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Aug 31, 2015 5:57 pm

Thiago Alves: Fight with Nate Diaz almost happened

Thiago Alves is looking forward to headlining his second event in a row, this time against fellow welterweight Benson Henderson at “UFC Fight Night 79”. The card takes place on November 28, 2015 in South Korea and will be Henderson’s second fight at 170. Redemption is on Alves’ mind as his last outing in the...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Aug 31, 2015 1:27 pm

‘I assumed Arlovski was actually going to get the title shot’

Andrei Arlovski seems to be on the run of his career. The sixteen fight year veteran is currently riding a five fight win-streak and was expected to be on his way to a shot at the UFC Heavyweight Championship. “The Pitbull” will have to wait for another shot at gold, however, as he will be...

Aug 31, 2015 11:25 am

Is Dana White teasing the signing of Fedor Emelianenko to UFC?

Fedor Emelianenko rocked the mixed martial arts world when he announced he would be making his return to the sport in July. His relationship with Bellator’s Scott Coker lead many to assume that “The Last Emperor” would be signing with the Viacom company, but Coker has since let it be known that Fedor will not...

Aug 30, 2015 7:40 pm

Ryan Bader admits to thinking of ‘other options’ after UFC title snub

After Daniel Cormier disposed of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, Ryan Bader confronted the new champion at the post fight press conference. The confrontation caught Cormier off guard and got under his skin and it seemed like his first title defense was set: Cormier vs. Bader. Not...

Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm

WSOF VP: ‘I don’t think Palhares should think about fighting anymore’

Rousimar Palhares claimed to have turned a new leaf when he inked a deal with World Series of Fighting in 2014. He made his promotional debut against Steve Carl and, of course, held the inverted heel hook a bit too long. He followed that performance with a WSOF Welterweight Championship defense against Jon Fitch where...

Aug 30, 2015 5:40 pm

Holly Holm ‘fears everything’ about Ronda Rousey

Holly Holm is nearly two months away from the biggest challenge of her professional fighting career and it sounds like she has an idea of what she is walking into. The two-fight veteran of the octagon will fly into Melbourne, Australia at UFC 193 to challenge Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. The...

Aug 30, 2015 1:57 pm

Ben Henderson explains ‘terrible’ performance at ADCC 2015

Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson represented the UFC at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club on Saturday and came up short in his first match and only of the day. “Bendo” got submitted by Abdukadirov Magomed. Magomed took the back of Henderson who shortly tapped out after getting trapped in a rear naked choke attempt. Henderson...

Aug 30, 2015 7:38 am

Jose Aldo backs off controversial IV-ban comments

UFC featherweight Jose Aldo was thought to be one of the most prolific fighters on the roster to speak out against USADA’s controversial plan to ban IV-bags as a method of rehydration after weigh-ins, but the champion has since changed his stance. Aldo made headlines earlier in July when he revealed that he was going...

Aug 30, 2015 7:12 am

Carlos Condit reacts to Robbie Lawler’s injury

Fight fans will have to wait for a potential “fight of the year” matchup between UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. The bout was scheduled to headline “UFC 193? in Melbourne, Australia but the champion suffered a thumb injury that forced him off of the card. As a result of the fight getting...

Aug 30, 2015 6:56 am

Injured Gadelha almost lost her spot in fight with Jedrzejczyk at UFC 195

Claudia Gadelha has been itching for redemption since her sole loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX in December 2014. The victory over Gadelha propelled Jedrzejczyk into a championship bout where she has since become one of the most popular champions the octagon has to offer. Gadelha was slated to be next in line...

Aug 30, 2015 5:39 am

Bellator 144 Adds Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho For Vacant Middleweight Title

Brandon Halsey is ready to square off with Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 144” for the championship he never truly lost in competition. Earlier this year in May, Halsey was all set to defend his Bellator Middleweight Championship with Kendall Grove at “Bellator 137”. However, the day before his defense Halsey missed weight and was stripped...

Aug 30, 2015 1:41 am

UFC Fighters react to the MTV VMAs and it isn’t pretty

For better or worse, MTV’s “Video Music Awards” always becomes one of the most talked-about nights in American culture. Whether it’s because it is the only night of the year MTV actually acknowledges music videos or because something crazy happened, mainstream outlets are usually picking up on it and breaking down the best and the...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

Bill Goldberg photobombs Nick Diaz and Urijah Faber’s picture!

The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA often clash in the strangest of ways. UFC’s Urijah Faber and Nick Diaz were at the GLORY fights earlier in the summer and ran into former WWE and WCW world champion Bill Goldberg! Goldberg is a spokesperson for GLORY Kickboxing in North America, but is still down to...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

For $1,000 you can own Karate Hottie’s sweaty Reebok shorts

UFC President Dana White has said several times that the company’s exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok will help take the sport to the next level in mainstream. Reebok has taken over the octagon with their official fight gear and, for better or for worse, UFC is going to capitalize on selling “fight worn” gear! Much...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

FRESH INK! McGregor gets his name tattooed on himself

When an athlete is in the public eye, critics are quick to judge their choice in tattoos. Whether it’s the placement, design or the quality, naysayers will surely speak their minds. Now, there are three certainties in mixed martial arts: Rousimar Palhares will hold on to a leg too long, Steve Mazzagatti will goof up,...

Aug 29, 2015 9:48 pm

Sarah Kaufman Open To Fights With Correia, Tate Or Zingano

Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight Sarah Kaufman was mentally preparing herself to square off with a training partner in Holly Holm. Plans are ever-changing in the world of mixed martial arts, however, and Holm is now next in line to challenge Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. Now out of a fight, Kaufman...

Aug 28, 2015 10:30 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Four-Man Light Heavyweight Tournament Matches Announced

Bellator MMA will be putting on quite a show at their ‘Dynamite’ event coming up next month. There will be a cage for MMA fights and a ring for GLORY kickboxing matches in the same venue, something that really hasn’t been done before. The night will feature GLORY title fights and a Bellator light heavyweight...

Aug 28, 2015 10:19 pm

Travis Browne’s Wife Planning To Press Charges Following UFC Investigation

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne has been re-instated by the UFC following an investigation by the promotion, via a third party investigator, that turned up inconclusive evidence regarding domestic violence accusations from his wife. The UFC released their statement on Friday night and shortly after Browne’s wife, Jenna Renee Webb, spoke with Women’s MMA’s Sydnie Jones...