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Jan 15, 2015 11:08 am

McGregor: ‘I want to go down as the greatest of all time’

“I definitely want to go down as the greatest of all time, and I definitely want to make a hell of a lot of money in the process. Five years down the road? I don’t really plan long term. I live my long-term goals every day in my reality, but in my mind, I am...

Jan 15, 2015 10:44 am

JDS Undergoes Nose and Knee Surgery

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been roughed up in has last couple of outings. Though victorious, Brazil’s former champ was in need of some body repairs. From Junior’s Instagram: “I would like to let you know that I just had a knee and nose surgery and that went very well,” dos Santos...

Jan 15, 2015 10:40 am

Artem Levin Joins Diaz Camp Ahead Of Silva Bout

Nick Diaz has included kickboxing royalty in the lead up to his upcoming fight against Anderson Silva. In a recent interview with MMAMAnia.com, Joe Schilling explains the decision to bring Artem Levin in to assist with this fight camp. Check it: I want to get Nick the best kickboxers in the world to work with…...

Jan 15, 2015 10:39 am

John Dodson’s Kind Of Strong

UFC flyweight contender, Jon Dodson is back to “Heavy Lifting”, but don’t take our word for it. It feels good to be able to get back into lifting hard and making my knee stronger than ever. pic.twitter.com/s0zf7B8obB — John Dodson III (@JohnDodsonMMA) January 14, 2015


Jan 15, 2015 10:35 am

White Warns: ‘Siver can ruin this whole thing’

“Nobody thought that Conor could beat Poirier, and that he was taking too big of a step up. He wins, and then now for anybody to think that Siver couldn’t ruin this whole thing is nuts because the kid can punch.” “There are many fascinating things about Conor McGregor. Number one, the way that he...

Jan 15, 2015 5:11 am

Lauzon Wants On CM Punk’s Card

“Anyone would be a fool to not want to fight on that card. When Brock Lesnar first came, he was a huge draw. Then he goes out there and wins the freakin’ title. Do I think CM Punk is going to go out there and win the title? Probably not. He’s not even exactly sure...

Jan 15, 2015 5:05 am

Dana White Explains The Welterweight Title Picture

With this week’s announcement of Hendricks vs. Brown the UFC’s welterweight division got a major shakeup. Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard is expected to be announced soon, and what’s next for the new champ Robbie Lawler has been up in the air. Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC Tonight crew passed on a...

Jan 15, 2015 5:03 am

Manager: No Plan For A GSP Return In 2015

Despite Dana White’s deepest desire, a representative from Georges St-Pierre’s team is saying that a UFC return in 2015 isn’t in the cards for the former welterweight champion of the world. MMAJunkie.com has it: “Asked of St-Pierre’s plans for 2015, manager Rodolphe Beaulieu wrote in an email to MMAjunkie, “There is no plan for 2015....

Jan 15, 2015 5:02 am

Thiago Silva Will Fight For World Series Of Fighting

Former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva will get a chance to compete on the big stage once more. According to a report from Ariel Helwani, the controversial Blackzilian slugger will enter a four-man tournament to determine the promotion’s champion. In Helwani’s report (Via MMAFighting.com), he cited Ray Sefo, the promotion’s president, as the source of...

Jan 15, 2015 5:01 am

Ratings Report: Jones vs. Cormier Pay-Per-View A Massive Success

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ was the most successful pay-per-view for the UFC in over a year’s time. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com has the report: As was expected with the buildup, UFC 182 was the most successful event for the company since UFC 168, with early cable estimates of the show headlined by Jon Jones...

Jan 15, 2015 5:00 am

Chicago To Host UFC on FOX 16

The city of Chicago will play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. The event was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Chicago was selected as the winning city of the “Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown”. Bouts and venue information should be forthcoming. Stay tuned.

Jan 15, 2015 4:30 am

Someone’s Got A New ‘Do

Ahead of his upcoming title fight, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort goes for a new look. One that allows him to wear his faith on his head. Check it: Preparando a cabeça para o grande dia! #cortedecabelo —Preparing my head for the big day! #haircut #newvisual pic.twitter.com/vhj5MjpdHm — Vitor Belfort (@vitorbelfort) January 14, 2015

Jan 14, 2015 8:09 pm

Esparza vs. Jedrzejczyk Title Fight Co-Headlines UFC 185

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been booked for her first title defense. The California-based champion will take on undefeated polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC 185 is a stacked event going down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas. The pay-per-view...

