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Aug 15, 2014 9:58 am

Cerrone vs. Green, Krause vs. Masvidal added to UFC 178

In lieu of the removal of Jones vs Cormier from the main event of UFC 178, the UFC has added a new stellar bout to the card, and fixed another. Late Thursday night the UFC announced that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was going up against Bobby Green. Green was originally slatted to fight Jorge Masvidal, but...

Aug 14, 2014 8:27 pm

Back From Vacation And Ready For Business, Dana White Talks The Jones vs. DC Brawl

  “As soon as Jones went up and their bodies touched, I would have separated them,” White said. “Sometimes you’ll see me put a hand in, or sometimes you’ll see me do something else. I would have separated them. It was the head butt, Jones headbutted Cormier – that’s what upset [Daniel] and made him...

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 14, 2014 5:01 pm

Barnett: ‘I would have crushed 100% Lesnar’

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar didn’t get to leave the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in the same manner that he came in. Many point to his bout with diverticulitis as his reason for decline. Longtime Lesnar rep. Paul Heyman recently came out discussing the potential of what a healthy Lesnar could have been, and...


Aug 14, 2014 4:25 pm

Heyman: ‘A 100% Lesnar Would Have Been Untouchable’

“I think with all due respect to the rest of the division, I think Cain Velasquez is by far the most dominant heavyweight in UFC today. As a champion, I think he’s a noteworthy champion because I think he’s going to clean out the entire division. That being said, Cain Velasquez stepped in the cage...

Aug 14, 2014 11:23 am

Olympic Medalist McMann Gives Holm, Carano, Cyborg No Chance Against Rousey

“Carano and Holm, predominantly have stand up backgrounds. You’re in a cage, she’s going to get your hands on you, and I just don’t think that they have the takedown and throw defense they would need to stop her from going to the ground.” “When it goes to the ground, their strongest areas are gone....

Aug 14, 2014 11:06 am

WWE Wants Sonnen If TNA Makes Him An Offer

With his career in prize-fighting on the shelf, and his gig at FOX out-the-door, Chael P. Sonnen finds himself in an interesting predicament. He’s got fans, charisma, value, and no place to use it. During a recent talk on the “Talk is Jericho” podcast, Chael broke down how his pro-wrestling negotiations are going. Check it:...

Aug 14, 2014 10:58 am

Shaq Responds To Dana White’s Ice Bucket Challenge

The world is going banana’s over ALS awareness and the Ice Bucket Challenge. UFC President Dana White took to his challenge without question and called out Ronda Rousey, Lorenzo Fertitta and Shaquille O’Neal.(Click names for replays) Here’s Shaq’s:

Aug 14, 2014 10:46 am

Gustafsson Sitting Out For Title Shot

Alexander Gustafsson fans are going to have to wait a very long time to see the Swedish based fighter return to the cage. And that’s his own doing. He doesn’t want to fight anyone, but Jon Jones. The original plan was to rematch Jon Jones in next month’s UFC 178 main event. That got botched...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Aug 14, 2014 10:23 am

Rockhold: Finishing Machida Makes A Big Statement

“Lyoto’s an amazing fighter and I have a lot of respect for him, too. You know that’s an interesting match up and I suggested it to Joe and the guys and I’d definitely be open to that fight. You know, potentially that would be fine, but personally I think I’d rather fight the winner of...

Aug 14, 2014 10:19 am

Lombard Wants MacDonald/Saffiedine Winner

Top UFC welterweight, Hector Lombard is campaigning for a title eliminator bout, against the winner of the upcoming Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine fight. The American Top Team fighter is currently nursing an ailing back injury, that has kept him out of the hunt since his last victory over Jake Shields in March. Though surgery...

Aug 14, 2014 10:02 am

Dos Santos Given Release By UFC While Immune System Bounces Back From Hep. B

“His viral count is now at zero, which means he doesn’t have the disease anymore, but Nevada demands three positive results for antibodies and we’re still waiting for the last one. Doctors said that when you undergo a chemotherapy treatment like he did, the last one usually takes longer than the other ones, but he...

