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Jun 5, 2015 3:05 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘Fight Night New’ Orleans Edition

The fighters stepped onto the scale to make things official for UFC Fight Night: New Orleans. Unfortunately two of the fighters missed weight, one of those being lightweight Yancy Medeiros who has chosen to give up 20% of his purse instead of trying to cut the rest. The main event will be between scrappy middleweights...

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...


Jun 5, 2015 12:36 pm

Ronda Rousey Makes It Onto NYT Best Sellers List

The UFC champion has made the New York Times Best Sellers List with her book “My Fight/Your Fight”. There were reports last week that said she snubbed from the list, but apparently the new author managed to squeak in there after all. The book is a memoir, chronicling the UFC champions journey to becoming one...

Jun 5, 2015 11:21 am

UFC’s Francisco Rivera On Eye injury: ‘It Could Have Ended My Career’

After a scary eye injury suffered during his fight with Urijah Faber, UFC fighter Francisco Rivera is ready to return to the cage and is grateful it wasn’t worse. “I was scared. When it happened, I didn’t know what eye he poked. That’s what it felt like. It felt like his whole hand went in...

Jun 5, 2015 10:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Trying To ‘Fit In’ With The New Orleans Natives

Dan Henderson is currently cutting weight for his fight against Tim Boetsch, which takes place tomorrow night. Looks like Henderson is in good spirits, sending out this funny picture and saying he’s trying to blend in on Bourbon St. Final weight cut. Walking around bourbon st so I fit in. #nola #ufc #incognito @ufc http://t.co/5Y8CDku0ie...

Jun 5, 2015 10:16 am

Tim Boetsch: ‘Dan Henderson Is My Hero’

Tim Boetsch is ready to do battle with MMA legend Dan Henderson tomorrow night, a man, who he considers to be one of his heroes. Talking to FOX SPORTS. “It does mean a lot to fight Henderson. I’ve been watching him fight for a long time. He’s a hero of mine in the sport.” “I...

Jun 5, 2015 10:08 am

Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush set for UFC Fight Night 74

A key lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the fight today via FOXSports.com. Michael “The Menace” Johnson (16-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil, where he earned a...

Jun 5, 2015 12:50 am

WATCH! In Focus with Kimbo Slice

‘Explore a different side of Kimbo Slice as we take a trip to his hometown of Miami, in this special edition of In Focus.’-via Bellator BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 5, 2015 12:38 am

Forrest Griffin Stars In HILARIOUS Commercial––WATCH NOW

Former UFC champion Forrest Griffin is finished fighting in the octagon, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see him often. He was just recently at the UFC Fighter Summit and now, well, now he’s in this commercial. I think it’s for cars or something, who cares, it’s just hilarious. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert...

Jun 5, 2015 12:38 am

REMINDER: Tickets Go On Sale Today For UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago

The world famous octagon will return to Chicago next month for UFC on FOX 16. The twelve bout fight card is headlined by a bantamweight title fight rematch featuring current champ T.J. Dillashaw (11-2 MMA) taking on former title holder Renan Barao (33-2 MMA). Dillashaw and Barao initially squared off at UFC 173 in May...

Jun 5, 2015 12:37 am

Mousasi Calls Out ‘Old Lion’ Vitor Belfort, Again

Right after Vitor Belfort’s loss to champ Chris Weidman, fellow UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi took to Twitter to announce that he would love a chance to fight the Brazilian in Japan. Now, he has taken another jab at Belfort, asking if any one has seen the “Old Lion”. Does anyone know where the Old Lion...

Jun 5, 2015 12:37 am

WATCH: The Matchup – Ben Rothwell vs. Matt Mitrione

‘Dangerous heavyweight hitters Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione explain why each one will be victorious over the other inside the Octagon this weekend.’ -via UFC BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 5, 2015 12:36 am

WSOF’s Lance Palmer: ‘I Wont Fight In UFC For Under $100K’

  World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and Team Alpha Male fighter Lance Palmer is set to  defend his belt tonight at WSOF 21. Palmer talked to MMAFighting and mentioned that he is fine where he is, at WSOF, but of course the goal is always to fight the best in the best organization. So...

