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Jan 13, 2015 3:21 pm

Hendricks Out Of Title Fight, Faces Matt Brown At UFC 185

UFC officials have opted against a Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks trilogy, for unknown reasons, and instead have put Hendricks in against Columbus Ohio’s Matt “The Immortal” Brown. UFC officials announced the news Tuesday. UFC 185 goes down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas, on March 14. No news on what the UFC’s intentions are for...

Jan 13, 2015 3:19 pm

UFC’s Bec Rawlings Goes Nude For This Important Message (18+ NSFW)

Popular UFC female, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings has long stood for the rights of females. The domestic abuse survivor is passionate about her beliefs, and isn’t scared to take a stand. Which is why this latest statement should surprise no one Bec says it best: “I am not oppressed.. the only people that oppress me are the feminists...

Jan 13, 2015 3:18 pm

Ben Askren Goes All Out For 10,000th Tweet

One FC welterweight world champ Ben Askren celebrated his 10,000th twitter post yesterday, and before you look down, we must warn you, it’s shocking! The photo says it all: For my 10,000th tweet I give you… An oldie but a goodie!!! pic.twitter.com/CWyIttr2iW — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) January 12, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 3:15 pm

Kimbo Slice Visits American Top Team

Legendary street-fighter, and UFC veteran, Kimbo Slice made a surprise return to South Florida’s American Top Team this past week, and he wasn’t shying away from camera’s. He’s seen above with returning UFC fighter Roan “Jucao” Carneiro, who faces Mark Munoz at UFC 184 next month, and below with former title challenger Thiago Alves. Is...

Jan 13, 2015 1:22 pm

Salary Report: Nate Diaz Earns $16k To Co-Headline UFC Event On FOX

Popular UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz stayed out of competition as long as he could. A contract dispute, centered around his pay, was the cause of a 12-month stint of inactivity. Upon his return Nate Diaz was open about his need to get back in the cage, despite his contract dispute, because he needed to...

Jan 13, 2015 12:42 pm

Mother Jones says Jon Only Did 1 Night In Rehab

After his drug testing failure for cocaine, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones announced to the world that he would be entering rehab for his problems with drug abuse. And to his credit, the champ did in fact enter a rehabilitation program. However, in a new report coming out of WBNG-TV in New York (see...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 13, 2015 12:31 pm

UFC CEO Calls McGregor “The Irish Muhammad Ali”

Is Conor McGregor the next Muhammad Ali? UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta knows the thought sounds “kind of stupid”, but that isn’t stopping him from the making the proclamation. In a new interview with USA Today’s MMAJunkie.com, the UFC boss explained: “I hate even saying this, but with his gift of gab and his athletic ability...

Jan 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Diego Sanchez Does Not Like Conor McGregor

… or pictures of Conor McGregor. Recently, former UFC title challenger Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez went out to enjoy a nice meal at a local establishment. And then this: pic.twitter.com/qRDERsHFRj — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) January 11, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 11:27 am

MacDonald, Lombard “100%” Ready To Scrap

A welterweight title eliminator between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard is high on the priority list for the UFC. With rumors of the bout already in full-motion, all that’s left is for the UFC to announce it as official. Check it: @HectorLombard 100% — Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) January 11, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 11:24 am

Michael Bisping – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt

After years of training in the Brazilian Martial Arts, top UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has earned the rank of Brown Belt. Congrats to the count, who announced the accomplishment via his official twitter. Being awarded my brown belt in Brazilian Jujitsu today from Brady Fink at Misfits Martial … http://t.co/2fK37XnFQQ pic.twitter.com/Ltk0P5FrcV — michael (@bisping) January...

Jan 13, 2015 10:30 am

OBSESSED! Khabib Continues Call Out Of Anthony Pettis

Top Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has some of the best credentials in the UFC today. An undefeated fighter and combat sambo world champion, Khabib has the skillset to best anyone, and do so mostly unscathed. At just 26-years-old he’s amassed an impressive 22-0 record, with six UFC wins, and he’s salivating every time the champ...

Jan 12, 2015 10:37 pm

Anthony Pettis Earns Brown Belt In Jiu-Jitsu

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earned his brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu earlier this week. This comes on the heels of ‘Showtime’ submitting Cesar Gracie black belt Gilbert Melendez in their UFC 181 bout in December. Despite being known for his highlight reel knockouts, Anthony Pettis has 8 submission victories in 18 professional MMA bouts, and...

