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Jul 9, 2015 12:50 pm

Chad Mendes Has Aldo’s Back, Defends Him Against Injury Backlash

“What sucks for Aldo is that he just gets injured a lot. It’s something that’s been reoccurring, so a lot of people are just starting to get irritated, I think. But like I said, injuries are really out of our hands, guys. We train, we try to be as safe as we can, but you...

Jul 9, 2015 12:10 am

This UFC Strawweight Needs Your Help

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant’s currently in Las Vegas for UFC International Fight Week and supporting her teammates Cody Garbrandt and Chad Mendes, who are both fighting at this Saturdays UFC 189. VanZant isn’t fighting, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t busy. She’s apart of several UFC events, including a special pool party. That’s where her...


Jul 7, 2015 11:25 am

DC Told Gustafsson Their Fight Was Delayed, This Is How He Responded

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will have to put off his first title defense a little longer, while he deals with a lingering knee issue. Cormier talked about the situation with MMAMania, and said when he told his opponent, Alexander Gustafsson, that they would have to delay the fight, he reacted like this: “I...

Jul 7, 2015 7:53 am

Released UFC Fighter Could Not Be Happier

Now former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo, isn’t exactly broken hearted that he was recently released from the promotion, in fact, he couldn’t be happier. Jimmo took to Twitter to comment on being released, along with 13 other fighters. Jimmo explained that he was contacted personally with the news and that he is extremely happy to...

Jul 6, 2015 6:31 pm

Jorge Masvidal: ‘Not one person’ Is Happy About the IV Ban

The way fighters cut weight may have been changed forever after the USADA implemented a new rule banning fighter from utilizing IVs to rehydrate. While the rule does not come into play until October 1st, many fighters have already voiced their disproval of the new rule. Jorge Masvidal made the switch from lightweight to welterweight...

Jul 3, 2015 11:31 am

Reebok Offering Official UFC Norifumi Yakovlev Fight Kits

Ladies and gentlemen, pictured above is Norifumi Yamamoto, or more commonly known ‘Kid’ Yamamoto. He’s just a legend in Japanese MMA and stuff, you know, whatever. That must be what Reebok was thinking when it came time to make his new UFC jersey. We’ve already seen goofs like ‘Giblert Melendez’ and Jacare ‘Ronaldo’ Souza and...

Jul 2, 2015 1:59 pm

Chad Mendes Predicts Finish Of McGregor

Chad Mendes will battle Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “Money” has been a target of McGregor’s trash talk in the past and says that he is taking their July 11 fight personally (via MMAFighting): “I mean, the short sh*t, I don’t give a...

Jul 1, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 11 Recap

Things have finally started to get interesting. Despite only possessing two victories throughout the season, American Top Team has the opportunity to win, granted they win the next two fights. Last week, Nathan Coy put ATT back on the board when he pulled off a unanimous decision win against Valdir Arauju. While it seemed as...

Jul 1, 2015 12:54 pm

Leben: “I don’t have anything to prove anymore”

  Former UFC middleweight and TUF 1 cast member Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben recently caught up with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage and talked about his retirement. So, will the fan favorite ever step back into the cage? Probably not. “Everybody’s always asking me, ‘Chris, you should fight again now that you’re not on all these...

Jul 1, 2015 10:59 am

UFC Fighters Heavily Favor Mendes Over McGregor In Twitter Reactions

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will be fighting for the interim UFC featherweight title at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor. It seems like maybe McGregor’s constant talking has made him a few enemies, as the number of supporters for Mendes far outweighed those for the ‘Mystic Mac’. Check it out! When @chadmendes wins will Dana even...

Jul 1, 2015 8:29 am

Bellator’s Koscheck: ‘I’m happy to get the UFC cuffs off’

  Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck is now with Bellator MMA, and boy is he ready to let loose on his former employer. The welterweight talked to MMAJunkie about joining Bellator MMA and said it was like taking his handcuffs off. Here’s what he had to say: “Finally, I get to take off my handcuffs...

