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Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Aug 15, 2014 7:48 pm

Dana White: I’m convinced Nick Diaz really doesn’t like to fight’

“He’s Nick Diaz. There’s a lot of things Nick says that make him Nick. It is what it is. I believe that he doesn’t enjoy fighting. When you hear him talk about what he does and why he does it – everything that guys says is the reason he is who is who is. The...

Aug 15, 2014 4:24 pm

War Machine Caught & Arrested In Simi Valley, California

A week long man-hunt ended today when local authorities picked up War Machine at an Extended Stay Motel in Simi, Valley, California. Dog The Bounty Hunter was not on the scene. From KTLA: A former Simi Valley resident, Koppenhaver was found at the Extended Stay America Hotel located at 2498 Stearns St., just off the...

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 13, 2014 5:19 pm

TUF Vet Latest To Fail UFC Drug Test For Steroids

The Ultimate Fighter season 19 veteran, Mike King has failed his UFC Fight Night Dublin post-fight drug test. UFC officials quickly announced the fighters release. King tested positive for nandrolone, a banned substance and known steroid. In a release, the UFC stated, “UFC middleweight Mike King tested positive for nandrolone following his bout against Cathal...

Aug 13, 2014 5:05 am

Swanson Wants Edgar Fight On FOX

Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar don’t want to sit and wait for Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo to fight for them to know who will be the #1 contender. They want to find out themselves by having an elimination match for the spot. Swanson spoke on The MMA Hour: “I’m not going to beg anyone...

Aug 13, 2014 5:02 am

Timothy Elliot Out Of Fight Night 49

Tim Elliot has pulled out of his bout against Wilson Reis at UFC Fight Night 49, which takes place on August 23rd from Tulsa Oklahoma. A source close to Elliot confirmed the news with MMAJunkie. However no word as to what caused Elliot to pull out of the fight. The lineup for UFC Fight Night...

Aug 12, 2014 8:58 am

Galvao Wants Grappling Match With Barnett For Metamoris Title

After defeating Chael Sonnen in the main event of Metamoris 4 this past weekend, Andre Galvao has turned his sights to the man that upset Dean Lister in the co-main event of the same card, and won Metamoris’ inaugural title belt: Josh Barnett. Galvao spoke with MMAFighting about the potential matchup: “I would like to...

Aug 11, 2014 8:29 am

Bocek: ‘You Deserve To Lose If You’re Not On PEDs’

Recently retired Mark Bocek is taking quite the opposite stance on PEDs from most of his peers. While Bocek retired because he didn’t want to do PEDs, he says that without them, one deserves to lose. His words: “I’m a realistic person, and I look at it like I could do all the PEDs on...

Aug 10, 2014 1:01 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Chael Sonnen’s Submission Loss At Metamoris 4

In last night’s Metamoris 4 main event, Chael Sonnen took on Andre Galvao in a ‘submission only’ rules match. (Replay HERE) He lost, and the MMA world reacted. Check it: Eternal learning curve. @MetamorisPro #Metamoris4 #bjj — Coach (@CMPunk) August 10, 2014 Looking foreword to the Sonnen match more than ever… You'll never see a...

Aug 9, 2014 7:44 am

The Korean Zombie Returns, Faces Akira Corassani In UFC Co-Headliner

A featherweight bout between Chang Sung Jung and Akira Corassani has been added to the UFC’s upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 card. The two will be placed in the evening’s co-main event alongside Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. UFC Fight Night 53 is set to go down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on...

Aug 8, 2014 1:33 pm

Joe Rogan Does Not Approve Of The Jones-Cormier Brawl

“It was ridiculous. This can’t happen. You can’t do that. This is real bad for the sport. It’s real bad. It’s real bad for public perception. It’s a weapon to be used against MMA. It’s unfortunate. “I think it’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. Some of it’s gamesmanship, but it’s just so bad for the image of...

Aug 6, 2014 6:23 am

Conor McGregor Predicts A First-Round KO Win Over Dustin Poirier

Breaking News! Conor McGregor is talking trash about his upcoming opponent. That’s right, the Irish bad boy is at it again. McGregor, who is currently riding a 3 fight win streak in the UFC, will face fellow featherweight Dustin Poirier who happens to have an identical streak going. The two will meet in the octagon...

