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Jun 13, 2015 12:32 pm

John Makdessi: Life With A Wired Jaw

John Makdessi showed a lot of heart, jumping in on short notice to fight Donald Cerrone. Unfortunately he paid the price and left the octagon with a loss and a broken jaw. Below you can get a glimpse at what life is currently like for Makdessi, with his jaw wired shut. For those of you...

Jun 13, 2015 10:47 am

Arlovski’s Pulling For Velasquez To Win, Hopes To Get Title Shot

“I don’t want to be like pretty much all fighters, just pull some names and that is it. So it is up to the UFC. If they decide to put me against the winner of UFC 188, it would be great. If I have to fight more, I will fight more. It’s ok.” “I hope...

Jun 13, 2015 10:33 am

DC: ‘Cain Is The King In Mexico’

  “People back in the States don’t get it. Down here, Cain is the king. It’s kind of hard to grasp until you see it firsthand.” “I would hear stories about how, when he came here, he gets mobbed. But now being here these last few days, and watching how people interact with him and...

Jun 13, 2015 9:04 am

Rampage Denied By The Judge

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson suffered a setback in his legal battle with Bellator. The UFC fighter filed for the general injunction to be thrown out, but the judge denied the dismissal. Rampage is dealing with Bellator over a contract dispute stemming from his signing with the UFC. Bellator claims it was a breach in contract when...


Jun 13, 2015 8:21 am

Former UFC Fighter Can’t Afford To Pay Traffic Ticket, Goes To Jail

A former UFC fighter and TUF cast member decided to go to jail because he could afford to pay for his traffic ticket. Bubba McDaniel is having a hard time finding fights outside of UFC and isn’t making the money he needs. The fighter was recently given a traffic ticket for not wearing his seatbelt....

Jun 13, 2015 7:59 am

UFC Class Action Lawsuit Gets Consolidated

The Nevada court made a ruling on the class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa, by former UFC fighters, like Jon Fitch and Cung Le. On Thursday the court ruled that all the cases be condensed into one. Excerpt from MMAPayout: On June 11th, Judge Richard Boulware of the U.S. District Court for the District of...

Jun 13, 2015 7:27 am

Cejudo: ‘I Can Dominate The Champ’

“I think it’ll be about timing. I feel ready now, but obviously I have a team behind me, and we make a decision together. It’s not just me, myself and I. It’s my team that comes together, and we make the best decision possible. “We not only can win the belt, but win it decisively...

Jun 13, 2015 7:11 am

UFC Will Return To Mexico Later This Year

The UFC is in Mexico for tonights UFC 188, marking the second trip there for the promotion, and already they have plans on returning later this year. The UFC announced that it will again put on an event in Mexico later this year in November. The event will be held in Monterrey on Nov. 21...

Jun 13, 2015 7:01 am

UFC Signs Fighter Fresh Out Of Prison

The UFC just re-signed a fighter who spent 14 months in prison for burglary. The Swedish fighter, Reza Madadi, already has a 2-1 record with the promotion and his last fight, before going to prison, was a win against top UFC lightweight Michael Johnson. Here’s what the fighter had to say on The MMA Hour:...

Jun 12, 2015 4:57 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC 188’ Edition

  The ‘UFC 188’ weigh ins just went down and that means we have all those intense staredowns for your viewing pleasure. It’s champion vs. champion in Saturdays main event when Cain Velasquez takes on Fabricio Werdum for the unified UFC heavyweight title. Gilbert Melendez finally meets up with Eddie Alvarez in huge fight for...

Jun 12, 2015 4:35 pm

UFC 188 Weigh-In Results

‘UFC 188’ goes down tomorrow night and the fighters have all weighed in to make things official. The main event between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will decide the unified heavyweight title of the world. In the co-main event two former champions from other promotions finally meet in a highly anticipated lightweight fight between Gilbert...

Jun 12, 2015 2:10 pm

Bisping Pro Reebok, Despite Paycut

“Listen, we all want more money. Of course we do. A lot of fighters are going to call me a company man and this and that. But the UFC has always been very fair with me. They’ve been very fair. Dana and Lorenzo have always treated me with great respect and I can’t thank them...

Jun 12, 2015 2:03 pm

NSAC Works It Out, Tests Aldo Again

Early today reports came out that Jose Aldo was given a random urine drug test on Thursday, but the test was discarded because of an issue with the drug tester. The tester, sent by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, did not have a proper work visa for brazil, so the test was thrown out after...

Jun 12, 2015 1:40 pm

McGregor Blasts “Weasel” Aldo For Botched Drug Test

Yesterday we learned that Jose Aldo skirted his way through a drug test on a technicality, and of course some people think the worst. Conor McGregor, is one of those people. I was random tested on May 23rd. Blood AND Urine. @josealdojunior you little weasel. You and your weasel coach. #AndNew — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA)...

