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Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 28, 2014 1:31 pm

CM Punk: ‘McMahon fired me on my wedding day!’

  “The day of my wedding I got a FedEx in the mail … it was my termination papers. I was fired,” Punk said. “On my wedding day. Very calculated. Very deliberate. … As much as I kind of chuckled at it and didn’t let it affect my day, I was like, ‘Once again, you...

Nov 28, 2014 1:26 pm

Jon Jones: “I would never bring my belt out to the cage”

“I would never bring my belt out to the cage. When I fought Shogun, his brother Ninja Rua brought the belt out to the cage. And when I was in the cage and I saw Ninja was holding the belt over Shogun, I remember feeling this feeling in my heart that there was nothing in...

Nov 28, 2014 1:15 pm

“REVENGE IS WANTED!”

“I want to get that loss back (against TUF 20’s Tecia Torres); that fight is definitely in the plan. That was a fluke in my fight game. I went in there not ready. I wasn’t prepared for that fight. Of course, I took a loss and I’ll take that loss and wear it. But I’m...


Nov 28, 2014 1:08 pm

UFC’s Claudia Gadelha Promises Improved Abs In Next Performance

“I don’t think about my abs that much, it’s just consequence of my hard work. I will be doing a different strategy for my next fight. I’m working with a doctor and a nutritionist, so instead of cutting 22 pounds on fight week, I lost 9 pounds of body fat and will only dehydrate 13...

Nov 28, 2014 12:31 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Big Difference When You Can Eat”

Anthony Rumble Johnson has experienced a recent re-birthing of his career following a move from welterweight to light-heavyweight. Now just one win away from a title shot, “Rumble” revealed the secrets of his success: “I can eat. I can enjoy myself. I’m just having fun. That’s all that matters to me, right now. Big difference....

Nov 28, 2014 11:55 am

WWE’s McMahon predicts ‘somebody is going to die’ in the UFC

Exiled former WWE champ, CM Punk is making headlines this week for comments about his former employer, as they relate to Mixed Martial Arts, and the UFC. In an interview with the ‘Art of Wrestling Podcast‘ (transcribed by cageside seats), CM Punk gives some startling details about Vince McMahon’s view of “Ultimate Fighting”. Check it:...

Nov 28, 2014 11:37 am

Pacquiao to Mayweather: “Come on, let’s fight!”

“He should fight me now, since I can be ‘easily’ put to sleep! He posted a video of me when I lost to Marquez, so this means he thinks I’m easy to knock out. So come on, let’s fight!” In a recent statement to the media, Manny Pacquiao displayed frustration with Floyd Mayweather’s recent taunting,...

Nov 28, 2014 11:08 am

Rumble Thinks Gustafsson Beat Jones, Picking D.C. Over Jon Too

“I thought [Gustfasson] won. Whenever they announced that Jones won, I was shocked. I actually thought Alexander won. But you can’t win them all. When you’re fighting the champion, you definitely have to put him away. And it was a really close fight but I still think that he did enough…. but that’s just how...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 27, 2014 10:33 am

Medical Suspensions Report: No Long Layoffs For Fight Night 57 Competitors

The Texas department of Licensing has issued medical suspensions to all UFC Fight Night 57 participants. However, no term was severe. ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ took place last Saturday, from the Frank Erwin Center, in Austin. All but one fighter received a suspension term shorter than 30 days. Here’s the list: Frank...

Nov 27, 2014 10:23 am

Will Brooks: ‘I can beat any lightweight in MMA’

“I think I’ve still got some work to do. I still gotta prove myself. I still gotta continue to build on what I’ve done right now, but if I had to step back and be a fan, I’d say, yeah, man. Deep down in my bones, I believe I can beat anybody in the lightweight...

Nov 27, 2014 10:02 am

Conor McGregor’s Stadium Dreams

Rising UFC featherweight, Conor McGregor has dreams of fighting in this very stadium. Can he make it happen? His words: This stadium has hosted many wars. It will host one more. WELCOME TO EIRE!!! pic.twitter.com/O3ERHHwf9e — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

Nov 26, 2014 11:43 am

Trainer: Johny Hendricks Doesn’t Rely On K.O. Power

“You can’t plan on a KO. Everything we do is geared towards winning the round. If you send somebody out there saying ‘score this and it’s gonna be a KO,’ and it’s not a KO? It’s like you leave them in no man’s land.” In a recent interview with HeavyHandsPodcast.com, Steven Wright, Johny Hendrick’s Striking...

Nov 26, 2014 11:36 am

Renan Barao: Dillashaw would crap his pants fighting me in Brazil

“Fighting in Brazil for the first time is amazing. I’m well trained, doing an excellent camp. Every fight is important. Just to have the opportunity to go in there and show my work is amazing. I’m really happy with the opportunity to fight here.” “I think [T.J.] would crap his pants. Fighting in the United...

Nov 26, 2014 11:24 am

High School Official Fights To Raise Money For Wrestling Program

This really happened. Eight-year High School Dean, Mike Laurita, of Thomas Jefferson High School, took a professional MMA bout in order to raise funds, and keep his wrestling program alive. The inspirational combatant, did this at 52 years of age. Kirik Jenness of MMA.TV, tells the story: Two years ago the wrestling team needed money...

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

“BEAST”

  “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