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Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

USADA Plans On Using ‘Smell Test’ To Catch Cheaters

The UFC is looking to crack down on the amount of PED and steroid users. So, they brought in a whole new policy, which will utilize a third party, United States Anti Doping Agency, to handle all the in and out of competition drug testing. Jeff Novitzky, the UFC’s VP of Athlete Health and Performance,...

Aug 20, 2015 5:44 pm

Fighter Unable To Fight At UFN 74 Because Of Acupuncture Needle

Injuries, it’s a part of MMA unfortunately, just like it is for every sport. But sometimes the injury will come from a very, very strange place. UFC’s Mitch Clarke was ecstatic when he heard the UFC would be coming to his hometown of Saskatoon with UFC Fight Night 74. This would be his chance to...

Aug 20, 2015 5:28 pm

For UFC Champion McGregor Every Wednesday Is New Suit Day

Is Conor McGregor ever not in a suit? The UFC’s interim featherweight champion is currently filming the new season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite of Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber. The show is shot in Las Vegas, so McGregor’s still staying the in the infamous Mac Mansion. He took to Twitter to share with everyone...

Aug 20, 2015 5:15 pm

GSP APPROVES!

Someone’s really excited about Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre might be out of the game, but that doesn’t mean he’s not a fan. GSP took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the upcoming UFC 193 main event. Based on his tweet it looks like he’s pretty stoked. GSP...

Aug 20, 2015 4:50 pm

Throwback Thursday! Remembering The “Showtime” Kick

Let’s all take a moment and remember one of the greatest things to ever happen in an MMA fight, period. The Showtime Kick. I mean just try to think of something that was better than that. Sure, Anderson Silva’s front kick to Vitor Belfort, but no, not even that can compare to the craziness that...

Aug 20, 2015 4:15 pm

This Is Where McGregor vs. Faber Just Went Down

Something crazy just went down on the new season of The Ultimate Fighter, which is currently being filmed. The upcoming season, with premieres in Sept., will feature Team Europe, coached by Conor McGregor and Team USA, coached by Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber. UFC president Dana White took to Instagram and Twitter to share this...

Aug 20, 2015 4:14 pm

WHOA! Readying For Title Fights, Rockhold and DC Go Hard In The Gym

Over at the AKA gym there are three fighters getting ready for a UFC title fight. Current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, will defend his belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. Luke Rockhold will look to grab the middleweight belt from champ Chris Weidman at UFC 194 and former heavyweight champion,...

Aug 20, 2015 3:38 pm

Khabib on Diaz: ‘I want to smash his face and knock him out’

Undefeated UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is looking for a big fight upon his return to the cage. He told Bleacher Report that when he’s all the way healed up from his knee injury he would like to fight former champion Anthony Pettis. The two have history, sort of. They’ve been known to throw quick jabs...

Aug 20, 2015 1:47 pm

Pat Curran Will Face Off With Justin Lawrence At Bellator 145: Vengeance

Bellator 145: Vengeance just landed another major fight, with the addition of former champion Pat Curran, who will be taking on Justin Lawrence. The event it shaping up to be a massive one, with two title fights in the main and co-mian events. The featherweight title will be on the line in the night’s headlining...

Aug 20, 2015 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier: I Have A Mental Advantage Over Gustafsson’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is gearing up to do battle with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192, where he’ll defend his belt for the first time. Cormier won the title after submitting Anthony Johnson in a fight to determine who would grab the vacant belt after former king Jon Jones was suspended and stripped....

Aug 20, 2015 10:10 am

Jorge Masvidal Teases His Next Big Fight

UFC fighter Jorge Masvidal has signed his next fight contract, but who’s he meeting in the octagon this time? Masvidal had some fun with fans and took to Twitter to share a picture of him holding what looks like a fight contract and the caption: “Who’s #head is going on the mantle next? #fightsigned #ufc...

Aug 20, 2015 9:25 am

Frank Mir’s Not Happy With Arlovski Fight

UFC heavyweight Frank Mir isn’t exactly jumping up and down about his upcoming fight with Andrei Arlovski. Mir talked to the Review Journal about his match with former champ Arlovski and pointed out that it’s not a fight he really wanted to have at this point in both of their careers. Here’s what he said:...

Aug 20, 2015 9:05 am

Matt Brown Has ‘No Respect’ For Cheater Anderson Silva –– OK With Lifetime Ban

UFC welterweight, ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown, recently talked about Anderson Silva’s one year suspension and stated that he’s all for Silva getting a lifetime ban. The fan favorite fighter didn’t hold back on ‘The Great MMA Debate’ podcast and said he has no respect for any cheater, including Silva. Check it out! “I have no...

Aug 20, 2015 8:08 am

Report: Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves To Headline Event In South Korea

According to a new report, it looks like the UFC is close to finalizing the main event for their first trip to South Korea. MMAFighting state that sources close to the promotion say former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and welterweight Thiago Alves will square off in the events headlining fight. An interesting...

Aug 20, 2015 7:22 am

Weidman And Bisping Throw Down On Twitter

Earlier in the week, UFC middleweights Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold took turns taking shots at each other. First up was Weidman who dissed Rockhold by saying that he’s insecure, then Rockhold answered back by saying that the champ was in for a rude awakening, and oh yeah, said that the Weidman kicked like Michael...

Aug 20, 2015 6:52 am

‘Stitch’ Duran Calls Major ‘Bullsh*t’ On UFC’s Recent Comments

Did you think the drama between the UFC and veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was over? Wrong. On Wednesday, a statement from UFC’s Lawrence Epstein emerged, where he insisted that the firing of Duran had nothing to do with his comments about Reebok. Which was a major shocker considering that has been the story since...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor’s Training Hard For His Return –– Here’s Proof!

Fedor Emelianenko is busy training for his eventual MMA return. Fans and media are still waiting to see where he will end up and of course, who he will fight. A lot of chatter has been pointing to him going to the UFC, but still nothing even remotely official has come out. Fedor has said...