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Jan 5, 2015 5:50 pm

Alvarez Out Of UFC Fight Night Boston, Cerrone Steps In As Replacement

In surprising news, Eddie Alvarez has withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Benson Henderson on January 18th, and as a result Donald Cerrone has stepped in. Cerrone is coming off a dominant decision win over Myles Jury this past Saturday at UFC 182, while Henderson is coming off a KO loss to...

Jan 5, 2015 3:02 pm

Werdum Calls For ‘Old-School’ MMA Rules Against Jones

Following his win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Jon Jones spoke about the possibility of moving up to heavyweight eventually. The talks were nothing new, as Jones had previously said he was eyeing a move to heavyweight in the future, and that he would fight interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum ‘every day, all day’....

Jan 5, 2015 2:59 pm

Askren: Dana White is telling blatant lies about me

It is no secret that current ONE FC Welterweight Champion Ben Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t exactly see eye to eye. The pair have verbally sparred back-and-forth on many different topics, most recently the UFC’s signing of former WWE star CM Punk. Askren’s criticism of the UFC’s new hire prompted Dana White to...

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

Hendo on Bones: I respect him as a fighter but not as a person

Prior to his bout with Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones told the media that he was not impressed by DC’s most recent win over a “50-60” year-old Dan Henderson. Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson, was a guest on Monday’s...


Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

PHOTO | CM Punk Training With Pettis, Askren, and Woodley At Roufusport

Today CM Punk, aka Phil Brooks traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to begin training to make his UFC debut. Brooks will be training at Roufusport alongside Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, Ben Askren, and more while being trained by famed kickboxer Duke Roufus. In this picture we see Brooks after his first day of training, posing alongside Showtime,...

Jan 5, 2015 10:14 am

UFC 182 Payroll: Jones Tops Payouts At $500,000

The payroll for UFC 182 is in, and unsurprisingly UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones topped the payouts with a whopping $500,000, in addition to $50,000 for ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus. Below is the official payroll, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the NSAC. Champ Jon Jones: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Daniel Cormier:...

Jan 5, 2015 10:03 am

McGregor: ‘I Will Be The Betting Favorite Against Aldo’

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Dennis Siver, which will go down Sunday January 18th. Ahead of the bout, UFC President Dana White has stated that if McGregor wins, he will be granted a title shot against Jose Aldo, likely in Dublin, Ireland. McGregor spoke to Joe...

Jan 5, 2015 9:17 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Had To Earn Respect From The Wrestling Community’

Jon Jones has consistently proved doubters wrong when it comes to defending his light heavyweight title. The champ is known for often fighting where his opponent is comfortable in an attempt to prove to doubters that he is the best fighter on the planet. UFC 182 was no different, Jones fought in the clinch, where...

Jan 5, 2015 9:04 am

Roufus: Askren “Stoked” To Work With CM Punk

When news of CM Punk being signed to the UFC broke, ONE FC champion Ben Askren was one of the first fighters to offer a reaction to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) December 7, 2014...

Jan 5, 2015 8:57 am

‘Stay Down’

Some fight fans may have noticed that at the end of the 4th round of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s UFC 182 scrap, Jones placed his hand on the top of Daniel Cormier’s head, who was sitting against the cage, noticeably exhausted. Jones action was a small one that many, including myself, missed, but it...

Jan 5, 2015 8:44 am

Joe Rogan: ‘CM Punk Needs A Year Of Training Before Making UFC Debut’

Martial arts expert, and longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan is never one to shy away from giving his honest opinion, and he did just that when discussing the future fighting career of CM Punk, also known as Phil Brooks. Brooks, who has never competed in an amateur or professional MMA bout, will be making his...

Jan 5, 2015 8:19 am

Dana White Apologizes For Snubbing Marion Reneau From TUF

On the UFC Fight Pass Prelims of UFC 182, Marion Reneau picked up a win in her UFC debut against Alexis Dufresne. Following the event, at the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White apologized to Reneau for snubbing her from an earlier season of The Ultimate Fighter. His words: “She looked awesome, and I...

Jan 5, 2015 8:15 am

PHOTO | Josh Burkman Shows Off Aftermath Of Leg Kicks From Hector Lombard

At UFC 182, Hector Lombard squared off with a very game Josh Burkman. Burkman ultimately lost a unanimous decision, but showed incredible heart, refusing to be stopped by Lombard, and continuing to fight on. Today, Burkman took to Facebook to show the aftermath of the brutal leg kicks Lombard landed on him. Post by Josh...

