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Mar 3, 2015 10:28 am

UFC Fighters React To The Departure Of Burt Watson

After 14 years of service, UFC site coordinator Burt Watson has stepped down from his duties with The Ultimate Fighting Championship. Holding a special place to in many fighter’s hearts, the fight-hype specialist will no doubt me missed. We have compiled some notable reactions from the MMA world: Thank you for everything @BurtWatson4real . YOU...

Mar 3, 2015 10:04 am

Bellator Files Lawsuit Against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson

Ahead of his upcoming UFC return, former light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is being sued by Bellator, for leaving while under contract, and fighting for the UFC. Rampage is scheduled to make his UFC return at UFC 186 next month, against Fabio Maldonado. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion last fought for Bellator last May when...

Mar 3, 2015 10:03 am

Arlovski: ‘I still have nightmares about Fedor’

“My nightmare is fuckin’ when Emelianenko knocked my ass out in Affliction. You know it’s ridiculous. It was so far back, and four years ago it was the biggest fight of my life and you know I fought like…..I don’t know…like….I just have bad words. I just, I did what I wasn’t supposed to do...

Mar 3, 2015 8:42 am

Gina Carano Reacts To Rousey’s Dominant Weekend Win

With Ronda Rousey defending her title in just 14-seconds, several MMA figures, and fighters, have expressed their disbelief in the champ’s dominance. The former face of the sport, Gina Carano, was also a bit taken back by Ronda’s win. Check it: “@kellanlutz: @ginacarano and I are SPEECHLESS @RondaRousey !!! Congrats Champ!!! Much Love! pic.twitter.com/QUaM6TfKID” —...

Mar 3, 2015 4:00 am

Esparza And Cyborg Pose For Cameras

Two champions. UFC strawweight champ Carla Esparza poses with fellow female fighting champion, Cris Cyborg. Cyborg currently resides on the Invicta FC roster where she holds the world’s featherweight strap. Photo via Carla Esparza.

Mar 3, 2015 4:00 am

WATCH! — “Stud Show Radio” Ep #046 — Live At 8PM PT

Heads up Fight Fans! “Stud Show Radio” (Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is back tonight with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Fight Team of The Year. Strap in, buckle up, do whatever you have to do, just don’t miss “Stud Show Radio,” Episode #046. It all kicks off tonight at 8:00 PM...

Mar 2, 2015 8:35 pm

Jessica Eye Threatens Violence If She Is Passed Up For Title Shot

After Ronda Rousey defeated Cat Zingano via armlock in just 14 seconds at UFC 184 on Saturday, she was asked who she would like to fight next, as she has nearly cleaned out her division. Rousey stated that she would like to fight either Holly Holm, or Bethe Correira. However, she didn’t mention Jessica Eye....

Mar 2, 2015 8:14 pm

ABC President Supports UFC Out-Of-Competition Testing Program

With the recent string of PED failures in MMA, most notably the UFC, the UFC plans to take further steps to attempt to eradicate PEDs, and PED users, from the sport of MMA. At a special press conference to address the PED problem, the UFC revealed their plan to push for 2-5 year suspensions, and...

Mar 2, 2015 7:49 pm

“Ronda ‘Improvisation’ Rousey”

When Cat Zingano rushed Ronda Rousey with a flying knee at the start of UFC 184, and then proceeded to throw Rousey, fans were amazed at how Rousey was able to flip, not letting her back touch the mat. Rener Gracie, one of Rousey’s Jiu-Jitsu coaches, who recently broke down Rousey’s win (See that HERE),...

Mar 2, 2015 1:53 pm

King Mo On ‘Triumph’ President: He’s Lucky I Didn’t “Josh Neer” Him

Recently, ahead of Bellator 134, news broke that Bellator MMA fighter King Mo and Triumph United President Hans Molenkamp were involved in a brief scuffle in a hotel lobby (See that HERE) Molenkamp alleged that the scuffle started after King Mo called him, “Rampage’s bitch”, however King Mo continues to tell a different story. He...

