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Jun 15, 2015 2:45 pm

Coker: ‘Kimbo/Shamrock Could Be Highest Rated Fight in Bellator History’

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar shattered Bellator ratings in November when they clashed in the main-event of Bellator 131. Ortiz smothered and dominated Bonnar in a one sided victory, and the two teased a follow up bout to break more records. Scott Coker doesn’t think they will need a rematch to break records as Ken...

Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

Jun 15, 2015 1:50 pm

Alvarez Breaks Down Nate Diaz Altercation: ‘I Told Him He’s Next’

Eddie Alvarez walked out of the octagon in Mexico City, Mexico with his hands held high as he fought for and earned a tough split decision win. An argument could be made for either Alvarez or Gilbert Melendez to win the fight, but Alvarez is already looking forward to his next opponent. Nate Diaz bashed...

Jun 15, 2015 12:33 pm

USADA CEO: ‘UFC Will Have NO Involvement In Drug Testing’

Earlier in June, Ultimate Fighting Championship made a big step in order to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. They announced the ‘most comprehensive anti-doping policy’ and became very proactive about drug testing their athletes. The CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart, has stated how impressed he was at...


Jun 15, 2015 9:51 am

Saint Preux: ‘Loss to Bader Actually Helped Me Out’

In his octagon debut, Ovince Saint Preux was riding a wave of momentum very few other fighters could lay claim to. He had been one of the faces of Strikeforce in their dying days and before a tough decision loss to Gegard Mousasi, he possessed an eight fight win-streak. Saint Preux went 4-0 inside the...

Jun 15, 2015 8:37 am

Werdum Reveals the Origin Behind His “Werdum Face”

Fabricio Werdum may go down as one of the best heavyweights to ever step foot in the octagon, but he could also be one of the most entertaining as well. During press conferences and media appearances leading up to his fights, Werdum always finds the perfect moment to sneak in his patented “Werdum Face” to...

Jun 15, 2015 2:00 am

Conor McGregor Hits Instagram Heavy During Training Camp

Conor McGregor brought his fans into his training camp as he prepares for the biggest fight of his life. Jose Aldo will be standing across the octagon from him as he challenges the champion for his featherweight belt; Who do you think will walk out as champion? Sparring! (Photo – @erhfoto) A photo posted by...

Jun 14, 2015 7:06 pm

Dos Anjos & Werdum Show off Their Gold: ‘Brazil Now Has 3 Belts’

Kings MMA now hosts two of Ultimate Fighting Championship’s titles, giving Brazil three out of a possible ten belts! Rafael Dos Anjos won his UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 185 when he shocked the world in dominant fashion by defeating Anthony Pettis. Fabricio Werdum, in similar shocking fashion, dethroned UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez at...

Jun 14, 2015 12:45 pm

Nate Diaz Calls Out Alvarez and Pettis: ‘Man Up and Fight Me!’

UFC favorite Nate Diaz has been missing from the octagon for quite some time, but he recently made an appearance to call out Eddie Alvarez on his win at “UFC 188”, then proceeded to challenge Alvarez and Anthony Pettis. “I think Gilbert Melendez won round one, and round two. I don’t think Alvarez did much...

Jun 14, 2015 8:05 am

UFC 188’s Alvarez/Melendez Scorecard REVEALED!

As Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez stepped into the octagon on Saturday night, fans had high hopes that the lightweights would put on a “Fight of the Year” worthy performance, but they didn’t even earn fight of the night honors. Alvarez and Melendez got off to ta slow start where neither fighter wanted to get...

Jun 13, 2015 12:32 pm

John Makdessi: Life With A Wired Jaw

John Makdessi showed a lot of heart, jumping in on short notice to fight Donald Cerrone. Unfortunately he paid the price and left the octagon with a loss and a broken jaw. Below you can get a glimpse at what life is currently like for Makdessi, with his jaw wired shut. For those of you...

Jun 13, 2015 10:47 am

Arlovski’s Pulling For Velasquez To Win, Hopes To Get Title Shot

“I don’t want to be like pretty much all fighters, just pull some names and that is it. So it is up to the UFC. If they decide to put me against the winner of UFC 188, it would be great. If I have to fight more, I will fight more. It’s ok.” “I hope...

Jun 13, 2015 10:33 am

DC: ‘Cain Is The King In Mexico’

  “People back in the States don’t get it. Down here, Cain is the king. It’s kind of hard to grasp until you see it firsthand.” “I would hear stories about how, when he came here, he gets mobbed. But now being here these last few days, and watching how people interact with him and...

Jun 13, 2015 9:04 am

Rampage Denied By The Judge

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson suffered a setback in his legal battle with Bellator. The UFC fighter filed for the general injunction to be thrown out, but the judge denied the dismissal. Rampage is dealing with Bellator over a contract dispute stemming from his signing with the UFC. Bellator claims it was a breach in contract when...

