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Jan 3, 2015 10:36 am

Chael Sonnen’s UFC 182 Breakdown: ‘It won’t be a close fight’

“So now, how does Cormier win? And he can win. But he has to pressure him. He has to close that distance. He can’t circle with him. The length alone takes that ability away. Plus we saw Vitor do that, it doesn’t work. No matter how good of a striker you are, if you’re not...

Jan 3, 2015 10:29 am

Cormier On His Keys To Victory

“The only time we ever saw him in a real gritty dog fight was against Alexander Gustafsson when it was tough. Glover Teixeira, he was in a dog fight, but it was him doing the beating. He wasn’t getting much back in return. So I plan on giving him what Gustafsson gave him times 10.”...

Jan 3, 2015 10:23 am

Cerrone: I’m going to grab that little boy and throw him around the ring.”

“I think he’s the new breed, the new generation – guys that are good at everything. Good at wrestling, good at jiu-jitsu, good stand-up, he’s definitely trying to make a name. “Unfortunately, good doesn’t beat great that’s what I’ve got going for me. I’m going to hit him with the old man strength. You ever...

Jan 3, 2015 10:19 am

CM Punk: ‘Lesnar’s an animal. I’m a smaller animal’

“I’m a friend of Brock, and what he did is absolutely remarkable; I am in no way trying to follow in his footsteps,” Punk said at today’s UFC 182 fan Q&A. “I’m not thinking about a title, I’m not thinking about anything past right now training my ass off for that first fight. …Me and...


Jan 3, 2015 10:16 am

Steven Seagal “Impressed” With Daniel Cormier

“So here’s the thing. If there’s anybody here, who’s going to see what I teach you, and tell anybody about it… they can’t be there. Daniel has asked me to show him a couple of things that are unusual. And I will do that. We’ll see how that goes.” “You know very well what could...

Jan 3, 2015 10:08 am

“I’LL FIGHT MY MOM”

“No one’s calling me out. They had to sign somebody from another organization to fight me. It looks like I’m a ghost or something.” “I love Robbie. Me and Robbie’s different than me and Tyron Woodley. You have no clue what happened there, but I love Robbie. I don’t know if you know this, but...

Jan 2, 2015 7:16 pm

“THESE GUYS WON’T STOP!” – Jones-D.C., Fighter Meeting Eruption

If you thought the UFC 182 weigh-in was the end of the pre-fight posturing between Jon “Bones” Jones and Daniel Cormier, you were wrong. UFC President Dana White tells the tale: These guys won't stop!!! This just happened in the fighter meeting and this NEVER happens. #UFC182… http://t.co/zqllAmunZO — Dana White (@danawhite) January 3, 2015...

Jan 2, 2015 4:42 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Edition

Earlier today, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ fighters hit the scales and squared off for fight fans. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here are some of the staredowns from today’s event. Castillo v. Felder: Lombard v. Burkman: Tavares v. Marquardt: Cerrone...

Jan 2, 2015 4:37 pm

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Official Weigh-In Results – 1 Misses Weight

Today from The MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the UFC 182 fighters hit the scales, making their bouts for tomorrow night’s event official. All fighters, but one, made their contracted weight. ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ goes down live on pay-per-view tomorrow night. Here’s the full results from today’s event: (Staredown photo...

Jan 2, 2015 11:38 am

Jon Jones – “Athlete, Champion, And Christian. But Not Perfect”

“As a professional athlete, as a champion, as a Christian, and also as a person who’s not close to being perfect, I try to be a professional, and that’s why I have some great endorsements. But me, when I’m with my friends and family, I’m a real dude. I am just me. And for me...

Jan 2, 2015 11:25 am

Aldo Fires Back At McGregor

2015 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for fight fans, and if Conor McGregor can deliver against Dennis Siver later this month, we’ll be able to add another exciting matchup to the agenda. UFC President Dana White confirmed yesterday that if McGregor beats his next opponent he’s earned a title shot. Once news...

