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Sep 14, 2014 8:55 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Draws Big Attendance In Brazil

Last night the UFC visited Brazil for UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II. The event featured a rematch of the legendary 2010 bout between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Bigfoot Silva under the Strikeforce banner that saw Bigfoot Silva pick up a unanimous decision victory. Last night was a different story, in the first...

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 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 9, 2014 6:24 pm

Lauzon To Chiesa: ‘Pay $50k As You Say Or Take Loss Like A Man’

Everyone has a price, and apparently Joe Lauzon’s is $50,000.00 in Mike Chiesa bonus money. After half-a-week of flagrant taunting for a rematch by Mike Chiesa, Joe Lauzon is willing to grant his request, given certain conditions. Check it: The Caption Reads, Accept the loss like a man, or the @UFC can send me your FoTN check...

Sep 9, 2014 5:04 am

All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 Episode 2

Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana are gearing up for a rematch this Saturday. To get fans ready for the highly anticipated rematch, Showtime sports has brought fans the second episode of their All Access series. Check it out:

Sep 8, 2014 3:33 pm

Chiesa Says He’d Give Back $50k Bonus To Finish Fight With Lauzon

Michael Chiesa and Joe Lauzon put on a spectacular performance at UFC Fight Night 50. Unfortunately the bout was cut short by a cut that Lauzon opened up above Chiesa’s eye with a knee to the head. The doctors stopped the fight, which prompted a frustrated Chiesa to call for a rematch. Chiesa spoke with...

Sep 8, 2014 9:48 am

Anderson Silva Says He’s Haunted By ‘Ghosts’ Of Leg Injury

Anderson Silva is set to make his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz in January. The bout will be Silva’s first back since snapping his shin in a rematch against Chris Weidman in December of 2013 when he fought to get his middleweight belt back. After the injury, many fans speculated that Silva may...

Sep 8, 2014 9:07 am

Shogun Ignores His Family’s Plea To Retire

Shogun Rua has one of the longest and most storied careers in MMA. From being the Pride Grand Prix champion in 2005 to becoming a UFC champion in 2010, Shogun Rua isn’t ready to put an end to his 12-year MMA career just yet. He spoke on a Brazilian TV program: “My mother asks me...

Sep 7, 2014 10:42 am

Charles Oliveira Explains Botched Weight Cut

Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz were set to face off in a highly anticipated rematch this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50, however Oliveira came in nearly 5-pounds over the featherweight weight limit. Shortly afterwards it was announced that Oliveira was off the card, and the bout with Lentz was off. Du Bronx spoke...

Sep 7, 2014 8:24 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Jacare’s Submission Over Mousasi

On Friday, fight fans saw Jacare Souza get his revenge on Gegard Mousasi in the 3rd round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night 50. UFC pros took to Twitter to give their take on Jacare’s submission victory. Wow. That was a boss performance against a stud @ufc #UFCFightNight — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6,...

Sep 3, 2014 4:43 pm

Kongo: ‘The UFC treated me like $#it’

“You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career but no matter what happens you can get everything you want, everything in my career now is good. But the UFC threw me away after treating me like shit at the end. You have to be really tough, they (UFC) just pushed all the time, push,...

Sep 1, 2014 5:09 am

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Likely To Go Down In 2015

Boxing fans may finally get to see the biggest fight of this era. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao could finally happen in 2015 according to promoters. Boxing Promoter Bob Arum spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about the potential matchup saying: “Both networks want this fight to happen (HBO and CBS). All signs seem to...

Sep 1, 2014 5:01 am

Coach: Barao Doesn’t Need To Move To 145

After an alleged botched weight cut left Renan Barao in the hospital, his coach Andre Pederneiras says that Barao won’t have to move up a weight class to prevent this from happening again, and that the weight cut wasn’t entirely what caused the dizzy spell that made Barao hit his head. He spoke with Combate.com:...

Aug 31, 2014 3:25 pm

Barao Doesn’t Blame Passing Out On Weight Cut

After Renan Barao was pulled from the UFC 177 main event against TJ Dillashaw just 45-minutes before weigh-ins were scheduled to start, rumors circled as to what the ‘medical reason’ was. Our sources on the ground close to Barao informed us that he passed out while cutting weight, however Barao insists that isn’t what happened....

Aug 31, 2014 3:03 pm

UFC Pays Anthony Birchak And Scott Jorgensen Show And Win Money, Barao Earns $0.00

The UFC decided to pay Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen their show and win money for UFC 177, despite neither fighter fighting. Birchak was supposed to fight Joe Soto on the card, however after Renan Barao withdrew from his rematch against TJ Dillashaw, the UFC moved Soto up to the main event, leaving Birchak without...

Aug 31, 2014 2:29 pm

Dana White: “There’s A Ronda Rousey On This Season Of The Ultimate Fighter

Ever since Ronda Rousey graced the Octagon with her skills, people have wondered if we would ever see a WMMA fighter in the UFC as dominant as the women’s bantamweight champion. It looks like the UFC may have found a Ronda Rousey for the newly opened strawweight division. UFC President Dana White spoke with media...

Aug 31, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Dillashaw’s KO Over Soto

Last night fight fans saw Joe Soto put forth a valiant effort while challenging TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight title. Although the champ ultimately knocked Soto out in the 5th round, Soto put on an impressive performance that earned him the respect of everyone watching. Below we have compiled a list of Tweets from UFC...