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Dec 10, 2014 9:58 am

Story Latest To Call Out ‘Fear The Fighter’ For Non Payment

Following the lead of Gegard Mousasi, popular UFC welterweight fighter, Rick ‘The Horror’ Story is complaining about non-payment from an elite-level UFC sponsor. Not cool. Check it: Just add me to the list. @Fearthefighter has not paid me for the last two fights. @mousasi_mma @AkiraCorassani @bisping @roynelsonmma @ufc — Rick (@Rick_Story) December 10, 2014 Of...

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Lawler: Hendricks and I need to figure it out in a trilogy fight

The UFC’s plan was to have to Rory MacDonald face the winner of this past Saturday’s UFC 181 main event bout between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks. However, Lawler vs. Hendricks 2 ended up being such a close fight that now a lot of fans and media members have stated their desire to see a...

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Gabriel Gonzaga is ready to start another run towards heavyweight gold

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga will return to the octagon this Saturday night when he faces Matt Mitrione on the main card of UFC on FOX 13. The fight will mark “Napao’s” first in bout in 11 months, as the Brazilian heavyweight had been sidelined by a nasty broken hand which required two...

Dec 10, 2014 8:40 am

Brad Pickett returns to bantamweight, wants Takeya Mizugaki

Following a 1-2 run inside the UFC’s flyweight division, Brad Pickett (24-10 MMA, 4-5 UFC) has decided to return to the bantamweight ranks. Pickett suffered a split-decision loss to Chico Camus at last month’s UFC Fight Night 57 event, which marked the Englishman’s second loss in a row at 125-pounds. Pickett recently spoke with Telegraph...


Dec 10, 2014 5:10 am

Frank Mir: ‘I need a very significant performance.’

“I did (consider retirement). If I wasn’t able to have a proper off-season and see what I could get my body level of fitness up to, then I would have considered it. Just because at that point, I don’t want to go in there and have a bad performance and keep getting worse and worse....

Dec 10, 2014 5:05 am

Report: Faber Draws Big On Fox Sports 1

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah “The California Kid” Faber has made a career out of setting trends, and staying ahead of the pack. Which is it’s no surprise that his decision to fight for free on TV is paying off in the numbers. Ratings guru, Dave Meltzer breaks it down: (via MMAFighting.com) The UFC 181 prelims,...

Dec 10, 2014 5:04 am

Gegard Mousasi Charges Popular Apparel Brand With Failure To Pay

In a climate where fighter pay is always under the microscope, many popular fighters rely on sponsorship income to help supplement their finances. When a sponsor doesn’t pay, it’s a serious charge, one that Gegard Mousasi is making against popular apparel company, Fear The Fighter. From his official twitter: *The cat is coming out of...

Dec 9, 2014 3:52 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘There’s a lot of homosexuals in MMA’

“I don’t think there’s prejudice, but there’s a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts. There are a lot of them who haven’t yet come out. [If they were to come out,] nowadays it’s so silly to not express your feelings. As long as you respect people’s spaces, and respect their limits. You have to...

Dec 9, 2014 3:45 pm

Khabib: ‘Only way I lose to Pettis is by a lucky punch’

“My wrestling is on another level. Gilbert is a very experienced guy, good heart, good boxing, good chin. A lot of respect for Gilbert Melendez. But if I have fight against Anthony Pettis, I think I pressure him, hard punch, takedown and top control. I think he no like this. You see Gilbert Melendez take...

Dec 9, 2014 3:38 pm

Ronda Rousey Inks New Book Deal – ‘My Fight/Your Fight Expected In May’

UFC bantamweight champion ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey has inked a deal with Regan Arts publishing, and the two announced earlier today that a book, chronicling the rise of Rousey, is forthcoming. “Everyone has their own fight,” read Ronda’s Press Release. “Through my journey to become the greatest fighter in the cage, I learned the concepts to...

Dec 9, 2014 3:33 pm

Schaub: ‘I’ve already lost six sponsors over UFC’s Reebok Deal’

The UFC promises a brighter future for their fighters under a new company-wide Reebok uniform policy. However, UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub says he’s losing out: (via The Joe Rogan Live Show) “I make two times as much money on sponsors than I do on what the UFC pays me. Six of my sponsors have already...

Dec 9, 2014 3:26 pm

Nevada Commission Says Opponent Matters In CM Punk Licensing

“The matchup would matter a great deal. We are not going to put someone with no fight experience in the cage against a specialized MMA fighter … if he’s had no prior fights, that’s obviously something that would concern us.” “Money-making potential is not something that goes into our decision making process. We have the...

Dec 9, 2014 12:53 pm

Matt Hughes: ‘Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Should Be Next’

“How long ago was the MacDonald fight? Thirteen months ago? That’s not an old fight. Robbie won that pretty decisively, right?” “You’ve got a guy that Robbie’s already beat pretty decisively, and now you’ve got a great rematch where the first fight was close, the second fight was maybe even closer, and now the makings...

