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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...

Dec 31, 2014 7:10 pm

Jones: “I want to be the best champion of all time”

“I do believe I’m one of the better fighters that’s ever played the sport, just because of the records and being one of the youngest guys to ever do it. I would say I don’t believe I am the best; I do believe Anderson and Georges have done amazing things, and they’re still guys I...

Dec 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Cormier: “This is the ultimate testing ground”

“I love this sport because at the end of it, they lock us inside of an octagon and they say, ‘You guys figure this thing out.’ So he can make fun of my fourth place in the Olympics. He can make fun of my body. He can make fun of everything. At the end of...

Dec 31, 2014 6:52 pm

Rockhold: ‘It looks like Machida’s next’

An interesting middleweight bout with serious title implications is looking close to locked. Both Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida showed interest in the matchup, and now, in a recent statement to MMAFighting.com‘s Dave Doyle, Rockhold confirmed that’s the fight. “There’s a very good opportunity for that to happen real soon. I look forward to that...

Dec 31, 2014 6:45 pm

Jon Jones Defends His Words, Says He Didn’t Lie To The NSAC

“I saw that: ‘Technically, you lied under oath. I didn’t. I had several months left on the Nike contract, and when that fight happened, it sped up the process of my losing my Nike deal. I had like thousands of dollars of credit left on my Nike account that I never got to spend and...

Dec 31, 2014 3:50 pm

Cerrone Confirms $20k Price Tag For Jury Training Camp

  Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone boasts an impressive 12-3 UFC record, with his only losses come to the champ, and two title challengers. That string of good wins, and dominant performances doesn’t come cheap, as Cerrone explained at today’s UFC 182 pre-fight media event. “Twenty thousand dollars. That was just strictly bringing guys in. Bringing guys...

Dec 31, 2014 3:40 pm

Scott Coker and Fedor Emelianenko Celebrate New Years In Tokyo

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has been hoping to get Fedor back in the cage. Could this recent meeting in Tokyo be a good sign, or just a friendly visit? Happy New Year from Tokyo! #InokiBomBaYe #IGF2014 pic.twitter.com/ysxVofMm3C — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) December 31, 2014

Dec 31, 2014 11:24 am

“EMBRACE THE BAD GUY”

UFC President Dana White believes it’s in Jon Jones’ best interest to just embrace his natural persona, as the bad guy. The UFC boss took to FOX Sports Live, last night, to explain: “I think he should embrace it. He’s kind of come off like the bad guy in this thing. All the stuff that...

Dec 31, 2014 10:55 am

“Camp Starts Tomorrow”

UFC bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is set to defend her title against undefeated challenger “Alpha” Cat Zingano. The two top female fighters wills square off in the UFC 184 co-main event set for February 28. With exactly two-months left before fight night, Ronda announced, via her social media this morning, that her official training...

Dec 31, 2014 10:25 am

Jones Relieved To Let His Real Persona Out

  “I’ve been pretty resistant. No one wants to be the bad guy. But at the same time, people tag me to be the bad guy. I’ve learned to just let go. Let go.” “For that hot mic to come out and for people to see that side of me, it was kind of a...

Dec 31, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Sanchez Recovers Stolen Custom Audi S4

Most men like fast, customized rides they can call their own. Diego Sanchez is no different. Which is why when his whip got jacked earlier this week, the fan-favorite fighter took to twitter to spread awareness and offer a reward. The car was found shortly after: Now let's hope Insurance does it's job and get...

Dec 31, 2014 10:03 am

Anthony Pettis & Team To Ready CM Punk For UFC Debut

Newly signed UFC fighter CM Punk may have yet to pick his desired weight class, but according to Dana White, he’s picked his training home. According to a Tuesday edition of FOX Sports live the popular pro-wrestler will train alongside UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. “He’s picked a training camp,” White said. “I’m pretty sure...

Dec 31, 2014 9:07 am

SHOTS FIRED! Riddle Fires Back At Askren

Popular Cannabis Advocate MMA fighter, Matt Riddle didn’t take kindly to the recent use of his name by Ben Askren. Earlier this week, in a tweet to Jon Jones, Askren posted the following: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones pic.twitter.com/bdEr5xYkuf —...

Dec 31, 2014 5:02 am

Rio To Host UFC Fight Night 63

The UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro on March 21 for UFC Fight Night 63. The fight card will mark the UFC’s sixth trip to the “Marvelous City”, but it will serve as Rio’s first ever “UFC Fight Night” event. All five of the previous shows held in Rio were pay-per-view events. We have...

Dec 31, 2014 5:01 am

Politician Responsible For NY MMA Ban Under FBI Investigation

Corruption and politics? Say it ain’t so! The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) is legal and regulated everywhere in North America… Well, except for New York that is. That’s because New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has done his very best to keep MMA from becoming regulated in the state. As a consequence, amateur...

Dec 31, 2014 5:00 am

RELEASED!

Scrappy lightweight fighter Isaac Vallie-Flagg has been released by the UFC following his latest loss to Matt Wiman this past November. At 36, the professional MMA fighter boasts a winning record of 14-6, but unfortunately dropped his last three straight inside the Octagon. Vallie-Flagg took to twitter to announce the news: Well fuck sometimes putting...

Dec 31, 2014 4:50 am

UFC’s Phil Harris Retires From MMA

European UFC flyweight Phil Harris has decided to hang em up following an 11-year MMA career. Harris took to twitter with the news: So 2014 I've decided to retire from MMA but will be staying competitive training out of @Gym01Portsmouth BJJ team roll on 2015 — Phil Harris ufc (@Philharrismma) December 31, 2014