Jan 14, 2015 7:56 pm

VanZant vs. Herrig Set For UFC on FOX 15

A strawweight fight between Paige VanZant (pictured) and TUF 20 fighter Felice Herrig is set for UFC on FOX 15. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC on FOX 15 takes place from the Prudential Center, in Newark New Jersey, on April 18. Both women are coming...

Jan 14, 2015 4:01 pm

Reebok Announces Partnership With Conor McGregor

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Jan 14, 2015 2:53 pm

Silva Training Partner Says He Wasn’t KO’d

The recently released footage of Anderson Silva KO’ing his training partner (Replay) is being called into question by Anderson’s sparring partner, Douglas Moura, who says the clip was just clever editing. “I wasn’t out, I was just dizzy. Right after that, I recovered, got back up and we continued training. Nothing happened. No big deal.” “They...

Jan 14, 2015 12:17 pm

McGregor Responds To Muhammad Ali Comparison

“For me, Muhammad Ali is a special individual. He is out on his own and I cannot lay claim to something like that. He changed the cultural landscape of the world. So, Muhammad Ali is a special human being. For people to say that, I am honored. But Ali is a special, special man. I...

Jan 14, 2015 12:05 pm

UFC: ‘Gastelum Could Get Title Shot With UFC 183 Win’

On January 31, undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum faces-off with #3 ranked Tyron Woodley in the UFC 183 co-main event. UFC President Dana White says it’s a fight that could garner the TUF 17 winner a shot at the welterweight world title. “No doubt about it,” said the UFC Boss. (Via LaAficion) “He could fight Lawler...

Jan 14, 2015 11:50 am

“UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway” Drug Test Results

All participants from December’s UFC Fight Night 58 event tested clean for banned substances. All fighters were tested, four of which underwent enhanced testing for erythropoietin (EPO). The Brazilian Athletic Commission (The Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA ,CABMMA) released the findings Wednesday, though they would not identify the individual athletes and the specifics they were...

Jan 14, 2015 11:25 am

Meet Bellator MMA’s New Ring Girl

The Bellator Mixed Martial Arts Promotion has a new ring girl, Summer Daniels (pictured). Summer replaces Jade Bryce, Bellator’s former ring girl who served the promotion for 99 events. Here’s the company’s announcement: Excited to have @SummerDaniels21 join us this Friday at "Bellator: Pitbull vs Straus" as a #BellatorMMA Ring Girl! pic.twitter.com/bClt2YUT8c — Bellator MMA...

Jan 14, 2015 11:15 am

Pacquiao Agrees To Payout Terms That Should Lock-Up Mayweather Bout

The biggest event in Boxing’s history could go down in 2015, and Manny Pacquia has taken the first step to making that happen. He’s agreed to favorable terms, a 40/60 split in favor of Floyd Mayweather Jr., which should solidify the deal and make this bout official. Yahoo! Sports has it: Bob Arum told Yahoo...

Jan 14, 2015 10:35 am

Evans-Smith Issued Temporary Suspension For Banned Substance

e Entertaining UFC female, Ashlee Evans-Smith has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the use of a banned diuretic in the lead up to her Octagon Debut at UFC 181. Evans-Smith, who did not contest the commission’s findings during a hearing meeting in Nevada, fought and lost to Raquel Pennington on...

Jan 14, 2015 10:26 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC on FOX 13 Edition

Seventeen UFC on FOX 13 fighters have received mandatory medical suspensions following December’s event in Phoenix. The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the list of suspended UFC on FOX 13 fighters earlier this week, six of whom have been served with six-month terms. The full list of suspended fighters is as follows: Junior dos...

Jan 14, 2015 10:10 am

Kaufman: ‘I bring violence to the Octagon’

“I honestly don’t know why I’ve yet to have a fight booked as I’ve been cleared since October. Maybe all the other girls are scared of the fight they know I’d bring to them. Bethe has stepped up and I want to accept. And in return I can promise the fans that there will be...

Jan 14, 2015 10:03 am

Mr. Wonderful: “So I can do cocaine right now? Cool.”

“I feel like it all needs to be explained to me, so I know when it’s okay to do cocaine and get away with it. So I can do cocaine right now? Cool. Now, when does that period stop? Twelve hours? Why didn’t you tell me this? Halfway through the night before (a fight), I...

Jan 14, 2015 9:58 am

Dear Jon, “We’re supposed to be role models”

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones have a special kind of bond, one that can only be forged by a costly blood-bath of a five-round UFC title fight. In the wake of the Jones drug testing scandal, Gustafsson has a powerful message for his career nemesis in Jon Jones. Check it: (via MMAfighting.com) “It is bad...