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Sep 10, 2014 4:01 pm

Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson 2 almost happened at Bellator 123

Former Bellator matchmaker, Sam Caplan was recently interviewed by Sherdog and shared some interesting stories regarding his time with the promotion. Among these, was a story from just months ago, on how Bellator almost had Kimbo Slice convinced to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts: “I wanted Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson for Bellator 123. That was...

Sep 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Rogan Cries Foul – Says Media Misquoted His Jon Jones Racism Theory

“I’ve been misquoted left & right about Jon Jones lack of popularity. I said “I wonder how much of it is racism” key words. I didn’t say Jon Jones isn’t more popular because everyone that dislikes him is racist. It’s a subject for debate and discussion, that’s it. It’s just ridiculous that legitimate mainstream outlets...

Sep 10, 2014 2:51 pm

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Announces Plans To Retire Next Year

“I only got two more fights left (after Saturday) and after the next two fights I just want to build the Mayweather Promotions brand.” “My next fight is in May and my last fight is in September, so a year from now will be my last fight.” “Not true. I can’t say what the future...

Sep 10, 2014 1:33 pm

Coach: ‘GSP has plenty of competitive juice left in him’

“It’s looking way better than the first time. We just finished training and were talking about how his quadriceps got back to size so much faster this time around. No two ACL injuries are the same. We’re learning that. “Right now, every time I talk to him, we never talk about his comeback. I’m being...

Sep 10, 2014 12:34 pm

R.I.P. – PRIDE and WWE Competitor Dies At 43

Sean O’haire, a PRIDE FC, WWE, and WCW veteran passed away Monday (Sept. 8) at his family home in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After rising through the pro-wrestling ranks, O’Haire took to combat sports where he competed for PRIDE FC, K-1 and other regional promotions. His cause of death is unknown.

Sep 10, 2014 9:01 am

Chiesa Gets Over Loss, Offers Lauzon A Cheeseburger Instead Of $50K

“Dear @joelauzon, If you’re gonna question my integrity as a man publicly, you can put the Xbox controller down, board a plane to Spokane, WA and come try to take the bonus check out of my hands yourself, don’t cross that line. I said I would of given that FOTN money back to FINISH the...

Sep 10, 2014 8:00 am

“Bigfoot” Takes Credit For Ruining Overeem’s Chin

“I was flying to Brazil and at the airport and I had the opportunity to sit and watch the Overeem fight. He is a comedy, a cartoon. You have to feel sorry for a guy like that. He is reaping what he sowed. Who plants the good reaps good. He’s a despicable person and does...

Sep 10, 2014 8:00 am

Hector Lombard Wants Mousasi At Middleweight

According to reports, top UFC welterweight fighter Hector Lombard is eyeing a return to middleweight and wants to fight Gegard Mousasi. MMAFighting.com has it: Lombard told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that he was interested in moving back up to middleweight to fight Gegard Mousasi. “I want to beat him up,” he said.

Sep 10, 2014 6:00 am

Court Documents Show Reason Behind Thiago Silva Acquittal

The Broward State Attorney’s Office has released the legal documents surrounding the recent acquittal of newly re-hired UFC light-heavyweight Thiago Silva. The documents, released via Deadspin, explain that Silva’s ex-wife (the alleged victim) failed to cooperate with the state’s investigation and would not talk to detectives or provide evidence of her claims. She later left...

Sep 10, 2014 5:50 am

Tank Abbott: ‘I used to make Tito cry weekly, I’m the real HB BB’

“I used to beat Tito up and make him cry weekly. He didn’t like if I wrestled with him too rough… Tito is the furthest thing from a warrior. It’s disgusting to think that he could even get a step ladder and trim my toenails. “Don’t call me ‘The People’s Champ’, I am the original...

Sep 10, 2014 5:30 am

Invicta FC 8 Main Event Loser Was 47 Years Old

Age isn’t always a factor in a sport like Mixed Martial Arts, but Invicta FC is finding themselves amidst a bit of controversy following Satuday night’s lopsided main event on UFC Fight Pass. Invicta champion Michelle Waterson, at 28-years old, successfully defended her strap against an obviously outmatched Yasuko Tamada. Following the bout it was...

Sep 10, 2014 5:21 am

Masked Man Says Tito Owes Him Money

“[Tito has] owed me and hasn’t even made an effort to make good on it, so I really have no allegiance, and Bonnar’s a real solid dude. I thought, if I’m going to help anybody out on this one, I’m going to help the guy that called me first.” “I went to his house and...

Sep 10, 2014 5:20 am

Bas Rutten Responds to ‘Askren-Gate’ Controversy

“Some people commented on my wall about the Ben Askren interview we did and I wanted to say something because I promised I would but then I thought: “They can see themselves it’s really not like Ben is saying it is”, and then Ben started attacking us on Twitter and on ‘MMA Junkie’ with untrue...

Sep 10, 2014 5:10 am

Melendez: ‘Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva Is A Win Win’

“There’s not too many times in the sport where everyone is a winner, and the fans, by far, are the winners. Nick’s a winner in this situation. I think this is a great fight for him to come back to and a fight that he’s wanted. He’s fighting one of the greatest of all time,...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Abbott: ‘UFC #6 Was The Real UFC #1’

“That was the first real UFC – 6. The Gracies, they actually started the whole show. But they had no longer had anything to do with it (at UFC 6). “It was not a conflict of interest for them anymore. That’s why they didn’t fight in UFC 6. “That’s why all the fighters weighed 100...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg Enjoys Thailand Ahead of 135lb. Debut

Our good friends over at Phuket Top Team have sent us more photos from Cris Cyborg’s stay under their roof. The Invicta FC champion has been honing her striking skills for the past several weeks and will be heavily featured in the following mini doc series. Check it:

Sep 9, 2014 8:40 pm

Anthony Johnson Knows Exactly When He Started Hating Alistair Overeem

“There was another reason I didn’t want to work with him that day. My trainer, Henri Hooft was training with us. Now Henri has a bad stomach; he’s had a lot of stomach issues, had surgery and whatnot. He had been working with Alistair, and everyone in that gym knows Henri has a bad stomach,...

Sep 9, 2014 8:34 pm

Bonnar: ‘Tito should be thanking me for saving the sport he was destroying’

“If you think Scott Coker and Spike TV are writing this material, you’re nuts.” “I cant believe people are this stupid. There are people with all these conspiracy theories. People think like, they got us all in the office with SpikeTV and the Bellator brass and we all planned out this elaborate plan.” … “Tito...