Jun 13, 2015 7:59 am

UFC Class Action Lawsuit Gets Consolidated

The Nevada court made a ruling on the class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa, by former UFC fighters, like Jon Fitch and Cung Le. On Thursday the court ruled that all the cases be condensed into one. Excerpt from MMAPayout: On June 11th, Judge Richard Boulware of the U.S. District Court for the District of...

Jun 13, 2015 7:27 am

Cejudo: ‘I Can Dominate The Champ’

“I think it’ll be about timing. I feel ready now, but obviously I have a team behind me, and we make a decision together. It’s not just me, myself and I. It’s my team that comes together, and we make the best decision possible. “We not only can win the belt, but win it decisively...

Jun 13, 2015 7:18 am

Torres: ‘Fans Want Me To Fight For The Title, Not Penne’

“I know that me fighting Joanna is a fight fans would want to see more than Penne.” “Who I think is going to win is Joanna. I think Jessica Penne is a good fighter. I don’t know if I see Joanna TKOing Jessica like she did to Carla, because I think Carla’s striking is not...

Jun 13, 2015 7:01 am

UFC Signs Fighter Fresh Out Of Prison

The UFC just re-signed a fighter who spent 14 months in prison for burglary. The Swedish fighter, Reza Madadi, already has a 2-1 record with the promotion and his last fight, before going to prison, was a win against top UFC lightweight Michael Johnson. Here’s what the fighter had to say on The MMA Hour:...

Jun 12, 2015 2:10 pm

Bisping Pro Reebok, Despite Paycut

“Listen, we all want more money. Of course we do. A lot of fighters are going to call me a company man and this and that. But the UFC has always been very fair with me. They’ve been very fair. Dana and Lorenzo have always treated me with great respect and I can’t thank them...

Jun 12, 2015 2:03 pm

NSAC Works It Out, Tests Aldo Again

Early today reports came out that Jose Aldo was given a random urine drug test on Thursday, but the test was discarded because of an issue with the drug tester. The tester, sent by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, did not have a proper work visa for brazil, so the test was thrown out after...

Jun 12, 2015 1:40 pm

McGregor Blasts “Weasel” Aldo For Botched Drug Test

Yesterday we learned that Jose Aldo skirted his way through a drug test on a technicality, and of course some people think the worst. Conor McGregor, is one of those people. I was random tested on May 23rd. Blood AND Urine. @josealdojunior you little weasel. You and your weasel coach. #AndNew — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA)...

Jun 12, 2015 12:55 pm

Arlovski Down For Rothwell Scrap

“It’s totally up to UFC. He’s a character. At this point, every top-10, top-15 fighter in my division is dangerous and it will be an honor to fight all of them.” Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski talked to MMAFighting about the recent call out from Ben Rothwell. Both Junior Dos Santos and Arlovski are...

Jun 12, 2015 12:39 pm

The “Highly Intelligent” Brock Lesnar

  “All the old timers — and I know this happens in MMA as well — were giving him the absolute worst advice imaginable. ‘You should be a Russian. You should just stand there. Don’t move, don’t move,’. The thing about Brock is — as you know — he’s not just 285 pounds to 305...

Jun 12, 2015 12:01 pm

Fighter Passes Out From Weight Cut, Removed From UFC 188

The UFC have canceled a fight scheduled for tomorrow nights UFC 188, taking place in Mexico City. Albert Tumenov and Andrew Todhunter will no longer be fighting in the octagon tomorrow night. UFC officials confirm that the fight had to be canceled after Andrew Todhunter, a last minute fill-in and undefeated fighter, was deemed medically...

Jun 12, 2015 12:01 pm

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC 188 Embedded, heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum pump up their fans at open workouts. The tension between the two continues to build, and Velasquez’s teammates Daniel Cormier and Luke Rockhold only fuel the fire. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the heavyweight title...

Jun 12, 2015 11:40 am

Gastelum: ‘I Can Be Mediocre At Middleweight, Or Champ At 170’

“I think I can either be a mediocre middleweight, or I can be the welterweight champion. And I want to be the welterweight champion.” “I plan on going back (to welterweight) and getting in the boss’ good graces after this Saturday night. Honestly, I don’t think I can beat Weidman, or Rockhold or Jacare. Those...

Jun 12, 2015 11:22 am

Jose Aldo Calls Cops On Drug Tester, Gets Him Deported

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was administered a drug test on Thursday, but it will be thrown out according to recent reports. Ben Mosier from Drug Free Sport lab went to Nova Uniao on Thursday morning to collect urine sample from the 145-pound champion, but Aldo’s manager, Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious about the man. Aldo...

Jun 12, 2015 10:46 am

Cain Camp Promising Brutal Beating Following Werdum Trash Talk

“The last guy who said things about Cain was Junior [dos Santos], he said he hits soft. And he got beat up twice. So I think Fabricio would have been better off keeping quiet.” “I’ve known Fabricio, I’ve known him for years. When I see him I go over and shake his hand. I hadn’t...