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Dec 4, 2014 8:52 am

Pettis wants a good 2015 to elevate status

Ahead of UFC 181 tonight, many critics have put UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis under fire for his lack of fighting. Pettis hasn’t fought since defeating Ben Henderson for the belt in August of 2013, over a year ago. Pettis outlined his plans for 2015, and what he wants to accomplish in the new year....

Dec 4, 2014 5:00 am

Pettis On Askren: ‘He’d Whoop My…’

During a recent luncheon with select members of the media, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis discussed what would happen if teammate, Ben Askren, were to join the UFC’s lightweight ranks. “He would whoop my ass,” said Pettis. “He holds me down and laughs at me.” Ben Askren is the current ONEFC Welterweight champion.

Dec 3, 2014 7:19 pm

RELEASE ME! ‘I Would Rather Fight For Scott Coker’

“I asked (my manager) Gary (Ibarra) to ask the UFC to release me for … what they’ve done to me,” Le (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) said on the Gross Point Blank podcast. “I really don’t want to be a part of a promotion that doesn’t (give) their fighters the benefit of the doubt.” “Just because...

Dec 3, 2014 11:50 am

INSTA-BEEF! Manny Fires Back At Floyd – ‘Get off instagram and into the ring’

It wasn’t long ago that Floyd Mayweather Jr. starting dissing Manny Pacquiao on instagram. Pacquiao though, isn’t backing down, and he returned the favor with an instagram callout of his own: Caption: “Stop throwing punches on Instagram and let’s get in the ring! #TBE #TheBestExcuses” Stop throwing punches on Instagram and let's get in the...

Dec 3, 2014 11:23 am

“Completely Candid” Ashlee Evans-Smith On Her UFC Debut- Exclusive

UFC 181 takes place this Saturday on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card features two championship fights, with Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez. Making her UFC debut on the Fox Sports 1 prelims will...

Dec 3, 2014 11:13 am

Manager: ‘Nate Diaz Turned Down Fight With Barboza’

“He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight. We won’t look to opponents now. We have to beat anyone they put in front of us. Whatever they do, we will fight and win. We won’t call this or that guy out.” “There’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz and a...

Dec 3, 2014 10:59 am

Mickey Rourke’s Message To The Haters

Many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan, have spoken out against Mickey Rourke’s recent trip inside the ring. (Replay Here). He responds: All you Haters —> pic.twitter.com/6fzgOJGXy5 — Jake Ellenberger (@EllenbergerMMA) December 2, 2014

Dec 3, 2014 10:54 am

Dana White: ‘New Rankings Panel To Be Small, Credible, Ethical Group’

“I’m looking for a smaller group of people to be involved in the rankings. I want legitimate guys that I know are very credible and ethical, and we’re going to work on that. I’m all about “fair”. I want what is fair for everybody.” In a recent interview with Ariel Helwani (Replay HERE), UFC President...

Dec 3, 2014 10:49 am

Nate Quarry Smashes The UFC Over New Uniforms

The UFC further continuing their stranglehold over the fighters. Why? They don’t have enough money to actually pay their athletes above welfare wages? Will the money trickle down? Has it so far? How many checks have the random fighters gotten from “official” UFC sponsors? None? No Harley Davidson checks? No checks from the supplement sponsors?...

Dec 3, 2014 10:43 am

Bellator Boss – ‘Not a fighter on the planet we can’t sign’

“Obviously people know who we’re backed by (Viacom). It’s an ongoing process, but I will say this: there’s not a fighter on this planet that if the value was there, we couldn’t take.” During a recent interview with Bloodyelbow.com‘s Steph Daniels, Scott Coker discussed his ability to be competitive with the UFC. Can you see...

Dec 3, 2014 10:23 am

Cyborg Postpones Trip To Bantamweight

“I haven’t fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can’t wait anymore, I need to fight. I’m the featherweight champion and Invicta FC needs me to defend my belt. I believe I will be ready to fight in February. I’m slowly...

Dec 3, 2014 10:13 am

Nate Diaz Reacts Harshly To UFC Uniforms

Nate Diaz is not pleased with the UFC’s new uniform policy. Check it: Here's for your Bitchass uniforms.. http://t.co/Fqh2bAEZKC pic.twitter.com/2rYYsOI84l — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 3, 2014 Oh shit my phone was hacked today… — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 3, 2014

Dec 3, 2014 9:59 am

Urijah Faber: ”I’m at the top of my game”

“I haven’t had time to sit back and smell the roses. I’m in ‘Do Mode’ right now. I’m gonna do, do, do, do and when I feel like I’m done with my journey and this path, that’s when I’ll look back and look at the ruins. At this moment, I’m not in the mindset of...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Dec 3, 2014 9:48 am

Josh Samman carries a heavy heart in to UFC 181 bout with Eddie Gordon‏

UFC middleweight Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be carrying a heavy heart to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon in Las Vegas. Samman, who hasn’t fought since winning his UFC debut in Arpil of 2013, lost his girlfriend Hailey Bevis to a tragic car accident in...

Dec 2, 2014 5:10 pm

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event loses Irene Aldana vs. Marion Reneau

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event has lost an intriguing bantamweight bout, as officials announced Monday that Irene Aldana will not be able to compete against Marion Reneau. Aldana (4-1 MMA) was recently hospitalized with a severe case of bronchitis, which resulted in the fight cancellation. With the loss, the Invicta FC 10 lineup now features...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Dec 2, 2014 1:31 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger Added To UFC 184

UFC officials have announced the long-awaited return of former welterweight title-challenger, Josh Koscheck, and it’s not against Neil Magny. According to a report coming out of the Daily News, Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger has been added to UFC 184. UFC 184 goes down on February 28 from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. The...