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Jul 5, 2015 10:07 am

Teammate: Jon Jones ‘being positive’, back to training every day

Jon Jones may be forced to sit on the sidelines because of his court case stemming from his April hit and run incident, but that doesn’t mean he has to stay out of the gym. The former, now suspended, UFC champion is back to training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “He...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Pudzianowski Set to Return at KSW Event in England

Strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski is set to make his mixed martial arts return at the “KSW: Road to Wemblay” card in October. Pudzianowski is coming off a dominant victory over Rolles Gracie Jr. from May and will be looking to extend his winning streak to five when he steps into the cage with fellow heavyweight Peter...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Manager: ‘Jacare’ vs. Romero For Number 1 Spot Makes Sense

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is coming off a dominant victory over Chris Camozzi in April in a fight that lasted just over two minutes. Camozzi wasn’t “Jacare’s” original opponent however; Yoel Romero was forced to pull out of the fight last minute due to an injury. Now, both “Jacare” and Romero’s stock is as high as...

Jul 5, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Exec on Reebok Partnership: We’ll Review Aspects, but Not Fighter Pay

The partnership between UFC and Reebok has been a controversial one to say the least. From the moment fighter compensation details emerged to the reveal of the fighter kits, both companies have received mixed reactions. Even though fighters like Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub have spoken out against the announced compensation, UFC Senior Vice President...


Jul 5, 2015 8:46 am

White Praises Jedrzejczyk, Details her first Meeting with Rousey

There’s no doubt about it: Joanna Jedrzejczyk is becoming a superstar in the UFC. Jedrzejczyk last performance in the octagon saw her decimate Jessica Penne while successfully defending her UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. Apparently, UFC President Dana White wasn’t the only fan of Jedrzejczyk as she walked into the room for Reebok’s unveiling of the...

Jul 5, 2015 7:57 am

UFC Reveals Their Fighter of the Year for 2015… So Far

Several fighters have had a monumental 2015 despite only being six months into the year. With June in the books, Ultimate Fighting Championship have released their unofficial half year awards and it may feature some unexpected names. Joanna Jedrzejczyk topped second-ranked Donald Cerrone in the fighter of the year category and with good reason; She...

Jul 5, 2015 7:01 am

Drug Free Sport Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Test Situation

The company responsible for Jose Aldo’s drug testing snafu earlier in June have finally broken their silence. Ben Mosier of Drug Free Sport made his way into Aldo’s training camp, unannounced, and requested a urine sample of the featherweight champion. Aldo’s manager, Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious of Mosier and called the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission and...

Jul 5, 2015 6:48 am

Coach: Mendes Finishes ‘Court Jester’ McGregor in Round 2

Chad Mendes wasn’t chosen to be Conor McGregor’s opponent at “UFC 189” by chance; UFC brass believes this is the best matchup for the new main-event and think that Mendes has earned another shot at UFC gold. Mendes’ jiu-jitsu coach Fabio Prado believes the UFC made the right choice and has so much confidence in...

Jul 5, 2015 6:35 am

Edgar: Interim Title Fight Is Just A No. 1 Contenders Bout

Earlier in June, was news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a rib injury and was possibly going to be pulled from the “UFC 189” main-event. It didn’t take long for fighters to throw their name in the mix and get a big payday for fighting McGregor on July 11th. In reality, if anybody was going...

Jul 5, 2015 6:22 am

Pederneiras: Several Fighters Will Move Up in Weight with IV Ban

Weight classes across the board in the Ultimate Fighting Championship could be seeing makeovers now that the weight-cut process has changed. Earlier in June, USADA informed fighters that they will no longer be able to rehydrate with IV bags after weigh ins. While UFC fighters and personalities like Joe Rogan have voiced their disgust with...

Jul 5, 2015 6:10 am

Josh Koscheck Takes Paul Daley Trash Talk to a New Level

Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in 2010 in what could be viewed as one of the most controversial fights in the company’s history. The drama did not take place DURING the fight, but rather after the final horn had sounded. Koscheck wrestled his way to a victory...

Jul 5, 2015 5:55 am

UFC Fighters Celebrate Independence Day In Style

Yesterday was Independence Day and fighters of the UFC made sure to be wearing their red, white, and blue. Fighters from Dan Henderson to flyweight Ian McCall shared their patriotism with the world and showed off their pride in style! Check out these pictures below of fighters celebrating the holiday. Happy 4th! Be safe #america...

Jul 5, 2015 5:41 am

Numbers Are in for Mayweather and Pacquiao’s Payday

Regardless of how many pay-per-views Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes sell for “UFC 189” next weekend, chances are their pay days will not be anywhere near Floyd Mayweather’s. In May, Floyd Mayweather met Manny Pacquiao in what was being labeled as the biggest fight in boxing history. While the fight itself did not live up...

