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Dec 25, 2014 5:09 am

Cowboy To Pettis: “I’ll see you again”

“I didn’t even know he was saying those things so that goes to show how much I give a s–t about him. It’s true, whatever. There’s nothing I can say to that mother—–r. He did beat me in under three minutes. He kicked me and I dropped. I can’t beat around the bush and say...

Dec 22, 2014 9:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Rampage Re-Signing With UFC

When it was announced this past weekend that former UFC champion Quinton Rampage Jackson would be re-signing with the UFC, the Twitter-verse went wild, as expected. Fighters, promotional President’s, and former fighters all took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the signing. Check out some of the best reactions: Let us be clear that...

Dec 19, 2014 4:56 pm

Machida: ‘I’m the guy to beat Weidman’

“I definitely think I’m the guy that can beat Chris Weidman. Not only Chris Weidman, but anyone in this division I can go up against and be superior. I’m looking forward to this fight now, but I definitely believe I could excel against Chris Weidman.” During a recent chat with FOX Sports, Lyoto Machida discussed...

Dec 18, 2014 9:04 am

Ratings Report: UFC 181 Does Good PPV Numbers

The rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks was one of the year’s most fruitful pay-per-views. Garnering an estimated 375,000 buys, the welterweight clash ended up being one of this year’s most drawing cards on television. Dave Meltzer breaks down the report: (via MMAFighting.com)   The apparent decision to go with Johny Hendricks over Rory...


Dec 18, 2014 6:00 am

“I’M LOOKING TO RID MMA OF JON JONES”

“This is what I’ve wanted for years, since I met Jon. When I met him in 2010, our first interaction was unpleasant. He insulted me, so he gave me material and I put his picture on the wall and I have been looking at it since then. I want to beat him in his prime....

Dec 14, 2014 2:43 pm

PHOTOS | Daron Cruickshank undergoes surgery for torn tear duct suffered in Noons bout

At The Ultimate Fighter 20 finale on Friday, Daron Cruickshank was poked in the eye twice. The eye pokes from KJ Noons ultimately forced ringside officials to stop the bout after Cruickshank began bleeding from the eye and insisted he couldn’t see from it. He posted the following images on Twitter, revealing a torn tear...

Dec 9, 2014 12:53 pm

Matt Hughes: ‘Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Should Be Next’

“How long ago was the MacDonald fight? Thirteen months ago? That’s not an old fight. Robbie won that pretty decisively, right?” “You’ve got a guy that Robbie’s already beat pretty decisively, and now you’ve got a great rematch where the first fight was close, the second fight was maybe even closer, and now the makings...

Dec 8, 2014 9:24 am

Lawler: ‘Years of hard work in the gym paid off’

This past weekend at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler upset Johny Hendricks in their rematch to claim the welterweight championship. After 5 grueling rounds, Lawler was given the nod by two judges, making him the winner by split decision. Afterwards, he spoke on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show about the win. “I really had to...

Dec 7, 2014 11:23 am

Francisco Rivera planning to appeal submission loss to Urijah Faber

Last night, in the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Francisco Rivera was submitted by Urijah Faber in the second round via rear naked choke. Prior to the choke, Rivera was poked in the eye, which many say lead to the loss. He spoke at the post-fight press conference. “When I felt...

Dec 7, 2014 10:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Lawler’s split decision win over Hendricks

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision in a highly anticipated rematch. Below is a compilation of fighters reactions to the decision. Wait what? — Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) December 7, 2014 Wow, didn't have it scored that way. — Dan Henderson (@danhendo) December 7, 2014...

Dec 6, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC 181 Results: New Champion! Lawler Dethrones Hendricks with Decision Win!

We have a new UFC Welterweight Champion and his name is Robbie Lawler! Hendricks spent the majority of the first and second rounds working the body and legs of Lawler. Lawler shrugged off four of Hendricks’ takedown attempts before getting taken down, but the damage was already done to his gas tank. By the time...

