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Nov 22, 2014 5:02 am

Camus defends Roufusport: “It’s a great gym”

Chico Camus is the latest fighter to defend Duke Roufus’ gym, Roufusport, from allegations by former students, fighters, and instructors in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr.’s death. In preparation for his flyweight debut against Brad Pickett tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 57, Camus returned to Roufusport to train at the gym he left...

Nov 22, 2014 5:01 am

Koscheck vs. Magny targeted for UFC 184

Josh Koscheck is eyeing a return to the Octagon after over a year away from the UFC. Koscheck, who most recently found himself as an analyst on Fox Sports 1, turns 37 this month, and is looking to return to the UFC in February at UFC 184 to face Neil Magny. MMAJunkie received the news...

Nov 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Schilling: “I think I can be a Bellator champion in two years”

Fresh off his impressive KO win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131, Joe Schilling is confident that he can become the Bellator champion in 2 years. In the bout, Schilling surprised fans by demonstrating a solid ground game after being dropped by Manhoef. The ground game proved to Schilling, and many, that he has what...

Nov 21, 2014 5:51 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus trade barbs

Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus have been going back and forth on Twitter for the better part of the day. The feud appears to have ended, with Sheamus ending the feud by relating to their shared Irish heritage. ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don't hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off to...


Nov 21, 2014 2:24 pm

Formiga withdraws from Moraga bout with partial LCL tear

Bad news for fight fans, Jussier Formiga has been forced to withdraw from his UFC on FOX 13 bout against John Moraga as a result of a partially torn LCL. MMAFighting broke the story earlier today. No timetable has been given for Formiga’s return, and no word has been given as to who will replace...

Nov 21, 2014 2:09 pm

Dustin Ortiz wants title shot with win over Benavidez

Dustin Ortiz is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career tomorrow night as he prepares to fight former title challenger Joseph Benavidez in Austin Texas. Ortiz spoke to MMAJunkie about the bout, and his plans for a title shot should he defeat Benavidez. His words: “I truly believe I beat John Moraga,...

Nov 21, 2014 1:42 pm

Roy Jones Jr. interested in Boxing Rampage or Kimbo Slice

Some time ago there was talks of a potential superfight between Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr. in the Boxing ring. The fight never happened, leaving combat sports enthusiasts yearning for a Boxing-MMA crossover bout. Roy Jones spoke to BloodyElbow to discuss his desire to box an MMA fighter in the future. “Yes, I’ve been...

Nov 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC 179 drug test results come back clean

Good news in the MMA community, all UFC 179 drug test results have come back clean. The event went down at the end of last month in Brazil, and featured a featherweight bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes in a ‘Fight of the Year’ performance. MMAJunkie obtained the press release from the Brazilian Athletic...

Nov 21, 2014 1:29 pm

Bobby Green on Barboza bout: “This fight is nothing”

Leading up to UFC Fight Night 57 tomorrow night, Bobby Green revealed that he was contemplating retirement after his bout with Edson Barboza tomorrow night in Austin (See that HERE). Green spoke to USA Today Sports to discuss his future in MMA. “No one understands what the life of a fighter is. It’s a very...

Nov 21, 2014 1:16 pm

Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE). Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would...

Nov 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Pettis defends Roufus: “When you attack one of us you attack all of us”

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has found his longtime friend, and coach, Duke Roufus under fire from critics for his training methods in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr’s death. Pettis spoke to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to defend his coach in an interview transcribed by MMAFighting. “The thing that gets to me is that...

Nov 21, 2014 12:53 pm

QUICK TWITT: War Machine details life in prison

War Machine is currently incarcerated during the course of an ongoing trial as a result of numerous charges from his assault on Christy Mack in August. During his prison time War Machine has released several extended Tweets, detailing his time in prison. Below is the most recent message released by the former Bellator MMA star....

Nov 21, 2014 6:30 am

Clean! Belfort passes NSAC-administered random drug test for UFC 184 title fight

UFC middleweight number one contender Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) was surprised with a drug test earlier this month, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission sent collectors to his gym in Florida to obtain both blood and urine samples. The results of that random drug test came back yesterday and returned negative for performing-enhancing...

Nov 20, 2014 1:51 pm

Kogan: UFC needs entertainment not tennis

Nate Diaz’s manager, Scott Kogan, was in attendance at last weekend’s Bellator 131 event and after watching an “amazing” night of fights, he is now convinced that Bellator has found it’s “edge” over the UFC. His words (via bloodyelbow.com): “It had an edge – a little entertainment,” Kogan told BloodyElbow.com. “I think people try to...

Nov 20, 2014 12:50 pm

Luke Barnatt looking for quick finish of Roger Navaraez

Luke Barnatt is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Roger Navaraez this Saturday in Austin Texas. Leading up to the bout, Barnatt has been training at Alliance MMA, and living on a yacht along with teammate Kelvin Gastellum. Barnatt, who has gone 3-1 after the Ultimate Fighter, will be looking...