Aug 6, 2014 5:01 am

Sonnen Asked Randy Couture To Fill In At Metamoris 4

Chael Sonnen had moved on from MMA and was set to face Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 this Saturday, all seemed right with the world (sort of). That is until the NSAC decided to step in and try to block Sonnen from competing at the event, saying Metamoris fell under his MMA suspension, and threatened...

Aug 4, 2014 1:13 pm

Dana White Responds To Jones Cormier Fight

UFC President Dana White has made a statement on the Jon Jones Daniel Cormier fight that happened earlier today. According to the UFC boss he just landed in Bora Bora for a vacation when he caught wind of the news that Cormier and Jones had brawled at the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day. Check it out:...

Aug 4, 2014 1:01 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Jones And Cormier Continue Fight On Twitter

Earlier today we broke the news that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier started fighting during the UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day. Cormier shoved Jones in the throat area, Jones threw Dave Sholler out of the way and hit Cormier with a big overhand left before taking Cormier down while security swarmed in. Jones continued the...

Aug 4, 2014 11:34 am

BREAKING: NSAC Attempting To Block Sonnen From Competing At Metamoris

Last month the NSAC suspended Chael Sonnen for two years after two failed drug tests. However the NSAC never barred Sonnen from competing in his grappling match against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 later this month. Today news has surfaced that the NSAC is attempting to block Chael Sonnen from competing in his headlining match...

Aug 4, 2014 8:59 am

Siver Disses McGregor: He Doesn’t Belong In The Top 10

Dennis Siver will be making his return to the Octagon after a nine month suspension to face Robert Whiteford in October. Leading up to his return, he spoke about the state of the top 10 in the featherweight division, including the addition of Conor McGregor, as well as Frankie Edgar’s placement in the top 10....

Aug 4, 2014 8:55 am

Bisping Slams Drysdale: He Can “Kiss My A$$”

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has never been one to bite his tongue when something is bothering him, and today Robert Drysdale was on the wrong end of things, and rightfully so. After failing a pre-fight drug test in 2013 prior to his UFC debut, Drysdale was bumped from the card. After saying he didn’t need...

Aug 2, 2014 10:55 am

Fedor Says Cain Velasquez Fight He Would Want

“Cain Velasquez. He has some technical difficulties, but he has ambition and he’s fearless. He wants to win so badly and he’s in great condition. He’s a thinking fighter.” In a recent interview (via MMA.tv) “The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko stated that if he was still an active, elite-level fighter, he would be targeting a...

Aug 1, 2014 6:28 am

Cung Le Warns Bisping – ‘Get Ready To Endure Damage’

“This time around, I’m going to pace myself and try not to blow my wad in the first two rounds. I feel really good for this fight. Nothing promised, but I know I’m ready to go. I think the only threat [Bisping presents] is his cardio. He’s going to try to take me to the...

Jul 31, 2014 6:25 pm

Chris Weidman Wants To Finish The Best Ever Vitor Belfort

  “I respect him as a fighter. I’m going in there ready for an absolute war and ready for the best Vitor we’ve ever seen. I can’t afford to have any lack of respect when it comes to fighting. That being said, I’m going in there to get a finish. If I don’t get a...

Jul 31, 2014 6:31 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone Rumored For UFC 178

  Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez may be in better shape following his promotion’s new take on company management. With SCott Coker at the helm, things are different, so different, that it appears as if the embattled Bellator star in Alvarez may actually get the release he’s been fighting for. Sherdog.com got the scoop. Sources...

Jul 31, 2014 5:45 am

Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’

“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five...

Jul 31, 2014 5:10 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Booking

With the recent news that a real-life UFC super fight is going down between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, the MMA world, excited with anticipation, took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: If @nickdiaz209 vs @SpiderAnderson doesn't get you excited then you seriously need to revaluate your life. #JustSayin — Bigslow (@LukeBarnatt) July 30,...