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Jan 11, 2015 3:27 pm

Holm: ‘Rousey Is Beatable’

Holly Holm has yet to make her UFC debut, but is a very highly touted prospect in the women’s bantamweight division. Holm is nearly cleared to fight again after a neck injury forced her out of her UFC debut in 2014. With her UFC debut on the horizon, Holm spoke about Ronda Rousey, and why...

Jan 11, 2015 3:20 pm

Uriah Hall Left Without Opponent 1 Week Before UFC Fight Night Boston

Just 7 days ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston, Louis Taylor has been forced to withdraw from his main-card bout against Uriah Hall. Taylor spoke to MMA H.E.A.T. about the bout, citing a pulled back muscle for his withdrawal. “Bad news. Pulled a muscle in my back can’t fight next Sunday. Would’ve like to say...

Jan 11, 2015 3:10 pm

Pettis On CM Punk: “He’s Going To Do Great In The Sport”

CM Punk has been training at Roufusport in Milwaukee for a week now, and everyone is saying great things about the new partnership between Punk and the Roufusport team. Earlier in the week Punk and Roufus appeared on Inside MMA to speak to Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice about how things are going (See that...


Jan 11, 2015 12:19 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Khabib Nurmagomedov And Ben Askren Verbally Spar On Twitter

Khabib Nurmagomedov has continued his verbal onslaught against UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earlier today (See that HERE). Now however, Ben Askren has jumped in to defend his Roufusport teammate, which led to Nurmagomedov posting a meme of what he thinks Askren would look like if he makes his UFC debut. @TeamKhabib @mauroranallo @Showtimepettis @ufc...

Jan 11, 2015 12:10 pm

Wanderlei Questions Athletic Commission Potentially Letting CM Punk Fight

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, there has been much talk of when Punk, real name Phil Brooks, would fight, who he would fight, and at what weight. Wanderlei Silva is questioning any athletic commission that would let CM Punk fight, saying: Will they license him to fight? Every fighter needs a...

Jan 11, 2015 11:40 am

Faber: ‘I Wouldn’t Fight TJ’

Recently, UFC President Dana White stated that UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and training partner & friend Urijah Faber would be open to fighting each other. Faber however, paints a very different picture, saying that he hasn’t spoke to White about the matchup, and White hasn’t mentioned it to him. He spoke to MMAFighting about...

Jan 11, 2015 11:16 am

Schaub: ‘I Would Send Lesnar Back To Fake Wrestling’

There has been a lot of talk lately about Brock Lesnar making a return to the UFC after his contract expires with the WWE. Along with those talks have come discussions of who Lesnar should face if he chooses to return to the UFC. Brendan Schaub believes he should be the one to welcome Lesnar...

Jan 11, 2015 10:05 am

REPORT: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Could Be Official In 7 To 10 Days

The most highly anticipated Boxing match of our time may be official in the next 7 to 10 days according to a source. A boxing official spoke to the LA Times to discuss the match, and how close it is to being signed and official. The official stated that they were “making progress” in closing...

Jan 11, 2015 9:31 am

Lawler: “I Need A Rest”

Robbie Lawler had an extremely busy 2014. After losing to Johny Hendricks in March for the vacant welterweight title, Lawler went on a 2-0 run, defeating Jake Ellenberger and Matt Brown, before finishing the year by getting his revenge, and defeating Johny Hendricks for the welterweight strap. Following his win over Hendricks, the UFC announced...

Jan 11, 2015 9:16 am

Jose Aldo Set To Host UFC Fight Night Boston Weigh-in Q&A

UFC featherweight champion will play host to a fan Q&A this Saturday, January 17th, in Boston before Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver hit the scales along with the rest of the fighters on the card. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) with Aldo’s Q&A starting at 11 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET),...

Jan 11, 2015 9:06 am

Benson Henderson Puts Move To 170 On Hold

Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson is coming off a KO loss to Rafael Dos Anjos back in August, and is looking to get back in the win column Sunday January 18th at UFC Fight Night Boston when he faces late-replacement opponent Donald Cerrone. Following his loss to Dos Anjos, Henderson said he would have one...

Jan 11, 2015 8:57 am

QUICK TWITT: Nurmagomedov Slams Pettis – ‘You’re Scared’

Despite not being cleared to fight yet, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been calling out UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis for quite some time. Earlier this month it was revealed that Rafael Dos Anjos would be the next man to challenge Pettis’ lightweight strap, something Khabib wasn’t too thrilled with. He continued his verbal assault on the...

Jan 11, 2015 8:05 am

UFC Ban In Germany Lifted

Good news for UFC fans in Germany! The ban, which has lasted nearly 5 years has officially been lifted by the Administrative Court in Munich. The ban was put into effect in 2010 when the Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM) deemed the UFC “illegitimate”. Following the ban, Zuffa filed a lawsuit against BLM, and nearly...