Jun 5, 2015 12:35 am

Gustafsson On Title Shot: ‘I Didn’t Even See Myself In That Position’

Apparently, according to the UFC light-heavyweight himself, Alexander Gustafsson really didn’t expect to get a title shot for the same reason a lot of fans are pointing out. But, he got it and now it’s time to prepare. The challenger says he’s already seen a lot of holes in Daniel Cormier’s game that he can...

Jun 5, 2015 12:34 am

PVZ Hits Instagram Heavy!

UFC’s rising star Paige VanZant is always on top of her Instagram game! Check out a few of her most recent post!! Here we go!!! New Orleans better watch out. Two alpha females coming your way! @cynthia.calvillo A photo posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on Jun 4, 2015 at 1:45pm PDT Good morning working out...

Jun 5, 2015 12:33 am

Bader Camp Calls Gustafsson vs. Cormier Booking A ”Learning Experience”

Ryan Bader (19-4 MMA) was booked to fight Daniel Cormier in the headlining bout of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans. However, fate intervened and “DC” was called up to fight for the UFC’s vacant light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at May’s UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, a...

Jun 5, 2015 12:32 am

Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt set for UFC Fight Night 74

A heavyweight bout featuring Timothy Johnson taking on Jared Rosholt is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville, Tennessee. UFC officials recently announced the fight. Timothy Johnson (9-1 MMA) made his octagon debut this past April, where he earned a first-round TKO victory over Shamil Abdurakhimov. The win marked Johnson’s...

Jun 5, 2015 12:31 am

Van Damme Explains How To Be Successful

It’s not everyday you get such great and unique advice from someone you’ve idolized since you were young. That’s definitely the case with this awesome interview that Bloody Elbow’s Steph Daniels did with action movie legend Jean-Claude Van Damme. Here’s some of the answers to Daniels’ questions, from the man himself and make sure you...

Jun 5, 2015 12:31 am

REPLAY! Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jake Ellenberger (FULL)

‘Welterweights Kelvin Gastelum and Jake Ellenberger start fast inside the Octagon at UFC 180 in Mexico.’-via UFC BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 4, 2015 5:51 pm

Bellator Says Goodbye To 8 Fighters, Including A Former PRIDE And UFC Vet

Bellator MMA has parted ways with 8 fighters on its roster. Among the 8, probably most notable is former Pride and UFC fighter Rameau Sokoudjou. Here’s the full list below: Rafael Silva Antonio Duarte Alejandro Villalobos Jesse Juarez Curtis Millender Razak Al- Hassan Rameau Sokoudjou Julio Cesar Neves Bellator is continuing to grow their roster...

Jun 4, 2015 3:51 pm

Fighter And His Own Cornerman Agree To Last Second Fight At WSOF 21

  Mark this under extremely weird. Due to last minute weigh cutting issues, tomorrow night at WSOF 21 a fighter will go up against his teammate and scheduled cornerman. So here’s the rundown. Matt Baker and Marcus Hicks were scheduled to fight tomorrow night in a middleweight scrap on the WSOF 21 card. Hicks was...

Jun 4, 2015 3:32 pm

Luke Barnatt Gets The Axe, Cut From The UFC

  According to the UFC middleweight himself, via his Instagram, he has been released from the UFC. He just fought and lost to Mark Munoz, in his retirement fight, in Manila. That was his third straight loss, with two by split decision and one unanimous. Before those losses he was 8-0 in his professional career....

Jun 4, 2015 3:31 pm

WATCH! Miesha Tate Pushing To The Limit

UFC bantamweight Miesha Tate is busy preparing for her big fight against Jessica ‘Evil’ Eye. Tate shared this training video on Instagram of herself putting in work pushing a weight sled. Think she gets it done in Chicago? Pushing #sled #gymlife #fitness #workout #motivation #wmma #mieshatate vs #jessica #evil #eye #ufcchicago A video posted by...

Jun 4, 2015 1:52 pm

Luke Rockhold On Weidman: ‘We’re Both Alpha Males’

Luke Rockhold got the news yesterday that he will in fact be fighting Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title. Rockhold, who trains with UFC Tonight analyst Daniel Cormier, told FOX Sports that he found out about the news right before everyone else did. Rockhold isn’t sure when the fight will happen or where it...