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Aug 25, 2015 6:48 am

Paige VanZant Comes To The Defense Of Rousey –– ‘They’re Just Jealous’

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Aug 25, 2015 3:32 am

Mrs. “El Nino” Kerri Anne Melendez Rare Sparring Footage

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Aug 25, 2015 12:41 am

What Happened?

UFC bantamweight Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate didn’t get the title shot she was promised, but is currently filming a movie with the likes of Cristiane Cyborg and Holly Holm (the girl who got the title shot instead of her). The filming for ‘Fight Valley’ has started and it looks like Tate’s already getting bloody. Of course,...

Aug 24, 2015 4:04 pm

Retired UFC lightweight Frankie Perez fires back at Michael Bisping

Frankie Perez had his shining moment in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he knocked Sam Stout out in less than a minute. It was his first UFC win and his last as he retired moments later during his post fight interview. Perez mentioned he did not want to put his body or...


Aug 24, 2015 2:54 pm

Michael Bisping clarifies controversial comments on retired UFC fighter

UFC lightweight Frankie Perez achieved his goal at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he earned his first octagon victory in fantastic fashion. After he knocked Sam Stout out, Perez proceeded to retire during his post-fight interview. After the first batch of fights concluded and the broadcast was sent to FOX Studios, Michael Bisping was asked...

Aug 24, 2015 2:36 pm

Bethe Correia vs. The World — ‘The Pitbull’ challenges Tate & Kaufman!

Bethe Correia isn’t going to wait for Sean Shelby or Joe Silva to call her for her next fight as she has taken the role of matchmaker upon herself! After just three wins in the UFC, “Pitbull” Correia earned herself a shot at UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. In the months leading up to...

Aug 24, 2015 12:56 pm

BEEF! UFC lightweight gets shut down for judging women’s division!

The path to gold is usually never short. Whether you are chasing a championship in the Ultimate Fighting Championship or Bellator, the amount of work you put in behind the scenes shadows what fans actually get to see. After just two octagon appearances, Holly Holm is set to challenge Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s...

Aug 24, 2015 11:02 am

Esophagus tear caused Oliveira’s night to end early at “UFC Fight Night 74”

Charles Oliveira was stretchered out of the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” after his main event fight was forced to stop early. Oliveira shot for a takedown which Max Holloway easily shrugged off. After Oliveira recovered and made it back to his feet, he clutched his shoulder and neck area and backed up towards...

Aug 24, 2015 9:20 am

UFC Fighters react to Erick Silva’s new ‘soft’ physique

Erick Silva has had a difficult couple of months trying to find an opponent. The Brazilian was originally slated to square off with Rick Story back in June, but Silva was pulled from the card just eight days before the fight due to visa issues. The fight was rescheduled for “UFC Fight Night 74” which...

Aug 24, 2015 7:38 am

Charles Oliveira explains his injury, wants rematch with Max Holloway

UFC fans witnessed a scary moment on Sunday evening at “UFC Fight Night 74” when Charles Oliveira was stretchered out of the octagon after falling victim to a neck injury. Oliveira shot for a takedown which Max Molloway easily shrugged off. Holloway wanted nothing to do with the grappling ace on the ground and demanded...

Aug 24, 2015 7:11 am

Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves headlines UFN 79 in Korea

A welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Thiago Alves will headline November’s UFC Fight Night 79 event in South Korea. UFC officials announced the news on Sunday. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (22-5 MMA), who is of Korean heritage, was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night 60 event, where he scored...

Aug 24, 2015 6:27 am

UFC Fighters react to Holloway’s TKO win over injured Oliveira

Charles Oliveira’s night ended early when he suffered a freak injury in the octagon during his main-event bout with “Blessed” Max Holloway. While nothing is official, it looked as if Oliveira damaged his shoulder during or after his takedown attempt of Holloway. Holloway fought off a takedown attempt and demanded the fight remain standing, forcing...

Aug 24, 2015 1:40 am

WATCH! How well do UFC fighters really know their coaches?

There is a special bond between a student and their coach. Whether you are a teenager training martial arts for discipline, or a UFC world champion building a legacy, a fighter’s coach is a crucial part of their path to success. Find out how well these fighters know their coaches in this broken version of...

