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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

Dec 31, 2014 4:20 am

Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 Official Results

  Japan’s year-end show featuring the return of Mirko Cro Cop delivered an action packed evening of fireworks from the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Here are the results: Mirko Filipovic def. Satoshi Ishii via TKO (head kick and punches) – Round 2, 5:00 for GF Championship Chris Barnett def. Shinichi Suzukawa via...

Dec 30, 2014 4:01 pm

UFC Brings In New York Law Legal Team For Antitrust Defense

Today in a release, UFC officials announced they have retained the top New York-based Law Firm, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. The firm will defend the promotion against the class-action anti-trust lawsuit filed against them by former fighters. Here’s the UFC’s official statement: We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs...

Dec 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Danny Castillo Discusses His Future After Fighting-Exclusive

UFC lightweight, Danny ‘Last Call’ Castillo, will fight on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, but the Team Alpha Male fighter made time to speak with BJPENN.COM radio and covered a wide range of topics. Among some of the highlights, Castillo spoke about the brutality of the sport and how he’s come to realize that being...

Dec 30, 2014 1:48 pm

Jon Jones: Who cares if I’m fake? I win fights”

“No one wants to be the bad guy, but a the same time, people tag me to be the bad guy, and I’ve learned to just let go. When I read my comments on Twitter and Instagram, I realize I really do inspire people, and people really appreciate who I am as a martial artist....

Dec 30, 2014 1:46 pm

PHOTO | Fedor, Wanderlei, and “Huggy Bear”

The man set on “Shutting down the heavyweight division” in 2015, Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett, didn’t disappoint at today’s IGF’s Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 pre-fight media event in Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan. As seen in the photo (Courtesy Mike Afromowitz) Barnett is in legendary company alongside Fedor Emelianenko, and Wanderlei Silva.

Dec 30, 2014 1:45 pm

QUICK TWITT | Askren Clowns Wrestling Credentials Of Jon Jones

OneFC welterweight champion, “Funky” Ben Askren isn’t one to shy away from a proper insult, and he didn’t do it this time either, when calling into question the wrestling credentials of Jon Jones. Check it: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones...

Dec 30, 2014 12:17 pm

Jones Compliments Cormier’s Ability To Compete With His Body Type

“I wouldn’t necessarily say there’s anything I like about him. I do respect that he’s able to use his frame so successfully, being a short guy and thicker guy. When you look at him, his body type doesn’t scream athlete. But he’s been able to do some amazing things, both in the sport of wrestling...

Dec 30, 2014 11:20 am

Hendo Fires Back At Jones

When a fan recently fired off at Jon Jones for his defamatory comments about Dan Henderson, Hendo got a chance to chime in. “What the f*ck (has) Dan Henderson ever done (to) you?”, cried the fan on twitter. “Dis Dan to get your point across shows ur a immature condescending arrogant f*cking prick.” To which...

Dec 30, 2014 10:51 am

RELEASED!

Charlie Brenneman has announced that his second stint with the UFC has come to a close. Was released fr @ufc today. Looking forward to starting the next chapter. Thx to my supporters! — Charlie Brenneman (@SpaniardMMA) December 30, 2014 The former welterweight, turned lightweight, has found much success on the regional scene but failed to...

Dec 30, 2014 10:22 am

Condit Interested In Nick Diaz Rematch

“You know, Nick Diaz is back in the picture and I was thinking about maybe after he fights Anderson Silva getting that shot at him. Doing a rematch and kind of settling the score. I’m taking it easy. But if the UFC comes through with a fight I’ll be ready to get into camp.” During...

Dec 30, 2014 10:15 am

Jones: ‘I’m giving DC what he wanted’

“Daniel Cormier’s been asking for this fight for a long time. He beat Dan Henderson, who’s like a 60-year old, and started talking trash to me on the mic right away. I’m going to give him what he’s wanted and that’s an opportunity to get his butt whooped by me.” During a recent taping for...

Dec 29, 2014 11:07 pm

Michael Johnson’s Absence From UFC Due To ‘Domestic Dispute’

Earlier this week it was announced that Michael Johnson would be returning to the UFC to fight Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The bout comes after Johnson had been absent from the Octagon for 9 months, which we now know came as a result of a ‘domestic dispute’. The...

Dec 29, 2014 11:06 pm

Brutal ‘Rolling Ninja Choke’ Submission

Since Mike Bidwell debuted his ‘Ninja Choke’ earlier this year, he has continued to amaze us with variations! In this video we see a variation of that choke, which he has dubbed the ‘Rolling Ninja Choke’. Check it out: In case you missed the original Ninja Choke you can see that HERE.

Dec 29, 2014 11:01 pm

Jones Admits Loss Of Nike Sponsorship Wasn’t The Result Of Brawl

Following the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, news surfaced that Jon Jones was no longer sponsored by Nike. Many believed that the departure from the popular sporting brand was a result of the brawl, something Jones reaffirmed to the NSAC commission in the hearing regarding the brawl. He divulged...

Dec 29, 2014 6:01 pm

Cormier: ‘If Jones And I Brawl At UFC 182 Weigh-Ins, Then OK’

Since their now infamous brawl at the UFC Ultimate Media Day back in August, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have continued a back and forth verbal war, one that see the pair fight before their scheduled date in the Octagon this Saturday. Jones spoke on America’s Pregame to discuss the possibility of the pair engaging...

Dec 29, 2014 5:55 pm

Rampage Puts Division On Notice: “I’m Ready To Fight The Best Fighters”

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has spoken briefly about his return to the UFC, but has recently opened up about his return, and why he went on a three fight losing streak before his departure from the UFC. Rampage plans to take the division by storm when he returns, despite having nearly 50 professional...

Dec 29, 2014 5:28 pm

Erick Silva Wants Rematch With Dong Hyun Kim, and Matt Brown

Following his brutal loss at the hands of Matt Brown, Erick Silva returned to the Octagon to pick up a 1st round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway earlier this month. Going forward, Silva wants to avenge his recent losses to Matt Brown and Dong Hyun Kim, but...

Dec 29, 2014 4:42 pm

Aldo Plans To Discuss Pay With UFC

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been very vocal as of late about fighter pay, something he plans to do something about. Aldo spoke to Globo about his plans to talk to the UFC brass about his pay. “We’ll have a talk about this soon and then I’ll be able to speak better about it....

Dec 29, 2014 4:05 pm

Jones: ‘I Hope UFC Gives CM Punk A Real Opponent So He Can Get Knocked Out’

The UFC has caught criticism since announcing the signing of CM Punk. With some saying the signing is good for business, while others say Punk, real name Phil Brooks, doesn’t deserve a free pass to the UFC. Jon Jones is the most recent fighter to speak out against the signing, saying: “At the same time...

Dec 29, 2014 10:35 am

Don Frye Talks CM Punk Signing: “It’s A Pipe Dream”

MMA legend Don Frye is never one to shy away from giving his opinion. In a recent interview, Frye spoke about the hot topic in MMA that everyone is discussing, the signing of CM Punk. Some fighters have been very critical of the signing of CM Punk, who’s real name is Phil Brooks, while others...