Dec 9, 2014 12:09 pm

MacDonald Believes Judges Called UFC 181 Main Event Right

“I thought it was a great fight, I scored it Robbie three rounds to two. I’m very excited to fight him next. I’ll be very focused and I’ll be ready. I’ve been hearing that the fight will be in Canada and that’d be great if it was. I’d love it if it were in British...

Dec 9, 2014 11:59 am

Gina Carano Joins GSP In Kickboxer Remake

Former MMA starlet, Gina ‘Conviction’ Carano has just joined the star-studded cast of the 1989 “Kickboxer” film remake. The Former Strikeforce and EliteXC talent joins the likes of former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre on-set. Carano last fought MMA in a losing effort to Cris Cyborg in 2009. Filming of the project started last week.

Dec 9, 2014 11:52 am

JR: ‘UFC Brilliant For Signing CM Punk’

“CM Punk has already won in the UFC in multiple ways, and he has yet to break a sweat. This is another testament to the brilliant promotional strategist that is UFC President Dana White. It’s a good thing that those who are squealing like a pig stuck under a gate aren’t running the show or...

Dec 9, 2014 11:13 am

UFC Veteran Justin Buchholz Added To WSOF 16 Event

Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, “World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch” now has two more action-packed matchups. The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) and...

Dec 9, 2014 10:24 am

Matt Hughes: “One of my greatest memories in the Octagon”

UFC hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes has a history with the UFC’s newly crowned welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. Casual onlookers from Saturday’s event may have missed his excitement with the moment, however, Hughes reminded us, through his official twitter, just how thrilled he was to crown the new champ. Check it: One of my greatest memories in...

Dec 9, 2014 10:02 am

Floyd Mayweather Witnesses Tragic Murder/Suicide Of Rapper Friend

Boxing’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. was part of a very real tragedy yesterday, according to TMZ Sports. Their report: Floyd Mayweather is reeling tonight … because he was on FaceTime with one of his best friends when the guy pulled out a gun, shot his wife and then killed himself … TMZ has learned. Sources tell...

Dec 9, 2014 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis: “My hand is fine”

Before the MMA world gets too caught up with his six-month medical suspension, UFC lightweight champion, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis confirmed that he will not be out of action for the next half-year. His words: My hand is fine! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) December 9, 2014

Dec 9, 2014 9:31 am

AKA, Cesar Gracie, And ATT All Want Some CM Punk

With the UFC’s recent signing of WWE super-star, CM Punk, the MMA world wants a piece of the action. Three of the sports most sought after teams are ally vying for a chance to train CM Punk. Check it: I will formally invite @CMPunk to come train with us. Seems like the right fit. @ufc...

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 8, 2014 7:21 pm

Askren on CM Punk signing: ‘It was a shock’

Ben Askren is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and when the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk at UFC 181 Askren quickly took to Twitter to speak out against the UFC’s newest fighter (See that HERE). Askren continued to discuss the signing this week, speaking to MMAJunkie. His words: “Everyone...

Dec 8, 2014 7:14 pm

Johnny Case vs. Francisco Trevino set for UFC Fight Night Boston

Johnny Case will no longer be facing Paul Felder January 18th at UFC Fight Night Boston, but will instead be fighting Francisco Trevino. Felder has opted to face Danny Castillo at UFC 182, rather than wait to fight Case at UFC Fight Night Boston. Case is coming into the fight on a 9-fight win streak...

Dec 8, 2014 7:06 pm

Overeem on Struve: “I’m really not that impressed by him”

As Alistair Overeem prepares for a potential win or be cut situation this Saturday when he faces Stefan Struve, he is planning on knocking out The Skyscraper in the first 30 seconds of the bout. “I’m really not that impressed by him. I’m a striker, and I like to knock people out. I’m going to...

Dec 8, 2014 6:56 pm

Joe Rogan warns Brendan Schaub of potential brain damage live on podcast

On Monday evening Brendan Schaub invited Joe Rogan to be a special guest on his ‘The Fighter & The Kid’ podcast to discuss his UFC 181 loss to Travis Browne. It is also worth mentioning that Schaub is a frequent guest on Rogan’s podcast. Rogan was brutally honest with Schaub on the podcast, which a...

Dec 8, 2014 5:48 pm

Anderson Silva discusses being bullied as a child

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva opened up in a recent interview. In the interview, The Spider talked about growing up with his aunt and uncle in Curitiba, doing ballet as a child, his views on racism, and more in this incredible interview. “I have been a dancer. Not anymore,” “Man, what a phase. At...

Dec 8, 2014 5:20 pm

Jake Shields returns to action at WSOF 17 in January

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will return to MMA on January 17th at WSOF 17 under the WSOF banner to fight Brian Foster for the #1 contender spot to fight the winner of this Saturday’s Jon Fitch vs. Rousimar Palhares welterweight title fight. Shields is coming off a win in his WSOF debut over Ryan...