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Sep 25, 2014 11:23 am

UFC International Fight Week Returns to Vegas In 2015

The UFC announced its popular International Fight Week will return to Las Vegas July 7-12, 2015. Since its inception, UFC International Fight Week™ has increased in size and activities, quickly establishing itself as the world’s largest mixed martial arts celebration. The weeklong festival provides high-energy, all-star entertainment that the UFC is known to deliver and...

Sep 25, 2014 11:21 am

Rumor: Conor McGregor Will Fight Poirier With Broken Hand

There may be little truth to these rumors, but following Irish reports of a hand injury, many are speculating about the health of top UFC featherweight, Conor McGregor. Dave Meltzer was the first on U.S. soil to touch on the injury (via the Wrestling Observer), which seems to appear in the photo above (Taken from...

Sep 25, 2014 11:15 am

Diaz Demanded Top 5 Opponent Upon Return

Former UFC title challenger, and fan favorite fighter, Nate Diaz hasn’t fought since stifling Gray Maynard last November. The sometimes brash lightweight was in a lengthy contract dispute with the UFC, but agreed to come back to fighting if the UFC would give him a top contender bout. Via MMAFighting.com: MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani reported on...

Sep 25, 2014 11:11 am

Carano Skips Rousey Bout For More Movies

Sorry fight fans, Carano vs. Rousey won’t be happening. At least not this year. MMAFighting.com reports: It looks like the UFC is going to have to look at the current active roster for the next opponent for Ronda Rousey, as Gina Carano will be filming two movies between now and the end of the year....


Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

Dos Anjos Wants Title Shot After Nate Diaz KO

“I was a little surprised (when they offer me the Diaz fight). But the title fight is already scheduled, Khabib (Nurmagomedov) is injured, (Donald) Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are set to fight. Everybody is scheduled to fight, so Nate Diaz is back. He’s a tough fighter who fought for the title already, and he has...

Sep 25, 2014 10:58 am

Benson Henderson Seriously Eyeing 170

Former UFC lightweight champion, Ben “Smooth” Henderson, is looking to leave his division home to test the waters in the UFC’s welterweight division. News came last night during the UFC Tonight broadcast on FOX Sports 1. According to the report, the former champ will look for one more bout at lightweight, then try to make...

Sep 25, 2014 10:37 am

Rogan: “Wanderlei Lifetime Ban Ridiculous’

“I just think the penalty is way over the top. It’s one thing if you want to tell the guy he’s suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for using steroids. If he got caught and it was his first time being caught it would be a nine month suspension. Instead of...

Sep 25, 2014 10:04 am

QUICK TWITT | Bobby Green Still Beefing With Fellow Lightweights

Top UFC lightweight Bobby “King” Green isn’t looking to make friends with his UFC peers. The brash, Southern California resident has been battling it out for days with rivals on twitter and today is no different. Here’s the latest: @BobbyKGreen do me a favor and "study" deez

Sep 24, 2014 5:48 pm

Edgar-Swanson, Green-Barboza Slated For UFC Fight Night 57

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two new bouts with heavy implications. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson have agreed to a five-rounder and will headline UFC Fight night 57 in November. The winner will likely face Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight world title. Also announced on the fight card is a lightweight bout...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via UFC.com: “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 24, 2014 2:05 pm

Gracie vs. Sakuraba To Headline Metamoris 5

Metamoris 5 is set for October 10 and the event’s headliner has just been announced. Ralek Gracie sent out the following, via press-release: I am very excited to present Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie. This event honors the rivalry between Brazil and Japan; beginning in Vale Tudo and now on the biggest stage for submission...

Sep 24, 2014 1:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva Wants You To Know The Truth About The UFC

“The money paid to the athletes is very little. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generate? Those are things that are pissing off the fighters. Another thing that bothers me is that if someone wants to sponsor you, they have to pay $50,000 to the promotion before sponsoring you. But the money...

Sep 24, 2014 1:10 pm

Fertitta: ‘Double DUI’s Won’t Keep Diaz From Silva Fight’

“We don’t really get involved on that level other than staying in touch to understand what’s happening. We’re going to find out more when he has his court date. I don’t necessarily think, and this is me personally, the charges would prevent the fight from happening. I’ve never seen a situation where a commission didn’t...

Sep 24, 2014 1:02 pm

HERO! Mike Tyson Rescues Crash Victim On Vegas Hwy

“Iron” Mike Tyson does good-by accident victim in need. Boxing Legend Mike Tyson took action recently, after witnessing a taxi cab collide with a motorcycle rider. TMZ has the scoop: Ryan Chesley tells TMZ … he was on his way to Las Vegas this week when a cab cut him off on the freeway …...

