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Nov 26, 2014 11:16 am

Lauzon vs. Iaquinta Set For January 31 Event

An exciting lightweight bout has been added to the stacked UFC 183 event, set for January 31. Joe Lauzon and the surging, Al Iaquinta have both agreed to a three-round affair. UFC 183 goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. In the night’s pay-per-view main event, Anderson Silva returns against, Nick...

Nov 26, 2014 11:08 am

Kid Yamamoto Set To Return Following Three-Year Layoff

UFC bantamweight fighter, Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto is set to make his return to the cage, following a lengthy stint of inactivity. UFC officials announced the Japanese stars inclusion on the upcoming UFC 184 event, in February. UFC 184 takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The pay-per-view event features Chris Weidman vs. Vitor...

Nov 26, 2014 10:53 am

‘Three Legged’ Man Signed By Legacy FC

The world of Mixed Martial Arts has embraced the growing list of disabled combatants who want a shot inside the cage, with open arms. Nick Newell, a one-armed fighter, most recently fought for the WSOF lightweight world title on NBC, which is a major showing for the disabled community, on a very large stage. Now,...

Nov 26, 2014 10:16 am

Rory: ‘I’d never stab GSP in the back and fight him’

“He welcomed it. I never forgot it, either. A lot of people now are asking me to fight him, this and that. They don’t see the things that I got to see, that I appreciate. Not only as a martial artist, but for myself. I learned so much from him and I gained a lot...

Nov 26, 2014 10:15 am


  “Of course, he’s (Gustafsson) definitely my toughest opponent. Have you seen that guy fight? He moves well, he punches well and he doesn’t really get hit. I think the only person that really hit him was Jon Jones a couple of times. You see the difference between Jon Jones and Alexander after that fight....

Nov 26, 2014 10:14 am

Dodson Eyeing D.J. or T.J. Rematches Upon Return To Action

“I’m coming back in 2015, and I’m trying to get whatever gold is available to get at that time. I’ll take it from D.J. or T.J. It really doesn’t matter to me. I don’t think there is anyone in the flyweight division that is trying to fight me when I come back because they know...

Nov 25, 2014 4:36 pm

Diaz Talks Pot!

Nick Diaz is a strong cannabis advocate, even allowing his desire to stay, “natural”, to interfere with his prize-fighting career. During a recent media conference, the Stockton based fighter discussed his controversial stance on the banned substance. “I don’t think that’s the most terriblest thing in the world to go down that road, the natural...

Nov 25, 2014 4:23 pm

DO OVER! McCall vs. Lineker Added to UFC 183

The recently cancelled flyweight title-eliminator, between Ian McCall and John Lineker, is back on the table, and set for UFC 183. The duo was originally set to co-main event a recent UFC Fight Night Event in Brazil, only to be bumped off the card when McCall fell ill just hours before their scheduled appearance. UFC...

Nov 25, 2014 3:16 pm

Frankie Edgar Asking For Aldo Headliner In Jersey

Former UFC lightweight champ, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is on the cusp of a second shot at the UFC featherweight strap, and he knows it. The, soft-spoken veteran took to twitter with the following: Frankie edgar vs jose aldo @ufc @UFCONFOX April 18 main event in my backyard @danawhite @lorenzofertitta how does that sound? —...

Nov 25, 2014 2:59 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pickett Toys With Return To Bantamweight

Following a failed bid as a UFC flyweight, popular English fighter, Brad Pickett is looking to return to his divisional home of 135 pounds. Check it: I think my body and me want to move back up to bantamweight lol pic.twitter.com/5XVlVJabxM — Brad Pickett (@One_Punch) November 24, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 2:22 pm

BUCKET LIST! White Fulfills UFC Dream

When you’re the UFC boss, little can impress your never-ending desire for combat-sports firsts. Sometimes though… For 13 years I have wanted to watch the @ufc in a bar. Tonight is finally that night!!! Cub vs Frankieā€¦ http://t.co/GDGibv2scn — Dana White (@danawhite) November 23, 2014 For 13 years I have wanted to watch the @ufc...

Nov 25, 2014 2:21 pm

NicK Not Targeting Anderson Silva’s Broken Leg

“When someone tell you a fighter’s injured and they tell you to go after an injury, it really throws you off. It would be sad to lose a fight on account of, you’re trying to concentrate on capitalizing on someone’s weakness when it comes to injury and something like that, [rather than fighting] your fight...

Nov 25, 2014 2:02 pm

‘Just Say No To Drugs, And Sponsors’

“I think if it was a good opportunity, I’m not opposed to it. The opportunities that are on hand, I might have been able to make like $1,500 if I hustled a bit, you know, maybe a couple of grand if I hustled a bit. It’s not necessarily worth it. I compare it to this,...

