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Jun 15, 2015 4:11 pm

Werdum: ‘I Was Laughing Before Velasquez Tapped Out’

Fabricio Werdum went into enemy territory and walked out with the prize at “UFC 188”, and he did it all with a smile on his face. Cain Velasquez lost his UFC Heavyweight Championship Saturday when he essentially dove into a submission in the third round. As Werdum was fighting off a takedown, he caught Velasquez’s...

Jun 15, 2015 3:09 pm

Booking Roundup: Former WSOF Champion Set to Debut at UFC 190

It was a big week for Joe Silva as he worked his matchmaking-magic to create some interesting bouts for the near future. Catch up by checking out this week’s edition of our booking roundup! UFC Fight Night 69 Gets a Fight… Peter Sobotta was originally scheduled to face Sergio Moraes this Saturday, but Moraes was...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 15, 2015 2:45 pm

Coker: ‘Kimbo/Shamrock Could Be Highest Rated Fight in Bellator History’

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar shattered Bellator ratings in November when they clashed in the main-event of Bellator 131. Ortiz smothered and dominated Bonnar in a one sided victory, and the two teased a follow up bout to break more records. Scott Coker doesn’t think they will need a rematch to break records as Ken...


Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

Jun 15, 2015 1:50 pm

Alvarez Breaks Down Nate Diaz Altercation: ‘I Told Him He’s Next’

Eddie Alvarez walked out of the octagon in Mexico City, Mexico with his hands held high as he fought for and earned a tough split decision win. An argument could be made for either Alvarez or Gilbert Melendez to win the fight, but Alvarez is already looking forward to his next opponent. Nate Diaz bashed...

Jun 15, 2015 1:14 pm

Bobby Lashley Willing to Fight Teammate Kimbo Slice in Bellator

Bellator houses some of the biggest, most intimidating heavyweights in the sport. Say what you will about their move set; If you were standing in an alleyway and encountered Kimbo Slice or Bobby Lashley, you’d run the other way. Slice and Lashley are teammates who train at American Top Team, but are also among the...

Jun 15, 2015 12:33 pm

USADA CEO: ‘UFC Will Have NO Involvement In Drug Testing’

Earlier in June, Ultimate Fighting Championship made a big step in order to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. They announced the ‘most comprehensive anti-doping policy’ and became very proactive about drug testing their athletes. The CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart, has stated how impressed he was at...

Jun 15, 2015 11:57 am

Marquardt Reacts to Corner Stoppage: ‘I Screamed No, but Couldn’t Move’

Several fighters had a rough time adjusting to the altitude change at “UFC 188”, but Marquardt was on the bring of exhaustion out in between rounds. Marquardt tried his hardest to press forward and end the fight early in the first two rounds, but fatigue mixed with punishment from Kelvin Gastelum forced his corner to...

Jun 15, 2015 11:50 am

Dana White Shows Off ‘The Future’ of Women’s MMA

Invicta FC is the sister promotion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship who created their women’s strawweight and bantamweight divisions in 2013 and 2012, respectively. Several Invicta FC fighters were featured in the twenty-first season of “The Ultimate Fighter” which featured a tournament that crowned the first women’s strawweight champion. Alexa Grasso and Irene Aldana, both...

Jun 15, 2015 10:00 am

Jeff Monson Seeking Russian Citizenship: ‘I’ve Always Felt Russian In Spirit’

Jeff Monson has made a name for himself traveling around the world, putting on some entertaining fights and welcoming newcomer heavyweights to the world of mixed marital arts. It appears, however, that Monson seems to be favoring Russia over any other country and he is to become a Russian citizen. “I feel Russian in spirit,...

Jun 15, 2015 9:51 am

Saint Preux: ‘Loss to Bader Actually Helped Me Out’

In his octagon debut, Ovince Saint Preux was riding a wave of momentum very few other fighters could lay claim to. He had been one of the faces of Strikeforce in their dying days and before a tough decision loss to Gegard Mousasi, he possessed an eight fight win-streak. Saint Preux went 4-0 inside the...

Jun 15, 2015 9:38 am

Holloway/Oliveira Headline UFC’s Return to Canada

Hawaiian native Max Holloway will have to wait to travel back to his home for a UFC event as he has just been booked for UFC’s debut in Saskatoon, Canada! Star Phoenix confirmed the news with UFC sources. Coming fresh off a nationally televised victory on FOX, Holloway will be looking to continue his winning...

Jun 15, 2015 8:37 am

Werdum Reveals the Origin Behind His “Werdum Face”

Fabricio Werdum may go down as one of the best heavyweights to ever step foot in the octagon, but he could also be one of the most entertaining as well. During press conferences and media appearances leading up to his fights, Werdum always finds the perfect moment to sneak in his patented “Werdum Face” to...

Jun 15, 2015 8:27 am

Dana White: ‘UFC 188 Broke the Record for Most Fighters Puking After their Fights’

“UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” set a minor record on Saturday night: Most fighters puking after their fights in UFC history. Whether it could be credited to the high altitude or the poor air quality in Mexico City, Mexico, fighters were tossing their lunches on fight night after grueling performances. Seven fights went the distance...