Jan 12, 2015 10:11 pm

Mike Winkeljohn: ‘Cerrone Beats Henderson This Time, No Doubt About It’

When Donald Cerrone stepped up to fight Benson Henderson Sunday at UFC Fight Night Boston on just 14 days notice, the MMA world went nuts. Cerrone had just come off of a decision win over Myles Jury less than 48 hours before stepping in for Eddie Alvarez against Henderson, and to top it off, Cerrone...

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Jan 12, 2015 9:44 pm

Cejudo vs. Cariaso Targeted For UFC 185

A flyweight bout between Olympian Henry Cejudo, and Chris Cariaso is being targeted for UFC 185. Following his successful UFC debut over Dustin Kimura, Henry Cejudo pleaded with UFC President Dana White to allow him to drop back down to flyweight. Despite saying Cejudo would never be allowed to fight at flyweight in the UFC...

Jan 12, 2015 9:10 pm

Matt Brown: ‘I’ve Paid My Dues, I Deserve Someone In The Top 10’

UFC welterweight fan-favorite, Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is currently still without an opponent for UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th after Tarec Saffiedine was forced out of the bout with an injury. Brown, who is ranked #6 in the stacked welterweight division in the UFC’s official rankings, feels he deserves nothing less than a...

Jan 12, 2015 8:58 pm

Dillashaw: ‘If McGregor Loses To Siver, I Want Aldo’

UFC President Dana White has stated that if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver on Sunday at UFC Fight Night Boston, that he will go on to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title. If McGregor doesn’t defeat Siver however, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw wants the next crack at Jose Aldo, likely to avenge...

Jan 12, 2015 8:46 pm

NSAC Suspends Two Fighters For 9 Months Each

Earlier this week at a hearing, the NSAC suspended both James Wilson and Bryson Gutches for nine months each. Gutches, a WSOF fighter had his submission win over Sosian Abanokov overturned to a no-contest after he tested positive for a diuretic post-fight. He came clean about taking a pill from a woman he didn’t know,...

Jan 12, 2015 8:32 pm

NSAC Considering Forming Committee To Address Out-Of-Competition Testing

On the heels of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, the NSAC spoke during a hearing recently about the possibility of forming a committee to address out-of-competition drug testing, which is viewed as somewhat of a gray area. Commissioner Pat Lundvall cautioned the commission to choose their...

Jan 12, 2015 8:10 pm

UFC Promises To Show More Of Siver Throughout Fight Week

Leading up to Sunday’s UFC Fight Night Boston, one can’t ignore the lack of Dennis Siver promos released by the UFC. On the other hand, the UFC has released countless Conor McGregor promo videos (See that HERE, HERE, and HERE) to get fans hyped. Lorenzo Fertitta spoke about Siver’s presence in promo videos leading up...

Jan 12, 2015 8:09 pm

PHOTOS | Bec Rawlings: “I Believe In Human Rights For ALL” – (NSFW)

Fan favorite TUF 20 strawweight ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings took to social media today with a strong message against feminism, and calling for human rights for all, complete with two photos of ‘Rowdy’ like you’ve never seen her before. Post by Rowdy Bec Rawlings. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE and

Jan 12, 2015 6:56 pm

Rory MacDonald Calls For Changes To Process Of Awarding Title Shots

Rory MacDonald was admittedly “heartbroken” when he found out he had been passed up for a title shot again, in order for a trilogy match between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks to take place. The process of awarding title shots is a very inconsistent one, which is something that has been long-discussed in the MMA...

Jan 12, 2015 6:40 pm

QUICK TWITT: Khadzhimurat Gatsalov Hints At Possible MMA Career

Olympic wrestling gold medalist, and 5 time world freestyle champion Khadzhimurat Gatsalov may have just dropped a big hint that he could be venturing into the MMA world. Gatsalov defeated Daniel Cormier in the 2004 Olympics, and was brought into Cormier’s training camp ahead of UFC 182 to help Cormier prepare. He sent out the...

Jan 12, 2015 6:10 pm

Jon Jones Coach Recounts Story Of Jones Revealing He Failed Drug Test

By now it is well known that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones failed a random, pre-fight drug test prior to his UFC 182 showdown against Daniel Cormier. What wasn’t known however, was that Jones own coaches didn’t know that he had failed the drug test. His head striking coach Brandon Gibson talks about how...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...