles Jury Doesn’t Think He Gets Any Respect

Myles Jury talks about if he’s undefeated, his two stints on The Ultimate Fighter, Donald Cerrone, when he started training mixed martial arts, if this puts him in title shot mix, and much more.

Dec 28, 2014 10:51 am

Herrig: ‘TUF Causes A Lot Of Stress’

Felice Herring recently completed a stint on the UFC’s reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. The season crowned the inaugural strawweight champion Carla Esparza. Herrig caught criticism on the show for what she believes is people saying she’s “an attention whore”, and admits that the show was stressful on her. She spoke to MMAFighting about her...

Dec 26, 2014 11:43 am

Cerrone Unimpressed With Jury’s “Undefeated” Record

“You talk about him being undefeated? I don’t even know who the guys he fought. You know, Diego (Sanchez), he’s talking about, ‘Oh, I beat Diego. I’m over here just crushing veterans and not worrying about it.’ But he tried out for ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and lost. So he has L’s on his record. He...

Dec 20, 2014 9:23 am

CM Punk: “Do you put CM Punk on TUF?”

During a media blitz in New York city on Thursday, former WWE star CM Punk began opening up regarding his initial conversations with the UFC which led to him joining the promotion earlier this month. The former WWE champion has taken a lot of flak for his choice to jump right in to MMA’s grandest...

Dec 15, 2014 12:48 pm

TUF 20 Finale salaries: New champ Carla Esparza nets $50,000

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past weekend at “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event in Las Vegas. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today: The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Dec 14, 2014 2:43 pm

PHOTOS | Daron Cruickshank undergoes surgery for torn tear duct suffered in Noons bout

At The Ultimate Fighter 20 finale on Friday, Daron Cruickshank was poked in the eye twice. The eye pokes from KJ Noons ultimately forced ringside officials to stop the bout after Cruickshank began bleeding from the eye and insisted he couldn’t see from it. He posted the following images on Twitter, revealing a torn tear...

Dec 12, 2014 6:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Penne Grapples Her Way to Victory Against Markos

Jessica Penne and Randa Markos showed the world why they made it to the semi-finals of the twentieth season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. Penne earned a split decision victory in a great, technical bout. Penne was aggressive while on top, constantly working to transition to better positions. She often transitioned with ease and gained full...

Dec 12, 2014 3:03 pm

‘TUF 20 Finale: Esparza vs. Namajunas’ Official Results

Live tonight, from Las Vegas, The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 will culminate with the crowing of a new UFC Champion. If you cannot make tonight’s event, following along with us for results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET) Carla Esparza def. Rose Namajunas by way of Submission (RNC) 1:26 of Round 3  –...

Dec 11, 2014 9:56 am

The Face Off: Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas

It all comes down to this. After 16 fighters entered the house, only two remain and now Carla Esparza will face Rose Namajunas at The Ultimate Fighter Finale with the winner becoming the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion

Dec 9, 2014 11:13 am

UFC Veteran Justin Buchholz Added To WSOF 16 Event

Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, “World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch” now has two more action-packed matchups. The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) and...