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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....


Nov 19, 2014 11:24 am

Incredible spinning flying elbow

Check out this incredible spinning flying elbow strike from Barbod The Unleashed aka Mohammad Sotounzadeh at ONE FC 21.

Nov 19, 2014 11:08 am

Cyborg responds to Ronda: “Lets meet in the middle at 140lbs”

Earlier this week Ronda Rousey stated that she would kill Cris Cyborg with her bare hands if Cyborg threatened to ‘undo all the work’ Ronda had done (Read that HERE). As always in this bitter feud, Cyborg has responded to the comments. She took to The UnderGround to fire back at Ronda. “Hahaha, you say...

Nov 19, 2014 10:51 am

Askren defends Duke Roufus: “Duke’s great to me”

ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren has spent time training with Roufusport head coach Duke Roufus, and as a result, is defending Roufus’ training methods which have been criticized recently after the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Since Munson’s death, UFC fighters, former students, and even instructors have all opened up about Roufus’ training methods,...

Nov 19, 2014 10:00 am

Dana White on “unique relationship” with Rampage: “He’s a good dude”

Rampage Jackson left the UFC nearly 2 years ago, the former champ’s departure was a bitter one that saw Jackson signed by the UFC’s rival company, Bellator MMA. This week Rampage sent out a Tweet hinting that he should have stayed with the UFC (See that HERE). UFC President Dana White spoke to TSN’s ‘Off...

Nov 19, 2014 9:55 am

Lombard on Burkman fight: “It is what it is”

Hector Lombard is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Josh Burkman, however despite being thrilled to return to the Octagon after nearly a year-long layoff, ‘Showeather’ wishes he was fighting someone higher in the welterweight rankings. He spoke to MMAJunkie. “I wish I could fight a higher (ranked) opponent,” “But it is...

Nov 19, 2014 9:33 am

King Mo and Tito Ortiz Engage in Twitter Beef

Following Tito Ortiz win over Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this past weekend, Ortiz was asked about the possibility of fighting Rampage Jcakson, something Tito wasn’t opposed to. At the post-fight press conference however, King Mo spoke up about his desire to fight Tito (Read that HERE), with Tito telling King Mo to “Get in...

Nov 19, 2014 9:10 am

Nate Cool At #2 During Potential Melendez Title Reign

With the return of Nate Diaz on the horizon, many are wondering what Diaz will do if his teammate Gilbert Melendez defeats Anthony Pettis for the lightweight title next month. Diaz answered the question on everyone’s mind on Chael Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast recently. “I’m completely content with Gilbert being No. 1 and me being...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 19, 2014 8:10 am

Conor McGregor v. Jon Jones, Who Gets In More?

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones captured a video with ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor at Monday’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Both men have built an impressive resume in the ring, and out of the ring with their brash trash talk. McGregor, like his nickname indicates, is notorious for his trash talk leading up...

Nov 19, 2014 8:03 am

Silva Says No Worries With Health Ahead Of Nick Diaz Bout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) says there should be no worries regarding his health heading in to his January 31st showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. “The Spider” was hospitalized due to apparent back pain earlier this month in Brazil. However, after a quick observation from doctors, Silva was...

Nov 19, 2014 8:01 am

Medical Suspensions Report – Bellator 131

This past weekend fight fans witnessed two MMA veterans battle it out for three rounds in the cage with Tito Ortiz eventually getting the nod over Stephan Bonnar. Below are the medical suspensions from Bellator 131 courtesy of the MMAWeekly, who obtained the suspension list from the CSAC. Stephan Bonnar: 60 days pending medical clearance...

Nov 19, 2014 7:33 am

Velasquez vs. Werdum targeted for June in Mexico

Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) scored a second-round TKO victory over Mark Hunt at last weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico to claim the UFC’s interim Heavyweight Championship. According to UFC President Dana White, Werdum will likely get the chance to unify the heavyweight belts with Cain Velasquez this upcoming June at another event...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 18, 2014 4:14 pm

McGregor Apologizes For Calling Siver A Nazi

Conor McGregor finally put his foot in his mouth, and, subsequently, apologized for calling Germany’s Dennis Siver a Nazi. Check it: To which he later deleted and posted: Ich bin ein sowwy. Now about them feet… pic.twitter.com/DtJ4JuurMm — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 18, 2014

Nov 18, 2014 1:40 pm

Bisping fires back at this, “Attention Whore”

TUF 20’s Angela Magana (pictured), is making no friends on the twitterverse. Instead, the strawweight fighting prospect is determined on ruffling as many feathers as possible. @AngelaMagana1 @MMARoasted let's see if this attention whore is still around in 10 years. n who are you again? Some random of the latest TUF — michael (@bisping) November...

Nov 18, 2014 12:30 pm

NO LOVE! – Bonnar & Team Shunned Post-Fight

In Mixed Martial Arts, the traditional grudge match usually dies with the culmination of a fight. In the case of Ortiz vs. Bonnar, that didn’t happen. MMAJunkie.com got the story from Bonnar: “Afterward backstage, those two got into it; Tito’s like yelling at him, ‘I’ll kick your ass for free, McCully,’” Bonnar said. “And it didn’t...

Nov 18, 2014 11:43 am

‘Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Broadcast Breaks Records

Bellator 131 knocked out the competition on Saturday, November 15 with record ratings for the emerging MMA franchise under new president Scott Coker. The Bellator 131 main event between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar (11:50pm-12:16am) drew 1.8 million viewers, peaking at 2 million, making it the most-watched and highest­rated MMA fight on cable in 2014. The Ortiz-Bonnar...

Nov 18, 2014 11:26 am

Vinny Magalhaes Calls Out Renato Laranja

The tables have turned for 27x BJJ world champion Renato Laranja, who must now answer to his long time rival, Vinny Magalhaes. With his Metamoris 5 opponent on the shelf, Magalhaes has turned his sites to his longtime antagonist. Check it: We're looking for someone to submit Vinny Magalhaes for $10,000 at @MetamorisPro 5! Contact...

Nov 18, 2014 8:17 am

Rampage admits he should have stayed with UFC ‘devil’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (35-11 MMA, 3-0 BFC) has not been seen in MMA action since scoring a decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to boost Jackson in to a title fight against current Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator chairman Bjorn...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Herb Dean draws main event duty for UFC 181

Veteran referee Herb Dean has drawn main event duty for UFC 181 next month. Dean will referee the main-event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, while fellow veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will referee the co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Yves Lavigne will also referee the TUF 20 finale in December as...

Nov 17, 2014 8:07 pm

Did Ortiz play tricks to keep Bonnar awake prior to Bellator 131?

The night before his Bellator 131 bout against Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar found himself on the wrong end of several bizarre circumstances that caused him to get little sleep the night before his highly anticipated fight against Tito Ortiz. He recounts the situation to MMAJunkie. “One of the reasons I was tired was some bizarre...

Nov 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Miesha Tate on “loud mouth” Bethe Correia: ‘She seems cocky’

Miesha Tate recently signed to fight Sara McMann at UFC 183. Tate believes that a fight with McMann would give her a better shot at getting back to title contention than a fight with Bethe Correia, who Tate wanted to fight at one point. Tate spoke to MMAJunkie about the decision to fight McMann. “I’ve...