Jan 5, 2015 8:08 am

Jon Jones Daughter To DC: ‘We Tried To Warn You’

Ahead of UFC 182, Jon Jones made an Instagram video of his daughter, in which she said “DC, my dad’s going to beat you up. Guaranteed”. That post was made several months before the fight, and interestingly enough, a follow up post was made this week after Jones defeated Cormier via unanimous decision. Un video...

Jan 5, 2015 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Donald Cerrone’s Win Over Myles Jury

In the co-main event of UFC 182, Donald Cerrone dominated Myles Jury for 3 rounds en route to a unanimous decision win. The bout ended Jury’s undefeated streak, and extended Cerrone’s win streak to 6, tying him for the longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC pros took to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:06 am

UFC 186 Set For Montreal On April 25th

The UFC will be heading to Montreal on April 25th 2015 for UFC 186. Montreal was expected to play host to UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos, however that has been moved to Dallas Texas. No word yet on what bouts will be on the card, however the UFC will likely start adding bouts to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:05 am

Duke Roufus: ‘CM Punk Will Surprise Some People’

It was announced that famed trainer Duke Roufus will be training CM Punk for his UFC debut. At Roufusport, CM Punk will be training alongside Anthony Pettis, Sergio Pettis, Ben Askren, and more. Despite the criticism CM Punk has received since his signing, Duke Roufus thinks CM Punk will surprise some people. He spoke to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:04 am

Askren Disses Jones: ‘You’ll Never Get The Fans Love’

Following Jon Jones win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, many fans began to say Jon Jones is in fact the greatest fighter of all time. Ben Askren agreed, however he says that Jones will never be loved by the fans, which is what he really wants deep down. His words: Hey @JonnyBones you may...

Jan 5, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Increases PPV Prices For 2015 Events

The UFC will be increasing PPV prices for upcoming events, including UFC 183, and UFC 184. Fans may have even noticed a slight price jump this past weekend for UFC 182. The price for HD-PPV will now be $59.99, and Standard Definition at $49.99. This is a $5.04 jump from $54.95/$44.95. While the UFC hasn’t...

Jan 5, 2015 5:01 am

UFC Expands UFC Fight Pass Library

The UFC has announced this past weekend that they are expanding their fight library to include bouts from 7 new promotions including Pancrase, Hook-N-Shoot, Cage Rage, Extreme Challenge, Xtreme Fighting Organization, King Of The Cage, and TKO Promotion. Pancrase is arguably the biggest name mentioned above, with fighters such as Bas Rutten, Jose Aldo, Chael...

Jan 4, 2015 5:28 pm

Rampage: ‘Bellator Was Like Minor Leagaues’

Last month it was announced that Quinton Rampage Jackson would be returning to the UFC after going 3-0 under the Bellator MMA banner. The signing came as a shock to many, given Rampage’s issues with the UFC that were publicly documented. Now that he is back, Rampage spoke prior to UFC 182 about his desire...

Jan 4, 2015 5:12 pm

UFC Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott

Earlier today heartbreaking news was announced that longtime ESPN anchor, and avid MMA fan Stuart Scott lost his longtime battle with cancer (See that HERE). Following the news surfacing, the UFC posted the following tribute to Stuart on their Facebook page. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) I am so sad to...

Jan 4, 2015 5:07 pm

Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

This weekend Tim Sylvia retired from MMA after not being medically cleared to fight due to an issue with his MRI. Sylvia weighed in at 371 pounds the night before he was scheduled to fight at Reality Fighting 53, but stated that his weight was not the reason he wasn’t medically cleared. Sylvia hadn’t fought...

Jan 4, 2015 4:42 pm

CM Punk On Askren Trash Talk: “I’ll Talk To Ben”

Following the announcement of the UFC signing CM Punk, fans, fighters, and former fighters all began giving their take on the situation. One of the fighters against the signing is Ben Askren, who said the following: @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move....

Jan 4, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC Removes 8 Fighters From Roster

The UFC has reportedly removed 8 fighters from their roster, with some cuts being confirmed by the fighters, while others have yet to be confirmed by the UFC. The following fighters have reportedly been released: * indicates confirmed Issac Vallie-Flagg* Phil Harris* – Retired from MMA while signed with UFC Fabricio Camoes Garett Whiteley Wagner...

Jan 4, 2015 4:20 pm

Lombard Calls For Fight Against MacDonald

Recently it was announced Tarec Saffiedine was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night bout against Matt Brown next month. With Hector Lombard defeating Josh Burkina last night at UFC 182, many are calling for a bout between Brown and Lombard. Lombard spoke about the possibility at the post-fight press conference, saying he would...