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Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 pic.twitter.com/DUBmDbDPOZ — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Nov 13, 2014 1:13 pm

Gustafsson on not fighting Jones, matchup with Anthony Johnson

Alexander Gustafsson joins UFC Tonight to discuss missing out on his rematch with Jon Jones and his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson. Alexander Gustafsson to Cormier on tips on how to beat Jon Jones: “Be fast and work on your footwork. It’ll be a great fight. I can’t wait to see it. I want to...

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 7, 2014 7:58 pm

GLORY 18 Results: Van Roosmalen Wins Championship From Kiria

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a NEW GLORY Lightweight Champion of the world and his name is Robin Van Roosmalen! Despite getting dropped in the third round, the volume of Van Roosmalen landed strikes earned him the majority decision victory against Davit Kiria at GLORY 18 tonight. The fight aired on Spike TV and it...

Nov 7, 2014 9:09 am

Joe Riggs: ‘Something is wrong with Nick Diaz’

“I never expected someone to hit me in the hospital, especially two prize fighters in the hospital like that. Even when we were jawing back and forth, it didn’t cross my mind. Then he crossed the line and we started going at it.” “Something is wrong with him. He’s like a Neanderthal. Something is off...

Nov 4, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was apparently hospitalized on Monday. The 39-year-old fighter went to the hospital yesterday following a workout in Rio de Janeiro, this according to Brazilian news site Combate. Silva was admitted due to back pain but was ultimately released from the hospital shortly after, according to Ivan Raupp. The Brazilian MMA reporter said...

Nov 2, 2014 12:01 pm

McCall Slams Johnson: ‘This Trilogy Is Happening Whether You Like It Or Not’

Ian McCall is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against John Lineker, however he’s already planning ahead to a rematch against Demetrious Johnson. McCall posted the following thread on the UnderGround, in which he included a .gif of himself flattening Johnson out on the mat, and landing brutal ground and pound that...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/27/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir discuss the Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, and Frank’s thoughts on the possible...

Oct 26, 2014 9:22 am

Aldo Not Against Mendes Trilogy Bout

After a main event for the ages last night between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, that saw both fighters rocked multiple times, and on the verge of being TKO’d at several points throughout the fight, many fans were left wanting to see the two warriors go at it again for a third time. Featherweight kingpin...

Oct 25, 2014 10:45 pm

UFC 179 Bonus Report: Aldo and Mendes Receive FOTN and Earn Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes The rematch exceeded expectations and we are hoping for a third bout between the two. Mendes looked to be in the best shape of his career and his hands were impressive in the opening rounds of the fight. Aldo was quick to check any leg kick...

Oct 25, 2014 5:02 am

Dillashaw Blasts Aldo For Lack Of Fan Interest, Fighting Style

As Jose Aldo gears up to defend his title against Chad Mendes tomorrow night at UFC 179 in Brazil, another chapter in the feud between Team Alpha Male, and Nova Uniao was formed. Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male (TAM) was win-less against Nova Uniao until May, when Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao from Nova Uniao. After...

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 24, 2014 12:14 pm

‘I’m attacking Mendes Like A Runaway Truck’

Leading up to their UFC 179 rematch tomorrow night, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes have taken verbal shots at one another, and even not so verbal sometimes (See that HERE). Aldo spoke in a recent interview about what it’s like defending his featherweight strap in Brazil once again, and whether or not he’ll jump into...

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 am

Faber Exudes Confidence While Breaking Down Aldo vs. Mendes

“We are expecting some great fight and some big wins. This is a rematch for Chad and Aldo. To see Chad improve to get to where he is at and win his fights, it is big for me. I think we are going to see a whole different fight.” “Just be prepared for a battle....

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...

Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...

Oct 22, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/20/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and UFC.com Insider Forrest Griffin discuss the upcoming Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre’s possible return and more.

Oct 21, 2014 4:10 pm

Carwin: One-Dimensional Lesnar Needs To Stay Retired

“I basically almost died in that fight. In the second round, anybody could have tripped me and landed on me. He’s not coming back. I don’t even know why he would have the desire. He’s not going to improve the part of his game he needs to improve in that short (amount) of time. The...

Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Cormier Dissses Gustafsson: “I Don’t Feel Bad For Him At All”

After Alexander Gustafsson pulled out of his light heavyweight title rematch with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier stepped in to fight Jones at UFC 178. The pair met at the UFC’s Ultimate Media day and brawled during their now infamous staredown. Shortly after the brawl, Jones tore his meniscus and was forced out of the bout,...

Oct 19, 2014 3:01 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Bloodies Training Partner Ahead Of UFC 179

UFC featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo this Saturday. The week of the bout, most fighters would take it easy so as not to get injured, and focus solely on cutting weight, however it appears ‘Money’ is not one of those fighters. Team Alpha Male...