Aug 23, 2015 11:51 am

“Rumble” Johnson wants ‘boring’ fighters to get taxed 10%

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson may have just fallen short of securing the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, but he has yet to put on a boring fight during his current UFC run! “Rumble” seems like a new person once he transitioned to the UFC’s light heavyweight division. With devestating knockouts over the likes of “Lil’ Nog” and...

Aug 23, 2015 11:03 am

Max Holloway was not drug tested going into “UFC Fight Night 74”

Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White took a vow to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts by increasing drug testing for the fighters of the octagon. Since then, several fighters have been busted for banned substances but there are still some occurrences that leave fans scratching their heads. UFC fighter Max Holloway...

Aug 23, 2015 10:49 am

CM Punk compares ‘slimy’ WWE to ‘romantic’ UFC

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship took both the MMA world and professional wrestling world by surprise. Even though the fighter has yet to step foot in a cage professionally, he will be making his debut on the grandest stage of them all in an octagon. Despite what fans say about...

Aug 23, 2015 10:17 am

UFC champ Weidman speaks out on Anderson Silva: “People don’t like liars”

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not go as the former middleweight champion had hoped. Silva tried his best to explain the fact that the positive test result was due to his ingestion of a tainted sexual performance pill, but the NSAC was not buying it and suspended Silva for a...

Aug 23, 2015 2:00 am

Joe Rogan may be more flexible than anybody in the UFC!

Joe Rogan seems to be incredibly talented at whatever he chooses to do. He has amazed fans with his Taekwondo, informed new fans of MMA as to what is going on in the octagon with his expert commentary and has taken podcasting to a new level. Now, you can add stretching to the list of...

Aug 23, 2015 1:00 am

Is “The Mauler” Gustafsson in the best shape of his career for his title fight?

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson may have lost his last fight, but that doesn’t mean he is not championship material! Gus has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his rough loss to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in January 2015 and it looks like he has been putting in work since then! Gus is one of the...

Aug 22, 2015 5:26 pm

Erick Silva Says Magny Hasn’t Fought Anyone Like Him Before

“There was no fight, basically. Demian completely dominated him. But that doesn’t mean we can say Magny has a weak ground game. Demain has a high level ground game, and he did the strategy that worked better for him, and I will do what works for me. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu and muay...

Aug 22, 2015 5:05 pm

Melvin Guillard Wants To Be Champ, But Refuses To Fight The Man With The Belt

Former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard is now in Bellator MMA and looking to eventually grab that title. Only, there’s a problem. He doesn’t want to fight the current champion. Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks is a friend and training partner of Guillard’s and the two are not likely to face off in the Bellator cage....

Aug 22, 2015 4:58 pm

Erick Silva Looks Past Magny, Talks Rick Story Fight

“I’m always fighting to get to the top of the division and (Story is) ahead of me, so for sure he’s still in my head. For sure I still need to face him and it’s like I’ve been saying: I want to be the top 10 of the weight class, then go to the No....

Aug 22, 2015 4:53 pm

Amanda Nunes: ‘I’m Gonna Finish Miesha Tate’

The fight hasn’t been made official but UFC bantamweight fighter Amanda Nunes already knows that if she gets a fight with Miesha Tate, she’s going to finish it. Her manager told MMAFighting that the UFC have not contacted them about a fight with Tate, but that she would absolutely take it if offered. UFC presidnet...

Aug 22, 2015 2:55 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker Expects Massive Turnout For ‘Dynamite’ Event

  Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker is planning on Bellator 142 being a huge success. The event, called ‘Dynamite’ will feature a cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing and feature both a cage and a ring in one venue. Coker told MMAJunkie that they have already sold 5,500 tickets for the event and by the time...

Aug 22, 2015 2:10 pm

The Talented Josh Burkman Knows His Last Two UFC Fights Sucked

  “I hate it; I’m pissed – it’s been s—-y. My fight career, I’m very disappointed with it. But where I’m at in my life outside the cage and having healthy boys and a happy wife and a new home, I wouldn’t change a single thing. All that adversity has led me to being right...

Aug 22, 2015 2:03 pm

Mirko Cro Cop Confirms South Korea Booking

Well the UFC have yet to announce any fights for the newly announced event in South Korea, UFC Fight Night 79, but MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop went ahead and confirmed that he’s going to be on the card. Cro Cop didn’t say anything about an opponent, just that he’ll be on the card. Check...