Nov 20, 2014 9:53 am

If Swanson loses to Edgar, Poirier wants rematch

Coming off a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 177, Dustin Poirier once against found himself among the middle of a stacked featherweight division. Poirier, who fought Cub Swanson to a decision at UFC on Fuel TV back in February of 2013, would like a rematch with Swanson, if Cub loses to Frankie...

Nov 20, 2014 9:43 am

McGregor on Siver: “He’s a weird looking, deformed looking guy”

Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are gearing up for their UFC Fight Night Boston bout in January. Leading up to the event, the pair visited Boston to promote the fight with a press conference. Unsurprisingly, McGregor continued his trash talk, mocking Siver for failing a drug test. (via MMAFighting) “He’s muscular but he’s really small....

Nov 20, 2014 5:56 am

Dana White: “Brock Lesnar wouldn’t go to Bellator”

Over the last year, Bellator MMA has signed several former UFC fighters, including Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar, and Rampage Jackson. One fighter White isn’t worried about joining Bellator is former champion Brock Lesnar. White spoke to TSN’s ‘On The Record’ to discuss why Lesnar wouldn’t sign with Bellator. “Brock Lesnar wouldn’t go to Bellator. Brock...

Nov 20, 2014 5:07 am

Bethe Correia eyes spring return following successful eye surgery

With no pun intended, Bethe Correia will be looking to return to the UFC in March or April after recovering from surgery to repair a detached retina. Correia caught criticism from MMA fans after turning down a bout with Miesha Tate following a bitter Twitter feud. At that point, Correia’s injury was unbeknownst to the...

Nov 20, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Duke Roufus bars journalist from Anthony Pettis press conference

Recently Duke Roufus has caught backlash in the MMA community from former students, fighters who once trained under him, and former instructors for his training methods following the death of Dennis Munson Jr. John Diedrich of the Milwaukee Sentinel wrote a very thorough article regarding Munson’s death, which has prompted Roufus to bar the journalist...

Nov 20, 2014 5:03 am

Lamas to UFC: ‘Stop protecting McGregor from wrestlers’

Following UFC 180, where Ricardo Lamas scored a quick, and impressive submission win over Dennis Bermudez, Lamas called out Conor McGregor. McGregor, who is slated to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ callout, and eventually the two engaged in a Twitter beef (See that HERE). Lamas spoke to MMAJunkie about his desire...

Nov 20, 2014 5:02 am

S&P drops Zuffa rating outlook by 10%

The Standard and Poor (S&P) initially estimated that Zuffa’s earnings would be down 30% this year. This week they released another report, which estimated Zuffa’s earnings 10% lower than their original report, having them down a total of 40% from last year. Fight fans need not fear however, the S&P attributed the drop in earning...

Nov 19, 2014 4:44 pm

Fallon Fox calls out Joe Rogan for recent comments

Transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox released this video on YouTube calling out UFC commentator Joe Rogan for his comments that Fox has an unfair advantage over women fighters due to the fact that she used to be a man. Fox countered Rogan’s comments in the video included below.

Nov 19, 2014 4:29 pm

Fernandez responds to Warren’s callout: “He talks too much”

ONE FC champion Bibiano Fernandez recently found himself on the receiving end of a callout from Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren. Fernandez handed Warren a loss back in 2009, something Warren is still looking to avenge. Fernandez has some advice for Warren, ‘accept your losses and move on.’ He spoke to MMAFighting. “He talks too...

Nov 19, 2014 4:05 pm

Dana White on Bellator 131 ratings: “I’m happy for Tito and Bonnar”

Last weekend the UFC, Bellator, and World Series of Fighting all went head to head on the same night. The UFC held UFC 180, which was on Pay-Per View, Bellator held Bellator 131 on Spike TV, and WSOF held WSOF 15 on NBC. UFC President Dana White spoke about the high numbers of Bellator 131...

Nov 19, 2014 3:46 pm

Diaz: GSP’s stance on PEDs “Sounds like old Lance Armstrong”

Since his indefinite leave of absence from the sport, GSP has taken a firm stance against PEDs, something that reminds Stockton bad-boy Nick Diaz of Lance Armstrong’s stance against PEDs prior to being popped for them. GSP has done everything possible to be transparent about his drug testing results, even posting photos of the results,...

Nov 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Namajunas explains why she speaks out against Roufus

Following the death of Dennis Munson Jr. in his first Muay Thai fight, Rose Namajunas spoke out about Duke Roufus, and the training methods at Roufusport. Following her lead, former students, instructors, and fighters spoke up about the methods used by Roufusport, and why they disagreed with them. She spoke to MMAJunkie about why she...

Nov 19, 2014 3:19 pm

Benavidez contemplates possibility of “unfulfilled” career without title

Joseph Benavidez is gearing up to fight Dustin Ortiz this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57. The bout is one that would extend Benavidez win streak to 2, and leaves the #2 ranked flyweight with a lot to lose against #13 ranked Dustin Ortiz, who is currently on a 2-fight win streak of his own....