Mar 2, 2015 1:50 pm

UFC 184 Medical Suspensions: Pennington Out Up To 6 Months

This past weekend the UFC visited Los Angeles for UFC 184. The event was headlined by Ronda Rousey’s 14 second submission win over Cat Zingano. In the co-main event Holly Holm made her highly anticipated UFC debut, winning via split decision. Below are the medical suspensions from the event, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Ronda...

Mar 2, 2015 7:53 am

Invicta FC President: Rousey vs. Cyborg Closer Than Ever

With Cris Cyborg’s 46 second TKO win over Charmaine Tweet at Invicta FC 11 this past Friday, and Ronda Rousey’s 14 second armlock win over Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Saturday, the talk of a potential Rousey vs. Cyborg super-fight is more prevalent than ever. Interestingly enough, prior to both fighters winning their respective...

Mar 2, 2015 6:00 am

Report: Anderson Silva To Admit To Steroid Use

Since it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random pre-fight drug test, as well as his fight night drug test, he has been relatively quiet regarding the drug testing failures with the exception of one statement. While there isn’t a date set for Silva’s hearing with the NSAC, there has been much talk regarding...

Mar 2, 2015 5:55 am

Makasvili : Lentz Doesn’t Deserve To Be #8, Faked Illness To Withdraw

Levan Makashvili wasn’t too thrilled last month when his opponent for “UFC Fight Night: Broomfield”, Nik Lentz, withdrew from the bout the day of weigh-ins with an undisclosed illness after posting pictures on social media expressing how excited for the bout he was. Makashvili has a different take on the situation, and believes Lentz faked...

Mar 2, 2015 5:50 am

Correia: “Selfish” Rousey Isn’t A Real Champion

Bethe Correia has been on a tear recently, going 3-0 in the Octagon, while picking up 2 wins over Ronda Rousey’s teammates, Jessamyn Duke and Shayna Baszler. The wins over Rousey’s teammates haven’t gone unnoticed by the champ, who wants to take the 0 off of Correia’s undefeated record (See that HERE). Corey spoke through...

Mar 2, 2015 5:45 am

Cro Cop Brings In Top Ranked Heavyweight To Prepare For Gonzaga

As Mirko Cro Cop prepares for his return to the UFC on April 11th in Poland against Gabriel Gonzaga, he isn’t taking any chances when it comes to training with the best. Cro Cop is reluctant to leave Croatia to train, as he wants to be near his wife and children, however he has enlisted...

Mar 2, 2015 5:03 am

Shamrock Defends ‘Fun Fight’ Against Kimbo Slice

When Bellator MMA announced that Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock would fight one another at “Bellator 138: Unfinished Business” on June 20th, the MMA community split on opposite sides. One side was extremely excited to see the fight, while the other claim the fight between 51 year old Shamrock, and 41 year old Slice, was...

Mar 2, 2015 5:02 am

Gene LeBell: Rousey’s Finish Was 12.83 Seconds, Not 14 Seconds

Judo legend Gene LeBell, who has been in Ronda Rousey’s corner for many of her UFC fights, and traditionally plays the role of timekeeper for the champ, believes that Rousey’s UFC 184 win over Cat Zingano came in 12.83 seconds, not 14 seconds, as UFC officials have it. LeBell spoke to Ariel Helwani to discuss...

Mar 2, 2015 5:00 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Books 2 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been busy this past week booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup. First up we have Rocky Lee vs. Taylor Lapilus, which will go down at “UFC Fight Night: Krakow” in April. Lee will be making his promotional debut after...

Mar 1, 2015 1:30 pm

Kid Yamamoto To UFC: ‘Give Me A Chance, Don’t Cut Me’

COVERAGE: After disappointing end to his fight against Roman Salazar (NC), Kid Yamamoto only wants another chance to compete in the UFC. |#ufc184 #rouseyvszingano #mma #ufc A video posted by GRACIEMAG | English Issue | (@graciemagazine) on Feb 28, 2015 at 6:27pm PST On the preliminary card of UFC 184, MMA pioneer Kid Yamamoto faced...