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Dec 29, 2014 5:28 pm

Erick Silva Wants Rematch With Dong Hyun Kim, and Matt Brown

Following his brutal loss at the hands of Matt Brown, Erick Silva returned to the Octagon to pick up a 1st round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway earlier this month. Going forward, Silva wants to avenge his recent losses to Matt Brown and Dong Hyun Kim, but...

Dec 29, 2014 4:42 pm

Aldo Plans To Discuss Pay With UFC

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been very vocal as of late about fighter pay, something he plans to do something about. Aldo spoke to Globo about his plans to talk to the UFC brass about his pay. “We’ll have a talk about this soon and then I’ll be able to speak better about it....

Dec 29, 2014 4:05 pm

Jones: ‘I Hope UFC Gives CM Punk A Real Opponent So He Can Get Knocked Out’

The UFC has caught criticism since announcing the signing of CM Punk. With some saying the signing is good for business, while others say Punk, real name Phil Brooks, doesn’t deserve a free pass to the UFC. Jon Jones is the most recent fighter to speak out against the signing, saying: “At the same time...


Dec 29, 2014 10:35 am

Don Frye Talks CM Punk Signing: “It’s A Pipe Dream”

MMA legend Don Frye is never one to shy away from giving his opinion. In a recent interview, Frye spoke about the hot topic in MMA that everyone is discussing, the signing of CM Punk. Some fighters have been very critical of the signing of CM Punk, who’s real name is Phil Brooks, while others...

Dec 29, 2014 9:52 am

UFC Fighters Predict Jones vs. Cormier

This Saturday, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will finally meet in the Octagon. Ahead of the bout, there has been much talk of whether or not ‘DC’ is Jones greatest test in the Octagon. Recently, we heard from some of the UFC’s biggest stars on who they think will win the bout, and their answers...

Dec 29, 2014 8:58 am

Jon Jones Taught Anderson Silva “A Few Things” In Sparring Match

Following the UFC’s ‘The Time Is Now’ Press Conference last month, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva held a private sparring match in the UFC gym. The only footage of the sparring match was a picture (See that HERE), however, it has been greatly talked about since it went down. In addition, Silva said in a...

Dec 29, 2014 8:46 am

‘I Want That Belt’

Donald Cerrone is knocking on the door of a title shot. After bouncing back from a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos, Cerrone has gone on a 5-fight win streak. With a win over Myles Jury this Saturday at UFC 182, Cerrone hopes he will get the title shot he’s wanted for so long. His head...

Dec 29, 2014 5:04 am

REPORT | CM Punk Training At Roufusport For UFC Debut

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, there has been much talk of where the former WWE champion will be training for his UFC debut. Allegedly, CM Punk will be training at Roufusport in Milwaukee for his UFC debut, the same gym UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis trains at. FrontRowBrian broke the story....

Dec 29, 2014 5:03 am

One Year Later, Anderson Silva Reflects On Leg Injury

It’s been a year since Anderson Silva horrifically broke his leg in his rematch with Chris Weidman, and the former champ reflects on his injury ahead of his return bout against Nick Diaz at the end of January. Galera, hoje faz um ano que sofri o acidente. Gostaria de agradecer a todos que estiveram do...

Dec 29, 2014 5:02 am

“Coming For The Title”

In this selfie taken by top ranked UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, we see three of the UFC’s top contenders, that are all poised for title shots in the new year. Frankie Edgar at featherweight, Rory MacDonald at welterweight, and Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight. Somewhere right now Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Robbie Lawler are taking...

Dec 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Diego Sanchez Has Two Cars Stollen From Driveway

UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez broke some tragic news earlier today that his car, as well as his wife’s car were stollen from his driveway, just 3 short days after Christmas. Sanchez sent out the following Tweets, which included requests for help locating the stollen vehicles. What a after noon walked outside and 2 of my...

Dec 28, 2014 4:17 pm

Bec Rawlings Calls Out ‘Sqor’ For Failure To Pay

Popular TUF 20 contestant Bec Rawlings has publicly called out Sqor for apparently failing to pay her, something that is generally looked at as very serious among the MMA community. This comes several weeks after Gegard Mousasi, Rick Story, and Akira Corassani called out another company for failing to pay sponsorship money as well. In...

Dec 28, 2014 3:53 pm

Aldo Interested In Superfight Against Bellator Champion, Patricio Freire

Recently, Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire said that media outlets need to stop undervaluing Bellator fighters, and that with a win over Daniel Straus at Bellator 132 on January 16th he will be ranked as the greatest featherweight in the world (See that HERE). Now, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo responded to Freire’s comments,...

