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Nov 19, 2014 10:00 am

Dana White on “unique relationship” with Rampage: “He’s a good dude”

Rampage Jackson left the UFC nearly 2 years ago, the former champ’s departure was a bitter one that saw Jackson signed by the UFC’s rival company, Bellator MMA. This week Rampage sent out a Tweet hinting that he should have stayed with the UFC (See that HERE). UFC President Dana White spoke to TSN’s ‘Off...

Nov 19, 2014 9:55 am

Lombard on Burkman fight: “It is what it is”

Hector Lombard is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Josh Burkman, however despite being thrilled to return to the Octagon after nearly a year-long layoff, ‘Showeather’ wishes he was fighting someone higher in the welterweight rankings. He spoke to MMAJunkie. “I wish I could fight a higher (ranked) opponent,” “But it is...

Nov 19, 2014 9:33 am

King Mo and Tito Ortiz Engage in Twitter Beef

Following Tito Ortiz win over Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this past weekend, Ortiz was asked about the possibility of fighting Rampage Jcakson, something Tito wasn’t opposed to. At the post-fight press conference however, King Mo spoke up about his desire to fight Tito (Read that HERE), with Tito telling King Mo to “Get in...

Nov 19, 2014 9:18 am

GSP Unsure, But White Confident He’ll Return

While there is no word as to the certainty of the return of Georges St Pierre, UFC President Dana White is confident the former welterweight kingpin will return. GSP returned to training recently, stoking the flame of potential return talks. Dana White spoke to media members and fans at Monday’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’...

Nov 19, 2014 9:10 am

Nate Cool At #2 During Potential Melendez Title Reign

With the return of Nate Diaz on the horizon, many are wondering what Diaz will do if his teammate Gilbert Melendez defeats Anthony Pettis for the lightweight title next month. Diaz answered the question on everyone’s mind on Chael Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast recently. “I’m completely content with Gilbert being No. 1 and me being...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 19, 2014 8:51 am

Rousey On Future: ‘I have a lot of important decisions to make’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been busy outside of the Octagon, as well as inside of it. ‘Rowdy’ took her talents to the bigscreen this year, acting in The Expendables 3 which premiered earlier this year, and Fast & Furious 7 which comes out next year. Going forward, the champ says she has...

Nov 19, 2014 8:43 am

Jon Jones, Nick Diaz Pose

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones snapped photos with many of the stars at Monday’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, and even sparred with Anderson Silva after (See that HERE). In the below photo, Jones posed with Nick Diaz, quoting the Stockton bad-boy in the caption. Don't be scared Homie A photo posted...

Nov 19, 2014 8:23 am

McGregor Pulling For Swanson Over Edgar

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor will likely have his eye close on this Saturday’s main event between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar. UFC President Dana White has stated that if Swanson wins the bout, he will be awarded a title shot against Jose Aldo. McGregor, who fights Dennis Siver in January, will also likely earn a title...

Nov 19, 2014 8:20 am

The Ultimate Fighter Getting New Look In New Year

The UFC’s long-running reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, will be reportedly getting a new look in the new year. The UFC has caught criticism recently for the lack of talent on TUF, with viewers claiming the show was ‘getting old’. That changed this season with TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion....

Nov 19, 2014 8:03 am

Silva Says No Worries With Health Ahead Of Nick Diaz Bout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) says there should be no worries regarding his health heading in to his January 31st showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. “The Spider” was hospitalized due to apparent back pain earlier this month in Brazil. However, after a quick observation from doctors, Silva was...

Nov 19, 2014 8:01 am

Medical Suspensions Report – Bellator 131

This past weekend fight fans witnessed two MMA veterans battle it out for three rounds in the cage with Tito Ortiz eventually getting the nod over Stephan Bonnar. Below are the medical suspensions from Bellator 131 courtesy of the MMAWeekly, who obtained the suspension list from the CSAC. Stephan Bonnar: 60 days pending medical clearance...

Nov 19, 2014 7:33 am

Velasquez vs. Werdum targeted for June in Mexico

Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) scored a second-round TKO victory over Mark Hunt at last weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico to claim the UFC’s interim Heavyweight Championship. According to UFC President Dana White, Werdum will likely get the chance to unify the heavyweight belts with Cain Velasquez this upcoming June at another event...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 18, 2014 4:27 pm

HEAD KICK! Dana White v. Lyoto Machida

Did Lyoto pull it, or follow through? Dana White gave us little insight, but here’s the UFC bosses words: How do u think this ends? @lyotomachidafw #ufc #thetimeisnow #doesntendwell http://t.co/3N1PrzAVTD — Dana White (@danawhite) November 17, 2014 How do u think this ends? @lyotomachidafw #ufc #thetimeisnow #doesntendwell A photo posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on...

Nov 18, 2014 4:14 pm

McGregor Apologizes For Calling Siver A Nazi

Conor McGregor finally put his foot in his mouth, and, subsequently, apologized for calling Germany’s Dennis Siver a Nazi. Check it: To which he later deleted and posted: Ich bin ein sowwy. Now about them feet… pic.twitter.com/DtJ4JuurMm — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 18, 2014

Nov 18, 2014 3:59 pm

Nate Diaz to Cerrone: “That sh*t’s already been done”

“I just want to say, all these guys like Donald Cerrone that say ‘I want to fight, I want to fight’ and all this, and everyone’s praising him for all the shit he’s saying, ‘I want to do this, I want to do that.’ I don’t even want to say his name, let’s just say...

Nov 18, 2014 3:50 pm

Anderson: ‘Jon Jones is f*cking crazy!’

Just finished a two hour sparring session with the #goat @spideranderson A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:34pm PST Following Monday night’s epic sparring session, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva took this short post-session reaction.

Nov 18, 2014 2:45 pm

Weidman Worried Belfort Will Fail, Won’t Show On Fight Night

“I’m worried about whether he’s going to get drug tested, then when I found out he did, I’m crapping my pants the past two weeks, hoping he’s still fighting me. That’s the guy I want to fight. That’s what the fight we’ve been talking about for a year now. That’s the fight I want. I’ll...

Nov 18, 2014 2:18 pm

Jon Jones Eyeing Heavyweight Superfights

“After those two fights (against Cormier and Gustafsson/Johnson winner), I would consider the division clear, and that’s when I would start to entertain superfights. Superfights I would go for. I’ve been training with heavyweights for years now. I know what it feels like, and I think I would do really good against them. So that would...