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Nov 11, 2014 6:44 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Nate Diaz doesn’t deserve this fight’

  “I think people started talking more about me after that fight [against Benson Henderson], but I think my big dream is still coming. I have a fight against a top guy, Nathan Diaz, on Dec. 13. My focus is on that fight right now, and I’m looking forward beating him and getting my title...

Nov 11, 2014 5:36 pm

Hunt: ‘I’m Happy Cain Got Injured’

“I would say I’m quite happy because Cain was injured. Sorry Cain. It was good news on my account. I’m here to win that No. 1 spot, I’m gonna knock Fabricio out. His object is to probably put me down and tire me out. I know that. But all I need is one punch, one...

Nov 11, 2014 5:29 pm

Bellator Champ Will Brooks ‘Not Impressed With Unprofessional Bonnar’

“I think that just put an ugly look on the promotion. That approach [Bonnar] was allowed to take as far as bringing in his buddy [former UFC talent Justin McCully], doing that whole pro wrestling skit type of deal, I think that really turned a lot of people off. That’s not fair to the other...

Nov 11, 2014 5:00 pm

Velasquez Breaks Down Werdum vs. Hunt Interim Title Fight

“I think Mark Hunt just has that knockout power, and that’s pretty much it. I think Werdum, with his length, also if it goes to wrestling, if it goes on the ground, Werdum has it. I think on the feet, with the power that Hunt has, I think he has a good chance of winning...


Nov 11, 2014 4:50 pm

Invicta FC 10 Event Finalized With 10 Bouts

The Invicta Fighting Championship has announced the lineup for their 10th event. In the ‘UFC Fight Pass headliner’, the promotion’s atomweight champion, Michelle Waterson (pictured) will fight Herica Tiburcio. “Invicta FC 10: Waterson vs. Tiburcio” takes place on Dec. 5 from the Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas. The full lineup is as follows: Atomweight Title...

Nov 11, 2014 4:39 pm

Gadelha: ‘UFC strawweight belt is mine’

“I think that this is my belt. I’m trying to achieve something in this career for 10 years. I don’t think anyone is as focused as I am. It’s not a dream you have for three or four years, like many of those girls have. It’s something I dream about 10 years. I’ve been working...

Nov 11, 2014 4:10 pm

“You’re Dumber Than Nick For Taking Dos Anjos Fight”

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been at odds with the Diaz brothers ever since he got jumped by their crew on National Television. (Replay HERE) With Nate returning against Mayhem’s teammate, Rafael dos Anjos, the controversial MMA Fighter fired off a few rounds towards Stockton. Check it: OMFG HOMIE, WHY YOU TAKE THIS FIGHT WITH DOS...

Nov 11, 2014 4:00 pm

UFC Reserves Two Brazilian Soccer Stadiums For 2015

“Curitiba is in our list. We have booked dates there and in Palmeiras’ arena (in Sao Paulo, pictured), we’re now studying the number of tickets that we can sell. If it’s going to be a big or a small show. We like the size of the arena in Curitiba. I think it holds 40 000...

Nov 11, 2014 3:15 pm

Random Drug Testing Results Are In

The California State Athletic Commission has randomly tested both Bellator 131 main event competitors, ahead of this week’s televised event. According to reports, Stephan Bonnar has been tested twice by urine, and Ortiz once. MMAFighting.com has the scoop: Bellator 131 headliners Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar recently passed random urine drug tests administered by the...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 11, 2014 2:37 pm

NO YOU CAN’T! Wanderlei Pulled From Bellator Appearance

Earlier this week, we learned that, Wanderlei Silva had joined the anti-UFC brigade, over at Bellator, and planned an appearance, in San Diego, as part of the Bellator 131 pre-fight build up. That can’t happen. Due to prior contractual obligations, Wanderlei Silva will not be able to participate in #Bellator131‘s pre-promotion this week — Bellator...

Nov 11, 2014 2:24 pm

War Machine: ‘I bitched out prematurely’

Controversial UFC veteran, War Machine has composed another letter from behind-bards. The embattled MMA fighter has been struggling, both in, and out of prison, for the past several years. Following a recent attempt to take his own life, War Machine admits that his attempted suicide was foolish. Here’s an excerpt: (Full letter HERE) “It was...

Nov 11, 2014 1:08 pm

‘UFC 180 Was My Destiny’

“And when I finally realized that I can’t do it, it’s just not working for me, it just sucked. It felt like something was destined, you know what I mean. Like, this is where I’m destined to be, I’m destined to fight on this card, and it just didn’t turn out that way. So it...