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Connor McGregor Wants To Fight In This Stadium

Brash UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has his sites set on Dublin’s 51,000 seat arena and UFC Boss Lorenzo Fertitta is on board. Check it: The stadiums get bigger. The vision gets clearer. UFC in the Aviva? @lorenzofertitta @danawhite pic.twitter.com/rd7LqDsAue — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 12, 2014 @TheNotoriousMMA @danawhite let's do it! — Lorenzo Fertitta (@lorenzofertitta)...

Aug 14, 2014 8:22 am

Gamburyan: ‘Caraway doesn’t want to fight, he’s scared of me’

“Let me make this the right way, Bryan Caraway is not my dream fight. I promise you. He’s just another guy out there in my weight class, but I feel like people want me to fight him, fans want me to fight him. As a fighter I respect him, I think he’s got a lot...

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

‘Agent Sulu’ A Fan Of UFC Following Kingsbury Stunt

Beloved Actor, George Takei has stumbled across the derrière, of one, Kyle Kingsbury during his recent UFC on FOX walk out in July. Takei, best known for his role in Star Trek as ‘Agent Sulu,’ sent out the following tweet in support of our sport! Check it: After seeing this video, I’v suddenly become interested...

Aug 13, 2014 7:12 pm

Jon Jones Issues Apology To Fight Fans For UFC 178 Removal

I’d like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I’m having surgery tomorrow and I’m focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to getting back in the gym and defending my title on Jan. 3...

Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

Aug 13, 2014 6:12 pm

Pit Bull Mauling Aside, Grispi’s Wife Wants To Work Things Out

One day before the War Machine fiasco, another UFC fighter had been jailed for domestic violence, and it was pretty bad too. (More on that HERE) In what local authorities called, ‘The most horrific case of domestic violence’ they had ever seen, UFC veteran Josh Grispi allegedly assaulted his wife, then had his pit bull...

Aug 13, 2014 5:19 pm

TUF Vet Latest To Fail UFC Drug Test For Steroids

The Ultimate Fighter season 19 veteran, Mike King has failed his UFC Fight Night Dublin post-fight drug test. UFC officials quickly announced the fighters release. King tested positive for nandrolone, a banned substance and known steroid. In a release, the UFC stated, “UFC middleweight Mike King tested positive for nandrolone following his bout against Cathal...

Aug 13, 2014 5:09 pm

Jones Injury Happened While Working With Alistair Overeem

Earlier this week fight fans were let down with news that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier was postponed until next year. Now, in a recent interview with Sherdog.com, Greg Jackson explained some of the circumstances that led to the injury of the champ, Jon Jones. Check it: “It’s part of the game, it wasn’t like...

Aug 13, 2014 12:54 pm

Second Victim Identified In War Machine Rampage

The other man has been identified. TMZ reported, Corey Thomas — the guy War Machine beat up before attacking Christy Mack — has the distinction of being on a reality show riddled with tales of violent crime — including murder. Corey — who made a fortune in web design — was one of the stars...

Aug 13, 2014 11:59 am

THE HUNT IS ON! “Dog” Officially Announces Man Hunt On War Machine

The time for talk is over. “Dog The Bounty Hunter”, according to our sources, has landed in Southern California as of this morning and is on the hunt for War Machine! The infamous bounty hunter had previously given the fugitive 24-hours to turn himself in, and upon expiration of that deadline, “Dog” issued the following:...

Aug 13, 2014 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC’s Finest Have Words For War Machine

The Las Vegas PD and Dog The Bounty Hunter aren’t the only ones interested in getting their hands on War Machine. Some of the UFC’s top men are also calling out the former TUF contestant. Check it: @WarMachine170 I'm coming for you bro! — uriah hall (@UriahHallMMA) August 11, 2014 @WarMachine170 turn yourself in —...