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Jun 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Visa system issue forces changes to several bouts on the June 27 fight card

Due to an issue affecting the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs visa system and a technical problem with the Consular Consolidated Database, UFC is unable to secure entry into the country for 12 of its athletes slated to compete at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. ROMERO on Saturday, June 27, at the Hard...

Jun 19, 2015 2:59 pm

UFC Release Full Anti-Doping Policy To The Public

  As announced in early June, as part of UFC’s Athlete Marketing and Development Program, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will serve as the independent third-party administrator of UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy beginning on July 1, 2015. USADA is universally recognized as the premier anti-doping agency, whose sole mission is to protect the rights...

Jun 19, 2015 10:24 am

Tonight’s Kimbo vs. Shamrock Fight Is 7 Years In The Making

When we say tonights main event fight between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock has been a longtime in the making, we really mean a long time. The fight was scheduled to go down 7 years ago at Elite XC. There was plenty of bad blood back then and got even worse when Shamrock pulled out...

Jun 19, 2015 10:17 am

Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock Results

Bellator MMA   Bellator 138 goes down tonight with Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock in the main event. Also on the main card is a featherweight title fight and fights featuring stars Michael Chandler, Daniel Straus and Bobby Lashley. The main card will kick off at 9PM ET on Spike TV. You can catch the...

Jun 19, 2015 10:01 am

Cris Cyborg’s Opponent Raising Money To Pay For Fight Night

Faith Van Duin is preparing for the biggest fight of her career against Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg. The fight takes place next month in Las Vegas and she needs a little help. Apparently, according to her Facebook page, she need a help paying for her medical expensed leading into the fight. She is...

Jun 19, 2015 9:33 am

SPOTTED! UFC’s Nick Diaz Attends Bellator 138

UFC fighter Nick Diaz made an appearance at last nights Bellator 138 weigh-ins and snapped a picture with his former boss, Scott Coker. Coker was the president of Strikeforce when Diaz was the promotions middleweight champion, before it was bought out by Zuffa and the UFC. Great to have former #Strikeforce Champ @nickdiaz209 at the...

Jun 19, 2015 9:21 am

Makwan Amirkhani: ‘Fighters Can Predict The Future, We’re Magicians’

“Some people are annoyed by (my confidence). But when you train hard and get to this point, it’s hard to not be confident. This is just what hard training brings to the table. It’s just being me – I don’t act. I just want to say something after my fight, and I can point to...

Jun 19, 2015 9:11 am

Big Nog Has Three Secret Submissions For Struve

“It won’t be easy to take him to the ground. He is training a lot of takedown defense, so this fight could unfold completely standing up. My goal is to explore his weaknesses. I have to escape his range and avoid his knees. He also has a good jab and moves his head well. I...

Jun 19, 2015 9:03 am

Kimbo: ‘I Can Defend Some Shi*t On The Ground’

“Over the time, over the years, I’ve found a comfort zone on the ground. I’m not saying I’m ground savvy or anything, but I can defend some sh*t you know. I can stuff a takedown, I can feel something coming. I can feel the ankle lock coming, I can feel something coming on, scoot my...

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 19, 2015 8:21 am

Kimbo: ‘I should have left street fighting for MMA sooner’

“I wish I would have took it serious then and started rolling back then. I would have. I really would have. If I had to write a letter to my younger self, I would have told my younger self if Masvidal comes to you and says, ‘Hey you want to start training, leave this sh*t...

Jun 19, 2015 8:15 am

Bellator’s Pitbull Against Tonight’s Main Event

Someone isn’t very happy about Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock. Before weigh-ins yesterday, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire spoke with MMAJunkie about being under Kimbo and Shamrock on the card. The fighter has already expressed his feelings about the subject, saying basically that he doesn’t feel it’s right that a title fight be the co-main...

Jun 19, 2015 8:07 am

The Champs Are Here! Weidman Gets Chummy With Stephen Curry

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will defend his belt against number one contender Luke Rockhold. The UFC has yet to announce a date or location for the scrap, but it should be coming out soon. In the meantime, there’s this. Weidman sent out this post on his Instagram, congratulating the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry...

Jun 19, 2015 7:59 am

Jedrzejczyk Shows Off Blurring Speeds, Might Be Faster Than Mighty Mouse

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will put her title on the line tomorrow in Berlin, Germany when he faces Jessica Penne. Ahead of that bout, check out this video of the champ hitting the pads. NO, this is not sped up! Last speed pads session before weighing in. @joannamma #UFCBerlin pic.twitter.com/BpJLqHi6mU — UFC (@ufc) June...

Jun 19, 2015 7:18 am

Ken Shamrock To Friends: ‘Bet the house on me against Kimbo, you can’t lose’

Ken Shamrock will return to the cage for the first time since 2010 this evening, when he squares off with “Kimbo Slice” in the headlining bout of Bellator 138. The now 51-year-old Shamrock enters tonight’s fight with Ferguson as a 2-1 underdog by most oddsmakers. With that said, “The World’s Most Dangerous Man” feels that...

Jun 19, 2015 7:04 am

PREDICTION TIME! McGregor: ‘First Round, 4 Minutes, Aldo Will Be Done’

Ladies and gentlemen, we have the official prediction from UFC featherweight Conor Mcgregor. The Irishmen talked to FOX Sports about his fight against featherweight king Jose Aldo and in classic McGregor fashion, delivered a bold prediction, with the round and the time that he will finish Aldo. “It will be done within four minutes of...

Jun 19, 2015 6:57 am

White Defends Reebok — ‘Fighters just scared of change’

Since the UFC and Reebok announced their new sponsorship deal, many fighters have voiced their displeasure about it’s pay scale. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo labelled the deal as ‘shit’, while top contenders such as Gegard Mousasi and Miesha Tate have stated that they stand to lose around 90% of their income because of it....

Jun 19, 2015 6:47 am

WOWZERS! PVZ Stuns In Selfie Beach Pictorial

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant spent some time at the beach and couldn’t resist blowing up Instagram with pictures of her sand-filled adventures. No word on who VanZant will be fighting next, but it’s likely to be a pretty big fight. She just came off of a pretty dominant win over the veteran Felice Herrig. Who...

Jun 19, 2015 6:27 am

White Confirms Arlovski or Miocic As Next HW Title Challenger

Fabricio Werdum (20-5-1 MMA) became the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion last weekend in Mexico City, this after he submitted Cain Velasquez in the third-round of their title unification bout at UFC 180. After Werdum’s stunning victory, many fans were left wondering who would be next to challenge the newly crowned “Badddest man on the planet.”...

Jun 19, 2015 2:51 am

PHAT! — Cybooty Is Back!

Cris Cyborg is gearing up to defend her Invicta FC featherweight title next month. Everything is pointing to this being her final title defense, before moving down to bantamweight to try and take a shot at UFC champion Ronda Rousey. Cyborg is known for keeping her fans in the loop by posting photos to her...