Nov 11, 2014 12:38 pm

Winner’s Circle – The Weekend’s Winners Rejoice

Last weekend, the UFC returned to action with “UFC Fight Night 55: Bisping vs. Rockhold” on Friday, in Australia, and “UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux” on Saturday, in Brazil. Following this international cocktail of cage-violence, select winners from the weekend have taken to social media with their reactions. Check it: Sunday was...

Nov 11, 2014 11:46 am

Loser’s Circle – The Weekend’s Losers React

Last weekend fight fans got to enjoy back-to-back UFC Fight Nights with UFC Fight Night 55, and Fight Night 56. In typical fashion, guys who fell short competitively, took to twitter with their immediate reactions. Here’s that list: Not my day at the office! Fuck this sport is crazy felt great going into the fight!...

Nov 11, 2014 10:42 am

QUICK TWITT | Tim Kennedy Advises ‘Shogun’ To Stay Put

Following last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event, former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua hinted at a move to middleweight. Tim Kennedy, thinks otherwise. Somebody tell Shogun that it is a VERY bad idea to move down to 185. It is a total shark tank down here and we will all eat him up....

Nov 10, 2014 9:26 pm

Juliana Lima Reveals Fans Only Saw “30 or 40 Percent” Of Abilities

UFC Fight Night 56 fighter Juliana Lima made her UFC debut at the event, and scored a unanimous decision win over Nina Ansaroff. While most fighters would be celebrating their win, Lima admits she sees room for improvement going forward. “I wish I had the chance to move more, but the adrenaline of fighting for...

Nov 10, 2014 9:19 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Frightening Details From Blood Infection

UFC flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout with John Lineker at the last minute. It was later revealed that McCall had a blood infection, and as a result was pulled from the card. Now we have more details regarding the seriousness of the infection from McCall’s...

Nov 10, 2014 9:07 pm

War Machine Releases Statement From Prison Regarding Suicide Attempt

Since being locked in jail several months ago, War Machine has continued to keep his name in the headlines. First the former Bellator MMA fighter sent a letter to a friend, in which he stated that Christy Mack and her male friend deserved the beating they got. Then some time later the former fighter attempted...

Nov 10, 2014 9:01 pm

Bellator 131’s Mike Richman Looking Forward To “Early TKO Finish” This Saturday

Mich Richman is currently gearing up for his Bellator 131 bout against Nam Phan this Saturday. Leading up to the bout many are wondering how Richman will combat Phan’s exciting brawler-esque style. Richman spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his gameplan for the bout. “It’s perfect for me to put on one of those types of...

Nov 10, 2014 8:36 pm

Hunt Looking At Werdum Bout As #1 Contender Bout

Mark Hunt is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his historic MMA career this Saturday when he fights Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Hunt spoke to MMAJunkie to give his thoughts on the bout, as well as why he believes this is only a #1 contender bout. “The only champion...

Nov 10, 2014 4:57 pm

PHOTO | Team Jackson-Winkeljohn Post-Workout

Gregg Jackson has one of the most stacked teams of fighters out there. UFC heavyweeight Alistair Overeem posted the following photo of several team members together after a training session including former welterweight interim champion Carlos Condit, top ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, and light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. The crew after training! Boom! A photo...

Nov 10, 2014 4:53 pm

PHOTO | Donald Cerrone and Chuck Liddell Attend NASCAR Event

UFC legend Chuck Liddell and UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone snapped a picture together at a recent NASCAR event this past weekend. Cerrone posted the moment on his Instagram. Here we go! @ufc @nascar! Lets do this @KevinHarvick @KHIManagement @RodneyChilders4 @Mother_Function @DeLanaHarvick @theofficialchuckliddell A photo posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:53am...

Nov 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Barao: ‘Bantamweight is my division’

Despite losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw earlier this year, and being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds for his rematch against Dillashaw, Renan Barao found himself a midst a stacked bantamweight division. With Dominick Cruz returning to the UFC and earning himself a shot at Dillashaw’s belt, and UFC President Dana...

Nov 10, 2014 3:55 pm

Velasquez Devastated By Knee Injury

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who was supposed to fight Fabricio Werdum on this Saturday’s UFC 180 card, was forced out of the bout with a ruptured MCL and torn meniscus. With Velasquez’ absence, Mark Hunt stepped up to fight Werdum for the interim heavyweight championship on short notice. Velasquez joined Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 10, 2014 3:45 pm

Iaquinta “Pretty Pissed” UFC Didn’t Give Him Bonus For KO Of Pearson

Al Iaquinta pulled off an upset this past Friday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Sydney where he KO’d Ross Pearson. The event broke UFC records as the first card to end with all finishes, something that Iaquinta believes is a reason he didn’t get a post-fight bonus. He spoke to Ariel Helwani...