Jan 2, 2015 11:07 am

Faber Not Ruled Out, But Barao Likely Next For Dillashaw

  Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw? “Probably Renan Barao,” said UFC President Dana White. “Renan just fought and won. They would have fought before if he made weight.” The UFC boss also discussed a potential teammate vs. teammate title tilt between Dillashaw and Urijah Faber. “They’re definitely open to it,” he said....

Jan 2, 2015 11:01 am

No More Out Of Competition Drug Testing For The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put their best foot forward in 2014, and made an attempt to rid their organization of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). A costly out-of-competition drug testing campaign was put in place by the company that would ultimately back-fire, just a few months in. “Our legal team completed screwed that up,” echoed UFC...

Jan 2, 2015 10:46 am

Jon Jones Responds To Askren’s Criticism

Earlier in the week ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren jumped on the D.C. train and started lobbing insults at UFC champ Jon Jones. Taking to twitter, Askren stated, “Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones” Reluctantly, Jon took to UFC media...

Jan 2, 2015 10:19 am

White: ‘PPV’s not dead, Jones To Do 750k Buys’

UFC President Dana White plans on proving the UFC still has the power to draw. And after a terrible showing in 2014, the UFC boss plans on getting their ground back with the first show of 2015, Jones vs. DC. “I think this fight will do 750[k buys], that’s where I place the line. Everyone thinks...

Jan 2, 2015 9:41 am

Rockhold “Tortured” By Master Seagal

Steven Seagal has inserted himself back into the world of Mixed Martial Arts through the training camp of Daniel Cormier. Think this edge will lead to a new champion tomorrow night? So this happened tonight. Tortured by Steven Segal, check that one off the bucket list. #deathtouch http://t.co/0mHIx0Cy6R — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) January 2, 2015...

Jan 1, 2015 5:14 pm

Photo | Jones, D.C. Mean Mug In Vegas

Earlier today, at the UFC 182 pre-fight media day event, the UFC 182 main event fighters engaged in a heated staredown, forcing UFC President Dana White to run across stage and separate the two. (Replay HERE)

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Jan 1, 2015 11:14 am

Training CM Punk For UFC Debut An “Exciting Challenge” For Roufus

“I am excited to work with him. There are a bunch naysayers out there. I love it. I’d been saying for years in the WEC that Anthony Pettis was going to be something special. Well look at him now. He just submitted two guys [Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez] that hadn’t been submitted before. “I’m...

Jan 1, 2015 11:08 am

Dana White To NFL: ‘You gotta stand by Suh Suspension’

UFC President Dana White doesn’t agree with the NFL’s decision to retract Ndamukong Suh’s suspension in favor of a hefty fine. Suh’s reputation precedes him though, and he’s widely considered the dirtiest player in the sport today, which is why White isn’t having it. “Foot stomps are legal in the UFC, they’re absolutely legal. But,...

Jan 1, 2015 10:51 am

INJURED! Saffiedine Forced Out Of Matt Brown Fight

The UFC Fight Night 60 headliner between Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine just got scrapped, due to another Saffiedine injury. Saffiedine, the last Strikeforce welterweight champion, has only fought twice in the UFC over the course of his two-year tenure with the promotion. Multiple injuries are widely responsible for the former prospects massive amount of...

Jan 1, 2015 10:43 am

Philippou Out Of Hall Bout With Injury

Costas Philippou will not be able to make his scheduled UFC Fight Night 59 bout, and will instead spend that time recovering from a new injury. Costas was set to fight popular TUF finalist, Uriah Hall. UFC Fight Night 59 takes place on the 18th, featuring a main event between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver....

Jan 1, 2015 10:23 am

Steven Seagal Helping Prep D.C. For Jones Fight

“I received a text message on our plans that got backed up — I was supposed to train with Master Seagal tonight. But his flight got changed because the private plane he was flying on had got moved to tomorrow. So he will be in tomorrow and he said he’s got some stuff he wants...