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Jul 8, 2015 7:39 am

White Confirms Aldo Would Have Made $4M At UFC 189

Wherever you are Jose Aldo, please do not read this. Although, the UFC featherweight champ most likely knows how much he lost out on when he dropped out of UFC 189 with a rib injury. It was already assumed that this would have been a massive check for Aldo, but now UFC president Dana White...

Jul 7, 2015 2:31 pm

Dana White: ‘McGregor Tried To Bet Me $3 Mill’

UFC president is a betting man, but even he was shocked when featherweight Conor McGregor came to Lorenzo Fertitta and himself with a wager. White was a guest on the Jim Rome Show and talked about just how confident the featherweight is. “You want to know how confident this kid is? I can’t even believe...

Jul 5, 2015 5:40 pm

Chael Sonnen: Guys in MMA Have to be Loved Too Much

Chael Sonnen has never been one to back down from a fight. Whether he believes in the trash talk he dishes out before-hand, one thing is for sure: Sonnen put butts in seats. It didn’t matter if fans wanted to cheer for him or watch him get knocked out; Sonnen sold tickets and made the...

Jul 3, 2015 1:35 pm

‘Aldo’s The Worst Drawing Champion In UFC History’

  “Conor did everything right, Jose did everything wrong as he always does. He’s the worst drawing champion in the history of the UFC. Numbers don’t lie; he is the worst draw with the belt. He’s never made a pay-per-view bonus because he’s never met a minimum threshold. As much as these sound like insults...


Jul 3, 2015 12:16 pm

Sonnen: ‘If It was up to me Aldo would be stripped!’

If Chael Sonnen ruled the UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo wouldn’t have his belt anymore. The former UFC fighter talked on MMAJunkie Radio about the UFC 189 situation, with Aldo pulling out and Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes meeting for the interim title. Sonnen said he would have completely stripped Aldo of his title, with this...

Jul 1, 2015 9:11 am

Chad Mendes Talks McGregor Fight: ‘Conor, You’re Fu*ked’

Yesterday it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo pulled out of UFC 189 and Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes will be stepping in to fight Conor McGregor for the interim title. McGregor was present for the announcement, with UFC president Dana White, and talked on ESPN’s Sportscenter about his new opponent, saying he...

Jul 1, 2015 9:10 am

Coach: ‘Chad Mendes Ready, Been Training For McGregor For 3 Weeks’

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189 for the interim featherweight title. This coming after Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Mendes has been on standby for about a week, ready to fill in at anytime before UFC 189 in the event that Aldo couldn’t go....

Jun 30, 2015 1:20 pm

Is Jose Aldo Just “Screwing” With Conor McGregor

Whether you want to admit it or not, most of us are thinking, somewhere in our minds, is Jose Aldo really injured? The featherweight champ is currently making us all wait. There are conflicting medical reports and exams he has to pass, so no one really knows anything for sure yet. MMA legend Dan Frye...

Jun 30, 2015 10:29 am

Don Frye Calls Vain Velasquez An Idiot — ‘This Isn’t ROCKET SCIENCE’

Don Frye, can we just get this guy a TV show already. Every time he talks it’s like watching a car crash. You really don’t feel good watching it, but you can’t look away. When Frye talks, we listen and cringe, but then keep listening. In his latest interview with Submission Radio, Frye turned his...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Lawler: ‘There’s a Reason Why McGregor is Where He is Today’

UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler is set to defend his championship in a rematch against Rory MacDonald in the co main-event of UFC 189, but it’s easy to see why some casual fans wouldn’t know that. The pay-per-view buyrate is expected to be the biggest in years and that’s mostly thanks to the fact that...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

HE’S ROLLIN’! Burt Watson Enjoying Being Relevant In MMA World

Burt Watson will forever be known as the “babysitter of the stars”. He was one of the most important backstage officials at UFC event and organized everything from fighter weigh-ins to their walkouts before their fights. When he chose to leave the UFC, the company needed to hire eight people just to fill the void...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Bermudez: ‘I Hope Aldo’s Injury Isn’t Some Boxing Bull’

Even though Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are still set to clash in the main event of “UFC 189”, the champion’s rib injury is hanging over the event like a black cloud. Featherweight Dennis Bermudez threw in his two cents on the situation and hopes it doesn’t end up being drama compared to boxing. “I...

Jun 29, 2015 7:14 am

‘Joe Rogan Could Have Ruined My Career & Life with Fake Fight Comments’

Joe Rogan recently came out and stated that he thought the fight between Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 earlier in June looked “fake as f***“. While the fight did look quite bizarre, Shamrock vowed on his life that the fight was far from staged. “I swear on everything that I love, my...

Jun 24, 2015 8:09 am

Iaquinta: ‘I’ve been dreaming of fighting a top 5’r like Melendez’

“I was going crazy. First, you know, going crazy in a bad way once I heard Bobby Green was out, and you don’t know who you’re going to get. He was an opponent ranked above me, so you know it has really good benefits to beat a guy like that.” “I think he’s been in...