Jul 5, 2015 5:31 am

McGregor’s Coach: ‘Mendes Has a Strong Overhand Right and That’s It’

Conor McGregor has stunned his opponents and naysayers every time he has stepped into the octagon. His striking coach of ten years, Owen Roddy, believes his fight with Chad Mendes at UFC 189 will be no different; McGregor will walk out with his hands raised and with gold slung over his shoulder after no longer...

Jul 5, 2015 4:51 am

UFC VP: MMA in NY Was So Close to Happening ‘I Could Taste It’

The dream of a fighter defending his UFC championship in front of thousands in a sold-our Madison Square Garden almost became a reality this year… almost. UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner was one of the officials leading the charge, fighting to legalize MMA in New York. The bill made its way through...

Jul 5, 2015 4:50 am

Bellator’s Douglas Lima Would Take GLORY Fight with Paul Daley at Dynamite

Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima is set to defend his championship against Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 140 on July 17th. Lima is hoping for an easy fight and a quick turnaround so he has the opportunity to fight at the first ever GLORY/Bellator Dynamite card in September. “If I’m 100 percent, I want to fight...

Jul 5, 2015 4:48 am

Jedrzejczyk Wants ‘Easy’ Gadelha Rematch

Claudia Gadelha will be stepping into the octagon at UFC 190 in Brazil to face former WSOF Strawweight Champion Jessica Aguliar in what could be a top contenders bout. Fresh off surgery, champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be keeping an eye on the contest and admits she’s pulling for Gadelha to get the win. “I think...

Jul 5, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! This New Conor McGregor Commercial Is Intense

Conor McGregor has been preparing for the fight of his life at “UFC 189” in his “Mac Mansion”, but it appears he has devoted some time to gaming as well! Just days before his interim-title fight with Chad Mendes, McGregor challenges any and all players of “Game of War” to beat him at his own...

Jul 5, 2015 2:00 am

‘Cyborg’ Shows Off Her Ridiculous Six Pack (NSFW)

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino is cutting weight for her upcoming fight this Friday at “Invicta FC 13”. “Cyborg” is set to defend her Invicta Featherweight Championship against Faith Van Duin in what is expected to be one of her last appearances for the company before she transitions to the UFC. She is looking to be in...

Jul 5, 2015 2:00 am

UFC Octagon Girls Rock Their Red, White, and Blue

Earlier today we took a look at how the fighters of the UFC celebrated their Independence Day. Now, we join the UFC’s octagon girls to see how they represented the red, white, and blue on their July 4th! Happy 4th July to all my American friends!!! A photo posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jul 4,...

Jul 3, 2015 4:10 pm

Rousey: ‘I want to beat Correia in the most embarrassing way’

“I just want to beat her in the most devastatingly embarrassing way possible, so I want to beat her in front of her people,” “If I make the fight fast, that means I like you. It’s me at my most merciful. [Zingano] got to go home and do whatever with the payment to go buy...

Jul 3, 2015 4:03 pm

Lawler: ‘I want to put a stamp on MacDonald Fight’

“It’s always the plan. The one thing I want to do is go out there and finish people. I don’t want to leave it up to the judges; I want to get in his face and either get a submission or knock somebody out. I want to put a stamp on this fight.” During the...

Jul 3, 2015 3:48 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Undergoes Successful Surgery

Let’s try this again. It was first reported that Joanna Jedrzejczyk would need surgery on her thumb, after beating Jessica Penne at UFC Fight Night: Berlin. Then, she came out and said nope, the doctor said she wouldn’t need the procedure. Then, she posts this on her Instagram: Yesterday I had an apointment with Dr....

Jul 3, 2015 3:39 pm

Hall vs. Riggs Booked for UFC Fight Night 71 Slug Fest

If you’re planning on going to UFC Fight Night 71, looks like a fun middleweight fight will be coming your way. UFC officials announced that Uriah Hall and Joe Riggs will square off in the octagon on August 8. in Nashville, TN. Hall is coming off of disappointing spit decision loss to Rafael Natal. Riggs...

Jul 3, 2015 3:28 pm

McGregor Doubts Chad’s Dominance In Grappling

“This is part of the business. People want questions answered. That’s what makes money. People are interested to see. I’m happy that people have questions. If they didn’t have these questions, it wouldn’t generate as much interest. It’s part of the game, and I’m OK with it.” “I am very confident that if we exchange...

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 1:14 pm

Ronda Rousey To Star Alongside Mark Wahlberg In New Film

Looks like UFC champion Ronda Rousey and movie star Mark Wahlberg are teaming up for a second time. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wahlberg is in the process of signing on to star along Rousey in her next movie, Mile 22. Here’ s a synopsis from the movie: The Graham Roland-written script tells of a...