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Mar 26, 2015 10:50 am

Ronda Rousey: ‘I’m the biggest draw in the sport’

“So many ridiculous arguments that MMA is somehow anti-woman. Fighting is not a man’s thing, it’s a human’s thing. To say it’s an anti-woman I think it’s an anti-feminist statement, and the UFC… I’m the biggest draw in the sport and I’m a woman. How is that anti-woman?”

Mar 26, 2015 7:27 am

CEJUDO GETS MEXICO CITY WISH

Undefeated flyweight contender Henry Cejudo put on a dominant performance earlier this month in Dallas, when he defeated former title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 via unanimous decision. The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, Cejudo, is of Mexican heritage, and wants to be a part of UFC 188 in Mexico City: “I would love...

Mar 25, 2015 8:51 pm

Chris Weidman: “I’m going to dominate Vitor Belfort”

Chris Weidman discusses his upcoming bout with Vitor Belfort, fighting ring rust from injury and more. Weidman on MMA getting legalized in New York: “There are two things I envisioned when I got into this sport. Winning the belt and fighting in Madison Square Garden.”   Weidman on if he’s frustrated by the delays with...

Mar 25, 2015 2:45 pm

Lesnar: ‘Fertitta offered up double, but UFC return like a bad dream’

“Lorenzo said to me, ‘Can we sharpen our pencil? Can we double it’. I said, ‘It’s not about that. I’m calling you to tell you where my heart is, and it’s not about the money.’ I’ve been a barbarian my whole life. I’m just a smarter barbarian now. Evolution, you know? I tried to picture...

Mar 25, 2015 12:17 pm

Felice On VanZant Scrap — ‘I beat her anywhere the fight goes’

“I think the only thing predictable about me is that I can beat her anywhere the fight goes. I know I’m a better striker than her, I know I’m a better wrestler than her, I know I’m better on the ground than her, I know I’m physically stronger than her, I know I have more experience...

Mar 25, 2015 5:44 am

Gastelum moves up to middleweight, faces Marquardt at UFC 188

Kelvin Gastelum (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is returning to the UFC’s middleweight division! “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 winner had missed the welterweight limit of 170-pounds in two of his past three fights, prompting the decision. In his return to middleweight, Gastelum will square off with former title challenger Nate Marquardt (33-14-2 MMA) at June’s...

Mar 25, 2015 3:40 am

Masvidal Talks Iaquinta Fight — ‘I wanted #5, not #15 in the rankings’

“I said that and I don’t want to go back on myself. Nothing’s changed. I wanted No. 5 (in the rankings), not No. 15, but it’s whatever. It’s the business. People get hurt and things happen. I’m not stoked about it. Just give me the toughest guys out there. I’m not asking for a title...

Mar 24, 2015 4:48 pm

Lesnar Inks New WWE Deal — “My legacy in the Octagon is over.”

“It was a very hard decision to make. I’ve been training to get back into the Octagon. I felt physically great, but something lacked mentally and that’s not good. I talked to Dana (White), I talked to Lorenzo (Fertitta), Vince (McMahon), my wife, my friends, I had many sleepless nights and at the end of...

Mar 24, 2015 2:23 pm

GLORY CEO: “We’d Love to Have Bill Goldberg in the Ring” – EXCLUSIVE

In an exclusive interview with BJPENN.COM, GLORY CEO Jon Franklin talked about the details of Bill Goldberg’s new partnership with GLORY. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Rumors have been floating around that Goldberg would be donning a pair kickboxing gloves once he tweeted GLORY about fighting for them in February. When asked about it,...

Mar 24, 2015 1:52 pm

Dana White: ‘TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao Fight Is Off!’

UFC President Dana White just announced that TJ Dillashaw is out of his scheduled title fight against Renan Barao, due to injury. Hit play: EXCLUSIVE..EXCLUSIVE…EXCLUSIVE!!!! UFC President, @DanaWhiteUFC, just gave me the Exclusive on UFC 186. Dillashaw vs Barao 2 has been called off. Here's why…. @UFC @real923la #UFC #UFC186 #MMA #MMANews #MMABreakingNews #TheLookOnMyFace #BigBoyMoved...

Mar 24, 2015 12:35 pm

Donald Cerrone: ‘Khabib’s trash-talking “Funny to me”‘

“It’s funny to me. I appreciate that he’s trying to build this fight up. I really do. But he’s not really saying anything, like, under the belt, trying to dig at me, piss me off. I’m not mad. It’s just like, enough, man. Everyday he’s coming at me. But it’s good. Mentally, I’m fine. I’m not...

Mar 24, 2015 11:42 am

‘Kimbo vs. Shamrock’ Official Poster Revealed

Two of the most recognizable fighters in combat sports – Kimbo Slice and “The World’s Most Dangerous Man,” Ken Shamrock – will now battle in the Bellator cage on Friday, June 19. “Bellator: Unfinished Business” will air Live and Free on Spike TV from inside St. Louis’ Scottrade Center. On October 4, 2008, a freak...

Mar 24, 2015 7:49 am

McGregor: UFC 189 will compete with Mayweather and Pacquiao PPV buys

Boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will square off in Sin City on May 2nd in what will likely be the biggest pay-per-view event of all time. With that said, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor believes his headlining title fight with Jose Aldo at July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas will compete with the...

Mar 24, 2015 6:58 am

Maia: “I’m a jiu-jitsu guy and that’s my root”

Former UFC title challenger Demian Maia recently overcame a potentially career-ending shoulder infection in order to fight formerly unbeaten welterweight fighter Ryan LaFlare at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil. The 2007 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Champion, Maia, used his superior grappling skills to dominate LaFlare for 4 of 5 rounds in...

Mar 24, 2015 6:25 am

Pettis says he won’t fight again on the same card as his brother

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis recently joined the MMA Hour to discuss what went wrong in his UFC 185 title fight loss to Rafael dos Anjos and what changes he will need to make going forward. “Showtime” was quick to point out that watching his younger brother Sergio suffer a knockout loss earlier that...

Mar 23, 2015 1:05 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 62 Edition

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil was not without its casualties The night’s fights resulted in 24 suspensions, the majority of which are mandatory for precautionary reasons. But five of the night’s combatants have been served-up six-month suspensions, by CABMMA. Here’s the list: Demian Maia was suspended 30 days with no contact for...

Mar 23, 2015 12:09 pm

CM Punk’s Official UFC Fighter Portraits

As part of any UFC fighters debut scrap, fighter portraits are taken by the UFC offices for promotional purposes. Currently 0-0 as professional MMA Fighter, CM Punk now has his fighter portraits. Check it: View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com

Mar 23, 2015 12:07 pm

Khabib: “I’m going to take this belt for Russia”

“At home, I am a little bit [of a] star. A lot of people believe [in] me. I believe I’ll take this belt for Russian MMA. If I take this belt, this is very good for me, for my family, for my friends, for my team, and for all Dagestani and Russian people. I think...

Mar 23, 2015 12:07 pm

WWE’S Kurt Angle — ‘I almost joined the UFC twice’

“I’ve had meetings with them all in MMA, World Series, Elite XC, twice with UFC. Whether it was the money or the timing wasn’t right, it didn’t happen. I considered going until I turned 42.I wouldn’t even think about doing it now, unfortunately. I don’t regret it.” “When I did that thing with Dan Puder,...