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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...

Dec 7, 2014 8:06 pm

Claudia Gadelha says UFC title shot is on the line against Joanna Jędrzejczyk

The UFC will crown its first strawweight champion on December 12 at the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. 24 hours later, undefeated prospects Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jędrzejczyk will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 13, in a bout that Claudia says will determine the divisions next title contender: “Whoever wins...

Dec 3, 2014 7:19 pm

RELEASE ME! ‘I Would Rather Fight For Scott Coker’

“I asked (my manager) Gary (Ibarra) to ask the UFC to release me for … what they’ve done to me,” Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) said on the Gross Point Blank podcast. “I really don’t want to be a part of a promotion that doesn’t (give) their fighters the benefit of the doubt.” “Just because...

Dec 3, 2014 9:48 am

Josh Samman carries a heavy heart in to UFC 181 bout with Eddie Gordon‏

UFC middleweight Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be carrying a heavy heart to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon in Las Vegas. Samman, who hasn’t fought since winning his UFC debut in Arpil of 2013, lost his girlfriend Hailey Bevis to a tragic car accident in...

Nov 30, 2014 8:36 am

Sonnen on Wanderlei: “I just think he’s making some bad choices”

Since receiving a lifetime ban from the NSAC, Wanderlei Silva has taken a very direct, and oftentimes harsh approach when speaking out against the UFC. While many have been quick to criticize Wanderlei for his recent antics, Chael Sonnen believes that Wanderlei simply isn’t receiving any guidance from his management team. He spoke to BloodyElbow...

Nov 26, 2014 10:12 pm

REPLAY! Conor McGregor Stops By The TUF 20 Set

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor stops by The Ultimate Fighter this week to visit his teammate and close friend Aisling Daly as she gets ready for her quarterfinal fight against Jessica Penne.

Nov 23, 2014 8:29 am

VanZant wants rematch with Tecia Torres

Last night on the UFC Fight Pass prelims of UFC Fight Night 57, Paige VanZant and Kailin Curran put on a ‘Fight of the Night’ performance that saw VanZant earn a 3rd round TKO win. She spoke at the post-fight press conference about the bout, and who she would like to fight next. “I think...

Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...