Jun 12, 2015 1:05 pm

Kimbo: ‘Shamrock’s old but he’s still a threat’

“Shamrock is still a threat to me. He’s still considered deadly and dangerous to break limbs and submit somebody. I’m just not that motherf***er he’s going to submit. I’m just not that guy he’s going to tap out. It’s not going to happen with me. It’s in my DNA to beat his ass. “I’ve worked...

Jun 12, 2015 12:55 pm

Arlovski Down For Rothwell Scrap

“It’s totally up to UFC. He’s a character. At this point, every top-10, top-15 fighter in my division is dangerous and it will be an honor to fight all of them.” Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski talked to MMAFighting about the recent call out from Ben Rothwell. Both Junior Dos Santos and Arlovski are...

Jun 12, 2015 12:39 pm

The “Highly Intelligent” Brock Lesnar

  “All the old timers — and I know this happens in MMA as well — were giving him the absolute worst advice imaginable. ‘You should be a Russian. You should just stand there. Don’t move, don’t move,’. The thing about Brock is — as you know — he’s not just 285 pounds to 305...

Jun 12, 2015 12:23 pm

Hall Pulled From Card Just 3 Days After Booking

It was just earlier this week that the UFC announced Uriah Hall would be filing in for Derek Brunson on short notice to fight Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night 69 on June 20, in Berlin. Now, it appears that is not the case. Officials from the UFC confirm that Hall will no longer be...

Jun 12, 2015 12:01 pm

Fighter Passes Out From Weight Cut, Removed From UFC 188

The UFC have canceled a fight scheduled for tomorrow nights UFC 188, taking place in Mexico City. Albert Tumenov and Andrew Todhunter will no longer be fighting in the octagon tomorrow night. UFC officials confirm that the fight had to be canceled after Andrew Todhunter, a last minute fill-in and undefeated fighter, was deemed medically...

Jun 12, 2015 11:40 am

Gastelum: ‘I Can Be Mediocre At Middleweight, Or Champ At 170’

“I think I can either be a mediocre middleweight, or I can be the welterweight champion. And I want to be the welterweight champion.” “I plan on going back (to welterweight) and getting in the boss’ good graces after this Saturday night. Honestly, I don’t think I can beat Weidman, or Rockhold or Jacare. Those...

Jun 12, 2015 11:30 am

‘Jacare’ Souza Says ‘It’s Unfair’ That Rockhold Got Title Shot

“I didn’t think it was fair. I thought Rockhold had to beat me or wait for my turn before he could fight for the title. That’s the reality, it could not have been another way. Unfortunately, what happened was different and we’ll have to do another fight.” “They have their policy and we must respect...

Jun 12, 2015 11:22 am

Jose Aldo Calls Cops On Drug Tester, Gets Him Deported

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was administered a drug test on Thursday, but it will be thrown out according to recent reports. Ben Mosier from Drug Free Sport lab went to Nova Uniao on Thursday morning to collect urine sample from the 145-pound champion, but Aldo’s manager, Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious about the man. Aldo...

Jun 12, 2015 10:46 am

Cain Camp Promising Brutal Beating Following Werdum Trash Talk

“The last guy who said things about Cain was Junior [dos Santos], he said he hits soft. And he got beat up twice. So I think Fabricio would have been better off keeping quiet.” “I’ve known Fabricio, I’ve known him for years. When I see him I go over and shake his hand. I hadn’t...

Jun 12, 2015 10:24 am

New Champ Dos Anjos — ‘You’ll have to kill me for the belt’

“Man, it wasn’t easy to get my belt, and it will not be easy to take it away from me. People are going to have to kill me in the octagon to take this belt away.” “Cerrone is a great, great opponent. Tough guy. We’ve both been improving a lot since the last fight. I...

Jun 12, 2015 9:51 am

Cormier Joins Media To Snap Pics Of Fighters

It’s not everyday you see a UFC champion jostling for position with the media in order to get pictures of other UFC fighters. That’s the scene depicted in the picture below, posted by Daniel Cormier. It’s a pretty funny image to see. Chances are he was trying to get a good shot of his friend...

Jun 12, 2015 9:07 am

Rousey Says Goodbye To Old Car, Leaves Special Message

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is saying goodbye to a good friend. Rousey made the news when she decided to put her old car up for sale on Ebay. Some lucky buyer dished out $20K for the car and will now own a piece of strange MMA history. The car is known for being the...

Jun 12, 2015 8:54 am

BATTLE OF THE STEROIDS! Rawlings Calls Out Fellow Females For PEDS

UFC strawweight Bec Rawlings isn’t the type to censor her comments, such is the case with one of her recent tweets. The TUF alum made a comment about the newly announced fight between former WSOF champ Jessica Aguilar and Claudia Gadelha, saying that it will be the battle of who has the better anabolic cocktail....