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Sep 3, 2015 4:24 pm

Big Nog Credits Fedor As Being Biggest Challenge Of His Career

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira aka Big Nog has retired from MMA and will now work for the UFC as their Brazilian Ambassador. There’s no denying the heavyweights legendary career. He’s fought the best of the best, including Fedor Emelianenko, not once, not twice, but three times. The larger Nogueira brother recently talked to MMAJunkie Radio and...

Sep 3, 2015 1:58 pm

Lil Nog Targets December Return, Wants a Fight With Rampage

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-7 MMA) is looking to rebound, this after suffering a unanimous decision loss to former UFC title holder Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at last month’s UFC 190 pay-per-view event in Brazil. The 39-year-old veteran is eyeing a December return to the octagon and has his sights set on another former UFC champion, his...

Sep 3, 2015 7:15 am

Edson Barboza Wants Fight With Anthony Pettis

UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza (16-3 MMA) is riding high after earning a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder at July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago. The feared Brazilian striker wants to fight again before the end of the year and is hoping to get a shot at former UFC lightweight champion Anthony...

Sep 3, 2015 12:46 am

Back To Work! Ronda Rousey Starts Holly Holm Training Camp

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is back in the gym and training for her next title defense, against the undefeated Holly Holm at UFC 193, in Melbourne, Australia. Rousey is coming off of another quick victory, knocking Bethe Correia out in 34 seconds during their scrap in Brazil. Rousey is the talk of the town...

Sep 3, 2015 12:23 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan Gets Emotional Talking To Ronda Rousey

You’ve probably already heard or read that UFC commentator Joe Rogan almost cried when he interviewed UFC champ Ronda Rousey in the octagon after her 34 second KO over Bethe Correia at UFC 190. Rogan said that just the fact that he was witnessing history and how special the moment was, being in Brazil, and...

Sep 3, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Girl Whoops Male Robbers Ass

MMA fighter Monique Bastos, a strawweight from Brazil was walking down the street when all of a sudden she was being attacked and robbed by two men. They were after her cell phone. One of them got away, but the other guy wasn’t so lucky. Bastros grabbed him and wrestled him to the ground. After...

Sep 2, 2015 6:40 am

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Officially Retires From MMA

MMA can officially say goodbye to one of the biggest legends in the sport’s history. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira announced that he is in fact calling it quits and retiring from MMA. ‘Big Nog’ will not be fading off into the sunset to never be seen again though, as he has accepted a job with the...

Sep 2, 2015 12:33 am

WATCH! Strawweight Stops Thief And Forces Him To Beg For Mercy

Here’s something you don’t see everyday, I guess unless you’re MMA fighter Monique Bastos. Check out this video of Bastos, a strawweight fighter from Brazil, subduing a thief who attempted to rob her and her friends of their phones. This apparently is not the first time its happened to her. Their were two thief, one...

Aug 31, 2015 6:13 pm

“Shogun” Rua expecting to be sidelined with shoulder surgery

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua may have made his way back into the win column at “UFC 190”, but the former champion will have to wait to build off that momentum. It was confirmed on “UFC Tonight” last week that Rua will be sitting on the sidelines until next year due to shoulder surgery. “Shogun” Rua walked...

Aug 30, 2015 7:38 am

Jose Aldo backs off controversial IV-ban comments

UFC featherweight Jose Aldo was thought to be one of the most prolific fighters on the roster to speak out against USADA’s controversial plan to ban IV-bags as a method of rehydration after weigh-ins, but the champion has since changed his stance. Aldo made headlines earlier in July when he revealed that he was going...

Aug 28, 2015 5:49 am

‘Jacare’ Frustrated With Lack Of Title Shot

“It seems I’m always one fight away from the title fight. It’s funny, I fought Mousasi and that was supposed to be a title eliminator. Then I was going to fight Romero and he got hurt, but a month later he was fighting Lyoto, which I thought was weird. But I’ll be ready, I’ll do...

Aug 25, 2015 7:16 pm

Report: Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes Will Headline TUF 22 Finale

It looks like The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale will be capped off with a main event fight between top UFC featherweights Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. The fight was first reported by Brazilian website Lancenet, then confirmed by MMAJunkie, who state that several sources close to the signing of the fight have stated that it...

Aug 25, 2015 8:20 am

Erick Silva’s ‘Embarrassed’ By His Performance And His Body

UFC welterweight Erick Silva is not pleased with his performance. He took on Neil Magny at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Saskatoon and ended up losing via split decision. The Brazilian fighter took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the fight and hinted that he went into the fight with an injury. If he would...

Aug 25, 2015 6:21 am

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Potential Terrorist Attack On Train

The world learned the names Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler this weekend when they acted and prevented a potential terrorist attack on a Paris train. The three Americans were on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris when they heard gunshots. They were coming from a man who had brought an AK-47 with...

Aug 24, 2015 5:52 pm

Booking Roundup: Rousey, Benavidez, and Makdessi all land BIG fights!

This could possibly be the biggest edition of the “Booking Roundup” ever. Over ten fights spanning across seven events have been added in the recent week. There’s no way you caught every single one, so catch up with the “Booking Roundup” below! UFC Fight Night 75: Japan’s Mousasi Gets New Opponent When one great fight...

Aug 24, 2015 2:36 pm

Bethe Correia vs. The World — ‘The Pitbull’ challenges Tate & Kaufman!