Jun 23, 2015 12:51 pm

Ben Rothwell: ‘I’m on a different level than Werdum’

“I’m trying to be very clear that I’m on a different level, you know. But first and foremost, they’re just words. It doesn’t mean anything. I want to prove everything I say. Now if and when I do fight Werdum, I want the world to know, as far as I’m concerned he is the baddest...

Jun 23, 2015 12:25 pm

UFC’s Ratner: ‘I believe we have the votes to get MMA in NY’

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner believes that the MMA bill has the votes it needs to get passed in the New York State Assembly. He spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the possibility and said he believes it would get between 95-100 votes in it’s favor it went to a vote on the...

Jun 23, 2015 11:18 am

Miocic Explains Explicit Tweet After Werdum Beat Velasquez

“I was kind of upset a little bit. You know, I put my time in, I fought top ranked guys the last couple fights. I built myself up to come up to that level and get my shot at the title, you know and it really upset me that a guy would just jump me...

Jun 23, 2015 7:37 am

Ben Rothwell Calls Out Former UFC Champ Andrei Arlovski

“But any of these guys that are out there right now, you know you’re talking Werdum, Cain, JDS, Andrei Arlovski, Stipe. I think any one of them is going to build a good case for myself. So it really doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things. I’m absolutely prepared for any one of them,...

Jun 23, 2015 6:34 am

Shawn Jordan: ‘I want a top 10 guy’

“I want to fight a top-10 guy, any of them – out of respect, not because I want to talk trash about a guy. We’re athletes, and we want to compete with the best guys, because I respect them I want to fight them and test where I’m at.” That’s what UFC heavyweight Shawn Jordan...

Jun 22, 2015 2:28 pm

Miocic Confident His Wrestling Skills Will Trump Werdum’s Black Belt Grappling

Fabricio Werdum did the unthinkable at UFC 188 when he stepped into the octagon to challenge champion Cain Velasquez for his belt. Velasquez was outclassed and outperformed and Werdum ultimately submitted him in the third round to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion. Werdum, usually the underdog, is now walking into his first championship defense...

Jun 22, 2015 10:27 am

Al Iaquinta Plans to ‘Dominate’ Gilbert Melendez

After Bobby Green was forced to pull out of his fight with “Raging” Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 71, Iaquinta’s future on the card was in question. Enter: Gilbert Melendez. Melendez, seeking redemption for his loss to Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188, signed the contract and is set to face Iaquinta on July 15,...

Jun 19, 2015 8:40 am

Crazy New Details Emerge In Anderson Silva Drug Testing Case… IS HE INNOCENT?

Some interesting news has surfaced about former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests. According to Larry Pepe, MMA & bodybuilding journalist and host of Pro MMA Radio, the results of Silva’s drug tests show conflicting results. Apparently, a test was given and two samples were sent to two different labs. One lab tested positive,...

Jun 17, 2015 10:44 am

UFC Champ Rousey Explains Change In Walkout Theme

UFC champion Ronda Rousey is known for a lot of things, including her walk-out song, Joan Jett’s “Bad Reputation”. Rousey talked to Marc Myers from The Wall Street Journal about her song and how it came to be. Here’s an excerpt: “Lots of professional fighters want their walkout song to sound like the “Rocky” theme—you know, regal...

Jun 16, 2015 8:50 am

‘100% McGregor Can Submit Jose Aldo’

“He’s very good on the ground, and he’s even better when it’s grappling for MMA. That’s a lot of difference. You know, grappling or Jiu Jitsu is not the same as the wrestling and grappling in MMA, and he’s really good there. He’s got good submissions, he’s very fast and he can move in most...

Jun 15, 2015 8:20 pm

Mark Hunt on His Next Fight: ‘I Don’t Deserve to Headline’

The last time Mark Hunt stepped into the octagon, he took a serious beating at the hands of top-contender Stipe Miocic. Despite the beatdown, fans still cheered Hunt back to his feet and cheered him on as he tried to fight back at the start of every round. Needless to say, Hunt has always been...

Jun 15, 2015 1:14 pm

Bobby Lashley Willing to Fight Teammate Kimbo Slice in Bellator

Bellator houses some of the biggest, most intimidating heavyweights in the sport. Say what you will about their move set; If you were standing in an alleyway and encountered Kimbo Slice or Bobby Lashley, you’d run the other way. Slice and Lashley are teammates who train at American Top Team, but are also among the...

Jun 15, 2015 8:21 am

Mark Hunt Recalls the Several Times He has Seen the Grim Reaper

Mark Hunt could go down as one of the toughest men to ever step foot into the octagon. Other than Roy Nelson and Junior dos Santos, nobody in the heavyweight division can make claim that that they have as tough of a chin as Hunt does. The multi-sport athlete has competed with kickboxers and mixed...

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...