Dec 6, 2014 6:47 pm

UFC 181 Results: Eye Poke Aids Faber In Submission Win Over Rivera

Well, that was unfortunate. Francisco Rivera did an amazing job at standing his ground and not giving Urijah Faber much to work with. Faber’s head and foot movement keeps his opponents backing up and guessing when Faber is going to shoot, but Rivera did not fall for it today and actually got the best of...

Dec 6, 2014 12:13 pm

Coach: Hendricks vs. Lawler II To See A ‘Whole Different Johny’

As fight fans get ready for UFC 181 tonight, Johny Hendricks coach says they will see a “Whole different Johny,” in the rematch with Robbie Lawler. “You can’t really deny Robbie, you know. He iced [Jake] Ellenberger and dominated Matt Brown. I think he deserves that spot. I don’t think there’s anyone more deserving than...

Nov 30, 2014 2:49 pm

Hendricks on injury: “Being inactive doesn’t bother me”

Johny Hendricks is currently gearing up for his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler this coming Saturday. Since capturing the vacant welterweight championship nearly a year ago, Hendricks hasn’t fought in the UFC, whereas Robbie Lawler has fought twice, going 2-0 in the past 9 months. Hendricks spoke to MMAJunkie about the rematch, and what...

Nov 29, 2014 10:45 am

Fan Vote Shows Edgar Favored Over McGregor For Title Shot

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar wants his rematch against Jose Aldo, and according to this poll, you want the same. Check it: The numbers don't lie. I do it with my fighting not my talking. @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta pic.twitter.com/PlaQULhlNG — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) November 26, 2014 Were the McGregor fans properly heard?

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 26, 2014 9:50 am

‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ Extended Preview

Take a deeper look at the highly-anticipated rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler and the lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. The warriors battle it out for the crown at UFC 181 on December 6 in Las Vegas.

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 10:42 am

King Mo on Tito Ortiz: “I would destroy Tito”

The new hot rivalry in Bellator MMA is between Tito Ortiz and Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Following Bellator 131, where King Mo defeated Joe Vedepo, and Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar, King Mo called out Tito Ortiz, with King Mo saying he would “Django” Tito. (See that HERE). Since then the rivalry hasn’t died down,...

Nov 22, 2014 11:13 pm

Barboza calls out Cerrone following win over Green

Following his unanimous decision win over Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night 57, Edson Barboza revealed that he wants a rematch against Donald Cerrone, whom he lost to earlier this year.

Nov 20, 2014 5:05 am

Rockhold signs 8-fight deal, promised ‘Big Fight’

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold is coming off a 2nd round submission win over Michael Bisping earlier this month in Sydney. Rockhold revealed on UFC Tonight that he just signed a new 8-fight win streak with the UFC, and has been promised a “big fight” for his next bout. Rockhold is ranked #5 on the UFC’s...

Nov 16, 2014 12:07 pm

QUICK TWITT: Chad Mendes Calls Out Ricardo Lamas

Following Ricardo Lamas’ dominant win over Dennis Bermudez last night at UFC 180, 2 time title challenger Chad Mendes took to Twitter with a proposition for Lamas. I think it's time for me and @ricardolamasmma to spends some time in the cage together! You down Ricardo? @seanshelby @arielhelwani — chad mendes (@chadmendes) November 16, 2014...

Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 pic.twitter.com/DUBmDbDPOZ — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Nov 13, 2014 1:13 pm

Gustafsson on not fighting Jones, matchup with Anthony Johnson

Alexander Gustafsson joins UFC Tonight to discuss missing out on his rematch with Jon Jones and his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson. Alexander Gustafsson to Cormier on tips on how to beat Jon Jones: “Be fast and work on your footwork. It’ll be a great fight. I can’t wait to see it. I want to...

Nov 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Barao: ‘Bantamweight is my division’

Despite losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw earlier this year, and being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds for his rematch against Dillashaw, Renan Barao found himself a midst a stacked bantamweight division. With Dominick Cruz returning to the UFC and earning himself a shot at Dillashaw’s belt, and UFC President Dana...