Bethe Correia isn’t going to wait for Sean Shelby or Joe Silva to call her for her next fight as she has taken the role of matchmaker upon herself! After just three wins in the UFC, “Pitbull” Correia earned herself a shot at UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. In the months leading up to...

Aug 24, 2015 1:30 pm

Frankie Edgar accepts Max Holloway’s challenge, wants to fight in December

New Jersey’s Frankie Edgar sits atop the featherweight division as the only man under champions Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Often overlooked by officials, Edgar sure isn’t forgotten when it comes to fighters looking to take a step up in competition. Fifth-ranked featherweight Max Holloway called out “The Answer” to a potential bout in Hawaii....

Aug 24, 2015 7:38 am

Charles Oliveira explains his injury, wants rematch with Max Holloway

UFC fans witnessed a scary moment on Sunday evening at “UFC Fight Night 74” when Charles Oliveira was stretchered out of the octagon after falling victim to a neck injury. Oliveira shot for a takedown which Max Molloway easily shrugged off. Holloway wanted nothing to do with the grappling ace on the ground and demanded...

Aug 24, 2015 1:00 am

WATCH! Check out the new Adidas/RFA fight kits in action

Everybody from the commentators to the fighters were decked out in Adidas gear at the latest RFA event in South Dakota last Friday. It was Team Brazil vs. Team USA at “RFA 29” — check out the highlights and let us know what you think of Adidas’ fight kits over Reebok’s! The Best Training Room...

Aug 23, 2015 1:00 am

Vitor Belfort looking BUFF training for “Hendo”!

After a not-so-impressive outing in his last octagon appearance against Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort is looking to redeem himself with another knockout win over Dan Henderson. The two legends are set to square off for the third time in Brazil on November 7, 2015 at “UFC Fight Night 77”. Henderson has spoken out about Belfort’s...

Aug 21, 2015 3:01 pm

It’s Cool

Wait, is that UFC champion Robbie Lawler rocking Adidas gear? Yes, it is. In fact those are new ‘Adidas-made Fight Kits’. Are you confused, I can see why you wold be. You have the UFC (Reebok sponsored) welterweight champion standing and posing with new Adidas fight gear on. Oh and this photo shoot is for...

Aug 19, 2015 8:35 pm

Lesnar: ‘Rousey’s a Super Beast in a Weak Division’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE superstar Brock Lesnar recently appeared on ESPN to promote WWE’s Summer Slam. While there he was of course asked about all kinds of MMA/UFC related topics. And theses days, how can you talk about MMA and the UFC without talking about bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Lesnar was...

Aug 19, 2015 10:22 am

Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins set as UFN 77 co-headliner

A key light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins will serve as the co-main event for November’s UFC Fight Night 77 fight card in Brazil. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. Glover Teixeira (23-4 MMA) snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career by defeating Ovince St. Preux earlier this month...

Aug 19, 2015 4:17 am

Gleison Tibau vs. Abel Trujillo set for UFN 77

A lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Abel Trujillo is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 77 event in Brazil. UFC officials recently confirmed the booking. Gleison Tibau (33-11 MMA) will return to action for the first time since February when he squares off with Trujillo in Brazil. The 32-year-old suffered a submission...

Aug 19, 2015 12:33 am

Brock Lesnar Gives His Honest Opinion On Ronda Rousey

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is a global superstar and is on the mind of everyone these days. It’s hard to escape the Rousey mania. Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is kind of a big deal himself, having mage success in the WWE and at one time conquering the UFC’s heavyweight division. So it...

Aug 18, 2015 6:36 am

Bellator MMA Announces Two New Signings –– Including Former King Of Pancrase

Bellator MMA has announced the signing of two new fighters to their already impressive roster. In a press release, they revealed that they have signed Isao Kobayashi and Thiago Jambo Goncalves to multi-year, multi-fight contracts. There have not been any debut dates set for either of the fighters but we will keep you updated. Kabayashi...

Aug 17, 2015 2:10 pm

Jedrzejczyk shares 4 step game plan to prepare for Rousey

Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk both sit atop their weight class as champions, but new challengers are constantly popping up to challenge them and their spot on the throne. Joanna Jedrzejczyk may be only four fights into her contract with the UFC, but she has already captured the hearts of anybody who likes watching a...

Aug 17, 2015 1:04 am

Over 15 fighters turned down this undefeated bantamweight

Perfect record in mixed martial arts? Check. Several Brazilian-jiu-jitsu world championships to his name? Check. Intimidating nickname? Yep. It turns out there are SEVERAL reasons why over fifteen fighters pulled out of their fights after finding out just how bad of a man Augusto Mendes is. The name shouldn’t ring a bell to casual MMA...

Aug 16, 2015 7:14 pm

Bethe Correia breaks silence and fires back at Ronda Rousey!

Bethe Correia has stayed under the radar since her devastating loss to Ronda Rousey in Brazil at “UFC 190”. “Rowdy” Rousey disposed of her in just thirty-four seconds, essentially making “Pitbull” pay for all the trash talk she dealt in the weeks leading up to the fight. Correia released a statement from her Instagram, explaining...

Aug 16, 2015 5:44 pm

Booking Roundup: Velasquez gets his rematch with Werdum!

It was still a BIG news week for the men and ladies of the octagon. Several fights were announced including a rematch for the UFC Heavyweight Championship between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez! Get caught up on all the latest fight announcements in this week’s “Booking Roundup”! UFC Fight Night 74 Rick Story has been...