Nov 25, 2014 1:48 pm

FIRED UP! ‘Overeem has brain damage’

“He posts that, and I didn’t even have to say a word because it seemed like all the forums and media took care of it for me,” said Rothwell. “The general consensus was that this guy had brain damage. I think he’s getting hit in the head too many times to make that comment. “If...

Nov 25, 2014 1:35 pm

AKA Hoping To Minimize Training Injuries

“It’s been bothering me. There is a ranking that came out, and we are number two on the lowest amount of injuries for big organizations. So we aren’t in the top for injuries. But even being number two, I would rather not be on that list. But for a top team, we are safer than...

Nov 25, 2014 1:28 pm

UFC Explains London Event Cancellation

February 28, 2015 was supposed to mark the return to London, for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC Chief Executive, Gary Cook explains why that date isn’t happening: “We’re going to move ourselves to another London date further down in the year. So we had to make some changes, and as we always say with our...

Nov 25, 2014 1:22 pm


Top UFC middleweight fighter, Gegard Mousasi has run into a bit of bad luck. He took to twitter to explain: For the jerk that stole my car yesterday, I wish I was fighting you in Sweden on Jan. 24th. @ufc @danawhite pic.twitter.com/ybvwVyrBDY — Gegard Mousasi (@mousasi_mma) November 24, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 1:04 pm

EXPANSION! UFC Exec. Talks Bringing UFC to Russia

  “We’re just about to announce a television deal in Russia. 55 million households,” Cook said. “We’ve never done an event in Russia. The growth is all of that, a global business is how you make sure you create relevant content in the U.S., relevant content for all the other markets, (…) creating more content,...

Nov 25, 2014 12:52 pm

“99 Problems But Our…”

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and his lil bro, Sergio, want you to know that being tough, doesn’t mean ignoring your skin’s daily needs. Haha. O.K. We made that up, but for real… Here’s their words. 99 problems but our skin ain't 1 !!! @sergiopettis #teampettisā€¦ http://t.co/vJbuFib1Kc — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) November 24, 2014...

Nov 25, 2014 5:00 am


Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves has earned his U.S. Citizenship. The proud Brazilian born American took to twitter to announce the good news. It's official. I am a American citizen! Very proud of this moment, God bless America!

Nov 24, 2014 8:55 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones and Donald Cerrone sparring

Teammates Jon Jones and Donald Cerrone sparred recently, and by the looks of Jones caption, it appears the pair don’t spar frequently, however Jones showed respect to Cerrone in the caption, saying he kept the champ on his toes. How do you think this sparring session between two of the UFC’s best knockout artists ended?...

Nov 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Kron Gracie set to make MMA debut December 23rd in Japan

Kron Gracie officially has a date and opponent for his first MMA bout. He will fight Hyung Soo Kim at Real Fight Championship 1 in Japan. Both fighters will be making their MMA debut at the event. No word yet as to whether it will be under amateur rules, or professional rules. For those unfamiliar...

Nov 24, 2014 8:36 pm

Matt Wiman: ‘Dealing with sponsors is like dealing with drug dealers’

At UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend, Matt Wiman made his return to the Octagon against Issac Vallie-Flagg, whom he defeated via unanimous decision. Wiman looks exceptional in the bout, especially given that he had been away from the Octagon for two years. Many fans took note however of Wiman’s lack of sponsors on...

Nov 24, 2014 8:25 pm

Belfort on TRT ban: “It was better for me”

Ahead of his UFC 184 bout against Chris Weidman for the middleweight title, many are questioning how Vitor Belfort will fight without TRT. Belfort has stated previously that TRT Vitor is no more, and now it’s just ‘TNT Vitor’ (Read that HERE). ‘The Phenom’ spoke to SporTV to discuss his upcoming bout, and why he’s...

Nov 24, 2014 8:05 pm

Edgar’s camp confident he will get next title shot

Following his impressive, and dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 last week, Frankie Edgar’s camp is confident that their fighter will get another crack at Jose Aldo’s featherweight championship. They’re also confident that a potential rematch with Aldo would go very different than the first bout, which Edgar lost via decision....

Nov 24, 2014 4:13 pm

Woodley to Lombard: “I’ve never ducked a fight”

Tyron Woodley is gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that bout however, the possibility of a bout between Woodley and his teammate Hector Lombard was widely discussed. When Lombard booked his fight with Josh Burkman earlier this year, he informed media members that the reason he wasn’t fighting Woodley...

Nov 24, 2014 4:02 pm

UFC Exec. outlines plans for UFC growth in 2015

The UFC is growing at an incredible rate. With events almost every weekend, one back to back dates, and even events on the same day on occasion! Earlier this month at the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, the UFC unveiled its 2015 schedule, that will see the UFC hold 45 events in the...