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Jun 2, 2014 9:55 am

Martin Kampmann Pockets $52,740 For Winning Poker Tournament

Martin Kampmann won the main event of Nevada’s Poker Challenge earlier this month, and pocketed a cool $52,740 for doing so. MMATorch picked up the story explaining: Kampmann, who is coached by poker pro Jason Somerville, is a representative of Ultimate Poker, the online site owned and run by UFC owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta,...

Jun 2, 2014 8:55 am

Is Ronda Rousey The New Tank Abbott?

UFC co-creator Campbell McLaren made quite the confusing comment to Fox Sports the other day. He compared undefeated womens UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, to early MMA pioneer Tank Abbott. For those who don’t know, McLaren co-founded the UFC with Rorion Gracie and Art Davie back in 1993. McLaren backed up his comparison of Rousy...

Jun 2, 2014 8:34 am

Duane Ludwig talks Alpha Male, Faber vs. Dillashaw, and more

Duane Ludwig continues to keep his name in the headlines after T.J. Dillashaw became the new bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that ‘Bang’ is leaving his head coaching duties at Team Alpha Male to open up his own gym in Colorado. However reports surfaced earlier this week when Bang said he would still train Chad...

Jun 2, 2014 8:33 am

Velasquez: Jones has a lot to do at 205

Back in November lightheavyweight kingpin Jon Jones told mmajunkie.com that he had his sighs set on a superfight with heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez. Velasquez caught up with MMAJunkie to talk about a potential matchup between himself and Bones. “He has a lot of work to do in his division right now. He had Glover (Teixeira),...

Jun 2, 2014 5:10 am

Dana White UFC Berlin Post-Fight Media Scrum

Following Saturday’s event in Berlin, UFC President Dana White sat with the gathered media to discuss several topics in the MMA Landscape. Enjoy! Here’s part 2:

Jun 2, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Mousasi’s Dominant Win Over Munoz

  Last Saturday the UFC returned to Germany with ‘UFC Fight Night Berlin: Munoz vs. Mousasi’. In the night’s main event, Mark Munoz suffered a quick submission defeat when, the talented, Mousasi put on a defensive wrestling clinic. Here’s how the MMA world saw it: Gegard was so smooth and relazed fighting off tkdwn attempts, great...

Jun 2, 2014 5:05 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Miocic’s Destruction Of Maldonado

In Saturday’s TUF Brazil Finale 3 main event, Stipe Miocic brutalized Fabio Maldonado and earned a stoppage win in just 35-seconds. Here’s what the MMA world thought of his dominance: Wow less than a minute in and @SMiocic finishes Maldonado with the straight right! #UFCFightNight — UFC (@ufc) June 1, 2014 Fabio should've stayed at...

Jun 2, 2014 5:00 am

Munoz Injured Knee In First Wrestling Exchange Against Mousasi

Saturday’s UFC Berlin main event may have been cut short due to an early injury suffered by Mark Munoz. Shortly after the bout, a Facebook post from Mark’s page stated, “Mark will have his knee looked at when he returns to the states. It buckled during the first takedown in the Munoz vs. Mousasi fight....

May 30, 2014 12:49 pm

White Clarifies Rumors – Sonnen vs. Belfort Will Be At 185Lbs, Wanderlei Not Cut

Good news for Silva fans, the UFC boss has corrected previous reports about the release of Wanderlei Silva. MMAJunkie.com was the first to report of Silva’s release, stating that Dana White said, ‘Silva’s done in the UFC’. However those reports appear to be false. Now, according to UFC on FOX insider, Ariel Helwani, Silva is...

May 30, 2014 12:27 pm

Askren Takes Home Submission Win In OneFC Debut

ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), Asia’s largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization with a 90% market share, impressed the sold-out crowd in attendance at the iconic Singapore Indoor Stadium with another night of world-class mixed martial arts action. In the main event of the evening, Ben Askren proved once again why he is considered the...

May 30, 2014 5:34 am

Miesha Tate: ‘I can choke out Shane Mosley’

In a recent side-by-side interview with Shane Mosley, Miesha Tate discussed her ability to choke the boxing legend out. No really, that’s what happened and it was a little awkward. Check it:

May 30, 2014 5:30 am

Duane Ludwig Stays With T.A.M. To Train Mendes For Aldo Bout

By Evan Stoumbelis Duane “Bang” Ludwig, the mastermind behind Team Alpha Male’s success, may be leaving the famous team to go open his own gym in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean he won’t train Chad Mendes for his title bout with Jose Aldo at UFC 176 on August 2nd. “Bang” spoke with Ariel Helwani on...

May 29, 2014 9:07 pm

UFC Cuts Wanderlei Silva From Public Appearance In Brazil

Former PRIDE FC Champion and MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva has had a sudden, and drastic fall from grace. Yesterday we learned that Silva was removed from his fight against Chael Sonnen, for running from the NSAC’s surprise drug-testers. It’s a pretty big problem to have going forward and the potential backlash is still being unraveled. ‘The...

May 29, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Wanderlei Silva Situation

  By now, we all know what happened to the Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout. If you missed it, the short version is simple. Wanderlei Silva ran from Nevada commission officials when they attempted to obtain a urine sample for drugs. As a result, he has been removed from his scheduled date against Chael...

May 29, 2014 6:30 am

Ryan Couture Latest UFC Vet To Join Battleground O.N.E. Card

BattleGrounds MMA announced today that it has confirmed two Superfights – a lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Ryan Couture (7-3) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jonny “The King of Late Night” Carson (11-6) of San Francisco, Calif., and a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) scrap between Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-7) of Tulsa, Okla. and...

May 29, 2014 6:24 am

TUF Brazil 3: Middleweight Finalists

He won by split decision in the semi-finals, and now Marcio Lyoto moves to the finals where he faces teammate Warlley Alves. Paula Sack sits down with the two middleweight finalists for this exclusive interview. Find out which of these fighters walks away with the UFC contract as they face off at UFC Fight Night:...

May 29, 2014 6:09 am

QUICK TWITT | Kennedy Still Tormenting Bisping, Months After Win

Is Tim Kennedy a bully? The Strikeforce import, turned UFC middleweight, recently welcomed Michael Bisping back to the cage after more than a year off. During the fight, Kennedy did literally no damage to ‘The Count’ but instead chose to employ a pure wrestling game plan to best the TUF winner. Months removed from their...

May 29, 2014 6:03 am

St. Pierre: ‘I wasn’t motivated for Hendricks Fight’

Reporters caught up with former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre in Berlin yesterday as he supported his teammate Francis Carmont for his bout on Saturday. While St. Pierre usually gives small teasers and hints about a possible return, this round with the press alluded to very little, and only emphasized his own uncertainty about...

May 29, 2014 6:00 am

Wanderlei is Out, Belfort is IN Against Sonnen at UFC 175

As if this fight needed more drama and controversy, a new event has marred the TUF Brazil 3 fight between coached Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva: Silva is out of the fight at UFC 175. In his place is another Brazilian veteran, Vitor Belfort. While I would like to add that as of right now,...