Jan 11, 2015 7:47 am

Newell Wants Fights

Back in July, WSOF champion Justin Gaethje handed Nick Newell his first loss of his professional MMA career. After nearly 5 months on the shelf since the loss, Newell is ready to return to the cage and put the division on notice with a big win, however, WSOF matchmaker and VP Ali Abdelaziz has other...

Jan 11, 2015 7:35 am

Cormier’s Drug Test Shows Abnormal Hormone Levels

Last week the MMA world was abuzz with talk as it was revealed not only did UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones test positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, but also tested with an unusually low T/E ratio. Surprisingly, his opponent for his UFC 182 ‘Bad Blood’ scrap, Daniel Cormier, also tested with a...

Jan 10, 2015 1:15 pm

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186

A welterweight bout between two of the UFC’s elite is reportedly in the works for the their upcoming return to Montreal in April. Multiple reports are indicating that both Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard have agreed to fight, however the UFC is stopping short of announcing this bout as official. UFC 186 is set to go...

Jan 10, 2015 12:22 pm

POSTER! “UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort”

UFC officials have released the official poster for February’s “UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort” event. UFC 184 takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on Feb. 28. In the co-main event Ronda Rousey defends her title against the undefeated Cat Zingano.

Jan 10, 2015 12:18 pm

Manager to NSAC: ‘Jon Jones can do coke, but this girl can’t take a flower?’

Yesterday we learned that UFC bantamweight fighter, Ashley Evans-Smith will likely be suspended, following an NSAC hearing on Monday, for using a banned substance to help her lose weight. She denies the allegations, however, the NSAC’s rulings, and drug tests are rarely overturned. The fighter manager fired off at the NSAC, through MMAFighting.com: “All her...

Jan 10, 2015 12:11 pm

Bethe: “I will fight Ronda in 2015”

“I never shy away from a brawl. I will beat her or anyone else by first-round knockout.” “If I could choose, I would love to go straight to the title fight, but it’s not my call. The UFC has a project for me, and we’ll follow it step by step. I will fight Ronda in...

Jan 10, 2015 12:09 pm

Shields Talks Jones: “I’ve made my mistakes as well”

“People don’t understand. Jon Jones is king of the world. It’s not like people randomly doing drugs. He’s probably with the richest people, the hottest girls, everyone trying to get him to party.” “It’s tough,” Shields said. “We have lives, too. We make mistakes. We do things. Obviously, I don’t think he should be doing...

Jan 10, 2015 11:33 am

Jacare “Won’t Be Mad” If Silva Gets Next Title Shot

“It doesn’t worry me, not at all. I don’t keep myself worried with this kind of stuff. It doesn’t concern me. I’m a Christian guy and give no attention for worldly things. If that happens, it’s because it was God’s choice, and I’ll support Anderson. I would be lying if I say that it wouldn’t...

Jan 10, 2015 11:27 am

Cody McKenzie: “I’d fight Dana White for free”

“I would love to fight Dana White. I’d love to beat him up. He talks bad about fighters all the time, disrespects fighters. Yeah, he’s a piece of work.” “It’s just a joke. I’ve heard stories about Dana tipping waitresses big money and it’s like, ‘Damn that’s more money than I get paid a year.’...

Jan 10, 2015 11:21 am

Weidman Drug Test Results Are In

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was randomly drug tested by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) on November 21, 2014, and his results have come back clean for any banned substances. CSAC Executive Officer, Andy Foster, informed MMAMania.com of the good news yesterday. The “All-American” will square off with Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort in the...

Jan 9, 2015 3:39 pm

UFC 181’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Tests Positive For Diuretic

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, this according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The positive test result occurred after Evan-Smith’s UFC 181 loss to Raquel Pennington, who choked her unconscious at the event with a bulldog-choke....

Jan 9, 2015 2:52 pm

Not One Weight Lifted

“Typically I have two to three workouts a day, and they could include wrestling, striking, boxing, running up sand dunes, grappling, strength and conditioning, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, swimming. And I actually don’t lift any weights at all. Every muscle people see on my body is for a task. Whenever I want to be able to...

Jan 9, 2015 2:00 pm

PHOTO! Reebok Sends Jon Jones T-Shirt For Being “Awesome”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones isn’t having the best week… Check it: haha awesome, @Reebok sent me a free t-shirt for being a good sport about the @Jonnybones Twitter mixup! Thanks! 😀 pic.twitter.com/hjNTYqSZqM — Jon Jones (@jonjones) January 9, 2015

Jan 9, 2015 11:42 am

Cowboy’s “Got A New Number”

As Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone prepares for his second bout in two-weeks, the top UFC lightweight is forced to address concerns regarding his last two outings against Benson Henderson. Sure, he lost both of them, he knows it, but “Cowboy” has one simple message for the doubters. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Every who thinks Ben has my number?...