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May 21, 2015 9:00 am

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira set to headline UFC Fight Night 74

A key light heavyweight bout will headline August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville, as UFC officials recently announced that Ovince Saint Preux and Glover Teixeira have agreed to throw down in the cards main event slot. Ovince Saint Preux (18-6 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC on FOX 15 event,...

May 21, 2015 8:00 am

Promoter Defends Emelianenko, Says He’s a Victim of ‘Political Persecution’

Aleksander Emelianenko was recently sentenced to four and a half years in prison after being convicted of assaulting a woman who was cleaning his house. The woman accused Emelianenko of beating her up, keeping her captive overnight and stealing her passport. Emelianenko’s last professional fight took place against Dmitriy Sosnovskiy in Coliseum Fighting Championships which...

May 20, 2015 8:56 pm

The Ultimate Fighter ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 5 Recap

Would the Blackzilians really go up 5 to nothing, or would ATT be able to put an end to their losing streak? Episode 5 of ATT vs. Blackzilians starts off in the fighter mansion, showing the Blackzilian’s Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson going to give his congratulations to fight number 4 winner, Carrington Banks. Rumble tells the...

May 20, 2015 7:21 pm

Weidman — ‘Belfort Is Fast, but Not As Quick as Silva or Machida’

Chris Weidman has been waiting for almost a year to fight Vitor Belfort. Now that the injuries have healed and technicalities are settled, Belfort will be stepping into the octagon this Saturday to challenge Weidman for his UFC Middleweight Championship. Chris Weidman appeared on “UFC Tonight” and broke down his fight against “The Phenom”. “I’m...

May 20, 2015 7:20 pm

Cormier Thinks Title Fight Experience Is Key Against “Rumble”

This Saturday, Daniel Cormier will have a second chance in two fights at striking gold. Cormier was fortunate enough to land the empty spot caused by Jon Jones’ absence and will be challenging Anthony “Rumble” Johnson for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Cormier mentioned on “UFC Tonight” that he thinks his experience in title...

May 20, 2015 5:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Eyeing UFC Return After Suspension Expires

Chael Sonnen got a little taste of competition earlier this month at “Metamoris 6” and apparently wants to end up back in the octagon. Sonnen’s departure from the Ultimate Fighting Championship was messy, to say the least. He was set to fight Wanderlei Silva in the culmination of their season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil”,...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

White — ‘Jon Jones Will Get Immediate Title Shot if He Returns’

UFC President Dana White confirmed that if Jon Jones were to return to the octagon, not only would he be at the top of the card but he would receive an immediate championship match. Jon Jones has had quite the couple of months outside of the octagon and this could be the news he needs...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

2 UFC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2015 Class

The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

White Thinks Rousey/Cyborg Could Rake in 2 Million PPV Buys

If Ronda Rousey and Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino ever met in the UFC octagon to settle their blood feud, there is no doubt that it would crush anything the UFC has done in recent years. However, UFC President Dana White thinks it could surpass 2 Million PPV buys. White appeared on “The Jim Rome Show” and...

May 20, 2015 2:00 pm

Cerrone Got Punched in the Face at Whole Foods

Donald Cerrone is known for taking a fight on short notice anytime, anyplace. Cerrone has racked up an incredible seven wins in a row with this attitude and a victory at “UFC 187” could earn him a shot at Rafael dos Anjos’ lightweight championship. He almost went 8-0 after getting into an altercation at Whole...

May 20, 2015 1:05 pm

Velasquez: ‘I Feel Like I’m The Underdog In Every Fight’

The UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, is preparing for his fight with interim champ Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez recently talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about preparing for the fight and his mindset going into all of his bouts. The champ said he has been getting ready for Werdum by training a lot more jiu-jitsu because...

May 20, 2015 12:59 pm

Werdum Taking Unique Approach to Training Chin for Velasquez

Mexico City hosts the title unification between heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez. Cain Velasquez won the UFC Heavyweight Championship from Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 and had only defended it twice since then. Velasquez has suffered a couple injuries that forced him out of action including a bout with Fabricio Werdum at...

May 20, 2015 12:15 pm

White Mistakingly Answers Mousasi’s ‘UFC Japan’ Challenge

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi is coming off of a victory over Costas Philippou this past weekend at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he is looking to get back into the octagon as soon as possible. With the recent announcement that UFC will be making their return to Japan in September, Mousasi jumped at the opportunity...

May 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Makdessi — ‘People Who Are Doubting Me Against Cerrone Are Uneducated’

Donald Cerrone has been training for months to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in what could possibly have been a title eliminator fight at “UFC 187”. Nurmagomedov suffered a leg injury while training that forced him out of the bout, and John Makdessi stepped up to take the fight on short notice just days after having his...

May 20, 2015 12:04 pm

“Showtime” Rocking Full Arm Cast on Road to Recovery

Anthony Pettis may have the worst luck with injuries in the history of the lightweight division. It says something about “Showtime’s” determination and grit when he keeps on making successful returns to the octagon. After a successful surgery on his injured arm, it looks like he is en route to another return soon. Pettis was...

May 20, 2015 12:03 pm

‘It’s Obvious Anderson Silva Will Never Beat Me’

Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s careers will forever be linked together. Regardless of whatever happens in the future, Weidman will always be known for being the man that dethroned the king. Anderson Silva suffered his first loss in years at the hands of Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Some fans considered the victory a fluke...

May 20, 2015 12:02 pm

Donald Cerrone Will Be Losing $60K Because of Reebok Deal

Dana White and other UFC officials may have had good intentions with inking the deal with Reebok, but veterans of the game are going to be losing fistfuls of cash because of lost sponsorships in the octagon. While some fighters are fans of the deal because of the guaranteed money, Donald Cerrone stated that he...

May 20, 2015 12:01 pm

Cormier and Bader Go At It on Twitter

Daniel Cormier recently went off on Ryan Bader for trying to jump in line for a shot at the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship after Jon Jones was forced to vacate it. Bader took the criticism to heart and claimed that Daniel Cormier hasn’t beaten anybody in the top ten. Things started getting pretty serious...

May 20, 2015 12:00 pm

UFC Hired 8 People to Replace Burt Watson

“The Babysitter to the Stars” Burt Watson made his departure from the UFC a couple months ago and things haven’t been the same since. Fighters and officials alike have stated how much they miss Burt, and Khabib Nurmagomedov released some eye-opening information that showed how valuable Watson truly was. Just found out that UFC hired...

May 20, 2015 10:30 am

Cormier Blasts Bader For Trying to Jump Line to get Title Shot

Jon “Bones” Jones’ run in with the law may have thrown a monkey wrench in plans for “UFC 187” and his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, but it certainly brought the light heavyweight division back to life. After it was announced that Jones was arrested, Cormier mentioned he waited patiently for his phone to ring...