Jul 1, 2015 7:51 am

Dana White: ‘Hey Yoel, People Don’t Want To Be Preached To’

  UFC president Dana White had plenty to say about Yoel Romero’s ‘controversial comments’. Romero, after defeating Lyoto Machida, took the mic from Jon Anik and started speaking in english, which is his second language, and started talking about America and saying ‘What happened?’ Then from there, things got a little murky. Some think he...

Jun 30, 2015 3:05 pm

Dana White: ‘Fighters have loved Reebok apparel, so far’

  UFC President Dana White was present during the new Reebok uniform unveiling and talked about the process after the press conference/fashion show. White talked to MMAFighting about the new uniforms and the fighters reactions: “At the end of the day, that’s all that matters – that the fighters like it. And everybody is happy...

Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

Jun 30, 2015 6:50 am

Chad Mendes: ‘McGregor Better Pray Aldo Makes It To UFC 189’

UFC featherweight and current standby fighter for UFC 189, Chad Mendes, is busy training and getting his weight down, just in case Jose Aldo cant’ fight next month against Conor McGregor. Mendes is confident in his match-up with McGregor and says that the Irishmen better pray that Aldo can go, or he’s in for a...

Jun 27, 2015 5:46 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Results: Tony Sims Dops The ‘Creepy Weasel’, Gets TKO Win

Up next was TUF cast member Steve Montgomery, who was forced off the show after having a seizure, and Tony Sims. Both fighters were making their UFC debuts. Fighters touched loves and went to work. It was Montgomery who threw the first punch. Sims moved quick, switching stances often. Montgomery tried to used his length...

Jun 27, 2015 6:53 am

Paige VanZant Goes Next-Level Hitting Pads

Fun little pad session after a tough pro practice. #ufc191 #pvz #fanzants #reebok A video posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on Jun 26, 2015 at 8:07pm PDT UFC strawweight Paige VanZant gearing up for her fight with Alex Chambers by doing some work on the pads! “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No...

Jun 26, 2015 7:44 pm

Josh Koscheck Signs With Bellator MMA

Looks like Bellator MMA just grabbed another former UFC fighter. During the live broadcast of Bellator 139, the promotion announced the signing of former TUF cast member and UFC vet Josh Koscheck. Welcome to the #BellatorMMA family @joshkoscheck! Can't wait to see you in the cage!! pic.twitter.com/QqvoS4lHQj — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 27, 2015 Koscheck...

Jun 26, 2015 3:53 pm

UFC 190 Will Feature 7 Main Card Fights, Not 5

UFC 190, featuring a main event between bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Bethe Correia, will have seven fights on its main card which will air on PPV. That’s two more than the usual five. The last time a main card had more than five fights was UFC 144. The main reason for the addition...

Jun 25, 2015 12:19 pm

Bec: ‘I’m expecting everyone to spit on me’

  “I want to eat her soul and maul her face off. People are never the same again after they fight me. I don’t go in there to lay on them or go for a decision, I expect to hurt them. I expect a first round finish and for JoJo to be crying on the...

Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Jun 25, 2015 11:43 am

Hayabusa Responds To Reebok Deal By Sponsoring Glory

“With the fighters in the UFC being off-limits now in terms of in-ring sponsorship, we had to look outside that.” “We get a lot of calls from UFC fighters wanting to wear our equipment to train in. It happens all the time, guys calling and saying, ‘Can you please send us your stuff?’ We never...

Jun 25, 2015 10:16 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Brandon Morris: From “Young Money” to “Redrum”

  By Keith Harmon Brandon Morris and Chris Saunders will clash in a lightweight title eliminator in the main event of BAMMA USA – Badbeat 16, which streams live on Go Fight Live tomorrow, Friday, June 26. I had the chance to talk with Morris about his upcoming fight.  We discussed what it’s like training with...

Jun 24, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Will Battle Alex Chambers In September

Looks like all you ‘FanZants’ have something to celebrate. UFC strawweight and Team Alpha Male fighter, Paige VanZant has booked her next opponent. The popular UFC star will face off against TUF alum Alex Chambers at UFC 191, which takes place Sept. 5 in Las Vegas, NV. VanZant is currently 2-0 in the UFC and...