Sep 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Floyd To NSAC: ‘All Access Weed Was Fake’

MMA scandal wasn’t the only item of interest during yesterday’s Athletic Commission meeting in Nevada. P4P boxing king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was also summoned by the commission to discuss questionable items seen during his “All Access” countdown show, in the lead up to his last bout. The Showtime camera crew caught and aired Floyd, and...

Sep 24, 2014 12:38 pm

Cruz: ‘I’m still the best’

“I’m gunning for the title. If you’re in this sport and you’re not gunning for the title, you’re in the wrong sport. But I’m just taking one step in front of the other and I’m not skipping any steps. When you start to skip steps you start looking past people.” “I’m still the best bantamweight...

Sep 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Poirier on McGregor: “I don’t like him”

“I don’t like the guy, I don’t like him as a person. I think he talks a big game, like he wants to fight, and that he wants to be in the dog fight. He talks like he’s that kind of person. “But if you watch his footage I don’t think he is. He’s knocked...

Sep 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Struve Not Impressed With Alistair Overeem

“Surprised? The competition, and the level of competition in UFC, is just really high. I said that to my friends and to people that asked me before he got into the UFC. They said he would dominate, be champion of UFC and annihilate everybody. But I told them to just wait and see. The competition...

Sep 24, 2014 12:06 pm

3 Broken Noses At Fight Night 52?

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event may have resulted in several nose fractures. UFC Fight Night 52 took place in Japan, last Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. According to a report from MixedMartialArts.com, up to three UFC fighters are being sidelined for potential fractures to their nose. Here’s the full...

Sep 24, 2014 11:45 am

Mike Easton Released By UFC Following Latest Loss

Three-year UFC veteran bantamweight, Mike Easton has been released from the UFC following his fourth straight loss inside the Octagon. After notching wins in his first three UFC bouts, Easton went on to drop bouts to Assuncao, Picket, Dillashaw, and most recently Yves Jabouin.

Sep 24, 2014 11:31 am

McGregor Ready To Step In For Aldo Or Mendes

“100 percent. You’re damn right I’d be ready. I stay ready. It’s my logo. I’m actually flying out to Brazil. Not only will I fly out, I’ll jump into the Octagon if need be. Who knows? I might stick a few banana peels around the weigh-in area and hope someone falls.” “I’ll honestly whoop both...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 11:09 am

EXTENDED! ED Herman Inks New Four Fight Deal With The UFC

TUF 3 runner-up, Ed “Short-Fuse” Herman just re-upped his UFC contract for four more fights. The perennial middleweight took to twitter with the news: Inking my new 4 fight deal with the #ufc 8 great years ready for at least a couple more ! https://t.co/5MPDHYC2UL — Ed Herman (@EdHermanufc) September 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014 5:00 am

Bisping to Rockhold: ‘D*ck Face, Go Cup Some Balls, you’re my b*tch’

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping is back to form following news that he would face top middleweight prospect Luke Rockhold. The two, in typical fashion, took their rivalry to twitter recently, and things got heated. @LukeRockhold @dc_mma whoo hard man arent you!Relax dick face.7 weeks until I make you my bitch, now go cup someones balls...

Sep 24, 2014 4:58 am

Struve Breaks His Silence On UFC 175 Fainting Incident

“It started when we were still in the hotel room. I started to feel a little dizzy and not well, and it took me a little bit to get over that. I ate something, we went down and I felt better. We actually went to the UFC’s doctor and told them. They checked me, everything...

Sep 24, 2014 4:45 am

Hector Lombard Calls Out Matt Brown… A Lot!

Starting back in May of this year, top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been calling out Matt Brown. @danawhite people want to see Hector Lombard vs Matt brown what about you?? @ufc — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) May 14, 2014 There are several examples of this. Never fought a Former Champion or a top 10 guy...

Sep 24, 2014 4:40 am

Josh Barnett & Mark Hunt Mutually Agree To Scrap

UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt have mutually agreed to a fight. The two originally fought under the PRIDE FC banner back in 2006, Barnett winning via kimura. Fast forward 8 years, and the two are looking to lock em up one more time. Check it: I get why @markhunt1974 would want to rematch...

Sep 23, 2014 3:33 pm

Nate Diaz returns, meets Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this December! UFC officials announced today that the Stockton slugger will square off with perennial contender Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13. Nate Diaz (17-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will fight for the first time since November of 2013, where he scored a...