Dec 28, 2014 3:43 pm

“He’s Not Gonna Go Into The UFC To Lose, I Promise You”

Since the UFC announced the signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fans, and fighters, began giving their thoughts of the signing. Some believe signing CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, will be great for business, while others believe he isn’t qualified to be in the Octagon. UFC fighter Cole Miller is now giving...

Dec 28, 2014 3:28 pm

Kelvin Gastellum Talks UFC 183 Bout Against Tyron Woodley

Ahead of his UFC 183 bout against Tyron Woodley on January 31st, Kelvin Gastelum spoke about the bout, what a win over Woodley can do for his career, and where he feels he can defeat Woodley. With his recent win over Jake Ellenberger, Gastelum will be looking to cement his place in the UFC welterweight...

Dec 28, 2014 3:05 pm

Don Frye Talks UFC Lawsuit: “As Soon As They Get Money, They’re Going To Go”

With the recently filed UFC lawsuit, many fighters, fans, and MMA Legends have been giving their thoughts on the suit. So far, Cung Le, Jon Fitch, Nate Quarry, Dennis Hallman, Javier Vasquez, Brandon Vera, and Pablo Garza have all filed suits against the UFC, with the expectation that other fighters will join in as time...

Dec 28, 2014 2:56 pm

Barboza vs. Johnson Set For UFC Fight Night 61

UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira, which goes down February 22nd from Porto Alegre Brazil now has a co-main event! Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson will serve as the co-main event for the card on Fox Sports 1. Barboza will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the bout since dropping a submission loss...

Dec 28, 2014 10:59 am

Don Frye Predicts Jones-Cormier, Diaz-Silva, and Weidman-Belfort

The UFC is heading into arguably the biggest stretch of fights in UFC history with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 this weekend, Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva at UFC 183 at the end of January, and then Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. Ahead of the bouts, MMA Legend Don...

Dec 28, 2014 10:51 am

Herrig: ‘TUF Causes A Lot Of Stress’

Felice Herring recently completed a stint on the UFC’s reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. The season crowned the inaugural strawweight champion Carla Esparza. Herrig caught criticism on the show for what she believes is people saying she’s “an attention whore”, and admits that the show was stressful on her. She spoke to MMAFighting about her...

Dec 28, 2014 9:58 am

Cerrone Talks Upcoming Jury Fight: “I Feel Like A Veteran”

Donald Cerrone has been a staple in the UFC’s lightweight division’s top 10 for some time now. After a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos in August of 2013, Cerrone bounced back and has gone on a 5-fight win streak that has seen him defeat high level fighters such as Edson Barboza, Jim Miller, and most...

Dec 28, 2014 9:46 am

Cruickshank Suffered Permanent Eye Damage From Eyepokes

Earlier this month, Daron Cruickshank fought KJ Noons to a no-contest when he was poked in the eye twice, and unable to continue. Upon further inspection by the UFC doctor, Cruickshank suffered an injury the UFC Doc. had only seen in “car accidents and dog attacks.” As a result, Cruickshank’s eye will never be able...

Dec 28, 2014 9:34 am

Freire: ‘The Media Overvalues UFC Fighters’

Bellator MMA champion Patricio Freire is currently gearing up for his January 16th title defense against Daniel Straus. Leading up to the bout, Freire believes that a win over Straus would cement his place as the best featherweight in the world, and hopes media outlets take note of his win and start valuing Bellator fighters....

Dec 28, 2014 8:57 am

Conor McGregor Promises “2 Minute Demolition Job” Of Siver

As Conor McGregor prepares to fight Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston on January 18th, he is beginning to ramp up the trash talk towards his opponent. Earlier today, McGregor posted a brief, but to-the-point message on his Facebook directed at Dennis Siver. Post by Conor McGregor. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) What...

Dec 28, 2014 8:52 am

Jones Doubts DC’s Treadmill Numbers

UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier posted a photo to his Instagram on Christmas Day of his post-workout treadmill numbers. UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones apparently doesn’t believe the numbers, and commented on the photo, expressing his disbelief. The pair are set to collide this Saturday at UFC 183 in a highly anticipated...

Dec 28, 2014 8:45 am

Study finds no neuropsychological risk in MMA

In a recent study done by Christopher Heath and Jennifer Callahan on the brains of MMA athletes, a result that may come as a shock to some was concluded, “the neurocognitive performance of MMA athletes was indistinguishable from control athletes not regularly exposed to repeated head trauma“. The study used ‘MMA Athletes’ that trained on...

Dec 28, 2014 8:09 am

Rampage’s Manager Talks Split From Bellator

Since leaving Bellator MMA and re-signing with the UFC, Rampage Jackson has spoken about his departure from Bellator vaguely, saying that they weren’t honoring his contract, and as a result he terminated it. Now, Rampage’s manager, Lee Gwynn is discussing the matter, and why he believes that the issues sprouted in the first place when...