Jun 15, 2015 8:21 am

Mark Hunt Recalls the Several Times He has Seen the Grim Reaper

Mark Hunt could go down as one of the toughest men to ever step foot into the octagon. Other than Roy Nelson and Junior dos Santos, nobody in the heavyweight division can make claim that that they have as tough of a chin as Hunt does. The multi-sport athlete has competed with kickboxers and mixed...

Jun 15, 2015 7:17 am

JCVD Believes Conor McGregor Could Move to Hollywood

UFC Featherweight Conor McGregor is no stranger to theatrics. Not only does McGregor have the ability to talk fans into the arena with his trash talk of his opponents, but he can back it up, too. Jean Claude Van Damme is a fan of the Irish-born fighter and believes that, like Rousey, McGregor could make...

Jun 15, 2015 7:00 am

Rogan Addresses the Terrible Air Pollution in Mexico City After UFC 188

“UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” will always be remembered as one of the most important cards in heavyweight fighting history. Werdum cemented his legacy as one of the all-time greats when he dethroned Velasquez in spectacular fashion, but one has to ask how much the altitude impacted Velasquez’s performance. The altitude and air quality hindered...

Jun 15, 2015 2:00 am

Rogan: ‘That Face You Make When that Dog at the Airport Stops at Your Bag…’

It is no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan is a big advocate for the legalization of marijuana use in United States, as long as the user is being responsible. Rogan also has featured guests on his podcast, like Dan Hardy, who have sang the praises of spiritual Ayahuasca trips. Long story short: Joe Rogan...

Jun 15, 2015 2:00 am

Conor McGregor Hits Instagram Heavy During Training Camp

Conor McGregor brought his fans into his training camp as he prepares for the biggest fight of his life. Jose Aldo will be standing across the octagon from him as he challenges the champion for his featherweight belt; Who do you think will walk out as champion? Sparring! (Photo – @erhfoto) A photo posted by...

Jun 15, 2015 1:00 am

Titan FC Signs Broadcast Deal with UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Pass continues to acquire great mixed martial arts content from around the world. Today, UFC Chief Content Officer Marshall Zelaznik announced the UFC’s digital streaming service has reached an exclusive agreement to live stream all of Titan FC’s events. Zelaznik said: “Titan FC puts on great events and we’re happy to make Titan...

Jun 14, 2015 7:06 pm

Dos Anjos & Werdum Show off Their Gold: ‘Brazil Now Has 3 Belts’

Kings MMA now hosts two of Ultimate Fighting Championship’s titles, giving Brazil three out of a possible ten belts! Rafael Dos Anjos won his UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 185 when he shocked the world in dominant fashion by defeating Anthony Pettis. Fabricio Werdum, in similar shocking fashion, dethroned UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez at...

Jun 14, 2015 4:28 pm

Weidman On Rockhold: ‘He’s Good Looking, I’ll Give Him That’

Chris Weidman successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in May, but he already has his next challenger in his sights. Dana White recently announced that Luke Rockhold was next in line for a shot at the gold and the challenger has an impressive track record, to say the least....

Jun 14, 2015 4:00 pm

Kimbo Slice: ‘I’m Gonna Break Shamrock’s Jaw and End His Career’

Kimbo Slice is ready to make his return to mixed martial arts competition. It has been over five years since Slice stepped foot inside of a cage for professional competition and at Bellator 138, he will be standing toe-to-toe with a legend of the sport. Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice will headline Bellator’s event on...

Jun 14, 2015 3:50 pm

UFC Returns to Mexico in November for ‘TUF Latin America” Finale

Hours after concluding their biggest event in Mexico to date in “UFC 188”, UFC President Dana White announced the company will be returning there later on this year! ‘The Ultimate Fighter Latin Amercia’ Season 2 finale is set to take place in Monterrey, Mexico on November 21st. White confirmed the news during the “UFC 188”...

Jun 14, 2015 3:33 pm

Dana White: ‘I Didn’t Disagree with a Single Boo at UFC 188’

When fans shower the fighters with a chorus of boos, more often than not, it is unjustified. There are moments in every fight where both men are at a stalemate and are in the process of planning their next move which creates a lull in action, causing the fans to voice their disapproval. Saturday night...

Jun 14, 2015 12:29 pm

UFC 188 Draws Over 21,000 For Return to Mexico City

UFC President Dana White announced the figures of “UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” after the conclusion of the event during the post fight press conference. Mexico City Arena housed over 21,036 ravenous fans as they got to see Werdum dethrone Velasquez in the main-event championship bout. The gate was not released, but they broke records...

Jun 14, 2015 12:15 pm

White: ‘No Matter What Gastelum Says, I Won’t Believe He’ll Make 170’

Kelvin Gastelum made his return to the middleweight division at “UFC 188” when he fought veteran Nate Marquardt on the main card. Gastelum looked impressive and forced Marquardt’s corner to call the fight in between the second and third rounds. Gastelum expressed interest in a welterweight return prior to this bout with Marquardt, but UFC...